Period
to 21 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 120 65 132
Rank change year-on-year -55 +67 -14
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 12 5 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.59% 0.72% 0.88%
As % of the General category 1.11% 1.48% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 15
10th Percentile " " £35,450
25th Percentile £14,000 " £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £16,000 £36,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -55.56% -28.00% -0.99%
75th Percentile £24,250 " £58,750
90th Percentile £35,200 " "
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £36,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.06% -28.00% +17.65%

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,085 338 1,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 53.13% 48.99% 58.91%
Number of salaries quoted 581 227 865
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £30,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,875 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,000 £65,000 £73,450
Scotland median annual salary £49,350 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% +4.40% +1.11%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Telecoms in Edinburgh

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 4 (33.33%) Firmware
1 4 (33.33%) Electronics
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (25.00%) Time Management
2 3 (25.00%) Zemax
2 3 (25.00%) Social Media
2 3 (25.00%) Advertising
2 3 (25.00%) 802.11
2 3 (25.00%) ASIC
2 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 3 (25.00%) HNC
2 3 (25.00%) HND
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Avaya
2 3 (25.00%) Juniper
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (25.00%) Optoelectronics
2 3 (25.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Analogue Electronics
2 3 (25.00%) Product Requirements
2 3 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (25.00%) GDPR

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Zemax
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) 802.11
General
1 4 (33.33%) Electronics
2 3 (25.00%) Advertising
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Social Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) ASIC Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Recruitment Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Senior ASIC Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) ASIC Design Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (8.33%) RF Design Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) RF Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior ASIC Design Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Electronics Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior RF Design Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior RF Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analogue Electronics
1 3 (25.00%) ASIC
1 3 (25.00%) Optoelectronics
1 3 (25.00%) Smartphone
1 3 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Decision-Making
1 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
1 3 (25.00%) Product Requirements
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
1 3 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) HNC
2 3 (25.00%) HND
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) GDPR
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Avaya
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft