Period
to 21 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 147 116
Rank change year-on-year -30 -31 -52
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 68 57 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.18% 1.23% 2.14%
As % of the General category 3.22% 2.93% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 45 51 82
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,250 £25,000 £25,075
90th Percentile £60,500 £66,250 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,112 1,943 2,798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 36.58% 41.79% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,441 1,273 1,605
Scotland median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,100 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Scotland

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms in Scotland.

Salary trend for Telecoms in Scotland

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in Scotland

Telecoms
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -30 20 £40,000 +45.45% 10
Renfrewshire - 10 - -
West Lothian - 9 £43,750 - 4
Edinburgh -18 8 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Aberdeen -7 6 £55,000 -21.43% 3
North Lanarkshire -9 4 £30,500 -28.24%
Perth and Kinross - 2 £38,500 -
Fife - 2 £32,500 - 3
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £30,000 -
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (22.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (22.06%) Business Continuity
3 13 (19.12%) Firewall
3 13 (19.12%) Finance
3 13 (19.12%) SQL
4 12 (17.65%) CRM
4 12 (17.65%) Windows
4 12 (17.65%) Project Management
5 11 (16.18%) Marketing
5 11 (16.18%) Degree
6 10 (14.71%) Risk Management
7 9 (13.24%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (13.24%) Ethernet
7 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (11.76%) SDLC
8 8 (11.76%) Cisco
8 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 8 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (10.29%) Contract Management
9 7 (10.29%) SLA
9 7 (10.29%) Electronics
9 7 (10.29%) Driving Licence
9 7 (10.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 6 (8.82%) Matrix Management
10 6 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (8.82%) Retail
10 6 (8.82%) Matrix Organization
10 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.88%) JBoss
2 3 (4.41%) Apache
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) Firewall
2 9 (13.24%) Ethernet
3 6 (8.82%) WAN
4 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.88%) ADSL
5 4 (5.88%) BGP
5 4 (5.88%) IPv6
5 4 (5.88%) LAN
5 4 (5.88%) MPLS
5 4 (5.88%) VLAN
6 3 (4.41%) Internet
6 3 (4.41%) VoIP
6 3 (4.41%) VPN
6 3 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.94%) Broadband
7 2 (2.94%) HTTP
7 2 (2.94%) OSPF
7 2 (2.94%) SDH
7 2 (2.94%) SONET
7 2 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) GIS
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.94%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.47%) MS Access
5 1 (1.47%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Bugzilla
1 2 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) GitLab
2 1 (1.47%) Maven
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Marketing
3 7 (10.29%) Electronics
4 6 (8.82%) Manufacturing
4 6 (8.82%) Retail
5 4 (5.88%) Banking
5 4 (5.88%) Local Government
6 2 (2.94%) Billing
6 2 (2.94%) Digital Economy
7 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.47%) Automotive
7 1 (1.47%) Back Office
7 1 (1.47%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (1.47%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (16.18%) Product Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Team Leader
5 4 (5.88%) Delivery Project Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Telecoms Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.41%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Business Development Executive
6 3 (4.41%) Call Centre Team Leader
6 3 (4.41%) Developer
6 3 (4.41%) IP Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 2 (2.94%) IP Network Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) XML
2 3 (4.41%) Web Services
3 2 (2.94%) REST
3 2 (2.94%) RFC 2547
3 2 (2.94%) Velocity
3 2 (2.94%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.47%) .NET
4 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.47%) HTML
4 1 (1.47%) JDBC
4 1 (1.47%) JSON
4 1 (1.47%) RESTful
4 1 (1.47%) SOAP
4 1 (1.47%) Spring
4 1 (1.47%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Driving Licence
2 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.47%) CCTV
6 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.47%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.47%) EPoS
6 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Unix
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.47%) Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Business Continuity
1 15 (22.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (17.65%) CRM
2 12 (17.65%) Project Management
3 10 (14.71%) Risk Management
4 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 8 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (11.76%) SDLC
6 7 (10.29%) Contract Management
7 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.82%) Commercial Awareness
7 6 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (8.82%) Matrix Management
7 6 (8.82%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (8.82%) Quality Management
8 5 (7.35%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.35%) Time Management
9 4 (5.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) SQL
2 4 (5.88%) C#
2 4 (5.88%) Java
3 3 (4.41%) Python
3 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.94%) Tcl
5 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (7.35%) CCNA
3 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.88%) CCNP
5 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) CCIP
6 2 (2.94%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.94%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.47%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.47%) GDPR
2 1 (1.47%) HL7
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) HP ALM
1 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (11.76%) Cisco
4 6 (8.82%) Oracle
4 6 (8.82%) SAP
5 4 (5.88%) Juniper
6 2 (2.94%) BT
6 2 (2.94%) Citrix
6 2 (2.94%) HP
6 2 (2.94%) VMware
7 1 (1.47%) Avaya
7 1 (1.47%) Cognos
7 1 (1.47%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.47%) Remedy
7 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds