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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
UK / Scotland
Rank 123 110 53
Rank change year-on-year -13 -57  
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 15 49 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.65% 1.68% 4.30%
As % of the General category 1.52% 3.56% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 35 113
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% -8.42%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 989 1375 1469
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.65% 47.02% 47.53%
Number of salaries quoted 658 787 877
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Telecoms as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +15 4 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Edinburgh -26 4 £70,000 +33.33% 2
Falkirk - 2 £47,500 - 1
Stirling - 2 £68,750 - 2
Aberdeen - 1 - - 2
Dundee - 1 - - 2
Western Isles - 1 - -
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 27 (36.99%) Finance
2 20 (27.40%) Cisco
3 18 (24.66%) Banking
4 15 (20.55%) Games
4 15 (20.55%) Nokia
4 15 (20.55%) WAN
5 12 (16.44%) Ethernet
5 12 (16.44%) LAN
5 12 (16.44%) Java
5 12 (16.44%) Project Management
5 12 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (13.70%) BGP
6 10 (13.70%) EIGRP
6 10 (13.70%) MPLS
6 10 (13.70%) OSPF
6 10 (13.70%) VLAN
6 10 (13.70%) Spanning Tree
7 8 (10.96%) Microservices
7 8 (10.96%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 8 (10.96%) High Availability
7 8 (10.96%) Network Design
8 7 (9.59%) Time Management
9 6 (8.22%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (8.22%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (8.22%) SAX
9 6 (8.22%) Python
9 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
9 6 (8.22%) MS Visio

Telecoms
Top Related 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 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
1 6 (8.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (8.22%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.37%) Camtasia
3 1 (1.37%) InDesign
3 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.37%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) SaaS
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) WAN
2 12 (16.44%) Ethernet
2 12 (16.44%) LAN
3 10 (13.70%) BGP
3 10 (13.70%) EIGRP
3 10 (13.70%) MPLS
3 10 (13.70%) OSPF
3 10 (13.70%) Spanning Tree
3 10 (13.70%) VLAN
4 6 (8.22%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (5.48%) 3G
5 4 (5.48%) 4G
5 4 (5.48%) 5G
5 4 (5.48%) Wireless
6 3 (4.11%) Network Security
6 3 (4.11%) PSTN
6 3 (4.11%) Unified Communications
6 3 (4.11%) VoIP
6 3 (4.11%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.37%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.11%) Selenium
3 2 (2.74%) Ant
3 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 27 (36.99%) Finance
2 18 (24.66%) Banking
3 15 (20.55%) Games
4 5 (6.85%) Billing
4 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.85%) Retail
5 3 (4.11%) Marketing
6 2 (2.74%) Electronics
7 1 (1.37%) Advertising
7 1 (1.37%) Back Office
7 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Network Engineer
2 10 (13.70%) Data Engineer
2 10 (13.70%) Data Network Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Developer
4 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.22%) Tester
5 4 (5.48%) Angular Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Field Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Field Service Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Performance Tester
6 3 (4.11%) Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Information Officer
6 3 (4.11%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (4.11%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Lead Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Security Officer
6 3 (4.11%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) SAX
2 4 (5.48%) AngularJS
2 4 (5.48%) CSS
2 4 (5.48%) HTML
2 4 (5.48%) HTML5
2 4 (5.48%) React
2 4 (5.48%) RESTful
3 2 (2.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.11%) IVR
3 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (2.74%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Social Media
4 1 (1.37%) ASIC
4 1 (1.37%) Blog
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.37%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Unix
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (16.44%) Project Management
2 8 (10.96%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 8 (10.96%) High Availability
2 8 (10.96%) Microservices
2 8 (10.96%) Network Design
3 7 (9.59%) Time Management
4 5 (6.85%) Line Management
5 4 (5.48%) ERP
5 4 (5.48%) MVC
5 4 (5.48%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (5.48%) Performance Testing
5 4 (5.48%) Project Planning
5 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
5 4 (5.48%) Test Strategy
6 3 (4.11%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.11%) Service Management
6 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) Java
2 6 (8.22%) Python
3 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.48%) CCNP
3 3 (4.11%) CCDP
3 3 (4.11%) CCMSE
3 3 (4.11%) CCNA
3 3 (4.11%) CCSA
3 3 (4.11%) CCSE
3 3 (4.11%) CCSM
3 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) APMP
4 2 (2.74%) Degree
4 2 (2.74%) HNC
4 2 (2.74%) HND
4 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.74%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.37%) CISA
5 1 (1.37%) CISSP
5 1 (1.37%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) QA
3 2 (2.74%) COSHH
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Firmware
2 3 (4.11%) ProxySG
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.74%) Puppet
2 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Cisco
2 15 (20.55%) Nokia
3 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 5 (6.85%) Ciena
4 5 (6.85%) Huawei
4 5 (6.85%) Tellabs
5 3 (4.11%) Avaya
5 3 (4.11%) Blue Coat
5 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.11%) Citrix
5 3 (4.11%) F5
5 3 (4.11%) VMware
6 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.74%) SAP
7 1 (1.37%) Adobe
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) Juniper
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle
7 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
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