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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 102 61
Rank change year-on-year +13 -41  
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 60 62 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.23% 2.17% 3.48%
As % of the General category 5.16% 4.69% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 37 52 53
Median salary £35,530 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.94% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,250 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  

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 1162 1321 1560
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.16% 46.22% 49.79%
Number of salaries quoted 760 637 935
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,593 £70,000
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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +38 42 £32,300 -35.40% 5
Edinburgh -26 11 £60,000 +16.50% 1
Fife +8 4 £55,000 +46.66%
North Lanarkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 28 (37.33%) Finance
2 17 (22.67%) Banking
3 16 (21.33%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (20.00%) Cisco
5 12 (16.00%) WAN
5 12 (16.00%) Java
5 12 (16.00%) SQL
5 12 (16.00%) Computer Science
6 11 (14.67%) Retail
6 11 (14.67%) Degree
6 11 (14.67%) Internet
7 10 (13.33%) MPLS
7 10 (13.33%) BGP
7 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (12.00%) CCNA
8 9 (12.00%) Service Design
9 8 (10.67%) CCNP
9 8 (10.67%) Ethernet
9 8 (10.67%) Project Management
10 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
10 7 (9.33%) Manufacturing
10 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
10 7 (9.33%) Web Services
10 7 (9.33%) Windows
10 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
10 7 (9.33%) TOGAF
10 7 (9.33%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (9.33%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (9.33%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.33%) SAS
1 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Camtasia
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.00%) WAN
2 11 (14.67%) Internet
3 10 (13.33%) BGP
3 10 (13.33%) MPLS
4 8 (10.67%) Ethernet
5 7 (9.33%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (8.00%) LAN
6 6 (8.00%) SDH
7 5 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (6.67%) Firewall
7 5 (6.67%) HSRP
7 5 (6.67%) IPv6
7 5 (6.67%) OSPF
7 5 (6.67%) RSVP
7 5 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
7 5 (6.67%) SONET
7 5 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.67%) VLAN
7 5 (6.67%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) Big Data
3 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) JIRA
1 4 (5.33%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (5.33%) Selenium
General
1 28 (37.33%) Finance
2 17 (22.67%) Banking
3 11 (14.67%) Retail
4 7 (9.33%) Manufacturing
5 6 (8.00%) Electronics
5 6 (8.00%) Marketing
6 4 (5.33%) Aerospace
7 3 (4.00%) Back Office
7 3 (4.00%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.33%) Billing
8 1 (1.33%) Hindi Language
8 1 (1.33%) Legal
8 1 (1.33%) Military
8 1 (1.33%) Polish Language
8 1 (1.33%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 9 (12.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (9.33%) Architect
2 7 (9.33%) Lead Architect
3 6 (8.00%) Digital Architect
4 5 (6.67%) Graduate
4 5 (6.67%) Graduate Systems Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 5 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.33%) Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Desktop Support
5 4 (5.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) ETL Tester
5 4 (5.33%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) Web Services
2 5 (6.67%) ODBC
2 5 (6.67%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.33%) Mobile Banking
3 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.00%) Online Banking
4 4 (5.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (5.33%) VHDL
5 3 (4.00%) IVR
5 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.67%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.67%) Social Media
6 2 (2.67%) User Experience
6 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Windows 2000
2 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.00%) Service Design
3 8 (10.67%) Project Management
4 7 (9.33%) Customer Engagement
4 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
4 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.33%) TOGAF
5 6 (8.00%) Analytics
5 6 (8.00%) Service Management
6 5 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (6.67%) ITSM
6 5 (6.67%) Process Management
6 5 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 5 (6.67%) Six Sigma
6 5 (6.67%) SOA
6 5 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.67%) UML
6 5 (6.67%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) Java
1 12 (16.00%) SQL
2 5 (6.67%) C
2 5 (6.67%) C#
2 5 (6.67%) C++
2 5 (6.67%) VB
3 4 (5.33%) MATLAB
3 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (14.67%) Degree
3 9 (12.00%) CCNA
4 8 (10.67%) CCNP
5 5 (6.67%) CCIE
5 5 (6.67%) CCIP
5 5 (6.67%) ISEB
5 5 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.33%) CISA
6 1 (1.33%) CISSP
6 1 (1.33%) CRISC
6 1 (1.33%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.33%) MCSA
6 1 (1.33%) MCSE
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) SLA
2 4 (5.33%) DO-254
3 3 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Firmware
2 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Cisco
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.00%) Juniper
4 5 (6.67%) Citrix
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle
4 5 (6.67%) SAP
4 5 (6.67%) Verint
5 4 (5.33%) Actel
5 4 (5.33%) Altera
5 4 (5.33%) Cognizant
5 4 (5.33%) Mentor Graphics
5 4 (5.33%) VMware
6 3 (4.00%) Avaya
7 2 (2.67%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.67%) F5
7 2 (2.67%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.67%) NetApp
8 1 (1.33%) Ciena
8 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
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