Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 68 53
Rank change year-on-year -69 -15 +87
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 89 173 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.59% 3.33% 4.15%
As % of the General category 3.89% 7.71% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 60 126 77
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,750 £23,350
90th Percentile £90,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year - -2.06% -3.00%

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 2285 2245 3107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.72% 43.19% 48.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1405 1238 1806
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,000
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - -

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -12 51 £57,500 +76.92% 2
Edinburgh -72 27 £72,500 +45.00%
North Lanarkshire - 3 £30,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 2 £38,500 -
Fife +2 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 £32,500 -
Stirling - 1 £23,000 -
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 30 (33.71%) Finance
2 23 (25.84%) SQL
3 18 (20.22%) Cisco
4 17 (19.10%) Java
5 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (16.85%) Web Services
6 15 (16.85%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (15.73%) Oracle
7 14 (15.73%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (15.73%) Marketing
8 13 (14.61%) WAN
9 12 (13.48%) MPLS
9 12 (13.48%) BGP
9 12 (13.48%) Project Management
9 12 (13.48%) Programme Management
9 12 (13.48%) Firewall
9 12 (13.48%) Computer Science
9 12 (13.48%) Banking
9 12 (13.48%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (12.36%) Internet
11 10 (11.24%) Electronics
11 10 (11.24%) CCIE
11 10 (11.24%) C
11 10 (11.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (11.24%) Software-Defined Networking
12 9 (10.11%) Test Automation
12 9 (10.11%) Selenium
12 9 (10.11%) ETL
12 9 (10.11%) Ethernet
12 9 (10.11%) Manufacturing

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 7 (7.87%) JBoss
2 5 (5.62%) Apache
3 2 (2.25%) SAS
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.61%) WAN
2 12 (13.48%) BGP
2 12 (13.48%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (13.48%) Firewall
2 12 (13.48%) MPLS
3 11 (12.36%) Internet
4 10 (11.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (11.24%) Software-Defined Networking
5 9 (10.11%) Ethernet
6 6 (6.74%) SAN
7 3 (3.37%) Unified Communications
7 3 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.25%) HSRP
8 2 (2.25%) OSPF
8 2 (2.25%) RSVP
8 2 (2.25%) SONET
8 2 (2.25%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (2.25%) SSH
8 2 (2.25%) VLAN
8 2 (2.25%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.73%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.12%) Big Data
3 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.12%) DB2
3 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Selenium
2 8 (8.99%) JIRA
3 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.25%) GitLab
3 2 (2.25%) Maven
General
1 30 (33.71%) Finance
2 14 (15.73%) Marketing
3 12 (13.48%) Banking
4 10 (11.24%) Electronics
5 9 (10.11%) Manufacturing
6 5 (5.62%) Retail
7 2 (2.25%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.25%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.12%) Automotive
8 1 (1.12%) Hindi Language
8 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.12%) Military
8 1 (1.12%) Polish Language
8 1 (1.12%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 15 (16.85%) Analyst
2 14 (15.73%) Network Engineer
3 9 (10.11%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.99%) Architect
4 8 (8.99%) Digital Architect
4 8 (8.99%) ETL Tester
4 8 (8.99%) Lead Architect
4 8 (8.99%) Tester
5 7 (7.87%) Telecoms Manager
5 7 (7.87%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.62%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Senior Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.85%) Web Services
2 3 (3.37%) Spring
3 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.25%) JDBC
3 2 (2.25%) JSON
3 2 (2.25%) RESTful
3 2 (2.25%) RFC 2547
3 2 (2.25%) SOAP
3 2 (2.25%) Spring Security
4 1 (1.12%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.99%) Mobile Banking
2 8 (8.99%) Online Banking
3 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.25%) User Experience
5 2 (2.25%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.12%) Derivative
6 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.12%) Handset
6 1 (1.12%) IVR
6 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Unix
2 5 (5.62%) Windows
3 1 (1.12%) Linux
3 1 (1.12%) MVS
3 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.48%) Programme Management
2 12 (13.48%) Project Management
3 9 (10.11%) ETL
3 9 (10.11%) Test Automation
4 8 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (8.99%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce
4 8 (8.99%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (8.99%) Performance Testing
4 8 (8.99%) Scrum
4 8 (8.99%) SOA
4 8 (8.99%) TOGAF
4 8 (8.99%) UML
5 7 (7.87%) Business Development
5 7 (7.87%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.74%) ITSM
6 6 (6.74%) Service Management
7 5 (5.62%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.62%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.84%) SQL
2 17 (19.10%) Java
3 10 (11.24%) C
4 8 (8.99%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.62%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.25%) C++
6 2 (2.25%) Python
7 1 (1.12%) C#
7 1 (1.12%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.12%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (11.24%) CCIE
3 8 (8.99%) ISEB
4 6 (6.74%) Degree
5 4 (4.49%) CCNP
6 3 (3.37%) CCNA
7 2 (2.25%) CCIP
8 1 (1.12%) HND
8 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.12%) MCP
8 1 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.12%) Firmware
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Cisco
2 14 (15.73%) Oracle
3 8 (8.99%) Cognizant
3 8 (8.99%) SAP
4 5 (5.62%) Citrix
5 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.37%) VMware
7 2 (2.25%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.25%) F5
7 2 (2.25%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.25%) Juniper
7 2 (2.25%) NetApp
8 1 (1.12%) Atmel
8 1 (1.12%) Avaya
8 1 (1.12%) IBM
8 1 (1.12%) Intel
8 1 (1.12%) Remedy
8 1 (1.12%) Samsung
8 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds