Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 138 92
Rank change year-on-year +13 -46 -26
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 113 91 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.08% 1.64% 2.89%
As % of the General category 5.57% 3.91% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 74 70 118
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £51,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.71% +13.33% -5.26%
10th Percentile £29,300 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £90,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 2,030 2,327 2,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.30% 42.05% 45.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,303 1,444 1,284
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% -2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,940 £70,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 September 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 18 September 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
Edinburgh +22 36 £45,000 -47.06% 3
Glasgow -44 23 £36,750 +13.08% 10
West Lothian - 19 £42,500 -
Aberdeen - 15 £45,000 - 2
Stirling +2 6 £35,000 +52.17%
Renfrewshire - 6 - -
Fife +2 2 £45,000 -18.18% 1
East Dunbartonshire - 2 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 48 (42.48%) Marketing
2 43 (38.05%) Finance
3 36 (31.86%) Degree
4 32 (28.32%) Electronics
4 32 (28.32%) Microsoft
5 30 (26.55%) Driving Licence
6 28 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (23.89%) Project Management
8 26 (23.01%) Salesforce.com
8 26 (23.01%) PRINCE2
9 25 (22.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 24 (21.24%) Test Automation
10 24 (21.24%) Microsoft Excel
10 24 (21.24%) CRM
10 24 (21.24%) SAP
10 24 (21.24%) SDLC
11 23 (20.35%) C#
11 23 (20.35%) Programme Management
12 22 (19.47%) Digital Marketing
12 22 (19.47%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (19.47%) Manufacturing
12 22 (19.47%) Contract Management
13 20 (17.70%) SQL
14 18 (15.93%) Windows
15 17 (15.04%) SLA
15 17 (15.04%) Management Information System
16 16 (14.16%) Matrix Management
16 16 (14.16%) Network Planning
17 15 (13.27%) Physics
17 15 (13.27%) Computer Science

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 6 (5.31%) Smallworld
2 3 (2.65%) WordPress
3 2 (1.77%) Apache
3 2 (1.77%) CMS
3 2 (1.77%) JBoss
3 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 25 (22.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 24 (21.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.65%) InDesign
4 3 (2.65%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) Office 365
2 3 (2.65%) IaaS
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.50%) Firewall
1 13 (11.50%) VLAN
2 11 (9.73%) HTTP
2 11 (9.73%) IPv4
2 11 (9.73%) IPv6
3 10 (8.85%) LAN
3 10 (8.85%) WAN
4 6 (5.31%) VoIP
5 5 (4.42%) Ethernet
5 5 (4.42%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (4.42%) Wireless
6 4 (3.54%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.65%) Internet
8 2 (1.77%) Broadband
8 2 (1.77%) DHCP
8 2 (1.77%) DNS
8 2 (1.77%) MPLS
8 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.88%) ISDN
9 1 (0.88%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.27%) GIS
2 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.88%) Big Data
4 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.88%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.88%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (9.73%) Bugzilla
1 11 (9.73%) JIRA
2 4 (3.54%) Jasmine
2 4 (3.54%) JUnit
2 4 (3.54%) Protractor
2 4 (3.54%) Selenium
2 4 (3.54%) TestNG
3 1 (0.88%) Hudson
3 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (42.48%) Marketing
2 43 (38.05%) Finance
3 32 (28.32%) Electronics
4 22 (19.47%) Manufacturing
5 8 (7.08%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Billing
6 1 (0.88%) Local Government
6 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (10.62%) Analyst
2 11 (9.73%) Product Engineer
2 11 (9.73%) Test Engineer
3 8 (7.08%) Software Manager
4 7 (6.19%) Development Manager
5 6 (5.31%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (5.31%) Developer
5 6 (5.31%) Service Manager
5 6 (5.31%) Software Development Manager
5 6 (5.31%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (5.31%) Systems Test Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (4.42%) Network Analyst
6 5 (4.42%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (4.42%) Product Test Engineer
6 5 (4.42%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.54%) Agile Tester
7 4 (3.54%) Lead .NET Developer
7 4 (3.54%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.73%) REST
2 8 (7.08%) .NET
3 5 (4.42%) HTML
4 4 (3.54%) CSS
5 2 (1.77%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (1.77%) XML
6 1 (0.88%) CGI
6 1 (0.88%) COM
6 1 (0.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 30 (26.55%) Driving Licence
2 17 (15.04%) Management Information System
3 15 (13.27%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.08%) Algorithms
4 8 (7.08%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.65%) PMI
5 3 (2.65%) Social Media
6 2 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Handset
7 1 (0.88%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.93%) Windows
2 4 (3.54%) Unix
3 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.89%) Project Management
3 26 (23.01%) PRINCE2
4 24 (21.24%) CRM
4 24 (21.24%) SDLC
4 24 (21.24%) Test Automation
5 23 (20.35%) Programme Management
6 22 (19.47%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (19.47%) Contract Management
6 22 (19.47%) Digital Marketing
7 16 (14.16%) Matrix Management
7 16 (14.16%) Network Planning
8 15 (13.27%) Commercial Awareness
8 15 (13.27%) Physics
8 15 (13.27%) Quality Management
9 13 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (11.50%) Software Engineering
10 11 (9.73%) BDD
10 11 (9.73%) TDD
11 10 (8.85%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.35%) C#
2 20 (17.70%) SQL
3 12 (10.62%) Python
4 11 (9.73%) Java
4 11 (9.73%) Tcl
5 6 (5.31%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.42%) C
7 2 (1.77%) C++
7 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (31.86%) Degree
2 15 (13.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (3.54%) CCNA
3 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.65%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.77%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.04%) SLA
2 7 (6.19%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.77%) HL7
4 1 (0.88%) PMO
4 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (1.77%) WSUS
2 1 (0.88%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 32 (28.32%) Microsoft
2 26 (23.01%) Salesforce.com
3 24 (21.24%) SAP
4 11 (9.73%) Cisco
5 7 (6.19%) Avaya
6 5 (4.42%) Citrix
6 5 (4.42%) Forcepoint
7 3 (2.65%) Adobe
7 3 (2.65%) Facebook
7 3 (2.65%) Hootsuite
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle
7 3 (2.65%) Panasonic
7 3 (2.65%) Pardot
7 3 (2.65%) Twitter
8 2 (1.77%) Mitel
8 2 (1.77%) Nortel
8 2 (1.77%) Polycom
9 1 (0.88%) BT
9 1 (0.88%) HP
9 1 (0.88%) Juniper