Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 73 60
Rank change year-on-year -96 -13 +31
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 58 128 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.05% 2.78% 3.73%
As % of the General category 2.69% 6.65% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 43 82 83
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.44% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £23,450 £20,625 £19,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £68,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £50,000
% 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 2,160 1,925 2,914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.08% 41.83% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,409 1,155 1,681
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - -

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -41 23 £40,000 +50.94% 8
Edinburgh -66 15 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North Lanarkshire -8 4 £30,500 -28.24% 1
West Lothian -2 3 £45,000 - 2
Fife - 3 £32,500 - 2
Aberdeen -9 2 £75,000 +15.38%
Perth and Kinross - 2 £38,500 -
Falkirk - 1 £32,500 -
Stirling - 1 £23,000 - 1
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 12 (20.69%) SQL
2 12 (20.69%) Marketing
3 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.24%) Manufacturing
3 10 (17.24%) Programme Management
4 9 (15.52%) Electronics
4 9 (15.52%) Ethernet
4 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (15.52%) Java
4 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.52%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (13.79%) Unix
5 8 (13.79%) Windows
5 8 (13.79%) SAP
5 8 (13.79%) Web Services
6 7 (12.07%) JBoss
6 7 (12.07%) Retail
6 7 (12.07%) Business Development
6 7 (12.07%) SDLC
7 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (10.34%) Time Management
7 6 (10.34%) Cisco
7 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
7 6 (10.34%) Oracle
8 5 (8.62%) Apache
8 5 (8.62%) WAN
8 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification

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 (12.07%) JBoss
2 5 (8.62%) Apache
3 2 (3.45%) SAS
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.72%) IaaS
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) Ethernet
2 5 (8.62%) BGP
2 5 (8.62%) MPLS
2 5 (8.62%) WAN
3 4 (6.90%) ADSL
3 4 (6.90%) Internet
3 4 (6.90%) LAN
3 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (5.17%) Firewall
4 3 (5.17%) VPN
5 2 (3.45%) Broadband
5 2 (3.45%) HSRP
5 2 (3.45%) IPv6
5 2 (3.45%) OSPF
5 2 (3.45%) RSVP
5 2 (3.45%) SDH
5 2 (3.45%) SONET
5 2 (3.45%) SSL
5 2 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.72%) MS Access
3 1 (1.72%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.45%) GitLab
1 2 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (1.72%) Selenium
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 12 (20.69%) Marketing
3 10 (17.24%) Manufacturing
4 9 (15.52%) Electronics
5 7 (12.07%) Retail
6 5 (8.62%) Banking
7 3 (5.17%) Local Government
8 2 (3.45%) Automotive
9 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
9 1 (1.72%) Back Office
9 1 (1.72%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Analyst
2 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
2 7 (12.07%) Team Leader
3 6 (10.34%) Telecoms Manager
4 5 (8.62%) Applications Support
4 5 (8.62%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Business Systems Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Business Development Executive
6 3 (5.17%) Call Centre Team Leader
6 3 (5.17%) IP Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) Spring
3 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.45%) JDBC
3 2 (3.45%) JSON
3 2 (3.45%) RESTful
3 2 (3.45%) RFC 2547
3 2 (3.45%) SOAP
3 2 (3.45%) Spring Security
3 2 (3.45%) Velocity
4 1 (1.72%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.72%) CCTV
3 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.72%) Derivative
3 1 (1.72%) EPoS
3 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.72%) Handset
3 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Unix
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) Programme Management
2 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (15.52%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (12.07%) Business Development
3 7 (12.07%) SDLC
4 6 (10.34%) Time Management
5 5 (8.62%) Active Listening
5 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) Project Management
5 5 (8.62%) Requirements Management
5 5 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (8.62%) User Stories
6 4 (6.90%) B2B
6 4 (6.90%) Business Continuity
6 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.90%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) SQL
2 9 (15.52%) Java
3 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.45%) C++
4 2 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (1.72%) C
5 1 (1.72%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.72%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.90%) CCNA
2 4 (6.90%) CCNP
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) CCIP
3 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.45%) JNCIA
3 2 (3.45%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.72%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.72%) CCIE
4 1 (1.72%) HND
4 1 (1.72%) MCP
4 1 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) MISRA
1 1 (1.72%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Firmware
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) SAP
3 6 (10.34%) Cisco
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle
4 4 (6.90%) Juniper
5 2 (3.45%) Avaya
6 1 (1.72%) Atmel
6 1 (1.72%) BT
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix
6 1 (1.72%) Cognos
6 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.72%) Samsung
6 1 (1.72%) VMware