Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 158 70
Rank change year-on-year 0 -88 -18
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 68 76 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.29% 1.35% 3.12%
As % of the General category 3.58% 3.34% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 48 52 106
Scotland median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,875 £28,325 £23,250
90th Percentile £130,000 £90,000 £59,375
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +1.01%

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 1,901 2,275 2,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 36.14% 40.42% 42.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,177 1,431 1,224
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £68,950 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +6 25 £45,000 -25.00% 9
Glasgow -18 19 £42,000 -9.19% 8
Aberdeen +7 10 £35,000 -53.33%
West Lothian -9 7 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Stirling +8 2 £33,500 +45.65% 1
East Dunbartonshire - 2 - -
Fife +1 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 - - 1
East Lothian - 1 - -
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 32 (47.06%) Finance
2 26 (38.24%) Marketing
3 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 18 (26.47%) Manufacturing
5 16 (23.53%) Electronics
5 16 (23.53%) Programme Management
5 16 (23.53%) SAP
6 15 (22.06%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (22.06%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
7 14 (20.59%) Project Management
7 14 (20.59%) Driving Licence
8 13 (19.12%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (19.12%) PRINCE2
8 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Excel
9 12 (17.65%) CRM
9 12 (17.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 11 (16.18%) Degree
10 11 (16.18%) C#
10 11 (16.18%) SLA
10 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
10 11 (16.18%) SDLC
11 10 (14.71%) Contract Management
11 10 (14.71%) ITIL
11 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
12 9 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (13.24%) Windows
13 8 (11.76%) Network Planning

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 3 (4.41%) WordPress
2 2 (2.94%) Smallworld
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (17.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (4.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (4.41%) InDesign
4 3 (4.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Office 365
2 3 (4.41%) IaaS
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Internet
2 4 (5.88%) Firewall
2 4 (5.88%) LAN
2 4 (5.88%) Unified Communications
2 4 (5.88%) VLAN
2 4 (5.88%) VoIP
2 4 (5.88%) WAN
3 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.94%) BGP
4 2 (2.94%) DHCP
4 2 (2.94%) DNS
4 2 (2.94%) EIGRP
4 2 (2.94%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.94%) HSRP
4 2 (2.94%) IPsec
4 2 (2.94%) OSPF
4 2 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.47%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) GIS
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) Big Data
3 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.47%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Jasmine
1 3 (4.41%) JUnit
1 3 (4.41%) Protractor
1 3 (4.41%) Selenium
1 3 (4.41%) TestNG
2 1 (1.47%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.47%) GitLab
2 1 (1.47%) Hudson
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (47.06%) Finance
2 26 (38.24%) Marketing
3 18 (26.47%) Manufacturing
4 16 (23.53%) Electronics
5 6 (8.82%) Advertising
6 1 (1.47%) Publishing
6 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (14.71%) Service Manager
2 6 (8.82%) Platform Manager
2 6 (8.82%) Software Manager
3 5 (7.35%) Development Manager
3 5 (7.35%) Software Development Manager
4 4 (5.88%) Analyst
4 4 (5.88%) Developer
4 4 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Administrator
5 3 (4.41%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Lead Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Senior Tester
5 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Software Tester
5 3 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (4.41%) CSS
2 3 (4.41%) HTML
3 2 (2.94%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.47%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.47%) CGI
4 1 (1.47%) COM
4 1 (1.47%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (1.47%) REST
4 1 (1.47%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Driving Licence
2 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.82%) Algorithms
4 6 (8.82%) Data Structures
5 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.88%) Optoelectronics
7 3 (4.41%) Social Media
8 2 (2.94%) PMI
9 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Unix
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) CentOS
5 1 (1.47%) Debian
5 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Programme Management
2 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.06%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (22.06%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (20.59%) Project Management
3 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
4 13 (19.12%) PRINCE2
5 12 (17.65%) CRM
6 11 (16.18%) SDLC
7 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (14.71%) Contract Management
7 10 (14.71%) ITIL
8 9 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.76%) Network Planning
10 7 (10.29%) Matrix Management
11 6 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (8.82%) Commercial Awareness
11 6 (8.82%) Quality Management
11 6 (8.82%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.18%) C#
2 7 (10.29%) Java
3 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.88%) Python
3 4 (5.88%) SQL
4 3 (4.41%) C
4 3 (4.41%) C++
5 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.47%) Tcl
6 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 7 (10.29%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (4.41%) CCNA
4 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.94%) PhD
5 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.47%) CCNP
6 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.47%) Firmware
2 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (2.94%) WSUS
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.47%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.53%) SAP
3 13 (19.12%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (10.29%) Cisco
5 4 (5.88%) Avaya
6 3 (4.41%) Adobe
6 3 (4.41%) Facebook
6 3 (4.41%) Hootsuite
6 3 (4.41%) Pardot
6 3 (4.41%) Twitter
7 2 (2.94%) HP
8 1 (1.47%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (1.47%) Citrix
8 1 (1.47%) EMC
8 1 (1.47%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.47%) IBM
8 1 (1.47%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.47%) Juniper
8 1 (1.47%) Nokia
8 1 (1.47%) Nortel