Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 133 128
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 -68
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 106 86 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.83% 1.66% 2.02%
As % of the General category 5.08% 3.81% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 69 66 97
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,750 £25,500 £31,700
90th Percentile £70,000 £90,000 £76,250
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 2,085 2,256 2,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 36.02% 43.54% 46.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,373 1,459 1,447
Scotland median annual salary £48,500 £46,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.30% +1.09% +2.22%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -3 28 £47,750 -43.82% 5
Glasgow -49 24 £37,500 +15.38% 8
West Lothian - 20 £42,500 -
Aberdeen - 12 £40,000 - 1
Renfrewshire - 10 - -
Stirling +3 6 £35,000 -49.09%
Fife -7 2 £45,000 -18.18% 3
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £30,000 -
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 42 (39.62%) Marketing
2 37 (34.91%) Finance
3 34 (32.08%) Degree
4 29 (27.36%) Electronics
5 28 (26.42%) Microsoft
6 26 (24.53%) Driving Licence
7 25 (23.58%) CRM
8 24 (22.64%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (22.64%) Project Management
8 24 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (21.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 23 (21.70%) SQL
9 23 (21.70%) Microsoft Excel
10 21 (19.81%) PRINCE2
10 21 (19.81%) C#
10 21 (19.81%) SDLC
11 20 (18.87%) Contract Management
11 20 (18.87%) SAP
12 19 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (17.92%) Manufacturing
12 19 (17.92%) Programme Management
12 19 (17.92%) Digital Marketing
12 19 (17.92%) Test Automation
13 18 (16.98%) Windows
14 16 (15.09%) Firewall
15 15 (14.15%) SLA
15 15 (14.15%) Physics
15 15 (14.15%) Computer Science
16 14 (13.21%) Commercial Awareness
16 14 (13.21%) Matrix Management

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 (5.66%) Smallworld
2 3 (2.83%) Apache
2 3 (2.83%) JBoss
3 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.89%) WordPress
4 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.94%) CMS
4 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (21.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 23 (21.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.89%) InDesign
3 2 (1.89%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.09%) Firewall
2 13 (12.26%) WAN
3 10 (9.43%) HTTP
3 10 (9.43%) IPv4
3 10 (9.43%) IPv6
3 10 (9.43%) LAN
3 10 (9.43%) VLAN
4 6 (5.66%) Ethernet
4 6 (5.66%) VoIP
4 6 (5.66%) Wireless
5 3 (2.83%) Unified Communications
5 3 (2.83%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.89%) Broadband
6 2 (1.89%) MPLS
6 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.89%) VPN
7 1 (0.94%) ADSL
7 1 (0.94%) DNS
7 1 (0.94%) ISDN
7 1 (0.94%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) GIS
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.94%) Big Data
5 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.94%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.94%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Bugzilla
1 10 (9.43%) JIRA
2 3 (2.83%) Jasmine
2 3 (2.83%) JUnit
2 3 (2.83%) Protractor
2 3 (2.83%) Selenium
2 3 (2.83%) TestNG
General
1 42 (39.62%) Marketing
2 37 (34.91%) Finance
3 29 (27.36%) Electronics
4 19 (17.92%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.72%) Advertising
6 3 (2.83%) Retail
7 2 (1.89%) Banking
7 2 (1.89%) Billing
7 2 (1.89%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.94%) Local Government
8 1 (0.94%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.94%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (14.15%) Product Engineer
2 12 (11.32%) Analyst
3 10 (9.43%) Test Engineer
4 7 (6.60%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (5.66%) Software Manager
6 5 (4.72%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Development Manager
6 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Network Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Product Test Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Systems Test Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Tester
7 4 (3.77%) Delivery Project Manager
7 4 (3.77%) Software Development Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (2.83%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.43%) REST
2 7 (6.60%) .NET
3 4 (3.77%) HTML
3 4 (3.77%) XML
4 3 (2.83%) CSS
5 2 (1.89%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (1.89%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.53%) Driving Licence
2 15 (14.15%) Computer Science
3 14 (13.21%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.66%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.66%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.89%) Social Media
6 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.94%) CCTV
6 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.94%) Handset
6 1 (0.94%) PMI
6 1 (0.94%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.94%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.94%) User Experience
6 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.98%) Windows
2 5 (4.72%) Unix
3 1 (0.94%) Linux
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.58%) CRM
2 24 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.64%) Project Management
3 21 (19.81%) PRINCE2
3 21 (19.81%) SDLC
4 20 (18.87%) Contract Management
5 19 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (17.92%) Digital Marketing
5 19 (17.92%) Programme Management
5 19 (17.92%) Test Automation
6 15 (14.15%) Physics
7 14 (13.21%) Commercial Awareness
7 14 (13.21%) Matrix Management
7 14 (13.21%) Quality Management
8 13 (12.26%) Network Planning
9 12 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (10.38%) Business Continuity
10 11 (10.38%) Risk Management
11 10 (9.43%) Software Engineering
11 10 (9.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.70%) SQL
2 21 (19.81%) C#
3 11 (10.38%) Python
4 10 (9.43%) Java
4 10 (9.43%) Tcl
5 5 (4.72%) C
5 5 (4.72%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.89%) C++
8 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (32.08%) Degree
2 14 (13.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.83%) CCNA
3 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.89%) CCNP
5 1 (0.94%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.15%) SLA
2 7 (6.60%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.89%) HL7
4 1 (0.94%) GDPR
4 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.94%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.94%) Firmware
1 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) HP ALM
1 2 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.64%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (18.87%) SAP
4 11 (10.38%) Cisco
5 5 (4.72%) Citrix
5 5 (4.72%) Forcepoint
5 5 (4.72%) Oracle
6 3 (2.83%) Avaya
7 2 (1.89%) Adobe
7 2 (1.89%) Facebook
7 2 (1.89%) Hootsuite
7 2 (1.89%) HP
7 2 (1.89%) Mitel
7 2 (1.89%) Nortel
7 2 (1.89%) Panasonic
7 2 (1.89%) Pardot
7 2 (1.89%) Polycom
7 2 (1.89%) Twitter
8 1 (0.94%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.94%) Tandberg