The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 52 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.35% - 4.24%
As % of the General category 1.47% - 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 11
Average salary £41,000 - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
Telecoms
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

General Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
68 23 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 24.11% 8.07% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 54 23 39
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £82,200 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Bedford region.

Telecoms Salary Trend in Bedford

Telecoms
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms.

1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) Mitel
1 1 (33.33%) LPIC
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) AIX Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Support
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) LPIC
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Mitel