The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 15 35 21
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.82% 0.63% 7.11%
As % of the General category 5.56% 1.85% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £31,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% +26.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Telecoms
County Antrim

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

General Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
18 54 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 32.73% 33.96% 52.61%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 65
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £17,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +108.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Belfast

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) SNMP
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) SMTP
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) MGCP
3 3 (50.00%) RTP
3 3 (50.00%) Softswitch
3 3 (50.00%) Product Management
3 3 (50.00%) Sun
3 3 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) OpenVMS
4 1 (16.67%) POP3
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) CDMA
4 1 (16.67%) GPRS
4 1 (16.67%) GSM
4 1 (16.67%) PBX

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) SMTP
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
1 4 (66.67%) MGCP
1 4 (66.67%) SNMP
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) Softswitch
2 3 (50.00%) RTP
3 1 (16.67%) H.323
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) SSH
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) IMAP
3 1 (16.67%) GGSN
3 1 (16.67%) SGSN
3 1 (16.67%) RIP
3 1 (16.67%) POP3
3 1 (16.67%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Escalation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) MAPI
1 1 (16.67%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DTV
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) OpenVMS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) CAD
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Contact Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) WFM
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago