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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 22 37 19
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.37% 1.23% 7.69%
As % of the General category 7.14% 4.08% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +26.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
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
14 49 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 19.18% 30.06% 50.68%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 74
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -2.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 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 7 (77.78%) VoIP
1 7 (77.78%) MGCP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ICM
2 4 (44.44%) WFM
2 4 (44.44%) Resource Management
2 4 (44.44%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (44.44%) PBX
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Avaya
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 4 (44.44%) CAD
2 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
2 4 (44.44%) VXML
2 4 (44.44%) H.323
2 4 (44.44%) Contact Management
2 4 (44.44%) CMS
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 4 (44.44%) Solaris
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) SMTP
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) RIP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (44.44%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) VoIP
1 7 (77.78%) MGCP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ICM
2 4 (44.44%) PBX
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
2 4 (44.44%) H.323
2 4 (44.44%) SMTP
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
2 4 (44.44%) RIP
3 3 (33.33%) SNMP
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) Softswitch
3 3 (33.33%) RTP
4 1 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (11.11%) IMAP
4 1 (11.11%) GGSN
4 1 (11.11%) SGSN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Telephony Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) VXML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
1 4 (44.44%) Solaris
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) WFM
1 4 (44.44%) Resource Management
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco ICM Scripting
1 4 (44.44%) CAD
1 4 (44.44%) Contact Management
2 3 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Avaya
2 3 (33.33%) Sun