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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 19 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 9 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 6.82% 4.00% 4.69%
As % of the General category 19.57% 16.67% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 2
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £70,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,125 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
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
46 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 34.85% 24.00% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 38 11 12
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,800 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Belfast

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (40.00%) Marketing
3 4 (40.00%) Life Science
3 4 (40.00%) Retail
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) C
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (30.00%) Bluetooth
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) MCSE
5 2 (20.00%) MCSA
6 1 (10.00%) Apache
6 1 (10.00%) Perl

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Migration Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) C Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) MCSA
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft