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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 23 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 7 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 6.09% 2.80% 7.75%
As % of the General category 28.00% 8.89% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 9
Average salary £32,500 £16,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.02% -33.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
25 45 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 21.74% 31.47% 45.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 39 62
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £16,750 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Belfast

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 (71.43%) VoIP
1 5 (71.43%) MGCP
2 4 (57.14%) CAD
2 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
2 4 (57.14%) VXML
2 4 (57.14%) H.323
2 4 (57.14%) RIP
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Avaya
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Contact Management
2 4 (57.14%) CMS
2 4 (57.14%) WFM
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ICM
2 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (57.14%) PBX
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Internet

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 (57.14%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) VoIP
1 5 (71.43%) MGCP
2 4 (57.14%) PBX
2 4 (57.14%) RIP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ICM
2 4 (57.14%) H.323
2 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) POP3
4 1 (14.29%) CDMA
4 1 (14.29%) GPRS
4 1 (14.29%) GSM
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) RTP
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Telephony Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Escalation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) VXML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) CAD
1 4 (57.14%) Contact Management
1 4 (57.14%) WFM
1 4 (57.14%) Resource Management
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Product Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) Sun