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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 16 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 4 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.48% - 4.88%
As % of the General category 17.39% - 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £61,250 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
23 57 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 31.51% 38.26% 44.72%
Number of salaries quoted 16 35 60
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +46.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,200 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 March 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Belfast

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) SNMP
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) MGCP
3 3 (42.86%) RTP
3 3 (42.86%) Sun
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 3 (42.86%) SMTP
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Product Management
3 3 (42.86%) Softswitch
4 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 2 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) DTV
4 2 (28.57%) Electronics
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Nagios

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SNMP
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) SMTP
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) MGCP
2 3 (42.86%) RTP
2 3 (42.86%) Softswitch
3 1 (14.29%) SMPP
3 1 (14.29%) SSH
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) OSS Architect
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) DTV
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Life Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Product Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) C
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
1 3 (42.86%) Sun
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) WSO2