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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 59 82 52
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -30
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 74 41 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.07% 2.20% 4.35%
As % of the General category 11.49% 4.88% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 51 35 47
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +11.25%
Telecoms
West Midlands

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

General Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
644 841 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.40% 45.17% 43.88%
Number of salaries quoted 487 770 575
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,624 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +0.29%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Birmingham

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 48 (34.53%) Finance
2 43 (30.94%) Banking
3 33 (23.74%) SQL
4 28 (20.14%) Cisco
5 27 (19.42%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (19.42%) Firewall
6 26 (18.71%) Windows
7 23 (16.55%) Java
7 23 (16.55%) TCP/IP
7 23 (16.55%) Data Centre
8 21 (15.11%) HTML
8 21 (15.11%) WebSphere
9 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
9 20 (14.39%) XML
10 19 (13.67%) Linux
10 19 (13.67%) VPN
10 19 (13.67%) WAN
10 19 (13.67%) CCNP
10 19 (13.67%) CCNA
11 18 (12.95%) Time Management
12 17 (12.23%) UNIX
13 16 (11.51%) Avaya
13 16 (11.51%) MS Excel
13 16 (11.51%) Retail
14 15 (10.79%) SLA
14 15 (10.79%) Oracle
14 15 (10.79%) C#
14 15 (10.79%) CheckPoint
14 15 (10.79%) Service Delivery
15 14 (10.07%) JBoss

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 21 (15.11%) WebSphere
2 14 (10.07%) JBoss
3 13 (9.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.60%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.16%) IIS
5 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.44%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (11.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Office 365
1 2 (1.44%) IaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.42%) Firewall
2 23 (16.55%) TCP/IP
3 19 (13.67%) VPN
3 19 (13.67%) WAN
4 13 (9.35%) SSL
4 13 (9.35%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (7.91%) VoIP
6 10 (7.19%) Ethernet
6 10 (7.19%) MPLS
6 10 (7.19%) Unified Communications
6 10 (7.19%) VPLS
7 7 (5.04%) Network Security
7 7 (5.04%) LAN
8 6 (4.32%) DNS
9 5 (3.60%) VLAN
10 4 (2.88%) IPsec
10 4 (2.88%) Internet
10 4 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.16%) OSPF
11 3 (2.16%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.35%) DB2
2 13 (9.35%) RDBMS
2 13 (9.35%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.44%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.47%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.32%) ReSharper
4 3 (2.16%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 48 (34.53%) Finance
2 43 (30.94%) Banking
3 16 (11.51%) Retail
4 13 (9.35%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.60%) Marketing
6 4 (2.88%) Electronics
6 4 (2.88%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.44%) Billing
8 1 (0.72%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (16.55%) Consultant
2 17 (12.23%) Analyst
3 16 (11.51%) Developer
4 15 (10.79%) Network Engineer
5 14 (10.07%) Project Manager
6 11 (7.91%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.47%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (5.04%) Network Analyst
9 6 (4.32%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.32%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.32%) Network Consultant
9 6 (4.32%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.32%) .NET Web Developer
9 6 (4.32%) C# Web Developer
9 6 (4.32%) Avaya Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Support Engineer
11 4 (2.88%) Sales Consultant
11 4 (2.88%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.88%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.11%) HTML
2 20 (14.39%) XML
3 13 (9.35%) Java EE
4 11 (7.91%) .NET
5 7 (5.04%) jQuery
6 6 (4.32%) JSON
6 6 (4.32%) LINQ
6 6 (4.32%) Entity Framework
6 6 (4.32%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (4.32%) CSS
6 6 (4.32%) Ajax
6 6 (4.32%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.88%) XSLT
8 2 (1.44%) Web Services
8 2 (1.44%) XACML
9 1 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.55%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.35%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.88%) DTV
5 2 (1.44%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.44%) Handset
5 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.44%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.72%) IVR
6 1 (0.72%) Informatics
6 1 (0.72%) PMI
6 1 (0.72%) NHS
6 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.71%) Windows
2 19 (13.67%) Linux
3 17 (12.23%) UNIX
4 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.44%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.72%) AIX
7 1 (0.72%) Solaris
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.95%) Time Management
2 15 (10.79%) Service Delivery
3 13 (9.35%) ITIL
3 13 (9.35%) SOA
3 13 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (9.35%) High Availability
4 12 (8.63%) Business Development
5 9 (6.47%) Project Management
6 8 (5.76%) Project Planning
6 8 (5.76%) Test Management
6 8 (5.76%) Mentoring
7 7 (5.04%) Software Delivery
7 7 (5.04%) Change Control
7 7 (5.04%) Service Management
7 7 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.04%) Network Design
8 6 (4.32%) TDD
8 6 (4.32%) Scrum
8 6 (4.32%) MVC
8 6 (4.32%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.74%) SQL
2 23 (16.55%) Java
3 15 (10.79%) C#
4 7 (5.04%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.60%) C++
7 3 (2.16%) C
8 2 (1.44%) VB
9 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.72%) VC++
9 1 (0.72%) Python
9 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (19.42%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (13.67%) CCNP
2 19 (13.67%) CCNA
3 8 (5.76%) Degree
4 7 (5.04%) CCSE
5 5 (3.60%) CCSA
6 4 (2.88%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.88%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.88%) CCIE
7 3 (2.16%) CISSP
7 3 (2.16%) OSCP
7 3 (2.16%) OSCE
8 2 (1.44%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.44%) ISEB
9 1 (0.72%) CEH
9 1 (0.72%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.79%) SLA
2 5 (3.60%) QA
3 4 (2.88%) HL7
4 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.16%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.44%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.44%) Snort
3 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.16%) Nagios
3 2 (1.44%) SCCM
3 2 (1.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.72%) Ionix
4 1 (0.72%) Control-M
4 1 (0.72%) Nessus
Vendors
1 28 (20.14%) Cisco
2 16 (11.51%) Avaya
3 15 (10.79%) CheckPoint
3 15 (10.79%) Oracle
4 10 (7.19%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.04%) F5
6 6 (4.32%) Mitel
6 6 (4.32%) HP
7 5 (3.60%) VMware
8 4 (2.88%) SAP
8 4 (2.88%) InterSystems
9 3 (2.16%) Juniper
9 3 (2.16%) IBM
9 3 (2.16%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.44%) Misys
10 2 (1.44%) Sourcefire
10 2 (1.44%) Cerner
10 2 (1.44%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.44%) McKesson
10 2 (1.44%) Siemens
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