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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 76 60 90
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +30
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 56 67 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.76% 3.37% 2.15%
As % of the General category 7.93% 7.61% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 43 62 37
Average salary £55,000 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.93% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
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
706 880 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.81% 44.20% 49.93%
Number of salaries quoted 536 746 872
Average salary £48,500 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.02% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 July 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 54 (40.00%) Finance
2 46 (34.07%) Banking
3 37 (27.41%) Cisco
4 33 (24.44%) SQL
5 32 (23.70%) Java
5 32 (23.70%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (18.52%) Firewall
6 25 (18.52%) Windows
6 25 (18.52%) TCP/IP
6 25 (18.52%) WebSphere
7 24 (17.78%) CCNP
8 23 (17.04%) XML
9 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
10 21 (15.56%) Linux
10 21 (15.56%) Oracle
10 21 (15.56%) MS Excel
10 21 (15.56%) WAN
10 21 (15.56%) Data Centre
11 19 (14.07%) Relational Database
11 19 (14.07%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (14.07%) UNIX
11 19 (14.07%) CCNA
11 19 (14.07%) RDBMS
11 19 (14.07%) HTML
12 18 (13.33%) JBoss
12 18 (13.33%) CheckPoint
13 17 (12.59%) Time Management
13 17 (12.59%) Retail
14 16 (11.85%) Service Delivery
14 16 (11.85%) VPN

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 18 (13.33%) JBoss
3 15 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (4.44%) Lync
5 3 (2.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) IaaS
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.22%) Office 365
3 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.52%) TCP/IP
1 25 (18.52%) Firewall
2 21 (15.56%) WAN
3 16 (11.85%) VPN
4 15 (11.11%) SSL
5 13 (9.63%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (8.89%) MPLS
7 10 (7.41%) LAN
8 9 (6.67%) VoIP
8 9 (6.67%) Ethernet
8 9 (6.67%) Unified Communications
8 9 (6.67%) VPLS
9 4 (2.96%) Network Security
9 4 (2.96%) IPsec
9 4 (2.96%) BGP
10 3 (2.22%) OSPF
10 3 (2.22%) SNA
10 3 (2.22%) DNS
10 3 (2.22%) Broadband
10 3 (2.22%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.07%) RDBMS
2 19 (14.07%) Relational Database
3 15 (11.11%) DB2
4 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.48%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.74%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.74%) HP UFT
General
1 54 (40.00%) Finance
2 46 (34.07%) Banking
3 17 (12.59%) Retail
4 15 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.96%) Marketing
5 4 (2.96%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.96%) Back Office
6 3 (2.22%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Electronics
7 2 (1.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Advertising
8 1 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (18.52%) Consultant
2 21 (15.56%) Network Engineer
3 11 (8.15%) Developer
3 11 (8.15%) Analyst
4 10 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 9 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
6 8 (5.93%) Implementation Consultant
7 6 (4.44%) Network Consultant
8 5 (3.70%) Architect
8 5 (3.70%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) Network Manager
9 4 (2.96%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) Telecoms Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) Relationships Manager
9 4 (2.96%) Network Analyst
9 4 (2.96%) .NET Developer
9 4 (2.96%) Test Manager
9 4 (2.96%) Tester
9 4 (2.96%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 4 (2.96%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.04%) XML
2 19 (14.07%) HTML
3 15 (11.11%) Java EE
4 9 (6.67%) .NET
5 4 (2.96%) XSLT
5 4 (2.96%) CSS
5 4 (2.96%) JNI
5 4 (2.96%) jQuery
6 3 (2.22%) JSON
6 3 (2.22%) Web Services
7 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.48%) LINQ
7 2 (1.48%) XACML
7 2 (1.48%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.48%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.74%) CSS3
8 1 (0.74%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.74%) HTML5
8 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 19 (14.07%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.48%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.48%) DTV
5 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.48%) Handset
6 1 (0.74%) IVR
6 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.74%) MPEG
6 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.52%) Windows
2 21 (15.56%) Linux
3 19 (14.07%) UNIX
4 1 (0.74%) AIX
4 1 (0.74%) Solaris
4 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.59%) Time Management
2 16 (11.85%) Service Delivery
3 15 (11.11%) SOA
3 15 (11.11%) High Availability
4 13 (9.63%) ITIL
4 13 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (8.89%) Project Management
6 10 (7.41%) Business Development
7 9 (6.67%) Test Management
7 9 (6.67%) Network Design
8 8 (5.93%) Information Security
8 8 (5.93%) Project Planning
9 7 (5.19%) Performance Testing
9 7 (5.19%) Software Delivery
10 6 (4.44%) Change Control
10 6 (4.44%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.70%) Service Management
11 5 (3.70%) OOP
11 5 (3.70%) OO
11 5 (3.70%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.44%) SQL
2 32 (23.70%) Java
3 7 (5.19%) C#
4 6 (4.44%) C
5 5 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.96%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (0.74%) VBScript
8 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.74%) VC++
8 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (23.70%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (17.78%) CCNP
3 19 (14.07%) CCNA
4 10 (7.41%) CCSE
5 8 (5.93%) CCSA
5 8 (5.93%) Degree
6 5 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.96%) CCIE
8 3 (2.22%) CISSP
8 3 (2.22%) OSCP
8 3 (2.22%) OSCE
8 3 (2.22%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.48%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.74%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.74%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.63%) SLA
2 4 (2.96%) QA
2 4 (2.96%) HL7
3 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.48%) Snort
3 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) SCCM
2 5 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.74%) Ionix
3 1 (0.74%) Control-M
3 1 (0.74%) Nessus
Vendors
1 37 (27.41%) Cisco
2 21 (15.56%) Oracle
3 18 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 14 (10.37%) Avaya
5 10 (7.41%) F5
6 9 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.19%) HP
7 7 (5.19%) Mitel
8 5 (3.70%) Juniper
9 4 (2.96%) InterSystems
10 3 (2.22%) IBM
11 2 (1.48%) SAP
11 2 (1.48%) Cerner
11 2 (1.48%) Ericsson
11 2 (1.48%) McKesson
11 2 (1.48%) Siemens
11 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.48%) Misys
11 2 (1.48%) Citrix
11 2 (1.48%) Sourcefire
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