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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 46 95 29
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -66
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 90 34 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.22% 1.60% 6.15%
As % of the General category 9.71% 3.15% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 81 27 59
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,600 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £83,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
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
927 1080 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.46% 50.68% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 764 940 545
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £67,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 28 August 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (41.22%) Finance
2 35 (26.72%) Banking
3 29 (22.14%) Cisco
4 23 (17.56%) Project Management
5 20 (15.27%) Windows
6 17 (12.98%) Service Delivery
6 17 (12.98%) Firewall
7 16 (12.21%) Microsoft
8 14 (10.69%) Nortel
8 14 (10.69%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (10.69%) Avaya
8 14 (10.69%) Service Management
8 14 (10.69%) HTML
8 14 (10.69%) .NET
8 14 (10.69%) SLA
9 13 (9.92%) WAN
9 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
9 13 (9.92%) C#
9 13 (9.92%) JavaScript
9 13 (9.92%) SQL
9 13 (9.92%) MVC
9 13 (9.92%) Ajax
10 12 (9.16%) jQuery
11 11 (8.40%) CCNA
11 11 (8.40%) CRM
11 11 (8.40%) ERP
11 11 (8.40%) Degree
11 11 (8.40%) JSON
12 10 (7.63%) Retail
12 10 (7.63%) Scrum

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.29%) CMS
4 2 (1.53%) IIS
5 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.76%) Sonic ESB
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.76%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
3 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.98%) Firewall
2 13 (9.92%) WAN
3 10 (7.63%) VPN
4 9 (6.87%) VoIP
4 9 (6.87%) LAN
4 9 (6.87%) Symposium
5 8 (6.11%) IP Telephony
6 7 (5.34%) DWDM
6 7 (5.34%) Internet
6 7 (5.34%) Wireless
7 6 (4.58%) MPLS
7 6 (4.58%) DNS
8 5 (3.82%) PABX
8 5 (3.82%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.82%) Broadband
8 5 (3.82%) OSPF
8 5 (3.82%) BGP
9 4 (3.05%) CTI
9 4 (3.05%) PPP
9 4 (3.05%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.76%) Big Data
6 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.76%) MySQL
6 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.34%) ReSharper
3 4 (3.05%) JIRA
3 4 (3.05%) Ant
3 4 (3.05%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.53%) NUnit
4 2 (1.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 54 (41.22%) Finance
2 35 (26.72%) Banking
3 10 (7.63%) Retail
4 9 (6.87%) Legal
5 8 (6.11%) Billing
6 6 (4.58%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.29%) Marketing
8 2 (1.53%) Games
9 1 (0.76%) Electronics
9 1 (0.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (12.98%) Analyst
2 14 (10.69%) Developer
3 12 (9.16%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.40%) Architect
4 11 (8.40%) C# Developer
5 10 (7.63%) Consultant
5 10 (7.63%) Network Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (6.11%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Telecoms Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) Web Developer
8 7 (5.34%) NOC Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) C# Web Developer
8 7 (5.34%) .NET Web Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.82%) Transition Manager
10 5 (3.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Cisco Engineer
11 4 (3.05%) Hyperion Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.69%) HTML
1 14 (10.69%) .NET
2 13 (9.92%) Ajax
3 12 (9.16%) jQuery
4 11 (8.40%) JSON
5 8 (6.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 8 (6.11%) .NET Framework
5 8 (6.11%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (5.34%) CSS
6 7 (5.34%) LINQ
7 5 (3.82%) HTML5
7 5 (3.82%) XML
8 4 (3.05%) Middleware
8 4 (3.05%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.05%) PhoneGap
9 3 (2.29%) WCF
10 2 (1.53%) WPF
10 2 (1.53%) Silverlight
10 2 (1.53%) NHibernate
10 2 (1.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.58%) Statistics
2 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.05%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.53%) CESG
3 2 (1.53%) IVR
3 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.53%) RMADS
3 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.76%) Open Source
4 1 (0.76%) iPhone
4 1 (0.76%) NHS
4 1 (0.76%) DTV
4 1 (0.76%) PMI
4 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.76%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.27%) Windows
2 6 (4.58%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.05%) UNIX
3 4 (3.05%) Windows 8
3 4 (3.05%) Android
4 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.29%) Linux
5 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.56%) Project Management
2 17 (12.98%) Service Delivery
3 14 (10.69%) Service Management
4 13 (9.92%) MVC
5 11 (8.40%) CRM
5 11 (8.40%) ERP
6 10 (7.63%) Scrum
6 10 (7.63%) Network Design
7 9 (6.87%) PRINCE2
7 9 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.87%) TDD
8 8 (6.11%) Business Continuity
8 8 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (5.34%) Time Management
9 7 (5.34%) BDD
9 7 (5.34%) ITIL
9 7 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.34%) Business Development
9 7 (5.34%) Change Management
10 6 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.92%) C#
1 13 (9.92%) JavaScript
1 13 (9.92%) SQL
2 7 (5.34%) Java
3 3 (2.29%) C
4 2 (1.53%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.53%) ActionScript
4 2 (1.53%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (0.76%) VB
5 1 (0.76%) C++
5 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (10.69%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (8.40%) CCNA
2 11 (8.40%) Degree
3 10 (7.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.63%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.87%) CCNP
5 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.29%) CCDA
7 2 (1.53%) ISEB
8 1 (0.76%) APMP
8 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.76%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.53%) GPG13
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Snort
1 2 (1.53%) Squid
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) Netcool
2 2 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (22.14%) Cisco
2 16 (12.21%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.69%) Nortel
3 14 (10.69%) Avaya
4 10 (7.63%) Juniper
5 6 (4.58%) Oracle
6 5 (3.82%) SAP
6 5 (3.82%) HP
6 5 (3.82%) IBM
7 4 (3.05%) BT
7 4 (3.05%) Hyperion
7 4 (3.05%) Sencha
7 4 (3.05%) Panasonic
8 2 (1.53%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.53%) Sourcefire
8 2 (1.53%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.53%) Websense
8 2 (1.53%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.76%) Twitter
9 1 (0.76%) Vertica
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