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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 65 48 99
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +51
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 62 94 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.18% 4.25% 1.56%
As % of the General category 8.84% 9.86% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 47 85 27
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,100 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,000 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
701 953 1101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.93% 43.10% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 545 780 962
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,413 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 3 September 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 56 (41.48%) Finance
2 44 (32.59%) Banking
3 38 (28.15%) SQL
4 37 (27.41%) Cisco
5 32 (23.70%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (21.48%) Java
7 26 (19.26%) SQL Server
8 25 (18.52%) CCNP
9 24 (17.78%) Firewall
9 24 (17.78%) HTML
10 22 (16.30%) Windows
11 21 (15.56%) XML
12 20 (14.81%) Oracle
12 20 (14.81%) TCP/IP
12 20 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (13.33%) Relational Database
13 18 (13.33%) WebSphere
13 18 (13.33%) RDBMS
13 18 (13.33%) MS Excel
14 17 (12.59%) Linux
14 17 (12.59%) CCNA
14 17 (12.59%) CheckPoint
15 16 (11.85%) .NET
16 15 (11.11%) UNIX
16 15 (11.11%) JBoss
16 15 (11.11%) Service Delivery
17 14 (10.37%) Project Management
17 14 (10.37%) WAN
18 13 (9.63%) LAN
18 13 (9.63%) JavaScript

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 18 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 15 (11.11%) JBoss
3 11 (8.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (4.44%) Lync
5 4 (2.96%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.22%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.74%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) IaaS
2 3 (2.22%) Office 365
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.48%) SaaS
3 2 (1.48%) Force.com
4 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.78%) Firewall
2 20 (14.81%) TCP/IP
3 14 (10.37%) WAN
4 13 (9.63%) LAN
5 12 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (8.15%) SSL
7 7 (5.19%) VPN
7 7 (5.19%) MPLS
7 7 (5.19%) VoIP
8 6 (4.44%) BGP
9 4 (2.96%) DNS
9 4 (2.96%) IPsec
10 3 (2.22%) Frame Relay
10 3 (2.22%) Network Security
10 3 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (2.22%) SNA
11 2 (1.48%) EIGRP
11 2 (1.48%) OSPF
11 2 (1.48%) Broadband
11 2 (1.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.26%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 18 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.15%) DB2
4 7 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.19%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.48%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.74%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.44%) ReSharper
2 6 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.22%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.48%) Subversion
5 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.74%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.74%) Ant
General
1 56 (41.48%) Finance
2 44 (32.59%) Banking
3 13 (9.63%) Retail
4 11 (8.15%) Retail Banking
5 7 (5.19%) Back Office
6 5 (3.70%) Marketing
7 4 (2.96%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.22%) Private Banking
9 2 (1.48%) Electronics
9 2 (1.48%) Legal
10 1 (0.74%) Billing
10 1 (0.74%) Local Government
10 1 (0.74%) Advertising
10 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (16.30%) Network Engineer
2 20 (14.81%) Developer
3 19 (14.07%) Consultant
4 12 (8.89%) Analyst
5 9 (6.67%) Architect
6 8 (5.93%) Implementation Consultant
7 7 (5.19%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.19%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.19%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Web Developer
8 6 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
8 6 (4.44%) C# Web Developer
8 6 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Network Manager
9 5 (3.70%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.70%) Network Consultant
9 5 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (2.96%) Network Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) Tester
10 4 (2.96%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.78%) HTML
2 21 (15.56%) XML
3 16 (11.85%) .NET
4 12 (8.89%) CSS
4 12 (8.89%) jQuery
5 11 (8.15%) Java EE
6 9 (6.67%) JSON
7 8 (5.93%) Ajax
8 7 (5.19%) .NET Framework
8 7 (5.19%) LINQ
8 7 (5.19%) JNI
8 7 (5.19%) Entity Framework
9 6 (4.44%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (3.70%) XSLT
11 4 (2.96%) Web Services
12 3 (2.22%) CSS3
12 3 (2.22%) HTML5
12 3 (2.22%) AngularJS
13 2 (1.48%) XACML
13 2 (1.48%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (9.63%) Data Centre
3 11 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.44%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.22%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.48%) DTV
7 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.48%) Handset
8 1 (0.74%) IVR
8 1 (0.74%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.74%) MPEG
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.30%) Windows
2 17 (12.59%) Linux
3 15 (11.11%) UNIX
4 3 (2.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.74%) AIX
6 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 14 (10.37%) Project Management
3 12 (8.89%) ITIL
4 11 (8.15%) SOA
4 11 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (8.15%) Time Management
4 11 (8.15%) High Availability
5 9 (6.67%) Test Management
5 9 (6.67%) Scrum
5 9 (6.67%) Information Security
5 9 (6.67%) Network Design
6 8 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (5.93%) Product Management
7 7 (5.19%) Project Planning
7 7 (5.19%) Performance Testing
7 7 (5.19%) ETL
7 7 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.19%) MVC
7 7 (5.19%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.44%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.15%) SQL
2 29 (21.48%) Java
3 13 (9.63%) JavaScript
3 13 (9.63%) C
4 10 (7.41%) C#
5 4 (2.96%) C++
6 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.74%) VBScript
7 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.74%) VBA
7 1 (0.74%) VC++
7 1 (0.74%) Python
7 1 (0.74%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 32 (23.70%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (18.52%) CCNP
3 17 (12.59%) CCNA
4 11 (8.15%) Degree
5 9 (6.67%) CCSE
6 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.93%) Security Cleared
7 7 (5.19%) CCSA
8 5 (3.70%) JNCIP
9 4 (2.96%) CCIE
10 3 (2.22%) CISSP
10 3 (2.22%) ISTQB
10 3 (2.22%) OSCP
10 3 (2.22%) OSCE
11 2 (1.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.74%) CCDP
12 1 (0.74%) CEH
12 1 (0.74%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) SLA
2 5 (3.70%) HL7
3 4 (2.96%) QA
4 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.74%) Snort
2 1 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.74%) XenApp
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%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.74%) Ionix
3 1 (0.74%) Control-M
3 1 (0.74%) Nessus
Vendors
1 37 (27.41%) Cisco
2 20 (14.81%) Oracle
3 17 (12.59%) CheckPoint
4 12 (8.89%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.41%) Avaya
5 10 (7.41%) F5
6 7 (5.19%) Mitel
6 7 (5.19%) Juniper
6 7 (5.19%) HP
7 5 (3.70%) InterSystems
8 4 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.22%) SAP
9 3 (2.22%) IBM
9 3 (2.22%) Misys
9 3 (2.22%) Cerner
9 3 (2.22%) McKesson
9 3 (2.22%) Siemens
10 2 (1.48%) Citrix
11 1 (0.74%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
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