The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 70 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 48 81 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.63% 4.59% 3.02%
As % of the General category 5.81% 11.67% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 39 42 33
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £37,675
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -7.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £21,150 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £50,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
General Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
826 694 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 45.24% 39.34% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 736 503 497
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
Telecoms
West Midlands

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 16 April 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 20 (24.39%) Finance
1 20 (24.39%) Retail
2 17 (20.73%) Cisco
3 16 (19.51%) Windows
4 13 (15.85%) ERP
4 13 (15.85%) Firewall
5 12 (14.63%) WAN
5 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
6 11 (13.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (12.20%) Business Development
8 9 (10.98%) Network Design
8 9 (10.98%) Project Management
8 9 (10.98%) UNIX
8 9 (10.98%) CRM
9 8 (9.76%) SQL
9 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
9 8 (9.76%) HP
9 8 (9.76%) Nortel
9 8 (9.76%) Juniper
9 8 (9.76%) DNS
9 8 (9.76%) Business Continuity
9 8 (9.76%) Degree
9 8 (9.76%) Time Management
9 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
10 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
10 7 (8.54%) LAN
10 7 (8.54%) ITIL
10 7 (8.54%) Java
10 7 (8.54%) Linux
10 7 (8.54%) Oracle

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.44%) Apache
2 2 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.22%) Sonic ESB
3 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) Firewall
2 12 (14.63%) WAN
3 8 (9.76%) DNS
4 7 (8.54%) LAN
5 5 (6.10%) Symposium
5 5 (6.10%) VPN
6 4 (4.88%) DWDM
6 4 (4.88%) Wireless
6 4 (4.88%) IP Telephony
7 3 (3.66%) Internet
8 2 (2.44%) Broadband
8 2 (2.44%) SAN
9 1 (1.22%) VLAN
9 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.22%) Network Security
9 1 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.22%) Junos
9 1 (1.22%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (1.22%) SSL
9 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.22%) Selenium
2 1 (1.22%) Hudson
2 1 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (24.39%) Finance
1 20 (24.39%) Retail
2 6 (7.32%) Banking
3 5 (6.10%) Billing
3 5 (6.10%) Marketing
4 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.66%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Local Government
6 1 (1.22%) Electronics
6 1 (1.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (8.54%) Architect
1 7 (8.54%) Analyst
2 5 (6.10%) Lead Architect
2 5 (6.10%) Technical Design Authority
2 5 (6.10%) Consultant
3 4 (4.88%) Tester
3 4 (4.88%) Senior Performance Tester
3 4 (4.88%) Performance Tester
3 4 (4.88%) Senior Tester
4 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (3.66%) Security Engineer
4 3 (3.66%) Relationships Manager
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms Analyst
4 3 (3.66%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 3 (3.66%) Network Engineer
4 3 (3.66%) DBA
4 3 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (2.44%) Developer
5 2 (2.44%) Development Specialist
5 2 (2.44%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) Spring
1 3 (3.66%) .NET
1 3 (3.66%) CSS
1 3 (3.66%) HTML
2 2 (2.44%) Middleware
2 2 (2.44%) LAMP
2 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.44%) CSS3
2 2 (2.44%) HTML5
2 2 (2.44%) Java EE
2 2 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.22%) Ajax
3 1 (1.22%) WCF
3 1 (1.22%) YUI
3 1 (1.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.22%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.22%) Kendo UI
3 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) RMADS
2 3 (3.66%) CESG
2 3 (3.66%) Statistics
2 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.44%) Human Factors
3 2 (2.44%) IVR
4 1 (1.22%) SecurID
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.22%) Open Source
4 1 (1.22%) Clustering
4 1 (1.22%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Windows
2 9 (10.98%) UNIX
3 7 (8.54%) Linux
4 3 (3.66%) Solaris
5 2 (2.44%) Debian
5 2 (2.44%) CentOS
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) ERP
2 11 (13.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (12.20%) Business Development
4 9 (10.98%) Network Design
4 9 (10.98%) Project Management
4 9 (10.98%) CRM
5 8 (9.76%) Business Continuity
5 8 (9.76%) Time Management
6 7 (8.54%) ITIL
7 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.32%) Service Management
7 6 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (6.10%) Test Scripting
8 5 (6.10%) Matrix Management
8 5 (6.10%) Analytics
8 5 (6.10%) Change Management
9 4 (4.88%) Validation
9 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.88%) Software Testing
10 3 (3.66%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) SQL
2 7 (8.54%) Java
3 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.44%) Python
4 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.44%) VBScript
4 2 (2.44%) C#
4 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.22%) C
5 1 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Degree
1 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.10%) CCNA
5 4 (4.88%) ISEB
6 3 (3.66%) MCSE
6 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.66%) CCNP
7 1 (1.22%) MCP
7 1 (1.22%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Cisco
2 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.76%) HP
3 8 (9.76%) Nortel
3 8 (9.76%) Juniper
4 7 (8.54%) Oracle
5 6 (7.32%) Avaya
5 6 (7.32%) Citrix
6 4 (4.88%) VMware
7 3 (3.66%) BT
7 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.66%) Sage
7 3 (3.66%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.44%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.44%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.22%) Yahoo!
9 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.22%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.22%) Meraki
9 1 (1.22%) Twitter
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