The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 19 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.49% 1.99% -
As % of the General category 4.00% 9.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £30,375 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
Telecoms
Manchester

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

General Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
25 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 37.31% 20.53% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 20
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £23,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £51,500 £52,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Bolton

Telecoms
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 3 (75.00%) Avaya
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
1 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) CTI
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) Skype

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) CTI
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Telephony Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Quantity Surveyor
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Assistant
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Quantity Surveyor
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Avaya