The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend 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 22 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 2.74% 2.38% 4.51%
As % of the General category 28.57% 16.67% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £42,250 £22,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.77% -29.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £22,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,850 £22,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
Telecoms
South Wales

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

General Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 9.59% 14.29% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 18
Average salary £20,625 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.47% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,750 £22,100 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,650 £50,000 £50,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Bridgend

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Mitel
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Mitel