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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 11 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 6 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 10.17% 9.52% -
As % of the General category 66.67% 46.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 0
Average salary £46,250 £53,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
9 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 15.25% 20.63% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 3
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,300 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,800 £35,700 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) Network Security
6 1 (14.29%) F5
6 1 (14.29%) Change Control
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) Juniper
6 1 (14.29%) Network Design
6 1 (14.29%) Finance

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper