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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 13 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 5 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 10.64% 5.19% 5.00%
As % of the General category 62.50% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 2
Average salary £43,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.37% -8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
8 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 17.02% 15.56% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 6
Average salary £42,750 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.53% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £31,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bridgend

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Bridgend region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (66.67%) VoIP
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Blue Coat
2 5 (55.56%) ProCurve
2 5 (55.56%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (33.33%) Matrix Management
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) CCSP
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) McAfee
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) CCDA
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) Fortinet

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) VoIP
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) WLAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Design Authority
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 3 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) CCSP
5 2 (22.22%) CCDA
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
2 5 (55.56%) Blue Coat
2 5 (55.56%) ProCurve
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) McAfee
4 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 2 (22.22%) Aruba
4 2 (22.22%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya