The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 25 55 74
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +19
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 140 62 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.89% 4.02% 2.46%
As % of the General category 20.44% 13.03% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 110 51 39
Average salary £47,750 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.37% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Telecoms
Cambridgeshire

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

General Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
685 476 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.59% 30.89% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 491 405 455
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,712
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Cambridge

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 98 (41.35%) Finance
2 75 (31.65%) Linux
3 69 (29.11%) Java
4 68 (28.69%) Degree
5 47 (19.83%) Software Engineering
6 44 (18.57%) Wireless
7 41 (17.30%) SQL
7 41 (17.30%) Python
7 41 (17.30%) Computer Science
8 39 (16.46%) Manufacturing
9 37 (15.61%) LTE
10 36 (15.19%) Electronics
10 36 (15.19%) Banking
11 35 (14.77%) C
12 33 (13.92%) C++
13 32 (13.50%) J2EE
14 29 (12.24%) MySQL
15 27 (11.39%) Perl
16 26 (10.97%) Oracle
16 26 (10.97%) UNIX
17 25 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (10.13%) Windows
18 24 (10.13%) 3G
19 22 (9.28%) HTML
19 22 (9.28%) Marketing
20 21 (8.86%) SQL Server
20 21 (8.86%) SS7
20 21 (8.86%) Project Management
20 21 (8.86%) Microsoft
21 20 (8.44%) CCNA

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (5.06%) OpenStack
2 9 (3.80%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.95%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (2.53%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 6 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.11%) Apache
5 5 (2.11%) IIS
6 1 (0.42%) GlassFish
Applications
1 13 (5.49%) MS Excel
1 13 (5.49%) MS Office
2 6 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.69%) Simulink
4 2 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (7.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (18.57%) Wireless
2 37 (15.61%) LTE
3 24 (10.13%) 3G
4 21 (8.86%) SS7
5 18 (7.59%) VoLTE
6 17 (7.17%) 3GPP
6 17 (7.17%) HTTP
7 16 (6.75%) 2G
7 16 (6.75%) 4G
8 11 (4.64%) SNMP
9 9 (3.80%) GSM
10 8 (3.38%) TCP/IP
10 8 (3.38%) UMTS
11 7 (2.95%) LAN
11 7 (2.95%) WAN
12 4 (1.69%) NGN
12 4 (1.69%) DHCP
12 4 (1.69%) TETRA
13 3 (1.27%) Firewall
13 3 (1.27%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.24%) MySQL
2 21 (8.86%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.49%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.53%) Data Mining
5 5 (2.11%) Big Data
6 4 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.27%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.42%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.42%) MS Access
8 1 (0.42%) OLAP
8 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (5.06%) LLVM
1 12 (5.06%) GCC
1 12 (5.06%) Bugzilla
2 11 (4.64%) Maven
3 10 (4.22%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.80%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.95%) Subversion
5 7 (2.95%) Ant
5 7 (2.95%) Hudson
6 6 (2.53%) CMake
7 5 (2.11%) CruiseControl
7 5 (2.11%) Valgrind
8 4 (1.69%) CppUnit
9 3 (1.27%) NUnit
9 3 (1.27%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.84%) Redmine
10 2 (0.84%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.42%) JUnit
General
1 98 (41.35%) Finance
2 39 (16.46%) Manufacturing
3 36 (15.19%) Electronics
3 36 (15.19%) Banking
4 22 (9.28%) Marketing
5 17 (7.17%) Military
6 15 (6.33%) Billing
7 8 (3.38%) Aerospace
8 5 (2.11%) French Language
8 5 (2.11%) German Language
9 4 (1.69%) Italian Language
9 4 (1.69%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.69%) Legal
10 1 (0.42%) Automotive
10 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (20.25%) Developer
2 37 (15.61%) Software Engineer
3 32 (13.50%) Support Engineer
4 30 (12.66%) Junior
5 23 (9.70%) Java Developer
6 19 (8.02%) Architect
7 17 (7.17%) Network Engineer
8 16 (6.75%) Junior Network Engineer
9 15 (6.33%) Project Manager
9 15 (6.33%) Telecoms Engineer
10 10 (4.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 10 (4.22%) Graduate
10 10 (4.22%) Consultant
10 10 (4.22%) Software Architect
11 9 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (3.80%) Team Leader
12 8 (3.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 8 (3.38%) Junior Network Support
12 8 (3.38%) Junior Network Support Engineer
12 8 (3.38%) Junior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.50%) J2EE
2 22 (9.28%) HTML
3 20 (8.44%) CSS
4 16 (6.75%) .NET
5 11 (4.64%) Middleware
5 11 (4.64%) REST
6 7 (2.95%) HTML5
6 7 (2.95%) jQuery
7 6 (2.53%) Java EE
7 6 (2.53%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (2.53%) XML
8 5 (2.11%) DCOM
8 5 (2.11%) SVG
8 5 (2.11%) D3.js
8 5 (2.11%) Django
9 4 (1.69%) GTK+
9 4 (1.69%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.69%) Dojo
9 4 (1.69%) WCF
9 4 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.30%) Computer Science
2 19 (8.02%) DTV
3 17 (7.17%) Chip and PIN
4 13 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.49%) Mobile Payment
5 12 (5.06%) Open Source
6 10 (4.22%) Device Driver
7 8 (3.38%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.53%) Visualisation
8 6 (2.53%) Blackberry
9 5 (2.11%) Handset
10 4 (1.69%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.27%) PMI
12 2 (0.84%) Physics
12 2 (0.84%) Life Science
12 2 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.84%) Mobile Computing
13 1 (0.42%) User Experience
13 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.42%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 75 (31.65%) Linux
2 26 (10.97%) UNIX
3 24 (10.13%) Windows
4 14 (5.91%) Solaris
5 8 (3.38%) Debian
6 7 (2.95%) Android
7 5 (2.11%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (1.69%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.27%) CentOS
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (19.83%) Software Engineering
2 25 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (8.86%) Project Management
4 19 (8.02%) UML
5 17 (7.17%) Digital Marketing
5 17 (7.17%) OOP
5 17 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (7.17%) Programme Management
6 14 (5.91%) ITIL
6 14 (5.91%) OO
7 13 (5.49%) Configuration Management
7 13 (5.49%) Multithreading
8 10 (4.22%) Software Testing
8 10 (4.22%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.80%) Network Management
9 9 (3.80%) Test Scripting
10 8 (3.38%) Integration Testing
10 8 (3.38%) Product Management
10 8 (3.38%) Mentoring
10 8 (3.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 69 (29.11%) Java
2 41 (17.30%) SQL
2 41 (17.30%) Python
3 35 (14.77%) C
4 33 (13.92%) C++
5 27 (11.39%) Perl
6 20 (8.44%) C#
7 17 (7.17%) Bash Shell
8 16 (6.75%) JavaScript
9 11 (4.64%) Embedded C
9 11 (4.64%) Scala
10 10 (4.22%) Ruby
10 10 (4.22%) PHP
11 5 (2.11%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.69%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.84%) Groovy
14 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.42%) VB6
14 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (28.69%) Degree
2 20 (8.44%) CCNA
2 20 (8.44%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (5.49%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.69%) PhD
6 3 (1.27%) MCSE
6 3 (1.27%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.84%) CISSP
8 1 (0.42%) MCSA
8 1 (0.42%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.42%) HND
8 1 (0.42%) MCP
8 1 (0.42%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.49%) SLA
2 4 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.69%) JTAG
3 1 (0.42%) TickIT
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 14 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.49%) KVM
3 12 (5.06%) QEMU
4 8 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (10.97%) Oracle
2 21 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.59%) SAP
4 11 (4.64%) VMware
5 9 (3.80%) MKS
6 8 (3.38%) Sybase
7 7 (2.95%) Perforce
8 6 (2.53%) Cisco
9 5 (2.11%) Splunk
10 4 (1.69%) Coverity
10 4 (1.69%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.42%) NetApp
11 1 (0.42%) Genesys
11 1 (0.42%) EMC
11 1 (0.42%) Citrix
11 1 (0.42%) Huawei
Cambridge
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £60 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Parking, Dental
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bens - bonus, shares, pens+
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life/health insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
NST Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Strong package
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £25000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + bonus + great bens
Posted: 27 days ago