The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 41 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 32 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.60% 5.01% 4.19%
As % of the General category 9.79% 11.64% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 16
Average salary £42,500 £30,565 £39,783
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.04% -23.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,173 £29,129 £35,783
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,800 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
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 Cardiff region.

General Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
327 292 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 47.05% 43.07% 39.90%
Number of salaries quoted 242 252 140
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £29,129 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Cardiff

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 32 (35.96%) Finance
1 32 (35.96%) Degree
2 30 (33.71%) LAN
2 30 (33.71%) WAN
2 30 (33.71%) Cisco
3 25 (28.09%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (28.09%) HTML
4 23 (25.84%) JavaScript
4 23 (25.84%) Linux
4 23 (25.84%) Banking
5 20 (22.47%) Java
6 19 (21.35%) CCNP
6 19 (21.35%) Network Management
7 18 (20.22%) Wireless
8 17 (19.10%) Firewall
8 17 (19.10%) VPN
8 17 (19.10%) Computer Science
9 16 (17.98%) Android
9 16 (17.98%) DHCP
9 16 (17.98%) PHP
9 16 (17.98%) OSPF
9 16 (17.98%) BGP
9 16 (17.98%) 802.1X
10 15 (16.85%) Unix
10 15 (16.85%) Web Services
10 15 (16.85%) Apple iOS
11 14 (15.73%) HTML5
11 14 (15.73%) CSS
11 14 (15.73%) Data Centre
12 13 (14.61%) MPLS

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 8 (8.99%) JBoss
2 4 (4.49%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.49%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.49%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.12%) Apache
3 1 (1.12%) CMS
3 1 (1.12%) Drupal
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 30 (33.71%) LAN
1 30 (33.71%) WAN
2 18 (20.22%) Wireless
3 17 (19.10%) Firewall
3 17 (19.10%) VPN
4 16 (17.98%) BGP
4 16 (17.98%) DHCP
4 16 (17.98%) OSPF
5 13 (14.61%) MPLS
6 11 (12.36%) DNS
6 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
6 11 (12.36%) VoIP
7 10 (11.24%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (11.24%) EIGRP
7 10 (11.24%) Spanning Tree
7 10 (11.24%) VPLS
8 9 (10.11%) IPsec
9 8 (8.99%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (8.99%) NetScaler
9 8 (8.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) MySQL
2 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.49%) JMeter
3 2 (2.25%) Maven
4 1 (1.12%) Ant
4 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.12%) Gradle
4 1 (1.12%) Hudson
4 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.12%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 32 (35.96%) Finance
2 23 (25.84%) Banking
3 7 (7.87%) Back Office
3 7 (7.87%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.87%) Marketing
4 6 (6.74%) Electronics
5 3 (3.37%) Advertising
6 2 (2.25%) Billing
6 2 (2.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (35.96%) Network Engineer
2 16 (17.98%) Analyst
3 14 (15.73%) LAN Engineer
3 14 (15.73%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 14 (15.73%) WAN Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (11.24%) Analyst Programmer
5 10 (11.24%) Programmer
5 10 (11.24%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 10 (11.24%) Senior Programme Analyst
5 10 (11.24%) Senior Programmer
6 9 (10.11%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Service Manager
9 6 (6.74%) JavaScript Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) NOC Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Principal Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Senior NOC Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.09%) HTML
2 16 (17.98%) 802.1X
3 15 (16.85%) Web Services
4 14 (15.73%) CSS
4 14 (15.73%) HTML5
5 8 (8.99%) XML
6 7 (7.87%) J2EE
7 6 (6.74%) Hibernate
8 5 (5.62%) iOS SDK
8 5 (5.62%) Java EE
8 5 (5.62%) WebRTC
9 4 (4.49%) Ajax
9 4 (4.49%) JPA
9 4 (4.49%) JSF
9 4 (4.49%) Spring
9 4 (4.49%) Spring Web Flow
10 2 (2.25%) Apache Flex
10 2 (2.25%) Servlets
10 2 (2.25%) Struts
11 1 (1.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Computer Science
2 14 (15.73%) Data Centre
3 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (12.36%) Client/Server
4 6 (6.74%) Driving Licence
5 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.62%) Streaming Video
6 4 (4.49%) iSeries
7 2 (2.25%) User Experience
8 1 (1.12%) AS400
8 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.84%) Linux
2 16 (17.98%) Android
3 15 (16.85%) Apple iOS
3 15 (16.85%) Unix
4 10 (11.24%) Windows
5 9 (10.11%) CatOS
6 5 (5.62%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.12%) AIX
8 1 (1.12%) HPUX
8 1 (1.12%) Solaris
8 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) Network Management
2 13 (14.61%) Problem Management
2 13 (14.61%) Time Management
3 12 (13.48%) Capacity Management
4 10 (11.24%) Unit Testing
5 9 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.11%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (8.99%) Change Control
6 8 (8.99%) High Availability
6 8 (8.99%) Load Balancing
6 8 (8.99%) Multithreading
6 8 (8.99%) WAN Optimisation
7 7 (7.87%) Programme Management
7 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.74%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.62%) ITSM
9 5 (5.62%) Service Management
9 5 (5.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.84%) JavaScript
2 20 (22.47%) Java
3 16 (17.98%) PHP
4 9 (10.11%) SQL
5 8 (8.99%) Objective-C
6 7 (7.87%) C#
7 4 (4.49%) RPG
7 4 (4.49%) RPG IV
7 4 (4.49%) RPG/400
8 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.12%) Ruby
9 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (35.96%) Degree
2 25 (28.09%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (21.35%) CCNP
4 9 (10.11%) CCNA
5 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.25%) ISEB
7 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) XenApp
2 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (33.71%) Cisco
2 8 (8.99%) Juniper
2 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.99%) SolarWinds
3 6 (6.74%) SAP
4 5 (5.62%) Oracle
5 4 (4.49%) IBM
6 3 (3.37%) Informatica
7 2 (2.25%) Avaya
7 2 (2.25%) Guidewire
8 1 (1.12%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.12%) Aastra
8 1 (1.12%) Apple
8 1 (1.12%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.12%) Citrix
8 1 (1.12%) EMC
8 1 (1.12%) F5
8 1 (1.12%) NetApp
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