The table below looks at the statistics for the Communications Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Comms Engineer
Rank 310 320 338
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 2 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.059% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.063% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 4
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +2.22%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
Communications Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10693 11039 12092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.73% 93.17% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9010 9695 11083
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

Communications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Communications Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Communications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Communications Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Communications Engineer across the City of London region.

Communications Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Communications Engineer in their job title 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 with Communications Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Django
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Polycom
3 1 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) SQLAlchemy
3 1 (25.00%) Junos
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Communications Engineer in their job title 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 with Communications Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Lync
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) SDH
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Junos
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) DWDM
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (25.00%) Django
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) SQLAlchemy
1 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) JNCIE
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Siemens
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Mitel
1 1 (25.00%) Polycom