The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 36 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 3 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.52% 0.35% 3.64%
As % of the General category 3.85% 0.67% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 15
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Telecoms
London

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

General Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
78 149 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 39.39% 51.56% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 57 132 148
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £34,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Croydon

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) IIS
6 3 (18.75%) Classic ASP
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) ETL
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) Avaya
6 3 (18.75%) Intranet
6 3 (18.75%) Extranet
6 3 (18.75%) Data Security
6 3 (18.75%) Retail
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
6 3 (18.75%) Change Control
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) SharePoint

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Intranet
1 3 (18.75%) Extranet
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 2 (12.50%) ISDN
2 2 (12.50%) VoIP
2 2 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Intranet Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Database Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Avaya Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Resourcer
5 1 (6.25%) Recruitment Resourcer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) Classic ASP
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Social Media
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) ETL
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Data Security
2 3 (18.75%) Change Control
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Network Management
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Avaya
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.25%) Retek
3 1 (6.25%) Siemens