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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 38 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.58% 2.96% 1.59%
As % of the General category 1.30% 6.52% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £65,000 £54,250 £61,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.81% -12.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
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
77 92 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 45.03% 45.32% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 63 79 101
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 July 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) ColdFusion
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) EMC

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) ColdFusion
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) ColdFusion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) VMware