The table below looks at the statistics for the Communications Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Comms Engineer
Rank 816 822 840
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 47 35 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.036% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.038% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 40 30 20
Average salary £41,250 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £29,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Communications Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94647 92576 95847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.45% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78762 75162 81879
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Communications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Communications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Communications Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Communications Engineer Salary Trend in England

Communications Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Communications Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Communications Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Communications Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 23 £40,000 -20.00%
South East -11 10 £42,500 - 3
East of England -1 4 £46,250 +23.33% 2
South West -16 4 £31,000 +5.08%
North West -11 2 £32,500 +10.16% 2
West Midlands - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Communications Engineer
UK

Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 36 (46.15%) Cisco
2 34 (43.59%) Unified Communications
3 25 (32.05%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (28.21%) Degree
5 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
5 19 (24.36%) Windows
5 19 (24.36%) Lync
6 18 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 17 (21.79%) LAN
7 17 (21.79%) VoIP
8 16 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (19.23%) Firewall
9 15 (19.23%) WAN
10 14 (17.95%) Telecoms
10 14 (17.95%) Cisco CUCM
11 13 (16.67%) VMware
11 13 (16.67%) ITIL
11 13 (16.67%) CCNA
12 12 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (14.10%) Cisco UCCX
13 11 (14.10%) CCNP
14 10 (12.82%) CheckPoint
14 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
14 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (11.54%) PowerShell
16 7 (8.97%) Wireless
16 7 (8.97%) XMPP
16 7 (8.97%) IP Telephony
16 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
17 6 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 19 (24.36%) Lync
2 16 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.85%) CMS
6 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (43.59%) Unified Communications
2 17 (21.79%) LAN
2 17 (21.79%) VoIP
3 15 (19.23%) WAN
3 15 (19.23%) Firewall
4 12 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.97%) IP Telephony
6 7 (8.97%) Wireless
7 6 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (6.41%) DNS
8 5 (6.41%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (5.13%) PABX
9 4 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (5.13%) VPN
9 4 (5.13%) SNMP
9 4 (5.13%) Internet
9 4 (5.13%) SMTP
9 4 (5.13%) DHCP
10 3 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 14 (17.95%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.28%) Back Office
3 1 (1.28%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) XMPP
2 3 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) CCTV
2 5 (6.41%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.85%) EPoS
4 3 (3.85%) Clustering
5 2 (2.56%) Replication
5 2 (2.56%) Kindle
5 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) Wiki
6 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.28%) IVR
6 1 (1.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.36%) Windows
2 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) Linux
5 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.56%) VxWorks
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (6.41%) Project Management
3 4 (5.13%) System Testing
3 4 (5.13%) Network Management
3 4 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (3.85%) Process Management
4 3 (3.85%) Change Management
5 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.56%) Workflow
5 2 (2.56%) Migration
5 2 (2.56%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.56%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.56%) Information Security
5 2 (2.56%) Document Management
5 2 (2.56%) Software Engineering
5 2 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.56%) Change Control
5 2 (2.56%) Test Strategy
6 1 (1.28%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (32.05%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (28.21%) Degree
3 13 (16.67%) CCNA
4 11 (14.10%) CCNP
5 6 (7.69%) CCVP
5 6 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.28%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.28%) CCIP
7 1 (1.28%) MCSE
7 1 (1.28%) CCIE
7 1 (1.28%) BICSI RCDD
7 1 (1.28%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.28%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 18 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.13%) vSphere
3 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.28%) vCloud
3 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (14.10%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (5.13%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.28%) Cacti
6 1 (1.28%) OpenView
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 36 (46.15%) Cisco
2 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
3 13 (16.67%) VMware
4 10 (12.82%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.41%) Avaya
6 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.85%) F5
7 3 (3.85%) HP
7 3 (3.85%) Citrix
7 3 (3.85%) BT
7 3 (3.85%) Speakerbus
8 2 (2.56%) Veeam
8 2 (2.56%) Symantec
8 2 (2.56%) Intel
8 2 (2.56%) Nortel
8 2 (2.56%) NetApp
8 2 (2.56%) Siemens
8 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.28%) Juniper
9 1 (1.28%) Genesys
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