The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Communications Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Engineer
Rank 878 930 948
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 18 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.002% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 3
Median salary £24,500 £38,000 £17,945
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.52% +111.75%
UK excluding London median salary £24,500 £40,000 £23,473
% change year-on-year
-38.75% +70.41%
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
88174 98447 103358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.35% 96.21% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 74876 82625 84143
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

Communications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Communications Engineer in the job title.

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 31 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 12 £48,750 +35.41%
South East - 5 £24,500 -
North West - 1 - -
Communications Engineer
UK

Communications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Communications Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Communications Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (58.62%) Data Centre
2 16 (55.17%) Network Security
2 16 (55.17%) Wireless
2 16 (55.17%) Finance
3 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (41.38%) CCNA
5 11 (37.93%) WAN
5 11 (37.93%) LAN
5 11 (37.93%) Statistics
6 10 (34.48%) VPN
6 10 (34.48%) Internet
6 10 (34.48%) MPLS
7 9 (31.03%) DWDM
7 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) Asset Management
7 9 (31.03%) Firewall
7 9 (31.03%) Unified Communications
8 8 (27.59%) Palo Alto
8 8 (27.59%) Financial Institution
8 8 (27.59%) Fixed Income
8 8 (27.59%) Equities
8 8 (27.59%) Retail
8 8 (27.59%) CheckPoint
9 7 (24.14%) CCNP
9 7 (24.14%) Information Security
9 7 (24.14%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (24.14%) Migration
9 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
10 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management

Communications Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) Network Security
1 16 (55.17%) Wireless
2 11 (37.93%) LAN
2 11 (37.93%) WAN
3 10 (34.48%) Internet
3 10 (34.48%) MPLS
3 10 (34.48%) VPN
4 9 (31.03%) DWDM
4 9 (31.03%) Firewall
4 9 (31.03%) Unified Communications
5 7 (24.14%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.90%) VoIP
7 1 (3.45%) BGP
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.45%) OSPF
7 1 (3.45%) SAN
7 1 (3.45%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (10.34%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Financial Institution
2 8 (27.59%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Data Centre
2 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (37.93%) Statistics
4 8 (27.59%) Equities
4 8 (27.59%) Fixed Income
5 5 (17.24%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (13.79%) Driving Licence
7 3 (10.34%) CCTV
7 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
8 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
8 1 (3.45%) Handset
8 1 (3.45%) iPhone
8 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
8 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Android
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Asset Management
2 7 (24.14%) Information Security
2 7 (24.14%) Migration
3 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
4 5 (17.24%) Network Management
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) Coaching
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Requirements Management
6 3 (10.34%) SysML
6 3 (10.34%) UML
6 3 (10.34%) Validation
7 2 (6.90%) Time Management
8 1 (3.45%) High Availability
8 1 (3.45%) Network Design
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.45%) Service Management
8 1 (3.45%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Perl
1 5 (17.24%) Python
1 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (41.38%) CCNA
3 7 (24.14%) CCNP
3 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) vCloud
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) CheckPoint
2 8 (27.59%) Palo Alto
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) Avaya
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) Symantec
5 1 (3.45%) Veeam
5 1 (3.45%) VMware