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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Comms Engineer
Rank 857 802 808
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 14 49 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.049% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.052% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 14 40 66
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,367 £28,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £62,750 £57,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
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
100571 93749 105909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82215 78642 91158
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -25 5 £45,000 -14.28% 1
East of England -25 2 £37,000 -1.33% 1
South East -30 2 £45,000 +26.76% 1
West Midlands -3 1 £29,000 -3.33%
North West -16 1 £17,945 -20.24%
South West -30 1 £30,000 -50.00% 1
Communications Engineer
UK

Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 47 (82.46%) Unified Communications
2 39 (68.42%) Lync
2 39 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 24 (42.11%) Windows
3 24 (42.11%) MS Exchange
3 24 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (36.84%) Blackberry
4 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (35.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (35.09%) MCSE
5 20 (35.09%) DNS
6 19 (33.33%) H.323
6 19 (33.33%) MCITP
7 18 (31.58%) Office Communications Server
7 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
7 18 (31.58%) VPN
7 18 (31.58%) DHCP
8 17 (29.82%) PBX
8 17 (29.82%) ITIL
8 17 (29.82%) MPLS
8 17 (29.82%) Load Balancing
9 16 (28.07%) Polycom
9 16 (28.07%) Firewall
9 16 (28.07%) Cisco
9 16 (28.07%) Active Directory
10 15 (26.32%) SMTP
10 15 (26.32%) PSTN
10 15 (26.32%) Mitel
11 13 (22.81%) Service Delivery
11 13 (22.81%) MS Excel

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 39 (68.42%) Lync
2 24 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 24 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (31.58%) Office Communications Server
4 10 (17.54%) IIS
5 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 47 (82.46%) Unified Communications
2 20 (35.09%) DNS
3 19 (33.33%) H.323
4 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 18 (31.58%) VPN
4 18 (31.58%) DHCP
5 17 (29.82%) PBX
5 17 (29.82%) MPLS
6 16 (28.07%) Firewall
7 15 (26.32%) SMTP
7 15 (26.32%) PSTN
8 11 (19.30%) SAN
8 11 (19.30%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (17.54%) iSCSI
10 8 (14.04%) VoIP
11 6 (10.53%) WAN
12 5 (8.77%) LAN
13 4 (7.02%) Wireless
13 4 (7.02%) IP Telephony
14 3 (5.26%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
1 1 (1.75%) Selenium
1 1 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) XMPP
2 2 (3.51%) OLE
3 1 (1.75%) RESTful
3 1 (1.75%) Django
3 1 (1.75%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.75%) SQLAlchemy
3 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.84%) Blackberry
2 7 (12.28%) CMDB
3 5 (8.77%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Physics
5 1 (1.75%) Wiki
5 1 (1.75%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) Windows
2 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.26%) Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) ITIL
1 17 (29.82%) Load Balancing
2 13 (22.81%) Service Delivery
3 11 (19.30%) PRINCE2
4 10 (17.54%) MOF
4 10 (17.54%) Change Management
5 9 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.51%) Identity Management
7 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.51%) Time Management
8 1 (1.75%) System Testing
8 1 (1.75%) Data Architecture
8 1 (1.75%) Information Assurance
8 1 (1.75%) Requirements Management
8 1 (1.75%) Release Management
8 1 (1.75%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.75%) Regression Testing
8 1 (1.75%) Service Management
8 1 (1.75%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) R
1 2 (3.51%) Python
1 2 (3.51%) C
1 2 (3.51%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (35.09%) MCSE
2 19 (33.33%) MCITP
3 9 (15.79%) MCTS
4 7 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) CCNP
7 2 (3.51%) Degree
7 2 (3.51%) CCNA
8 1 (1.75%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (1.75%) CCIE
8 1 (1.75%) MCP
8 1 (1.75%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (28.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (7.02%) SCOM
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.07%) Polycom
2 16 (28.07%) Cisco
3 15 (26.32%) Mitel
4 9 (15.79%) Siemens
5 4 (7.02%) VMware
6 3 (5.26%) Avaya
6 3 (5.26%) Fujitsu
7 2 (3.51%) Juniper
7 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.75%) Nokia
8 1 (1.75%) HP
8 1 (1.75%) Dell
8 1 (1.75%) Citrix
8 1 (1.75%) Tandberg
8 1 (1.75%) Brocade
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