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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Comms Engineer
Rank 788 858 824
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 62 45 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.041% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.043% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 46 39 26
Average salary £42,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £34,600 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
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
94274 104403 95375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 78300 86556 80168
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
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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 +40 28 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Yorkshire +15 21 £40,000 -17.94% 1
South East +14 4 £65,000 +8.33% 3
South West - 4 £23,500 -
East of England +23 2 £47,500 +18.75%
East Midlands +9 2 £42,500 +28.78%
West Midlands -3 1 £45,000 -
Communications Engineer
UK

Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 67 (62.62%) Unified Communications
2 54 (50.47%) Lync
3 49 (45.79%) Cisco
4 47 (43.93%) Microsoft
5 35 (32.71%) Active Directory
6 34 (31.78%) MS Exchange
6 34 (31.78%) LAN
7 33 (30.84%) WAN
8 28 (26.17%) Windows
9 25 (23.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
10 22 (20.56%) MS Excel
10 22 (20.56%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (19.63%) ITIL
12 19 (17.76%) VoIP
12 19 (17.76%) Firewall
12 19 (17.76%) Degree
13 18 (16.82%) VMware
14 17 (15.89%) Telecoms
14 17 (15.89%) SQL
14 17 (15.89%) Office 365
14 17 (15.89%) Video Conferencing
15 16 (14.95%) TCP/IP
16 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (13.08%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (12.15%) Avaya
18 12 (11.21%) Cisco ASA
19 10 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2010
19 10 (9.35%) System Testing

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 54 (50.47%) Lync
2 34 (31.78%) MS Exchange
3 25 (23.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.61%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (3.74%) CMS
8 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (20.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.89%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 67 (62.62%) Unified Communications
2 34 (31.78%) LAN
3 33 (30.84%) WAN
4 19 (17.76%) VoIP
4 19 (17.76%) Firewall
5 16 (14.95%) TCP/IP
6 12 (11.21%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (9.35%) DNS
8 9 (8.41%) DHCP
8 9 (8.41%) Internet
9 8 (7.48%) H.323
10 7 (6.54%) Wireless
10 7 (6.54%) PBX
11 6 (5.61%) MPLS
11 6 (5.61%) BIG-IP
12 5 (4.67%) IP Telephony
12 5 (4.67%) SCCP
12 5 (4.67%) SMTP
12 5 (4.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (4.67%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Subversion
General
1 17 (15.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.67%) Back Office
2 5 (4.67%) Law
3 4 (3.74%) Advertising
3 4 (3.74%) Marketing
4 2 (1.87%) Electronics
4 2 (1.87%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) MAPI
1 4 (3.74%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.89%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (8.41%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.54%) Clustering
4 6 (5.61%) CCTV
5 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.74%) iPhone
6 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.80%) EPoS
7 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.80%) User Experience
8 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.87%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.93%) PKI
9 1 (0.93%) e-Health
9 1 (0.93%) Replication
9 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.93%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.17%) Windows
2 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.61%) Linux
5 4 (3.74%) Android
6 3 (2.80%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.80%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.87%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.93%) Solaris
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.63%) ITIL
2 14 (13.08%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (9.35%) System Testing
4 8 (7.48%) Cyber Security
5 7 (6.54%) Migration
6 6 (5.61%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.67%) Software Engineering
7 5 (4.67%) Change Management
7 5 (4.67%) Identity Management
7 5 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.74%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.74%) Server Building
8 4 (3.74%) Process Management
9 3 (2.80%) Service Management
9 3 (2.80%) Workflow
9 3 (2.80%) Project Management
9 3 (2.80%) Network Management
10 2 (1.87%) Load Balancing
10 2 (1.87%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.87%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.89%) SQL
2 8 (7.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (20.56%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (17.76%) Degree
3 10 (9.35%) CCNP
3 10 (9.35%) CCNA
4 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.67%) CCVP
6 2 (1.87%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.87%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.93%) CCIE
7 1 (0.93%) CCIP
7 1 (0.93%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (0.93%) BICSI RCDD
7 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (32.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.48%) Hyper-V
3 8 (7.48%) vSphere
4 5 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (5.61%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.80%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.93%) OpenView
5 1 (0.93%) Cacti
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 49 (45.79%) Cisco
2 47 (43.93%) Microsoft
3 18 (16.82%) VMware
4 13 (12.15%) Avaya
5 8 (7.48%) Polycom
6 7 (6.54%) CheckPoint
6 7 (6.54%) F5
7 6 (5.61%) Citrix
8 4 (3.74%) Tandberg
8 4 (3.74%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.74%) Adobe
8 4 (3.74%) Mitel
9 3 (2.80%) Nortel
9 3 (2.80%) Siemens
10 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.87%) HP
10 2 (1.87%) Intel
10 2 (1.87%) Cadence
10 2 (1.87%) BT
10 2 (1.87%) Speakerbus
South East England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £63,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
West Sussex
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago