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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Comms Engineer
Rank 815 864 828
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 44 37 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.034% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.036% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 42
Average salary £41,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.45% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,400 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £72,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £55,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +42.85%
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
96689 103951 96080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.50% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 80825 85789 80388
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Yorkshire +12 15 £40,000 -33.33%
London +19 14 £30,000 -52.94% 2
South East +37 11 £42,500 -29.16% 1
East Midlands +2 2 £41,250 +25.00% 1
East of England +9 1 £50,000 +25.00%
West Midlands -18 1 £45,000 +55.17%
Communications Engineer
UK

Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 83 (78.30%) Unified Communications
2 59 (55.66%) Cisco
3 57 (53.77%) Lync
4 52 (49.06%) Microsoft
5 39 (36.79%) WAN
5 39 (36.79%) LAN
6 35 (33.02%) MS Exchange
7 29 (27.36%) Active Directory
8 27 (25.47%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (24.53%) MS Excel
10 25 (23.58%) SQL Server
11 21 (19.81%) Windows
12 19 (17.92%) Exchange Server 2013
12 19 (17.92%) Video Conferencing
13 18 (16.98%) Office 365
13 18 (16.98%) H.323
13 18 (16.98%) VMware
14 17 (16.04%) ITIL
14 17 (16.04%) SQL
14 17 (16.04%) Cisco CUCM
15 16 (15.09%) Firewall
16 15 (14.15%) Telecoms
16 15 (14.15%) VoIP
17 14 (13.21%) TCP/IP
17 14 (13.21%) CCNP
17 14 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
18 13 (12.26%) Avaya
18 13 (12.26%) SCCP
19 12 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
20 11 (10.38%) Cisco UCCX

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 57 (53.77%) Lync
2 35 (33.02%) MS Exchange
3 19 (17.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.72%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (4.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.77%) CMS
7 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (24.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 83 (78.30%) Unified Communications
2 39 (36.79%) WAN
2 39 (36.79%) LAN
3 18 (16.98%) H.323
4 16 (15.09%) Firewall
5 15 (14.15%) VoIP
6 14 (13.21%) TCP/IP
7 13 (12.26%) SCCP
8 11 (10.38%) DNS
9 10 (9.43%) DHCP
9 10 (9.43%) MGCP
9 10 (9.43%) Internet
10 7 (6.60%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (6.60%) IP Telephony
10 7 (6.60%) BIG-IP
10 7 (6.60%) PBX
11 6 (5.66%) SMTP
11 6 (5.66%) MPLS
11 6 (5.66%) Telepresence
12 5 (4.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (14.15%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.72%) Back Office
2 5 (4.72%) Law
3 4 (3.77%) Marketing
3 4 (3.77%) Advertising
4 2 (1.89%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.89%) French Language
4 2 (1.89%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.89%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) MAPI
2 1 (0.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.92%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (8.49%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.60%) Clustering
4 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.77%) iPhone
6 3 (2.83%) User Experience
6 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.83%) CCTV
7 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.94%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.94%) Replication
8 1 (0.94%) PKI
8 1 (0.94%) e-Health
8 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.81%) Windows
2 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (8.49%) Linux
3 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.77%) Android
5 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.94%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.94%) Solaris
6 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.04%) ITIL
2 14 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (9.43%) Cyber Security
3 10 (9.43%) System Testing
4 8 (7.55%) Service Management
5 7 (6.60%) Network Management
5 7 (6.60%) Change Management
5 7 (6.60%) Migration
6 6 (5.66%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.72%) OpenUP
7 5 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.72%) Identity Management
8 4 (3.77%) Line Management
8 4 (3.77%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.77%) Server Building
9 3 (2.83%) Time Management
9 3 (2.83%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.83%) Software Engineering
9 3 (2.83%) CAD
10 2 (1.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.04%) SQL
2 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (25.47%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (13.21%) CCNP
3 10 (9.43%) Degree
4 9 (8.49%) CCNA
5 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.72%) CCVP
7 3 (2.83%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (2.83%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.94%) CCIE
8 1 (0.94%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (0.94%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (27.36%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.55%) vSphere
4 6 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (5.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (16.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (10.38%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (4.72%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (4.72%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (3.77%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.89%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.89%) Cacti
6 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 59 (55.66%) Cisco
2 52 (49.06%) Microsoft
3 18 (16.98%) VMware
4 13 (12.26%) Avaya
5 10 (9.43%) Polycom
6 9 (8.49%) Mitel
7 7 (6.60%) F5
8 6 (5.66%) CheckPoint
8 6 (5.66%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.72%) Verint
9 5 (4.72%) Zeacom
9 5 (4.72%) Citrix
10 4 (3.77%) Adobe
10 4 (3.77%) Tandberg
11 3 (2.83%) IPFX
12 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.89%) Cadence
12 2 (1.89%) BT
12 2 (1.89%) RightFax
12 2 (1.89%) Veeam
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