The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Comms Engineer
Rank 852 798 832
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 36 46 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.045% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.048% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 31 43 42
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,600 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +10.00%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103100 95904 105987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 84942 80243 91513
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Communications Engineer
UK

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -27 13 £65,000 +18.18% 1
West Midlands +5 4 £29,000 -3.33%
East of England -4 3 £40,000 -20.00%
South East -8 3 £60,000 +37.14%
Yorkshire -45 3 £60,000 +114.28%
North West 0 2 £28,973 +28.76%
East Midlands 0 1 £33,000 +4.76%
Communications Engineer
UK

Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 53 (66.25%) Microsoft
2 50 (62.50%) Unified Communications
3 43 (53.75%) Lync
4 39 (48.75%) Windows
5 35 (43.75%) MS Exchange
5 35 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 32 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (36.25%) Firewall
8 28 (35.00%) Active Directory
9 27 (33.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (33.75%) Cisco
10 26 (32.50%) Blackberry
11 25 (31.25%) DNS
12 24 (30.00%) MCSE
12 24 (30.00%) MCITP
13 23 (28.75%) MPLS
14 22 (27.50%) ITIL
14 22 (27.50%) TCP/IP
15 21 (26.25%) VPN
15 21 (26.25%) DHCP
15 21 (26.25%) PBX
15 21 (26.25%) MS Excel
15 21 (26.25%) Load Balancing
15 21 (26.25%) Office Communications Server
16 20 (25.00%) Polycom
17 19 (23.75%) H.323
17 19 (23.75%) SAN
18 18 (22.50%) Mitel
19 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
19 17 (21.25%) PSTN

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 43 (53.75%) Lync
2 35 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 35 (43.75%) MS Exchange
3 21 (26.25%) Office Communications Server
4 12 (15.00%) IIS
5 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
6 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (26.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.50%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.00%) MS Office
4 2 (2.50%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) GitHub
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (62.50%) Unified Communications
2 29 (36.25%) Firewall
3 25 (31.25%) DNS
4 23 (28.75%) MPLS
5 22 (27.50%) TCP/IP
6 21 (26.25%) VPN
6 21 (26.25%) DHCP
6 21 (26.25%) PBX
7 19 (23.75%) SAN
7 19 (23.75%) H.323
8 17 (21.25%) PSTN
9 15 (18.75%) SMTP
10 13 (16.25%) iSCSI
10 13 (16.25%) Fibre Channel
11 12 (15.00%) VoIP
12 7 (8.75%) WAN
13 6 (7.50%) LAN
13 6 (7.50%) NAS
13 6 (7.50%) Wireless
14 4 (5.00%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) JIRA
1 3 (3.75%) Selenium
1 3 (3.75%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (3.75%) XMPP
1 3 (3.75%) Django
1 3 (3.75%) RESTful
1 3 (3.75%) SQLAlchemy
1 3 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.50%) OLE
3 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.50%) Blackberry
2 9 (11.25%) CMDB
3 3 (3.75%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.75%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.50%) CCTV
5 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Equities
5 1 (1.25%) Physics
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 39 (48.75%) Windows
2 32 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (15.00%) Linux
4 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) CentOS
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) ITIL
2 21 (26.25%) Load Balancing
3 16 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 13 (16.25%) Change Management
4 13 (16.25%) PRINCE2
5 12 (15.00%) MOF
6 10 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.00%) Service Management
8 3 (3.75%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.75%) Data Architecture
9 2 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.50%) Time Management
9 2 (2.50%) Release Management
9 2 (2.50%) Identity Management
10 1 (1.25%) Network Design
10 1 (1.25%) Strategic Planning
10 1 (1.25%) Regression Testing
10 1 (1.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) Python
2 4 (5.00%) C
3 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.50%) R
4 1 (1.25%) Java
4 1 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (33.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (30.00%) MCSE
2 24 (30.00%) MCITP
3 12 (15.00%) MCTS
3 12 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.50%) CCNP
4 6 (7.50%) CCNA
5 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.75%) Degree
7 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) CCIE
7 1 (1.25%) MCP
7 1 (1.25%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.25%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 28 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.50%) vSphere
4 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) ARCserve
1 6 (7.50%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.75%) SCOM
2 3 (3.75%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (3.75%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (3.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.25%) Cacti
3 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.25%) SCCM
3 1 (1.25%) OpenView
3 1 (1.25%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (66.25%) Microsoft
2 27 (33.75%) Cisco
3 20 (25.00%) Polycom
4 18 (22.50%) Mitel
5 13 (16.25%) VMware
6 12 (15.00%) Siemens
7 7 (8.75%) Juniper
8 6 (7.50%) Veeam
8 6 (7.50%) WatchGuard
9 4 (5.00%) Avaya
10 3 (3.75%) Fujitsu
11 2 (2.50%) Tandberg
11 2 (2.50%) HP
12 1 (1.25%) Dell
12 1 (1.25%) Citrix
12 1 (1.25%) Nokia
12 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.25%) Brocade
12 1 (1.25%) Aruba
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