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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Comms Engineer
Rank 858 775 820
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 24 55 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.054% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.058% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 22 49 61
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £60,500 £59,100
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £37,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +20.96%
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
101022 95344 106346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.22% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79867 91509
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -24 9 £67,500 +25.58%
South East -31 4 £45,000 +26.76% 2
West Midlands -1 2 £29,000 -3.33%
East of England -10 2 £37,000 +5.71% 1
North West -7 1 £17,945 -20.24%
Yorkshire -39 1 £60,000 +114.28%
Communications Engineer
UK

Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 51 (71.83%) Unified Communications
2 49 (69.01%) Microsoft
3 45 (63.38%) Lync
4 34 (47.89%) Windows
5 32 (45.07%) MS Exchange
5 32 (45.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (39.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (36.62%) Blackberry
9 25 (35.21%) MCSE
10 24 (33.80%) MCITP
11 23 (32.39%) DNS
11 23 (32.39%) Active Directory
12 22 (30.99%) ITIL
12 22 (30.99%) Firewall
12 22 (30.99%) Office Communications Server
13 21 (29.58%) Cisco
13 21 (29.58%) DHCP
13 21 (29.58%) TCP/IP
13 21 (29.58%) VPN
13 21 (29.58%) PBX
14 20 (28.17%) MPLS
14 20 (28.17%) Load Balancing
14 20 (28.17%) Polycom
15 19 (26.76%) H.323
16 18 (25.35%) MS Excel
16 18 (25.35%) Mitel
17 17 (23.94%) PSTN
18 16 (22.54%) SAN
18 16 (22.54%) Service Delivery

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 45 (63.38%) Lync
2 32 (45.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 32 (45.07%) MS Exchange
3 22 (30.99%) Office Communications Server
4 12 (16.90%) IIS
5 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (25.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) GitHub
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (71.83%) Unified Communications
2 23 (32.39%) DNS
3 22 (30.99%) Firewall
4 21 (29.58%) TCP/IP
4 21 (29.58%) VPN
4 21 (29.58%) PBX
4 21 (29.58%) DHCP
5 20 (28.17%) MPLS
6 19 (26.76%) H.323
7 17 (23.94%) PSTN
8 16 (22.54%) SAN
9 15 (21.13%) SMTP
10 13 (18.31%) Fibre Channel
11 12 (16.90%) iSCSI
12 10 (14.08%) VoIP
13 6 (8.45%) WAN
14 5 (7.04%) LAN
15 4 (5.63%) Wireless
15 4 (5.63%) IP Telephony
16 3 (4.23%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) JIRA
1 3 (4.23%) Selenium
1 3 (4.23%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (4.23%) XMPP
1 3 (4.23%) Django
1 3 (4.23%) RESTful
1 3 (4.23%) SQLAlchemy
1 3 (4.23%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.82%) OLE
3 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.62%) Blackberry
2 9 (12.68%) CMDB
3 4 (5.63%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.41%) Physics
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Equities
5 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.89%) Windows
2 29 (40.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.27%) Linux
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) CentOS
6 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) ITIL
2 20 (28.17%) Load Balancing
3 16 (22.54%) Service Delivery
4 13 (18.31%) Change Management
4 13 (18.31%) PRINCE2
5 12 (16.90%) MOF
6 10 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.63%) Service Management
7 4 (5.63%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.82%) Identity Management
9 2 (2.82%) Release Management
9 2 (2.82%) Time Management
9 2 (2.82%) Data Architecture
10 1 (1.41%) Information Assurance
10 1 (1.41%) Network Architecture
10 1 (1.41%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.41%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.41%) Integration Testing
10 1 (1.41%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) SQL
1 4 (5.63%) Python
2 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.82%) R
2 2 (2.82%) C
3 1 (1.41%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (39.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (35.21%) MCSE
3 24 (33.80%) MCITP
4 12 (16.90%) MCTS
5 9 (12.68%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.63%) CCNA
6 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.23%) Degree
7 3 (4.23%) CCNP
8 1 (1.41%) MCP
8 1 (1.41%) CCIE
8 1 (1.41%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (1.41%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 23 (32.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) vSphere
3 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) SCOM
2 3 (4.23%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (4.23%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.23%) ARCserve
2 3 (4.23%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (69.01%) Microsoft
2 21 (29.58%) Cisco
3 20 (28.17%) Polycom
4 18 (25.35%) Mitel
5 12 (16.90%) Siemens
6 10 (14.08%) VMware
7 4 (5.63%) Juniper
8 3 (4.23%) Avaya
8 3 (4.23%) Fujitsu
8 3 (4.23%) WatchGuard
8 3 (4.23%) Veeam
9 2 (2.82%) Tandberg
10 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.41%) Brocade
10 1 (1.41%) Nokia
10 1 (1.41%) HP
10 1 (1.41%) Dell
10 1 (1.41%) Citrix
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