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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Comms Engineer
Rank 832 863 805
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 29 23 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.021% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.022% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 51
Average salary £41,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.45% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,791 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £76,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +46.66%
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
97285 102439 95015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81970 83640 79578
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +11 11 £40,000 -40.74% 3
South East -12 8 £42,500 -5.55%
East Midlands - 5 £38,082 -
Yorkshire +14 3 £42,000 -30.00%
East of England +5 2 £52,500 +41.89%
Communications Engineer
UK

Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 78 (86.67%) Unified Communications
2 59 (65.56%) Cisco
3 51 (56.67%) Lync
4 50 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 35 (38.89%) WAN
5 35 (38.89%) LAN
6 33 (36.67%) MS Exchange
7 28 (31.11%) MS Excel
8 27 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (26.67%) SQL Server
10 21 (23.33%) Active Directory
10 21 (23.33%) H.323
11 20 (22.22%) ITIL
11 20 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
11 20 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
12 18 (20.00%) Telecoms
13 16 (17.78%) VMware
13 16 (17.78%) SQL
14 15 (16.67%) VoIP
14 15 (16.67%) CCNP
14 15 (16.67%) SCCP
15 14 (15.56%) Windows
16 13 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (14.44%) Cisco UCCX
17 12 (13.33%) Firewall
17 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
18 11 (12.22%) Office 365
18 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2013
19 10 (11.11%) Cyber Security
19 10 (11.11%) DNS

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 51 (56.67%) Lync
2 33 (36.67%) MS Exchange
3 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (31.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 78 (86.67%) Unified Communications
2 35 (38.89%) LAN
2 35 (38.89%) WAN
3 21 (23.33%) H.323
4 15 (16.67%) SCCP
4 15 (16.67%) VoIP
5 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 12 (13.33%) Firewall
6 10 (11.11%) MGCP
6 10 (11.11%) DHCP
6 10 (11.11%) DNS
6 10 (11.11%) PBX
7 8 (8.89%) Telepresence
8 7 (7.78%) BIG-IP
9 5 (5.56%) IP Telephony
9 5 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (5.56%) MPLS
9 5 (5.56%) WebEx
10 4 (4.44%) IMAP
10 4 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 18 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.56%) Law
3 4 (4.44%) Advertising
3 4 (4.44%) Back Office
3 4 (4.44%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) French Language
4 2 (2.22%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.22%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.22%) Finance
5 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) MAPI
2 1 (1.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) iPhone
3 4 (4.44%) Clustering
4 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.33%) User Experience
5 2 (2.22%) CCTV
5 2 (2.22%) BYOD
6 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.11%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.11%) e-Health
6 1 (1.11%) PKI
6 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.56%) Windows
2 8 (8.89%) Linux
3 4 (4.44%) Android
3 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.11%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.22%) ITIL
2 10 (11.11%) Cyber Security
3 8 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (8.89%) Service Management
4 7 (7.78%) Change Management
5 6 (6.67%) Migration
6 5 (5.56%) OpenUP
6 5 (5.56%) Network Management
6 5 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.44%) Line Management
7 4 (4.44%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.44%) Server Building
7 4 (4.44%) Identity Management
7 4 (4.44%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.44%) Project Management
7 4 (4.44%) System Testing
7 4 (4.44%) Time Management
8 3 (3.33%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.33%) CAD
8 3 (3.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.78%) SQL
2 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (16.67%) CCNP
3 8 (8.89%) CCNA
3 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.78%) CCVP
5 3 (3.33%) A+ Certification
5 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.11%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (1.11%) Degree
6 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (5.56%) vSphere
4 5 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (14.44%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (4.44%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.11%) Cacti
Vendors
1 59 (65.56%) Cisco
2 50 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.78%) VMware
4 10 (11.11%) Polycom
4 10 (11.11%) Avaya
5 9 (10.00%) Mitel
6 7 (7.78%) Tandberg
6 7 (7.78%) F5
7 5 (5.56%) Verint
7 5 (5.56%) Zeacom
8 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.44%) BT
8 4 (4.44%) Citrix
8 4 (4.44%) Adobe
9 3 (3.33%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.33%) IPFX
10 2 (2.22%) RightFax
11 1 (1.11%) Veeam
11 1 (1.11%) Cadence
11 1 (1.11%) CA