The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 72 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 31 62 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.15% 5.35% 3.43%
As % of the General category 10.23% 17.82% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28 60 27
Average salary £28,750 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Telecoms
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

General Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
303 348 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 30.76% 30.03% 43.31%
Number of salaries quoted 265 294 317
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Kent region.

Telecoms Salary Trend in Kent

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Kent

Telecoms
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
(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
Tunbridge Wells -5 10 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Chatham - 6 £27,500 -
Dartford -8 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Maidstone +17 1 £20,400 -52.00%
Dover - 1 £47,500 -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Telecoms also 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 that cited Telecoms.

1 27 (45.00%) Degree
2 24 (40.00%) C#
2 24 (40.00%) .NET
2 24 (40.00%) Finance
3 23 (38.33%) SQL
4 20 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 20 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 20 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
5 19 (31.67%) Windows
5 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 13 (21.67%) MSMQ
7 13 (21.67%) SOA
7 13 (21.67%) MVC
7 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (21.67%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
9 10 (16.67%) ITIL
9 10 (16.67%) Data Management
9 10 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 10 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
10 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework
10 9 (15.00%) SLA
10 9 (15.00%) Avaya
11 8 (13.33%) MS Office
11 8 (13.33%) Firewall
11 8 (13.33%) Redis
11 8 (13.33%) MVVM

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Telecoms also 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 that cited Telecoms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.67%) Lync
2 3 (5.00%) IIS
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.33%) MS Office
3 3 (5.00%) AutoCAD
4 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) SaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) Firewall
2 7 (11.67%) VoIP
3 6 (10.00%) LAN
3 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.33%) IP Telephony
5 4 (6.67%) Ethernet
6 3 (5.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (5.00%) DNS
6 3 (5.00%) SAN
6 3 (5.00%) SDH
6 3 (5.00%) WAN
7 2 (3.33%) DHCP
8 1 (1.67%) Internet
8 1 (1.67%) MPLS
8 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.67%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.67%) ADSL
8 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) Redis
3 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) NCrunch
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Marketing
3 5 (8.33%) Legal
4 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.00%) Electronics
4 3 (5.00%) Billing
5 2 (3.33%) Advertising
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
6 1 (1.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Developer
2 13 (21.67%) Applications Developer
2 13 (21.67%) .NET Developer
2 13 (21.67%) C# Developer
2 13 (21.67%) C# Application Developer
2 13 (21.67%) .NET Applications Developer
2 13 (21.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) SOA Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Sales Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Junior Web Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Junior Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Junior
7 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Account Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.00%) .NET
2 20 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 13 (21.67%) MSMQ
3 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (11.67%) XML
5 7 (11.67%) HTML
6 5 (8.33%) Dapper ORM
6 5 (8.33%) WCF
6 5 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (8.33%) SignalR
6 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 13 (21.67%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (11.67%) Data Integration
5 5 (8.33%) Blog
6 3 (5.00%) DTV
6 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.33%) Thin Client
7 2 (3.33%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.33%) Linux
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.33%) UNIX
5 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.33%) AIX
5 2 (3.33%) HPUX
5 2 (3.33%) Solaris
6 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.67%) MVC
2 13 (21.67%) SOA
3 10 (16.67%) ITIL
3 10 (16.67%) Data Management
3 10 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 8 (13.33%) MVVM
5 7 (11.67%) Data Analysis
5 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
5 7 (11.67%) Project Management
6 5 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.00%) Information Security Management
8 3 (5.00%) Security Management
8 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) C#
2 23 (38.33%) SQL
3 20 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.67%) Delphi
6 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (45.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.00%) HNC
3 2 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (1.67%) MCP
4 1 (1.67%) CCNP
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) SLA
2 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) XenApp
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Avaya
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco
3 4 (6.67%) VMware
4 3 (5.00%) SAP
5 2 (3.33%) Sun
5 2 (3.33%) Citrix
5 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.33%) Sophos
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) Progress
6 1 (1.67%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.67%) Acme Packet
6 1 (1.67%) Verint
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