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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 69 45 70
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 38 63 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.26% 5.11% 1.29%
As % of the General category 9.50% 14.32% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 35 60 10
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +33.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
400 440 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.36% 35.71% 29.75%
Number of salaries quoted 344 388 202
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Tunbridge Wells -7 11 £33,750 -25.00% 2
Dartford -16 4 £32,500 -35.00%
Sevenoaks +6 2 £31,250 -27.32%
Chatham - 2 £40,000 -
West Malling +3 1 £42,500 +41.66%
Dover - 1 £65,000 - 1
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 25 (54.35%) Degree
2 21 (45.65%) SQL
3 20 (43.48%) Finance
4 19 (41.30%) Computer Science
4 19 (41.30%) .NET
5 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET
5 18 (39.13%) T-SQL
5 18 (39.13%) C#
6 14 (30.43%) MSMQ
6 14 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (30.43%) MVC
6 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (30.43%) Windows
7 13 (28.26%) SOA
7 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
7 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
7 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (23.91%) Inversion of Control
9 10 (21.74%) Data Management
10 9 (19.57%) MVVM
11 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
11 8 (17.39%) ITIL
11 8 (17.39%) VoIP
11 8 (17.39%) Marketing
12 7 (15.22%) SLA
12 7 (15.22%) IP Telephony
13 6 (13.04%) HTML
13 6 (13.04%) WAN
13 6 (13.04%) JavaScript

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.87%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) VoIP
2 7 (15.22%) IP Telephony
3 6 (13.04%) WAN
3 6 (13.04%) LAN
4 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.70%) DNS
4 4 (8.70%) Firewall
5 2 (4.35%) Internet
5 2 (4.35%) MPLS
5 2 (4.35%) ADSL
5 2 (4.35%) DHCP
5 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.17%) SAN
6 1 (2.17%) Network Security
6 1 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (13.04%) Redis
3 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) NCrunch
2 1 (2.17%) Selenium
2 1 (2.17%) JSUnit
2 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.17%) Grunt
2 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Marketing
3 5 (10.87%) Legal
4 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.70%) Electronics
5 2 (4.35%) Local Government
5 2 (4.35%) Advertising
6 1 (2.17%) Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Retail
6 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) Applications Developer
3 13 (28.26%) .NET Developer
3 13 (28.26%) C# Developer
3 13 (28.26%) C# Application Developer
3 13 (28.26%) .NET Applications Developer
3 13 (28.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (17.39%) SOA Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Sales Manager
5 6 (13.04%) Web Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Junior
6 5 (10.87%) SQL Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Junior Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Junior Web Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Account Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) .NET
2 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET
3 14 (30.43%) MSMQ
4 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (13.04%) Dapper ORM
5 6 (13.04%) SignalR
5 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (13.04%) HTML
6 5 (10.87%) XML
6 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
6 5 (10.87%) WCF
6 5 (10.87%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (10.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (2.17%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.17%) Sass
7 1 (2.17%) LESS
7 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (41.30%) Computer Science
2 14 (30.43%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (23.91%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (13.04%) Blog
5 5 (10.87%) Data Integration
6 4 (8.70%) DTV
7 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Vista
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) AIX
3 2 (4.35%) HPUX
3 2 (4.35%) Solaris
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.17%) VMS
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) MVC
1 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) SOA
3 10 (21.74%) Data Management
4 9 (19.57%) MVVM
5 8 (17.39%) ITIL
6 6 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.04%) Line Management
7 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
7 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
7 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
8 4 (8.70%) Capacity Management
9 3 (6.52%) Release Management
9 3 (6.52%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) SQL
2 18 (39.13%) T-SQL
2 18 (39.13%) C#
3 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (54.35%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) COBIT
3 1 (2.17%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) XenApp
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco
3 4 (8.70%) SAP
3 4 (8.70%) Avaya
4 3 (6.52%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) Sun
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix
5 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.17%) Acme Packet
6 1 (2.17%) Verint
6 1 (2.17%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
Kent
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £19,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago