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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 62 72 54
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 33 35 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.45% 2.86% 3.17%
As % of the General category 9.24% 9.38% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 37
Average salary £44,750 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.69% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £125,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
357 373 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.30% 30.52% 49.47%
Number of salaries quoted 317 309 507
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Sevenoaks +7 4 £54,500 +55.71%
Dover - 4 £50,000 -
Tunbridge Wells -11 3 £27,000 -46.00%
Chatham +4 2 £25,000 -44.44%
Folkestone -2 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £27,000 -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 30 (46.15%) Degree
2 28 (43.08%) Finance
3 26 (40.00%) .NET
4 23 (35.38%) C#
5 22 (33.85%) SQL
5 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET
6 21 (32.31%) SQL Server
7 20 (30.77%) T-SQL
8 17 (26.15%) Windows
8 17 (26.15%) Computer Science
9 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
10 13 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
11 12 (18.46%) MVC
12 11 (16.92%) HTML
12 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (15.38%) SIEM
13 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (15.38%) Data Management
13 10 (15.38%) .NET Framework
13 10 (15.38%) MSMQ
13 10 (15.38%) SOA
13 10 (15.38%) Project Management
14 9 (13.85%) Cisco
14 9 (13.85%) SAP
14 9 (13.85%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 9 (13.85%) Inversion of Control
15 8 (12.31%) Redis
15 8 (12.31%) Business Intelligence

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (6.15%) IIS
2 3 (4.62%) Lync
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.23%) MS Office
3 3 (4.62%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) SaaS
2 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Firewall
2 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.62%) SAN
3 3 (4.62%) Internet
3 3 (4.62%) Broadband
3 3 (4.62%) LAN
3 3 (4.62%) SDH
3 3 (4.62%) IP Telephony
3 3 (4.62%) iSCSI
3 3 (4.62%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.08%) VoIP
4 2 (3.08%) DHCP
4 2 (3.08%) DNS
5 1 (1.54%) PBX
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) Redis
3 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) NCrunch
2 2 (3.08%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) Selenium
3 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 28 (43.08%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Marketing
3 5 (7.69%) Electronics
3 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.15%) Law
5 3 (4.62%) Billing
6 2 (3.08%) Advertising
6 2 (3.08%) Banking
6 2 (3.08%) Retail
7 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Developer
2 12 (18.46%) Analyst
3 11 (16.92%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.92%) C# Developer
4 10 (15.38%) C# Application Developer
4 10 (15.38%) .NET Applications Developer
4 10 (15.38%) Applications Developer
4 10 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Web Developer
6 6 (9.23%) SQL Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Junior Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Junior Web Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Junior
7 5 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.69%) SOA Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Security Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Software Support Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) .NET
2 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET
3 11 (16.92%) HTML
3 11 (16.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (15.38%) MSMQ
4 10 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (10.77%) XML
6 6 (9.23%) Entity Framework
6 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (7.69%) Dapper ORM
7 5 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (7.69%) SignalR
7 5 (7.69%) WCF
8 4 (6.15%) HTML5
9 1 (1.54%) WinForms
9 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.54%) WPF
9 1 (1.54%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Computer Science
2 13 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (13.85%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (10.77%) Data Integration
4 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
5 5 (7.69%) DTV
5 5 (7.69%) Blog
6 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
7 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.54%) PMI
8 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Vista
3 3 (4.62%) Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) UNIX
5 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.46%) MVC
3 10 (15.38%) SOA
3 10 (15.38%) Project Management
3 10 (15.38%) Data Management
3 10 (15.38%) SIEM
4 9 (13.85%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 8 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.77%) ITIL
6 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2
6 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.77%) Data Analysis
6 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
6 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
6 7 (10.77%) Cyber Security
7 6 (9.23%) MVVM
7 6 (9.23%) Security Management
7 6 (9.23%) Information Security
7 6 (9.23%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.38%) C#
2 22 (33.85%) SQL
3 20 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.15%) Delphi
6 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.54%) VB
7 1 (1.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 30 (46.15%) Degree
2 8 (12.31%) CCNA
2 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.69%) CCNP
5 4 (6.15%) CCSP
5 4 (6.15%) CISSP
5 4 (6.15%) CEH
6 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.62%) HNC
7 1 (1.54%) MCP
7 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.54%) ISEB
7 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) SLA
2 7 (10.77%) QA
3 6 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.54%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.54%) XenApp
4 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) HAProxy
2 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) SAP
2 9 (13.85%) Cisco
3 8 (12.31%) Avaya
4 6 (9.23%) ArcSight
5 4 (6.15%) VMware
6 3 (4.62%) HP
6 3 (4.62%) TippingPoint
7 2 (3.08%) Citrix
7 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.08%) Sophos
8 1 (1.54%) Mitel
8 1 (1.54%) Progress
8 1 (1.54%) Wall Street Systems
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