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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 70 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 26 45 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.68% 3.61% 3.58%
As % of the General category 8.41% 12.71% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 21 41 39
Average salary £27,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
309 354 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 31.89% 28.43% 49.43%
Number of salaries quoted 274 294 479
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £60,000
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 31 March 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 31 March 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
Chatham +6 4 £25,000 -44.44%
Tunbridge Wells -15 4 £26,000 -38.82%
Dover - 3 £47,500 - 2
Maidstone +30 1 £20,400 -52.00%
Folkestone +1 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £27,000 -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 29 (47.54%) Degree
2 27 (44.26%) SQL
2 27 (44.26%) .NET
3 24 (39.34%) C#
4 23 (37.70%) T-SQL
4 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET
4 23 (37.70%) Finance
5 20 (32.79%) Computer Science
6 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (31.15%) SQL Server
7 17 (27.87%) Windows
8 16 (26.23%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
10 13 (21.31%) MSMQ
10 13 (21.31%) SOA
10 13 (21.31%) MVC
10 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (16.39%) Inversion of Control
11 10 (16.39%) Data Management
11 10 (16.39%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
11 10 (16.39%) HTML
12 9 (14.75%) Avaya
12 9 (14.75%) Project Management
12 9 (14.75%) .NET Framework
13 8 (13.11%) MVVM
13 8 (13.11%) Redis
13 8 (13.11%) ITIL
14 7 (11.48%) XML

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (6.56%) Lync
2 3 (4.92%) IIS
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.84%) MS Office
3 3 (4.92%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) SaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) Firewall
2 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.56%) LAN
3 4 (6.56%) VoIP
3 4 (6.56%) IP Telephony
4 3 (4.92%) iSCSI
4 3 (4.92%) SAN
4 3 (4.92%) SDH
4 3 (4.92%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.28%) DHCP
5 2 (3.28%) DNS
6 1 (1.64%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.64%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) Redis
3 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) NCrunch
2 2 (3.28%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.28%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) Selenium
3 1 (1.64%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.64%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 23 (37.70%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Marketing
3 4 (6.56%) Electronics
3 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.92%) Legal
4 3 (4.92%) Billing
5 2 (3.28%) Advertising
6 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) Applications Developer
2 13 (21.31%) .NET Developer
2 13 (21.31%) C# Developer
2 13 (21.31%) C# Application Developer
2 13 (21.31%) .NET Applications Developer
2 13 (21.31%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Support Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) SOA Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Web Developer
5 6 (9.84%) SQL Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Junior Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Junior Web Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Junior
7 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Software Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Sales Manager
8 3 (4.92%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (44.26%) .NET
2 23 (37.70%) ASP.NET
3 13 (21.31%) MSMQ
3 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (16.39%) HTML
5 9 (14.75%) .NET Framework
6 7 (11.48%) XML
7 5 (8.20%) WCF
7 5 (8.20%) Dapper ORM
7 5 (8.20%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (8.20%) Entity Framework
7 5 (8.20%) SignalR
7 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (4.92%) HTML5
9 1 (1.64%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.79%) Computer Science
2 16 (26.23%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (16.39%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (11.48%) Data Integration
5 5 (8.20%) Blog
6 4 (6.56%) DTV
6 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
8 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.64%) PMI
9 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.20%) Linux
4 3 (4.92%) UNIX
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Vista
5 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.28%) AIX
5 2 (3.28%) HPUX
5 2 (3.28%) Solaris
6 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.31%) MVC
2 13 (21.31%) SOA
3 10 (16.39%) Data Management
3 10 (16.39%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 9 (14.75%) Project Management
5 8 (13.11%) ITIL
5 8 (13.11%) MVVM
6 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (11.48%) Data Analysis
6 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.20%) Programme Management
8 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.56%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.56%) Software Testing
9 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) SQL
2 24 (39.34%) C#
3 23 (37.70%) T-SQL
4 7 (11.48%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.56%) Delphi
6 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.64%) VB
7 1 (1.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (47.54%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.56%) CCNA
3 3 (4.92%) HNC
4 1 (1.64%) CCNP
4 1 (1.64%) ISEB
4 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.64%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) SLA
2 6 (9.84%) QA
3 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.64%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.64%) XenApp
4 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) HAProxy
2 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) Avaya
3 4 (6.56%) SAP
3 4 (6.56%) VMware
3 4 (6.56%) Cisco
4 3 (4.92%) HP
5 2 (3.28%) Citrix
5 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.28%) Sophos
5 2 (3.28%) Sun
6 1 (1.64%) Progress
6 1 (1.64%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (1.64%) Acme Packet
6 1 (1.64%) Verint
Kent
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £44000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dover
People Source
Salary: excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dover
People Source
Salary: excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago