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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 54 87 31
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -56
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 48 11 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.42% 1.09% 6.94%
As % of the General category 12.94% 2.95% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 42 8 73
Average salary £32,000 £39,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.98% -16.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £49,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +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
371 373 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.19% 36.86% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 312 270 313
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 August 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 August 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 -15 15 £25,000 -47.36% 1
Whitstable - 6 £32,000 -
Canterbury - 4 £32,292 -
West Malling - 3 £35,000 -
Dover +1 1 £26,500 -
Maidstone - 1 £21,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £52,000 -
Telecoms
South East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (41.67%) Degree
2 25 (34.72%) Finance
3 24 (33.33%) .NET
4 23 (31.94%) SQL
5 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (29.17%) C#
7 19 (26.39%) HTML
8 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 17 (23.61%) Big Data
10 16 (22.22%) SAP
11 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
11 15 (20.83%) SaaS
12 14 (19.44%) T-SQL
13 13 (18.06%) Cisco
13 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
13 13 (18.06%) QA
14 12 (16.67%) Windows
15 11 (15.28%) ERP
15 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
15 11 (15.28%) CCNA
15 11 (15.28%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (15.28%) Internet
15 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (15.28%) SIEM
15 11 (15.28%) Cyber Security
16 10 (13.89%) Data Integration
16 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
16 10 (13.89%) Data Analysis
16 10 (13.89%) MS Excel
16 10 (13.89%) Linux

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (11.11%) IIS
2 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) WorkSite
3 1 (1.39%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.83%) SaaS
2 5 (6.94%) Office 365
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) Internet
2 7 (9.72%) Wireless
3 5 (6.94%) DNS
4 4 (5.56%) VPN
4 4 (5.56%) HTTP
5 3 (4.17%) UMTS
5 3 (4.17%) Broadband
5 3 (4.17%) CDMA
5 3 (4.17%) GSM
5 3 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.17%) IP Telephony
5 3 (4.17%) 3G
5 3 (4.17%) LTE
6 2 (2.78%) 4G
6 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.39%) ATM
7 1 (1.39%) PBX
7 1 (1.39%) Firewall
7 1 (1.39%) SAN
7 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) Big Data
2 15 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.39%) SQL CLR
6 1 (1.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) JIRA
2 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.56%) Selenium
4 3 (4.17%) JUnit
4 3 (4.17%) LoadRunner
4 3 (4.17%) NetBeans
4 3 (4.17%) Subversion
4 3 (4.17%) Maven
4 3 (4.17%) PHPUnit
4 3 (4.17%) PyUnit
4 3 (4.17%) Mockito
5 2 (2.78%) Hudson
5 2 (2.78%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.39%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.39%) Grunt
6 1 (1.39%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 25 (34.72%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Law
3 6 (8.33%) Marketing
4 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.94%) Banking
4 5 (6.94%) Electronics
5 3 (4.17%) Back Office
6 2 (2.78%) Legal
7 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Developer
2 13 (18.06%) Analyst
3 11 (15.28%) SQL Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Programmer
5 6 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) SQL Programmer
6 5 (6.94%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (6.94%) QA Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Graduate
6 5 (6.94%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.94%) ArcSight Specialist
7 4 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.56%) Junior
7 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) .NET
2 19 (26.39%) HTML
3 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.94%) HTML5
5 4 (5.56%) Entity Framework
5 4 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.56%) WPF
5 4 (5.56%) Web Services
5 4 (5.56%) XML
5 4 (5.56%) XHTML
6 3 (4.17%) Spring
7 2 (2.78%) CSS
7 2 (2.78%) jQuery
8 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.39%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.39%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.39%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.39%) Sass
8 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Data Integration
2 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.94%) DTV
4 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.56%) PKI
6 1 (1.39%) CCTV
6 1 (1.39%) PMI
6 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.39%) iPhone
6 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.39%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) UNIX
4 2 (2.78%) CentOS
5 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (15.28%) ERP
2 11 (15.28%) SIEM
2 11 (15.28%) Cyber Security
3 10 (13.89%) Data Analysis
3 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
4 9 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 9 (12.50%) ITIL
5 8 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (11.11%) Analytics
5 8 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 7 (9.72%) Unit Testing
6 7 (9.72%) PRINCE2
6 7 (9.72%) Software Testing
7 6 (8.33%) Scrum
7 6 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 6 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 6 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 6 (8.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) SQL
2 21 (29.17%) C#
3 14 (19.44%) T-SQL
4 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.33%) Java
5 6 (8.33%) Python
6 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.17%) Jython
6 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.39%) VB6
7 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (41.67%) Degree
2 11 (15.28%) CCNA
2 11 (15.28%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (11.11%) CEH
3 8 (11.11%) CCSP
3 8 (11.11%) CCNP
3 8 (11.11%) CISSP
3 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.94%) ISEB
5 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.06%) QA
2 5 (6.94%) SLA
2 5 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.39%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) Firmware
3 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.78%) Puppet
2 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.39%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) SCOM
3 1 (1.39%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) SAP
2 13 (18.06%) Cisco
2 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.11%) ArcSight
4 6 (8.33%) HP
4 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.94%) TippingPoint
6 4 (5.56%) Oracle
6 4 (5.56%) Avaya
7 3 (4.17%) Nokia
7 3 (4.17%) Tableau
7 3 (4.17%) IBM
8 1 (1.39%) Citrix
8 1 (1.39%) McAfee
8 1 (1.39%) Sophos
8 1 (1.39%) Mitel
8 1 (1.39%) Twitter
8 1 (1.39%) Nimble Storage
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Company vehicle + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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Salary: Between 20000 and 28000
Posted: 6 days ago