The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 25 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -8
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 32 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.17% 0.68% 2.92%
As % of the General category 20.51% 2.08% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 32 2 12
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £23,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £32,400 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Telecoms
North West

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

General Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
156 144 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.98% 32.73% 33.61%
Number of salaries quoted 138 105 140
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £24,612 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Lancashire

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Telecoms
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Lancashire 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
(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
Blackburn - 6 £40,000 -
Nelson - 6 £22,250 - 1
Chorley - 2 £28,750 -
Lancaster - 2 £35,000 - 2
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 18 (32.73%) Windows
1 18 (32.73%) Service Delivery
2 17 (30.91%) SLA
2 17 (30.91%) VoIP
3 15 (27.27%) .NET
4 14 (25.45%) MS Office
4 14 (25.45%) DHCP
4 14 (25.45%) Internet
4 14 (25.45%) Active Directory
4 14 (25.45%) DECT
4 14 (25.45%) DNS
4 14 (25.45%) Life Science
4 14 (25.45%) Software Deployment
4 14 (25.45%) Service Desk Management
4 14 (25.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (21.82%) MVC
5 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
5 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
5 12 (21.82%) CSS
5 12 (21.82%) SQL
5 12 (21.82%) C#
5 12 (21.82%) HTML
6 11 (20.00%) Java
6 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (20.00%) Web Services
6 11 (20.00%) XML
6 11 (20.00%) Oracle
6 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (20.00%) Billing
6 11 (20.00%) Subversion

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 10 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (25.45%) MS Office
2 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) VoIP
2 14 (25.45%) DHCP
2 14 (25.45%) DECT
2 14 (25.45%) DNS
2 14 (25.45%) Internet
3 10 (18.18%) iSCSI
3 10 (18.18%) NAS
3 10 (18.18%) Ethernet
3 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 9 (16.36%) PBX
5 6 (10.91%) Unified Communications
6 3 (5.45%) Broadband
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.64%) Firewall
8 1 (1.82%) NGN
8 1 (1.82%) Network Security
8 1 (1.82%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (20.00%) Billing
2 10 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 7 (12.73%) Finance
4 4 (7.27%) Electronics
4 4 (7.27%) Marketing
5 2 (3.64%) Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) Back Office
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 10 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Senior C# Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Avaya Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) IP Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) IT Operations Manager
7 6 (10.91%) Operations Manager
7 6 (10.91%) Service Manager
8 5 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
9 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support Manager
9 4 (7.27%) Technical Manager
9 4 (7.27%) Support Manager
9 4 (7.27%) Technical Services Manager
10 2 (3.64%) Services Delivery Manager
10 2 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
10 2 (3.64%) Development Manager
10 2 (3.64%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) .NET
2 12 (21.82%) CSS
2 12 (21.82%) HTML
3 11 (20.00%) RESTful
3 11 (20.00%) Web Services
3 11 (20.00%) XML
3 11 (20.00%) JSON
4 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.82%) jQuery
5 1 (1.82%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Life Science
2 4 (7.27%) DTV
3 3 (5.45%) iPad
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) IVR
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.73%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (18.18%) Windows Vista
3 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Service Delivery
2 14 (25.45%) Software Deployment
2 14 (25.45%) Service Desk Management
2 14 (25.45%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (21.82%) MVC
4 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.00%) TDD
4 11 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 11 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 11 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 11 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (18.18%) Performance Management
5 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.27%) Line Management
7 4 (7.27%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.27%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) C#
1 12 (21.82%) SQL
2 11 (20.00%) Java
2 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.55%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.45%) PHP
5 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) MCSE
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) CCNP
3 1 (1.82%) CCNA
3 1 (1.82%) CCDP
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.91%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (25.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) Postfix
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) Avaya
3 6 (10.91%) Toshiba
3 6 (10.91%) Mitel
4 4 (7.27%) SAP
5 3 (5.45%) Apple
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco
7 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.82%) VMware
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