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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 53 45 59
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 10 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.01% 2.71% 1.16%
As % of the General category 6.37% 7.91% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 6
Average salary £28,000 £18,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
157 177 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.53% 34.24% 36.75%
Number of salaries quoted 139 150 155
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +0.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,125 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 August 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
Rossendale - 8 £28,000 -
Chorley -6 1 £18,000 -30.76%
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) VoIP
1 10 (71.43%) Avaya
2 9 (64.29%) Mitel
3 8 (57.14%) Business Development
3 8 (57.14%) Unified Communications
3 8 (57.14%) B2B
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) ADSL
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) SSL
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) VoIP
2 8 (57.14%) Unified Communications
3 2 (14.29%) ADSL
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) IPsec
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
4 1 (7.14%) NGN
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) PBX
4 1 (7.14%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Sales Executive
2 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
2 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
2 1 (7.14%) IT Support Manager
2 1 (7.14%) IT Director
2 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (7.14%) IT Support
2 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) AS400
1 1 (7.14%) IVR
1 1 (7.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) B2B
1 8 (57.14%) Business Development
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Avaya
2 9 (64.29%) Mitel
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Siemens
4 1 (7.14%) NEC
4 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard
4 1 (7.14%) Draytek
4 1 (7.14%) Panasonic
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