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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 50 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 14 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.83% 1.65% 1.43%
As % of the General category 9.79% 5.81% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 5
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £21,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £86,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
143 155 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.89% 28.39% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 128 134 143
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 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
Preston -11 3 £29,000 -10.76%
Rossendale - 2 £28,000 -
Burnley - 2 £40,000 -
Blackburn +11 1 £42,500 - 1
Chorley - 1 £17,000 -
Lancaster - 1 £50,000 -
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 17 (70.83%) VoIP
2 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (45.83%) Avaya
2 11 (45.83%) Mitel
3 10 (41.67%) B2B
3 10 (41.67%) Business Development
3 10 (41.67%) Unified Communications
4 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (29.17%) Windows
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (25.00%) Office 365
6 6 (25.00%) Software Deployment
6 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
6 6 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (25.00%) Windows Vista
6 6 (25.00%) Resource Management
6 6 (25.00%) Life Science
6 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 6 (25.00%) iSCSI
6 6 (25.00%) NAS
6 6 (25.00%) MCSE
6 6 (25.00%) MS Office
6 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (25.00%) SLA
6 6 (25.00%) DECT
6 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) VoIP
2 10 (41.67%) Unified Communications
3 6 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 6 (25.00%) NAS
3 6 (25.00%) DHCP
3 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (25.00%) DNS
3 6 (25.00%) Internet
3 6 (25.00%) DECT
4 2 (8.33%) ADSL
4 2 (8.33%) NGN
5 1 (4.17%) PBX
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.17%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Sales Executive
2 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (16.67%) Support Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Manager
3 2 (8.33%) MI Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
2 1 (4.17%) RESTful
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Life Science
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.33%) IVR
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) B2B
1 10 (41.67%) Business Development
2 6 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) MVC
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) MCSE
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Postfix
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Avaya
1 11 (45.83%) Mitel
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Siemens
4 1 (4.17%) NEC
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Panasonic
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