The table below looks at the statistics for the Communications Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Comms Engineer
Rank 162 181 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 18 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.53% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 0
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.45% +22.22%
Communications Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3249 3551 2407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.24% 97.26% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2558 2823 1885
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Communications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Communications Engineer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Communications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Communications Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Communications Engineer Salary Trend in Leeds

Communications Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Communications Engineer in their job title 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 with Communications Engineer in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) LAN
1 23 (100.00%) WAN
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 23 (100.00%) Lync
1 23 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
3 16 (69.57%) MS Exchange
4 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
4 15 (65.22%) Cisco
5 11 (47.83%) SQL
5 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
6 10 (43.48%) Cyber Security
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (30.43%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (21.74%) ITIL
10 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
10 4 (17.39%) Tandberg
10 4 (17.39%) Telepresence
11 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (8.70%) CCNP

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Communications Engineer in their job title 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 with Communications Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (100.00%) Lync
2 16 (69.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) LAN
1 23 (100.00%) WAN
1 23 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (17.39%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Cyber Security
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNP
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) Tandberg