The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 101 104 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -40
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 73 78 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.07% 2.10% 3.54%
As % of the General category 7.46% 7.89% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 70 59 76
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +49.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £20,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Telecoms
West Yorkshire

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

General Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
978 988 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 27.72% 26.59% 32.74%
Number of salaries quoted 730 792 759
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Leeds

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Leeds

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

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Leeds

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 69 (38.76%) Finance
2 68 (38.20%) Retail
3 59 (33.15%) Microsoft
4 54 (30.34%) Banking
5 47 (26.40%) MS Excel
6 41 (23.03%) Windows
7 34 (19.10%) Legal
8 33 (18.54%) ITIL
8 33 (18.54%) SQL
9 32 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (17.42%) Degree
11 30 (16.85%) Cisco
12 26 (14.61%) DNS
12 26 (14.61%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (14.61%) SQL Server
13 25 (14.04%) Active Directory
14 23 (12.92%) Project Management
14 23 (12.92%) VoIP
14 23 (12.92%) People Management
15 22 (12.36%) T-SQL
15 22 (12.36%) VMware
16 21 (11.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 21 (11.80%) Information Management
16 21 (11.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (11.80%) DHCP
16 21 (11.80%) MS Exchange
16 21 (11.80%) HP
17 20 (11.24%) SOA
17 20 (11.24%) N-Tier
17 20 (11.24%) Software Architecture

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 21 (11.80%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.81%) IIS
4 4 (2.25%) Apache
4 4 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.25%) CMS
5 3 (1.69%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.12%) nginx
6 2 (1.12%) Node.js
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.56%) Lync
Applications
1 47 (26.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.49%) MS Office
3 4 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.69%) MS Project
5 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.12%) Route 53
2 2 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.61%) DNS
2 23 (12.92%) VoIP
3 21 (11.80%) DHCP
4 17 (9.55%) VPN
5 15 (8.43%) LAN
5 15 (8.43%) SAN
5 15 (8.43%) Network Security
6 13 (7.30%) WAN
7 11 (6.18%) IP Telephony
8 8 (4.49%) TCP/IP
8 8 (4.49%) Firewall
8 8 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (4.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (4.49%) CTI
9 5 (2.81%) Internet
9 5 (2.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (2.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (2.25%) SMS
10 4 (2.25%) MPLS
10 4 (2.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (11.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (2.81%) MySQL
4 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.12%) Redis
6 1 (0.56%) Big Data
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.56%) QlikView
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) JUnit
2 2 (1.12%) Subversion
2 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
General
1 69 (38.76%) Finance
2 68 (38.20%) Retail
3 54 (30.34%) Banking
4 34 (19.10%) Legal
5 9 (5.06%) Multimedia
6 8 (4.49%) Marketing
7 7 (3.93%) Advertising
7 7 (3.93%) Law
8 4 (2.25%) Electronics
8 4 (2.25%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.69%) Games
9 3 (1.69%) Automotive
10 1 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (19.10%) Analyst
2 23 (12.92%) Project Manager
3 21 (11.80%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 20 (11.24%) Senior Analyst
5 19 (10.67%) Tester
6 17 (9.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (7.87%) IT Project Manager
7 14 (7.87%) Telecoms Analyst
8 12 (6.74%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
9 11 (6.18%) Team Leader
10 10 (5.62%) Non-Functional Tester
11 8 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (4.49%) Service Desk Analyst
12 7 (3.93%) Service Analyst
12 7 (3.93%) Senior Business Analyst
12 7 (3.93%) Performance Tester
12 7 (3.93%) Architect
12 7 (3.93%) Business Analyst
13 6 (3.37%) Network Specialist
14 5 (2.81%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.25%) Web Services
1 4 (2.25%) Spring
2 3 (1.69%) Grails
2 3 (1.69%) JAXB
2 3 (1.69%) LAMP
2 3 (1.69%) Hibernate
2 3 (1.69%) J2EE
3 2 (1.12%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.56%) HTML
4 1 (0.56%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.56%) Symfony
4 1 (0.56%) jQuery
4 1 (0.56%) MooTools
4 1 (0.56%) HTML5
4 1 (0.56%) CSS3
4 1 (0.56%) COM
4 1 (0.56%) CSS
4 1 (0.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.24%) N-Tier
2 16 (8.99%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.87%) PMI
4 13 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.93%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.25%) DTV
6 4 (2.25%) Clustering
7 3 (1.69%) Replication
8 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.12%) User Experience
9 1 (0.56%) IVR
9 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.03%) Windows
2 11 (6.18%) Linux
3 8 (4.49%) UNIX
4 4 (2.25%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.69%) Solaris
6 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.12%) Android
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.54%) ITIL
2 32 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (14.61%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (12.92%) Project Management
4 23 (12.92%) People Management
5 21 (11.80%) Information Management
6 20 (11.24%) SOA
6 20 (11.24%) Software Architecture
7 19 (10.67%) Stress Testing
8 18 (10.11%) PRINCE2
9 15 (8.43%) Migration
10 11 (6.18%) Service Delivery
10 11 (6.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (5.06%) Service Management
11 9 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.49%) Business Continuity
12 8 (4.49%) Business Analysis
13 7 (3.93%) Scrum
13 7 (3.93%) OO
13 7 (3.93%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.54%) SQL
2 22 (12.36%) T-SQL
3 7 (3.93%) Java
4 5 (2.81%) Python
4 5 (2.81%) PHP
5 4 (2.25%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.12%) Perl
7 2 (1.12%) C++
7 2 (1.12%) Ruby
8 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (17.42%) Degree
2 15 (8.43%) PMI Certification
3 13 (7.30%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.06%) MCP
5 9 (5.06%) CCNA
6 6 (3.37%) MCTS
7 5 (2.81%) CCNP
8 3 (1.69%) CCSE
8 3 (1.69%) CCDP
8 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.12%) ISEB
9 2 (1.12%) CCSA
9 2 (1.12%) MCDST
9 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.37%) SLA
3 2 (1.12%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.81%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.56%) vSphere
4 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) SCCM
1 2 (1.12%) Puppet
1 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.12%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 59 (33.15%) Microsoft
2 30 (16.85%) Cisco
3 22 (12.36%) VMware
4 21 (11.80%) HP
5 13 (7.30%) Mitel
6 10 (5.62%) CheckPoint
7 9 (5.06%) Oracle
8 8 (4.49%) Avaya
9 7 (3.93%) Citrix
10 6 (3.37%) Blue Coat
10 6 (3.37%) F5
11 5 (2.81%) Juniper
12 4 (2.25%) SAP
13 3 (1.69%) EMC
14 2 (1.12%) Sybase
14 2 (1.12%) Percona
14 2 (1.12%) Verint
15 1 (0.56%) ArcSight
15 1 (0.56%) Tableau
15 1 (0.56%) IBM
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