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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 93 119 60
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -59
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 77 64 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.35% 1.75% 3.56%
As % of the General category 8.67% 6.90% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 71 49 75
Average salary £36,750 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.33% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,600 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
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
888 928 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 27.13% 25.45% 31.99%
Number of salaries quoted 648 749 700
Average salary £40,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Leeds

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 72 (40.68%) Finance
2 66 (37.29%) Microsoft
3 52 (29.38%) MS Excel
3 52 (29.38%) Retail
4 50 (28.25%) Banking
5 45 (25.42%) Windows
6 41 (23.16%) Legal
7 39 (22.03%) Cisco
8 38 (21.47%) ITIL
9 34 (19.21%) Active Directory
10 33 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (17.51%) MS Exchange
12 30 (16.95%) VoIP
13 29 (16.38%) DNS
13 29 (16.38%) VMware
14 28 (15.82%) DHCP
14 28 (15.82%) Exchange Server 2010
15 26 (14.69%) Degree
15 26 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (14.12%) HP
17 24 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (13.56%) SQL
18 23 (12.99%) Project Management
18 23 (12.99%) VPN
19 22 (12.43%) SAN
19 22 (12.43%) Service Delivery
19 22 (12.43%) Network Security
20 21 (11.86%) SQL Server
21 20 (11.30%) Disaster Recovery
22 19 (10.73%) People Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (17.51%) MS Exchange
2 28 (15.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.52%) Lync
4 5 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.26%) IIS
6 2 (1.13%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 52 (29.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.08%) MS Office
3 5 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.26%) MS Project
4 4 (2.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.95%) VoIP
2 29 (16.38%) DNS
3 28 (15.82%) DHCP
4 23 (12.99%) VPN
5 22 (12.43%) SAN
5 22 (12.43%) Network Security
6 12 (6.78%) LAN
7 10 (5.65%) WAN
8 8 (4.52%) Firewall
8 8 (4.52%) Intranet
8 8 (4.52%) Extranet
9 6 (3.39%) TCP/IP
9 6 (3.39%) IP Telephony
10 5 (2.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (2.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.82%) CTI
11 3 (1.69%) HTTP
12 2 (1.13%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (9.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.82%) MySQL
4 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.56%) Big Data
5 1 (0.56%) QlikView
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.13%) Subversion
General
1 72 (40.68%) Finance
2 52 (29.38%) Retail
3 50 (28.25%) Banking
4 41 (23.16%) Legal
5 14 (7.91%) Marketing
6 8 (4.52%) Law
7 7 (3.95%) Manufacturing
7 7 (3.95%) Advertising
8 6 (3.39%) Electronics
8 6 (3.39%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.13%) Local Government
10 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (20.34%) Analyst
2 24 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (12.99%) Project Manager
4 17 (9.60%) Senior Analyst
4 17 (9.60%) Tester
4 17 (9.60%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 14 (7.91%) IT Project Manager
6 11 (6.21%) Business Analyst
7 9 (5.08%) Telecoms Analyst
8 8 (4.52%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (4.52%) Non-Functional Tester
9 7 (3.95%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
9 7 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (3.95%) Service Analyst
9 7 (3.95%) Senior Business Analyst
9 7 (3.95%) Performance Tester
10 6 (3.39%) Architect
10 6 (3.39%) Developer
10 6 (3.39%) Team Leader
11 5 (2.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.69%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.13%) Web Services
2 2 (1.13%) LAMP
2 2 (1.13%) Java EE
3 1 (0.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.56%) Symfony
3 1 (0.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.04%) Computer Science
1 16 (9.04%) N-Tier
2 10 (5.65%) PMI
2 10 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.39%) DTV
5 4 (2.26%) Social Media
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.56%) Life Science
6 1 (0.56%) IVR
6 1 (0.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 45 (25.42%) Windows
2 6 (3.39%) Linux
3 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.26%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.69%) Android
4 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.47%) ITIL
2 33 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (12.99%) Project Management
5 22 (12.43%) Service Delivery
6 20 (11.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (10.73%) People Management
8 18 (10.17%) PRINCE2
9 17 (9.60%) Information Management
10 16 (9.04%) SOA
10 16 (9.04%) Software Architecture
11 15 (8.47%) Stress Testing
12 11 (6.21%) Migration
13 10 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (5.65%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (5.08%) Document Management
14 9 (5.08%) Service Management
15 8 (4.52%) Scrum
15 8 (4.52%) Business Analysis
16 7 (3.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.56%) SQL
2 17 (9.60%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.69%) Python
3 3 (1.69%) Java
3 3 (1.69%) PHP
4 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (14.69%) Degree
2 14 (7.91%) PMI Certification
3 12 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (6.21%) CCNA
5 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.95%) MCP
7 6 (3.39%) MCTS
8 4 (2.26%) PMP
8 4 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.26%) CCNP
9 2 (1.13%) ISEB
9 2 (1.13%) CCSA
9 2 (1.13%) MCDST
9 2 (1.13%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.13%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.13%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.56%) MCSE
10 1 (0.56%) HNC
10 1 (0.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (19.21%) Active Directory
2 26 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.82%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 66 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 39 (22.03%) Cisco
3 29 (16.38%) VMware
4 25 (14.12%) HP
5 9 (5.08%) Mitel
6 7 (3.95%) CheckPoint
6 7 (3.95%) Citrix
6 7 (3.95%) Avaya
7 6 (3.39%) Juniper
7 6 (3.39%) SAP
7 6 (3.39%) Oracle
7 6 (3.39%) Blue Coat
7 6 (3.39%) F5
8 4 (2.26%) Sybase
8 4 (2.26%) Facebook
8 4 (2.26%) Twitter
9 2 (1.13%) Verint
10 1 (0.56%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.56%) Tableau
10 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds
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