The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 50 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 4 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.02% 1.31% 1.12%
As % of the General category 4.44% 3.91% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 4
Average salary £70,000 £32,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+115.38% -56.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
Telecoms
Leicestershire

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

General Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
90 179 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 22.84% 33.52% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 69 156 125
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £30,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Leicester

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 9 (90.00%) Finance
1 9 (90.00%) Retail
2 8 (80.00%) Banking
3 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (60.00%) Information Security
3 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (60.00%) Security Architecture
3 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (60.00%) Legal
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) PBX
4 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) CTI
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (10.00%) MCTS
6 1 (10.00%) MCITP
6 1 (10.00%) Mitel
6 1 (10.00%) Lync
6 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Avaya

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) PBX
1 3 (30.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) CTI
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
1 9 (90.00%) Retail
2 8 (80.00%) Banking
3 6 (60.00%) Legal
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Security Architect
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
1 6 (60.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Mitel
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Avaya
1 1 (10.00%) Siemens