The table below looks at the statistics for the Communications Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Comms Engineer
Rank 618 593 621
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 5 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.011% 0.036% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.039% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 20
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,767 £41,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,900 £58,750 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
Communications Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42846 41399 47957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.51% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35783 34736 41598
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Communications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Communications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Communications Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Communications Engineer Salary Trend in London

Communications Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Communications Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Communications Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 17 (77.27%) Unified Communications
2 15 (68.18%) Lync
3 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (59.09%) MS Exchange
4 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 12 (54.55%) DNS
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 12 (54.55%) Blackberry
5 11 (50.00%) MPLS
5 11 (50.00%) VPN
5 11 (50.00%) Load Balancing
6 10 (45.45%) Polycom
6 10 (45.45%) PBX
6 10 (45.45%) DHCP
6 10 (45.45%) H.323
6 10 (45.45%) Firewall
7 9 (40.91%) Mitel
7 9 (40.91%) PSTN
7 9 (40.91%) SMTP
7 9 (40.91%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
9 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
10 6 (27.27%) MCSE
10 6 (27.27%) Windows
10 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (27.27%) MCTS
10 6 (27.27%) MCITP
10 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (22.73%) Cisco
12 4 (18.18%) Change Management

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 15 (68.18%) Lync
2 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (59.09%) MS Exchange
3 9 (40.91%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) Unified Communications
2 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 12 (54.55%) DNS
3 11 (50.00%) MPLS
3 11 (50.00%) VPN
4 10 (45.45%) PBX
4 10 (45.45%) DHCP
4 10 (45.45%) H.323
4 10 (45.45%) Firewall
5 9 (40.91%) PSTN
5 9 (40.91%) SMTP
6 2 (9.09%) Internet
6 2 (9.09%) VoIP
6 2 (9.09%) WAN
6 2 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (4.55%) OSPF
7 1 (4.55%) BGP
7 1 (4.55%) HTTP
7 1 (4.55%) SDH
7 1 (4.55%) GSM
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) OLE
1 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (4.55%) RESTful
1 1 (4.55%) SQLAlchemy
1 1 (4.55%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (13.64%) CMDB
3 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) Equities
4 1 (4.55%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
1 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 4 (18.18%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
6 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Release Management
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) System Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) MCSE
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (27.27%) MCTS
1 6 (27.27%) MCITP
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) JNCIE
3 1 (4.55%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Polycom
3 9 (40.91%) Mitel
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco
5 3 (13.64%) Siemens
6 2 (9.09%) Juniper
7 1 (4.55%) VMware
7 1 (4.55%) Avaya
7 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.55%) Tandberg