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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Engineer
Rank - 639 634
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 0 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London - 0.019% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.020% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 6
Average salary - £53,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £16,393 £28,100 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-41.66% -29.75%
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
39261 39886 40581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.71% 95.75% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33887 33811 33189
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) VPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Iperf
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Cacti
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) VPLS
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) CCIP
2 1 (50.00%) CCSP
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cacti
1 1 (50.00%) Iperf
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto