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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Comms Engineer
Rank 617 620 609
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 11 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.019% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.020% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 20
Average salary £40,000 £67,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.74% +25.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £36,884 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £78,250 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +46.66%
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
41652 44041 41257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.19% 93.51% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35598 36801 34617
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

Communications Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Communications Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Beckenham - 1 £36,000 -
Communications Engineer
England

Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 33 (86.84%) Unified Communications
2 25 (65.79%) Cisco
3 21 (55.26%) Lync
4 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
6 14 (36.84%) Telecoms
7 13 (34.21%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (31.58%) VMware
8 12 (31.58%) Windows
9 11 (28.95%) VoIP
10 10 (26.32%) H.323
10 10 (26.32%) Polycom
10 10 (26.32%) Office 365
10 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (23.68%) Avaya
12 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
12 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
12 8 (21.05%) PBX
12 8 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (21.05%) Cisco CUCM
12 8 (21.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (18.42%) DHCP
13 7 (18.42%) Linux
13 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
13 7 (18.42%) DNS
13 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (18.42%) SCCP
14 6 (15.79%) Migration

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 21 (55.26%) Lync
2 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
3 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (10.53%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (86.84%) Unified Communications
2 11 (28.95%) VoIP
3 10 (26.32%) H.323
4 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 8 (21.05%) PBX
5 7 (18.42%) DHCP
5 7 (18.42%) DNS
5 7 (18.42%) SCCP
6 4 (10.53%) WAN
6 4 (10.53%) BIG-IP
6 4 (10.53%) WebEx
6 4 (10.53%) Telepresence
6 4 (10.53%) IMAP
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (10.53%) Internet
6 4 (10.53%) MPLS
6 4 (10.53%) Firewall
6 4 (10.53%) LAN
7 3 (7.89%) LDAP
7 3 (7.89%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Law
3 4 (10.53%) Advertising
3 4 (10.53%) Marketing
3 4 (10.53%) Back Office
4 2 (5.26%) Finance
4 2 (5.26%) French Language
4 2 (5.26%) Italian Language
4 2 (5.26%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (10.53%) iPhone
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Android
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (15.79%) Migration
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) System Testing
3 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
3 4 (10.53%) Server Building
4 3 (7.89%) CAD
4 3 (7.89%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
4 3 (7.89%) Usability Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) CCVP
3 3 (7.89%) CCNP
3 3 (7.89%) CCNA
3 3 (7.89%) A+ Certification
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.89%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.53%) vSphere
3 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 12 (31.58%) VMware
4 10 (26.32%) Polycom
5 9 (23.68%) Avaya
6 4 (10.53%) BT
6 4 (10.53%) Mitel
6 4 (10.53%) Adobe
6 4 (10.53%) Citrix
6 4 (10.53%) F5
7 3 (7.89%) Tandberg
8 2 (5.26%) RightFax