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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Comms Engineer
Rank 610 596 628
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 11 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.045% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.048% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 17
Average salary £65,000 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,295 £42,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,750 £57,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £37,250 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+47.65% +20.16%
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
44320 42035 48015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.40% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37021 35268 41723
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London -9 3 £63,750 +15.90%
Communications Engineer
England

Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (62.07%) Unified Communications
2 17 (58.62%) Lync
3 16 (55.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (55.17%) MS Exchange
3 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 15 (51.72%) Blackberry
5 13 (44.83%) Firewall
5 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
5 13 (44.83%) DNS
6 12 (41.38%) VPN
6 12 (41.38%) PBX
6 12 (41.38%) MPLS
6 12 (41.38%) Load Balancing
6 12 (41.38%) Polycom
7 11 (37.93%) Office Communications Server
7 11 (37.93%) DHCP
7 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (34.48%) PSTN
8 10 (34.48%) Windows
8 10 (34.48%) H.323
8 10 (34.48%) Service Delivery
8 10 (34.48%) Mitel
9 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
9 9 (31.03%) SMTP
10 8 (27.59%) Cisco
10 8 (27.59%) MCSE
10 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (27.59%) MCTS
10 8 (27.59%) MCITP
11 6 (20.69%) Change Management

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (58.62%) Lync
2 16 (55.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (55.17%) MS Exchange
3 11 (37.93%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) Unified Communications
2 13 (44.83%) Firewall
2 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
2 13 (44.83%) DNS
3 12 (41.38%) VPN
3 12 (41.38%) PBX
3 12 (41.38%) MPLS
4 11 (37.93%) DHCP
5 10 (34.48%) PSTN
5 10 (34.48%) H.323
6 9 (31.03%) SMTP
7 4 (13.79%) VoIP
8 3 (10.34%) GSM
8 3 (10.34%) HTTP
9 2 (6.90%) WAN
9 2 (6.90%) Wireless
9 2 (6.90%) Internet
10 1 (3.45%) Junos
10 1 (3.45%) Multicast
10 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (10.34%) SQLAlchemy
1 3 (10.34%) Django
1 3 (10.34%) RESTful
1 3 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.45%) OLE
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Blackberry
2 4 (13.79%) CMDB
3 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.45%) Physics
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Load Balancing
2 10 (34.48%) Service Delivery
3 6 (20.69%) Change Management
4 5 (17.24%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) Service Management
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.90%) Time Management
7 2 (6.90%) Release Management
8 1 (3.45%) Low Latency
8 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.45%) System Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
8 1 (3.45%) Requirements Management
8 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.45%) Information Assurance
8 1 (3.45%) Project Management
8 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Python
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) R
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (27.59%) MCSE
2 8 (27.59%) MCTS
2 8 (27.59%) MCITP
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.34%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.45%) CCIE
6 1 (3.45%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) Polycom
3 10 (34.48%) Mitel
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco
5 4 (13.79%) Siemens
5 4 (13.79%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) Tandberg
7 1 (3.45%) Avaya
7 1 (3.45%) Juniper