The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 39 30 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 17 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.15% 6.03% 4.21%
As % of the General category 13.18% 18.80% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 14
Average salary £57,500 £32,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.92% -19.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,331 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £44,250 £63,650
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Telecoms
Bedfordshire

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

General Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
129 117 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 31.46% 32.05% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 86 89 86
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Luton

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Luton region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Luton

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 38 (76.00%) Finance
2 19 (38.00%) Project Management
3 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (30.00%) .NET
4 14 (28.00%) C#
4 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
6 12 (24.00%) Web Services
6 12 (24.00%) IIS
6 12 (24.00%) PRINCE2
7 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
7 11 (22.00%) Change Management
7 11 (22.00%) Programme Management
7 11 (22.00%) SharePoint Server
7 11 (22.00%) Business Transformation
8 9 (18.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (18.00%) Banking
8 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
8 9 (18.00%) MS Office
9 8 (16.00%) Project Planning
9 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
10 7 (14.00%) Degree
11 6 (12.00%) Workflow
11 6 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (12.00%) Wireless
11 6 (12.00%) SS7
11 6 (12.00%) SMS
11 6 (12.00%) 3GPP
11 6 (12.00%) VoIP
11 6 (12.00%) Ethernet

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 12 (24.00%) IIS
2 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (22.00%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (18.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) FrameMaker
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (12.00%) Wireless
1 6 (12.00%) SS7
1 6 (12.00%) SMS
1 6 (12.00%) 3GPP
1 6 (12.00%) VoIP
1 6 (12.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (12.00%) 4G
1 6 (12.00%) Radio Access Network
1 6 (12.00%) LTE
2 5 (10.00%) Network Security
2 5 (10.00%) UMTS
2 5 (10.00%) GSM
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.00%) 3G
3 1 (2.00%) 2G
3 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (76.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Project Manager
3 10 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Network Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Wireless Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Network Operations Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Lead Network Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) BizTalk Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning Manager
9 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Service Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Planning Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Service Planning Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Service Design Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) .NET
2 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (24.00%) Web Services
4 4 (8.00%) XML
4 4 (8.00%) WCF
5 3 (6.00%) XSD
5 3 (6.00%) XSLT
6 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.00%) HTML
7 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Project Management
2 12 (24.00%) PRINCE2
3 11 (22.00%) Change Management
3 11 (22.00%) Programme Management
3 11 (22.00%) Business Transformation
4 9 (18.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (16.00%) Project Planning
6 6 (12.00%) Workflow
6 6 (12.00%) Network Architecture
6 6 (12.00%) TOGAF
7 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 5 (10.00%) SOA
7 5 (10.00%) Service Management
7 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.00%) DoDAF
8 4 (8.00%) MODAF
8 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) C#
2 4 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.00%) VB
4 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.00%) VBA
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) C++
4 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) HNC
3 1 (2.00%) CCNP
3 1 (2.00%) CCNA
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) GPG13
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Squid
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco
2 1 (2.00%) Websense
2 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
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