The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 4 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 2 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 16.67% 6.67% 21.62%
As % of the General category 22.22% 50.00% 61.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £48,750 - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
Telecoms
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

General Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
9 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 75.00% 13.33% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 6
Median salary £65,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £40,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £67,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

The demand trend of job ads across the M4 Corridor region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Telecoms
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the M4 Corridor region.

Telecoms Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

Telecoms
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the M4 Corridor region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) MGW
2 1 (33.33%) SS7
2 1 (33.33%) ISUP
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
1 1 (33.33%) GSM
1 1 (33.33%) ISUP
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
1 1 (33.33%) MGW
1 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (33.33%) SS7
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) UMTS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Manager
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Service Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Service Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Switch Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA