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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 3 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 4 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 19.05% 14.71% 24.59%
As % of the General category 36.36% 38.46% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 7
Average salary £65,000 £52,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
11 13 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 52.38% 38.24% 67.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 33
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) JDBC
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Servlets
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Swing
3 1 (16.67%) J2SE
3 1 (16.67%) Velocity
3 1 (16.67%) JAX-WS
3 1 (16.67%) JavaFX
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Validation

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) JDBC
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
1 1 (16.67%) Servlets
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) Swing
1 1 (16.67%) J2SE
1 1 (16.67%) Velocity
1 1 (16.67%) JAX-WS
1 1 (16.67%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development
2 1 (16.67%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) EMC
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) F5