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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 4 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 7.69% 27.03% 10.71%
As % of the General category 16.67% 76.92% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
6 13 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 46.15% 35.14% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 26
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +30.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,450 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 March 2015, 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 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Fault Management
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Fault Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) EMC
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) F5