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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1 6 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 16.67% 37.50% 53.85%
As % of the General category 33.33% 75.00% 67.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £57,500 £46,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.32% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
3 8 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 50.00% 50.00% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 17
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
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 20 August 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 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) PMP
2 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Velocity
3 1 (25.00%) JAX-WS
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Swing
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) J2SE

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Product Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) JDBC
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) Swing
1 1 (25.00%) J2SE
1 1 (25.00%) Velocity
1 1 (25.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (25.00%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PMP
1 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle