The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 94 67 79
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +12
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 103 129 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.55% 3.44% 3.20%
As % of the General category 6.39% 9.16% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 78 81 77
Average salary £44,082 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.75% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Telecoms
North West

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

General Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1611 1409 1291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.83% 37.61% 34.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1164 1091
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Manchester

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Manchester

Telecoms
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham +2 2 - - 1
Rochdale -10 2 £45,500 -26.01%
Stockport -2 1 £20,500 -31.66%
Salford - 1 £26,500 -
Telecoms
North West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 59 (28.10%) Microsoft
2 56 (26.67%) Finance
3 49 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (18.57%) Scrum
5 34 (16.19%) .NET
5 34 (16.19%) CSS
5 34 (16.19%) jQuery
6 33 (15.71%) HTML
6 33 (15.71%) JavaScript
7 31 (14.76%) Project Management
7 31 (14.76%) MVC
8 30 (14.29%) C#
8 30 (14.29%) Degree
9 29 (13.81%) Unit Testing
9 29 (13.81%) Domain-Driven Design
9 29 (13.81%) Backbone.js
9 29 (13.81%) OOP
10 27 (12.86%) ITIL
10 27 (12.86%) LINQ
11 25 (11.90%) MS Excel
12 24 (11.43%) Visual Studio
13 23 (10.95%) Windows
13 23 (10.95%) Internet
13 23 (10.95%) Retail
13 23 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (10.48%) Broadband
15 21 (10.00%) Service Delivery
15 21 (10.00%) Git (software)
15 21 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
15 21 (10.00%) RavenDB

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 19 (9.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.95%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.95%) WordPress
3 1 (0.48%) Liferay
3 1 (0.48%) nginx
3 1 (0.48%) Lync
3 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (0.48%) SAS
3 1 (0.48%) Apache
3 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.10%) MS Office
3 3 (1.43%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.95%) MS Project
4 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.95%) Internet
2 22 (10.48%) Broadband
3 14 (6.67%) Ethernet
3 14 (6.67%) WAN
4 12 (5.71%) LAN
5 11 (5.24%) VoIP
6 9 (4.29%) MPLS
7 8 (3.81%) TCP/IP
8 7 (3.33%) Firewall
9 6 (2.86%) Wireless
9 6 (2.86%) DNS
9 6 (2.86%) VPN
9 6 (2.86%) ADSL
9 6 (2.86%) NGN
10 5 (2.38%) LTE
10 5 (2.38%) SDH
10 5 (2.38%) DSLAM
10 5 (2.38%) OSPF
10 5 (2.38%) BGP
11 4 (1.90%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.00%) RavenDB
2 8 (3.81%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.95%) MySQL
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.48%) BODI
7 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (11.43%) Visual Studio
2 21 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.00%) ReSharper
3 2 (0.95%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.48%) Mockito
4 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.48%) JUnit
4 1 (0.48%) Maven
General
1 56 (26.67%) Finance
2 23 (10.95%) Retail
3 19 (9.05%) Banking
4 11 (5.24%) Marketing
5 7 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.86%) Electronics
6 6 (2.86%) Greek Language
6 6 (2.86%) Polish Language
7 3 (1.43%) Billing
7 3 (1.43%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.43%) Law
7 3 (1.43%) Military
7 3 (1.43%) Advertising
8 2 (0.95%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Local Government
9 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (18.57%) Project Manager
2 33 (15.71%) Developer
3 19 (9.05%) .NET Developer
4 15 (7.14%) Analyst
4 15 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 11 (5.24%) Support Engineer
6 10 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 10 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (4.29%) Team Leader
7 9 (4.29%) Senior Manager
7 9 (4.29%) Coordinator
8 7 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (2.86%) Service Manager
9 6 (2.86%) Project Coordinator
9 6 (2.86%) Lead Developer
9 6 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (2.86%) Development Team Leader
9 6 (2.86%) Architect
9 6 (2.86%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.19%) .NET
1 34 (16.19%) CSS
1 34 (16.19%) jQuery
2 33 (15.71%) HTML
3 29 (13.81%) Backbone.js
4 27 (12.86%) LINQ
5 21 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (4.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.95%) CGI
7 2 (0.95%) J2EE
7 2 (0.95%) JSP
7 2 (0.95%) Web Services
7 2 (0.95%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.48%) MyBatis
8 1 (0.48%) PrimeFaces
8 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.48%) REST
8 1 (0.48%) Grails
8 1 (0.48%) Symfony
8 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.86%) DTV
3 4 (1.90%) IVR
4 3 (1.43%) Open Source
4 3 (1.43%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.43%) IPTV
4 3 (1.43%) STB
5 2 (0.95%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.48%) Social Media
6 1 (0.48%) Kindle
6 1 (0.48%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.95%) Windows
2 12 (5.71%) Linux
2 12 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.38%) UNIX
4 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.95%) Solaris
6 2 (0.95%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.95%) Android
6 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.95%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (18.57%) Scrum
3 31 (14.76%) Project Management
3 31 (14.76%) MVC
4 29 (13.81%) Unit Testing
4 29 (13.81%) Domain-Driven Design
4 29 (13.81%) OOP
5 27 (12.86%) ITIL
6 23 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 15 (7.14%) Coaching
9 12 (5.71%) PRINCE2
9 12 (5.71%) Service Management
9 12 (5.71%) Mentoring
10 11 (5.24%) Problem Management
11 10 (4.76%) Change Management
12 8 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (3.81%) CQRS
13 7 (3.33%) Product Management
13 7 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (15.71%) JavaScript
2 30 (14.29%) C#
3 13 (6.19%) SQL
4 5 (2.38%) PHP
4 5 (2.38%) C
4 5 (2.38%) Java
5 4 (1.90%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.95%) Ruby
6 2 (0.95%) MATLAB
6 2 (0.95%) Python
7 1 (0.48%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 30 (14.29%) Degree
2 10 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.81%) CCNA
4 6 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.38%) MCP
6 4 (1.90%) MOS
6 4 (1.90%) CCNP
6 4 (1.90%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.95%) CCIP
8 2 (0.95%) CCIE
8 2 (0.95%) HND
8 2 (0.95%) APMP
8 2 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.95%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.48%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.10%) SLA
2 7 (3.33%) QA
3 3 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.48%) XenApp
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.86%) SCCM
1 6 (2.86%) SCOM
2 4 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.95%) Nagios
3 2 (0.95%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.95%) OpenView
3 2 (0.95%) Cacti
Vendors
1 59 (28.10%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.10%) Cisco
3 8 (3.81%) Citrix
3 8 (3.81%) BT
3 8 (3.81%) NEC
4 6 (2.86%) VMware
4 6 (2.86%) Juniper
4 6 (2.86%) Fujitsu
5 4 (1.90%) Mitel
5 4 (1.90%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.90%) Avaya
5 4 (1.90%) Nokia
5 4 (1.90%) SAP
5 4 (1.90%) SolarWinds
6 3 (1.43%) Panasonic
6 3 (1.43%) Ericsson
6 3 (1.43%) HP
7 2 (0.95%) Blue Coat
7 2 (0.95%) Nortel
7 2 (0.95%) Fortinet
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