The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 13 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 6 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.25% 2.04% 1.85%
As % of the General category 13.04% 7.27% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £36,500 £67,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.92% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Telecoms
England

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

General Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
46 55 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 47.92% 28.06% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 30 47 44
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Telecoms
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in the Midlands

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) SLA
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) Coaching
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Lync
3 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) PABX
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) XMPP
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) VXML
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (9.09%) Statistics
5 1 (9.09%) Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Business Development
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (27.27%) Lync
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
4 2 (18.18%) PABX
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) GPRS
5 1 (9.09%) 4G
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) IT Support Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Service Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Account Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) VXML
1 2 (18.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) DTV
1 1 (9.09%) Statistics
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Coaching
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Mitel
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper