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 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 27 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 9 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.71% 2.92% 2.26%
As % of the General category 9.78% 7.02% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 2
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
92 57 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 48.17% 41.61% 43.23%
Number of salaries quoted 72 33 85
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 10 (58.82%) Cisco
1 10 (58.82%) Project Management
2 8 (47.06%) Avaya
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) IVR
3 7 (41.18%) PMP
3 7 (41.18%) PMI Certification
3 7 (41.18%) Primavera
3 7 (41.18%) Genesys
3 7 (41.18%) CTI
3 7 (41.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (41.18%) PBX
3 7 (41.18%) MS Project
3 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
3 7 (41.18%) Verint
3 7 (41.18%) PMBOK
4 6 (35.29%) WAN
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) LAN
6 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) SLA
6 4 (23.53%) Coaching
7 3 (17.65%) Lync
7 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
7 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) Marketing
7 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) MPLS
7 3 (17.65%) SAP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 (17.65%) Lync
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Project
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Primavera
2 2 (11.76%) SAP ERP
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) PBX
1 7 (41.18%) CTI
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) MPLS
4 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
5 2 (11.76%) PABX
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco ICM
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SAP HANA
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (11.76%) Games
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Service Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Sales Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) VXML
1 2 (11.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) IVR
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Project Management
2 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Coaching
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) PMP
1 7 (41.18%) PMI Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SAP Certification
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) PMBOK
2 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) Avaya
3 7 (41.18%) Genesys
3 7 (41.18%) Verint
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) SAP
6 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (5.88%) Mitel
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper