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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 16 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 7 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.69% 2.86% 5.49%
As % of the General category 14.58% 4.90% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 7
Average salary £85,000 £22,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+286.36% -53.68%
UK excluding London average salary £43,486 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.36% -
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
48 102 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 39.02% 58.29% 47.25%
Number of salaries quoted 37 52 61
Average salary £75,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 11 February 2016.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Telecoms
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) Electronics
2 4 (57.14%) Automotive
2 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) Mitel
3 2 (28.57%) Handset
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) IVR
4 1 (14.29%) Business Development
4 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) NEC
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Broadband
4 1 (14.29%) PBX
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) IPv4

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Broadband
1 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
1 1 (14.29%) IPv4
1 1 (14.29%) PBX
1 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) Automotive
2 4 (57.14%) Electronics
2 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Sales Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Field Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Mitel Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Mitel Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Handset
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) B2B
1 1 (14.29%) Business Development
1 1 (14.29%) Change Control
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Mitel
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) NEC