The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 76 57 32
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -25
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 9 18 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.13% 2.46% 5.42%
As % of the General category 3.77% 6.92% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 37
Average salary £40,000 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.08% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £41,300 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £51,800 £55,000
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 North East region.

General Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
239 260 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 30.10% 35.52% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 200 216 183
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Telecoms
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in the North East

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in the North East

Telecoms
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear -11 6 £31,750 -30.21% 3
Durham -4 2 £48,750 - 2
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) MCSE
4 3 (20.00%) ERP
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) Validation
4 3 (20.00%) Agresso
4 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) Banking
5 2 (13.33%) AquaLogic

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (13.33%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Agresso
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.67%) PABX
2 1 (6.67%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (6.67%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
1 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
1 2 (13.33%) Services Delivery Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) Java Consultant
1 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (13.33%) IT Services Delivery Manager
1 2 (13.33%) IT Services Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Product Owner
2 1 (6.67%) Deskside Support
2 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) Sass
2 1 (6.67%) LESS
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) DTV
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
1 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) Product Management
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9000
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) OpenView
2 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) HP
1 2 (13.33%) Informatica
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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