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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 69 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 7 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.01% 4.59% 4.62%
As % of the General category 2.93% 15.85% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 26
Average salary £31,000 £43,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.14% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,925 £30,450 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,925 £63,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
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
239 164 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 34.49% 28.92% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 191 117 150
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +22.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 -10 7 £31,000 +8.77%
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Unified Communications
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) CCNA
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (18.18%) Sun
3 4 (18.18%) CRM
3 4 (18.18%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Electronics
4 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Mitel
4 3 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (13.64%) Marketing
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) HTML
4 3 (13.64%) J2EE
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Windows
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) VoIP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.09%) AquaLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (9.09%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Unified Communications
2 3 (13.64%) VoIP
3 2 (9.09%) DECT
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) ISDN
4 1 (4.55%) LAN
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Facilita Forecast
1 1 (4.55%) Ant
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.64%) Electronics
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Military
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Sales Executive
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Deskside Support
3 2 (9.09%) Java Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.55%) Support Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) J2EE
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
2 2 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) JSP
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) DTV
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) CRM
2 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
2 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
2 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) ERP
3 2 (9.09%) SOA
3 2 (9.09%) RUP
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 2 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Validation
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) CCNA
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) CCSA
3 1 (4.55%) CCDE
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) CCDA
3 1 (4.55%) CCDP
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) OpenView
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Sun
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Mitel
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Informatica
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) Alcatel-Lucent