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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 76 54 33
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -21
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 2 21 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.28% 2.66% 6.09%
As % of the General category 1.04% 6.89% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 40
Average salary £50,000 £30,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.60% -23.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £21,750 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +11.25%
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
192 305 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 26.56% 38.61% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 160 244 174
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,624 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +0.29%

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
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 27 May 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
Durham -5 2 £50,000 - 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (23.08%) Agresso
5 3 (23.08%) MCSE
5 3 (23.08%) ERP
5 3 (23.08%) C
5 3 (23.08%) Validation
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
5 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
5 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
5 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (15.38%) AquaLogic
6 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 2 (15.38%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
1 4 (30.77%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.69%) PABX
2 1 (7.69%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Services Delivery Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Service Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (15.38%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
2 2 (15.38%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Java Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Product Owner
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) Sass
2 1 (7.69%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Service Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
3 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) CMMI
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (23.08%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) OpenView
2 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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