The table below looks at the statistics for the Communications Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Comms Engineer
Rank 241 249 250
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 1 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.015% 0.028% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.029% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £30,000 £29,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -26.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Communications Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6449 6802 7144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.29% 95.13% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5191 5540 6007
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Communications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Communications Engineer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Communications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Communications Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Communications Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Communications Engineer in their job title 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 with Communications Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Communications Engineer in their job title 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 with Communications Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (50.00%) Lync
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year plus Bonus, Beneifts and Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago