The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 96 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 186 241 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.48% 3.57% 3.29%
As % of the General category 5.95% 9.75% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 157 143 165
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £70,000 £52,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3124 2472 2651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.70% 36.60% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2633 1997 2240
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Telecoms
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in the North West

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in the North West

Telecoms
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Manchester -36 101 £44,082 +27.77% 24
Cheshire -13 58 £35,000 -17.64% 18
Merseyside +25 13 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Lancashire 0 11 £28,000 - 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 108 (29.43%) Finance
2 68 (18.53%) Microsoft
3 61 (16.62%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (15.80%) Retail
4 58 (15.80%) Project Management
5 46 (12.53%) SQL
6 44 (11.99%) .NET
6 44 (11.99%) ITIL
7 43 (11.72%) Security Cleared
8 42 (11.44%) Windows
8 42 (11.44%) C#
9 40 (10.90%) HTML
10 39 (10.63%) Scrum
10 39 (10.63%) Fujitsu
11 37 (10.08%) CSS
11 37 (10.08%) MS Excel
11 37 (10.08%) Cisco
12 36 (9.81%) Degree
12 36 (9.81%) jQuery
13 35 (9.54%) JavaScript
14 33 (8.99%) VoIP
14 33 (8.99%) MVC
14 33 (8.99%) Banking
15 32 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (8.72%) Linux
16 31 (8.45%) OOP
16 31 (8.45%) SQL Server
16 31 (8.45%) Service Delivery
17 30 (8.17%) Java
17 30 (8.17%) Unit Testing

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 20 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.00%) SAS
3 9 (2.45%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.18%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.82%) Lync
8 2 (0.54%) Apache
8 2 (0.54%) WordPress
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.27%) Liferay
9 1 (0.27%) JBoss
9 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 27 (7.36%) MS Office
3 11 (3.00%) MS Project
4 5 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.09%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.72%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.63%) HFM
3 5 (1.36%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (1.09%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.27%) Magento
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.27%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.99%) VoIP
2 23 (6.27%) LAN
2 23 (6.27%) Broadband
3 22 (5.99%) WAN
3 22 (5.99%) Internet
3 22 (5.99%) Firewall
4 17 (4.63%) Unified Communications
4 17 (4.63%) TCP/IP
5 15 (4.09%) VPN
6 13 (3.54%) Ethernet
7 12 (3.27%) DNS
8 8 (2.18%) OSPF
8 8 (2.18%) Wireless
8 8 (2.18%) Network Security
9 7 (1.91%) SSL
9 7 (1.91%) DECT
9 7 (1.91%) PBX
9 7 (1.91%) PSTN
10 6 (1.63%) Junos
10 6 (1.63%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.45%) RavenDB
3 12 (3.27%) MySQL
4 10 (2.72%) DB2
4 10 (2.72%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (2.45%) QlikView
5 9 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.18%) Big Data
6 8 (2.18%) Essbase
6 8 (2.18%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.63%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.54%) Hyperion Smart View
12 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (7.36%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.27%) Visual Studio
3 20 (5.45%) ReSharper
4 7 (1.91%) JIRA
5 6 (1.63%) Subversion
6 3 (0.82%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.82%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.54%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.54%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (0.27%) Maven
8 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.27%) Mockito
8 1 (0.27%) Ant
8 1 (0.27%) JUnit
General
1 108 (29.43%) Finance
2 58 (15.80%) Retail
3 33 (8.99%) Banking
4 22 (5.99%) Billing
5 16 (4.36%) Marketing
6 8 (2.18%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.18%) French Language
6 8 (2.18%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.09%) Electronics
7 4 (1.09%) Law
8 3 (0.82%) Greek Language
8 3 (0.82%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.54%) Legal
9 2 (0.54%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Games
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (14.71%) Project Manager
2 45 (12.26%) Developer
3 37 (10.08%) Analyst
4 30 (8.17%) Consultant
5 27 (7.36%) .NET Developer
6 19 (5.18%) Sales Executive
7 18 (4.90%) Network Engineer
8 17 (4.63%) Senior Developer
9 13 (3.54%) Coordinator
10 12 (3.27%) Service Manager
10 12 (3.27%) Senior .NET Developer
11 11 (3.00%) Business Analyst
12 10 (2.72%) Support Engineer
12 10 (2.72%) Team Leader
13 9 (2.45%) Business Consultant
13 9 (2.45%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (2.45%) Business Manager
13 9 (2.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (2.45%) C# Developer
13 9 (2.45%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (11.99%) .NET
2 40 (10.90%) HTML
3 37 (10.08%) CSS
4 36 (9.81%) jQuery
5 30 (8.17%) Backbone.js
6 26 (7.08%) LINQ
7 20 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
8 17 (4.63%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.18%) XML
10 7 (1.91%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.63%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.36%) Ajax
13 4 (1.09%) Middleware
13 4 (1.09%) HTML5
14 3 (0.82%) Apache Flex
14 3 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
14 3 (0.82%) JSP
14 3 (0.82%) J2EE
15 2 (0.54%) Web Services
15 2 (0.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.27%) Data Integration
3 10 (2.72%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.72%) iSeries
4 9 (2.45%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.18%) Algorithms
6 7 (1.91%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.91%) AS400
7 6 (1.63%) DTV
7 6 (1.63%) SecurID
8 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.09%) IVR
8 4 (1.09%) Open Source
9 3 (0.82%) Life Science
9 3 (0.82%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.54%) User Experience
10 2 (0.54%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.54%) STB
11 1 (0.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.44%) Windows
2 32 (8.72%) Linux
3 19 (5.18%) Windows 7
4 17 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.54%) UNIX
7 8 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.18%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.09%) Solaris
9 3 (0.82%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.82%) Android
9 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.54%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (16.62%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (15.80%) Project Management
3 44 (11.99%) ITIL
4 39 (10.63%) Scrum
5 33 (8.99%) MVC
6 32 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (8.45%) OOP
7 31 (8.45%) Service Delivery
8 30 (8.17%) Unit Testing
8 30 (8.17%) Domain-Driven Design
9 25 (6.81%) PRINCE2
10 24 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (6.27%) Business Development
12 18 (4.90%) Change Management
12 18 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (4.90%) Coaching
13 17 (4.63%) B2B
14 16 (4.36%) CRM
15 15 (4.09%) Time Management
16 14 (3.81%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 46 (12.53%) SQL
2 42 (11.44%) C#
3 35 (9.54%) JavaScript
4 30 (8.17%) Java
5 11 (3.00%) PHP
6 8 (2.18%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.18%) VB
7 7 (1.91%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.91%) VBScript
7 7 (1.91%) C
8 6 (1.63%) PHP5
9 3 (0.82%) VBA
10 2 (0.54%) Python
10 2 (0.54%) Perl
10 2 (0.54%) Ruby
11 1 (0.27%) Tcl
11 1 (0.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (11.72%) Security Cleared
2 36 (9.81%) Degree
3 16 (4.36%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.36%) CCNA
3 16 (4.36%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.18%) CCNP
5 8 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.36%) APMP
7 5 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.36%) MCP
7 5 (1.36%) MCSE
8 4 (1.09%) ISEB
8 4 (1.09%) MOS
9 3 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.54%) HND
10 2 (0.54%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.36%) SLA
2 15 (4.09%) QA
3 6 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.36%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.54%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 19 (5.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.18%) XenApp
2 8 (2.18%) XenDesktop
3 5 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.27%) Snort
6 1 (0.27%) GPFS
6 1 (0.27%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 6 (1.63%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.82%) SCCM
2 3 (0.82%) SCOM
2 3 (0.82%) Cacti
2 3 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.82%) Nagios
3 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.27%) Nessus
4 1 (0.27%) WSUS
4 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 68 (18.53%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.63%) Fujitsu
3 37 (10.08%) Cisco
4 29 (7.90%) Oracle
5 20 (5.45%) Avaya
6 18 (4.90%) Mitel
7 16 (4.36%) Juniper
7 16 (4.36%) VMware
8 15 (4.09%) Citrix
9 13 (3.54%) Business Objects
10 11 (3.00%) CheckPoint
10 11 (3.00%) Hyperion
11 10 (2.72%) BT
11 10 (2.72%) Fortinet
12 9 (2.45%) NEC
12 9 (2.45%) IBM
13 8 (2.18%) Cognos
14 7 (1.91%) AppSense
15 6 (1.63%) Panasonic
16 4 (1.09%) SAP
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