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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 75 87 107
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +20
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 202 209 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.45% 3.18% 2.49%
As % of the General category 8.97% 8.28% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 156 167 116
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,850 £17,500 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,800 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.85%
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
2251 2523 2832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.42% 38.36% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1839 1942 2156
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 104 £40,000 -5.88% 34
Cheshire +38 70 £30,000 -20.00% 11
Merseyside -1 17 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Lancashire +4 5 £29,500 +24.21% 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 88 (19.43%) Finance
2 81 (17.88%) SQL
3 73 (16.11%) Broadband
4 69 (15.23%) Microsoft
5 62 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
7 51 (11.26%) Cisco
7 51 (11.26%) .NET
8 50 (11.04%) C#
9 49 (10.82%) SQL Server
9 49 (10.82%) MS Excel
10 48 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
10 48 (10.60%) Marketing
11 46 (10.15%) Internet
12 43 (9.49%) Linux
12 43 (9.49%) Degree
13 42 (9.27%) ITIL
14 41 (9.05%) VoIP
14 41 (9.05%) WAN
15 40 (8.83%) Windows
16 36 (7.95%) Firewall
17 35 (7.73%) Programme Management
17 35 (7.73%) VPN
18 34 (7.51%) LAN
18 34 (7.51%) Project Management
19 33 (7.28%) Manufacturing
19 33 (7.28%) SLA
20 32 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
20 32 (7.06%) B2B
20 32 (7.06%) Electronics

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.65%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.77%) SAS
4 7 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.10%) IIS
6 4 (0.88%) Apache
7 3 (0.66%) CMS
7 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.66%) nginx
7 3 (0.66%) WordPress
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (10.82%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.96%) MS Office
3 8 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.55%) MS Project
5 3 (0.66%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (6.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.66%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.44%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.64%) Office 365
2 20 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.88%) AdWords
3 4 (0.88%) SaaS
4 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.44%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.22%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (16.11%) Broadband
2 46 (10.15%) Internet
3 41 (9.05%) VoIP
3 41 (9.05%) WAN
4 36 (7.95%) Firewall
5 35 (7.73%) VPN
6 34 (7.51%) LAN
7 29 (6.40%) DNS
8 27 (5.96%) TCP/IP
9 25 (5.52%) Ethernet
10 24 (5.30%) Wi-Fi
11 22 (4.86%) Unified Communications
12 18 (3.97%) BGP
13 17 (3.75%) OSPF
14 16 (3.53%) Network Security
15 14 (3.09%) DHCP
15 14 (3.09%) MPLS
16 13 (2.87%) SAN
16 13 (2.87%) VLAN
16 13 (2.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.19%) MySQL
3 10 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (1.99%) Big Data
5 8 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.10%) Couchbase
8 3 (0.66%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.44%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.22%) Power BI
10 1 (0.22%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.22%) QlikView
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (5.30%) JIRA
2 18 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (3.97%) Visual Studio
3 17 (3.75%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.09%) Selenium
5 7 (1.55%) Bugzilla
5 7 (1.55%) Subversion
6 6 (1.32%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.88%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.88%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.66%) NUnit
8 3 (0.66%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (0.66%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.22%) GitLab
10 1 (0.22%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.22%) MSTest
General
1 88 (19.43%) Finance
2 48 (10.60%) Marketing
3 33 (7.28%) Manufacturing
4 32 (7.06%) Electronics
5 26 (5.74%) Billing
6 21 (4.64%) Banking
6 21 (4.64%) Retail
7 10 (2.21%) Aerospace
8 9 (1.99%) Legal
9 7 (1.55%) Publishing
10 5 (1.10%) Advertising
11 2 (0.44%) Back Office
11 2 (0.44%) Front Office
11 2 (0.44%) Law
11 2 (0.44%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 66 (14.57%) Developer
2 39 (8.61%) Analyst
3 37 (8.17%) Sales Executive
4 32 (7.06%) Network Engineer
5 28 (6.18%) Software Developer
6 24 (5.30%) .NET Developer
7 21 (4.64%) C# Developer
7 21 (4.64%) IT Manager
8 20 (4.42%) Technical Support
9 19 (4.19%) Corporate Sales Executive
10 18 (3.97%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (3.53%) Senior Developer
12 15 (3.31%) Architect
13 14 (3.09%) Software Engineer
14 13 (2.87%) Account Manager
14 13 (2.87%) Support Engineer
14 13 (2.87%) Technical Customer Support
15 12 (2.65%) Team Leader
16 11 (2.43%) Embedded Software Developer
16 11 (2.43%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.26%) .NET
2 31 (6.84%) ASP.NET
3 22 (4.86%) HTML
4 17 (3.75%) CSS
5 14 (3.09%) .NET Framework
6 10 (2.21%) HTML5
7 9 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (1.99%) XML
8 7 (1.55%) CSS3
9 6 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (1.32%) Entity Framework
9 6 (1.32%) jQuery
9 6 (1.32%) LINQ
9 6 (1.32%) SignalR
9 6 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (1.32%) Web Services
10 5 (1.10%) Ajax
10 5 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (1.10%) Autofac
10 5 (1.10%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.96%) Data Centre
3 22 (4.86%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.65%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.65%) Statistics
6 10 (2.21%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.99%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.77%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.77%) Social Media
9 7 (1.55%) User Experience
10 6 (1.32%) IVR
10 6 (1.32%) Replication
11 5 (1.10%) iSeries
12 4 (0.88%) Handset
12 4 (0.88%) PKI
12 4 (0.88%) STB
12 4 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.66%) NHS
13 3 (0.66%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.49%) Linux
2 40 (8.83%) Windows
3 21 (4.64%) Windows Server
4 18 (3.97%) Unix
5 12 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.88%) Android
7 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.44%) Solaris
9 2 (0.44%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.22%) CentOS
10 1 (0.22%) OpenWrt
10 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.22%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (9.27%) ITIL
4 35 (7.73%) Programme Management
5 34 (7.51%) Project Management
6 32 (7.06%) B2B
6 32 (7.06%) Digital Marketing
7 29 (6.40%) Scrum
8 24 (5.30%) CRM
8 24 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 24 (5.30%) Line Management
8 24 (5.30%) Service Delivery
8 24 (5.30%) Software Engineering
8 24 (5.30%) Time Management
9 23 (5.08%) Mentoring
10 22 (4.86%) Configuration Management
10 22 (4.86%) OO
11 21 (4.64%) E-Commerce
11 21 (4.64%) MVC
12 19 (4.19%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (17.88%) SQL
2 50 (11.04%) C#
3 30 (6.62%) PHP
4 20 (4.42%) C
4 20 (4.42%) JavaScript
5 18 (3.97%) VB
6 16 (3.53%) Perl
7 15 (3.31%) Java
7 15 (3.31%) Python
8 14 (3.09%) C++
9 11 (2.43%) Embedded C
10 9 (1.99%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.55%) PHP 5
11 7 (1.55%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.44%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.44%) RPG
14 2 (0.44%) Ruby
15 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (9.49%) Degree
2 32 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (5.52%) CCNP
4 23 (5.08%) CCNA
5 11 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (2.21%) ISEB
7 9 (1.99%) JNCIP
8 7 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.32%) CISSP
9 6 (1.32%) JNCIS
9 6 (1.32%) MCITP
9 6 (1.32%) MCSE
10 5 (1.10%) CISA
10 5 (1.10%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.88%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.88%) PMP
12 3 (0.66%) JNCIA
12 3 (0.66%) MCP
12 3 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.28%) SLA
2 18 (3.97%) QA
3 15 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (3.31%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.55%) ISO22301
5 4 (0.88%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.44%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.22%) JTAG
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (5.96%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.55%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (1.55%) vSphere
4 4 (0.88%) vCloud
5 3 (0.66%) NFS
6 2 (0.44%) Firmware
6 2 (0.44%) KVM
6 2 (0.44%) oVirt
6 2 (0.44%) Postfix
6 2 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.44%) Xen
7 1 (0.22%) iptables
Systems Management
1 14 (3.09%) Nagios
1 14 (3.09%) Puppet
2 13 (2.87%) RANCID
2 13 (2.87%) SCCM
3 12 (2.65%) SCOM
4 10 (2.21%) Cacti
4 10 (2.21%) OpenNMS
5 6 (1.32%) cPanel
5 6 (1.32%) Plesk
6 4 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.88%) vRealize
7 3 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.44%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.22%) Ansible
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.22%) MobiControl
9 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.22%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 69 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 51 (11.26%) Cisco
3 31 (6.84%) SAP
4 30 (6.62%) Juniper
4 30 (6.62%) VMware
5 20 (4.42%) Avaya
5 20 (4.42%) Ericsson
6 13 (2.87%) Brocade
6 13 (2.87%) Foundry
7 12 (2.65%) Huawei
8 11 (2.43%) Dell
8 11 (2.43%) Mitel
9 10 (2.21%) ZyXEL
10 9 (1.99%) HP
11 8 (1.77%) Google
12 6 (1.32%) SonicWALL
12 6 (1.32%) Sophos
13 5 (1.10%) Apple
13 5 (1.10%) Citrix
13 5 (1.10%) F5
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