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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 85 100 76
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 207 178 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.15% 2.50% 3.13%
As % of the General category 8.19% 6.23% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 166 117 135
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +27.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
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
2529 2858 2812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.52% 40.16% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1948 2182 2285
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 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
Manchester -4 104 £42,500 +13.33% 25
Cheshire +19 63 £37,500 -21.05% 10
Lancashire 0 18 £23,750 -15.17% 1
Merseyside +17 13 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Cumbria +1 4 £15,684 -71.48%
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 97 (22.10%) Finance
2 83 (18.91%) Java
2 83 (18.91%) ITIL
3 73 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (16.63%) Degree
4 59 (13.44%) SLA
5 58 (13.21%) Microsoft
6 55 (12.53%) Windows
7 51 (11.62%) Cisco
8 49 (11.16%) Project Management
8 49 (11.16%) Service Delivery
9 46 (10.48%) SDLC
10 45 (10.25%) SQL
11 44 (10.02%) MS Excel
11 44 (10.02%) Billing
12 42 (9.57%) PRINCE2
12 42 (9.57%) VoIP
13 40 (9.11%) Marketing
14 39 (8.88%) MS Office
15 38 (8.66%) Internet
16 35 (7.97%) HTML
16 35 (7.97%) Cisco Certification
17 33 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (7.29%) CCNA
18 32 (7.29%) Manufacturing
18 32 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
19 31 (7.06%) Wireless
19 31 (7.06%) WAN
19 31 (7.06%) .NET
19 31 (7.06%) Oracle

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 14 (3.19%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.37%) Apache
6 5 (1.14%) WordPress
7 4 (0.91%) Lync
7 4 (0.91%) CMS
8 3 (0.68%) IIS
9 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.46%) Confluence
9 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.46%) JBoss
9 2 (0.46%) SAS
10 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (10.02%) MS Excel
2 39 (8.88%) MS Office
3 12 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.28%) MS Project
5 7 (1.59%) AutoCAD
6 6 (1.37%) Adobe Captivate
7 5 (1.14%) MicroStation
8 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (5.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.14%) Sage 50
3 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Agresso
4 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.68%) Office 365
4 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.57%) VoIP
2 38 (8.66%) Internet
3 31 (7.06%) Wireless
3 31 (7.06%) WAN
4 30 (6.83%) Broadband
5 29 (6.61%) Firewall
6 26 (5.92%) LAN
7 21 (4.78%) DNS
8 19 (4.33%) MPLS
9 18 (4.10%) PBX
10 17 (3.87%) Ethernet
10 17 (3.87%) Unified Communications
11 15 (3.42%) DHCP
12 14 (3.19%) GSM
13 12 (2.73%) 4G
14 11 (2.51%) TCP/IP
14 11 (2.51%) LTE
15 10 (2.28%) VPN
15 10 (2.28%) ADSL
15 10 (2.28%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.92%) MySQL
3 15 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.51%) DB2
4 11 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.59%) QlikView
8 5 (1.14%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.91%) Big Data
9 4 (0.91%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.68%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.23%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (2.51%) NUnit
1 11 (2.51%) MSTest
2 10 (2.28%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (2.28%) Moq
2 10 (2.28%) Subversion
3 7 (1.59%) JIRA
3 7 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.37%) PHPUnit
4 6 (1.37%) Selenium
5 4 (0.91%) JUnit
5 4 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.23%) Ant
7 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 97 (22.10%) Finance
2 44 (10.02%) Billing
3 40 (9.11%) Marketing
4 32 (7.29%) Manufacturing
5 23 (5.24%) Electronics
6 22 (5.01%) Banking
7 12 (2.73%) Retail
8 11 (2.51%) Legal
8 11 (2.51%) Publishing
9 6 (1.37%) Multimedia
9 6 (1.37%) Automotive
10 4 (0.91%) Back Office
11 2 (0.46%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.23%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
12 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 83 (18.91%) Analyst
2 67 (15.26%) Developer
3 41 (9.34%) Business Analyst
4 25 (5.69%) Service Manager
5 21 (4.78%) Project Manager
6 18 (4.10%) Senior Developer
6 18 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (3.64%) Java Developer
7 16 (3.64%) Service Analyst
7 16 (3.64%) Network Engineer
8 15 (3.42%) .NET Developer
8 15 (3.42%) IT Services Manager
9 14 (3.19%) Delivery Manager
10 13 (2.96%) Designer
11 12 (2.73%) Sales Executive
11 12 (2.73%) Support Engineer
12 11 (2.51%) Senior Business Analyst
12 11 (2.51%) Administrator
13 10 (2.28%) IP Engineer
13 10 (2.28%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.97%) HTML
2 31 (7.06%) .NET
3 24 (5.47%) CSS
4 23 (5.24%) Web Services
5 22 (5.01%) jQuery
6 16 (3.64%) REST
7 11 (2.51%) Apache Flex
7 11 (2.51%) WPF
8 10 (2.28%) Unity DI Container
8 10 (2.28%) Castle Windsor
8 10 (2.28%) Ninject
8 10 (2.28%) Spring.NET
8 10 (2.28%) WinForms
8 10 (2.28%) XML
9 9 (2.05%) SOAP
10 7 (1.59%) Spring
10 7 (1.59%) JSON
11 6 (1.37%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.37%) Django
11 6 (1.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.24%) DTV
3 19 (4.33%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.10%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.96%) Mathematics
6 12 (2.73%) Social Media
7 11 (2.51%) Statistics
8 10 (2.28%) Inversion of Control
9 8 (1.82%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.59%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.37%) Life Science
12 5 (1.14%) BBC
12 5 (1.14%) Replication
12 5 (1.14%) iDTV
12 5 (1.14%) iSeries
13 4 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.91%) IVR
13 4 (0.91%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.68%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 55 (12.53%) Windows
2 29 (6.61%) Linux
3 19 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (2.73%) Windows 7
4 12 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.05%) Windows XP
6 7 (1.59%) UNIX
6 7 (1.59%) Windows Vista
7 5 (1.14%) SUSE
7 5 (1.14%) Android
7 5 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.14%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.91%) Fedora
8 4 (0.91%) Debian
9 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (18.91%) ITIL
2 73 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (11.16%) Project Management
3 49 (11.16%) Service Delivery
4 46 (10.48%) SDLC
5 42 (9.57%) PRINCE2
6 33 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (6.15%) Digital Marketing
8 26 (5.92%) Programme Management
8 26 (5.92%) Scrum
9 22 (5.01%) TDD
9 22 (5.01%) UML
10 21 (4.78%) Change Management
10 21 (4.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (4.78%) Analytics
11 20 (4.56%) Line Management
12 19 (4.33%) Time Management
13 17 (3.87%) Root Cause Analysis
14 16 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (3.64%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 83 (18.91%) Java
2 45 (10.25%) SQL
3 28 (6.38%) C#
3 28 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 25 (5.69%) PHP
5 12 (2.73%) C
6 11 (2.51%) RPG
7 10 (2.28%) Python
8 9 (2.05%) VB
9 7 (1.59%) C++
10 6 (1.37%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.14%) Perl
11 5 (1.14%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.14%) PHP5
12 4 (0.91%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.91%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.46%) VBA
14 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.23%) VBScript
14 1 (0.23%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 73 (16.63%) Degree
2 35 (7.97%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (7.29%) CCNA
4 21 (4.78%) MCSE
4 21 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.28%) ISEB
6 9 (2.05%) CCENT
7 8 (1.82%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.82%) MCSA
8 7 (1.59%) MCP
8 7 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.37%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.37%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.37%) CCNP
10 5 (1.14%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.14%) APMP
11 3 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.68%) PMP
11 3 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (13.44%) SLA
2 20 (4.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (3.42%) ISO 9001
3 15 (3.42%) QA
4 3 (0.68%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.46%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (4.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.28%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.37%) XenApp
5 5 (1.14%) vSphere
6 4 (0.91%) vCloud
6 4 (0.91%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.46%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.46%) Firmware
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.23%) NFS
8 1 (0.23%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 5 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (1.14%) WSUS
1 5 (1.14%) SCCM
2 3 (0.68%) SCOM
3 2 (0.46%) Puppet
3 2 (0.46%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (0.46%) OpenView
3 2 (0.46%) Nagios
4 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.23%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.23%) Graphite
4 1 (0.23%) Opsview
4 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 58 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 51 (11.62%) Cisco
3 31 (7.06%) Oracle
4 30 (6.83%) Avaya
5 24 (5.47%) VMware
6 23 (5.24%) SAP
7 17 (3.87%) Mitel
8 12 (2.73%) Juniper
9 11 (2.51%) Nokia
10 10 (2.28%) IBM
10 10 (2.28%) Ericsson
10 10 (2.28%) Dell
10 10 (2.28%) BT
11 9 (2.05%) Nortel
12 8 (1.82%) SolarWinds
12 8 (1.82%) HP
13 7 (1.59%) Veeam
13 7 (1.59%) F5
14 6 (1.37%) Citrix
14 6 (1.37%) CheckPoint
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30k - £40k per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + OTE 60,000K Uncapped
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum plus on call, overtime and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus bonus, + oncall + excellent ben
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per day + + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Van + Laptop + Smart Phone
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + on call + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 16,500 - 20,000)
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + extensive benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + £40k OTE
Posted: 7 days ago
Southport
People Source
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago