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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 74 84 71
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 218 202 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.13% 3.11% 3.53%
As % of the General category 7.71% 9.07% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 146 116 154
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £24,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
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
2827 2227 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.64% 34.33% 34.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2353 1786 2258
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -7 101 £43,000 +22.85% 32
Cheshire -8 75 £42,500 - 15
Lancashire +10 24 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Merseyside - 11 £54,750 - 4
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 90 (22.22%) Finance
2 85 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (20.00%) Project Management
4 62 (15.31%) Degree
5 61 (15.06%) Java
6 57 (14.07%) Billing
7 47 (11.60%) Service Delivery
8 46 (11.36%) ITIL
9 44 (10.86%) Microsoft
9 44 (10.86%) Banking
10 43 (10.62%) .NET
11 42 (10.37%) C#
12 40 (9.88%) SQL Server
13 39 (9.63%) SQL
13 39 (9.63%) MS Excel
14 38 (9.38%) SLA
14 38 (9.38%) VoIP
15 34 (8.40%) Oracle
16 32 (7.90%) Windows
16 32 (7.90%) WAN
16 32 (7.90%) Cisco
17 31 (7.65%) HTML
18 30 (7.41%) LAN
18 30 (7.41%) Internet
19 29 (7.16%) PRINCE2
20 28 (6.91%) CSS
20 28 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (6.67%) MySQL
21 27 (6.67%) TCP/IP
22 26 (6.42%) JavaScript

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (2.96%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (2.47%) SAS
4 8 (1.98%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.99%) Apache
5 4 (0.99%) Confluence
6 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.49%) JBoss
7 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.49%) Mule
7 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.49%) Lync
7 2 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.25%) Liferay
Applications
1 39 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.43%) MS Project
2 22 (5.43%) MS Office
3 12 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.48%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.49%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.99%) HFM
3 3 (0.74%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.25%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.72%) Office 365
2 6 (1.48%) SaaS
3 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.38%) VoIP
2 32 (7.90%) WAN
3 30 (7.41%) LAN
3 30 (7.41%) Internet
4 27 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 22 (5.43%) Ethernet
6 20 (4.94%) Wireless
7 18 (4.44%) DNS
8 17 (4.20%) Network Security
8 17 (4.20%) Firewall
9 15 (3.70%) Unified Communications
10 14 (3.46%) DHCP
11 12 (2.96%) Broadband
12 11 (2.72%) IP Telephony
12 11 (2.72%) NAS
12 11 (2.72%) iSCSI
12 11 (2.72%) DECT
12 11 (2.72%) PBX
12 11 (2.72%) VPN
13 10 (2.47%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.67%) MySQL
3 23 (5.68%) DB2
4 9 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 9 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (1.98%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.98%) QlikView
5 8 (1.98%) Big Data
6 6 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.23%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.99%) Essbase
8 4 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.25%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.25%) BODI
Development Applications
1 24 (5.93%) Subversion
2 23 (5.68%) JIRA
3 17 (4.20%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.23%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.74%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (0.74%) Ant
6 1 (0.25%) Gradle
6 1 (0.25%) Maven
6 1 (0.25%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.25%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (0.25%) Mockito
6 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.25%) JUnit
6 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 90 (22.22%) Finance
2 57 (14.07%) Billing
3 44 (10.86%) Banking
4 23 (5.68%) Retail
5 18 (4.44%) Marketing
6 8 (1.98%) Legal
6 8 (1.98%) Publishing
6 8 (1.98%) French Language
6 8 (1.98%) Spanish Language
7 6 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.23%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.23%) Electronics
9 3 (0.74%) Law
10 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 66 (16.30%) Project Manager
2 59 (14.57%) Developer
3 40 (9.88%) Analyst
4 30 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 27 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 26 (6.42%) C# Developer
7 25 (6.17%) Service Manager
8 23 (5.68%) Consultant
9 22 (5.43%) Business Analyst
10 19 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (4.69%) Delivery Manager
10 19 (4.69%) Software Engineer
11 18 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
13 14 (3.46%) C# Software Developer
13 14 (3.46%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 14 (3.46%) IT Services Manager
14 13 (3.21%) Software Manager
14 13 (3.21%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.62%) .NET
2 31 (7.65%) HTML
3 28 (6.91%) CSS
4 26 (6.42%) ASP.NET
5 18 (4.44%) jQuery
6 15 (3.70%) .NET Framework
7 14 (3.46%) Web Services
7 14 (3.46%) Apache Flex
8 11 (2.72%) Backbone.js
8 11 (2.72%) JSON
8 11 (2.72%) XML
9 9 (2.22%) RESTful
10 7 (1.73%) LINQ
10 7 (1.73%) JSP
11 6 (1.48%) HTML5
11 6 (1.48%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.23%) Ajax
13 4 (0.99%) Spring
14 3 (0.74%) MyBatis
14 3 (0.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.68%) Algorithms
4 16 (3.95%) User Experience
5 12 (2.96%) iSeries
6 11 (2.72%) Life Science
6 11 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.98%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.98%) Statistics
8 7 (1.73%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.73%) AS400
9 5 (1.23%) EPoS
9 5 (1.23%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.23%) DTV
10 4 (0.99%) NHS
10 4 (0.99%) SCADA
10 4 (0.99%) CESG
11 2 (0.49%) GIS
11 2 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (0.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.90%) Windows
2 26 (6.42%) Linux
3 19 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (3.21%) Windows XP
5 12 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.72%) Windows Vista
7 7 (1.73%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.73%) UNIX
8 6 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.23%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.23%) Android
10 4 (0.99%) Debian
10 4 (0.99%) Solaris
11 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.25%) CentOS
12 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (20.00%) Project Management
3 47 (11.60%) Service Delivery
4 46 (11.36%) ITIL
5 29 (7.16%) PRINCE2
6 24 (5.93%) MVC
6 24 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 22 (5.43%) Change Management
8 20 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (4.94%) Waterfall
9 19 (4.69%) Product Management
9 19 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (4.44%) Service Management
10 18 (4.44%) Analytics
10 18 (4.44%) Line Management
11 17 (4.20%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (4.20%) Performance Management
11 17 (4.20%) Scrum
11 17 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 61 (15.06%) Java
2 42 (10.37%) C#
3 39 (9.63%) SQL
4 26 (6.42%) JavaScript
5 22 (5.43%) PHP
6 15 (3.70%) PHP5
7 11 (2.72%) RPG
8 8 (1.98%) C
9 6 (1.48%) VB
10 5 (1.23%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.99%) VBScript
11 4 (0.99%) Perl
11 4 (0.99%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.74%) C++
12 3 (0.74%) VBA
12 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (15.31%) Degree
2 24 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (4.44%) CCNP
4 17 (4.20%) Security Cleared
4 17 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (3.95%) CCNA
5 16 (3.95%) MCSE
6 12 (2.96%) ISEB
7 9 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (1.73%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.73%) PMP
8 7 (1.73%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.48%) CCDP
10 5 (1.23%) JNCIS
10 5 (1.23%) JNCIP
10 5 (1.23%) MCP
11 4 (0.99%) HND
11 4 (0.99%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.99%) MOS
11 4 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.38%) SLA
2 23 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.21%) ISO 9001
4 12 (2.96%) ISO 14001
5 10 (2.47%) QA
6 4 (0.99%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.99%) XenApp
2 4 (0.99%) XenDesktop
2 4 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.74%) Kamailio
4 1 (0.25%) Postfix
4 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.99%) Cacti
1 4 (0.99%) EdgeSight
2 2 (0.49%) Nagios
2 2 (0.49%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (10.86%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.40%) Oracle
3 32 (7.90%) Cisco
4 14 (3.46%) Fujitsu
5 13 (3.21%) Juniper
6 12 (2.96%) Business Objects
7 10 (2.47%) BT
7 10 (2.47%) IBM
8 9 (2.22%) Avaya
9 8 (1.98%) VMware
9 8 (1.98%) Cognos
9 8 (1.98%) Mitel
10 6 (1.48%) SAP
10 6 (1.48%) Citrix
10 6 (1.48%) F5
11 5 (1.23%) Planview
11 5 (1.23%) Riverbed
11 5 (1.23%) Sun
11 5 (1.23%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.99%) Perforce
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