The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 105 78 68
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -10
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 176 222 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.47% 3.06% 3.62%
As % of the General category 6.12% 7.98% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 117 130 204
Average salary £37,500 £29,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.11% -23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,800 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -6.97%
General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2874 2782 2613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.28% 38.38% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2202 2265 2207
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Telecoms
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +31 117 £37,500 +10.29% 9
Cheshire -51 42 £47,500 +61.01% 9
Lancashire -6 9 £28,000 +55.55% 4
Merseyside -4 4 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Cumbria +2 1 £55,000 +42.85%
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 131 (37.32%) Finance
2 94 (26.78%) Retail
3 91 (25.93%) Security Cleared
4 75 (21.37%) Microsoft
5 72 (20.51%) Fujitsu
6 52 (14.81%) Windows
7 48 (13.68%) SQL
8 46 (13.11%) ITIL
8 46 (13.11%) Project Management
9 39 (11.11%) Degree
10 38 (10.83%) SC Cleared
10 38 (10.83%) MS Excel
10 38 (10.83%) Cisco
11 35 (9.97%) Scrum
12 34 (9.69%) MS Office
13 31 (8.83%) PRINCE2
13 31 (8.83%) Service Delivery
14 30 (8.55%) Internet
14 30 (8.55%) .NET
15 29 (8.26%) Oracle
15 29 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (7.98%) Change Management
16 28 (7.98%) Unit Testing
17 27 (7.69%) Windows 7
18 26 (7.41%) jQuery
18 26 (7.41%) Active Directory
18 26 (7.41%) Juniper
18 26 (7.41%) CSS
19 25 (7.12%) C#
19 25 (7.12%) HTML

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.28%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.85%) WordPress
4 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.57%) Lync
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.28%) nginx
6 1 (0.28%) Liferay
6 1 (0.28%) SAS
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.28%) IIS
6 1 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 34 (9.69%) MS Office
3 12 (3.42%) MS Project
4 4 (1.14%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.42%) Hyperion Planning
2 11 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.28%) HFM
4 7 (1.99%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.42%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.57%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.28%) Agresso
8 1 (0.28%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.55%) Internet
2 23 (6.55%) VoIP
3 22 (6.27%) WAN
4 21 (5.98%) Broadband
5 18 (5.13%) Firewall
5 18 (5.13%) Network Security
6 17 (4.84%) SSL
6 17 (4.84%) LAN
7 16 (4.56%) VPN
8 15 (4.27%) TCP/IP
9 14 (3.99%) Ethernet
10 12 (3.42%) MPLS
11 9 (2.56%) SDH
11 9 (2.56%) Junos
11 9 (2.56%) Unified Communications
11 9 (2.56%) NGN
12 8 (2.28%) ADSL
12 8 (2.28%) HTTP
13 7 (1.99%) Wireless
13 7 (1.99%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.70%) RavenDB
2 15 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.27%) Essbase
3 11 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.71%) Hyperion Smart View
7 5 (1.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (0.85%) MySQL
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 23 (6.55%) Visual Studio
2 21 (5.98%) Git (software)
3 20 (5.70%) ReSharper
4 9 (2.56%) Maven
4 9 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 9 (2.56%) NetBeans
5 8 (2.28%) Ant
6 2 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.28%) Mockito
7 1 (0.28%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.28%) JUnit
7 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 131 (37.32%) Finance
2 94 (26.78%) Retail
3 20 (5.70%) Marketing
4 16 (4.56%) Banking
5 9 (2.56%) Billing
5 9 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.28%) Greek Language
6 8 (2.28%) Polish Language
7 5 (1.42%) Electronics
8 3 (0.85%) Advertising
8 3 (0.85%) Military
9 2 (0.57%) Legal
9 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.57%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 39 (11.11%) Developer
3 30 (8.55%) Consultant
4 22 (6.27%) Analyst
5 21 (5.98%) Support Engineer
6 20 (5.70%) Network Engineer
6 20 (5.70%) Senior Developer
7 16 (4.56%) Oracle Consultant
8 12 (3.42%) Hyperion Consultant
8 12 (3.42%) Architect
8 12 (3.42%) .NET Developer
9 11 (3.13%) Security Engineer
10 10 (2.85%) Team Leader
10 10 (2.85%) Java Developer
10 10 (2.85%) Technical Support
10 10 (2.85%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (2.85%) Sales Executive
11 9 (2.56%) Development Manager
11 9 (2.56%) Senior Manager
11 9 (2.56%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.55%) .NET
2 26 (7.41%) CSS
2 26 (7.41%) jQuery
3 25 (7.12%) HTML
4 20 (5.70%) Backbone.js
4 20 (5.70%) RabbitMQ
4 20 (5.70%) LINQ
5 14 (3.99%) XML
6 9 (2.56%) SOAP
6 9 (2.56%) Spring
7 7 (1.99%) Middleware
8 5 (1.42%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (1.14%) Web Services
10 3 (0.85%) CGI
10 3 (0.85%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.57%) Java EE
11 2 (0.57%) WCF
11 2 (0.57%) Symfony
11 2 (0.57%) .NET Remoting
11 2 (0.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.27%) Management Information System
2 12 (3.42%) Data Integration
3 9 (2.56%) SecurID
4 8 (2.28%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.71%) IVR
6 5 (1.42%) DTV
7 3 (0.85%) STB
7 3 (0.85%) IPTV
8 2 (0.57%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.57%) Open Source
8 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.57%) CMDB
8 2 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.28%) Social Media
9 1 (0.28%) iSeries
9 1 (0.28%) Statistics
9 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.28%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 52 (14.81%) Windows
2 27 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 24 (6.84%) Linux
4 20 (5.70%) UNIX
5 12 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.99%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.85%) Solaris
10 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.57%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.57%) Android
10 2 (0.57%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (13.11%) ITIL
1 46 (13.11%) Project Management
2 35 (9.97%) Scrum
3 31 (8.83%) Service Delivery
3 31 (8.83%) PRINCE2
4 29 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (7.98%) Change Management
5 28 (7.98%) Unit Testing
6 25 (7.12%) Service Management
7 22 (6.27%) MVC
8 20 (5.70%) OOP
8 20 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (5.70%) Domain-Driven Design
9 19 (5.41%) Time Management
10 17 (4.84%) Data Management
11 16 (4.56%) Business Development
12 14 (3.99%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (3.70%) Problem Management
13 13 (3.70%) Project Planning
13 13 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (13.68%) SQL
2 25 (7.12%) C#
2 25 (7.12%) JavaScript
3 14 (3.99%) Java
4 10 (2.85%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.71%) VB
5 6 (1.71%) PHP
5 6 (1.71%) C
6 4 (1.14%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.14%) VBScript
7 2 (0.57%) Python
7 2 (0.57%) MATLAB
7 2 (0.57%) Ruby
8 1 (0.28%) PHP5
8 1 (0.28%) Tcl
8 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 39 (11.11%) Degree
3 38 (10.83%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (3.99%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (3.70%) CCNA
7 10 (2.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (2.56%) CCNP
9 6 (1.71%) CCA
9 6 (1.71%) CCEE
10 5 (1.42%) CCIA
10 5 (1.42%) CCIE
10 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.85%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.85%) ISEB
13 2 (0.57%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.12%) SLA
2 8 (2.28%) QA
3 6 (1.71%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.13%) XenApp
3 10 (2.85%) XenDesktop
3 10 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.99%) Snort
6 3 (0.85%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.28%) Xen
7 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.28%) GPFS
7 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (2.56%) SCCM
2 8 (2.28%) SCOM
3 7 (1.99%) Nessus
3 7 (1.99%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (1.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (1.71%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.57%) OpenView
6 2 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.28%) Nagios
7 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.28%) Cacti
7 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.28%) WSUS
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 75 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 72 (20.51%) Fujitsu
3 38 (10.83%) Cisco
4 29 (8.26%) Oracle
5 26 (7.41%) Juniper
6 23 (6.55%) Citrix
7 22 (6.27%) CheckPoint
8 20 (5.70%) VMware
8 20 (5.70%) Hyperion
9 15 (4.27%) Avaya
10 12 (3.42%) Mitel
11 9 (2.56%) Blue Coat
11 9 (2.56%) AppSense
11 9 (2.56%) NEC
11 9 (2.56%) HP
12 8 (2.28%) BT
12 8 (2.28%) Symantec
13 7 (1.99%) McAfee
13 7 (1.99%) Websense
13 7 (1.99%) IronPort
North West England
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Mason Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £16k + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum + Use of pool car
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Preston
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Preston
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
North West
Yoh Company
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 25 days ago