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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 113 65 87
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +22
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 172 246 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.32% 3.59% 3.00%
As % of the General category 5.60% 9.41% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 132 140 155
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 £25,050 £18,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £50,000
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
3072 2615 2636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.46% 38.14% 36.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2476 2143 2202
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -13 107 £45,000 +40.62% 19
Cheshire -35 36 £42,500 - 10
Lancashire -2 13 £28,000 +55.55% 5
Merseyside +9 12 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Cumbria -6 1 £55,000 +57.14%
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (36.29%) Finance
2 79 (21.88%) Retail
3 78 (21.61%) Microsoft
4 64 (17.73%) Security Cleared
5 59 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (16.07%) Fujitsu
7 52 (14.40%) Windows
8 46 (12.74%) Project Management
9 44 (12.19%) .NET
10 42 (11.63%) ITIL
11 41 (11.36%) C#
11 41 (11.36%) Scrum
12 40 (11.08%) Degree
13 36 (9.97%) HTML
13 36 (9.97%) SQL
14 35 (9.70%) CSS
14 35 (9.70%) MS Excel
14 35 (9.70%) Cisco
14 35 (9.70%) jQuery
15 34 (9.42%) JavaScript
15 34 (9.42%) Oracle
16 33 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (8.86%) Service Delivery
17 32 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
18 31 (8.59%) MVC
19 29 (8.03%) SQL Server
19 29 (8.03%) OOP
19 29 (8.03%) Unit Testing
19 29 (8.03%) Domain-Driven Design
19 29 (8.03%) Backbone.js

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.54%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.22%) SAS
3 6 (1.66%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.83%) WordPress
5 3 (0.83%) Lync
6 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.28%) nginx
7 1 (0.28%) Liferay
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 35 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 28 (7.76%) MS Office
3 6 (1.66%) MS Project
4 4 (1.11%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.83%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (3.32%) Hyperion Planning
2 9 (2.49%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.49%) HFM
3 6 (1.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.39%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.55%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.28%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.76%) VoIP
2 25 (6.93%) Broadband
3 23 (6.37%) Internet
4 22 (6.09%) WAN
5 19 (5.26%) LAN
6 18 (4.99%) Firewall
7 16 (4.43%) Unified Communications
8 15 (4.16%) Ethernet
8 15 (4.16%) TCP/IP
9 13 (3.60%) VPN
10 12 (3.32%) SSL
10 12 (3.32%) Network Security
11 11 (3.05%) MPLS
12 9 (2.49%) Wireless
13 8 (2.22%) ADSL
14 7 (1.94%) DNS
14 7 (1.94%) OSPF
14 7 (1.94%) NGN
15 6 (1.66%) Junos
15 6 (1.66%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.82%) RavenDB
3 15 (4.16%) Essbase
4 9 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.49%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (2.22%) MySQL
6 7 (1.94%) QlikView
6 7 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.66%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.66%) Big Data
7 6 (1.66%) Hyperion Smart View
8 5 (1.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (0.83%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (7.76%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.65%) Visual Studio
3 21 (5.82%) ReSharper
4 6 (1.66%) JIRA
4 6 (1.66%) Subversion
5 2 (0.55%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.55%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.55%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.28%) Mockito
6 1 (0.28%) JUnit
6 1 (0.28%) Maven
General
1 131 (36.29%) Finance
2 79 (21.88%) Retail
3 26 (7.20%) Banking
4 16 (4.43%) Marketing
5 15 (4.16%) Billing
6 9 (2.49%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.94%) Electronics
8 6 (1.66%) French Language
8 6 (1.66%) Greek Language
8 6 (1.66%) Polish Language
8 6 (1.66%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.11%) Law
10 3 (0.83%) Advertising
10 3 (0.83%) Military
10 3 (0.83%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.55%) Legal
12 1 (0.28%) Automotive
12 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (13.57%) Project Manager
2 44 (12.19%) Developer
3 38 (10.53%) Consultant
4 32 (8.86%) Analyst
5 25 (6.93%) .NET Developer
6 20 (5.54%) Network Engineer
7 17 (4.71%) Sales Executive
8 15 (4.16%) Senior Developer
9 14 (3.88%) Oracle Consultant
10 13 (3.60%) Support Engineer
11 12 (3.32%) Hyperion Consultant
12 11 (3.05%) Coordinator
13 10 (2.77%) Senior Manager
13 10 (2.77%) Senior .NET Developer
14 9 (2.49%) Team Leader
14 9 (2.49%) Architect
14 9 (2.49%) Support Analyst
14 9 (2.49%) Service Manager
15 8 (2.22%) 2nd Line Support
15 8 (2.22%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (12.19%) .NET
2 36 (9.97%) HTML
3 35 (9.70%) CSS
3 35 (9.70%) jQuery
4 29 (8.03%) Backbone.js
5 27 (7.48%) LINQ
6 21 (5.82%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (4.16%) ASP.NET
8 9 (2.49%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.66%) XML
10 4 (1.11%) Web Services
10 4 (1.11%) Middleware
11 3 (0.83%) Ajax
11 3 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (0.83%) HTML5
12 2 (0.55%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.55%) .NET Remoting
12 2 (0.55%) Apache Flex
12 2 (0.55%) WCF
12 2 (0.55%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.99%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.99%) Data Integration
3 7 (1.94%) Computer Science
3 7 (1.94%) DTV
4 6 (1.66%) SecurID
4 6 (1.66%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.39%) IVR
6 4 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.83%) Open Source
7 3 (0.83%) STB
7 3 (0.83%) IPTV
8 2 (0.55%) iSeries
8 2 (0.55%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.55%) User Experience
9 1 (0.28%) Social Media
9 1 (0.28%) Kindle
9 1 (0.28%) NHS
9 1 (0.28%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 52 (14.40%) Windows
2 28 (7.76%) Linux
3 27 (7.48%) Windows 7
4 17 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (4.16%) UNIX
7 8 (2.22%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.11%) Solaris
10 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.55%) Android
10 2 (0.55%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (12.74%) Project Management
3 42 (11.63%) ITIL
4 41 (11.36%) Scrum
5 33 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (8.86%) Service Delivery
7 31 (8.59%) MVC
8 29 (8.03%) OOP
8 29 (8.03%) Unit Testing
8 29 (8.03%) Domain-Driven Design
9 23 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (6.37%) Change Management
10 20 (5.54%) Time Management
11 19 (5.26%) Service Management
11 19 (5.26%) PRINCE2
11 19 (5.26%) Business Development
12 16 (4.43%) Coaching
13 15 (4.16%) Data Management
14 14 (3.88%) B2B
14 14 (3.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 41 (11.36%) C#
2 36 (9.97%) SQL
3 34 (9.42%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.43%) Java
5 12 (3.32%) PHP
6 10 (2.77%) VB
7 8 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.22%) VBScript
8 7 (1.94%) PHP5
9 6 (1.66%) C
10 2 (0.55%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.55%) Ruby
10 2 (0.55%) VBA
10 2 (0.55%) Python
11 1 (0.28%) Tcl
11 1 (0.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 64 (17.73%) Security Cleared
2 40 (11.08%) Degree
3 23 (6.37%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.16%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (3.32%) CCNA
6 9 (2.49%) CCNP
6 9 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (1.39%) MCP
8 5 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.11%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.11%) MOS
9 4 (1.11%) ISEB
10 3 (0.83%) CCIE
10 3 (0.83%) HND
11 2 (0.55%) CCIP
11 2 (0.55%) CCA
11 2 (0.55%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.48%) SLA
2 14 (3.88%) QA
3 6 (1.66%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.32%) XenApp
3 11 (3.05%) XenDesktop
4 10 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.39%) Snort
7 4 (1.11%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.28%) Xen
9 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.28%) XenServer
9 1 (0.28%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.66%) SCCM
1 6 (1.66%) SCOM
1 6 (1.66%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (1.39%) Nessus
2 5 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.55%) Nagios
4 2 (0.55%) OpenView
4 2 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.55%) Cacti
4 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 78 (21.61%) Microsoft
2 58 (16.07%) Fujitsu
3 35 (9.70%) Cisco
4 34 (9.42%) Oracle
5 22 (6.09%) Citrix
5 22 (6.09%) Juniper
6 21 (5.82%) Avaya
7 20 (5.54%) VMware
8 18 (4.99%) Mitel
8 18 (4.99%) Hyperion
9 17 (4.71%) CheckPoint
10 10 (2.77%) Fortinet
10 10 (2.77%) AppSense
10 10 (2.77%) Business Objects
11 9 (2.49%) BT
11 9 (2.49%) NEC
12 7 (1.94%) Blue Coat
13 6 (1.66%) Cognos
13 6 (1.66%) Symantec
13 6 (1.66%) HP
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum + car allowance
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Salary: £250 - £300 per day
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