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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 88 109 72
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -37
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 207 177 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.09% 2.37% 3.21%
As % of the General category 8.23% 5.78% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 172 126 128
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +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
2514 3064 2602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.50% 41.05% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1949 2407 2136
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +6 108 £41,500 +3.75% 25
Cheshire +20 59 £40,000 +23.07% 9
Lancashire +19 25 £29,000 +3.57% 7
Cumbria -4 5 £25,000 -54.54%
Merseyside +9 4 £39,000 -13.33%
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 104 (25.55%) Finance
2 75 (18.43%) Java
3 74 (18.18%) ITIL
4 65 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (12.78%) SQL
5 52 (12.78%) Degree
6 50 (12.29%) Microsoft
7 47 (11.55%) SLA
8 44 (10.81%) Windows
9 43 (10.57%) Project Management
9 43 (10.57%) Service Delivery
10 42 (10.32%) Billing
10 42 (10.32%) PRINCE2
10 42 (10.32%) Cisco
11 39 (9.58%) Cisco Certification
11 39 (9.58%) Marketing
12 37 (9.09%) MS Excel
12 37 (9.09%) HTML
13 36 (8.85%) CCNA
13 36 (8.85%) VoIP
13 36 (8.85%) SDLC
14 35 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
15 33 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
16 32 (7.86%) Internet
17 31 (7.62%) MS Office
18 29 (7.13%) WAN
19 28 (6.88%) SQL Server
20 27 (6.63%) MySQL
20 27 (6.63%) PHP
20 27 (6.63%) .NET

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.95%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.47%) Apache
6 5 (1.23%) CMS
6 5 (1.23%) WordPress
7 4 (0.98%) Lync
8 3 (0.74%) SAS
8 3 (0.74%) IIS
9 2 (0.49%) JBoss
9 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.62%) MS Office
3 8 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.72%) AutoCAD
5 6 (1.47%) MS Project
6 5 (1.23%) MicroStation
7 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.23%) Sage 50
3 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.25%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.25%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.85%) VoIP
2 32 (7.86%) Internet
3 29 (7.13%) WAN
4 26 (6.39%) Broadband
4 26 (6.39%) Firewall
4 26 (6.39%) Wireless
5 23 (5.65%) LAN
6 20 (4.91%) MPLS
7 18 (4.42%) PBX
7 18 (4.42%) ADSL
8 17 (4.18%) Unified Communications
9 15 (3.69%) DNS
10 12 (2.95%) Ethernet
11 11 (2.70%) DHCP
12 10 (2.46%) GSM
12 10 (2.46%) TCP/IP
13 9 (2.21%) VPN
13 9 (2.21%) 4G
14 8 (1.97%) DSL
15 7 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.63%) MySQL
3 19 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.21%) QlikView
6 9 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.72%) DB2
8 5 (1.23%) Big Data
9 4 (0.98%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.25%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.46%) NUnit
1 10 (2.46%) MSTest
2 9 (2.21%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (2.21%) Moq
2 9 (2.21%) Subversion
3 8 (1.97%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.72%) PHPUnit
5 6 (1.47%) JIRA
5 6 (1.47%) Selenium
6 4 (0.98%) JUnit
6 4 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.25%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.25%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.25%) Ant
General
1 104 (25.55%) Finance
2 42 (10.32%) Billing
3 39 (9.58%) Marketing
4 27 (6.63%) Manufacturing
5 23 (5.65%) Banking
6 22 (5.41%) Electronics
7 17 (4.18%) Retail
8 9 (2.21%) Publishing
8 9 (2.21%) Legal
9 7 (1.72%) Automotive
10 4 (0.98%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 94 (23.10%) Analyst
2 65 (15.97%) Developer
3 37 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 25 (6.14%) Senior Analyst
5 20 (4.91%) Service Manager
6 19 (4.67%) Java Developer
6 19 (4.67%) Service Analyst
6 19 (4.67%) Project Manager
7 16 (3.93%) Senior Developer
7 16 (3.93%) .NET Developer
8 14 (3.44%) Network Engineer
8 14 (3.44%) Administrator
9 13 (3.19%) Designer
10 12 (2.95%) Senior Business Analyst
10 12 (2.95%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (2.95%) IT Services Manager
11 11 (2.70%) Support Engineer
11 11 (2.70%) Sales Executive
12 10 (2.46%) Development Manager
12 10 (2.46%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.09%) HTML
2 27 (6.63%) .NET
3 26 (6.39%) jQuery
4 23 (5.65%) CSS
5 20 (4.91%) Web Services
6 16 (3.93%) REST
7 10 (2.46%) WPF
8 9 (2.21%) Spring.NET
8 9 (2.21%) Castle Windsor
8 9 (2.21%) Ninject
8 9 (2.21%) SOAP
8 9 (2.21%) WinForms
8 9 (2.21%) Unity DI Container
9 8 (1.97%) Spring
9 8 (1.97%) XML
10 7 (1.72%) Apache Flex
11 6 (1.47%) Django
11 6 (1.47%) Ajax
11 6 (1.47%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.47%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.41%) DTV
3 21 (5.16%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.44%) Social Media
5 13 (3.19%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.70%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.21%) Statistics
7 9 (2.21%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (1.97%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.47%) IVR
10 5 (1.23%) Replication
10 5 (1.23%) BBC
10 5 (1.23%) iDTV
10 5 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.23%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.74%) Clustering
12 3 (0.74%) iPad
12 3 (0.74%) iSeries
12 3 (0.74%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.81%) Windows
2 27 (6.63%) Linux
3 16 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (2.95%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.46%) UNIX
5 10 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.47%) SUSE
7 5 (1.23%) Debian
7 5 (1.23%) Fedora
7 5 (1.23%) Windows Vista
7 5 (1.23%) Android
7 5 (1.23%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.49%) CentOS
11 1 (0.25%) AIX
11 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (18.18%) ITIL
2 65 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (10.57%) Project Management
3 43 (10.57%) Service Delivery
4 42 (10.32%) PRINCE2
5 36 (8.85%) SDLC
6 33 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (6.39%) Digital Marketing
8 25 (6.14%) Scrum
9 23 (5.65%) Programme Management
9 23 (5.65%) Analytics
10 22 (5.41%) Change Management
11 21 (5.16%) UML
11 21 (5.16%) Root Cause Analysis
12 19 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (4.18%) TDD
14 15 (3.69%) Web Application Development
15 14 (3.44%) Line Management
15 14 (3.44%) E-Commerce
16 13 (3.19%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (18.43%) Java
2 52 (12.78%) SQL
3 27 (6.63%) PHP
4 25 (6.14%) JavaScript
5 22 (5.41%) C#
6 11 (2.70%) Python
7 9 (2.21%) C
8 8 (1.97%) PHP5
8 8 (1.97%) VB
9 7 (1.72%) RPG
10 6 (1.47%) C++
10 6 (1.47%) Perl
11 5 (1.23%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.98%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.98%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.49%) VBA
14 1 (0.25%) Clojure
14 1 (0.25%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.25%) VBScript
14 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (12.78%) Degree
2 39 (9.58%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (8.85%) CCNA
4 21 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (4.91%) MCSE
6 13 (3.19%) ISEB
6 13 (3.19%) ISTQB
7 10 (2.46%) CCENT
8 9 (2.21%) MCSA
8 9 (2.21%) MCP
9 8 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (1.72%) SC Cleared
10 7 (1.72%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.47%) CCNP
12 5 (1.23%) APMP
12 5 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.98%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (11.55%) SLA
2 15 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.44%) QA
4 12 (2.95%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.49%) HL7
5 2 (0.49%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (3.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.47%) XenApp
5 4 (0.98%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.98%) vSphere
6 2 (0.49%) Firmware
6 2 (0.49%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.49%) vCloud
7 1 (0.25%) NFS
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.25%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 6 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (1.23%) WSUS
2 5 (1.23%) SCCM
3 3 (0.74%) SCOM
4 2 (0.49%) OpenView
4 2 (0.49%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.25%) Nagios
5 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.25%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.25%) Puppet
5 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.25%) Opsview
5 1 (0.25%) Graphite
Vendors
1 50 (12.29%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.32%) Cisco
3 27 (6.63%) Avaya
4 25 (6.14%) Oracle
5 22 (5.41%) SAP
5 22 (5.41%) VMware
6 16 (3.93%) Mitel
7 10 (2.46%) IBM
7 10 (2.46%) Dell
8 9 (2.21%) BT
9 8 (1.97%) SolarWinds
10 7 (1.72%) Veeam
10 7 (1.72%) Nokia
10 7 (1.72%) Juniper
10 7 (1.72%) HP
11 6 (1.47%) Citrix
11 6 (1.47%) Toshiba
12 5 (1.23%) Sage
12 5 (1.23%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.23%) Ericsson
Manchester, Lancashire
Affilisearch
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Datacom Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
IS Recruitment Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
IDPP
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + on call + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + on call + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Macclesfield
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + £40k OTE
Posted: 8 days ago
Burnley
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Northwich
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, certified training, Overtime
Posted: 10 days ago