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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 69 95 49
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -46
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 234 199 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.57% 2.79% 4.81%
As % of the General category 9.01% 7.46% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 147 107 230
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
2597 2666 2680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.57% 37.33% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1938 1990 2133
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +17 131 £42,500 +13.33% 24
Cheshire -4 62 £42,500 +5.65% 7
Lancashire +28 33 £35,000 +45.83% 5
Merseyside +18 5 £55,000 +113.59% 4
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 91 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (20.74%) Degree
3 82 (18.89%) Finance
4 75 (17.28%) Project Management
5 65 (14.98%) Java
5 65 (14.98%) Billing
6 62 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 57 (13.13%) ITIL
7 57 (13.13%) SLA
8 51 (11.75%) Windows
9 47 (10.83%) MS Excel
10 46 (10.60%) Microsoft
10 46 (10.60%) VoIP
11 44 (10.14%) Cisco
11 44 (10.14%) .NET
12 38 (8.76%) C#
12 38 (8.76%) PRINCE2
12 38 (8.76%) Internet
13 37 (8.53%) Wireless
14 36 (8.29%) WAN
15 35 (8.06%) SQL
16 33 (7.60%) SQL Server
17 32 (7.37%) MS Office
17 32 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
18 31 (7.14%) LAN
19 29 (6.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 28 (6.45%) Change Management
20 28 (6.45%) Oracle
20 28 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
21 26 (5.99%) TDD

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.76%) MS Exchange
1 12 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (1.38%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.38%) Confluence
3 4 (0.92%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.69%) Apache
5 2 (0.46%) IIS
5 2 (0.46%) JBoss
5 2 (0.46%) CMS
5 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.46%) Mule
5 2 (0.46%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.23%) Liferay
Applications
1 47 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 32 (7.37%) MS Office
3 19 (4.38%) MS Project
4 13 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.38%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.69%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (2.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.15%) Sage 50
3 3 (0.69%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.23%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.53%) Office 365
2 6 (1.38%) SaaS
3 5 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.60%) VoIP
2 38 (8.76%) Internet
3 37 (8.53%) Wireless
4 36 (8.29%) WAN
5 31 (7.14%) LAN
6 24 (5.53%) Broadband
6 24 (5.53%) Ethernet
7 23 (5.30%) TCP/IP
7 23 (5.30%) Firewall
8 20 (4.61%) DNS
8 20 (4.61%) Network Security
9 18 (4.15%) PBX
10 17 (3.92%) Unified Communications
11 16 (3.69%) DHCP
12 14 (3.23%) 3G
13 13 (3.00%) DECT
13 13 (3.00%) 4G
14 12 (2.76%) 2G
14 12 (2.76%) IP Telephony
15 11 (2.53%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.30%) MySQL
3 16 (3.69%) DB2
4 13 (3.00%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.76%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.69%) Big Data
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.23%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 25 (5.76%) Subversion
2 23 (5.30%) JIRA
3 15 (3.46%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.84%) MSTest
4 8 (1.84%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (1.84%) Moq
4 8 (1.84%) NUnit
5 3 (0.69%) Ant
6 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.46%) Selenium
6 2 (0.46%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.23%) Mockito
7 1 (0.23%) Gradle
7 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.23%) Maven
7 1 (0.23%) JUnit
General
1 82 (18.89%) Finance
2 65 (14.98%) Billing
3 24 (5.53%) Banking
4 22 (5.07%) Marketing
5 17 (3.92%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.76%) Publishing
6 12 (2.76%) Electronics
7 10 (2.30%) Legal
8 8 (1.84%) Retail
9 6 (1.38%) Multimedia
10 5 (1.15%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.46%) Law
11 2 (0.46%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 65 (14.98%) Developer
2 53 (12.21%) Project Manager
3 47 (10.83%) Analyst
4 34 (7.83%) Business Analyst
4 34 (7.83%) Service Manager
5 30 (6.91%) Software Developer
6 27 (6.22%) Delivery Manager
7 22 (5.07%) .NET Developer
7 22 (5.07%) C# Developer
8 21 (4.84%) Software Engineer
9 20 (4.61%) IT Services Manager
10 17 (3.92%) Senior Developer
11 14 (3.23%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 13 (3.00%) Consultant
12 13 (3.00%) Production Manager
13 12 (2.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (2.76%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (2.76%) Architect
13 12 (2.76%) Software Manager
14 11 (2.53%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (10.14%) .NET
2 23 (5.30%) HTML
2 23 (5.30%) CSS
3 20 (4.61%) Web Services
4 15 (3.46%) XML
5 14 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 14 (3.23%) Apache Flex
6 13 (3.00%) JSON
7 12 (2.76%) RESTful
8 11 (2.53%) .NET Framework
9 10 (2.30%) jQuery
10 8 (1.84%) Spring.NET
10 8 (1.84%) Castle Windsor
10 8 (1.84%) Ninject
10 8 (1.84%) WPF
10 8 (1.84%) WinForms
10 8 (1.84%) Unity DI Container
11 6 (1.38%) JSP
12 5 (1.15%) SOAP
12 5 (1.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.30%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.15%) User Experience
4 17 (3.92%) Algorithms
5 13 (3.00%) Life Science
5 13 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.76%) DTV
6 12 (2.76%) Statistics
7 8 (1.84%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.15%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.15%) SCADA
8 5 (1.15%) Replication
8 5 (1.15%) CESG
8 5 (1.15%) EPoS
9 4 (0.92%) iSeries
10 3 (0.69%) Social Media
10 3 (0.69%) iPad
10 3 (0.69%) Open Source
10 3 (0.69%) NHS
10 3 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 51 (11.75%) Windows
2 20 (4.61%) Linux
2 20 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (3.00%) Windows XP
4 12 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.30%) Windows Vista
6 6 (1.38%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.38%) UNIX
7 5 (1.15%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.15%) Android
8 3 (0.69%) CentOS
8 3 (0.69%) Solaris
8 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.46%) Debian
10 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.23%) HPUX
10 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (17.28%) Project Management
3 62 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 57 (13.13%) ITIL
5 38 (8.76%) PRINCE2
6 28 (6.45%) Change Management
6 28 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 26 (5.99%) TDD
8 25 (5.76%) Programme Management
8 25 (5.76%) Product Management
9 23 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (5.30%) Service Management
10 20 (4.61%) Scrum
10 20 (4.61%) Waterfall
10 20 (4.61%) Analytics
10 20 (4.61%) Line Management
11 19 (4.38%) Validation
11 19 (4.38%) MVC
12 18 (4.15%) Mentoring
13 17 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (14.98%) Java
2 38 (8.76%) C#
3 35 (8.06%) SQL
4 22 (5.07%) PHP
5 19 (4.38%) JavaScript
6 14 (3.23%) RPG
7 11 (2.53%) PHP5
8 9 (2.07%) C
9 8 (1.84%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.15%) C++
11 3 (0.69%) VB
11 3 (0.69%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.46%) Perl
12 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.23%) Delphi
13 1 (0.23%) Clojure
13 1 (0.23%) Groovy
13 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (20.74%) Degree
2 32 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (4.84%) CCNA
4 20 (4.61%) MCSE
4 20 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (3.69%) CCNP
6 11 (2.53%) ISEB
7 10 (2.30%) PMP
7 10 (2.30%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (1.38%) CCDP
8 6 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.15%) JNCIS
9 5 (1.15%) JNCIP
9 5 (1.15%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.15%) CCIE
10 3 (0.69%) MCP
10 3 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.69%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.69%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (13.13%) SLA
2 29 (6.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (4.15%) ISO 9001
4 12 (2.76%) ISO 14001
5 7 (1.61%) QA
6 5 (1.15%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.46%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.69%) vCloud
4 2 (0.46%) Kamailio
4 2 (0.46%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.23%) Postfix
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.46%) OpenView
2 2 (0.46%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (0.46%) SCCM
2 2 (0.46%) Cacti
2 2 (0.46%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.23%) Puppet
3 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.14%) Cisco
3 28 (6.45%) Oracle
4 22 (5.07%) Avaya
5 19 (4.38%) Juniper
6 18 (4.15%) VMware
7 16 (3.69%) Mitel
8 13 (3.00%) SAP
8 13 (3.00%) F5
9 12 (2.76%) BT
10 10 (2.30%) Ericsson
11 9 (2.07%) Nokia
11 9 (2.07%) Nortel
11 9 (2.07%) SolarWinds
12 8 (1.84%) Dell
12 8 (1.84%) IBM
13 7 (1.61%) HP
13 7 (1.61%) Planview
14 6 (1.38%) Huawei
14 6 (1.38%) Adobe
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