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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 61 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 225 232 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.04% 3.30% 3.24%
As % of the General category 10.21% 8.01% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 191 155 121
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,486 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.36% -
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
2203 2897 2307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.56% 41.23% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1790 2371 1843
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Cheshire +38 145 £25,000 -41.17% 13
Manchester -19 61 £37,500 -12.79% 46
Merseyside -10 8 £35,000 -35.77% 2
Lancashire -9 1 £26,500 -33.75% 2
Cumbria - 1 £30,000 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 77 (18.60%) Finance
2 65 (15.70%) Microsoft
3 64 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (14.25%) Broadband
5 48 (11.59%) SQL
5 48 (11.59%) Firewall
6 46 (11.11%) Windows
7 45 (10.87%) SLA
8 44 (10.63%) SQL Server
9 43 (10.39%) ITIL
10 42 (10.14%) .NET
11 41 (9.90%) Degree
12 40 (9.66%) Project Management
13 39 (9.42%) WAN
14 37 (8.94%) LAN
14 37 (8.94%) VoIP
14 37 (8.94%) Billing
15 36 (8.70%) MS Excel
16 35 (8.45%) CRM
16 35 (8.45%) Management Information System
17 34 (8.21%) C#
17 34 (8.21%) Internet
17 34 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
17 34 (8.21%) Marketing
18 32 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
19 31 (7.49%) Wireless
20 28 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
20 28 (6.76%) Cisco
20 28 (6.76%) HTML
21 27 (6.52%) MS Office

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.42%) SAS
3 6 (1.45%) IBM Notes
4 5 (1.21%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.97%) IIS
6 3 (0.72%) CMS
6 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.72%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.24%) Apache
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.24%) nginx
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.52%) MS Office
3 11 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.45%) Adobe Captivate
4 6 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.62%) Office 365
2 11 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.48%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (14.25%) Broadband
2 48 (11.59%) Firewall
3 39 (9.42%) WAN
4 37 (8.94%) LAN
4 37 (8.94%) VoIP
5 34 (8.21%) Internet
6 31 (7.49%) Wireless
7 27 (6.52%) TCP/IP
8 24 (5.80%) MPLS
9 23 (5.56%) ADSL
10 18 (4.35%) Unified Communications
10 18 (4.35%) VPN
11 13 (3.14%) DHCP
11 13 (3.14%) DNS
12 12 (2.90%) Ethernet
12 12 (2.90%) FTP
13 11 (2.66%) BGP
13 11 (2.66%) ISDN
13 11 (2.66%) SMS
14 10 (2.42%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.62%) MySQL
3 13 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.45%) QlikView
5 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.97%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.48%) Big Data
8 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.48%) Power BI
8 2 (0.48%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.24%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.24%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (3.62%) JIRA
3 12 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.90%) Subversion
4 8 (1.93%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.97%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.48%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.24%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.24%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.24%) QUnit
General
1 77 (18.60%) Finance
2 37 (8.94%) Billing
3 34 (8.21%) Marketing
4 27 (6.52%) Manufacturing
5 20 (4.83%) Retail
6 14 (3.38%) Electronics
7 11 (2.66%) Legal
8 10 (2.42%) Banking
9 7 (1.69%) Publishing
10 5 (1.21%) Games
10 5 (1.21%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.72%) Back Office
11 3 (0.72%) Front Office
12 2 (0.48%) Local Government
13 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 64 (15.46%) Analyst
2 48 (11.59%) Developer
3 27 (6.52%) Technical Support
4 21 (5.07%) Consultant
4 21 (5.07%) Support Engineer
5 20 (4.83%) Service Manager
6 19 (4.59%) .NET Developer
6 19 (4.59%) Network Engineer
6 19 (4.59%) Software Developer
7 18 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 17 (4.11%) Sales Executive
9 15 (3.62%) Information Analyst
10 14 (3.38%) C# Developer
10 14 (3.38%) IT Manager
11 13 (3.14%) C# Software Developer
11 13 (3.14%) Customer Service Advisor
12 12 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (2.90%) SQL Analyst
12 12 (2.90%) Telecoms Engineer
12 12 (2.90%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (10.14%) .NET
2 28 (6.76%) HTML
3 18 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 15 (3.62%) ASP.NET
5 14 (3.38%) jQuery
6 13 (3.14%) CSS
6 13 (3.14%) XML
7 7 (1.69%) JSON
8 6 (1.45%) 802.1X
9 5 (1.21%) Java EE
10 4 (0.97%) HTML5
11 3 (0.72%) LAMP
11 3 (0.72%) XSLT
12 2 (0.48%) CSS3
13 1 (0.24%) AngularJS
13 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.24%) KnockoutJS
13 1 (0.24%) LEMP Stack
13 1 (0.24%) React
13 1 (0.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 64 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (8.45%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 14 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.90%) Social Media
5 12 (2.90%) User Experience
6 10 (2.42%) Credit Risk
7 9 (2.17%) IVR
8 7 (1.69%) Statistics
9 5 (1.21%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.21%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.21%) Life Science
10 3 (0.72%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.72%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.72%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.72%) STB
11 2 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.48%) Handset
12 1 (0.24%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.24%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 46 (11.11%) Windows
2 17 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (3.86%) Linux
3 16 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (3.38%) Unix
5 11 (2.66%) Android
6 10 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.17%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.93%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.24%) AIX
10 1 (0.24%) Debian
10 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (10.39%) ITIL
2 40 (9.66%) Project Management
3 35 (8.45%) CRM
4 34 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (6.04%) PRINCE2
7 22 (5.31%) Time Management
8 21 (5.07%) Data Analysis
8 21 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (4.83%) Change Management
9 20 (4.83%) Service Delivery
10 19 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (4.35%) E-Commerce
12 17 (4.11%) Digital Marketing
12 17 (4.11%) OO
13 16 (3.86%) Programme Management
14 15 (3.62%) High Availability
15 14 (3.38%) Business Continuity
15 14 (3.38%) Line Management
15 14 (3.38%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 48 (11.59%) SQL
2 34 (8.21%) C#
3 24 (5.80%) PHP
4 19 (4.59%) Java
5 18 (4.35%) VB
6 12 (2.90%) T-SQL
7 11 (2.66%) C
7 11 (2.66%) JavaScript
7 11 (2.66%) PHP 5
8 7 (1.69%) Objective-C
9 6 (1.45%) VB6
10 5 (1.21%) C++
10 5 (1.21%) Perl
11 3 (0.72%) Python
12 2 (0.48%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (9.90%) Degree
2 32 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (6.28%) CCNA
4 17 (4.11%) CCNP
5 14 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.17%) ISEB
6 9 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.93%) HND
7 8 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.69%) CISA
8 7 (1.69%) CISM
8 7 (1.69%) CISSP
9 6 (1.45%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.45%) MCP
9 6 (1.45%) MCSE
10 5 (1.21%) CCSA
10 5 (1.21%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (0.97%) JNCIA
11 4 (0.97%) JNCIP
12 3 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.87%) SLA
2 15 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.90%) QA
4 9 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.93%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.21%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.97%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.97%) ISO22301
8 3 (0.72%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.72%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.48%) XenApp
5 1 (0.24%) Firmware
5 1 (0.24%) Postfix
5 1 (0.24%) Varnish
5 1 (0.24%) vSphere
5 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.97%) Cacti
2 4 (0.97%) FortiGate
2 4 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (0.72%) cPanel
3 3 (0.72%) Plesk
4 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 65 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.76%) Cisco
3 20 (4.83%) VMware
4 17 (4.11%) Avaya
5 14 (3.38%) SAP
6 9 (2.17%) SolarWinds
7 7 (1.69%) Mitel
7 7 (1.69%) Oracle
8 6 (1.45%) Adobe
8 6 (1.45%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.45%) Lotus
9 5 (1.21%) BT
9 5 (1.21%) F5
9 5 (1.21%) Juniper
10 4 (0.97%) Citrix
10 4 (0.97%) NetApp
10 4 (0.97%) Palo Alto
11 3 (0.72%) Apple
11 3 (0.72%) McKesson
11 3 (0.72%) Siemens
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