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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 71 88 56
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -32
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 240 194 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.45% 2.98% 4.52%
As % of the General category 8.58% 8.25% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 157 117 184
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,800 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,000 £46,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
2797 2352 2667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.21% 36.08% 35.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2220 1854 2160
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +10 109 £43,000 +18.62% 23
Cheshire -6 83 £42,500 +11.18% 8
Lancashire +24 30 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Merseyside - 13 £54,750 - 2
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 85 (19.77%) Project Management
1 85 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (18.84%) Finance
3 78 (18.14%) Degree
4 69 (16.05%) Billing
5 67 (15.58%) Java
6 56 (13.02%) Service Delivery
7 53 (12.33%) ITIL
8 51 (11.86%) MS Excel
8 51 (11.86%) SLA
9 46 (10.70%) VoIP
10 45 (10.47%) Microsoft
11 41 (9.53%) .NET
12 40 (9.30%) Cisco
13 39 (9.07%) C#
14 38 (8.84%) SQL
14 38 (8.84%) Internet
15 36 (8.37%) SQL Server
15 36 (8.37%) Windows
16 34 (7.91%) PRINCE2
17 33 (7.67%) Oracle
18 32 (7.44%) Banking
19 31 (7.21%) MS Office
19 31 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
19 31 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (6.98%) HTML
21 29 (6.74%) TCP/IP
21 29 (6.74%) WAN
22 28 (6.51%) Change Management
23 27 (6.28%) MS Project

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (3.02%) MS Exchange
1 13 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (1.40%) Confluence
2 6 (1.40%) SAS
3 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.93%) Apache
5 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.47%) JBoss
6 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.47%) Mule
6 2 (0.47%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.23%) Lync
7 1 (0.23%) Liferay
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 51 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.21%) MS Office
3 27 (6.28%) MS Project
4 15 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.40%) AutoCAD
6 5 (1.16%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.70%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.47%) HFM
4 1 (0.23%) Magento
4 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.02%) Office 365
2 6 (1.40%) SaaS
3 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.70%) VoIP
2 38 (8.84%) Internet
3 29 (6.74%) TCP/IP
3 29 (6.74%) WAN
4 26 (6.05%) Ethernet
5 25 (5.81%) LAN
6 23 (5.35%) Wireless
7 22 (5.12%) DNS
8 20 (4.65%) Firewall
8 20 (4.65%) Network Security
9 17 (3.95%) Broadband
10 16 (3.72%) DHCP
11 14 (3.26%) DECT
12 13 (3.02%) iSCSI
12 13 (3.02%) NAS
13 12 (2.79%) VPN
14 11 (2.56%) 3G
14 11 (2.56%) PBX
14 11 (2.56%) IP Telephony
15 10 (2.33%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.05%) DB2
3 25 (5.81%) MySQL
4 11 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 11 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.16%) Big Data
6 5 (1.16%) QlikView
6 5 (1.16%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.16%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.47%) Essbase
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.23%) BODI
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (5.58%) JIRA
2 23 (5.35%) Subversion
3 14 (3.26%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.16%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.70%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (0.70%) Ant
6 1 (0.23%) JUnit
6 1 (0.23%) Maven
6 1 (0.23%) Gradle
6 1 (0.23%) Mockito
General
1 81 (18.84%) Finance
2 69 (16.05%) Billing
3 32 (7.44%) Banking
4 20 (4.65%) Marketing
5 12 (2.79%) Retail
5 12 (2.79%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.79%) Publishing
6 9 (2.09%) Legal
7 8 (1.86%) Electronics
8 5 (1.16%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.16%) French Language
8 5 (1.16%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.16%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.47%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Advertising
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 64 (14.88%) Project Manager
2 58 (13.49%) Developer
3 41 (9.53%) Analyst
4 32 (7.44%) Service Manager
5 30 (6.98%) Software Developer
6 26 (6.05%) Business Analyst
6 26 (6.05%) C# Developer
7 25 (5.81%) Delivery Manager
8 22 (5.12%) .NET Developer
9 21 (4.88%) Software Engineer
10 20 (4.65%) Consultant
10 20 (4.65%) IT Services Manager
11 17 (3.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (3.72%) ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (3.49%) Telecoms Project Manager
14 14 (3.26%) Senior Developer
14 14 (3.26%) Software Manager
15 13 (3.02%) Production Manager
15 13 (3.02%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.53%) .NET
2 30 (6.98%) HTML
3 27 (6.28%) CSS
4 21 (4.88%) ASP.NET
5 17 (3.95%) Apache Flex
6 16 (3.72%) Web Services
7 14 (3.26%) jQuery
8 13 (3.02%) JSON
8 13 (3.02%) XML
9 12 (2.79%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.56%) RESTful
11 7 (1.63%) HTML5
11 7 (1.63%) JSP
11 7 (1.63%) Backbone.js
12 6 (1.40%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.16%) Ajax
14 4 (0.93%) Spring
15 3 (0.70%) SOAP
15 3 (0.70%) Hibernate
15 3 (0.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.28%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.12%) Algorithms
4 18 (4.19%) User Experience
5 14 (3.26%) iSeries
5 14 (3.26%) Life Science
6 12 (2.79%) Statistics
7 11 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.86%) DTV
8 8 (1.86%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.63%) AS400
10 5 (1.16%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.16%) EPoS
10 5 (1.16%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.93%) NHS
11 4 (0.93%) CESG
11 4 (0.93%) SCADA
12 2 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.47%) GIS
12 2 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.37%) Windows
2 25 (5.81%) Linux
3 16 (3.72%) Windows XP
3 16 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (3.02%) Windows Vista
4 13 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.16%) Android
5 5 (1.16%) UNIX
6 4 (0.93%) Debian
7 3 (0.70%) Solaris
8 2 (0.47%) CentOS
8 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.23%) HPUX
9 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (19.77%) Project Management
1 85 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (13.02%) Service Delivery
3 53 (12.33%) ITIL
4 34 (7.91%) PRINCE2
5 31 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
6 28 (6.51%) Change Management
7 25 (5.81%) Product Management
8 23 (5.35%) Line Management
8 23 (5.35%) Service Management
9 22 (5.12%) MVC
10 21 (4.88%) Waterfall
11 19 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (4.42%) Programme Management
12 18 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (4.19%) Performance Management
13 17 (3.95%) Performance Monitoring
13 17 (3.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 67 (15.58%) Java
2 39 (9.07%) C#
3 38 (8.84%) SQL
4 25 (5.81%) JavaScript
5 20 (4.65%) PHP
6 14 (3.26%) RPG
7 12 (2.79%) PHP5
8 9 (2.09%) C
9 7 (1.63%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.93%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.93%) VB
10 4 (0.93%) Perl
11 3 (0.70%) C++
11 3 (0.70%) VBA
12 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 78 (18.14%) Degree
2 25 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (4.19%) MCSE
3 18 (4.19%) CCNP
4 16 (3.72%) CCNA
5 13 (3.02%) ISEB
5 13 (3.02%) VCP4
6 10 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (2.09%) Security Cleared
8 8 (1.86%) PMP
8 8 (1.86%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.40%) CCDP
10 5 (1.16%) JNCIS
10 5 (1.16%) JNCIP
11 4 (0.93%) HND
11 4 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.70%) NVQ Level 3
12 3 (0.70%) NVQ Level 4
12 3 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (11.86%) SLA
2 27 (6.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (3.49%) ISO 9001
4 14 (3.26%) ISO 14001
5 9 (2.09%) QA
6 4 (0.93%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.70%) Kamailio
3 2 (0.47%) vCloud
4 1 (0.23%) Postfix
4 1 (0.23%) vSphere
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.70%) Cacti
2 2 (0.47%) Zenoss
2 2 (0.47%) Nagios
3 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.30%) Cisco
3 33 (7.67%) Oracle
4 17 (3.95%) Juniper
5 13 (3.02%) BT
6 11 (2.56%) Avaya
7 10 (2.33%) VMware
7 10 (2.33%) IBM
7 10 (2.33%) F5
8 9 (2.09%) Business Objects
8 9 (2.09%) SAP
8 9 (2.09%) Mitel
9 7 (1.63%) Planview
10 6 (1.40%) Perforce
10 6 (1.40%) Fujitsu
11 5 (1.16%) Cognos
11 5 (1.16%) Adobe
11 5 (1.16%) Ericsson
11 5 (1.16%) Nortel
12 4 (0.93%) HP
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