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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 81 92 101
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 221 179 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.52% 2.92% 2.66%
As % of the General category 10.00% 7.88% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 186 141 155
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,250 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
2209 2271 3008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.14% 37.01% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1753 1825 2562
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,600 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +40 147 £40,000 +6.66% 38
Cheshire +17 40 £36,250 +20.83% 21
Lancashire -10 20 £23,000 -23.33% 13
Merseyside -26 8 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Cumbria +4 1 - - 9
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 96 (23.36%) Cisco
2 83 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (16.79%) Finance
3 69 (16.79%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (15.57%) SQL
5 62 (15.09%) Internet
6 59 (14.36%) Firewall
7 57 (13.87%) Microsoft
8 55 (13.38%) Windows
8 55 (13.38%) Marketing
9 54 (13.14%) WAN
10 51 (12.41%) CCNP
11 50 (12.17%) MS Excel
12 48 (11.68%) ITIL
13 47 (11.44%) SQL Server
13 47 (11.44%) Linux
14 46 (11.19%) PHP
14 46 (11.19%) Programme Management
15 45 (10.95%) Manufacturing
16 44 (10.71%) Degree
17 43 (10.46%) C#
17 43 (10.46%) Juniper
17 43 (10.46%) Network Management
18 42 (10.22%) DNS
18 42 (10.22%) VoIP
18 42 (10.22%) .NET
19 41 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
20 40 (9.73%) Ericsson
20 40 (9.73%) Electronics
21 39 (9.49%) CCNA

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (1.95%) MS Exchange
1 8 (1.95%) Smallworld
2 7 (1.70%) Apache
2 7 (1.70%) WordPress
3 6 (1.46%) IIS
4 4 (0.97%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.97%) Confluence
4 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.97%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.73%) nginx
6 2 (0.49%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.49%) CMS
6 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.49%) SAS
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 50 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.60%) MS Office
3 10 (2.43%) MS Project
4 7 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.70%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.73%) Open Workbench
5 3 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.49%) InDesign
6 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.24%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 33 (8.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.49%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.60%) SaaS
2 14 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.43%) PaaS
4 9 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.95%) IaaS
6 4 (0.97%) AdWords
6 4 (0.97%) Office 365
7 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.24%) iTunes
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (15.09%) Internet
2 59 (14.36%) Firewall
3 54 (13.14%) WAN
4 42 (10.22%) DNS
4 42 (10.22%) VoIP
5 39 (9.49%) LAN
6 33 (8.03%) Ethernet
6 33 (8.03%) Wireless
7 30 (7.30%) BGP
7 30 (7.30%) VPN
8 27 (6.57%) Broadband
8 27 (6.57%) OSPF
8 27 (6.57%) Unified Communications
9 24 (5.84%) TACACS
10 23 (5.60%) TCP/IP
10 23 (5.60%) VLAN
11 21 (5.11%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (4.38%) DHCP
13 17 (4.14%) MPLS
14 16 (3.89%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.44%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.79%) MySQL
3 12 (2.92%) Big Data
4 9 (2.19%) GIS
5 7 (1.70%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.46%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.22%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.49%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.49%) Impala
9 2 (0.49%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.49%) OrientDB
9 2 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.49%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.24%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.24%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 37 (9.00%) Git (software)
1 37 (9.00%) JIRA
2 22 (5.35%) Subversion
3 9 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.95%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.95%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.22%) Selenium
7 4 (0.97%) JUnit
8 2 (0.49%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.49%) EasyMock
8 2 (0.49%) Gatling
8 2 (0.49%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 69 (16.79%) Finance
2 55 (13.38%) Marketing
3 45 (10.95%) Manufacturing
4 40 (9.73%) Electronics
5 24 (5.84%) Retail
6 23 (5.60%) Banking
7 16 (3.89%) Billing
8 15 (3.65%) Legal
9 7 (1.70%) Advertising
10 5 (1.22%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.22%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Military
11 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (17.03%) Developer
2 58 (14.11%) Analyst
3 52 (12.65%) Network Engineer
4 35 (8.52%) .NET Developer
5 28 (6.81%) Support Engineer
6 26 (6.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (6.33%) C# Developer
7 25 (6.08%) Software Developer
8 22 (5.35%) Telecoms Manager
9 21 (5.11%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (5.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (4.87%) .NET Software Developer
10 20 (4.87%) C# Software Developer
11 19 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
12 17 (4.14%) Architect
12 17 (4.14%) Business Analyst
12 17 (4.14%) IT Support
12 17 (4.14%) Senior Developer
13 16 (3.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 15 (3.65%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (10.22%) .NET
2 35 (8.52%) ASP.NET
3 22 (5.35%) .NET Framework
4 21 (5.11%) HTML
5 20 (4.87%) CSS
6 13 (3.16%) jQuery
6 13 (3.16%) Web Services
7 10 (2.43%) SOAP
8 9 (2.19%) Ajax
9 8 (1.95%) HTML5
10 7 (1.70%) CSS3
10 7 (1.70%) ELK Stack
11 6 (1.46%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.46%) WCF
11 6 (1.46%) Zend Framework
12 5 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (1.22%) REST
13 4 (0.97%) WF
13 4 (0.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.76%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.89%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.65%) Mathematics
5 11 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.43%) iSeries
7 9 (2.19%) User Experience
8 7 (1.70%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (1.46%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.22%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.22%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.97%) CCTV
11 4 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.97%) PKI
11 4 (0.97%) Social Media
12 3 (0.73%) Blog
12 3 (0.73%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.73%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.73%) IVR
12 3 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 55 (13.38%) Windows
2 47 (11.44%) Linux
3 22 (5.35%) Windows Server
4 19 (4.62%) Unix
5 18 (4.38%) Apple iOS
6 13 (3.16%) Android
7 10 (2.43%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.97%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.73%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.49%) AIX
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.24%) Solaris
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (11.68%) ITIL
3 46 (11.19%) Programme Management
4 43 (10.46%) Network Management
5 37 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (8.03%) Digital Marketing
7 32 (7.79%) Configuration Management
8 30 (7.30%) Project Management
9 23 (5.60%) Service Delivery
10 20 (4.87%) ERP
10 20 (4.87%) PRINCE2
11 19 (4.62%) Business Continuity
11 19 (4.62%) Network Design
12 18 (4.38%) Performance Monitoring
13 17 (4.14%) Change Management
13 17 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (3.89%) Kalman Filter
14 16 (3.89%) MVC
14 16 (3.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 64 (15.57%) SQL
2 46 (11.19%) PHP
3 43 (10.46%) C#
4 31 (7.54%) Java
5 22 (5.35%) JavaScript
6 21 (5.11%) Python
7 20 (4.87%) PHP 5
8 18 (4.38%) C
9 14 (3.41%) Perl
10 8 (1.95%) C++
11 7 (1.70%) Ruby
12 6 (1.46%) Apple Swift
12 6 (1.46%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.46%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.22%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.97%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.49%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.24%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 69 (16.79%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (12.41%) CCNP
3 44 (10.71%) Degree
4 39 (9.49%) CCNA
5 18 (4.38%) Security Cleared
6 14 (3.41%) DV Cleared
6 14 (3.41%) ISEB
7 10 (2.43%) JNCIP
8 9 (2.19%) JNCIA
8 9 (2.19%) MCP
9 8 (1.95%) CISSP
9 8 (1.95%) PMP
10 7 (1.70%) CISM
10 7 (1.70%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (1.46%) CCIE
11 6 (1.46%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (1.22%) MCSA
13 4 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.08%) PCI DSS
2 23 (5.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (4.87%) SLA
4 13 (3.16%) QA
5 11 (2.68%) ISO 9001
6 7 (1.70%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (9.49%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.19%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.19%) vSphere
4 5 (1.22%) vCloud
4 5 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.73%) NFS
6 3 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.49%) Docker
7 2 (0.49%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (7.30%) Puppet
2 27 (6.57%) SCCM
3 25 (6.08%) Nagios
4 22 (5.35%) OpenNMS
5 20 (4.87%) RANCID
6 15 (3.65%) Cisco CUCM
6 15 (3.65%) SCOM
7 14 (3.41%) Cisco Prime
8 11 (2.68%) Cacti
9 5 (1.22%) vRealize
10 4 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (0.97%) PowerCLI
11 3 (0.73%) Ansible
11 3 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (0.73%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.49%) Packer
13 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
13 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 96 (23.36%) Cisco
2 57 (13.87%) Microsoft
3 43 (10.46%) Juniper
4 40 (9.73%) Ericsson
5 35 (8.52%) SAP
6 29 (7.06%) Brocade
6 29 (7.06%) Foundry
6 29 (7.06%) VMware
7 25 (6.08%) Huawei
8 20 (4.87%) ZyXEL
9 12 (2.92%) Oracle
10 11 (2.68%) Avaya
11 10 (2.43%) Adobe
12 9 (2.19%) Mitel
12 9 (2.19%) Redback
13 7 (1.70%) F5
13 7 (1.70%) Riverbed
14 6 (1.46%) BroadSoft
14 6 (1.46%) GENBAND
14 6 (1.46%) Zend
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