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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 104 71 89
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +18
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 175 216 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.35% 3.15% 2.88%
As % of the General category 5.77% 8.24% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 123 123 163
Average salary £39,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
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
3035 2621 2594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.80% 38.26% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2369 2139 2180
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +9 115 £40,000 +37.93% 18
Cheshire -38 37 £36,250 -16.42% 13
Merseyside +10 10 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Lancashire -11 10 £28,000 +55.55% 2
Cumbria -6 1 £55,000 +57.14%
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 131 (37.75%) Finance
2 87 (25.07%) Retail
3 79 (22.77%) Microsoft
4 73 (21.04%) Security Cleared
5 65 (18.73%) Fujitsu
6 56 (16.14%) Windows
7 46 (13.26%) Project Management
8 44 (12.68%) ITIL
9 39 (11.24%) Degree
10 37 (10.66%) Scrum
10 37 (10.66%) Cisco
11 36 (10.37%) SQL
11 36 (10.37%) .NET
12 33 (9.51%) MS Excel
13 32 (9.22%) C#
13 32 (9.22%) Service Delivery
14 30 (8.65%) Oracle
14 30 (8.65%) CSS
14 30 (8.65%) MS Office
14 30 (8.65%) jQuery
15 29 (8.36%) HTML
15 29 (8.36%) JavaScript
15 29 (8.36%) Windows 7
16 27 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (7.78%) SC Cleared
16 27 (7.78%) Git (software)
16 27 (7.78%) Banking
17 26 (7.49%) Unit Testing
17 26 (7.49%) Internet
17 26 (7.49%) Change Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.59%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.44%) SAS
3 5 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.86%) WordPress
4 3 (0.86%) Lync
4 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.29%) nginx
5 1 (0.29%) Liferay
5 1 (0.29%) Apache
5 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 33 (9.51%) MS Excel
2 30 (8.65%) MS Office
3 8 (2.31%) MS Project
4 4 (1.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.46%) Hyperion Planning
2 8 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.31%) HFM
3 6 (1.73%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.44%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.58%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.29%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.49%) WAN
1 26 (7.49%) Internet
2 24 (6.92%) VoIP
3 23 (6.63%) Broadband
3 23 (6.63%) LAN
4 18 (5.19%) Firewall
5 16 (4.61%) TCP/IP
5 16 (4.61%) Network Security
6 15 (4.32%) Ethernet
6 15 (4.32%) SSL
7 14 (4.03%) VPN
7 14 (4.03%) Unified Communications
8 13 (3.75%) MPLS
9 9 (2.59%) NGN
10 8 (2.31%) Wireless
10 8 (2.31%) HTTP
10 8 (2.31%) ADSL
11 7 (2.02%) SDH
11 7 (2.02%) HTTPS
11 7 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.34%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.05%) RavenDB
3 14 (4.03%) Essbase
4 8 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.31%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (2.02%) MySQL
6 6 (1.73%) Hyperion Smart View
6 6 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (1.15%) QlikView
9 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.86%) Big Data
9 3 (0.86%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (7.78%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.92%) Visual Studio
3 21 (6.05%) ReSharper
4 5 (1.44%) JIRA
4 5 (1.44%) Subversion
5 3 (0.86%) Maven
6 2 (0.58%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (0.58%) Ant
6 2 (0.58%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.58%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.58%) NetBeans
6 2 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.29%) Mockito
7 1 (0.29%) JUnit
General
1 131 (37.75%) Finance
2 87 (25.07%) Retail
3 27 (7.78%) Banking
4 16 (4.61%) Marketing
5 11 (3.17%) Billing
6 8 (2.31%) Greek Language
6 8 (2.31%) Polish Language
7 7 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.44%) Electronics
9 4 (1.15%) Law
10 3 (0.86%) Advertising
10 3 (0.86%) Military
10 3 (0.86%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.86%) French Language
11 2 (0.58%) Legal
11 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (15.27%) Project Manager
2 38 (10.95%) Developer
3 34 (9.80%) Consultant
4 27 (7.78%) Analyst
5 19 (5.48%) .NET Developer
6 18 (5.19%) Network Engineer
7 16 (4.61%) Support Engineer
8 15 (4.32%) Senior Developer
8 15 (4.32%) Sales Executive
9 14 (4.03%) Oracle Consultant
10 12 (3.46%) Hyperion Consultant
11 11 (3.17%) Architect
12 10 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support
13 9 (2.59%) Service Manager
13 9 (2.59%) Senior Manager
13 9 (2.59%) Support Analyst
13 9 (2.59%) Coordinator
13 9 (2.59%) Security Engineer
13 9 (2.59%) Team Leader
13 9 (2.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.37%) .NET
2 30 (8.65%) CSS
2 30 (8.65%) jQuery
3 29 (8.36%) HTML
4 24 (6.92%) Backbone.js
4 24 (6.92%) LINQ
5 21 (6.05%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (2.59%) ASP.NET
7 8 (2.31%) XML
7 8 (2.31%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.15%) Web Services
8 4 (1.15%) Middleware
9 3 (0.86%) SOAP
9 3 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.58%) CGI
10 2 (0.58%) .NET Remoting
10 2 (0.58%) WCF
10 2 (0.58%) Symfony
10 2 (0.58%) WinForms
10 2 (0.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.76%) Management Information System
2 15 (4.32%) Data Integration
3 7 (2.02%) SecurID
4 5 (1.44%) IVR
4 5 (1.44%) DTV
5 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.86%) STB
6 3 (0.86%) IPTV
6 3 (0.86%) Mathematics
6 3 (0.86%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.86%) Open Source
7 2 (0.58%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.58%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.29%) Social Media
8 1 (0.29%) Kindle
8 1 (0.29%) CMDB
8 1 (0.29%) iSeries
8 1 (0.29%) Statistics
8 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 56 (16.14%) Windows
2 29 (8.36%) Windows 7
3 24 (6.92%) Linux
4 17 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (4.61%) UNIX
5 16 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.31%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.15%) Solaris
9 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.58%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.58%) Android
9 2 (0.58%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (13.26%) Project Management
2 44 (12.68%) ITIL
3 37 (10.66%) Scrum
4 32 (9.22%) Service Delivery
5 27 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (7.49%) Change Management
6 26 (7.49%) MVC
6 26 (7.49%) Unit Testing
7 24 (6.92%) Domain-Driven Design
7 24 (6.92%) OOP
8 23 (6.63%) PRINCE2
8 23 (6.63%) Service Management
9 21 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (5.48%) Time Management
11 16 (4.61%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (4.32%) Data Management
12 15 (4.32%) Business Development
13 14 (4.03%) CRM
14 12 (3.46%) B2B
14 12 (3.46%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (10.37%) SQL
2 32 (9.22%) C#
3 29 (8.36%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.17%) PHP
5 10 (2.88%) Java
5 10 (2.88%) VB
6 8 (2.31%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.31%) VBScript
7 7 (2.02%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.73%) PHP5
9 5 (1.44%) C
10 2 (0.58%) Python
10 2 (0.58%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.58%) Ruby
11 1 (0.29%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 73 (21.04%) Security Cleared
2 39 (11.24%) Degree
3 27 (7.78%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (3.46%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (3.17%) CCNA
7 9 (2.59%) CCNP
8 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.44%) MCP
9 5 (1.44%) CCIE
9 5 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.15%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.15%) CCEE
10 4 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.15%) ISEB
10 4 (1.15%) CCA
10 4 (1.15%) MOS
11 3 (0.86%) CCIA
12 2 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.49%) SLA
2 11 (3.17%) QA
3 6 (1.73%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.15%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (7.49%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.75%) XenApp
3 12 (3.46%) XenDesktop
4 10 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.02%) Snort
6 6 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.15%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.29%) Xen
9 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.29%) XenServer
9 1 (0.29%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.31%) SCCM
1 8 (2.31%) SCOM
2 7 (2.02%) Nessus
2 7 (2.02%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (2.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (1.73%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.58%) Nagios
5 2 (0.58%) OpenView
5 2 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.58%) Cacti
5 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (22.77%) Microsoft
2 65 (18.73%) Fujitsu
3 37 (10.66%) Cisco
4 30 (8.65%) Oracle
5 26 (7.49%) Juniper
6 25 (7.20%) Citrix
7 20 (5.76%) CheckPoint
8 19 (5.48%) VMware
9 18 (5.19%) Avaya
10 17 (4.90%) Hyperion
11 13 (3.75%) Mitel
12 11 (3.17%) AppSense
13 9 (2.59%) Fortinet
13 9 (2.59%) Blue Coat
13 9 (2.59%) NEC
14 8 (2.31%) BT
14 8 (2.31%) Symantec
14 8 (2.31%) HP
15 7 (2.02%) McAfee
15 7 (2.02%) Websense
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