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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 77 101 60
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -41
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 203 166 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.33% 2.46% 4.13%
As % of the General category 8.56% 6.40% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 151 87 198
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
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
2372 2595 2621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.93% 38.42% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1814 1921 2099
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,575 £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 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +32 120 £40,000 -11.11% 30
Cheshire -20 42 £47,500 +26.66% 9
Lancashire +10 25 £29,500 -11.94%
Merseyside +19 11 £42,500 +65.04% 3
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 94 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (19.50%) Degree
3 82 (18.81%) Finance
4 80 (18.35%) Java
5 68 (15.60%) ITIL
6 64 (14.68%) SLA
7 61 (13.99%) Billing
8 60 (13.76%) Project Management
8 60 (13.76%) Service Delivery
9 52 (11.93%) Windows
10 51 (11.70%) Microsoft
11 46 (10.55%) .NET
12 45 (10.32%) Cisco
13 41 (9.40%) MS Excel
14 39 (8.94%) C#
14 39 (8.94%) VoIP
14 39 (8.94%) Internet
15 36 (8.26%) SQL
15 36 (8.26%) Oracle
15 36 (8.26%) SQL Server
16 34 (7.80%) Wireless
17 33 (7.57%) PRINCE2
17 33 (7.57%) WAN
18 31 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
18 31 (7.11%) MS Office
18 31 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
19 30 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
19 30 (6.88%) TDD
20 27 (6.19%) Banking
20 27 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 27001

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 16 (3.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.15%) Confluence
5 4 (0.92%) CMS
6 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.46%) Lync
6 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.46%) IIS
6 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.23%) Mule
7 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.23%) Apache
7 1 (0.23%) JBoss
7 1 (0.23%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 41 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.11%) MS Office
3 15 (3.44%) MS Project
4 8 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.38%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.15%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.23%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.83%) Office 365
2 6 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.15%) SaaS
4 3 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.94%) VoIP
1 39 (8.94%) Internet
2 34 (7.80%) Wireless
3 33 (7.57%) WAN
4 27 (6.19%) LAN
4 27 (6.19%) Broadband
5 22 (5.05%) Firewall
5 22 (5.05%) Ethernet
5 22 (5.05%) DNS
6 21 (4.82%) Network Security
7 19 (4.36%) DHCP
8 16 (3.67%) Unified Communications
9 15 (3.44%) PBX
9 15 (3.44%) MPLS
10 14 (3.21%) TCP/IP
11 13 (2.98%) 3G
11 13 (2.98%) 4G
12 11 (2.52%) VPN
12 11 (2.52%) DECT
12 11 (2.52%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.82%) MySQL
3 20 (4.59%) DB2
4 13 (2.98%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.75%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.69%) Big Data
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.23%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (5.50%) Subversion
2 16 (3.67%) JIRA
3 13 (2.98%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.52%) NUnit
4 11 (2.52%) MSTest
5 10 (2.29%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (2.29%) Moq
6 4 (0.92%) PHPUnit
7 3 (0.69%) Selenium
8 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.23%) Ant
9 1 (0.23%) JUnit
9 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 82 (18.81%) Finance
2 61 (13.99%) Billing
3 27 (6.19%) Banking
4 24 (5.50%) Marketing
5 20 (4.59%) Manufacturing
6 14 (3.21%) Electronics
7 12 (2.75%) Legal
7 12 (2.75%) Publishing
8 10 (2.29%) Retail
9 6 (1.38%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.46%) Back Office
10 2 (0.46%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 73 (16.74%) Developer
2 51 (11.70%) Analyst
3 43 (9.86%) Project Manager
4 38 (8.72%) Business Analyst
5 34 (7.80%) Service Manager
6 27 (6.19%) Software Developer
7 26 (5.96%) Delivery Manager
8 22 (5.05%) .NET Developer
9 20 (4.59%) Software Engineer
9 20 (4.59%) C# Developer
9 20 (4.59%) IT Services Manager
10 19 (4.36%) Senior Developer
11 15 (3.44%) Senior Analyst
12 14 (3.21%) Production Manager
12 14 (3.21%) Software Manager
13 13 (2.98%) Senior Business Analyst
14 11 (2.52%) Senior C# Developer
14 11 (2.52%) Architect
15 10 (2.29%) Consultant
15 10 (2.29%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.55%) .NET
2 27 (6.19%) Web Services
3 24 (5.50%) HTML
4 22 (5.05%) CSS
5 18 (4.13%) Apache Flex
6 15 (3.44%) XML
7 13 (2.98%) JSON
8 12 (2.75%) ASP.NET
8 12 (2.75%) RESTful
9 11 (2.52%) WPF
9 11 (2.52%) REST
10 10 (2.29%) Unity DI Container
10 10 (2.29%) Castle Windsor
10 10 (2.29%) Ninject
10 10 (2.29%) WinForms
10 10 (2.29%) jQuery
10 10 (2.29%) Spring.NET
11 9 (2.06%) .NET Framework
12 6 (1.38%) SOAP
13 5 (1.15%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.36%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.90%) Algorithms
3 17 (3.90%) User Experience
4 14 (3.21%) DTV
5 12 (2.75%) Statistics
6 11 (2.52%) Life Science
7 10 (2.29%) Inversion of Control
8 9 (2.06%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.61%) iSeries
10 6 (1.38%) Social Media
10 6 (1.38%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.15%) Open Source
11 5 (1.15%) BBC
11 5 (1.15%) Replication
11 5 (1.15%) EPoS
12 4 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.92%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.92%) iDTV
12 4 (0.92%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 52 (11.93%) Windows
2 20 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (4.13%) Linux
4 15 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (2.98%) Windows XP
6 11 (2.52%) Windows Vista
7 8 (1.83%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.92%) UNIX
9 3 (0.69%) Android
9 3 (0.69%) CentOS
9 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.69%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (15.60%) ITIL
3 60 (13.76%) Project Management
3 60 (13.76%) Service Delivery
4 33 (7.57%) PRINCE2
5 30 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 30 (6.88%) TDD
6 26 (5.96%) Change Management
7 25 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (5.73%) Scrum
8 23 (5.28%) Service Management
9 22 (5.05%) Validation
9 22 (5.05%) Line Management
9 22 (5.05%) Analytics
10 20 (4.59%) Product Management
10 20 (4.59%) Programme Management
11 19 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (4.36%) MVC
11 19 (4.36%) Waterfall
12 18 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 80 (18.35%) Java
2 39 (8.94%) C#
3 36 (8.26%) SQL
4 22 (5.05%) JavaScript
5 19 (4.36%) PHP
6 18 (4.13%) RPG
7 8 (1.83%) VB.NET
7 8 (1.83%) PHP5
8 7 (1.61%) C++
9 5 (1.15%) C
9 5 (1.15%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.69%) VB
10 3 (0.69%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.23%) Groovy
12 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.23%) Python
12 1 (0.23%) Delphi
12 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (19.50%) Degree
2 31 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (5.73%) MCSE
4 21 (4.82%) CCNA
5 16 (3.67%) CCNP
6 10 (2.29%) ISEB
7 7 (1.61%) PMP
7 7 (1.61%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.38%) MCP
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%) CCIE
9 5 (1.15%) MCSA
10 4 (0.92%) APMP
10 4 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.92%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (14.68%) SLA
2 27 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (4.82%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.83%) QA
5 7 (1.61%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.46%) HL7
6 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.83%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.15%) vSphere
5 4 (0.92%) vCloud
5 4 (0.92%) XenApp
5 4 (0.92%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.46%) Firmware
6 2 (0.46%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.23%) NFS
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.15%) SCCM
1 5 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.92%) WSUS
3 3 (0.69%) SCOM
4 2 (0.46%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.46%) OpenView
5 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.23%) Cacti
5 1 (0.23%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.23%) Nagios
5 1 (0.23%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.32%) Cisco
3 36 (8.26%) Oracle
4 26 (5.96%) Avaya
5 21 (4.82%) VMware
6 19 (4.36%) Juniper
7 16 (3.67%) Mitel
8 15 (3.44%) SAP
9 13 (2.98%) F5
10 12 (2.75%) IBM
11 10 (2.29%) Ericsson
12 9 (2.06%) Nortel
12 9 (2.06%) Nokia
12 9 (2.06%) BT
13 8 (1.83%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.83%) Riverbed
14 7 (1.61%) Veeam
14 7 (1.61%) HP
14 7 (1.61%) Dell
15 6 (1.38%) CheckPoint
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