The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 16 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 10 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.17% - 4.63%
As % of the General category 33.33% - 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £61,250 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Telecoms
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

General Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
30 62 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 27.52% 32.98% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 17 41 62
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% +46.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Northern Ireland region.

Telecoms Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Telecoms
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
County Londonderry - 6 - -
County Antrim - 4 £61,250 - 1
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 18 (85.71%) UNIX
3 17 (80.95%) Finance
4 16 (76.19%) Oracle
5 15 (71.43%) Solaris
6 14 (66.67%) Retail
6 14 (66.67%) Fujitsu
6 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
6 14 (66.67%) Oracle Database
7 11 (52.38%) Oracle Linux
7 11 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (52.38%) E-business
7 11 (52.38%) VMS
7 11 (52.38%) Intel
7 11 (52.38%) Control-M
7 11 (52.38%) Shell Script
8 4 (19.05%) SNMP
8 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (19.05%) Perl
9 3 (14.29%) C++
9 3 (14.29%) Java
9 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
9 3 (14.29%) SAP
9 3 (14.29%) VoIP
9 3 (14.29%) SMTP
9 3 (14.29%) HTTP
9 3 (14.29%) Hyperion
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (14.29%) Sun

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SNMP
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) VoIP
2 3 (14.29%) SMTP
2 3 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (14.29%) MGCP
2 3 (14.29%) RTP
2 3 (14.29%) Softswitch
3 1 (4.76%) SMPP
3 1 (4.76%) SSH
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (14.29%) Essbase
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 14 (66.67%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (14.29%) DBA
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.76%) OSS Architect
3 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) DTV
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Life Science
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Linux
2 18 (85.71%) UNIX
3 15 (71.43%) Solaris
4 11 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (52.38%) Oracle Linux
4 11 (52.38%) VMS
5 1 (4.76%) OpenVMS
5 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) E-business
2 3 (14.29%) Product Management
2 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) SOA
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Shell Script
2 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 3 (14.29%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) Control-M
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Oracle
2 14 (66.67%) Fujitsu
3 11 (52.38%) Intel
4 3 (14.29%) Hyperion
4 3 (14.29%) SAP
4 3 (14.29%) Sun
5 1 (4.76%) WSO2
5 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.76%) VMware