The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 73 59 74
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 2 34 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.28% 3.38% 1.43%
As % of the General category 0.85% 11.81% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 9
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £50,000 £69,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Telecoms
Oxfordshire

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

General Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
235 288 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 32.32% 28.66% 35.39%
Number of salaries quoted 164 244 314
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Oxford

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) DHCP
2 7 (50.00%) RIP
2 7 (50.00%) OSPF
2 7 (50.00%) BGP
3 6 (42.86%) Juniper
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) UNIX
4 5 (35.71%) Broadband
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 5 (35.71%) SNMP
4 5 (35.71%) Internet
4 5 (35.71%) Nagios
4 5 (35.71%) DSL
4 5 (35.71%) ICMP
4 5 (35.71%) SSH
4 5 (35.71%) Huawei
4 5 (35.71%) Brocade
4 5 (35.71%) LLU
4 5 (35.71%) Cacti
4 5 (35.71%) SmokePing
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (21.43%) B2B
6 3 (21.43%) VoIP
6 3 (21.43%) Marketing
6 3 (21.43%) Network Design
6 3 (21.43%) Finance

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DHCP
1 7 (50.00%) RIP
1 7 (50.00%) OSPF
1 7 (50.00%) BGP
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) Broadband
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) SNMP
3 5 (35.71%) Internet
3 5 (35.71%) DSL
3 5 (35.71%) ICMP
3 5 (35.71%) SSH
3 5 (35.71%) LLU
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) VoIP
6 2 (14.29%) VLAN
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Director
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
1 1 (7.14%) PMI
1 1 (7.14%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) B2B
2 3 (21.43%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) Campaign Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Nagios
1 5 (35.71%) Cacti
1 5 (35.71%) SmokePing
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Juniper
3 5 (35.71%) Huawei
3 5 (35.71%) Brocade
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
4 1 (7.14%) Genesys
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat