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 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 68 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 10 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.37% 2.34% 1.60%
As % of the General category 4.15% 8.00% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 6
Average salary £41,000 £46,250 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.35% -5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £32,500 £19,375
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £71,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
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
241 275 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 32.92% 29.29% 34.36%
Number of salaries quoted 188 235 237
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Oxford

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) DHCP
2 7 (36.84%) RIP
2 7 (36.84%) WAN
2 7 (36.84%) OSPF
2 7 (36.84%) BGP
3 6 (31.58%) Juniper
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) VLAN
4 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 5 (26.32%) LLU
4 5 (26.32%) SSH
4 5 (26.32%) Huawei
4 5 (26.32%) Brocade
4 5 (26.32%) Cacti
4 5 (26.32%) SmokePing
4 5 (26.32%) Broadband
4 5 (26.32%) LAN
4 5 (26.32%) UNIX
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) CCNP
4 5 (26.32%) DNS
4 5 (26.32%) SNMP
4 5 (26.32%) Internet
4 5 (26.32%) Nagios
4 5 (26.32%) DSL
4 5 (26.32%) ICMP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) WAN
1 7 (36.84%) DHCP
1 7 (36.84%) RIP
1 7 (36.84%) OSPF
1 7 (36.84%) BGP
2 6 (31.58%) VLAN
3 5 (26.32%) LLU
3 5 (26.32%) DSL
3 5 (26.32%) ICMP
3 5 (26.32%) SSH
3 5 (26.32%) SNMP
3 5 (26.32%) Broadband
3 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 5 (26.32%) Internet
4 3 (15.79%) VoIP
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Account Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Support
2 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Account Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) Ajax
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) PMI
1 1 (5.26%) Handset
1 1 (5.26%) Open Source
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) UNIX
3 4 (21.05%) Mac OS
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Network Design
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.79%) B2B
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Content Management
5 1 (5.26%) Logistics
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.26%) Campaign Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) CCNP
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) MCITP
3 4 (21.05%) MCSE
3 4 (21.05%) CCDP
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Nagios
1 5 (26.32%) Cacti
1 5 (26.32%) SmokePing
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Juniper
3 5 (26.32%) Huawei
3 5 (26.32%) Brocade
4 4 (21.05%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Genesys