The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 65 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -3
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 13 41 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.80% 7.17% 9.00%
As % of the General category 8.13% 19.43% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 25
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -40.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
Telecoms
South Yorkshire

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

General Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
160 211 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 22.13% 36.89% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 146 167 135
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,771 £25,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Sheffield

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 23 (65.71%) Degree
2 19 (54.29%) Test Scripting
2 19 (54.29%) Software Testing
3 18 (51.43%) HP
4 10 (28.57%) Web Design
4 10 (28.57%) IVR
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco
4 10 (28.57%) VB
4 10 (28.57%) Flash
4 10 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 10 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 9 (25.71%) Retail Banking
5 9 (25.71%) Investment Banking
5 9 (25.71%) LoadRunner
5 9 (25.71%) ISEB
5 9 (25.71%) Banking
5 9 (25.71%) Retail
5 9 (25.71%) Finance
6 8 (22.86%) C
7 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.00%) SLA
8 6 (17.14%) Symantec
8 6 (17.14%) VMware
8 6 (17.14%) NetApp
8 6 (17.14%) Citrix
9 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (14.29%) C++
9 5 (14.29%) Java
9 5 (14.29%) LAN
9 5 (14.29%) Business Development

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) LAN
2 4 (11.43%) Unified Communications
3 3 (8.57%) Wireless
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (8.57%) DHCP
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) VoIP
5 1 (2.86%) WLAN
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) SNMP
5 1 (2.86%) Broadband
5 1 (2.86%) ISDN
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) 802.11
5 1 (2.86%) MPLS
5 1 (2.86%) OSPF
5 1 (2.86%) BGP-4
5 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (25.71%) Banking
1 9 (25.71%) Retail
1 9 (25.71%) Investment Banking
1 9 (25.71%) Retail Banking
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Consultant
2 10 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Software Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) Programmer
3 9 (25.71%) Test Consultant
3 9 (25.71%) Software Programmer
3 9 (25.71%) Performance Test Consultant
3 9 (25.71%) Performance Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Sales Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Field Service Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Head of IT
7 1 (2.86%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) IVR
1 10 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Software Testing
1 19 (54.29%) Test Scripting
2 10 (28.57%) Web Design
2 10 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 5 (14.29%) Business Development
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.86%) Network Design
5 1 (2.86%) Budget Control
5 1 (2.86%) Network Management
5 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) Project Management
5 1 (2.86%) Change Management
5 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) VB
2 8 (22.86%) C
3 5 (14.29%) C++
3 5 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) Degree
2 9 (25.71%) ISEB
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.57%) CCDA
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.71%) MCP
5 2 (5.71%) MCSE
5 2 (5.71%) CCNA
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.86%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) HP
2 10 (28.57%) Cisco
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.14%) Citrix
4 6 (17.14%) VMware
4 6 (17.14%) NetApp
4 6 (17.14%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) NEC
5 1 (2.86%) Mitel
5 1 (2.86%) AirMagnet
5 1 (2.86%) Panasonic
5 1 (2.86%) Avaya