The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 10 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 72 63 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 13.95% 9.95% 14.31%
As % of the General category 35.82% 23.60% 29.70%
Number of salaries quoted 63 46 72
Average salary £49,500 £55,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
Telecoms
Berkshire

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

General Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
201 267 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 38.95% 42.18% 48.19%
Number of salaries quoted 181 224 234
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £82,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Slough

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Slough region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Slough

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 56 (39.44%) Finance
2 37 (26.06%) User Stories
3 32 (22.54%) Banking
4 30 (21.13%) Retail
4 30 (21.13%) Project Management
5 28 (19.72%) ISEB
5 28 (19.72%) Scrum
5 28 (19.72%) User Acceptance Testing
5 28 (19.72%) Mobile App
6 27 (19.01%) Security Cleared
6 27 (19.01%) Cisco
7 25 (17.61%) Java
8 24 (16.90%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (16.90%) Business Analysis
9 23 (16.20%) CCNA
10 22 (15.49%) Marketing
10 22 (15.49%) Advertising
11 21 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (13.38%) TCP/IP
13 18 (12.68%) Solaris
13 18 (12.68%) Degree
14 17 (11.97%) Linux
14 17 (11.97%) XML
14 17 (11.97%) Microsoft
14 17 (11.97%) Waterfall
15 16 (11.27%) UNIX
15 16 (11.27%) Perl
15 16 (11.27%) DNS
16 15 (10.56%) NFS

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 (2.82%) Apache
1 4 (2.82%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.11%) Alfresco
2 3 (2.11%) Liferay
3 1 (0.70%) Confluence
3 1 (0.70%) Lync
3 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.38%) TCP/IP
2 16 (11.27%) DNS
3 14 (9.86%) WAN
3 14 (9.86%) LDAP
3 14 (9.86%) SMS
3 14 (9.86%) INAP
3 14 (9.86%) HTTP
4 13 (9.15%) ISUP
4 13 (9.15%) SS7
4 13 (9.15%) Wireshark
4 13 (9.15%) VoIP
4 13 (9.15%) LAN
5 12 (8.45%) PBX
5 12 (8.45%) Multicast
5 12 (8.45%) TETRA
6 11 (7.75%) Firewall
7 5 (3.52%) NetScreen
7 5 (3.52%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (3.52%) Network Security
7 5 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.52%) JIRA
3 4 (2.82%) IntelliJ
3 4 (2.82%) Subversion
3 4 (2.82%) Gradle
3 4 (2.82%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.11%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.41%) Selenium
5 2 (1.41%) Hudson
6 1 (0.70%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.70%) Ant
6 1 (0.70%) TestDirector
General
1 56 (39.44%) Finance
2 32 (22.54%) Banking
3 30 (21.13%) Retail
4 22 (15.49%) Advertising
4 22 (15.49%) Marketing
5 4 (2.82%) Billing
5 4 (2.82%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Electronics
6 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (42.25%) Analyst
2 40 (28.17%) Business Analyst
3 20 (14.08%) Test Analyst
4 16 (11.27%) Project Manager
5 15 (10.56%) Senior Business Analyst
5 15 (10.56%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (9.15%) Consultant
7 12 (8.45%) Product Manager
7 12 (8.45%) Portfolio Manager
8 9 (6.34%) Agile Business Analyst
9 8 (5.63%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 8 (5.63%) Developer
10 7 (4.93%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 5 (3.52%) Security Consultant
11 5 (3.52%) Network Security Consultant
11 5 (3.52%) Communications Manager
11 5 (3.52%) Marketing Manager
11 5 (3.52%) Network Consultant
11 5 (3.52%) Network Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.97%) XML
2 14 (9.86%) SOAP
3 13 (9.15%) Rendezvous
4 9 (6.34%) RESTful
5 6 (4.23%) Struts
5 6 (4.23%) J2EE
6 5 (3.52%) HTML
6 5 (3.52%) XHTML
7 4 (2.82%) Velocity
8 3 (2.11%) JSR 168
8 3 (2.11%) Servlets
8 3 (2.11%) XSLT
8 3 (2.11%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.11%) Spring
8 3 (2.11%) EJB
9 2 (1.41%) CSS
9 2 (1.41%) JSP
9 2 (1.41%) Sass
9 2 (1.41%) jQuery
10 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.72%) Mobile App
2 15 (10.56%) FMCG
3 14 (9.86%) IVR
4 13 (9.15%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.52%) Social Media
7 4 (2.82%) RMADS
8 3 (2.11%) Open Source
9 2 (1.41%) DTV
10 1 (0.70%) iSeries
10 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.70%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.70%) Wiki
10 1 (0.70%) AS400
10 1 (0.70%) Handset
10 1 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.68%) Solaris
2 17 (11.97%) Linux
3 16 (11.27%) UNIX
4 15 (10.56%) Windows
4 15 (10.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (9.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.70%) AIX
7 1 (0.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.06%) User Stories
2 30 (21.13%) Project Management
3 28 (19.72%) Scrum
3 28 (19.72%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (16.90%) Business Analysis
5 21 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (11.97%) Waterfall
7 15 (10.56%) BPMN
7 15 (10.56%) Use Case
7 15 (10.56%) Change Management
7 15 (10.56%) UML
8 14 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (9.86%) Software Testing
9 13 (9.15%) TDD
10 12 (8.45%) E-Commerce
10 12 (8.45%) ETL
10 12 (8.45%) Product Management
10 12 (8.45%) Mobile Device Management
11 11 (7.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.61%) Java
2 16 (11.27%) Perl
3 5 (3.52%) SQL
3 5 (3.52%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.52%) C
4 4 (2.82%) PHP
5 3 (2.11%) Groovy
5 3 (2.11%) Scala
5 3 (2.11%) Ruby
6 2 (1.41%) C#
7 1 (0.70%) RPG
7 1 (0.70%) Python
7 1 (0.70%) Korn
7 1 (0.70%) C-shell
7 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (19.72%) ISEB
2 27 (19.01%) Security Cleared
3 24 (16.90%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (16.20%) CCNA
5 18 (12.68%) Degree
6 13 (9.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (5.63%) SC Cleared
8 7 (4.93%) CCNP
9 5 (3.52%) Postgraduate
10 4 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.70%) CISSP
11 1 (0.70%) CCIE
11 1 (0.70%) CCIP
11 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.70%) RHCE
11 1 (0.70%) PMP
11 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.70%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) QA
2 6 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (3.52%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.52%) GPG13
System Software
1 15 (10.56%) NFS
2 5 (3.52%) Snort
2 5 (3.52%) Squid
3 1 (0.70%) Xen
3 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Nagios
1 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.70%) YUM
1 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (19.01%) Cisco
2 17 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.56%) Red Hat
3 15 (10.56%) Fujitsu
4 13 (9.15%) TIBCO
5 11 (7.75%) Ab Initio
5 11 (7.75%) Teradata
5 11 (7.75%) Redknee
5 11 (7.75%) Citrix
6 6 (4.23%) Juniper
7 5 (3.52%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.52%) Sourcefire
7 5 (3.52%) Blue Coat
7 5 (3.52%) Websense
7 5 (3.52%) NetSuite
7 5 (3.52%) HubSpot
8 4 (2.82%) IBM
9 3 (2.11%) Oracle
9 3 (2.11%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (2.11%) Cognizant
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