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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 27 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 14 50 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 5.60% 17.06% 12.54%
As % of the General category 16.47% 40.00% 34.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 7
Average salary £31,250 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.76% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £39,600 £40,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
Telecoms
West Midlands

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

General Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
85 125 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 34.00% 42.66% 36.20%
Number of salaries quoted 77 73 66
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Solihull

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Solihull

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

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Solihull

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 (34.48%) WAN
2 8 (27.59%) Internet
2 8 (27.59%) Project Management
2 8 (27.59%) Degree
3 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
3 7 (24.14%) SLA
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (20.69%) CCNA
4 6 (20.69%) Balanced Scorecard
5 5 (17.24%) Finance
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco
5 5 (17.24%) Broadband
5 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
6 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
6 4 (13.79%) Brocade
6 4 (13.79%) Fortinet
6 4 (13.79%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds
6 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (13.79%) Network Management
6 4 (13.79%) F5
6 4 (13.79%) PABX
6 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL
6 4 (13.79%) Citrix
6 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
6 4 (13.79%) Change Management
6 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (13.79%) Firewall

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) WAN
2 8 (27.59%) Internet
3 5 (17.24%) Broadband
4 4 (13.79%) OSPF
4 4 (13.79%) Firewall
4 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (13.79%) VoIP
4 4 (13.79%) PABX
4 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
5 3 (10.34%) VPLS
5 3 (10.34%) DSL
5 3 (10.34%) TACACS
5 3 (10.34%) LAN
5 3 (10.34%) MPLS
6 1 (3.45%) Wireless
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Commercial Manager
1 5 (17.24%) Service Manager
1 5 (17.24%) Network Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Graduate
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Help Desk Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Project Management
2 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
3 6 (20.69%) Balanced Scorecard
4 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
4 4 (13.79%) Change Management
4 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
4 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (13.79%) Network Management
5 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) B2B
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) Fault Management
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (20.69%) CCNA
4 3 (10.34%) CCNP
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) SLA
2 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) Citrix
2 4 (13.79%) Brocade
2 4 (13.79%) Fortinet
2 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds
2 4 (13.79%) F5
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.45%) Avaya