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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 33 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 15 54 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 5.30% 19.15% 23.79%
As % of the General category 24.19% 39.42% 56.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 7
Average salary £47,500 £67,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.62% +83.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £67,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £39,050
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
62 137 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 21.91% 48.58% 42.34%
Number of salaries quoted 56 52 47
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 24 April 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Solihull

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Retail
2 10 (32.26%) WAN
2 10 (32.26%) Internet
3 9 (29.03%) Service Delivery
3 9 (29.03%) SLA
4 8 (25.81%) B2B
4 8 (25.81%) Project Management
4 8 (25.81%) Balanced Scorecard
5 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (16.13%) ITIL
6 5 (16.13%) DSL
6 5 (16.13%) WebTrends
6 5 (16.13%) Web Analytics
6 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
6 5 (16.13%) Marketing
6 5 (16.13%) Digital Media
6 5 (16.13%) Analytics
7 4 (12.90%) User Experience
7 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (12.90%) VPLS
7 4 (12.90%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.90%) MPLS
7 4 (12.90%) TACACS
7 4 (12.90%) ISO 9001
7 4 (12.90%) CCNA
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco
8 3 (9.68%) CCNP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) WAN
1 10 (32.26%) Internet
2 5 (16.13%) DSL
3 4 (12.90%) TACACS
3 4 (12.90%) VPLS
3 4 (12.90%) MPLS
4 3 (9.68%) OSPF
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
4 3 (9.68%) PABX
4 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
4 3 (9.68%) Firewall
4 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (9.68%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) Wireless
5 1 (3.23%) 2G
5 1 (3.23%) 4G
5 1 (3.23%) PSTN
5 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.23%) 3G
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Retail
3 5 (16.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Service Manager
1 6 (19.35%) Network Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Web Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Web Analytics Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Help Desk Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Network Support
6 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Digital Media
2 4 (12.90%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Service Delivery
2 8 (25.81%) Balanced Scorecard
2 8 (25.81%) B2B
2 8 (25.81%) Project Management
3 5 (16.13%) Web Analytics
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Network Management
6 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Time Management
7 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.23%) Fault Management
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) CCNA
3 3 (9.68%) CCNP
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) SLA
2 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.90%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
2 4 (12.90%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix
3 3 (9.68%) Brocade
3 3 (9.68%) Fortinet
3 3 (9.68%) F5
4 1 (3.23%) Avaya
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft