The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 54 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -2
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 16 61 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.83% 9.00% 9.30%
As % of the General category 8.47% 21.86% 22.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 56 50
Average salary £26,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.39% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Telecoms
South West

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

General Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
189 279 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 33.45% 41.15% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 149 238 246
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Somerset

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Somerset

Telecoms
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -25 6 £26,000 -30.66% 3
Yeovil +4 2 £26,500 -24.28%
Street - 2 £55,000 -
Frome - 1 £38,500 -
Telecoms
South West

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 9 (37.50%) LAN
3 9 (37.50%) WAN
3 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 7 (29.17%) VPN
4 7 (29.17%) Cisco
4 7 (29.17%) MS Office
4 7 (29.17%) MySQL
5 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (25.00%) Wireless
5 6 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 6 (25.00%) Memory Management
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
6 5 (20.83%) SonicWALL
6 5 (20.83%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (20.83%) MPLS
6 5 (20.83%) CCNA
6 5 (20.83%) WLAN
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (20.83%) Juniper
6 5 (20.83%) MCSE
6 5 (20.83%) C++
7 4 (16.67%) VoIP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) LAN
2 9 (37.50%) WAN
2 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 7 (29.17%) VPN
4 6 (25.00%) Wireless
4 6 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 5 (20.83%) MPLS
5 5 (20.83%) WLAN
6 4 (16.67%) VoIP
6 4 (16.67%) SMTP
6 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 4 (16.67%) QSIG
6 4 (16.67%) Wireshark
7 2 (8.33%) OSPF
7 2 (8.33%) BGP
7 2 (8.33%) VLAN
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
7 2 (8.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (16.67%) Marketing
1 4 (16.67%) Electronics
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Military
3 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Team Leader
3 5 (20.83%) Network Team Leader
4 4 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Network Support
5 3 (12.50%) IT Support
5 3 (12.50%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Graduate
6 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Junior
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Junior C++ Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) LAMP
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) Ajax
2 2 (8.33%) Qt
2 2 (8.33%) REST
2 2 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.17%) Sass
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) Symfony
3 1 (4.17%) LINQ
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) JSON
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.33%) DTV
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) HPUX
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Memory Management
2 4 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (12.50%) OO PHP
3 3 (12.50%) MVC
3 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.33%) OOP
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum
4 2 (8.33%) Signal Processing
4 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C++
2 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) PHP5
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) CCNA
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (20.83%) MCSE
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) APMP
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) NFS
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Postfix
3 2 (8.33%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Nagios
1 2 (8.33%) Cacti
1 2 (8.33%) Cobbler
1 2 (8.33%) Icinga
1 2 (8.33%) Graphite
1 2 (8.33%) SmokePing
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) SonicWALL
3 5 (20.83%) Juniper
4 4 (16.67%) Siemens
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) SAP
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £4000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Somerset
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
UK flexible (London Reading or Bath)
Amdocs
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago