The table below looks at the statistics for the Communications Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Comms Engineer
Rank 433 416 415
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 10 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.048% 0.029% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.030% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 6
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,920 £33,750 £37,850
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £53,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Communications Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19734 19921 20359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.67% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16101 15760 17290
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Communications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Communications Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Communications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Communications Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Communications Engineer across the South East region.

Communications Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Communications Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Communications Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Communications Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Communications Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
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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
East Sussex - 6 £42,500 -
Surrey +1 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Berkshire -3 1 £65,000 +52.94%
Hampshire - 1 £29,200 - 1
Communications Engineer
England

Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Communications Engineer in their job title 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 with Communications Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (62.50%) Unified Communications
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Lync
4 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) VoIP
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) PABX
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
8 2 (12.50%) H.323
8 2 (12.50%) SNMP
8 2 (12.50%) SLA
8 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 2 (12.50%) Network Management
9 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
9 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
9 1 (6.25%) C
9 1 (6.25%) SQL
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Server

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Communications Engineer in their job title 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 with Communications Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (50.00%) Lync
2 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Unified Communications
2 4 (25.00%) PABX
2 4 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (12.50%) SNMP
3 2 (12.50%) H.323
3 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) Process Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
Fleet, Hampshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Salary: S.A. + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
People Source
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Relocation
Posted: 5 days ago
South East (Home Counties)
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 35000-40000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 days ago