The first table below looks at the demand for the Communications Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Comms Engineer
Rank - 199 223
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 0 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.21% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.22% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 1
Average salary - £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +10.00%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5870 4981 5340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.74% 95.08% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 4317 4719
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Communications Engineer
England

Communications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Communications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Communications Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Communications Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (100.00%) DWDM
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) AutoCAD
2 2 (66.67%) SDH
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) CCTV
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) xDSL
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) FCoE
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) AutoCAD
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DWDM
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) SDH
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) xDSL
3 1 (33.33%) FCoE
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CCTV
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft