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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Comms Engineer
Rank 225 227 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.068% 0.018% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.019% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+28.12% -
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5606 5287 5359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.39% 96.58% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4748 4671 4650
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Communications Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Communications Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Communications Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 4 £29,500 -
Communications Engineer
England

Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (100.00%) DWDM
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) AutoCAD
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (66.67%) SDH
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) CCTV
3 2 (33.33%) VPLS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (33.33%) xDSL
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (33.33%) FCoE
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) ISDN
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (66.67%) AutoCAD
1 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DWDM
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) SDH
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) VPLS
3 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (33.33%) xDSL
3 2 (33.33%) FCoE
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) ISDN
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 2 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) CCTV
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) SIEM
1 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Meru Networks
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Fortinet