The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 64 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +10
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 241 440 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.81% 7.43% 5.59%
As % of the General category 10.23% 18.14% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 197 296 220
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Telecoms
England

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

General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2355 2425 2133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.22% 40.94% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1876 1953 1806
Average salary £41,500 £39,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.73% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Telecoms
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in the South West

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in the South West

Telecoms
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 Telecoms within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
(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
Bristol -25 98 £41,750 +19.28% 24
Wiltshire -15 63 £44,500 +30.88% 17
Gloucestershire -6 55 £45,000 +10.42% 2
Devon -5 8 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Dorset -38 5 £35,000 +11.11%
Somerset -40 5 £37,500 +21.95% 2
Cornwall - 2 £24,000 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 286 (55.86%) Finance
2 201 (39.26%) Banking
3 112 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (20.31%) Degree
5 90 (17.58%) Security Cleared
6 83 (16.21%) SQL
7 80 (15.63%) Java
8 77 (15.04%) C#
9 75 (14.65%) .NET
10 73 (14.26%) HTML
11 71 (13.87%) SC Cleared
12 70 (13.67%) Windows
13 68 (13.28%) JavaScript
14 66 (12.89%) SQL Server
15 63 (12.30%) PRINCE2
16 62 (12.11%) XML
17 60 (11.72%) ITIL
18 57 (11.13%) Linux
18 57 (11.13%) CSS
19 54 (10.55%) Microsoft
20 53 (10.35%) Project Management
21 49 (9.57%) Scrum
21 49 (9.57%) People Management
22 43 (8.40%) Oracle
22 43 (8.40%) MS Excel
22 43 (8.40%) ASP.NET
23 38 (7.42%) LTE
24 37 (7.23%) TDD
25 36 (7.03%) MVC
25 36 (7.03%) ISEB

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 20 (3.91%) Tomcat
1 20 (3.91%) Joomla!
2 13 (2.54%) Alfresco
2 13 (2.54%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.95%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.95%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.56%) IIS
4 8 (1.56%) JBoss
5 7 (1.37%) Apache
5 7 (1.37%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.78%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.59%) WordPress
9 2 (0.39%) nginx
9 2 (0.39%) Lync
10 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 43 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.13%) MS Office
3 15 (2.93%) MS Project
4 14 (2.73%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.39%) Simulink
6 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) Revit
Business Applications
1 27 (5.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.76%) SaaS
2 5 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.59%) CloudFront
3 3 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.42%) LTE
2 34 (6.64%) Firewall
2 34 (6.64%) 4G
3 33 (6.45%) Internet
4 31 (6.05%) 3G
5 30 (5.86%) 2G
6 24 (4.69%) VoIP
7 22 (4.30%) LAN
8 19 (3.71%) WAN
8 19 (3.71%) TCP/IP
9 17 (3.32%) SMTP
9 17 (3.32%) FTP
10 16 (3.13%) DNS
11 13 (2.54%) SAN
11 13 (2.54%) Broadband
12 12 (2.34%) Unified Communications
13 11 (2.15%) DHCP
14 10 (1.95%) MPLS
15 9 (1.76%) Network Security
16 8 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (12.89%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.08%) Relational Database
3 25 (4.88%) MySQL
4 23 (4.49%) MongoDB
5 22 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.76%) Big Data
8 8 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.37%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.98%) DB2
12 4 (0.78%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.78%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.39%) HBase
13 2 (0.39%) Pentaho
13 2 (0.39%) DataStage
13 2 (0.39%) QlikView
13 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (5.66%) Maven
2 28 (5.47%) Subversion
3 18 (3.52%) Ant
4 16 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (2.54%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.54%) Apache Ivy
6 11 (2.15%) Selenium
7 10 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (1.56%) Visual Studio
9 6 (1.17%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (1.17%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.78%) MSTest
10 4 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (0.78%) Moq
10 4 (0.78%) TestNG
10 4 (0.78%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.78%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.78%) Rational Rhapsody
10 4 (0.78%) JUnit
General
1 286 (55.86%) Finance
2 201 (39.26%) Banking
3 36 (7.03%) Electronics
3 36 (7.03%) Manufacturing
4 34 (6.64%) Marketing
5 27 (5.27%) Retail
6 13 (2.54%) Aerospace
7 9 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.37%) Advertising
9 6 (1.17%) Automotive
9 6 (1.17%) Law
10 5 (0.98%) Legal
11 4 (0.78%) Military
12 3 (0.59%) German Language
13 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.39%) Back Office
14 1 (0.20%) Games
14 1 (0.20%) Billing
14 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 119 (23.24%) Developer
2 61 (11.91%) Project Manager
3 51 (9.96%) Analyst
4 41 (8.01%) Business Analyst
5 35 (6.84%) .NET Developer
6 34 (6.64%) C# Developer
7 33 (6.45%) Java Developer
8 24 (4.69%) Consultant
9 23 (4.49%) Coordinator
10 22 (4.30%) Architect
10 22 (4.30%) Project Coordinator
10 22 (4.30%) Financial Business Analyst
10 22 (4.30%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 20 (3.91%) Senior Developer
12 19 (3.71%) Software Developer
12 19 (3.71%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (3.13%) Software Engineer
13 16 (3.13%) Project Engineer
14 14 (2.73%) Service Manager
15 13 (2.54%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (14.65%) .NET
2 73 (14.26%) HTML
3 62 (12.11%) XML
4 57 (11.13%) CSS
5 43 (8.40%) ASP.NET
6 30 (5.86%) HTML5
7 27 (5.27%) Web Services
8 25 (4.88%) SOAP
8 25 (4.88%) Spring
8 25 (4.88%) jQuery
9 23 (4.49%) J2EE
10 20 (3.91%) Hibernate
11 18 (3.52%) JSP
12 15 (2.93%) Ajax
12 15 (2.93%) JPA
13 13 (2.54%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 13 (2.54%) Spring Web Flow
13 13 (2.54%) Dojo
13 13 (2.54%) Spring MVC
13 13 (2.54%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 27 (5.27%) DTV
3 22 (4.30%) Open Source
4 15 (2.93%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.73%) RIA
6 10 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.37%) Social Media
9 6 (1.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.98%) Clustering
10 5 (0.98%) VHDL
10 5 (0.98%) iPhone
11 4 (0.78%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.78%) Wiki
11 4 (0.78%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.59%) User Experience
12 3 (0.59%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 70 (13.67%) Windows
2 57 (11.13%) Linux
3 28 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (5.08%) UNIX
5 23 (4.49%) Android
6 19 (3.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.93%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.59%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.59%) CentOS
10 3 (0.59%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.59%) Fedora
11 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.39%) Solaris
12 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (12.30%) PRINCE2
3 60 (11.72%) ITIL
4 53 (10.35%) Project Management
5 49 (9.57%) Scrum
5 49 (9.57%) People Management
6 37 (7.23%) TDD
7 36 (7.03%) MVC
8 34 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (6.64%) Programme Management
9 32 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 29 (5.66%) UML
11 28 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (5.47%) Digital Marketing
11 28 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (5.27%) Line Management
13 21 (4.10%) Service Delivery
14 19 (3.71%) Web Development
15 18 (3.52%) Business Analysis
16 15 (2.93%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (16.21%) SQL
2 80 (15.63%) Java
3 77 (15.04%) C#
4 68 (13.28%) JavaScript
5 29 (5.66%) PHP
6 21 (4.10%) C++
7 18 (3.52%) C
8 16 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 13 (2.54%) XPath
9 13 (2.54%) T-SQL
9 13 (2.54%) XQuery
10 9 (1.76%) Python
10 9 (1.76%) Perl
11 8 (1.56%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.37%) VBA
12 7 (1.37%) Delphi
12 7 (1.37%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.37%) Pascal
13 6 (1.17%) Ruby
14 5 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 104 (20.31%) Degree
2 90 (17.58%) Security Cleared
3 71 (13.87%) SC Cleared
4 36 (7.03%) ISEB
5 26 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 26 (5.08%) PMI Certification
6 25 (4.88%) PMP
7 17 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.34%) CCNP
9 9 (1.76%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.56%) HND
10 8 (1.56%) CCNA
11 7 (1.37%) PhD
11 7 (1.37%) CCIE
12 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.17%) ISTQB
12 6 (1.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.78%) CCDP
14 3 (0.59%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.52%) QA
2 17 (3.32%) SLA
3 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.59%) COBIT
5 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.39%) JTAG
5 2 (0.39%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.39%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 24 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.17%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.78%) NFS
6 3 (0.59%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.39%) XenApp
8 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (2.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (1.56%) WSUS
3 7 (1.37%) Puppet
4 6 (1.17%) SCCM
4 6 (1.17%) SCOM
4 6 (1.17%) Nagios
5 4 (0.78%) Netcool
5 4 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.78%) Hyperic
5 4 (0.78%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.59%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 54 (10.55%) Microsoft
2 43 (8.40%) Oracle
3 32 (6.25%) SAP
4 31 (6.05%) Cisco
5 25 (4.88%) ION Trading
6 20 (3.91%) VMware
7 15 (2.93%) Adobe
8 14 (2.73%) Business Objects
9 13 (2.54%) IBM
9 13 (2.54%) Juniper
10 10 (1.95%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.37%) Sun
11 7 (1.37%) Twitter
12 6 (1.17%) Riverbed
12 6 (1.17%) F5
12 6 (1.17%) Tableau
12 6 (1.17%) Dell
12 6 (1.17%) Citrix
12 6 (1.17%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.17%) McAfee
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 19 hours ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £35 - £40 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
People Source
Salary: £21000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
People Source
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter
People Source
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £27500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £31975.68 - £43966.56 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago