The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 60 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 13 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.03% 2.01% 4.01%
As % of the General category 7.03% 8.76% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 21
Average salary £52,500 £33,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% +32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Telecoms
West Midlands

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

General Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
185 137 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 28.86% 22.95% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 161 98 104
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

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

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Telecoms
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Staffordshire 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
Stafford +3 10 £52,500 +75.00%
Tamworth - 2 £38,750 -
Telecoms
West Midlands

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 9 (36.00%) HTML
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
1 9 (36.00%) VoIP
2 8 (32.00%) PHP
2 8 (32.00%) jQuery
3 7 (28.00%) Ext JS
3 7 (28.00%) LAMP
3 7 (28.00%) Clustering
3 7 (28.00%) HTML5
3 7 (28.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) MySQL
3 7 (28.00%) Firewall
3 7 (28.00%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (28.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) OOP
4 6 (24.00%) OO
4 6 (24.00%) Apache
4 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (24.00%) CSS3
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Matrix Management
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (20.00%) WAN
5 5 (20.00%) Cisco
5 5 (20.00%) LAN
5 5 (20.00%) VPN
5 5 (20.00%) Juniper

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (24.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) VoIP
2 7 (28.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (20.00%) WAN
3 5 (20.00%) LAN
3 5 (20.00%) VPN
4 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.00%) MPLS
5 3 (12.00%) BGP
5 3 (12.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (8.00%) HTTP
6 2 (8.00%) SAN
7 1 (4.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Lead Developer
2 7 (28.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Lead PHP Developer
3 6 (24.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Communications Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Head of IT
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Head of Technology
6 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) jQuery
3 7 (28.00%) Ext JS
3 7 (28.00%) HTML5
3 7 (28.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) LAMP
4 6 (24.00%) CSS3
5 1 (4.00%) Ajax
5 1 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.00%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) VxWorks
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) OOP
2 6 (24.00%) OO
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
5 2 (8.00%) Document Management
5 2 (8.00%) Network Design
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) PHP
2 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CCNP
1 2 (8.00%) CCNA
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco
1 5 (20.00%) Juniper
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Intel
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Avaya
4 1 (4.00%) SAP