The first 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 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 terms in our General category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 70 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 9 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.24% 1.22% 2.45%
As % of the General category 4.97% 5.26% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 9
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
General Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
181 152 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.90% 23.17% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 154 126 87
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £67,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Telecoms
West Midlands

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 July 2014.

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 July 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
Lichfield - 3 £30,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £25,000 -
Cannock - 1 £23,000 -
Telecoms
West Midlands

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 11 (52.38%) PHP
1 11 (52.38%) MySQL
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
1 11 (52.38%) CentOS
2 8 (38.10%) Apache
3 7 (33.33%) Subversion
4 5 (23.81%) Broadband
5 4 (19.05%) PBX
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 4 (19.05%) C
5 4 (19.05%) HTML
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) CSS
5 4 (19.05%) IP Telephony
5 4 (19.05%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (14.29%) Internet of Things
6 3 (14.29%) MVC
6 3 (14.29%) PHP5
6 3 (14.29%) jQuery
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (14.29%) Juniper
6 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 3 (14.29%) Internet
6 3 (14.29%) Firewall
6 3 (14.29%) LAMP
6 3 (14.29%) SOAP
6 3 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) XML
6 3 (14.29%) OOP
6 3 (14.29%) OO

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 8 (38.10%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Broadband
2 4 (19.05%) PBX
2 4 (19.05%) IP Telephony
2 4 (19.05%) Asterisk PBX
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) VoIP
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless
5 1 (4.76%) PABX
5 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
5 1 (4.76%) DWDM
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.76%) HTTP
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) GSM
5 1 (4.76%) ISDN
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.76%) Billing
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) PHP Developer
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Design Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Support
4 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) jQuery
2 3 (14.29%) LAMP
2 3 (14.29%) SOAP
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Internet of Things
2 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Statistics
2 1 (4.76%) W3C
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
1 11 (52.38%) CentOS
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) MVC
1 3 (14.29%) OOP
1 3 (14.29%) OO
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Data Security
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) SIEM
3 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Fault Management
3 1 (4.76%) Time Management
3 1 (4.76%) Data Entry
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.76%) Validation
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Information Management
3 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) PHP
2 4 (19.05%) C
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) GCIA
3 1 (4.76%) GCIH
3 1 (4.76%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (4.76%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) COBIT
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) XenApp
1 1 (4.76%) XenServer
1 1 (4.76%) Xen
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Juniper
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Avaya
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) Nortel
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix