The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 14 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 2.44% 12.31% 18.52%
As % of the General category 7.14% 57.14% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 5
Average salary £23,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Telecoms
Somerset

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

General Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
14 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 34.15% 21.54% 48.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 13
Average salary £42,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £30,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £44,400 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Taunton

Telecoms
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory