The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 68 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 2 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.40% 2.36% 3.05%
As % of the General category 2.06% 8.33% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 16
Average salary £28,750 £34,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.05% -14.37%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
Telecoms
North East

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

General Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
97 180 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.25% 28.30% 26.48%
Number of salaries quoted 82 119 118
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -16.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Telecoms
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Gateshead -15 1 £27,500 -23.61%
Telecoms
North East

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) PDA
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) PABX
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) PBX
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) PBX
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (20.00%) PABX
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Product Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Product Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) Sass
1 1 (20.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) IVR
1 1 (20.00%) PDA
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint