The table below looks at the statistics for the Communications Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Comms Engineer
Rank 832 853 841
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 58 52 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.046% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.049% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 51 45 16
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Communications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Communications Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Communications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Communications Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Communications Engineer within the UK.

Communications Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Communications Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Communications Engineer over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 within the UK.

Communications Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Communications Engineer
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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
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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
England +21 56 £40,000 -8.57% 10
London +8 27 £50,000 -
South East +8 9 £42,500 -15.00%
South West -17 6 £27,000 -8.47% 2
Wiltshire - 6 £27,000 - 2
East of England +15 5 £47,500 +26.66%
Leeds +5 5 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Yorkshire +2 5 £40,000 +10.34% 1
West Yorkshire -3 5 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £47,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £47,500 -
City of London +2 4 £46,250 -15.90%
Brighton - 4 £42,500 -
East Sussex - 4 £42,500 -
Chippenham - 3 £27,000 - 2
Surrey -1 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Derby - 2 - -
Epsom - 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 2 - - 3
North West +7 1 £30,000 +1.69% 4
Berkshire -11 1 £65,000 +52.94%
Hampshire - 1 £29,200 -
Kent - 1 £70,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Stafford - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Communications Engineer in their job title 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 with Communications Engineer in their job title.

1 45 (46.88%) Unified Communications
2 41 (42.71%) Cisco
3 31 (32.29%) Lync
4 28 (29.17%) Active Directory
4 28 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 23 (23.96%) Windows
6 23 (23.96%) LAN
6 23 (23.96%) VoIP
6 23 (23.96%) Degree
7 22 (22.92%) WAN
8 21 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (18.75%) Firewall
9 18 (18.75%) VMware
10 16 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 16 (16.67%) ITIL
11 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
11 14 (14.58%) TCP/IP
11 14 (14.58%) CCNA
12 13 (13.54%) MS Exchange
12 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (13.54%) Cisco CUCM
12 13 (13.54%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (12.50%) CCNP
14 11 (11.46%) Office 365
14 11 (11.46%) Cisco UCCX
15 10 (10.42%) Avaya
16 9 (9.38%) CheckPoint
16 9 (9.38%) Internet
16 9 (9.38%) SQL

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Communications Engineer in their job title 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 with Communications Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (32.29%) Lync
2 21 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (13.54%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.17%) CMS
6 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.08%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (46.88%) Unified Communications
2 23 (23.96%) LAN
2 23 (23.96%) VoIP
3 22 (22.92%) WAN
4 18 (18.75%) Firewall
5 14 (14.58%) TCP/IP
6 13 (13.54%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (9.38%) Internet
8 8 (8.33%) Wireless
8 8 (8.33%) DNS
9 7 (7.29%) IP Telephony
9 7 (7.29%) DHCP
10 6 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (5.21%) SMTP
11 5 (5.21%) Cisco ISE
12 4 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (4.17%) PABX
12 4 (4.17%) WLAN
12 4 (4.17%) PBX
12 4 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 16 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.13%) Law
2 3 (3.13%) Electronics
3 2 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) XMPP
2 4 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) CCTV
1 8 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.17%) Clustering
4 3 (3.13%) EPoS
5 2 (2.08%) Replication
5 2 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.08%) Kindle
5 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.04%) IVR
6 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.96%) Windows
2 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (3.13%) Linux
4 3 (3.13%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.08%) VxWorks
5 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.67%) ITIL
2 9 (9.38%) System Testing
2 9 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (5.21%) Project Management
4 4 (4.17%) Process Management
4 4 (4.17%) Change Management
4 4 (4.17%) Network Management
4 4 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (3.13%) Workflow
5 3 (3.13%) Migration
6 2 (2.08%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.08%) Information Security
6 2 (2.08%) Document Management
6 2 (2.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.08%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.08%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.08%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.38%) SQL
1 9 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (23.96%) Degree
3 14 (14.58%) CCNA
4 12 (12.50%) CCNP
5 6 (6.25%) CCVP
5 6 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.04%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.04%) CCIP
7 1 (1.04%) HNC
7 1 (1.04%) MCSE
7 1 (1.04%) CCIE
7 1 (1.04%) BICSI RCDD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.04%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 28 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.25%) vSphere
4 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.04%) vCloud
5 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (11.46%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.08%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (2.08%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.04%) SCOM
6 1 (1.04%) Cacti
6 1 (1.04%) OpenView
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 41 (42.71%) Cisco
2 24 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (18.75%) VMware
4 10 (10.42%) Avaya
5 9 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.17%) Citrix
6 4 (4.17%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.13%) F5
7 3 (3.13%) Speakerbus
7 3 (3.13%) Nortel
7 3 (3.13%) HP
7 3 (3.13%) Siemens
7 3 (3.13%) BT
8 2 (2.08%) NetApp
8 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.08%) Symantec
8 2 (2.08%) Intel
8 2 (2.08%) Polycom
8 2 (2.08%) Veeam
8 2 (2.08%) Mitel
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Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
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Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year plus Bonus, Beneifts and Pension
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Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
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Leicestershire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
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Manchester
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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