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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Comms Engineer
Rank 855 892 834
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 42 35 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.030% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.031% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 47
Average salary £42,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.63% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,600 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £71,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +46.66%

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
104105 111560 103736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 86198 90937 85872
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 5 August 2015 within the UK.

Communications Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Communications Engineer
Top 25 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 5 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
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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 +39 42 £42,000 -23.63% 2
London +16 14 £30,000 -53.84%
Yorkshire +12 13 £40,000 -36.00%
South East +13 11 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Leeds +18 10 £41,000 -34.40%
West Yorkshire +6 10 £41,000 -34.40%
Berkshire +13 8 - -
Slough - 5 - -
City of London +26 2 £60,000 -5.88%
East Midlands +7 2 £41,250 +25.00%
Derbyshire -4 2 £41,250 +25.00%
North Yorkshire - 2 £29,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £42,500 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Northallerton - 2 £29,500 -
Oxford - 2 £42,500 -
East of England +6 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Derby +2 1 £37,500 +13.63%
West Midlands -11 1 £45,000 +55.17%
Beckenham - 1 £36,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £42,500 -
Luton - 1 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Kent - 1 £65,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -

Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 85 (80.19%) Unified Communications
2 59 (55.66%) Cisco
3 58 (54.72%) Lync
4 51 (48.11%) Microsoft
5 39 (36.79%) WAN
5 39 (36.79%) LAN
6 35 (33.02%) MS Exchange
7 28 (26.42%) Active Directory
8 27 (25.47%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (24.53%) MS Excel
10 25 (23.58%) SQL Server
11 21 (19.81%) Windows
12 20 (18.87%) Video Conferencing
13 19 (17.92%) Cisco CUCM
13 19 (17.92%) Exchange Server 2013
13 19 (17.92%) H.323
14 18 (16.98%) ITIL
14 18 (16.98%) VMware
14 18 (16.98%) Office 365
15 17 (16.04%) SQL
16 16 (15.09%) VoIP
16 16 (15.09%) Telecoms
17 15 (14.15%) Firewall
18 14 (13.21%) TCP/IP
18 14 (13.21%) SCCP
18 14 (13.21%) CCNP
18 14 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
19 13 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
20 12 (11.32%) Cisco UCCX
20 12 (11.32%) Avaya

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 58 (54.72%) Lync
2 35 (33.02%) MS Exchange
3 19 (17.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.72%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (3.77%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (24.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 85 (80.19%) Unified Communications
2 39 (36.79%) LAN
2 39 (36.79%) WAN
3 19 (17.92%) H.323
4 16 (15.09%) VoIP
5 15 (14.15%) Firewall
6 14 (13.21%) SCCP
6 14 (13.21%) TCP/IP
7 11 (10.38%) DNS
8 10 (9.43%) MGCP
8 10 (9.43%) Internet
8 10 (9.43%) DHCP
9 7 (6.60%) PBX
9 7 (6.60%) IP Telephony
9 7 (6.60%) BIG-IP
9 7 (6.60%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (6.60%) Telepresence
10 6 (5.66%) SMTP
10 6 (5.66%) MPLS
11 5 (4.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (15.09%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.72%) Back Office
2 5 (4.72%) Law
3 4 (3.77%) Advertising
3 4 (3.77%) Marketing
4 2 (1.89%) French Language
4 2 (1.89%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.89%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.89%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) MAPI
2 1 (0.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.87%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (8.49%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.66%) Clustering
4 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.77%) iPhone
6 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.83%) CCTV
6 3 (2.83%) User Experience
7 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.94%) e-Health
8 1 (0.94%) PKI
8 1 (0.94%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.81%) Windows
2 10 (9.43%) Linux
3 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.77%) Android
6 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.94%) Solaris
7 1 (0.94%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.98%) ITIL
2 14 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (9.43%) Cyber Security
3 10 (9.43%) System Testing
4 9 (8.49%) Service Management
5 7 (6.60%) Change Management
5 7 (6.60%) Migration
5 7 (6.60%) Network Management
6 6 (5.66%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.72%) Identity Management
7 5 (4.72%) OpenUP
7 5 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.77%) Server Building
8 4 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.77%) Line Management
8 4 (3.77%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.83%) Software Engineering
9 3 (2.83%) CAD
9 3 (2.83%) Time Management
10 2 (1.89%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.04%) SQL
2 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (25.47%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (13.21%) CCNP
3 9 (8.49%) CCNA
3 9 (8.49%) Degree
4 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.66%) CCVP
6 3 (2.83%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.83%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.94%) CCIE
7 1 (0.94%) CCIP
7 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (26.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (5.66%) vSphere
4 6 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (17.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (11.32%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (4.72%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (4.72%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (3.77%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.89%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.89%) Cacti
6 1 (0.94%) OpenView
6 1 (0.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (55.66%) Cisco
2 51 (48.11%) Microsoft
3 18 (16.98%) VMware
4 12 (11.32%) Avaya
5 10 (9.43%) Polycom
6 9 (8.49%) Mitel
7 7 (6.60%) F5
8 6 (5.66%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.72%) Verint
9 5 (4.72%) Zeacom
9 5 (4.72%) Citrix
10 4 (3.77%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.77%) Adobe
10 4 (3.77%) Tandberg
11 3 (2.83%) IPFX
11 3 (2.83%) BT
12 2 (1.89%) RightFax
12 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.89%) Cadence
13 1 (0.94%) LANDesk
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