The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Communications Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Engineer
Rank 861 941 967
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 25 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.004% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 23 2 11
Median salary £38,163 £50,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.80% +1.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £44,950 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,550 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 - £35,000

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
88523 102635 109401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 73515 85553 90526
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Communications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Communications Engineer in the job title.

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 6 December 2016 within the UK.

Communications Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Communications Engineer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +84 24 £38,163 -24.80% 2
London +75 13 £38,163 -24.80% 1
South East - 5 £24,500 - 1
South West - 5 £47,500 -
Farnborough - 5 £24,500 - 1
Hampshire - 5 £24,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £47,500 -
North West - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £57,500 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £47,500 -

Communications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Communications Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Communications Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (50.00%) Wireless
1 22 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 20 (45.45%) Firewall
3 19 (43.18%) Network Security
4 18 (40.91%) WAN
5 16 (36.36%) LAN
5 16 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (36.36%) Palo Alto
6 15 (34.09%) CCNP
6 15 (34.09%) Cisco
7 14 (31.82%) VPN
7 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
8 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
9 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (22.73%) Network Design
10 10 (22.73%) OSPF
10 10 (22.73%) BGP
11 9 (20.45%) Juniper
11 9 (20.45%) DNS
11 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
11 9 (20.45%) Python
11 9 (20.45%) RIP
11 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
11 9 (20.45%) ITIL
11 9 (20.45%) Finance
11 9 (20.45%) Business Continuity
11 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (20.45%) VRRP
11 9 (20.45%) Network Architecture
11 9 (20.45%) HSRP

Communications Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Office
2 4 (9.09%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (50.00%) Wireless
2 20 (45.45%) Firewall
3 19 (43.18%) Network Security
4 18 (40.91%) WAN
5 16 (36.36%) LAN
6 14 (31.82%) VPN
7 10 (22.73%) BGP
7 10 (22.73%) OSPF
8 9 (20.45%) DNS
8 9 (20.45%) HSRP
8 9 (20.45%) RIP
8 9 (20.45%) Structured Cabling
8 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
8 9 (20.45%) VRRP
9 8 (18.18%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (11.36%) Internet
11 5 (11.36%) MPLS
12 4 (9.09%) DWDM
12 4 (9.09%) Software-Defined Radio
General
1 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
2 9 (20.45%) Finance
3 6 (13.64%) Financial Institution
3 6 (13.64%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (18.18%) CCTV
3 8 (18.18%) Driving Licence
4 6 (13.64%) Equities
4 6 (13.64%) Fixed Income
4 6 (13.64%) Statistics
5 4 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.27%) BYOD
7 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Network Design
2 9 (20.45%) Business Continuity
2 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (20.45%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) Network Architecture
3 7 (15.91%) Coaching
3 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
3 7 (15.91%) Information Security
3 7 (15.91%) ITIL V3
4 6 (13.64%) Asset Management
4 6 (13.64%) Migration
5 5 (11.36%) Signal Processing
6 4 (9.09%) Digital Signal Processing
6 4 (9.09%) Network Management
6 4 (9.09%) Requirements Management
6 4 (9.09%) Software Architecture
7 3 (6.82%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.55%) Service Management
8 2 (4.55%) Time Management
9 1 (2.27%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) Python
2 5 (11.36%) C++
2 5 (11.36%) MATLAB
3 4 (9.09%) C
3 4 (9.09%) Perl
3 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (34.09%) CCNP
3 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
4 9 (20.45%) Degree
4 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
5 7 (15.91%) CCNA
6 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 3 (6.82%) A+ Certification
7 3 (6.82%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Palo Alto
2 15 (34.09%) Cisco
3 9 (20.45%) Juniper
3 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
4 8 (18.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 8 (18.18%) Extreme Networks
5 6 (13.64%) CheckPoint
6 3 (6.82%) Aruba
7 2 (4.55%) Mitel
8 1 (2.27%) Avaya
8 1 (2.27%) BT
8 1 (2.27%) Nortel
8 1 (2.27%) Red Box
8 1 (2.27%) SAP
8 1 (2.27%) VMware
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