The table below looks at the statistics for DECT skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DECT over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT)
Rank 862 917 878
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -39
Permanent jobs citing DECT 10 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.006% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.050% 0.035% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +15.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £42,500 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,500 £45,350
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+41.17% +15.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19826 20141 21409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.02% 17.01% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15758 16031 17346
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

DECT
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DECT within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DECT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DECT
Salary Trend

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

DECT Salary Trend in the UK

DECT
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DECT over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 within the UK.

DECT Salary Histogram in the UK

DECT
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DECT within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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 +25 10 £60,000 +41.17%
Lancashire - 6 £65,000 -
North West - 6 £65,000 -
South East - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £31,250 -
Birmingham - 2 £31,250 -

DECT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing DECT 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 DECT.

1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
3 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (69.57%) Telecoms
4 15 (65.22%) Service Delivery
5 14 (60.87%) MS Office
6 13 (56.52%) MS Exchange
6 13 (56.52%) VoIP
6 13 (56.52%) DHCP
6 13 (56.52%) DNS
6 13 (56.52%) SLA
6 13 (56.52%) Internet
6 13 (56.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (56.52%) Life Science
6 13 (56.52%) Software Deployment
6 13 (56.52%) Service Desk Management
6 13 (56.52%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
8 9 (39.13%) MCSE
8 9 (39.13%) Ethernet
8 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
8 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
8 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (39.13%) Windows Vista
8 9 (39.13%) Resource Management
8 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (39.13%) Office 365
8 9 (39.13%) Performance Management
8 9 (39.13%) iSCSI

DECT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing DECT 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 DECT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (56.52%) MS Exchange
2 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (60.87%) MS Office
2 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) VoIP
1 13 (56.52%) DHCP
1 13 (56.52%) DNS
1 13 (56.52%) Internet
2 9 (39.13%) Ethernet
2 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
2 9 (39.13%) iSCSI
2 9 (39.13%) NAS
3 6 (26.09%) WAN
3 6 (26.09%) Wireless
4 4 (17.39%) Firewall
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.70%) LAN
6 1 (4.35%) TETRA
General
1 16 (69.57%) Telecoms
2 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Operations Manager
1 6 (26.09%) Service Manager
1 6 (26.09%) IT Operations Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Services Manager
2 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Deskside Support
3 3 (13.04%) Support Manager
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Mitel Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) Senior IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Life Science
2 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 4 (17.39%) FlexPod
3 2 (8.70%) iPhone
3 2 (8.70%) Handset
3 2 (8.70%) IVR
4 1 (4.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Vista
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Service Delivery
2 13 (56.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (56.52%) Software Deployment
2 13 (56.52%) Service Desk Management
2 13 (56.52%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (39.13%) Resource Management
3 9 (39.13%) Performance Management
4 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) ERP
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) Validation
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) TTCN
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) MCSE
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Mitel
3 4 (17.39%) Aruba
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) NetApp
4 2 (8.70%) VMware