The table below looks at the statistics for DECT skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DECT over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT)
Rank 895 976 987
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +11
Permanent jobs citing DECT 4 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.001% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.025% 0.005% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Median salary £38,750 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.67% -4.28%
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.67% -4.28%

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
16248 18278 21090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.86% 16.71% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13439 15159 16659
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,069
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DECT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing DECT as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DECT within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Scotland +18 2 £40,000 +19.40%
Newport - 1 £37,500 -
South Wales - 1 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £40,000 -
Wales - 1 £37,500 -

DECT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing DECT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DECT.

1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) IVR
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (33.33%) UWB
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) Presales
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) HNC
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (33.33%) Bluetooth
2 2 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Mitel
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering

DECT
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
1 2 (33.33%) Skype
1 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 2 (33.33%) UWB
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) ISDN
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Mitel Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Principal Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Real Time Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Mitel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) IVR
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) HNC
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Mitel
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) VMware