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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT)
UK
Rank 841 943 930
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -13
Permanent jobs citing DECT 4 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.028% 0.024% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 11
Median salary £45,000 £26,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+69.81% -37.64%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £26,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+69.81% -37.64%

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
14078 16773 18893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.77% 16.75% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11489 13935 15340
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 6 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +65 3 £45,000 +69.81%
Blackburn - 3 £45,000 -
Lancashire - 3 £45,000 -
North West - 3 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -

DECT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Unified Communications
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) Bluetooth
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) C
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) CRM
5 4 (36.36%) ERP
5 4 (36.36%) NetApp
5 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
5 4 (36.36%) Information Security
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) Wyse
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) Office 365
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (36.36%) Confluence
5 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
5 4 (36.36%) CentOS
5 4 (36.36%) Canon
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) ZigBee

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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Unified Communications
2 4 (36.36%) Bluetooth
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) ZigBee
4 2 (18.18%) UWB
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded C Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Principal Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Real Time Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
1 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) CentOS
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) CRM
1 4 (36.36%) ERP
1 4 (36.36%) Information Security
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) CMMI
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 2 (18.18%) Presales
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
2 3 (27.27%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
4 1 (9.09%) Assembly Language
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) HNC
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Canon
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) NetApp
2 4 (36.36%) Wyse
3 2 (18.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe
4 1 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) Autodesk
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya