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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT)
Rank 865 873 889
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs citing DECT 15 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.076% 0.032% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 4
Average salary £42,500 - £34,750
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 - £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 - £32,000

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
19643 18515 22476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.18% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15881 14521 18756
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

DECT Salary Histogram in the UK

DECT
Top 11 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 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 15 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 8 £42,500 -
North West - 8 £42,500 -
London -7 3 £45,000 -
City of London - 3 £45,000 -
North East - 2 £20,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £20,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £20,000 -
Burnley - 1 £40,000 -
South East - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

DECT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (70.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
5 10 (50.00%) MS Office
5 10 (50.00%) VoIP
6 9 (45.00%) MCSE
6 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
6 9 (45.00%) DHCP
6 9 (45.00%) Ethernet
6 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (45.00%) DNS
6 9 (45.00%) SLA
6 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (45.00%) Internet
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Vista
6 9 (45.00%) Resource Management
6 9 (45.00%) Life Science
6 9 (45.00%) Performance Management
6 9 (45.00%) iSCSI
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (45.00%) NAS
6 9 (45.00%) Office 365
6 9 (45.00%) Software Deployment
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2013

DECT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Office
2 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) VoIP
2 9 (45.00%) DHCP
2 9 (45.00%) Ethernet
2 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (45.00%) DNS
2 9 (45.00%) Internet
2 9 (45.00%) iSCSI
2 9 (45.00%) NAS
3 4 (20.00%) Wireless
4 3 (15.00%) TETRA
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
5 1 (5.00%) GSM
5 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.00%) LTE
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (5.00%) GCC
General
1 14 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (25.00%) Support Manager
1 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Deskside Support
3 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support
3 2 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
3 2 (10.00%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) RF Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Life Science
2 3 (15.00%) FlexPod
2 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Handset
3 1 (5.00%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Vista
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (45.00%) Resource Management
3 9 (45.00%) Performance Management
3 9 (45.00%) Software Deployment
3 9 (45.00%) Service Desk Management
3 9 (45.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Product Management
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (5.00%) TTCN
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) MCSE
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) PhD
2 1 (5.00%) HNC
2 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
2 3 (15.00%) NetApp
2 3 (15.00%) Mitel
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Aruba
3 1 (5.00%) Xilinx
3 1 (5.00%) Altera
3 1 (5.00%) Actel
3 1 (5.00%) BT
3 1 (5.00%) NEC
3 1 (5.00%) Cadence
3 1 (5.00%) Avaya
3 1 (5.00%) Genesys