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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT)
UK
Rank 839 934 953
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +19
Permanent jobs citing DECT 2 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.005% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.015% 0.029% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 12
Median salary £45,000 £26,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+69.81% -44.21%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £26,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+69.81% -51.81%

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
13374 17501 19412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.13% 17.15% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10923 14537 15658
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 25 February 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 +96 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -
City of London - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 £45,000 -
London - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £45,000 -

DECT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) ERP
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
3 4 (44.44%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) Wyse
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
3 4 (44.44%) CentOS
3 4 (44.44%) Confluence
3 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
3 4 (44.44%) Canon
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) ZigBee
4 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office

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 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Confluence
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) ZigBee
3 2 (22.22%) Bluetooth
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Real Time Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
1 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
2 2 (22.22%) iPad
2 2 (22.22%) iPhone
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) CentOS
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) ERP
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) CMMI
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
1 3 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Canon
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) NetApp
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
1 4 (44.44%) Wyse
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) Apple
2 2 (22.22%) Autodesk
2 2 (22.22%) Avaya