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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT)
Rank - 920 847
Permanent jobs citing DECT 0 7 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.033% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary - £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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
18671 20963 20088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 17.75% 18.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15396 16704 16131
Average salary £45,000 £44,021 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +0.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (60.00%) VoIP
2 6 (60.00%) DHCP
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) SLA
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Life Science
2 6 (60.00%) Software Deployment
2 6 (60.00%) Service Desk Management
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (60.00%) MS Office
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) ERP
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Mitel
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) iPhone
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) NAS
5 2 (20.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (20.00%) Resource Management

DECT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) VoIP
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (20.00%) NAS
2 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
General
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Service Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Services Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Deskside Support
2 2 (20.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Mitel Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Life Science
2 2 (20.00%) Handset
2 2 (20.00%) IVR
2 2 (20.00%) iPhone
3 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (60.00%) Software Deployment
1 6 (60.00%) Service Desk Management
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Mitel
2 2 (20.00%) VMware