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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT)
Rank 890 854 883
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +29
Permanent jobs citing DECT 6 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.025% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.029% 0.14% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 3
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%

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
20360 18752 22011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.86% 17.24% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16127 15168 17967
Average salary £43,750 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 October 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 October 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
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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 -31 6 £40,000 -20.00%
North West - 3 £40,000 -
Lancashire - 3 £40,000 -
Burnley - 2 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +3 1 £32,500 -
Cambridge -8 1 £32,500 -
East of England -20 1 £32,500 -
South East - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £20,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £20,000 -
North East - 1 £20,000 -

DECT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
2 8 (50.00%) MS Office
3 7 (43.75%) VoIP
3 7 (43.75%) Service Delivery
4 6 (37.50%) TETRA
5 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
6 4 (25.00%) Coaching
6 4 (25.00%) BT
6 4 (25.00%) NEC
7 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
7 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
7 3 (18.75%) Life Science
7 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Genesys
7 3 (18.75%) Internet
7 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) SLA
7 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
7 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange

DECT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (12.50%) Simulink
3 2 (12.50%) MS Project
4 1 (6.25%) Windchill
4 1 (6.25%) Pro/ENGINEER
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) VoIP
2 6 (37.50%) TETRA
3 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
3 3 (18.75%) LTE
3 3 (18.75%) NAS
3 3 (18.75%) Bluetooth
3 3 (18.75%) GSM
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) Internet
3 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) LabVIEW
1 1 (6.25%) GCC
General
1 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) RF Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Deskside Support
4 1 (6.25%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior RF Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Life Science
2 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Handset
3 1 (6.25%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Service Delivery
2 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Coaching
4 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
4 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
4 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.25%) CAD
6 1 (6.25%) Industrial Design
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
2 2 (12.50%) TTCN
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) BT
2 4 (25.00%) NEC
3 3 (18.75%) Genesys
4 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) Avaya
5 1 (6.25%) Cadence
5 1 (6.25%) Xilinx
5 1 (6.25%) Altera
5 1 (6.25%) Actel