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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT)
Rank 865 869 872
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing DECT 14 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.003% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.074% 0.017% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 5
Average salary £42,500 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 - £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 - £34,750

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
18832 17703 21929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.06% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15289 13892 18201
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 27 January 2015 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 27 January 2015. 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 +13 14 £42,500 -
North West - 8 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 8 £42,500 -
City of London - 3 £45,000 -
London - 3 £45,000 -
East of England - 2 £28,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £20,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £20,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £28,500 -
North East - 1 £20,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £28,500 -

DECT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 14 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (70.00%) MS Exchange
3 14 (70.00%) Windows
4 12 (60.00%) MS Office
4 12 (60.00%) Service Delivery
5 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (55.00%) VoIP
5 11 (55.00%) Internet
5 11 (55.00%) MCSE
5 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
5 11 (55.00%) Windows XP
5 11 (55.00%) DHCP
5 11 (55.00%) Ethernet
5 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (55.00%) DNS
5 11 (55.00%) SLA
5 11 (55.00%) Windows Vista
5 11 (55.00%) Resource Management
5 11 (55.00%) Life Science
5 11 (55.00%) Performance Management
5 11 (55.00%) iSCSI
5 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (55.00%) NAS
5 11 (55.00%) Office 365
5 11 (55.00%) Software Deployment
5 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2013

DECT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 14 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (60.00%) MS Office
2 11 (55.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.00%) MS Project
4 1 (5.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) DHCP
1 11 (55.00%) Ethernet
1 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
1 11 (55.00%) DNS
1 11 (55.00%) Internet
1 11 (55.00%) VoIP
1 11 (55.00%) iSCSI
1 11 (55.00%) NAS
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) Wireless
2 3 (15.00%) TETRA
General
1 15 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
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 4 (20.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Operations Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Deskside Support
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Mechanical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) 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 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows XP
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Vista
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 11 (55.00%) Resource Management
3 11 (55.00%) Performance Management
3 11 (55.00%) Software Deployment
3 11 (55.00%) Service Desk Management
3 11 (55.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Validation
7 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Product Management
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) TTCN
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) MCSE
1 11 (55.00%) 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 11 (55.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
2 3 (15.00%) NetApp
2 3 (15.00%) Mitel
2 3 (15.00%) Aruba
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Avaya