The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Communications Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Communications Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Comms Engineer
Rank 878 890 865
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Communications Engineer 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.002% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £36,250 £51,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.26% +7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99934 100679 103565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.48% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 82413 80836 87730
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Communications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Communications Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Communications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Communications Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Communications Engineer within the UK.

Senior Communications Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Communications Engineer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Communications Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 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 +9 3 £35,000 -31.70% 3
London +4 2 £35,000 -44.00%
Derbyshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Derby - 1 - - 1

Senior Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Communications Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Communications Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Cacti
4 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design

Senior Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Communications Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Communications Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCIP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (25.00%) OpenView
2 1 (25.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
Manchester
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Derby
University of Derby
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago