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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Comms Engineer
Rank 888 931 899
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Communications Engineer 11 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.001% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%

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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 8 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 27 April 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 +42 10 £42,500 +6.25%
London - 7 £42,500 -
City of London - 4 - -
East Midlands - 3 £42,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Derby - 2 - -
Leicester - 1 £42,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £42,500 -

Senior Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (41.67%) Lync
4 5 (41.67%) Unified Communications
4 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) VoIP
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) DHCP
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (33.33%) Law
5 4 (33.33%) Mitel
5 4 (33.33%) Polycom
5 4 (33.33%) vSphere
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

Senior Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
1 5 (41.67%) Lync
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (41.67%) Unified Communications
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) VoIP
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (16.67%) SNMP
4 2 (16.67%) WLAN
4 2 (16.67%) PBX
4 2 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 4 (33.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) Information Security
1 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCIP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (8.33%) OpenView
3 1 (8.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Mitel
3 4 (33.33%) Polycom
4 3 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix