The table below looks at the statistics for the Telecoms Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications Engineer
Rank 837 827 879
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 59 40 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.038% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.040% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 16
Average salary £32,500 £31,666 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,750 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,666 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +26.66%

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
107743 99984 109245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.34% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87440 83008 92915
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £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%

Telecoms Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Telecoms Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Telecoms Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Telecoms Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Telecoms Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms Engineer over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 within the UK.

Telecoms Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Telecoms Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 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 +10 55 £32,500 +3.73% 4
South East +16 31 £37,500 -14.28% 2
Berkshire +11 15 - -
Reading +9 14 - -
Surrey -13 14 £42,500 +41.66%
London -14 8 £37,500 -17.58%
North West -15 5 £32,500 +20.37%
Epsom +1 4 £19,000 -
East of England -14 4 £47,500 +51.60%
West Midlands -15 4 £25,000 -
Oxted - 4 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 4 £25,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £47,500 -
South Wales +12 3 £22,500 -43.75%
Wales +6 3 £22,500 -43.75%
Guildford - 3 £50,000 -
Manchester -9 2 £32,500 +20.37%
Liverpool - 2 £33,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £33,000 -
Gatwick -5 1 £37,500 -28.57%
West Sussex -12 1 £37,500 -28.57% 2
West Yorkshire -35 1 - -
Yorkshire -45 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £31,500 - 1
North East - 1 £32,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £32,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £22,000 -
Cwmbran - 1 £22,000 -
Egham - 1 £26,000 -

Telecoms Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Telecoms 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 Telecoms Engineer in their job title.

1 120 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 46 (38.33%) VoIP
3 34 (28.33%) Linux
3 34 (28.33%) Firewall
3 34 (28.33%) Degree
4 31 (25.83%) Wireless
5 25 (20.83%) SS7
6 23 (19.17%) Avaya
7 21 (17.50%) Network Design
7 21 (17.50%) Cisco
8 20 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 20 (16.67%) LTE
9 19 (15.83%) GSM
10 15 (12.50%) LAN
10 15 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 15 (12.50%) WAN
10 15 (12.50%) C++
10 15 (12.50%) Broadband
11 14 (11.67%) MySQL
11 14 (11.67%) Oracle
11 14 (11.67%) VLAN
11 14 (11.67%) Service Delivery
11 14 (11.67%) VoLTE
12 13 (10.83%) UNIX
12 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
12 13 (10.83%) TCAP
13 12 (10.00%) Solaris
13 12 (10.00%) Java
13 12 (10.00%) 3GPP
13 12 (10.00%) Software Engineering

Telecoms Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Telecoms 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 Telecoms Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.83%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.00%) MS Office
3 4 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 46 (38.33%) VoIP
2 34 (28.33%) Firewall
3 31 (25.83%) Wireless
4 25 (20.83%) SS7
5 20 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 20 (16.67%) LTE
6 19 (15.83%) GSM
7 15 (12.50%) LAN
7 15 (12.50%) WAN
7 15 (12.50%) Broadband
8 14 (11.67%) VLAN
8 14 (11.67%) VoLTE
9 13 (10.83%) TCAP
10 12 (10.00%) IPsec
10 12 (10.00%) 3GPP
11 11 (9.17%) RTP
11 11 (9.17%) SIGTRAN
12 10 (8.33%) INAP
13 7 (5.83%) DSL
14 5 (4.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.67%) MySQL
2 12 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 120 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.00%) Billing
3 2 (1.67%) Front Office
3 2 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (0.83%) Electronics
4 1 (0.83%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.33%) STL
1 10 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.67%) IVR
2 1 (0.83%) Wiki
2 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
2 1 (0.83%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 34 (28.33%) Linux
2 13 (10.83%) UNIX
3 12 (10.00%) Solaris
4 2 (1.67%) Windows
5 1 (0.83%) Fedora
5 1 (0.83%) CentOS
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.50%) Network Design
2 14 (11.67%) Service Delivery
3 12 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (9.17%) CRM
5 10 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 8 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (5.83%) Server Monitoring
8 5 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.17%) Project Management
9 4 (3.33%) Network Architecture
10 3 (2.50%) Network Management
11 2 (1.67%) Mentoring
11 2 (1.67%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (1.67%) Service Management
11 2 (1.67%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (1.67%) Statistical Analysis
12 1 (0.83%) Incident Management
12 1 (0.83%) CAD
12 1 (0.83%) Time Management
12 1 (0.83%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.50%) C++
2 12 (10.00%) Java
3 5 (4.17%) Perl
3 5 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.50%) Python
4 3 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.67%) Korn
5 2 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (28.33%) Degree
2 9 (7.50%) CCNA
2 9 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.83%) CCNP
4 2 (1.67%) OCA
4 2 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.67%) MOS
5 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) APMP
5 1 (0.83%) MCP
5 1 (0.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (19.17%) Avaya
2 21 (17.50%) Cisco
3 14 (11.67%) Oracle
4 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
5 12 (10.00%) Panasonic
6 8 (6.67%) VMware
7 7 (5.83%) Mitel
8 4 (3.33%) Siemens
9 3 (2.50%) NEC
10 2 (1.67%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.67%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.67%) Remedy
10 2 (1.67%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.67%) HP
10 2 (1.67%) Nortel
10 2 (1.67%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.83%) Juniper
11 1 (0.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (0.83%) Polycom
11 1 (0.83%) Computacenter
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