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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications Engineer
Rank 853 846 851
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 81 104 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.098% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.10% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 62 86 71
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,250 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-24.37% +23.07%

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016 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 8 February 2016. 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 -20 77 £35,000 -12.50% 20
London -10 20 £45,000 +23.28% 6
East of England +14 19 £45,000 +20.00% 3
South East -5 18 £27,500 -31.25% 5
Berkshire -1 11 £27,500 -43.58% 1
Hertfordshire - 11 £40,000 - 2
City of London +65 9 £60,000 +27.65% 1
Reading +2 8 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Borehamwood - 8 £40,000 - 1
South West +4 7 £30,000 -
Suffolk - 7 £70,000 - 1
Ipswich - 7 £70,000 - 1
North West +24 6 £30,000 -25.00% 4
West Midlands -19 6 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Hampshire +13 5 £29,000 +28.88% 2
Manchester - 5 £37,500 - 3
Scotland 0 4 - - 1
Warwickshire -12 4 £30,000 -14.28%
Dorset - 4 £30,750 -
Warwick - 4 £30,000 -
East Midlands +2 3 £22,000 -32.30% 1
Derbyshire -5 3 £22,000 -32.30%
Watford - 3 £45,000 - 1
Surrey +4 2 £27,250 -6.03% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £27,000 -
Hounslow - 2 - -
High Wycombe - 2 - -
Dorchester - 2 £21,500 -
Poole - 2 £40,000 -

Telecoms Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 190 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 44 (23.16%) Cisco
3 33 (17.37%) Linux
4 30 (15.79%) VoIP
5 27 (14.21%) Mitel
6 25 (13.16%) Degree
6 25 (13.16%) Driving Licence
7 23 (12.11%) Avaya
8 20 (10.53%) LAN
8 20 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (10.53%) Python
9 19 (10.00%) WAN
9 19 (10.00%) Firewall
10 18 (9.47%) Huawei
11 17 (8.95%) PBX
11 17 (8.95%) Perl
12 16 (8.42%) SDH
12 16 (8.42%) CCNA
12 16 (8.42%) Ciena
13 15 (7.89%) VMware
13 15 (7.89%) Time Management
14 14 (7.37%) CCNP
14 14 (7.37%) SQL
14 14 (7.37%) Java
14 14 (7.37%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (7.37%) Wireless
15 13 (6.84%) MPLS
15 13 (6.84%) Fault Management
16 12 (6.32%) Network Design
16 12 (6.32%) C++

Telecoms Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (2.63%) Apache
2 4 (2.11%) CMS
3 3 (1.58%) IIS
3 3 (1.58%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.79%) VoIP
2 20 (10.53%) LAN
3 19 (10.00%) Firewall
3 19 (10.00%) WAN
4 17 (8.95%) PBX
5 16 (8.42%) SDH
6 14 (7.37%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (7.37%) Wireless
7 13 (6.84%) MPLS
8 12 (6.32%) VPN
9 11 (5.79%) Structured Cabling
10 9 (4.74%) TCP/IP
11 8 (4.21%) VLAN
12 7 (3.68%) Broadband
12 7 (3.68%) Diameter Protocol
12 7 (3.68%) DNS
12 7 (3.68%) Internet
12 7 (3.68%) PABX
13 5 (2.63%) 4G
13 5 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.68%) NoSQL
2 5 (2.63%) MySQL
3 3 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.05%) Big Data
5 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Subversion
General
1 190 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.11%) Advertising
2 4 (2.11%) Finance
3 3 (1.58%) Billing
3 3 (1.58%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.58%) Retail
4 2 (1.05%) Electronics
4 2 (1.05%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) French Language
5 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.79%) JSON
1 11 (5.79%) Web Services
2 10 (5.26%) SOAP
2 10 (5.26%) WSDL
3 7 (3.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (1.58%) Middleware
5 2 (1.05%) LAMP
6 1 (0.53%) .NET
6 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.53%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.16%) Driving Licence
2 11 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.16%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.16%) Handset
6 4 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.58%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.58%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.05%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.05%) IVR
8 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.05%) User Experience
9 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.53%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.53%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.53%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.37%) Linux
2 11 (5.79%) Unix
3 8 (4.21%) Windows
4 4 (2.11%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.58%) Debian
5 3 (1.58%) Solaris
6 2 (1.05%) Android
6 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (7.89%) Time Management
2 13 (6.84%) Fault Management
3 12 (6.32%) Network Design
4 11 (5.79%) Presales
5 9 (4.74%) Software Engineering
6 8 (4.21%) Business Development
6 8 (4.21%) Load Balancing
7 7 (3.68%) High Availability
8 6 (3.16%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.16%) ITIL
8 6 (3.16%) Service Management
9 5 (2.63%) Project Management
9 5 (2.63%) Validation
10 4 (2.11%) Analytics
10 4 (2.11%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.11%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.11%) CRM
10 4 (2.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.11%) eTOM
10 4 (2.11%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.53%) Python
2 17 (8.95%) Perl
3 14 (7.37%) Java
3 14 (7.37%) SQL
4 12 (6.32%) C++
5 4 (2.11%) C
6 3 (1.58%) MATLAB
6 3 (1.58%) PHP
6 3 (1.58%) R
6 3 (1.58%) Ruby
7 2 (1.05%) C#
7 2 (1.05%) VBA
8 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.53%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (13.16%) Degree
2 20 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (8.42%) CCNA
4 14 (7.37%) CCNP
5 4 (2.11%) CCVP
5 4 (2.11%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.58%) Avaya Certification
6 3 (1.58%) CCDP
6 3 (1.58%) CCIP
6 3 (1.58%) CWNA
6 3 (1.58%) PhD
7 2 (1.05%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.16%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.53%) Firmware
2 1 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.53%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 5 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.11%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.58%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.53%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.53%) Netcool
Vendors
1 44 (23.16%) Cisco
2 27 (14.21%) Mitel
3 23 (12.11%) Avaya
4 18 (9.47%) Huawei
5 16 (8.42%) Ciena
6 15 (7.89%) VMware
7 11 (5.79%) Siemens
8 10 (5.26%) Microsoft
9 9 (4.74%) Panasonic
10 6 (3.16%) NEC
10 6 (3.16%) Polycom
11 5 (2.63%) Ericsson
12 4 (2.11%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.11%) Oracle
12 4 (2.11%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.58%) Aastra
13 3 (1.58%) AirMagnet
13 3 (1.58%) Aruba
13 3 (1.58%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.58%) F5
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Greater Manchester
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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London
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Watford, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Winchester
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Basingstoke
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Birmingham
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Surrey
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Kent
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