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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications Engineer
Rank 831 834 857
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 76 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.037% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.040% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 52 29 30
Average salary £30,250 £31,331 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.45% +44.05%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £31,331 £21,750
% change year-on-year
-7.43% +44.05%

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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 September 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 September 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
(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 +7 71 £31,000 -1.05% 7
South East +7 42 £29,000 -31.76% 1
Surrey +12 26 £29,000 -3.33% 1
London +8 15 £50,000 +9.89%
Berkshire +3 14 - -
Reading +4 13 - -
Epsom +7 10 £19,000 -
East of England -23 6 £47,500 +48.43% 1
Cambridge - 6 £47,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £47,500 - 1
City of London +12 4 £67,500 +12.50%
West Midlands -2 4 £25,000 -16.66%
South Wales - 4 £22,250 -
Wales - 4 £22,250 - 1
Oxted - 4 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 4 £25,000 -
Guildford - 3 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex -7 1 £37,500 -6.25%
West Yorkshire -24 1 - -
North West -25 1 £33,000 +37.50% 3
Yorkshire -45 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £31,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £33,000 -
North East - 1 £32,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £32,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £22,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £33,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £37,500 -
Bridgend - 1 £22,500 -
Cwmbran - 1 £22,000 -

Telecoms Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 51 (40.16%) VoIP
3 42 (33.07%) Linux
4 33 (25.98%) Firewall
4 33 (25.98%) Degree
5 32 (25.20%) Wireless
6 27 (21.26%) SS7
7 25 (19.69%) Avaya
8 22 (17.32%) Cisco
8 22 (17.32%) LTE
9 21 (16.54%) Network Design
10 20 (15.75%) TCP/IP
10 20 (15.75%) C++
11 18 (14.17%) GSM
12 17 (13.39%) Software Engineering
12 17 (13.39%) VoLTE
13 16 (12.60%) MySQL
13 16 (12.60%) Oracle
14 15 (11.81%) MS Excel
14 15 (11.81%) Broadband
15 14 (11.02%) LAN
15 14 (11.02%) 3GPP
15 14 (11.02%) WAN
15 14 (11.02%) Java
15 14 (11.02%) Solaris
15 14 (11.02%) UNIX
15 14 (11.02%) Service Delivery
15 14 (11.02%) VLAN
15 14 (11.02%) Billing
15 14 (11.02%) Oracle Database

Telecoms Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (6.30%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.79%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.72%) MS Office
3 4 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 51 (40.16%) VoIP
2 33 (25.98%) Firewall
3 32 (25.20%) Wireless
4 27 (21.26%) SS7
5 22 (17.32%) LTE
6 20 (15.75%) TCP/IP
7 18 (14.17%) GSM
8 17 (13.39%) VoLTE
9 15 (11.81%) Broadband
10 14 (11.02%) LAN
10 14 (11.02%) 3GPP
10 14 (11.02%) WAN
10 14 (11.02%) VLAN
11 13 (10.24%) TCAP
12 12 (9.45%) IPsec
13 11 (8.66%) RTP
13 11 (8.66%) SIGTRAN
14 10 (7.87%) INAP
15 7 (5.51%) DSL
16 5 (3.94%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.60%) MySQL
2 14 (11.02%) Oracle Database
General
1 127 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (11.02%) Billing
3 2 (1.57%) Finance
3 2 (1.57%) Front Office
3 2 (1.57%) Back Office
4 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.87%) STL
1 10 (7.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.15%) CCTV
2 2 (1.57%) IVR
3 1 (0.79%) Wiki
3 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.79%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 42 (33.07%) Linux
2 14 (11.02%) UNIX
2 14 (11.02%) Solaris
3 3 (2.36%) Windows
4 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.79%) Fedora
5 1 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.54%) Network Design
2 17 (13.39%) Software Engineering
3 14 (11.02%) Service Delivery
4 11 (8.66%) CRM
5 10 (7.87%) Multithreading
6 8 (6.30%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (5.51%) Server Monitoring
8 4 (3.15%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.15%) Network Architecture
8 4 (3.15%) Project Management
9 2 (1.57%) Service Management
9 2 (1.57%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.57%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (1.57%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.57%) Network Management
9 2 (1.57%) Line Management
9 2 (1.57%) Mentoring
10 1 (0.79%) Time Management
10 1 (0.79%) Change Control
10 1 (0.79%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.75%) C++
2 14 (11.02%) Java
3 5 (3.94%) Perl
3 5 (3.94%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.36%) Python
4 3 (2.36%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.57%) Korn
5 2 (1.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (25.98%) Degree
2 9 (7.09%) CCNA
2 9 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.72%) CCNP
4 4 (3.15%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.57%) MOS
5 2 (1.57%) OCA
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.79%) RHCE
6 1 (0.79%) MCP
6 1 (0.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.87%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (19.69%) Avaya
2 22 (17.32%) Cisco
3 16 (12.60%) Oracle
4 13 (10.24%) Microsoft
5 12 (9.45%) Panasonic
6 8 (6.30%) VMware
7 7 (5.51%) Mitel
8 4 (3.15%) Siemens
9 3 (2.36%) NEC
10 2 (1.57%) Remedy
10 2 (1.57%) HP
10 2 (1.57%) Nortel
10 2 (1.57%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.79%) Motorola
11 1 (0.79%) Juniper
11 1 (0.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (0.79%) Toshiba
11 1 (0.79%) BT
11 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
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