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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications Engineer
Rank 826 835 861
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 68 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.039% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.042% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 43 29 22
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +47.12%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £21,750
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +47.12%

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 22 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 22 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
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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 +32 63 £33,000 +5.32% 6
South East +12 35 £30,500 -32.22% 4
Surrey +1 17 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Berkshire +11 16 - -
Reading +6 15 - -
London +3 11 £39,000 -14.28%
Epsom +2 6 £19,000 -
East of England -4 6 £47,500 +50.00%
Cambridge - 6 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £47,500 -
West Midlands -6 4 £25,000 -
North West -14 4 £32,750 +36.45%
Wales - 4 £22,250 - 1
South Wales - 4 £22,250 -
Oxted - 4 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 4 £25,000 -
Guildford - 3 £50,000 - 1
Liverpool - 2 £33,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £33,000 -
City of London -1 1 - -
Gatwick -7 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Manchester -10 1 £32,500 +35.41%
West Sussex -18 1 £37,500 -28.57% 1
West Yorkshire -43 1 - -
Yorkshire -53 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £31,500 - 1
North East - 1 £32,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £32,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £22,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £32,000 -

Telecoms Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 49 (39.52%) VoIP
3 37 (29.84%) Linux
4 34 (27.42%) Firewall
4 34 (27.42%) Degree
5 32 (25.81%) Wireless
6 26 (20.97%) SS7
7 24 (19.35%) Avaya
8 22 (17.74%) Cisco
9 21 (16.94%) Network Design
9 21 (16.94%) LTE
10 20 (16.13%) TCP/IP
11 19 (15.32%) GSM
12 17 (13.71%) C++
13 15 (12.10%) MySQL
13 15 (12.10%) Oracle
13 15 (12.10%) LAN
13 15 (12.10%) MS Excel
13 15 (12.10%) WAN
13 15 (12.10%) Broadband
13 15 (12.10%) VoLTE
14 14 (11.29%) Software Engineering
14 14 (11.29%) VLAN
14 14 (11.29%) Service Delivery
15 13 (10.48%) Billing
15 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
15 13 (10.48%) TCAP
15 13 (10.48%) 3GPP
15 13 (10.48%) Java
15 13 (10.48%) Solaris

Telecoms Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.81%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (12.10%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.84%) MS Office
3 4 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 49 (39.52%) VoIP
2 34 (27.42%) Firewall
3 32 (25.81%) Wireless
4 26 (20.97%) SS7
5 21 (16.94%) LTE
6 20 (16.13%) TCP/IP
7 19 (15.32%) GSM
8 15 (12.10%) LAN
8 15 (12.10%) WAN
8 15 (12.10%) Broadband
8 15 (12.10%) VoLTE
9 14 (11.29%) VLAN
10 13 (10.48%) TCAP
10 13 (10.48%) 3GPP
11 12 (9.68%) IPsec
12 11 (8.87%) SIGTRAN
12 11 (8.87%) RTP
13 10 (8.06%) INAP
14 7 (5.65%) DSL
15 5 (4.03%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.10%) MySQL
2 13 (10.48%) Oracle Database
General
1 124 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.48%) Billing
3 2 (1.61%) Front Office
3 2 (1.61%) Back Office
4 1 (0.81%) Finance
4 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.06%) STL
1 10 (8.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.61%) IVR
1 2 (1.61%) CCTV
2 1 (0.81%) Wiki
2 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (0.81%) Handset
2 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.84%) Linux
2 13 (10.48%) Solaris
2 13 (10.48%) UNIX
3 2 (1.61%) Windows
4 1 (0.81%) Fedora
4 1 (0.81%) CentOS
4 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.94%) Network Design
2 14 (11.29%) Software Engineering
2 14 (11.29%) Service Delivery
3 11 (8.87%) CRM
4 10 (8.06%) Multithreading
5 8 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (5.65%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (3.23%) Network Architecture
7 4 (3.23%) Project Management
7 4 (3.23%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.42%) Network Management
9 2 (1.61%) Mentoring
9 2 (1.61%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.61%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.61%) Service Management
9 2 (1.61%) Statistical Analysis
10 1 (0.81%) Incident Management
10 1 (0.81%) Time Management
10 1 (0.81%) Change Management
10 1 (0.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.71%) C++
2 13 (10.48%) Java
3 5 (4.03%) Perl
3 5 (4.03%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.42%) Python
4 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.61%) SQL
5 2 (1.61%) Korn
Qualifications
1 34 (27.42%) Degree
2 9 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (7.26%) CCNA
3 7 (5.65%) CCNP
4 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.61%) OCA
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.61%) MOS
6 1 (0.81%) MCP
6 1 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (19.35%) Avaya
2 22 (17.74%) Cisco
3 15 (12.10%) Oracle
4 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.48%) Panasonic
5 8 (6.45%) VMware
5 8 (6.45%) Mitel
6 4 (3.23%) Siemens
7 3 (2.42%) NEC
8 2 (1.61%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.61%) Remedy
8 2 (1.61%) HP
8 2 (1.61%) Nortel
8 2 (1.61%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.61%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.61%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.81%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.81%) Polycom
9 1 (0.81%) BT
9 1 (0.81%) Toshiba
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Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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