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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications Engineer
Rank 835 886 859
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 55 47 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.039% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.041% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 48 38 40
Average salary £44,750 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.78% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £26,550 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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%

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 24 April 2015 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 24 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
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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 +16 49 £44,750 -5.78% 3
South East +15 18 £46,500 +24.00%
London +33 17 £46,500 -31.11% 1
Hampshire -1 7 £46,000 +70.37%
Berkshire -11 6 £46,500 +24.00%
West Midlands -22 6 £42,000 +20.00%
North West +20 5 £27,500 - 1
Surrey +15 5 £55,000 +69.23%
Reading -11 5 £46,500 +24.00%
Lancashire - 5 £27,500 - 1
Wales 0 4 £46,500 -
South Wales -4 4 £46,500 -
City of London +26 3 £46,000 -31.85%
Portsmouth - 3 £45,250 -
Warwickshire - 3 £42,000 -
Bridgend - 3 £46,500 -
Wiltshire +5 2 £46,250 +105.55%
South West -19 2 £46,250 +105.55% 1
Scotland - 2 £17,000 -
Guildford - 2 £57,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £45,000 -
Oxted - 2 £55,000 -
Solihull - 2 £40,000 -
East of England +13 1 £35,000 -36.36%
West Yorkshire +11 1 - -
Yorkshire -1 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £46,000 -
Ayrshire - 1 £17,000 -
Essex - 1 £35,000 -
Maldon - 1 £35,000 -

Telecoms Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 56 (51.85%) VoIP
3 54 (50.00%) Cisco
4 42 (38.89%) Avaya
5 38 (35.19%) Mitel
6 30 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (27.78%) SC Cleared
6 30 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 24 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 21 (19.44%) CCNA
9 20 (18.52%) WAN
9 20 (18.52%) Lync
9 20 (18.52%) Change Control
10 19 (17.59%) Firewall
11 17 (15.74%) Finance
11 17 (15.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (15.74%) CCNP
12 16 (14.81%) Unified Communications
13 15 (13.89%) LAN
13 15 (13.89%) SAN
14 13 (12.04%) Project Management
15 12 (11.11%) PBX
16 10 (9.26%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
17 9 (8.33%) Degree
17 9 (8.33%) HP
18 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
18 8 (7.41%) ITIL
18 8 (7.41%) Windows
18 8 (7.41%) Document Management

Telecoms Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 20 (18.52%) Lync
2 6 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 56 (51.85%) VoIP
2 20 (18.52%) WAN
3 19 (17.59%) Firewall
4 16 (14.81%) Unified Communications
5 15 (13.89%) SAN
5 15 (13.89%) LAN
6 12 (11.11%) PBX
7 10 (9.26%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
9 6 (5.56%) Broadband
9 6 (5.56%) PABX
10 5 (4.63%) VPN
10 5 (4.63%) Wireless
10 5 (4.63%) OSPF
11 4 (3.70%) MPLS
11 4 (3.70%) SS7
11 4 (3.70%) GSM
12 3 (2.78%) UMTS
12 3 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 108 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (15.74%) Finance
3 3 (2.78%) Billing
4 2 (1.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (2.78%) iPhone
2 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.78%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.78%) Handset
2 3 (2.78%) IVR
3 2 (1.85%) EPoS
3 2 (1.85%) CCTV
4 1 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (0.93%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.41%) Windows
2 6 (5.56%) Linux
3 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.78%) Android
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.52%) Change Control
2 17 (15.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (12.04%) Project Management
4 8 (7.41%) ITIL
4 8 (7.41%) Document Management
5 6 (5.56%) Migration
6 5 (4.63%) B2B
7 4 (3.70%) Network Management
8 3 (2.78%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.78%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.78%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.78%) Supplier Management
8 3 (2.78%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.85%) Business Development
9 2 (1.85%) Service Delivery
10 1 (0.93%) Test Scripting
10 1 (0.93%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (0.93%) Software Testing
10 1 (0.93%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.78%) Python
2 2 (1.85%) Perl
2 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.93%) C
3 1 (0.93%) SQL
3 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
1 30 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 30 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 21 (19.44%) CCNA
3 17 (15.74%) CCNP
4 9 (8.33%) Degree
5 3 (2.78%) Avaya Certification
6 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.85%) MCSE
6 2 (1.85%) APMP
7 1 (0.93%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) Firmware
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 54 (50.00%) Cisco
2 42 (38.89%) Avaya
3 38 (35.19%) Mitel
4 24 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.33%) HP
6 5 (4.63%) Toshiba
6 5 (4.63%) VMware
7 4 (3.70%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.78%) Polycom
8 3 (2.78%) Brocade
8 3 (2.78%) F5
8 3 (2.78%) Verint
8 3 (2.78%) Siemens
8 3 (2.78%) Citrix
9 2 (1.85%) Oracle
9 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.85%) Genesys
10 1 (0.93%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.93%) Websense
10 1 (0.93%) NEC
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