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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications Engineer
Rank 863 849 845
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 29 80 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.068% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.072% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 26 58 28
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +33.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £19,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+18.96% -3.33%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Telecoms Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Telecoms Engineer
Top 20 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 31 July 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 -30 27 £35,000 -12.50% 1
London +20 10 £42,500 -37.03% 1
South East -30 9 £35,000 +20.68%
Hampshire - 5 £34,500 -
Surrey -6 4 £57,500 +98.27%
West Midlands -9 4 £27,750 +11.00%
Guildford - 4 £57,500 -
City of London +18 2 £42,500 -37.03%
East of England -5 2 £26,000 -45.26%
Birmingham -8 2 £25,500 +2.00%
Solihull - 2 £31,250 -
South West - 2 £31,250 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £26,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Sherborne - 1 £32,500 -
Cirencester - 1 £30,000 -
Bromley - 1 £23,500 -
Ealing - 1 £42,500 -
Dorset - 1 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 -

Telecoms Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 84 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 45 (53.57%) VoIP
3 41 (48.81%) Cisco
4 27 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (29.76%) CCNA
6 24 (28.57%) Avaya
7 20 (23.81%) Mitel
8 19 (22.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (22.62%) SC Cleared
8 19 (22.62%) Security Cleared
9 17 (20.24%) PBX
10 15 (17.86%) CCNP
11 14 (16.67%) SAN
11 14 (16.67%) WAN
11 14 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 13 (15.48%) Firewall
13 12 (14.29%) ITIL
14 11 (13.10%) Windows
14 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
15 10 (11.90%) Linux
15 10 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (11.90%) Unified Communications
16 9 (10.71%) Lync
16 9 (10.71%) Change Control
16 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (10.71%) IP Telephony
16 9 (10.71%) VPN
16 9 (10.71%) GSM
17 8 (9.52%) LAN

Telecoms Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (10.71%) Lync
2 2 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) OnBase
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) AutoCAD
2 2 (2.38%) MicroStation
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (53.57%) VoIP
2 17 (20.24%) PBX
3 14 (16.67%) WAN
3 14 (16.67%) SAN
4 13 (15.48%) Firewall
5 10 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (11.90%) Unified Communications
5 10 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (10.71%) IP Telephony
6 9 (10.71%) VPN
6 9 (10.71%) GSM
7 8 (9.52%) LAN
7 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
8 7 (8.33%) UMTS
8 7 (8.33%) LTE
8 7 (8.33%) Wireless
9 6 (7.14%) IPsec
9 6 (7.14%) TCAP
9 6 (7.14%) SCCP
9 6 (7.14%) M3UA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 84 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Legal
3 2 (2.38%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) HTML
2 2 (2.38%) OLE
3 1 (1.19%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) IVR
4 1 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.19%) IPTV
4 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Windows
2 10 (11.90%) Linux
3 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (14.29%) ITIL
3 9 (10.71%) Change Control
4 6 (7.14%) Project Management
5 5 (5.95%) Network Management
6 4 (4.76%) B2B
6 4 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.76%) Migration
6 4 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.57%) Business Development
7 3 (3.57%) Supplier Management
7 3 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.38%) Line Management
9 1 (1.19%) DevOps
9 1 (1.19%) Data Security
9 1 (1.19%) Validation
9 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.19%) Software Testing
9 1 (1.19%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.33%) Python
1 7 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 6 (7.14%) Perl
2 6 (7.14%) SQL
3 5 (5.95%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.19%) C
4 1 (1.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (29.76%) CCNA
3 19 (22.62%) SC Cleared
3 19 (22.62%) Security Cleared
4 15 (17.86%) CCNP
5 4 (4.76%) Degree
6 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.38%) Avaya Certification
6 2 (2.38%) HNC
6 2 (2.38%) MCSE
7 1 (1.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.19%) Firmware
1 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 41 (48.81%) Cisco
2 24 (28.57%) Avaya
3 20 (23.81%) Mitel
4 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.95%) Toshiba
5 5 (5.95%) Fortinet
6 4 (4.76%) F5
6 4 (4.76%) Brocade
6 4 (4.76%) Citrix
7 3 (3.57%) Oracle
7 3 (3.57%) Siemens
7 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.38%) HP
8 2 (2.38%) Panasonic
9 1 (1.19%) Aastra
9 1 (1.19%) EMC
9 1 (1.19%) Juniper
9 1 (1.19%) Apple
9 1 (1.19%) NEC
9 1 (1.19%) VMware