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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications Engineer
Rank 865 843 864
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 32 56 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.051% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.054% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 23 43 26
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%

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
107606 103134 107111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88212 85621 91371
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,500
% 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 October 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 31 October 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 -38 29 £32,250 -14.00% 7
South East -6 12 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire +22 7 - - 1
Reading -7 7 - - 1
North West -31 7 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Manchester -20 4 £30,000 -29.41% 2
London +13 3 £25,500 -37.03% 1
Surrey -14 3 £50,000 +53.84%
Yorkshire -40 3 £23,750 +20.25% 1
Guildford - 3 £50,000 -
South Wales +7 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Wales +7 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £23,750 -
Merseyside - 2 £33,000 -
Liverpool - 2 £33,000 -
City of London +30 1 £26,000 -48.00%
West Sussex -1 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Gatwick -4 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Scotland -6 1 £25,500 -49.00% 1
Cheshire -17 1 £32,500 -23.52% 1
West Midlands -22 1 £30,000 - 1
East of England -27 1 £47,500 +51.60%
West Yorkshire -27 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £31,500 -
North East - 1 £32,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £32,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £31,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £30,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £47,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £22,500 -

Telecoms Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 45 (39.82%) VoIP
3 33 (29.20%) Firewall
4 31 (27.43%) Degree
5 28 (24.78%) Wireless
6 26 (23.01%) Linux
7 24 (21.24%) Avaya
8 19 (16.81%) SS7
8 19 (16.81%) Cisco
9 18 (15.93%) TCP/IP
10 17 (15.04%) Network Design
10 17 (15.04%) LTE
11 16 (14.16%) GSM
11 16 (14.16%) LAN
12 15 (13.27%) Broadband
13 14 (12.39%) WAN
13 14 (12.39%) MS Excel
14 12 (10.62%) Service Delivery
15 11 (9.73%) VLAN
15 11 (9.73%) Panasonic
15 11 (9.73%) CRM
15 11 (9.73%) C++
15 11 (9.73%) Microsoft
15 11 (9.73%) VoLTE
16 10 (8.85%) TCAP
16 10 (8.85%) IPsec
17 9 (7.96%) Billing
17 9 (7.96%) Cisco Certification
17 9 (7.96%) 3GPP
17 9 (7.96%) Java

Telecoms Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 6 (5.31%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.19%) MS Office
3 4 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 45 (39.82%) VoIP
2 33 (29.20%) Firewall
3 28 (24.78%) Wireless
4 19 (16.81%) SS7
5 18 (15.93%) TCP/IP
6 17 (15.04%) LTE
7 16 (14.16%) GSM
7 16 (14.16%) LAN
8 15 (13.27%) Broadband
9 14 (12.39%) WAN
10 11 (9.73%) VLAN
10 11 (9.73%) VoLTE
11 10 (8.85%) TCAP
11 10 (8.85%) IPsec
12 9 (7.96%) 3GPP
13 8 (7.08%) RTP
13 8 (7.08%) SIGTRAN
14 7 (6.19%) DSL
14 7 (6.19%) INAP
15 6 (5.31%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.96%) MySQL
1 9 (7.96%) Oracle Database
General
1 113 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.96%) Billing
3 2 (1.77%) Finance
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.19%) STL
1 7 (6.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.65%) Blackberry
1 3 (2.65%) Handset
1 3 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (1.77%) IVR
3 1 (0.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.01%) Linux
2 9 (7.96%) Solaris
3 8 (7.08%) UNIX
4 2 (1.77%) Windows
5 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.04%) Network Design
2 12 (10.62%) Service Delivery
3 11 (9.73%) CRM
4 8 (7.08%) Software Engineering
5 7 (6.19%) Multithreading
5 7 (6.19%) Server Monitoring
6 6 (5.31%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (4.42%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.42%) Project Management
8 4 (3.54%) Network Architecture
9 3 (2.65%) Network Management
10 2 (1.77%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (1.77%) Statistical Analysis
10 2 (1.77%) Mentoring
11 1 (0.88%) Incident Management
11 1 (0.88%) Change Management
11 1 (0.88%) Change Control
11 1 (0.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.73%) C++
2 9 (7.96%) Java
3 3 (2.65%) Perl
3 3 (2.65%) Python
3 3 (2.65%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (27.43%) Degree
2 9 (7.96%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (7.08%) CCNP
3 8 (7.08%) CCNA
4 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (21.24%) Avaya
2 19 (16.81%) Cisco
3 11 (9.73%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.73%) Panasonic
4 9 (7.96%) Oracle
5 8 (7.08%) Mitel
6 6 (5.31%) VMware
7 4 (3.54%) Siemens
8 3 (2.65%) NEC
8 3 (2.65%) Polycom
9 2 (1.77%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.77%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.77%) F5
9 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.77%) Ericsson
9 2 (1.77%) Juniper
9 2 (1.77%) HP
9 2 (1.77%) Nortel
10 1 (0.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (0.88%) Toshiba
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