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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications Engineer
Rank 863 857 849
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 30 54 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.049% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.052% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 24 47 27
Average salary £32,250 £42,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.11% +32.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £22,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £42,500 £32,250
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +31.78%

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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
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 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -36 25 £32,000 -24.70% 5
South East -11 9 £29,000 -31.76% 1
North West -34 6 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Berkshire +19 5 - -
Reading +8 5 - -
Surrey +12 4 £29,000 -
Manchester -22 4 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Scotland +3 3 £31,500 -37.00% 1
West Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
City of London +29 2 £26,000 -48.00%
South Wales +6 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Wales -2 2 £50,000 +25.00%
London -13 2 £26,000 -48.00%
East of England -22 2 £41,250 +31.65% 1
Yorkshire -40 2 £23,750 +20.25%
South Yorkshire - 2 £23,750 -
Birmingham - 2 £33,750 -
Epsom - 2 £28,000 -
Bedfordshire -6 1 £35,000 +11.71% 1
North East -14 1 £32,000 +12.28%
Tyne and Wear -15 1 £32,000 +12.28%
Cheshire -15 1 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £35,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £33,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £47,500 -
Bridgend - 1 £55,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £47,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £22,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £31,500 -

Telecoms Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 40 (38.10%) VoIP
3 29 (27.62%) Firewall
3 29 (27.62%) Degree
4 27 (25.71%) Avaya
5 21 (20.00%) Wireless
6 18 (17.14%) Linux
7 17 (16.19%) Cisco
8 16 (15.24%) Broadband
9 15 (14.29%) LAN
10 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
10 14 (13.33%) SS7
11 13 (12.38%) WAN
11 13 (12.38%) LTE
12 12 (11.43%) Network Design
13 11 (10.48%) TCP/IP
13 11 (10.48%) CRM
14 10 (9.52%) GSM
14 10 (9.52%) Mitel
14 10 (9.52%) Billing
14 10 (9.52%) Panasonic
15 9 (8.57%) MS Office
15 9 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (7.62%) CCNA
16 8 (7.62%) Java
16 8 (7.62%) MySQL
16 8 (7.62%) Oracle
16 8 (7.62%) Solaris
16 8 (7.62%) 3GPP
16 8 (7.62%) Microsoft

Telecoms Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.57%) MS Office
3 5 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 40 (38.10%) VoIP
2 29 (27.62%) Firewall
3 21 (20.00%) Wireless
4 16 (15.24%) Broadband
5 15 (14.29%) LAN
6 14 (13.33%) SS7
7 13 (12.38%) WAN
7 13 (12.38%) LTE
8 11 (10.48%) TCP/IP
9 10 (9.52%) GSM
10 8 (7.62%) 3GPP
10 8 (7.62%) IPsec
10 8 (7.62%) VoLTE
11 7 (6.67%) DSL
11 7 (6.67%) TCAP
12 6 (5.71%) PBX
13 5 (4.76%) ISDN
13 5 (4.76%) Internet
13 5 (4.76%) MPLS
13 5 (4.76%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) MySQL
1 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database
General
1 105 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.52%) Billing
3 3 (2.86%) Finance
4 1 (0.95%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) STL
1 4 (3.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.81%) Blackberry
1 4 (3.81%) Handset
2 3 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.90%) iPhone
3 2 (1.90%) IVR
4 1 (0.95%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.14%) Linux
2 8 (7.62%) Solaris
3 4 (3.81%) UNIX
4 2 (1.90%) Windows
4 2 (1.90%) Android
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.43%) Network Design
2 11 (10.48%) CRM
3 8 (7.62%) Service Delivery
4 7 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
5 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
5 6 (5.71%) Project Management
6 4 (3.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (3.81%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (3.81%) Multithreading
6 4 (3.81%) Network Architecture
7 3 (2.86%) Network Management
7 3 (2.86%) Mentoring
8 2 (1.90%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.90%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (0.95%) Incident Management
9 1 (0.95%) Change Management
9 1 (0.95%) Time Management
9 1 (0.95%) Change Control
9 1 (0.95%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (0.95%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.62%) Java
2 7 (6.67%) C++
3 3 (2.86%) Perl
3 3 (2.86%) Python
3 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (27.62%) Degree
2 9 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (7.62%) CCNA
4 6 (5.71%) CCNP
5 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (25.71%) Avaya
2 17 (16.19%) Cisco
3 10 (9.52%) Mitel
3 10 (9.52%) Panasonic
4 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.62%) Oracle
5 5 (4.76%) Siemens
6 4 (3.81%) Polycom
6 4 (3.81%) NEC
6 4 (3.81%) VMware
7 3 (2.86%) Nortel
8 2 (1.90%) Juniper
8 2 (1.90%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.90%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.90%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.90%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.90%) F5
9 1 (0.95%) Verint
9 1 (0.95%) Aastra
9 1 (0.95%) Computacenter
London / Home Counties
First Recruitment Group
Salary: 42000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + £6,000 Car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + + KPI bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Kilmarnock
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago