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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications Engineer
Rank 817 840 858
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 76 37 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.035% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.037% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 52 27 30
Average salary £30,250 £31,331 £21,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.45% +44.05%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £31,331 £21,750
% change year-on-year
-7.43% +44.05%

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +12 71 £31,000 -1.05% 5
South East 0 42 £29,000 -31.76% 2
Surrey +15 26 £29,000 -3.33% 1
London +8 15 £50,000 +9.89%
Berkshire +9 14 - -
Reading +9 13 - -
Epsom +7 10 £19,000 -
East of England -12 6 £47,500 +48.43%
Cambridge - 6 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £47,500 -
City of London 0 4 £67,500 +12.50%
West Midlands -3 4 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Wales - 4 £22,250 - 1
South Wales - 4 £22,250 -
Oxted - 4 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 4 £25,000 -
Guildford - 3 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex -7 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North West -28 1 £33,000 +37.50%
Yorkshire -31 1 - -
West Yorkshire -39 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £31,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £33,000 -
North East - 1 £32,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £32,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £22,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £33,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £37,500 -
Bridgend - 1 £22,500 -
Cwmbran - 1 £22,000 -

Telecoms Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 53 (40.77%) VoIP
3 42 (32.31%) Linux
4 33 (25.38%) Firewall
4 33 (25.38%) Wireless
4 33 (25.38%) Degree
5 27 (20.77%) SS7
6 26 (20.00%) Avaya
7 25 (19.23%) Cisco
8 22 (16.92%) LTE
9 21 (16.15%) Network Design
10 20 (15.38%) TCP/IP
10 20 (15.38%) C++
11 18 (13.85%) GSM
12 17 (13.08%) Software Engineering
12 17 (13.08%) VoLTE
13 16 (12.31%) MySQL
13 16 (12.31%) Oracle
14 15 (11.54%) MS Excel
14 15 (11.54%) Broadband
15 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
15 14 (10.77%) LAN
15 14 (10.77%) 3GPP
15 14 (10.77%) WAN
15 14 (10.77%) Java
15 14 (10.77%) Solaris
15 14 (10.77%) UNIX
15 14 (10.77%) Service Delivery
15 14 (10.77%) Billing
15 14 (10.77%) VLAN

Telecoms Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.15%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.77%) Lync
2 1 (0.77%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.38%) MS Office
3 4 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 53 (40.77%) VoIP
2 33 (25.38%) Firewall
2 33 (25.38%) Wireless
3 27 (20.77%) SS7
4 22 (16.92%) LTE
5 20 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 18 (13.85%) GSM
7 17 (13.08%) VoLTE
8 15 (11.54%) Broadband
9 14 (10.77%) LAN
9 14 (10.77%) 3GPP
9 14 (10.77%) WAN
9 14 (10.77%) VLAN
10 13 (10.00%) TCAP
11 12 (9.23%) IPsec
12 11 (8.46%) SIGTRAN
12 11 (8.46%) RTP
13 10 (7.69%) INAP
14 7 (5.38%) DSL
15 6 (4.62%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.31%) MySQL
2 14 (10.77%) Oracle Database
General
1 130 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.77%) Billing
3 2 (1.54%) Front Office
3 2 (1.54%) Back Office
3 2 (1.54%) Finance
4 1 (0.77%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.69%) STL
1 10 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.85%) CCTV
2 3 (2.31%) IVR
3 1 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.77%) Handset
3 1 (0.77%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (32.31%) Linux
2 14 (10.77%) Solaris
2 14 (10.77%) UNIX
3 3 (2.31%) Windows
4 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.77%) CentOS
5 1 (0.77%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.15%) Network Design
2 17 (13.08%) Software Engineering
3 14 (10.77%) Service Delivery
4 11 (8.46%) CRM
5 10 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 8 (6.15%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (5.38%) Server Monitoring
8 4 (3.08%) Project Management
8 4 (3.08%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.08%) Network Architecture
9 2 (1.54%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (1.54%) Service Management
9 2 (1.54%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.54%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.54%) Network Management
10 1 (0.77%) Time Management
10 1 (0.77%) Change Control
10 1 (0.77%) Analytics
10 1 (0.77%) ITIL
10 1 (0.77%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.38%) C++
2 14 (10.77%) Java
3 5 (3.85%) Perl
3 5 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.31%) Python
5 2 (1.54%) Korn
5 2 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (25.38%) Degree
2 11 (8.46%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (7.69%) CCNA
4 7 (5.38%) CCNP
5 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.31%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.54%) MOS
7 2 (1.54%) OCA
7 2 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.77%) MCP
8 1 (0.77%) HND
8 1 (0.77%) CCDP
8 1 (0.77%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (20.00%) Avaya
2 25 (19.23%) Cisco
3 16 (12.31%) Oracle
4 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
5 12 (9.23%) Panasonic
6 8 (6.15%) VMware
7 7 (5.38%) Mitel
8 4 (3.08%) Siemens
9 3 (2.31%) HP
9 3 (2.31%) NEC
10 2 (1.54%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.54%) Ericsson
10 2 (1.54%) Remedy
10 2 (1.54%) Nortel
10 2 (1.54%) Juniper
10 2 (1.54%) F5
11 1 (0.77%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.77%) Polycom
11 1 (0.77%) ProCurve
11 1 (0.77%) Verint
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kilmarnock
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: to £30k DOE + company car, phone, leptop
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago