The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 52 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 47 99 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.66% 7.79% 6.54%
As % of the General category 8.99% 18.82% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 40 84 65
Average salary £30,565 £39,391 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.40% -3.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,421 £35,065 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Telecoms
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

General Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
523 526 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 40.73% 41.38% 34.50%
Number of salaries quoted 448 456 335
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Wales region.

Telecoms Salary Trend in Wales

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Wales

Telecoms
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
South Wales -21 46 £30,565 -21.18% 5
North Wales -3 1 £52,000 -0.95%
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Telecoms also 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 that cited Telecoms.

1 40 (37.74%) Banking
2 36 (33.96%) Degree
3 29 (27.36%) Finance
3 29 (27.36%) Unit Testing
4 22 (20.75%) Cisco
4 22 (20.75%) Security Cleared
5 21 (19.81%) SQL
5 21 (19.81%) Windows
5 21 (19.81%) Juniper
5 21 (19.81%) Firewall
6 18 (16.98%) XML
7 17 (16.04%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (16.04%) SC Cleared
8 16 (15.09%) CCNP
8 16 (15.09%) CheckPoint
9 15 (14.15%) Java
9 15 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (12.26%) J2EE
10 13 (12.26%) Hibernate
11 11 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (10.38%) Change Control
12 10 (9.43%) Web Services
12 10 (9.43%) OOD
12 10 (9.43%) ETL
12 10 (9.43%) ISEB
12 10 (9.43%) Electronics
12 10 (9.43%) Retail
12 10 (9.43%) ISTQB
13 9 (8.49%) HTML
13 9 (8.49%) VPN

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Telecoms also 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 that cited Telecoms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.72%) SAS
2 2 (1.89%) Lync
3 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) SPSS
3 1 (0.94%) MS Project
3 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (3.77%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.81%) Firewall
2 9 (8.49%) VPN
3 8 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (7.55%) VoIP
4 7 (6.60%) SDH
4 7 (6.60%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.66%) WAN
5 6 (5.66%) GSM
5 6 (5.66%) Network Security
6 4 (3.77%) LAN
6 4 (3.77%) PABX
6 4 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.83%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (1.89%) DWDM
9 1 (0.94%) MPLS
9 1 (0.94%) DNS
9 1 (0.94%) Wireless
9 1 (0.94%) WLAN
9 1 (0.94%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (5.66%) Data Mining
1 6 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (5.66%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (3.77%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (3.77%) OLTP
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.94%) DB2
4 1 (0.94%) DataStage
4 1 (0.94%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.94%) JMeter
General
1 40 (37.74%) Banking
2 29 (27.36%) Finance
3 10 (9.43%) Electronics
3 10 (9.43%) Retail
4 8 (7.55%) Manufacturing
5 7 (6.60%) Billing
6 4 (3.77%) Marketing
7 2 (1.89%) Welsh Language
8 1 (0.94%) French Language
8 1 (0.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 42 (39.62%) Analyst
2 35 (33.02%) Senior Analyst
3 28 (26.42%) Developer
4 25 (23.58%) Analyst Programmer
4 25 (23.58%) Programmer
4 25 (23.58%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 25 (23.58%) Senior Programmer
5 21 (19.81%) Developer Analyst
5 21 (19.81%) Senior Developer
6 13 (12.26%) Network Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) Test Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (6.60%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Security Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (4.72%) Telecoms Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Microstrategy Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.98%) XML
2 13 (12.26%) J2EE
2 13 (12.26%) Hibernate
3 10 (9.43%) Web Services
4 9 (8.49%) Spring
4 9 (8.49%) HTML
5 8 (7.55%) Struts
6 4 (3.77%) Servlets
6 4 (3.77%) DOM
6 4 (3.77%) XSLT
6 4 (3.77%) JSON
6 4 (3.77%) Spring MVC
6 4 (3.77%) LINQ
6 4 (3.77%) HTML5
6 4 (3.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (3.77%) LINQ to SQL
6 4 (3.77%) REST
7 3 (2.83%) WPF
7 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.83%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) Mainframe
2 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.77%) DTV
3 4 (3.77%) Open Source
4 3 (2.83%) iPad
4 3 (2.83%) iPhone
5 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.89%) Statistics
6 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.81%) Windows
2 8 (7.55%) UNIX
3 5 (4.72%) Android
4 2 (1.89%) Linux
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.36%) Unit Testing
2 15 (14.15%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (10.38%) Change Control
4 10 (9.43%) OOD
4 10 (9.43%) ETL
5 9 (8.49%) Migration
5 9 (8.49%) Data Migration
6 8 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (7.55%) Automation Testing
6 8 (7.55%) Validation
6 8 (7.55%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.60%) Programme Management
7 7 (6.60%) Statistical Modelling
7 7 (6.60%) Analytics
8 6 (5.66%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (5.66%) Security Architecture
8 6 (5.66%) MVC
8 6 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.66%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.81%) SQL
2 15 (14.15%) Java
3 5 (4.72%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.72%) RPG
3 5 (4.72%) RPG/400
3 5 (4.72%) RPG IV
3 5 (4.72%) R
4 4 (3.77%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.83%) C#
6 2 (1.89%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (33.96%) Degree
2 22 (20.75%) Security Cleared
3 17 (16.04%) SC Cleared
3 17 (16.04%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (15.09%) CCNP
5 10 (9.43%) ISEB
5 10 (9.43%) ISTQB
6 8 (7.55%) CCSP
7 5 (4.72%) CCNA
8 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.89%) CCSA
8 2 (1.89%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.94%) MCITP
9 1 (0.94%) MCSE
9 1 (0.94%) MCSA
9 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.83%) SLA
3 2 (1.89%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) Firmware
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (20.75%) Cisco
2 21 (19.81%) Juniper
3 16 (15.09%) CheckPoint
4 9 (8.49%) McAfee
4 9 (8.49%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.49%) HP
5 8 (7.55%) Blue Coat
5 8 (7.55%) ProCurve
6 7 (6.60%) Fujitsu
7 6 (5.66%) Oracle
7 6 (5.66%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (3.77%) SAP
8 4 (3.77%) F5
8 4 (3.77%) Guidewire
9 2 (1.89%) Mitel
9 2 (1.89%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.89%) T-Plan
9 2 (1.89%) Avaya
9 2 (1.89%) Siemens
9 2 (1.89%) Nortel
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