The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 17 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.41% 1.54% 1.69%
As % of the General category 6.06% 5.56% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £55,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +111.53%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
Telecoms
West Midlands

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

General Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
33 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 39.76% 27.69% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 9
Average salary £42,000 £55,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.63% +83.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £28,300 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,350 £35,380 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Walsall

Telecoms
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 2 (100.00%) IT Asset Management

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 2 (100.00%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Dell