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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 16 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.67% 4.00% 1.75%
As % of the General category 5.41% 10.34% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
37 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 49.33% 38.67% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 10
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,100
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +16.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 3 (100.00%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 3 (100.00%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya