The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms 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 (Telecoms)
Rank 64 49 16
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -33
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 12 9 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.89% 2.37% 12.59%
As % of the General category 4.05% 5.42% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 37
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £35,100 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Telecoms
Hertfordshire

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

General Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
296 166 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.61% 43.80% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 225 112 166
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in Watford

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the Watford region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Watford

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 16 (76.19%) Finance
1 16 (76.19%) Manufacturing
2 13 (61.90%) Retail
3 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 4 (19.05%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) IBM
5 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) Marketing
5 3 (14.29%) UNIX
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) Solaris
5 3 (14.29%) BCP
5 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) EMC
5 3 (14.29%) SAN
5 3 (14.29%) vCloud
5 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (9.52%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Lync
6 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) Lync
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) Tuxedo
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (4.76%) iPlanet
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) NAS
3 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) SMTP
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Maven
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Hudson
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (76.19%) Finance
1 16 (76.19%) Manufacturing
2 13 (61.90%) Retail
3 3 (14.29%) Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) Electronics
5 1 (4.76%) Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Release Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) EMC Storage Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.76%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) JSON
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) PMI
1 2 (9.52%) Economics
1 2 (9.52%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.76%) DTV
2 1 (4.76%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
2 3 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) SUSE
4 1 (4.76%) AIX
4 1 (4.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) BCP
3 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) High Availability
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Transition Management
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) Jython
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) vCloud
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Samba
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (4.76%) BMC Performance Manager
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) EMC
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Siebel
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Sybase
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) Sun
4 1 (4.76%) Alterian
4 1 (4.76%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (4.76%) CollabNet
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) BMC
4 1 (4.76%) Hitachi