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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 63 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 11 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.89% 2.24% 0.55%
As % of the General category 4.07% 4.72% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 1
Average salary £30,000 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% -13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +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
270 254 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.47% 47.48% 65.19%
Number of salaries quoted 232 158 170
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 1 September 2015.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Watford

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 11 (32.35%) Degree
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) C
2 8 (23.53%) C++
3 7 (20.59%) MS Office
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
4 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
5 5 (14.71%) Linux
5 5 (14.71%) Law
5 5 (14.71%) Legal
5 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (11.76%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (11.76%) Retail
6 4 (11.76%) QA
6 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Windows
6 4 (11.76%) ISEB
6 4 (11.76%) LabVIEW
6 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (11.76%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) IBM
7 3 (8.82%) SAP
7 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.82%) UNIX
7 3 (8.82%) SQL
7 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (8.82%) APMP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (5.88%) Lync
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.94%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (11.76%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (5.88%) NAS
2 2 (5.88%) Unified Communications
2 2 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (5.88%) 2G
2 2 (5.88%) PBX
2 2 (5.88%) SAN
2 2 (5.88%) 3G
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) VoIP
3 1 (2.94%) 2.5G
3 1 (2.94%) VLAN
3 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 5 (14.71%) Law
3 5 (14.71%) Legal
4 4 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (5.88%) Electronics
5 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 2 (5.88%) Games
5 2 (5.88%) Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (11.76%) Developer
2 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) QA Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) RAN Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Head of Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) Head of Information Management
3 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) C++ Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Project Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Project Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Project Support Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Project Support Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
1 2 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Xbox
3 2 (5.88%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (5.88%) Life Science
3 2 (5.88%) DTV
3 2 (5.88%) Streaming Video
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
3 2 (5.88%) STB
3 2 (5.88%) IPTV
3 2 (5.88%) Chromecast
3 2 (5.88%) Apple TV
3 2 (5.88%) PlayStation
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.94%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) Physics
4 1 (2.94%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) UNIX
4 2 (5.88%) Android
4 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Project Management
1 4 (11.76%) Manual Testing
1 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
2 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.88%) CRM
3 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.88%) Identity Management
3 2 (5.88%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.94%) Open Source
4 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) C
1 8 (23.53%) C++
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) VB
3 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) ISEB
3 3 (8.82%) APMP
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) MCSE
4 2 (5.88%) MCITP
5 1 (2.94%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) NFS
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.94%) SRDF
3 1 (2.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (2.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (2.94%) vMotion
1 1 (2.94%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (2.94%) SnapMirror
1 1 (2.94%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
2 3 (8.82%) IBM
2 3 (8.82%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) Apple
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Roku
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) EMC
4 1 (2.94%) BMC
4 1 (2.94%) Hitachi
4 1 (2.94%) NetApp
4 1 (2.94%) Sage
4 1 (2.94%) NetIQ
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec
4 1 (2.94%) Brocade
4 1 (2.94%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL