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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 58 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 10 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.89% 0.55% 1.33%
As % of the General category 4.00% 0.84% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £45,000 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
250 237 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 47.35% 65.11% 55.97%
Number of salaries quoted 156 171 103
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 27 August 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in Watford

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 10 (50.00%) Retail
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco
5 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) Symantec
5 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) HTTP
6 3 (15.00%) Dell
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.00%) Banking
6 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (10.00%) High Availability
7 2 (10.00%) vCloud
7 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.00%) Network Security
7 2 (10.00%) Open Source

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) Tuxedo
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.00%) iPlanet
3 1 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) 3G
3 1 (5.00%) MPLS
3 1 (5.00%) OSPF
3 1 (5.00%) BGP
3 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (5.00%) TACACS
3 1 (5.00%) IPsec
3 1 (5.00%) 2G
3 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
3 1 (5.00%) NGN
3 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.00%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Hudson
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 10 (50.00%) Retail
4 3 (15.00%) Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Electronics
5 1 (5.00%) Billing
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Advertising
5 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Architect
1 3 (15.00%) Consultant
1 3 (15.00%) Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) PMI
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Handset
2 1 (5.00%) Economics
2 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.00%) VMS
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) BCP
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) CAD
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Jython
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) APMP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) CCIE
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) vCloud
3 1 (5.00%) NFS
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.00%) BMC Performance Manager
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Symantec
3 3 (15.00%) Dell
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) McAfee
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Sybase
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) JBoss
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) BMC
5 1 (5.00%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) NetIQ
5 1 (5.00%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (5.00%) Agilent