The first table below looks at the demand for the Communications Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Comms Engineer
Rank 199 213 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.076% 0.054% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.057% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £41,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+31.73% +19.28%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4979 5273 4677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.60% 94.96% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4165 4416 4090
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Communications Engineer
England

Communications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Communications Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Communications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Communications Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Communications Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Communications Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Communications Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull - 3 - -
Birmingham +6 1 £29,000 -35.55%
Communications Engineer
England

Communications Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Communications Engineer in their job title 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 with Communications Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) MGCP
2 3 (75.00%) SCCP
2 3 (75.00%) H.323
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (75.00%) XMPP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (75.00%) Fujitsu
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Communications Engineer in their job title 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 with Communications Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) MGCP
1 3 (75.00%) SCCP
1 3 (75.00%) H.323
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco IPT
1 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft