The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Comms Engineer
Rank - - 205
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +22.09%
Communications Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5066 4692 4847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.52% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4310 3916 4057
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
1 5 (71.43%) Unified Communications
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) XMPP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Document Management
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Intel
4 2 (28.57%) VxWorks
4 2 (28.57%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (14.29%) Lync
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Unified Communications
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Document Management
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Intel
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft