The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms 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 terms in our General category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 71 79 53
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 175 168 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.33% 3.03% 4.42%
As % of the General category 8.58% 7.68% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 104 116 142
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £55,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2039 2187 1805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.74% 39.38% 36.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1632 1730 1525
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Telecoms
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Telecoms
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 Telecoms 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
Birmingham +18 60 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Solihull 0 50 £34,500 -4.16% 1
Coventry +6 23 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Warwickshire -2 14 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Staffordshire -7 8 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Worcestershire -6 6 £28,500 -18.57% 1
Walsall - 2 £46,250 -
West Bromwich -4 1 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Tipton - 1 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 163 (48.95%) Finance
2 107 (32.13%) Retail
3 106 (31.83%) Security Cleared
4 100 (30.03%) Fujitsu
5 69 (20.72%) Microsoft
6 61 (18.32%) Windows
7 51 (15.32%) Oracle
8 50 (15.02%) Cisco
9 46 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
10 43 (12.91%) Project Management
11 42 (12.61%) WAN
12 41 (12.31%) MS Office
13 39 (11.71%) SQL
14 38 (11.41%) MS Excel
14 38 (11.41%) Firewall
15 37 (11.11%) PRINCE2
16 36 (10.81%) SC Cleared
17 35 (10.51%) LAN
18 31 (9.31%) ITIL
18 31 (9.31%) Degree
19 30 (9.01%) Windows 7
20 28 (8.41%) HTML
21 27 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
22 25 (7.51%) Internet
22 25 (7.51%) .NET
22 25 (7.51%) Linux
22 25 (7.51%) Time Management
23 24 (7.21%) Hyperion
23 24 (7.21%) Manufacturing
23 24 (7.21%) Management Information System

Telecoms
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 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 17 (5.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 14 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.70%) Apache
4 7 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.90%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.90%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (0.90%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.60%) CMS
7 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.30%) Lync
8 1 (0.30%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.30%) Sonic ESB
8 1 (0.30%) IIS
Applications
1 41 (12.31%) MS Office
2 38 (11.41%) MS Excel
3 20 (6.01%) MS Project
4 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.60%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) CorelDRAW
6 1 (0.30%) Windchill
6 1 (0.30%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 27 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (4.50%) Hyperion Planning
3 11 (3.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (2.40%) Oracle iProcurement
5 8 (2.40%) HFM
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.30%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.61%) WAN
2 38 (11.41%) Firewall
3 35 (10.51%) LAN
4 25 (7.51%) Internet
5 19 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 18 (5.41%) Broadband
7 16 (4.80%) VoIP
7 16 (4.80%) IP Telephony
8 12 (3.60%) VPN
8 12 (3.60%) DNS
9 11 (3.30%) Wireless
10 10 (3.00%) Symposium
11 9 (2.70%) Network Security
11 9 (2.70%) PBX
12 8 (2.40%) DWDM
13 7 (2.10%) Junos
13 7 (2.10%) Unified Communications
13 7 (2.10%) ADSL
13 7 (2.10%) SSL
14 6 (1.80%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.01%) Essbase
2 16 (4.80%) MySQL
3 15 (4.50%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (3.90%) Oracle BI EE
5 11 (3.30%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 7 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.80%) RavenDB
8 6 (1.80%) Hyperion Smart View
9 5 (1.50%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (0.90%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle Discoverer
12 1 (0.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (3.30%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.00%) ReSharper
3 9 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (2.40%) Subversion
5 6 (1.80%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.30%) NUnit
7 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.30%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 163 (48.95%) Finance
2 107 (32.13%) Retail
3 24 (7.21%) Manufacturing
4 20 (6.01%) Banking
5 17 (5.11%) Marketing
6 13 (3.90%) Electronics
7 11 (3.30%) Legal
8 5 (1.50%) Billing
8 5 (1.50%) Automotive
9 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.90%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.90%) Back Office
10 2 (0.60%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) Local Government
11 1 (0.30%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 41 (12.31%) Developer
2 35 (10.51%) Consultant
3 31 (9.31%) Analyst
4 27 (8.11%) Project Manager
5 22 (6.61%) Architect
6 20 (6.01%) Network Engineer
7 18 (5.41%) Oracle Consultant
8 17 (5.11%) Project Planner
9 15 (4.50%) Hyperion Consultant
10 11 (3.30%) Telecoms Analyst
10 11 (3.30%) Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (2.70%) PHP Developer
11 9 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
11 9 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
11 9 (2.70%) Business Developer
12 8 (2.40%) Support Analyst
12 8 (2.40%) .NET Developer
12 8 (2.40%) Security Engineer
13 7 (2.10%) Cisco Engineer
13 7 (2.10%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.41%) HTML
2 25 (7.51%) .NET
3 21 (6.31%) CSS
4 19 (5.71%) jQuery
5 11 (3.30%) XML
6 10 (3.00%) LINQ
7 6 (1.80%) Middleware
7 6 (1.80%) Ajax
7 6 (1.80%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (1.80%) Backbone.js
8 5 (1.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (1.50%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (1.50%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.50%) Web Services
8 5 (1.50%) LAMP
9 4 (1.20%) SOAP
9 4 (1.20%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (1.20%) RESTful
9 4 (1.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.21%) Management Information System
2 12 (3.60%) Data Integration
3 11 (3.30%) DTV
4 9 (2.70%) Statistics
5 8 (2.40%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.10%) SecurID
6 7 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.20%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.20%) PKI
7 4 (1.20%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.90%) Internet of Things
8 3 (0.90%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.60%) RMADS
9 2 (0.60%) CMDB
9 2 (0.60%) CCTV
9 2 (0.60%) Human Factors
9 2 (0.60%) CESG
9 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 61 (18.32%) Windows
2 30 (9.01%) Windows 7
3 25 (7.51%) Linux
4 12 (3.60%) UNIX
4 12 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (3.60%) CentOS
5 9 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.90%) Solaris
7 2 (0.60%) HPUX
7 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
2 43 (12.91%) Project Management
3 37 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 31 (9.31%) ITIL
5 25 (7.51%) Time Management
6 23 (6.91%) Service Delivery
7 20 (6.01%) Configuration Management
8 19 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (5.41%) ERP
9 18 (5.41%) Change Management
10 17 (5.11%) Project Planning
10 17 (5.11%) Service Management
10 17 (5.11%) Workflow
10 17 (5.11%) MVC
10 17 (5.11%) CRM
11 15 (4.50%) Scrum
12 14 (4.20%) Business Continuity
12 14 (4.20%) Programme Management
12 14 (4.20%) Network Monitoring
13 13 (3.90%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (11.71%) SQL
2 22 (6.61%) C#
3 21 (6.31%) JavaScript
4 14 (4.20%) PHP
4 14 (4.20%) Java
5 10 (3.00%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.10%) C
7 5 (1.50%) VBScript
7 5 (1.50%) VB
8 4 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.90%) PHP5
9 3 (0.90%) Groovy
9 3 (0.90%) Apex Code
9 3 (0.90%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.90%) Python
9 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.60%) C++
11 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 106 (31.83%) Security Cleared
2 36 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 31 (9.31%) Degree
4 23 (6.91%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (4.50%) CCNP
6 15 (4.50%) CCNA
7 12 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (3.00%) HND
9 7 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.80%) MCSE
11 5 (1.50%) CCEE
11 5 (1.50%) CCIA
11 5 (1.50%) HNC
11 5 (1.50%) CCA
11 5 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.20%) CCIE
12 4 (1.20%) MCP
13 3 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.11%) SLA
2 6 (1.80%) QA
2 6 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.60%) P3O
4 2 (0.60%) GPG13
5 1 (0.30%) COBIT
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (4.20%) XenApp
2 12 (3.60%) Microsoft App-V
2 12 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.70%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.60%) Snort
6 2 (0.60%) Squid
7 1 (0.30%) Xen
7 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (5.71%) SCCM
2 6 (1.80%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.20%) SCOM
4 3 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.90%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.60%) Netcool
5 2 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 100 (30.03%) Fujitsu
2 69 (20.72%) Microsoft
3 51 (15.32%) Oracle
4 50 (15.02%) Cisco
5 24 (7.21%) Hyperion
6 20 (6.01%) Citrix
6 20 (6.01%) Juniper
7 13 (3.90%) AppSense
8 12 (3.60%) VMware
8 12 (3.60%) Nortel
9 11 (3.30%) SAP
10 9 (2.70%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.10%) Avaya
11 7 (2.10%) BT
12 6 (1.80%) HP
12 6 (1.80%) Fortinet
13 5 (1.50%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.90%) Informatica
14 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.90%) Lotus
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kenilworth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Droitwich, Worcestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
The Legal Ombudsman
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £32000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + van
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Shropshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Shropshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Airwave
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
City centre, Birmingham
Legal Ombudsman
Salary: £29,750 - £35,000 per annum commensurate with experience, plus 3% flex benefits allowance
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £52000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + OTE £90k £100k and £500 p/m car
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £52000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + OTE £90k - £100k
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago