The 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 90 86 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 152 163 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.61% 3.02% 3.30%
As % of the General category 7.08% 7.66% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 113 81 122
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Telecoms
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2148 2129 2072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.93% 39.40% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1665 1742 1645
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +16 68 £53,500 +25.88% 13
Staffordshire +15 18 £64,500 +115.00%
Coventry -17 14 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Solihull -21 13 £32,500 -39.53% 1
Warwickshire -16 12 £37,500 - 1
West Bromwich +13 6 £46,250 -15.90% 2
Worcestershire -6 3 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £19,000 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £39,000 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 107 (33.54%) Finance
2 57 (17.87%) Cisco
3 56 (17.55%) Banking
4 55 (17.24%) SQL
5 54 (16.93%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (15.05%) Windows
7 45 (14.11%) WAN
8 42 (13.17%) Firewall
8 42 (13.17%) Project Management
9 39 (12.23%) Data Centre
10 38 (11.91%) CCNP
11 37 (11.60%) CCNA
11 37 (11.60%) ITIL
12 36 (11.29%) Linux
13 35 (10.97%) SLA
13 35 (10.97%) Marketing
14 34 (10.66%) VoIP
14 34 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (9.72%) Service Delivery
15 31 (9.72%) VPN
15 31 (9.72%) MS Excel
16 30 (9.40%) Java
16 30 (9.40%) TCP/IP
16 30 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (9.09%) Microsoft
17 29 (9.09%) HTML
17 29 (9.09%) SQL Server
17 29 (9.09%) Retail
18 28 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (8.78%) Degree

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 25 (7.84%) WebSphere
2 18 (5.64%) JBoss
3 15 (4.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (2.51%) Lync
5 7 (2.19%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.88%) Apache
7 5 (1.57%) SAS
8 2 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.31%) IIS
9 1 (0.31%) Mule
Applications
1 31 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.76%) MS Office
3 4 (1.25%) MS Project
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (4.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.63%) SAP SCM
2 2 (0.63%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.31%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.51%) IaaS
2 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.94%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.94%) Office 365
4 1 (0.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 45 (14.11%) WAN
2 42 (13.17%) Firewall
3 34 (10.66%) VoIP
4 31 (9.72%) VPN
5 30 (9.40%) TCP/IP
6 27 (8.46%) MPLS
7 22 (6.90%) Ethernet
8 21 (6.58%) LAN
9 20 (6.27%) Broadband
10 19 (5.96%) VPLS
11 16 (5.02%) Unified Communications
12 15 (4.70%) SSL
12 15 (4.70%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (4.39%) Internet
14 13 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (3.45%) OSPF
16 10 (3.13%) BGP
16 10 (3.13%) DNS
17 7 (2.19%) DSL
17 7 (2.19%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.02%) RDBMS
2 16 (5.02%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.70%) DB2
4 8 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.19%) QlikView
5 7 (2.19%) MySQL
6 4 (1.25%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.63%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.82%) NUnit
1 9 (2.82%) MSTest
1 9 (2.82%) Rhino Mocks
1 9 (2.82%) Moq
2 5 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.94%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.63%) Subversion
4 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.31%) Hudson
5 1 (0.31%) Gradle
5 1 (0.31%) Maven
5 1 (0.31%) JIRA
5 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.31%) Ant
5 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.31%) HP UFT
General
1 107 (33.54%) Finance
2 56 (17.55%) Banking
3 35 (10.97%) Marketing
4 29 (9.09%) Retail
5 17 (5.33%) Manufacturing
6 15 (4.70%) Electronics
6 15 (4.70%) Retail Banking
7 7 (2.19%) Billing
8 5 (1.57%) Legal
8 5 (1.57%) Automotive
9 4 (1.25%) Back Office
10 3 (0.94%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.63%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.31%) Military
12 1 (0.31%) Law
12 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (11.60%) Analyst
2 33 (10.34%) Developer
2 33 (10.34%) Consultant
3 31 (9.72%) Network Engineer
4 18 (5.64%) Project Manager
5 14 (4.39%) .NET Developer
6 13 (4.08%) Network Manager
7 11 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
8 10 (3.13%) Telecoms Engineer
9 9 (2.82%) Architect
10 8 (2.51%) Support Engineer
11 7 (2.19%) Lead Developer
11 7 (2.19%) Administrator
11 7 (2.19%) Implementation Consultant
11 7 (2.19%) PHP Developer
11 7 (2.19%) Marketing Analyst
11 7 (2.19%) Avaya Engineer
12 6 (1.88%) Lead PHP Developer
12 6 (1.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 6 (1.88%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.09%) HTML
2 24 (7.52%) XML
3 20 (6.27%) .NET
4 16 (5.02%) Java EE
5 11 (3.45%) jQuery
5 11 (3.45%) WinForms
6 10 (3.13%) WPF
7 9 (2.82%) Spring.NET
7 9 (2.82%) CSS
7 9 (2.82%) Castle Windsor
7 9 (2.82%) Ninject
7 9 (2.82%) Unity DI Container
8 7 (2.19%) LAMP
8 7 (2.19%) HTML5
8 7 (2.19%) Ext JS
9 6 (1.88%) CSS3
10 4 (1.25%) XSLT
11 3 (0.94%) Web Services
11 3 (0.94%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.94%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.23%) Data Centre
2 30 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.27%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (4.39%) DTV
5 10 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (3.13%) Handset
6 9 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (2.19%) Clustering
8 6 (1.88%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.88%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.57%) Telematics
9 5 (1.57%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.25%) User Experience
11 3 (0.94%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.94%) Statistics
11 3 (0.94%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.63%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.31%) MPEG
13 1 (0.31%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.05%) Windows
2 36 (11.29%) Linux
3 24 (7.52%) UNIX
4 5 (1.57%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.94%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.31%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.31%) AIX
6 1 (0.31%) Solaris
6 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (13.17%) Project Management
2 37 (11.60%) ITIL
3 34 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (9.72%) Service Delivery
5 28 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (6.58%) Digital Marketing
7 20 (6.27%) Time Management
7 20 (6.27%) Analytics
8 17 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (5.02%) SOA
9 16 (5.02%) PRINCE2
9 16 (5.02%) Programme Management
10 15 (4.70%) Information Security
10 15 (4.70%) High Availability
11 14 (4.39%) CRM
12 13 (4.08%) Scrum
12 13 (4.08%) Business Development
12 13 (4.08%) Mentoring
13 12 (3.76%) TDD
14 11 (3.45%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 55 (17.24%) SQL
2 30 (9.40%) Java
3 21 (6.58%) C#
4 12 (3.76%) C
4 12 (3.76%) PHP
5 10 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.82%) VB
7 7 (2.19%) C++
7 7 (2.19%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.88%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.57%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.57%) R
9 5 (1.57%) Perl
10 2 (0.63%) Python
11 1 (0.31%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.31%) VC++
11 1 (0.31%) PHP5
11 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (16.93%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (11.91%) CCNP
3 37 (11.60%) CCNA
4 28 (8.78%) Degree
5 8 (2.51%) CCSE
5 8 (2.51%) CCIE
6 6 (1.88%) CCSA
7 5 (1.57%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.57%) ISEB
8 4 (1.25%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.94%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.94%) OSCP
9 3 (0.94%) OSCE
9 3 (0.94%) CCIP
9 3 (0.94%) CISSP
10 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.63%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.97%) SLA
2 6 (1.88%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.88%) QA
3 4 (1.25%) HL7
3 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 14 (4.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.63%) Snort
4 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (3.45%) SCCM
2 8 (2.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.25%) Nagios
5 3 (0.94%) Cacti
6 2 (0.63%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.31%) Control-M
7 1 (0.31%) Nessus
7 1 (0.31%) Ionix
Vendors
1 57 (17.87%) Cisco
2 29 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.84%) Avaya
4 19 (5.96%) Oracle
5 18 (5.64%) CheckPoint
6 17 (5.33%) SAP
7 13 (4.08%) Mitel
8 12 (3.76%) F5
9 11 (3.45%) HP
10 10 (3.13%) Juniper
11 8 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (2.51%) Omniture
11 8 (2.51%) Google
11 8 (2.51%) SolarWinds
12 7 (2.19%) Citrix
13 6 (1.88%) VMware
13 6 (1.88%) BT
14 5 (1.57%) Adobe
14 5 (1.57%) IBM
14 5 (1.57%) Brocade
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