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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 84 76 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -31
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 161 154 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.04% 3.12% 4.97%
As % of the General category 8.95% 7.94% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 125 83 127
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1799 1940 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.98% 39.31% 33.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1465 1574 1256
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +14 79 £45,000 -18.18% 7
Warwickshire +3 17 £44,000 +20.54% 3
Solihull -27 14 £47,500 -29.62% 1
Staffordshire +4 13 £52,500 +59.09%
Worcestershire +1 9 £42,500 +150.00% 1
Shropshire -5 6 £19,000 -36.66% 3
Coventry -25 5 £38,750 -3.12% 3
West Bromwich - 4 £57,500 -
Walsall +1 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Bilston - 1 £37,500 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 113 (33.14%) Finance
2 56 (16.42%) Banking
3 55 (16.13%) Windows
4 52 (15.25%) Cisco
5 50 (14.66%) Degree
6 48 (14.08%) SQL
7 46 (13.49%) SQL Server
7 46 (13.49%) Cisco Certification
8 45 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (12.32%) WAN
9 42 (12.32%) Firewall
10 41 (12.02%) Project Management
10 41 (12.02%) PRINCE2
11 40 (11.73%) C#
12 39 (11.44%) .NET
12 39 (11.44%) CCNA
13 38 (11.14%) SLA
13 38 (11.14%) HTML
14 34 (9.97%) VoIP
14 34 (9.97%) Service Delivery
15 33 (9.68%) ITIL
16 32 (9.38%) Scrum
16 32 (9.38%) TDD
17 29 (8.50%) Linux
18 27 (7.92%) Microsoft
18 27 (7.92%) CCNP
19 26 (7.62%) TCP/IP
19 26 (7.62%) Retail
20 25 (7.33%) jQuery
20 25 (7.33%) LAN

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 18 (5.28%) WebSphere
2 11 (3.23%) JBoss
3 10 (2.93%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (1.76%) IIS
5 6 (1.76%) Apache
6 5 (1.47%) SAS
6 5 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.59%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.59%) Lync
9 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (5.87%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.99%) MS Office
3 5 (1.47%) MS Project
4 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.47%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.59%) Agresso
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.32%) WAN
1 42 (12.32%) Firewall
2 34 (9.97%) VoIP
3 26 (7.62%) TCP/IP
4 25 (7.33%) LAN
5 24 (7.04%) VPN
5 24 (7.04%) Internet
6 22 (6.45%) MPLS
7 21 (6.16%) Broadband
8 19 (5.57%) Ethernet
9 18 (5.28%) Wi-Fi
9 18 (5.28%) Unified Communications
10 14 (4.11%) VPLS
11 12 (3.52%) DNS
12 10 (2.93%) DSL
13 9 (2.64%) SSL
14 8 (2.35%) TETRA
14 8 (2.35%) Network Security
14 8 (2.35%) 4G
14 8 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (5.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.64%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.64%) RDBMS
5 9 (2.64%) DB2
6 7 (2.05%) MySQL
7 6 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.47%) QlikView
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.59%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.59%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (6.16%) Visual Studio
3 16 (4.69%) ReSharper
4 14 (4.11%) NUnit
4 14 (4.11%) MSTest
4 14 (4.11%) Rhino Mocks
4 14 (4.11%) Moq
5 2 (0.59%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.59%) Subversion
5 2 (0.59%) Ant
5 2 (0.59%) JIRA
6 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.29%) Maven
6 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.29%) Hudson
6 1 (0.29%) Gradle
General
1 113 (33.14%) Finance
2 56 (16.42%) Banking
3 26 (7.62%) Retail
4 17 (4.99%) Marketing
5 10 (2.93%) Electronics
6 9 (2.64%) Retail Banking
6 9 (2.64%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.35%) Billing
8 3 (0.88%) Local Government
8 3 (0.88%) Automotive
8 3 (0.88%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 50 (14.66%) Developer
2 40 (11.73%) Project Manager
3 34 (9.97%) .NET Developer
4 32 (9.38%) Analyst
5 29 (8.50%) Consultant
6 25 (7.33%) Network Engineer
7 18 (5.28%) Web Developer
8 16 (4.69%) C# Developer
8 16 (4.69%) .NET Web Developer
8 16 (4.69%) C# Web Developer
8 16 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (3.81%) Network Manager
10 11 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
10 11 (3.23%) Business Analyst
11 9 (2.64%) Sales Consultant
11 9 (2.64%) Support Engineer
11 9 (2.64%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (2.64%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 9 (2.64%) Telecoms Engineer
11 9 (2.64%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.44%) .NET
2 38 (11.14%) HTML
3 25 (7.33%) jQuery
4 24 (7.04%) CSS
5 19 (5.57%) XML
6 18 (5.28%) Ajax
7 17 (4.99%) JSON
8 16 (4.69%) .NET Framework
8 16 (4.69%) LINQ
8 16 (4.69%) Entity Framework
8 16 (4.69%) KnockoutJS
9 14 (4.11%) Unity DI Container
9 14 (4.11%) Castle Windsor
9 14 (4.11%) Ninject
9 14 (4.11%) Spring.NET
9 14 (4.11%) WPF
9 14 (4.11%) WinForms
10 10 (2.93%) Java EE
11 8 (2.35%) HTML5
12 7 (2.05%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.11%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.35%) DTV
5 7 (2.05%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.05%) Clustering
6 6 (1.76%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.47%) Telematics
7 5 (1.47%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.47%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.47%) PMI
7 5 (1.47%) User Experience
7 5 (1.47%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.17%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.59%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.59%) Handset
9 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (16.13%) Windows
2 29 (8.50%) Linux
3 16 (4.69%) UNIX
4 15 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (3.23%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.76%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.59%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.29%) Android
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.29%) AIX
10 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (12.02%) PRINCE2
2 41 (12.02%) Project Management
3 34 (9.97%) Service Delivery
4 33 (9.68%) ITIL
5 32 (9.38%) TDD
5 32 (9.38%) Scrum
6 22 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (6.16%) Mentoring
8 20 (5.87%) Time Management
9 17 (4.99%) BDD
9 17 (4.99%) Responsive Web Design
9 17 (4.99%) Coaching
9 17 (4.99%) People Management
9 17 (4.99%) Mobile Development
9 17 (4.99%) MVC
10 16 (4.69%) Business Development
10 16 (4.69%) Kanban
11 15 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (4.11%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 48 (14.08%) SQL
2 40 (11.73%) C#
3 24 (7.04%) JavaScript
4 21 (6.16%) Java
5 11 (3.23%) PHP
6 10 (2.93%) C
7 6 (1.76%) C++
7 6 (1.76%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.47%) R
8 5 (1.47%) MATLAB
9 4 (1.17%) VB
10 3 (0.88%) Perl
11 2 (0.59%) VBScript
12 1 (0.29%) Python
12 1 (0.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 50 (14.66%) Degree
2 46 (13.49%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (11.44%) CCNA
4 27 (7.92%) CCNP
5 20 (5.87%) ISEB
5 20 (5.87%) Security Cleared
6 17 (4.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (3.23%) SC Cleared
8 10 (2.93%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.76%) CCSE
10 5 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.47%) PMP
10 5 (1.47%) HND
11 4 (1.17%) MCSE
11 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.17%) CCSA
11 4 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.88%) CISSP
12 3 (0.88%) HNC
13 2 (0.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (11.14%) SLA
2 11 (3.23%) QA
3 5 (1.47%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.17%) HL7
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.93%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.47%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.88%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.59%) Snort
7 1 (0.29%) vSphere
7 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (2.35%) SCCM
2 5 (1.47%) Nagios
3 3 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.29%) Ionix
4 1 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.29%) Control-M
4 1 (0.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 52 (15.25%) Cisco
2 27 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.04%) Avaya
4 15 (4.40%) Oracle
5 14 (4.11%) VMware
6 11 (3.23%) CheckPoint
6 11 (3.23%) Juniper
7 10 (2.93%) SAP
8 9 (2.64%) Mitel
9 7 (2.05%) F5
10 6 (1.76%) HP
10 6 (1.76%) Citrix
11 5 (1.47%) ION Trading
11 5 (1.47%) Google
11 5 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.47%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.47%) WatchGuard
12 4 (1.17%) InterSystems
12 4 (1.17%) Nortel
13 3 (0.88%) Dell
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + uncapped OTE
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