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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 74 44 63
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 154 249 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.11% 4.97% 3.35%
As % of the General category 7.93% 15.00% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 83 127 124
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1942 1660 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 39.27% 33.14% 33.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1575 1256 1335
Average salary £43,100 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Solihull -5 55 £67,500 +83.67% 1
Birmingham -22 47 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Coventry +4 17 £40,000 +16.78% 3
Staffordshire -15 10 £33,000 +32.00% 2
Warwickshire -16 8 £36,500 +0.68% 1
Worcestershire +5 5 £17,000 -15.00% 2
Shropshire +5 4 £30,000 - 1
Walsall +4 3 £55,000 -
Wolverhampton -9 2 £46,250 +2.77%
Tipton - 2 - -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 132 (42.86%) Finance
2 122 (39.61%) Retail
3 105 (34.09%) Security Cleared
4 97 (31.49%) Fujitsu
5 77 (25.00%) Oracle
6 62 (20.13%) Windows
6 62 (20.13%) Microsoft
7 57 (18.51%) SQL
8 55 (17.86%) Hyperion
9 54 (17.53%) Oracle EBS
10 53 (17.21%) Essbase
11 48 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
12 46 (14.94%) SC Cleared
13 43 (13.96%) Cisco
14 39 (12.66%) Linux
15 38 (12.34%) WAN
16 35 (11.36%) MS Excel
16 35 (11.36%) Firewall
17 33 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
18 32 (10.39%) UNIX
18 32 (10.39%) Oracle BI EE
18 32 (10.39%) Time Management
19 31 (10.06%) LAN
19 31 (10.06%) Project Management
20 30 (9.74%) VMware
20 30 (9.74%) Citrix
20 30 (9.74%) PL/SQL
21 27 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
22 26 (8.44%) Oracle Database
22 26 (8.44%) Performance Tuning

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (3.90%) WebLogic
1 12 (3.90%) Apache
2 7 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (1.95%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.62%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.97%) Moodle
5 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.97%) IIS
5 3 (0.97%) CMS
6 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.65%) Lync
7 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.32%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 35 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.79%) MS Office
3 9 (2.92%) MS Project
4 4 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.32%) Windchill
5 1 (0.32%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.32%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 54 (17.53%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (7.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (6.82%) Hyperion Planning
4 14 (4.55%) HFM
5 13 (4.22%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.32%) Agresso
8 1 (0.32%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.34%) WAN
2 35 (11.36%) Firewall
3 31 (10.06%) LAN
4 15 (4.87%) VPN
4 15 (4.87%) SAN
4 15 (4.87%) Internet
5 14 (4.55%) DNS
6 11 (3.57%) Broadband
7 9 (2.92%) IP Telephony
8 8 (2.60%) TCP/IP
8 8 (2.60%) Symposium
9 7 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (2.27%) VoIP
9 7 (2.27%) Wireless
10 6 (1.95%) PBX
11 5 (1.62%) SDH
11 5 (1.62%) DWDM
12 4 (1.30%) ADSL
12 4 (1.30%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.30%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (17.21%) Essbase
2 32 (10.39%) Oracle BI EE
3 26 (8.44%) Oracle Database
4 25 (8.12%) SQL Server
5 23 (7.47%) Oracle ODI
6 22 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
6 22 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 22 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
6 22 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (5.52%) MySQL
8 13 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.30%) Hyperion Smart View
13 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.65%) MS Access
14 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.30%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.97%) Subversion
4 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.32%) Hudson
4 1 (0.32%) Selenium
4 1 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
General
1 132 (42.86%) Finance
2 122 (39.61%) Retail
3 20 (6.49%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.90%) Banking
4 12 (3.90%) Marketing
5 5 (1.62%) Billing
5 5 (1.62%) Electronics
5 5 (1.62%) Legal
6 4 (1.30%) Automotive
7 1 (0.32%) Local Government
7 1 (0.32%) French Language
7 1 (0.32%) German Language
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (13.31%) Developer
2 40 (12.99%) Consultant
3 29 (9.42%) Administrator
4 27 (8.77%) DBA
4 27 (8.77%) Architect
5 23 (7.47%) Analyst
5 23 (7.47%) Oracle DBA
6 21 (6.82%) Hyperion Consultant
7 20 (6.49%) Oracle Consultant
8 12 (3.90%) Project Manager
9 11 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
9 11 (3.57%) .NET Developer
9 11 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (3.25%) Network Engineer
10 10 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 10 (3.25%) PHP Developer
10 10 (3.25%) Oracle BI Consultant
11 9 (2.92%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (2.92%) Java Developer
11 9 (2.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.49%) .NET
2 15 (4.87%) HTML
3 11 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 10 (3.25%) jQuery
5 9 (2.92%) .NET Framework
5 9 (2.92%) Ajax
6 8 (2.60%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 8 (2.60%) RESTful
6 8 (2.60%) Visualforce
6 8 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (2.27%) Backbone.js
7 7 (2.27%) Spring
8 6 (1.95%) CSS
9 5 (1.62%) Struts
9 5 (1.62%) XML
9 5 (1.62%) J2EE
9 5 (1.62%) Middleware
10 4 (1.30%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.82%) Oracle Exalytics
2 17 (5.52%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.25%) Clustering
4 9 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.60%) Data Integration
5 8 (2.60%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (2.27%) Statistics
7 5 (1.62%) PKI
7 5 (1.62%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.30%) RMADS
9 3 (0.97%) Open Source
9 3 (0.97%) CESG
10 2 (0.65%) IVR
10 2 (0.65%) DTV
10 2 (0.65%) EPoS
10 2 (0.65%) Human Factors
10 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.65%) CCTV
10 2 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 62 (20.13%) Windows
2 39 (12.66%) Linux
3 32 (10.39%) UNIX
4 20 (6.49%) Windows 7
5 14 (4.55%) Solaris
6 11 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.60%) CentOS
8 7 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.97%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.97%) HPUX
10 2 (0.65%) Debian
10 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (10.39%) Time Management
3 31 (10.06%) Project Management
4 26 (8.44%) Performance Tuning
4 26 (8.44%) ERP
5 21 (6.82%) Migration
6 19 (6.17%) ITIL
7 18 (5.84%) PRINCE2
8 16 (5.19%) Business Development
9 15 (4.87%) Configuration Management
9 15 (4.87%) MVC
10 14 (4.55%) SOA
11 13 (4.22%) Network Design
11 13 (4.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (3.90%) Risk Management
12 12 (3.90%) Business Continuity
13 11 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (3.57%) OO
13 11 (3.57%) CRM
13 11 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 57 (18.51%) SQL
2 30 (9.74%) PL/SQL
3 21 (6.82%) Java
3 21 (6.82%) Shell Script
4 15 (4.87%) PHP
5 13 (4.22%) VBScript
6 12 (3.90%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.90%) PowerShell
7 11 (3.57%) Python
8 8 (2.60%) Apex Code
9 7 (2.27%) C#
9 7 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.62%) VB
11 4 (1.30%) C
12 3 (0.97%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.65%) PHP5
14 1 (0.32%) C++
14 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 105 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 46 (14.94%) SC Cleared
3 33 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (8.44%) Degree
5 15 (4.87%) MCSE
6 13 (4.22%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.57%) CCNA
8 9 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.95%) CCNP
10 5 (1.62%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.62%) CCEE
10 5 (1.62%) CCIA
10 5 (1.62%) CCA
10 5 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.30%) ISEB
12 3 (0.97%) MCP
12 3 (0.97%) HNC
13 2 (0.65%) HND
13 2 (0.65%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.60%) SLA
2 4 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.65%) P3O
System Software
1 27 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 21 (6.82%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 12 (3.90%) XenApp
6 11 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.95%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.95%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.32%) XenServer
8 1 (0.32%) vSphere
8 1 (0.32%) Xen
8 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (5.52%) SCCM
2 11 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (2.60%) SCOM
4 3 (0.97%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 97 (31.49%) Fujitsu
2 77 (25.00%) Oracle
3 62 (20.13%) Microsoft
4 55 (17.86%) Hyperion
5 43 (13.96%) Cisco
6 30 (9.74%) VMware
6 30 (9.74%) Citrix
7 19 (6.17%) HP
8 12 (3.90%) Juniper
8 12 (3.90%) Avaya
9 11 (3.57%) AppSense
10 10 (3.25%) Informatica
11 9 (2.92%) Nortel
12 8 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.30%) Sage
14 3 (0.97%) IBM
14 3 (0.97%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.97%) CheckPoint
14 3 (0.97%) CA
14 3 (0.97%) SAP
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Droitwich, Worcestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ARM Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ARM Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + Exec Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Droitwich, Worcestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Share Opt
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 24 days ago