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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 86 78 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -22
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 153 163 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.90% 3.09% 4.27%
As % of the General category 8.07% 7.70% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 109 77 133
Average salary £49,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,550 £75,000 £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
1895 2116 1806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.92% 40.09% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1500 1728 1405
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +8 71 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Staffordshire +22 21 £52,500 +61.53% 1
Solihull -24 11 £35,000 -34.88%
Coventry -12 10 £40,000 +11.11% 4
Warwickshire -15 9 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Worcestershire -6 5 - -
West Bromwich - 5 £55,000 -
Walsall +6 2 - -
Shropshire -4 2 £19,000 -36.66%
Bilston - 1 £37,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 105 (32.92%) Finance
2 56 (17.55%) Banking
3 55 (17.24%) SQL
4 50 (15.67%) Windows
5 49 (15.36%) Cisco
5 49 (15.36%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (12.85%) WAN
7 37 (11.60%) Firewall
8 36 (11.29%) Project Management
8 36 (11.29%) SLA
8 36 (11.29%) CCNA
8 36 (11.29%) SQL Server
8 36 (11.29%) Data Centre
9 34 (10.66%) ITIL
9 34 (10.66%) Linux
9 34 (10.66%) CCNP
9 34 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (10.34%) Marketing
10 33 (10.34%) HTML
11 32 (10.03%) VoIP
11 32 (10.03%) Degree
12 31 (9.72%) C#
12 31 (9.72%) Service Delivery
12 31 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (9.40%) Retail
14 29 (9.09%) Microsoft
15 28 (8.78%) .NET
16 27 (8.46%) TCP/IP
17 26 (8.15%) VPN
17 26 (8.15%) MS Excel

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 22 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 15 (4.70%) JBoss
3 13 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (1.88%) Apache
5 5 (1.57%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.57%) SAS
5 5 (1.57%) Lync
6 3 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.63%) IIS
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.39%) MS Office
3 4 (1.25%) MS Project
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.57%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.63%) SAP SCM
3 2 (0.63%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.31%) Agresso
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) IaaS
2 2 (0.63%) Office 365
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 41 (12.85%) WAN
2 37 (11.60%) Firewall
3 32 (10.03%) VoIP
4 27 (8.46%) TCP/IP
5 26 (8.15%) VPN
6 23 (7.21%) Broadband
6 23 (7.21%) MPLS
7 21 (6.58%) Ethernet
7 21 (6.58%) LAN
8 17 (5.33%) VPLS
9 16 (5.02%) Internet
10 15 (4.70%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (4.70%) Unified Communications
11 13 (4.08%) SSL
11 13 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (2.82%) DNS
13 8 (2.51%) DSL
13 8 (2.51%) BGP
13 8 (2.51%) OSPF
14 7 (2.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.08%) DB2
2 13 (4.08%) RDBMS
2 13 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.19%) MySQL
4 7 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.57%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.57%) QlikView
7 2 (0.63%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (4.08%) NUnit
1 13 (4.08%) MSTest
1 13 (4.08%) Rhino Mocks
1 13 (4.08%) Moq
2 11 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.51%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.88%) ReSharper
5 3 (0.94%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.63%) Subversion
7 1 (0.31%) Ant
7 1 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.31%) Maven
7 1 (0.31%) JIRA
7 1 (0.31%) Hudson
7 1 (0.31%) Gradle
General
1 105 (32.92%) Finance
2 56 (17.55%) Banking
3 33 (10.34%) Marketing
4 30 (9.40%) Retail
5 13 (4.08%) Retail Banking
6 11 (3.45%) Electronics
6 11 (3.45%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.88%) Billing
8 5 (1.57%) Automotive
9 3 (0.94%) Legal
10 1 (0.31%) Military
10 1 (0.31%) Local Government
10 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (12.54%) Developer
2 34 (10.66%) Analyst
3 31 (9.72%) Consultant
4 26 (8.15%) Network Engineer
4 26 (8.15%) Project Manager
5 24 (7.52%) .NET Developer
6 14 (4.39%) Network Manager
7 11 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
8 9 (2.82%) Web Developer
9 8 (2.51%) Telecoms Engineer
9 8 (2.51%) Support Engineer
10 7 (2.19%) Lead Developer
10 7 (2.19%) Administrator
10 7 (2.19%) Test Analyst
10 7 (2.19%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 7 (2.19%) PHP Developer
10 7 (2.19%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 6 (1.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (1.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 6 (1.88%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.34%) HTML
2 28 (8.78%) .NET
3 22 (6.90%) XML
4 16 (5.02%) jQuery
5 14 (4.39%) Java EE
5 14 (4.39%) WinForms
5 14 (4.39%) CSS
6 13 (4.08%) WPF
6 13 (4.08%) Spring.NET
6 13 (4.08%) Castle Windsor
6 13 (4.08%) Ninject
6 13 (4.08%) Unity DI Container
7 7 (2.19%) LAMP
7 7 (2.19%) Ajax
7 7 (2.19%) Ext JS
7 7 (2.19%) HTML5
8 6 (1.88%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (1.88%) CSS3
8 6 (1.88%) Entity Framework
8 6 (1.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.29%) Data Centre
2 25 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.08%) Inversion of Control
5 9 (2.82%) DTV
6 8 (2.51%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.51%) Handset
7 7 (2.19%) Clustering
8 6 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.57%) Telematics
9 5 (1.57%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.57%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.25%) User Experience
10 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.94%) PMI
11 3 (0.94%) Statistics
11 3 (0.94%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.63%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.67%) Windows
2 34 (10.66%) Linux
3 21 (6.58%) UNIX
4 7 (2.19%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.25%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.63%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.31%) AIX
10 1 (0.31%) Solaris
10 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (11.29%) Project Management
2 34 (10.66%) ITIL
2 34 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (9.72%) Service Delivery
3 31 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (6.90%) Scrum
4 22 (6.90%) Analytics
5 21 (6.58%) TDD
6 20 (6.27%) Time Management
7 19 (5.96%) PRINCE2
8 16 (5.02%) Mentoring
9 15 (4.70%) CRM
9 15 (4.70%) Digital Marketing
9 15 (4.70%) Kanban
10 14 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (4.39%) Business Development
11 13 (4.08%) SOA
11 13 (4.08%) Data Analysis
11 13 (4.08%) High Availability
11 13 (4.08%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 55 (17.24%) SQL
2 31 (9.72%) C#
3 24 (7.52%) Java
4 15 (4.70%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.08%) C
6 12 (3.76%) PHP
7 8 (2.51%) C++
8 7 (2.19%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.19%) VB
9 5 (1.57%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.57%) Perl
9 5 (1.57%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.57%) R
10 2 (0.63%) Python
11 1 (0.31%) VBScript
11 1 (0.31%) VC++
11 1 (0.31%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.31%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 49 (15.36%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (11.29%) CCNA
3 34 (10.66%) CCNP
4 32 (10.03%) Degree
5 8 (2.51%) ISEB
6 7 (2.19%) CCIE
6 7 (2.19%) CCSE
6 7 (2.19%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.57%) CCSA
8 4 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.25%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.25%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.94%) CISSP
9 3 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.94%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.94%) OSCP
9 3 (0.94%) OSCE
10 2 (0.63%) CCIP
11 1 (0.31%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.29%) SLA
2 8 (2.51%) QA
3 5 (1.57%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.25%) HL7
4 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.63%) Snort
3 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.51%) SCCM
2 6 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (1.25%) Nagios
4 3 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.63%) Cacti
6 1 (0.31%) Control-M
6 1 (0.31%) Nessus
6 1 (0.31%) Ionix
Vendors
1 49 (15.36%) Cisco
2 29 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.90%) Avaya
4 16 (5.02%) Oracle
5 15 (4.70%) CheckPoint
6 12 (3.76%) SAP
7 10 (3.13%) Mitel
7 10 (3.13%) HP
7 10 (3.13%) Juniper
8 9 (2.82%) F5
9 7 (2.19%) Omniture
9 7 (2.19%) Google
9 7 (2.19%) SolarWinds
10 6 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.57%) Citrix
11 5 (1.57%) Adobe
11 5 (1.57%) VMware
12 4 (1.25%) Alterian
12 4 (1.25%) InterSystems
12 4 (1.25%) BT
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