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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 77 68 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 164 157 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.12% 3.41% 4.92%
As % of the General category 9.14% 8.62% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 136 85 117
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £51,840
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
1795 1821 1611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.16% 39.56% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1441 1221
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 1 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 1 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 +9 67 £45,000 -18.18% 7
Warwickshire +6 22 £44,500 +21.91% 3
Solihull -23 20 £48,000 - 1
Staffordshire +2 17 £52,500 +69.35% 1
Worcestershire +1 11 £42,500 +91.01% 1
Shropshire -13 6 £19,000 -36.66% 1
Coventry -32 5 £43,000 +7.50% 3
West Bromwich - 3 £60,000 -
Walsall +2 2 - -
Bilston - 1 £37,500 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 116 (33.62%) Finance
2 59 (17.10%) Degree
3 57 (16.52%) Banking
4 54 (15.65%) Cisco
5 53 (15.36%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (14.49%) SQL Server
7 46 (13.33%) C#
7 46 (13.33%) .NET
7 46 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 46 (13.33%) Windows
8 45 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
9 43 (12.46%) HTML
9 43 (12.46%) WAN
9 43 (12.46%) Firewall
10 42 (12.17%) SQL
11 40 (11.59%) CCNA
12 38 (11.01%) SLA
12 38 (11.01%) Scrum
12 38 (11.01%) TDD
13 37 (10.72%) Project Management
14 36 (10.43%) VoIP
15 34 (9.86%) Service Delivery
16 32 (9.28%) CSS
16 32 (9.28%) jQuery
17 31 (8.99%) JavaScript
17 31 (8.99%) ITIL
18 29 (8.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 28 (8.12%) Visual Studio
19 28 (8.12%) Microsoft
20 27 (7.83%) VPN

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 14 (4.06%) WebSphere
2 11 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.03%) JBoss
4 6 (1.74%) Apache
4 6 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (1.74%) IIS
4 6 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (1.45%) SAS
5 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.87%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.58%) Lync
8 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (5.80%) MS Office
1 20 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.74%) MS Project
3 4 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.45%) WebTrends
3 4 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.58%) 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 43 (12.46%) WAN
1 43 (12.46%) Firewall
2 36 (10.43%) VoIP
3 27 (7.83%) VPN
4 26 (7.54%) Internet
5 25 (7.25%) LAN
6 24 (6.96%) MPLS
7 23 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 22 (6.38%) Broadband
9 20 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (5.51%) Ethernet
11 18 (5.22%) Unified Communications
12 15 (4.35%) VPLS
13 12 (3.48%) DNS
14 11 (3.19%) DSL
15 9 (2.61%) Wireless
16 8 (2.32%) TETRA
16 8 (2.32%) Symposium
16 8 (2.32%) SSL
16 8 (2.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 29 (8.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (6.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.03%) MySQL
6 6 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.74%) DB2
6 6 (1.74%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.45%) QlikView
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.58%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.58%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 28 (8.12%) Visual Studio
2 27 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (6.38%) ReSharper
4 14 (4.06%) NUnit
4 14 (4.06%) MSTest
4 14 (4.06%) Rhino Mocks
4 14 (4.06%) Moq
5 3 (0.87%) Ant
5 3 (0.87%) JIRA
6 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.58%) Subversion
6 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.29%) Hudson
7 1 (0.29%) Gradle
7 1 (0.29%) Maven
General
1 116 (33.62%) Finance
2 57 (16.52%) Banking
3 27 (7.83%) Retail
4 17 (4.93%) Marketing
5 9 (2.61%) Billing
5 9 (2.61%) Electronics
6 8 (2.32%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.74%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.87%) Local Government
9 2 (0.58%) Automotive
9 2 (0.58%) Legal
10 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (15.94%) Developer
2 47 (13.62%) Project Manager
3 40 (11.59%) .NET Developer
4 36 (10.43%) Analyst
5 27 (7.83%) Consultant
5 27 (7.83%) Network Engineer
6 24 (6.96%) Web Developer
7 22 (6.38%) C# Developer
7 22 (6.38%) .NET Web Developer
7 22 (6.38%) C# Web Developer
7 22 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (4.06%) Business Analyst
9 13 (3.77%) Network Manager
10 10 (2.90%) Junior Developer
10 10 (2.90%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 10 (2.90%) Junior C# Developer
10 10 (2.90%) Junior .NET Developer
10 10 (2.90%) Junior Web Developer
10 10 (2.90%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 10 (2.90%) Junior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (13.33%) .NET
2 43 (12.46%) HTML
3 32 (9.28%) CSS
3 32 (9.28%) jQuery
4 25 (7.25%) JSON
4 25 (7.25%) Ajax
5 22 (6.38%) .NET Framework
5 22 (6.38%) LINQ
5 22 (6.38%) Entity Framework
5 22 (6.38%) KnockoutJS
6 16 (4.64%) XML
7 14 (4.06%) WinForms
7 14 (4.06%) Castle Windsor
7 14 (4.06%) Ninject
7 14 (4.06%) WPF
7 14 (4.06%) Spring.NET
7 14 (4.06%) Unity DI Container
8 9 (2.61%) HTML5
9 7 (2.03%) LAMP
9 7 (2.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.06%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.03%) Clustering
3 7 (2.03%) DTV
4 6 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (1.74%) User Experience
5 5 (1.45%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.45%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.45%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.45%) PMI
6 4 (1.16%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.87%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.87%) Telematics
8 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.58%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.58%) Handset
9 1 (0.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.33%) Windows
2 18 (5.22%) Linux
3 16 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (3.48%) Windows 7
6 11 (3.19%) UNIX
7 8 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.74%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.58%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (15.36%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 38 (11.01%) TDD
3 38 (11.01%) Scrum
4 37 (10.72%) Project Management
5 34 (9.86%) Service Delivery
6 31 (8.99%) ITIL
7 24 (6.96%) MVC
7 24 (6.96%) Responsive Web Design
7 24 (6.96%) Mobile Development
8 23 (6.67%) BDD
9 22 (6.38%) People Management
9 22 (6.38%) Mentoring
10 19 (5.51%) Time Management
10 19 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (5.22%) Coaching
12 17 (4.93%) Business Development
13 16 (4.64%) Kanban
14 15 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (4.06%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 46 (13.33%) C#
2 42 (12.17%) SQL
3 31 (8.99%) JavaScript
4 17 (4.93%) Java
5 9 (2.61%) C
6 8 (2.32%) PHP
7 5 (1.45%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.45%) MATLAB
7 5 (1.45%) R
8 4 (1.16%) VB
9 3 (0.87%) C++
10 1 (0.29%) VBScript
10 1 (0.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 59 (17.10%) Degree
2 45 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (11.59%) CCNA
4 27 (7.83%) CCNP
5 24 (6.96%) Security Cleared
6 22 (6.38%) ISEB
7 19 (5.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (3.77%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.77%) PMI Certification
9 8 (2.32%) PMP
10 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (2.03%) MCSE
11 5 (1.45%) MCP
11 5 (1.45%) HND
12 4 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (1.16%) CCSA
12 4 (1.16%) CCSE
13 3 (0.87%) HNC
13 3 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.29%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (11.01%) SLA
2 12 (3.48%) QA
3 5 (1.45%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.03%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.45%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.58%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.58%) Snort
6 1 (0.29%) vSphere
6 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (2.32%) SCCM
2 5 (1.45%) Nagios
3 3 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.29%) Netcool
4 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (15.65%) Cisco
2 28 (8.12%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.67%) Avaya
4 16 (4.64%) Juniper
5 13 (3.77%) VMware
6 10 (2.90%) Oracle
7 9 (2.61%) SAP
7 9 (2.61%) CheckPoint
8 8 (2.32%) Mitel
9 7 (2.03%) ION Trading
9 7 (2.03%) Nortel
10 6 (1.74%) Citrix
10 6 (1.74%) F5
11 5 (1.45%) WatchGuard
11 5 (1.45%) Google
11 5 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.16%) HP
12 4 (1.16%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.87%) Symantec
13 3 (0.87%) Brocade
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £250.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £250.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Health, Pension & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Edison Technical Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
University of Worcester
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Bonus 17.5 + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + On-Call Bonus, Pension, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £28000 per annum + On Call + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Pension , bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £70000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car + OTE
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 26 days ago