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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 109 80 63
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -17
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 138 162 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.39% 3.01% 4.31%
As % of the General category 6.21% 8.23% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 134 134 163
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,450 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,650 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.14% -3.33%
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
2223 1969 1925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.45% 36.58% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1717 1560 1561
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -16 83 £55,000 +25.71% 10
Coventry -13 12 £43,500 +10.12% 2
Shropshire -7 10 £27,500 -15.38% 6
Walsall +8 8 £34,500 +23.21% 2
Warwickshire -7 7 £30,500 +10.90% 7
Solihull +4 6 £45,000 +39.53% 7
Staffordshire +5 5 £45,000 - 7
West Bromwich +7 2 £33,500 -44.16% 1
Wolverhampton -1 2 £28,750 +2.67% 1
Dudley -4 2 £26,000 -7.14% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £30,000 - 4
Worcestershire +8 1 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 95 (30.74%) Finance
2 74 (23.95%) Cisco
3 62 (20.06%) VoIP
4 53 (17.15%) HTML
5 46 (14.89%) Project Management
5 46 (14.89%) Banking
6 45 (14.56%) Linux
7 43 (13.92%) MS Excel
7 43 (13.92%) Microsoft
8 42 (13.59%) Manufacturing
9 41 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
10 39 (12.62%) ITIL
10 39 (12.62%) JavaScript
10 39 (12.62%) Electronics
11 38 (12.30%) Firewall
12 37 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (11.97%) CCNA
13 36 (11.65%) Java
14 35 (11.33%) Windows
14 35 (11.33%) HTML5
15 33 (10.68%) Marketing
15 33 (10.68%) Retail
16 32 (10.36%) PHP
16 32 (10.36%) CSS
17 30 (9.71%) WAN
17 30 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
17 30 (9.71%) CCNP
18 29 (9.39%) jQuery
19 28 (9.06%) Active Directory
19 28 (9.06%) SQL

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (6.15%) CMS
2 18 (5.83%) WebSphere
3 14 (4.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (3.88%) JBoss
4 12 (3.88%) MS Exchange
5 11 (3.56%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.27%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.32%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 43 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 27 (8.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 15 (4.85%) MS Office
3 15 (4.85%) MS Project
4 8 (2.59%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.65%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.44%) SaaS
2 12 (3.88%) IaaS
3 11 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.65%) GitHub
5 2 (0.65%) Office 365
6 1 (0.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 62 (20.06%) VoIP
2 38 (12.30%) Firewall
3 30 (9.71%) WAN
4 22 (7.12%) LAN
5 20 (6.47%) TCP/IP
6 18 (5.83%) Wireless
7 15 (4.85%) MPLS
8 14 (4.53%) VLAN
9 13 (4.21%) Unified Communications
10 12 (3.88%) SSL
10 12 (3.88%) VPN
11 11 (3.56%) Ethernet
12 10 (3.24%) ADSL
12 10 (3.24%) Broadband
12 10 (3.24%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (3.24%) IOS XR
12 10 (3.24%) Network Security
12 10 (3.24%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (2.91%) DNS
13 9 (2.91%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.15%) MySQL
3 15 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.88%) DB2
4 12 (3.88%) RDBMS
5 8 (2.59%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.62%) Big Data
7 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.97%) OLAP
8 3 (0.97%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.32%) Cognos Transformer
9 1 (0.32%) DataStage
9 1 (0.32%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (8.74%) Subversion
2 19 (6.15%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.59%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.65%) gulp
4 2 (0.65%) webpack
5 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
General
1 95 (30.74%) Finance
2 46 (14.89%) Banking
3 42 (13.59%) Manufacturing
4 39 (12.62%) Electronics
5 33 (10.68%) Marketing
5 33 (10.68%) Retail
6 12 (3.88%) Billing
6 12 (3.88%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.65%) Automotive
7 2 (0.65%) Legal
7 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (12.94%) Architect
2 39 (12.62%) Developer
2 39 (12.62%) Network Engineer
3 33 (10.68%) Project Manager
4 27 (8.74%) HTML CSS Developer
4 27 (8.74%) HTML Developer
4 27 (8.74%) JavaScript Developer
5 19 (6.15%) LAMP Developer
5 19 (6.15%) MySQL Developer
5 19 (6.15%) PHP Developer
5 19 (6.15%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 19 (6.15%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 19 (6.15%) Product Manager
6 18 (5.83%) Infrastructure Architect
7 17 (5.50%) Analyst
7 17 (5.50%) Consultant
8 14 (4.53%) Technical Consultant
8 14 (4.53%) Telecoms Engineer
9 13 (4.21%) Software Project Manager
10 12 (3.88%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.15%) HTML
2 35 (11.33%) HTML5
3 32 (10.36%) CSS
4 29 (9.39%) jQuery
5 24 (7.77%) XML
6 20 (6.47%) Java EE
7 19 (6.15%) LAMP
8 13 (4.21%) .NET
9 10 (3.24%) AngularJS
9 10 (3.24%) Node.js
10 8 (2.59%) Apache Camel
10 8 (2.59%) JRuby
10 8 (2.59%) React
10 8 (2.59%) REST
10 8 (2.59%) Spring
10 8 (2.59%) Spring Integration
10 8 (2.59%) Spring MVC
11 3 (0.97%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.65%) Web Services
12 2 (0.65%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.41%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.56%) iPad
4 11 (3.56%) User Experience
5 9 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.59%) IVR
7 4 (1.29%) Internet of Things
7 4 (1.29%) PMI
8 3 (0.97%) EPoS
8 3 (0.97%) FMCG
8 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.97%) Smart Home
8 3 (0.97%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.65%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.65%) Fintech
10 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.32%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.32%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 45 (14.56%) Linux
2 35 (11.33%) Windows
3 12 (3.88%) Unix
4 11 (3.56%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.97%) Android
6 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.65%) Debian
7 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (14.89%) Project Management
2 39 (12.62%) ITIL
3 37 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (8.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (8.09%) E-Commerce
7 24 (7.77%) TOGAF
8 22 (7.12%) Product Management
9 21 (6.80%) OO
10 19 (6.15%) Content Management
10 19 (6.15%) Database Optimisation
10 19 (6.15%) Enterprise Architecture
10 19 (6.15%) OOP
10 19 (6.15%) PRINCE2
10 19 (6.15%) Scrum
11 18 (5.83%) Programme Management
12 17 (5.50%) Information Security
12 17 (5.50%) Planning and Forecasting
13 16 (5.18%) High Availability
13 16 (5.18%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.62%) JavaScript
2 36 (11.65%) Java
3 32 (10.36%) PHP
4 28 (9.06%) SQL
5 8 (2.59%) Groovy
5 8 (2.59%) Scala
6 7 (2.27%) C#
7 4 (1.29%) Python
8 2 (0.65%) ES6
9 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.32%) C++
9 1 (0.32%) VB
9 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (11.97%) CCNA
3 30 (9.71%) CCNP
4 19 (6.15%) Degree
5 15 (4.85%) CCIE
6 12 (3.88%) CCNP Voice
7 11 (3.56%) Security Cleared
8 8 (2.59%) CCDA
8 8 (2.59%) CCDP
9 7 (2.27%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.29%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.97%) CCIP
11 3 (0.97%) MCSA
11 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.32%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.50%) SLA
2 4 (1.29%) QA
3 2 (0.65%) COBIT
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (9.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.59%) Firmware
3 8 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.65%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.32%) vSphere
5 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (3.88%) SCCM
2 11 (3.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 9 (2.91%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.29%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.32%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 74 (23.95%) Cisco
2 43 (13.92%) Microsoft
3 27 (8.74%) Adobe
4 22 (7.12%) Oracle
5 14 (4.53%) VMware
6 13 (4.21%) Juniper
6 13 (4.21%) SonicWALL
7 12 (3.88%) IBM
8 11 (3.56%) Avaya
8 11 (3.56%) HP
8 11 (3.56%) Mitel
9 10 (3.24%) SAP
10 8 (2.59%) BT
11 6 (1.94%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.94%) Dell
11 6 (1.94%) Panasonic
12 5 (1.62%) Intel Security
12 5 (1.62%) Meraki
12 5 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.29%) NEC
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