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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 69 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 171 153 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.43% 3.54% 4.40%
As % of the General category 10.52% 9.18% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 143 90 112
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.43%
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
1626 1667 1583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.59% 38.59% 33.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1343 1286 1270
Average salary £42,500 £42,887 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +17 70 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Warwickshire +5 27 £45,000 +24.13% 3
Solihull -19 17 £48,500 +49.23% 1
Worcestershire +18 15 £45,000 +63.63% 4
Staffordshire +8 12 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Coventry -11 10 £52,500 +38.06%
Walsall -1 2 - -
Shropshire -20 2 £18,000 -36.84%
Herefordshire - 2 £55,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £60,000 - 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 156 (38.52%) Finance
2 83 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (18.27%) Retail
4 73 (18.02%) Degree
5 66 (16.30%) Security Cleared
6 65 (16.05%) Banking
6 65 (16.05%) Windows
7 61 (15.06%) SQL Server
8 58 (14.32%) PRINCE2
9 57 (14.07%) SQL
10 56 (13.83%) C#
10 56 (13.83%) .NET
11 50 (12.35%) Scrum
12 49 (12.10%) TDD
13 47 (11.60%) Cisco
14 46 (11.36%) Project Management
15 45 (11.11%) HTML
16 44 (10.86%) Oracle
17 43 (10.62%) Firewall
18 42 (10.37%) Microsoft
19 41 (10.12%) JavaScript
19 41 (10.12%) MVC
19 41 (10.12%) JSON
19 41 (10.12%) Fujitsu
20 40 (9.88%) Ajax
20 40 (9.88%) SC Cleared
20 40 (9.88%) jQuery
20 40 (9.88%) Visual Studio
21 39 (9.63%) WAN
21 39 (9.63%) Mentoring

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.44%) WebLogic
2 13 (3.21%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.98%) IIS
3 8 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (1.48%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.49%) CMS
8 1 (0.25%) JBoss
8 1 (0.25%) SAS
8 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.25%) Lync
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (5.43%) MS Office
1 22 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.73%) MS Project
3 6 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (7.90%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (5.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.23%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.99%) HFM
6 4 (0.99%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.49%) Agresso
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (10.62%) Firewall
2 39 (9.63%) WAN
3 32 (7.90%) LAN
4 31 (7.65%) VPN
5 27 (6.67%) Internet
6 20 (4.94%) VoIP
7 19 (4.69%) Broadband
7 19 (4.69%) MPLS
8 16 (3.95%) 4G
9 15 (3.70%) TCP/IP
9 15 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (3.46%) Symposium
11 13 (3.21%) DNS
12 12 (2.96%) TETRA
12 12 (2.96%) OSPF
12 12 (2.96%) HTTP
13 10 (2.47%) BGP
14 9 (2.22%) ADSL
14 9 (2.22%) SAN
14 9 (2.22%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (15.06%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (8.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (8.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (6.91%) Oracle BI EE
6 24 (5.93%) Essbase
7 20 (4.94%) Oracle Database
8 18 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (4.44%) Oracle Exadata
8 18 (4.44%) Oracle Discoverer
8 18 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.48%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (1.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (0.99%) Big Data
11 4 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.74%) EDRMS
12 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (9.88%) Visual Studio
2 35 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (7.90%) ReSharper
4 15 (3.70%) NUnit
5 14 (3.46%) Rhino Mocks
5 14 (3.46%) Moq
5 14 (3.46%) MSTest
6 8 (1.98%) JIRA
6 8 (1.98%) Ant
7 7 (1.73%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.49%) Subversion
9 2 (0.49%) Hudson
10 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.25%) Maven
10 1 (0.25%) Gradle
General
1 156 (38.52%) Finance
2 74 (18.27%) Retail
3 65 (16.05%) Banking
4 24 (5.93%) Marketing
5 12 (2.96%) Billing
6 10 (2.47%) Electronics
6 10 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.74%) Legal
7 3 (0.74%) Local Government
8 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 65 (16.05%) Developer
2 50 (12.35%) Analyst
3 49 (12.10%) .NET Developer
3 49 (12.10%) Project Manager
4 35 (8.64%) Consultant
5 33 (8.15%) C# Developer
6 32 (7.90%) C# Web Developer
6 32 (7.90%) .NET Web Developer
6 32 (7.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 32 (7.90%) Web Developer
7 28 (6.91%) Architect
8 22 (5.43%) Network Engineer
9 15 (3.70%) Business Analyst
9 15 (3.70%) DBA
10 13 (3.21%) Oracle DBA
10 13 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
11 12 (2.96%) NOC Engineer
11 12 (2.96%) Junior .NET Developer
11 12 (2.96%) Junior Web Developer
11 12 (2.96%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.83%) .NET
2 45 (11.11%) HTML
3 41 (10.12%) JSON
4 40 (9.88%) Ajax
4 40 (9.88%) jQuery
5 38 (9.38%) CSS
6 33 (8.15%) .NET Framework
7 32 (7.90%) LINQ
7 32 (7.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 32 (7.90%) KnockoutJS
8 23 (5.68%) XML
9 15 (3.70%) WPF
10 14 (3.46%) Spring.NET
10 14 (3.46%) WinForms
10 14 (3.46%) Unity DI Container
10 14 (3.46%) Castle Windsor
10 14 (3.46%) Ninject
11 11 (2.72%) Web Services
12 9 (2.22%) SOAP
13 8 (1.98%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.46%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (1.98%) User Experience
3 8 (1.98%) Mathematics
3 8 (1.98%) DTV
4 7 (1.73%) Credit Risk
5 6 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.23%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.23%) PMI
6 5 (1.23%) Statistics
6 5 (1.23%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.49%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.49%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.25%) Replication
9 1 (0.25%) Handset
9 1 (0.25%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 65 (16.05%) Windows
2 21 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (4.94%) Windows 7
3 20 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (4.20%) Linux
5 13 (3.21%) UNIX
6 9 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.98%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.73%) Android
8 7 (1.73%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.48%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.49%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.25%) SUSE
11 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (14.32%) PRINCE2
3 50 (12.35%) Scrum
4 49 (12.10%) TDD
5 46 (11.36%) Project Management
6 41 (10.12%) MVC
7 39 (9.63%) Mentoring
8 33 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (8.15%) BDD
9 32 (7.90%) ITIL
9 32 (7.90%) Responsive Web Design
10 23 (5.68%) Service Delivery
11 21 (5.19%) People Management
12 20 (4.94%) CRM
13 19 (4.69%) Time Management
13 19 (4.69%) Coaching
14 18 (4.44%) Line Management
14 18 (4.44%) Kanban
15 17 (4.20%) Resource Management
16 15 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 57 (14.07%) SQL
2 56 (13.83%) C#
3 41 (10.12%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.47%) Java
5 7 (1.73%) VB
6 6 (1.48%) C
7 5 (1.23%) VBScript
8 4 (0.99%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.99%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.49%) Groovy
10 2 (0.49%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (0.49%) C++
10 2 (0.49%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 73 (18.02%) Degree
2 66 (16.30%) Security Cleared
3 40 (9.88%) SC Cleared
4 33 (8.15%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (6.17%) CCNA
6 22 (5.43%) ISEB
7 19 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 16 (3.95%) CCNP
8 16 (3.95%) PMI Certification
9 12 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (2.72%) PMP
11 10 (2.47%) HND
12 7 (1.73%) MCSE
12 7 (1.73%) HNC
13 6 (1.48%) MCP
14 4 (0.99%) APMP
14 4 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.49%) CCSP
16 1 (0.25%) CCDA
16 1 (0.25%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.90%) SLA
2 11 (2.72%) QA
3 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
1 18 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.73%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.48%) XenApp
6 5 (1.23%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.99%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.49%) vSphere
8 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.25%) SRDF
9 1 (0.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 6 (1.48%) SCCM
2 5 (1.23%) Nagios
3 4 (0.99%) EdgeSight
4 3 (0.74%) Netcool
4 3 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 47 (11.60%) Cisco
2 44 (10.86%) Oracle
3 42 (10.37%) Microsoft
4 41 (10.12%) Fujitsu
5 30 (7.41%) Hyperion
6 18 (4.44%) Avaya
7 16 (3.95%) SAP
8 13 (3.21%) Nortel
8 13 (3.21%) VMware
9 12 (2.96%) Juniper
9 12 (2.96%) Citrix
10 7 (1.73%) Sencha
10 7 (1.73%) WatchGuard
10 7 (1.73%) ION Trading
11 6 (1.48%) IBM
11 6 (1.48%) Informatica
12 4 (0.99%) HP
12 4 (0.99%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.99%) AppSense
12 4 (0.99%) Symantec
West Midlands
Jumar
Salary: Very Competitive + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester
People Source
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Digital Execs
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Digital Execs
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + OTE £120k plus car allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcester
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private medical, etc
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwickshire
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 23 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
West Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago