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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 93 62 80
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +18
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 146 219 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.56% 4.02% 2.73%
As % of the General category 6.95% 11.18% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 118 144 96
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
2101 1959 2248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.80% 35.92% 41.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1617 1568 1805
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 September 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 September 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 -14 62 £55,000 +29.41% 12
Coventry -8 24 £39,500 -12.22% 6
Solihull -16 17 £30,000 -21.05% 2
Warwickshire -30 12 £28,000 -34.11% 3
Staffordshire +10 7 £44,750 +49.16%
Worcestershire -6 3 £37,500 +108.33% 1
West Bromwich -7 3 £48,750 -11.36% 1
Shropshire - 3 £32,500 - 3
Wolverhampton - 2 £33,500 -
Walsall -2 1 £28,000 -39.45%
Dudley - 1 £28,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £28,000 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 103 (34.33%) Finance
2 63 (21.00%) SQL
3 49 (16.33%) Cisco
4 48 (16.00%) Windows
5 47 (15.67%) Banking
6 43 (14.33%) Marketing
6 43 (14.33%) Cisco Certification
7 41 (13.67%) SQL Server
8 37 (12.33%) Project Management
9 35 (11.67%) Microsoft
10 34 (11.33%) ITIL
10 34 (11.33%) HTML
10 34 (11.33%) Degree
11 33 (11.00%) Retail
11 33 (11.00%) CCNP
11 33 (11.00%) Firewall
12 32 (10.67%) Java
13 31 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (10.00%) Linux
14 30 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
15 29 (9.67%) Enterprise Software
15 29 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (9.33%) MS Excel
17 27 (9.00%) .NET
18 25 (8.33%) Active Directory
18 25 (8.33%) WAN
19 24 (8.00%) TCP/IP
19 24 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
19 24 (8.00%) CCNA

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (6.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (5.00%) JBoss
3 11 (3.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (3.67%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.67%) Lync
4 3 (1.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.00%) Apache
5 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.67%) Mule
5 2 (0.67%) CMS
6 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.33%) SAS
6 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (5.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.67%) SAP SCM
2 2 (0.67%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.00%) IaaS
2 12 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.67%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.00%) SaaS
4 3 (1.00%) Office 365
5 2 (0.67%) Force.com
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.00%) Firewall
2 25 (8.33%) WAN
3 24 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 20 (6.67%) VoIP
5 16 (5.33%) LAN
6 15 (5.00%) Broadband
7 13 (4.33%) MPLS
8 12 (4.00%) VPN
8 12 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (3.67%) SSL
10 9 (3.00%) BGP
10 9 (3.00%) DNS
11 8 (2.67%) OSPF
12 6 (2.00%) Internet
12 6 (2.00%) Ethernet
12 6 (2.00%) VPLS
13 4 (1.33%) PABX
13 4 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.33%) IPsec
14 3 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.00%) RDBMS
2 18 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.67%) DB2
4 9 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.00%) MySQL
7 5 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.33%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.00%) QlikView
10 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.67%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.33%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.67%) NUnit
1 8 (2.67%) MSTest
1 8 (2.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (2.67%) Moq
2 6 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.67%) ReSharper
3 5 (1.67%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.33%) Subversion
5 3 (1.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.67%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.33%) Ant
7 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.33%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.33%) Axure RP
General
1 103 (34.33%) Finance
2 47 (15.67%) Banking
3 43 (14.33%) Marketing
4 33 (11.00%) Retail
5 21 (7.00%) Manufacturing
6 16 (5.33%) Electronics
7 11 (3.67%) Retail Banking
8 10 (3.33%) Back Office
9 5 (1.67%) Legal
10 4 (1.33%) Automotive
11 3 (1.00%) Private Banking
11 3 (1.00%) Billing
12 2 (0.67%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.33%) Local Government
13 1 (0.33%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.33%) Law
13 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (12.67%) Developer
2 33 (11.00%) Analyst
3 28 (9.33%) Consultant
3 28 (9.33%) Network Engineer
4 19 (6.33%) Architect
5 14 (4.67%) .NET Developer
6 13 (4.33%) Project Manager
6 13 (4.33%) Enterprise Architect
7 12 (4.00%) Graduate
8 8 (2.67%) Web Developer
8 8 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (2.67%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (2.67%) Implementation Consultant
9 7 (2.33%) Network Manager
9 7 (2.33%) Marketing Analyst
9 7 (2.33%) Administrator
9 7 (2.33%) C# Developer
9 7 (2.33%) IT Support
10 6 (2.00%) Java Developer
10 6 (2.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.33%) HTML
2 27 (9.00%) .NET
3 22 (7.33%) XML
4 20 (6.67%) jQuery
5 17 (5.67%) CSS
6 11 (3.67%) Java EE
7 10 (3.33%) WinForms
8 9 (3.00%) WPF
9 8 (2.67%) JSON
9 8 (2.67%) Spring.NET
9 8 (2.67%) Castle Windsor
9 8 (2.67%) Ninject
9 8 (2.67%) Unity DI Container
10 7 (2.33%) JNI
10 7 (2.33%) Ajax
11 6 (2.00%) .NET Framework
11 6 (2.00%) Web Services
11 6 (2.00%) LINQ
11 6 (2.00%) HTML5
11 6 (2.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.67%) Enterprise Software
1 29 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.33%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.33%) DTV
3 11 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.33%) Handset
5 9 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.00%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.67%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.33%) Clustering
8 4 (1.33%) Telematics
9 3 (1.00%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.00%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.00%) Statistics
10 2 (0.67%) IVR
10 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.67%) User Experience
11 1 (0.33%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 48 (16.00%) Windows
2 30 (10.00%) Linux
3 18 (6.00%) UNIX
4 7 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Android
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.33%) AIX
8 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (12.33%) Project Management
2 34 (11.33%) ITIL
3 31 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 24 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (8.00%) Analytics
6 23 (7.67%) Information Security
7 21 (7.00%) Service Delivery
8 20 (6.67%) Programme Management
9 17 (5.67%) Scrum
9 17 (5.67%) CRM
10 14 (4.67%) TDD
11 13 (4.33%) TOGAF
11 13 (4.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (4.33%) SOA
12 12 (4.00%) Time Management
13 11 (3.67%) High Availability
13 11 (3.67%) Mentoring
14 10 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 63 (21.00%) SQL
2 32 (10.67%) Java
3 23 (7.67%) JavaScript
4 20 (6.67%) C#
5 17 (5.67%) C
6 10 (3.33%) VB
7 9 (3.00%) VB.NET
7 9 (3.00%) PHP
8 8 (2.67%) C++
9 5 (1.67%) Perl
10 4 (1.33%) Python
11 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.33%) VBScript
12 1 (0.33%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.33%) R
12 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (14.33%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (11.33%) Degree
3 33 (11.00%) CCNP
4 24 (8.00%) CCNA
5 10 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.00%) CCSE
7 7 (2.33%) CCIE
7 7 (2.33%) CCSA
8 5 (1.67%) JNCIP
9 4 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.00%) CISSP
10 3 (1.00%) CCIP
10 3 (1.00%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.00%) OSCP
10 3 (1.00%) OSCE
11 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.67%) MCSE
11 2 (0.67%) PhD
11 2 (0.67%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.00%) SLA
2 5 (1.67%) HL7
3 4 (1.33%) QA
4 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.67%) XenApp
3 2 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (5.67%) SCCM
2 14 (4.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.00%) Cacti
4 3 (1.00%) Nagios
5 2 (0.67%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.33%) Nessus
6 1 (0.33%) WMI
6 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.33%) Control-M
6 1 (0.33%) Ionix
6 1 (0.33%) Linux-HA
6 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 49 (16.33%) Cisco
2 35 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.67%) Oracle
3 20 (6.67%) SAP
4 19 (6.33%) CheckPoint
5 15 (5.00%) Avaya
6 13 (4.33%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (4.33%) Mitel
6 13 (4.33%) Omniture
6 13 (4.33%) F5
7 10 (3.33%) HP
8 9 (3.00%) Google
9 8 (2.67%) Citrix
10 7 (2.33%) Juniper
10 7 (2.33%) VMware
10 7 (2.33%) BT
11 6 (2.00%) IBM
11 6 (2.00%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.67%) Adobe
12 5 (1.67%) InterSystems
Redditch, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Pension & Health
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 65,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwickshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
City College Coventry
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + car allowance + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits, Stock
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Stock
Posted: 7 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Solihull
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
PMA Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
PMA Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago