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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 76 56 43
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -13
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 160 161 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.20% 3.88% 5.03%
As % of the General category 9.57% 9.81% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 135 96 101
Average salary £45,000 £39,013 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.34% +4.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1672 1642 1479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.47% 39.60% 32.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1272 1120
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +5 64 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Warwickshire +7 25 £45,000 - 1
Solihull -14 25 £48,500 +49.23%
Staffordshire +4 17 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Worcestershire -1 11 £42,500 +9.67% 1
Shropshire -20 5 £18,000 -36.84%
Coventry -35 4 £45,000 +8.43% 4
Walsall -2 3 - - 1
West Bromwich - 2 £60,000 - 1
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 128 (35.07%) Finance
2 64 (17.53%) Degree
3 62 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (16.44%) Banking
5 56 (15.34%) SQL Server
6 53 (14.52%) SQL
6 53 (14.52%) PRINCE2
6 53 (14.52%) Windows
7 52 (14.25%) C#
7 52 (14.25%) .NET
8 46 (12.60%) WAN
9 45 (12.33%) HTML
9 45 (12.33%) Scrum
9 45 (12.33%) Retail
9 45 (12.33%) TDD
10 44 (12.05%) Cisco
11 43 (11.78%) Firewall
12 40 (10.96%) Project Management
12 40 (10.96%) Cisco Certification
13 38 (10.41%) Security Cleared
14 36 (9.86%) jQuery
14 36 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 35 (9.59%) Microsoft
15 35 (9.59%) JavaScript
15 35 (9.59%) Visual Studio
16 34 (9.32%) CSS
16 34 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
17 33 (9.04%) JSON
17 33 (9.04%) Ajax
17 33 (9.04%) CCNA

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 13 (3.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.47%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (1.64%) IIS
5 5 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (1.37%) SAS
5 5 (1.37%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.37%) JBoss
5 5 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.10%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.82%) Apache
7 3 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.27%) Lync
9 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.75%) MS Office
3 7 (1.92%) MS Project
4 4 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.29%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.37%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.82%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.55%) Agresso
6 2 (0.55%) HFM
6 2 (0.55%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (12.60%) WAN
2 43 (11.78%) Firewall
3 30 (8.22%) VPN
4 29 (7.95%) VoIP
4 29 (7.95%) LAN
5 27 (7.40%) MPLS
5 27 (7.40%) Internet
6 23 (6.30%) Broadband
7 21 (5.75%) Wi-Fi
8 19 (5.21%) TCP/IP
9 18 (4.93%) Ethernet
10 16 (4.38%) VPLS
10 16 (4.38%) Unified Communications
11 14 (3.84%) DNS
12 11 (3.01%) HTTP
12 11 (3.01%) DSL
13 10 (2.74%) OSPF
13 10 (2.74%) BGP
13 10 (2.74%) Wireless
13 10 (2.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.34%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (8.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (3.29%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (2.47%) Essbase
7 6 (1.64%) MySQL
8 5 (1.37%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (1.37%) Oracle Discoverer
8 5 (1.37%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.10%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.10%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.10%) DB2
9 4 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 35 (9.59%) Visual Studio
2 34 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (7.95%) ReSharper
4 14 (3.84%) Rhino Mocks
4 14 (3.84%) Moq
4 14 (3.84%) MSTest
4 14 (3.84%) NUnit
5 4 (1.10%) Ant
5 4 (1.10%) JIRA
6 3 (0.82%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.55%) Subversion
8 1 (0.27%) Hudson
8 1 (0.27%) Maven
8 1 (0.27%) Gradle
General
1 128 (35.07%) Finance
2 60 (16.44%) Banking
3 45 (12.33%) Retail
4 22 (6.03%) Marketing
5 8 (2.19%) Electronics
5 8 (2.19%) Billing
6 7 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.10%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.82%) Local Government
9 2 (0.55%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Military
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 58 (15.89%) Developer
2 51 (13.97%) Project Manager
3 47 (12.88%) .NET Developer
4 41 (11.23%) Analyst
5 30 (8.22%) Web Developer
6 29 (7.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (7.95%) C# Web Developer
6 29 (7.95%) .NET Web Developer
6 29 (7.95%) Consultant
6 29 (7.95%) C# Developer
7 23 (6.30%) Network Engineer
8 14 (3.84%) Business Analyst
9 13 (3.56%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 12 (3.29%) Junior Developer
10 12 (3.29%) Junior
10 12 (3.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 12 (3.29%) Junior .NET Developer
10 12 (3.29%) Junior Web Developer
10 12 (3.29%) Junior C# Developer
10 12 (3.29%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (14.25%) .NET
2 45 (12.33%) HTML
3 36 (9.86%) jQuery
4 34 (9.32%) CSS
5 33 (9.04%) JSON
5 33 (9.04%) Ajax
6 29 (7.95%) KnockoutJS
6 29 (7.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 29 (7.95%) LINQ
6 29 (7.95%) .NET Framework
7 22 (6.03%) XML
8 14 (3.84%) WinForms
8 14 (3.84%) Spring.NET
8 14 (3.84%) Castle Windsor
8 14 (3.84%) Ninject
8 14 (3.84%) WPF
8 14 (3.84%) Unity DI Container
9 7 (1.92%) HTML5
10 6 (1.64%) SOAP
10 6 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.84%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (1.92%) User Experience
4 6 (1.64%) DTV
4 6 (1.64%) Mathematics
4 6 (1.64%) Credit Risk
5 5 (1.37%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.37%) PMI
5 5 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.10%) Clustering
6 4 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.10%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.82%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.55%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.55%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.27%) Social Media
9 1 (0.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 53 (14.52%) Windows
2 18 (4.93%) Linux
2 18 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (3.84%) Windows 7
5 13 (3.56%) UNIX
6 9 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.64%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.82%) Android
9 3 (0.82%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.55%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (14.52%) PRINCE2
3 45 (12.33%) Scrum
3 45 (12.33%) TDD
4 40 (10.96%) Project Management
5 32 (8.77%) MVC
6 30 (8.22%) BDD
6 30 (8.22%) Responsive Web Design
7 25 (6.85%) Time Management
8 24 (6.58%) Service Delivery
9 22 (6.03%) ITIL
9 22 (6.03%) Mentoring
9 22 (6.03%) People Management
10 18 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (4.93%) Coaching
11 16 (4.38%) Business Development
11 16 (4.38%) Kanban
12 15 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (4.11%) B2B
12 15 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.52%) SQL
2 52 (14.25%) C#
3 35 (9.59%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.56%) Java
5 9 (2.47%) C
6 5 (1.37%) PHP
6 5 (1.37%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.10%) MATLAB
7 4 (1.10%) VB
7 4 (1.10%) R
8 3 (0.82%) C++
9 1 (0.27%) PHP5
9 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (17.53%) Degree
2 40 (10.96%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (10.41%) Security Cleared
4 33 (9.04%) CCNA
5 22 (6.03%) ISEB
5 22 (6.03%) CCNP
6 20 (5.48%) SC Cleared
7 19 (5.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 16 (4.38%) PMI Certification
9 12 (3.29%) VCP4
10 11 (3.01%) PMP
11 8 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (1.92%) MCSE
13 6 (1.64%) MCP
14 5 (1.37%) HND
15 4 (1.10%) APMP
16 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 3 (0.82%) HNC
17 2 (0.55%) CCSP
18 1 (0.27%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.22%) SLA
2 12 (3.29%) QA
3 4 (1.10%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 14 (3.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (1.37%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.55%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.55%) XenApp
5 2 (0.55%) vSphere
5 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.27%) SRDF
6 1 (0.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (1.92%) SCCM
2 5 (1.37%) Nagios
3 3 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.55%) Netcool
4 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 44 (12.05%) Cisco
2 35 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.03%) Oracle
4 17 (4.66%) Fujitsu
4 17 (4.66%) Avaya
5 15 (4.11%) Juniper
6 13 (3.56%) VMware
7 11 (3.01%) Hyperion
8 10 (2.74%) SAP
9 9 (2.47%) Citrix
10 8 (2.19%) Nortel
11 7 (1.92%) ION Trading
11 7 (1.92%) WatchGuard
12 5 (1.37%) HP
12 5 (1.37%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.10%) Symantec
13 4 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.10%) Informatica
13 4 (1.10%) Google
13 4 (1.10%) F5
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Health & Pension & Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Tamworth
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, Car
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £19000 per annum, Benefits: including shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, West Midlands, United Kingdom
University of Worcester
Salary: £24,775 - £30,434 pa with the opportunity to progress to £33,242 pa
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + van, holidays, kit,
Posted: 8 days ago
Tamworth
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
QA Limited
Salary: Unspecified £150.00 per week
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago