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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 98 75 77
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 146 179 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.49% 3.31% 2.91%
As % of the General category 6.66% 8.69% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 115 115 111
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £76,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
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
2191 2060 2229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.41% 38.15% 40.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1658 1653 1763
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -16 56 £55,000 +41.93% 16
Staffordshire +20 19 £64,500 +115.00% 1
Coventry -18 17 £40,000 -3.03% 8
Warwickshire -14 15 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Solihull -12 13 £30,000 -21.05% 1
West Bromwich +7 5 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Walsall 0 2 £28,000 -39.45%
Worcestershire -8 2 £37,500 +120.58% 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £33,500 -
Dudley - 1 £28,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £28,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £19,000 - 2
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 107 (34.52%) Finance
2 59 (19.03%) Cisco
3 58 (18.71%) SQL
4 52 (16.77%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (16.77%) Banking
5 48 (15.48%) Windows
6 39 (12.58%) Project Management
7 38 (12.26%) Linux
7 38 (12.26%) WAN
8 37 (11.94%) CCNP
8 37 (11.94%) Firewall
8 37 (11.94%) Marketing
9 35 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (11.29%) CCNA
9 35 (11.29%) Java
10 33 (10.65%) ITIL
11 32 (10.32%) SQL Server
11 32 (10.32%) VoIP
11 32 (10.32%) Data Centre
12 31 (10.00%) HTML
12 31 (10.00%) SLA
12 31 (10.00%) Retail
13 30 (9.68%) Microsoft
13 30 (9.68%) MS Excel
14 29 (9.35%) TCP/IP
14 29 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
15 28 (9.03%) Degree
16 26 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (8.39%) Service Delivery
17 25 (8.06%) UNIX

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (8.06%) WebSphere
2 18 (5.81%) JBoss
3 15 (4.84%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (3.23%) Lync
5 9 (2.90%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.94%) Apache
7 5 (1.61%) SAS
8 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.65%) Mule
9 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.19%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (5.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.65%) SAP SCM
2 2 (0.65%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.23%) IaaS
2 8 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.61%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.97%) Office 365
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.26%) WAN
2 37 (11.94%) Firewall
3 32 (10.32%) VoIP
4 29 (9.35%) TCP/IP
5 24 (7.74%) VPN
6 23 (7.42%) MPLS
7 19 (6.13%) Ethernet
8 18 (5.81%) Broadband
8 18 (5.81%) LAN
9 16 (5.16%) VPLS
10 15 (4.84%) SSL
11 13 (4.19%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (4.19%) Unified Communications
12 11 (3.55%) Internet
13 10 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (3.23%) BGP
14 9 (2.90%) OSPF
15 8 (2.58%) DNS
16 6 (1.94%) PABX
17 5 (1.61%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.13%) RDBMS
2 19 (6.13%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.84%) DB2
4 8 (2.58%) MySQL
5 7 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.26%) QlikView
6 6 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.29%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.65%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (2.26%) NUnit
1 7 (2.26%) MSTest
1 7 (2.26%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (2.26%) Moq
2 4 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.97%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.65%) Subversion
5 1 (0.32%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
General
1 107 (34.52%) Finance
2 52 (16.77%) Banking
3 37 (11.94%) Marketing
4 31 (10.00%) Retail
5 20 (6.45%) Manufacturing
6 16 (5.16%) Electronics
7 15 (4.84%) Retail Banking
8 7 (2.26%) Back Office
9 5 (1.61%) Automotive
9 5 (1.61%) Legal
9 5 (1.61%) Billing
10 3 (0.97%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.32%) Advertising
12 1 (0.32%) Military
12 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (10.65%) Analyst
1 33 (10.65%) Consultant
2 32 (10.32%) Developer
3 28 (9.03%) Network Engineer
4 16 (5.16%) Project Manager
5 13 (4.19%) Network Manager
6 11 (3.55%) Technical Consultant
6 11 (3.55%) .NET Developer
7 10 (3.23%) Architect
7 10 (3.23%) Telecoms Engineer
8 8 (2.58%) Enterprise Architect
8 8 (2.58%) Implementation Consultant
9 7 (2.26%) PHP Developer
9 7 (2.26%) Marketing Analyst
9 7 (2.26%) Graduate
9 7 (2.26%) Lead Developer
9 7 (2.26%) Support Engineer
10 6 (1.94%) Network Consultant
10 6 (1.94%) Lead PHP Developer
10 6 (1.94%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.00%) HTML
2 24 (7.74%) XML
3 20 (6.45%) .NET
4 15 (4.84%) Java EE
5 13 (4.19%) jQuery
6 12 (3.87%) CSS
7 9 (2.90%) WinForms
8 8 (2.58%) WPF
8 8 (2.58%) HTML5
9 7 (2.26%) Castle Windsor
9 7 (2.26%) Ninject
9 7 (2.26%) CSS3
9 7 (2.26%) Ext JS
9 7 (2.26%) Spring.NET
9 7 (2.26%) LAMP
9 7 (2.26%) Unity DI Container
10 5 (1.61%) Web Services
11 4 (1.29%) JNI
11 4 (1.29%) SOAP
11 4 (1.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.32%) Data Centre
2 29 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (7.74%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (5.16%) DTV
5 10 (3.23%) Handset
6 9 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (2.58%) Clustering
8 7 (2.26%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.26%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (1.94%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.94%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.61%) Telematics
10 5 (1.61%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.97%) User Experience
11 3 (0.97%) Statistics
11 3 (0.97%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.65%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.65%) IVR
13 1 (0.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.48%) Windows
2 38 (12.26%) Linux
3 25 (8.06%) UNIX
4 6 (1.94%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.29%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.32%) AIX
7 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (12.58%) Project Management
2 35 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (10.65%) ITIL
4 26 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (8.39%) Service Delivery
5 25 (8.06%) Digital Marketing
6 21 (6.77%) Analytics
7 19 (6.13%) Time Management
7 19 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (5.81%) Programme Management
9 17 (5.48%) SOA
9 17 (5.48%) Information Security
10 15 (4.84%) High Availability
11 14 (4.52%) CRM
12 12 (3.87%) OO
12 12 (3.87%) Mentoring
13 11 (3.55%) OOP
13 11 (3.55%) PRINCE2
13 11 (3.55%) Scrum
13 11 (3.55%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (18.71%) SQL
2 35 (11.29%) Java
3 18 (5.81%) C#
4 13 (4.19%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.87%) C
5 12 (3.87%) PHP
6 9 (2.90%) VB
7 7 (2.26%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.94%) C++
9 5 (1.61%) Perl
9 5 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.61%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.61%) R
10 2 (0.65%) Python
11 1 (0.32%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.32%) VC++
11 1 (0.32%) PHP5
11 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (16.77%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (11.94%) CCNP
3 35 (11.29%) CCNA
4 28 (9.03%) Degree
5 10 (3.23%) CCSE
6 8 (2.58%) CCSA
6 8 (2.58%) Security Cleared
7 7 (2.26%) CCIE
8 6 (1.94%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.97%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.97%) OSCP
11 3 (0.97%) OSCE
11 3 (0.97%) CISSP
11 3 (0.97%) CCIP
12 2 (0.65%) ISEB
12 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.65%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.00%) SLA
2 5 (1.61%) QA
3 4 (1.29%) HL7
3 4 (1.29%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.65%) Snort
4 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (4.19%) SCCM
2 10 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.97%) Cacti
4 3 (0.97%) Nagios
5 2 (0.65%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.32%) Nessus
6 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.32%) Control-M
6 1 (0.32%) Ionix
6 1 (0.32%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 59 (19.03%) Cisco
2 30 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.10%) Avaya
4 21 (6.77%) Oracle
5 20 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 19 (6.13%) SAP
7 15 (4.84%) Mitel
8 13 (4.19%) F5
9 11 (3.55%) HP
10 10 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (3.23%) Omniture
10 10 (3.23%) Google
11 8 (2.58%) Citrix
11 8 (2.58%) Juniper
12 7 (2.26%) SolarWinds
13 6 (1.94%) BT
13 6 (1.94%) VMware
14 5 (1.61%) Adobe
14 5 (1.61%) IBM
15 4 (1.29%) InterSystems
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE
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Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Dixons Carphone
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + x2 OTE, £6k car
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
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