Period
to 28 November 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 28 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 91 111
Rank change year-on-year -1 +20 -17
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 14 68 70
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.21% 2.54% 1.95%
As % of the General category 3.74% 7.61% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7 51 47
Median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -3.41% +29.41%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £82,500 £68,000
West Midlands median annual salary £46,750 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.84% +1.33%

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 374 893 1,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.35% 33.35% 39.75%
Number of salaries quoted 302 756 1,003
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £34,418 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £80,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Birmingham

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Telecoms in Birmingham

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in Birmingham over the 6 months to 28 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 November 2020, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) OSPF
2 4 (28.57%) BGP
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Azure
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
3 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (14.29%) CCIE
4 2 (14.29%) CCNP
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) CCDA
4 2 (14.29%) AutoCAD
4 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (14.29%) Smallworld
2 1 (7.14%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) AutoCAD
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Azure
2 2 (14.29%) AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) BGP
1 4 (28.57%) OSPF
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (14.29%) DMVPN
3 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) 4G
4 1 (7.14%) 5G
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (7.14%) DSL
4 1 (7.14%) Multicast
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) RSVP
4 1 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (7.14%) VRRP
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) GIS
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) JBehave
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Local Government
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Designer
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Fibre Designer
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Business Development
1 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
1 2 (14.29%) High Availability
1 2 (14.29%) Network Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Business Case
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Fault Management
2 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
2 1 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CCDA
2 2 (14.29%) CCIE
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ACCA
3 1 (7.14%) ACSA
3 1 (7.14%) ACSP
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 2 (14.29%) Splunk
4 2 (14.29%) Virgin Media
5 1 (7.14%) Aruba
5 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.14%) MuleSoft
5 1 (7.14%) Nokia
5 1 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow