Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 99 74
Rank change year-on-year +13 -25 -11
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 109 92 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.33% 2.50% 3.44%
As % of the General category 10.35% 6.43% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 51 73 150
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £36,250 £20,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £66,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -8.54% +2.50%

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 1,053 1,430 1,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.17% 38.89% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 717 1,030 1,305
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.23% +0.62%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,200
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% -

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Birmingham

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Telecoms in Birmingham

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 43 (39.45%) ITIL
2 24 (22.02%) Cisco
3 22 (20.18%) SQL
4 21 (19.27%) ERP
5 20 (18.35%) RPG
5 20 (18.35%) EDI
5 20 (18.35%) JD Edwards
5 20 (18.35%) RPG IV
6 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
6 19 (17.43%) Windows
7 18 (16.51%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (16.51%) Firewall
7 18 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (16.51%) Degree
8 17 (15.60%) Internet
8 17 (15.60%) CCNP
8 17 (15.60%) Windows Server
9 16 (14.68%) Management Information System
9 16 (14.68%) Service Delivery
9 16 (14.68%) Mentoring
9 16 (14.68%) iSeries
10 15 (13.76%) B2B
11 14 (12.84%) LAN
11 14 (12.84%) WAN
11 14 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (11.93%) IFS
12 13 (11.93%) Configuration Management
12 13 (11.93%) CCNA
12 13 (11.93%) Handset
12 13 (11.93%) VoIP

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 (1.83%) IIS
1 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.92%) CMS
2 1 (0.92%) Mule
2 1 (0.92%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (11.93%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (3.67%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.67%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.83%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.34%) Office 365
3 6 (5.50%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.51%) Firewall
2 17 (15.60%) Internet
3 14 (12.84%) LAN
3 14 (12.84%) WAN
4 13 (11.93%) FTP
4 13 (11.93%) VLAN
4 13 (11.93%) VoIP
5 11 (10.09%) BGP
5 11 (10.09%) MPLS
6 6 (5.50%) IPv4
6 6 (5.50%) IPv6
7 5 (4.59%) Broadband
8 3 (2.75%) EIGRP
8 3 (2.75%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.75%) OSPF
8 3 (2.75%) SDH
8 3 (2.75%) VPLS
9 2 (1.83%) Multicast
9 2 (1.83%) PABX
9 2 (1.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.59%) Qlik Sense
2 5 (4.59%) QlikView
3 2 (1.83%) UniData
4 1 (0.92%) MySQL
4 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.92%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (8.26%) Back Office
1 9 (8.26%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Marketing
3 3 (2.75%) Banking
3 3 (2.75%) Electronics
3 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.83%) Automotive
4 2 (1.83%) Publishing
5 1 (0.92%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (22.02%) Network Engineer
2 16 (14.68%) Developer
3 14 (12.84%) Architect
4 11 (10.09%) Analyst
5 8 (7.34%) Business Data Analyst
5 8 (7.34%) Data Analyst
6 7 (6.42%) BSS Architect
6 7 (6.42%) Core Network Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Integration Developer
6 7 (6.42%) IP Network Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) OSS Architect
6 7 (6.42%) RPG Developer
6 7 (6.42%) Senior Architect
6 7 (6.42%) SQL Developer
6 7 (6.42%) Telecoms Architect
7 5 (4.59%) QlikView Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.67%) Installation Manager
8 4 (3.67%) Office 365 Architect
8 4 (3.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.35%) EDI
2 9 (8.26%) EDIFACT
2 9 (8.26%) XML
3 7 (6.42%) Middleware
4 6 (5.50%) Web Services
5 4 (3.67%) .NET
5 4 (3.67%) jQuery
5 4 (3.67%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.92%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.92%) Apache NiFi
6 1 (0.92%) CGI
6 1 (0.92%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.92%) Kafka
6 1 (0.92%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.68%) iSeries
2 16 (14.68%) Management Information System
3 13 (11.93%) Handset
4 7 (6.42%) AS400
5 4 (3.67%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.92%) CESG
7 1 (0.92%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.43%) Windows
2 17 (15.60%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.17%) Unix
4 2 (1.83%) Linux
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.45%) ITIL
2 21 (19.27%) ERP
3 16 (14.68%) Mentoring
3 16 (14.68%) Service Delivery
4 15 (13.76%) B2B
5 14 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (11.93%) Change Control
6 13 (11.93%) Configuration Management
6 13 (11.93%) Data Analysis
6 13 (11.93%) Project Planning
7 12 (11.01%) ETL
8 11 (10.09%) Collaborative Working
8 11 (10.09%) Presales
8 11 (10.09%) Workflow
9 10 (9.17%) B2C
9 10 (9.17%) Service Management
10 9 (8.26%) Change Management
10 9 (8.26%) Computer Science
10 9 (8.26%) Data Validation
10 9 (8.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.18%) SQL
2 20 (18.35%) RPG
2 20 (18.35%) RPG IV
3 9 (8.26%) Java
4 7 (6.42%) VB
5 5 (4.59%) C#
6 4 (3.67%) Perl
7 2 (1.83%) PHP
7 2 (1.83%) Python
8 1 (0.92%) C
8 1 (0.92%) C++
8 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (16.51%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (16.51%) Degree
2 17 (15.60%) CCNP
3 13 (11.93%) CCNA
4 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.59%) CCIE
5 5 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.67%) HNC
6 4 (3.67%) HND
7 3 (2.75%) CCIP
8 2 (1.83%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (0.92%) CCDP
9 1 (0.92%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (0.92%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.92%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.92%) GPEN
9 1 (0.92%) GXPN
9 1 (0.92%) OSCP
9 1 (0.92%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) GDPR
2 6 (5.50%) SLA
3 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Ansible
1 1 (0.92%) Packer
1 1 (0.92%) Terraform
1 1 (0.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (22.02%) Cisco
2 20 (18.35%) JD Edwards
3 19 (17.43%) Microsoft
4 13 (11.93%) Avaya
4 13 (11.93%) IFS
4 13 (11.93%) Mitel
5 10 (9.17%) Juniper
6 6 (5.50%) Oracle
7 5 (4.59%) SAP
8 4 (3.67%) Axway
8 4 (3.67%) SEEBURGER
9 3 (2.75%) Nokia
10 1 (0.92%) Adobe
10 1 (0.92%) CheckPoint