Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 97 76
Rank change year-on-year -13 -21 +5
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 76 108 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.15% 2.85% 3.51%
As % of the General category 6.36% 7.01% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 39 95 174
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -24.44% +28.57%
10th Percentile £28,150 £25,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,500 £66,250 £82,500
West Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £39,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -2.56% -9.30% +14.67%

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 1,195 1,540 1,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 33.74% 40.65% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 832 1,161 1,392
Birmingham median annual salary £47,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.30% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,875 £66,250 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -

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 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 23 (30.26%) ITIL
2 19 (25.00%) Degree
3 17 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (21.05%) Cisco
5 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
6 14 (18.42%) Management Information System
7 12 (15.79%) Windows
7 12 (15.79%) ERP
8 11 (14.47%) EDI
8 11 (14.47%) RPG
8 11 (14.47%) SQL
8 11 (14.47%) JD Edwards
8 11 (14.47%) Workflow
8 11 (14.47%) RPG IV
9 10 (13.16%) Firewall
9 10 (13.16%) Juniper
10 9 (11.84%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (11.84%) MPLS
10 9 (11.84%) BGP
10 9 (11.84%) CCNP
10 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (11.84%) CRM
11 8 (10.53%) Business Continuity
11 8 (10.53%) ETL
11 8 (10.53%) Java
11 8 (10.53%) Change Control
11 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
12 7 (9.21%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (9.21%) iSeries
12 7 (9.21%) Mentoring

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 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (5.26%) JDE OneWorld
1 4 (5.26%) NetSuite
2 2 (2.63%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.63%) Office 365
1 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) Firewall
2 9 (11.84%) BGP
2 9 (11.84%) MPLS
3 6 (7.89%) IPv4
3 6 (7.89%) IPv6
3 6 (7.89%) LAN
3 6 (7.89%) VLAN
3 6 (7.89%) VoIP
3 6 (7.89%) WAN
4 5 (6.58%) Internet
5 4 (5.26%) Broadband
5 4 (5.26%) FTP
6 3 (3.95%) EIGRP
6 3 (3.95%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.95%) OSPF
6 3 (3.95%) SDH
6 3 (3.95%) VPLS
7 2 (2.63%) DWDM
7 2 (2.63%) PABX
7 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (1.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.58%) Banking
1 5 (6.58%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Law
2 4 (5.26%) Legal
3 2 (2.63%) Automotive
3 2 (2.63%) French Language
4 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.32%) Brand Awareness
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 11 (14.47%) Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Architect
4 7 (9.21%) Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Integration Developer
4 7 (9.21%) RPG Developer
4 7 (9.21%) SQL Developer
5 6 (7.89%) IP Network Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) BSS Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Core Network Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) OSS Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Telecoms Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Business Data Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) IT Manager
7 4 (5.26%) NOC Technician
8 3 (3.95%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) EDI
2 7 (9.21%) Middleware
3 3 (3.95%) .NET
3 3 (3.95%) CGI
3 3 (3.95%) jQuery
3 3 (3.95%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (18.42%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.21%) AS400
3 7 (9.21%) iSeries
4 6 (7.89%) Handset
5 3 (3.95%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.32%) CESG
7 1 (1.32%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.63%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) ITIL
2 12 (15.79%) ERP
3 11 (14.47%) Workflow
4 9 (11.84%) CRM
5 8 (10.53%) Business Continuity
5 8 (10.53%) Change Control
5 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 8 (10.53%) ETL
6 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.21%) Business Continuity Planning
6 7 (9.21%) Decision-Making
6 7 (9.21%) EAI
6 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.21%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (9.21%) SDLC
6 7 (9.21%) Service Delivery
6 7 (9.21%) SOA
6 7 (9.21%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (7.89%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) RPG
1 11 (14.47%) RPG IV
1 11 (14.47%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) Java
3 7 (9.21%) VB
4 4 (5.26%) Perl
5 3 (3.95%) C#
6 2 (2.63%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.32%) C
7 1 (1.32%) C++
7 1 (1.32%) PHP
7 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) Degree
2 9 (11.84%) CCNP
2 9 (11.84%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.89%) CCNA
4 4 (5.26%) HNC
4 4 (5.26%) HND
5 3 (3.95%) CCIE
5 3 (3.95%) CCIP
5 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.32%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.32%) CSSLP
7 1 (1.32%) GPEN
7 1 (1.32%) GXPN
7 1 (1.32%) OSCE
7 1 (1.32%) OSCP
7 1 (1.32%) OSWP
7 1 (1.32%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) GDPR
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Cisco
2 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.47%) JD Edwards
4 10 (13.16%) Juniper
5 6 (7.89%) Avaya
5 6 (7.89%) Mitel
6 4 (5.26%) Axway
6 4 (5.26%) IFS
6 4 (5.26%) SAP
6 4 (5.26%) SEEBURGER
7 3 (3.95%) Nokia
8 2 (2.63%) BT
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle
8 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint