Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 87 77
Rank change year-on-year -25 -10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 90 109 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.41% 2.94% 3.08%
As % of the General category 6.29% 6.97% 8.10%
Number of salaries quoted 102 103 157
Birmingham median annual salary £25,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £8,775 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,500 £80,000
West Midlands median annual salary £31,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -19.48% -9.41% -5.56%

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 1,430 1,563 1,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 38.33% 42.12% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,044 1,227 1,312
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 28 (31.11%) Retail
2 26 (28.89%) Finance
3 23 (25.56%) Banking
4 22 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (21.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
8 14 (15.56%) ITIL
9 13 (14.44%) ERP
9 13 (14.44%) Scrum
9 13 (14.44%) Management Information System
9 13 (14.44%) Defect Management
9 13 (14.44%) QA
9 13 (14.44%) Integration Testing
9 13 (14.44%) SaaS
10 12 (13.33%) Project Management
11 11 (12.22%) Driving Licence
12 10 (11.11%) Decision-Making
12 10 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (11.11%) Business Continuity
12 10 (11.11%) CRM
12 10 (11.11%) E-Commerce
13 9 (10.00%) BT
13 9 (10.00%) Time Management
14 8 (8.89%) Data Protection
14 8 (8.89%) Business Development
14 8 (8.89%) iSeries
14 8 (8.89%) GDPR
14 8 (8.89%) AS400
14 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel

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 (2.22%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (2.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.11%) JBoss
2 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.44%) SaaS
2 6 (6.67%) Office 365
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) SMS
2 4 (4.44%) LAN
2 4 (4.44%) VoIP
2 4 (4.44%) WAN
3 3 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.33%) MPLS
3 3 (3.33%) Wireless
3 3 (3.33%) WLAN
4 2 (2.22%) DNS
4 2 (2.22%) Skype
4 2 (2.22%) Telepresence
4 2 (2.22%) WebEx
5 1 (1.11%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.11%) Firewall
5 1 (1.11%) Internet
5 1 (1.11%) Network Security
5 1 (1.11%) VLAN
5 1 (1.11%) VoLTE
5 1 (1.11%) VoWiFi
5 1 (1.11%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) JUnit
1 1 (1.11%) Mockito
General
1 28 (31.11%) Retail
2 26 (28.89%) Finance
3 23 (25.56%) Banking
4 7 (7.78%) Marketing
5 4 (4.44%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.33%) Back Office
7 2 (2.22%) Automotive
7 2 (2.22%) Legal
8 1 (1.11%) Advertising
8 1 (1.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (18.89%) Analyst
2 15 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 14 (15.56%) Business Analyst
4 12 (13.33%) Consultant
5 11 (12.22%) Implementation Consultant
6 8 (8.89%) Business Development Executive
6 8 (8.89%) Implementation Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.56%) Architect
8 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 5 (5.56%) Integration Developer
8 5 (5.56%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.56%) IT Support
8 5 (5.56%) RPG Developer
8 5 (5.56%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Customer Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) EDI
2 2 (2.22%) Hibernate
2 2 (2.22%) Java EE
2 2 (2.22%) Spring
2 2 (2.22%) XMPP
3 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.11%) EJB
3 1 (1.11%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (1.11%) HTML
3 1 (1.11%) JSP
3 1 (1.11%) Servlets
3 1 (1.11%) Struts
3 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.44%) Management Information System
3 11 (12.22%) Driving Licence
4 8 (8.89%) AS400
4 8 (8.89%) iSeries
5 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.33%) NHS
6 2 (2.22%) Handset
6 2 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Windows
1 7 (7.78%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.22%) Unix
4 1 (1.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (15.56%) ITIL
4 13 (14.44%) Defect Management
4 13 (14.44%) ERP
4 13 (14.44%) Integration Testing
4 13 (14.44%) Scrum
5 12 (13.33%) Project Management
6 10 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 10 (11.11%) CRM
6 10 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 10 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 10 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (10.00%) Time Management
8 8 (8.89%) Business Development
8 8 (8.89%) Data Protection
8 8 (8.89%) PRINCE2
9 7 (7.78%) Change Management
9 7 (7.78%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.78%) Java
2 6 (6.67%) SQL
3 5 (5.56%) C
3 5 (5.56%) RPG
3 5 (5.56%) RPG IV
4 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) CCNA
1 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (1.11%) APMP
2 1 (1.11%) CCNP
2 1 (1.11%) CEH
2 1 (1.11%) CISSP
2 1 (1.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) OSCP
2 1 (1.11%) SANS
2 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) QA
2 8 (8.89%) GDPR
3 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.11%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.11%) PMO
4 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) Terminal Services
2 3 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) BT
3 5 (5.56%) Cisco
3 5 (5.56%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (1.11%) Acme Packet
5 1 (1.11%) BroadSoft
5 1 (1.11%) GENBAND
5 1 (1.11%) Mitel
5 1 (1.11%) ShoreTel
5 1 (1.11%) Sonus