Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 61 83
Rank change year-on-year -67 +22 +22
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 49 94 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.60% 4.15% 3.25%
As % of the General category 3.28% 10.18% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 31 77 86
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% - -15.15%
10th Percentile £19,250 £21,750 £15,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £51,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,472
% change year-on-year - +12.76% -16.54%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1496 923 1337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 48.70% 40.75% 41.39%
Number of salaries quoted 995 757 1089
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -8.24% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,116 £66,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Cheshire

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Telecoms in Cheshire

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in Cheshire

Telecoms
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -36 11 £23,250 -41.88% 2
Chester -7 8 £52,500 +61.54% 1
Crewe - 5 £29,000 -
Wilmslow - 5 £46,250 -
Macclesfield -13 4 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Knutsford - 4 - -
Northwich +10 2 £36,500 -27.00%
Alderley Edge - 2 £17,500 -
Ellesmere Port +1 1 - -
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 16 (32.65%) SQL
2 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.41%) Windows
4 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
4 9 (18.37%) PHP
4 9 (18.37%) .NET
4 9 (18.37%) CCNA
4 9 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
5 8 (16.33%) MCSA
5 8 (16.33%) MCITP
5 8 (16.33%) CCENT
5 8 (16.33%) Coaching
6 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (14.29%) Line Management
6 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 7 (14.29%) VMware
7 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
8 5 (10.20%) MySQL
8 5 (10.20%) C#
8 5 (10.20%) HTML
8 5 (10.20%) Java
8 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
8 5 (10.20%) CSS
8 5 (10.20%) Project Management
8 5 (10.20%) SLA
8 5 (10.20%) Finance
8 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.20%) Retail

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) WordPress
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.12%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) WAN
1 3 (6.12%) Wireless
2 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.08%) LAN
2 2 (4.08%) VoIP
3 1 (2.04%) DHCP
3 1 (2.04%) DNS
3 1 (2.04%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) PBX
3 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.04%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
1 4 (8.16%) Selenium
1 4 (8.16%) Subversion
1 4 (8.16%) TestNG
1 4 (8.16%) WebDriver
2 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
1 5 (10.20%) Retail
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
2 4 (8.16%) Retail Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.12%) Law
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) PHP Developer
5 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.16%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.16%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.08%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Junior
7 2 (4.08%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) CSS
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
3 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
3 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.16%) jQuery
4 3 (6.12%) Zend Framework
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.04%) CakePHP
5 1 (2.04%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (2.04%) Laravel
5 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.12%) Contactless
1 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
1 3 (6.12%) Social Media
1 3 (6.12%) User Experience
2 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.08%) iPad
2 2 (4.08%) PMI
2 2 (4.08%) Smart Energy
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Unix
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.33%) Coaching
3 7 (14.29%) Line Management
4 5 (10.20%) Project Management
4 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.16%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (8.16%) ITIL
5 4 (8.16%) Manual Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Matrix Management
5 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.16%) Test Planning
6 3 (6.12%) Data Centre Operations
6 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.12%) Information Security
6 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.12%) Release Management
6 3 (6.12%) SEO
7 2 (4.08%) MVC
7 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) PHP
3 5 (10.20%) C#
3 5 (10.20%) Java
3 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.16%) PHP 5
5 1 (2.04%) C
5 1 (2.04%) VB
5 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) CCNA
1 9 (18.37%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (16.33%) CCENT
2 8 (16.33%) MCITP
2 8 (16.33%) MCSA
3 4 (8.16%) ISEB
4 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.04%) MCP
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (2.04%) OCA
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 4 (8.16%) QA
3 3 (6.12%) PMO
4 1 (2.04%) ISO 14001
4 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.04%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 7 (14.29%) VMware
2 4 (8.16%) Zend
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Avaya
4 1 (2.04%) BMC
4 1 (2.04%) CA
4 1 (2.04%) Mitel
4 1 (2.04%) Remedy