Period
to 23 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 102 142
Rank change year-on-year -2 +40 -75
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 21 38 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.32% 1.83% 1.33%
As % of the General category 4.37% 4.25% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 32 28
Cheshire median annual salary £30,750 £40,250 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.60% -8.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £19,900 £20,550
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £43,708 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.87% - +12.50%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 481 895 1,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.14% 43.09% 52.96%
Number of salaries quoted 319 580 1,190
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £25,600 £27,375 £30,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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
Chester -17 8 £25,000 -32.43% 1
Warrington +13 5 £55,000 - 2
Crewe -6 3 £25,750 -32.24% 2
Knutsford +30 2 £30,750 -
Congleton - 2 £28,000 -
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
1 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
1 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) McAfee
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (14.29%) Office 365
3 3 (14.29%) BitLocker
3 3 (14.29%) 4G
3 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 3 (14.29%) 5G
3 3 (14.29%) Project Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Public Sector
4 2 (9.52%) Innovative Thinking
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
4 2 (9.52%) Telesales
4 2 (9.52%) Marketing

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 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) WAN
2 3 (14.29%) 4G
2 3 (14.29%) 5G
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (9.52%) Broadband
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) ISDN
3 2 (9.52%) PBX
4 1 (4.76%) 2G
4 1 (4.76%) 3G
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Installations Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Project Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Field Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Field Service Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Field Sales Executive
4 1 (4.76%) HR Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support
4 1 (4.76%) Testing Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.52%) CCTV
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Fibre Optics
3 1 (4.76%) PMI
3 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
1 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
1 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Project Delivery
1 3 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
2 2 (9.52%) Information Security
2 2 (9.52%) Innovative Thinking
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
2 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
2 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.52%) Telesales
3 1 (4.76%) B2B
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Line Management
3 1 (4.76%) Logistics
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (9.52%) CISM
1 2 (9.52%) CISSP
1 2 (9.52%) CLAS
1 2 (9.52%) IISP
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CIPD
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) RMADS
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) BitLocker
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) McAfee
2 2 (9.52%) Avaya
2 2 (9.52%) Dell
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Mitel
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Arqiva
3 1 (4.76%) Huawei
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft