Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 108 114
Rank change year-on-year +27 +6 -92
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 60 65 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.93% 2.08% 1.91%
As % of the General category 8.00% 4.63% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 25 41 38
Cheshire median annual salary £31,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.11% +28.57% +40.00%
10th Percentile £17,600 £16,250 £21,675
90th Percentile £57,900 £55,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -11.11% +28.57%

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 750 1,403 1,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 36.59% 44.95% 43.72%
Number of salaries quoted 461 922 779
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 34 £17,600 -60.89% 6
Chester +12 11 £24,000 -20.00% 1
Knutsford - 5 £30,750 -
Crewe +13 3 £36,500 -23.16% 1
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 33 (55.00%) Billing
2 26 (43.33%) Retail
3 25 (41.67%) B2B
4 24 (40.00%) DevOps
4 24 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (38.33%) Business Agility
5 23 (38.33%) Monetization
5 23 (38.33%) BT
5 23 (38.33%) Microsoft Excel
6 16 (26.67%) ITIL
7 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
7 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 14 (23.33%) SLA
9 13 (21.67%) QA
10 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (18.33%) SQL
11 11 (18.33%) Waterfall
11 11 (18.33%) Business Analysis
11 11 (18.33%) Power BI
11 11 (18.33%) Power Platform
11 11 (18.33%) Self-Motivation
12 10 (16.67%) Lavastorm
12 10 (16.67%) Mathematics
12 10 (16.67%) Time Management
12 10 (16.67%) Nimsoft
12 10 (16.67%) Business Analytics
12 10 (16.67%) Qlik Sense

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:

Applications
1 23 (38.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Power Platform
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) DHCP
1 4 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (3.33%) Wireless
3 1 (1.67%) 2G
3 1 (1.67%) BGP
3 1 (1.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.67%) Extranet
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) OSPF
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) Power BI
2 10 (16.67%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (1.67%) OLAP
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.67%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Selenium
1 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 33 (55.00%) Billing
2 26 (43.33%) Retail
3 8 (13.33%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.67%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Designer
2 11 (18.33%) Solutions Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Solutions Designer
2 11 (18.33%) Systems Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Business Analytics Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Operations Technician
4 6 (10.00%) Service Desk Technician
5 4 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 4 (6.67%) Field Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Field Service Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Field Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Field Service Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Account Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Administrator
6 2 (3.33%) Architect
6 2 (3.33%) Project Administrator
6 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.33%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.33%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.33%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.67%) Life Science
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Unix
1 4 (6.67%) Windows
1 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
1 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) B2B
2 24 (40.00%) DevOps
2 24 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (38.33%) Business Agility
3 23 (38.33%) Monetization
4 16 (26.67%) ITIL
5 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 11 (18.33%) Business Analysis
6 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (18.33%) Waterfall
7 10 (16.67%) Analytics
7 10 (16.67%) Business Analytics
7 10 (16.67%) Mathematics
7 10 (16.67%) Time Management
8 4 (6.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 4 (6.67%) ITIL V3
9 3 (5.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Matrix Management
9 3 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) C#
2 3 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) ISEB
2 4 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.67%) CCIE
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) SLA
2 13 (21.67%) QA
3 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) BT
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.67%) Lavastorm
3 10 (16.67%) Nimsoft
4 6 (10.00%) HP
5 4 (6.67%) Dell
5 4 (6.67%) IBM
5 4 (6.67%) VMware
6 2 (3.33%) CA
6 2 (3.33%) Remedy
7 1 (1.67%) Huawei