Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Telecoms Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1034 1009 1071
Rank change year-on-year -25 +62 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 84 164 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.098% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.10% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 75 128 101
England median annual salary £35,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,400 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £68,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £34,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -34.29% +16.67% +13.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 144,793 160,361 172,008
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 95.90% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 117,695 129,576 145,196
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Telecoms Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Telecoms Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms Engineer in England

Telecoms Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Telecoms Engineer in England

Telecoms Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms Engineer in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Telecoms Engineer in England

Telecoms Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. 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
London +31 25 £50,000 -9.91% 12
North of England +42 21 £30,000 +50.00% 9
North West +19 18 £34,500 +72.50% 4
South East -35 18 £32,500 -40.91% 11
East of England +25 11 £30,000 -34.78% 4
South West -4 7 £30,000 +27.66% 12
West Midlands +22 3 - - 5
Midlands +7 3 - - 10
Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 - 4
Telecoms Engineer
UK

Telecoms Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, Telecoms Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Telecoms Engineer in the job title.

1 84 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 35 (41.67%) VoIP
3 22 (26.19%) Cisco
4 17 (20.24%) LAN
5 16 (19.05%) Avaya
5 16 (19.05%) Mitel
6 14 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (15.48%) SLA
7 13 (15.48%) WAN
7 13 (15.48%) PBX
7 13 (15.48%) ITIL
8 12 (14.29%) CCNA
8 12 (14.29%) Driving Licence
8 12 (14.29%) Degree
9 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
9 11 (13.10%) SQL
10 10 (11.90%) Python
10 10 (11.90%) Firewall
11 9 (10.71%) Finance
11 9 (10.71%) IVR
11 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (9.52%) Linux
12 8 (9.52%) Broadband
12 8 (9.52%) Ethernet
12 8 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (8.33%) CRM
13 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (8.33%) Windows
13 7 (8.33%) IP Telephony
13 7 (8.33%) Amazon AWS

Telecoms Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 5 (5.95%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.38%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.19%) Apache
4 1 (1.19%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.57%) GitHub
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (41.67%) VoIP
2 17 (20.24%) LAN
3 13 (15.48%) PBX
3 13 (15.48%) WAN
4 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
5 10 (11.90%) Firewall
6 8 (9.52%) Broadband
6 8 (9.52%) Ethernet
7 7 (8.33%) IP Telephony
7 7 (8.33%) Unified Communications
8 6 (7.14%) Skype
8 6 (7.14%) Wireshark
9 5 (5.95%) Wireless
10 3 (3.57%) BGP
10 3 (3.57%) DHCP
10 3 (3.57%) MPLS
10 3 (3.57%) OSPF
10 3 (3.57%) SCCP
10 3 (3.57%) VPN
11 2 (2.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) Big Data
1 5 (5.95%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.76%) Apache Hive
2 4 (4.76%) Impala
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.38%) Flink
4 2 (2.38%) HBase
5 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.19%) MySQL
5 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Subversion
1 3 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 84 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.71%) Finance
3 6 (7.14%) Banking
4 4 (4.76%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) HTML
2 3 (3.57%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (2.38%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 9 (10.71%) IVR
3 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.57%) CCTV
5 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.57%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.38%) Handset
6 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Linux
2 7 (8.33%) Windows
3 5 (5.95%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.76%) Unix
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) CentOS
6 1 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.19%) HPUX
6 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.48%) ITIL
2 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (8.33%) CRM
5 6 (7.14%) Presales
5 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.95%) Process Improvement
6 5 (5.95%) SDLC
6 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 4 (4.76%) Change Management
7 4 (4.76%) ITIL V3
7 4 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.57%) DevOps
8 3 (3.57%) ERP
8 3 (3.57%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.57%) Test Automation
8 3 (3.57%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.10%) SQL
2 10 (11.90%) Python
3 6 (7.14%) Perl
4 5 (5.95%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.76%) Scala
5 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.57%) Groovy
6 3 (3.57%) Java
7 2 (2.38%) C++
8 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (14.29%) CCNA
2 12 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (3.57%) CCNP
3 3 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.19%) CCDP
4 1 (1.19%) CCIE
4 1 (1.19%) CCIP
4 1 (1.19%) HNC
4 1 (1.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.48%) SLA
2 5 (5.95%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Docker
2 2 (2.38%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.19%) KVM
3 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Grafana
1 3 (3.57%) Graphite
2 2 (2.38%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.19%) Netcool
3 1 (1.19%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (26.19%) Cisco
2 16 (19.05%) Avaya
2 16 (19.05%) Mitel
3 6 (7.14%) Panasonic
4 5 (5.95%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.76%) Ericsson
5 4 (4.76%) Genesys
6 3 (3.57%) Dynatrace
6 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.57%) MKS
6 3 (3.57%) New Relic
7 2 (2.38%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.38%) Juniper
7 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.38%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.19%) BMC
8 1 (1.19%) Citrix
8 1 (1.19%) HP
8 1 (1.19%) Nokia
8 1 (1.19%) VMware