The median annual salary for a Telecoms Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

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
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 765 858 868
Rank change year-on-year +93 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 84 61 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.065% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.067% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 65 51 62
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -7.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £59,750
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +22.50% -3.61%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76860 90393 97914
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.20% 96.50% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 63911 76881 81101
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

Telecoms Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Telecoms Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 May 2017.

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 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +86 34 £50,000 +17.64% 2
London +56 25 £36,500 +4.28%
East Midlands - 6 £52,500 -
West Midlands +28 5 £38,500 +14.92%
East of England -14 5 £48,250 +7.22% 1
South West +3 3 £23,500 -59.13%
North West -34 3 £38,500 +67.39% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £51,250 -
Telecoms Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2017, Telecoms Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Telecoms Engineer in the job title.

1 132 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 56 (42.42%) Linux
3 38 (28.79%) Cisco
4 33 (25.00%) Network Design
4 33 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 26 (19.70%) SS7
6 24 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 22 (16.67%) Degree
7 22 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 22 (16.67%) Unix
8 21 (15.91%) DV Cleared
9 20 (15.15%) C
10 19 (14.39%) C++
10 19 (14.39%) Penetration Testing
11 17 (12.88%) Software Engineering
12 16 (12.12%) Ethernet
12 16 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (10.61%) GSM
13 14 (10.61%) Cybersecurity
14 13 (9.85%) LTE
14 13 (9.85%) Firewall
14 13 (9.85%) PBX
14 13 (9.85%) UMTS
14 13 (9.85%) VoIP
15 11 (8.33%) Wireshark
15 11 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
16 10 (7.58%) TCP/IP
16 10 (7.58%) CCNP
16 10 (7.58%) Avaya
16 10 (7.58%) Broadband

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 2 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.76%) Apache
2 1 (0.76%) SAS
2 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.70%) SS7
2 16 (12.12%) Ethernet
3 14 (10.61%) GSM
4 13 (9.85%) Firewall
4 13 (9.85%) LTE
4 13 (9.85%) PBX
4 13 (9.85%) UMTS
4 13 (9.85%) VoIP
5 11 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
5 11 (8.33%) Wireshark
6 10 (7.58%) Broadband
6 10 (7.58%) TCP/IP
7 9 (6.82%) Diameter Protocol
7 9 (6.82%) MPLS
8 8 (6.06%) InfiniBand
8 8 (6.06%) VPN
8 8 (6.06%) Wireless
9 7 (5.30%) BGP
9 7 (5.30%) OSPF
9 7 (5.30%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.76%) MySQL
1 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) GCC
1 6 (4.55%) GDB
1 6 (4.55%) Subversion
1 6 (4.55%) Trac
2 1 (0.76%) NUnit
2 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 132 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.06%) Electronics
3 5 (3.79%) Finance
4 4 (3.03%) Military
5 2 (1.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 6 (4.55%) STL
2 1 (0.76%) .NET
2 1 (0.76%) LAMP
2 1 (0.76%) WAP
2 1 (0.76%) WinForms
2 1 (0.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.06%) CCTV
3 7 (5.30%) Smartphone
4 6 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.55%) Handset
5 5 (3.79%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.27%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.52%) iPad
7 2 (1.52%) iPhone
8 1 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (42.42%) Linux
2 22 (16.67%) Unix
3 10 (7.58%) Windows
4 9 (6.82%) Android
5 7 (5.30%) Solaris
6 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.00%) Network Design
2 22 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (14.39%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (12.88%) Software Engineering
5 14 (10.61%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (5.30%) ITIL
6 7 (5.30%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.55%) Cross-Platform Development
7 6 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (4.55%) Multithreading
7 6 (4.55%) OO
7 6 (4.55%) Presales
8 5 (3.79%) High Availability
8 5 (3.79%) Operations Management
8 5 (3.79%) Project Management
8 5 (3.79%) Supplier Management
9 4 (3.03%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.27%) Network Optimisation
10 3 (2.27%) Performance Testing
10 3 (2.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.15%) C
2 19 (14.39%) C++
3 8 (6.06%) Embedded C
3 8 (6.06%) Embedded C++
4 4 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.03%) Perl
4 4 (3.03%) Python
5 3 (2.27%) Java
5 3 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 22 (16.67%) Degree
3 21 (15.91%) DV Cleared
4 16 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (7.58%) CCNP
6 8 (6.06%) CCIE
6 8 (6.06%) CCNA
7 2 (1.52%) Avaya Certification
7 2 (1.52%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (1.52%) MCP
7 2 (1.52%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.76%) CCIE Data Center
8 1 (0.76%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.76%) HNC
8 1 (0.76%) HND
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.76%) VCAP
8 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) SLA
2 4 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) Cacti
1 5 (3.79%) OpenView
1 5 (3.79%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 38 (28.79%) Cisco
2 10 (7.58%) Avaya
3 9 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.06%) Mitel
5 6 (4.55%) Juniper
5 6 (4.55%) Palo Alto
6 5 (3.79%) BroadSoft
6 5 (3.79%) BT
6 5 (3.79%) HP
7 4 (3.03%) Panasonic
7 4 (3.03%) Siemens
8 3 (2.27%) Ericsson
8 3 (2.27%) Huawei
8 3 (2.27%) NEC
8 3 (2.27%) Nortel
8 3 (2.27%) Oracle
8 3 (2.27%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (1.52%) BMC
9 2 (1.52%) Reuters
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