Period
to 16 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Telecoms Engineer was £46,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 October 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
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1009 1058 1102
Rank change year-on-year +49 +44 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 147 127 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.089% 0.071% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.073% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 117 95 146
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,750 £27,150 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +7.14% +7.69%

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 157391 173337 199020
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.45% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 127047 146733 166534
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 16 October 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 6 months to 16 October 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
London +33 53 £55,000 +18.92% 3
South East +69 45 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Midlands +29 18 £38,500 -11.49%
North of England +31 13 £23,750 - 1
North West +1 13 £23,750 - 1
West Midlands +25 12 £44,250 +1.72%
East of England +2 10 £46,000 +15.00%
South West +4 7 £23,500 -47.78%
East Midlands +37 6 £25,000 -
Telecoms Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 66 (44.90%) Linux
3 53 (36.05%) Cisco
4 36 (24.49%) Degree
5 27 (18.37%) Broadband
6 25 (17.01%) VPN
7 24 (16.33%) Network Design
7 24 (16.33%) Computer Science
7 24 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (15.65%) VoIP
9 21 (14.29%) GSM
9 21 (14.29%) UMTS
9 21 (14.29%) Firewall
9 21 (14.29%) Wireless
9 21 (14.29%) LTE
10 20 (13.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (12.93%) Ethernet
12 18 (12.24%) DNS
12 18 (12.24%) Unix
12 18 (12.24%) C++
13 17 (11.56%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (11.56%) BGP
14 16 (10.88%) Cacti
14 16 (10.88%) Security Cleared
14 16 (10.88%) Wireshark
14 16 (10.88%) Asterisk PBX
14 16 (10.88%) MPLS
14 16 (10.88%) Python
15 15 (10.20%) C
15 15 (10.20%) Microsoft

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 5 (3.40%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (6.12%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.72%) Office 365
2 2 (1.36%) IaaS
3 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.37%) Broadband
2 25 (17.01%) VPN
3 24 (16.33%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (15.65%) VoIP
5 21 (14.29%) Firewall
5 21 (14.29%) GSM
5 21 (14.29%) LTE
5 21 (14.29%) UMTS
5 21 (14.29%) Wireless
6 20 (13.61%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (12.93%) Ethernet
8 18 (12.24%) DNS
9 17 (11.56%) BGP
10 16 (10.88%) Asterisk PBX
10 16 (10.88%) MPLS
10 16 (10.88%) Wireshark
11 14 (9.52%) IPsec
11 14 (9.52%) PBX
12 12 (8.16%) SS7
13 11 (7.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.40%) InfluxDB
1 5 (3.40%) MySQL
1 5 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.72%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (8.16%) Subversion
2 6 (4.08%) GCC
2 6 (4.08%) GDB
2 6 (4.08%) Trac
3 5 (3.40%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.68%) JIRA
4 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.68%) Zephyr
General
1 147 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (8.16%) Electronics
3 6 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.72%) Banking
4 4 (2.72%) Games
5 1 (0.68%) Finance
5 1 (0.68%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (4.08%) STL
3 3 (2.04%) REST
4 2 (1.36%) WAP
4 2 (1.36%) XML
5 1 (0.68%) Google Maps API
5 1 (0.68%) HTML
5 1 (0.68%) JSON
5 1 (0.68%) SOAP
5 1 (0.68%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.33%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.84%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.84%) Handset
3 9 (6.12%) Driving Licence
4 8 (5.44%) CCTV
5 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.76%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (3.40%) User Experience
8 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 66 (44.90%) Linux
2 18 (12.24%) Unix
3 14 (9.52%) Windows
4 11 (7.48%) Solaris
5 6 (4.08%) Android
6 5 (3.40%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.40%) CentOS
7 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.33%) Network Design
2 14 (9.52%) Software Engineering
3 12 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (8.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (7.48%) CAD
4 11 (7.48%) High Availability
4 11 (7.48%) Test Automation
5 10 (6.80%) Multithreading
5 10 (6.80%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (6.12%) Presales
7 7 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (4.08%) B2B
8 6 (4.08%) Cross-Platform Development
8 6 (4.08%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (4.08%) Network Virtualisation
8 6 (4.08%) OO
9 5 (3.40%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.40%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.40%) Open Source
9 5 (3.40%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.24%) C++
2 16 (10.88%) Python
3 15 (10.20%) C
4 14 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 14 (9.52%) Perl
5 7 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.40%) Ruby
7 4 (2.72%) Java
8 1 (0.68%) C#
8 1 (0.68%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 36 (24.49%) Degree
2 17 (11.56%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (10.88%) Security Cleared
4 12 (8.16%) DV Cleared
5 10 (6.80%) CCIE
6 9 (6.12%) CCNP
7 5 (3.40%) ISEB
7 5 (3.40%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.72%) CCSP
8 4 (2.72%) JNCIE
9 3 (2.04%) NVQ Level 3
10 2 (1.36%) CCNA
10 2 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.36%) MCP
11 1 (0.68%) Avaya Certification
11 1 (0.68%) CCIE Data Center
11 1 (0.68%) CCIE Service Provider
11 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.20%) SLA
2 9 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.80%) iptables
2 4 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.68%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (10.88%) Cacti
2 11 (7.48%) OpenView
2 11 (7.48%) SolarWinds Orion
3 10 (6.80%) SELinux
4 9 (6.12%) Ansible
4 9 (6.12%) Nagios
5 8 (5.44%) QRadar
6 5 (3.40%) Grafana
6 5 (3.40%) Icinga
6 5 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.40%) Puppet
6 5 (3.40%) Salt
7 4 (2.72%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.36%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.36%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 53 (36.05%) Cisco
2 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.84%) Palo Alto
4 11 (7.48%) BroadSoft
4 11 (7.48%) HP
5 7 (4.76%) Avaya
6 6 (4.08%) Atmel
6 6 (4.08%) Cadence
6 6 (4.08%) EMC
7 5 (3.40%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.72%) AlgoSec
8 4 (2.72%) Citrix
8 4 (2.72%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.72%) VMware
9 3 (2.04%) Huawei
9 3 (2.04%) NEC
9 3 (2.04%) Samsung
10 2 (1.36%) Juniper
10 2 (1.36%) Mitel
10 2 (1.36%) Nokia