Period
to 22 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 46 60
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 20 34 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.78% 4.16% 3.08%
As % of the General category 9.80% 10.79% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 26
Lancashire median annual salary £34,000 £30,000 £22,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +31.87% -32.09%
10th Percentile £28,500 £17,625 £18,000
90th Percentile £38,050 £38,125 £50,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +19.40%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 204 315 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 28.33% 38.56% 26.96%
Number of salaries quoted 160 234 222
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £18,750 £21,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £57,750 £63,750 £50,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -2.44%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Lancashire

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Telecoms in Lancashire

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Lancashire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in Lancashire

Telecoms
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Nelson - 8 £29,000 -
Blackburn - 3 £34,000 - 1
Burnley +7 2 - - 1
Preston +4 2 - - 1
Chorley -8 1 - - 1
Rossendale - 1 £42,500 - 1
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 6 (30.00%) Finance
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) SLA
3 4 (20.00%) Mitel
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (20.00%) Marketing
4 3 (15.00%) VLAN
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (15.00%) RESTful
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.00%) Uniface
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 3 (15.00%) SOAP
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) VoIP
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
1 3 (15.00%) VLAN
1 3 (15.00%) VoIP
1 3 (15.00%) Wireless
1 3 (15.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) BGP
3 1 (5.00%) Broadband
3 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) IPsec
3 1 (5.00%) IPv4
3 1 (5.00%) L2TP
3 1 (5.00%) MPLS
3 1 (5.00%) OSPF
3 1 (5.00%) PPP
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Electronics
3 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
1 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (15.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (15.00%) C++/C# Developer
2 3 (15.00%) C++/Java Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Support
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) RESTful
1 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (5.00%) Dagger
2 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (5.00%) Retrofit
2 1 (5.00%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (20.00%) Commercial Awareness
2 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) Validation
3 3 (15.00%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Process Management
4 2 (10.00%) System Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Product Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Sales Enablement
5 1 (5.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) C++
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Uniface
2 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP ALM
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Mitel
3 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Remedy
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper