Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 64 45
Rank change year-on-year +14 -19 +23
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 30 21 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.39% 2.31% 4.74%
As % of the General category 8.75% 8.05% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 51
Lancashire median annual salary £30,000 £20,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -33.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £17,550 £18,000 £16,500
90th Percentile £39,000 £50,000 £43,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,472
% change year-on-year - +12.76% -16.54%

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 343 261 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 38.71% 28.65% 29.16%
Number of salaries quoted 245 229 242
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £21,700 £21,200 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,380 £45,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 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
Chorley - 10 £30,000 - 1
Preston +3 8 £22,250 -5.32% 1
Burnley 0 4 £27,250 -8.40%
Blackburn -2 3 £28,750 -15.44%
Carnforth - 1 £28,500 -
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 11 (36.67%) Degree
2 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (30.00%) VMware
2 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) MCP
2 9 (30.00%) MCSE
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) CCNP
2 9 (30.00%) CCNA
2 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (30.00%) A+ Certification
2 9 (30.00%) SCCM
2 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (26.67%) MCSA
3 8 (26.67%) CRM
4 6 (20.00%) SLA
5 5 (16.67%) Windows
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.67%) PBX
5 5 (16.67%) Finance
5 5 (16.67%) Process Management
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 5 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 4 (13.33%) Operations Research
6 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (10.00%) Wireless

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:

Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) PBX
2 3 (10.00%) 3G
2 3 (10.00%) 4G
2 3 (10.00%) Wireless
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (3.33%) DWDM
4 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) OSPF
4 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) IT Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) IT Support
2 9 (30.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Telecoms Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) PBX Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Telecoms Support Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Development Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Product Development Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Product Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Angular 2
2 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) Node.js
2 1 (3.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) CCTV
2 3 (10.00%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (10.00%) Contactless
3 2 (6.67%) iPad
3 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
1 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 3 (10.00%) VMS
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) CRM
3 5 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
3 5 (16.67%) Process Management
4 4 (13.33%) Operations Research
5 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Task Automation
6 2 (6.67%) Business Development
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.67%) Coaching
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) Web Development
7 1 (3.33%) Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
1 3 (10.00%) VBA
2 2 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
2 9 (30.00%) A+ Certification
2 9 (30.00%) CCNA
2 9 (30.00%) CCNP
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) MCP
2 9 (30.00%) MCSE
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (26.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco
1 9 (30.00%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Capita
3 3 (10.00%) Samsung
4 1 (3.33%) BT
4 1 (3.33%) Mitel