Period
to 29 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 29 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > North East
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 104 72
Rank change year-on-year +39 -32 +3
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 34 11 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.67% 0.82% 3.21%
As % of the General category 8.06% 2.53% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 33
North East median annual salary £42,915 £40,000 £47,596
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.29% -15.96% +39.99%
10th Percentile £26,500 £28,625 £20,500
90th Percentile £54,866 £50,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% -3.00%

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 the North East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 422 435 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 33.10% 32.29% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 270 391 506
North East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +12.58% +0.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £19,229 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,750 £71,560 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the North East

Telecoms
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Telecoms in the North East

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the North East over the 6 months to 29 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the North East

Telecoms
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the North East region over the 6 months to 29 January 2020. 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
Tyne and Wear +35 26 £42,915 +7.29% 10
Durham -2 2 £49,000 +22.50% 4
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2020, 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 North East region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 10 (29.41%) WAN
1 10 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
2 9 (26.47%) Business Development
2 9 (26.47%) PQQ
3 8 (23.53%) BT
3 8 (23.53%) Firewall
3 8 (23.53%) LAN
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco
5 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (17.65%) OSPF
5 6 (17.65%) BGP
5 6 (17.65%) DNS
5 6 (17.65%) DHCP
5 6 (17.65%) Broadband
5 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.71%) VMware
6 5 (14.71%) Thought Leadership
6 5 (14.71%) Openreach
6 5 (14.71%) Digital Economy
6 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
6 5 (14.71%) Coaching
6 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
6 5 (14.71%) Business Transformation
7 4 (11.76%) Public Sector
7 4 (11.76%) Wireless
7 4 (11.76%) VLAN
7 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
7 4 (11.76%) CCNA

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) WAN
1 10 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (23.53%) Firewall
2 8 (23.53%) LAN
3 6 (17.65%) BGP
3 6 (17.65%) Broadband
3 6 (17.65%) DHCP
3 6 (17.65%) DNS
3 6 (17.65%) OSPF
4 4 (11.76%) VLAN
4 4 (11.76%) Wireless
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (8.82%) Internet
5 3 (8.82%) ISDN
5 3 (8.82%) Network Security
5 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.82%) VoIP
5 3 (8.82%) VPN
6 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.94%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 5 (14.71%) Digital Economy
2 4 (11.76%) Public Sector
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Local Government
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Police
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Bid Manager
1 9 (26.47%) Telecoms Manager
2 8 (23.53%) Project Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Telecoms Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Telephony Support
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Support
7 1 (2.94%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Product Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) iPad
3 1 (2.94%) iPhone
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Business Development
1 9 (26.47%) PQQ
2 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) Business Transformation
3 5 (14.71%) Coaching
3 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
3 5 (14.71%) Thought Leadership
4 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.88%) High Availability
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Operational Stability
6 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.94%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.76%) CCNA
3 3 (8.82%) CCNP
4 2 (5.88%) CCDP
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) BT
2 7 (20.59%) Cisco
3 5 (14.71%) Openreach
3 5 (14.71%) VMware
4 3 (8.82%) Mitel
4 3 (8.82%) SonicWALL
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) Apple
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Meraki
6 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto