Period
to 22 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 40 42
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 26 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.37% 3.56% 2.65%
As % of the General category 17.69% 10.00% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £30,500 £57,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.49% +26.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £28,300 £40,000 £33,100
90th Percentile £34,000 £72,500 £54,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 147 160 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 36.03% 35.63% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 79 117 70
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +16.13% +10.71%
10th Percentile £20,500 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £61,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Northern Ireland

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Telecoms in Northern Ireland

Telecoms
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. 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
County Antrim +2 21 £32,500 -42.98% 3
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 20 (76.92%) Degree
2 17 (65.38%) Computer Science
2 17 (65.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (61.54%) Continuous Delivery
3 16 (61.54%) Software Delivery
3 16 (61.54%) Blockchain
3 16 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (61.54%) Time Management
3 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (46.15%) TDD
4 12 (46.15%) Mentoring
4 12 (46.15%) Coaching
5 9 (34.62%) Microservices
5 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
6 8 (30.77%) OO
6 8 (30.77%) BDD
6 8 (30.77%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Line Management
7 5 (19.23%) DevOps
7 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
7 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
7 5 (19.23%) Python
7 5 (19.23%) LAN
8 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 4 (15.38%) N-Tier
8 4 (15.38%) Windows
8 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
8 4 (15.38%) Ruby
8 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
8 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) LAN
2 4 (15.38%) PABX
3 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) Intranet
3 1 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (3.85%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) Blockchain
2 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (11.54%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Blockchain Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Software Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Blockchain Software Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Data Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Field Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) PABX Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Principal Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Principal Software Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Data Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) RESTful
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (65.38%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) CoreOS
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (61.54%) Continuous Delivery
1 16 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
1 16 (61.54%) Software Delivery
1 16 (61.54%) Time Management
2 12 (46.15%) Coaching
2 12 (46.15%) Mentoring
2 12 (46.15%) TDD
3 9 (34.62%) Microservices
3 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
4 8 (30.77%) BDD
4 8 (30.77%) Exploratory Testing
4 8 (30.77%) OO
5 5 (19.23%) DevOps
5 5 (19.23%) Line Management
5 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
5 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
6 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Python
2 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 4 (15.38%) Ruby
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) Degree
2 17 (65.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (11.54%) MCSA
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) etcd
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Avaya
2 1 (3.85%) BT
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco
2 1 (3.85%) Mitel
2 1 (3.85%) VMware