The median annual salary for a Communications Engineer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Communications Engineer
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 438 468
Rank change year-on-year +45 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.007% 0.005% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.006% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £25,000 £40,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% -38.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14110 17860 20459
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.64% 96.97% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51716 74983 82617
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Communications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Communications Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Communications Engineer in the South East

Communications Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Communications Engineer in the South East.

Salary trend for Communications Engineer in the South East

Communications Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +17 1 £25,000 -37.50%
Communications Engineer
England

Communications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Communications 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 South East region featuring Communications Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Driving Licence
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) CCTV
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 2 (28.57%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Network Design
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) GSM

Communications Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
2 1 (14.29%) 4G
2 1 (14.29%) GSM
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) VSAT
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Driving Licence
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) CCTV
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft