The median annual salary for a Communications Engineer was £27,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications Engineer
England / South East
Rank 391 454 454
Rank change year-on-year +63 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.033% 0.010% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.011% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Median salary £27,250 £16,393 £49,600
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.22% -66.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £16,393 £33,280
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £16,393 £65,920
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £36,500 £32,100
% change year-on-year +15.06% +13.70%  

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 14420 18572 19803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.67% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12035 15864 15976
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Communications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Communications Engineer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Communications Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 24 March 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 - 3 £22,250 - 1
Surrey - 2 £35,000 -
Communications Engineer
England

Communications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Driving Licence
2 7 (70.00%) CCTV
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) MS Office
3 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) Coaching
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) VSAT
6 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (10.00%) 4G
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) GSM
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification

Communications Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) 3G
2 1 (10.00%) 4G
2 1 (10.00%) GSM
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) VSAT
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) CCTV
1 7 (70.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) Coaching
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £17000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Pension and company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago