The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DECT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DECT over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications (DECT)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 948 945
Rank change year-on-year +99 -3  
Permanent jobs citing DECT 3 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.022% 0.011% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 9
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £45,000 £45,700
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -18.18%  

DECT is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13636 18120 19660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.97% 17.36% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11111 14994 15669
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

DECT
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing DECT as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DECT in the UK

DECT
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DECT in the UK

DECT
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DECT within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
Livingston - 2 £42,500 -
West Lothian - 2 £42,500 -
Scotland - 2 £42,500 -
England +73 1 - -
London - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing DECT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DECT.

1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) ERP
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
3 4 (44.44%) Wyse
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) CentOS
3 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
3 4 (44.44%) Confluence
3 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
3 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (44.44%) Canon
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) ZigBee
4 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) Perl

DECT
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Confluence
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) ZigBee
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) RS-485
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
1 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) iPad
2 2 (22.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) CentOS
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) ERP
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) CMMI
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
1 3 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Canon
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) NetApp
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
1 4 (44.44%) Wyse
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) Apple
2 2 (22.22%) Autodesk
2 2 (22.22%) Avaya