The median annual salary for a Senior Communications Engineer was £27,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Communications Engineer
UK
Rank 862 - 949
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Communications Engineer 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% - 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% - 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £27,250 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,250 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Communications Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Communications Engineer in the UK

Senior Communications Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Communications Engineer in the UK

Senior Communications Engineer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Communications Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
South East - 2 £27,250 -
England - 2 £27,250 -
Farnborough - 1 £24,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £24,500 -
Surrey - 1 £30,000 -

Senior Communications Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Communications Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) CCTV
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) WAN
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNP
2 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Wireless
2 6 (42.86%) Structured Cabling
2 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 6 (42.86%) Palo Alto
3 5 (35.71%) Extreme Networks
3 5 (35.71%) Coaching
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
3 5 (35.71%) HSRP
3 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (35.71%) Network Design
3 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity
3 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security
3 5 (35.71%) VRRP
3 5 (35.71%) Juniper

Senior Communications Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Structured Cabling
2 6 (42.86%) Wireless
3 5 (35.71%) BGP
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) HSRP
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security
3 5 (35.71%) OSPF
3 5 (35.71%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (35.71%) RIP
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) VRRP
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) CCTV
2 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (42.86%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity
2 5 (35.71%) Coaching
2 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
2 5 (35.71%) Network Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCNP
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Palo Alto
3 5 (35.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 5 (35.71%) Extreme Networks
3 5 (35.71%) Juniper
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Aruba