The median annual salary for a Senior Telecoms Engineer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Senior Telecommunications Engineer
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 868 918 967
Rank change year-on-year +50 +49  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Telecoms Engineer 4 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.006% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 3
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% +22.90%  
UK excluding London median salary - £55,000 -

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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Telecoms Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Telecoms Engineer in the UK

Senior Telecoms Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Telecoms Engineer in the UK

Senior Telecoms 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 Telecoms Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +50 4 £62,500 +13.63% 1
London +26 3 £62,500 -
South East +51 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Senior Telecoms Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior Telecoms 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 Telecoms Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (62.50%) Network Design
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) Cacti
4 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (37.50%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (37.50%) OpenView
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) OSPF
4 3 (37.50%) BGP
4 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) CCIE
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto

Senior Telecoms Engineer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (37.50%) BGP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
2 3 (37.50%) OSPF
2 3 (37.50%) VPLS
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) DWDM
3 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (12.50%) GSM
4 1 (12.50%) LTE
4 1 (12.50%) PBX
4 1 (12.50%) RTP
4 1 (12.50%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) GCC
1 1 (12.50%) GDB
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Trac
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (12.50%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Network Design
1 5 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cacti
1 3 (37.50%) OpenView
1 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago