The median annual salary for a Telecoms Engineer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies 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.

Telecommunications Engineer
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 869 872
Rank change year-on-year +82 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 87 66 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.067% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.069% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 65 60 69
Median salary £38,500 £42,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.87% -0.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,940 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,250 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,250 £34,500
% change year-on-year +12.42% +22.46%  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 284135 352965 396755
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Telecoms Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms Engineer in the UK

Telecoms Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Telecoms Engineer in the UK

Telecoms Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms Engineer over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Telecoms Engineer in the UK

Telecoms Engineer
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms Engineer within the UK 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
England +68 85 £38,500 -8.87% 10
UK excluding London +59 65 £47,500 +12.42% 9
South East +57 31 £51,250 +2.50% 6
London +28 21 £32,500 -24.41% 1
Midlands +24 16 £38,500 -3.75%
East of England -15 7 £46,000 +15.00% 1
North of England -1 6 £38,500 +67.39% 2
South West -5 3 £23,500 -59.13%
Scotland - 2 - -

Telecoms Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Telecoms Engineer in the job title.

1 147 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 63 (42.86%) Linux
3 39 (26.53%) Cisco
4 35 (23.81%) Network Design
5 33 (22.45%) Data Centre
6 28 (19.05%) SS7
7 27 (18.37%) Security Cleared
8 26 (17.69%) Degree
9 24 (16.33%) DV Cleared
10 23 (15.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 23 (15.65%) C
10 23 (15.65%) Unix
11 22 (14.97%) C++
12 21 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
13 18 (12.24%) GSM
13 18 (12.24%) Ethernet
13 18 (12.24%) Software Engineering
14 17 (11.56%) LTE
14 17 (11.56%) UMTS
15 16 (10.88%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (10.20%) Wireless
16 15 (10.20%) Asterisk PBX
17 14 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
17 14 (9.52%) VoIP
17 14 (9.52%) Broadband
18 13 (8.84%) PBX
18 13 (8.84%) Electronics
18 13 (8.84%) Wireshark
19 12 (8.16%) Firewall
20 11 (7.48%) VPN

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (1.36%) SAS
2 1 (0.68%) Apache
2 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.05%) SS7
2 18 (12.24%) Ethernet
2 18 (12.24%) GSM
3 17 (11.56%) LTE
3 17 (11.56%) UMTS
4 15 (10.20%) Asterisk PBX
4 15 (10.20%) Wireless
5 14 (9.52%) Broadband
5 14 (9.52%) VoIP
6 13 (8.84%) PBX
6 13 (8.84%) Wireshark
7 12 (8.16%) Firewall
8 11 (7.48%) VPN
9 10 (6.80%) Diameter Protocol
9 10 (6.80%) TCP/IP
10 9 (6.12%) MPLS
11 8 (5.44%) InfiniBand
12 7 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
12 7 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) MySQL
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Subversion
2 7 (4.76%) GCC
2 7 (4.76%) GDB
2 7 (4.76%) Trac
3 1 (0.68%) NUnit
3 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 147 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.84%) Electronics
3 5 (3.40%) Finance
3 5 (3.40%) Military
4 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.36%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 7 (4.76%) STL
2 2 (1.36%) WAP
3 1 (0.68%) .NET
3 1 (0.68%) Google Maps API
3 1 (0.68%) LAMP
3 1 (0.68%) WinForms
3 1 (0.68%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.45%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.80%) Handset
3 9 (6.12%) Driving Licence
4 8 (5.44%) CCTV
5 7 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.76%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (2.04%) User Experience
7 2 (1.36%) iPad
7 2 (1.36%) iPhone
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 63 (42.86%) Linux
2 23 (15.65%) Unix
3 10 (6.80%) Android
3 10 (6.80%) Windows
4 8 (5.44%) Solaris
5 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.81%) Network Design
2 23 (15.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 21 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (12.24%) Software Engineering
5 14 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (5.44%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (4.76%) CAD
7 7 (4.76%) Cross-Platform Development
7 7 (4.76%) ITIL
7 7 (4.76%) Multithreading
7 7 (4.76%) OO
7 7 (4.76%) Presales
8 6 (4.08%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (3.40%) High Availability
9 5 (3.40%) Operations Management
9 5 (3.40%) Supplier Management
10 4 (2.72%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.72%) Project Management
11 3 (2.04%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.04%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.65%) C
2 22 (14.97%) C++
3 8 (5.44%) Embedded C
3 8 (5.44%) Embedded C++
4 6 (4.08%) Bash Shell
4 6 (4.08%) Perl
5 5 (3.40%) Python
5 5 (3.40%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.72%) Java
7 2 (1.36%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.69%) Degree
3 24 (16.33%) DV Cleared
4 16 (10.88%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.80%) CCNP
6 7 (4.76%) CCIE
6 7 (4.76%) CCNA
7 2 (1.36%) Avaya Certification
7 2 (1.36%) MCP
7 2 (1.36%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.68%) CCIE Data Center
8 1 (0.68%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (0.68%) CCSP
8 1 (0.68%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.68%) HNC
8 1 (0.68%) HND
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.68%) VCAP
8 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) SLA
2 5 (3.40%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (4.08%) Cacti
1 6 (4.08%) OpenView
1 6 (4.08%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.68%) Ansible
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.68%) QRadar
Vendors
1 39 (26.53%) Cisco
2 9 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.44%) BroadSoft
4 7 (4.76%) Avaya
5 6 (4.08%) HP
5 6 (4.08%) Juniper
5 6 (4.08%) Palo Alto
6 5 (3.40%) BT
7 4 (2.72%) EMC
7 4 (2.72%) Mitel
8 3 (2.04%) Atmel
8 3 (2.04%) Cadence
8 3 (2.04%) Ericsson
8 3 (2.04%) Huawei
8 3 (2.04%) NEC
8 3 (2.04%) Oracle
8 3 (2.04%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.04%) Samsung
9 2 (1.36%) Nokia
9 2 (1.36%) Siemens
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