The median annual salary for a Telecoms Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 798 869 888
Rank change year-on-year +71 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Telecoms Engineer 60 85 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.082% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.085% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 48 73 72
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
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%  

Telecoms Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Telecoms Engineer in the UK

Telecoms Engineer
Top 30 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 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
England +81 59 £50,000 +47.05% 10
South East +62 24 £50,000 +81.81% 5
London +79 21 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Oxfordshire - 10 £50,000 - 3
Banbury - 6 £50,000 - 1
Surrey +56 5 £52,500 +144.18% 1
Middlesex - 4 £23,000 -
Camberley - 4 £55,000 - 1
East of England -13 3 £40,000 -4.76% 1
West Midlands +35 2 £43,000 +48.27%
Berkshire +35 2 £27,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £37,250 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £37,250 -
Heathrow - 2 £24,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £27,500 -
City of London +28 1 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Kent +24 1 - -
Coventry +23 1 £46,000 +70.37%
Tunbridge Wells +18 1 - -
South Wales +11 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £40,000 -4.76%
Essex +7 1 £26,000 -5.45%
Hertfordshire +6 1 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Wales +6 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Cheshire +6 1 £72,500 +141.66%
Cambridge +3 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Borehamwood -3 1 £47,500 +18.75% 1
North West -17 1 £72,500 +141.66% 1
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 -

Telecoms Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 43 (38.05%) Cisco
3 41 (36.28%) Linux
4 21 (18.58%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (17.70%) Network Design
6 19 (16.81%) Data Centre
7 17 (15.04%) C++
8 16 (14.16%) Firewall
9 15 (13.27%) MPLS
9 15 (13.27%) Ethernet
9 15 (13.27%) Software Engineering
9 15 (13.27%) Degree
10 14 (12.39%) VoIP
11 13 (11.50%) SS7
11 13 (11.50%) CCNP
11 13 (11.50%) Unix
11 13 (11.50%) LAN
11 13 (11.50%) PBX
12 12 (10.62%) WAN
12 12 (10.62%) Security Cleared
13 11 (9.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 11 (9.73%) Avaya
13 11 (9.73%) MS Excel
13 11 (9.73%) C
14 10 (8.85%) CCNA
14 10 (8.85%) GSM
14 10 (8.85%) TCP/IP
14 10 (8.85%) DV Cleared
14 10 (8.85%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (8.85%) Diameter Protocol

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 5 (4.42%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.08%) MS Office
3 6 (5.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.65%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.77%) IaaS
2 2 (1.77%) Office 365
2 2 (1.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) Firewall
2 15 (13.27%) Ethernet
2 15 (13.27%) MPLS
3 14 (12.39%) VoIP
4 13 (11.50%) LAN
4 13 (11.50%) PBX
4 13 (11.50%) SS7
5 12 (10.62%) WAN
6 10 (8.85%) Diameter Protocol
6 10 (8.85%) GSM
6 10 (8.85%) TCP/IP
7 9 (7.96%) BGP
7 9 (7.96%) LTE
7 9 (7.96%) UMTS
8 8 (7.08%) InfiniBand
8 8 (7.08%) VPN
8 8 (7.08%) Wireshark
9 7 (6.19%) Broadband
10 6 (5.31%) DNS
10 6 (5.31%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.65%) MySQL
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) GCC
1 6 (5.31%) GDB
1 6 (5.31%) Subversion
1 6 (5.31%) Trac
2 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.88%) NUnit
3 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 113 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.54%) Electronics
2 4 (3.54%) Finance
3 3 (2.65%) Military
4 2 (1.77%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 6 (5.31%) STL
2 1 (0.88%) .NET
2 1 (0.88%) LAMP
2 1 (0.88%) WinForms
2 1 (0.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.81%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.31%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.54%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.77%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.77%) iPad
4 2 (1.77%) iPhone
5 1 (0.88%) CCTV
5 1 (0.88%) IVR
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (36.28%) Linux
2 13 (11.50%) Unix
3 8 (7.08%) Windows
4 6 (5.31%) Android
5 2 (1.77%) Solaris
5 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.70%) Network Design
2 15 (13.27%) Software Engineering
3 11 (9.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 10 (8.85%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (7.96%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (6.19%) ITIL
7 6 (5.31%) Change Control
7 6 (5.31%) Cross-Platform Development
7 6 (5.31%) High Availability
7 6 (5.31%) Multithreading
7 6 (5.31%) OO
7 6 (5.31%) Project Management
8 5 (4.42%) Line Management
8 5 (4.42%) Operations Management
8 5 (4.42%) Supplier Management
9 4 (3.54%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (3.54%) Presales
10 3 (2.65%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (2.65%) Migration
11 2 (1.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.04%) C++
2 11 (9.73%) C
3 8 (7.08%) Embedded C
3 8 (7.08%) Embedded C++
4 5 (4.42%) Perl
4 5 (4.42%) Python
5 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.65%) Java
5 3 (2.65%) Tcl
6 2 (1.77%) Ruby
6 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.77%) SQL
7 1 (0.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (18.58%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (13.27%) Degree
3 13 (11.50%) CCNP
4 12 (10.62%) Security Cleared
5 10 (8.85%) CCNA
5 10 (8.85%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.31%) CCIE
7 3 (2.65%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (0.88%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (0.88%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.88%) HNC
8 1 (0.88%) HND
8 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) KVM
1 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.77%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Cacti
1 2 (1.77%) OpenView
1 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 43 (38.05%) Cisco
2 11 (9.73%) Avaya
3 8 (7.08%) Juniper
3 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.08%) Mitel
4 5 (4.42%) Nokia
4 5 (4.42%) Siemens
5 4 (3.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (3.54%) Ciena
5 4 (3.54%) Huawei
5 4 (3.54%) Palo Alto
5 4 (3.54%) Panasonic
5 4 (3.54%) Tellabs
6 3 (2.65%) BT
6 3 (2.65%) Ericsson
6 3 (2.65%) NEC
6 3 (2.65%) Nortel
6 3 (2.65%) VMware
7 2 (1.77%) Reuters
7 2 (1.77%) Toshiba
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nelson, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Exclusive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 13 days ago