Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 98 103
Rank change year-on-year -24 +5 -30
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 249 307 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.46% 2.67% 2.63%
As % of the General category 6.50% 6.95% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 224 305 291
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £43,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.79% +11.54% -9.30%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £76,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3832 4418 4036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.80% 38.48% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2989 3407 3185
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the West Midlands

Telecoms
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Telecoms in the West Midlands

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the West Midlands

Telecoms
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -15 111 £34,000 -24.44% 3
Warwickshire +40 55 £40,500 +12.50% 3
Solihull -1 24 £22,500 -50.00% 2
Coventry +9 22 £39,000 -9.30% 1
Staffordshire +17 15 £24,500 -28.99%
Worcestershire 0 8 £35,000 -22.22%
Herefordshire +5 4 £50,000 +66.67%
Shropshire -32 3 £26,500 -11.67%
Wolverhampton +2 1 £27,500 +17.02%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £42,500 -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 72 (28.92%) JavaScript
2 62 (24.90%) CSS
3 59 (23.69%) HTML
4 57 (22.89%) Git (software)
5 53 (21.29%) PHP
6 50 (20.08%) WAN
7 47 (18.88%) HTML5
8 45 (18.07%) Finance
9 44 (17.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 43 (17.27%) Android
11 40 (16.06%) Manufacturing
11 40 (16.06%) Electronics
12 39 (15.66%) ITIL
13 37 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (14.46%) LAN
15 32 (12.85%) Windows
15 32 (12.85%) Microsoft
16 30 (12.05%) AngularJS
16 30 (12.05%) GitHub
16 30 (12.05%) Sass
16 30 (12.05%) PhoneGap
16 30 (12.05%) Backbone.js
16 30 (12.05%) Apple iOS
16 30 (12.05%) Apache Cordova
16 30 (12.05%) GitLab
16 30 (12.05%) React
16 30 (12.05%) webpack
16 30 (12.05%) gulp
16 30 (12.05%) Vue (Vue.js)
16 30 (12.05%) npm

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 20 (8.03%) WordPress
2 12 (4.82%) Apache
3 11 (4.42%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (4.02%) CMS
4 10 (4.02%) nginx
5 6 (2.41%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.41%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.61%) IIS
6 4 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (8.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.61%) Magento
2 3 (1.20%) Workfront
3 2 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.05%) GitHub
1 30 (12.05%) npm
2 11 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.02%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (4.02%) Amazon S3
3 10 (4.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 9 (3.61%) Office 365
5 8 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.20%) Force.com
6 3 (1.20%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Fastly
7 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 50 (20.08%) WAN
2 36 (14.46%) LAN
3 28 (11.24%) Internet
4 22 (8.84%) Firewall
5 21 (8.43%) MPLS
6 19 (7.63%) VoIP
7 16 (6.43%) 4G
7 16 (6.43%) LTE
8 15 (6.02%) Broadband
8 15 (6.02%) TETRA
9 12 (4.82%) Ethernet
10 11 (4.42%) VLAN
11 9 (3.61%) Skype
12 8 (3.21%) DHCP
12 8 (3.21%) VPN
12 8 (3.21%) WLAN
13 7 (2.81%) DNS
13 7 (2.81%) VDSL
13 7 (2.81%) Wireless
13 7 (2.81%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.84%) MySQL
2 19 (7.63%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.02%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (4.02%) MongoDB
3 10 (4.02%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.20%) Big Data
5 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.40%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 57 (22.89%) Git (software)
2 30 (12.05%) GitLab
2 30 (12.05%) gulp
2 30 (12.05%) webpack
3 12 (4.82%) Mocha
4 10 (4.02%) PhantomJS
5 6 (2.41%) Android Studio
5 6 (2.41%) Subversion
5 6 (2.41%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.61%) Moq
6 4 (1.61%) MSTest
6 4 (1.61%) NUnit
6 4 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.20%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.40%) JBehave
8 1 (0.40%) JIRA
8 1 (0.40%) MSI
8 1 (0.40%) Selenium
8 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (18.07%) Finance
2 40 (16.06%) Electronics
2 40 (16.06%) Manufacturing
3 21 (8.43%) Retail
4 20 (8.03%) Marketing
5 14 (5.62%) Banking
6 5 (2.01%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.20%) Law
8 2 (0.80%) Billing
8 2 (0.80%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (26.91%) Developer
2 51 (20.48%) JavaScript Developer
3 42 (16.87%) HTML CSS Developer
3 42 (16.87%) HTML Developer
4 33 (13.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 20 (8.03%) PHP Developer
6 19 (7.63%) Full Stack Developer
7 15 (6.02%) Applications Developer
7 15 (6.02%) Test Manager
8 14 (5.62%) Analyst
9 13 (5.22%) Support Engineer
10 11 (4.42%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.42%) Telecoms Engineer
11 9 (3.61%) Architect
11 9 (3.61%) OO PHP Developer
11 9 (3.61%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 9 (3.61%) Senior Manager
12 8 (3.21%) Telecoms Manager
12 8 (3.21%) Test Engineer
13 7 (2.81%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (24.90%) CSS
2 59 (23.69%) HTML
3 47 (18.88%) HTML5
4 44 (17.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 30 (12.05%) AngularJS
5 30 (12.05%) Apache Cordova
5 30 (12.05%) Backbone.js
5 30 (12.05%) PhoneGap
5 30 (12.05%) React
5 30 (12.05%) Sass
5 30 (12.05%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 20 (8.03%) Laravel
6 20 (8.03%) SOAP
7 17 (6.83%) REST
8 14 (5.62%) jQuery
9 13 (5.22%) .NET
10 12 (4.82%) LAMP
10 12 (4.82%) Node.js
10 12 (4.82%) Ruby on Rails
10 12 (4.82%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.43%) Mobile App
3 15 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.81%) Replication
6 6 (2.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (2.41%) Mobile Computing
6 6 (2.41%) NHS
7 5 (2.01%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.20%) CCTV
8 3 (1.20%) Clustering
8 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.20%) Handset
8 3 (1.20%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.80%) CESG
9 2 (0.80%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.27%) Android
2 32 (12.85%) Windows
3 30 (12.05%) Apple iOS
4 24 (9.64%) Linux
5 16 (6.43%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.41%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.61%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.80%) CentOS
9 2 (0.80%) Debian
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.66%) ITIL
2 37 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (10.04%) E-Commerce
4 21 (8.43%) Front End Development
5 20 (8.03%) Android Development
5 20 (8.03%) Continuous Delivery
5 20 (8.03%) iOS Development
5 20 (8.03%) Mobile Application Development
6 19 (7.63%) Scrum
7 18 (7.23%) ITIL V3
8 16 (6.43%) Programme Management
8 16 (6.43%) Project Management
8 16 (6.43%) System Integration Testing
9 15 (6.02%) MVC
9 15 (6.02%) OO
10 14 (5.62%) SDLC
10 14 (5.62%) Service Delivery
11 13 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (5.22%) OOP
11 13 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (28.92%) JavaScript
2 53 (21.29%) PHP
3 24 (9.64%) SQL
4 23 (9.24%) C#
5 19 (7.63%) Java
6 12 (4.82%) C++
6 12 (4.82%) Ruby
7 10 (4.02%) PHP 7
7 10 (4.02%) XPath
8 8 (3.21%) C
9 6 (2.41%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.41%) Python
9 6 (2.41%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.41%) VB
9 6 (2.41%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.41%) VB6
10 4 (1.61%) Apex Code
10 4 (1.61%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (8.43%) Degree
2 12 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.61%) CCNA
4 8 (3.21%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.41%) CCNP
5 6 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.61%) MCP
6 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 3 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.20%) HND
7 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.80%) CCIE
8 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.80%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.40%) CCDP
9 1 (0.40%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (0.40%) HNC
9 1 (0.40%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.81%) QA
2 4 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.61%) SLA
3 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) GCP
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.42%) Docker
4 7 (2.81%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.61%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.80%) Firmware
6 2 (0.80%) iptables
7 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.41%) AirWatch
3 5 (2.01%) WSUS
4 4 (1.61%) SCCM
5 3 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.80%) Netcool
7 1 (0.40%) Ansible
7 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (12.85%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.24%) Cisco
3 20 (8.03%) Adobe
4 14 (5.62%) VMware
5 12 (4.82%) Oracle
6 7 (2.81%) Mitel
7 6 (2.41%) Atmel
7 6 (2.41%) Cadence
7 6 (2.41%) EMC
7 6 (2.41%) IBM
7 6 (2.41%) Remedy
7 6 (2.41%) SOTI
8 5 (2.01%) HP
8 5 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.61%) BT
9 4 (1.61%) Motorola
9 4 (1.61%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (1.61%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.61%) Synology
9 4 (1.61%) Veeam