Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 128 87
Rank change year-on-year +9 -41 +13
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 214 221 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.27% 2.26% 3.17%
As % of the General category 5.98% 6.01% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 187 193 376
West Midlands median annual salary £32,000 £38,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% -13.64% -2.22%
10th Percentile £8,775 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year - -1.04% -4.00%

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 3,576 3,676 4,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.99% 37.57% 37.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,704 2,916 3,506
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.19% -1.76%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 2018. 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 -36 83 £30,000 -18.92% 12
Warwickshire +41 49 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Coventry +6 33 £28,000 -37.78% 1
Solihull +10 11 £26,000 -48.00% 2
Worcestershire +26 9 £32,500 -22.81% 4
Shropshire +20 4 £31,000 -22.50% 4
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £37,500 - 1
Herefordshire - 4 £52,500 -
Staffordshire -18 2 £32,500 -23.53% 4
Dudley - 2 £26,500 -
Halesowen +1 1 £21,500 -18.87%
Tipton - 1 £27,500 - 1
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 51 (23.83%) Finance
2 42 (19.63%) Microsoft
3 37 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (16.36%) ITIL
5 32 (14.95%) Degree
6 30 (14.02%) Windows
6 30 (14.02%) Retail
7 25 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (11.21%) Active Directory
9 23 (10.75%) Project Management
9 23 (10.75%) Banking
10 22 (10.28%) Internet
11 20 (9.35%) Integration Testing
11 20 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (9.35%) Self-Motivation
12 19 (8.88%) Computer Science Degree
12 19 (8.88%) QA
12 19 (8.88%) Business Development
12 19 (8.88%) Microsoft Excel
13 18 (8.41%) CRM
13 18 (8.41%) Driving Licence
14 17 (7.94%) Windows Server
14 17 (7.94%) Data Centre
14 17 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (7.48%) SaaS
15 16 (7.48%) LAN
16 15 (7.01%) ERP
16 15 (7.01%) WAN
16 15 (7.01%) Management Information System
16 15 (7.01%) Service Management

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 3 (1.40%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.47%) JBoss
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (8.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (6.07%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.47%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.48%) SaaS
2 13 (6.07%) Office 365
3 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.28%) Internet
2 16 (7.48%) LAN
3 15 (7.01%) WAN
4 12 (5.61%) DNS
5 10 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (4.21%) DHCP
6 9 (4.21%) Firewall
6 9 (4.21%) SMS
7 8 (3.74%) VoIP
8 7 (3.27%) 4G
8 7 (3.27%) LTE
9 6 (2.80%) VPN
10 5 (2.34%) Wireless
11 4 (1.87%) 2G
11 4 (1.87%) 3G
11 4 (1.87%) MPLS
11 4 (1.87%) Network Security
12 3 (1.40%) TETRA
13 2 (0.93%) BGP
13 2 (0.93%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.34%) Big Data
3 1 (0.47%) GIS
3 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) JUnit
1 1 (0.47%) Mockito
1 1 (0.47%) Rational Rose
General
1 51 (23.83%) Finance
2 30 (14.02%) Retail
3 23 (10.75%) Banking
4 10 (4.67%) Marketing
5 8 (3.74%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.27%) Automotive
7 4 (1.87%) French Language
8 3 (1.40%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.40%) Back Office
8 3 (1.40%) Electronics
8 3 (1.40%) Legal
9 2 (0.93%) Law
10 1 (0.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.47%) Billing
10 1 (0.47%) German Language
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
10 1 (0.47%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 31 (14.49%) Analyst
2 18 (8.41%) IT Engineer
3 14 (6.54%) Business Analyst
4 13 (6.07%) Consultant
5 11 (5.14%) Implementation Consultant
6 10 (4.67%) IT Manager
7 9 (4.21%) Business Manager
7 9 (4.21%) Business Systems Analyst
7 9 (4.21%) Head of Operations
7 9 (4.21%) IT Support
7 9 (4.21%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.21%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (3.74%) Business Development Manager
8 8 (3.74%) Development Manager
8 8 (3.74%) Implementation Analyst
8 8 (3.74%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (3.74%) Test Engineer
9 7 (3.27%) Architect
9 7 (3.27%) Design Engineer
9 7 (3.27%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.34%) EDI
2 3 (1.40%) .NET
3 2 (0.93%) Hibernate
3 2 (0.93%) HTML
3 2 (0.93%) Java EE
3 2 (0.93%) Spring
4 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.47%) CSS
4 1 (0.47%) EJB
4 1 (0.47%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (0.47%) HTML5
4 1 (0.47%) JSP
4 1 (0.47%) Kafka
4 1 (0.47%) Servlets
4 1 (0.47%) Struts
4 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (9.35%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (8.41%) Driving Licence
3 17 (7.94%) Data Centre
4 15 (7.01%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.27%) AS400
5 7 (3.27%) iSeries
5 7 (3.27%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.80%) CMDB
7 3 (1.40%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.93%) CCTV
8 2 (0.93%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.93%) Handset
8 2 (0.93%) NHS
8 2 (0.93%) SCADA
8 2 (0.93%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.47%) Replication
9 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.02%) Windows
2 17 (7.94%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.21%) Linux
4 4 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.87%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.87%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.93%) Android
5 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) Unix
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.36%) ITIL
3 25 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (10.75%) Project Management
5 20 (9.35%) Integration Testing
6 19 (8.88%) Business Development
7 18 (8.41%) CRM
8 17 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (7.01%) ERP
9 15 (7.01%) Service Management
10 14 (6.54%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (6.54%) Change Management
10 14 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (6.07%) Customer Requirements
11 13 (6.07%) Defect Management
11 13 (6.07%) PRINCE2
11 13 (6.07%) Scrum
11 13 (6.07%) System Integration Testing
12 12 (5.61%) B2B
12 12 (5.61%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.54%) SQL
2 10 (4.67%) C
3 7 (3.27%) Java
4 6 (2.80%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.87%) C++
5 4 (1.87%) RPG
5 4 (1.87%) RPG IV
5 4 (1.87%) VB
6 3 (1.40%) Embedded C
7 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.93%) Python
8 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.47%) C#
8 1 (0.47%) PHP
8 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (14.95%) Degree
2 19 (8.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.21%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.27%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.34%) CCNA
6 5 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.34%) HNC
7 4 (1.87%) CCNP
7 4 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.40%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.93%) APMP
9 2 (0.93%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.93%) HND
9 2 (0.93%) MCSA
9 2 (0.93%) SCSE
9 2 (0.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.47%) OSCP
10 1 (0.47%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.88%) QA
2 14 (6.54%) SLA
3 13 (6.07%) PMO
4 8 (3.74%) GDPR
5 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.47%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.47%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.80%) Firmware
4 5 (2.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.87%) SCCM
2 2 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.47%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.47%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 42 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.54%) Cisco
3 10 (4.67%) VMware
4 9 (4.21%) BT
5 4 (1.87%) BMC
5 4 (1.87%) JD Edwards
5 4 (1.87%) Oracle
5 4 (1.87%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.87%) Remedy
5 4 (1.87%) SAP
6 3 (1.40%) Mitel
7 2 (0.93%) Avaya
7 2 (0.93%) ConnectWise
7 2 (0.93%) EMC
7 2 (0.93%) Fujitsu
7 2 (0.93%) Kaseya
7 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.93%) WatchGuard
8 1 (0.47%) Samsung
8 1 (0.47%) ShoreTel