Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > West Midlands
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 86 67 130
Rank change year-on-year -19 +63 +6
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 130 320 212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.93% 4.15% 2.27%
As % of the General category 8.71% 11.14% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 85 263 185
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +30.77% -17.72%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,900 £8,775
90th Percentile £74,750 £77,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +1.01% +4.21%

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 1,493 2,872 3,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.65% 37.27% 40.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,145 2,077 2,792
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Telecoms in the West Midlands

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020. 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
Warwickshire +17 67 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Birmingham -23 27 £60,000 +41.18% 5
Worcestershire +32 7 £50,000 +49.25%
Coventry -21 7 £52,500 +128.26% 1
Solihull -14 6 £52,500 +16.67%
Shropshire +25 2 £33,750 -6.25% 1
Staffordshire +19 1 - - 2
Wednesbury - 1 £55,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £24,000 -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 42 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 36 (27.69%) Security Cleared
3 34 (26.15%) Degree
4 31 (23.85%) Windows
4 31 (23.85%) SC Cleared
5 30 (23.08%) VMware
6 27 (20.77%) Internet
7 25 (19.23%) Wireless
7 25 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 24 (18.46%) Data Centre
9 23 (17.69%) DNS
9 23 (17.69%) CCTV
10 22 (16.92%) Cisco
11 21 (16.15%) Finance
11 21 (16.15%) User Experience
11 21 (16.15%) SCOM
12 20 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (15.38%) Project Management
13 19 (14.62%) ITIL
13 19 (14.62%) HNC
14 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Excel
14 17 (13.08%) McAfee
14 17 (13.08%) Juniper
14 17 (13.08%) Public Sector
15 16 (12.31%) SolarWinds
16 15 (11.54%) Logistics
17 14 (10.77%) Firewall
17 14 (10.77%) SLA
18 13 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
18 13 (10.00%) McAfee ePO

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 2 (1.54%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (4.62%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.77%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Primavera
2 4 (3.08%) Teamcenter
3 2 (1.54%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.54%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (1.54%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.15%) Azure
2 5 (3.85%) AWS
3 4 (3.08%) Office 365
4 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.54%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.77%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 27 (20.77%) Internet
2 25 (19.23%) Wireless
3 23 (17.69%) DNS
4 14 (10.77%) Firewall
5 12 (9.23%) LAN
6 11 (8.46%) SMS
6 11 (8.46%) WAN
7 10 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (3.85%) VoIP
9 4 (3.08%) DWDM
9 4 (3.08%) Unified Communications
10 3 (2.31%) MPLS
11 2 (1.54%) 3G
11 2 (1.54%) 4G
11 2 (1.54%) 5G
11 2 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.54%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.54%) Network Security
11 2 (1.54%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (1.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.38%) Big Data
2 3 (2.31%) MySQL
2 3 (2.31%) QlikView
2 3 (2.31%) Spotfire
3 2 (1.54%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.54%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.77%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.54%) JIRA
2 2 (1.54%) Subversion
3 1 (0.77%) JUnit
3 1 (0.77%) Mockito
3 1 (0.77%) PHPUnit
General
1 21 (16.15%) Finance
2 17 (13.08%) Public Sector
3 6 (4.62%) Legal
4 4 (3.08%) Electronics
4 4 (3.08%) Retail
5 3 (2.31%) Advertising
5 3 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.54%) Automotive
6 2 (1.54%) Local Government
6 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.77%) Back Office
7 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (12.31%) Support Engineer
2 14 (10.77%) Senior Manager
3 12 (9.23%) IT Engineer
3 12 (9.23%) NOC Engineer
4 11 (8.46%) Installations Engineer
4 11 (8.46%) IT Support
4 11 (8.46%) IT Support Engineer
5 9 (6.92%) Design Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Administrator
6 8 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (6.15%) Windows Administrator
6 8 (6.15%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.38%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) Telecoms Manager
7 7 (5.38%) Test Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Integration Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Network Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.31%) Django
1 3 (2.31%) LAMP
1 3 (2.31%) REST
2 2 (1.54%) .NET
2 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (1.54%) CSS
2 2 (1.54%) HTML
3 1 (0.77%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.77%) Java EE
3 1 (0.77%) Laravel
3 1 (0.77%) Spring
3 1 (0.77%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.46%) Data Centre
2 23 (17.69%) CCTV
3 21 (16.15%) User Experience
4 7 (5.38%) e-Learning
5 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.62%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (4.62%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.62%) PACS
6 5 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.08%) Digital TV
7 4 (3.08%) Life Science
8 3 (2.31%) FMCG
9 2 (1.54%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.54%) NHS
9 2 (1.54%) PKI
10 1 (0.77%) CMDB
10 1 (0.77%) LIMS
10 1 (0.77%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.85%) Windows
2 10 (7.69%) Linux
3 6 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.31%) CentOS
4 3 (2.31%) Solaris
5 2 (1.54%) HPUX
5 2 (1.54%) VMS
6 1 (0.77%) Android
6 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.77%) CatOS
6 1 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
2 20 (15.38%) Project Management
3 19 (14.62%) ITIL
4 15 (11.54%) Logistics
5 13 (10.00%) Analytics
5 13 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (10.00%) Self-Awareness
6 11 (8.46%) PRINCE2
6 11 (8.46%) Project Delivery
6 11 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.69%) Change Management
8 9 (6.92%) Decision-Making
8 9 (6.92%) ITIL V3
8 9 (6.92%) Line Management
8 9 (6.92%) Service Management
9 8 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.15%) Change Control
9 8 (6.15%) Network Management
10 7 (5.38%) Computer Science
10 7 (5.38%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.46%) SQL
2 5 (3.85%) C
2 5 (3.85%) C++
2 5 (3.85%) Python
3 4 (3.08%) PHP
4 3 (2.31%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.54%) C#
6 1 (0.77%) Java
6 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (27.69%) Security Cleared
2 34 (26.15%) Degree
3 31 (23.85%) SC Cleared
4 19 (14.62%) HNC
5 12 (9.23%) HND
6 4 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.08%) CISSP
6 4 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.31%) CCNP
7 3 (2.31%) CISA
8 2 (1.54%) CCNA
8 2 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.54%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.77%) APMP
9 1 (0.77%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.77%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.77%) SANS
9 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.77%) SLA
2 7 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.62%) QA
4 3 (2.31%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.31%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.31%) NIST
5 2 (1.54%) ISO 9000
5 2 (1.54%) PMO
6 1 (0.77%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.77%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.77%) P3O
System Software
1 20 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (3.08%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (16.15%) SCOM
2 13 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.08%) SCCM
4 1 (0.77%) OpenView
Vendors
1 42 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 30 (23.08%) VMware
3 22 (16.92%) Cisco
4 17 (13.08%) Juniper
4 17 (13.08%) McAfee
5 16 (12.31%) SolarWinds
6 13 (10.00%) Virgin Media
7 8 (6.15%) Dell
7 8 (6.15%) NetApp
7 8 (6.15%) Oracle
8 6 (4.62%) Remedy
9 5 (3.85%) HP
10 4 (3.08%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.08%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.08%) Veeam
11 3 (2.31%) BT
11 3 (2.31%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.31%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.31%) SAP
11 3 (2.31%) Tableau