Telecoms Jobs in the West Midlands

Telecommunications
England > West Midlands

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 21 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 78 205 150
Rank change year-on-year +127 -55 -35
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 168 77 139
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.08% 1.06% 1.98%
As % of the General category 5.04% 1.43% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 137 55 118
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £27,550
25th Percentile £26,500 £25,688 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -22.22% -25.00% +33.33%
75th Percentile £55,440 £55,000 £70,625
90th Percentile £70,500 £68,250 £85,375
England median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +1.85% -1.82%

All General Skills
West Midlands

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,336 5,389 4,051
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 61.23% 74.42% 57.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,661 2,330 2,736
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,500 £29,750
25th Percentile £32,000 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,772 £78,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 21 February 2024.

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 21 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Birmingham +58 65 £45,000 -18.18% 25
Worcestershire - 45 £26,500 - 5
Solihull +10 12 £38,500 +43.93% 3
Warwickshire +56 11 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Coventry +39 8 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Staffordshire +6 8 £45,000 +91.49% 7
Shropshire -1 6 £37,500 +44.23%
Wednesbury - 5 £30,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £55,440 -
Dudley - 1 £23,500 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.79%) CMS
1 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Exchange
1 3 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.38%) Simulink
2 2 (1.19%) TargetLink
3 1 (0.60%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.48%) Microsoft 365
2 25 (14.88%) Azure
3 14 (8.33%) Entra ID
4 5 (2.98%) AWS
5 3 (1.79%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.79%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.79%) SaaS
6 2 (1.19%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (1.19%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.60%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 45 (26.79%) Broadband
2 20 (11.90%) Firewall
3 15 (8.93%) 5G
3 15 (8.93%) LAN
3 15 (8.93%) WAN
4 11 (6.55%) DHCP
4 11 (6.55%) DNS
5 10 (5.95%) VLAN
6 8 (4.76%) 4G
6 8 (4.76%) MPLS
6 8 (4.76%) PBX
7 7 (4.17%) BGP
7 7 (4.17%) Wireless
8 6 (3.57%) Internet
8 6 (3.57%) OSPF
8 6 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.98%) Network Security
9 5 (2.98%) SAN
9 5 (2.98%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (2.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.98%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.19%) MySQL
3 1 (0.60%) Power BI
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.60%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (1.19%) GCC
1 2 (1.19%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.60%) IDA Disassembler
2 1 (0.60%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 65 (38.69%) Social Skills
2 48 (28.57%) Retail
3 43 (25.60%) Local Government
4 27 (16.07%) Finance
5 16 (9.52%) Electronics
5 16 (9.52%) Marketing
6 15 (8.93%) Public Sector
7 13 (7.74%) Manufacturing
8 10 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (5.36%) Automotive
10 5 (2.98%) Legal
10 5 (2.98%) Organisational Skills
11 4 (2.38%) Law
12 3 (1.79%) Games
13 2 (1.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (16.07%) Business Development Manager
1 27 (16.07%) Business Manager
1 27 (16.07%) Development Manager
2 26 (15.48%) Support Engineer
3 22 (13.10%) Consultant
4 21 (12.50%) Enterprise Consultant
4 21 (12.50%) IT Support
5 16 (9.52%) IT Engineer
5 16 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
6 15 (8.93%) Senior
7 10 (5.95%) Network Engineer
8 7 (4.17%) Analyst
8 7 (4.17%) Lead
8 7 (4.17%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.57%) Embedded Engineer
9 6 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (3.57%) Telecoms Manager
10 5 (2.98%) Mobile Engineer
10 5 (2.98%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.98%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.19%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.19%) React
1 2 (1.19%) Web Services
2 1 (0.60%) .NET
2 1 (0.60%) .NET Core
2 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.71%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.76%) Replication
3 5 (2.98%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.38%) IoT
4 4 (2.38%) Wiki
5 3 (1.79%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.79%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.79%) Social Media
6 2 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.19%) Onboarding
7 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.60%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.60%) Distributed Systems
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.05%) Windows
2 26 (15.48%) Windows Server
3 9 (5.36%) Windows 10
4 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.57%) Android
6 5 (2.98%) Linux
6 5 (2.98%) Unix
7 2 (1.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (34.52%) Decision-Making
2 45 (26.79%) B2B
3 43 (25.60%) Collaborative Working
4 42 (25.00%) B2C
4 42 (25.00%) Customer Experience
5 28 (16.67%) Business Development
6 25 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (11.90%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (8.93%) Programme Management
9 14 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (8.33%) Project Management
10 13 (7.74%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (6.55%) Project Delivery
12 10 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (5.95%) Software Engineering
13 9 (5.36%) ITIL
14 8 (4.76%) Change Management
14 8 (4.76%) Mentoring
15 7 (4.17%) Customer Service
15 7 (4.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.76%) C
1 8 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.98%) C#
2 5 (2.98%) MATLAB
2 5 (2.98%) Python
3 4 (2.38%) Bash
4 3 (1.79%) SQL
5 2 (1.19%) Embedded C
5 2 (1.19%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.19%) PHP
5 2 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (13.10%) Degree
2 13 (7.74%) DBS Check
3 11 (6.55%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.98%) CCNA
7 4 (2.38%) CREST Certified
7 4 (2.38%) MCSE
8 3 (1.79%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.79%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (1.79%) MCSA
9 2 (1.19%) ACCA
9 2 (1.19%) CCIE
9 2 (1.19%) CCIE Data Center
9 2 (1.19%) CCNP
9 2 (1.19%) CIMA
9 2 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.60%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.93%) QA
2 5 (2.98%) ISO 26262
3 4 (2.38%) MISRA
3 4 (2.38%) NCSC
3 4 (2.38%) SLA
4 3 (1.79%) PMO
5 2 (1.19%) AUTOSAR
System Software
1 22 (13.10%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.79%) Docker
6 2 (1.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (5.95%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (5.36%) SCCM
3 5 (2.98%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.79%) Ansible
4 3 (1.79%) Functional Safety
5 2 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (25.00%) BT
2 23 (13.69%) Microsoft
3 22 (13.10%) Cisco
4 16 (9.52%) Aruba
5 15 (8.93%) SAP
5 15 (8.93%) VMware
6 12 (7.14%) Juniper
7 11 (6.55%) Veeam
8 6 (3.57%) Ericsson
9 5 (2.98%) HP
9 5 (2.98%) Nimble Storage
9 5 (2.98%) Nokia
10 3 (1.79%) Google
10 3 (1.79%) Mitel
10 3 (1.79%) Zerto
11 2 (1.19%) Apple
11 2 (1.19%) NEC
11 2 (1.19%) Openreach
11 2 (1.19%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.19%) Virgin Media