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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
England / West Midlands
Rank 105 68 82
Rank change year-on-year -37 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 113 224 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.39% 3.65% 3.25%
As % of the General category 6.61% 9.76% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 98 189 134
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% -8.42%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1709 2295 1740
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 36.18% 37.37% 34.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1325 1778 1423
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Telecoms as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 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
Birmingham -21 57 £35,000 -30.00% 6
Staffordshire +21 14 £41,250 +71.87% 7
Warwickshire +10 13 £45,000 +18.42% 5
Coventry +6 13 £50,000 +51.51% 3
Solihull -10 7 £64,000 -11.72% 4
West Bromwich +1 2 £27,500 -57.69% 1
Shropshire +1 2 £42,500 +63.46% 5
Worcestershire -23 2 £51,000 +56.92% 2
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 61 (26.29%) Cisco
2 60 (25.86%) Finance
3 49 (21.12%) VoIP
4 46 (19.83%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (17.67%) Firewall
7 37 (15.95%) Retail
8 35 (15.09%) WAN
9 34 (14.66%) JavaScript
9 34 (14.66%) ITIL
10 33 (14.22%) HTML
11 32 (13.79%) CCNP
12 31 (13.36%) Banking
13 29 (12.50%) Mitel
13 29 (12.50%) Project Management
13 29 (12.50%) Windows
14 28 (12.07%) Java
14 28 (12.07%) .NET
14 28 (12.07%) CCNA
15 27 (11.64%) CSS
15 27 (11.64%) LAN
15 27 (11.64%) MS Excel
16 26 (11.21%) Avaya
16 26 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (10.34%) Microsoft
17 24 (10.34%) SLA
17 24 (10.34%) Project Planning
18 22 (9.48%) Marketing
18 22 (9.48%) SQL Server
19 21 (9.05%) C#

Telecoms
Top Related 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 7 (3.02%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (2.59%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.16%) CMS
3 5 (2.16%) JBoss
3 5 (2.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (1.72%) Apache
4 4 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.72%) nginx
5 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.86%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.47%) MS Office
3 7 (3.02%) MS Project
4 4 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (2.59%) Workfront
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.60%) SaaS
2 5 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.43%) IaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.43%) Office 365
5 1 (0.43%) PaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 49 (21.12%) VoIP
2 41 (17.67%) Firewall
3 35 (15.09%) WAN
4 27 (11.64%) LAN
5 19 (8.19%) VLAN
6 13 (5.60%) Internet
6 13 (5.60%) Network Security
7 12 (5.17%) SSL
7 12 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (4.31%) Broadband
8 10 (4.31%) PABX
8 10 (4.31%) VPN
8 10 (4.31%) Wireless
9 9 (3.88%) MPLS
10 7 (3.02%) IPsec
10 7 (3.02%) SSH
10 7 (3.02%) TCP/IP
10 7 (3.02%) WLAN
11 6 (2.59%) DWDM
11 6 (2.59%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.02%) Big Data
3 6 (2.59%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.16%) DB2
4 5 (2.16%) MySQL
4 5 (2.16%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.16%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (3.45%) Moq
1 8 (3.45%) MSTest
1 8 (3.45%) NUnit
1 8 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (3.02%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.16%) gulp
3 5 (2.16%) Rational Rose
3 5 (2.16%) Subversion
4 4 (1.72%) PhantomJS
4 4 (1.72%) webpack
5 2 (0.86%) Mocha
6 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
General
1 60 (25.86%) Finance
2 37 (15.95%) Retail
3 31 (13.36%) Banking
4 22 (9.48%) Marketing
5 11 (4.74%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.02%) Electronics
7 6 (2.59%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.86%) Automotive
8 2 (0.86%) Billing
8 2 (0.86%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (18.97%) Network Engineer
2 43 (18.53%) Developer
3 24 (10.34%) Architect
4 20 (8.62%) .NET Developer
4 20 (8.62%) HTML CSS Developer
4 20 (8.62%) HTML Developer
5 18 (7.76%) Analyst
6 17 (7.33%) Voice Engineer
7 15 (6.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 15 (6.47%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (6.47%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (5.17%) Voice Network Engineer
9 11 (4.74%) Lead Architect
9 11 (4.74%) Product Manager
10 10 (4.31%) Consultant
10 10 (4.31%) Project Manager
11 9 (3.88%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.88%) Telecoms Developer
11 9 (3.88%) Telecoms Engineer
12 8 (3.45%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.22%) HTML
2 28 (12.07%) .NET
3 27 (11.64%) CSS
4 13 (5.60%) ASP.NET
5 11 (4.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 8 (3.45%) Castle Windsor
6 8 (3.45%) Ninject
6 8 (3.45%) Spring.NET
6 8 (3.45%) Unity DI Container
6 8 (3.45%) WinForms
6 8 (3.45%) WPF
7 7 (3.02%) HTML5
7 7 (3.02%) jQuery
8 6 (2.59%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.59%) Java EE
8 6 (2.59%) XML
9 5 (2.16%) LAMP
9 5 (2.16%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (4.74%) Handset
4 10 (4.31%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.59%) IVR
7 5 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.29%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.86%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.86%) Fintech
11 1 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.43%) PMI
11 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.50%) Windows
2 19 (8.19%) Linux
3 5 (2.16%) Unix
3 5 (2.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.53%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (14.66%) ITIL
3 29 (12.50%) Project Management
4 26 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (10.34%) Project Planning
6 19 (8.19%) MVC
6 19 (8.19%) Service Delivery
7 16 (6.90%) Change Control
7 16 (6.90%) Scrum
8 15 (6.47%) Configuration Management
8 15 (6.47%) E-Commerce
9 14 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (6.03%) Front End Development
9 14 (6.03%) TDD
10 13 (5.60%) Kanban
10 13 (5.60%) Presales
10 13 (5.60%) Problem Management
10 13 (5.60%) Programme Management
11 12 (5.17%) Service Management
12 11 (4.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.66%) JavaScript
2 28 (12.07%) Java
3 21 (9.05%) C#
4 12 (5.17%) SQL
5 7 (3.02%) PHP
5 7 (3.02%) Python
6 6 (2.59%) C
7 4 (1.72%) VB
7 4 (1.72%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.72%) XPath
8 2 (0.86%) Ruby
9 1 (0.43%) Groovy
9 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (19.83%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (13.79%) CCNP
3 28 (12.07%) CCNA
4 8 (3.45%) Degree
5 6 (2.59%) MCSE
5 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.72%) CCIE
6 4 (1.72%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.29%) CCNP Voice
7 3 (1.29%) CISMP
8 2 (0.86%) CISSP
8 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.43%) CISA
9 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.43%) MCP
9 1 (0.43%) MRICS
9 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.34%) SLA
2 6 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.72%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.02%) Docker
3 5 (2.16%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.43%) Firmware
5 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (2.16%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (2.16%) Cisco UCCX
1 5 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.86%) Ansible
2 2 (0.86%) SCCM
2 2 (0.86%) WMI
2 2 (0.86%) WSUS
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
3 1 (0.43%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 61 (26.29%) Cisco
2 29 (12.50%) Mitel
3 26 (11.21%) Avaya
4 24 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 11 (4.74%) Huawei
6 8 (3.45%) Oracle
6 8 (3.45%) Remedy
6 8 (3.45%) SAP
7 7 (3.02%) Nokia
8 6 (2.59%) CheckPoint
8 6 (2.59%) LANDesk
8 6 (2.59%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.16%) Casewise
9 5 (2.16%) Ericsson
9 5 (2.16%) JDA
9 5 (2.16%) VMware
9 5 (2.16%) Zend
10 4 (1.72%) Aerohive Networks
10 4 (1.72%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 4 (1.72%) Sourcefire
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Consumer Council for Water
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Solihull
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
360 Resourcing
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago
Bridgnorth, Shropshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 8 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 18 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 18 days ago
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 18 days ago
Walsall, Staffordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 18 days ago
Brownhills, Staffordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 18 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 18 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 18 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 18 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 18 days ago
Stourbridge, West Midlands
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 18 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 18 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 18 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 18 days ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 18 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 18 days ago
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 18 days ago