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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 90 102
Rank change year-on-year -34 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 105 173 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.06% 2.80% 2.53%
As % of the General category 5.49% 7.43% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 91 160 108
Median salary £34,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,650 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  

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 1913 2328 2061
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.50% 37.62% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1553 1720 1624
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,550
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.99%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +1 57 £37,000 -17.77% 12
Warwickshire +15 16 £40,000 -4.76% 1
Staffordshire +21 9 £42,500 +70.00% 2
Coventry -14 9 £32,500 -24.41% 1
Halesowen -11 3 £26,500 -33.75%
Solihull -25 3 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Worcestershire -6 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Shropshire -15 2 £26,500 -18.46% 3
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 55 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (19.72%) Cisco
3 42 (19.27%) JavaScript
4 40 (18.35%) VoIP
5 39 (17.89%) Windows
6 38 (17.43%) Finance
7 37 (16.97%) HTML
7 37 (16.97%) CSS
8 35 (16.06%) Scrum
9 33 (15.14%) WAN
10 31 (14.22%) PHP
10 31 (14.22%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (14.22%) Firewall
11 27 (12.39%) Git (software)
11 27 (12.39%) Microsoft
12 26 (11.93%) ITIL
12 26 (11.93%) Mitel
12 26 (11.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 25 (11.47%) Retail
13 25 (11.47%) Linux
13 25 (11.47%) .NET
14 24 (11.01%) SQL Server
14 24 (11.01%) LAN
15 23 (10.55%) Broadband
15 23 (10.55%) Microsoft Office
15 23 (10.55%) C#
15 23 (10.55%) Project Management
15 23 (10.55%) TDD
15 23 (10.55%) MVC
16 22 (10.09%) Kanban

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 12 (5.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.67%) CMS
2 8 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.21%) Apache
3 7 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.21%) nginx
4 6 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.75%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.75%) WordPress
5 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.46%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (10.55%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.13%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (3.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (2.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Workfront
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.13%) GitHub
2 8 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (3.21%) Amazon S3
3 7 (3.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.92%) Office 365
4 2 (0.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.46%) IaaS
5 1 (0.46%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (18.35%) VoIP
2 33 (15.14%) WAN
3 31 (14.22%) Firewall
4 24 (11.01%) LAN
5 23 (10.55%) Broadband
6 19 (8.72%) VLAN
7 16 (7.34%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (4.13%) MPLS
8 9 (4.13%) TCP/IP
9 8 (3.67%) DHCP
9 8 (3.67%) TETRA
10 7 (3.21%) ADSL
10 7 (3.21%) DNS
11 6 (2.75%) Network Security
11 6 (2.75%) PABX
11 6 (2.75%) Wireless
12 5 (2.29%) DWDM
12 5 (2.29%) IP Telephony
12 5 (2.29%) Radio Access Network
12 5 (2.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (5.05%) MySQL
4 7 (3.21%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (3.21%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.21%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (12.39%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.26%) Moq
2 18 (8.26%) MSTest
2 18 (8.26%) NUnit
2 18 (8.26%) Rhino Mocks
3 13 (5.96%) gulp
3 13 (5.96%) Mocha
3 13 (5.96%) webpack
4 9 (4.13%) GitLab
5 7 (3.21%) PhantomJS
5 7 (3.21%) Subversion
6 3 (1.38%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.46%) JBehave
7 1 (0.46%) Selenium
7 1 (0.46%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (17.43%) Finance
2 25 (11.47%) Retail
3 19 (8.72%) Manufacturing
4 16 (7.34%) Electronics
5 14 (6.42%) Marketing
6 10 (4.59%) Banking
7 3 (1.38%) Billing
8 2 (0.92%) Automotive
9 1 (0.46%) Back Office
9 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.46%) Legal
9 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (29.36%) Developer
2 36 (16.51%) HTML CSS Developer
2 36 (16.51%) HTML Developer
3 31 (14.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 28 (12.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 27 (12.39%) Network Engineer
6 22 (10.09%) .NET Developer
7 18 (8.26%) Analyst
7 18 (8.26%) Telecoms Developer
8 15 (6.88%) Voice Engineer
9 13 (5.96%) Applications Developer
10 12 (5.50%) Voice Network Engineer
11 11 (5.05%) PHP Developer
12 10 (4.59%) Product Manager
13 9 (4.13%) Architect
13 9 (4.13%) Logistics Manager
13 9 (4.13%) Supply Chain Manager
13 9 (4.13%) Telecoms Engineer
14 8 (3.67%) MySQL Developer
14 8 (3.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.97%) CSS
1 37 (16.97%) HTML
2 26 (11.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 25 (11.47%) .NET
4 18 (8.26%) Castle Windsor
4 18 (8.26%) jQuery
4 18 (8.26%) Ninject
4 18 (8.26%) Spring.NET
4 18 (8.26%) Unity DI Container
4 18 (8.26%) WinForms
4 18 (8.26%) WPF
5 14 (6.42%) HTML5
6 13 (5.96%) Express
6 13 (5.96%) Node.js
6 13 (5.96%) Pug
6 13 (5.96%) Ruby on Rails
6 13 (5.96%) Smarty
7 10 (4.59%) AngularJS
8 9 (4.13%) Apache Cordova
8 9 (4.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.26%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (5.05%) Handset
4 10 (4.59%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (4.13%) IVR
6 8 (3.67%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.75%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.29%) CCTV
9 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.83%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (1.38%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.38%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.38%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.92%) Fintech
11 2 (0.92%) Life Science
12 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.89%) Windows
2 25 (11.47%) Linux
3 13 (5.96%) Android
4 11 (5.05%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.13%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.67%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.21%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.92%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.06%) Scrum
3 26 (11.93%) ITIL
4 23 (10.55%) MVC
4 23 (10.55%) Project Management
4 23 (10.55%) TDD
5 22 (10.09%) Kanban
6 18 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (8.26%) Dependency Injection
6 18 (8.26%) Inversion of Control
6 18 (8.26%) MVVM
7 16 (7.34%) E-Commerce
8 15 (6.88%) Data Security
8 15 (6.88%) Front End Development
9 14 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (5.96%) Project Planning
10 13 (5.96%) Service Delivery
10 13 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (5.05%) B2B
11 11 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.27%) JavaScript
2 31 (14.22%) PHP
3 23 (10.55%) C#
4 13 (5.96%) Ruby
5 12 (5.50%) Java
6 11 (5.05%) SQL
7 7 (3.21%) C
7 7 (3.21%) XPath
8 6 (2.75%) VB
8 6 (2.75%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.38%) PHP 7
11 2 (0.92%) VBA
12 1 (0.46%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 31 (14.22%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (9.63%) CCNA
3 17 (7.80%) CCNP
4 9 (4.13%) Degree
5 8 (3.67%) MCSE
5 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.29%) CISMP
7 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.46%) CCIE
8 1 (0.46%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.46%) MCP
8 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.46%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.96%) SLA
2 5 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.46%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (6.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.67%) Docker
2 8 (3.67%) Hyper-V
2 8 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.21%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.46%) Firmware
4 1 (0.46%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (2.29%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (2.29%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.83%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.83%) WMI
4 2 (0.92%) WSUS
5 1 (0.46%) Puppet
5 1 (0.46%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (19.72%) Cisco
2 27 (12.39%) Microsoft
3 26 (11.93%) Mitel
4 18 (8.26%) Avaya
5 10 (4.59%) SAP
6 9 (4.13%) JDA
6 9 (4.13%) MobileIron
7 8 (3.67%) VMware
8 7 (3.21%) Adobe
9 6 (2.75%) hybris
9 6 (2.75%) IBM
10 5 (2.29%) Ericsson
10 5 (2.29%) Huawei
10 5 (2.29%) Nokia
10 5 (2.29%) Zend
11 4 (1.83%) Dell
11 4 (1.83%) HP
11 4 (1.83%) IronPort
11 4 (1.83%) SOTI
12 3 (1.38%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18,000 - £23,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Peopleworks
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + 7% Bonus + Training + Excellent Be
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary plus corporate benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
IQ Telecom
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Solihull
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: £23,164 - £26,829 + 32 days annual leave + generous pension schemes +
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Wipro
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago