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Telecom Jobs UK is the leading independent jobs website for the telecommunications industry in the UK. We advertise thousands of employer only jobs giving you piece of mind your job application is directly with a telecom employer. If you are looking for a job in the telecom sector then we have you covered, use our simple search function or the telecom employers directory to find a suitable job or company in telecommunications and start your career in telecom today.

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FAQs about Jobs in Telecom

  • There are plenty of job options in the telecom world varying from office based to site based work. When people think of jobs in telecommunications they automatically have an image of someone sat next to one of those green boxes you see at the end of your street.

    However there is a lot more to the telecom infrastructure than meets the eye. The back office operations is run just like any other company with HR, Legal and Finance departments and then in the field it is commonly technical skills required for putting cables in the ground or changing a radio antenna.
  • Good question. However there isn't a wrong or right company to work for in telecommunications. It really all depends if you are looking for a long term career or happy to work for numerous companies throughout your career.

    For instance if you were to start a telecom job with BT or Openreach there is great opportunity to progress through the ranks to a more senior role. Alternatively working for a service provider such as Morrison telecom Services or Kelly Group give you a great opportunity to work on project based work such as fibre cable installations or installing new antennas for mobile services.
  • Yes is the short answer. Recently a new trailblazer apprenticeship programme was introduced to the UK to learn to become a telecom engineer. This apprenticeship programme is a technical apprenticeship which will enable you to learn the key skills required to develop into a telecom engineer.

    Other companies also off trainee or alternative apprenticeship opportunities to train in construction or civil engineering.
  • Yes it does. Salaries vary across the different disciplines but as a starting point in Trades or Operative you would be expected to have a starting salary of around £20,000 increasing as you learn more skills.

    As you develop into either a Supervisor or Project Manager and beyond the salaries on offer can range anything from £30,000 up to £100,000.
  • The good news is that telecommunications will be around for many years and with advancements in new technology it is an ever changing industry. Moving from 4G to 5G or copper cables to fibre is no easy tack and the man power needed to make these transitions is exponential.

    If you are looking for a long lasting career then the telecom industry is the place to be, it is also not affected by global conditions, if anything it thrives from them.

Common forms of Telecommunications explained.

  • Telephone Networks

    Conventional telecom networks rely on a fixed-line solution by means of a cable. Fixed-Line telecommunications allows users to make telephone calls or use the internet via a cable. Originally the cables that were used were copper and over recent years as the world wants faster telecom solutions to connect to the internet this has been replaced with fibre optics allowing users to get super fast broadband speeds.

  • Mobile Networks

    Mobile networks, or cellar networks use radio waves to transfer signals from one mobile user to another. Believe it or not mobile phones were first introduced in 1973, however the use of wireless telephony was invented and patented in 1908 and then the invention of the mobile phone was in the 1940’s. Today we all use a mobile phone to make telephone calls or update facebook using the next generation of mobile technology.

  • Wi-Fi

    Wi-Fi or Wireless Fidelity is a Wireless Local Area Network which does not use a physical connection through cables, instead it uses radio frequencies to transmit signals to antennas which then transmits the signal to other devises through electromagnetic fields. Devices must have a network adapter or Wireless card to be able to send and receive information through a Wi-Fi networks.