The telecommunications sector is a dynamic segment of UK economy in its own right, as well as an integral element of all other industries. The sector provides a wide range of specialist skillsets, ranging from communications systems analysts, infrastructure designers, network engineers, programmers, technical support, telecoms sales and customer services.
The exponential growth of social networking further transforms the telecommunications sector, as social media increasingly becomes embedded in everyday life, evolving at pace the global instant multi-matrix communications platform we now live in.
Technology Insights 2011 states that approximately 1.5 million people are employed within some relation to the IT and telecommunications industry, which equates to 1 in 20 employed UK individuals. The UK’s combined IT and telecommunications industry contributes approximately £81billion (9%) to the total UK economy.