Overview of the Telecommunications Sector
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.
CPD in the Telecommunications Sector
The telecommunications industry is a highly competitive sector, requiring a range of technical and soft skills depending on role and progression. There are a range of training courses, online learning, events and conferences for telecommunications professionals, which cover areas of IT, engineering, business and management. The speed at which development takes place within IT and telecommunications means that the need for effective and evolving Continuing Professional Development programs and policies will become ever more prevalent.
- British Interactive Media Association
- Institute of Telecommunications Professionals (ITP)
- Federation of Communication Services
- Incorporated Society of British Advertisers
- UK Competitive Telecommunications Association
- Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators
- Independent Committee for the Supervision of Standards of Telephone Information Services
- Society for Information Technology Management
- International Visual Communications Association
- Internet Services Providers Association
- Institute of Customer Services
- Mobile Data Association
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