The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 50 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 5101 4694 5244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.78% 4.54% 4.87%
As % of the General category 11.01% 10.35% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3609 3161 3852
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Telecoms
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

General Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
46346 45345 47689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.39% 43.81% 44.29%
Number of salaries quoted 37296 36268 39771
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in England

Telecoms
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms across the England region.

Telecoms Salary Trend in England

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the England region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in England

Telecoms
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the England region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 1947 £55,000 +4.76% 293
South East +1 1852 £50,000 - 196
East of England +2 324 £48,500 +7.77% 62
South West -31 263 £45,000 +32.35% 84
West Midlands +14 212 £42,500 +6.25% 27
North West -29 193 £42,500 +21.42% 39
Yorkshire +11 182 £42,500 +13.33% 26
East Midlands +26 107 £40,000 - 3
North East -19 12 £40,250 +16.66%
Midlands +1 3 £50,000 +25.00% 1
South Coast +2 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms.

1 3589 (34.88%) Finance
2 1800 (17.49%) Degree
3 1603 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
4 1443 (14.02%) Banking
5 1439 (13.98%) Project Management
6 1389 (13.50%) Windows
7 1324 (12.87%) SQL
8 1188 (11.55%) Microsoft
9 1182 (11.49%) Linux
10 1174 (11.41%) Retail
11 1166 (11.33%) Cisco
12 1127 (10.95%) Java
13 1026 (9.97%) Marketing
14 952 (9.25%) ITIL
15 886 (8.61%) Oracle
16 842 (8.18%) Internet
17 802 (7.79%) SQL Server
18 794 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
19 782 (7.60%) Security Cleared
20 768 (7.46%) Scrum
21 735 (7.14%) Firewall
22 722 (7.02%) MS Excel
23 721 (7.01%) Cisco Certification
24 712 (6.92%) C#
25 711 (6.91%) .NET
26 671 (6.52%) UNIX
26 671 (6.52%) VoIP
27 668 (6.49%) HTML
28 660 (6.41%) Broadband
29 651 (6.33%) JavaScript

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Telecoms also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Telecoms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 267 (2.59%) MS Exchange
2 246 (2.39%) SharePoint
3 234 (2.27%) Tomcat
3 234 (2.27%) Apache
4 157 (1.53%) IIS
5 128 (1.24%) WebLogic
6 124 (1.21%) CMS
6 124 (1.21%) WebSphere
7 106 (1.03%) Lync
8 93 (0.90%) JBoss
9 79 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
10 69 (0.67%) SAS
11 59 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
12 54 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 54 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
13 46 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
14 42 (0.41%) Apache Solr
15 37 (0.36%) Drupal
15 37 (0.36%) WordPress
16 36 (0.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 722 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 547 (5.32%) MS Office
3 127 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 110 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 108 (1.05%) MS Project
6 36 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 29 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 23 (0.22%) SPSS
8 23 (0.22%) XMetaL
8 23 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 20 (0.19%) AutoCAD
10 17 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
11 13 (0.13%) Simulink
12 12 (0.12%) Fireworks
13 8 (0.078%) FrameMaker
14 6 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 5 (0.049%) InDesign
16 4 (0.039%) Mingle
17 3 (0.029%) PowerPivot
18 2 (0.019%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 255 (2.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 75 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
3 45 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
4 39 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 39 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 22 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 17 (0.17%) CSG Singleview
7 16 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
8 14 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 13 (0.13%) Google Analytics
10 12 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
11 11 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
11 11 (0.11%) HFM
12 10 (0.097%) Oracle ERP
13 9 (0.087%) Oracle iProcurement
14 8 (0.078%) Oracle BPM
15 7 (0.068%) Remedy AR System
15 7 (0.068%) SAP MDM
16 6 (0.058%) Oracle iRecruitment
16 6 (0.058%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 219 (2.13%) SaaS
2 103 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
3 61 (0.59%) Office 365
4 60 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 56 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
6 31 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (0.27%) PaaS
8 21 (0.20%) IaaS
9 13 (0.13%) Force.com
10 12 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.049%) GitHub
11 5 (0.049%) ElastiCache
11 5 (0.049%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.039%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 4 (0.039%) IBM SmartCloud
12 4 (0.039%) Route 53
13 3 (0.029%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.019%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.019%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.019%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 842 (8.18%) Internet
2 735 (7.14%) Firewall
3 671 (6.52%) VoIP
4 660 (6.41%) Broadband
5 628 (6.10%) LAN
6 576 (5.60%) WAN
6 576 (5.60%) MPLS
7 568 (5.52%) Wireless
8 490 (4.76%) TCP/IP
9 486 (4.72%) 3G
10 423 (4.11%) VPN
11 358 (3.48%) LTE
12 355 (3.45%) DNS
12 355 (3.45%) 4G
13 344 (3.34%) BGP
14 259 (2.52%) OSPF
15 258 (2.51%) Network Security
16 257 (2.50%) Ethernet
17 231 (2.24%) 2G
18 207 (2.01%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 802 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 394 (3.83%) MySQL
3 189 (1.84%) Big Data
4 185 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 184 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 165 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 159 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
8 158 (1.54%) Relational Database
9 123 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 97 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 89 (0.86%) MongoDB
11 89 (0.86%) RDBMS
12 77 (0.75%) NoSQL
13 70 (0.68%) DB2
14 69 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
15 68 (0.66%) Data Mining
16 66 (0.64%) Hadoop
17 55 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
18 48 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
19 44 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 210 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 194 (1.89%) Subversion
3 183 (1.78%) Selenium
4 147 (1.43%) JIRA
5 109 (1.06%) Maven
6 105 (1.02%) Visual Studio
7 95 (0.92%) JUnit
8 79 (0.77%) ReSharper
9 77 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 74 (0.72%) TeamCity
11 73 (0.71%) Jenkins
12 60 (0.58%) NUnit
13 55 (0.53%) Cucumber
14 52 (0.51%) WebDriver
14 52 (0.51%) Eclipse
15 43 (0.42%) Ant
16 40 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
17 39 (0.38%) Rhino Mocks
17 39 (0.38%) Mockito
18 31 (0.30%) JBehave
General
1 3589 (34.88%) Finance
2 1443 (14.02%) Banking
3 1174 (11.41%) Retail
4 1026 (9.97%) Marketing
5 443 (4.31%) Billing
6 431 (4.19%) Manufacturing
7 384 (3.73%) Electronics
8 284 (2.76%) Legal
9 278 (2.70%) Advertising
10 174 (1.69%) Games
11 140 (1.36%) Law
12 127 (1.23%) Aerospace
13 103 (1.00%) Investment Banking
14 92 (0.89%) Multimedia
15 78 (0.76%) German Language
16 76 (0.74%) Military
17 74 (0.72%) Automotive
18 71 (0.69%) Back Office
19 67 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
20 52 (0.51%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1293 (12.57%) Developer
2 1098 (10.67%) Analyst
3 882 (8.57%) Consultant
4 849 (8.25%) Project Manager
5 735 (7.14%) Architect
6 545 (5.30%) Network Engineer
7 463 (4.50%) Business Analyst
8 384 (3.73%) Support Engineer
9 347 (3.37%) Java Developer
10 303 (2.94%) Senior Developer
11 295 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
12 238 (2.31%) .NET Developer
13 231 (2.24%) Software Engineer
14 219 (2.13%) Senior Manager
15 218 (2.12%) C# Developer
16 186 (1.81%) Administrator
17 180 (1.75%) Junior
18 173 (1.68%) Service Manager
19 161 (1.56%) Account Manager
20 154 (1.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 711 (6.91%) .NET
2 668 (6.49%) HTML
3 565 (5.49%) XML
4 532 (5.17%) CSS
5 434 (4.22%) Web Services
6 369 (3.59%) jQuery
7 325 (3.16%) ASP.NET
8 303 (2.94%) J2EE
9 283 (2.75%) Spring
10 226 (2.20%) HTML5
11 212 (2.06%) JSP
12 206 (2.00%) SOAP
13 199 (1.93%) JSON
14 175 (1.70%) REST
15 169 (1.64%) Java EE
16 159 (1.55%) Hibernate
17 156 (1.52%) .NET Framework
18 139 (1.35%) LINQ
19 138 (1.34%) Ajax
20 128 (1.24%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 794 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
2 520 (5.05%) Computer Science
3 334 (3.25%) Smartphone
4 278 (2.70%) DTV
5 268 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 252 (2.45%) User Experience
7 215 (2.09%) Open Source
8 200 (1.94%) Mobile App
9 181 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
10 144 (1.40%) Social Media
11 135 (1.31%) Client/Server
12 120 (1.17%) Statistics
13 118 (1.15%) Blackberry
14 116 (1.13%) Clustering
15 110 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
16 95 (0.92%) Mathematics
17 93 (0.90%) FMCG
18 86 (0.84%) IVR
19 78 (0.76%) PMI
20 76 (0.74%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1389 (13.50%) Windows
2 1182 (11.49%) Linux
3 671 (6.52%) UNIX
4 325 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 285 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 206 (2.00%) Windows 7
7 186 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 171 (1.66%) Android
8 171 (1.66%) Solaris
9 142 (1.38%) Windows XP
9 142 (1.38%) Apple iOS
10 82 (0.80%) Windows 8
11 79 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 60 (0.58%) AIX
13 37 (0.36%) CentOS
14 36 (0.35%) Debian
15 34 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
16 33 (0.32%) Windows Vista
17 32 (0.31%) Ubuntu
17 32 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1603 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
2 1439 (13.98%) Project Management
3 952 (9.25%) ITIL
4 768 (7.46%) Scrum
5 635 (6.17%) CRM
6 618 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
7 614 (5.97%) PRINCE2
8 606 (5.89%) Service Delivery
9 574 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 526 (5.11%) Service Management
11 520 (5.05%) E-Commerce
12 498 (4.84%) Programme Management
13 452 (4.39%) Software Engineering
14 432 (4.20%) Mentoring
15 411 (3.99%) Business Development
16 408 (3.97%) TDD
17 363 (3.53%) Change Management
17 363 (3.53%) MVC
18 361 (3.51%) Waterfall
19 345 (3.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1324 (12.87%) SQL
2 1127 (10.95%) Java
3 712 (6.92%) C#
4 651 (6.33%) JavaScript
5 404 (3.93%) C++
6 384 (3.73%) C
7 269 (2.61%) PHP
8 257 (2.50%) Python
9 185 (1.80%) T-SQL
10 171 (1.66%) Perl
11 115 (1.12%) PowerShell
12 109 (1.06%) Ruby
13 97 (0.94%) PL/SQL
14 93 (0.90%) Shell Script
15 90 (0.87%) Bash Shell
16 73 (0.71%) VB
17 50 (0.49%) Scala
18 47 (0.46%) XPath
19 33 (0.32%) VB.NET
19 33 (0.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1800 (17.49%) Degree
2 782 (7.60%) Security Cleared
3 721 (7.01%) Cisco Certification
4 554 (5.38%) SC Cleared
5 453 (4.40%) CCNP
6 421 (4.09%) CCNA
7 345 (3.35%) ISEB
8 262 (2.55%) PMI Certification
9 210 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 209 (2.03%) PMP
11 163 (1.58%) DV Cleared
12 153 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 129 (1.25%) CCIE
14 115 (1.12%) ISTQB
15 114 (1.11%) MCSE
16 108 (1.05%) HND
17 103 (1.00%) CCDP
18 99 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
19 94 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 91 (0.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 594 (5.77%) SLA
2 397 (3.86%) QA
3 168 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 92 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 72 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 47 (0.46%) ISO 14001
7 40 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 40 (0.39%) ISO 9000
8 33 (0.32%) COBIT
9 20 (0.19%) Data Quality
10 16 (0.16%) GPG13
11 5 (0.049%) COSO
11 5 (0.049%) HL7
12 4 (0.039%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.039%) ISO 8583
12 4 (0.039%) TickIT
13 3 (0.029%) JTAG
13 3 (0.029%) DO-254
14 2 (0.019%) GAMP
15 1 (0.010%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 494 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 343 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 60 (0.58%) XenApp
5 59 (0.57%) vSphere
6 41 (0.40%) VMware ESX
7 36 (0.35%) XenDesktop
8 35 (0.34%) ISA Server
9 33 (0.32%) NDS
10 31 (0.30%) Firmware
11 28 (0.27%) NFS
12 26 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
13 24 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
14 23 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
14 23 (0.22%) KVM
15 22 (0.21%) ProxySG
16 19 (0.18%) Terminal Services
17 18 (0.17%) MetaFrame
18 17 (0.17%) Squid
18 17 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 103 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
2 97 (0.94%) SCCM
3 73 (0.71%) Nagios
4 69 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 55 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 52 (0.51%) NetBackup
7 49 (0.48%) SCOM
8 44 (0.43%) Puppet
9 43 (0.42%) Netcool
10 41 (0.40%) OpenView
11 40 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
12 35 (0.34%) Tivoli
13 33 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 29 (0.28%) FortiGate
15 27 (0.26%) WSUS
16 24 (0.23%) logstash
17 23 (0.22%) Cacti
17 23 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 23 (0.22%) Opsview
18 21 (0.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1188 (11.55%) Microsoft
2 1166 (11.33%) Cisco
3 886 (8.61%) Oracle
4 482 (4.68%) VMware
5 458 (4.45%) SAP
6 393 (3.82%) Juniper
7 370 (3.60%) Fujitsu
8 260 (2.53%) HP
9 239 (2.32%) Avaya
10 220 (2.14%) Huawei
11 219 (2.13%) IBM
12 210 (2.04%) Citrix
13 181 (1.76%) CheckPoint
13 181 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
14 171 (1.66%) Ericsson
15 126 (1.22%) Red Hat
16 121 (1.18%) Mitel
17 117 (1.14%) TIBCO
18 114 (1.11%) Nokia
18 114 (1.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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