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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 51 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 4880 4679 5248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.68% 4.60% 4.84%
As % of the General category 10.81% 10.60% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3550 3166 4001
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
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
45126 44127 46990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 43.29% 43.36% 43.36%
Number of salaries quoted 36594 34721 39480
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 £75,000 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +21 1884 £55,000 - 241
South East 0 1773 £50,000 - 190
East of England -17 285 £47,500 +5.55% 38
South West -31 241 £45,000 +28.57% 53
North West -6 210 £42,500 +8.28% 49
Yorkshire +34 198 £42,500 +6.25% 35
West Midlands -1 188 £42,500 +25.92% 25
East Midlands +27 94 £40,000 - 14
North East -19 11 £40,000 +15.94% 1
Midlands -8 3 £50,000 +5.26% 2
South Coast +2 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Telecoms
UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3373 (33.73%) Finance
2 1782 (17.82%) Degree
3 1561 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
4 1450 (14.50%) Banking
5 1398 (13.98%) Project Management
6 1368 (13.68%) Windows
7 1250 (12.50%) SQL
8 1206 (12.06%) Microsoft
9 1119 (11.19%) Cisco
10 1113 (11.13%) Linux
11 1092 (10.92%) Java
12 1069 (10.69%) Retail
13 999 (9.99%) Marketing
14 933 (9.33%) ITIL
15 834 (8.34%) SQL Server
16 796 (7.96%) Internet
17 791 (7.91%) Oracle
18 787 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
19 728 (7.28%) Cisco Certification
20 717 (7.17%) Firewall
21 715 (7.15%) Scrum
22 714 (7.14%) C#
23 703 (7.03%) Security Cleared
24 698 (6.98%) .NET
25 694 (6.94%) MS Excel
26 682 (6.82%) JavaScript
27 678 (6.78%) HTML
28 669 (6.69%) VoIP
29 652 (6.52%) Broadband
30 643 (6.43%) LAN

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 270 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 239 (2.39%) SharePoint
3 224 (2.24%) Apache
4 219 (2.19%) Tomcat
5 154 (1.54%) IIS
6 140 (1.40%) CMS
7 121 (1.21%) WebSphere
7 121 (1.21%) Lync
8 110 (1.10%) WebLogic
9 77 (0.77%) JBoss
10 74 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 66 (0.66%) SAS
12 64 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
13 54 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 54 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
14 46 (0.46%) Apache Solr
15 45 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
16 43 (0.43%) Drupal
17 40 (0.40%) WordPress
18 38 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 694 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 512 (5.12%) MS Office
3 122 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 106 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 105 (1.05%) MS Project
6 34 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 28 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 28 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 20 (0.20%) AutoCAD
9 18 (0.18%) XMetaL
10 17 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
11 15 (0.15%) SPSS
12 13 (0.13%) Fireworks
13 12 (0.12%) InDesign
14 9 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 8 (0.080%) Simulink
16 6 (0.060%) Acrobat
17 5 (0.050%) FrameMaker
18 4 (0.040%) Mingle
19 3 (0.030%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 240 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 71 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 42 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 35 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 33 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 21 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 19 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
8 15 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 14 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
10 13 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
11 12 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
12 11 (0.11%) CSG Singleview
12 11 (0.11%) HFM
13 7 (0.070%) Oracle ERP
14 6 (0.060%) Oracle iProcurement
15 5 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
15 5 (0.050%) Agresso
15 5 (0.050%) Oracle CRM
16 4 (0.040%) WebTrends
16 4 (0.040%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 216 (2.16%) SaaS
2 101 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
3 62 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (0.62%) Office 365
4 61 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (0.25%) PaaS
7 24 (0.24%) IaaS
8 12 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.090%) Force.com
10 5 (0.050%) Route 53
10 5 (0.050%) ElastiCache
10 5 (0.050%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.040%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 4 (0.040%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.040%) IBM SmartCloud
11 4 (0.040%) GitHub
12 3 (0.030%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.020%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.020%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 796 (7.96%) Internet
2 717 (7.17%) Firewall
3 669 (6.69%) VoIP
4 652 (6.52%) Broadband
5 643 (6.43%) LAN
6 611 (6.11%) WAN
7 572 (5.72%) MPLS
8 569 (5.69%) Wireless
9 500 (5.00%) TCP/IP
10 462 (4.62%) 3G
11 457 (4.57%) VPN
12 391 (3.91%) DNS
13 346 (3.46%) 4G
14 343 (3.43%) LTE
15 332 (3.32%) BGP
16 272 (2.72%) Ethernet
17 253 (2.53%) Network Security
18 244 (2.44%) OSPF
19 232 (2.32%) 2G
20 229 (2.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 834 (8.34%) SQL Server
2 390 (3.90%) MySQL
3 183 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 168 (1.68%) Big Data
5 167 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 156 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
7 150 (1.50%) Oracle Database
8 138 (1.38%) Relational Database
9 123 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 102 (1.02%) MongoDB
11 89 (0.89%) NoSQL
11 89 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 82 (0.82%) RDBMS
13 75 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
14 67 (0.67%) Data Mining
15 65 (0.65%) DB2
15 65 (0.65%) Hadoop
16 54 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
17 47 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
17 47 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 227 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 206 (2.06%) Subversion
3 179 (1.79%) Selenium
4 140 (1.40%) JIRA
5 105 (1.05%) Maven
6 104 (1.04%) Visual Studio
7 84 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 82 (0.82%) Jenkins
9 77 (0.77%) ReSharper
10 73 (0.73%) JUnit
11 71 (0.71%) TeamCity
12 68 (0.68%) NUnit
13 60 (0.60%) Eclipse
14 56 (0.56%) WebDriver
15 52 (0.52%) Cucumber
16 50 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
17 44 (0.44%) Rhino Mocks
18 43 (0.43%) Mockito
19 42 (0.42%) Ant
20 35 (0.35%) Moq
General
1 3373 (33.73%) Finance
2 1450 (14.50%) Banking
3 1069 (10.69%) Retail
4 999 (9.99%) Marketing
5 420 (4.20%) Billing
6 419 (4.19%) Manufacturing
7 354 (3.54%) Electronics
8 284 (2.84%) Legal
9 283 (2.83%) Advertising
10 152 (1.52%) Games
11 133 (1.33%) Law
12 125 (1.25%) Aerospace
13 96 (0.96%) Investment Banking
14 80 (0.80%) Automotive
15 75 (0.75%) Multimedia
16 67 (0.67%) Back Office
17 63 (0.63%) German Language
18 57 (0.57%) Publishing
19 52 (0.52%) Online Betting
20 50 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 1256 (12.56%) Developer
2 1069 (10.69%) Analyst
3 836 (8.36%) Project Manager
4 787 (7.87%) Consultant
5 705 (7.05%) Architect
6 543 (5.43%) Network Engineer
7 459 (4.59%) Business Analyst
8 371 (3.71%) Support Engineer
9 337 (3.37%) Java Developer
10 287 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
11 275 (2.75%) Senior Developer
12 243 (2.43%) Software Engineer
13 234 (2.34%) .NET Developer
14 226 (2.26%) C# Developer
15 217 (2.17%) Senior Manager
16 177 (1.77%) Junior
17 172 (1.72%) Service Manager
18 170 (1.70%) Administrator
19 159 (1.59%) Senior Analyst
20 153 (1.53%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 698 (6.98%) .NET
2 678 (6.78%) HTML
3 558 (5.58%) XML
4 536 (5.36%) CSS
5 422 (4.22%) Web Services
6 360 (3.60%) jQuery
7 326 (3.26%) ASP.NET
8 276 (2.76%) Spring
9 273 (2.73%) J2EE
10 216 (2.16%) JSON
10 216 (2.16%) HTML5
11 205 (2.05%) SOAP
12 204 (2.04%) JSP
13 169 (1.69%) REST
14 164 (1.64%) Java EE
15 163 (1.63%) Ajax
16 155 (1.55%) .NET Framework
17 135 (1.35%) Hibernate
18 129 (1.29%) LINQ
19 122 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 787 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 521 (5.21%) Computer Science
3 314 (3.14%) Smartphone
4 256 (2.56%) DTV
4 256 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 246 (2.46%) User Experience
6 201 (2.01%) Open Source
7 168 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 163 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
9 148 (1.48%) Social Media
10 136 (1.36%) Client/Server
11 126 (1.26%) Blackberry
12 125 (1.25%) Statistics
13 118 (1.18%) Clustering
14 110 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
15 92 (0.92%) FMCG
15 92 (0.92%) Mathematics
16 83 (0.83%) IVR
17 80 (0.80%) PMI
18 68 (0.68%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1368 (13.68%) Windows
2 1113 (11.13%) Linux
3 601 (6.01%) UNIX
4 338 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 291 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 206 (2.06%) Windows 7
7 194 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 177 (1.77%) Android
9 172 (1.72%) Solaris
10 148 (1.48%) Apple iOS
11 145 (1.45%) Windows XP
12 96 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 72 (0.72%) Windows 8
14 60 (0.60%) AIX
15 40 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
16 39 (0.39%) CentOS
17 32 (0.32%) Windows Vista
17 32 (0.32%) Windows 2000
18 31 (0.31%) Debian
19 28 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1561 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
2 1398 (13.98%) Project Management
3 933 (9.33%) ITIL
4 715 (7.15%) Scrum
5 611 (6.11%) PRINCE2
6 600 (6.00%) CRM
7 599 (5.99%) Service Delivery
8 594 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
9 576 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 529 (5.29%) Service Management
11 501 (5.01%) E-Commerce
12 474 (4.74%) Programme Management
13 452 (4.52%) Software Engineering
14 426 (4.26%) TDD
15 417 (4.17%) Mentoring
16 414 (4.14%) Business Development
17 382 (3.82%) MVC
18 363 (3.63%) Change Management
19 345 (3.45%) Waterfall
20 337 (3.37%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1250 (12.50%) SQL
2 1092 (10.92%) Java
3 714 (7.14%) C#
4 682 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 385 (3.85%) C++
6 348 (3.48%) C
7 263 (2.63%) PHP
8 255 (2.55%) Python
9 188 (1.88%) T-SQL
10 153 (1.53%) Perl
11 118 (1.18%) PowerShell
12 105 (1.05%) PL/SQL
13 102 (1.02%) Ruby
14 88 (0.88%) Bash Shell
15 84 (0.84%) Shell Script
16 66 (0.66%) VB
17 53 (0.53%) Scala
18 45 (0.45%) XPath
19 43 (0.43%) Objective-C
20 36 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1782 (17.82%) Degree
2 728 (7.28%) Cisco Certification
3 703 (7.03%) Security Cleared
4 514 (5.14%) SC Cleared
5 459 (4.59%) CCNP
6 419 (4.19%) CCNA
7 346 (3.46%) ISEB
8 259 (2.59%) PMI Certification
9 211 (2.11%) PMP
10 191 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 148 (1.48%) DV Cleared
12 146 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 133 (1.33%) CCIE
14 119 (1.19%) ISTQB
15 113 (1.13%) MCSE
16 102 (1.02%) HND
17 95 (0.95%) CCDP
18 93 (0.93%) CISSP
18 93 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
18 93 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 621 (6.21%) SLA
2 390 (3.90%) QA
3 179 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 98 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 82 (0.82%) ISO 9001
6 47 (0.47%) ISO 14001
7 46 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 42 (0.42%) ISO 9000
9 31 (0.31%) COBIT
10 18 (0.18%) Data Quality
11 13 (0.13%) GPG13
12 7 (0.070%) COSO
13 6 (0.060%) HL7
14 5 (0.050%) DO-254
15 4 (0.040%) IEC 61508
15 4 (0.040%) DO-178B
15 4 (0.040%) JSP 440
15 4 (0.040%) JTAG
15 4 (0.040%) GAAP
16 3 (0.030%) TickIT
System Software
1 505 (5.05%) Active Directory
2 342 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 62 (0.62%) vSphere
5 58 (0.58%) XenApp
6 39 (0.39%) VMware ESX
7 36 (0.36%) NFS
8 35 (0.35%) ISA Server
9 32 (0.32%) XenDesktop
10 29 (0.29%) NDS
11 28 (0.28%) Terminal Services
12 25 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
13 24 (0.24%) Firmware
14 23 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
15 21 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
16 20 (0.20%) MetaFrame
16 20 (0.20%) KVM
17 17 (0.17%) Kamailio
17 17 (0.17%) OpenSIPS
17 17 (0.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 110 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 94 (0.94%) SCCM
3 78 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 68 (0.68%) Nagios
5 50 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 49 (0.49%) NetBackup
7 47 (0.47%) SCOM
8 42 (0.42%) Netcool
9 40 (0.40%) Puppet
10 34 (0.34%) OpenView
11 32 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 32 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
12 29 (0.29%) WSUS
12 29 (0.29%) Tivoli
13 24 (0.24%) logstash
14 22 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
14 22 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 21 (0.21%) FortiGate
16 20 (0.20%) Ansible
17 19 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1206 (12.06%) Microsoft
2 1119 (11.19%) Cisco
3 791 (7.91%) Oracle
4 484 (4.84%) VMware
5 431 (4.31%) SAP
6 362 (3.62%) Juniper
7 301 (3.01%) Fujitsu
8 251 (2.51%) Avaya
9 242 (2.42%) HP
10 234 (2.34%) Huawei
11 211 (2.11%) IBM
12 204 (2.04%) Citrix
13 194 (1.94%) Ericsson
14 176 (1.76%) CheckPoint
15 155 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
16 140 (1.40%) Red Hat
17 130 (1.30%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 127 (1.27%) Mitel
19 123 (1.23%) Nokia
20 107 (1.07%) TIBCO
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