The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 61 78 64
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1865 1545 2043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.13% 3.43% 4.11%
As % of the General category 7.70% 6.32% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1576 1303 1670
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,180 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Telecoms
England

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

General Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
24216 24463 27186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.60% 54.33% 54.65%
Number of salaries quoted 19516 20114 23203
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in London

Telecoms
Salary Trend in London

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

Telecoms Salary Trend in London

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in London

Telecoms
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
City of London +58 564 £52,500 - 81
Brentford +10 36 £55,000 -21.42%
Uxbridge +20 19 £40,000 - 1
Hounslow +11 19 £55,000 +7.31% 1
Croydon +9 14 £40,000 - 1
Docklands, London -7 9 £45,000 -30.76% 2
Hayes - 7 £50,000 - 3
Bromley -2 6 £37,500 +35.13%
Hackney - 6 £31,500 -
Chiswick 0 3 £42,500 -52.77%
West Drayton -2 3 £55,000 +69.23%
Hammersmith -12 3 £48,750 +2.63%
Westminster - 3 £46,000 - 1
New Malden - 3 £42,500 -
Paddington -7 2 - -
Isleworth -11 2 £71,250 +35.71% 1
Welling - 2 £25,000 -
Canary Wharf +23 1 £75,000 +20.00%
Feltham +2 1 £40,000 +3.22%
Romford -3 1 £80,000 +45.45% 2
Surbiton -9 1 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -16 1 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Beckenham - 1 £30,000 -
Worcester Park - 1 £25,000 -
Telecoms
England

Telecoms
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For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 1339 (34.03%) Finance
2 801 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
3 599 (15.22%) Project Management
4 592 (15.04%) Degree
5 561 (14.26%) Java
6 543 (13.80%) Windows
7 524 (13.32%) Retail
8 513 (13.04%) Cisco
9 508 (12.91%) SQL
10 489 (12.43%) Linux
11 453 (11.51%) Oracle
12 446 (11.33%) Banking
13 431 (10.95%) Microsoft
14 412 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
15 392 (9.96%) Marketing
16 371 (9.43%) Scrum
17 368 (9.35%) ITIL
18 360 (9.15%) SQL Server
19 334 (8.49%) .NET
20 330 (8.39%) UNIX
21 329 (8.36%) E-Commerce
22 319 (8.11%) MPLS
23 308 (7.83%) CRM
24 297 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
25 291 (7.40%) C#
26 289 (7.34%) Firewall
27 256 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
28 251 (6.38%) VoIP
29 243 (6.18%) Internet
30 242 (6.15%) Billing

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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
1 109 (2.77%) MS Exchange
2 94 (2.39%) Tomcat
3 90 (2.29%) Apache
4 76 (1.93%) WebSphere
5 64 (1.63%) IIS
6 63 (1.60%) SAS
6 63 (1.60%) SharePoint
7 53 (1.35%) WebLogic
8 46 (1.17%) CMS
9 45 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 42 (1.07%) Lync
11 39 (0.99%) MQSeries
12 34 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
13 25 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
14 20 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 18 (0.46%) Liferay
16 17 (0.43%) Drupal
17 16 (0.41%) WordPress
17 16 (0.41%) Node.js
17 16 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 207 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 181 (4.60%) MS Office
3 54 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 44 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (1.04%) SPSS
6 39 (0.99%) MS Project
7 26 (0.66%) Photoshop
8 20 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.23%) InDesign
10 6 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.15%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.10%) Mingle
13 3 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.051%) FastStats
15 1 (0.025%) InfoPath
15 1 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.025%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 96 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.38%) SAP MDM
5 11 (0.28%) Movex
6 10 (0.25%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 10 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.20%) Magento
8 8 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
8 8 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.15%) JDE OneWorld
10 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.13%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.10%) SAP CO
11 4 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (0.10%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.076%) SiteCatalyst
13 2 (0.051%) Hyperion Planning
13 2 (0.051%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 113 (2.87%) SaaS
2 50 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 32 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (0.79%) Office 365
5 23 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (0.53%) PaaS
7 19 (0.48%) IaaS
8 16 (0.41%) Force.com
9 7 (0.18%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 4 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.076%) GitHub
11 3 (0.076%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.051%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 319 (8.11%) MPLS
2 289 (7.34%) Firewall
3 251 (6.38%) VoIP
4 243 (6.18%) Internet
5 202 (5.13%) LAN
5 202 (5.13%) BGP
6 191 (4.85%) WAN
7 182 (4.63%) VPN
8 181 (4.60%) TCP/IP
9 169 (4.29%) Wireless
10 159 (4.04%) Broadband
11 138 (3.51%) OSPF
12 126 (3.20%) DNS
13 117 (2.97%) VPLS
14 94 (2.39%) GSM
15 92 (2.34%) Unified Communications
16 86 (2.19%) Network Security
17 84 (2.13%) Ethernet
18 78 (1.98%) SAN
19 77 (1.96%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 141 (3.58%) MySQL
3 114 (2.90%) Big Data
4 112 (2.85%) Oracle Database
5 108 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
6 98 (2.49%) Relational Database
7 78 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 64 (1.63%) RDBMS
9 43 (1.09%) Hadoop
10 40 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 39 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 37 (0.94%) NoSQL
13 35 (0.89%) DB2
14 32 (0.81%) MongoDB
14 32 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
15 31 (0.79%) Spotfire
16 30 (0.76%) QlikView
17 27 (0.69%) DataStage
18 22 (0.56%) Data Mining
19 20 (0.51%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 93 (2.36%) JIRA
2 77 (1.96%) Subversion
3 72 (1.83%) Git (software)
4 63 (1.60%) Selenium
5 49 (1.25%) TeamCity
6 43 (1.09%) NUnit
7 41 (1.04%) Jenkins
8 37 (0.94%) JUnit
9 34 (0.86%) WebDriver
10 26 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
11 24 (0.61%) LoadRunner
12 22 (0.56%) Maven
13 19 (0.48%) SpecFlow
14 17 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
16 15 (0.38%) Cucumber
16 15 (0.38%) ReSharper
17 14 (0.36%) PostSharp
17 14 (0.36%) Moq
18 13 (0.33%) Eclipse
General
1 1339 (34.03%) Finance
2 524 (13.32%) Retail
3 446 (11.33%) Banking
4 392 (9.96%) Marketing
5 242 (6.15%) Billing
6 188 (4.78%) Manufacturing
7 133 (3.38%) Games
8 126 (3.20%) Electronics
9 92 (2.34%) Legal
10 90 (2.29%) Advertising
11 87 (2.21%) Investment Banking
12 55 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 44 (1.12%) Law
14 42 (1.07%) Front Office
15 32 (0.81%) Back Office
16 29 (0.74%) French Language
17 28 (0.71%) Publishing
18 26 (0.66%) Online Betting
18 26 (0.66%) Automotive
19 24 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 581 (14.76%) Developer
2 442 (11.23%) Analyst
3 434 (11.03%) Consultant
4 296 (7.52%) Project Manager
5 271 (6.89%) Architect
6 267 (6.79%) Network Engineer
7 217 (5.51%) Business Analyst
8 153 (3.89%) Senior Developer
9 124 (3.15%) Java Developer
10 108 (2.74%) Support Engineer
11 106 (2.69%) C# Developer
12 100 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
13 92 (2.34%) Technical Manager
14 88 (2.24%) Team Leader
15 85 (2.16%) .NET Developer
16 84 (2.13%) Senior Consultant
17 82 (2.08%) Service Manager
18 80 (2.03%) Administrator
19 78 (1.98%) Senior Manager
20 71 (1.80%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (8.49%) .NET
2 197 (5.01%) HTML
3 185 (4.70%) Web Services
4 157 (3.99%) CSS
5 154 (3.91%) XML
6 141 (3.58%) ASP.NET
7 135 (3.43%) Spring
8 131 (3.33%) J2EE
9 100 (2.54%) jQuery
10 96 (2.44%) REST
11 91 (2.31%) WPF
12 87 (2.21%) Middleware
13 84 (2.13%) Java EE
14 77 (1.96%) .NET Framework
14 77 (1.96%) WinForms
14 77 (1.96%) HTML5
15 75 (1.91%) JSON
16 72 (1.83%) SOAP
16 72 (1.83%) WCF
17 66 (1.68%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 412 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 186 (4.73%) Computer Science
3 146 (3.71%) Management Information System
4 113 (2.87%) Open Source
5 111 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 107 (2.72%) User Experience
7 105 (2.67%) DTV
7 105 (2.67%) Mobile App
8 70 (1.78%) Social Media
9 69 (1.75%) Algorithms
10 64 (1.63%) Blackberry
11 63 (1.60%) Clustering
12 53 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
13 48 (1.22%) Visualisation
14 46 (1.17%) Online Games
15 43 (1.09%) Data Structures
16 40 (1.02%) IVR
17 38 (0.97%) Digital Media
17 38 (0.97%) Equities
18 37 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 543 (13.80%) Windows
2 489 (12.43%) Linux
3 330 (8.39%) UNIX
4 106 (2.69%) Android
5 104 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 99 (2.52%) Solaris
7 79 (2.01%) Apple iOS
8 70 (1.78%) Windows 7
9 64 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 53 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 46 (1.17%) AIX
11 46 (1.17%) Windows XP
12 41 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 27 (0.69%) Ubuntu
14 26 (0.66%) Windows 8
15 18 (0.46%) Debian
16 14 (0.36%) CentOS
17 11 (0.28%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.28%) Windows Phone
18 10 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 801 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
2 599 (15.22%) Project Management
3 371 (9.43%) Scrum
4 368 (9.35%) ITIL
5 329 (8.36%) E-Commerce
6 308 (7.83%) CRM
7 256 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
8 217 (5.51%) PRINCE2
9 209 (5.31%) Analytics
10 203 (5.16%) Waterfall
11 197 (5.01%) Programme Management
12 195 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 190 (4.83%) Service Management
14 182 (4.63%) Business Development
15 181 (4.60%) TDD
15 181 (4.60%) SOA
16 176 (4.47%) Software Engineering
17 170 (4.32%) OO
18 164 (4.17%) Service Delivery
19 159 (4.04%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 561 (14.26%) Java
2 508 (12.91%) SQL
3 291 (7.40%) C#
4 204 (5.18%) C++
5 188 (4.78%) JavaScript
6 149 (3.79%) C
7 136 (3.46%) Python
8 84 (2.13%) PHP
9 80 (2.03%) Perl
10 61 (1.55%) T-SQL
11 53 (1.35%) Ruby
11 53 (1.35%) Bash Shell
12 45 (1.14%) Shell Script
13 39 (0.99%) Erlang
14 36 (0.91%) Scala
15 35 (0.89%) VB
16 30 (0.76%) R
17 27 (0.69%) VBA
18 26 (0.66%) PowerHouse
19 25 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 592 (15.04%) Degree
2 297 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
3 231 (5.87%) CCNP
4 134 (3.41%) CCNA
5 129 (3.28%) Security Cleared
6 114 (2.90%) ISEB
7 110 (2.80%) SC Cleared
8 84 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 67 (1.70%) PMI Certification
10 66 (1.68%) CCIE
11 48 (1.22%) PMP
12 40 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 40 (1.02%) MCSE
13 39 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 38 (0.97%) CCIP
15 36 (0.91%) CCDP
16 33 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
17 32 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 32 (0.81%) MCP
17 32 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (5.06%) SLA
2 166 (4.22%) QA
3 38 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.30%) COBIT
6 12 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.23%) GPG13
8 4 (0.10%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.076%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.076%) HL7
10 2 (0.051%) WCAG
10 2 (0.051%) P3O
10 2 (0.051%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.025%) COSO
11 1 (0.025%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.025%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 156 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 151 (3.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (0.81%) XenApp
3 32 (0.81%) vSphere
4 30 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 30 (0.76%) VMware ESX
5 21 (0.53%) XenDesktop
6 14 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.25%) Squid
8 7 (0.18%) MetaFrame
8 7 (0.18%) NFS
8 7 (0.18%) Xen
8 7 (0.18%) Kamailio
8 7 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 6 (0.15%) HDFS
9 6 (0.15%) Firmware
10 5 (0.13%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 62 (1.58%) Nagios
2 38 (0.97%) Puppet
3 37 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
4 35 (0.89%) Opsview
5 34 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
6 32 (0.81%) SCCM
7 25 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (0.58%) OpenView
9 17 (0.43%) NetBackup
10 16 (0.41%) WSUS
11 14 (0.36%) SCOM
12 12 (0.30%) Cacti
13 11 (0.28%) Ansible
13 11 (0.28%) logstash
14 10 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 10 (0.25%) Tivoli
15 9 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
15 9 (0.23%) Icinga
15 9 (0.23%) Ganglia
16 8 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 513 (13.04%) Cisco
2 453 (11.51%) Oracle
3 431 (10.95%) Microsoft
4 192 (4.88%) VMware
5 190 (4.83%) SAP
6 164 (4.17%) Juniper
7 143 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
8 133 (3.38%) IBM
9 102 (2.59%) HP
10 94 (2.39%) CheckPoint
11 92 (2.34%) Avaya
12 88 (2.24%) TIBCO
13 87 (2.21%) Citrix
13 87 (2.21%) Red Hat
14 78 (1.98%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 67 (1.70%) NetApp
15 67 (1.70%) F5
16 66 (1.68%) Fujitsu
17 64 (1.63%) JBoss
17 64 (1.63%) hybris
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