The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 59 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 4558 5011 5421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.65% 4.56% 4.60%
As % of the General category 10.84% 10.23% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 3966 3769
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +3.44%

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

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
42034 48974 51872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.86% 44.58% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 34528 38824 40312
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Telecoms Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Telecoms
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms within the UK.

Telecoms Salary Trend in the UK

Telecoms
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Telecoms over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 within the UK.

Telecoms Salary Histogram in the UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 4320 £47,500 -3.06% 904
London -6 1676 £57,500 +4.54% 472
South East 0 1288 £47,500 -5.00% 171
Berkshire -8 485 £56,000 +1.81% 54
South West +9 460 £42,500 -3.40% 84
East of England +14 280 £40,000 - 40
City of London -26 234 £55,000 +4.76% 38
Bristol +6 230 £42,500 -15.00% 41
Surrey +13 229 £47,500 -5.00% 36
Reading -1 221 £62,500 +8.69% 17
Hampshire +19 206 £43,000 -4.44% 22
North West +8 205 £37,500 -6.25% 55
West Midlands +14 181 £42,500 +6.25% 32
Yorkshire +2 117 £40,000 +14.28% 16
Hertfordshire +43 115 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Manchester 0 107 £40,000 -5.88% 37
Buckinghamshire +13 101 £42,500 - 24
Oxfordshire +7 98 £43,500 -5.94% 13
Gloucestershire -2 93 £50,000 -9.09% 19
Cambridgeshire +4 91 £55,000 +22.22% 23
West Sussex +23 82 £37,250 -0.66% 4
Birmingham +7 82 £45,000 -18.18% 15
West Yorkshire -9 79 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Scotland -14 78 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Cambridge +16 76 £51,250 +7.89% 17
Cheshire +40 70 £30,000 -20.00% 12
East Midlands +9 69 £40,000 -15.78% 16
Slough -1 57 £72,500 +3.57% 6
Leeds +2 54 £38,500 +2.66% 7
Crawley +8 53 £52,500 +19.31% 2

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 3560 (35.70%) Finance
2 1999 (20.04%) Agile Software Development
3 1809 (18.14%) Degree
4 1531 (15.35%) Banking
5 1487 (14.91%) Marketing
6 1387 (13.91%) Windows
7 1372 (13.76%) Java
8 1270 (12.73%) Linux
9 1192 (11.95%) Microsoft
10 1132 (11.35%) Cisco
11 1130 (11.33%) SQL
12 1060 (10.63%) Manufacturing
13 1020 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
14 1008 (10.11%) Programme Management
15 984 (9.87%) JavaScript
16 978 (9.81%) Project Management
17 955 (9.58%) Electronics
18 943 (9.46%) Retail
19 890 (8.92%) SAP
20 885 (8.87%) ITIL
21 848 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
22 801 (8.03%) Digital Marketing
23 793 (7.95%) HTML
24 760 (7.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
25 752 (7.54%) Firewall
26 750 (7.52%) Software Engineering
27 718 (7.20%) Computer Science
28 717 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
29 714 (7.16%) C#
30 712 (7.14%) VoIP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 209 (2.10%) MS Exchange
2 165 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 162 (1.62%) Apache
4 127 (1.27%) IIS
5 114 (1.14%) Skype for Business
6 109 (1.09%) CMS
7 97 (0.97%) SAS
8 89 (0.89%) JBoss
9 88 (0.88%) OpenStack
10 86 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
11 85 (0.85%) Tomcat
12 80 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
13 78 (0.78%) Apache Spark
14 57 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
15 55 (0.55%) Mule
16 51 (0.51%) WordPress
17 50 (0.50%) Confluence
18 42 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
19 38 (0.38%) Alfresco
20 36 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 698 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 539 (5.40%) MS Office
3 168 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 113 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 97 (0.97%) MS Project
6 65 (0.65%) Photoshop
7 47 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
8 29 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 21 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
10 18 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 14 (0.14%) AutoCAD
12 13 (0.13%) InDesign
12 13 (0.13%) SPSS
13 4 (0.040%) Stata
14 3 (0.030%) InVision
15 2 (0.020%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.020%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.020%) Mathematica
15 2 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
15 2 (0.020%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 760 (7.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 76 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 68 (0.68%) SAP FS
4 62 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
5 28 (0.28%) CSG Singleview
6 25 (0.25%) Magento
7 14 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
8 12 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
8 12 (0.12%) Unica
9 11 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (0.11%) WebTrends
10 10 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
11 9 (0.090%) Summit
12 8 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
12 8 (0.080%) Oracle ERP
13 6 (0.060%) Oracle Applications
14 5 (0.050%) Infor M3
15 4 (0.040%) BusinessWorks
15 4 (0.040%) SAP CRM
15 4 (0.040%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 471 (4.72%) SaaS
2 252 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 203 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 145 (1.45%) Office 365
5 112 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 71 (0.71%) IaaS
7 61 (0.61%) PaaS
8 58 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
9 37 (0.37%) GitHub
10 34 (0.34%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 19 (0.19%) Google Analytics
13 16 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
14 9 (0.090%) Adobe Analytics
14 9 (0.090%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (0.080%) Google Apps
16 5 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 5 (0.050%) AdWords
16 5 (0.050%) Google App Engine
16 5 (0.050%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 752 (7.54%) Firewall
2 712 (7.14%) VoIP
3 683 (6.85%) WAN
4 614 (6.16%) LAN
5 585 (5.87%) Internet
6 559 (5.61%) VPN
7 474 (4.75%) MPLS
8 467 (4.68%) TCP/IP
9 464 (4.65%) Wireless
10 457 (4.58%) DNS
11 351 (3.52%) Broadband
12 337 (3.38%) Network Security
13 299 (3.00%) BGP
14 248 (2.49%) Ethernet
15 227 (2.28%) OSPF
16 214 (2.15%) Unified Communications
17 212 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
18 188 (1.89%) DHCP
18 188 (1.89%) LTE
19 178 (1.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 704 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 323 (3.24%) MySQL
3 310 (3.11%) Big Data
4 215 (2.16%) NoSQL
5 190 (1.91%) Relational Database
6 189 (1.90%) MongoDB
7 146 (1.46%) Oracle Database
8 134 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
9 129 (1.29%) Hadoop
9 129 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 111 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 93 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 86 (0.86%) RDBMS
13 83 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
14 73 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
15 66 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
16 62 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 59 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
18 58 (0.58%) Data Mining
19 55 (0.55%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 324 (3.25%) Git (software)
2 206 (2.07%) Visual Studio
3 204 (2.05%) JIRA
4 201 (2.02%) Subversion
5 178 (1.78%) Jenkins
6 169 (1.69%) Selenium
7 145 (1.45%) Maven
8 114 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 98 (0.98%) Cucumber
10 96 (0.96%) JUnit
11 83 (0.83%) Ant
12 63 (0.63%) NUnit
13 55 (0.55%) Eclipse
14 46 (0.46%) SoapUI
15 45 (0.45%) Rhino Mocks
15 45 (0.45%) WebDriver
16 41 (0.41%) Grunt
17 40 (0.40%) Metasploit
18 39 (0.39%) SpecFlow
19 35 (0.35%) Vagrant
General
1 3560 (35.70%) Finance
2 1531 (15.35%) Banking
3 1487 (14.91%) Marketing
4 1060 (10.63%) Manufacturing
5 955 (9.58%) Electronics
6 943 (9.46%) Retail
7 387 (3.88%) Billing
8 250 (2.51%) Games
9 235 (2.36%) Aerospace
10 210 (2.11%) Advertising
11 182 (1.82%) Automotive
12 173 (1.73%) Legal
13 99 (0.99%) Law
14 77 (0.77%) Online Betting
15 71 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
16 66 (0.66%) Back Office
17 64 (0.64%) Publishing
18 63 (0.63%) French Language
19 48 (0.48%) German Language
20 38 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1620 (16.24%) Developer
2 1088 (10.91%) Analyst
3 760 (7.62%) Architect
4 539 (5.40%) Project Manager
5 532 (5.33%) Consultant
6 480 (4.81%) Network Engineer
7 387 (3.88%) Java Developer
8 351 (3.52%) Senior Developer
9 330 (3.31%) Telecoms Manager
10 326 (3.27%) Business Analyst
11 304 (3.05%) C# Developer
11 304 (3.05%) Software Developer
11 304 (3.05%) Support Engineer
12 295 (2.96%) Software Engineer
13 278 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
14 269 (2.70%) .NET Developer
15 251 (2.52%) IT Manager
16 208 (2.09%) C++ Developer
17 198 (1.99%) Designer
18 191 (1.92%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 793 (7.95%) HTML
2 703 (7.05%) .NET
3 702 (7.04%) CSS
4 607 (6.09%) Web Services
5 428 (4.29%) XML
6 368 (3.69%) Spring
7 357 (3.58%) HTML5
8 339 (3.40%) AngularJS
9 323 (3.24%) ASP.NET
10 311 (3.12%) jQuery
11 212 (2.13%) REST
12 210 (2.11%) CSS3
12 210 (2.11%) SOAP
13 189 (1.90%) J2EE
14 184 (1.84%) Hibernate
15 171 (1.71%) RESTful
16 167 (1.67%) Java EE
17 154 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
18 131 (1.31%) Node.js
19 126 (1.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 848 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 718 (7.20%) Computer Science
3 625 (6.27%) Data Centre
4 485 (4.86%) Digital Media
5 310 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 245 (2.46%) User Experience
7 219 (2.20%) Mathematics
8 163 (1.63%) Mobile App
9 155 (1.55%) PMI
10 147 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
11 132 (1.32%) Visualisation
12 105 (1.05%) Algorithms
13 102 (1.02%) IVR
14 100 (1.00%) Virtual Team
15 95 (0.95%) Driving Licence
16 94 (0.94%) Smartphone
17 92 (0.92%) Fintech
18 90 (0.90%) FMCG
19 85 (0.85%) Online Games
19 85 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1387 (13.91%) Windows
2 1270 (12.73%) Linux
3 510 (5.11%) Unix
4 362 (3.63%) Windows Server
5 226 (2.27%) Android
6 202 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 190 (1.91%) Apple iOS
7 190 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 147 (1.47%) Windows 7
9 109 (1.09%) Solaris
10 88 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 65 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 61 (0.61%) CentOS
13 46 (0.46%) VxWorks
14 43 (0.43%) Mac OS X
15 40 (0.40%) Windows 10
16 39 (0.39%) Windows 8
16 39 (0.39%) Windows XP
17 34 (0.34%) Debian
18 19 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1999 (20.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1020 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
3 1008 (10.11%) Programme Management
4 978 (9.81%) Project Management
5 885 (8.87%) ITIL
6 801 (8.03%) Digital Marketing
7 750 (7.52%) Software Engineering
8 704 (7.06%) E-Commerce
9 646 (6.48%) Scrum
10 533 (5.34%) CRM
11 532 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 515 (5.16%) Presales
13 496 (4.97%) Mentoring
14 460 (4.61%) OO
15 452 (4.53%) PRINCE2
16 448 (4.49%) TDD
17 415 (4.16%) Business Development
18 414 (4.15%) SDLC
19 409 (4.10%) MVC
20 392 (3.93%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1372 (13.76%) Java
2 1130 (11.33%) SQL
3 984 (9.87%) JavaScript
4 714 (7.16%) C#
5 703 (7.05%) C++
6 640 (6.42%) Python
7 516 (5.17%) C
8 363 (3.64%) PHP
9 347 (3.48%) Perl
10 243 (2.44%) Ruby
11 181 (1.81%) Bash Shell
12 136 (1.36%) PowerShell
13 111 (1.11%) Scala
14 105 (1.05%) T-SQL
15 99 (0.99%) PL/SQL
16 82 (0.82%) R
17 65 (0.65%) Shell Script
18 64 (0.64%) MATLAB
19 52 (0.52%) VBA
20 50 (0.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1809 (18.14%) Degree
2 717 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
3 553 (5.54%) Security Cleared
4 465 (4.66%) CCNP
5 451 (4.52%) CCNA
6 297 (2.98%) SC Cleared
7 217 (2.18%) PMI Certification
8 165 (1.65%) CISSP
9 157 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 155 (1.55%) DV Cleared
11 146 (1.46%) ISEB
12 129 (1.29%) PhD
13 125 (1.25%) PMP
14 98 (0.98%) MCSE
15 92 (0.92%) ISTQB
16 90 (0.90%) CCIE
17 81 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
18 77 (0.77%) CISM
19 69 (0.69%) CCDP
20 61 (0.61%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 458 (4.59%) QA
2 421 (4.22%) SLA
3 217 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 148 (1.48%) PCI DSS
5 44 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 40 (0.40%) COBIT
6 40 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 36 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 24 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 19 (0.19%) ISO27002
10 18 (0.18%) ISO22301
11 16 (0.16%) FISMA
12 14 (0.14%) RMADS
13 12 (0.12%) ISO 9000
14 9 (0.090%) ISO 14001
14 9 (0.090%) WCAG
15 6 (0.060%) HL7
16 5 (0.050%) NEBOSH
16 5 (0.050%) PA-DSS
17 4 (0.040%) SAS 70
System Software
1 468 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 448 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 89 (0.89%) vSphere
5 75 (0.75%) Firmware
6 68 (0.68%) Docker
7 56 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
8 54 (0.54%) XenApp
9 46 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
10 31 (0.31%) KVM
10 31 (0.31%) XenDesktop
11 22 (0.22%) vCloud
11 22 (0.22%) VMware ESX
11 22 (0.22%) Xen
12 21 (0.21%) Terminal Services
13 18 (0.18%) NFS
13 18 (0.18%) VirtualBox
14 12 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
14 12 (0.12%) VMware Server
14 12 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 123 (1.23%) Puppet
2 89 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 87 (0.87%) Nagios
4 85 (0.85%) SCCM
5 83 (0.83%) Nessus
6 78 (0.78%) Nmap
7 74 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
8 69 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
9 64 (0.64%) Ansible
10 50 (0.50%) Cisco UCCE
11 41 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
12 33 (0.33%) SCOM
13 32 (0.32%) OpenVAS
14 27 (0.27%) HAProxy
15 25 (0.25%) Cacti
16 21 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
17 19 (0.19%) OpenNMS
18 17 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
19 15 (0.15%) logstash
19 15 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1192 (11.95%) Microsoft
2 1132 (11.35%) Cisco
3 890 (8.92%) SAP
4 631 (6.33%) Oracle
5 614 (6.16%) VMware
6 322 (3.23%) Juniper
7 296 (2.97%) HP
8 280 (2.81%) Avaya
9 204 (2.05%) Citrix
10 168 (1.68%) CheckPoint
11 157 (1.57%) Mitel
12 144 (1.44%) Red Hat
13 141 (1.41%) Adobe
14 130 (1.30%) Huawei
15 116 (1.16%) IBM
16 114 (1.14%) Ericsson
17 113 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
18 102 (1.02%) Remedy
19 85 (0.85%) F5
20 84 (0.84%) Google
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