The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 52 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 5384 4742 5419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.61% 4.36% 4.60%
As % of the General category 10.46% 9.87% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3734 3231 4181
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,800 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -6.97%
General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
51449 48047 52823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.01% 44.19% 44.81%
Number of salaries quoted 39911 37845 44499
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
England 0 5093 £49,500 +10.00% 712
London +12 1929 £53,500 +7.00% 254
South East -2 1877 £50,000 +11.11% 222
Berkshire +3 1047 £55,000 +15.78% 110
City of London +24 557 £50,000 - 74
Reading +11 484 £60,000 +26.31% 46
Hampshire +3 384 £45,000 +10.36% 38
South West -2 359 £40,000 +6.66% 71
East of England +20 314 £45,000 +12.50% 55
Basingstoke +12 189 £42,000 +7.69% 4
West Midlands +8 178 £37,500 +1.35% 30
North West -27 176 £37,500 +27.11% 26
Buckinghamshire +10 173 £49,500 +10.00% 30
Yorkshire -30 160 £35,000 - 21
Surrey -63 150 £42,500 -10.52% 25
Bristol +16 139 £40,000 - 21
Cambridgeshire +26 126 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Maidenhead +31 124 £46,250 +85.00% 16
Manchester +31 117 £37,500 +10.29% 9
Cambridge +22 116 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Bracknell -2 109 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Newbury -3 105 £52,500 +5.00% 13
Hertfordshire -11 93 £47,500 +11.76% 14
West Yorkshire -47 88 £42,500 +49.12% 13
East Midlands +13 85 £37,500 +15.38% 19
Wiltshire 0 80 £45,000 +33.33% 16
Wales -1 78 £30,000 -25.00% 8
Slough +3 72 £51,000 -7.27% 10
Southampton -7 69 £50,000 +33.33% 12
Leeds -39 67 £42,500 +21.42% 9

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 3799 (33.74%) Finance
2 1863 (16.55%) Degree
3 1607 (14.27%) Project Management
4 1421 (12.62%) SQL
5 1415 (12.57%) Retail
6 1385 (12.30%) Windows
7 1321 (11.73%) Cisco
8 1307 (11.61%) Linux
9 1286 (11.42%) Java
10 1280 (11.37%) Banking
11 1235 (10.97%) Microsoft
12 1024 (9.09%) ITIL
13 1015 (9.02%) Security Cleared
14 1002 (8.90%) Marketing
15 965 (8.57%) Internet
16 954 (8.47%) Oracle
17 794 (7.05%) VoIP
18 774 (6.87%) SQL Server
19 765 (6.79%) UNIX
20 764 (6.79%) Cisco Certification
21 753 (6.69%) C#
22 746 (6.63%) MS Excel
23 742 (6.59%) .NET
24 732 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
25 731 (6.49%) Firewall
26 727 (6.46%) Scrum
27 695 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
28 682 (6.06%) CRM
29 672 (5.97%) HTML
30 670 (5.95%) PRINCE2

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 268 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 229 (2.03%) SharePoint
3 217 (1.93%) Apache
4 206 (1.83%) Tomcat
5 152 (1.35%) IIS
6 127 (1.13%) SAS
7 116 (1.03%) Lync
8 109 (0.97%) WebSphere
9 93 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 84 (0.75%) CMS
11 83 (0.74%) WebLogic
12 50 (0.44%) MQSeries
12 50 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
13 48 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
14 47 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 45 (0.40%) Node.js
16 35 (0.31%) MS Project Server
17 33 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
18 32 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
19 30 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 746 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 574 (5.10%) MS Office
3 165 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 164 (1.46%) MS Project
5 131 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 64 (0.57%) SPSS
7 60 (0.53%) Photoshop
8 46 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
9 32 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
10 29 (0.26%) XMetaL
11 17 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
12 14 (0.12%) FrameMaker
13 13 (0.12%) Simulink
13 13 (0.12%) FastStats
14 12 (0.11%) InDesign
15 8 (0.071%) AutoCAD
16 4 (0.036%) Acrobat
17 2 (0.018%) RoboHelp
17 2 (0.018%) Fireworks
17 2 (0.018%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 279 (2.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 73 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 40 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 40 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 39 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 37 (0.33%) JDE OneWorld
6 20 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
7 19 (0.17%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 18 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 18 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
9 17 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
9 17 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
9 17 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
10 16 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
11 15 (0.13%) SAP MDM
12 14 (0.12%) Google Analytics
13 12 (0.11%) INSURE/90
13 12 (0.11%) Magento
13 12 (0.11%) SAP InfiniteInsight
14 11 (0.098%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 242 (2.15%) SaaS
2 109 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
3 62 (0.55%) Office 365
4 58 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
5 49 (0.44%) IaaS
6 44 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 36 (0.32%) PaaS
8 34 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (0.22%) Force.com
10 14 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.062%) ElastiCache
12 5 (0.044%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.036%) StrongView
13 4 (0.036%) Basecamp
14 3 (0.027%) GitHub
15 2 (0.018%) Amazon SQS
16 1 (0.009%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 965 (8.57%) Internet
2 794 (7.05%) VoIP
3 731 (6.49%) Firewall
4 658 (5.84%) LAN
5 636 (5.65%) MPLS
6 576 (5.12%) Broadband
7 567 (5.04%) WAN
8 474 (4.21%) TCP/IP
9 444 (3.94%) Wireless
10 418 (3.71%) 4G
11 409 (3.63%) LTE
12 356 (3.16%) VPN
13 351 (3.12%) 3G
14 338 (3.00%) DNS
15 328 (2.91%) BGP
16 288 (2.56%) Network Security
17 280 (2.49%) OSPF
18 264 (2.34%) SS7
19 236 (2.10%) Ethernet
20 234 (2.08%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 774 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 423 (3.76%) MySQL
3 197 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 195 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
5 190 (1.69%) Big Data
6 181 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 173 (1.54%) Oracle Database
8 153 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 147 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 101 (0.90%) RDBMS
11 100 (0.89%) Data Mining
12 99 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 86 (0.76%) NoSQL
14 79 (0.70%) MongoDB
15 75 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
16 74 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
17 73 (0.65%) Hadoop
18 58 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
19 54 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
19 54 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 182 (1.62%) Git (software)
2 163 (1.45%) Subversion
3 154 (1.37%) Selenium
4 118 (1.05%) JIRA
5 98 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 87 (0.77%) Jenkins
7 86 (0.76%) Maven
8 77 (0.68%) JUnit
9 70 (0.62%) Eclipse
10 55 (0.49%) TestDirector
10 55 (0.49%) WebDriver
11 50 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 49 (0.44%) Ant
12 49 (0.44%) NUnit
13 46 (0.41%) ReSharper
13 46 (0.41%) LoadRunner
14 38 (0.34%) TeamCity
15 37 (0.33%) Cucumber
16 34 (0.30%) JBehave
17 32 (0.28%) Axure RP
General
1 3799 (33.74%) Finance
2 1415 (12.57%) Retail
3 1280 (11.37%) Banking
4 1002 (8.90%) Marketing
5 594 (5.28%) Billing
6 518 (4.60%) Manufacturing
7 433 (3.85%) Electronics
8 246 (2.18%) Legal
9 207 (1.84%) Advertising
10 202 (1.79%) Games
11 126 (1.12%) Aerospace
12 116 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
13 115 (1.02%) Law
14 112 (0.99%) Military
15 105 (0.93%) Investment Banking
16 81 (0.72%) Automotive
16 81 (0.72%) Back Office
17 76 (0.68%) Online Betting
18 72 (0.64%) Multimedia
19 62 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1467 (13.03%) Developer
2 1274 (11.32%) Analyst
3 1120 (9.95%) Consultant
4 875 (7.77%) Project Manager
5 682 (6.06%) Architect
6 564 (5.01%) Network Engineer
7 505 (4.49%) Business Analyst
8 413 (3.67%) Support Engineer
9 345 (3.06%) Java Developer
10 330 (2.93%) Senior Developer
11 315 (2.80%) Software Engineer
12 282 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
13 257 (2.28%) Service Manager
14 226 (2.01%) C# Developer
15 220 (1.95%) Senior Manager
16 211 (1.87%) .NET Developer
17 193 (1.71%) Designer
18 192 (1.71%) Software Developer
19 185 (1.64%) Junior
20 183 (1.63%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 742 (6.59%) .NET
2 672 (5.97%) HTML
3 488 (4.33%) CSS
4 481 (4.27%) Web Services
5 471 (4.18%) XML
6 299 (2.66%) ASP.NET
7 296 (2.63%) jQuery
8 274 (2.43%) J2EE
9 271 (2.41%) Spring
10 250 (2.22%) HTML5
11 186 (1.65%) SOAP
12 178 (1.58%) Hibernate
13 175 (1.55%) REST
14 136 (1.21%) Middleware
15 131 (1.16%) WPF
16 127 (1.13%) CSS3
17 125 (1.11%) .NET Framework
18 123 (1.09%) WCF
19 120 (1.07%) RESTful
20 119 (1.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 528 (4.69%) Computer Science
2 376 (3.34%) Management Information System
3 347 (3.08%) Digital Media
4 331 (2.94%) Smartphone
5 317 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 308 (2.74%) DTV
7 210 (1.87%) Open Source
8 198 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 176 (1.56%) Social Media
10 129 (1.15%) IVR
11 125 (1.11%) Mathematics
12 120 (1.07%) Blackberry
13 114 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
14 111 (0.99%) Visualisation
15 104 (0.92%) Client/Server
16 94 (0.83%) Statistics
17 89 (0.79%) Firmware
18 86 (0.76%) PMI
19 78 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
20 76 (0.68%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1385 (12.30%) Windows
2 1307 (11.61%) Linux
3 765 (6.79%) UNIX
4 312 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 260 (2.31%) Windows 7
6 246 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 218 (1.94%) Android
8 180 (1.60%) Solaris
9 163 (1.45%) Apple iOS
10 140 (1.24%) Windows XP
11 131 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 101 (0.90%) CentOS
13 100 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 86 (0.76%) Windows 8
15 34 (0.30%) Windows Vista
16 32 (0.28%) Windows 2000
17 30 (0.27%) Windows Phone
18 29 (0.26%) Ubuntu
19 28 (0.25%) Debian
20 22 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1607 (14.27%) Project Management
2 1024 (9.09%) ITIL
3 732 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
4 727 (6.46%) Scrum
5 695 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
6 682 (6.06%) CRM
7 670 (5.95%) PRINCE2
8 585 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 582 (5.17%) Service Delivery
10 559 (4.96%) E-Commerce
11 545 (4.84%) Software Engineering
12 536 (4.76%) Service Management
13 509 (4.52%) Programme Management
14 451 (4.01%) Business Analysis
15 449 (3.99%) Business Development
16 398 (3.53%) Change Management
17 386 (3.43%) TDD
18 362 (3.22%) OO
19 346 (3.07%) Risk Management
20 340 (3.02%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1421 (12.62%) SQL
2 1286 (11.42%) Java
3 753 (6.69%) C#
4 596 (5.29%) JavaScript
5 565 (5.02%) C
6 504 (4.48%) C++
7 337 (2.99%) Python
8 270 (2.40%) PHP
9 249 (2.21%) Perl
10 156 (1.39%) T-SQL
11 148 (1.31%) Erlang
12 130 (1.15%) Ruby
13 126 (1.12%) Shell Script
14 124 (1.10%) Bash Shell
15 105 (0.93%) VB
16 84 (0.75%) PowerShell
17 82 (0.73%) PL/SQL
18 74 (0.66%) Scala
19 51 (0.45%) VBA
20 46 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1863 (16.55%) Degree
2 1015 (9.02%) Security Cleared
3 764 (6.79%) Cisco Certification
4 661 (5.87%) SC Cleared
5 443 (3.93%) CCNA
6 404 (3.59%) CCNP
7 326 (2.90%) ISEB
8 253 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 206 (1.83%) PMI Certification
10 177 (1.57%) DV Cleared
11 141 (1.25%) PMP
12 139 (1.23%) CCIE
13 138 (1.23%) CCDP
14 134 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 127 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 121 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
17 111 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 108 (0.96%) MCSE
19 99 (0.88%) HND
20 94 (0.83%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 474 (4.21%) SLA
2 448 (3.98%) QA
3 141 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 61 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 42 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 40 (0.36%) COBIT
7 34 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 32 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 28 (0.25%) ISO 14001
10 13 (0.12%) GPG13
11 12 (0.11%) IEC 61508
12 9 (0.080%) DO-178B
12 9 (0.080%) TickIT
12 9 (0.080%) HL7
13 7 (0.062%) ISO 9000
13 7 (0.062%) JTAG
14 5 (0.044%) P3O
15 4 (0.036%) ISO 8583
16 2 (0.018%) WCAG
16 2 (0.018%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 412 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 275 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 65 (0.58%) XenApp
4 65 (0.58%) VMware ESX
5 45 (0.40%) vSphere
5 45 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (0.33%) XenDesktop
7 30 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 26 (0.23%) KVM
9 25 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
10 24 (0.21%) ISA Server
11 22 (0.20%) Terminal Services
12 20 (0.18%) ProxySG
13 19 (0.17%) Snort
14 17 (0.15%) NFS
14 17 (0.15%) NDS
15 15 (0.13%) Squid
15 15 (0.13%) Xen
15 15 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 98 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
2 90 (0.80%) SCCM
3 74 (0.66%) Nagios
4 70 (0.62%) Puppet
5 58 (0.52%) Netcool
6 50 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 48 (0.43%) OpenView
8 45 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 45 (0.40%) NetBackup
9 39 (0.35%) SCOM
10 37 (0.33%) Tivoli
10 37 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
11 33 (0.29%) Opsview
12 31 (0.28%) FortiGate
13 23 (0.20%) Cacti
14 22 (0.20%) Data Guard
15 21 (0.19%) Cisco IPCC
15 21 (0.19%) WSUS
16 19 (0.17%) NSN NetAct
17 18 (0.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1321 (11.73%) Cisco
2 1235 (10.97%) Microsoft
3 954 (8.47%) Oracle
4 525 (4.66%) Fujitsu
5 453 (4.02%) SAP
6 403 (3.58%) VMware
7 380 (3.38%) Juniper
8 357 (3.17%) HP
9 276 (2.45%) Avaya
10 215 (1.91%) Citrix
10 215 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
11 198 (1.76%) IBM
12 197 (1.75%) Huawei
13 191 (1.70%) CheckPoint
14 184 (1.63%) Red Hat
15 132 (1.17%) Ericsson
16 123 (1.09%) TIBCO
17 120 (1.07%) F5
18 116 (1.03%) Mitel
19 104 (0.92%) JBoss
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Esum
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 5-8k car, bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 5-8k car, Pension, Medical, bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 5-8k car, Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago