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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 57 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 4608 5153 5483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.71% 4.71% 4.68%
As % of the General category 10.98% 10.53% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3588 4124 3794
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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
41955 48917 51325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 44.70% 43.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34524 38936 39457
Median salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +2 4338 £47,500 - 971
London -4 1639 £55,000 - 474
South East 0 1348 £47,500 -5.00% 189
Berkshire -4 565 £55,000 -4.34% 53
South West -2 463 £42,500 -5.55% 104
Reading 0 288 £65,000 +13.04% 18
East of England +6 268 £42,500 +6.25% 56
Bristol +2 235 £42,500 -5.55% 53
Hampshire +20 212 £42,000 -6.66% 35
City of London -38 209 £55,000 +10.00% 23
Surrey +14 205 £47,500 -5.00% 33
North West -2 192 £40,000 +2.56% 56
West Midlands +11 170 £43,000 +10.25% 31
Manchester +9 118 £40,000 -5.88% 35
Hertfordshire +37 113 £40,000 - 9
Yorkshire +3 110 £37,500 +7.14% 26
Oxfordshire +30 106 £47,000 -1.05% 16
East Midlands +28 105 £41,500 -2.35% 22
Scotland -1 102 £45,000 +28.57% 18
Buckinghamshire -6 97 £42,500 -3.40% 22
Gloucestershire -7 95 £45,000 -18.18% 18
Cambridgeshire 0 94 £52,500 +31.25% 28
Birmingham +4 85 £48,500 -11.81% 14
West Sussex +23 75 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Cambridge +16 73 £52,500 +10.52% 23
West Yorkshire -18 69 £38,500 +10.00% 11
Edinburgh +8 67 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Newbury -6 62 £50,000 - 9
Wales -19 57 £41,500 +10.66% 11
Cheshire +21 56 £35,000 -6.66% 14

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 3425 (35.68%) Finance
2 1906 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1747 (18.20%) Degree
4 1459 (15.20%) Banking
5 1386 (14.44%) Marketing
6 1354 (14.11%) Windows
7 1344 (14.00%) Java
8 1283 (13.37%) Linux
9 1158 (12.07%) Cisco
10 1145 (11.93%) Microsoft
11 1033 (10.76%) SQL
12 1004 (10.46%) Manufacturing
13 938 (9.77%) JavaScript
14 928 (9.67%) Programme Management
15 923 (9.62%) Project Management
16 917 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
17 915 (9.53%) Retail
18 905 (9.43%) ITIL
19 891 (9.28%) Electronics
20 846 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
21 826 (8.61%) SAP
22 767 (7.99%) Firewall
23 756 (7.88%) HTML
24 732 (7.63%) Digital Marketing
25 716 (7.46%) Software Engineering
26 710 (7.40%) Cisco Certification
27 701 (7.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
28 698 (7.27%) C#
29 697 (7.26%) SQL Server
30 695 (7.24%) MS Excel

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
1 232 (2.42%) MS Exchange
2 168 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 154 (1.60%) Apache
4 123 (1.28%) IIS
5 115 (1.20%) Skype for Business
6 100 (1.04%) CMS
7 98 (1.02%) JBoss
8 93 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 89 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 86 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 83 (0.86%) OpenStack
12 77 (0.80%) Apache Spark
13 74 (0.77%) SAS
14 60 (0.63%) Confluence
15 58 (0.60%) Mule
16 57 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
17 56 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
18 49 (0.51%) WordPress
19 39 (0.41%) WebSphere
20 34 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 695 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 503 (5.24%) MS Office
3 130 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 115 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 93 (0.97%) MS Project
6 57 (0.59%) Photoshop
7 45 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
8 32 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 23 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 20 (0.21%) AutoCAD
11 18 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
12 14 (0.15%) InDesign
13 10 (0.10%) Mozilla Thunderbird
14 6 (0.063%) SOLIDWORKS
15 5 (0.052%) SPSS
16 4 (0.042%) InVision
17 2 (0.021%) Acrobat
17 2 (0.021%) Fireworks
17 2 (0.021%) S-PLUS
17 2 (0.021%) Stata
Business Applications
1 701 (7.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 68 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 57 (0.59%) SAP FS
4 39 (0.41%) CSG Singleview
5 32 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 25 (0.26%) Magento
7 19 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
8 14 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
9 13 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 11 (0.11%) WebTrends
11 9 (0.094%) Unica
12 8 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
12 8 (0.083%) Infor M3
12 8 (0.083%) Oracle Applications
12 8 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
13 7 (0.073%) Summit
14 5 (0.052%) SAP CRM
14 5 (0.052%) SAP IS-U
15 4 (0.042%) Movex
15 4 (0.042%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 471 (4.91%) SaaS
2 294 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
3 198 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 138 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
5 137 (1.43%) Office 365
6 79 (0.82%) IaaS
7 73 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 63 (0.66%) PaaS
9 52 (0.54%) GitHub
10 37 (0.39%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.22%) Google Analytics
11 21 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
12 14 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
13 13 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
15 8 (0.083%) Google Apps
15 8 (0.083%) IBM Cloud
16 6 (0.063%) AdWords
16 6 (0.063%) Heroku
16 6 (0.063%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 767 (7.99%) Firewall
2 682 (7.11%) VoIP
3 673 (7.01%) WAN
4 615 (6.41%) LAN
5 572 (5.96%) Internet
6 566 (5.90%) VPN
7 496 (5.17%) MPLS
8 472 (4.92%) DNS
9 466 (4.86%) Wireless
10 448 (4.67%) TCP/IP
11 332 (3.46%) Broadband
12 323 (3.37%) Network Security
13 309 (3.22%) BGP
14 235 (2.45%) Ethernet
15 231 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
16 227 (2.37%) OSPF
17 226 (2.35%) DHCP
18 203 (2.12%) Unified Communications
19 178 (1.85%) SAN
20 173 (1.80%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 697 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 307 (3.20%) MySQL
3 296 (3.08%) Big Data
4 219 (2.28%) NoSQL
5 205 (2.14%) MongoDB
6 172 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 140 (1.46%) Oracle Database
8 131 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 126 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
10 124 (1.29%) Hadoop
11 102 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 84 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 72 (0.75%) RDBMS
14 71 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
15 67 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
16 66 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
17 58 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
18 57 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 54 (0.56%) Apache Hive
20 52 (0.54%) GIS
Development Applications
1 339 (3.53%) Git (software)
2 216 (2.25%) JIRA
3 201 (2.09%) Subversion
3 201 (2.09%) Visual Studio
4 170 (1.77%) Selenium
5 168 (1.75%) Jenkins
6 137 (1.43%) Maven
7 107 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 105 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 98 (1.02%) JUnit
10 79 (0.82%) Ant
11 59 (0.61%) NUnit
12 51 (0.53%) Eclipse
13 48 (0.50%) SoapUI
14 44 (0.46%) Metasploit
15 43 (0.45%) Grunt
16 42 (0.44%) Rhino Mocks
16 42 (0.44%) WebDriver
17 39 (0.41%) SpecFlow
18 38 (0.40%) JMeter
General
1 3425 (35.68%) Finance
2 1459 (15.20%) Banking
3 1386 (14.44%) Marketing
4 1004 (10.46%) Manufacturing
5 915 (9.53%) Retail
6 891 (9.28%) Electronics
7 351 (3.66%) Billing
8 254 (2.65%) Games
9 238 (2.48%) Aerospace
10 199 (2.07%) Advertising
11 190 (1.98%) Legal
12 179 (1.86%) Automotive
13 114 (1.19%) Law
14 89 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
15 69 (0.72%) Back Office
16 60 (0.63%) Publishing
17 54 (0.56%) Online Betting
18 51 (0.53%) French Language
19 45 (0.47%) German Language
20 35 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1560 (16.25%) Developer
2 1041 (10.85%) Analyst
3 725 (7.55%) Architect
4 508 (5.29%) Consultant
5 498 (5.19%) Project Manager
6 489 (5.09%) Network Engineer
7 378 (3.94%) Java Developer
8 360 (3.75%) Senior Developer
9 314 (3.27%) Support Engineer
9 314 (3.27%) Telecoms Manager
10 306 (3.19%) Business Analyst
11 294 (3.06%) C# Developer
12 291 (3.03%) Software Developer
13 274 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
14 273 (2.84%) Software Engineer
15 261 (2.72%) .NET Developer
16 249 (2.59%) IT Manager
17 214 (2.23%) C++ Developer
18 183 (1.91%) Senior Manager
19 179 (1.86%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 756 (7.88%) HTML
2 689 (7.18%) .NET
3 654 (6.81%) CSS
4 540 (5.63%) Web Services
5 402 (4.19%) XML
6 346 (3.60%) Spring
7 339 (3.53%) HTML5
8 310 (3.23%) ASP.NET
9 309 (3.22%) AngularJS
10 289 (3.01%) jQuery
11 206 (2.15%) REST
12 198 (2.06%) SOAP
13 189 (1.97%) CSS3
14 180 (1.88%) Hibernate
15 160 (1.67%) RESTful
16 157 (1.64%) J2EE
17 148 (1.54%) Java EE
18 145 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC
19 132 (1.38%) JSON
20 116 (1.21%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 846 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 685 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 590 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 476 (4.96%) Digital Media
5 310 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 240 (2.50%) User Experience
7 203 (2.12%) Mathematics
8 166 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
9 152 (1.58%) Mobile App
10 144 (1.50%) PMI
11 120 (1.25%) Visualisation
12 102 (1.06%) IVR
13 99 (1.03%) Virtual Team
14 96 (1.00%) Smartphone
15 95 (0.99%) Fintech
16 89 (0.93%) Driving Licence
16 89 (0.93%) FMCG
17 86 (0.90%) Algorithms
18 82 (0.85%) Social Media
19 79 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1354 (14.11%) Windows
2 1283 (13.37%) Linux
3 472 (4.92%) Unix
4 366 (3.81%) Windows Server
5 213 (2.22%) Android
6 198 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 184 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 179 (1.86%) Apple iOS
9 135 (1.41%) Windows 7
10 102 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 96 (1.00%) Solaris
12 67 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 57 (0.59%) CentOS
14 49 (0.51%) VxWorks
14 49 (0.51%) Windows 10
15 43 (0.45%) Windows 8
16 41 (0.43%) Mac OS X
17 33 (0.34%) Debian
17 33 (0.34%) Windows XP
18 19 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1906 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
2 928 (9.67%) Programme Management
3 923 (9.62%) Project Management
4 917 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
5 905 (9.43%) ITIL
6 732 (7.63%) Digital Marketing
7 716 (7.46%) Software Engineering
8 640 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 633 (6.60%) Scrum
10 521 (5.43%) Mentoring
11 515 (5.37%) CRM
12 499 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 487 (5.07%) Presales
14 463 (4.82%) OO
15 439 (4.57%) PRINCE2
16 427 (4.45%) SDLC
17 406 (4.23%) Business Development
18 405 (4.22%) TDD
19 393 (4.09%) MVC
20 361 (3.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1344 (14.00%) Java
2 1033 (10.76%) SQL
3 938 (9.77%) JavaScript
4 698 (7.27%) C#
5 680 (7.08%) C++
6 621 (6.47%) Python
7 477 (4.97%) C
8 332 (3.46%) PHP
9 297 (3.09%) Perl
10 216 (2.25%) Ruby
11 174 (1.81%) Bash Shell
12 133 (1.39%) PowerShell
13 114 (1.19%) T-SQL
14 93 (0.97%) Scala
15 90 (0.94%) PL/SQL
16 65 (0.68%) Shell Script
17 64 (0.67%) R
18 55 (0.57%) MATLAB
19 46 (0.48%) Groovy
20 44 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1747 (18.20%) Degree
2 710 (7.40%) Cisco Certification
3 586 (6.11%) Security Cleared
4 472 (4.92%) CCNP
5 438 (4.56%) CCNA
6 316 (3.29%) SC Cleared
7 207 (2.16%) PMI Certification
8 178 (1.85%) CISSP
9 174 (1.81%) DV Cleared
10 158 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 125 (1.30%) PMP
12 124 (1.29%) ISEB
13 112 (1.17%) PhD
14 99 (1.03%) MCSE
15 98 (1.02%) CCIE
16 81 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
17 78 (0.81%) ISTQB
18 77 (0.80%) CISM
19 73 (0.76%) CCIP
20 61 (0.64%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 435 (4.53%) SLA
2 432 (4.50%) QA
3 227 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 205 (2.14%) PCI DSS
5 45 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 42 (0.44%) COBIT
7 41 (0.43%) ISO 9001
8 36 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 18 (0.19%) Data Quality
10 16 (0.17%) FISMA
10 16 (0.17%) ISO27002
11 14 (0.15%) ISO 14001
11 14 (0.15%) RMADS
12 11 (0.11%) ISO 9000
12 11 (0.11%) ISO22301
13 9 (0.094%) WCAG
14 8 (0.083%) PA-DSS
15 5 (0.052%) NEBOSH
15 5 (0.052%) PMBOK
16 4 (0.042%) MISRA
System Software
1 471 (4.91%) Active Directory
2 448 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (1.60%) Hyper-V
4 107 (1.11%) vSphere
5 70 (0.73%) Firmware
6 67 (0.70%) XenApp
7 58 (0.60%) Docker
8 50 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
9 45 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 40 (0.42%) KVM
11 36 (0.38%) XenDesktop
12 30 (0.31%) vCloud
13 20 (0.21%) Terminal Services
13 20 (0.21%) VMware ESX
14 17 (0.18%) VirtualBox
15 15 (0.16%) NFS
15 15 (0.16%) Xen
16 13 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
16 13 (0.14%) XenServer
17 10 (0.10%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 150 (1.56%) Puppet
2 100 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 91 (0.95%) Nessus
4 86 (0.90%) Nmap
5 83 (0.86%) SCCM
6 78 (0.81%) Nagios
7 75 (0.78%) Ansible
8 66 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
9 65 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
10 60 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
11 42 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
12 36 (0.38%) OpenVAS
13 32 (0.33%) SCOM
14 23 (0.24%) Cacti
14 23 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
15 22 (0.23%) WSUS
16 21 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
16 21 (0.22%) HAProxy
17 19 (0.20%) OpenNMS
17 19 (0.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1158 (12.07%) Cisco
2 1145 (11.93%) Microsoft
3 826 (8.61%) SAP
4 616 (6.42%) Oracle
5 599 (6.24%) VMware
6 290 (3.02%) HP
7 288 (3.00%) Juniper
8 275 (2.87%) Avaya
9 213 (2.22%) Citrix
10 160 (1.67%) CheckPoint
11 152 (1.58%) Red Hat
12 148 (1.54%) Huawei
13 147 (1.53%) Mitel
14 135 (1.41%) Adobe
15 112 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
16 111 (1.16%) IBM
17 110 (1.15%) Ericsson
18 90 (0.94%) Google
19 80 (0.83%) Apple
20 74 (0.77%) Nokia
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