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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 53 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 5050 4821 5721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.06% 4.51% 4.84%
As % of the General category 11.67% 10.16% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3927 3577 3827
Median salary £48,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +7.95%

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
43274 47441 52129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.37% 44.39% 44.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35315 37401 40842
Median 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 median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +11 4833 £49,000 -2.00% 1006
London +3 1886 £55,000 - 515
South East +1 1358 £47,500 -5.00% 203
South West +33 582 £42,500 - 90
Berkshire -6 535 £60,000 +20.00% 69
East of England +17 341 £43,500 -3.33% 57
City of London -2 297 £53,000 -3.63% 41
Bristol +23 280 £42,500 -5.55% 35
Surrey +10 251 £47,500 -9.52% 45
Hampshire +32 248 £43,000 -4.44% 31
North West +27 238 £37,500 -6.25% 67
Reading -15 208 £62,000 +12.72% 25
West Midlands +2 176 £42,250 -15.50% 33
Yorkshire +26 162 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Gloucestershire +20 139 £50,000 - 20
Buckinghamshire +16 135 £40,000 -11.11% 22
Hertfordshire +32 129 £40,000 -20.00% 22
Cambridgeshire +11 114 £50,000 +5.26% 27
Manchester -7 106 £42,500 +6.25% 43
West Yorkshire +6 98 £40,000 +8.84% 7
Cambridge +6 90 £50,000 +5.26% 22
Cheshire +58 88 £21,715 -53.04% 14
Somerset +23 73 £40,000 +25.00% 16
Newbury -1 70 £57,500 +15.00% 11
Leeds -7 70 £38,500 +4.76% 6
Slough -2 68 £85,000 +70.00% 11
East Midlands +4 64 £37,500 -18.47% 12
Wiltshire +29 63 £42,500 +7.59% 12
Basingstoke +7 63 £45,000 -3.22% 6
Walton-on-Thames -4 57 £47,500 -9.52% 7

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 3562 (35.21%) Finance
2 2056 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
3 1922 (19.00%) Degree
4 1609 (15.91%) Marketing
5 1607 (15.89%) Banking
6 1335 (13.20%) Java
7 1304 (12.89%) Windows
8 1277 (12.62%) Microsoft
9 1257 (12.43%) Linux
10 1189 (11.75%) SQL
11 1168 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
12 1121 (11.08%) Cisco
13 1095 (10.82%) Manufacturing
14 1055 (10.43%) Programme Management
15 1013 (10.01%) Electronics
16 986 (9.75%) Project Management
17 930 (9.19%) Retail
18 924 (9.13%) JavaScript
19 916 (9.05%) SAP
20 863 (8.53%) Digital Marketing
21 861 (8.51%) ITIL
22 829 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
23 824 (8.15%) HTML
24 813 (8.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
25 775 (7.66%) Computer Science
26 765 (7.56%) C#
27 757 (7.48%) SQL Server
28 756 (7.47%) E-Commerce
29 747 (7.38%) .NET
30 738 (7.30%) 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
1 204 (2.02%) MS Exchange
2 177 (1.75%) Apache
3 146 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 127 (1.26%) Node.js
5 118 (1.17%) IIS
5 118 (1.17%) SAS
6 116 (1.15%) CMS
7 113 (1.12%) Skype for Business
8 108 (1.07%) JBoss
9 102 (1.01%) OpenStack
10 85 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 85 (0.84%) Tomcat
11 80 (0.79%) Apache Spark
12 73 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
13 63 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
14 54 (0.53%) Mule
15 53 (0.52%) WebLogic
16 50 (0.49%) Alfresco
17 42 (0.42%) WebSphere
18 41 (0.41%) Joomla!
Applications
1 738 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 522 (5.16%) MS Office
3 160 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 99 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 97 (0.96%) MS Project
6 51 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 35 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 22 (0.22%) SPSS
9 20 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 18 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 16 (0.16%) InDesign
11 16 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
12 8 (0.079%) AutoCAD
13 6 (0.059%) Stata
14 5 (0.049%) Acrobat
15 3 (0.030%) RoboHelp
16 2 (0.020%) Gephi
16 2 (0.020%) Mathematica
16 2 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
17 1 (0.010%) EViews
Business Applications
1 813 (8.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 75 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 53 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 52 (0.51%) SAP FS
5 22 (0.22%) HFM
6 20 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
6 20 (0.20%) Magento
7 18 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
8 16 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
9 14 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
10 13 (0.13%) Unica
11 11 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
12 10 (0.099%) Unit4 Business World
13 8 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
14 6 (0.059%) Summit
15 5 (0.049%) Oracle EBS R12
15 5 (0.049%) Oracle Financials
15 5 (0.049%) Oracle iProcurement
15 5 (0.049%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 459 (4.54%) SaaS
2 232 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 174 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 117 (1.16%) Office 365
5 102 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
6 68 (0.67%) IaaS
7 67 (0.66%) PaaS
8 57 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 27 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 26 (0.26%) GitHub
11 25 (0.25%) Google Analytics
12 20 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.099%) Amazon EMR
13 10 (0.099%) Google App Engine
14 7 (0.069%) Google Apps
15 6 (0.059%) Adobe Analytics
15 6 (0.059%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.059%) Yammer
16 5 (0.049%) CloudFront
16 5 (0.049%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 713 (7.05%) WAN
2 701 (6.93%) VoIP
3 699 (6.91%) Firewall
4 638 (6.31%) LAN
5 553 (5.47%) Internet
6 533 (5.27%) VPN
7 505 (4.99%) TCP/IP
8 496 (4.90%) MPLS
9 441 (4.36%) Wireless
10 438 (4.33%) DNS
11 363 (3.59%) Broadband
12 333 (3.29%) Network Security
13 317 (3.13%) BGP
14 264 (2.61%) OSPF
15 253 (2.50%) Ethernet
16 224 (2.21%) Unified Communications
17 199 (1.97%) SAN
18 184 (1.82%) DHCP
19 175 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
20 170 (1.68%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 757 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 355 (3.51%) Big Data
3 351 (3.47%) MySQL
4 253 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 214 (2.12%) Relational Database
6 167 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 156 (1.54%) Oracle Database
8 149 (1.47%) MongoDB
9 148 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
10 130 (1.29%) Hadoop
11 123 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 118 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 94 (0.93%) RDBMS
14 90 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
14 90 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 86 (0.85%) Data Mining
16 76 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
17 72 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
18 54 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
18 54 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 293 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 209 (2.07%) JIRA
3 197 (1.95%) Subversion
4 186 (1.84%) Visual Studio
5 185 (1.83%) Selenium
6 180 (1.78%) Jenkins
7 154 (1.52%) Maven
8 106 (1.05%) JUnit
9 89 (0.88%) Cucumber
10 85 (0.84%) Ant
11 83 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 71 (0.70%) NUnit
13 51 (0.50%) Rhino Mocks
13 51 (0.50%) WebDriver
14 48 (0.47%) Eclipse
15 41 (0.41%) Artifactory
16 38 (0.38%) Gradle
16 38 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
17 37 (0.37%) IntelliJ
18 36 (0.36%) Mockito
General
1 3562 (35.21%) Finance
2 1609 (15.91%) Marketing
3 1607 (15.89%) Banking
4 1095 (10.82%) Manufacturing
5 1013 (10.01%) Electronics
6 930 (9.19%) Retail
7 379 (3.75%) Billing
8 244 (2.41%) Advertising
9 215 (2.13%) Games
10 184 (1.82%) Aerospace
11 159 (1.57%) Legal
12 145 (1.43%) Automotive
13 103 (1.02%) Law
14 95 (0.94%) Online Betting
15 73 (0.72%) Publishing
16 66 (0.65%) French Language
17 63 (0.62%) Back Office
18 55 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
19 54 (0.53%) Multimedia
20 49 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1574 (15.56%) Developer
2 1187 (11.73%) Analyst
3 788 (7.79%) Architect
4 557 (5.51%) Consultant
5 534 (5.28%) Project Manager
6 495 (4.89%) Network Engineer
7 403 (3.98%) Java Developer
8 376 (3.72%) Business Analyst
9 354 (3.50%) Telecoms Manager
10 339 (3.35%) C# Developer
11 334 (3.30%) Support Engineer
12 321 (3.17%) Senior Developer
13 305 (3.02%) .NET Developer
14 301 (2.98%) Software Engineer
15 264 (2.61%) Software Developer
16 262 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
17 240 (2.37%) IT Manager
18 232 (2.29%) Designer
19 201 (1.99%) Service Manager
20 198 (1.96%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 824 (8.15%) HTML
2 747 (7.38%) .NET
3 685 (6.77%) CSS
4 634 (6.27%) Web Services
5 421 (4.16%) XML
6 371 (3.67%) Spring
7 340 (3.36%) HTML5
8 332 (3.28%) ASP.NET
9 321 (3.17%) jQuery
10 287 (2.84%) AngularJS
11 244 (2.41%) J2EE
12 226 (2.23%) SOAP
13 214 (2.12%) CSS3
14 196 (1.94%) REST
15 192 (1.90%) Java EE
16 187 (1.85%) Hibernate
17 162 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
18 161 (1.59%) RESTful
19 151 (1.49%) Middleware
20 131 (1.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 829 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 775 (7.66%) Computer Science
3 565 (5.59%) Data Centre
4 410 (4.05%) Digital Media
5 309 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 238 (2.35%) Mathematics
7 234 (2.31%) User Experience
8 166 (1.64%) Mobile App
9 151 (1.49%) PMI
10 125 (1.24%) Visualisation
11 117 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 109 (1.08%) Driving Licence
13 98 (0.97%) FMCG
14 97 (0.96%) IVR
14 97 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
15 94 (0.93%) Algorithms
15 94 (0.93%) Video on Demand
16 87 (0.86%) Online Games
17 84 (0.83%) Smartphone
18 82 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1304 (12.89%) Windows
2 1257 (12.43%) Linux
3 566 (5.60%) Unix
4 355 (3.51%) Windows Server
5 218 (2.16%) Android
6 201 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 178 (1.76%) Windows 7
8 175 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 166 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 107 (1.06%) Solaris
11 84 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 76 (0.75%) CentOS
13 60 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 48 (0.47%) Windows XP
15 43 (0.43%) Windows 8
16 40 (0.40%) Mac OS X
17 35 (0.35%) Debian
18 30 (0.30%) VxWorks
19 25 (0.25%) Windows 10
20 20 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2056 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
2 1168 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
3 1055 (10.43%) Programme Management
4 986 (9.75%) Project Management
5 863 (8.53%) Digital Marketing
6 861 (8.51%) ITIL
7 756 (7.47%) E-Commerce
8 732 (7.24%) Software Engineering
9 679 (6.71%) Scrum
10 547 (5.41%) Presales
11 546 (5.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 540 (5.34%) CRM
13 519 (5.13%) TDD
14 462 (4.57%) PRINCE2
15 445 (4.40%) MVC
16 434 (4.29%) Service Delivery
17 430 (4.25%) Mentoring
18 425 (4.20%) Business Development
19 420 (4.15%) Analytics
20 417 (4.12%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1335 (13.20%) Java
2 1189 (11.75%) SQL
3 924 (9.13%) JavaScript
4 765 (7.56%) C#
5 615 (6.08%) Python
6 581 (5.74%) C++
7 470 (4.65%) C
8 362 (3.58%) PHP
9 340 (3.36%) Perl
10 260 (2.57%) Ruby
11 162 (1.60%) Bash Shell
12 137 (1.35%) PowerShell
13 125 (1.24%) Scala
14 123 (1.22%) T-SQL
15 94 (0.93%) R
16 85 (0.84%) PL/SQL
17 71 (0.70%) Shell Script
17 71 (0.70%) VB
18 61 (0.60%) MATLAB
19 54 (0.53%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1922 (19.00%) Degree
2 721 (7.13%) Cisco Certification
3 511 (5.05%) Security Cleared
4 448 (4.43%) CCNP
5 433 (4.28%) CCNA
6 296 (2.93%) SC Cleared
7 226 (2.23%) PMI Certification
8 172 (1.70%) ISEB
9 165 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 146 (1.44%) CISSP
11 112 (1.11%) DV Cleared
12 107 (1.06%) PhD
13 106 (1.05%) MCSE
14 102 (1.01%) PMP
15 95 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
16 93 (0.92%) CCIE
17 91 (0.90%) ISTQB
18 73 (0.72%) CCDP
19 71 (0.70%) CISM
20 56 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 431 (4.26%) QA
2 402 (3.97%) SLA
3 182 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 94 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 40 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 38 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 36 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 31 (0.31%) COBIT
9 24 (0.24%) Data Quality
10 14 (0.14%) ISO22301
11 13 (0.13%) FISMA
11 13 (0.13%) ISO 9000
11 13 (0.13%) ISO27002
12 9 (0.089%) RMADS
13 6 (0.059%) PA-DSS
14 5 (0.049%) NEBOSH
15 4 (0.040%) Def Stans
15 4 (0.040%) GPG13
15 4 (0.040%) MISRA
15 4 (0.040%) SAS 70
System Software
1 490 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 443 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 81 (0.80%) vSphere
5 74 (0.73%) Firmware
6 68 (0.67%) Docker
7 51 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (0.34%) Xen
9 29 (0.29%) XenApp
10 28 (0.28%) NFS
11 27 (0.27%) VMware ESX
12 22 (0.22%) KVM
13 20 (0.20%) XenDesktop
14 18 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
15 16 (0.16%) Squid
15 16 (0.16%) VMware Server
16 15 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
17 14 (0.14%) Terminal Services
18 12 (0.12%) vCloud
19 11 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 98 (0.97%) Nagios
2 92 (0.91%) Puppet
3 78 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (0.77%) SCCM
4 63 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
5 56 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
5 56 (0.55%) Nessus
6 55 (0.54%) Ansible
7 52 (0.51%) Nmap
8 48 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
9 38 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
10 28 (0.28%) HAProxy
11 21 (0.21%) OpenVAS
12 19 (0.19%) SCOM
13 18 (0.18%) logstash
14 15 (0.15%) Backup Exec
14 15 (0.15%) Cacti
14 15 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
15 14 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 14 (0.14%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 1277 (12.62%) Microsoft
2 1121 (11.08%) Cisco
3 916 (9.05%) SAP
4 655 (6.47%) Oracle
5 625 (6.18%) VMware
6 346 (3.42%) Juniper
7 269 (2.66%) HP
8 244 (2.41%) Avaya
9 186 (1.84%) Citrix
10 150 (1.48%) CheckPoint
11 140 (1.38%) Red Hat
12 135 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
13 132 (1.30%) Mitel
14 124 (1.23%) IBM
15 120 (1.19%) Adobe
16 111 (1.10%) Huawei
17 97 (0.96%) F5
18 94 (0.93%) Ericsson
19 86 (0.85%) Remedy
20 85 (0.84%) EMC
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