The 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 51 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 5391 4866 5556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.73% 4.55% 4.75%
As % of the General category 10.85% 10.10% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3716 3314 4060
Average salary £48,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.43% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
49677 48190 52890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.61% 45.05% 45.20%
Number of salaries quoted 38448 38282 43810
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 £78,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +1 5121 £50,000 +5.26% 702
South East 0 1901 £50,000 +1.01% 236
London +17 1899 £55,000 +4.76% 254
Berkshire +4 1225 £55,000 +10.00% 120
City of London +54 568 £52,500 - 72
Reading +6 528 £55,000 +10.00% 48
East of England +14 361 £45,000 +25.00% 58
South West -32 247 £40,000 +14.28% 60
West Midlands +19 239 £42,500 +6.25% 21
Hampshire -12 238 £40,000 -11.11% 30
Buckinghamshire +4 187 £47,750 -4.50% 28
North West -37 180 £42,500 +21.42% 36
Maidenhead +7 175 £41,250 +23.13% 4
Surrey -34 166 £43,750 -5.40% 26
Yorkshire -11 150 £42,500 +13.33% 16
Cambridgeshire +26 148 £47,500 +15.15% 24
Cambridge +31 140 £47,750 +12.35% 20
Basingstoke +12 120 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Bracknell -5 120 £60,000 +50.00% 14
West Yorkshire -3 117 £42,500 +54.54% 7
Manchester -15 104 £45,000 +32.35% 13
Birmingham +51 103 £42,500 -17.23% 6
Bristol -13 95 £40,000 - 16
Hertfordshire -21 93 £45,000 - 14
East Midlands +15 90 £39,750 -0.62% 16
Newbury -2 88 £52,500 +0.96% 15
Leeds +15 84 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Scotland -11 66 £41,500 +18.57% 22
Wales -7 59 £35,400 -1.06% 6
Slough 0 56 £49,500 -10.00% 9

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 3880 (35.13%) Finance
2 1813 (16.41%) Degree
3 1635 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
4 1546 (14.00%) Project Management
5 1447 (13.10%) Windows
5 1447 (13.10%) Retail
6 1416 (12.82%) SQL
7 1339 (12.12%) Linux
8 1295 (11.72%) Cisco
9 1283 (11.62%) Microsoft
10 1281 (11.60%) Banking
11 1210 (10.96%) Java
12 1053 (9.53%) Marketing
13 1039 (9.41%) ITIL
14 1000 (9.05%) Security Cleared
15 994 (9.00%) Internet
16 985 (8.92%) Oracle
17 856 (7.75%) SQL Server
18 824 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
19 780 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
20 774 (7.01%) MS Excel
21 772 (6.99%) Firewall
22 770 (6.97%) Scrum
23 753 (6.82%) .NET
23 753 (6.82%) C#
24 751 (6.80%) UNIX
25 734 (6.65%) VoIP
26 732 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
27 709 (6.42%) Broadband
28 692 (6.27%) HTML

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
1 272 (2.46%) MS Exchange
2 266 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 241 (2.18%) Apache
3 241 (2.18%) Tomcat
4 169 (1.53%) IIS
5 129 (1.17%) WebSphere
6 126 (1.14%) WebLogic
7 114 (1.03%) CMS
8 105 (0.95%) Lync
9 101 (0.91%) SAS
10 90 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
11 62 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
12 59 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
13 52 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 50 (0.45%) MQSeries
15 47 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
16 38 (0.34%) Apache Solr
17 37 (0.33%) WordPress
18 34 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
19 32 (0.29%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 774 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 612 (5.54%) MS Office
3 139 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 131 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 130 (1.18%) MS Project
6 48 (0.43%) SPSS
7 46 (0.42%) Photoshop
8 36 (0.33%) XMetaL
9 33 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
10 29 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
11 26 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
12 15 (0.14%) AutoCAD
12 15 (0.14%) Simulink
13 14 (0.13%) FrameMaker
14 11 (0.100%) InDesign
15 9 (0.081%) Fireworks
16 6 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 4 (0.036%) Mingle
17 4 (0.036%) FastStats
17 4 (0.036%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 304 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 104 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
3 68 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 46 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 44 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
6 28 (0.25%) JDE OneWorld
7 25 (0.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 23 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 22 (0.20%) Oracle Payroll
9 22 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
10 20 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
11 19 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
12 15 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
12 15 (0.14%) SAP MDM
13 14 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
13 14 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
14 12 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
15 11 (0.100%) Movex
15 11 (0.100%) HFM
16 10 (0.091%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 229 (2.07%) SaaS
2 105 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 63 (0.57%) Office 365
4 57 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 43 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 38 (0.34%) IaaS
7 35 (0.32%) PaaS
8 23 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (0.19%) Force.com
10 9 (0.081%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.063%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 5 (0.045%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (0.045%) ElastiCache
12 5 (0.045%) GitHub
13 2 (0.018%) Basecamp
13 2 (0.018%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.018%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.009%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 994 (9.00%) Internet
2 772 (6.99%) Firewall
3 734 (6.65%) VoIP
4 709 (6.42%) Broadband
5 659 (5.97%) LAN
6 597 (5.41%) WAN
7 589 (5.33%) MPLS
8 493 (4.46%) Wireless
9 492 (4.45%) TCP/IP
10 463 (4.19%) 3G
11 405 (3.67%) 4G
12 385 (3.49%) LTE
13 365 (3.30%) VPN
14 352 (3.19%) BGP
15 349 (3.16%) DNS
16 283 (2.56%) Network Security
17 272 (2.46%) OSPF
18 220 (1.99%) Ethernet
19 209 (1.89%) GSM
20 205 (1.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 856 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 406 (3.68%) MySQL
3 216 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 202 (1.83%) Big Data
5 199 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
6 193 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 188 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 181 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 126 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 105 (0.95%) RDBMS
11 98 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 90 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
13 80 (0.72%) Data Mining
14 66 (0.60%) MongoDB
14 66 (0.60%) NoSQL
14 66 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 65 (0.59%) Hadoop
16 59 (0.53%) DB2
17 56 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
18 51 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 205 (1.86%) Git (software)
2 174 (1.58%) Subversion
3 162 (1.47%) Selenium
4 130 (1.18%) JIRA
5 99 (0.90%) Visual Studio
6 93 (0.84%) Maven
7 89 (0.81%) JUnit
8 87 (0.79%) Jenkins
9 66 (0.60%) ReSharper
10 65 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 57 (0.52%) NUnit
12 51 (0.46%) Eclipse
12 51 (0.46%) TeamCity
13 49 (0.44%) WebDriver
14 47 (0.43%) Cucumber
15 46 (0.42%) LoadRunner
16 41 (0.37%) Ant
17 38 (0.34%) JBehave
18 37 (0.33%) TestDirector
19 36 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3880 (35.13%) Finance
2 1447 (13.10%) Retail
3 1281 (11.60%) Banking
4 1053 (9.53%) Marketing
5 533 (4.83%) Billing
6 500 (4.53%) Manufacturing
7 459 (4.16%) Electronics
8 286 (2.59%) Legal
9 254 (2.30%) Advertising
10 181 (1.64%) Games
11 133 (1.20%) Aerospace
12 114 (1.03%) Law
13 106 (0.96%) Military
14 105 (0.95%) Investment Banking
15 102 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
16 88 (0.80%) Back Office
17 86 (0.78%) Multimedia
17 86 (0.78%) German Language
18 74 (0.67%) Automotive
19 59 (0.53%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1423 (12.88%) Developer
2 1178 (10.67%) Analyst
3 1094 (9.90%) Consultant
4 832 (7.53%) Project Manager
5 722 (6.54%) Architect
6 603 (5.46%) Network Engineer
7 446 (4.04%) Business Analyst
8 405 (3.67%) Support Engineer
9 348 (3.15%) Senior Developer
10 338 (3.06%) Java Developer
11 306 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
12 276 (2.50%) Software Engineer
13 235 (2.13%) .NET Developer
14 230 (2.08%) C# Developer
15 220 (1.99%) Senior Manager
16 210 (1.90%) Junior
17 203 (1.84%) Service Manager
18 196 (1.77%) Administrator
19 189 (1.71%) Team Leader
20 174 (1.58%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 753 (6.82%) .NET
2 692 (6.27%) HTML
3 546 (4.94%) XML
4 527 (4.77%) CSS
5 447 (4.05%) Web Services
6 350 (3.17%) jQuery
7 337 (3.05%) ASP.NET
8 297 (2.69%) J2EE
9 278 (2.52%) Spring
10 244 (2.21%) HTML5
11 185 (1.67%) SOAP
12 179 (1.62%) Hibernate
13 169 (1.53%) JSP
13 169 (1.53%) REST
14 153 (1.39%) JSON
15 151 (1.37%) .NET Framework
16 137 (1.24%) Middleware
17 131 (1.19%) LINQ
18 127 (1.15%) Java EE
19 121 (1.10%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 824 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 529 (4.79%) Computer Science
3 424 (3.84%) Smartphone
4 358 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 331 (3.00%) DTV
6 278 (2.52%) User Experience
7 257 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 235 (2.13%) Open Source
9 206 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
10 182 (1.65%) Social Media
11 175 (1.58%) Digital Media
12 124 (1.12%) Client/Server
13 118 (1.07%) Mathematics
14 117 (1.06%) Blackberry
15 115 (1.04%) Statistics
16 108 (0.98%) IVR
17 100 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
18 97 (0.88%) Clustering
19 92 (0.83%) Algorithms
20 83 (0.75%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1447 (13.10%) Windows
2 1339 (12.12%) Linux
3 751 (6.80%) UNIX
4 342 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 267 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 240 (2.17%) Windows 7
7 192 (1.74%) Solaris
8 185 (1.67%) Android
9 167 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 152 (1.38%) Windows XP
11 141 (1.28%) Apple iOS
12 94 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 75 (0.68%) Windows 8
14 70 (0.63%) CentOS
15 50 (0.45%) AIX
16 39 (0.35%) Ubuntu
17 38 (0.34%) Windows 2000
18 37 (0.33%) Debian
19 27 (0.24%) Windows Vista
20 22 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1635 (14.80%) Agile Software Development
2 1546 (14.00%) Project Management
3 1039 (9.41%) ITIL
4 770 (6.97%) Scrum
5 732 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
6 658 (5.96%) CRM
7 634 (5.74%) PRINCE2
8 574 (5.20%) Programme Management
9 566 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 566 (5.12%) Service Delivery
10 544 (4.93%) Service Management
11 529 (4.79%) E-Commerce
12 512 (4.64%) Software Engineering
13 439 (3.97%) Business Development
14 416 (3.77%) Change Management
15 402 (3.64%) Mentoring
16 378 (3.42%) Business Analysis
16 378 (3.42%) TDD
17 359 (3.25%) Risk Management
17 359 (3.25%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1416 (12.82%) SQL
2 1210 (10.96%) Java
3 753 (6.82%) C#
4 637 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 506 (4.58%) C
6 473 (4.28%) C++
7 317 (2.87%) Python
8 264 (2.39%) PHP
9 228 (2.06%) Perl
10 166 (1.50%) T-SQL
11 133 (1.20%) Ruby
12 125 (1.13%) Shell Script
13 116 (1.05%) Bash Shell
14 107 (0.97%) VB
15 105 (0.95%) PowerShell
16 86 (0.78%) PL/SQL
17 85 (0.77%) Erlang
18 57 (0.52%) Scala
19 55 (0.50%) VB.NET
20 45 (0.41%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 1813 (16.41%) Degree
2 1000 (9.05%) Security Cleared
3 780 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
4 678 (6.14%) SC Cleared
5 447 (4.05%) CCNA
6 439 (3.97%) CCNP
7 346 (3.13%) ISEB
8 248 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 221 (2.00%) PMI Certification
10 181 (1.64%) DV Cleared
11 161 (1.46%) PMP
12 141 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 134 (1.21%) CCIE
14 123 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 117 (1.06%) CCDP
15 117 (1.06%) HND
16 113 (1.02%) ISTQB
17 111 (1.00%) MCSE
18 105 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
19 91 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 560 (5.07%) SLA
2 436 (3.95%) QA
3 173 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 70 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 43 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 38 (0.34%) ISO 14001
7 37 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 34 (0.31%) COBIT
9 31 (0.28%) Data Quality
10 17 (0.15%) GPG13
11 15 (0.14%) ISO 9000
12 6 (0.054%) JTAG
12 6 (0.054%) HL7
13 5 (0.045%) TickIT
13 5 (0.045%) COSO
14 4 (0.036%) ISO 8583
15 2 (0.018%) GAMP
15 2 (0.018%) WCAG
15 2 (0.018%) P3O
16 1 (0.009%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 464 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 331 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 72 (0.65%) XenApp
5 63 (0.57%) VMware ESX
6 62 (0.56%) Firmware
7 51 (0.46%) vSphere
8 47 (0.43%) XenDesktop
9 36 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
10 35 (0.32%) ISA Server
10 35 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
11 34 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
12 30 (0.27%) NDS
13 29 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
13 29 (0.26%) KVM
14 25 (0.23%) NFS
15 24 (0.22%) Terminal Services
16 21 (0.19%) ProxySG
17 18 (0.16%) Squid
18 15 (0.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 103 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
2 96 (0.87%) SCCM
3 76 (0.69%) Nagios
4 63 (0.57%) Puppet
5 58 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
6 55 (0.50%) NetBackup
7 51 (0.46%) Netcool
8 45 (0.41%) OpenView
9 44 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
10 42 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 38 (0.34%) Tivoli
11 38 (0.34%) SCOM
12 36 (0.33%) Opsview
13 33 (0.30%) FortiGate
14 25 (0.23%) Cacti
15 23 (0.21%) WSUS
16 21 (0.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 18 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
18 17 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 17 (0.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1295 (11.72%) Cisco
2 1283 (11.62%) Microsoft
3 985 (8.92%) Oracle
4 541 (4.90%) Fujitsu
5 513 (4.64%) SAP
6 471 (4.26%) VMware
7 411 (3.72%) Juniper
8 310 (2.81%) HP
9 247 (2.24%) Avaya
10 234 (2.12%) Citrix
11 232 (2.10%) IBM
12 222 (2.01%) CheckPoint
13 205 (1.86%) Huawei
14 195 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
15 166 (1.50%) Red Hat
16 145 (1.31%) TIBCO
17 142 (1.29%) Ericsson
18 140 (1.27%) F5
19 114 (1.03%) Mitel
20 106 (0.96%) JBoss
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 37 minutes ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Camberley, Surrey
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 26 holiday
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Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Inc Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Imperative People
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
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Churchill Frank
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
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Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
North London
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bupa Healthcare, Dental, Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bupa Health, Pension, Dental
Posted: 2 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago