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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 50 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 5483 4958 5317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.68% 4.56% 4.54%
As % of the General category 10.68% 10.18% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3794 3403 4013
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%

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
51319 48721 52494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.81% 44.83% 44.80%
Number of salaries quoted 39453 38456 43943
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 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 5189 £50,000 +11.11% 678
South East -4 1956 £50,000 +6.38% 204
London +13 1933 £55,000 +10.00% 264
Berkshire +5 1175 £55,000 +10.00% 110
City of London +23 567 £52,500 +5.00% 77
Reading +9 517 £60,000 +20.00% 46
Hampshire +2 333 £42,500 - 31
East of England +17 328 £45,000 +20.00% 51
South West -12 293 £40,000 +5.26% 50
West Midlands +17 212 £42,000 +13.51% 34
Buckinghamshire -2 186 £49,500 -1.00% 21
North West -29 181 £37,500 +7.14% 35
Basingstoke +10 177 £41,500 -2.35% 8
Yorkshire -27 168 £37,500 - 16
Maidenhead +27 164 £42,500 +41.66% 17
Surrey -42 163 £40,000 -13.51% 19
Cambridgeshire +25 151 £47,500 +18.75% 21
Cambridge +28 140 £47,500 +18.75% 17
Manchester +12 119 £40,000 +30.08% 18
West Yorkshire -18 115 £42,500 +14.09% 12
Bracknell -5 110 £60,000 +71.42% 5
Newbury -3 107 £52,500 +0.96% 12
Bristol -4 98 £40,000 -4.19% 20
Leeds +3 90 £42,500 +9.67% 8
East Midlands +2 90 £39,250 +6.08% 15
Birmingham +42 88 £42,500 -10.52% 17
Hertfordshire -19 80 £45,000 - 14
Slough +8 74 £49,750 -9.54% 8
Wiltshire -11 72 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Wales +1 64 £30,000 -33.33% 13

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3932 (35.11%) Finance
2 1859 (16.60%) Degree
3 1620 (14.47%) Project Management
4 1431 (12.78%) Windows
5 1424 (12.72%) SQL
6 1420 (12.68%) Retail
7 1349 (12.05%) Linux
8 1323 (11.81%) Banking
9 1283 (11.46%) Cisco
10 1243 (11.10%) Microsoft
11 1230 (10.98%) Java
12 1073 (9.58%) Marketing
13 1026 (9.16%) ITIL
14 1012 (9.04%) Security Cleared
15 970 (8.66%) Internet
16 934 (8.34%) Oracle
17 811 (7.24%) SQL Server
18 765 (6.83%) Scrum
19 763 (6.81%) VoIP
20 762 (6.80%) C#
20 762 (6.80%) .NET
21 753 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
22 751 (6.71%) UNIX
23 743 (6.64%) MS Excel
24 734 (6.55%) Cisco Certification
25 732 (6.54%) Firewall
26 700 (6.25%) HTML
27 690 (6.16%) Agile Software Development
28 679 (6.06%) SC Cleared
29 657 (5.87%) PRINCE2

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 276 (2.46%) MS Exchange
2 246 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 226 (2.02%) Tomcat
4 221 (1.97%) Apache
5 160 (1.43%) IIS
6 121 (1.08%) SAS
7 117 (1.04%) WebSphere
8 112 (1.00%) CMS
9 110 (0.98%) Lync
10 91 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
11 89 (0.79%) WebLogic
12 61 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
13 55 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
14 52 (0.46%) MQSeries
15 47 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 43 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
17 39 (0.35%) Node.js
18 37 (0.33%) MS Project Server
19 30 (0.27%) Apache Solr
19 30 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 743 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 587 (5.24%) MS Office
3 152 (1.36%) MS Project
4 139 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 136 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 61 (0.54%) SPSS
7 51 (0.46%) Photoshop
8 42 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
9 33 (0.29%) XMetaL
10 29 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
11 16 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
12 15 (0.13%) FrameMaker
13 14 (0.13%) Simulink
14 12 (0.11%) InDesign
15 10 (0.089%) AutoCAD
16 9 (0.080%) FastStats
17 4 (0.036%) Acrobat
17 4 (0.036%) Adobe Captivate
18 3 (0.027%) InfoPath
19 2 (0.018%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 314 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 87 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 52 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 42 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
5 40 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 31 (0.28%) JDE OneWorld
7 23 (0.21%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 23 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
8 21 (0.19%) Oracle Payroll
9 19 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
9 19 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
10 18 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
10 18 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
11 15 (0.13%) SAP MDM
12 14 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
13 12 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
13 12 (0.11%) INSURE/90
13 12 (0.11%) Magento
13 12 (0.11%) SAP InfiniteInsight
14 11 (0.098%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 234 (2.09%) SaaS
2 106 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 61 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
4 60 (0.54%) Office 365
5 52 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 47 (0.42%) IaaS
7 36 (0.32%) PaaS
8 34 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (0.22%) Force.com
10 15 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 13 (0.12%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 7 (0.063%) Amazon EMR
13 6 (0.054%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 6 (0.054%) ElastiCache
14 5 (0.045%) GitHub
15 4 (0.036%) Basecamp
16 2 (0.018%) CloudFront
17 1 (0.009%) IBM Blueworks
17 1 (0.009%) StrongView
17 1 (0.009%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 970 (8.66%) Internet
2 763 (6.81%) VoIP
3 732 (6.54%) Firewall
4 640 (5.72%) LAN
5 639 (5.71%) Broadband
6 584 (5.22%) MPLS
7 550 (4.91%) WAN
8 474 (4.23%) TCP/IP
9 454 (4.05%) Wireless
10 410 (3.66%) 4G
11 393 (3.51%) LTE
12 388 (3.46%) 3G
13 340 (3.04%) DNS
14 338 (3.02%) VPN
15 320 (2.86%) BGP
16 284 (2.54%) Network Security
17 254 (2.27%) OSPF
18 252 (2.25%) SS7
19 225 (2.01%) GSM
20 217 (1.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 811 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 416 (3.71%) MySQL
3 195 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 193 (1.72%) Big Data
5 188 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
6 187 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 175 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 158 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 144 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 102 (0.91%) RDBMS
11 92 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 90 (0.80%) NoSQL
13 83 (0.74%) Data Mining
14 77 (0.69%) MongoDB
15 69 (0.62%) Hadoop
15 69 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
16 68 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
16 68 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
17 52 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
17 52 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 206 (1.84%) Git (software)
2 164 (1.46%) Subversion
3 158 (1.41%) Selenium
4 124 (1.11%) JIRA
5 100 (0.89%) Visual Studio
6 93 (0.83%) Jenkins
7 81 (0.72%) Maven
8 80 (0.71%) JUnit
9 59 (0.53%) NUnit
10 54 (0.48%) ReSharper
11 53 (0.47%) Eclipse
12 51 (0.46%) WebDriver
13 50 (0.45%) LoadRunner
13 50 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
14 45 (0.40%) TestDirector
14 45 (0.40%) Ant
15 42 (0.38%) TeamCity
16 40 (0.36%) Cucumber
17 36 (0.32%) JBehave
18 35 (0.31%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3932 (35.11%) Finance
2 1420 (12.68%) Retail
3 1323 (11.81%) Banking
4 1073 (9.58%) Marketing
5 552 (4.93%) Billing
6 519 (4.63%) Manufacturing
7 466 (4.16%) Electronics
8 275 (2.46%) Legal
9 235 (2.10%) Advertising
10 188 (1.68%) Games
11 122 (1.09%) Aerospace
12 115 (1.03%) Investment Banking
13 112 (1.00%) Military
14 111 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
15 106 (0.95%) Law
16 82 (0.73%) Automotive
17 77 (0.69%) Back Office
18 73 (0.65%) Multimedia
19 71 (0.63%) German Language
20 55 (0.49%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1440 (12.86%) Developer
2 1259 (11.24%) Analyst
3 1122 (10.02%) Consultant
4 881 (7.87%) Project Manager
5 680 (6.07%) Architect
6 569 (5.08%) Network Engineer
7 497 (4.44%) Business Analyst
8 398 (3.55%) Support Engineer
9 340 (3.04%) Senior Developer
10 333 (2.97%) Java Developer
11 296 (2.64%) Software Engineer
12 293 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
13 249 (2.22%) Service Manager
14 243 (2.17%) Senior Manager
15 235 (2.10%) C# Developer
16 218 (1.95%) .NET Developer
17 202 (1.80%) Junior
18 185 (1.65%) Administrator
19 183 (1.63%) Team Leader
20 182 (1.63%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 762 (6.80%) .NET
2 700 (6.25%) HTML
3 509 (4.55%) CSS
4 502 (4.48%) XML
5 468 (4.18%) Web Services
6 325 (2.90%) ASP.NET
7 322 (2.88%) jQuery
8 286 (2.55%) J2EE
9 269 (2.40%) Spring
10 247 (2.21%) HTML5
11 182 (1.63%) SOAP
12 179 (1.60%) Hibernate
13 178 (1.59%) REST
14 143 (1.28%) .NET Framework
15 139 (1.24%) WPF
16 134 (1.20%) JSON
17 127 (1.13%) Middleware
18 125 (1.12%) WCF
18 125 (1.12%) LINQ
19 124 (1.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 503 (4.49%) Computer Science
2 394 (3.52%) Smartphone
3 373 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 344 (3.07%) DTV
5 310 (2.77%) Mobile App
6 258 (2.30%) Digital Media
7 231 (2.06%) Open Source
8 202 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 189 (1.69%) Social Media
10 124 (1.11%) IVR
11 122 (1.09%) Client/Server
12 121 (1.08%) Blackberry
13 120 (1.07%) Mathematics
14 104 (0.93%) Visualisation
15 103 (0.92%) Statistics
16 95 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
17 89 (0.79%) Clustering
18 80 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
18 80 (0.71%) Firmware
19 79 (0.71%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1431 (12.78%) Windows
2 1349 (12.05%) Linux
3 751 (6.71%) UNIX
4 336 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 265 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 262 (2.34%) Windows 7
7 211 (1.88%) Android
8 196 (1.75%) Solaris
9 168 (1.50%) Apple iOS
10 155 (1.38%) Windows XP
11 153 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 92 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 86 (0.77%) CentOS
14 83 (0.74%) Windows 8
15 37 (0.33%) Windows 2000
16 36 (0.32%) AIX
17 34 (0.30%) Ubuntu
18 32 (0.29%) Windows Vista
19 31 (0.28%) Debian
20 27 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1620 (14.47%) Project Management
2 1026 (9.16%) ITIL
3 765 (6.83%) Scrum
4 753 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
5 690 (6.16%) Agile Software Development
6 657 (5.87%) PRINCE2
7 649 (5.80%) CRM
8 597 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 571 (5.10%) Programme Management
10 562 (5.02%) Service Delivery
11 552 (4.93%) Service Management
12 543 (4.85%) E-Commerce
13 512 (4.57%) Software Engineering
14 449 (4.01%) Business Development
15 435 (3.88%) Business Analysis
16 414 (3.70%) Change Management
17 399 (3.56%) TDD
18 369 (3.30%) Risk Management
19 364 (3.25%) Digital Marketing
20 336 (3.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1424 (12.72%) SQL
2 1230 (10.98%) Java
3 762 (6.80%) C#
4 615 (5.49%) JavaScript
5 533 (4.76%) C
6 490 (4.38%) C++
7 323 (2.88%) Python
8 274 (2.45%) PHP
9 246 (2.20%) Perl
10 156 (1.39%) T-SQL
11 137 (1.22%) Ruby
12 134 (1.20%) Bash Shell
13 127 (1.13%) Shell Script
14 125 (1.12%) Erlang
15 105 (0.94%) VB
16 91 (0.81%) PowerShell
17 76 (0.68%) PL/SQL
18 62 (0.55%) Scala
19 51 (0.46%) VBA
20 48 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1859 (16.60%) Degree
2 1012 (9.04%) Security Cleared
3 734 (6.55%) Cisco Certification
4 679 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 424 (3.79%) CCNA
6 376 (3.36%) CCNP
7 345 (3.08%) ISEB
8 243 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 212 (1.89%) PMI Certification
10 172 (1.54%) DV Cleared
11 145 (1.29%) PMP
12 136 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 120 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
13 120 (1.07%) CCDP
14 119 (1.06%) CCIE
15 113 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 111 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 104 (0.93%) HND
18 100 (0.89%) MCSE
19 89 (0.79%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 497 (4.44%) SLA
2 454 (4.05%) QA
3 148 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 62 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 38 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 38 (0.34%) COBIT
6 37 (0.33%) ISO 14001
7 33 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 29 (0.26%) Data Quality
9 13 (0.12%) GPG13
10 8 (0.071%) HL7
11 7 (0.063%) JTAG
11 7 (0.063%) ISO 9000
11 7 (0.063%) TickIT
12 4 (0.036%) ISO 8583
12 4 (0.036%) COSO
12 4 (0.036%) IEC 61508
12 4 (0.036%) P3O
13 3 (0.027%) DO-178B
14 2 (0.018%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 426 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 302 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 67 (0.60%) XenApp
5 66 (0.59%) VMware ESX
6 45 (0.40%) vSphere
7 42 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 40 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
9 36 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
10 30 (0.27%) KVM
11 28 (0.25%) ISA Server
12 27 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
13 26 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 26 (0.23%) Terminal Services
14 25 (0.22%) NFS
15 21 (0.19%) ProxySG
16 19 (0.17%) Snort
17 18 (0.16%) NDS
18 15 (0.13%) Squid
19 14 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 94 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 88 (0.79%) SCCM
3 72 (0.64%) Nagios
4 67 (0.60%) Puppet
5 57 (0.51%) Netcool
6 48 (0.43%) NetBackup
7 46 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
8 42 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
8 42 (0.38%) OpenView
8 42 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 37 (0.33%) SCOM
10 36 (0.32%) Opsview
11 35 (0.31%) Tivoli
12 32 (0.29%) FortiGate
13 24 (0.21%) WSUS
14 22 (0.20%) Cacti
14 22 (0.20%) Data Guard
15 19 (0.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 18 (0.16%) Cisco IPCC
17 16 (0.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1283 (11.46%) Cisco
2 1243 (11.10%) Microsoft
3 934 (8.34%) Oracle
4 555 (4.96%) Fujitsu
5 506 (4.52%) SAP
6 432 (3.86%) VMware
7 376 (3.36%) Juniper
8 330 (2.95%) HP
9 278 (2.48%) Avaya
10 230 (2.05%) Citrix
11 214 (1.91%) IBM
11 214 (1.91%) Huawei
12 201 (1.79%) CheckPoint
13 198 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
14 170 (1.52%) Red Hat
15 148 (1.32%) Ericsson
16 137 (1.22%) TIBCO
17 121 (1.08%) Mitel
18 106 (0.95%) F5
19 104 (0.93%) JBoss
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Prof Certs
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Prof Certs
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £7000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Weighting
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + pension, bonus, medical, etc
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per day + 20% bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 5-8k car, bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Advantage XPO
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago