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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 55 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 4796 5732 4718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.49% 4.88% 4.34%
As % of the General category 10.13% 11.05% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3534 3851 3056
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +16.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%

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
47363 51876 46567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.33% 44.18% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 37328 40568 36968
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 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 May 2015 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 May 2015. 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 -7 4445 £50,000 - 775
London -3 1776 £55,000 +1.85% 344
South East -7 1482 £50,000 - 229
Berkshire -6 801 £50,000 -0.49% 105
City of London -3 438 £55,000 +4.76% 92
Reading +1 437 £55,000 +10.00% 45
East of England -5 312 £45,000 - 30
South West -15 295 £42,500 +13.33% 67
Surrey +16 228 £52,500 +2.94% 41
North West +24 203 £40,000 -9.09% 45
Hampshire -40 151 £45,000 -10.00% 36
West Midlands -16 150 £50,000 +33.33% 27
Yorkshire +8 131 £37,500 +4.16% 15
Buckinghamshire -13 130 £45,000 -2.70% 9
Manchester +32 120 £40,000 -11.11% 30
Bristol -16 115 £45,000 +20.00% 21
West Yorkshire +28 95 £36,750 -13.52% 8
Hertfordshire -41 93 £50,000 +19.76% 10
Cambridgeshire +6 87 £47,500 - 12
Newbury 0 82 £50,000 - 22
Cambridge +10 79 £47,500 - 10
Scotland +47 78 £50,000 +33.33% 33
Slough +7 78 £50,000 -9.09% 20
Leeds +26 77 £36,750 -18.33% 6
East Midlands +9 77 £42,500 +21.42% 9
Gloucestershire 0 76 £55,000 +37.50% 13
Wales -10 73 £44,000 +13.45% 6
South Wales -8 71 £44,000 +13.45% 6
Birmingham +11 67 £51,750 -5.90% 16
Essex +28 57 £43,500 -1.13% 4

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3355 (34.69%) Finance
2 1729 (17.88%) Degree
3 1706 (17.64%) Agile Software Development
4 1675 (17.32%) Banking
5 1367 (14.14%) Windows
6 1289 (13.33%) SQL
7 1241 (12.83%) Java
8 1187 (12.27%) Project Management
9 1184 (12.24%) Microsoft
10 1095 (11.32%) Cisco
11 1084 (11.21%) Linux
12 1070 (11.06%) Marketing
13 955 (9.87%) Retail
14 904 (9.35%) ITIL
15 814 (8.42%) MS Excel
16 789 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
17 768 (7.94%) SQL Server
18 766 (7.92%) JavaScript
19 739 (7.64%) HTML
19 739 (7.64%) Scrum
19 739 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
20 725 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
21 697 (7.21%) Oracle
22 695 (7.19%) C#
23 681 (7.04%) VoIP
24 671 (6.94%) .NET
25 655 (6.77%) Firewall
26 652 (6.74%) WAN
27 634 (6.56%) LAN
28 606 (6.27%) PRINCE2

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 301 (3.11%) MS Exchange
2 180 (1.86%) Tomcat
3 164 (1.70%) Apache
4 153 (1.58%) SharePoint
5 136 (1.41%) WebSphere
6 135 (1.40%) Lync
7 125 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 123 (1.27%) CMS
9 109 (1.13%) JBoss
10 82 (0.85%) IIS
11 79 (0.82%) SAS
12 70 (0.72%) WebLogic
13 60 (0.62%) Node.js
14 50 (0.52%) Apache Pig
14 50 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
15 49 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
16 44 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
16 44 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
17 43 (0.44%) OpenStack
18 42 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 814 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 537 (5.55%) MS Office
3 148 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 142 (1.47%) MS Project
5 130 (1.34%) MS Visio
6 38 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 25 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 24 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 19 (0.20%) SPSS
10 18 (0.19%) Acrobat
11 16 (0.17%) InDesign
12 13 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 12 (0.12%) AutoCAD
14 8 (0.083%) OmniGraffle
14 8 (0.083%) FrameMaker
15 6 (0.062%) Adobe Captivate
15 6 (0.062%) Fireworks
16 4 (0.041%) XMetaL
17 3 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
18 2 (0.021%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 379 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 45 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.12%) WebTrends
6 10 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
6 10 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.083%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.083%) INSURE/90
8 8 (0.083%) Primavera
8 8 (0.083%) CSG Singleview
8 8 (0.083%) SAP CRM
9 7 (0.072%) Sage 50
10 6 (0.062%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 6 (0.062%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 6 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.062%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 6 (0.062%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 257 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
2 216 (2.23%) SaaS
3 128 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
4 83 (0.86%) Office 365
5 78 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 69 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 55 (0.57%) PaaS
8 52 (0.54%) IaaS
9 32 (0.33%) Amazon S3
10 24 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
11 22 (0.23%) Google Analytics
12 20 (0.21%) Force.com
13 15 (0.16%) Route 53
13 15 (0.16%) Google Apps
14 10 (0.10%) Terremark
15 9 (0.093%) GitHub
16 5 (0.052%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
17 3 (0.031%) Google App Engine
17 3 (0.031%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 681 (7.04%) VoIP
2 655 (6.77%) Firewall
3 652 (6.74%) WAN
4 634 (6.56%) LAN
5 552 (5.71%) VPN
6 530 (5.48%) MPLS
7 516 (5.34%) Wireless
8 513 (5.30%) Internet
9 490 (5.07%) TCP/IP
10 454 (4.69%) Broadband
11 444 (4.59%) DNS
12 316 (3.27%) Ethernet
13 259 (2.68%) BGP
14 252 (2.61%) Network Security
15 237 (2.45%) DHCP
16 227 (2.35%) Unified Communications
17 226 (2.34%) 3G
18 208 (2.15%) OSPF
19 207 (2.14%) LTE
20 203 (2.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 768 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 424 (4.38%) MySQL
3 254 (2.63%) Big Data
4 200 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
5 178 (1.84%) NoSQL
6 175 (1.81%) Relational Database
7 159 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 149 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 141 (1.46%) MongoDB
10 133 (1.38%) Hadoop
11 116 (1.20%) RDBMS
12 113 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
13 107 (1.11%) Oracle Database
14 100 (1.03%) Data Mining
15 88 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
16 75 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 65 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
18 64 (0.66%) DB2
19 63 (0.65%) Apache Hive
20 55 (0.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 216 (2.23%) Git (software)
2 160 (1.65%) Subversion
3 151 (1.56%) Selenium
4 140 (1.45%) Jenkins
5 114 (1.18%) NUnit
6 107 (1.11%) JIRA
7 67 (0.69%) Eclipse
8 65 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
9 57 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 57 (0.59%) Maven
10 56 (0.58%) Moq
11 55 (0.57%) Visual Studio
12 54 (0.56%) WebDriver
13 53 (0.55%) JUnit
14 45 (0.47%) MSTest
15 43 (0.44%) Cucumber
16 36 (0.37%) Ant
17 33 (0.34%) ReSharper
18 29 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
18 29 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3355 (34.69%) Finance
2 1675 (17.32%) Banking
3 1070 (11.06%) Marketing
4 955 (9.87%) Retail
5 563 (5.82%) Manufacturing
6 495 (5.12%) Electronics
7 395 (4.08%) Billing
8 300 (3.10%) Advertising
8 300 (3.10%) Legal
9 240 (2.48%) Games
10 135 (1.40%) Online Betting
11 119 (1.23%) Law
12 114 (1.18%) Aerospace
13 92 (0.95%) Automotive
14 87 (0.90%) Back Office
15 67 (0.69%) Retail Banking
16 62 (0.64%) Investment Banking
17 53 (0.55%) Publishing
18 49 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
19 36 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1473 (15.23%) Developer
2 1188 (12.28%) Analyst
3 786 (8.13%) Project Manager
4 612 (6.33%) Architect
5 601 (6.21%) Consultant
6 506 (5.23%) Business Analyst
7 475 (4.91%) Network Engineer
8 398 (4.12%) Java Developer
9 349 (3.61%) Senior Developer
10 301 (3.11%) Senior Manager
10 301 (3.11%) Support Engineer
11 273 (2.82%) Software Engineer
12 257 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
13 236 (2.44%) .NET Developer
14 221 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
15 210 (2.17%) C# Developer
16 202 (2.09%) Service Manager
17 192 (1.99%) Software Developer
18 188 (1.94%) Administrator
19 159 (1.64%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 739 (7.64%) HTML
2 671 (6.94%) .NET
3 546 (5.65%) XML
4 538 (5.56%) CSS
5 526 (5.44%) Web Services
6 314 (3.25%) ASP.NET
7 306 (3.16%) Spring
8 292 (3.02%) jQuery
9 226 (2.34%) HTML5
10 214 (2.21%) J2EE
10 214 (2.21%) SOAP
11 181 (1.87%) JSON
12 159 (1.64%) REST
13 153 (1.58%) Hibernate
14 146 (1.51%) Java EE
15 142 (1.47%) Ajax
16 137 (1.42%) WPF
17 127 (1.31%) .NET Framework
18 116 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
19 106 (1.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 739 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 531 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 392 (4.05%) DTV
4 281 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 207 (2.14%) User Experience
6 175 (1.81%) Open Source
7 159 (1.64%) FMCG
8 148 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 137 (1.42%) PMI
10 120 (1.24%) Blackberry
11 116 (1.20%) Statistics
12 111 (1.15%) Social Media
12 111 (1.15%) Mobile App
13 102 (1.05%) IPTV
14 99 (1.02%) Online Games
15 94 (0.97%) IVR
16 93 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
17 92 (0.95%) Smartphone
17 92 (0.95%) Digital Media
18 91 (0.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1367 (14.14%) Windows
2 1084 (11.21%) Linux
3 575 (5.95%) UNIX
4 296 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 194 (2.01%) Windows 7
6 186 (1.92%) Android
7 184 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 173 (1.79%) Apple iOS
9 155 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 147 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 127 (1.31%) Windows XP
12 109 (1.13%) Solaris
13 67 (0.69%) Windows 8
14 65 (0.67%) CentOS
15 59 (0.61%) Mac OS X
16 44 (0.45%) Windows Vista
17 27 (0.28%) Debian
18 25 (0.26%) Ubuntu
19 19 (0.20%) Windows 2000
20 18 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1706 (17.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1187 (12.27%) Project Management
3 904 (9.35%) ITIL
4 789 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
5 739 (7.64%) Scrum
6 606 (6.27%) PRINCE2
7 570 (5.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 565 (5.84%) Programme Management
9 554 (5.73%) Service Delivery
10 543 (5.61%) CRM
10 543 (5.61%) Software Engineering
11 487 (5.04%) E-Commerce
12 476 (4.92%) TDD
13 445 (4.60%) Digital Marketing
14 421 (4.35%) OO
15 404 (4.18%) Service Management
16 397 (4.11%) Analytics
17 391 (4.04%) Change Management
18 385 (3.98%) Business Development
19 364 (3.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1289 (13.33%) SQL
2 1241 (12.83%) Java
3 766 (7.92%) JavaScript
4 695 (7.19%) C#
5 420 (4.34%) C++
6 368 (3.81%) Python
7 271 (2.80%) C
8 246 (2.54%) PHP
9 154 (1.59%) Perl
10 150 (1.55%) T-SQL
11 143 (1.48%) Bash Shell
12 115 (1.19%) PL/SQL
13 108 (1.12%) Shell Script
14 99 (1.02%) Ruby
15 79 (0.82%) PowerShell
16 63 (0.65%) R
17 57 (0.59%) VB.NET
18 55 (0.57%) VBA
18 55 (0.57%) Scala
19 52 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 1729 (17.88%) Degree
2 725 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
3 462 (4.78%) CCNA
4 454 (4.69%) Security Cleared
5 399 (4.13%) CCNP
6 339 (3.51%) SC Cleared
7 273 (2.82%) PMI Certification
8 222 (2.30%) ISEB
9 194 (2.01%) PMP
10 190 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 136 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
12 133 (1.38%) CCIE
13 118 (1.22%) CISSP
13 118 (1.22%) MCSE
14 96 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 89 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 67 (0.69%) ISTQB
17 65 (0.67%) DV Cleared
18 56 (0.58%) CISM
19 55 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 592 (6.12%) SLA
2 348 (3.60%) QA
3 189 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 102 (1.05%) ISO 9001
5 94 (0.97%) PCI DSS
6 47 (0.49%) ISO 9000
7 43 (0.44%) ISO 14001
8 42 (0.43%) HL7
9 34 (0.35%) Data Quality
10 33 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 22 (0.23%) COBIT
12 16 (0.17%) PMBOK
13 9 (0.093%) GPG13
14 8 (0.083%) DO-178B
15 4 (0.041%) DO-254
15 4 (0.041%) GMP
15 4 (0.041%) GAAP
16 3 (0.031%) JTAG
16 3 (0.031%) FINREP
16 3 (0.031%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 430 (4.45%) Active Directory
2 338 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (1.26%) Hyper-V
4 59 (0.61%) XenApp
5 51 (0.53%) vSphere
6 50 (0.52%) KVM
7 38 (0.39%) Firmware
8 36 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (0.31%) VMware ESX
10 29 (0.30%) NFS
11 27 (0.28%) VirtualBox
12 23 (0.24%) XenDesktop
13 22 (0.23%) Terminal Services
14 20 (0.21%) Xen
15 16 (0.17%) XenServer
16 15 (0.16%) ISA Server
17 13 (0.13%) HDFS
18 12 (0.12%) vCloud
19 11 (0.11%) ProxySG
20 9 (0.093%) Squid
Systems Management
1 86 (0.89%) Puppet
2 72 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 54 (0.56%) SCCM
5 52 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 51 (0.53%) Nagios
7 32 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 31 (0.32%) WSUS
9 30 (0.31%) OpenView
10 28 (0.29%) Ansible
11 24 (0.25%) Graphite
11 24 (0.25%) Vagrant
12 19 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
12 19 (0.20%) FortiGate
13 18 (0.19%) Netcool
13 18 (0.19%) NetBackup
14 17 (0.18%) Cacti
15 15 (0.16%) Backup Exec
15 15 (0.16%) Munin
15 15 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1184 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 1095 (11.32%) Cisco
3 697 (7.21%) Oracle
4 504 (5.21%) SAP
5 481 (4.97%) VMware
6 329 (3.40%) Juniper
7 291 (3.01%) HP
8 255 (2.64%) Avaya
9 220 (2.27%) Red Hat
10 203 (2.10%) Huawei
11 202 (2.09%) Citrix
12 178 (1.84%) CheckPoint
13 153 (1.58%) IBM
14 150 (1.55%) F5
15 148 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
16 144 (1.49%) Ericsson
17 134 (1.39%) Mitel
18 123 (1.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
19 96 (0.99%) Nokia
20 92 (0.95%) Apple
London
networx
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Scotland
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + benefits + shares
Posted: 2 days ago