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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 60 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 4926 5696 4646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.45% 4.74% 4.22%
As % of the General category 9.98% 10.72% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3817 3814 3142
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 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
49379 53135 47569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.58% 44.19% 43.19%
Number of salaries quoted 39119 41490 37870
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 June 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 30 June 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 4560 £50,000 - 656
London +1 1941 £55,000 +2.80% 234
South East -10 1356 £50,000 - 189
Berkshire -7 653 £52,500 -4.54% 66
City of London +7 504 £52,500 +5.00% 73
South West -6 355 £42,500 +13.33% 86
East of England -12 305 £41,000 -8.88% 36
Reading -9 278 £57,500 +4.54% 31
Surrey +31 252 £52,500 +5.00% 32
North West +11 205 £40,000 -3.61% 31
Hampshire -35 163 £45,000 -8.62% 31
Bristol -4 162 £50,000 +25.00% 45
West Midlands -11 151 £45,000 +23.28% 33
Yorkshire -12 137 £35,000 - 17
Buckinghamshire -17 124 £42,500 -13.26% 16
Scotland +78 102 £50,000 +53.84% 29
Newbury +3 102 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Manchester -8 98 £40,000 -3.61% 17
West Yorkshire +17 97 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Cambridgeshire +1 95 £46,250 +2.77% 14
Hertfordshire -35 92 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Wales -1 82 £37,500 +17.18% 9
South Wales +3 80 £37,500 +17.18% 9
Leeds +19 77 £36,625 -13.82% 5
East Midlands -3 77 £47,500 +26.66% 14
Cambridge -2 76 £47,500 - 7
Guildford +9 74 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Gloucestershire 0 72 £55,000 +29.41% 14
Birmingham +9 67 £50,000 +25.78% 14
Cheshire -3 65 £37,500 -21.05% 12

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 3552 (35.41%) Finance
2 1890 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
3 1737 (17.31%) Banking
4 1736 (17.30%) Degree
5 1391 (13.87%) Windows
6 1389 (13.85%) SQL
7 1363 (13.59%) Java
8 1205 (12.01%) Project Management
9 1183 (11.79%) Marketing
10 1174 (11.70%) Cisco
11 1162 (11.58%) Microsoft
12 1153 (11.49%) Linux
13 955 (9.52%) Retail
14 911 (9.08%) ITIL
15 886 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
16 847 (8.44%) MS Excel
17 845 (8.42%) JavaScript
18 813 (8.10%) HTML
19 797 (7.94%) Scrum
20 788 (7.85%) SQL Server
21 780 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
22 756 (7.54%) C#
23 742 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
24 739 (7.37%) Oracle
25 711 (7.09%) .NET
26 693 (6.91%) Firewall
27 690 (6.88%) VoIP
28 682 (6.80%) WAN
29 657 (6.55%) LAN
30 648 (6.46%) Manufacturing

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 265 (2.64%) MS Exchange
2 172 (1.71%) Tomcat
3 161 (1.60%) Apache
4 145 (1.45%) WebSphere
5 140 (1.40%) SharePoint
6 131 (1.31%) JBoss
7 126 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 120 (1.20%) CMS
9 105 (1.05%) Lync
10 81 (0.81%) SAS
11 78 (0.78%) Node.js
12 75 (0.75%) WebLogic
12 75 (0.75%) IIS
13 68 (0.68%) Apache Pig
14 67 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
15 57 (0.57%) OpenStack
16 48 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
17 40 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
18 37 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
19 32 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 847 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 514 (5.12%) MS Office
3 151 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 143 (1.43%) MS Project
5 141 (1.41%) MS Visio
6 35 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 24 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 19 (0.19%) SPSS
9 17 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 16 (0.16%) AutoCAD
11 11 (0.11%) Acrobat
12 9 (0.090%) FrameMaker
13 8 (0.080%) InDesign
13 8 (0.080%) OmniGraffle
13 8 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 6 (0.060%) Adobe Captivate
15 5 (0.050%) XMetaL
15 5 (0.050%) Fireworks
16 4 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
16 4 (0.040%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 465 (4.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 40 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 11 (0.11%) SAP CRM
5 10 (0.100%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.100%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.090%) Primavera
7 8 (0.080%) WebTrends
7 8 (0.080%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 8 (0.080%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.080%) SAP IS-U
7 8 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (0.070%) Hyperion Planning
9 6 (0.060%) Sage 50
9 6 (0.060%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 6 (0.060%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 6 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.060%) CSG Singleview
10 5 (0.050%) Agresso
10 5 (0.050%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 299 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
2 220 (2.19%) SaaS
3 131 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
4 105 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 85 (0.85%) PaaS
6 78 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 77 (0.77%) Office 365
8 69 (0.69%) IaaS
9 33 (0.33%) Amazon S3
10 29 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
11 23 (0.23%) Google Analytics
12 20 (0.20%) Force.com
13 13 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (0.13%) Google Apps
14 12 (0.12%) Route 53
15 11 (0.11%) Google App Engine
16 10 (0.100%) Terremark
17 9 (0.090%) GitHub
18 6 (0.060%) Amazon Kinesis
19 5 (0.050%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 693 (6.91%) Firewall
2 690 (6.88%) VoIP
3 682 (6.80%) WAN
4 657 (6.55%) LAN
5 570 (5.68%) VPN
6 539 (5.37%) TCP/IP
7 537 (5.35%) Internet
8 534 (5.32%) MPLS
9 493 (4.91%) Wireless
10 441 (4.40%) Broadband
11 426 (4.25%) DNS
12 298 (2.97%) BGP
13 297 (2.96%) Ethernet
14 277 (2.76%) Network Security
15 258 (2.57%) OSPF
16 220 (2.19%) DHCP
17 218 (2.17%) SAN
18 206 (2.05%) Unified Communications
19 193 (1.92%) 3G
20 184 (1.83%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 788 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 407 (4.06%) MySQL
3 334 (3.33%) Big Data
4 220 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
5 207 (2.06%) NoSQL
6 205 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 180 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 175 (1.74%) Hadoop
9 167 (1.66%) MongoDB
10 150 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 121 (1.21%) RDBMS
12 118 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 112 (1.12%) Data Mining
13 112 (1.12%) Oracle Database
14 104 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
15 83 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 79 (0.79%) Apache Hive
17 73 (0.73%) DB2
18 59 (0.59%) QlikView
19 50 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 274 (2.73%) Git (software)
2 171 (1.70%) Selenium
3 163 (1.62%) Jenkins
4 159 (1.58%) Subversion
5 126 (1.26%) NUnit
6 117 (1.17%) JIRA
7 71 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
8 70 (0.70%) Maven
9 65 (0.65%) Visual Studio
10 63 (0.63%) WebDriver
11 62 (0.62%) Moq
12 59 (0.59%) Eclipse
13 57 (0.57%) JUnit
14 54 (0.54%) Ant
15 50 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
16 48 (0.48%) MSTest
17 44 (0.44%) HP UFT
18 38 (0.38%) ReSharper
19 37 (0.37%) Cucumber
20 34 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 3552 (35.41%) Finance
2 1737 (17.31%) Banking
3 1183 (11.79%) Marketing
4 955 (9.52%) Retail
5 648 (6.46%) Manufacturing
6 582 (5.80%) Electronics
7 401 (4.00%) Billing
8 313 (3.12%) Legal
9 287 (2.86%) Advertising
10 267 (2.66%) Games
11 155 (1.55%) Online Betting
12 128 (1.28%) Law
13 125 (1.25%) Aerospace
14 108 (1.08%) Back Office
15 97 (0.97%) Automotive
16 69 (0.69%) Retail Banking
17 60 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
18 58 (0.58%) Publishing
19 55 (0.55%) Investment Banking
20 49 (0.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1608 (16.03%) Developer
2 1217 (12.13%) Analyst
3 743 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 644 (6.42%) Architect
5 603 (6.01%) Consultant
6 504 (5.02%) Business Analyst
7 479 (4.77%) Network Engineer
8 412 (4.11%) Java Developer
9 394 (3.93%) Senior Developer
10 326 (3.25%) Senior Manager
11 300 (2.99%) Software Engineer
12 277 (2.76%) Support Engineer
13 271 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
14 240 (2.39%) .NET Developer
15 216 (2.15%) Software Developer
16 196 (1.95%) Administrator
17 192 (1.91%) Senior Analyst
17 192 (1.91%) C# Developer
18 188 (1.87%) Service Manager
19 175 (1.74%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 813 (8.10%) HTML
2 711 (7.09%) .NET
3 602 (6.00%) CSS
4 558 (5.56%) Web Services
5 535 (5.33%) XML
6 341 (3.40%) ASP.NET
7 316 (3.15%) jQuery
8 306 (3.05%) Spring
9 285 (2.84%) HTML5
10 232 (2.31%) SOAP
11 204 (2.03%) J2EE
12 199 (1.98%) REST
13 164 (1.63%) AngularJS
14 162 (1.61%) JSON
15 152 (1.52%) Hibernate
16 149 (1.49%) .NET Framework
17 141 (1.41%) WPF
18 139 (1.39%) Java EE
19 137 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
20 129 (1.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 742 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 647 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 557 (5.55%) Computer Science
4 483 (4.81%) DTV
5 320 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 206 (2.05%) User Experience
7 198 (1.97%) Digital Media
8 169 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
9 168 (1.67%) FMCG
10 141 (1.41%) PMI
11 140 (1.40%) Mobile App
12 116 (1.16%) Blackberry
13 114 (1.14%) IPTV
14 112 (1.12%) IVR
14 112 (1.12%) Statistics
15 110 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
16 103 (1.03%) Social Media
17 101 (1.01%) Online Games
18 95 (0.95%) Client/Server
19 90 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1391 (13.87%) Windows
2 1153 (11.49%) Linux
3 615 (6.13%) UNIX
4 275 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 206 (2.05%) Android
6 192 (1.91%) Apple iOS
7 183 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 175 (1.74%) Windows 7
9 132 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 126 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 108 (1.08%) Windows XP
12 98 (0.98%) Solaris
13 71 (0.71%) Windows 8
14 65 (0.65%) CentOS
15 56 (0.56%) Mac OS X
16 31 (0.31%) Debian
16 31 (0.31%) Windows Vista
17 28 (0.28%) Ubuntu
18 23 (0.23%) Windows Phone
19 18 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1890 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
2 1205 (12.01%) Project Management
3 911 (9.08%) ITIL
4 886 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
5 797 (7.94%) Scrum
6 647 (6.45%) Programme Management
7 626 (6.24%) Software Engineering
8 591 (5.89%) PRINCE2
9 576 (5.74%) SDLC
10 571 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 544 (5.42%) Service Delivery
12 541 (5.39%) CRM
13 535 (5.33%) E-Commerce
14 532 (5.30%) Digital Marketing
15 509 (5.07%) TDD
16 469 (4.68%) OO
17 443 (4.42%) Analytics
18 396 (3.95%) Service Management
19 394 (3.93%) Business Development
20 379 (3.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1389 (13.85%) SQL
2 1363 (13.59%) Java
3 845 (8.42%) JavaScript
4 756 (7.54%) C#
5 462 (4.61%) Python
6 449 (4.48%) C++
7 306 (3.05%) C
8 271 (2.70%) PHP
9 190 (1.89%) Perl
10 160 (1.59%) T-SQL
11 159 (1.58%) Bash Shell
12 151 (1.51%) Ruby
13 126 (1.26%) PL/SQL
14 101 (1.01%) Shell Script
15 87 (0.87%) PowerShell
16 82 (0.82%) R
17 66 (0.66%) Scala
18 58 (0.58%) VBA
19 55 (0.55%) VB.NET
20 54 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 1736 (17.30%) Degree
2 780 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
3 513 (5.11%) CCNA
4 439 (4.38%) Security Cleared
5 416 (4.15%) CCNP
6 319 (3.18%) SC Cleared
7 276 (2.75%) PMI Certification
8 210 (2.09%) ISEB
9 202 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
10 188 (1.87%) PMP
11 148 (1.48%) CCIE
12 139 (1.39%) CISSP
13 135 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
14 117 (1.17%) MCSE
15 100 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 88 (0.88%) ISTQB
17 74 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 65 (0.65%) CISM
19 63 (0.63%) MCP
20 58 (0.58%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 548 (5.46%) SLA
2 383 (3.82%) QA
3 172 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 93 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 86 (0.86%) ISO 9001
6 52 (0.52%) HL7
7 40 (0.40%) ISO 9000
8 35 (0.35%) ISO 14001
9 34 (0.34%) Data Quality
10 25 (0.25%) COBIT
10 25 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 20 (0.20%) PMBOK
12 6 (0.060%) GPG13
13 5 (0.050%) DO-178B
14 4 (0.040%) FISMA
14 4 (0.040%) GMP
15 3 (0.030%) BS7799
15 3 (0.030%) GAAP
15 3 (0.030%) FINREP
16 2 (0.020%) P3O
System Software
1 412 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 384 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 63 (0.63%) XenApp
5 51 (0.51%) vSphere
6 44 (0.44%) KVM
7 37 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 36 (0.36%) Firmware
9 30 (0.30%) XenDesktop
10 28 (0.28%) VirtualBox
11 27 (0.27%) VMware ESX
12 21 (0.21%) XenServer
13 20 (0.20%) Xen
13 20 (0.20%) NFS
14 15 (0.15%) Terminal Services
15 14 (0.14%) vCloud
16 12 (0.12%) HDFS
16 12 (0.12%) ISA Server
16 12 (0.12%) ProxySG
17 10 (0.100%) Docker
Systems Management
1 129 (1.29%) Puppet
2 114 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
4 60 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
5 58 (0.58%) SCCM
6 56 (0.56%) Ansible
7 52 (0.52%) Nagios
8 33 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 25 (0.25%) Vagrant
9 25 (0.25%) Graphite
10 23 (0.23%) OpenView
10 23 (0.23%) WSUS
10 23 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
11 20 (0.20%) Cacti
11 20 (0.20%) FortiGate
12 19 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
13 16 (0.16%) Nessus
14 15 (0.15%) Munin
14 15 (0.15%) Backup Exec
15 14 (0.14%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1174 (11.70%) Cisco
2 1162 (11.58%) Microsoft
3 739 (7.37%) Oracle
4 593 (5.91%) SAP
5 517 (5.15%) VMware
6 359 (3.58%) Juniper
7 299 (2.98%) HP
8 253 (2.52%) Avaya
9 205 (2.04%) CheckPoint
10 199 (1.98%) Red Hat
11 195 (1.94%) Citrix
12 175 (1.74%) F5
13 171 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
14 163 (1.62%) Huawei
15 149 (1.49%) IBM
16 124 (1.24%) Mitel
17 106 (1.06%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 106 (1.06%) Ericsson
18 94 (0.94%) Apple
19 93 (0.93%) Nokia
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