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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 51 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 5241 5480 5452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.74% 4.73% 4.91%
As % of the General category 10.72% 10.73% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3697 3805 3615
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
48888 51090 48307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.17% 44.06% 43.50%
Number of salaries quoted 38373 39623 38428
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 0 4858 £50,000 - 790
London -4 1881 £55,000 - 313
South East -1 1718 £50,000 - 221
Berkshire +2 1000 £52,500 +5.00% 105
Reading +2 589 £55,000 +10.00% 28
City of London +4 455 £55,000 -4.34% 77
East of England +10 318 £47,500 -5.00% 51
South West -20 288 £45,000 +20.00% 81
North West +21 230 £42,500 +13.33% 61
Surrey 0 222 £50,000 -4.76% 30
West Midlands -9 164 £45,000 +5.88% 20
Hampshire -36 159 £45,000 -5.26% 33
Yorkshire 0 141 £41,000 +17.14% 19
Scotland +53 137 £45,000 +38.46% 24
Buckinghamshire -5 136 £50,000 +2.04% 9
Manchester +20 123 £43,500 +16.00% 38
Bristol -15 111 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Bracknell +1 106 £57,500 -4.16% 7
West Yorkshire +1 106 £45,500 +26.38% 15
Cambridgeshire +22 95 £48,000 -16.52% 21
Hertfordshire -37 94 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Cambridge +18 88 £49,250 -14.34% 18
East Midlands +26 85 £42,500 +21.42% 18
Newbury 0 85 £52,500 - 23
Leeds +12 79 £47,750 +27.33% 13
Slough +6 78 £50,000 -9.09% 19
Gloucestershire -2 70 £48,258 +20.64% 6
Cheshire -6 68 £42,500 +5.65% 14
Birmingham +9 67 £45,000 -18.18% 7
Suffolk +46 66 £42,000 -11.57% 4

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 3454 (34.00%) Finance
2 1961 (19.30%) Degree
3 1774 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
4 1756 (17.29%) Banking
5 1423 (14.01%) Windows
6 1335 (13.14%) SQL
7 1309 (12.89%) Project Management
8 1234 (12.15%) Microsoft
9 1199 (11.80%) Java
10 1122 (11.05%) Cisco
11 1087 (10.70%) Linux
12 1030 (10.14%) Marketing
13 1022 (10.06%) Retail
14 929 (9.15%) ITIL
15 806 (7.93%) SQL Server
16 802 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
17 801 (7.89%) MS Excel
18 788 (7.76%) JavaScript
19 752 (7.40%) Cisco Certification
20 750 (7.38%) Scrum
21 742 (7.30%) C#
22 734 (7.23%) HTML
23 728 (7.17%) Oracle
24 706 (6.95%) PRINCE2
25 699 (6.88%) Firewall
26 687 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
27 682 (6.71%) .NET
28 668 (6.58%) SLA
29 663 (6.53%) VoIP
30 639 (6.29%) LAN

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 302 (2.97%) MS Exchange
2 199 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 195 (1.92%) Apache
4 181 (1.78%) SharePoint
5 153 (1.51%) Lync
6 132 (1.30%) CMS
7 125 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 107 (1.05%) IIS
8 107 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
9 94 (0.93%) JBoss
10 84 (0.83%) WebLogic
11 78 (0.77%) SAS
12 57 (0.56%) Node.js
13 53 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 50 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
15 47 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
16 46 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
17 43 (0.42%) Drupal
18 41 (0.40%) OpenStack
19 40 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 801 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 549 (5.40%) MS Office
3 163 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 153 (1.51%) MS Project
5 124 (1.22%) MS Visio
6 44 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 32 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 22 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 20 (0.20%) SPSS
9 20 (0.20%) AutoCAD
10 15 (0.15%) Acrobat
11 14 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 13 (0.13%) Fireworks
12 13 (0.13%) InDesign
13 6 (0.059%) Adobe Captivate
14 4 (0.039%) OmniGraffle
15 3 (0.030%) Simulink
15 3 (0.030%) FrameMaker
16 2 (0.020%) PaintShop Pro
16 2 (0.020%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 313 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 45 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 43 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 24 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 23 (0.23%) Google Analytics
6 21 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 17 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
8 14 (0.14%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 12 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
10 11 (0.11%) Oracle Payroll
11 7 (0.069%) Agresso
11 7 (0.069%) Hyperion Enterprise
11 7 (0.069%) Sage 50
12 6 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (0.059%) WebTrends
12 6 (0.059%) CSG Singleview
12 6 (0.059%) Oracle CRM
13 5 (0.049%) HFM
13 5 (0.049%) SAP PM
13 5 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 228 (2.24%) SaaS
2 173 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 126 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
4 86 (0.85%) Office 365
5 84 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 82 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 49 (0.48%) IaaS
8 39 (0.38%) PaaS
9 31 (0.31%) Amazon S3
10 22 (0.22%) Force.com
11 21 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
12 18 (0.18%) Route 53
13 12 (0.12%) Google Apps
14 10 (0.098%) Terremark
15 9 (0.089%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (0.049%) AWS CloudFormation
17 4 (0.039%) IBM SmartCloud
17 4 (0.039%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 4 (0.039%) GitHub
18 2 (0.020%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 699 (6.88%) Firewall
2 663 (6.53%) VoIP
3 639 (6.29%) LAN
4 638 (6.28%) Wireless
5 635 (6.25%) WAN
6 584 (5.75%) MPLS
7 583 (5.74%) VPN
8 537 (5.29%) Internet
9 489 (4.81%) TCP/IP
10 482 (4.75%) Broadband
11 460 (4.53%) DNS
12 373 (3.67%) Ethernet
13 296 (2.91%) BGP
14 262 (2.58%) DHCP
15 254 (2.50%) Network Security
16 252 (2.48%) 3G
17 224 (2.21%) Unified Communications
18 223 (2.20%) OSPF
19 222 (2.19%) SAN
20 220 (2.17%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 806 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 414 (4.08%) MySQL
3 202 (1.99%) Big Data
4 187 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
5 180 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 178 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 164 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 148 (1.46%) NoSQL
9 135 (1.33%) MongoDB
10 118 (1.16%) Oracle Database
11 114 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
12 100 (0.98%) RDBMS
13 98 (0.96%) Hadoop
14 84 (0.83%) Data Mining
15 73 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 69 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
17 66 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
18 54 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
19 51 (0.50%) DB2
20 50 (0.49%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 225 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 205 (2.02%) Subversion
3 157 (1.55%) Selenium
4 130 (1.28%) JIRA
4 130 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 97 (0.95%) NUnit
6 77 (0.76%) Visual Studio
7 76 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 74 (0.73%) Maven
9 68 (0.67%) WebDriver
10 60 (0.59%) JUnit
11 58 (0.57%) Eclipse
12 57 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
13 54 (0.53%) Moq
14 50 (0.49%) TeamCity
15 48 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
16 47 (0.46%) Ant
16 47 (0.46%) ReSharper
17 44 (0.43%) Cucumber
18 33 (0.32%) MSTest
General
1 3454 (34.00%) Finance
2 1756 (17.29%) Banking
3 1030 (10.14%) Marketing
4 1022 (10.06%) Retail
5 500 (4.92%) Manufacturing
6 445 (4.38%) Electronics
7 414 (4.08%) Billing
8 311 (3.06%) Advertising
9 281 (2.77%) Legal
10 233 (2.29%) Games
11 128 (1.26%) Aerospace
12 126 (1.24%) Online Betting
13 124 (1.22%) Law
14 97 (0.95%) Automotive
15 82 (0.81%) Investment Banking
16 69 (0.68%) Publishing
17 64 (0.63%) Retail Banking
18 62 (0.61%) Back Office
19 39 (0.38%) Multimedia
20 37 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1455 (14.32%) Developer
2 1180 (11.62%) Analyst
3 909 (8.95%) Project Manager
4 677 (6.66%) Consultant
5 634 (6.24%) Architect
6 528 (5.20%) Business Analyst
7 501 (4.93%) Network Engineer
8 385 (3.79%) Java Developer
9 344 (3.39%) Support Engineer
10 332 (3.27%) Senior Developer
11 291 (2.86%) Senior Manager
12 278 (2.74%) Software Engineer
13 268 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
14 264 (2.60%) .NET Developer
15 227 (2.23%) C# Developer
16 223 (2.20%) Senior Analyst
17 195 (1.92%) Service Manager
18 190 (1.87%) Software Developer
19 183 (1.80%) Account Manager
20 171 (1.68%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 734 (7.23%) HTML
2 682 (6.71%) .NET
3 615 (6.05%) XML
4 555 (5.46%) CSS
5 546 (5.38%) Web Services
6 328 (3.23%) ASP.NET
7 319 (3.14%) Spring
7 319 (3.14%) jQuery
8 243 (2.39%) HTML5
9 240 (2.36%) J2EE
10 225 (2.22%) SOAP
11 216 (2.13%) JSON
12 161 (1.58%) Java EE
12 161 (1.58%) REST
13 149 (1.47%) .NET Framework
14 147 (1.45%) Hibernate
15 146 (1.44%) Ajax
16 132 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
17 131 (1.29%) WPF
18 122 (1.20%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 802 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
2 568 (5.59%) Computer Science
3 330 (3.25%) DTV
4 256 (2.52%) Management Information System
5 225 (2.22%) User Experience
6 203 (2.00%) Open Source
7 143 (1.41%) PMI
8 140 (1.38%) FMCG
8 140 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 128 (1.26%) Blackberry
10 126 (1.24%) Statistics
11 115 (1.13%) Mobile App
12 106 (1.04%) IPTV
13 105 (1.03%) Clustering
13 105 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
14 104 (1.02%) Client/Server
15 100 (0.98%) Social Media
16 89 (0.88%) Online Games
17 88 (0.87%) Mathematics
18 79 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1423 (14.01%) Windows
2 1087 (10.70%) Linux
3 568 (5.59%) UNIX
4 321 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 212 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 203 (2.00%) Windows 7
7 187 (1.84%) Android
8 174 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 172 (1.69%) Apple iOS
10 144 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 142 (1.40%) Solaris
12 141 (1.39%) Windows XP
13 73 (0.72%) Windows 8
14 64 (0.63%) CentOS
15 59 (0.58%) Mac OS X
16 55 (0.54%) Windows Vista
17 33 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
17 33 (0.32%) Debian
18 25 (0.25%) Ubuntu
18 25 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1774 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
2 1309 (12.89%) Project Management
3 929 (9.15%) ITIL
4 750 (7.38%) Scrum
5 706 (6.95%) PRINCE2
6 687 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
7 607 (5.98%) Service Delivery
8 598 (5.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 582 (5.73%) CRM
10 526 (5.18%) Software Engineering
11 522 (5.14%) TDD
12 520 (5.12%) Programme Management
13 479 (4.72%) E-Commerce
14 460 (4.53%) Service Management
15 428 (4.21%) Business Development
16 427 (4.20%) OO
17 406 (4.00%) MVC
18 395 (3.89%) Change Management
19 385 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
20 376 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1335 (13.14%) SQL
2 1199 (11.80%) Java
3 788 (7.76%) JavaScript
4 742 (7.30%) C#
5 406 (4.00%) C++
6 356 (3.50%) Python
7 290 (2.85%) C
8 260 (2.56%) PHP
9 208 (2.05%) T-SQL
10 151 (1.49%) Perl
11 137 (1.35%) Bash Shell
12 123 (1.21%) PL/SQL
13 112 (1.10%) PowerShell
14 103 (1.01%) Ruby
15 102 (1.00%) Shell Script
16 61 (0.60%) VB
17 58 (0.57%) Scala
18 54 (0.53%) VB.NET
19 51 (0.50%) R
20 47 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1961 (19.30%) Degree
2 752 (7.40%) Cisco Certification
3 556 (5.47%) Security Cleared
4 460 (4.53%) CCNP
5 454 (4.47%) CCNA
6 430 (4.23%) SC Cleared
7 335 (3.30%) PMI Certification
8 285 (2.81%) ISEB
9 255 (2.51%) PMP
10 192 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 142 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 141 (1.39%) CCIE
13 136 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
14 120 (1.18%) MCSE
15 96 (0.95%) CISSP
16 93 (0.92%) DV Cleared
16 93 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 82 (0.81%) ISTQB
18 80 (0.79%) CCDP
19 71 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 668 (6.58%) SLA
2 428 (4.21%) QA
3 204 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 126 (1.24%) ISO 9001
5 100 (0.98%) PCI DSS
6 75 (0.74%) ISO 9000
7 68 (0.67%) ISO 14001
8 38 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 27 (0.27%) HL7
10 26 (0.26%) Data Quality
11 18 (0.18%) COBIT
12 11 (0.11%) GPG13
13 7 (0.069%) DO-254
13 7 (0.069%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.039%) IEC 61508
14 4 (0.039%) DO-178B
14 4 (0.039%) JSP 440
14 4 (0.039%) GAAP
15 3 (0.030%) JTAG
15 3 (0.030%) FINREP
System Software
1 491 (4.83%) Active Directory
2 351 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 64 (0.63%) vSphere
5 55 (0.54%) XenApp
6 50 (0.49%) KVM
7 39 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 38 (0.37%) Firmware
9 35 (0.34%) NFS
10 32 (0.32%) VMware ESX
11 25 (0.25%) Terminal Services
11 25 (0.25%) VirtualBox
12 24 (0.24%) Xen
13 22 (0.22%) ISA Server
14 15 (0.15%) XenServer
14 15 (0.15%) XenDesktop
15 14 (0.14%) NDS
16 13 (0.13%) HDFS
17 12 (0.12%) Kamailio
18 11 (0.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 80 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
2 73 (0.72%) SCCM
3 64 (0.63%) Puppet
3 64 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 60 (0.59%) Nagios
5 54 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 44 (0.43%) OpenView
8 34 (0.33%) WSUS
8 34 (0.33%) SCOM
9 31 (0.31%) NetBackup
10 29 (0.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 23 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
12 22 (0.22%) Graphite
13 20 (0.20%) FortiGate
13 20 (0.20%) Vagrant
13 20 (0.20%) Netcool
14 19 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
14 19 (0.19%) Cacti
15 18 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1234 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 1122 (11.05%) Cisco
3 728 (7.17%) Oracle
4 503 (4.95%) VMware
5 440 (4.33%) SAP
6 352 (3.47%) Juniper
7 291 (2.86%) HP
8 274 (2.70%) Avaya
9 266 (2.62%) Huawei
10 212 (2.09%) Red Hat
11 205 (2.02%) Citrix
12 185 (1.82%) Ericsson
13 156 (1.54%) Fujitsu
14 155 (1.53%) IBM
15 154 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
16 148 (1.46%) CheckPoint
17 145 (1.43%) Mitel
18 129 (1.27%) Nokia
19 127 (1.25%) F5
20 120 (1.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
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