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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Telecommunications
Rank 50 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 5389 5133 5856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.22% 4.64% 4.89%
As % of the General category 11.97% 10.46% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4204 3622 3965
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%

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
45034 49082 52778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.59% 44.36% 44.05%
Number of salaries quoted 36570 38349 40935
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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 £45,000 £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 April 2016 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 April 2016. 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 +11 5157 £47,500 -5.00% 1073
London 0 1953 £55,000 - 552
South East -3 1487 £47,500 -5.00% 210
Berkshire -7 639 £56,500 +8.65% 60
South West +39 622 £42,500 - 113
East of England +21 400 £42,500 -10.52% 59
City of London +5 330 £50,000 -9.09% 52
Bristol +21 297 £42,500 -5.55% 49
Hampshire +29 275 £46,500 +3.33% 36
Surrey +19 269 £45,000 -10.00% 47
Reading -13 258 £56,500 +5.11% 26
North West +21 250 £35,000 -12.50% 56
West Midlands +8 190 £43,000 -9.47% 43
Hertfordshire +44 179 £40,000 -20.00% 17
Yorkshire +41 166 £39,250 -1.87% 13
Buckinghamshire +8 142 £40,000 -15.78% 29
Gloucestershire +28 135 £50,000 - 31
Cambridgeshire +10 116 £50,000 +5.26% 30
Cheshire +50 111 £25,000 -47.36% 11
West Yorkshire +24 109 £38,500 -9.41% 6
Newbury 0 105 £50,000 - 10
Manchester -13 103 £40,000 -2.43% 40
Cambridge 0 88 £50,000 +5.26% 25
Watford +39 85 £40,000 -33.33% 6
Somerset +38 79 £40,000 +50.94% 18
Alderley Edge - 79 £18,000 -
Leeds +10 78 £38,000 -12.13% 2
Wales -2 72 £40,000 -4.76% 6
East Midlands -22 71 £37,500 -11.76% 12
Wiltshire +13 70 £45,000 +38.46% 10

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3649 (35.53%) Finance
2 2091 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
3 1943 (18.92%) Degree
4 1744 (16.98%) Banking
5 1677 (16.33%) Marketing
6 1386 (13.50%) Java
7 1291 (12.57%) Linux
8 1287 (12.53%) Microsoft
9 1256 (12.23%) Windows
10 1229 (11.97%) SQL
11 1183 (11.52%) Business Intelligence
12 1159 (11.29%) Cisco
13 1103 (10.74%) Manufacturing
14 1098 (10.69%) Programme Management
15 1046 (10.19%) Electronics
16 1004 (9.78%) Project Management
17 964 (9.39%) Retail
18 933 (9.09%) SAP
19 926 (9.02%) JavaScript
20 891 (8.68%) Digital Marketing
21 859 (8.36%) ITIL
22 838 (8.16%) HTML
23 835 (8.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
24 828 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
25 823 (8.01%) C#
26 815 (7.94%) .NET
27 803 (7.82%) SQL Server
28 785 (7.64%) E-Commerce
29 784 (7.63%) Computer Science
30 782 (7.62%) Cisco Certification

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 195 (1.90%) MS Exchange
2 178 (1.73%) Apache
3 131 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 123 (1.20%) Node.js
5 120 (1.17%) SAS
6 119 (1.16%) IIS
6 119 (1.16%) OpenStack
7 116 (1.13%) CMS
8 106 (1.03%) JBoss
9 105 (1.02%) Skype for Business
10 95 (0.93%) Tomcat
11 82 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
12 76 (0.74%) Apache Spark
13 64 (0.62%) WebLogic
14 63 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
15 59 (0.57%) Apache Pig
16 58 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
17 51 (0.50%) WebSphere
18 50 (0.49%) Alfresco
18 50 (0.49%) Mule
Applications
1 765 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 526 (5.12%) MS Office
3 165 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 112 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 101 (0.98%) MS Project
6 48 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 37 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 27 (0.26%) SPSS
9 18 (0.18%) InDesign
10 16 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 14 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
12 12 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (0.058%) Acrobat
13 6 (0.058%) Stata
14 5 (0.049%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.029%) Adobe Captivate
15 3 (0.029%) RoboHelp
16 2 (0.019%) Gephi
16 2 (0.019%) Mathematica
16 2 (0.019%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 835 (8.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 67 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 51 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 40 (0.39%) SAP FS
5 30 (0.29%) HFM
6 28 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
7 19 (0.19%) Magento
8 17 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
9 14 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
10 12 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
10 12 (0.12%) Markit EDM
10 12 (0.12%) Unica
10 12 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
11 10 (0.097%) Adobe Campaign
12 8 (0.078%) CSG Singleview
13 7 (0.068%) Oracle Financials
14 6 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
14 6 (0.058%) Oracle EBS R12
14 6 (0.058%) Oracle iProcurement
14 6 (0.058%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 459 (4.47%) SaaS
2 252 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 159 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 106 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 95 (0.93%) Office 365
6 77 (0.75%) IaaS
7 74 (0.72%) PaaS
8 57 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 23 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 23 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 18 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 17 (0.17%) GitHub
12 13 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
12 13 (0.13%) Google App Engine
13 9 (0.088%) Google Apps
14 7 (0.068%) CloudFront
15 6 (0.058%) Taleo
15 6 (0.058%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.058%) Yammer
16 5 (0.049%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 759 (7.39%) Firewall
2 738 (7.19%) WAN
3 718 (6.99%) VoIP
4 665 (6.48%) LAN
5 553 (5.39%) VPN
6 543 (5.29%) Internet
7 539 (5.25%) MPLS
8 534 (5.20%) TCP/IP
9 454 (4.42%) Wireless
10 446 (4.34%) DNS
11 358 (3.49%) Network Security
12 351 (3.42%) BGP
13 334 (3.25%) Broadband
14 287 (2.79%) OSPF
15 262 (2.55%) Ethernet
16 229 (2.23%) Unified Communications
17 194 (1.89%) SAN
18 187 (1.82%) DHCP
19 162 (1.58%) IP Telephony
20 158 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 803 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 422 (4.11%) Big Data
3 366 (3.56%) MySQL
4 276 (2.69%) NoSQL
5 221 (2.15%) Relational Database
6 179 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 165 (1.61%) Oracle Database
8 164 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
9 162 (1.58%) Hadoop
10 152 (1.48%) MongoDB
11 122 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 120 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 103 (1.00%) Data Mining
14 94 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 92 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
16 91 (0.89%) RDBMS
17 79 (0.77%) Apache Hive
18 76 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
19 71 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
20 58 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 296 (2.88%) Git (software)
2 200 (1.95%) JIRA
3 192 (1.87%) Jenkins
4 189 (1.84%) Selenium
5 188 (1.83%) Subversion
6 168 (1.64%) Visual Studio
7 161 (1.57%) Maven
8 107 (1.04%) JUnit
9 95 (0.93%) Ant
10 90 (0.88%) Cucumber
11 78 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 61 (0.59%) NUnit
13 54 (0.53%) Eclipse
14 51 (0.50%) WebDriver
15 48 (0.47%) Artifactory
16 45 (0.44%) Rhino Mocks
17 43 (0.42%) Gradle
17 43 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
18 40 (0.39%) Mockito
18 40 (0.39%) Vagrant
General
1 3649 (35.53%) Finance
2 1744 (16.98%) Banking
3 1677 (16.33%) Marketing
4 1103 (10.74%) Manufacturing
5 1046 (10.19%) Electronics
6 964 (9.39%) Retail
7 402 (3.91%) Billing
8 245 (2.39%) Advertising
9 219 (2.13%) Games
10 166 (1.62%) Legal
11 160 (1.56%) Aerospace
12 129 (1.26%) Automotive
13 107 (1.04%) Online Betting
14 98 (0.95%) Law
15 70 (0.68%) Publishing
16 64 (0.62%) French Language
17 57 (0.56%) Back Office
18 53 (0.52%) Multimedia
19 52 (0.51%) German Language
19 52 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1565 (15.24%) Developer
2 1201 (11.70%) Analyst
3 811 (7.90%) Architect
4 575 (5.60%) Project Manager
5 556 (5.41%) Consultant
6 521 (5.07%) Network Engineer
7 410 (3.99%) Java Developer
8 389 (3.79%) Business Analyst
9 371 (3.61%) Telecoms Manager
10 352 (3.43%) C# Developer
10 352 (3.43%) Support Engineer
11 325 (3.16%) .NET Developer
12 318 (3.10%) Software Engineer
13 315 (3.07%) Senior Developer
14 289 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
15 248 (2.42%) Software Developer
16 243 (2.37%) IT Manager
17 222 (2.16%) Designer
18 214 (2.08%) Service Manager
19 203 (1.98%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 838 (8.16%) HTML
2 815 (7.94%) .NET
3 688 (6.70%) CSS
4 655 (6.38%) Web Services
5 387 (3.77%) XML
6 369 (3.59%) Spring
7 356 (3.47%) ASP.NET
8 325 (3.16%) HTML5
9 301 (2.93%) jQuery
10 269 (2.62%) AngularJS
11 255 (2.48%) J2EE
12 235 (2.29%) SOAP
13 215 (2.09%) CSS3
13 215 (2.09%) Java EE
14 213 (2.07%) REST
15 196 (1.91%) Hibernate
16 160 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
17 156 (1.52%) Middleware
17 156 (1.52%) RESTful
18 134 (1.30%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 828 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 784 (7.63%) Computer Science
3 607 (5.91%) Data Centre
4 456 (4.44%) Digital Media
5 322 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 240 (2.34%) User Experience
7 238 (2.32%) Mathematics
8 170 (1.66%) Mobile App
9 128 (1.25%) PMI
10 114 (1.11%) Driving Licence
10 114 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 107 (1.04%) Visualisation
12 102 (0.99%) Video on Demand
13 94 (0.92%) FMCG
13 94 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
14 88 (0.86%) IVR
15 84 (0.82%) Algorithms
16 80 (0.78%) Social Media
17 79 (0.77%) Over-the-Top Content
18 78 (0.76%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 1291 (12.57%) Linux
2 1256 (12.23%) Windows
3 600 (5.84%) Unix
4 353 (3.44%) Windows Server
5 234 (2.28%) Android
6 195 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 190 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 181 (1.76%) Windows 7
9 170 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 103 (1.00%) Solaris
11 84 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 76 (0.74%) CentOS
13 60 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 54 (0.53%) Windows XP
15 50 (0.49%) Windows 8
16 42 (0.41%) Mac OS X
17 35 (0.34%) Debian
18 23 (0.22%) VxWorks
19 22 (0.21%) Ubuntu
20 21 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2091 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1183 (11.52%) Business Intelligence
3 1098 (10.69%) Programme Management
4 1004 (9.78%) Project Management
5 891 (8.68%) Digital Marketing
6 859 (8.36%) ITIL
7 785 (7.64%) E-Commerce
8 742 (7.23%) Software Engineering
9 667 (6.50%) Scrum
10 574 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 573 (5.58%) Presales
12 555 (5.40%) CRM
13 513 (5.00%) TDD
14 456 (4.44%) PRINCE2
15 444 (4.32%) MVC
16 436 (4.25%) Business Development
17 430 (4.19%) SDLC
18 423 (4.12%) Service Delivery
19 408 (3.97%) Analytics
20 387 (3.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1386 (13.50%) Java
2 1229 (11.97%) SQL
3 926 (9.02%) JavaScript
4 823 (8.01%) C#
5 602 (5.86%) Python
6 554 (5.39%) C++
7 467 (4.55%) C
8 357 (3.48%) PHP
9 323 (3.15%) Perl
10 258 (2.51%) Ruby
11 158 (1.54%) Bash Shell
12 128 (1.25%) T-SQL
13 126 (1.23%) PowerShell
14 121 (1.18%) Scala
15 94 (0.92%) R
16 80 (0.78%) PL/SQL
16 80 (0.78%) VB
17 70 (0.68%) Shell Script
18 65 (0.63%) Clojure
19 61 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1943 (18.92%) Degree
2 782 (7.62%) Cisco Certification
3 502 (4.89%) Security Cleared
4 480 (4.67%) CCNA
5 474 (4.62%) CCNP
6 303 (2.95%) SC Cleared
7 202 (1.97%) PMI Certification
8 186 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 177 (1.72%) ISEB
10 157 (1.53%) CISSP
11 123 (1.20%) MCSE
12 99 (0.96%) DV Cleared
13 98 (0.95%) PMP
14 97 (0.94%) CCIE
15 92 (0.90%) ISTQB
15 92 (0.90%) PhD
16 83 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
17 74 (0.72%) CCDP
18 73 (0.71%) GIAC
19 68 (0.66%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 406 (3.95%) QA
2 391 (3.81%) SLA
3 161 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 80 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 38 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 34 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 34 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 33 (0.32%) COBIT
8 27 (0.26%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.12%) FISMA
10 11 (0.11%) ISO22301
11 10 (0.097%) ISO 9000
12 9 (0.088%) ISO27002
13 7 (0.068%) RMADS
13 7 (0.068%) Solvency II
14 6 (0.058%) NEBOSH
14 6 (0.058%) PA-DSS
15 5 (0.049%) SSAE 16
16 4 (0.039%) Def Stans
16 4 (0.039%) MISRA
System Software
1 485 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 443 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (0.81%) vSphere
4 75 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 73 (0.71%) Firmware
6 72 (0.70%) Docker
7 55 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
8 37 (0.36%) Xen
9 33 (0.32%) NFS
10 29 (0.28%) VMware ESX
11 20 (0.19%) KVM
11 20 (0.19%) VMware Server
11 20 (0.19%) XenApp
12 18 (0.18%) Terminal Services
12 18 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
13 17 (0.17%) vCloud
14 16 (0.16%) Squid
15 15 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
15 15 (0.15%) XenDesktop
16 13 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 116 (1.13%) Puppet
2 106 (1.03%) Nagios
3 95 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 74 (0.72%) Ansible
5 70 (0.68%) SCCM
6 65 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
7 55 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
8 43 (0.42%) Nessus
9 39 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
9 39 (0.38%) Nmap
10 35 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
11 24 (0.23%) HAProxy
12 20 (0.19%) logstash
13 19 (0.19%) Cacti
14 17 (0.17%) OpenVAS
15 15 (0.15%) Packer
15 15 (0.15%) SCOM
16 14 (0.14%) Backup Exec
16 14 (0.14%) CiscoWorks
16 14 (0.14%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 1287 (12.53%) Microsoft
2 1159 (11.29%) Cisco
3 933 (9.09%) SAP
4 712 (6.93%) Oracle
5 632 (6.15%) VMware
6 367 (3.57%) Juniper
7 277 (2.70%) HP
8 241 (2.35%) Avaya
9 193 (1.88%) Citrix
10 157 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
11 145 (1.41%) CheckPoint
12 142 (1.38%) Red Hat
13 135 (1.31%) Huawei
14 133 (1.30%) Mitel
15 125 (1.22%) IBM
16 109 (1.06%) Adobe
17 105 (1.02%) F5
18 98 (0.95%) Ericsson
19 94 (0.92%) EMC
20 88 (0.86%) NetApp
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + car allowance , pension, negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £55000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus stock options & good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 (dependant on location and grade)
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £34,000 to £38,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Ins
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits and 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus / commission + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Monday & Friday work from home
Posted: Yesterday
UK
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + work from home
Posted: Yesterday
UK
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday