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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 51 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 5376 4836 5422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.69% 4.55% 4.66%
As % of the General category 10.71% 10.08% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3727 3357 4043
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
50192 47958 52398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.78% 45.07% 45.05%
Number of salaries quoted 38715 38044 43632
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 12 September 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 12 September 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 5090 £50,000 +8.69% 649
South East -2 1906 £50,000 +5.26% 218
London +17 1875 £52,500 +0.96% 230
Berkshire +5 1205 £55,000 +10.00% 112
City of London +40 546 £50,000 -4.76% 71
Reading +6 512 £57,500 +15.00% 51
East of England +14 344 £45,000 +28.57% 55
Hampshire -4 275 £41,000 -6.81% 41
South West -21 275 £40,000 +14.28% 48
West Midlands +23 233 £42,500 +6.25% 37
Maidenhead +17 183 £42,500 +26.86% 6
Buckinghamshire 0 183 £49,500 -3.27% 18
North West -35 166 £38,250 +9.28% 30
Surrey -38 164 £43,750 -5.40% 19
Yorkshire -31 148 £42,500 +15.64% 14
Cambridgeshire +28 147 £47,500 +18.75% 18
Basingstoke +12 143 £40,500 -4.70% 10
Cambridge +32 138 £47,500 +18.75% 17
West Yorkshire -4 111 £42,500 +15.64% 8
Bracknell -8 105 £62,500 +78.57% 5
Manchester -16 105 £40,000 +29.03% 13
Birmingham +50 99 £42,500 -12.82% 20
Bristol -11 97 £40,000 -4.19% 15
Newbury -3 94 £52,500 +0.96% 17
Hertfordshire -16 90 £40,310 -10.42% 17
East Midlands +3 88 £40,000 - 12
Leeds +5 83 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Slough +1 65 £49,500 -10.00% 8
Wales +1 65 £30,565 -23.58% 8
Wiltshire -19 64 £45,000 +28.57% 15

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 3949 (34.97%) Finance
2 1869 (16.55%) Degree
3 1704 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1593 (14.11%) Project Management
5 1448 (12.82%) Windows
6 1441 (12.76%) Retail
7 1435 (12.71%) SQL
8 1370 (12.13%) Linux
9 1291 (11.43%) Cisco
10 1285 (11.38%) Banking
11 1272 (11.26%) Microsoft
12 1220 (10.80%) Java
13 1075 (9.52%) Marketing
14 1056 (9.35%) ITIL
15 1020 (9.03%) Internet
16 1009 (8.93%) Security Cleared
17 954 (8.45%) Oracle
18 843 (7.46%) SQL Server
19 818 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
20 782 (6.92%) .NET
21 776 (6.87%) Scrum
22 773 (6.84%) C#
23 769 (6.81%) UNIX
24 762 (6.75%) Cisco Certification
25 761 (6.74%) MS Excel
26 760 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
27 756 (6.69%) Firewall
28 755 (6.69%) VoIP
29 705 (6.24%) HTML
30 698 (6.18%) Broadband

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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
1 273 (2.42%) MS Exchange
2 252 (2.23%) SharePoint
3 239 (2.12%) Tomcat
4 237 (2.10%) Apache
5 164 (1.45%) IIS
6 124 (1.10%) WebSphere
7 122 (1.08%) CMS
8 107 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 106 (0.94%) SAS
10 100 (0.89%) Lync
11 92 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
12 61 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
13 58 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
14 50 (0.44%) MQSeries
15 49 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 46 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
17 36 (0.32%) Node.js
17 36 (0.32%) Apache Solr
18 31 (0.27%) WordPress
18 31 (0.27%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 761 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 617 (5.46%) MS Office
3 141 (1.25%) MS Project
4 140 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 137 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 48 (0.43%) SPSS
7 47 (0.42%) Photoshop
8 36 (0.32%) XMetaL
9 35 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
10 27 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 27 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
11 15 (0.13%) Simulink
11 15 (0.13%) FrameMaker
12 11 (0.097%) AutoCAD
12 11 (0.097%) InDesign
13 8 (0.071%) FastStats
14 5 (0.044%) Fireworks
15 4 (0.035%) InfoPath
16 3 (0.027%) Mingle
16 3 (0.027%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 315 (2.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 101 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 63 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 44 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
5 43 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 32 (0.28%) JDE OneWorld
7 24 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
8 23 (0.20%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 23 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
9 21 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
9 21 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
9 21 (0.19%) Oracle Payroll
10 17 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
11 15 (0.13%) SAP MDM
12 13 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
13 12 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
13 12 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
13 12 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
14 11 (0.097%) SAP InfiniteInsight
14 11 (0.097%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 236 (2.09%) SaaS
2 107 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 60 (0.53%) Office 365
4 54 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
5 52 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 43 (0.38%) IaaS
7 36 (0.32%) PaaS
8 26 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (0.22%) Force.com
10 11 (0.097%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 9 (0.080%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.044%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (0.044%) ElastiCache
12 5 (0.044%) GitHub
13 3 (0.027%) Basecamp
14 2 (0.018%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.018%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.009%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1020 (9.03%) Internet
2 756 (6.69%) Firewall
3 755 (6.69%) VoIP
4 698 (6.18%) Broadband
5 667 (5.91%) LAN
6 593 (5.25%) MPLS
7 582 (5.15%) WAN
8 492 (4.36%) TCP/IP
9 484 (4.29%) Wireless
10 442 (3.91%) 4G
11 435 (3.85%) 3G
12 386 (3.42%) LTE
13 353 (3.13%) DNS
14 345 (3.05%) VPN
15 337 (2.98%) BGP
16 289 (2.56%) Network Security
17 262 (2.32%) OSPF
18 244 (2.16%) SS7
19 224 (1.98%) GSM
20 219 (1.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 843 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 415 (3.67%) MySQL
3 208 (1.84%) Oracle Database
4 207 (1.83%) Big Data
5 201 (1.78%) Relational Database
6 185 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
7 180 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 172 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 135 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 107 (0.95%) RDBMS
11 94 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 81 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
13 79 (0.70%) Data Mining
14 77 (0.68%) NoSQL
15 66 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
16 65 (0.58%) Hadoop
17 63 (0.56%) MongoDB
18 52 (0.46%) DB2
19 51 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
19 51 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 213 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 175 (1.55%) Subversion
3 167 (1.48%) Selenium
4 128 (1.13%) JIRA
5 97 (0.86%) Visual Studio
6 95 (0.84%) Jenkins
7 90 (0.80%) Maven
8 85 (0.75%) JUnit
9 60 (0.53%) NUnit
10 59 (0.52%) ReSharper
11 53 (0.47%) Eclipse
11 53 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 53 (0.47%) WebDriver
12 47 (0.42%) TeamCity
12 47 (0.42%) LoadRunner
13 45 (0.40%) Cucumber
14 41 (0.36%) TestDirector
14 41 (0.36%) Ant
15 39 (0.35%) JBehave
16 36 (0.32%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3949 (34.97%) Finance
2 1441 (12.76%) Retail
3 1285 (11.38%) Banking
4 1075 (9.52%) Marketing
5 551 (4.88%) Billing
6 519 (4.60%) Manufacturing
7 476 (4.22%) Electronics
8 279 (2.47%) Legal
9 249 (2.20%) Advertising
10 184 (1.63%) Games
11 123 (1.09%) Aerospace
12 114 (1.01%) Military
13 108 (0.96%) Investment Banking
14 107 (0.95%) Law
15 105 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
16 83 (0.73%) Multimedia
17 79 (0.70%) German Language
18 78 (0.69%) Back Office
19 75 (0.66%) Automotive
20 55 (0.49%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1469 (13.01%) Developer
2 1224 (10.84%) Analyst
3 1137 (10.07%) Consultant
4 871 (7.71%) Project Manager
5 709 (6.28%) Architect
6 604 (5.35%) Network Engineer
7 462 (4.09%) Business Analyst
8 408 (3.61%) Support Engineer
9 352 (3.12%) Senior Developer
10 339 (3.00%) Java Developer
11 306 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
12 289 (2.56%) Software Engineer
13 234 (2.07%) C# Developer
14 233 (2.06%) Senior Manager
15 230 (2.04%) .NET Developer
16 229 (2.03%) Service Manager
17 208 (1.84%) Junior
18 194 (1.72%) Team Leader
19 193 (1.71%) Administrator
20 181 (1.60%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 782 (6.92%) .NET
2 705 (6.24%) HTML
3 523 (4.63%) XML
4 512 (4.53%) CSS
5 466 (4.13%) Web Services
6 343 (3.04%) jQuery
7 339 (3.00%) ASP.NET
8 298 (2.64%) J2EE
9 279 (2.47%) Spring
10 242 (2.14%) HTML5
11 185 (1.64%) Hibernate
12 182 (1.61%) REST
13 180 (1.59%) SOAP
14 151 (1.34%) JSP
15 148 (1.31%) .NET Framework
16 142 (1.26%) JSON
17 132 (1.17%) Middleware
18 130 (1.15%) LINQ
19 129 (1.14%) WPF
20 119 (1.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 818 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 518 (4.59%) Computer Science
3 425 (3.76%) Smartphone
4 367 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 345 (3.05%) DTV
6 297 (2.63%) User Experience
7 285 (2.52%) Mobile App
8 236 (2.09%) Open Source
9 212 (1.88%) Digital Media
10 203 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
11 199 (1.76%) Social Media
12 126 (1.12%) Client/Server
13 123 (1.09%) IVR
14 119 (1.05%) Mathematics
15 115 (1.02%) Blackberry
16 107 (0.95%) Statistics
17 95 (0.84%) Clustering
18 94 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
19 87 (0.77%) Visualisation
20 80 (0.71%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1448 (12.82%) Windows
2 1370 (12.13%) Linux
3 769 (6.81%) UNIX
4 335 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 261 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 248 (2.20%) Windows 7
7 205 (1.82%) Solaris
8 199 (1.76%) Android
9 155 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 154 (1.36%) Apple iOS
11 148 (1.31%) Windows XP
12 94 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 75 (0.66%) CentOS
13 75 (0.66%) Windows 8
14 45 (0.40%) AIX
15 39 (0.35%) Windows 2000
15 39 (0.35%) Ubuntu
16 35 (0.31%) Debian
17 28 (0.25%) Windows Vista
18 25 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1704 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1593 (14.11%) Project Management
3 1056 (9.35%) ITIL
4 776 (6.87%) Scrum
5 760 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
6 668 (5.92%) CRM
7 666 (5.90%) PRINCE2
8 584 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 582 (5.15%) Programme Management
10 568 (5.03%) Service Management
11 566 (5.01%) Service Delivery
12 543 (4.81%) E-Commerce
13 515 (4.56%) Software Engineering
14 443 (3.92%) Business Development
15 421 (3.73%) Change Management
16 409 (3.62%) Mentoring
17 393 (3.48%) TDD
18 391 (3.46%) Business Analysis
19 372 (3.29%) Digital Marketing
20 370 (3.28%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1435 (12.71%) SQL
2 1220 (10.80%) Java
3 773 (6.84%) C#
4 628 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 531 (4.70%) C
6 489 (4.33%) C++
7 317 (2.81%) Python
8 276 (2.44%) PHP
9 242 (2.14%) Perl
10 167 (1.48%) T-SQL
11 141 (1.25%) Ruby
12 131 (1.16%) Shell Script
13 125 (1.11%) Bash Shell
14 124 (1.10%) Erlang
15 107 (0.95%) VB
16 99 (0.88%) PowerShell
17 83 (0.73%) PL/SQL
18 65 (0.58%) Scala
19 53 (0.47%) VB.NET
20 43 (0.38%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 1869 (16.55%) Degree
2 1009 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 762 (6.75%) Cisco Certification
4 680 (6.02%) SC Cleared
5 423 (3.75%) CCNA
6 411 (3.64%) CCNP
7 342 (3.03%) ISEB
8 235 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 217 (1.92%) PMI Certification
10 171 (1.51%) DV Cleared
11 148 (1.31%) PMP
12 144 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 130 (1.15%) CCIE
14 121 (1.07%) CCDP
15 118 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
16 116 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 107 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 107 (0.95%) HND
18 101 (0.89%) ISTQB
19 96 (0.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 543 (4.81%) SLA
2 453 (4.01%) QA
3 167 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 66 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 43 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 38 (0.34%) ISO 14001
7 37 (0.33%) COBIT
8 33 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 29 (0.26%) Data Quality
10 16 (0.14%) GPG13
11 12 (0.11%) ISO 9000
12 8 (0.071%) HL7
13 7 (0.062%) JTAG
14 5 (0.044%) TickIT
14 5 (0.044%) COSO
15 4 (0.035%) ISO 8583
16 3 (0.027%) P3O
17 2 (0.018%) Dublin Core
17 2 (0.018%) WCAG
18 1 (0.009%) HIPAA
System Software
1 434 (3.84%) Active Directory
2 317 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 67 (0.59%) XenApp
5 63 (0.56%) VMware ESX
6 46 (0.41%) XenDesktop
7 45 (0.40%) vSphere
8 38 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
9 36 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 35 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
11 33 (0.29%) ISA Server
12 31 (0.27%) KVM
13 28 (0.25%) NFS
14 27 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
15 25 (0.22%) Terminal Services
16 22 (0.19%) ProxySG
16 22 (0.19%) NDS
17 17 (0.15%) Snort
17 17 (0.15%) Squid
18 14 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 97 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
2 88 (0.78%) SCCM
3 72 (0.64%) Nagios
4 70 (0.62%) Puppet
5 55 (0.49%) Netcool
6 54 (0.48%) NetBackup
7 49 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
8 46 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
9 45 (0.40%) OpenView
10 40 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 36 (0.32%) Tivoli
12 35 (0.31%) Opsview
13 34 (0.30%) SCOM
14 32 (0.28%) FortiGate
15 25 (0.22%) WSUS
16 24 (0.21%) Cacti
17 17 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
17 17 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 17 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
18 16 (0.14%) Munin
Vendors
1 1291 (11.43%) Cisco
2 1272 (11.26%) Microsoft
3 954 (8.45%) Oracle
4 562 (4.98%) Fujitsu
5 518 (4.59%) SAP
6 447 (3.96%) VMware
7 397 (3.52%) Juniper
8 323 (2.86%) HP
9 275 (2.44%) Avaya
10 233 (2.06%) Citrix
11 226 (2.00%) IBM
12 222 (1.97%) CheckPoint
13 209 (1.85%) Huawei
14 201 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
15 167 (1.48%) Red Hat
16 147 (1.30%) Ericsson
17 142 (1.26%) TIBCO
18 124 (1.10%) F5
19 120 (1.06%) Mitel
20 104 (0.92%) JBoss
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £59000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £95000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits!
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bens - bonus, shares, pens+
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Solutions - Colt Technology Services
Salary: £ Competitive per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £80000.00 - £120000.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago