The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
UK
Rank 69 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 3385 5138 4876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.03% 5.03% 4.57%
As % of the General category 9.78% 11.51% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2695 4091 3524
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,562 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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
34617 44625 46782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.24% 43.66% 43.81%
Number of salaries quoted 27928 36200 37229
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,950 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Telecoms
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 3216 £50,000 - 1078
London -5 1295 £57,500 +4.54% 399
South East -15 777 £45,000 -10.00% 194
South West -13 352 £47,500 +5.55% 147
Berkshire -12 276 £47,500 -13.63% 36
East of England -11 239 £40,000 - 91
Bristol -3 179 £50,000 +5.26% 48
North West -45 177 £42,500 +41.66% 87
Hampshire -19 148 £40,000 -20.00% 42
Yorkshire +15 131 £40,000 +6.66% 52
Surrey +15 124 £45,000 - 32
Manchester +10 110 £40,000 +10.34% 43
East Midlands +53 109 £55,000 +51.72% 37
West Midlands -31 105 £40,000 - 48
Reading -16 101 £57,500 +15.00% 8
West Yorkshire +30 98 £40,000 +6.66% 23
City of London -66 98 £55,500 +0.90% 25
Hertfordshire -20 96 £35,000 -12.50% 17
Gloucestershire -4 88 £52,500 -16.00% 21
Buckinghamshire -2 76 £42,133 +5.33% 17
Cambridgeshire +20 70 £47,500 -3.55% 26
Nottingham +51 65 £60,000 +84.61% 3
Nottinghamshire +48 65 £60,000 +77.77% 7
Leeds +14 63 £37,500 -4.45% 9
Oxfordshire -5 62 £36,500 -16.57% 14
Newbury -1 61 £42,500 -22.72% 6
Essex +20 55 £27,000 -46.00% 24
Wiltshire +3 53 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Birmingham -11 53 £37,500 -20.63% 11
Cambridge +27 52 £47,500 -13.63% 21

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 2918 (38.42%) Finance
2 1813 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
3 1728 (22.75%) Banking
4 1205 (15.87%) Degree
5 1195 (15.73%) Marketing
6 1183 (15.58%) Java
7 1084 (14.27%) Linux
8 1049 (13.81%) Cisco
9 935 (12.31%) Windows
10 878 (11.56%) Project Management
11 862 (11.35%) JavaScript
12 819 (10.78%) HTML
13 795 (10.47%) Programme Management
14 790 (10.40%) SQL
15 780 (10.27%) Microsoft
16 771 (10.15%) Manufacturing
17 743 (9.78%) Retail
18 731 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
19 719 (9.47%) E-Commerce
20 686 (9.03%) .NET
21 681 (8.97%) Electronics
22 677 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
23 636 (8.37%) CSS
24 634 (8.35%) Python
25 623 (8.20%) Digital Marketing
26 620 (8.16%) ITIL
27 618 (8.14%) Firewall
28 612 (8.06%) WAN
29 610 (8.03%) C#
30 608 (8.01%) SAP

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 223 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 146 (1.92%) Apache
2 146 (1.92%) JBoss
3 123 (1.62%) SharePoint
4 118 (1.55%) Tomcat
5 103 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 83 (1.09%) Skype for Business
7 79 (1.04%) IIS
8 71 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 68 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 67 (0.88%) Apache Spark
11 65 (0.86%) Confluence
12 59 (0.78%) Mule
13 50 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 49 (0.65%) Mule ESB
14 49 (0.65%) WebLogic
15 48 (0.63%) CMS
16 47 (0.62%) OpenStack
17 39 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
18 38 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 547 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 372 (4.90%) MS Office
3 108 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 93 (1.22%) MS Project
5 82 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 48 (0.63%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (0.18%) InDesign
9 12 (0.16%) Mozilla Thunderbird
10 10 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.12%) AutoCAD
11 9 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
12 8 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (0.11%) InfoPath
13 6 (0.079%) SPSS
14 3 (0.039%) InVision
14 3 (0.039%) OmniGraffle
14 3 (0.039%) Simulink
15 2 (0.026%) Gliffy
15 2 (0.026%) Zemax
Business Applications
1 567 (7.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.25%) Magento
3 18 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 13 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.14%) Eloqua
6 8 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
6 8 (0.11%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.079%) Sage 200
7 6 (0.079%) Unit4 Business World
8 5 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.066%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.053%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.053%) Sage X3
9 4 (0.053%) SAP FS
9 4 (0.053%) Traffica
10 3 (0.039%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 450 (5.92%) SaaS
2 369 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
3 160 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 125 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 113 (1.49%) Office 365
6 73 (0.96%) GitHub
7 58 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 55 (0.72%) IaaS
9 53 (0.70%) PaaS
10 34 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
11 29 (0.38%) Google Analytics
12 17 (0.22%) Google App Engine
13 16 (0.21%) Heroku
14 14 (0.18%) Amazon S3
15 13 (0.17%) Trello
16 11 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
16 11 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
17 10 (0.13%) G Suite
17 10 (0.13%) OpenShift
18 9 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 618 (8.14%) Firewall
2 612 (8.06%) WAN
3 599 (7.89%) LAN
4 455 (5.99%) MPLS
5 425 (5.60%) VoIP
6 360 (4.74%) Wireless
7 354 (4.66%) TCP/IP
8 351 (4.62%) Internet
9 350 (4.61%) VPN
10 339 (4.46%) BGP
11 302 (3.98%) DNS
12 279 (3.67%) OSPF
13 226 (2.98%) Broadband
14 221 (2.91%) Network Security
15 201 (2.65%) Unified Communications
16 197 (2.59%) DHCP
17 196 (2.58%) Ethernet
18 165 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
19 130 (1.71%) SAN
20 109 (1.44%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 525 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 386 (5.08%) Big Data
3 244 (3.21%) NoSQL
4 242 (3.19%) MySQL
5 165 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 113 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 93 (1.22%) Hadoop
8 89 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
9 78 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 65 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
11 60 (0.79%) Oracle Database
12 58 (0.76%) MS Access
12 58 (0.76%) RDBMS
13 56 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 53 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
15 50 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
16 49 (0.65%) DB2
17 35 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
18 28 (0.37%) Apache Hive
18 28 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 276 (3.63%) Git (software)
2 261 (3.44%) JIRA
3 170 (2.24%) Jenkins
4 130 (1.71%) Subversion
5 128 (1.69%) Selenium
6 98 (1.29%) JUnit
7 82 (1.08%) Visual Studio
8 77 (1.01%) Maven
9 65 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 64 (0.84%) Cucumber
11 55 (0.72%) NUnit
12 51 (0.67%) gulp
13 48 (0.63%) IntelliJ
14 45 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
15 37 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
16 32 (0.42%) Bitbucket
17 31 (0.41%) WebDriver
18 29 (0.38%) Moq
19 28 (0.37%) Grunt
20 27 (0.36%) Mockito
General
1 2918 (38.42%) Finance
2 1728 (22.75%) Banking
3 1195 (15.73%) Marketing
4 771 (10.15%) Manufacturing
5 743 (9.78%) Retail
6 681 (8.97%) Electronics
7 253 (3.33%) Billing
8 180 (2.37%) Games
9 129 (1.70%) Advertising
10 123 (1.62%) Legal
11 64 (0.84%) Law
12 55 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 54 (0.71%) Automotive
14 53 (0.70%) Aerospace
15 52 (0.68%) Back Office
16 47 (0.62%) Front Office
16 47 (0.62%) Online Betting
17 41 (0.54%) Investment Banking
18 36 (0.47%) Retail Banking
19 28 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 1475 (19.42%) Developer
2 705 (9.28%) Analyst
3 564 (7.43%) Architect
4 451 (5.94%) Project Manager
5 435 (5.73%) Network Engineer
6 414 (5.45%) Consultant
7 409 (5.39%) Java Developer
8 295 (3.88%) C# Developer
9 286 (3.77%) .NET Developer
9 286 (3.77%) Senior Developer
10 250 (3.29%) Support Engineer
11 237 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
12 203 (2.67%) C# .NET Developer
13 178 (2.34%) Business Analyst
14 177 (2.33%) Senior Manager
15 176 (2.32%) JavaScript Developer
16 175 (2.30%) Software Engineer
17 173 (2.28%) Administrator
18 172 (2.26%) Telecoms Manager
19 164 (2.16%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 819 (10.78%) HTML
2 686 (9.03%) .NET
3 636 (8.37%) CSS
4 409 (5.39%) AngularJS
5 310 (4.08%) XML
6 305 (4.02%) Web Services
7 270 (3.55%) Spring
8 257 (3.38%) HTML5
9 241 (3.17%) ASP.NET
10 216 (2.84%) REST
11 212 (2.79%) jQuery
12 209 (2.75%) SOAP
13 189 (2.49%) React
14 172 (2.26%) RESTful
15 146 (1.92%) JSON
16 144 (1.90%) CSS3
17 135 (1.78%) Hibernate
18 133 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
19 123 (1.62%) J2EE
20 118 (1.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 548 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 533 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 526 (6.93%) Computer Science
4 299 (3.94%) Client/Server
5 213 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
6 188 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 179 (2.36%) User Experience
8 115 (1.51%) Mobile App
9 113 (1.49%) Driving Licence
10 111 (1.46%) Fintech
11 88 (1.16%) Algorithms
12 81 (1.07%) Virtual Team
13 73 (0.96%) Social Media
14 55 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
15 53 (0.70%) Smartphone
16 51 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 49 (0.65%) FMCG
17 49 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
18 46 (0.61%) PMI
18 46 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1084 (14.27%) Linux
2 935 (12.31%) Windows
3 392 (5.16%) Unix
4 299 (3.94%) Windows Server
5 172 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 167 (2.20%) Android
7 163 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 153 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 136 (1.79%) Windows 7
10 92 (1.21%) CentOS
11 76 (1.00%) Windows 10
12 67 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 55 (0.72%) Windows 8
14 34 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 32 (0.42%) Windows XP
16 31 (0.41%) Solaris
17 27 (0.36%) Mac OS
17 27 (0.36%) Ubuntu
18 25 (0.33%) VxWorks
19 21 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1813 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
2 878 (11.56%) Project Management
3 795 (10.47%) Programme Management
4 719 (9.47%) E-Commerce
5 677 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
6 623 (8.20%) Digital Marketing
7 620 (8.16%) ITIL
8 550 (7.24%) Software Engineering
9 536 (7.06%) Scrum
10 471 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 398 (5.24%) TDD
12 390 (5.13%) MVC
12 390 (5.13%) Presales
13 354 (4.66%) CRM
14 305 (4.02%) PRINCE2
15 302 (3.98%) Business Development
16 286 (3.77%) OO
17 276 (3.63%) SDLC
18 274 (3.61%) Mentoring
19 268 (3.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1183 (15.58%) Java
2 862 (11.35%) JavaScript
3 790 (10.40%) SQL
4 634 (8.35%) Python
5 610 (8.03%) C#
6 524 (6.90%) C++
7 404 (5.32%) C
8 214 (2.82%) PHP
9 204 (2.69%) Perl
10 181 (2.38%) Bash Shell
11 147 (1.94%) Ruby
12 100 (1.32%) PowerShell
13 77 (1.01%) Objective-C
14 71 (0.93%) VB.NET
15 65 (0.86%) Scala
16 63 (0.83%) MATLAB
17 60 (0.79%) Shell Script
17 60 (0.79%) T-SQL
18 50 (0.66%) Apple Swift
18 50 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1205 (15.87%) Degree
2 731 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
3 491 (6.46%) CCNP
4 392 (5.16%) Security Cleared
5 336 (4.42%) CCNA
6 166 (2.19%) SC Cleared
7 131 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 113 (1.49%) DV Cleared
9 101 (1.33%) CCIE
9 101 (1.33%) PMP
10 96 (1.26%) CISSP
10 96 (1.26%) ISEB
11 94 (1.24%) MCSE
12 91 (1.20%) PMI Certification
13 80 (1.05%) PhD
14 77 (1.01%) JNCIA
15 74 (0.97%) MCP
16 60 (0.79%) ISTQB
17 59 (0.78%) MBA
18 51 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 331 (4.36%) SLA
2 258 (3.40%) QA
3 143 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 91 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 34 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 30 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 29 (0.38%) ISO 14001
8 25 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 10 (0.13%) PMBOK
10 8 (0.11%) GDPR
11 7 (0.092%) COBIT
11 7 (0.092%) ISO 9000
11 7 (0.092%) ISO27002
12 6 (0.079%) MiFID
13 5 (0.066%) FISMA
13 5 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.066%) PA-DSS
14 4 (0.053%) Actionable Recommendations
14 4 (0.053%) COSHH
14 4 (0.053%) MISRA
System Software
1 383 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 288 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 97 (1.28%) Docker
5 86 (1.13%) vSphere
6 63 (0.83%) XenApp
7 59 (0.78%) KVM
8 46 (0.61%) XenDesktop
9 37 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
10 36 (0.47%) Firmware
11 26 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
12 21 (0.28%) VMware ESX
13 19 (0.25%) Kamailio
14 16 (0.21%) NFS
14 16 (0.21%) OpenSIPS
15 15 (0.20%) XenServer
16 14 (0.18%) Terminal Services
17 13 (0.17%) vCloud
17 13 (0.17%) Xen
18 12 (0.16%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 167 (2.20%) Puppet
2 134 (1.76%) Ansible
3 119 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 96 (1.26%) Nagios
5 87 (1.15%) SCCM
6 57 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
7 50 (0.66%) Nessus
8 48 (0.63%) Nmap
9 37 (0.49%) WSUS
10 32 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
11 31 (0.41%) Cisco UCCE
12 26 (0.34%) Kubernetes
13 24 (0.32%) Cacti
14 23 (0.30%) OpenVAS
15 22 (0.29%) SCOM
16 20 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
16 20 (0.26%) Terraform
17 17 (0.22%) Packer
18 16 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
18 16 (0.21%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 1049 (13.81%) Cisco
2 780 (10.27%) Microsoft
3 608 (8.01%) SAP
4 420 (5.53%) VMware
5 380 (5.00%) Oracle
6 293 (3.86%) Juniper
7 179 (2.36%) Avaya
8 147 (1.94%) HP
9 145 (1.91%) Red Hat
10 136 (1.79%) F5
11 135 (1.78%) Google
12 125 (1.65%) CheckPoint
13 123 (1.62%) Citrix
14 121 (1.59%) Mitel
15 119 (1.57%) Huawei
16 108 (1.42%) IBM
17 105 (1.38%) Apple
18 88 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
19 77 (1.01%) Nokia
20 67 (0.88%) Palo Alto
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