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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 55 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 5062 5434 4940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.65% 4.70% 4.61%
As % of the General category 10.41% 10.74% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4112 3763 3392
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +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
48649 50609 48212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.67% 43.77% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38943 38976 38124
Average salary £51,300 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.60% -
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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -4 4745 £47,500 -5.00% 619
London +6 1947 £52,500 -1.86% 262
South East -6 1374 £48,272 -3.45% 152
Berkshire -10 638 £60,000 +9.09% 66
South West +29 550 £45,000 +12.50% 70
City of London +1 455 £50,000 - 41
East of England -1 286 £40,000 -11.11% 35
Reading -7 285 £60,000 +2.12% 33
Bristol +25 268 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Surrey +31 234 £47,500 +11.76% 23
North West +21 207 £37,500 - 42
Hampshire -17 188 £45,000 +8.43% 27
West Midlands -25 143 £39,000 -8.23% 27
Yorkshire +2 136 £35,000 -17.64% 18
Gloucestershire +24 135 £55,000 +46.66% 17
Buckinghamshire -9 130 £44,000 -8.33% 8
Scotland +47 118 £41,500 +9.21% 31
Manchester +6 108 £41,500 +3.75% 24
Cambridgeshire -6 98 £40,000 -15.78% 18
West Yorkshire -14 98 £35,000 -17.64% 10
Wales +7 94 £37,500 +22.68% 11
South Wales +6 91 £37,500 +22.68% 4
East Midlands +2 82 £40,000 +2.56% 5
Newbury -1 82 £50,000 -4.76% 15
Hertfordshire -9 80 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Wiltshire +10 78 £40,750 -9.44% 15
Leeds +4 73 £36,000 -15.29% 8
Edinburgh +42 68 £35,000 -30.00% 14
Cheltenham +12 65 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Slough -3 64 £80,000 +61.61% 5

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3588 (35.75%) Finance
2 1999 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
3 1686 (16.80%) Degree
4 1677 (16.71%) Banking
5 1459 (14.54%) Windows
6 1449 (14.44%) Java
7 1438 (14.33%) SQL
8 1324 (13.19%) Linux
9 1258 (12.53%) Marketing
10 1226 (12.22%) Cisco
11 1156 (11.52%) Microsoft
12 1141 (11.37%) Project Management
13 1011 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
14 942 (9.39%) JavaScript
15 915 (9.12%) HTML
16 877 (8.74%) MS Excel
17 868 (8.65%) Retail
18 866 (8.63%) C#
19 858 (8.55%) Cisco Certification
20 843 (8.40%) ITIL
21 823 (8.20%) .NET
22 822 (8.19%) Manufacturing
23 812 (8.09%) SQL Server
24 787 (7.84%) Programme Management
25 777 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
26 763 (7.60%) SAP
27 758 (7.55%) Scrum
28 739 (7.36%) Electronics
29 737 (7.34%) Oracle
30 723 (7.20%) Software Engineering

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 259 (2.58%) MS Exchange
2 186 (1.85%) Tomcat
3 184 (1.83%) Apache
4 163 (1.62%) SharePoint
5 148 (1.47%) WebSphere
6 141 (1.40%) JBoss
7 125 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 117 (1.17%) CMS
9 111 (1.11%) Lync
10 89 (0.89%) Apache Pig
11 83 (0.83%) WebLogic
12 80 (0.80%) Node.js
13 74 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
14 73 (0.73%) IIS
15 67 (0.67%) OpenStack
16 64 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
17 63 (0.63%) SAS
18 53 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
19 38 (0.38%) Apache Solr
20 36 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 877 (8.74%) MS Excel
2 506 (5.04%) MS Office
3 155 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 143 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 133 (1.33%) MS Project
6 27 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (0.14%) AutoCAD
9 13 (0.13%) SPSS
10 10 (0.100%) FrameMaker
11 9 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (0.080%) Acrobat
13 7 (0.070%) MicroStation
13 7 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
14 6 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 6 (0.060%) XMetaL
15 5 (0.050%) InDesign
16 4 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
16 4 (0.040%) Simulink
17 2 (0.020%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 626 (6.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 51 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (0.12%) SAP CRM
5 12 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
6 10 (0.100%) Primavera
6 10 (0.100%) Oracle CRM
6 10 (0.100%) Magento
7 9 (0.090%) SAP IS-U
7 9 (0.090%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.080%) INSURE/90
8 8 (0.080%) SAP FI
9 7 (0.070%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (0.070%) WebTrends
9 7 (0.070%) SAP CO
9 7 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (0.070%) Oracle Retail
10 6 (0.060%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 6 (0.060%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 297 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
2 264 (2.63%) SaaS
3 113 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 111 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
5 95 (0.95%) Office 365
6 84 (0.84%) PaaS
7 64 (0.64%) IaaS
8 60 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 33 (0.33%) Google Analytics
10 31 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
11 30 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
12 28 (0.28%) Amazon S3
13 21 (0.21%) Google App Engine
14 13 (0.13%) Mimecast
15 10 (0.100%) Route 53
15 10 (0.100%) GitHub
16 9 (0.090%) Force.com
17 5 (0.050%) Adobe Analytics
17 5 (0.050%) Google Apps
17 5 (0.050%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 718 (7.15%) Firewall
2 702 (6.99%) WAN
3 693 (6.91%) LAN
4 654 (6.52%) VoIP
5 612 (6.10%) TCP/IP
6 586 (5.84%) Internet
7 535 (5.33%) VPN
8 487 (4.85%) MPLS
9 462 (4.60%) DNS
10 431 (4.29%) Wireless
11 386 (3.85%) Broadband
12 322 (3.21%) BGP
13 295 (2.94%) OSPF
14 276 (2.75%) Network Security
15 234 (2.33%) DHCP
16 218 (2.17%) Unified Communications
17 211 (2.10%) SAN
18 206 (2.05%) 3G
18 206 (2.05%) Ethernet
19 171 (1.70%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 812 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 431 (4.29%) MySQL
3 395 (3.94%) Big Data
4 254 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 240 (2.39%) NoSQL
6 209 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 206 (2.05%) Hadoop
8 185 (1.84%) MongoDB
9 158 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 151 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 150 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 136 (1.36%) RDBMS
13 129 (1.29%) Oracle Database
14 112 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
15 99 (0.99%) Data Mining
16 94 (0.94%) Apache Hive
17 85 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 63 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
19 59 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
20 58 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 347 (3.46%) Git (software)
2 184 (1.83%) Selenium
3 179 (1.78%) Jenkins
4 150 (1.49%) Subversion
5 135 (1.35%) JIRA
6 126 (1.26%) Maven
7 110 (1.10%) Visual Studio
8 109 (1.09%) NUnit
9 83 (0.83%) Eclipse
10 73 (0.73%) JUnit
11 70 (0.70%) Ant
12 65 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
13 62 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
14 58 (0.58%) WebDriver
15 50 (0.50%) Moq
16 44 (0.44%) MSTest
17 38 (0.38%) Cucumber
17 38 (0.38%) HP UFT
18 37 (0.37%) Hudson
18 37 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 3588 (35.75%) Finance
2 1677 (16.71%) Banking
3 1258 (12.53%) Marketing
4 868 (8.65%) Retail
5 822 (8.19%) Manufacturing
6 739 (7.36%) Electronics
7 365 (3.64%) Billing
8 264 (2.63%) Legal
9 250 (2.49%) Games
10 249 (2.48%) Advertising
11 155 (1.54%) Back Office
12 143 (1.42%) Online Betting
13 123 (1.23%) Aerospace
14 116 (1.16%) Law
15 80 (0.80%) Automotive
16 72 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
17 57 (0.57%) Publishing
18 54 (0.54%) Retail Banking
18 54 (0.54%) French Language
19 37 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1779 (17.73%) Developer
2 1212 (12.08%) Analyst
3 652 (6.50%) Project Manager
4 630 (6.28%) Architect
5 511 (5.09%) Consultant
6 467 (4.65%) Network Engineer
7 442 (4.40%) Java Developer
8 433 (4.31%) Business Analyst
9 411 (4.10%) Senior Developer
10 355 (3.54%) Software Engineer
11 294 (2.93%) Senior Manager
12 272 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
13 265 (2.64%) Support Engineer
14 245 (2.44%) .NET Developer
15 216 (2.15%) Software Developer
16 209 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
17 207 (2.06%) Administrator
17 207 (2.06%) C# Developer
18 176 (1.75%) Service Manager
19 171 (1.70%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 915 (9.12%) HTML
2 823 (8.20%) .NET
3 697 (6.94%) CSS
4 548 (5.46%) Web Services
5 502 (5.00%) XML
6 401 (4.00%) jQuery
7 395 (3.94%) ASP.NET
8 315 (3.14%) HTML5
9 310 (3.09%) Spring
10 267 (2.66%) REST
11 258 (2.57%) SOAP
12 199 (1.98%) AngularJS
13 195 (1.94%) J2EE
14 183 (1.82%) .NET Framework
15 170 (1.69%) Java EE
16 169 (1.68%) Ajax
17 167 (1.66%) JSON
18 166 (1.65%) Hibernate
19 163 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
20 149 (1.48%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 777 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 649 (6.47%) DTV
3 610 (6.08%) Computer Science
4 581 (5.79%) Data Centre
5 393 (3.92%) Digital Media
6 329 (3.28%) Management Information System
7 194 (1.93%) User Experience
8 177 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 169 (1.68%) Mobile App
10 136 (1.36%) FMCG
11 131 (1.31%) Blackberry
12 127 (1.27%) IVR
13 121 (1.21%) Mathematics
14 115 (1.15%) PMI
15 108 (1.08%) Handset
16 106 (1.06%) Client/Server
17 97 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
18 93 (0.93%) Data Integration
19 91 (0.91%) Visualisation
19 91 (0.91%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1459 (14.54%) Windows
2 1324 (13.19%) Linux
3 667 (6.65%) UNIX
4 294 (2.93%) Android
5 291 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 274 (2.73%) Apple iOS
7 203 (2.02%) Windows 7
8 201 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 135 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 120 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 102 (1.02%) Solaris
12 91 (0.91%) Windows XP
13 81 (0.81%) Windows 8
14 77 (0.77%) CentOS
15 52 (0.52%) Debian
16 45 (0.45%) Mac OS X
17 28 (0.28%) Ubuntu
18 25 (0.25%) Windows Vista
19 22 (0.22%) Windows Phone
19 22 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1999 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
2 1141 (11.37%) Project Management
3 1011 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
4 843 (8.40%) ITIL
5 787 (7.84%) Programme Management
6 758 (7.55%) Scrum
7 723 (7.20%) Software Engineering
8 699 (6.96%) Digital Marketing
9 606 (6.04%) E-Commerce
10 551 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 531 (5.29%) CRM
11 531 (5.29%) PRINCE2
12 530 (5.28%) SDLC
13 487 (4.85%) TDD
14 458 (4.56%) Service Delivery
15 442 (4.40%) Analytics
16 433 (4.31%) OO
17 428 (4.26%) MVC
18 378 (3.77%) Change Management
19 376 (3.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1449 (14.44%) Java
2 1438 (14.33%) SQL
3 942 (9.39%) JavaScript
4 866 (8.63%) C#
5 557 (5.55%) Python
6 487 (4.85%) C++
7 383 (3.82%) C
8 340 (3.39%) PHP
9 271 (2.70%) Perl
10 233 (2.32%) Ruby
11 194 (1.93%) Bash Shell
12 130 (1.30%) T-SQL
13 128 (1.28%) PL/SQL
14 105 (1.05%) PowerShell
15 100 (1.00%) Shell Script
16 84 (0.84%) R
17 72 (0.72%) VB
18 67 (0.67%) Clojure
19 66 (0.66%) Scala
20 65 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1686 (16.80%) Degree
2 858 (8.55%) Cisco Certification
3 541 (5.39%) CCNA
4 479 (4.77%) CCNP
5 469 (4.67%) Security Cleared
6 336 (3.35%) SC Cleared
7 212 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 209 (2.08%) PMI Certification
9 185 (1.84%) ISEB
10 177 (1.76%) CISSP
11 148 (1.47%) MCSE
12 142 (1.41%) CCIE
13 133 (1.33%) PMP
14 98 (0.98%) ISTQB
15 96 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
16 88 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 78 (0.78%) CISM
17 78 (0.78%) DV Cleared
18 61 (0.61%) HNC
19 59 (0.59%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 417 (4.16%) SLA
2 377 (3.76%) QA
3 131 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 85 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 51 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 44 (0.44%) HL7
7 34 (0.34%) COBIT
8 32 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 28 (0.28%) Data Quality
10 24 (0.24%) PMBOK
11 18 (0.18%) ISO 14001
12 14 (0.14%) ISO 9000
13 7 (0.070%) JTAG
14 6 (0.060%) FISMA
14 6 (0.060%) DO-178B
15 5 (0.050%) GAAP
16 4 (0.040%) GMP
17 3 (0.030%) BS7799
18 2 (0.020%) JSP 440
18 2 (0.020%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 461 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 411 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 51 (0.51%) XenApp
5 36 (0.36%) VMware ESX
5 36 (0.36%) vSphere
6 32 (0.32%) Xen
7 31 (0.31%) KVM
8 27 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (0.26%) Firmware
9 26 (0.26%) Docker
10 24 (0.24%) VirtualBox
10 24 (0.24%) XenDesktop
11 17 (0.17%) XenServer
12 15 (0.15%) vCloud
13 14 (0.14%) Terminal Services
14 13 (0.13%) ProxySG
15 10 (0.100%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 10 (0.100%) LXC
15 10 (0.100%) iptables
Systems Management
1 170 (1.69%) Puppet
2 163 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
3 77 (0.77%) Ansible
4 70 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 70 (0.70%) SCCM
5 69 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
6 44 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 43 (0.43%) Nagios
8 35 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
9 27 (0.27%) Vagrant
9 27 (0.27%) Nessus
10 24 (0.24%) Backup Exec
11 23 (0.23%) Nmap
11 23 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 22 (0.22%) FortiGate
13 21 (0.21%) yum
13 21 (0.21%) Netcool
14 20 (0.20%) OpenView
14 20 (0.20%) Opsview
15 19 (0.19%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1226 (12.22%) Cisco
2 1156 (11.52%) Microsoft
3 763 (7.60%) SAP
4 737 (7.34%) Oracle
5 545 (5.43%) VMware
6 372 (3.71%) Juniper
7 304 (3.03%) HP
8 240 (2.39%) CheckPoint
9 226 (2.25%) Avaya
10 209 (2.08%) Citrix
10 209 (2.08%) Red Hat
11 164 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
12 163 (1.62%) F5
13 155 (1.54%) IBM
14 135 (1.35%) Huawei
15 118 (1.18%) Mitel
16 112 (1.12%) BT
17 101 (1.01%) Nokia
18 99 (0.99%) Google
19 95 (0.95%) Alcatel-Lucent
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