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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 54 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 5055 5833 5185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.59% 4.89% 4.63%
As % of the General category 10.35% 11.11% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3547 3950 3348
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
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
48864 52500 48303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.35% 44.01% 43.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38175 40781 38296
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 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 May 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 May 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 4665 £50,000 - 727
London -5 1800 £55,000 - 301
South East -3 1623 £50,000 - 220
Berkshire 0 933 £51,000 +2.00% 97
Reading +2 546 £52,500 +15.38% 38
City of London 0 449 £55,000 +4.76% 82
East of England -4 328 £45,000 - 44
South West -18 292 £42,500 +18.88% 56
North West +37 225 £40,000 -1.23% 44
Surrey +1 224 £50,000 -3.38% 33
West Midlands -10 158 £47,500 +18.75% 21
Hampshire -40 157 £45,000 -6.25% 41
Manchester +30 134 £40,000 -10.11% 28
Buckinghamshire -11 133 £45,000 - 15
Yorkshire -8 120 £40,000 +14.28% 21
Bristol -19 114 £45,000 +35.33% 15
Scotland +52 103 £46,250 +25.00% 32
Hertfordshire -40 97 £50,000 +11.11% 15
East Midlands +18 93 £42,500 +21.42% 10
West Yorkshire +8 89 £42,250 +12.66% 14
Cambridgeshire +11 88 £47,500 -7.31% 6
Cambridge +10 84 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Newbury 0 79 £50,000 -2.91% 13
Birmingham +14 78 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Slough +5 77 £50,000 -9.09% 17
Gloucestershire -9 73 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Wales -14 73 £43,000 +10.87% 2
Leeds +4 70 £42,500 - 13
Bracknell -6 70 £57,500 -4.16% 8
South Wales -15 69 £44,000 +13.45% 2

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3392 (34.32%) Finance
2 1811 (18.32%) Degree
3 1714 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
4 1708 (17.28%) Banking
5 1390 (14.06%) Windows
6 1319 (13.35%) SQL
7 1238 (12.53%) Project Management
8 1217 (12.31%) Microsoft
9 1207 (12.21%) Java
10 1094 (11.07%) Cisco
11 1071 (10.84%) Linux
12 1052 (10.64%) Marketing
13 960 (9.71%) Retail
14 917 (9.28%) ITIL
15 806 (8.16%) MS Excel
16 803 (8.13%) SQL Server
17 759 (7.68%) JavaScript
18 740 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
19 739 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
20 737 (7.46%) Scrum
21 734 (7.43%) HTML
22 729 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
23 725 (7.34%) C#
24 714 (7.22%) Oracle
25 690 (6.98%) .NET
26 682 (6.90%) VoIP
27 662 (6.70%) Firewall
28 661 (6.69%) PRINCE2
29 633 (6.40%) WAN
30 620 (6.27%) SLA

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 298 (3.02%) MS Exchange
2 184 (1.86%) Tomcat
3 172 (1.74%) Apache
4 166 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 139 (1.41%) Lync
6 130 (1.32%) CMS
7 127 (1.29%) WebSphere
8 117 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 100 (1.01%) JBoss
10 99 (1.00%) IIS
11 81 (0.82%) SAS
12 71 (0.72%) WebLogic
13 54 (0.55%) Node.js
14 51 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
15 49 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
16 47 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
17 46 (0.47%) Apache Pig
18 43 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
19 41 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 40 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 806 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 550 (5.57%) MS Office
3 155 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 154 (1.56%) MS Project
5 130 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 38 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 26 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 19 (0.19%) SPSS
9 18 (0.18%) Acrobat
9 18 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 14 (0.14%) InDesign
11 13 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 13 (0.13%) AutoCAD
12 9 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
13 8 (0.081%) Fireworks
14 7 (0.071%) FrameMaker
15 6 (0.061%) Adobe Captivate
16 3 (0.030%) XMetaL
17 2 (0.020%) Simulink
17 2 (0.020%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 351 (3.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 48 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 36 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 15 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
6 14 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 11 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (0.10%) WebTrends
8 10 (0.10%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 9 (0.091%) Primavera
10 8 (0.081%) SAP CRM
10 8 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
11 7 (0.071%) Sage 50
11 7 (0.071%) Hyperion Enterprise
11 7 (0.071%) Visualfiles
11 7 (0.071%) Oracle Payroll
11 7 (0.071%) CSG Singleview
11 7 (0.071%) Agresso
12 6 (0.061%) SAP IS-U
12 6 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 255 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 218 (2.21%) SaaS
3 134 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
4 88 (0.89%) Office 365
5 80 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 76 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 51 (0.52%) IaaS
8 47 (0.48%) PaaS
9 33 (0.33%) Amazon S3
10 23 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
10 23 (0.23%) Google Analytics
11 19 (0.19%) Force.com
12 16 (0.16%) Route 53
13 13 (0.13%) Google Apps
14 10 (0.10%) Terremark
15 7 (0.071%) GitHub
16 6 (0.061%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 3 (0.030%) AWS CloudFormation
17 3 (0.030%) Google Cloud Platform
17 3 (0.030%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 682 (6.90%) VoIP
2 662 (6.70%) Firewall
3 633 (6.40%) WAN
4 618 (6.25%) LAN
5 562 (5.69%) VPN
6 559 (5.66%) Wireless
7 556 (5.63%) MPLS
8 516 (5.22%) Internet
9 485 (4.91%) TCP/IP
10 483 (4.89%) Broadband
11 447 (4.52%) DNS
12 359 (3.63%) Ethernet
13 276 (2.79%) BGP
14 250 (2.53%) DHCP
15 244 (2.47%) Network Security
16 229 (2.32%) 3G
17 227 (2.30%) Unified Communications
18 211 (2.13%) LTE
19 210 (2.12%) OSPF
20 205 (2.07%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 803 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 424 (4.29%) MySQL
3 245 (2.48%) Big Data
4 189 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
5 177 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 174 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 169 (1.71%) NoSQL
8 166 (1.68%) Relational Database
9 132 (1.34%) MongoDB
10 123 (1.24%) Hadoop
11 118 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 113 (1.14%) Oracle Database
13 106 (1.07%) RDBMS
14 97 (0.98%) Data Mining
15 77 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 77 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
16 74 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
17 59 (0.60%) Apache Hive
18 58 (0.59%) QlikView
19 57 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 214 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 174 (1.76%) Subversion
3 157 (1.59%) Selenium
4 138 (1.40%) Jenkins
5 125 (1.26%) JIRA
6 105 (1.06%) NUnit
7 70 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 68 (0.69%) Visual Studio
9 61 (0.62%) Maven
9 61 (0.62%) Rhino Mocks
10 60 (0.61%) WebDriver
11 58 (0.59%) JUnit
12 57 (0.58%) Eclipse
13 54 (0.55%) Moq
14 47 (0.48%) Cucumber
15 39 (0.39%) MSTest
15 39 (0.39%) ReSharper
16 35 (0.35%) Ant
17 34 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
18 29 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 3392 (34.32%) Finance
2 1708 (17.28%) Banking
3 1052 (10.64%) Marketing
4 960 (9.71%) Retail
5 531 (5.37%) Manufacturing
6 470 (4.76%) Electronics
7 423 (4.28%) Billing
8 306 (3.10%) Advertising
9 280 (2.83%) Legal
10 235 (2.38%) Games
11 132 (1.34%) Online Betting
12 118 (1.19%) Aerospace
13 116 (1.17%) Law
14 93 (0.94%) Automotive
15 78 (0.79%) Back Office
16 69 (0.70%) Investment Banking
17 62 (0.63%) Retail Banking
18 57 (0.58%) Publishing
19 41 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
20 34 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1443 (14.60%) Developer
2 1179 (11.93%) Analyst
3 840 (8.50%) Project Manager
4 615 (6.22%) Consultant
5 610 (6.17%) Architect
6 518 (5.24%) Business Analyst
7 475 (4.81%) Network Engineer
8 375 (3.79%) Java Developer
9 337 (3.41%) Senior Developer
10 308 (3.12%) Support Engineer
11 297 (3.01%) Senior Manager
12 277 (2.80%) Software Engineer
13 257 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
14 249 (2.52%) .NET Developer
15 225 (2.28%) C# Developer
16 223 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
17 211 (2.13%) Service Manager
18 192 (1.94%) Software Developer
19 188 (1.90%) Administrator
20 178 (1.80%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 734 (7.43%) HTML
2 690 (6.98%) .NET
3 564 (5.71%) XML
4 536 (5.42%) CSS
5 532 (5.38%) Web Services
6 324 (3.28%) ASP.NET
7 315 (3.19%) Spring
8 282 (2.85%) jQuery
9 225 (2.28%) HTML5
10 218 (2.21%) SOAP
11 211 (2.13%) J2EE
12 185 (1.87%) JSON
13 159 (1.61%) REST
14 156 (1.58%) Hibernate
15 147 (1.49%) Java EE
16 138 (1.40%) .NET Framework
17 136 (1.38%) WPF
18 134 (1.36%) Ajax
19 128 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
20 114 (1.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 739 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 543 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 363 (3.67%) DTV
4 274 (2.77%) Management Information System
5 210 (2.12%) User Experience
6 195 (1.97%) Open Source
7 149 (1.51%) FMCG
8 146 (1.48%) PMI
9 140 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
10 122 (1.23%) Statistics
11 119 (1.20%) Blackberry
12 111 (1.12%) Mobile App
13 110 (1.11%) Social Media
14 103 (1.04%) IPTV
15 102 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
15 102 (1.03%) Client/Server
16 96 (0.97%) Online Games
17 94 (0.95%) Mathematics
18 92 (0.93%) Smartphone
19 89 (0.90%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1390 (14.06%) Windows
2 1071 (10.84%) Linux
3 569 (5.76%) UNIX
4 304 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 202 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 184 (1.86%) Android
7 182 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 175 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 165 (1.67%) Apple iOS
10 146 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 133 (1.35%) Windows XP
12 128 (1.30%) Solaris
13 67 (0.68%) Windows 8
14 66 (0.67%) CentOS
15 58 (0.59%) Mac OS X
16 47 (0.48%) Windows Vista
17 28 (0.28%) Debian
18 26 (0.26%) Ubuntu
19 21 (0.21%) Windows 2000
20 20 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1714 (17.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1238 (12.53%) Project Management
3 917 (9.28%) ITIL
4 740 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
5 737 (7.46%) Scrum
6 661 (6.69%) PRINCE2
7 591 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 564 (5.71%) CRM
8 564 (5.71%) Service Delivery
9 542 (5.48%) Programme Management
10 529 (5.35%) Software Engineering
11 500 (5.06%) TDD
12 472 (4.78%) E-Commerce
13 431 (4.36%) Service Management
14 421 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
15 416 (4.21%) OO
16 409 (4.14%) Business Development
17 395 (4.00%) Change Management
18 381 (3.86%) Business Analysis
18 381 (3.86%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1319 (13.35%) SQL
2 1207 (12.21%) Java
3 759 (7.68%) JavaScript
4 725 (7.34%) C#
5 411 (4.16%) C++
6 357 (3.61%) Python
7 269 (2.72%) C
8 249 (2.52%) PHP
9 184 (1.86%) T-SQL
10 151 (1.53%) Perl
11 133 (1.35%) Bash Shell
12 125 (1.26%) PL/SQL
13 105 (1.06%) Shell Script
14 92 (0.93%) Ruby
15 91 (0.92%) PowerShell
16 60 (0.61%) R
17 57 (0.58%) Scala
18 54 (0.55%) VB
18 54 (0.55%) VB.NET
18 54 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1811 (18.32%) Degree
2 729 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
3 507 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 458 (4.63%) CCNA
5 413 (4.18%) CCNP
6 384 (3.89%) SC Cleared
7 319 (3.23%) PMI Certification
8 253 (2.56%) ISEB
9 232 (2.35%) PMP
10 185 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 143 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
12 127 (1.29%) CCIE
13 123 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 114 (1.15%) MCSE
15 108 (1.09%) CISSP
16 92 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 75 (0.76%) DV Cleared
18 74 (0.75%) ISTQB
19 59 (0.60%) CCDP
20 56 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 620 (6.27%) SLA
2 370 (3.74%) QA
3 214 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 121 (1.22%) ISO 9001
5 98 (0.99%) PCI DSS
6 67 (0.68%) ISO 14001
7 63 (0.64%) ISO 9000
8 37 (0.37%) HL7
9 34 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 30 (0.30%) Data Quality
11 25 (0.25%) COBIT
12 10 (0.10%) PMBOK
13 9 (0.091%) GPG13
14 8 (0.081%) DO-178B
15 7 (0.071%) DO-254
16 4 (0.040%) GMP
16 4 (0.040%) GAAP
16 4 (0.040%) JSP 440
16 4 (0.040%) IEC 61508
17 3 (0.030%) FINREP
System Software
1 445 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 324 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (1.26%) Hyper-V
4 51 (0.52%) XenApp
4 51 (0.52%) KVM
5 50 (0.51%) vSphere
6 40 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 37 (0.37%) Firmware
8 33 (0.33%) NFS
9 30 (0.30%) VMware ESX
10 27 (0.27%) VirtualBox
11 24 (0.24%) Terminal Services
12 20 (0.20%) Xen
13 17 (0.17%) XenDesktop
13 17 (0.17%) ISA Server
14 14 (0.14%) XenServer
15 13 (0.13%) HDFS
15 13 (0.13%) vCloud
16 11 (0.11%) ProxySG
17 9 (0.091%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 74 (0.75%) Puppet
2 73 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
3 60 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 58 (0.59%) Nagios
4 58 (0.59%) SCCM
5 53 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 40 (0.40%) OpenView
7 37 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 35 (0.35%) WSUS
9 24 (0.24%) Graphite
10 23 (0.23%) Vagrant
11 21 (0.21%) Ansible
11 21 (0.21%) NetBackup
12 19 (0.19%) Netcool
13 18 (0.18%) Cacti
13 18 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
13 18 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
13 18 (0.18%) FortiGate
14 17 (0.17%) SCOM
14 17 (0.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1217 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 1094 (11.07%) Cisco
3 714 (7.22%) Oracle
4 480 (4.86%) VMware
5 469 (4.75%) SAP
6 339 (3.43%) Juniper
7 305 (3.09%) HP
8 269 (2.72%) Avaya
9 244 (2.47%) Huawei
10 219 (2.22%) Red Hat
11 195 (1.97%) Citrix
12 169 (1.71%) CheckPoint
13 163 (1.65%) Ericsson
14 153 (1.55%) IBM
14 153 (1.55%) Mitel
15 142 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
15 142 (1.44%) F5
16 123 (1.24%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 107 (1.08%) Fujitsu
18 104 (1.05%) Nokia
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