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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
UK
Rank 63 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 3749 4937 4798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.44% 4.94% 4.56%
As % of the General category 10.76% 11.25% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2979 3980 3531
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
34838 43869 45798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.28% 43.88% 43.54%
Number of salaries quoted 28058 35741 36854
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,791 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -7 3545 £50,000 - 931
London -1 1433 £57,500 +4.54% 362
South East -8 889 £45,000 -10.00% 180
Berkshire -8 374 £55,000 - 39
South West -12 360 £47,500 +5.55% 136
East of England 0 239 £40,000 -5.88% 68
North West -17 196 £40,000 +23.07% 66
Reading -7 180 £61,250 +11.36% 15
Bristol -5 173 £51,750 +3.50% 53
Yorkshire +21 171 £32,500 -7.80% 39
Hampshire -9 170 £37,500 -16.66% 33
Manchester +24 122 £40,000 +3.89% 31
East Midlands +32 115 £52,500 +44.82% 32
Surrey +18 114 £45,000 +1.12% 24
West Midlands -22 107 £39,500 +5.33% 34
Hertfordshire 0 103 £35,000 -6.66% 14
West Yorkshire +47 102 £35,000 -6.66% 24
City of London -70 100 £55,000 - 26
Gloucestershire -13 88 £52,500 -12.50% 24
Buckinghamshire +2 79 £35,000 -12.50% 18
Nottingham +44 73 £60,000 +71.42% 4
Nottinghamshire +38 73 £60,000 +71.42% 7
Leeds +34 71 £28,250 -19.28% 11
Oxfordshire +12 71 £42,500 - 15
Wales 0 70 £38,250 -4.37% 24
Cambridgeshire +13 64 £52,000 +4.00% 23
South Wales 0 62 £40,000 - 14
Wiltshire +17 60 £39,500 -12.22% 15
Birmingham -22 58 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Essex +13 50 £26,500 -58.75% 11

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 3000 (37.61%) Finance
2 1856 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
3 1683 (21.10%) Banking
4 1256 (15.75%) Degree
5 1222 (15.32%) Java
6 1219 (15.28%) Marketing
7 1184 (14.84%) Linux
8 1134 (14.22%) Cisco
9 999 (12.53%) Windows
10 869 (10.90%) Project Management
11 851 (10.67%) JavaScript
12 829 (10.39%) SQL
13 822 (10.31%) Microsoft
14 815 (10.22%) Programme Management
15 807 (10.12%) Manufacturing
16 799 (10.02%) HTML
17 798 (10.01%) Retail
18 770 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
19 714 (8.95%) E-Commerce
20 710 (8.90%) .NET
21 699 (8.76%) Electronics
22 685 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
23 667 (8.36%) ITIL
24 663 (8.31%) LAN
24 663 (8.31%) WAN
25 658 (8.25%) Firewall
26 641 (8.04%) SAP
26 641 (8.04%) Digital Marketing
27 628 (7.87%) Python
28 621 (7.79%) CSS

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
1 241 (3.02%) MS Exchange
2 155 (1.94%) JBoss
3 150 (1.88%) Apache
4 135 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 116 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 106 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 90 (1.13%) Skype for Business
8 85 (1.07%) IIS
9 77 (0.97%) WebSphere
10 76 (0.95%) Confluence
11 70 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
12 67 (0.84%) Apache Spark
13 61 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 60 (0.75%) Mule
15 55 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
16 52 (0.65%) CMS
17 50 (0.63%) Mule ESB
17 50 (0.63%) WebLogic
18 49 (0.61%) OpenStack
19 37 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 575 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 390 (4.89%) MS Office
3 122 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 91 (1.14%) MS Project
5 74 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 43 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 17 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 16 (0.20%) InDesign
9 14 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
10 13 (0.16%) AutoCAD
11 9 (0.11%) InfoPath
11 9 (0.11%) Mozilla Thunderbird
12 6 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.050%) InVision
13 4 (0.050%) SPSS
14 3 (0.038%) OmniGraffle
14 3 (0.038%) Open Workbench
14 3 (0.038%) Zemax
15 2 (0.025%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 587 (7.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 14 (0.18%) Magento
4 12 (0.15%) CSG Singleview
4 12 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
6 10 (0.13%) Eloqua
7 8 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (0.10%) SAP FS
8 7 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.063%) Infor M3
9 5 (0.063%) Movex
9 5 (0.063%) Payment Gateway
9 5 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.063%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (0.063%) WebTrends
10 4 (0.050%) Sage 200
10 4 (0.050%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 488 (6.12%) SaaS
2 378 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
3 174 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 151 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 117 (1.47%) Office 365
6 75 (0.94%) GitHub
7 69 (0.87%) IaaS
8 65 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
9 64 (0.80%) PaaS
10 32 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 31 (0.39%) Google Analytics
12 18 (0.23%) Heroku
13 17 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
13 17 (0.21%) Google App Engine
14 13 (0.16%) Trello
15 10 (0.13%) Amazon S3
15 10 (0.13%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
16 9 (0.11%) G Suite
16 9 (0.11%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 663 (8.31%) LAN
1 663 (8.31%) WAN
2 658 (8.25%) Firewall
3 495 (6.21%) MPLS
4 470 (5.89%) VoIP
5 403 (5.05%) VPN
6 400 (5.02%) Wireless
7 396 (4.96%) Internet
8 385 (4.83%) TCP/IP
9 371 (4.65%) DNS
10 366 (4.59%) BGP
11 302 (3.79%) OSPF
12 248 (3.11%) Broadband
13 247 (3.10%) Network Security
14 241 (3.02%) DHCP
15 208 (2.61%) Ethernet
16 201 (2.52%) Unified Communications
17 184 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
18 135 (1.69%) SAN
19 120 (1.50%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 572 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 377 (4.73%) Big Data
3 254 (3.18%) NoSQL
4 251 (3.15%) MySQL
5 196 (2.46%) MongoDB
6 109 (1.37%) Relational Database
7 96 (1.20%) Hadoop
8 94 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
9 85 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 78 (0.98%) Oracle Database
11 55 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
12 54 (0.68%) DB2
12 54 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
13 53 (0.66%) RDBMS
14 52 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 47 (0.59%) MS Access
16 42 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
17 36 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 34 (0.43%) Apache Hive
19 33 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 296 (3.71%) Git (software)
2 284 (3.56%) JIRA
3 156 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 130 (1.63%) Selenium
5 126 (1.58%) Subversion
6 100 (1.25%) JUnit
7 87 (1.09%) Visual Studio
8 86 (1.08%) Maven
9 71 (0.89%) Cucumber
10 66 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 53 (0.66%) gulp
11 53 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 51 (0.64%) IntelliJ
13 49 (0.61%) NUnit
14 41 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
15 37 (0.46%) Ant
16 36 (0.45%) Grunt
17 35 (0.44%) Bitbucket
18 34 (0.43%) Metasploit
19 29 (0.36%) Xcode
General
1 3000 (37.61%) Finance
2 1683 (21.10%) Banking
3 1219 (15.28%) Marketing
4 807 (10.12%) Manufacturing
5 798 (10.01%) Retail
6 699 (8.76%) Electronics
7 258 (3.23%) Billing
8 196 (2.46%) Games
9 149 (1.87%) Advertising
10 146 (1.83%) Legal
11 89 (1.12%) Law
12 75 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 73 (0.92%) Aerospace
14 54 (0.68%) Back Office
15 52 (0.65%) Automotive
16 48 (0.60%) Online Betting
17 43 (0.54%) Front Office
17 43 (0.54%) Investment Banking
18 39 (0.49%) Mandarin Language
18 39 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1480 (18.56%) Developer
2 762 (9.55%) Analyst
3 578 (7.25%) Architect
4 476 (5.97%) Network Engineer
5 448 (5.62%) Project Manager
6 433 (5.43%) Java Developer
7 408 (5.12%) Consultant
8 332 (4.16%) Senior Developer
9 295 (3.70%) .NET Developer
10 288 (3.61%) C# Developer
11 282 (3.54%) Support Engineer
12 239 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
13 205 (2.57%) C# .NET Developer
14 200 (2.51%) Business Analyst
15 198 (2.48%) Software Engineer
16 183 (2.29%) Administrator
17 181 (2.27%) IT Manager
18 177 (2.22%) Telecoms Manager
19 170 (2.13%) Software Developer
20 164 (2.06%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 799 (10.02%) HTML
2 710 (8.90%) .NET
3 621 (7.79%) CSS
4 388 (4.86%) AngularJS
5 333 (4.18%) Web Services
6 318 (3.99%) XML
7 304 (3.81%) Spring
8 270 (3.39%) HTML5
9 253 (3.17%) ASP.NET
10 221 (2.77%) SOAP
11 220 (2.76%) REST
12 195 (2.44%) jQuery
13 173 (2.17%) RESTful
14 171 (2.14%) React
15 159 (1.99%) Hibernate
16 147 (1.84%) CSS3
17 145 (1.82%) JSON
18 129 (1.62%) J2EE
19 123 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
20 117 (1.47%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 600 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 555 (6.96%) Data Centre
3 504 (6.32%) Computer Science
4 254 (3.18%) Client/Server
5 224 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
6 196 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 188 (2.36%) User Experience
8 134 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 120 (1.50%) Mathematics
10 117 (1.47%) Digital Media
11 103 (1.29%) Fintech
12 98 (1.23%) Visualisation
13 93 (1.17%) Driving Licence
14 92 (1.15%) Virtual Team
15 87 (1.09%) Physics
16 83 (1.04%) Social Media
17 77 (0.97%) Algorithms
18 60 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
19 59 (0.74%) FMCG
19 59 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1184 (14.84%) Linux
2 999 (12.53%) Windows
3 426 (5.34%) Unix
4 311 (3.90%) Windows Server
5 180 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 177 (2.22%) Android
7 158 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 156 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 142 (1.78%) Windows 7
10 88 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 87 (1.09%) CentOS
12 75 (0.94%) Windows 10
13 55 (0.69%) Windows 8
14 41 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
15 35 (0.44%) Windows XP
16 30 (0.38%) VxWorks
17 28 (0.35%) Ubuntu
18 27 (0.34%) Solaris
19 22 (0.28%) Mac OS
19 22 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1856 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
2 869 (10.90%) Project Management
3 815 (10.22%) Programme Management
4 714 (8.95%) E-Commerce
5 685 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
6 667 (8.36%) ITIL
7 641 (8.04%) Digital Marketing
8 578 (7.25%) Scrum
9 564 (7.07%) Software Engineering
10 510 (6.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 407 (5.10%) Presales
12 384 (4.81%) TDD
13 379 (4.75%) MVC
14 371 (4.65%) CRM
15 331 (4.15%) PRINCE2
16 328 (4.11%) Mentoring
17 314 (3.94%) Business Development
18 313 (3.92%) OO
19 304 (3.81%) SDLC
20 269 (3.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1222 (15.32%) Java
2 851 (10.67%) JavaScript
3 829 (10.39%) SQL
4 628 (7.87%) Python
5 607 (7.61%) C#
6 511 (6.41%) C++
7 406 (5.09%) C
8 226 (2.83%) PHP
9 199 (2.49%) Perl
10 194 (2.43%) Bash Shell
11 152 (1.91%) Ruby
12 90 (1.13%) PowerShell
13 80 (1.00%) T-SQL
14 76 (0.95%) Objective-C
15 68 (0.85%) VB.NET
16 62 (0.78%) Scala
17 55 (0.69%) Shell Script
18 54 (0.68%) MATLAB
19 48 (0.60%) Apple Swift
20 40 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1256 (15.75%) Degree
2 770 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
3 521 (6.53%) CCNP
4 452 (5.67%) Security Cleared
5 353 (4.43%) CCNA
6 207 (2.60%) SC Cleared
7 134 (1.68%) DV Cleared
8 130 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 125 (1.57%) CISSP
10 115 (1.44%) PMP
11 114 (1.43%) CCIE
12 103 (1.29%) PMI Certification
13 102 (1.28%) ISEB
14 96 (1.20%) MCSE
15 82 (1.03%) JNCIA
16 71 (0.89%) PhD
17 65 (0.81%) MCP
18 59 (0.74%) ISTQB
19 55 (0.69%) MBA
20 50 (0.63%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 350 (4.39%) SLA
2 291 (3.65%) QA
3 167 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 130 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 45 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 41 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 29 (0.36%) ISO 14001
8 22 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 16 (0.20%) GDPR
10 11 (0.14%) FISMA
10 11 (0.14%) ISO 9000
11 9 (0.11%) COBIT
11 9 (0.11%) PA-DSS
11 9 (0.11%) PMBOK
12 7 (0.088%) ISO27002
13 6 (0.075%) MiFID
13 6 (0.075%) MISRA
14 4 (0.050%) Actionable Recommendations
14 4 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 3 (0.038%) Def Stans
System Software
1 407 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 319 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 98 (1.23%) vSphere
5 77 (0.97%) Docker
6 69 (0.87%) XenApp
7 63 (0.79%) KVM
8 42 (0.53%) XenDesktop
9 39 (0.49%) Firmware
9 39 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
10 29 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
11 24 (0.30%) vCloud
12 23 (0.29%) VMware ESX
13 22 (0.28%) Kamailio
14 16 (0.20%) OpenSIPS
14 16 (0.20%) XenServer
15 15 (0.19%) NFS
16 13 (0.16%) Terminal Services
16 13 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
17 12 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 180 (2.26%) Puppet
2 131 (1.64%) Ansible
3 116 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 99 (1.24%) Nagios
5 78 (0.98%) SCCM
6 65 (0.81%) Nessus
7 61 (0.76%) Nmap
8 51 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
9 44 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
10 39 (0.49%) WSUS
11 36 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
12 30 (0.38%) OpenVAS
13 23 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
13 23 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
13 23 (0.29%) OpenNMS
14 20 (0.25%) Kubernetes
15 19 (0.24%) Cacti
16 18 (0.23%) SCOM
17 13 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
17 13 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1134 (14.22%) Cisco
2 822 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 641 (8.04%) SAP
4 442 (5.54%) VMware
5 426 (5.34%) Oracle
6 280 (3.51%) Juniper
7 208 (2.61%) Avaya
8 160 (2.01%) HP
9 153 (1.92%) Red Hat
10 152 (1.91%) Huawei
11 141 (1.77%) CheckPoint
11 141 (1.77%) F5
12 139 (1.74%) Citrix
13 129 (1.62%) Google
14 114 (1.43%) Apple
15 112 (1.40%) Mitel
16 111 (1.39%) IBM
17 90 (1.13%) Nokia
18 89 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
19 76 (0.95%) Ericsson
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + Bonus
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