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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Telecommunications (Telecoms)
Rank 51 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 5163 5056 5669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.61% 4.62% 4.91%
As % of the General category 10.66% 10.60% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3744 3331 4276
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
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
48431 47710 50056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.24% 43.57% 43.34%
Number of salaries quoted 38906 37081 41735
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +3 4917 £50,000 +5.26% 699
London +22 1908 £55,000 - 262
South East -1 1784 £50,000 - 198
Berkshire +4 1096 £55,000 +10.00% 86
Reading +6 661 £55,000 +4.76% 19
City of London +62 567 £55,000 +4.76% 79
East of England -18 285 £47,500 +5.55% 44
South West -31 241 £45,000 +28.57% 60
Surrey -8 222 £47,500 +1.66% 29
North West -4 215 £42,500 +10.38% 52
Yorkshire +28 192 £42,500 +6.25% 35
West Midlands +3 190 £42,500 +30.76% 27
Buckinghamshire +4 177 £49,500 +10.00% 14
Bracknell +3 152 £60,000 +41.17% 12
West Yorkshire +49 134 £45,000 +25.00% 22
Hampshire -46 124 £50,000 - 30
Manchester -12 114 £42,500 +13.33% 31
Leeds +57 103 £45,000 -5.26% 18
Bristol -25 98 £41,750 +19.28% 27
East Midlands +32 95 £40,000 - 15
Cambridgeshire -17 87 £47,500 +5.55% 18
Birmingham +31 85 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Hertfordshire -44 80 £51,250 +2.50% 12
Guildford 0 79 £52,500 -19.23% 11
Scotland -6 78 £42,500 +6.25% 39
Cambridge -4 77 £47,500 - 12
Cheshire -12 66 £35,000 -17.64% 12
Wiltshire -15 63 £44,500 +30.88% 16
Newbury -6 62 £55,000 +22.22% 24
Essex +19 59 £48,500 +10.22% 9

Telecoms
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For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3605 (34.17%) Finance
2 1896 (17.97%) Degree
3 1629 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
4 1541 (14.61%) Banking
5 1451 (13.75%) Project Management
6 1445 (13.70%) Windows
7 1374 (13.02%) SQL
8 1247 (11.82%) Microsoft
9 1192 (11.30%) Cisco
10 1189 (11.27%) Linux
11 1159 (10.99%) Retail
12 1153 (10.93%) Java
13 1046 (9.92%) Marketing
14 965 (9.15%) ITIL
15 894 (8.47%) SQL Server
16 866 (8.21%) Oracle
17 820 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
18 819 (7.76%) Internet
19 784 (7.43%) Security Cleared
20 781 (7.40%) Cisco Certification
21 770 (7.30%) Firewall
22 764 (7.24%) C#
23 749 (7.10%) .NET
24 738 (7.00%) Scrum
25 729 (6.91%) MS Excel
26 720 (6.83%) JavaScript
27 717 (6.80%) HTML
28 713 (6.76%) VoIP
29 705 (6.68%) LAN
30 671 (6.36%) WAN

Telecoms
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (2.59%) MS Exchange
2 257 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 228 (2.16%) Tomcat
3 228 (2.16%) Apache
4 159 (1.51%) IIS
5 147 (1.39%) CMS
6 126 (1.19%) WebSphere
7 124 (1.18%) Lync
8 118 (1.12%) WebLogic
9 77 (0.73%) JBoss
10 75 (0.71%) SAS
10 75 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 62 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
12 57 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
13 55 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 46 (0.44%) Drupal
14 46 (0.44%) Apache Solr
15 45 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
16 43 (0.41%) WordPress
17 37 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 729 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 532 (5.04%) MS Office
3 123 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 115 (1.09%) MS Project
5 109 (1.03%) MS Visio
6 37 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 30 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 30 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 22 (0.21%) SPSS
9 21 (0.20%) AutoCAD
10 19 (0.18%) XMetaL
11 17 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
12 15 (0.14%) Fireworks
13 12 (0.11%) InDesign
14 9 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 8 (0.076%) Simulink
16 6 (0.057%) FrameMaker
16 6 (0.057%) Acrobat
17 4 (0.038%) Mingle
18 3 (0.028%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 268 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 108 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 68 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 49 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 37 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 26 (0.25%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 21 (0.20%) Oracle Payroll
7 21 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
8 19 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
9 15 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 15 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 15 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
11 12 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
12 11 (0.10%) HFM
13 7 (0.066%) Agresso
13 7 (0.066%) Oracle ERP
14 6 (0.057%) Oracle iProcurement
15 5 (0.047%) Oracle BPM
15 5 (0.047%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 226 (2.14%) SaaS
2 101 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 73 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
4 65 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 65 (0.62%) Office 365
5 42 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (0.24%) PaaS
6 25 (0.24%) IaaS
7 12 (0.11%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.085%) Force.com
9 5 (0.047%) Route 53
9 5 (0.047%) ElastiCache
9 5 (0.047%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.038%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 4 (0.038%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.038%) IBM SmartCloud
10 4 (0.038%) GitHub
11 3 (0.028%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.019%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.019%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 819 (7.76%) Internet
2 770 (7.30%) Firewall
3 713 (6.76%) VoIP
4 705 (6.68%) LAN
5 671 (6.36%) WAN
6 663 (6.28%) Broadband
7 607 (5.75%) MPLS
8 601 (5.70%) Wireless
9 520 (4.93%) TCP/IP
10 486 (4.61%) VPN
11 474 (4.49%) 3G
12 395 (3.74%) DNS
13 357 (3.38%) 4G
14 346 (3.28%) LTE
15 345 (3.27%) BGP
16 290 (2.75%) Ethernet
17 279 (2.64%) Network Security
18 256 (2.43%) OSPF
19 239 (2.27%) 2G
20 231 (2.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 894 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 398 (3.77%) MySQL
3 199 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 190 (1.80%) Oracle Database
5 187 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 172 (1.63%) Big Data
7 164 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
8 155 (1.47%) Relational Database
9 131 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 101 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 99 (0.94%) MongoDB
12 93 (0.88%) NoSQL
13 89 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
14 86 (0.82%) RDBMS
15 82 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
16 76 (0.72%) Data Mining
17 69 (0.65%) DB2
18 67 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
19 66 (0.63%) Hadoop
20 62 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 231 (2.19%) Git (software)
2 208 (1.97%) Subversion
3 181 (1.72%) Selenium
4 143 (1.36%) JIRA
5 107 (1.01%) Visual Studio
6 105 (1.00%) Maven
7 90 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 84 (0.80%) Jenkins
9 77 (0.73%) ReSharper
10 76 (0.72%) JUnit
11 71 (0.67%) TeamCity
12 67 (0.64%) NUnit
13 66 (0.63%) Eclipse
14 56 (0.53%) WebDriver
15 52 (0.49%) Cucumber
16 50 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
17 44 (0.42%) Mockito
18 43 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
19 41 (0.39%) Ant
20 35 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3605 (34.17%) Finance
2 1541 (14.61%) Banking
3 1159 (10.99%) Retail
4 1046 (9.92%) Marketing
5 454 (4.30%) Billing
6 452 (4.28%) Manufacturing
7 391 (3.71%) Electronics
8 295 (2.80%) Legal
9 290 (2.75%) Advertising
10 167 (1.58%) Games
11 134 (1.27%) Law
12 125 (1.18%) Aerospace
13 94 (0.89%) Investment Banking
14 80 (0.76%) Multimedia
15 78 (0.74%) Automotive
16 71 (0.67%) Back Office
17 67 (0.64%) German Language
18 57 (0.54%) Publishing
19 53 (0.50%) Military
20 52 (0.49%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1350 (12.80%) Developer
2 1149 (10.89%) Analyst
3 869 (8.24%) Project Manager
4 844 (8.00%) Consultant
5 715 (6.78%) Architect
6 581 (5.51%) Network Engineer
7 464 (4.40%) Business Analyst
8 382 (3.62%) Support Engineer
9 356 (3.37%) Java Developer
10 309 (2.93%) Senior Developer
11 293 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
12 250 (2.37%) Software Engineer
13 246 (2.33%) .NET Developer
14 236 (2.24%) C# Developer
15 221 (2.09%) Senior Manager
16 203 (1.92%) Senior Analyst
17 187 (1.77%) Administrator
18 184 (1.74%) Junior
19 177 (1.68%) Service Manager
20 168 (1.59%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 749 (7.10%) .NET
2 717 (6.80%) HTML
3 611 (5.79%) XML
4 566 (5.37%) CSS
5 455 (4.31%) Web Services
6 375 (3.55%) jQuery
7 352 (3.34%) ASP.NET
8 292 (2.77%) J2EE
8 292 (2.77%) Spring
9 230 (2.18%) HTML5
10 220 (2.09%) JSON
11 212 (2.01%) SOAP
12 206 (1.95%) JSP
13 175 (1.66%) REST
14 172 (1.63%) Java EE
15 170 (1.61%) Ajax
16 168 (1.59%) .NET Framework
17 154 (1.46%) Hibernate
18 140 (1.33%) LINQ
19 127 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 820 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 536 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 320 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 284 (2.69%) DTV
5 266 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 259 (2.46%) User Experience
7 216 (2.05%) Open Source
8 179 (1.70%) Mobile App
9 171 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 148 (1.40%) Social Media
11 136 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 130 (1.23%) Blackberry
12 130 (1.23%) Statistics
13 122 (1.16%) Clustering
14 120 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
15 103 (0.98%) Mathematics
16 93 (0.88%) FMCG
17 88 (0.83%) IVR
18 78 (0.74%) PMI
19 69 (0.65%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1445 (13.70%) Windows
2 1189 (11.27%) Linux
3 660 (6.26%) UNIX
4 350 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 293 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 212 (2.01%) Windows 7
7 202 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 188 (1.78%) Solaris
9 186 (1.76%) Android
10 150 (1.42%) Apple iOS
11 146 (1.38%) Windows XP
12 111 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 76 (0.72%) Windows 8
14 62 (0.59%) AIX
15 41 (0.39%) CentOS
16 39 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
17 33 (0.31%) Windows 2000
18 31 (0.29%) Windows Vista
19 30 (0.28%) Debian
20 27 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1629 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1451 (13.75%) Project Management
3 965 (9.15%) ITIL
4 738 (7.00%) Scrum
5 652 (6.18%) CRM
6 644 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
7 642 (6.09%) PRINCE2
8 616 (5.84%) Service Delivery
9 588 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 535 (5.07%) Service Management
11 515 (4.88%) Programme Management
12 512 (4.85%) E-Commerce
13 464 (4.40%) Software Engineering
14 446 (4.23%) TDD
15 428 (4.06%) Mentoring
16 423 (4.01%) Business Development
17 396 (3.75%) MVC
18 383 (3.63%) Change Management
19 357 (3.38%) Waterfall
20 353 (3.35%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1374 (13.02%) SQL
2 1153 (10.93%) Java
3 764 (7.24%) C#
4 720 (6.83%) JavaScript
5 395 (3.74%) C++
6 365 (3.46%) C
7 282 (2.67%) Python
8 277 (2.63%) PHP
9 207 (1.96%) T-SQL
10 162 (1.54%) Perl
11 119 (1.13%) PowerShell
12 110 (1.04%) PL/SQL
13 107 (1.01%) Ruby
14 99 (0.94%) Shell Script
15 95 (0.90%) Bash Shell
16 87 (0.82%) VB
17 55 (0.52%) Scala
18 50 (0.47%) XPath
18 50 (0.47%) VB.NET
19 43 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1896 (17.97%) Degree
2 784 (7.43%) Security Cleared
3 781 (7.40%) Cisco Certification
4 569 (5.39%) SC Cleared
5 496 (4.70%) CCNP
6 444 (4.21%) CCNA
7 362 (3.43%) ISEB
8 272 (2.58%) PMI Certification
9 226 (2.14%) PMP
10 206 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 153 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 149 (1.41%) DV Cleared
13 146 (1.38%) CCIE
14 132 (1.25%) ISTQB
15 122 (1.16%) MCSE
16 105 (1.00%) HND
17 101 (0.96%) CCDP
18 97 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
19 94 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 93 (0.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 652 (6.18%) SLA
2 412 (3.91%) QA
3 199 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 98 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 87 (0.82%) ISO 9001
6 56 (0.53%) ISO 14001
7 47 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 43 (0.41%) ISO 9000
9 30 (0.28%) COBIT
10 18 (0.17%) Data Quality
11 14 (0.13%) GPG13
12 7 (0.066%) COSO
13 5 (0.047%) DO-254
14 4 (0.038%) IEC 61508
14 4 (0.038%) DO-178B
14 4 (0.038%) JTAG
14 4 (0.038%) HL7
14 4 (0.038%) JSP 440
14 4 (0.038%) GAAP
15 3 (0.028%) TickIT
System Software
1 510 (4.83%) Active Directory
2 357 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 64 (0.61%) vSphere
5 59 (0.56%) XenApp
6 40 (0.38%) VMware ESX
7 36 (0.34%) NFS
8 35 (0.33%) ISA Server
9 32 (0.30%) XenDesktop
10 31 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
11 29 (0.27%) NDS
11 29 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
12 26 (0.25%) Firmware
12 26 (0.25%) Terminal Services
13 25 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
14 21 (0.20%) KVM
15 19 (0.18%) MetaFrame
16 17 (0.16%) ProxySG
16 17 (0.16%) Kamailio
16 17 (0.16%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 114 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 96 (0.91%) SCCM
3 82 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 72 (0.68%) Nagios
5 52 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 49 (0.46%) NetBackup
7 48 (0.46%) OpenView
8 47 (0.45%) SCOM
9 42 (0.40%) Netcool
9 42 (0.40%) Puppet
10 35 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
11 32 (0.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 29 (0.27%) Tivoli
12 29 (0.27%) WSUS
13 24 (0.23%) logstash
14 23 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 22 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
16 21 (0.20%) FortiGate
17 20 (0.19%) Opsview
17 20 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1247 (11.82%) Microsoft
2 1192 (11.30%) Cisco
3 866 (8.21%) Oracle
4 494 (4.68%) VMware
5 470 (4.46%) SAP
6 403 (3.82%) Juniper
7 358 (3.39%) Fujitsu
8 274 (2.60%) HP
9 269 (2.55%) Avaya
10 250 (2.37%) Huawei
11 218 (2.07%) IBM
12 213 (2.02%) Citrix
13 204 (1.93%) CheckPoint
14 199 (1.89%) Ericsson
15 161 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
16 144 (1.37%) Red Hat
17 135 (1.28%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 134 (1.27%) Mitel
19 124 (1.18%) F5
20 122 (1.16%) Nokia
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