Period
to 14 June 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 105 79 73
Rank change year-on-year -26 -6 +49
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 42 27 117
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.74% 1.77% 3.96%
As % of the General category 3.75% 3.58% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 73
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,750 £36,700
25th Percentile £33,625 £37,625 £41,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +26.32% +5.56%
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,188 £55,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £82,500 £82,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +11.84%

Telecoms is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,121 754 1,662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 46.48% 49.31% 56.28%
Number of salaries quoted 841 663 1,209
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Birmingham

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Telecoms in Birmingham

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in Birmingham over the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 14 (33.33%) Cisco
2 13 (30.95%) VoIP
3 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.19%) Firewall
4 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (23.81%) AWS
6 9 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (16.67%) Public Sector
7 7 (16.67%) Docker
7 7 (16.67%) People Management
7 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 7 (16.67%) Fortinet
7 7 (16.67%) Juniper
7 7 (16.67%) MySQL
8 6 (14.29%) C++
8 6 (14.29%) Unix
8 6 (14.29%) Linux
8 6 (14.29%) MPLS
8 6 (14.29%) RTP
8 6 (14.29%) Finance
8 6 (14.29%) Scrum
8 6 (14.29%) Degree
8 6 (14.29%) Marketing
8 6 (14.29%) RESTful
8 6 (14.29%) Parallel Programming
8 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
8 6 (14.29%) Kanban
8 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) AWS
2 5 (11.90%) Azure
3 3 (7.14%) SaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon Cognito
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (2.38%) Apigee
4 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.38%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (2.38%) AWS Direct Connect
4 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) IaaS
4 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.38%) Serverless
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) VoIP
2 11 (26.19%) Firewall
3 6 (14.29%) MPLS
3 6 (14.29%) RTP
4 5 (11.90%) LAN
5 4 (9.52%) BIG-IP
5 4 (9.52%) Unified Communications
5 4 (9.52%) Wireless
6 3 (7.14%) BGP
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (7.14%) DNS
6 3 (7.14%) Multicast
6 3 (7.14%) OSPF
6 3 (7.14%) RSVP
6 3 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (7.14%) SSL
6 3 (7.14%) VPN
6 3 (7.14%) VRRP
6 3 (7.14%) WAN
7 2 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) GitLab
2 1 (2.38%) gulp
2 1 (2.38%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) JUnit
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 7 (16.67%) Public Sector
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Marketing
3 4 (9.52%) Electronics
3 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.14%) Social Skills
5 2 (4.76%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (4.76%) Retail
6 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 6 (14.29%) Account Manager
2 6 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
2 6 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Unified Communications Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) IT Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) IT Sales Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) IP Architect
5 3 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) IP Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (2.38%) Enzyme
2 1 (2.38%) Jest
2 1 (2.38%) LDAP
2 1 (2.38%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) React
2 1 (2.38%) React Native
2 1 (2.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 4 (9.52%) Fibre Optics
3 4 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing Technology
4 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
1 6 (14.29%) Unix
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (16.67%) People Management
3 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 6 (14.29%) Kanban
4 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 6 (14.29%) Parallel Programming
4 6 (14.29%) Scrum
4 6 (14.29%) SDLC
4 6 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
5 5 (11.90%) B2B
5 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (9.52%) Network Management
6 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.14%) Presales
7 3 (7.14%) Project Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) C++
1 6 (14.29%) Go
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
1 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.38%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) GDPR
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 20022
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Docker
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) FortiGate
1 3 (7.14%) Terraform
2 1 (2.38%) Ansible
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.38%) Prometheus
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
2 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Cisco
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 7 (16.67%) Juniper
4 6 (14.29%) BroadSoft
5 5 (11.90%) VMware
6 4 (9.52%) F5
6 4 (9.52%) SAP
7 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.14%) Huawei
7 3 (7.14%) Nokia
8 1 (2.38%) McAfee
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle
8 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds