Period
to 29 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 29 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 130 127 158
Rank change year-on-year -3 +31 +1
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 64 265 216
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.71% 2.66% 1.97%
As % of the General category 3.39% 5.38% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 62 254 193
Median annual salary £68,750 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +8.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £128,750 £84,000 £92,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +20.00%

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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,890 4,926 6,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.58% 49.36% 55.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,654 4,293 5,399
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £98,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the City of London

Telecoms
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in the City of London.

Salary trend for Telecoms in the City of London

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 25 (39.06%) Finance
2 22 (34.38%) Marketing
3 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 17 (26.56%) Manufacturing
4 17 (26.56%) Public Sector
5 16 (25.00%) Electronics
5 16 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 16 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (25.00%) SAP
5 16 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
6 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Office
7 14 (21.88%) Broadband
7 14 (21.88%) AWS
8 13 (20.31%) Cisco
9 12 (18.75%) Azure
10 11 (17.19%) DevOps
10 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
11 10 (15.63%) Python
11 10 (15.63%) Office 365
11 10 (15.63%) Terraform
11 10 (15.63%) 5G
12 9 (14.06%) QRadar
12 9 (14.06%) SIEM
12 9 (14.06%) Splunk
12 9 (14.06%) SQL
12 9 (14.06%) IBM
13 8 (12.50%) Banking
13 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (12.50%) Data Science
13 8 (12.50%) DevSecOps

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (6.25%) IIS
1 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.13%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) Smallworld
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.25%) AutoCAD
3 3 (4.69%) Acrobat
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) FastStats
1 4 (6.25%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.88%) AWS
2 12 (18.75%) Azure
3 10 (15.63%) Office 365
4 4 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.13%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 2 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.56%) GCP
6 1 (1.56%) IaaS
6 1 (1.56%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.56%) SaaS
6 1 (1.56%) Serverless
6 1 (1.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) Broadband
2 10 (15.63%) 5G
3 6 (9.38%) Internet
3 6 (9.38%) VPN
4 5 (7.81%) DHCP
4 5 (7.81%) DNS
4 5 (7.81%) Firewall
4 5 (7.81%) VLAN
4 5 (7.81%) VoIP
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco Firepower
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (6.25%) Unified Communications
6 3 (4.69%) GPON
6 3 (4.69%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (4.69%) WAN
6 3 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) GIS
3 3 (4.69%) Looker
3 3 (4.69%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.56%) Big Data
4 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.56%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.56%) HBase
4 1 (1.56%) Impala
4 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.56%) Power BI
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.13%) JIRA
2 2 (3.13%) PHPUnit
General
1 25 (39.06%) Finance
2 22 (34.38%) Marketing
3 17 (26.56%) Manufacturing
3 17 (26.56%) Public Sector
4 16 (25.00%) Electronics
5 8 (12.50%) Banking
6 4 (6.25%) Law
7 3 (4.69%) Retail
8 2 (3.13%) Billing
9 1 (1.56%) German Language
9 1 (1.56%) Italian Language
9 1 (1.56%) Local Government
9 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (12.50%) Consultant
2 5 (7.81%) Security Engineer
2 5 (7.81%) Senior Manager
2 5 (7.81%) Telecoms Manager
3 4 (6.25%) Analyst
3 4 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (6.25%) DevSecOps Consultant
3 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 3 (4.69%) Account Manager
4 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (4.69%) Data Analyst
4 3 (4.69%) Developer
4 3 (4.69%) Digital Strategist
4 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (4.69%) IT Manager
4 3 (4.69%) IT Support Manager
4 3 (4.69%) Network Planner
4 3 (4.69%) Product Manager
4 3 (4.69%) Sales Manager
4 3 (4.69%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) RESTful
2 2 (3.13%) CSS
2 2 (3.13%) HTML
2 2 (3.13%) Laravel
2 2 (3.13%) REST
2 2 (3.13%) Vue.js
2 2 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.56%) Keras
3 1 (1.56%) Node.js
3 1 (1.56%) NumPy
3 1 (1.56%) Pandas
3 1 (1.56%) PySpark
3 1 (1.56%) PyTorch
3 1 (1.56%) React
3 1 (1.56%) scikit-learn
3 1 (1.56%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) EFT
2 4 (6.25%) Fibre Optics
2 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Media Streaming
3 2 (3.13%) NHS
3 2 (3.13%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.13%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.56%) Blog
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) FMCG
4 1 (1.56%) LIMS
4 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Linux
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.56%) Android
5 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.56%) Unix
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 16 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 11 (17.19%) DevOps
3 9 (14.06%) SIEM
4 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.50%) Data Science
4 8 (12.50%) DevSecOps
5 6 (9.38%) Fintech
6 5 (7.81%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (7.81%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (7.81%) Identity Management
6 5 (7.81%) Information Security
6 5 (7.81%) Privileged Access Management
6 5 (7.81%) Security Operations
7 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.25%) Network Planning
7 4 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) Python
2 9 (14.06%) SQL
3 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (1.56%) Java
5 1 (1.56%) Scala
5 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) SANS
1 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) AWS Certification
3 3 (4.69%) BICSI RCDD
3 3 (4.69%) CCNA
3 3 (4.69%) RIBA
4 2 (3.13%) CCNP
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.56%) CCIE
5 1 (1.56%) MCP
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.38%) Docker
3 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) Terraform
2 9 (14.06%) QRadar
3 6 (9.38%) Puppet
4 4 (6.25%) Ansible
4 4 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 4 (6.25%) Kubernetes
4 4 (6.25%) Marathon
4 4 (6.25%) Mesos
4 4 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (3.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.00%) SAP
3 13 (20.31%) Cisco
4 9 (14.06%) IBM
4 9 (14.06%) Splunk
5 5 (7.81%) ArcSight
5 5 (7.81%) BeyondTrust
5 5 (7.81%) Bomgar
5 5 (7.81%) CheckPoint
5 5 (7.81%) CyberArk
5 5 (7.81%) LogRhythm
5 5 (7.81%) NetWitness
5 5 (7.81%) Palo Alto
5 5 (7.81%) Thycotic
6 4 (6.25%) Apteco
6 4 (6.25%) Dell
6 4 (6.25%) Openreach
6 4 (6.25%) Symantec
6 4 (6.25%) Veritas
6 4 (6.25%) Virgin Media