Period
to 25 January 2021

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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 164 143 165
Rank change year-on-year -21 +22 +33
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 57 180 195
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.32% 1.98% 1.89%
As % of the General category 2.60% 3.92% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 48 180 161
Median annual salary £75,000 £56,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -4.55%
10th Percentile £44,175 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £115,625 £81,250 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +30.43% +4.55% -

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 2,191 4,589 5,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.57% 50.43% 50.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,909 3,946 4,700
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,250 £102,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%

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 25 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 34 (59.65%) Finance
2 23 (40.35%) Marketing
3 22 (38.60%) Manufacturing
3 22 (38.60%) Programme Management
3 22 (38.60%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (36.84%) SAP
4 21 (36.84%) Electronics
4 21 (36.84%) Digital Marketing
4 21 (36.84%) Public Sector
5 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (31.58%) DevOps
7 13 (22.81%) AWS
7 13 (22.81%) Python
8 11 (19.30%) Product Management
8 11 (19.30%) JIRA
8 11 (19.30%) Terraform
8 11 (19.30%) Product Requirements
9 10 (17.54%) Ansible
10 9 (15.79%) Scrum
10 9 (15.79%) Kubernetes
10 9 (15.79%) Kanban
10 9 (15.79%) Azure
11 8 (14.04%) Puppet
11 8 (14.04%) PHP
12 7 (12.28%) HTML
12 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
12 7 (12.28%) Banking
12 7 (12.28%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
12 7 (12.28%) Law

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 2 (3.51%) Apache
1 2 (3.51%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) Smallworld
2 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.26%) AutoCAD
3 2 (3.51%) Acrobat
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) AWS
2 9 (15.79%) Azure
3 3 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (1.75%) Azure Functions
4 1 (1.75%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.75%) SaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Serverless
4 1 (1.75%) Slack
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (10.53%) Broadband
3 4 (7.02%) 5G
3 4 (7.02%) LAN
3 4 (7.02%) Network Security
3 4 (7.02%) Unified Communications
3 4 (7.02%) VoIP
3 4 (7.02%) VPN
3 4 (7.02%) WAN
3 4 (7.02%) Wireless
4 3 (5.26%) BIG-IP
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (5.26%) Firewall
4 3 (5.26%) MGCP
4 3 (5.26%) NX-OS
4 3 (5.26%) Sourcefire
4 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Looker
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) Big Data
3 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.75%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (1.75%) GIS
3 1 (1.75%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) JIRA
2 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.51%) PHPUnit
4 2 (3.51%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.75%) Babel
5 1 (1.75%) git-flow
5 1 (1.75%) webpack
General
1 34 (59.65%) Finance
2 23 (40.35%) Marketing
3 22 (38.60%) Manufacturing
4 21 (36.84%) Electronics
4 21 (36.84%) Public Sector
5 7 (12.28%) Banking
5 7 (12.28%) Law
6 2 (3.51%) Billing
7 1 (1.75%) Advertising
7 1 (1.75%) Automotive
7 1 (1.75%) Front Office
7 1 (1.75%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Product Manager
2 10 (17.54%) Consultant
2 10 (17.54%) Technical Manager
2 10 (17.54%) Technical Product Manager
3 7 (12.28%) Developer
3 7 (12.28%) DevSecOps Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) Security Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Data Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Data Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Angular Developer
7 2 (3.51%) React Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) HTML
2 6 (10.53%) CSS
3 3 (5.26%) .NET
3 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.26%) HTML5
3 3 (5.26%) jQuery
3 3 (5.26%) Node.js
3 3 (5.26%) Vue.js
4 2 (3.51%) CSS3
4 2 (3.51%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (3.51%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (3.51%) Laravel
4 2 (3.51%) React
4 2 (3.51%) REST
4 2 (3.51%) RESTful
4 2 (3.51%) Web Services
4 2 (3.51%) XML
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.75%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Media Streaming
3 3 (5.26%) User Experience
3 3 (5.26%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.51%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.75%) Fibre Optics
5 1 (1.75%) IPTV
5 1 (1.75%) LIMS
5 1 (1.75%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.75%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.75%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.75%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Android
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Business Intelligence
1 22 (38.60%) Programme Management
2 21 (36.84%) Digital Marketing
3 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (31.58%) DevOps
5 11 (19.30%) Product Management
5 11 (19.30%) Product Requirements
6 9 (15.79%) Kanban
6 9 (15.79%) Scrum
7 7 (12.28%) Analytics
7 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.28%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.28%) Data Science
7 7 (12.28%) DevSecOps
7 7 (12.28%) SIEM
7 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.28%) Threat Management
8 5 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (7.02%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) Python
2 8 (14.04%) PHP
3 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.77%) Bash Shell
4 5 (8.77%) SQL
5 3 (5.26%) R
6 1 (1.75%) C#
6 1 (1.75%) ES6
6 1 (1.75%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) Degree
3 4 (7.02%) CCNP
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.26%) CCIE
5 2 (3.51%) BICSI RCDD
5 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.51%) RIBA
6 1 (1.75%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.75%) CCNA
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (3.51%) VMware NSX
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) Terraform
2 10 (17.54%) Ansible
3 9 (15.79%) Kubernetes
4 8 (14.04%) Puppet
5 7 (12.28%) QRadar
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (5.26%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (1.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) SAP
2 7 (12.28%) Splunk
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco
3 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.26%) Adobe
4 3 (5.26%) ExtraHop
4 3 (5.26%) F5
4 3 (5.26%) Palo Alto
4 3 (5.26%) Radianz
4 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.51%) VMware
6 1 (1.75%) Apple
6 1 (1.75%) Avaya
6 1 (1.75%) Dell
6 1 (1.75%) Google
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Meraki
6 1 (1.75%) Openreach
6 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow