Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 152 86
Rank change year-on-year -10 -66 -33
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 207 200 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.88% 1.97% 3.63%
As % of the General category 3.45% 3.48% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 180 165 415
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £74,750 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +4.76%

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 6,007 5,745 7,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 54.55% 56.55% 61.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5,357 5,139 6,996
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.56% +1.74%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the City of London

Telecoms
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge -7 1 £50,000 -
Telecoms
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 73 (35.27%) Finance
2 54 (26.09%) Banking
3 48 (23.19%) Microsoft
4 37 (17.87%) Linux
5 36 (17.39%) Windows
5 36 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (16.91%) SQL
7 34 (16.43%) WAN
8 33 (15.94%) Project Management
9 32 (15.46%) ITIL
9 32 (15.46%) Test Automation
10 31 (14.98%) Amazon AWS
10 31 (14.98%) Cisco
11 30 (14.49%) Microsoft Office
11 30 (14.49%) Git (software)
12 29 (14.01%) Node.js
13 28 (13.53%) JavaScript
13 28 (13.53%) Active Directory
13 28 (13.53%) Cisco Certification
13 28 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (12.56%) Microsoft Azure
15 25 (12.08%) Front End Development
16 24 (11.59%) API Design
16 24 (11.59%) Blockchain
16 24 (11.59%) Solidity
16 24 (11.59%) Smart Contracts
16 24 (11.59%) Cloud Computing
16 24 (11.59%) GitHub
16 24 (11.59%) Data Security
17 23 (11.11%) TCP/IP

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 22 (10.63%) Ethereum
2 9 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.38%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.90%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.90%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.45%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.97%) Apache
6 2 (0.97%) IIS
6 2 (0.97%) WordPress
7 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.48%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.48%) Smallworld
Applications
1 30 (14.49%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (5.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (10.63%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (1.45%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.97%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.97%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.48%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.98%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (12.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (11.59%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (11.59%) GitHub
4 9 (4.35%) Office 365
5 5 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.42%) SaaS
6 2 (0.97%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.97%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.48%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 34 (16.43%) WAN
2 23 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 22 (10.63%) MPLS
4 21 (10.14%) Wireless
5 20 (9.66%) BGP
5 20 (9.66%) DNS
5 20 (9.66%) OSPF
6 13 (6.28%) Firewall
6 13 (6.28%) LAN
7 12 (5.80%) DHCP
8 10 (4.83%) VPN
9 7 (3.38%) Internet
9 7 (3.38%) IP Telephony
9 7 (3.38%) Network Security
9 7 (3.38%) Skype
10 6 (2.90%) SAN
10 6 (2.90%) Unified Communications
11 5 (2.42%) EIGRP
11 5 (2.42%) PBX
11 5 (2.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.59%) Blockchain
2 23 (11.11%) MySQL
2 23 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 23 (11.11%) Redis
3 22 (10.63%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.90%) Big Data
4 6 (2.90%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.93%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.45%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.97%) BigQuery
7 2 (0.97%) Bigtable
7 2 (0.97%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.97%) QlikView
7 2 (0.97%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.97%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 30 (14.49%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.31%) JIRA
3 8 (3.86%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.90%) IntelliJ
4 6 (2.90%) Maven
5 4 (1.93%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.93%) JUnit
6 3 (1.45%) Ant
6 3 (1.45%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.45%) JMeter
6 3 (1.45%) Selenium
6 3 (1.45%) Subversion
7 2 (0.97%) Hudson
8 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.48%) Bower
8 1 (0.48%) Gradle
8 1 (0.48%) Mocha
8 1 (0.48%) Mockito
8 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.48%) Vagrant
General
1 73 (35.27%) Finance
2 54 (26.09%) Banking
3 21 (10.14%) Retail
4 17 (8.21%) Advertising
5 16 (7.73%) Legal
6 12 (5.80%) Law
7 7 (3.38%) Marketing
8 6 (2.90%) Electronics
9 5 (2.42%) Back Office
9 5 (2.42%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.45%) Billing
11 3 (1.45%) French Language
12 2 (0.97%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.48%) Front Office
13 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (18.36%) Developer
2 24 (11.59%) Analyst
3 23 (11.11%) Backend Developer
3 23 (11.11%) Blockchain Developer
3 23 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
4 22 (10.63%) JavaScript Developer
5 19 (9.18%) Network Engineer
6 16 (7.73%) Support Engineer
7 15 (7.25%) Administrator
7 15 (7.25%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (6.28%) Architect
8 13 (6.28%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.83%) IT Engineer
10 8 (3.86%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.86%) QA Manager
10 8 (3.86%) Service Analyst
10 8 (3.86%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.38%) Salesforce Developer
11 7 (3.38%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.01%) Node.js
2 24 (11.59%) Smart Contracts
3 22 (10.63%) Truffle
3 22 (10.63%) web3js
4 7 (3.38%) Mason
4 7 (3.38%) SOAP
4 7 (3.38%) Spring
4 7 (3.38%) Visualforce
5 5 (2.42%) .NET
6 4 (1.93%) HTML
6 4 (1.93%) Spring Boot
6 4 (1.93%) XML
7 3 (1.45%) CSS
7 3 (1.45%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.45%) jBPM
7 3 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (1.45%) RESTful
7 3 (1.45%) Web Services
8 2 (0.97%) Kafka
8 2 (0.97%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (10.63%) Bitcoin
3 14 (6.76%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.80%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.90%) Fintech
7 4 (1.93%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.45%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.45%) Life Science
8 3 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.45%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (1.45%) Smart Home
8 3 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.45%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.97%) CMDB
9 2 (0.97%) FMCG
9 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.97%) Social Network
9 2 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.87%) Linux
2 36 (17.39%) Windows
3 20 (9.66%) Windows 7
4 14 (6.76%) Windows Server
5 11 (5.31%) Windows 10
6 9 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.38%) CentOS
7 7 (3.38%) Unix
8 5 (2.42%) Android
9 3 (1.45%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (15.94%) Project Management
3 32 (15.46%) ITIL
3 32 (15.46%) Test Automation
4 25 (12.08%) Front End Development
5 24 (11.59%) API Design
5 24 (11.59%) Data Security
6 23 (11.11%) API Development
7 22 (10.63%) Identity Management
7 22 (10.63%) KYC
7 22 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (8.70%) DevOps
9 14 (6.76%) Configuration Management
9 14 (6.76%) Scrum
10 13 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.28%) Presales
11 11 (5.31%) Analytics
11 11 (5.31%) Coaching
11 11 (5.31%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.31%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.91%) SQL
2 28 (13.53%) JavaScript
3 24 (11.59%) Solidity
4 22 (10.63%) ES6
5 21 (10.14%) Java
6 13 (6.28%) Python
7 7 (3.38%) Apex Code
8 5 (2.42%) C++
9 4 (1.93%) C
9 4 (1.93%) Scala
10 3 (1.45%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.45%) C#
10 3 (1.45%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.45%) Ruby
11 2 (0.97%) Julia
11 2 (0.97%) R
11 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.48%) Java 8
12 1 (0.48%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 28 (13.53%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (10.14%) CCNP
3 19 (9.18%) Degree
4 16 (7.73%) CCNA
5 10 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (4.35%) MCP
7 7 (3.38%) JNCIA
7 7 (3.38%) MCSE
8 5 (2.42%) HND
9 4 (1.93%) CISSP
9 4 (1.93%) JNCIS
9 4 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.45%) Master's Degree
10 3 (1.45%) MCDST
11 2 (0.97%) CCIP
11 2 (0.97%) CCVP
11 2 (0.97%) CISA
11 2 (0.97%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.28%) QA
2 4 (1.93%) GDPR
3 3 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.45%) PMO
4 2 (0.97%) COBIT
4 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.97%) GCP
4 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.97%) SLA
4 2 (0.97%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.48%) RMADS
System Software
1 28 (13.53%) Active Directory
2 23 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.86%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (2.42%) Docker
6 4 (1.93%) HDFS
7 3 (1.45%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.97%) RHEV
8 2 (0.97%) vSphere
8 2 (0.97%) XenApp
8 2 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (5.80%) Ansible
2 11 (5.31%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (5.31%) Puppet
3 3 (1.45%) HP ALM
3 3 (1.45%) SCCM
3 3 (1.45%) WSUS
4 2 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.97%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.97%) Oozie
5 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 48 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 31 (14.98%) Cisco
3 12 (5.80%) Google
4 11 (5.31%) Juniper
4 11 (5.31%) SAP
4 11 (5.31%) VMware
5 9 (4.35%) Avaya
5 9 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (3.86%) SaltStack
7 7 (3.38%) Aerohive Networks
7 7 (3.38%) Citrix
7 7 (3.38%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.90%) Apple
8 6 (2.90%) Capita
9 5 (2.42%) Oracle
9 5 (2.42%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.93%) BT
10 4 (1.93%) Openreach
10 4 (1.93%) Virgin Media
11 3 (1.45%) Mitel