Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 180 134 120
Rank change year-on-year -46 -14 +36
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 83 57 257
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.40% 1.58% 2.57%
As % of the General category 2.35% 2.54% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 62 45 228
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £31,100
25th Percentile £52,500 £42,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% +6.67%
75th Percentile £85,000 £128,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £134,500 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £61,500 £75,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -18.00% +20.00% +8.70%

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 3,527 2,248 6,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.40% 62.32% 60.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3,101 1,980 5,207
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,950 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,250 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 24 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (40.96%) Finance
2 27 (32.53%) Python
3 24 (28.92%) Marketing
4 20 (24.10%) AWS
5 18 (21.69%) SAP
5 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
5 18 (21.69%) Programme Management
6 16 (19.28%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (18.07%) Windows
7 15 (18.07%) Electronics
7 15 (18.07%) Manufacturing
7 15 (18.07%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
7 15 (18.07%) Public Sector
8 14 (16.87%) Docker
8 14 (16.87%) SQL
9 13 (15.66%) Active Directory
9 13 (15.66%) DevOps
9 13 (15.66%) Kubernetes
9 13 (15.66%) Social Skills
10 12 (14.46%) Jenkins
11 11 (13.25%) Azure
11 11 (13.25%) Degree
11 11 (13.25%) Infrastructure as Code
11 11 (13.25%) Prometheus
11 11 (13.25%) Serverless
11 11 (13.25%) Terraform
11 11 (13.25%) Grafana
11 11 (13.25%) Go
11 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (7.23%) SAS
2 3 (3.61%) IIS
2 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.41%) nginx
4 1 (1.20%) Apache
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.61%) Acrobat
2 3 (3.61%) AutoCAD
2 3 (3.61%) SPSS
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) FastStats
1 3 (3.61%) Unica
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.10%) AWS
2 11 (13.25%) Azure
2 11 (13.25%) Serverless
3 10 (12.05%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (3.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.20%) GCP
5 1 (1.20%) Lucidchart
5 1 (1.20%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.20%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) 5G
2 7 (8.43%) DNS
2 7 (8.43%) Firewall
2 7 (8.43%) VLAN
2 7 (8.43%) VPN
3 6 (7.23%) Broadband
3 6 (7.23%) DHCP
3 6 (7.23%) Network Security
3 6 (7.23%) VoIP
4 4 (4.82%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (4.82%) LAN
4 4 (4.82%) WAN
5 3 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.61%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (3.61%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (3.61%) DWDM
5 3 (3.61%) Internet
5 3 (3.61%) SDH
5 3 (3.61%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (2.41%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.20%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.20%) Power BI
3 1 (1.20%) QlikView
3 1 (1.20%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.25%) GitLab
3 2 (2.41%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.41%) JIRA
3 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (40.96%) Finance
2 24 (28.92%) Marketing
3 15 (18.07%) Electronics
3 15 (18.07%) Manufacturing
3 15 (18.07%) Public Sector
4 13 (15.66%) Social Skills
5 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.61%) Retail
7 1 (1.20%) Advertising
7 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.20%) Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Games
7 1 (1.20%) Legal
7 1 (1.20%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.20%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 16 (19.28%) Developer
2 11 (13.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (13.25%) Lead DevOps
2 11 (13.25%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 11 (13.25%) Telecoms Engineer
3 9 (10.84%) Angular Developer
4 7 (8.43%) Analyst
4 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.02%) Consultant
5 5 (6.02%) Network Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Mobile Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.61%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) AngularJS
2 6 (7.23%) CSS
3 3 (3.61%) REST
3 3 (3.61%) Spring
4 2 (2.41%) JSON
4 2 (2.41%) Node.js
4 2 (2.41%) React
4 2 (2.41%) Spring Boot
4 2 (2.41%) Swagger
4 2 (2.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.41%) Web Services
4 2 (2.41%) Zend Framework
5 1 (1.20%) Django
5 1 (1.20%) HTML
5 1 (1.20%) Kafka
5 1 (1.20%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.20%) SOAP
5 1 (1.20%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.43%) Social Media
3 6 (7.23%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.02%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.82%) Credit Risk
5 4 (4.82%) Over-the-Top Content
5 4 (4.82%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.61%) EFT
6 3 (3.61%) User Experience
7 2 (2.41%) Blog
7 2 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.41%) Life Science
7 2 (2.41%) Media Streaming
7 2 (2.41%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.41%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (1.20%) Podcast
8 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.20%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.07%) Windows
2 8 (9.64%) Linux
3 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.61%) VMS
6 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) Programme Management
2 16 (19.28%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (18.07%) Digital Marketing
3 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
4 13 (15.66%) DevOps
5 11 (13.25%) Infrastructure as Code
6 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.05%) Analytics
6 10 (12.05%) CRM
6 10 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
8 7 (8.43%) Decision-Making
8 7 (8.43%) Fintech
8 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (8.43%) Migration
9 6 (7.23%) B2B
9 6 (7.23%) IT Strategy
10 5 (6.02%) OO
10 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.53%) Python
2 14 (16.87%) SQL
3 11 (13.25%) Go
4 8 (9.64%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.43%) R
6 5 (6.02%) C++
6 5 (6.02%) Java
7 3 (3.61%) C#
7 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.41%) PHP
9 1 (1.20%) Java 8
9 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) Master's Degree
3 4 (4.82%) CCNA
3 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.61%) A+ Certification
4 3 (3.61%) BICSI RCDD
4 3 (3.61%) CCNP
4 3 (3.61%) MCSE
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.61%) RIBA
5 2 (2.41%) CCDA
5 2 (2.41%) CCENT
5 2 (2.41%) CEH
5 2 (2.41%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (2.41%) CWNA
5 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.41%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.20%) LPIC
6 1 (1.20%) MCP
6 1 (1.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) PMO
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.20%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (16.87%) Docker
2 13 (15.66%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.84%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) Kubernetes
2 11 (13.25%) Grafana
2 11 (13.25%) Prometheus
2 11 (13.25%) Terraform
3 3 (3.61%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.20%) SCCM
4 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
1 18 (21.69%) SAP
2 7 (8.43%) Cisco
3 6 (7.23%) Citrix
3 6 (7.23%) VMware
4 5 (6.02%) Dell
4 5 (6.02%) IBM
5 4 (4.82%) Symantec
6 3 (3.61%) Adobe
6 3 (3.61%) Apteco
6 3 (3.61%) Veritas
7 2 (2.41%) Meraki
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle
7 2 (2.41%) Veeam
7 2 (2.41%) Zend
8 1 (1.20%) EMC
8 1 (1.20%) Google
8 1 (1.20%) Kronos
8 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.20%) Sophos