Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 140 165 198
Rank change year-on-year +25 +33 -79
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 189 195 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.07% 1.90% 1.31%
As % of the General category 4.12% 3.73% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 173 155 117
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £32,650
90th Percentile £82,250 £90,000 £83,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 4,591 5,228 6,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.32% 50.90% 58.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,912 4,633 5,478
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +5.69% +2.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,400 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +2.56%

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 18 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 70 (37.04%) Finance
2 39 (20.63%) Marketing
3 38 (20.11%) Windows
4 37 (19.58%) Microsoft
4 37 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (17.46%) Microsoft Office
6 32 (16.93%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (16.93%) Programme Management
7 30 (15.87%) Manufacturing
7 30 (15.87%) Public Sector
8 29 (15.34%) Electronics
8 29 (15.34%) SAP
8 29 (15.34%) Digital Marketing
9 26 (13.76%) AWS
10 24 (12.70%) AutoCAD
10 24 (12.70%) Degree
11 23 (12.17%) Network Design
11 23 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (12.17%) Broadband
11 23 (12.17%) GPON
11 23 (12.17%) Virgin Media
12 22 (11.64%) Openreach
12 22 (11.64%) Azure
12 22 (11.64%) ITIL
12 22 (11.64%) CAD
12 22 (11.64%) GIS
12 22 (11.64%) Smallworld
12 22 (11.64%) BT
12 22 (11.64%) Network Planning
12 22 (11.64%) Fibre Optics

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 (11.64%) Smallworld
2 14 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.65%) Confluence
3 5 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (2.65%) Mule
3 5 (2.65%) Mule ESB
4 4 (2.12%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.06%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 33 (17.46%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (12.70%) AutoCAD
3 8 (4.23%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.12%) Figma
4 4 (2.12%) InVision
4 4 (2.12%) Marvel
4 4 (2.12%) Sketch
5 2 (1.06%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.06%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.53%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.76%) AWS
2 22 (11.64%) Azure
3 19 (10.05%) Office 365
4 9 (4.76%) Power Platform
5 5 (2.65%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (2.65%) Serverless
6 4 (2.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 3 (1.59%) Amazon Cognito
7 3 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.59%) AWS CodePipeline
7 3 (1.59%) GCP
7 3 (1.59%) PaaS
7 3 (1.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 3 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.06%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.06%) AWS Fargate
8 2 (1.06%) CloudFront
8 2 (1.06%) IaaS
8 2 (1.06%) SaaS
9 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.17%) Broadband
1 23 (12.17%) GPON
2 14 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (5.82%) DNS
3 11 (5.82%) Remote Desktop
4 10 (5.29%) BGP
4 10 (5.29%) Firewall
5 9 (4.76%) OSPF
5 9 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.23%) DHCP
7 7 (3.70%) LAN
7 7 (3.70%) VoIP
7 7 (3.70%) VPN
7 7 (3.70%) WAN
8 6 (3.17%) Internet
8 6 (3.17%) NAS
9 5 (2.65%) MPLS
9 5 (2.65%) Network Security
9 5 (2.65%) SAN
9 5 (2.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.64%) GIS
2 16 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 9 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.76%) Power BI
3 9 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.06%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (1.06%) Big Data
5 2 (1.06%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.06%) MySQL
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.53%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.53%) Redis
6 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (6.88%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.23%) JIRA
3 5 (2.65%) Cucumber
3 5 (2.65%) JBehave
3 5 (2.65%) JUnit
3 5 (2.65%) Maven
4 4 (2.12%) Axure RP
5 3 (1.59%) JMeter
5 3 (1.59%) Selenium
6 2 (1.06%) CircleCI
6 2 (1.06%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.53%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.53%) Gradle
General
1 70 (37.04%) Finance
2 39 (20.63%) Marketing
3 30 (15.87%) Manufacturing
3 30 (15.87%) Public Sector
4 29 (15.34%) Electronics
5 21 (11.11%) Advertising
6 15 (7.94%) Banking
7 10 (5.29%) Retail
8 6 (3.17%) Law
9 4 (2.12%) Billing
9 4 (2.12%) Legal
10 2 (1.06%) Front Office
10 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.53%) Games
11 1 (0.53%) Local Government
11 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.53%) Police
Job Titles
1 21 (11.11%) Designer
2 15 (7.94%) Network Engineer
3 13 (6.88%) Analyst
3 13 (6.88%) IT Support
3 13 (6.88%) UX Designer
4 12 (6.35%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (6.35%) Developer
5 11 (5.82%) Broadband Technician
5 11 (5.82%) Fibre Technician
5 11 (5.82%) GIS Technician
5 11 (5.82%) Support Engineer
5 11 (5.82%) Technical Support
6 10 (5.29%) Consultant
7 8 (4.23%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (4.23%) Senior Developer
8 7 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 7 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (3.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.47%) KML
2 11 (5.82%) RESTful
3 8 (4.23%) SOAP
4 7 (3.70%) Web Services
5 6 (3.17%) CSS
5 6 (3.17%) HTML
6 5 (2.65%) Middleware
6 5 (2.65%) REST
7 4 (2.12%) Gherkin
8 3 (1.59%) Angular 2
8 3 (1.59%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.59%) AWS Amplify
8 3 (1.59%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (1.59%) Swagger
8 3 (1.59%) Visualforce
8 3 (1.59%) XML
9 2 (1.06%) GraphQL
9 2 (1.06%) Laravel
9 2 (1.06%) Symfony
9 2 (1.06%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.64%) Fibre Optics
2 20 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.99%) User Experience
4 13 (6.88%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.76%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.17%) Private Cloud
7 6 (3.17%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.65%) Blog
9 3 (1.59%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.59%) CCTV
10 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.06%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.06%) iPhone
10 2 (1.06%) Media Streaming
10 2 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.53%) iPad
11 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.11%) Windows
2 21 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 17 (8.99%) Windows 10
4 13 (6.88%) Linux
5 10 (5.29%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.59%) Android
9 3 (1.59%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.58%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (16.93%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (16.93%) Programme Management
3 29 (15.34%) Digital Marketing
4 23 (12.17%) Network Design
4 23 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (11.64%) CAD
5 22 (11.64%) ITIL
5 22 (11.64%) Network Planning
6 17 (8.99%) Open Source
6 17 (8.99%) Validation
7 16 (8.47%) Service Delivery
8 15 (7.94%) Change Management
9 13 (6.88%) Decision-Making
10 12 (6.35%) Migration
11 11 (5.82%) Line Management
11 11 (5.82%) Project Delivery
12 10 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 10 (5.29%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (5.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.58%) SQL
2 18 (9.52%) Python
3 15 (7.94%) Java
4 9 (4.76%) Go
4 9 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.17%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.17%) C++
6 5 (2.65%) C#
7 4 (2.12%) R
8 3 (1.59%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.06%) Kotlin
9 2 (1.06%) PHP
9 2 (1.06%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (12.70%) Degree
2 16 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (6.88%) CCNP
4 5 (2.65%) CCNA
4 5 (2.65%) JNCIS
5 4 (2.12%) PMP
5 4 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.06%) BICSI RCDD
7 2 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.06%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.06%) MCSE
7 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.06%) RIBA
8 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.53%) MCSA
8 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.65%) SLA
2 3 (1.59%) PMO
3 1 (0.53%) COBIT
3 1 (0.53%) GDPR
3 1 (0.53%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.53%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (8.99%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.17%) Docker
3 5 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.59%) XenApp
5 2 (1.06%) Xen
6 1 (0.53%) KVM
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.53%) vSphere
6 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (4.23%) Terraform
2 4 (2.12%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.12%) Marathon
2 4 (2.12%) Mesos
2 4 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.59%) SCCM
4 2 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.06%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.53%) Istio
5 1 (0.53%) linkerd
Vendors
1 37 (19.58%) Microsoft
2 29 (15.34%) SAP
3 23 (12.17%) Virgin Media
4 22 (11.64%) BT
4 22 (11.64%) Openreach
5 21 (11.11%) Cisco
6 17 (8.99%) Google
7 16 (8.47%) Mapinfo
7 16 (8.47%) VMware
8 10 (5.29%) Juniper
9 8 (4.23%) Adobe
9 8 (4.23%) Citrix
10 7 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (3.17%) Mitel
11 6 (3.17%) Red Box
11 6 (3.17%) Veeam
12 5 (2.65%) MuleSoft
13 4 (2.12%) Lotus
13 4 (2.12%) Symantec
13 4 (2.12%) Veritas