Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 168 134 137
Rank change year-on-year -34 +3 +45
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 84 98 243
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.50% 1.84% 2.37%
As % of the General category 2.55% 3.01% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 73 91 213
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £31,400
25th Percentile £57,000 £41,875 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% - -
75th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £128,750 £84,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% - +4.00%

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 3,300 3,252 6,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.06% 60.91% 62.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,887 2,857 5,683
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £35,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £109,250 £105,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +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 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 37 (44.05%) Python
2 28 (33.33%) AWS
3 24 (28.57%) Finance
4 20 (23.81%) Windows
5 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
6 18 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 16 (19.05%) Marketing
8 15 (17.86%) Software Engineering
8 15 (17.86%) Azure
8 15 (17.86%) Microsoft 365
8 15 (17.86%) Linux
8 15 (17.86%) Docker
9 13 (15.48%) DevOps
9 13 (15.48%) Active Directory
9 13 (15.48%) Hyper-V
10 12 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (14.29%) VMware
10 12 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 12 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (13.10%) Infrastructure as Code
11 11 (13.10%) Social Skills
11 11 (13.10%) Grafana
11 11 (13.10%) Windows Server
11 11 (13.10%) Prometheus
11 11 (13.10%) Serverless
11 11 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (13.10%) Go
11 11 (13.10%) GitLab
11 11 (13.10%) Kubernetes
11 11 (13.10%) Terraform

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 (7.14%) SAS
2 5 (5.95%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (3.57%) Apache
3 3 (3.57%) IIS
3 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.57%) SPSS
3 1 (1.19%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.19%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) FastStats
1 3 (3.57%) Unica
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 28 (33.33%) AWS
2 15 (17.86%) Azure
2 15 (17.86%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (13.10%) Serverless
4 5 (5.95%) GCP
5 3 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.19%) dbt
6 1 (1.19%) IaaS
6 1 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (1.19%) Lucidchart
6 1 (1.19%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.19%) PaaS
6 1 (1.19%) SaaS
6 1 (1.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) DNS
1 10 (11.90%) Network Security
2 9 (10.71%) 5G
2 9 (10.71%) DHCP
2 9 (10.71%) Firewall
3 7 (8.33%) Broadband
4 6 (7.14%) VLAN
5 5 (5.95%) LAN
5 5 (5.95%) VoIP
5 5 (5.95%) VPN
5 5 (5.95%) WAN
6 4 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (4.76%) Internet
7 3 (3.57%) Cisco Firepower
7 3 (3.57%) DWDM
7 3 (3.57%) SAN
7 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.57%) BigQuery
4 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.19%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.19%) Ingres
5 1 (1.19%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.10%) GitLab
3 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.38%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.38%) JIRA
5 2 (2.38%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (28.57%) Finance
2 16 (19.05%) Marketing
3 11 (13.10%) Social Skills
4 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (10.71%) Electronics
5 9 (10.71%) Manufacturing
5 9 (10.71%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.19%) Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Games
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (13.10%) Developer
2 11 (13.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (13.10%) Lead DevOps
2 11 (13.10%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 11 (13.10%) Telecoms Engineer
3 8 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 6 (7.14%) Angular Developer
4 6 (7.14%) Architect
4 6 (7.14%) Data Engineer
4 6 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
5 4 (4.76%) Mobile Engineer
5 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.76%) Senior Data Engineer
5 4 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.57%) Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Consultant
6 3 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 6 (7.14%) CSS
2 4 (4.76%) Kafka
3 3 (3.57%) HTML
3 3 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (3.57%) React
3 3 (3.57%) Spring
3 3 (3.57%) Spring MVC
4 2 (2.38%) .NET
4 2 (2.38%) jQuery
4 2 (2.38%) Node.js
4 2 (2.38%) XML
5 1 (1.19%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.19%) Django
5 1 (1.19%) REST
5 1 (1.19%) RESTful
5 1 (1.19%) SOAP
5 1 (1.19%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.52%) Algorithms
3 7 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 7 (8.33%) Social Media
4 5 (5.95%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.95%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.95%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (3.57%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.57%) EFT
5 3 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.38%) User Experience
6 2 (2.38%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.19%) Blog
7 1 (1.19%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.19%) iPad
7 1 (1.19%) iPhone
7 1 (1.19%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.19%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.81%) Windows
2 15 (17.86%) Linux
3 11 (13.10%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.57%) VMS
6 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) Software Engineering
2 13 (15.48%) DevOps
3 12 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (13.10%) Infrastructure as Code
4 11 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (11.90%) CRM
5 10 (11.90%) Decision-Making
6 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.71%) Analytics
6 9 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (10.71%) Migration
6 9 (10.71%) Programme Management
7 8 (9.52%) IT Strategy
7 8 (9.52%) Service Delivery
8 7 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
9 6 (7.14%) Data Science
9 6 (7.14%) ETL
10 5 (5.95%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.05%) Python
2 11 (13.10%) Go
2 11 (13.10%) SQL
3 9 (10.71%) Bash Shell
4 7 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.14%) C++
6 4 (4.76%) Java
6 4 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.76%) R
7 3 (3.57%) C#
7 3 (3.57%) Java 8
7 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.38%) PHP
9 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) CCNP
1 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.57%) CCNA
2 3 (3.57%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) MCSE
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.57%) PMP
3 2 (2.38%) A+ Certification
3 2 (2.38%) CCDA
3 2 (2.38%) CCENT
3 2 (2.38%) CEH
3 2 (2.38%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (2.38%) CWNA
3 2 (2.38%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.19%) MCP
4 1 (1.19%) PhD
4 1 (1.19%) RIBA
4 1 (1.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) ISO 20022
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (17.86%) Docker
2 13 (15.48%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.48%) Hyper-V
3 12 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) Grafana
1 11 (13.10%) Kubernetes
1 11 (13.10%) Prometheus
1 11 (13.10%) Terraform
2 3 (3.57%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.19%) Ansible
3 1 (1.19%) AssetCenter
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (22.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.29%) VMware
3 10 (11.90%) SAP
4 8 (9.52%) Cisco
4 8 (9.52%) IBM
5 7 (8.33%) Citrix
6 4 (4.76%) Dell
6 4 (4.76%) Google
6 4 (4.76%) HP
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle
6 4 (4.76%) Palo Alto
7 3 (3.57%) Apteco
7 3 (3.57%) Meraki
7 3 (3.57%) Symantec
7 3 (3.57%) Veritas
8 2 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (1.19%) Adobe
9 1 (1.19%) Compaq
9 1 (1.19%) NetApp
9 1 (1.19%) Sophos