Period
to 31 May 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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
Central London > City of London
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 155 210
Rank change year-on-year +20 +55 -65
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 127 200 148
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.87% 1.98% 1.39%
As % of the General category 3.76% 3.80% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 135 169 128
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% +27.27%
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,850 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,350 £84,200 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £64,250 £61,250
% change year-on-year +1.17% +4.90% +11.36%

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 3,381 5,270 6,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.81% 52.07% 58.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,935 4,643 5,542
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% 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 31 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 36 (28.35%) Finance
2 27 (21.26%) Marketing
3 26 (20.47%) Microsoft
4 22 (17.32%) Cisco
4 22 (17.32%) Microsoft Office
5 19 (14.96%) Windows
5 19 (14.96%) Degree
6 18 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (14.17%) Active Directory
7 17 (13.39%) Office 365
8 16 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (11.81%) Firewall
9 15 (11.81%) Docker
9 15 (11.81%) Public Sector
10 14 (11.02%) DevOps
10 14 (11.02%) SAP
10 14 (11.02%) ITIL
10 14 (11.02%) Electronics
10 14 (11.02%) Manufacturing
10 14 (11.02%) Programme Management
10 14 (11.02%) Digital Marketing
11 13 (10.24%) Banking
11 13 (10.24%) Data Science
12 12 (9.45%) Contract Negotiation
12 12 (9.45%) Data Centre
12 12 (9.45%) AWS
12 12 (9.45%) Performance Management
12 12 (9.45%) Network Design
12 12 (9.45%) Linux
12 12 (9.45%) DHCP

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 9 (7.09%) Smallworld
2 7 (5.51%) Mule
2 7 (5.51%) Mule ESB
3 4 (3.15%) IIS
3 4 (3.15%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.15%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (17.32%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (8.66%) AutoCAD
3 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.57%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.79%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) FastStats
1 4 (3.15%) Unica
2 2 (1.57%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.79%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.39%) Office 365
2 12 (9.45%) AWS
3 10 (7.87%) Azure
3 10 (7.87%) IaaS
3 10 (7.87%) PaaS
3 10 (7.87%) SaaS
4 4 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.36%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (2.36%) GCP
5 3 (2.36%) Serverless
6 2 (1.57%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.79%) GitHub
7 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.81%) Firewall
2 12 (9.45%) DHCP
3 11 (8.66%) DNS
4 10 (7.87%) Broadband
4 10 (7.87%) GPON
4 10 (7.87%) VoIP
4 10 (7.87%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (6.30%) Internet
5 8 (6.30%) Wireless
6 7 (5.51%) VPN
7 6 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (4.72%) Cisco Firepower
7 6 (4.72%) Unified Communications
8 5 (3.94%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.94%) VLAN
9 4 (3.15%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (3.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (3.15%) Network Security
9 4 (3.15%) WAN
9 4 (3.15%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.87%) GIS
2 5 (3.94%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.36%) Big Data
5 2 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.57%) Hazelcast
5 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.57%) Redis
6 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.09%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.51%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.51%) JBehave
2 7 (5.51%) JUnit
2 7 (5.51%) Maven
3 4 (3.15%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.15%) VersionOne
4 3 (2.36%) JIRA
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (28.35%) Finance
2 27 (21.26%) Marketing
3 15 (11.81%) Public Sector
4 14 (11.02%) Electronics
4 14 (11.02%) Manufacturing
5 13 (10.24%) Banking
6 11 (8.66%) Legal
7 8 (6.30%) Retail
8 5 (3.94%) Investment Banking
8 5 (3.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (3.15%) German Language
9 4 (3.15%) Italian Language
10 3 (2.36%) Advertising
11 2 (1.57%) Back Office
11 2 (1.57%) Law
12 1 (0.79%) Billing
12 1 (0.79%) Front Office
12 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (9.45%) Analyst
1 12 (9.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (7.87%) Procurement Officer
3 9 (7.09%) Senior DevOps
3 9 (7.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 8 (6.30%) Fibre Planner
4 8 (6.30%) Network Planner
4 8 (6.30%) Senior Manager
5 7 (5.51%) Architect
5 7 (5.51%) Developer
5 7 (5.51%) Integration Developer
5 7 (5.51%) IT Manager
5 7 (5.51%) Java Developer
5 7 (5.51%) MuleSoft Developer
5 7 (5.51%) Network Engineer
5 7 (5.51%) Project Manager
5 7 (5.51%) Senior Developer
5 7 (5.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (5.51%) Service Manager
6 6 (4.72%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.09%) RESTful
2 7 (5.51%) Middleware
2 7 (5.51%) SOAP
2 7 (5.51%) Web Services
3 2 (1.57%) Kafka
3 2 (1.57%) KML
3 2 (1.57%) Memcached
3 2 (1.57%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (1.57%) Node.js
3 2 (1.57%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.45%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.87%) Fibre Optics
3 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.15%) EFT
4 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.15%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.36%) User Experience
5 3 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.57%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.57%) CCTV
6 2 (1.57%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.57%) iPhone
7 1 (0.79%) Blog
7 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.96%) Windows
2 12 (9.45%) Linux
3 11 (8.66%) Windows 10
4 9 (7.09%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.79%) Android
7 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.79%) CentOS
7 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.79%) Unix
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (11.02%) DevOps
3 14 (11.02%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (11.02%) ITIL
3 14 (11.02%) Programme Management
4 13 (10.24%) Data Science
5 12 (9.45%) Contract Negotiation
5 12 (9.45%) Network Design
5 12 (9.45%) Performance Management
6 11 (8.66%) Artificial Intelligence
6 11 (8.66%) Contract Management
6 11 (8.66%) Data Modelling
6 11 (8.66%) DevSecOps
6 11 (8.66%) Risk Management
6 11 (8.66%) Validation
7 10 (7.87%) Benchmarking
7 10 (7.87%) CAD
7 10 (7.87%) Due Diligence
7 10 (7.87%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.30%) Java
2 7 (5.51%) Python
3 6 (4.72%) SQL
4 4 (3.15%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.15%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.57%) C
5 2 (1.57%) R
5 2 (1.57%) Scala
6 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.79%) C++
6 1 (0.79%) Perl
6 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (14.96%) Degree
2 11 (8.66%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.94%) CCIE
3 5 (3.94%) CCNP
3 5 (3.94%) MCSE
3 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.94%) SANS
4 4 (3.15%) MCSA
4 4 (3.15%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (2.36%) CCNA
5 3 (2.36%) HND
5 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.57%) BICSI RCDD
6 2 (1.57%) RIBA
7 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.79%) ACCA
7 1 (0.79%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.79%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.79%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) SLA
2 3 (2.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) GDPR
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) PMBOK
System Software
1 18 (14.17%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.81%) Docker
3 6 (4.72%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.57%) XenApp
4 2 (1.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (8.66%) Marathon
1 11 (8.66%) Mesos
1 11 (8.66%) Terraform
2 5 (3.94%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.94%) QRadar
3 4 (3.15%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.57%) Istio
4 2 (1.57%) linkerd
4 2 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (20.47%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.32%) Cisco
3 14 (11.02%) SAP
4 10 (7.87%) BT
4 10 (7.87%) Openreach
4 10 (7.87%) Virgin Media
5 9 (7.09%) IBM
6 8 (6.30%) CheckPoint
7 7 (5.51%) MuleSoft
8 6 (4.72%) Splunk
9 5 (3.94%) ArcSight
9 5 (3.94%) BeyondTrust
9 5 (3.94%) Bomgar
9 5 (3.94%) CyberArk
9 5 (3.94%) LogRhythm
9 5 (3.94%) NetWitness
9 5 (3.94%) Palo Alto
9 5 (3.94%) Thycotic
10 4 (3.15%) Apteco
10 4 (3.15%) CA Agile Central