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

Telecommunications
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 168 101
Rank change year-on-year +4 -67 -41
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 216 168 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.93% 1.64% 3.05%
As % of the General category 3.75% 2.84% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 184 139 331
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,200 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -

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 5,757 5,915 6,866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 51.48% 57.89% 59.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5,140 5,340 6,267
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 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.35%

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 November 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 November 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
Moorgate - 3 £65,000 -
London Bridge -8 1 £50,000 -
Telecoms
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 56 (25.93%) Finance
2 49 (22.69%) Microsoft
3 42 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (18.98%) Banking
4 41 (18.98%) Windows
5 40 (18.52%) SQL
6 35 (16.20%) Cisco
7 34 (15.74%) ITIL
8 33 (15.28%) Linux
8 33 (15.28%) TCP/IP
8 33 (15.28%) Project Management
9 32 (14.81%) MPLS
9 32 (14.81%) Node.js
10 31 (14.35%) Active Directory
10 31 (14.35%) WAN
11 30 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
11 30 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
12 29 (13.43%) Test Automation
12 29 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
13 27 (12.50%) API Design
14 26 (12.04%) DevOps
14 26 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
14 26 (12.04%) NoSQL
15 25 (11.57%) CCNP
15 25 (11.57%) Java
16 24 (11.11%) OSPF
16 24 (11.11%) BGP
16 24 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (10.19%) Git (software)
18 21 (9.72%) MySQL

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 16 (7.41%) Ethereum
2 11 (5.09%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (3.70%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.24%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.78%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.39%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.39%) WordPress
8 2 (0.93%) Apache
8 2 (0.93%) IIS
9 1 (0.46%) CMS
9 1 (0.46%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 30 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (7.41%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.93%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.46%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (8.80%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (7.41%) GitHub
5 6 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.78%) Office 365
6 3 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.39%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.39%) SaaS
6 3 (1.39%) Serverless
7 2 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.93%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.28%) TCP/IP
2 32 (14.81%) MPLS
3 31 (14.35%) WAN
4 24 (11.11%) BGP
4 24 (11.11%) OSPF
5 21 (9.72%) DNS
6 20 (9.26%) VPN
7 19 (8.80%) Wireless
8 15 (6.94%) Firewall
9 13 (6.02%) Ethernet
10 12 (5.56%) DHCP
11 11 (5.09%) LAN
12 10 (4.63%) GSM
12 10 (4.63%) LTE
12 10 (4.63%) Network Security
13 9 (4.17%) PBX
13 9 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
14 8 (3.70%) 3G
14 8 (3.70%) GPRS
14 8 (3.70%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.04%) NoSQL
2 21 (9.72%) MySQL
3 18 (8.33%) Blockchain
4 17 (7.87%) Redis
5 16 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (6.02%) SQL Server
7 8 (3.70%) Big Data
7 8 (3.70%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.31%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.93%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.93%) Bigtable
9 2 (0.93%) HDInsight
9 2 (0.93%) QlikView
9 2 (0.93%) Spark SQL
9 2 (0.93%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (10.19%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.17%) JIRA
3 6 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.85%) Maven
5 3 (1.39%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.93%) Ant
6 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.93%) Hudson
6 2 (0.93%) JUnit
6 2 (0.93%) Subversion
7 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.46%) Gradle
7 1 (0.46%) JMeter
7 1 (0.46%) Mocha
7 1 (0.46%) Mockito
7 1 (0.46%) Selenium
7 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
General
1 56 (25.93%) Finance
2 41 (18.98%) Banking
3 21 (9.72%) Advertising
4 19 (8.80%) Retail
5 17 (7.87%) Legal
6 12 (5.56%) Law
7 7 (3.24%) Electronics
8 4 (1.85%) Marketing
9 3 (1.39%) French Language
9 3 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.39%) Publishing
10 2 (0.93%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (13.43%) Developer
2 22 (10.19%) Architect
3 20 (9.26%) Analyst
4 18 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 17 (7.87%) Backend Developer
5 17 (7.87%) Blockchain Developer
5 17 (7.87%) Network Engineer
5 17 (7.87%) Node.js Developer
6 16 (7.41%) Administrator
6 16 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 16 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (6.94%) Junior
8 11 (5.09%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.70%) IT Engineer
10 8 (3.70%) Service Analyst
10 8 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (3.24%) Service Manager
11 7 (3.24%) Telecoms Manager
11 7 (3.24%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (14.81%) Node.js
2 18 (8.33%) Smart Contracts
3 16 (7.41%) Truffle
3 16 (7.41%) web3js
4 11 (5.09%) .NET
4 11 (5.09%) REST
5 9 (4.17%) J2EE
5 9 (4.17%) WebSockets
6 6 (2.78%) Spring
7 5 (2.31%) Kafka
7 5 (2.31%) React
7 5 (2.31%) Spring Boot
8 4 (1.85%) .NET Core
8 4 (1.85%) RESTful
8 4 (1.85%) SOAP
8 4 (1.85%) Visualforce
9 3 (1.39%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.39%) XML
10 2 (0.93%) CGI
10 2 (0.93%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.41%) Bitcoin
3 12 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.70%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.39%) CMDB
7 3 (1.39%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.39%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.39%) Over-the-Top Content
7 3 (1.39%) Smart Home
8 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.93%) Fintech
8 2 (0.93%) FMCG
8 2 (0.93%) Life Science
8 2 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.98%) Windows
2 33 (15.28%) Linux
3 20 (9.26%) Windows 7
4 18 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 13 (6.02%) Android
6 12 (5.56%) Windows 10
7 10 (4.63%) Apple iOS
7 10 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.70%) CentOS
9 6 (2.78%) Unix
10 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (15.74%) ITIL
3 33 (15.28%) Project Management
4 29 (13.43%) Test Automation
5 27 (12.50%) API Design
6 26 (12.04%) DevOps
7 19 (8.80%) Data Security
8 18 (8.33%) Front End Development
9 17 (7.87%) API Development
10 16 (7.41%) Identity Management
10 16 (7.41%) KYC
11 14 (6.48%) Configuration Management
11 14 (6.48%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (6.48%) Scrum
12 13 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (5.56%) Analytics
13 12 (5.56%) Data Protection
13 12 (5.56%) Open Source
14 11 (5.09%) Hardware Maintenance
14 11 (5.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.52%) SQL
2 25 (11.57%) Java
3 19 (8.80%) JavaScript
4 18 (8.33%) Solidity
5 16 (7.41%) ES6
6 14 (6.48%) Python
7 6 (2.78%) Scala
8 5 (2.31%) C#
9 4 (1.85%) Apex Code
9 4 (1.85%) R
10 3 (1.39%) C
10 3 (1.39%) C++
10 3 (1.39%) Java 8
10 3 (1.39%) PHP
10 3 (1.39%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.39%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.39%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.93%) Ruby
11 2 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (11.57%) CCNP
3 16 (7.41%) CCNA
3 16 (7.41%) Degree
4 10 (4.63%) MCP
5 9 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (4.17%) JNCIA
5 9 (4.17%) JNCIS
6 8 (3.70%) ISEB
6 8 (3.70%) ISTQB
6 8 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.85%) MCSE
7 4 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.39%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.39%) MCDST
9 2 (0.93%) CCVP
9 2 (0.93%) HND
10 1 (0.46%) MCSA
10 1 (0.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.41%) QA
2 4 (1.85%) PMO
3 3 (1.39%) GDPR
4 2 (0.93%) COBIT
4 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.93%) SLA
4 2 (0.93%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.46%) RMADS
System Software
1 31 (14.35%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.87%) Virtual Machines
2 17 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.94%) Docker
4 8 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.78%) XenApp
6 5 (2.31%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (1.39%) HDFS
7 3 (1.39%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.93%) RHEV
8 2 (0.93%) vSphere
8 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (6.48%) Ansible
2 11 (5.09%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (5.09%) Puppet
3 8 (3.70%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.39%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.39%) SCCM
4 3 (1.39%) WSUS
5 2 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.93%) Grafana
5 2 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.93%) Kibana
5 2 (0.93%) Oozie
5 2 (0.93%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.46%) Clonezilla
6 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.46%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.46%) Nagios
Vendors
1 49 (22.69%) Microsoft
2 35 (16.20%) Cisco
3 17 (7.87%) VMware
4 15 (6.94%) Apple
4 15 (6.94%) Juniper
5 11 (5.09%) Citrix
6 10 (4.63%) Google
7 9 (4.17%) Avaya
7 9 (4.17%) SaltStack
8 8 (3.70%) Atlassian
8 8 (3.70%) MobileIron
8 8 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.70%) SAP
9 7 (3.24%) Aerohive Networks
9 7 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.85%) Mitel
10 4 (1.85%) NetApp
10 4 (1.85%) Oracle
10 4 (1.85%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.85%) Tableau