Period
to 16 October 2019

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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 163 160
Rank change year-on-year +49 -3 -70
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 264 223 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.62% 2.01% 1.87%
As % of the General category 5.36% 3.72% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 234 196 159
City of London median annual salary £61,250 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £75,900
Central London median annual salary £63,000 £57,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year +9.57% +16.75% -10.45%

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 4,923 5,991 5,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.93% 54.09% 57.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4,276 5,368 5,176
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -

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 16 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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 89 (33.71%) Finance
2 56 (21.21%) Windows
2 56 (21.21%) AWS
3 55 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (18.56%) Python
4 49 (18.56%) Microsoft
5 48 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (17.80%) Marketing
7 43 (16.29%) SQL
8 42 (15.91%) Windows Server
9 40 (15.15%) User Experience
10 34 (12.88%) Azure
11 33 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (12.12%) SQL Server
12 32 (12.12%) Change Management
13 31 (11.74%) VMware
13 31 (11.74%) Linux
14 30 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
15 29 (10.98%) ITIL
15 29 (10.98%) Active Directory
15 29 (10.98%) Programme Management
15 29 (10.98%) DevOps
15 29 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
15 29 (10.98%) Public Sector
16 28 (10.61%) Advertising
17 26 (9.85%) Decision-Making
18 25 (9.47%) Manufacturing
18 25 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
18 25 (9.47%) TCP/IP

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 23 (8.71%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.06%) Smallworld
3 11 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (3.79%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.27%) Apache
5 6 (2.27%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.52%) IBM Domino
6 4 (1.52%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.14%) Confluence
7 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.38%) CMS
8 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (6.06%) AutoCAD
3 11 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (3.79%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.52%) Figma
5 4 (1.52%) InVision
5 4 (1.52%) Marvel
5 4 (1.52%) Sketch
6 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 56 (21.21%) AWS
2 34 (12.88%) Azure
3 21 (7.95%) Office 365
3 21 (7.95%) Power Platform
4 10 (3.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (2.27%) GitHub
6 5 (1.89%) Serverless
7 4 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 4 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.52%) SaaS
8 3 (1.14%) AWS CodePipeline
8 3 (1.14%) GCP
8 3 (1.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 3 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.76%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.76%) Google Play
9 2 (0.76%) Trello
10 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.38%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.47%) TCP/IP
2 21 (7.95%) Broadband
2 21 (7.95%) DNS
3 19 (7.20%) WAN
4 18 (6.82%) DHCP
5 17 (6.44%) GPON
5 17 (6.44%) Remote Desktop
5 17 (6.44%) VPN
6 16 (6.06%) LAN
7 12 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (4.17%) BGP
8 11 (4.17%) Network Security
8 11 (4.17%) Skype
9 10 (3.79%) Firewall
9 10 (3.79%) OSPF
10 8 (3.03%) SAN
11 7 (2.65%) Internet
11 7 (2.65%) NAS
12 6 (2.27%) Unified Communications
13 5 (1.89%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (7.95%) Power BI
4 20 (7.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 20 (7.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (6.44%) GIS
6 9 (3.41%) MySQL
7 8 (3.03%) Big Data
8 5 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.38%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.65%) JIRA
3 6 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (2.27%) Bitbucket
3 6 (2.27%) JMeter
3 6 (2.27%) Selenium
4 4 (1.52%) Axure RP
4 4 (1.52%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.14%) Android Studio
5 3 (1.14%) Gradle
6 1 (0.38%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.38%) Hudson
6 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 89 (33.71%) Finance
2 47 (17.80%) Marketing
3 29 (10.98%) Public Sector
4 28 (10.61%) Advertising
5 25 (9.47%) Manufacturing
6 24 (9.09%) Electronics
7 15 (5.68%) Banking
8 7 (2.65%) Retail
9 5 (1.89%) Law
10 4 (1.52%) Local Government
11 3 (1.14%) Billing
11 3 (1.14%) Multimedia
11 3 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.38%) Front Office
12 1 (0.38%) Police
Job Titles
1 38 (14.39%) Designer
2 32 (12.12%) AWS Engineer
3 29 (10.98%) Cloud Engineer
4 21 (7.95%) AWS DevOps
4 21 (7.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 21 (7.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (7.95%) UX Designer
5 18 (6.82%) Python Engineer
6 17 (6.44%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 16 (6.06%) IT Support
8 15 (5.68%) Database Engineer
8 15 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
8 15 (5.68%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 15 (5.68%) Support Engineer
8 15 (5.68%) UI Designer
9 14 (5.30%) Analyst
9 14 (5.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 14 (5.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 14 (5.30%) Network Engineer
9 14 (5.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.17%) KML
2 9 (3.41%) RESTful
3 7 (2.65%) CSS
3 7 (2.65%) HTML
3 7 (2.65%) Natural Language Processing
3 7 (2.65%) SOAP
4 6 (2.27%) Swagger
4 6 (2.27%) XML
5 4 (1.52%) 802.1X
5 4 (1.52%) Gherkin
5 4 (1.52%) Web Services
6 3 (1.14%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.14%) AWS Amplify
6 3 (1.14%) Dagger
6 3 (1.14%) Material Design
6 3 (1.14%) Retrofit
6 3 (1.14%) RxJava
7 2 (0.76%) Angular 2
7 2 (0.76%) gRPC
7 2 (0.76%) Gson
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (15.15%) User Experience
3 23 (8.71%) Management Information System
4 19 (7.20%) Fibre Optics
5 15 (5.68%) Private Cloud
5 15 (5.68%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.27%) Credit Risk
6 6 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.89%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.52%) Blog
8 4 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.14%) iPhone
9 3 (1.14%) Social Media
9 3 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.38%) FMCG
10 1 (0.38%) iPad
10 1 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 56 (21.21%) Windows
2 42 (15.91%) Windows Server
3 31 (11.74%) Linux
4 23 (8.71%) Windows 10
5 19 (7.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (6.44%) Windows 7
7 12 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.89%) Android
9 2 (0.76%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.38%) CentOS
10 1 (0.38%) Unix
10 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (12.12%) Change Management
5 29 (10.98%) DevOps
5 29 (10.98%) ITIL
5 29 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (10.98%) Programme Management
6 26 (9.85%) Decision-Making
7 24 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
8 21 (7.95%) Configuration Management
9 20 (7.58%) Proactive Monitoring
9 20 (7.58%) Project Management
9 20 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (7.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 17 (6.44%) Information Architecture
11 17 (6.44%) Wireframes
12 16 (6.06%) CAD
12 16 (6.06%) Network Design
12 16 (6.06%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.56%) Python
2 43 (16.29%) SQL
3 21 (7.95%) JavaScript
4 20 (7.58%) Java
5 12 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 10 (3.79%) Go
7 6 (2.27%) C#
7 6 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.27%) R
8 5 (1.89%) C++
9 3 (1.14%) C
9 3 (1.14%) Kotlin
10 2 (0.76%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.76%) PHP
10 2 (0.76%) Ruby
11 1 (0.38%) ES6
11 1 (0.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (7.95%) Degree
2 17 (6.44%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (4.55%) CCNP
4 7 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.27%) CCNA
5 6 (2.27%) JNCIS
6 4 (1.52%) PMP
7 2 (0.76%) APMP
7 2 (0.76%) CISM
7 2 (0.76%) CISSP
7 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.76%) MCP
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.52%) SLA
2 3 (1.14%) GDPR
2 3 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.14%) PMO
3 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) COBIT
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.38%) QA
4 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.38%) Solvency II
System Software
1 29 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.68%) Docker
2 15 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.03%) XenApp
4 7 (2.65%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (2.27%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.76%) vSphere
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (8.33%) Ansible
2 21 (7.95%) Puppet
3 14 (5.30%) Kubernetes
4 10 (3.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (3.79%) Terraform
5 6 (2.27%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.52%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.52%) SCCM
7 3 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.38%) Kibana
8 1 (0.38%) logstash
8 1 (0.38%) Packer
8 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 49 (18.56%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.74%) VMware
3 24 (9.09%) SAP
4 18 (6.82%) Cisco
4 18 (6.82%) Virgin Media
5 17 (6.44%) BT
5 17 (6.44%) Openreach
6 15 (5.68%) Adobe
6 15 (5.68%) Google
6 15 (5.68%) Veeam
7 14 (5.30%) Citrix
8 11 (4.17%) Mapinfo
8 11 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (3.79%) Symantec
10 9 (3.41%) Juniper
11 6 (2.27%) Atlassian
11 6 (2.27%) Avaya
11 6 (2.27%) Mitel
11 6 (2.27%) Red Box
11 6 (2.27%) Veritas