Period
to 8 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > East of England
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 82 111
Rank change year-on-year +17 +29 -40
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 225 293 354
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.05% 3.46% 2.74%
As % of the General category 11.00% 10.15% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 207 251 308
Median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +21.79% -2.50%
10th Percentile £25,350 £27,061 £22,200
90th Percentile £75,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 East of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,046 2,886 4,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.79% 34.11% 37.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,371 2,082 3,595
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the East of England

Telecoms
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in the East of England.

Salary trend for Telecoms in the East of England

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in the East of England over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the East of England

Telecoms
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the East of England region over the 6 months to 8 April 2020. 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
Cambridgeshire +13 86 £42,500 -20.93% 17
Hertfordshire +26 72 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Essex -2 36 £37,500 +10.29% 8
Suffolk -3 19 £57,500 -11.54% 6
Bedfordshire +32 12 £60,000 - 1
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 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 East of England region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 52 (23.11%) Finance
2 46 (20.44%) C
3 45 (20.00%) C++
4 40 (17.78%) Programme Management
5 38 (16.89%) Wireless
5 38 (16.89%) Software Engineering
6 37 (16.44%) Electronics
6 37 (16.44%) Manufacturing
7 33 (14.67%) Linux
8 32 (14.22%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (13.78%) SAP
10 30 (13.33%) Internet
10 30 (13.33%) Marketing
10 30 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
10 30 (13.33%) Public Sector
11 29 (12.89%) Windows
12 27 (12.00%) Degree
13 26 (11.56%) Microsoft
14 24 (10.67%) Project Delivery
15 22 (9.78%) VMware
15 22 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (9.78%) JIRA
16 21 (9.33%) SDLC
16 21 (9.33%) VoIP
17 19 (8.44%) Active Directory
17 19 (8.44%) Multithreading
17 19 (8.44%) Git (software)
18 18 (8.00%) Computer Science
18 18 (8.00%) Windows Server
18 18 (8.00%) Embedded C

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (1.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (0.44%) Confluence
3 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.78%) AWS
2 11 (4.89%) Azure
3 8 (3.56%) Office 365
4 5 (2.22%) GCP
4 5 (2.22%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.33%) AWS IoT
5 3 (1.33%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.44%) SaaS
6 1 (0.44%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.89%) Wireless
2 30 (13.33%) Internet
3 21 (9.33%) VoIP
4 18 (8.00%) WAN
5 15 (6.67%) Firewall
6 14 (6.22%) LAN
7 13 (5.78%) 5G
7 13 (5.78%) Bluetooth
8 11 (4.89%) Structured Cabling
8 11 (4.89%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (4.00%) 3GPP
10 8 (3.56%) 4G
11 7 (3.11%) PBX
11 7 (3.11%) TCP/IP
11 7 (3.11%) VPN
12 6 (2.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (2.22%) Broadband
13 5 (2.22%) Network Security
14 4 (1.78%) 2G
14 4 (1.78%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.78%) Big Data
1 4 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (1.78%) GIS
1 4 (1.78%) MySQL
1 4 (1.78%) NoSQL
1 4 (1.78%) QGIS
1 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.33%) Power BI
2 3 (1.33%) QlikView
2 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (0.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.44%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.44%) MS Access
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.44%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.44%) TimesTen
Development Applications
1 22 (9.78%) JIRA
2 19 (8.44%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.33%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.56%) TeamCity
5 7 (3.11%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.22%) LabVIEW
7 4 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.78%) GitLab
7 4 (1.78%) Hudson
8 3 (1.33%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.33%) Postman
8 3 (1.33%) Selenium
8 3 (1.33%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.33%) TestRail
9 2 (0.89%) git-flow
10 1 (0.44%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.44%) Gradle
10 1 (0.44%) Maven
10 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 52 (23.11%) Finance
2 37 (16.44%) Electronics
2 37 (16.44%) Manufacturing
3 30 (13.33%) Marketing
3 30 (13.33%) Public Sector
4 14 (6.22%) Retail
5 8 (3.56%) Banking
5 8 (3.56%) Games
6 4 (1.78%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.78%) Billing
7 3 (1.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.44%) Local Government
8 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (11.56%) Software Engineer
2 22 (9.78%) Architect
2 22 (9.78%) Embedded Engineer
3 17 (7.56%) C++ Software Engineer
3 17 (7.56%) Project Manager
4 14 (6.22%) Developer
5 13 (5.78%) Embedded C Engineer
5 13 (5.78%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 13 (5.78%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 13 (5.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 12 (5.33%) Telecoms Manager
7 11 (4.89%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (4.44%) Analyst
9 9 (4.00%) Administrator
9 9 (4.00%) Real Time Engineer
9 9 (4.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
10 8 (3.56%) Avaya Engineer
10 8 (3.56%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.56%) IT Manager
10 8 (3.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.56%) Qt
2 4 (1.78%) REST
2 4 (1.78%) Web Services
3 3 (1.33%) Gherkin
3 3 (1.33%) Swagger
4 2 (0.89%) .NET
4 2 (0.89%) Spring
5 1 (0.44%) ADSI
5 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.44%) CSS
5 1 (0.44%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.44%) HTML
5 1 (0.44%) HTML5
5 1 (0.44%) J2EE
5 1 (0.44%) jQuery
5 1 (0.44%) OpenCL
5 1 (0.44%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (0.44%) pytest
5 1 (0.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (4.89%) Fibre Optics
3 9 (4.00%) Media Streaming
3 9 (4.00%) Music Streaming
4 8 (3.56%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.22%) Digital Wallet
6 5 (2.22%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.22%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.78%) Clustering
7 4 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.78%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (1.33%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.33%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.33%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.89%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.67%) Linux
2 29 (12.89%) Windows
3 18 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.00%) Unix
5 8 (3.56%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.67%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.89%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.78%) Programme Management
2 38 (16.89%) Software Engineering
3 32 (14.22%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
5 24 (10.67%) Project Delivery
6 22 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (9.33%) SDLC
8 19 (8.44%) Multithreading
9 18 (8.00%) Computer Science
9 18 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (7.56%) Service Delivery
11 16 (7.11%) Project Management
12 14 (6.22%) IT Strategy
12 14 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (5.78%) Embedded Software Development
14 12 (5.33%) ITIL
15 11 (4.89%) Line Management
15 11 (4.89%) Multithreaded Programming
15 11 (4.89%) Signal Processing
15 11 (4.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.44%) C
2 45 (20.00%) C++
3 18 (8.00%) Embedded C
4 15 (6.67%) Python
5 13 (5.78%) SQL
6 7 (3.11%) Java
7 6 (2.67%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.22%) PHP
9 4 (1.78%) C#
9 4 (1.78%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.89%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.44%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.44%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.44%) Tcl
11 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (12.00%) Degree
2 12 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.11%) CCNP
5 6 (2.67%) CCIE
6 5 (2.22%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.78%) PhD
8 3 (1.33%) CCNA
8 3 (1.33%) ISEB
8 3 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.33%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.89%) APMP
9 2 (0.89%) MCSE
9 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.44%) CCDP
10 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.00%) SLA
2 8 (3.56%) QA
3 4 (1.78%) ISO 20022
3 4 (1.78%) PSD2
3 4 (1.78%) SEPA
4 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.89%) PMO
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.44%) NCSC
System Software
1 19 (8.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.67%) Docker
3 6 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.89%) Firmware
6 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Ansible
1 1 (0.44%) Fluentd
1 1 (0.44%) Grafana
1 1 (0.44%) logstash
1 1 (0.44%) Nagios
1 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.44%) SCCM
1 1 (0.44%) SCOM
1 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (13.78%) SAP
2 26 (11.56%) Microsoft
3 22 (9.78%) VMware
4 18 (8.00%) Cisco
5 9 (4.00%) Avaya
5 9 (4.00%) Panasonic
6 8 (3.56%) Spotify
7 7 (3.11%) Brocade
8 6 (2.67%) Citrix
8 6 (2.67%) Meraki
9 5 (2.22%) Google
9 5 (2.22%) Palo Alto
9 5 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.22%) Sophos
9 5 (2.22%) Wyse
10 3 (1.33%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.33%) EMC
10 3 (1.33%) Isilon
10 3 (1.33%) Tableau
10 3 (1.33%) Telstra