Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 146 70 79
Rank change year-on-year -76 +9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 114 90 221
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.92% 3.63% 3.65%
As % of the General category 2.92% 7.12% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 86 81 175
10th Percentile £26,300 £19,000 £22,850
25th Percentile £35,750 £26,250 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.88% -9.41% -5.56%
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £67,125 £82,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 East of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,910 1,264 3,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 65.74% 50.95% 55.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,648 853 2,289
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,300 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £33,287 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,913 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.25% -1.24% +5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -74 40 £57,500 +35.29% 21
Suffolk -9 28 £42,500 +39.34% 8
Cambridgeshire -56 22 £43,750 +25.00% 19
Essex -6 15 £43,750 +48.31% 10
Bedfordshire -15 7 £55,000 +42.86% 6
Norfolk -17 3 £50,438 -8.29% 2
East Anglia - 2 £65,000 -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 38 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 24 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
3 22 (19.30%) Project Management
4 21 (18.42%) Cisco
5 20 (17.54%) LAN
5 20 (17.54%) Windows
6 19 (16.67%) WAN
6 19 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (15.79%) Firewall
7 18 (15.79%) SQL
8 15 (13.16%) Linux
8 15 (13.16%) Active Directory
8 15 (13.16%) Finance
8 15 (13.16%) Degree
8 15 (13.16%) Azure
9 14 (12.28%) Computer Science
9 14 (12.28%) Time Management
9 14 (12.28%) Data Privacy
9 14 (12.28%) VMware
9 14 (12.28%) Business Continuity
9 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (11.40%) VoIP
10 13 (11.40%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (11.40%) Data Centre
11 12 (10.53%) Windows Server
11 12 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (10.53%) DevOps
11 12 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (10.53%) VPN

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 5 (4.39%) Confluence
2 3 (2.63%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.75%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) Smallworld
Applications
1 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (7.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.16%) Azure
2 8 (7.02%) Microsoft 365
3 7 (6.14%) SaaS
4 6 (5.26%) AWS
5 4 (3.51%) IaaS
5 4 (3.51%) PaaS
6 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.75%) Dropbox
6 2 (1.75%) GitHub
6 2 (1.75%) Slack
6 2 (1.75%) WeChat
7 1 (0.88%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.54%) LAN
2 19 (16.67%) WAN
3 18 (15.79%) Firewall
4 13 (11.40%) VoIP
5 12 (10.53%) VPN
6 11 (9.65%) Broadband
7 10 (8.77%) TCP/IP
8 7 (6.14%) SAN
9 6 (5.26%) BGP
9 6 (5.26%) MPLS
9 6 (5.26%) Network Security
9 6 (5.26%) OSPF
10 5 (4.39%) GPON
10 5 (4.39%) HTTP
11 4 (3.51%) DECT
11 4 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (3.51%) Multicast
11 4 (3.51%) PBX
11 4 (3.51%) PSTN
11 4 (3.51%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.75%) Big Data
3 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.75%) Metadata
3 2 (1.75%) MS Access
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.88%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Selenium
2 6 (5.26%) JIRA
3 5 (4.39%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.39%) Postman
4 2 (1.75%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.75%) TestRail
5 1 (0.88%) Appium
5 1 (0.88%) Emacs
5 1 (0.88%) GitLab
5 1 (0.88%) JMeter
5 1 (0.88%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.88%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 38 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 15 (13.16%) Finance
3 10 (8.77%) Organisational Skills
4 9 (7.89%) Marketing
5 8 (7.02%) Law
6 7 (6.14%) Manufacturing
7 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (4.39%) Banking
8 5 (4.39%) Electronics
9 4 (3.51%) Military
9 4 (3.51%) Retail
10 3 (2.63%) Fire and Rescue
10 3 (2.63%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (2.63%) Public Sector
10 3 (2.63%) Public Speaking
11 2 (1.75%) Aerospace
11 2 (1.75%) Automotive
11 2 (1.75%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (9.65%) Architect
2 9 (7.89%) Project Manager
3 8 (7.02%) IT Engineer
3 8 (7.02%) Network Manager
4 7 (6.14%) Software Tester
4 7 (6.14%) Tester
5 6 (5.26%) Field Engineer
5 6 (5.26%) Field Service Engineer
5 6 (5.26%) Lead Project Manager
5 6 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 6 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
6 5 (4.39%) Administrator
6 5 (4.39%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (4.39%) IT Support
6 5 (4.39%) Network Engineer
6 5 (4.39%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (4.39%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.39%) Systems Tester
7 4 (3.51%) Desktop Support
7 4 (3.51%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.39%) LDAP
2 4 (3.51%) .NET
3 3 (2.63%) REST
4 2 (1.75%) ADSI
4 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.75%) Kafka
4 2 (1.75%) Node.js
4 2 (1.75%) WCF
4 2 (1.75%) Web Services
5 1 (0.88%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.88%) CSS
5 1 (0.88%) HTML
5 1 (0.88%) Middleware
5 1 (0.88%) OAuth
5 1 (0.88%) OpenID
5 1 (0.88%) SAML
5 1 (0.88%) XML
5 1 (0.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.26%) PMI
5 4 (3.51%) NHS
6 3 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.63%) Clustering
6 3 (2.63%) CMDB
6 3 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.63%) Fibre Optics
7 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.75%) Optoelectronics
7 2 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.88%) iPad
8 1 (0.88%) iPhone
8 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.54%) Windows
2 15 (13.16%) Linux
3 12 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.51%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.51%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.88%) CentOS
6 1 (0.88%) Debian
6 1 (0.88%) OpenWrt
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (19.30%) Project Management
3 19 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.28%) Business Continuity
4 14 (12.28%) Computer Science
4 14 (12.28%) Data Privacy
4 14 (12.28%) Time Management
5 13 (11.40%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (10.53%) DevOps
6 12 (10.53%) ITIL
7 11 (9.65%) Change Control
7 11 (9.65%) Decision-Making
7 11 (9.65%) Mentoring
7 11 (9.65%) Software Engineering
7 11 (9.65%) Statistics
7 11 (9.65%) Test Automation
8 10 (8.77%) Project Delivery
9 9 (7.89%) Microservices
9 9 (7.89%) Software Testing
10 8 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.79%) SQL
2 11 (9.65%) Java
3 9 (7.89%) Python
4 8 (7.02%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.39%) C#
6 3 (2.63%) C
6 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.75%) Bash
7 2 (1.75%) C++
7 2 (1.75%) Kotlin
7 2 (1.75%) Perl
7 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.75%) Ruby
7 2 (1.75%) VBA
8 1 (0.88%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.88%) R
8 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Degree
2 10 (8.77%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.14%) CCNA
4 7 (6.14%) CCNP
5 6 (5.26%) MCSA
5 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 6 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.63%) HNC
8 3 (2.63%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (1.75%) CCA
9 2 (1.75%) MCSE
9 2 (1.75%) PhD
10 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.88%) CCIE
10 1 (0.88%) CISSP
10 1 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) SLA
2 7 (6.14%) QA
3 3 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.88%) GDPR
5 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.63%) Docker
3 3 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.88%) KVM
5 1 (0.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 6 (5.26%) SCCM
2 5 (4.39%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (3.51%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 3 (2.63%) AirWatch
4 3 (2.63%) Terraform
5 2 (1.75%) Ansible
6 1 (0.88%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.42%) Cisco
3 14 (12.28%) VMware
4 7 (6.14%) Citrix
5 6 (5.26%) Oracle
6 5 (4.39%) BroadSoft
6 5 (4.39%) Juniper
6 5 (4.39%) SAP
7 4 (3.51%) Avaya
7 4 (3.51%) Ciena
7 4 (3.51%) Openreach
8 3 (2.63%) Cylance
8 3 (2.63%) HP
8 3 (2.63%) Intel
8 3 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.63%) Siemens
8 3 (2.63%) Sophos
8 3 (2.63%) Veeam
9 2 (1.75%) Mitel
9 2 (1.75%) MuleSoft