Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 65 62
Rank change year-on-year -23 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 388 494 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.27% 3.97% 3.97%
As % of the General category 9.23% 11.13% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 358 425 551
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £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 4,205 4,439 5,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 35.43% 35.67% 35.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3,255 3,556 4,130
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 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
Hertfordshire -20 168 £40,000 - 29
Cambridgeshire -20 162 £43,750 -7.89% 39
Essex -26 28 £39,000 +41.82% 29
Suffolk +14 17 £22,000 -66.15% 8
Norfolk +17 7 £47,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +12 5 £31,000 -15.07% 2
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 120 (30.93%) Degree
2 94 (24.23%) C++
2 94 (24.23%) Finance
3 82 (21.13%) Signal Processing
4 78 (20.10%) C
5 75 (19.33%) Microsoft
6 74 (19.07%) Wireless
7 73 (18.81%) Software Engineering
8 71 (18.30%) Electronics
9 67 (17.27%) Python
9 67 (17.27%) Marketing
10 61 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
11 59 (15.21%) Manufacturing
12 56 (14.43%) Windows
13 55 (14.18%) LabVIEW
13 55 (14.18%) Programme Management
14 54 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
15 52 (13.40%) Physics
16 51 (13.14%) Digital Marketing
16 51 (13.14%) SAP
17 50 (12.89%) Computer Science
18 48 (12.37%) SQL Server
18 48 (12.37%) PhD
18 48 (12.37%) MATLAB
19 42 (10.82%) Active Directory
20 40 (10.31%) Bluetooth
21 39 (10.05%) SQL
22 37 (9.54%) VMware
22 37 (9.54%) Embedded C
23 36 (9.28%) Windows Server

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 25 (6.44%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.09%) IIS
3 10 (2.58%) Apache
4 7 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.52%) Mule
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.26%) CMS
9 1 (0.26%) SAS
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.09%) Zemax
3 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (3.35%) Office 365
3 11 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.29%) Serverless
5 4 (1.03%) IaaS
6 2 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.52%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (19.07%) Wireless
2 40 (10.31%) Bluetooth
3 30 (7.73%) TCP/IP
4 28 (7.22%) VoIP
5 24 (6.19%) Wi-Fi
6 20 (5.15%) SAN
7 18 (4.64%) Firewall
8 13 (3.35%) PBX
8 13 (3.35%) VPN
8 13 (3.35%) WAN
9 12 (3.09%) LAN
10 11 (2.84%) 4G
10 11 (2.84%) Ethernet
11 9 (2.32%) 3G
12 8 (2.06%) Broadband
12 8 (2.06%) VLAN
13 7 (1.80%) PSTN
14 5 (1.29%) DNS
14 5 (1.29%) SSL
15 4 (1.03%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.35%) NoSQL
3 7 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (1.55%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.55%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (1.29%) Neo4j
5 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.52%) MySQL
6 2 (0.52%) SQLite
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.26%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.26%) GIS
7 1 (0.26%) MS Access
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.26%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (14.18%) LabVIEW
2 24 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.19%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.58%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.32%) NUnit
5 7 (1.80%) Moq
5 7 (1.80%) MSTest
5 7 (1.80%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (1.03%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.03%) Xcode
7 2 (0.52%) Maven
8 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.26%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 94 (24.23%) Finance
2 71 (18.30%) Electronics
3 67 (17.27%) Marketing
4 59 (15.21%) Manufacturing
5 20 (5.15%) Games
6 18 (4.64%) Banking
7 16 (4.12%) Retail
8 14 (3.61%) Aerospace
9 12 (3.09%) Billing
10 9 (2.32%) Multimedia
11 6 (1.55%) Automotive
11 6 (1.55%) Legal
12 3 (0.77%) Advertising
13 2 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.26%) Back Office
14 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.26%) French Language
14 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 73 (18.81%) Developer
2 48 (12.37%) Embedded Engineer
3 39 (10.05%) Software Engineer
4 29 (7.47%) Analyst
5 27 (6.96%) Support Engineer
5 27 (6.96%) Test Engineer
6 23 (5.93%) .NET Developer
6 23 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
7 21 (5.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 21 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 20 (5.15%) Process Engineer
8 20 (5.15%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (4.64%) C++ Developer
10 17 (4.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 17 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 17 (4.38%) C# Developer
10 17 (4.38%) C++ Software Developer
10 17 (4.38%) Senior Developer
11 16 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (4.12%) MATLAB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.51%) .NET
2 12 (3.09%) Web Services
3 11 (2.84%) HTML
4 10 (2.58%) CSS
5 9 (2.32%) HTML5
6 7 (1.80%) Castle Windsor
6 7 (1.80%) Ninject
6 7 (1.80%) Spring.NET
6 7 (1.80%) Unity DI Container
6 7 (1.80%) WPF
7 6 (1.55%) REST
7 6 (1.55%) XML
8 5 (1.29%) Hibernate
8 5 (1.29%) Node.js
8 5 (1.29%) OpenCL
8 5 (1.29%) OpenGL
8 5 (1.29%) Spring
8 5 (1.29%) Vulkan
9 4 (1.03%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.89%) Computer Science
2 30 (7.73%) Algorithms
3 28 (7.22%) Acoustics
4 26 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (5.67%) Optoelectronics
6 14 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (2.32%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.32%) Video\Live Streaming
8 6 (1.55%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.55%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.55%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.29%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.29%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.29%) Fintech
9 5 (1.29%) Java Card
10 4 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.03%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.03%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.03%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 56 (14.43%) Windows
2 36 (9.28%) Windows Server
3 32 (8.25%) Linux
4 24 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (3.35%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.06%) Unix
7 5 (1.29%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.29%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.77%) Android
8 3 (0.77%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.26%) CentOS
10 1 (0.26%) Debian
10 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.26%) Solaris
10 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (21.13%) Signal Processing
2 73 (18.81%) Software Engineering
3 61 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (14.18%) Programme Management
5 54 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
6 52 (13.40%) Physics
7 51 (13.14%) Digital Marketing
8 34 (8.76%) Mathematics
9 33 (8.51%) Scrum
10 27 (6.96%) TDD
11 26 (6.70%) Customer-Centricity
11 26 (6.70%) Data Analysis
12 25 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (5.93%) Data Acquisition
14 22 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (5.67%) Project Management
15 21 (5.41%) Mentoring
16 20 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
16 20 (5.15%) Multithreading
17 19 (4.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 94 (24.23%) C++
2 78 (20.10%) C
3 67 (17.27%) Python
4 48 (12.37%) MATLAB
5 39 (10.05%) SQL
6 37 (9.54%) Embedded C
7 29 (7.47%) C#
8 18 (4.64%) Java
9 17 (4.38%) JavaScript
10 14 (3.61%) VB
11 11 (2.84%) VB6
12 8 (2.06%) Embedded C++
13 5 (1.29%) ES6
14 4 (1.03%) Assembly Language
14 4 (1.03%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.03%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.77%) Tcl
16 2 (0.52%) Ada
16 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 120 (30.93%) Degree
2 48 (12.37%) PhD
3 20 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.06%) APMP
4 8 (2.06%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.80%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.55%) CCNA
6 6 (1.55%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.29%) CCNP
7 5 (1.29%) MCITP
8 4 (1.03%) HNC
9 3 (0.77%) HND
10 2 (0.52%) CISM
10 2 (0.52%) CISSP
10 2 (0.52%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.58%) PMO
2 8 (2.06%) SLA
3 6 (1.55%) QA
4 2 (0.52%) JTAG
4 2 (0.52%) MISRA
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.26%) GDPR
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (10.82%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.29%) Docker
4 5 (1.29%) Firmware
5 3 (0.77%) XenApp
6 1 (0.26%) KVM
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.26%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.26%) vSphere
6 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.29%) SCCM
2 2 (0.52%) Ansible
2 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.52%) Puppet
2 2 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.26%) Cisco CME
3 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 51 (13.14%) SAP
3 37 (9.54%) VMware
4 34 (8.76%) Cisco
5 18 (4.64%) Citrix
6 14 (3.61%) Oracle
7 13 (3.35%) Avaya
8 8 (2.06%) Siemens
9 6 (1.55%) Zeacom
10 5 (1.29%) Perforce
11 4 (1.03%) HP
11 4 (1.03%) WatchGuard
12 3 (0.77%) Juniper
12 3 (0.77%) Mitel
12 3 (0.77%) Nokia
12 3 (0.77%) Twitter
13 2 (0.52%) Dell
13 2 (0.52%) Sage
13 2 (0.52%) Sophos
13 2 (0.52%) Symantec