Period
to 4 March 2021

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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > East of England
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 80 70 86
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16 +11
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 92 222 306
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.12% 3.71% 3.42%
As % of the General category 8.45% 10.30% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 136 202 267
Median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% -10.53% +21.79%
10th Percentile £27,625 £25,350 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £67,250 £61,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 1,089 2,156 3,047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.92% 36.02% 34.02%
Number of salaries quoted 650 1,463 2,188
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -0.26% +0.26%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.77%

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 4 March 2021.

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 4 March 2021. 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 +47 42 £30,500 -34.05% 21
Cambridgeshire -23 19 £75,000 +76.47% 11
Suffolk +30 18 £30,500 -46.96% 3
Bedfordshire +31 10 £38,500 -33.04% 2
Essex -18 6 £35,000 -6.67% 8
Norfolk - 3 £55,000 -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2021, 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 17 (18.48%) VoIP
1 17 (18.48%) Cisco
2 14 (15.22%) Degree
3 12 (13.04%) Marketing
3 12 (13.04%) WAN
3 12 (13.04%) LAN
3 12 (13.04%) Finance
3 12 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (11.96%) Broadband
5 10 (10.87%) Games
6 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (8.70%) CRM
7 8 (8.70%) Firewall
7 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.70%) AWS
7 8 (8.70%) SaaS
7 8 (8.70%) Public Sector
7 8 (8.70%) Strategic Thinking
8 7 (7.61%) Microsoft 365
8 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.61%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.61%) ITIL
8 7 (7.61%) Avaya
8 7 (7.61%) Juniper
8 7 (7.61%) Internet
9 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
9 6 (6.52%) PHP
9 6 (6.52%) Windows
9 6 (6.52%) OOP

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 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) AWS
1 8 (8.70%) SaaS
2 7 (7.61%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (2.17%) Azure
3 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.48%) VoIP
2 12 (13.04%) LAN
2 12 (13.04%) WAN
3 11 (11.96%) Broadband
4 8 (8.70%) Firewall
5 7 (7.61%) Internet
6 6 (6.52%) PBX
7 5 (5.43%) VPN
8 4 (4.35%) SSL
9 3 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.26%) MPLS
10 2 (2.17%) 5G
10 2 (2.17%) DHCP
10 2 (2.17%) DNS
10 2 (2.17%) VLAN
11 1 (1.09%) BGP
11 1 (1.09%) DMZ
11 1 (1.09%) IPsec
11 1 (1.09%) Network Security
11 1 (1.09%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) GIS
General
1 12 (13.04%) Finance
1 12 (13.04%) Marketing
2 10 (10.87%) Games
3 8 (8.70%) Public Sector
4 4 (4.35%) Electronics
4 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.26%) Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Local Government
6 2 (2.17%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.09%) Billing
7 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (13.04%) Account Manager
2 10 (10.87%) Developer
3 8 (8.70%) Analyst
3 8 (8.70%) Telecoms Manager
4 7 (7.61%) Service Manager
5 6 (6.52%) PHP Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Unified Communications Manager
6 5 (5.43%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.43%) Architect
6 5 (5.43%) Corporate Account Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.26%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) Web Services
2 3 (3.26%) .NET
2 3 (3.26%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.26%) CSS
2 3 (3.26%) Node.js
2 3 (3.26%) React
2 3 (3.26%) REST
3 2 (2.17%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Wiki
4 1 (1.09%) Blog
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.09%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (1.09%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.09%) Robotics
4 1 (1.09%) Smart City
4 1 (1.09%) User Experience
4 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.52%) Windows
2 5 (5.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.35%) Linux
4 3 (3.26%) Unix
5 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.09%) Android
6 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (8.70%) CRM
2 8 (8.70%) Strategic Thinking
3 7 (7.61%) ITIL
3 7 (7.61%) PRINCE2
3 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (6.52%) OOP
4 6 (6.52%) Open Source
4 6 (6.52%) Unit Testing
4 6 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (5.43%) Decision-Making
5 5 (5.43%) Presales
5 5 (5.43%) Project Management
5 5 (5.43%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (5.43%) Time Management
6 4 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 4 (4.35%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.52%) PHP
2 3 (3.26%) C#
2 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.09%) C
3 1 (1.09%) C++
3 1 (1.09%) Python
3 1 (1.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.35%) CCNA
4 3 (3.26%) APMP
5 2 (2.17%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.17%) CCNP
5 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.17%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (1.09%) CCDA
6 1 (1.09%) CEH
6 1 (1.09%) CISSP
6 1 (1.09%) HNC
6 1 (1.09%) HND
6 1 (1.09%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PMP
6 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) PMO
2 2 (2.17%) GDPR
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.09%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.09%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.43%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.17%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.09%) Nexpose
2 1 (1.09%) QRadar
Vendors
1 17 (18.48%) Cisco
2 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.61%) Avaya
3 7 (7.61%) Juniper
4 6 (6.52%) BroadSoft
4 6 (6.52%) Mitel
4 6 (6.52%) NEC
4 6 (6.52%) VMware
5 4 (4.35%) Fortinet
5 4 (4.35%) SAP
6 3 (3.26%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.26%) Citrix
6 3 (3.26%) Huawei
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle
7 2 (2.17%) BT
7 2 (2.17%) Ericsson
7 2 (2.17%) Meraki
7 2 (2.17%) Nokia
7 2 (2.17%) Veeam
7 2 (2.17%) Virgin Media