Period
to 18 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 81 60
Rank change year-on-year -29 -21 -2
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 4,417 6,121 8,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.95% 3.65% 4.55%
As % of the General category 7.27% 8.22% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,346 4,771 6,432
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -2.06%

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 60,776 74,443 76,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.61% 44.35% 42.85%
Number of salaries quoted 47,295 54,634 63,271
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £54,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.93% +1.00% -

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in England

Telecoms
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms in England.

Salary trend for Telecoms in England

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in England

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

Salary histogram for Telecoms in England

Telecoms
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
London -25 1,571 £56,500 +2.73% 212
South East -28 1,021 £53,250 +18.33% 168
South West -13 604 £47,500 -2.06% 146
North of England -16 545 £42,500 +6.25% 132
North West -8 359 £45,000 +12.50% 73
Midlands +17 348 £37,500 -6.25% 90
East of England -37 299 £45,000 +12.50% 74
West Midlands +31 257 £37,500 - 42
Yorkshire +9 173 £40,000 - 52
East Midlands -22 92 £31,750 -27.43% 48
North East -59 13 £38,250 -19.47% 7
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 1,601 (36.25%) Finance
2 966 (21.87%) Marketing
3 895 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
4 846 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
5 810 (18.34%) SAP
6 783 (17.73%) Degree
7 782 (17.70%) Electronics
8 774 (17.52%) Manufacturing
9 772 (17.48%) Programme Management
10 719 (16.28%) Digital Marketing
11 679 (15.37%) Microsoft
12 639 (14.47%) SQL
13 600 (13.58%) Java
14 568 (12.86%) Windows
15 518 (11.73%) Cisco
16 517 (11.70%) Retail
17 512 (11.59%) Python
18 502 (11.37%) Linux
19 465 (10.53%) ITIL
20 444 (10.05%) Project Management
21 428 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
22 417 (9.44%) JavaScript
23 401 (9.08%) Firewall
24 398 (9.01%) C#
25 388 (8.78%) Banking
26 385 (8.72%) Scrum
27 366 (8.29%) Active Directory
27 366 (8.29%) Software Engineering
28 365 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
29 361 (8.17%) .NET

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 147 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 117 (2.65%) MS Exchange
3 75 (1.70%) Apache
4 74 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 56 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
6 50 (1.13%) Ethereum
7 49 (1.11%) SAS
8 44 (1.00%) IIS
9 43 (0.97%) Skype for Business
10 39 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
11 32 (0.72%) Confluence
12 29 (0.66%) OpenStack
13 24 (0.54%) Tomcat
14 23 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
15 18 (0.41%) Apache Solr
15 18 (0.41%) CMS
15 18 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 17 (0.38%) JBoss
17 16 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 15 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 308 (6.97%) Microsoft Office
2 152 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 106 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 69 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 41 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.25%) AutoCAD
9 9 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.20%) RoboHelp
10 7 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.091%) SOLIDWORKS
12 3 (0.068%) InDesign
12 3 (0.068%) InVision
12 3 (0.068%) Simulink
13 2 (0.045%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.023%) Camtasia
14 1 (0.023%) Siemens NX
14 1 (0.023%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
3 16 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
4 9 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.18%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
7 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.091%) Magento
8 4 (0.091%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 3 (0.068%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.068%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.068%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.068%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.068%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.068%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.068%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.045%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 351 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 295 (6.68%) Amazon AWS
3 166 (3.76%) Office 365
4 139 (3.15%) SaaS
5 123 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
6 81 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 71 (1.61%) GitHub
8 52 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
9 43 (0.97%) Amazon S3
10 25 (0.57%) IaaS
10 25 (0.57%) PaaS
11 20 (0.45%) OpenShift
12 15 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 9 (0.20%) Mimecast
14 8 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
15 7 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (0.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 7 (0.16%) Serverless
16 6 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 401 (9.08%) Firewall
2 357 (8.08%) WAN
3 265 (6.00%) LAN
4 247 (5.59%) Internet
5 246 (5.57%) TCP/IP
6 237 (5.37%) VoIP
7 236 (5.34%) MPLS
8 204 (4.62%) Wireless
9 165 (3.74%) VPN
10 163 (3.69%) BGP
11 162 (3.67%) Broadband
12 157 (3.55%) DNS
13 144 (3.26%) Ethernet
14 141 (3.19%) OSPF
15 129 (2.92%) Network Security
16 121 (2.74%) DHCP
17 91 (2.06%) Unified Communications
18 86 (1.95%) SAN
19 80 (1.81%) PBX
20 78 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 181 (4.10%) Big Data
3 150 (3.40%) NoSQL
4 149 (3.37%) Hadoop
5 147 (3.33%) MySQL
6 120 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
7 93 (2.11%) Power BI
8 86 (1.95%) Blockchain
9 85 (1.92%) MongoDB
10 80 (1.81%) Apache Hive
11 71 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
12 69 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
13 60 (1.36%) Relational Database
14 52 (1.18%) Redis
15 46 (1.04%) SAP HANA
16 43 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
17 40 (0.91%) Data Mining
18 35 (0.79%) Text Mining
19 34 (0.77%) GIS
20 29 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 138 (3.12%) Git (software)
2 120 (2.72%) JIRA
3 89 (2.01%) Jenkins
4 81 (1.83%) Selenium
5 47 (1.06%) Visual Studio
6 40 (0.91%) Subversion
7 36 (0.82%) Mocha
8 32 (0.72%) JUnit
8 32 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (0.63%) SpecFlow
10 26 (0.59%) Cucumber
11 25 (0.57%) LabVIEW
11 25 (0.57%) TeamCity
12 19 (0.43%) Eclipse
12 19 (0.43%) Maven
13 17 (0.38%) GitLab
13 17 (0.38%) TestNG
13 17 (0.38%) Vagrant
14 14 (0.32%) IntelliJ
14 14 (0.32%) Protractor
General
1 1,601 (36.25%) Finance
2 966 (21.87%) Marketing
3 782 (17.70%) Electronics
4 774 (17.52%) Manufacturing
5 517 (11.70%) Retail
6 388 (8.78%) Banking
7 168 (3.80%) Advertising
8 102 (2.31%) Billing
9 92 (2.08%) Legal
10 77 (1.74%) French Language
11 64 (1.45%) German Language
12 59 (1.34%) Law
13 51 (1.15%) Back Office
13 51 (1.15%) Italian Language
14 43 (0.97%) Automotive
15 42 (0.95%) Games
16 34 (0.77%) Retail Banking
17 32 (0.72%) Mandarin Language
17 32 (0.72%) Publishing
18 31 (0.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 680 (15.40%) Developer
2 446 (10.10%) Analyst
3 322 (7.29%) Architect
4 212 (4.80%) Network Engineer
5 193 (4.37%) Consultant
6 184 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 178 (4.03%) Software Engineer
8 163 (3.69%) Software Developer
9 158 (3.58%) .NET Developer
10 157 (3.55%) C# Developer
11 154 (3.49%) Project Manager
12 153 (3.46%) IT Manager
13 149 (3.37%) Java Developer
14 135 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
15 130 (2.94%) Senior Developer
15 130 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
16 106 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
17 102 (2.31%) Telecoms Manager
18 101 (2.29%) Business Analyst
19 92 (2.08%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (8.17%) .NET
2 309 (7.00%) HTML
3 265 (6.00%) CSS
4 204 (4.62%) AngularJS
5 199 (4.51%) Node.js
6 161 (3.65%) React
7 160 (3.62%) Web Services
8 156 (3.53%) ASP.NET
9 125 (2.83%) Kafka
10 123 (2.78%) Spring
11 116 (2.63%) jQuery
12 104 (2.35%) RESTful
13 99 (2.24%) XML
14 97 (2.20%) HTML5
15 95 (2.15%) REST
16 93 (2.11%) SOAP
17 67 (1.52%) J2EE
18 66 (1.49%) JSON
19 62 (1.40%) Spring MVC
20 59 (1.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 360 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 239 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 238 (5.39%) Computer Science
4 199 (4.51%) Self-Motivation
5 176 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
6 169 (3.83%) Management Information System
7 130 (2.94%) Algorithms
8 121 (2.74%) Driving Licence
9 90 (2.04%) User Experience
10 76 (1.72%) Virtual Team
11 65 (1.47%) Fintech
12 60 (1.36%) Mobile App
13 56 (1.27%) FMCG
14 50 (1.13%) Bitcoin
15 48 (1.09%) Digital Media
16 43 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
17 42 (0.95%) Acoustics
17 42 (0.95%) Video on Demand
18 38 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
19 37 (0.84%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 568 (12.86%) Windows
2 502 (11.37%) Linux
3 221 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 135 (3.06%) Unix
5 109 (2.47%) Windows 7
6 102 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 101 (2.29%) Windows 10
8 91 (2.06%) Android
9 88 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 72 (1.63%) Apple iOS
11 42 (0.95%) VMS
12 35 (0.79%) Mac OS X
13 31 (0.70%) Solaris
14 30 (0.68%) Windows 8
15 29 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
16 28 (0.63%) CentOS
17 27 (0.61%) Mac OS
18 14 (0.32%) Ubuntu
19 12 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
20 9 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 895 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
2 846 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
3 772 (17.48%) Programme Management
4 719 (16.28%) Digital Marketing
5 465 (10.53%) ITIL
6 444 (10.05%) Project Management
7 428 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
8 385 (8.72%) Scrum
9 366 (8.29%) Software Engineering
10 297 (6.72%) Analytics
11 295 (6.68%) TDD
12 284 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 271 (6.14%) Test Automation
14 251 (5.68%) Service Delivery
15 249 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
16 235 (5.32%) Decision-Making
17 222 (5.03%) E-Commerce
18 218 (4.94%) Presales
19 200 (4.53%) Change Management
20 195 (4.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 639 (14.47%) SQL
2 600 (13.58%) Java
3 512 (11.59%) Python
4 417 (9.44%) JavaScript
5 398 (9.01%) C#
6 260 (5.89%) C++
7 186 (4.21%) C
8 125 (2.83%) PHP
9 115 (2.60%) Perl
10 108 (2.45%) Bash Shell
10 108 (2.45%) Go
11 97 (2.20%) PowerShell
12 87 (1.97%) Ruby
13 82 (1.86%) T-SQL
14 75 (1.70%) PL/SQL
15 74 (1.68%) R
16 53 (1.20%) ES6
16 53 (1.20%) Solidity
17 44 (1.00%) Scala
18 43 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 783 (17.73%) Degree
2 365 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
3 217 (4.91%) CCNP
4 216 (4.89%) CCNA
5 165 (3.74%) Security Cleared
6 146 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 114 (2.58%) SC Cleared
8 68 (1.54%) PhD
9 66 (1.49%) ISEB
10 64 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 56 (1.27%) CCIE
11 56 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
12 52 (1.18%) CISSP
13 49 (1.11%) DV Cleared
14 41 (0.93%) MCSE
15 39 (0.88%) CISM
15 39 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
16 34 (0.77%) PMI Certification
17 32 (0.72%) CISA
18 31 (0.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (4.53%) SLA
2 136 (3.08%) QA
3 120 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 53 (1.20%) PMO
5 51 (1.15%) GDPR
6 42 (0.95%) PCI DSS
7 27 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
8 24 (0.54%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.27%) COBIT
9 12 (0.27%) ISO 9001
10 11 (0.25%) FISMA
10 11 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 10 (0.23%) PMBOK
12 8 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 7 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 7 (0.16%) ISO 22301
13 7 (0.16%) RMADS
14 6 (0.14%) Def Stans
14 6 (0.14%) ISO 31000
14 6 (0.14%) MISRA
System Software
1 366 (8.29%) Active Directory
2 243 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 203 (4.60%) Docker
4 91 (2.06%) Hyper-V
5 67 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
6 58 (1.31%) vSphere
7 36 (0.82%) XenApp
8 25 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
9 23 (0.52%) VirtualBox
10 21 (0.48%) HDFS
11 18 (0.41%) KVM
11 18 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
12 17 (0.38%) Terminal Server
13 16 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (0.32%) VMware NSX
14 14 (0.32%) XenDesktop
15 13 (0.29%) ProxySG
16 11 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
17 7 (0.16%) BitLocker
17 7 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 128 (2.90%) Kubernetes
2 110 (2.49%) Ansible
3 67 (1.52%) Puppet
4 50 (1.13%) SCCM
5 43 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
7 35 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
8 27 (0.61%) AirWatch
8 27 (0.61%) Cacti
9 21 (0.48%) Nagios
10 20 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
11 19 (0.43%) Oozie
11 19 (0.43%) Terraform
12 16 (0.36%) Grafana
13 15 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
13 15 (0.34%) Munin
13 15 (0.34%) WSUS
13 15 (0.34%) ZABBIX
14 13 (0.29%) Nessus
15 11 (0.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 810 (18.34%) SAP
2 679 (15.37%) Microsoft
3 518 (11.73%) Cisco
4 352 (7.97%) VMware
5 247 (5.59%) Oracle
6 133 (3.01%) Juniper
7 121 (2.74%) Citrix
7 121 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
8 113 (2.56%) Tableau
9 104 (2.35%) Google
10 86 (1.95%) Mitel
11 80 (1.81%) BT
11 80 (1.81%) Huawei
12 79 (1.79%) CheckPoint
13 76 (1.72%) F5
14 70 (1.58%) Avaya
15 60 (1.36%) Fortinet
16 59 (1.34%) Apple
16 59 (1.34%) Palo Alto
17 47 (1.06%) HP