Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 59 57
Rank change year-on-year -22 -2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 6083 8033 9720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.61% 4.55% 4.73%
As % of the General category 8.14% 10.62% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4730 6331 8073
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £76,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year - -2.06% -3.00%

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 74711 75613 92748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.34% 42.83% 45.09%
Number of salaries quoted 54884 62285 75061
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -40 2161 £55,000 - 471
South East -22 1615 £46,000 -3.16% 117
South West 0 751 £50,000 +17.65% 99
North of England -8 696 £40,000 +6.67% 57
East of England -3 491 £40,000 -5.88% 44
North West -1 432 £40,000 - 44
Midlands -34 365 £40,000 -9.09% 24
West Midlands -24 244 £37,500 -13.79% 8
Yorkshire -33 191 £40,000 +14.29% 9
East Midlands -39 118 £42,500 -6.59% 16
North East +37 73 £47,500 +53.23% 4
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 2520 (41.43%) Finance
2 1896 (31.17%) Marketing
3 1732 (28.47%) Electronics
4 1708 (28.08%) Business Intelligence
5 1699 (27.93%) Programme Management
6 1676 (27.55%) Manufacturing
7 1649 (27.11%) SAP
8 1607 (26.42%) Digital Marketing
9 1405 (23.10%) Agile Software Development
10 1015 (16.69%) Linux
11 1000 (16.44%) Degree
12 916 (15.06%) Java
13 891 (14.65%) SQL
14 856 (14.07%) Windows
15 706 (11.61%) JavaScript
16 698 (11.47%) Python
17 689 (11.33%) Microsoft
18 621 (10.21%) Cisco
19 615 (10.11%) C#
20 610 (10.03%) .NET
21 589 (9.68%) Software Engineering
22 587 (9.65%) Scrum
23 582 (9.57%) C++
24 552 (9.07%) SQL Server
25 545 (8.96%) Retail
26 535 (8.80%) TDD
27 531 (8.73%) Amazon AWS
28 530 (8.71%) HTML
29 515 (8.47%) Project Management
30 504 (8.29%) Computer Science

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
1 167 (2.75%) MS Exchange
2 131 (2.15%) Apache Spark
3 116 (1.91%) Tomcat
4 88 (1.45%) IIS
5 87 (1.43%) Apache
5 87 (1.43%) CMS
6 81 (1.33%) Confluence
7 80 (1.32%) Skype for Business
8 70 (1.15%) Mule
9 69 (1.13%) WebSphere
10 67 (1.10%) SharePoint
11 63 (1.04%) JBoss
12 62 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
13 55 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
13 55 (0.90%) Mule ESB
14 51 (0.84%) SAS
15 35 (0.58%) OpenStack
16 27 (0.44%) WordPress
17 26 (0.43%) nginx
17 26 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 314 (5.16%) Microsoft Office
2 199 (3.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 103 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 95 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
5 62 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 40 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 36 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
8 30 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
9 24 (0.39%) Photoshop
10 19 (0.31%) FileZilla
11 10 (0.16%) Chatbot
12 8 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
12 8 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
12 8 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
13 6 (0.099%) InVision
13 6 (0.099%) Zemax
14 5 (0.082%) SPSS
15 3 (0.049%) Simulink
15 3 (0.049%) SOLIDWORKS
16 2 (0.033%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 35 (0.58%) Magento
2 32 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (0.25%) Unica
5 12 (0.20%) Revive Adserver
6 11 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 11 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 11 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 9 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.082%) Postilion
10 5 (0.082%) Primavera
10 5 (0.082%) SAP SD
11 4 (0.066%) Adobe Campaign
11 4 (0.066%) CSG Singleview
11 4 (0.066%) LabWindows
11 4 (0.066%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 531 (8.73%) Amazon AWS
2 296 (4.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 203 (3.34%) Office 365
4 199 (3.27%) SaaS
5 133 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 108 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
7 97 (1.59%) GitHub
8 91 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
9 70 (1.15%) IaaS
10 44 (0.72%) Amazon S3
11 38 (0.62%) PaaS
12 37 (0.61%) npm
13 30 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 29 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
15 27 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
16 23 (0.38%) Google Play
17 18 (0.30%) Google Analytics
18 12 (0.20%) Force.com
19 11 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
19 11 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 397 (6.53%) Firewall
2 396 (6.51%) WAN
3 381 (6.26%) VoIP
4 316 (5.19%) LAN
5 271 (4.46%) Broadband
6 267 (4.39%) TCP/IP
7 260 (4.27%) Wireless
8 241 (3.96%) Internet
9 235 (3.86%) VPN
10 212 (3.49%) MPLS
11 195 (3.21%) DNS
12 157 (2.58%) BGP
13 155 (2.55%) Ethernet
14 128 (2.10%) Unified Communications
15 118 (1.94%) OSPF
16 114 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
17 111 (1.82%) LTE
18 105 (1.73%) DHCP
19 102 (1.68%) SAN
20 97 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 552 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 286 (4.70%) MySQL
3 247 (4.06%) Big Data
4 228 (3.75%) NoSQL
5 173 (2.84%) MongoDB
6 171 (2.81%) Relational Database
7 153 (2.52%) Hadoop
8 97 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 97 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 88 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
10 85 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
11 82 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
12 78 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 71 (1.17%) Oracle Database
14 69 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
15 61 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 60 (0.99%) RDBMS
17 52 (0.85%) Data Mining
18 46 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
19 42 (0.69%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 421 (6.92%) Git (software)
2 240 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 214 (3.52%) JIRA
4 148 (2.43%) Visual Studio
5 122 (2.01%) JUnit
5 122 (2.01%) Subversion
6 117 (1.92%) Selenium
7 115 (1.89%) NUnit
8 94 (1.55%) Rhino Mocks
9 81 (1.33%) MSTest
10 73 (1.20%) Cucumber
11 72 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 71 (1.17%) LabVIEW
13 69 (1.13%) Moq
14 63 (1.04%) gulp
15 61 (1.00%) Maven
16 58 (0.95%) IntelliJ
17 48 (0.79%) GitLab
18 44 (0.72%) WebDriver
19 43 (0.71%) webpack
General
1 2520 (41.43%) Finance
2 1896 (31.17%) Marketing
3 1732 (28.47%) Electronics
4 1676 (27.55%) Manufacturing
5 545 (8.96%) Retail
6 402 (6.61%) Banking
7 167 (2.75%) Games
8 143 (2.35%) Legal
9 119 (1.96%) Billing
10 93 (1.53%) Aerospace
11 81 (1.33%) Automotive
12 69 (1.13%) Law
13 60 (0.99%) Financial Institution
14 57 (0.94%) Multimedia
15 55 (0.90%) Advertising
16 41 (0.67%) French Language
17 38 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
18 35 (0.58%) Back Office
18 35 (0.58%) German Language
19 25 (0.41%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1424 (23.41%) Developer
2 563 (9.26%) Analyst
3 348 (5.72%) Consultant
4 295 (4.85%) .NET Developer
5 287 (4.72%) Architect
6 285 (4.69%) Java Developer
7 258 (4.24%) Support Engineer
8 257 (4.22%) Network Engineer
9 248 (4.08%) Senior Developer
10 243 (3.99%) Project Manager
11 230 (3.78%) C# Developer
11 230 (3.78%) Software Engineer
12 215 (3.53%) Software Developer
13 199 (3.27%) JavaScript Developer
14 184 (3.02%) DevOps Engineer
15 172 (2.83%) C# .NET Developer
16 167 (2.75%) Telecoms Engineer
17 157 (2.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 157 (2.58%) Systems Engineer
18 140 (2.30%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 610 (10.03%) .NET
2 530 (8.71%) HTML
3 447 (7.35%) CSS
4 290 (4.77%) XML
5 277 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 270 (4.44%) REST
7 260 (4.27%) Web Services
8 246 (4.04%) Spring
9 242 (3.98%) HTML5
9 242 (3.98%) JSON
10 215 (3.53%) ASP.NET
11 186 (3.06%) Node.js
12 182 (2.99%) RESTful
13 181 (2.98%) jQuery
14 144 (2.37%) React
15 134 (2.20%) Hibernate
16 133 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
16 133 (2.19%) WPF
17 123 (2.02%) SOAP
18 117 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 504 (8.29%) Computer Science
2 461 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 269 (4.42%) Data Centre
4 197 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
4 197 (3.24%) User Experience
5 156 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 155 (2.55%) Mobile App
7 134 (2.20%) Algorithms
8 113 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 107 (1.76%) Client/Server
10 72 (1.18%) Public Cloud
11 71 (1.17%) Fintech
12 70 (1.15%) Driving Licence
13 62 (1.02%) Virtual Team
14 60 (0.99%) Data Structures
15 57 (0.94%) FMCG
16 52 (0.85%) Social Media
17 47 (0.77%) Acoustics
17 47 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
18 45 (0.74%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1015 (16.69%) Linux
2 856 (14.07%) Windows
3 273 (4.49%) Unix
4 231 (3.80%) Windows Server
5 182 (2.99%) Android
6 145 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 115 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 114 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 95 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 91 (1.50%) CentOS
11 89 (1.46%) Windows 10
12 66 (1.08%) Windows 8
13 59 (0.97%) Ubuntu
14 52 (0.85%) Solaris
15 50 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 29 (0.48%) Mac OS X
17 18 (0.30%) Debian
17 18 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (0.26%) VxWorks
19 15 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1708 (28.08%) Business Intelligence
2 1699 (27.93%) Programme Management
3 1607 (26.42%) Digital Marketing
4 1405 (23.10%) Agile Software Development
5 589 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 587 (9.65%) Scrum
7 535 (8.80%) TDD
8 515 (8.47%) Project Management
9 424 (6.97%) ITIL
10 416 (6.84%) DevOps
11 395 (6.49%) E-Commerce
12 381 (6.26%) OO
13 377 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
14 356 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
15 347 (5.70%) MVC
16 299 (4.92%) Open Source
17 286 (4.70%) Test Automation
18 263 (4.32%) Analytics
19 256 (4.21%) PRINCE2
20 252 (4.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 916 (15.06%) Java
2 891 (14.65%) SQL
3 706 (11.61%) JavaScript
4 698 (11.47%) Python
5 615 (10.11%) C#
6 582 (9.57%) C++
7 354 (5.82%) C
8 246 (4.04%) PHP
9 229 (3.76%) Ruby
10 210 (3.45%) Bash Shell
11 189 (3.11%) Perl
12 149 (2.45%) Shell Script
13 110 (1.81%) T-SQL
14 97 (1.59%) Go
15 82 (1.35%) MATLAB
16 69 (1.13%) VB.NET
17 61 (1.00%) VB
18 55 (0.90%) PowerShell
19 52 (0.85%) Embedded C
19 52 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 1000 (16.44%) Degree
2 322 (5.29%) Cisco Certification
3 245 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 230 (3.78%) Security Cleared
5 191 (3.14%) CCNP
6 171 (2.81%) CCNA
7 114 (1.87%) CISSP
8 96 (1.58%) PhD
9 90 (1.48%) CISM
10 89 (1.46%) ISTQB
11 83 (1.36%) ISEB
12 76 (1.25%) DV Cleared
13 75 (1.23%) SC Cleared
14 70 (1.15%) CCIE
14 70 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
15 61 (1.00%) PMI Certification
16 49 (0.81%) PMP
17 41 (0.67%) MCP
18 38 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
19 37 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (3.98%) SLA
2 229 (3.76%) QA
3 118 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 92 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 92 (1.51%) PMO
5 75 (1.23%) Data Quality
6 36 (0.59%) GDPR
6 36 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 34 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 19 (0.31%) GCP
9 16 (0.26%) MISRA
10 15 (0.25%) ISO 22301
11 12 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
12 11 (0.18%) ECSS
12 11 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 11 (0.18%) RMADS
13 10 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 9 (0.15%) MISRA C
15 8 (0.13%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 382 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 239 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 233 (3.83%) Docker
4 92 (1.51%) Hyper-V
5 49 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (0.49%) Kamailio
7 27 (0.44%) XenApp
8 26 (0.43%) iptables
8 26 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
9 25 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (0.35%) vSphere
11 20 (0.33%) Firmware
12 19 (0.31%) KVM
12 19 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
13 17 (0.28%) XenServer
14 13 (0.21%) Postfix
14 13 (0.21%) Terminal Services
15 11 (0.18%) Snort
15 11 (0.18%) XenDesktop
16 9 (0.15%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 251 (4.13%) Puppet
2 243 (3.99%) Ansible
3 216 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
4 105 (1.73%) Kubernetes
5 80 (1.32%) Nagios
6 69 (1.13%) Terraform
7 56 (0.92%) Cacti
8 42 (0.69%) SCCM
9 41 (0.67%) Grafana
10 31 (0.51%) Mesos
10 31 (0.51%) Salt
11 30 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
12 28 (0.46%) AirWatch
12 28 (0.46%) Packer
13 26 (0.43%) SELinux
14 22 (0.36%) WSUS
15 21 (0.35%) Nessus
16 20 (0.33%) vCenter Server
17 19 (0.31%) Oozie
17 19 (0.31%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1649 (27.11%) SAP
2 689 (11.33%) Microsoft
3 621 (10.21%) Cisco
4 343 (5.64%) VMware
5 315 (5.18%) Oracle
6 203 (3.34%) Google
7 157 (2.58%) Juniper
8 134 (2.20%) HP
9 126 (2.07%) Citrix
10 106 (1.74%) Apple
11 102 (1.68%) Avaya
12 90 (1.48%) Red Hat
13 86 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
14 82 (1.35%) Adobe
15 62 (1.02%) IBM
16 58 (0.95%) F5
16 58 (0.95%) Zend
17 53 (0.87%) EMC
17 53 (0.87%) Tableau
18 46 (0.76%) Mitel