Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > England
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 132 106 123
Rank change year-on-year -26 +17 -47
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 2,030 4,054 4,453
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.52% 3.07% 2.77%
As % of the General category 6.19% 7.57% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,590 3,008 3,443
Median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,382 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 32,773 53,536 69,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.63% 40.56% 43.22%
Number of salaries quoted 25,074 40,500 54,023
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% +3.00%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in England

Telecoms
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in England.

Salary trend for Telecoms in England

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in England over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 2020. 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 -17 770 £55,000 -4.35% 40
South East +14 573 £55,000 +10.00% 35
North of England -93 189 £40,500 +1.25% 31
Midlands -19 187 £38,000 -10.59% 20
South West -45 158 £44,606 -6.09% 24
East of England +19 151 £42,500 -5.56% 17
West Midlands -17 134 £47,500 +11.76% 9
North West -90 92 £41,000 -3.53% 23
Yorkshire +11 91 £40,000 - 7
East Midlands +19 53 £31,000 -38.00% 11
North East -4 6 £42,500 +3.87% 1
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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.

1 467 (23.00%) Finance
2 333 (16.40%) Microsoft
3 330 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
4 320 (15.76%) Degree
5 241 (11.87%) Windows
6 240 (11.82%) Public Sector
7 236 (11.63%) Cisco
8 235 (11.58%) Marketing
9 218 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
10 206 (10.15%) Linux
11 204 (10.05%) Manufacturing
12 202 (9.95%) Electronics
13 192 (9.46%) Programme Management
14 190 (9.36%) SAP
15 185 (9.11%) Problem-Solving
16 184 (9.06%) Firewall
17 181 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
17 181 (8.92%) Python
18 180 (8.87%) Project Management
19 175 (8.62%) Digital Marketing
20 173 (8.52%) Cisco Certification
21 172 (8.47%) Data Centre
21 172 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
22 169 (8.33%) Wireless
23 166 (8.18%) AWS
24 164 (8.08%) WAN
25 155 (7.64%) LAN
26 151 (7.44%) Azure
27 148 (7.29%) ITIL
28 147 (7.24%) Java

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 32 (1.58%) Apache Spark
2 28 (1.38%) Confluence
3 24 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 19 (0.94%) Smallworld
5 18 (0.89%) Skype for Business
6 13 (0.64%) MS Exchange
7 12 (0.59%) Apache
8 10 (0.49%) OpenStack
8 10 (0.49%) SAS
9 9 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.34%) IIS
11 6 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.30%) Mule
11 6 (0.30%) Mule ESB
11 6 (0.30%) Tornado
12 5 (0.25%) CMS
12 5 (0.25%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.20%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 145 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 111 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (1.53%) AutoCAD
3 31 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.15%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.049%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 12 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.49%) Primavera
3 8 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 8 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.25%) Magento
6 4 (0.20%) assyst
6 4 (0.20%) FastStats
6 4 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle BRM
6 4 (0.20%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.20%) Teamcenter
6 4 (0.20%) Unica
7 3 (0.15%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.049%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.049%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.049%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.049%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 166 (8.18%) AWS
2 151 (7.44%) Azure
3 102 (5.02%) Office 365
4 46 (2.27%) SaaS
5 39 (1.92%) GCP
6 34 (1.67%) Power Platform
7 26 (1.28%) IaaS
8 21 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
9 20 (0.99%) Serverless
10 15 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (0.74%) Mimecast
10 15 (0.74%) PaaS
11 12 (0.59%) Apigee
11 12 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (0.59%) Boomi
12 11 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (0.49%) Amazon ECS
14 9 (0.44%) Amazon Cognito
14 9 (0.44%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 184 (9.06%) Firewall
2 169 (8.33%) Wireless
3 164 (8.08%) WAN
4 155 (7.64%) LAN
5 147 (7.24%) Internet
6 132 (6.50%) VoIP
7 113 (5.57%) TCP/IP
8 109 (5.37%) Wi-Fi
9 108 (5.32%) MPLS
10 105 (5.17%) Broadband
11 88 (4.33%) BGP
12 83 (4.09%) Network Security
13 80 (3.94%) OSPF
14 74 (3.65%) DNS
15 62 (3.05%) VPN
16 59 (2.91%) 5G
16 59 (2.91%) Ethernet
17 55 (2.71%) Unified Communications
18 48 (2.36%) Radio Access Network
18 48 (2.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (3.79%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.02%) Big Data
3 35 (1.72%) MySQL
4 34 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 34 (1.67%) Power BI
5 30 (1.48%) GIS
6 29 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 21 (1.03%) MongoDB
9 18 (0.89%) Relational Database
10 14 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (0.69%) Qlik Sense
11 13 (0.64%) SQL Server 2019
12 9 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.44%) Redis
13 8 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.34%) QlikView
14 7 (0.34%) SAP HANA
14 7 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 107 (5.27%) Git (software)
2 68 (3.35%) JIRA
3 57 (2.81%) Jenkins
4 18 (0.89%) Maven
5 16 (0.79%) Visual Studio
6 15 (0.74%) JUnit
7 14 (0.69%) SonarQube
8 13 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (0.59%) Cucumber
9 12 (0.59%) SpecFlow
10 11 (0.54%) Selenium
11 10 (0.49%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.44%) NUnit
13 8 (0.39%) WebDriver
14 7 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (0.30%) Bitbucket
15 6 (0.30%) Cypress.io
15 6 (0.30%) JBehave
15 6 (0.30%) Subversion
16 5 (0.25%) LabVIEW
General
1 467 (23.00%) Finance
2 240 (11.82%) Public Sector
3 235 (11.58%) Marketing
4 204 (10.05%) Manufacturing
5 202 (9.95%) Electronics
6 109 (5.37%) Retail
7 105 (5.17%) Banking
8 94 (4.63%) Legal
9 32 (1.58%) Billing
9 32 (1.58%) Games
10 29 (1.43%) Local Government
11 21 (1.03%) Back Office
12 18 (0.89%) Aerospace
13 14 (0.69%) Automotive
14 12 (0.59%) Digital Economy
14 12 (0.59%) German Language
14 12 (0.59%) Police
15 10 (0.49%) Italian Language
15 10 (0.49%) Law
15 10 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 193 (9.51%) Developer
2 150 (7.39%) Network Engineer
3 130 (6.40%) Analyst
4 117 (5.76%) Architect
5 108 (5.32%) Project Manager
6 83 (4.09%) Support Engineer
7 79 (3.89%) Software Engineer
8 72 (3.55%) Senior Manager
8 72 (3.55%) Telecoms Manager
9 62 (3.05%) Senior Developer
10 56 (2.76%) Consultant
11 51 (2.51%) Delivery Manager
12 47 (2.32%) IT Support
13 46 (2.27%) Software Developer
14 44 (2.17%) Telecoms Engineer
15 43 (2.12%) IT Engineer
15 43 (2.12%) Java Developer
16 38 (1.87%) .NET Developer
16 38 (1.87%) Administrator
16 38 (1.87%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (5.07%) .NET
2 78 (3.84%) HTML
3 66 (3.25%) CSS
4 59 (2.91%) Node.js
5 52 (2.56%) REST
6 47 (2.32%) ASP.NET
7 46 (2.27%) .NET Core
7 46 (2.27%) React
8 45 (2.22%) Web Services
9 44 (2.17%) AngularJS
10 33 (1.63%) jQuery
11 32 (1.58%) Spring
12 30 (1.48%) SOAP
13 27 (1.33%) HTML5
14 25 (1.23%) LAMP
14 25 (1.23%) RESTful
14 25 (1.23%) WCF
15 20 (0.99%) Spring Boot
15 20 (0.99%) WPF
16 17 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 172 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
1 172 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 83 (4.09%) Management Information System
3 64 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
4 58 (2.86%) User Experience
5 50 (2.46%) CCTV
6 47 (2.32%) Driving Licence
7 46 (2.27%) Fibre Optics
8 40 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
9 33 (1.63%) Private Cloud
9 33 (1.63%) Virtual Team
10 32 (1.58%) Public Cloud
11 23 (1.13%) Algorithms
11 23 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (1.08%) Internet of Things
13 20 (0.99%) Mobile App
13 20 (0.99%) Smartphone
13 20 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
14 18 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 17 (0.84%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 241 (11.87%) Windows
2 206 (10.15%) Linux
3 66 (3.25%) Windows Server
4 58 (2.86%) Unix
5 46 (2.27%) Windows 10
6 32 (1.58%) Android
7 28 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (0.99%) CentOS
9 17 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 15 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.74%) Windows 7
10 15 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
11 13 (0.64%) Windows Server 2016
12 9 (0.44%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.39%) Solaris
13 8 (0.39%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (0.30%) Debian
16 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
17 4 (0.20%) FreeNAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
3 192 (9.46%) Programme Management
4 185 (9.11%) Problem-Solving
5 181 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 180 (8.87%) Project Management
7 175 (8.62%) Digital Marketing
8 148 (7.29%) ITIL
9 141 (6.95%) Software Engineering
10 140 (6.90%) DevOps
11 112 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 111 (5.47%) Project Delivery
13 104 (5.12%) Service Delivery
14 102 (5.02%) Analytics
14 102 (5.02%) Computer Science
15 93 (4.58%) Mentoring
16 89 (4.38%) CRM
17 86 (4.24%) TDD
18 83 (4.09%) Test Automation
19 78 (3.84%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 181 (8.92%) Python
2 147 (7.24%) Java
3 145 (7.14%) SQL
4 140 (6.90%) C
5 132 (6.50%) JavaScript
6 111 (5.47%) C++
7 106 (5.22%) C#
8 53 (2.61%) PHP
9 51 (2.51%) Bash Shell
10 26 (1.28%) VBA
11 23 (1.13%) Shell Script
12 20 (0.99%) Go
12 20 (0.99%) Kotlin
12 20 (0.99%) Perl
13 19 (0.94%) Embedded C
14 18 (0.89%) PowerShell
15 16 (0.79%) Ruby
16 15 (0.74%) R
17 14 (0.69%) MATLAB
17 14 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 320 (15.76%) Degree
2 173 (8.52%) Cisco Certification
3 120 (5.91%) Security Cleared
4 114 (5.62%) CCNP
5 86 (4.24%) SC Cleared
6 83 (4.09%) CCNA
7 54 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
8 48 (2.36%) CCIE
9 34 (1.67%) CISSP
10 29 (1.43%) HNC
10 29 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (0.99%) DV Cleared
12 19 (0.94%) CISM
12 19 (0.94%) HND
13 18 (0.89%) MCSA
14 17 (0.84%) MCSE
15 16 (0.79%) AWS Certification
15 16 (0.79%) CISA
15 16 (0.79%) SANS
16 15 (0.74%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.58%) SLA
2 88 (4.33%) QA
3 61 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.28%) Data Quality
5 24 (1.18%) GDPR
5 24 (1.18%) PMO
6 15 (0.74%) NIST
7 12 (0.59%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.54%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.20%) Def Stans
10 4 (0.20%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.099%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.099%) NEBOSH
12 1 (0.049%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.049%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.049%) P3O
12 1 (0.049%) PMBOK
System Software
1 137 (6.75%) Active Directory
2 89 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (3.60%) Docker
4 50 (2.46%) Hyper-V
5 35 (1.72%) Firmware
6 18 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (0.79%) XenApp
8 15 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.49%) Kamailio
9 10 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
10 9 (0.44%) VMware NSX
11 8 (0.39%) KVM
11 8 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.30%) BIND 9
12 6 (0.30%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.15%) vSphere
14 2 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.099%) NFS
14 2 (0.099%) Samba
14 2 (0.099%) Squid
Systems Management
1 58 (2.86%) Ansible
2 39 (1.92%) Kubernetes
3 31 (1.53%) Terraform
4 22 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
4 22 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
4 22 (1.08%) SCOM
5 21 (1.03%) SCCM
6 17 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
7 16 (0.79%) Grafana
8 15 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
9 11 (0.54%) Marathon
9 11 (0.54%) Mesos
10 10 (0.49%) FortiGate
10 10 (0.49%) QRadar
11 9 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (0.39%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.30%) Nagios
13 6 (0.30%) Puppet
13 6 (0.30%) RANCID
14 5 (0.25%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 333 (16.40%) Microsoft
2 236 (11.63%) Cisco
3 190 (9.36%) SAP
4 136 (6.70%) VMware
5 66 (3.25%) Oracle
6 64 (3.15%) Google
7 57 (2.81%) CheckPoint
8 53 (2.61%) Palo Alto
9 52 (2.56%) Juniper
10 48 (2.36%) Dell
11 42 (2.07%) Virgin Media
12 39 (1.92%) BT
12 39 (1.92%) Citrix
13 33 (1.63%) Remedy
14 32 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
15 30 (1.48%) SolarWinds
16 29 (1.43%) Openreach
17 28 (1.38%) F5
17 28 (1.38%) Tableau
18 25 (1.23%) MuleSoft