Period
to 29 September 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 29 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > England
6 months to
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 96 117
Rank change year-on-year -23 +21 -40
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1,196 4,146 4,338
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.68% 3.24% 2.81%
As % of the General category 6.93% 8.11% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,003 3,052 3,419
Median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%

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 17,253 51,141 66,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.73% 40.00% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13,686 38,751 51,483
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +0.96%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £93,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 0 454 £60,000 +2.56% 62
South East +15 354 £45,000 -10.00% 90
South West -22 131 £45,000 -4.26% 41
North of England -78 113 £52,500 +31.25% 63
North West -44 79 £47,500 +11.76% 34
Midlands -78 66 £50,000 +17.65% 35
East of England +31 57 £42,500 -5.56% 27
West Midlands -56 47 £50,000 +17.65% 26
Yorkshire -40 28 £55,000 +37.50% 19
East Midlands -11 16 £35,000 -22.22% 9
North East +9 6 £44,000 +2.53% 10
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 399 (33.36%) Finance
2 294 (24.58%) Marketing
3 277 (23.16%) Public Sector
4 273 (22.83%) Business Intelligence
5 266 (22.24%) Manufacturing
6 260 (21.74%) Programme Management
6 260 (21.74%) SAP
7 259 (21.66%) Electronics
8 247 (20.65%) Digital Marketing
9 215 (17.98%) Microsoft
10 195 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
11 179 (14.97%) Degree
12 148 (12.37%) Linux
13 147 (12.29%) Azure
14 140 (11.71%) Cisco
15 134 (11.20%) JavaScript
16 130 (10.87%) Python
17 123 (10.28%) AWS
18 108 (9.03%) Windows
19 107 (8.95%) Project Management
20 102 (8.53%) Active Directory
21 99 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
22 96 (8.03%) DevOps
23 95 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
24 93 (7.78%) Software Engineering
25 91 (7.61%) ITIL
26 90 (7.53%) Firewall
27 89 (7.44%) Wireless
27 89 (7.44%) Java
28 88 (7.36%) Analytical Skills

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 29 (2.42%) Confluence
2 26 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.59%) Skype for Business
4 18 (1.51%) CMS
5 16 (1.34%) Apache Spark
5 16 (1.34%) MS Exchange
6 13 (1.09%) Apache
7 9 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.42%) Mule
10 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.33%) IIS
10 4 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.33%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.33%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.25%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.25%) Smallworld
11 3 (0.25%) Tornado
12 2 (0.17%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 99 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (5.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.84%) Chatbot
6 9 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.67%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.33%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.25%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 10 (0.84%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 7 (0.59%) SAP PSCD
3 6 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.33%) FastStats
4 4 (0.33%) Unica
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.084%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.084%) HealthRoster
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.084%) Primavera
6 1 (0.084%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.084%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.084%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.084%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.084%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.084%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.084%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 147 (12.29%) Azure
2 123 (10.28%) AWS
3 87 (7.27%) Office 365
4 41 (3.43%) SaaS
5 33 (2.76%) GCP
6 28 (2.34%) Power Platform
7 20 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 20 (1.67%) IaaS
8 18 (1.51%) Serverless
9 16 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
10 14 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (1.00%) Mimecast
12 10 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.67%) Amazon ECS
13 8 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (0.67%) PaaS
13 8 (0.67%) Trello
14 5 (0.42%) PowerApps
15 4 (0.33%) GitHub
15 4 (0.33%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 90 (7.53%) Firewall
2 89 (7.44%) Wireless
3 82 (6.86%) Internet
4 78 (6.52%) 5G
5 72 (6.02%) LAN
5 72 (6.02%) WAN
6 69 (5.77%) VoIP
7 55 (4.60%) Network Security
8 54 (4.52%) MPLS
9 53 (4.43%) BGP
10 51 (4.26%) Broadband
11 49 (4.10%) VPN
11 49 (4.10%) Wi-Fi
12 46 (3.85%) OSPF
13 42 (3.51%) Ethernet
14 39 (3.26%) TCP/IP
15 38 (3.18%) Unified Communications
16 37 (3.09%) 4G
17 36 (3.01%) Skype
18 34 (2.84%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.34%) Big Data
2 37 (3.09%) SQL Server
3 26 (2.17%) MySQL
3 26 (2.17%) Power BI
4 25 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (1.34%) GIS
5 16 (1.34%) MongoDB
5 16 (1.34%) Relational Database
6 15 (1.25%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.17%) Hadoop
8 9 (0.75%) RDBMS
9 8 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (0.67%) Impala
10 7 (0.59%) Data Mining
10 7 (0.59%) Redis
11 6 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.42%) OLAP
12 5 (0.42%) Qlik Sense
13 4 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 63 (5.27%) Git (software)
2 48 (4.01%) JIRA
3 23 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.92%) Selenium
5 9 (0.75%) NUnit
5 9 (0.75%) SpecFlow
6 7 (0.59%) JUnit
7 6 (0.50%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.50%) Maven
8 5 (0.42%) Fiddler
8 5 (0.42%) Postman
8 5 (0.42%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.42%) Subversion
8 5 (0.42%) Visual Studio Code
9 4 (0.33%) git-flow
9 4 (0.33%) Grunt
9 4 (0.33%) JBehave
9 4 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.25%) JMeter
10 3 (0.25%) PHPUnit
General
1 399 (33.36%) Finance
2 294 (24.58%) Marketing
3 277 (23.16%) Public Sector
4 266 (22.24%) Manufacturing
5 259 (21.66%) Electronics
6 65 (5.43%) Banking
7 48 (4.01%) Retail
8 32 (2.68%) Legal
8 32 (2.68%) Local Government
9 21 (1.76%) Billing
10 17 (1.42%) Games
11 15 (1.25%) Back Office
12 10 (0.84%) Spanish Language
13 9 (0.75%) Law
14 8 (0.67%) German Language
15 7 (0.59%) Italian Language
16 6 (0.50%) Digital Economy
16 6 (0.50%) French Language
17 5 (0.42%) Advertising
17 5 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 113 (9.45%) Developer
2 98 (8.19%) Architect
3 86 (7.19%) Analyst
4 70 (5.85%) Network Engineer
5 64 (5.35%) Telecoms Manager
6 55 (4.60%) Consultant
7 53 (4.43%) Software Engineer
8 48 (4.01%) Project Manager
9 41 (3.43%) Support Engineer
10 32 (2.68%) Security Engineer
11 30 (2.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 29 (2.42%) Design Engineer
12 29 (2.42%) Network Architect
12 29 (2.42%) Senior Manager
13 26 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
14 25 (2.09%) Administrator
15 24 (2.01%) Product Manager
16 23 (1.92%) Cloud Engineer
16 23 (1.92%) Embedded Engineer
16 23 (1.92%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (6.35%) CSS
2 71 (5.94%) HTML
3 69 (5.77%) .NET
4 37 (3.09%) Node.js
4 37 (3.09%) REST
5 31 (2.59%) ASP.NET
6 30 (2.51%) AngularJS
7 28 (2.34%) RESTful
8 27 (2.26%) React
9 26 (2.17%) Vue.js
10 22 (1.84%) XML
11 19 (1.59%) SOAP
12 18 (1.51%) .NET Core
12 18 (1.51%) Web Services
13 16 (1.34%) J2EE
14 14 (1.17%) ASP.NET Core
14 14 (1.17%) HTML5
15 13 (1.09%) 802.1X
15 13 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (1.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 88 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (6.61%) Data Centre
3 65 (5.43%) Management Information System
4 58 (4.85%) User Experience
5 43 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
6 33 (2.76%) Algorithms
7 27 (2.26%) Mobile App
8 24 (2.01%) Blog
9 23 (1.92%) Fibre Optics
10 22 (1.84%) Public Cloud
11 19 (1.59%) Internet of Things
11 19 (1.59%) Virtual Team
12 18 (1.51%) Driving Licence
13 17 (1.42%) Client/Server
14 16 (1.34%) Cloud Native
14 16 (1.34%) Private Cloud
15 14 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
16 13 (1.09%) NHS
16 13 (1.09%) N-Tier
16 13 (1.09%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 148 (12.37%) Linux
2 108 (9.03%) Windows
3 37 (3.09%) Unix
4 34 (2.84%) Windows Server
5 27 (2.26%) Windows 10
6 16 (1.34%) CentOS
7 15 (1.25%) Android
7 15 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (0.33%) Debian
11 4 (0.33%) SUSE
11 4 (0.33%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.25%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (22.83%) Business Intelligence
2 260 (21.74%) Programme Management
3 247 (20.65%) Digital Marketing
4 195 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (8.95%) Project Management
6 96 (8.03%) DevOps
7 93 (7.78%) Software Engineering
8 91 (7.61%) ITIL
9 88 (7.36%) Problem-Solving
10 86 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 80 (6.69%) Cybersecurity
12 73 (6.10%) Computer Science
13 65 (5.43%) Project Delivery
14 54 (4.52%) Information Security
15 53 (4.43%) Scrum
16 52 (4.35%) OO
17 48 (4.01%) Test Automation
18 47 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
18 47 (3.93%) CRM
18 47 (3.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 134 (11.20%) JavaScript
2 130 (10.87%) Python
3 89 (7.44%) Java
4 86 (7.19%) SQL
5 72 (6.02%) C
6 66 (5.52%) C++
7 54 (4.52%) C#
8 38 (3.18%) Bash Shell
9 27 (2.26%) PHP
10 17 (1.42%) PowerShell
11 16 (1.34%) Apex Code
12 14 (1.17%) Scala
13 13 (1.09%) TypeScript
14 12 (1.00%) Go
15 10 (0.84%) Perl
15 10 (0.84%) T-SQL
16 9 (0.75%) VBA
17 8 (0.67%) Assembly Language
18 6 (0.50%) MATLAB
19 5 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 179 (14.97%) Degree
2 95 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
3 69 (5.77%) CCNP
4 61 (5.10%) Security Cleared
5 51 (4.26%) CCNA
6 38 (3.18%) CCIE
7 31 (2.59%) SC Cleared
8 29 (2.42%) CISSP
9 27 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (2.26%) SANS
10 26 (2.17%) CISM
11 23 (1.92%) MCSA
12 16 (1.34%) CISA
12 16 (1.34%) Master's Degree
13 15 (1.25%) AWS Certification
13 15 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
14 14 (1.17%) DV Cleared
15 10 (0.84%) MCSE
16 9 (0.75%) PMI Certification
16 9 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.77%) SLA
2 53 (4.43%) QA
3 52 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.67%) GDPR
5 9 (0.75%) NIST
5 9 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.42%) COBIT
7 5 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.33%) PMO
9 3 (0.25%) DO-178B
9 3 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.25%) IEC 61508
9 3 (0.25%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.25%) NCSC
9 3 (0.25%) SEPA
10 2 (0.17%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.17%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 102 (8.53%) Active Directory
2 56 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (3.18%) Docker
3 38 (3.18%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (0.67%) Firmware
8 6 (0.50%) KVM
9 5 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (0.42%) Kamailio
9 5 (0.42%) MetaFrame
10 4 (0.33%) NFS
10 4 (0.33%) vSphere
11 3 (0.25%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.17%) Samba
12 2 (0.17%) Squid
12 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.17%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.084%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (3.43%) Kubernetes
2 38 (3.18%) Terraform
3 29 (2.42%) QRadar
4 24 (2.01%) Ansible
5 20 (1.67%) Grafana
6 16 (1.34%) Puppet
7 15 (1.25%) SCCM
8 13 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
10 8 (0.67%) SCVMM
11 7 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.42%) HP ALM
12 5 (0.42%) Nagios
13 4 (0.33%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.33%) Marathon
13 4 (0.33%) Mesos
13 4 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
14 3 (0.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 260 (21.74%) SAP
2 215 (17.98%) Microsoft
3 140 (11.71%) Cisco
4 83 (6.94%) VMware
5 51 (4.26%) Splunk
6 44 (3.68%) Palo Alto
7 41 (3.43%) Google
8 39 (3.26%) CheckPoint
9 38 (3.18%) IBM
10 30 (2.51%) CyberArk
10 30 (2.51%) Dell
11 28 (2.34%) Oracle
11 28 (2.34%) Thycotic
12 25 (2.09%) ArcSight
12 25 (2.09%) BeyondTrust
12 25 (2.09%) Bomgar
12 25 (2.09%) LogRhythm
12 25 (2.09%) NetWitness
13 23 (1.92%) Nokia
13 23 (1.92%) Salesforce.com