Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 109 91
Rank change year-on-year +10 -18 -32
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 3,805 4,468 5,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.12% 3.02% 3.44%
As % of the General category 7.80% 7.14% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,735 3,364 4,514
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 48,768 62,568 76,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.99% 42.26% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 37,301 48,241 56,605
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 2019. 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 -3 1,233 £55,000 - 149
South East +10 972 £50,000 -4.76% 166
South West -4 499 £45,000 -5.26% 56
Midlands +44 465 £38,250 +0.66% 57
North of England -7 391 £42,000 -1.18% 97
West Midlands +20 319 £42,500 +11.84% 35
East of England +15 225 £42,500 -5.56% 74
North West -45 184 £47,500 +5.56% 42
Yorkshire +35 175 £37,000 -2.63% 38
East Midlands +56 139 £37,500 -5.06% 22
North East +36 32 £43,958 +9.89% 17
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 1,118 (29.38%) Finance
2 735 (19.32%) Marketing
3 732 (19.24%) Public Sector
4 712 (18.71%) Manufacturing
4 712 (18.71%) SAP
5 698 (18.34%) Electronics
6 687 (18.06%) Business Intelligence
7 675 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
8 662 (17.40%) Programme Management
9 628 (16.50%) Digital Marketing
10 614 (16.14%) Degree
11 533 (14.01%) Microsoft
12 469 (12.33%) Windows
13 468 (12.30%) Linux
14 465 (12.22%) Cisco
15 438 (11.51%) Problem-Solving
16 391 (10.28%) SQL
17 388 (10.20%) ITIL
17 388 (10.20%) Python
18 369 (9.70%) Java
19 364 (9.57%) Project Management
20 358 (9.41%) Firewall
21 357 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
22 339 (8.91%) WAN
23 313 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
24 310 (8.15%) Wireless
25 309 (8.12%) AWS
26 278 (7.31%) Azure
27 277 (7.28%) LAN
28 276 (7.25%) SQL Server

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 95 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 60 (1.58%) SharePoint
3 57 (1.50%) Apache Spark
4 51 (1.34%) Apache
5 42 (1.10%) IIS
6 34 (0.89%) Confluence
7 31 (0.81%) Skype for Business
8 29 (0.76%) Smallworld
9 27 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
10 18 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
11 17 (0.45%) JBoss
12 14 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (0.37%) Tomcat
13 11 (0.29%) SAS
14 10 (0.26%) CMS
14 10 (0.26%) Mule
14 10 (0.26%) Mule ESB
15 8 (0.21%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.18%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 196 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
2 125 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 75 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 54 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 41 (1.08%) AutoCAD
6 18 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.16%) Figma
8 6 (0.16%) Sketch
9 5 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.11%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.11%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.11%) InVision
10 4 (0.11%) Marvel
11 1 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.026%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
2 25 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 23 (0.60%) SAP CO
3 23 (0.60%) SAP FI
3 23 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (0.26%) SAP ERP
5 9 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.16%) SAP HCM
7 5 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
8 4 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.11%) Primavera
9 3 (0.079%) Sentinel
9 3 (0.079%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 3 (0.079%) Teamcenter
9 3 (0.079%) Unica
10 2 (0.053%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.053%) SAP MDG
10 2 (0.053%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 309 (8.12%) AWS
2 278 (7.31%) Azure
3 191 (5.02%) Office 365
4 110 (2.89%) SaaS
5 61 (1.60%) GCP
5 61 (1.60%) Serverless
6 59 (1.55%) Power Platform
7 40 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
8 33 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
8 33 (0.87%) IaaS
9 30 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
10 27 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
11 23 (0.60%) GitHub
12 21 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 19 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
13 19 (0.50%) PaaS
14 18 (0.47%) Amazon Cognito
15 17 (0.45%) npm
16 16 (0.42%) Amazon S3
16 16 (0.42%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 358 (9.41%) Firewall
2 339 (8.91%) WAN
3 310 (8.15%) Wireless
4 277 (7.28%) LAN
5 248 (6.52%) Internet
6 230 (6.04%) Broadband
7 212 (5.57%) MPLS
8 201 (5.28%) BGP
8 201 (5.28%) TCP/IP
9 197 (5.18%) VoIP
10 195 (5.12%) DNS
11 163 (4.28%) VPN
12 155 (4.07%) Wi-Fi
13 146 (3.84%) Network Security
14 145 (3.81%) OSPF
15 138 (3.63%) DHCP
16 110 (2.89%) Ethernet
17 92 (2.42%) Unified Communications
18 74 (1.94%) VLAN
19 72 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 102 (2.68%) Big Data
3 72 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 66 (1.73%) MySQL
5 59 (1.55%) Power BI
6 58 (1.52%) NoSQL
6 58 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
7 56 (1.47%) Hadoop
8 52 (1.37%) GIS
9 49 (1.29%) Relational Database
10 34 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 32 (0.84%) SAP HANA
11 32 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 31 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 30 (0.79%) MongoDB
14 28 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
15 25 (0.66%) BigQuery
15 25 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
16 24 (0.63%) Oracle Database
17 22 (0.58%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 152 (3.99%) Git (software)
2 102 (2.68%) JIRA
3 95 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 54 (1.42%) Selenium
5 42 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (0.95%) Visual Studio
7 30 (0.79%) Maven
8 28 (0.74%) Cucumber
8 28 (0.74%) JUnit
9 25 (0.66%) WebDriver
10 24 (0.63%) SonarQube
10 24 (0.63%) Subversion
11 22 (0.58%) GitLab
11 22 (0.58%) Jasmine
11 22 (0.58%) SpecFlow
12 21 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 19 (0.50%) JMeter
13 19 (0.50%) webpack
14 18 (0.47%) GDB
15 15 (0.39%) Mocha
General
1 1,118 (29.38%) Finance
2 735 (19.32%) Marketing
3 732 (19.24%) Public Sector
4 712 (18.71%) Manufacturing
5 698 (18.34%) Electronics
6 261 (6.86%) Retail
7 195 (5.12%) Banking
8 101 (2.65%) Legal
9 61 (1.60%) Billing
10 54 (1.42%) Local Government
11 51 (1.34%) Law
12 43 (1.13%) German Language
13 40 (1.05%) Advertising
14 39 (1.02%) Aerospace
15 37 (0.97%) Automotive
16 36 (0.95%) Italian Language
17 26 (0.68%) Games
18 24 (0.63%) French Language
19 21 (0.55%) Military
20 18 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 448 (11.77%) Developer
2 394 (10.35%) Analyst
3 289 (7.60%) Network Engineer
4 215 (5.65%) Architect
5 171 (4.49%) Support Engineer
6 167 (4.39%) Consultant
6 167 (4.39%) Project Manager
7 144 (3.78%) Software Engineer
8 111 (2.92%) Telecoms Engineer
9 105 (2.76%) .NET Developer
10 104 (2.73%) Software Developer
10 104 (2.73%) Telecoms Manager
11 103 (2.71%) IT Support
12 102 (2.68%) Java Developer
13 90 (2.37%) Senior Developer
14 86 (2.26%) IT Manager
15 85 (2.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 84 (2.21%) Senior Manager
17 82 (2.16%) C# Developer
18 78 (2.05%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (5.23%) .NET
2 138 (3.63%) AngularJS
3 132 (3.47%) CSS
4 131 (3.44%) HTML
5 101 (2.65%) Web Services
6 97 (2.55%) REST
7 92 (2.42%) RESTful
8 83 (2.18%) SOAP
9 81 (2.13%) React
10 72 (1.89%) Node.js
11 68 (1.79%) ASP.NET
12 53 (1.39%) JSON
13 50 (1.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 50 (1.31%) XML
14 45 (1.18%) jQuery
15 43 (1.13%) Spring
16 38 (1.00%) .NET Core
17 35 (0.92%) HTML5
18 33 (0.87%) Django
18 33 (0.87%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 313 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 271 (7.12%) Data Centre
3 206 (5.41%) User Experience
4 176 (4.63%) Management Information System
5 169 (4.44%) CCTV
6 153 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
7 85 (2.23%) Driving Licence
8 70 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
9 67 (1.76%) Fibre Optics
10 60 (1.58%) Embedded Systems
11 46 (1.21%) Algorithms
12 45 (1.18%) e-Learning
13 43 (1.13%) Virtual Team
14 41 (1.08%) Internet of Things
14 41 (1.08%) Private Cloud
15 37 (0.97%) Public Cloud
16 36 (0.95%) Smartphone
17 35 (0.92%) Blog
18 32 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 30 (0.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 469 (12.33%) Windows
2 468 (12.30%) Linux
3 212 (5.57%) Unix
4 181 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 111 (2.92%) Windows 10
6 102 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 78 (2.05%) Windows 7
8 76 (2.00%) Android
9 57 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (0.97%) Apple iOS
11 33 (0.87%) CentOS
11 33 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (0.84%) Solaris
13 23 (0.60%) Mac OS
14 22 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 22 (0.58%) Windows 8
15 17 (0.45%) Ubuntu
16 11 (0.29%) Debian
16 11 (0.29%) HPUX
17 4 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 687 (18.06%) Business Intelligence
2 675 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
3 662 (17.40%) Programme Management
4 628 (16.50%) Digital Marketing
5 438 (11.51%) Problem-Solving
6 388 (10.20%) ITIL
7 364 (9.57%) Project Management
8 275 (7.23%) Software Engineering
9 264 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 246 (6.47%) Service Delivery
11 240 (6.31%) Project Delivery
12 215 (5.65%) DevOps
13 199 (5.23%) Analytics
14 196 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
15 190 (4.99%) Scrum
16 185 (4.86%) Change Management
17 175 (4.60%) Test Automation
18 168 (4.42%) Mentoring
19 158 (4.15%) Cybersecurity
20 157 (4.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 391 (10.28%) SQL
2 388 (10.20%) Python
3 369 (9.70%) Java
4 255 (6.70%) JavaScript
5 245 (6.44%) C#
6 240 (6.31%) C++
7 237 (6.23%) C
8 93 (2.44%) PHP
9 81 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 77 (2.02%) Go
11 75 (1.97%) Perl
12 64 (1.68%) Shell Script
13 54 (1.42%) PowerShell
14 46 (1.21%) R
15 45 (1.18%) Embedded C
16 32 (0.84%) T-SQL
17 28 (0.74%) Ruby
18 24 (0.63%) ES6
19 21 (0.55%) TypeScript
20 17 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 614 (16.14%) Degree
2 357 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 262 (6.89%) Security Cleared
4 238 (6.25%) CCNP
5 194 (5.10%) CCNA
6 174 (4.57%) SC Cleared
7 86 (2.26%) CCIE
8 85 (2.23%) DV Cleared
9 83 (2.18%) ISTQB
10 61 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
11 57 (1.50%) ISEB
12 54 (1.42%) HND
13 53 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 52 (1.37%) HNC
15 42 (1.10%) JNCIE
16 40 (1.05%) CISSP
17 38 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
18 31 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 31 (0.81%) JNCIP
19 28 (0.74%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (5.52%) SLA
2 140 (3.68%) QA
3 114 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 59 (1.55%) PMO
5 45 (1.18%) ISO 9001
6 29 (0.76%) GDPR
7 26 (0.68%) PCI DSS
8 23 (0.60%) Data Quality
9 21 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 14 (0.37%) NIST
11 11 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 9 (0.24%) ISO 22301
13 8 (0.21%) COBIT
13 8 (0.21%) RMADS
14 7 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 6 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
15 6 (0.16%) ISO 20022
15 6 (0.16%) NEBOSH
15 6 (0.16%) PSD2
15 6 (0.16%) SEPA
System Software
1 256 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 169 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (2.86%) Docker
4 88 (2.31%) Hyper-V
5 48 (1.26%) Firmware
6 24 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
6 24 (0.63%) XenApp
7 23 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (0.55%) vSphere
9 19 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.34%) BIND 9
10 13 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (0.34%) VirtualBox
11 10 (0.26%) VMware NSX
11 10 (0.26%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.24%) BitLocker
13 7 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.18%) vCloud
13 7 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
14 6 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 69 (1.81%) SCCM
2 62 (1.63%) Ansible
3 52 (1.37%) FortiGate
3 52 (1.37%) Kubernetes
4 48 (1.26%) Terraform
5 37 (0.97%) Nagios
6 30 (0.79%) HP ALM
6 30 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (0.71%) Puppet
8 22 (0.58%) Netcool
8 22 (0.58%) SCOM
9 17 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
9 17 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 16 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
10 16 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
11 13 (0.34%) AirWatch
11 13 (0.34%) RANCID
12 12 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
12 12 (0.32%) SCOrch
13 10 (0.26%) logstash
Vendors
1 712 (18.71%) SAP
2 533 (14.01%) Microsoft
3 465 (12.22%) Cisco
4 265 (6.96%) VMware
5 150 (3.94%) Juniper
6 139 (3.65%) Oracle
7 110 (2.89%) Google
8 103 (2.71%) Citrix
9 96 (2.52%) Palo Alto
9 96 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
10 90 (2.37%) Openreach
11 86 (2.26%) HP
12 85 (2.23%) BT
13 79 (2.08%) Fortinet
13 79 (2.08%) Virgin Media
14 66 (1.73%) EMC
15 58 (1.52%) Tableau
16 56 (1.47%) Meraki
17 53 (1.39%) Remedy
18 51 (1.34%) CheckPoint