Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > England
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 101 109
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 -42
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 3,283 4,428 4,805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.87% 3.15% 2.90%
As % of the General category 7.12% 7.61% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,375 3,277 3,756
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% -2.00%

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 46,104 58,185 72,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.32% 41.37% 43.81%
Number of salaries quoted 35,277 44,657 56,448
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,927 £30,000
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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -21 1,102 £55,000 - 167
South East +8 877 £52,500 - 189
Midlands +19 391 £38,000 -10.59% 82
South West -14 366 £45,000 -5.26% 65
North of England -35 307 £40,000 -9.09% 119
West Midlands 0 271 £42,500 +6.25% 53
East of England +9 228 £42,500 -5.56% 78
North West -53 141 £43,708 -2.87% 67
Yorkshire +17 134 £38,000 -5.00% 43
East Midlands +64 121 £35,500 -16.47% 28
North East +24 32 £46,458 +16.14% 9
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 862 (26.26%) Finance
2 589 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
3 531 (16.17%) Degree
4 526 (16.02%) Public Sector
5 506 (15.41%) Marketing
6 503 (15.32%) Microsoft
7 490 (14.93%) SAP
8 481 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
8 481 (14.65%) Electronics
9 462 (14.07%) Manufacturing
10 456 (13.89%) Programme Management
11 424 (12.92%) Windows
12 417 (12.70%) Digital Marketing
13 377 (11.48%) Linux
14 369 (11.24%) Cisco
15 348 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
16 324 (9.87%) Project Management
17 298 (9.08%) Java
18 297 (9.05%) ITIL
19 292 (8.89%) Firewall
20 291 (8.86%) Python
21 285 (8.68%) Wireless
22 280 (8.53%) SQL
23 278 (8.47%) WAN
24 274 (8.35%) Data Centre
25 273 (8.32%) Cisco Certification
26 270 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
27 269 (8.19%) LAN
28 261 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
29 237 (7.22%) Internet

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 50 (1.52%) MS Exchange
1 50 (1.52%) SharePoint
2 42 (1.28%) Apache Spark
3 37 (1.13%) IIS
4 36 (1.10%) Apache
5 35 (1.07%) Confluence
6 34 (1.04%) Smallworld
7 25 (0.76%) Skype for Business
8 15 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (0.34%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.30%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (0.27%) Mule
12 9 (0.27%) Mule ESB
12 9 (0.27%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.24%) JBoss
14 6 (0.18%) CMS
14 6 (0.18%) SAS
14 6 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 158 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
2 115 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 54 (1.64%) AutoCAD
5 49 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 19 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.18%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.18%) Figma
8 6 (0.18%) Sketch
9 4 (0.12%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.12%) InVision
9 4 (0.12%) Marvel
10 2 (0.061%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 23 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 13 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.34%) Primavera
4 10 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 10 (0.30%) SAP CO
4 10 (0.30%) SAP FI
4 10 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 7 (0.21%) Teamcenter
7 6 (0.18%) SAP HCM
8 5 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
8 5 (0.15%) Sentinel
9 4 (0.12%) assyst
9 4 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.091%) Unica
11 2 (0.061%) Adobe Campaign
11 2 (0.061%) SAP MDG
11 2 (0.061%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 227 (6.91%) AWS
2 218 (6.64%) Azure
3 158 (4.81%) Office 365
4 93 (2.83%) SaaS
5 63 (1.92%) Power Platform
6 43 (1.31%) GCP
7 31 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (0.91%) IaaS
9 27 (0.82%) Serverless
9 27 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
10 23 (0.70%) PaaS
11 19 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
12 17 (0.52%) Amazon S3
13 16 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (0.27%) Amazon Cognito
14 9 (0.27%) OneDrive
14 9 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.24%) Azure Stack
15 8 (0.24%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 292 (8.89%) Firewall
2 285 (8.68%) Wireless
3 278 (8.47%) WAN
4 269 (8.19%) LAN
5 237 (7.22%) Internet
6 214 (6.52%) TCP/IP
7 190 (5.79%) VoIP
8 173 (5.27%) Broadband
9 171 (5.21%) MPLS
10 163 (4.96%) Wi-Fi
11 160 (4.87%) BGP
12 156 (4.75%) DNS
13 131 (3.99%) OSPF
14 109 (3.32%) VPN
15 107 (3.26%) DHCP
16 104 (3.17%) Ethernet
17 94 (2.86%) Network Security
18 81 (2.47%) Unified Communications
19 66 (2.01%) VLAN
20 56 (1.71%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 66 (2.01%) Big Data
3 63 (1.92%) Power BI
4 58 (1.77%) MySQL
5 56 (1.71%) GIS
6 48 (1.46%) NoSQL
7 44 (1.34%) Hadoop
8 42 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (1.01%) Relational Database
10 32 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (0.70%) MongoDB
13 22 (0.67%) SAP HANA
14 20 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
14 20 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
15 17 (0.52%) Oracle Database
15 17 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 143 (4.36%) Git (software)
2 91 (2.77%) JIRA
3 75 (2.28%) Jenkins
4 35 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (0.97%) Visual Studio
6 28 (0.85%) Selenium
7 26 (0.79%) JUnit
8 25 (0.76%) Maven
8 25 (0.76%) SonarQube
9 19 (0.58%) Cucumber
10 18 (0.55%) GDB
10 18 (0.55%) Subversion
11 17 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (0.52%) WebDriver
12 16 (0.49%) GitLab
13 15 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
14 11 (0.34%) SpecFlow
15 10 (0.30%) JMeter
15 10 (0.30%) Postman
15 10 (0.30%) Rational Quality Manager
General
1 862 (26.26%) Finance
2 526 (16.02%) Public Sector
3 506 (15.41%) Marketing
4 481 (14.65%) Electronics
5 462 (14.07%) Manufacturing
6 212 (6.46%) Retail
7 148 (4.51%) Banking
8 139 (4.23%) Legal
9 46 (1.40%) Local Government
10 43 (1.31%) Billing
11 38 (1.16%) Law
12 35 (1.07%) Automotive
13 33 (1.01%) Games
14 30 (0.91%) Advertising
15 22 (0.67%) Aerospace
15 22 (0.67%) Police
16 20 (0.61%) French Language
17 19 (0.58%) German Language
18 15 (0.46%) Back Office
19 13 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 366 (11.15%) Developer
2 303 (9.23%) Analyst
3 232 (7.07%) Network Engineer
4 182 (5.54%) Architect
5 163 (4.96%) Project Manager
6 152 (4.63%) Support Engineer
7 135 (4.11%) Software Engineer
8 121 (3.69%) Consultant
9 110 (3.35%) Telecoms Manager
10 96 (2.92%) Java Developer
10 96 (2.92%) Software Developer
11 94 (2.86%) IT Support
12 92 (2.80%) Senior Manager
13 89 (2.71%) Senior Developer
14 83 (2.53%) .NET Developer
14 83 (2.53%) C# Developer
15 81 (2.47%) Telecoms Engineer
16 80 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 78 (2.38%) IT Engineer
18 76 (2.31%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (4.93%) .NET
2 105 (3.20%) AngularJS
3 104 (3.17%) HTML
4 94 (2.86%) CSS
5 93 (2.83%) Web Services
6 90 (2.74%) REST
7 70 (2.13%) SOAP
8 66 (2.01%) React
9 62 (1.89%) Node.js
10 61 (1.86%) RESTful
11 55 (1.68%) ASP.NET
12 48 (1.46%) .NET Core
12 48 (1.46%) Spring
13 40 (1.22%) jQuery
14 30 (0.91%) 802.1X
15 29 (0.88%) Middleware
15 29 (0.88%) XML
16 28 (0.85%) HTML5
16 28 (0.85%) Spring Boot
17 27 (0.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 274 (8.35%) Data Centre
2 261 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
3 133 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
4 130 (3.96%) User Experience
5 129 (3.93%) CCTV
6 117 (3.56%) Management Information System
7 69 (2.10%) Fibre Optics
8 68 (2.07%) Driving Licence
8 68 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
9 42 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
10 39 (1.19%) Smartphone
11 36 (1.10%) Internet of Things
11 36 (1.10%) Virtual Team
12 34 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
13 33 (1.01%) e-Learning
14 31 (0.94%) Private Cloud
15 30 (0.91%) FMCG
15 30 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
16 29 (0.88%) Public Cloud
17 25 (0.76%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 424 (12.92%) Windows
2 377 (11.48%) Linux
3 158 (4.81%) Unix
4 111 (3.38%) Windows Server
5 85 (2.59%) Windows 10
6 65 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 62 (1.89%) Android
8 40 (1.22%) Windows 7
9 33 (1.01%) CentOS
10 27 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (0.79%) Solaris
12 23 (0.70%) Apple iOS
13 19 (0.58%) Mac OS
14 17 (0.52%) Ubuntu
15 16 (0.49%) Windows 8
16 14 (0.43%) Debian
16 14 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
18 7 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
19 4 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
2 481 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
3 456 (13.89%) Programme Management
4 417 (12.70%) Digital Marketing
5 348 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
6 324 (9.87%) Project Management
7 297 (9.05%) ITIL
8 270 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 231 (7.04%) Software Engineering
10 216 (6.58%) Project Delivery
11 200 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 187 (5.70%) Service Delivery
13 178 (5.42%) DevOps
14 175 (5.33%) Analytics
15 169 (5.15%) Mentoring
16 140 (4.26%) TDD
17 139 (4.23%) Computer Science
17 139 (4.23%) Scrum
18 138 (4.20%) Test Automation
19 131 (3.99%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 298 (9.08%) Java
2 291 (8.86%) Python
3 280 (8.53%) SQL
4 231 (7.04%) C
5 218 (6.64%) C++
6 210 (6.40%) JavaScript
7 175 (5.33%) C#
8 83 (2.53%) PHP
9 59 (1.80%) Bash Shell
10 57 (1.74%) Shell Script
11 55 (1.68%) Go
12 45 (1.37%) Perl
13 43 (1.31%) PowerShell
14 42 (1.28%) Embedded C
15 34 (1.04%) T-SQL
16 30 (0.91%) R
17 27 (0.82%) Kotlin
17 27 (0.82%) Ruby
18 21 (0.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 20 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 531 (16.17%) Degree
2 273 (8.32%) Cisco Certification
3 225 (6.85%) Security Cleared
4 176 (5.36%) CCNP
5 164 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 134 (4.08%) CCNA
7 77 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
8 70 (2.13%) CCIE
9 64 (1.95%) DV Cleared
10 53 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 47 (1.43%) ISTQB
12 44 (1.34%) CISSP
12 44 (1.34%) HNC
13 42 (1.28%) HND
14 32 (0.97%) MCSA
15 29 (0.88%) JNCIE
16 27 (0.82%) MCSE
17 26 (0.79%) ISEB
18 25 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
19 23 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (4.54%) SLA
2 131 (3.99%) QA
3 83 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 52 (1.58%) PMO
5 35 (1.07%) GDPR
6 28 (0.85%) Data Quality
7 21 (0.64%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.58%) NIST
9 12 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 11 (0.34%) ISO 9001
11 9 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 9 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.24%) RMADS
13 7 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 6 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
14 6 (0.18%) ISO 20022
14 6 (0.18%) PSD2
14 6 (0.18%) SEPA
15 5 (0.15%) ISO 22301
15 5 (0.15%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 221 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 156 (4.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (3.05%) Docker
4 73 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 50 (1.52%) Firmware
6 34 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
7 25 (0.76%) XenApp
8 23 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (0.49%) vSphere
11 12 (0.37%) BIND 9
11 12 (0.37%) VMware NSX
12 9 (0.27%) KVM
12 9 (0.27%) VirtualBox
13 8 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (0.24%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.21%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.18%) BitLocker
16 5 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
17 3 (0.091%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 65 (1.98%) SCCM
2 62 (1.89%) Ansible
3 46 (1.40%) Kubernetes
4 32 (0.97%) SCOM
5 30 (0.91%) Terraform
6 19 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
7 17 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
8 15 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
9 14 (0.43%) HP ALM
10 13 (0.40%) FortiGate
10 13 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 13 (0.40%) Puppet
11 12 (0.37%) Nagios
11 12 (0.37%) RANCID
12 11 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
12 11 (0.34%) Netcool
13 9 (0.27%) Kibana
13 9 (0.27%) logstash
13 9 (0.27%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 503 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 490 (14.93%) SAP
3 369 (11.24%) Cisco
4 234 (7.13%) VMware
5 122 (3.72%) Oracle
6 103 (3.14%) Juniper
7 89 (2.71%) Google
8 88 (2.68%) Citrix
9 84 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
10 83 (2.53%) Virgin Media
11 75 (2.28%) HP
12 72 (2.19%) Openreach
13 68 (2.07%) BT
14 67 (2.04%) Palo Alto
15 58 (1.77%) Tableau
16 56 (1.71%) Remedy
17 51 (1.55%) CheckPoint
18 48 (1.46%) SolarWinds
19 43 (1.31%) F5
19 43 (1.31%) Meraki