Period
to 20 April 2018

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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > England
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 73 49
Rank change year-on-year -39 -24 +10
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 4,813 6,535 9,982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.90% 4.02% 5.19%
As % of the General category 6.93% 9.69% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,649 5,313 8,057
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £81,250 £83,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 69,464 67,447 85,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.81% 41.49% 44.51%
Number of salaries quoted 54,789 54,617 70,513
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,816 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 April 2018.

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 April 2018. 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 -48 1,937 £60,000 +4.35% 604
South East -35 1,161 £45,000 - 206
North of England -23 584 £40,500 +1.25% 106
South West -18 470 £46,250 -5.13% 140
North West -25 347 £45,000 +5.88% 63
East of England -52 342 £37,500 -6.25% 84
Midlands -50 304 £39,000 -13.33% 76
West Midlands +8 238 £36,000 -8.86% 38
Yorkshire -28 187 £40,000 +9.59% 30
East Midlands -99 66 £42,500 -19.05% 38
North East +5 52 £23,000 -65.93% 13
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 1,542 (32.04%) Finance
2 1,165 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
3 862 (17.91%) Marketing
4 772 (16.04%) Degree
5 701 (14.56%) SQL
6 690 (14.34%) Business Intelligence
7 684 (14.21%) Programme Management
8 678 (14.09%) Electronics
9 675 (14.02%) Linux
10 667 (13.86%) Manufacturing
11 628 (13.05%) SAP
12 624 (12.96%) Digital Marketing
13 584 (12.13%) Microsoft
14 583 (12.11%) Java
15 569 (11.82%) Banking
16 566 (11.76%) JavaScript
17 553 (11.49%) Windows
18 518 (10.76%) Python
19 503 (10.45%) Cisco
20 483 (10.04%) C#
21 462 (9.60%) Project Management
22 458 (9.52%) .NET
23 428 (8.89%) Software Engineering
24 419 (8.71%) ITIL
25 412 (8.56%) Retail
26 404 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
27 394 (8.19%) TDD
28 379 (7.87%) Test Automation
29 373 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
30 366 (7.60%) C++

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
1 165 (3.43%) Apache Spark
2 95 (1.97%) MS Exchange
3 75 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 63 (1.31%) Ethereum
5 61 (1.27%) Apache
6 50 (1.04%) SharePoint
7 48 (1.00%) Skype for Business
8 42 (0.87%) JBoss
9 40 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 36 (0.75%) IIS
11 35 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
12 34 (0.71%) Confluence
13 32 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
13 32 (0.66%) Mule
14 30 (0.62%) CMS
15 25 (0.52%) Mule ESB
15 25 (0.52%) OpenStack
16 20 (0.42%) Apache Solr
16 20 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 20 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 226 (4.70%) Microsoft Office
2 192 (3.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 86 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 58 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 57 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
6 29 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.27%) Zemax
9 12 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.10%) Chatbot
12 4 (0.083%) GIMP
12 4 (0.083%) InDesign
12 4 (0.083%) InVision
13 3 (0.062%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.062%) Camtasia
14 2 (0.042%) Maya
15 1 (0.021%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.021%) Revit
15 1 (0.021%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 74 (1.54%) Distributed Ledger
2 55 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.27%) Magento
4 12 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 10 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
7 8 (0.17%) Shopify
7 8 (0.17%) TIBCO iProcess
8 7 (0.15%) CSG Singleview
8 7 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
9 6 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (0.10%) Carpe Diem
10 5 (0.10%) Traffica
10 5 (0.10%) Unica
11 4 (0.083%) Adobe Campaign
11 4 (0.083%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 404 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
2 301 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 188 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
4 158 (3.28%) Office 365
5 156 (3.24%) SaaS
6 128 (2.66%) GitHub
7 79 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
8 76 (1.58%) IaaS
9 67 (1.39%) Amazon S3
10 63 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 49 (1.02%) Serverless
12 36 (0.75%) PaaS
13 29 (0.60%) Slack
14 28 (0.58%) Trello
15 26 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
16 24 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
17 16 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
17 16 (0.33%) MailChimp
18 13 (0.27%) Google Analytics
18 13 (0.27%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 339 (7.04%) VoIP
2 307 (6.38%) WAN
3 278 (5.78%) Firewall
4 251 (5.22%) LAN
5 242 (5.03%) Broadband
6 234 (4.86%) Wireless
7 215 (4.47%) TCP/IP
8 184 (3.82%) Internet
9 174 (3.62%) VPN
10 172 (3.57%) DNS
11 167 (3.47%) MPLS
12 164 (3.41%) Ethernet
13 142 (2.95%) BGP
14 122 (2.53%) OSPF
14 122 (2.53%) PBX
15 116 (2.41%) Unified Communications
16 112 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
17 106 (2.20%) LTE
18 101 (2.10%) VLAN
19 98 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 302 (6.27%) Big Data
3 297 (6.17%) MySQL
4 254 (5.28%) NoSQL
5 154 (3.20%) Hadoop
6 145 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
7 114 (2.37%) Blockchain
8 109 (2.26%) Redis
9 103 (2.14%) Relational Database
10 101 (2.10%) MongoDB
11 84 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
12 74 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 59 (1.23%) Oracle Database
14 53 (1.10%) Apache Hive
15 52 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
16 46 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
17 39 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 37 (0.77%) HBase
19 36 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
20 33 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 280 (5.82%) Git (software)
2 132 (2.74%) Jenkins
3 129 (2.68%) JIRA
4 101 (2.10%) NUnit
5 73 (1.52%) Subversion
6 72 (1.50%) Rhino Mocks
6 72 (1.50%) Visual Studio
7 68 (1.41%) MSTest
8 58 (1.21%) Cucumber
8 58 (1.21%) Moq
9 56 (1.16%) Selenium
10 48 (1.00%) Mocha
11 46 (0.96%) JUnit
12 43 (0.89%) LabVIEW
12 43 (0.89%) webpack
13 40 (0.83%) GCC
13 40 (0.83%) GDB
14 39 (0.81%) GitLab
15 33 (0.69%) Trac
16 32 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 1,542 (32.04%) Finance
2 862 (17.91%) Marketing
3 678 (14.09%) Electronics
4 667 (13.86%) Manufacturing
5 569 (11.82%) Banking
6 412 (8.56%) Retail
7 125 (2.60%) Legal
8 99 (2.06%) Billing
9 71 (1.48%) Advertising
10 66 (1.37%) Law
11 51 (1.06%) Games
12 45 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 39 (0.81%) Aerospace
14 38 (0.79%) German Language
15 37 (0.77%) Automotive
15 37 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
16 31 (0.64%) Italian Language
17 26 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
18 19 (0.39%) Multimedia
19 16 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,079 (22.42%) Developer
2 380 (7.90%) Analyst
3 303 (6.30%) Architect
4 248 (5.15%) Consultant
5 226 (4.70%) .NET Developer
6 219 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 219 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 210 (4.36%) Senior Developer
8 201 (4.18%) Support Engineer
9 187 (3.89%) Software Engineer
10 185 (3.84%) Java Developer
11 169 (3.51%) C# Developer
12 150 (3.12%) Software Developer
13 143 (2.97%) Telecoms Manager
14 129 (2.68%) Telecoms Developer
15 127 (2.64%) C# .NET Developer
16 126 (2.62%) Telecoms Engineer
17 124 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
18 107 (2.22%) IT Manager
19 106 (2.20%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (9.52%) .NET
2 355 (7.38%) CSS
3 350 (7.27%) HTML
4 229 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 222 (4.61%) Node.js
6 220 (4.57%) Web Services
7 185 (3.84%) REST
8 183 (3.80%) jQuery
9 164 (3.41%) ASP.NET
10 142 (2.95%) XML
11 125 (2.60%) Kafka
11 125 (2.60%) Spring
12 118 (2.45%) WPF
13 113 (2.35%) RESTful
14 112 (2.33%) HTML5
14 112 (2.33%) React
15 104 (2.16%) Hibernate
16 97 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
17 95 (1.97%) JSON
18 81 (1.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 345 (7.17%) Computer Science
2 329 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 242 (5.03%) Data Centre
4 191 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
5 173 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
6 156 (3.24%) Management Information System
7 125 (2.60%) User Experience
8 106 (2.20%) Algorithms
8 106 (2.20%) Client/Server
9 93 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
10 88 (1.83%) Fintech
11 74 (1.54%) Virtual Team
12 65 (1.35%) Driving Licence
13 60 (1.25%) Mobile App
14 59 (1.23%) Bitcoin
15 54 (1.12%) Public Cloud
15 54 (1.12%) Social Media
16 43 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
17 42 (0.87%) Hedge funds
18 41 (0.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 675 (14.02%) Linux
2 553 (11.49%) Windows
3 202 (4.20%) Unix
4 171 (3.55%) Windows Server
5 82 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 79 (1.64%) Android
7 70 (1.45%) CentOS
7 70 (1.45%) Windows 10
8 67 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 62 (1.29%) Windows 7
10 57 (1.18%) Apple iOS
11 38 (0.79%) VMS
12 27 (0.56%) Windows 8
13 26 (0.54%) Debian
14 22 (0.46%) Solaris
15 21 (0.44%) Ubuntu
16 18 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 14 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (0.19%) Mac OS X
19 6 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,165 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
2 690 (14.34%) Business Intelligence
3 684 (14.21%) Programme Management
4 624 (12.96%) Digital Marketing
5 462 (9.60%) Project Management
6 428 (8.89%) Software Engineering
7 419 (8.71%) ITIL
8 394 (8.19%) TDD
9 379 (7.87%) Test Automation
10 373 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
11 345 (7.17%) Scrum
12 331 (6.88%) DevOps
13 318 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 291 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
15 282 (5.86%) E-Commerce
16 231 (4.80%) Analytics
17 225 (4.67%) MVC
18 219 (4.55%) OO
19 211 (4.38%) Business Development
20 208 (4.32%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 701 (14.56%) SQL
2 583 (12.11%) Java
3 566 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 518 (10.76%) Python
5 483 (10.04%) C#
6 366 (7.60%) C++
7 231 (4.80%) C
8 213 (4.43%) Bash Shell
9 179 (3.72%) PHP
10 119 (2.47%) Ruby
11 115 (2.39%) Perl
12 102 (2.12%) ES6
13 78 (1.62%) PowerShell
14 72 (1.50%) Scala
15 62 (1.29%) Solidity
16 59 (1.23%) Go
17 58 (1.21%) MATLAB
18 41 (0.85%) Shell Script
19 40 (0.83%) PL/SQL
20 38 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 772 (16.04%) Degree
2 269 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
3 182 (3.78%) Security Cleared
4 164 (3.41%) CCNA
5 155 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 145 (3.01%) CCNP
7 123 (2.56%) SC Cleared
8 92 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 64 (1.33%) PhD
10 59 (1.23%) CCIE
10 59 (1.23%) CISSP
11 43 (0.89%) MCSE
11 43 (0.89%) PMI Certification
12 42 (0.87%) CISM
13 39 (0.81%) APMP
14 38 (0.79%) JNCIP
15 36 (0.75%) PMP
16 35 (0.73%) ISEB
17 31 (0.64%) ISTQB
18 30 (0.62%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (3.86%) SLA
2 178 (3.70%) QA
3 95 (1.97%) PMO
4 86 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 80 (1.66%) GDPR
6 60 (1.25%) PCI DSS
7 41 (0.85%) Data Quality
8 29 (0.60%) ISO 9001
9 17 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 15 (0.31%) GCP
11 11 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 11 (0.23%) ISO 22301
11 11 (0.23%) MISRA
12 10 (0.21%) ECSS
12 10 (0.21%) ISO 31000
13 8 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
13 8 (0.17%) Def Stans
14 7 (0.15%) COBIT
14 7 (0.15%) MISRA C
15 6 (0.12%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 298 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 182 (3.78%) Docker
3 172 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (1.87%) Hyper-V
5 59 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
6 33 (0.69%) Kamailio
7 29 (0.60%) iptables
8 21 (0.44%) XenApp
9 20 (0.42%) Firmware
10 19 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (0.35%) Apache Flume
11 17 (0.35%) vSphere
12 12 (0.25%) KVM
12 12 (0.25%) XenDesktop
13 10 (0.21%) Postfix
13 10 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.19%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.17%) BIND 9
15 8 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
16 7 (0.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 161 (3.35%) Ansible
2 114 (2.37%) Kubernetes
3 104 (2.16%) Puppet
4 74 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 70 (1.45%) SCCM
6 59 (1.23%) Nagios
7 45 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
8 40 (0.83%) Cacti
9 37 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
10 31 (0.64%) HP ALM
11 25 (0.52%) SCOM
12 20 (0.42%) Salt
13 19 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
13 19 (0.39%) SELinux
14 17 (0.35%) Grafana
15 16 (0.33%) Oozie
15 16 (0.33%) OpenNMS
16 15 (0.31%) Icinga
17 14 (0.29%) RANCID
18 13 (0.27%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 628 (13.05%) SAP
2 584 (12.13%) Microsoft
3 503 (10.45%) Cisco
4 263 (5.46%) VMware
5 222 (4.61%) Oracle
6 152 (3.16%) Juniper
7 125 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
8 116 (2.41%) Google
9 89 (1.85%) Citrix
10 83 (1.72%) HP
11 71 (1.48%) Splunk
12 62 (1.29%) F5
13 56 (1.16%) Zend
14 54 (1.12%) Dell
15 53 (1.10%) Avaya
15 53 (1.10%) EMC
15 53 (1.10%) Red Hat
16 51 (1.06%) Tableau
17 49 (1.02%) NetApp
18 46 (0.96%) BT