Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 74 55
Rank change year-on-year -44 -19 +6
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 4,534 6,597 9,617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.76% 3.95% 5.02%
As % of the General category 6.60% 9.24% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,344 5,216 7,640
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.04% -4.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 68,729 71,403 84,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.81% 42.73% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 53,307 54,976 69,606
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -46 1,745 £60,000 +9.09% 551
South East -42 1,009 £50,000 +11.11% 186
North of England -22 583 £38,500 -12.50% 114
South West -25 555 £45,000 -5.26% 142
North West -25 371 £40,000 -11.11% 76
Midlands -21 315 £32,500 -18.75% 82
East of England -63 315 £37,500 -6.25% 107
West Midlands +22 226 £31,000 -17.33% 38
Yorkshire -8 175 £40,000 -5.88% 26
East Midlands -53 95 £25,000 -50.00% 44
North East -12 38 £11,550 -75.68% 12
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 1,586 (34.98%) Finance
2 990 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
3 889 (19.61%) Marketing
4 736 (16.23%) Degree
5 686 (15.13%) Microsoft
6 676 (14.91%) Programme Management
7 671 (14.80%) Business Intelligence
8 668 (14.73%) Manufacturing
9 667 (14.71%) Electronics
10 647 (14.27%) SAP
11 644 (14.20%) SQL
12 617 (13.61%) Digital Marketing
13 567 (12.51%) Java
14 542 (11.95%) Windows
15 531 (11.71%) Banking
16 522 (11.51%) Linux
17 495 (10.92%) Retail
18 478 (10.54%) JavaScript
19 456 (10.06%) Cisco
20 451 (9.95%) ITIL
21 450 (9.93%) Project Management
22 430 (9.48%) C#
23 409 (9.02%) Python
24 397 (8.76%) .NET
25 389 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
26 363 (8.01%) Test Automation
26 363 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
27 352 (7.76%) Problem-Solving
28 344 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
29 340 (7.50%) TDD

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
1 106 (2.34%) Apache Spark
1 106 (2.34%) MS Exchange
2 91 (2.01%) Ethereum
3 76 (1.68%) Tomcat
4 68 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 46 (1.01%) Apache
6 38 (0.84%) JBoss
7 37 (0.82%) IIS
8 34 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 30 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
9 30 (0.66%) OpenStack
10 29 (0.64%) Skype for Business
11 28 (0.62%) CMS
12 26 (0.57%) Confluence
13 25 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
14 23 (0.51%) Mule
15 22 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 22 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 21 (0.46%) Drupal
17 20 (0.44%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 276 (6.09%) Microsoft Office
2 189 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 104 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 69 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 45 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 17 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.20%) InVision
9 8 (0.18%) RoboHelp
10 7 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.11%) AutoCAD
11 5 (0.11%) InDesign
11 5 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
12 4 (0.088%) Zemax
13 3 (0.066%) Camtasia
13 3 (0.066%) Chatbot
13 3 (0.066%) Simulink
14 1 (0.022%) Mozilla Thunderbird
14 1 (0.022%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 65 (1.43%) Distributed Ledger
2 36 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
4 13 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.18%) Magento
5 8 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.11%) CSG Singleview
7 5 (0.11%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.11%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.11%) Shopify
7 5 (0.11%) Traffica
8 4 (0.088%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.088%) PeopleSoft CRM
8 4 (0.088%) Workfront
9 3 (0.066%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.066%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.066%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (0.066%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 3 (0.066%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 389 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
2 344 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 196 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
4 173 (3.82%) SaaS
5 136 (3.00%) GitHub
5 136 (3.00%) Office 365
6 84 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
7 72 (1.59%) Amazon S3
8 69 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 64 (1.41%) IaaS
10 39 (0.86%) Serverless
11 34 (0.75%) PaaS
12 25 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
13 24 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
14 21 (0.46%) Slack
15 20 (0.44%) Trello
16 15 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
16 15 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 9 (0.20%) OpenShift
18 8 (0.18%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 297 (6.55%) WAN
2 261 (5.76%) Firewall
3 223 (4.92%) VoIP
4 217 (4.79%) LAN
5 194 (4.28%) Wireless
6 180 (3.97%) TCP/IP
7 161 (3.55%) Broadband
8 159 (3.51%) Internet
9 152 (3.35%) MPLS
10 150 (3.31%) Ethernet
11 139 (3.07%) VPN
12 133 (2.93%) DNS
13 115 (2.54%) BGP
14 112 (2.47%) Network Security
15 103 (2.27%) OSPF
16 91 (2.01%) Unified Communications
17 89 (1.96%) DHCP
18 82 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
19 74 (1.63%) SAN
20 69 (1.52%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 246 (5.43%) NoSQL
3 239 (5.27%) Big Data
4 235 (5.18%) MySQL
5 152 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
6 146 (3.22%) Blockchain
7 122 (2.69%) Redis
8 101 (2.23%) Hadoop
9 89 (1.96%) Relational Database
10 78 (1.72%) MongoDB
11 56 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
12 52 (1.15%) Oracle Database
13 51 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
14 47 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 40 (0.88%) GIS
16 33 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
17 32 (0.71%) Apache Hive
18 30 (0.66%) Power BI
19 29 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
20 28 (0.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 244 (5.38%) Git (software)
2 132 (2.91%) JIRA
3 111 (2.45%) Jenkins
4 64 (1.41%) JUnit
5 63 (1.39%) Mocha
5 63 (1.39%) Selenium
6 62 (1.37%) Visual Studio
7 55 (1.21%) Cucumber
8 39 (0.86%) Subversion
9 36 (0.79%) LabVIEW
10 32 (0.71%) Maven
11 29 (0.64%) NUnit
11 29 (0.64%) webpack
12 27 (0.60%) GitLab
12 27 (0.60%) TeamCity
13 26 (0.57%) Eclipse
14 25 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (0.51%) IntelliJ
15 23 (0.51%) JMeter
16 22 (0.49%) RSpec
General
1 1,586 (34.98%) Finance
2 889 (19.61%) Marketing
3 668 (14.73%) Manufacturing
4 667 (14.71%) Electronics
5 531 (11.71%) Banking
6 495 (10.92%) Retail
7 119 (2.62%) Legal
8 104 (2.29%) Advertising
9 99 (2.18%) Billing
10 64 (1.41%) German Language
10 64 (1.41%) Italian Language
11 46 (1.01%) Law
12 45 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
13 41 (0.90%) Automotive
13 41 (0.90%) French Language
14 39 (0.86%) Mandarin Language
15 38 (0.84%) Financial Institution
16 34 (0.75%) Back Office
17 29 (0.64%) Games
18 28 (0.62%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 858 (18.92%) Developer
2 436 (9.62%) Analyst
3 325 (7.17%) Architect
4 199 (4.39%) Consultant
4 199 (4.39%) Project Manager
5 191 (4.21%) .NET Developer
6 188 (4.15%) Senior Developer
7 182 (4.01%) Support Engineer
8 175 (3.86%) Network Engineer
9 171 (3.77%) Java Developer
10 155 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
11 153 (3.37%) C# Developer
12 147 (3.24%) Telecoms Manager
13 146 (3.22%) Software Developer
13 146 (3.22%) Software Engineer
14 136 (3.00%) IT Manager
15 131 (2.89%) C# .NET Developer
16 109 (2.40%) Junior
17 100 (2.21%) IT Support
18 98 (2.16%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (8.76%) .NET
2 323 (7.12%) HTML
3 314 (6.93%) CSS
4 211 (4.65%) AngularJS
5 209 (4.61%) Web Services
6 202 (4.46%) Node.js
7 176 (3.88%) jQuery
8 167 (3.68%) ASP.NET
9 157 (3.46%) REST
10 143 (3.15%) XML
11 123 (2.71%) Spring
12 104 (2.29%) React
13 99 (2.18%) RESTful
14 98 (2.16%) SOAP
15 97 (2.14%) Smart Contracts
16 88 (1.94%) HTML5
17 83 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
17 83 (1.83%) Hibernate
18 81 (1.79%) JSON
19 71 (1.57%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 363 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
2 264 (5.82%) Data Centre
3 255 (5.62%) Computer Science
4 212 (4.68%) Self-Motivation
5 161 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 144 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
7 124 (2.73%) User Experience
8 112 (2.47%) Driving Licence
9 106 (2.34%) Virtual Team
10 96 (2.12%) Fintech
11 92 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
12 91 (2.01%) Algorithms
13 87 (1.92%) Bitcoin
14 64 (1.41%) Mobile App
15 54 (1.19%) Digital Media
16 47 (1.04%) Public Cloud
17 40 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
18 38 (0.84%) Acoustics
19 37 (0.82%) Life Science
20 32 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 542 (11.95%) Windows
2 522 (11.51%) Linux
3 186 (4.10%) Windows Server
4 147 (3.24%) Unix
5 90 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 85 (1.87%) Android
7 80 (1.76%) Windows 10
8 79 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 68 (1.50%) Windows 7
10 61 (1.35%) Apple iOS
11 52 (1.15%) VMS
12 30 (0.66%) Solaris
13 27 (0.60%) CentOS
14 25 (0.55%) Mac OS X
15 19 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (0.37%) Windows 8
17 16 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 15 (0.33%) Ubuntu
19 9 (0.20%) Mac OS
20 8 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 990 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 676 (14.91%) Programme Management
3 671 (14.80%) Business Intelligence
4 617 (13.61%) Digital Marketing
5 451 (9.95%) ITIL
6 450 (9.93%) Project Management
7 363 (8.01%) Test Automation
8 352 (7.76%) Problem-Solving
9 340 (7.50%) TDD
10 321 (7.08%) Scrum
11 307 (6.77%) Software Engineering
12 280 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 265 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
14 262 (5.78%) DevOps
15 235 (5.18%) Analytics
16 227 (5.01%) Service Management
17 220 (4.85%) CRM
18 218 (4.81%) E-Commerce
19 211 (4.65%) Service Delivery
20 204 (4.50%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 644 (14.20%) SQL
2 567 (12.51%) Java
3 478 (10.54%) JavaScript
4 430 (9.48%) C#
5 409 (9.02%) Python
6 289 (6.37%) C++
7 183 (4.04%) C
8 117 (2.58%) Ruby
9 109 (2.40%) Bash Shell
10 108 (2.38%) Perl
11 100 (2.21%) PHP
12 99 (2.18%) ES6
13 93 (2.05%) PowerShell
14 91 (2.01%) Solidity
15 59 (1.30%) Scala
16 57 (1.26%) PL/SQL
17 56 (1.24%) T-SQL
18 54 (1.19%) Go
19 52 (1.15%) Shell Script
20 46 (1.01%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 736 (16.23%) Degree
2 282 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
3 197 (4.34%) CCNA
4 189 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 161 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 123 (2.71%) SC Cleared
7 117 (2.58%) CCNP
8 75 (1.65%) CCIE
9 74 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 53 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
11 50 (1.10%) CISSP
12 48 (1.06%) PhD
12 48 (1.06%) PMI Certification
13 45 (0.99%) Network+ Certification
14 44 (0.97%) MCSE
15 42 (0.93%) CCIE Service Provider
16 40 (0.88%) CISM
17 38 (0.84%) CCIE Data Center
18 36 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 34 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (4.54%) SLA
2 162 (3.57%) QA
3 86 (1.90%) PMO
4 80 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 70 (1.54%) GDPR
6 39 (0.86%) PCI DSS
7 25 (0.55%) Data Quality
8 18 (0.40%) GCP
8 18 (0.40%) ISO 9001
9 13 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.26%) MISRA
11 9 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
11 9 (0.20%) Def Stans
11 9 (0.20%) ISO 22301
11 9 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 8 (0.18%) MISRA C
13 7 (0.15%) COBIT
13 7 (0.15%) ISO 14001
13 7 (0.15%) ISO 31000
13 7 (0.15%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 320 (7.06%) Active Directory
2 205 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 191 (4.21%) Docker
4 101 (2.23%) Hyper-V
5 88 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
6 34 (0.75%) vSphere
7 33 (0.73%) XenApp
8 20 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
9 17 (0.37%) XenDesktop
10 13 (0.29%) Firmware
10 13 (0.29%) KVM
11 11 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.22%) Terminal Server
13 9 (0.20%) Apache Flume
14 5 (0.11%) HDFS
14 5 (0.11%) QEMU
14 5 (0.11%) Xen
15 4 (0.088%) iptables
15 4 (0.088%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 141 (3.11%) Kubernetes
2 135 (2.98%) Ansible
3 66 (1.46%) Puppet
4 54 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
5 52 (1.15%) SCCM
6 44 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (0.57%) Cacti
8 24 (0.53%) Nagios
9 18 (0.40%) ZABBIX
10 17 (0.37%) SCOM
10 17 (0.37%) Terraform
11 16 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
11 16 (0.35%) HP ALM
12 12 (0.26%) Backup Exec
12 12 (0.26%) Munin
13 11 (0.24%) AirWatch
14 10 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
15 9 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
15 9 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 9 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 686 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 647 (14.27%) SAP
3 456 (10.06%) Cisco
4 317 (6.99%) VMware
5 242 (5.34%) Oracle
6 148 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
7 122 (2.69%) Citrix
8 109 (2.40%) Juniper
9 103 (2.27%) Google
10 82 (1.81%) Splunk
11 79 (1.74%) Dell
12 76 (1.68%) Huawei
13 75 (1.65%) F5
14 70 (1.54%) BT
15 68 (1.50%) NetApp
16 66 (1.46%) HP
17 63 (1.39%) EMC
18 62 (1.37%) Avaya
19 59 (1.30%) Mitel
20 49 (1.08%) Fortinet