Period
to

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 25 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 170 118 132
Rank change year-on-year -52 +14 -23
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 3,185 2,377 2,164
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.31% 2.90% 2.55%
As % of the General category 3.58% 5.31% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,915 1,727 1,592
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,875 £40,000 £35,846
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £95,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 89,078 44,773 47,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 64.57% 54.71% 55.34%
Number of salaries quoted 45,213 32,275 36,652
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £43,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 25 May 2022.

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 25 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -89 1,210 £62,500 -16.67% 96
South East -15 801 £52,500 +5.00% 81
South West +25 423 £45,000 -6.25% 53
North of England -50 333 £47,500 -5.00% 77
North West +5 218 £47,500 -13.64% 47
Midlands -69 166 £42,500 +6.25% 49
West Midlands -82 117 £45,000 +12.50% 30
East of England -85 111 £50,000 +11.11% 28
Yorkshire -75 109 £50,000 +11.11% 23
East Midlands -19 49 £32,500 -13.33% 17
North East -28 7 £43,750 +20.69% 7
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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 1,306 (41.00%) Finance
2 910 (28.57%) Agile
3 800 (25.12%) Social Skills
4 719 (22.57%) Marketing
5 683 (21.44%) Business Intelligence
6 639 (20.06%) Public Sector
7 627 (19.69%) Manufacturing
8 605 (19.00%) Programme Management
9 604 (18.96%) SAP
10 596 (18.71%) Electronics
11 583 (18.30%) Digital Marketing
12 523 (16.42%) Microsoft
13 475 (14.91%) Azure
14 472 (14.82%) AWS
15 446 (14.00%) Degree
16 417 (13.09%) Python
17 415 (13.03%) Java
18 412 (12.94%) Linux
19 384 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
20 380 (11.93%) Software Engineering
21 376 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
22 367 (11.52%) DevOps
23 352 (11.05%) Test Automation
24 349 (10.96%) Docker
25 340 (10.68%) Git (software)
26 327 (10.27%) SQL
27 324 (10.17%) Windows
28 318 (9.98%) Kubernetes
29 316 (9.92%) ITIL
30 310 (9.73%) Cybersecurity

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 97 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
2 81 (2.54%) SharePoint
3 60 (1.88%) Apache Spark
4 52 (1.63%) Apache
4 52 (1.63%) IIS
5 49 (1.54%) CMS
6 36 (1.13%) OpenStack
7 35 (1.10%) Confluence
8 21 (0.66%) IBM Notes
9 20 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
9 20 (0.63%) MS Exchange
10 14 (0.44%) nginx
11 9 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.25%) Oracle Spatial
12 8 (0.25%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.16%) ArcGIS
15 4 (0.13%) WildFly
16 3 (0.094%) Cloud Foundry
16 3 (0.094%) JBoss
Applications
1 221 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
2 134 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 69 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 61 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
5 22 (0.69%) Adobe XD
6 21 (0.66%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.28%) Sketch
9 7 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.094%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.094%) Simulink
11 2 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.063%) Maya
12 1 (0.031%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.031%) Blender
12 1 (0.031%) Houdini
12 1 (0.031%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.031%) OrCAD
12 1 (0.031%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 14 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.41%) JDE OneWorld
3 12 (0.38%) R3 Corda
4 11 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.19%) FastStats
6 6 (0.19%) Magento
6 6 (0.19%) Odoo
7 5 (0.16%) Infor M3
7 5 (0.16%) Teamcenter
7 5 (0.16%) Toggl
8 3 (0.094%) BASE24
8 3 (0.094%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.063%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.063%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.063%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 1 (0.031%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.031%) Siebel CRM
10 1 (0.031%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 475 (14.91%) Azure
2 472 (14.82%) AWS
3 218 (6.84%) SaaS
4 207 (6.50%) Microsoft 365
5 195 (6.12%) GCP
6 85 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
7 83 (2.61%) Power Platform
8 73 (2.29%) IaaS
9 72 (2.26%) OpenShift
10 50 (1.57%) Amazon S3
10 50 (1.57%) Firebase
11 49 (1.54%) PaaS
12 48 (1.51%) Google Play
13 39 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
14 34 (1.07%) Amazon EMR
14 34 (1.07%) GitHub
14 34 (1.07%) Serverless
15 32 (1.00%) Slack
16 30 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
17 27 (0.85%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 220 (6.91%) VoIP
2 192 (6.03%) Firewall
2 192 (6.03%) LAN
3 181 (5.68%) WAN
4 174 (5.46%) Internet
5 144 (4.52%) Broadband
6 126 (3.96%) VPN
7 109 (3.42%) Network Security
8 105 (3.30%) HTTP
9 97 (3.05%) Wireless
10 89 (2.79%) TCP/IP
11 82 (2.57%) DNS
12 81 (2.54%) BGP
13 74 (2.32%) MPLS
14 73 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
15 63 (1.98%) 5G
16 59 (1.85%) DHCP
17 56 (1.76%) PBX
18 52 (1.63%) Ethernet
19 46 (1.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 139 (4.36%) NoSQL
3 133 (4.18%) MySQL
4 129 (4.05%) Big Data
5 116 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 75 (2.35%) Power BI
7 73 (2.29%) Relational Database
8 69 (2.17%) Tableau
9 64 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
10 62 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
10 62 (1.95%) Hadoop
11 47 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
12 43 (1.35%) Data Lake
12 43 (1.35%) GIS
13 40 (1.26%) Metadata
14 39 (1.22%) HBase
15 38 (1.19%) ArangoDB
16 37 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
17 35 (1.10%) Electronic Patient Records
18 30 (0.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 340 (10.68%) Git (software)
2 158 (4.96%) JIRA
3 107 (3.36%) Jenkins
4 65 (2.04%) Cucumber
5 59 (1.85%) Maven
6 52 (1.63%) Android Studio
7 44 (1.38%) Cypress.io
8 34 (1.07%) Selenium
8 34 (1.07%) webpack
9 23 (0.72%) Gerrit
10 22 (0.69%) GitLab
11 21 (0.66%) Babel
12 20 (0.63%) RSpec
13 16 (0.50%) Bitbucket
13 16 (0.50%) SonarQube
14 15 (0.47%) Artifactory
14 15 (0.47%) JMeter
15 14 (0.44%) PHPUnit
16 12 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 11 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 1,306 (41.00%) Finance
2 800 (25.12%) Social Skills
3 719 (22.57%) Marketing
4 639 (20.06%) Public Sector
5 627 (19.69%) Manufacturing
6 596 (18.71%) Electronics
7 376 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
8 214 (6.72%) Banking
9 173 (5.43%) Retail
10 168 (5.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 135 (4.24%) Presentation Skills
12 116 (3.64%) Legal
13 102 (3.20%) Aerospace
14 99 (3.11%) Law
15 88 (2.76%) Organisational Skills
16 55 (1.73%) Influencing Skills
17 49 (1.54%) Local Government
18 44 (1.38%) Billing
19 39 (1.22%) Automotive
20 36 (1.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 440 (13.81%) Developer
2 275 (8.63%) Analyst
3 162 (5.09%) Architect
4 160 (5.02%) Software Engineer
5 153 (4.80%) Project Manager
6 146 (4.58%) Java Developer
7 129 (4.05%) Network Engineer
8 121 (3.80%) Senior Developer
9 116 (3.64%) Consultant
10 90 (2.83%) Telecoms Manager
11 83 (2.61%) Support Engineer
12 76 (2.39%) DevOps Engineer
13 70 (2.20%) Administrator
13 70 (2.20%) Senior Software Engineer
14 68 (2.14%) IT Manager
15 65 (2.04%) Senior Manager
16 61 (1.92%) Android Developer
16 61 (1.92%) Software Developer
17 59 (1.85%) Data Engineer
17 59 (1.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (5.09%) .NET
2 152 (4.77%) Node.js
3 148 (4.65%) REST
4 126 (3.96%) Kafka
5 125 (3.92%) React
6 123 (3.86%) Spring
7 106 (3.33%) CSS
8 100 (3.14%) Spring Boot
9 90 (2.83%) HTML
10 89 (2.79%) .NET Core
11 87 (2.73%) JSON
12 80 (2.51%) .NET Framework
13 77 (2.42%) Web Services
14 75 (2.35%) RESTful
15 70 (2.20%) GraphQL
16 67 (2.10%) AngularJS
17 61 (1.92%) OAuth
18 60 (1.88%) Vue.js
19 59 (1.85%) Redux
20 55 (1.73%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 198 (6.22%) User Experience
2 174 (5.46%) Management Information System
3 154 (4.84%) Data Centre
4 110 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
5 105 (3.30%) IoT
6 91 (2.86%) Cyberattack
7 88 (2.76%) Social Media
8 82 (2.57%) Mobile App
9 78 (2.45%) Public Cloud
10 77 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
11 68 (2.14%) Driving Licence
12 67 (2.10%) Algorithms
13 66 (2.07%) Cyber Defence
14 56 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
15 51 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
15 51 (1.60%) Video\Live Streaming
16 50 (1.57%) Handset
17 48 (1.51%) Cybercrime
18 47 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
18 47 (1.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 412 (12.94%) Linux
2 324 (10.17%) Windows
3 168 (5.27%) Windows Server
4 121 (3.80%) Android
5 91 (2.86%) Windows 10
6 71 (2.23%) Unix
7 67 (2.10%) CentOS
8 53 (1.66%) Apple iOS
9 48 (1.51%) Mac OS
10 41 (1.29%) Windows Server 2019
11 40 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (0.97%) Windows Server 2016
13 28 (0.88%) Windows 7
14 21 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (0.31%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.22%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.22%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
19 3 (0.094%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 910 (28.57%) Agile
2 683 (21.44%) Business Intelligence
3 605 (19.00%) Programme Management
4 583 (18.30%) Digital Marketing
5 384 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
6 380 (11.93%) Software Engineering
7 367 (11.52%) DevOps
8 352 (11.05%) Test Automation
9 316 (9.92%) ITIL
10 310 (9.73%) Cybersecurity
11 300 (9.42%) Project Management
12 279 (8.76%) CI/CD
13 263 (8.26%) Microservices
14 257 (8.07%) Scrum
15 236 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
16 211 (6.62%) Decision-Making
17 198 (6.22%) Mentoring
18 188 (5.90%) Analytics
19 180 (5.65%) Information Security
20 176 (5.53%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 417 (13.09%) Python
2 415 (13.03%) Java
3 327 (10.27%) SQL
4 295 (9.26%) JavaScript
5 181 (5.68%) C#
6 155 (4.87%) C
7 153 (4.80%) Bash
8 137 (4.30%) C++
9 132 (4.14%) TypeScript
10 82 (2.57%) Ruby
11 76 (2.39%) Kotlin
12 74 (2.32%) PowerShell
13 49 (1.54%) Perl
13 49 (1.54%) T-SQL
14 46 (1.44%) PHP
15 41 (1.29%) Go
16 26 (0.82%) Shell Script
17 25 (0.78%) VB
18 20 (0.63%) Embedded C
19 16 (0.50%) Lua
Qualifications
1 446 (14.00%) Degree
2 247 (7.76%) Security Cleared
3 199 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 132 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
5 100 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 92 (2.89%) CCNP
7 91 (2.86%) ISTQB
8 75 (2.35%) CISSP
9 71 (2.23%) CCNA
10 70 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
11 65 (2.04%) ISEB
12 60 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 46 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 44 (1.38%) PMP
15 43 (1.35%) CISM
16 32 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 31 (0.97%) PMI Certification
18 29 (0.91%) CCDP
18 29 (0.91%) CEH
19 28 (0.88%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (6.37%) QA
2 102 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 94 (2.95%) SLA
4 83 (2.61%) NIST
5 66 (2.07%) PMO
6 49 (1.54%) GDPR
7 46 (1.44%) Data Quality
8 42 (1.32%) PCI DSS
9 19 (0.60%) Accessibility
9 19 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 16 (0.50%) ISO 9001
11 14 (0.44%) GRC
11 14 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (0.38%) PSD2
12 12 (0.38%) SOC 2
13 8 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
13 8 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 7 (0.22%) NCSC
15 6 (0.19%) Def Stans
15 6 (0.19%) GMP
System Software
1 349 (10.96%) Docker
2 238 (7.47%) Active Directory
3 136 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (1.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 38 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
7 30 (0.94%) Firmware
8 22 (0.69%) Hyper-V
8 22 (0.69%) vSphere
9 20 (0.63%) Xen
10 18 (0.57%) KVM
11 16 (0.50%) Kamailio
11 16 (0.50%) OpenSIPS
12 13 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (0.35%) Terminal Services
13 11 (0.35%) XenApp
14 10 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
15 9 (0.28%) Postfix
16 7 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 7 (0.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 318 (9.98%) Kubernetes
2 215 (6.75%) Ansible
3 111 (3.49%) Terraform
4 72 (2.26%) Puppet
5 67 (2.10%) SCCM
6 44 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
7 43 (1.35%) Grafana
8 37 (1.16%) Prometheus
9 30 (0.94%) logstash
10 18 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
11 14 (0.44%) Kibana
11 14 (0.44%) SCOM
12 13 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
12 13 (0.41%) Data Guard
12 13 (0.41%) Nagios
13 12 (0.38%) HAProxy
13 12 (0.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 12 (0.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 11 (0.35%) HP ALM
14 11 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 604 (18.96%) SAP
2 523 (16.42%) Microsoft
3 293 (9.20%) Cisco
4 195 (6.12%) Google
5 175 (5.49%) VMware
6 90 (2.83%) Oracle
7 80 (2.51%) HP
8 77 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
9 56 (1.76%) Red Hat
9 56 (1.76%) Splunk
10 53 (1.66%) Palo Alto
10 53 (1.66%) ServiceNow
11 49 (1.54%) Citrix
12 43 (1.35%) Juniper
13 40 (1.26%) Apple
13 40 (1.26%) Avaya
13 40 (1.26%) F5
14 31 (0.97%) BT
14 31 (0.97%) Perforce
15 29 (0.91%) Adobe