Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 116 77
Rank change year-on-year +18 -39 -19
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 4,147 4,328 6,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.23% 2.79% 3.86%
As % of the General category 8.07% 6.43% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,847 3,234 4,973
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 51,415 67,318 75,586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.00% 43.35% 45.55%
Number of salaries quoted 38,865 51,837 55,549
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -7 1,252 £55,000 - 151
South East +14 1,000 £50,000 -4.76% 188
North of England +44 703 £40,000 +3.90% 97
Midlands +77 490 £43,250 +33.08% 83
South West -6 470 £45,000 -5.26% 71
North West +18 399 £42,500 +6.25% 50
West Midlands +64 346 £45,000 +30.43% 49
Yorkshire +56 278 £40,000 - 40
East of England +18 200 £42,500 +13.33% 63
East Midlands +47 135 £42,500 +117.95% 34
North East +25 25 £42,708 +269.76% 7
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1,233 (29.73%) Finance
2 833 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
3 787 (18.98%) Marketing
4 781 (18.83%) Public Sector
5 760 (18.33%) Manufacturing
6 726 (17.51%) SAP
7 712 (17.17%) Degree
8 706 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
9 699 (16.86%) Electronics
10 674 (16.25%) Programme Management
11 637 (15.36%) Digital Marketing
12 600 (14.47%) Microsoft
13 571 (13.77%) Cisco
14 510 (12.30%) Linux
15 481 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
16 480 (11.57%) SQL
17 471 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
18 460 (11.09%) ITIL
19 437 (10.54%) Windows
20 435 (10.49%) Python
21 416 (10.03%) Java
22 409 (9.86%) WAN
23 386 (9.31%) Firewall
24 375 (9.04%) AWS
25 372 (8.97%) Broadband
26 365 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
27 362 (8.73%) Project Management
28 349 (8.42%) Retail
29 338 (8.15%) CCNP
30 324 (7.81%) Azure

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
1 108 (2.60%) MS Exchange
2 71 (1.71%) SharePoint
3 66 (1.59%) Apache Spark
4 52 (1.25%) Skype for Business
5 45 (1.09%) Apache
6 33 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
6 33 (0.80%) JBoss
7 26 (0.63%) Confluence
7 26 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 25 (0.60%) IIS
9 20 (0.48%) Smallworld
10 19 (0.46%) CMS
10 19 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (0.36%) SAS
11 15 (0.36%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (0.29%) IBM Domino
13 9 (0.22%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 248 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
2 181 (4.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 90 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 57 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (0.43%) AutoCAD
7 17 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.24%) Figma
8 10 (0.24%) InVision
8 10 (0.24%) Marvel
8 10 (0.24%) Sketch
9 7 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.048%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.024%) HipChat
12 1 (0.024%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 37 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 35 (0.84%) SAP CO
2 35 (0.84%) SAP FI
2 35 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
3 29 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
7 4 (0.096%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.072%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 3 (0.072%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.072%) SAP Payroll
8 3 (0.072%) Teamcenter
9 2 (0.048%) CSG Singleview
9 2 (0.048%) Exstream
9 2 (0.048%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 375 (9.04%) AWS
2 324 (7.81%) Azure
3 217 (5.23%) Office 365
4 145 (3.50%) SaaS
5 82 (1.98%) GCP
6 70 (1.69%) IaaS
7 69 (1.66%) Power Platform
7 69 (1.66%) Serverless
8 55 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
9 43 (1.04%) GitHub
10 39 (0.94%) npm
11 34 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
11 34 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
12 29 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 25 (0.60%) PaaS
14 24 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
15 21 (0.51%) AWS CodePipeline
16 12 (0.29%) OneDrive
17 11 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 11 (0.27%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 409 (9.86%) WAN
2 386 (9.31%) Firewall
3 372 (8.97%) Broadband
4 311 (7.50%) Wireless
5 307 (7.40%) MPLS
6 289 (6.97%) LAN
7 251 (6.05%) DNS
8 231 (5.57%) Internet
9 228 (5.50%) BGP
10 225 (5.43%) VPN
11 217 (5.23%) VoIP
12 215 (5.18%) Network Security
13 181 (4.36%) TCP/IP
14 180 (4.34%) OSPF
15 146 (3.52%) Ethernet
16 139 (3.35%) DHCP
17 132 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
18 121 (2.92%) Unified Communications
19 114 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
20 112 (2.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (7.28%) SQL Server
2 118 (2.85%) Big Data
3 105 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 68 (1.64%) MySQL
4 68 (1.64%) Power BI
5 67 (1.62%) NoSQL
6 66 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 64 (1.54%) Hadoop
8 59 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
9 51 (1.23%) GIS
10 46 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 40 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 40 (0.96%) Data Mining
12 39 (0.94%) RDBMS
13 35 (0.84%) SAP HANA
14 34 (0.82%) MongoDB
15 32 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 30 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
17 29 (0.70%) BigQuery
18 27 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 160 (3.86%) Git (software)
2 130 (3.13%) JIRA
3 106 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 62 (1.50%) Selenium
5 49 (1.18%) SoapUI
6 37 (0.89%) Subversion
7 35 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 34 (0.82%) webpack
9 32 (0.77%) Cucumber
10 31 (0.75%) Maven
11 30 (0.72%) Jasmine
12 29 (0.70%) SpecFlow
13 27 (0.65%) Visual Studio
13 27 (0.65%) WebDriver
14 25 (0.60%) JMeter
15 24 (0.58%) JUnit
15 24 (0.58%) Mocha
16 21 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 20 (0.48%) GDB
18 14 (0.34%) Protractor
General
1 1,233 (29.73%) Finance
2 787 (18.98%) Marketing
3 781 (18.83%) Public Sector
4 760 (18.33%) Manufacturing
5 699 (16.86%) Electronics
6 349 (8.42%) Retail
7 273 (6.58%) Banking
8 139 (3.35%) Billing
9 75 (1.81%) Advertising
10 67 (1.62%) Legal
11 65 (1.57%) German Language
12 59 (1.42%) Italian Language
13 45 (1.09%) Aerospace
13 45 (1.09%) Local Government
14 36 (0.87%) Games
14 36 (0.87%) Law
15 27 (0.65%) Automotive
16 26 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
17 22 (0.53%) French Language
18 20 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 484 (11.67%) Developer
2 407 (9.81%) Analyst
3 366 (8.83%) Network Engineer
4 234 (5.64%) Architect
5 220 (5.31%) Consultant
6 182 (4.39%) Project Manager
7 154 (3.71%) Support Engineer
8 128 (3.09%) Telecoms Manager
9 127 (3.06%) Cisco Engineer
10 117 (2.82%) Telecoms Engineer
11 116 (2.80%) Software Engineer
12 114 (2.75%) Security Engineer
13 110 (2.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 109 (2.63%) Java Developer
14 109 (2.63%) Test Engineer
15 100 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
16 99 (2.39%) Network Security Engineer
17 98 (2.36%) .NET Developer
18 95 (2.29%) IT Support
19 92 (2.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (6.12%) .NET
2 170 (4.10%) HTML
3 163 (3.93%) CSS
4 129 (3.11%) AngularJS
5 118 (2.85%) REST
6 114 (2.75%) Web Services
7 109 (2.63%) React
8 103 (2.48%) RESTful
9 94 (2.27%) Node.js
9 94 (2.27%) SOAP
10 83 (2.00%) Spring
11 72 (1.74%) jQuery
12 68 (1.64%) ASP.NET
13 66 (1.59%) HTML5
14 61 (1.47%) JSON
14 61 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 46 (1.11%) XML
16 43 (1.04%) J2EE
17 38 (0.92%) Hibernate
18 35 (0.84%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 365 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 271 (6.53%) User Experience
3 254 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 246 (5.93%) Management Information System
5 163 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
6 159 (3.83%) CCTV
7 125 (3.01%) Driving Licence
8 74 (1.78%) Algorithms
9 72 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
10 69 (1.66%) Fibre Optics
11 50 (1.21%) Blog
11 50 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
12 45 (1.09%) Public Cloud
13 44 (1.06%) Virtual Team
14 43 (1.04%) Social Media
15 42 (1.01%) FMCG
15 42 (1.01%) Internet of Things
16 41 (0.99%) Private Cloud
17 34 (0.82%) e-Learning
18 31 (0.75%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 510 (12.30%) Linux
2 437 (10.54%) Windows
3 232 (5.59%) Unix
4 212 (5.11%) Windows Server
5 135 (3.26%) Windows 10
6 99 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 89 (2.15%) Android
8 85 (2.05%) Windows 7
9 58 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 57 (1.37%) Apple iOS
11 29 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 28 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (0.58%) CentOS
14 22 (0.53%) Windows 8
15 18 (0.43%) Solaris
16 15 (0.36%) Mac OS
17 12 (0.29%) HPUX
18 11 (0.27%) Mac OS X
19 10 (0.24%) FreeBSD
20 7 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 833 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
2 706 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
3 674 (16.25%) Programme Management
4 637 (15.36%) Digital Marketing
5 481 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
6 460 (11.09%) ITIL
7 362 (8.73%) Project Management
8 309 (7.45%) Service Delivery
9 283 (6.82%) DevOps
10 282 (6.80%) Software Engineering
11 239 (5.76%) Test Automation
12 238 (5.74%) Project Delivery
13 235 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 222 (5.35%) Analytics
14 222 (5.35%) Scrum
15 214 (5.16%) Continuous Improvement
16 208 (5.02%) Presales
17 204 (4.92%) Mentoring
18 192 (4.63%) CRM
19 180 (4.34%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 480 (11.57%) SQL
2 435 (10.49%) Python
3 416 (10.03%) Java
4 308 (7.43%) C#
5 279 (6.73%) JavaScript
6 250 (6.03%) C++
7 190 (4.58%) C
8 122 (2.94%) Perl
9 115 (2.77%) Bash Shell
10 104 (2.51%) PHP
11 63 (1.52%) R
12 56 (1.35%) Go
13 54 (1.30%) PowerShell
14 39 (0.94%) Shell Script
15 33 (0.80%) Embedded C
16 31 (0.75%) ES6
17 30 (0.72%) T-SQL
18 25 (0.60%) Ruby
19 22 (0.53%) ES7
19 22 (0.53%) Rust
Qualifications
1 712 (17.17%) Degree
2 471 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
3 338 (8.15%) CCNP
4 285 (6.87%) CCNA
5 218 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 140 (3.38%) ISTQB
7 135 (3.26%) SC Cleared
8 93 (2.24%) ISEB
9 88 (2.12%) CCIE
10 71 (1.71%) DV Cleared
11 65 (1.57%) HND
12 63 (1.52%) HNC
13 58 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
14 53 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
14 53 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 53 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
15 49 (1.18%) JNCIE
16 47 (1.13%) JNCIP
17 44 (1.06%) CCIE Service Provider
18 39 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (5.31%) SLA
2 199 (4.80%) QA
3 164 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 126 (3.04%) ISO 9001
5 55 (1.33%) PMO
6 37 (0.89%) GDPR
7 36 (0.87%) Data Quality
8 26 (0.63%) PCI DSS
9 18 (0.43%) COBIT
10 16 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 10 (0.24%) NIST
12 8 (0.19%) ISO 22301
13 7 (0.17%) ISO 14001
13 7 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 6 (0.14%) NEBOSH
15 5 (0.12%) HL7
16 4 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 4 (0.096%) Solvency II
17 2 (0.048%) Actionable Recommendations
17 2 (0.048%) IFRS
System Software
1 279 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 163 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (2.65%) Docker
4 93 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 44 (1.06%) vCloud
6 40 (0.96%) Firmware
7 23 (0.55%) XenApp
8 21 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (0.46%) BIND 9
10 18 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
11 14 (0.34%) XenDesktop
12 13 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
12 13 (0.31%) vSphere
13 12 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
15 9 (0.22%) BitLocker
15 9 (0.22%) VirtualBox
16 8 (0.19%) Terminal Services
17 7 (0.17%) VMware NSX
18 6 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 115 (2.77%) FortiGate
2 97 (2.34%) Nagios
3 75 (1.81%) Ansible
4 72 (1.74%) SCCM
5 66 (1.59%) Kubernetes
6 57 (1.37%) Terraform
7 42 (1.01%) Puppet
8 32 (0.77%) HP ALM
9 31 (0.75%) Netcool
10 29 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
10 29 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
11 24 (0.58%) SCOM
12 19 (0.46%) Cacti
12 19 (0.46%) RANCID
13 17 (0.41%) AirWatch
13 17 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
14 15 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
15 14 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 13 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
17 11 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 726 (17.51%) SAP
2 600 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 571 (13.77%) Cisco
4 282 (6.80%) VMware
5 167 (4.03%) Fortinet
6 164 (3.95%) Juniper
6 164 (3.95%) Oracle
7 135 (3.26%) Google
8 128 (3.09%) Palo Alto
9 121 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
10 103 (2.48%) BT
11 88 (2.12%) Citrix
12 84 (2.03%) EMC
13 82 (1.98%) HP
13 82 (1.98%) Openreach
14 76 (1.83%) Avaya
15 65 (1.57%) Dell
16 58 (1.40%) Virgin Media
17 49 (1.18%) Meraki
17 49 (1.18%) NetApp