Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > England
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 65 57
Rank change year-on-year -44 -8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 4,747 7,218 9,686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.90% 4.36% 4.89%
As % of the General category 6.85% 10.36% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,716 5,796 8,001
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,375 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £82,500
UK median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -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 69,340 69,682 88,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.31% 42.04% 44.54%
Number of salaries quoted 54,127 56,608 72,196
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,277 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.39% +2.55% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% - -

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -54 1,861 £58,500 +6.36% 635
South East -38 1,224 £45,000 -5.26% 264
North of England -45 561 £42,500 +13.33% 125
South West -39 398 £50,000 +6.38% 134
East of England -27 378 £39,000 -2.50% 133
North West -30 341 £45,000 +12.50% 71
Midlands -46 316 £40,000 -13.04% 92
West Midlands +7 249 £37,500 -8.54% 40
Yorkshire -50 175 £40,000 +14.29% 40
East Midlands -106 61 £45,000 -14.29% 52
North East -8 46 £47,500 +39.71% 14
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 1,409 (29.68%) Finance
2 1,092 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
3 820 (17.27%) Marketing
4 771 (16.24%) Degree
5 696 (14.66%) Linux
6 666 (14.03%) Electronics
7 648 (13.65%) Programme Management
8 646 (13.61%) Business Intelligence
9 627 (13.21%) SQL
10 621 (13.08%) Manufacturing
11 591 (12.45%) Windows
12 582 (12.26%) SAP
13 574 (12.09%) Cisco
14 572 (12.05%) Digital Marketing
15 555 (11.69%) Microsoft
16 519 (10.93%) Java
17 509 (10.72%) JavaScript
18 478 (10.07%) Python
19 462 (9.73%) Banking
20 452 (9.52%) .NET
21 447 (9.42%) C#
22 446 (9.40%) Software Engineering
23 431 (9.08%) Project Management
24 402 (8.47%) SQL Server
25 398 (8.38%) VoIP
26 394 (8.30%) Retail
27 390 (8.22%) TDD
28 384 (8.09%) C++
29 380 (8.01%) ITIL
30 363 (7.65%) Computer Science

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
1 138 (2.91%) Apache Spark
2 123 (2.59%) MS Exchange
3 62 (1.31%) Skype for Business
4 55 (1.16%) Apache
5 54 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 51 (1.07%) Tomcat
7 43 (0.91%) JBoss
8 41 (0.86%) IIS
8 41 (0.86%) SharePoint
9 39 (0.82%) Confluence
10 38 (0.80%) Mule
11 37 (0.78%) CMS
12 32 (0.67%) SAS
13 31 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
14 29 (0.61%) Mule ESB
15 26 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
16 23 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 23 (0.48%) Ethereum
16 23 (0.48%) nginx
17 21 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 203 (4.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 201 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
3 85 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 72 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
5 62 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 39 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.38%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.34%) Zemax
9 12 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
10 11 (0.23%) Chatbot
11 9 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.084%) GIMP
13 3 (0.063%) InVision
14 2 (0.042%) Camtasia
14 2 (0.042%) InDesign
14 2 (0.042%) Maya
14 2 (0.042%) SOLIDWORKS
15 1 (0.021%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.021%) Simulink
15 1 (0.021%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 52 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (0.93%) Distributed Ledger
3 30 (0.63%) Magento
4 13 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
5 12 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 11 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
7 8 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (0.17%) TIBCO iProcess
8 7 (0.15%) Shopify
9 6 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.13%) Unica
10 5 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
10 5 (0.11%) CSG Singleview
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.11%) Primavera
10 5 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.11%) SAP SD
11 4 (0.084%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 362 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
2 246 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 181 (3.81%) Office 365
4 151 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
5 142 (2.99%) SaaS
6 88 (1.85%) GitHub
7 77 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
8 59 (1.24%) IaaS
9 49 (1.03%) Amazon S3
10 42 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
11 30 (0.63%) Serverless
12 26 (0.55%) Slack
13 25 (0.53%) PaaS
14 22 (0.46%) npm
15 19 (0.40%) Trello
16 16 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 14 (0.29%) MailChimp
18 12 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
18 12 (0.25%) G Suite
18 12 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 398 (8.38%) VoIP
2 347 (7.31%) Firewall
3 334 (7.04%) WAN
4 270 (5.69%) Broadband
5 267 (5.62%) LAN
6 255 (5.37%) Wireless
7 241 (5.08%) TCP/IP
8 229 (4.82%) VPN
9 221 (4.66%) Internet
10 212 (4.47%) MPLS
11 200 (4.21%) DNS
12 179 (3.77%) BGP
13 165 (3.48%) Ethernet
14 150 (3.16%) OSPF
15 128 (2.70%) Unified Communications
16 124 (2.61%) PBX
17 118 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
18 117 (2.46%) VLAN
19 105 (2.21%) LTE
20 95 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 402 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 268 (5.65%) MySQL
3 256 (5.39%) Big Data
4 202 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 129 (2.72%) Hadoop
6 107 (2.25%) MongoDB
7 90 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
8 88 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
9 86 (1.81%) Relational Database
10 83 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 57 (1.20%) Blockchain
12 53 (1.12%) Redis
12 53 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
13 50 (1.05%) Oracle Database
14 48 (1.01%) Apache Hive
14 48 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 43 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
16 39 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
17 38 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
18 36 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 282 (5.94%) Git (software)
2 140 (2.95%) Jenkins
3 133 (2.80%) NUnit
4 131 (2.76%) JIRA
5 97 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
6 89 (1.87%) MSTest
7 88 (1.85%) Subversion
8 78 (1.64%) Visual Studio
9 71 (1.50%) Moq
10 63 (1.33%) Selenium
11 49 (1.03%) LabVIEW
12 46 (0.97%) JUnit
13 41 (0.86%) GCC
13 41 (0.86%) GDB
14 40 (0.84%) Cucumber
15 38 (0.80%) webpack
16 34 (0.72%) Trac
17 32 (0.67%) GitLab
18 29 (0.61%) WebDriver
19 28 (0.59%) TeamCity
General
1 1,409 (29.68%) Finance
2 820 (17.27%) Marketing
3 666 (14.03%) Electronics
4 621 (13.08%) Manufacturing
5 462 (9.73%) Banking
6 394 (8.30%) Retail
7 109 (2.30%) Legal
8 97 (2.04%) Billing
9 76 (1.60%) Games
10 67 (1.41%) Law
11 57 (1.20%) Aerospace
12 55 (1.16%) Advertising
13 48 (1.01%) Financial Institution
14 44 (0.93%) Automotive
15 35 (0.74%) Multimedia
16 34 (0.72%) German Language
17 30 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
18 23 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
19 21 (0.44%) French Language
19 21 (0.44%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 973 (20.50%) Developer
2 381 (8.03%) Analyst
3 276 (5.81%) Architect
4 256 (5.39%) Consultant
5 243 (5.12%) Network Engineer
6 226 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 217 (4.57%) Support Engineer
8 206 (4.34%) Project Manager
9 187 (3.94%) Software Engineer
10 170 (3.58%) C# Developer
11 166 (3.50%) Senior Developer
12 165 (3.48%) Java Developer
13 141 (2.97%) Telecoms Developer
14 138 (2.91%) Telecoms Engineer
15 135 (2.84%) Telecoms Manager
16 120 (2.53%) Software Developer
17 117 (2.46%) C# .NET Developer
18 114 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
19 103 (2.17%) PHP Developer
20 100 (2.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 452 (9.52%) .NET
2 349 (7.35%) HTML
3 324 (6.83%) CSS
4 208 (4.38%) AngularJS
5 194 (4.09%) Web Services
6 185 (3.90%) Node.js
7 176 (3.71%) REST
8 155 (3.27%) ASP.NET
9 154 (3.24%) jQuery
10 147 (3.10%) HTML5
11 142 (2.99%) WPF
12 138 (2.91%) XML
13 120 (2.53%) Spring
14 119 (2.51%) JSON
15 109 (2.30%) React
16 106 (2.23%) RESTful
17 102 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
18 97 (2.04%) Castle Windsor
19 95 (2.00%) Kafka
20 93 (1.96%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 363 (7.65%) Computer Science
2 315 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 226 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 200 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
5 149 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 122 (2.57%) User Experience
7 108 (2.28%) Algorithms
8 105 (2.21%) Client/Server
9 66 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 64 (1.35%) Fintech
11 62 (1.31%) Mobile App
12 61 (1.29%) Virtual Team
13 48 (1.01%) Social Media
14 46 (0.97%) Driving Licence
15 44 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
16 40 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
16 40 (0.84%) Public Cloud
17 39 (0.82%) Digital Media
17 39 (0.82%) Hedge funds
18 38 (0.80%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 696 (14.66%) Linux
2 591 (12.45%) Windows
3 199 (4.19%) Windows Server
4 187 (3.94%) Unix
5 89 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 88 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (1.75%) CentOS
8 79 (1.66%) Android
9 67 (1.41%) Windows 7
10 62 (1.31%) Apple iOS
11 53 (1.12%) Windows 10
12 46 (0.97%) Windows 8
13 28 (0.59%) Debian
14 26 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 24 (0.51%) Ubuntu
16 22 (0.46%) Solaris
17 20 (0.42%) VMS
18 18 (0.38%) Mac OS X
19 12 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
20 6 (0.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,092 (23.00%) Agile Software Development
2 648 (13.65%) Programme Management
3 646 (13.61%) Business Intelligence
4 572 (12.05%) Digital Marketing
5 446 (9.40%) Software Engineering
6 431 (9.08%) Project Management
7 390 (8.22%) TDD
8 380 (8.01%) ITIL
9 346 (7.29%) Scrum
10 309 (6.51%) Test Automation
11 296 (6.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 294 (6.19%) E-Commerce
13 286 (6.02%) DevOps
14 264 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
15 246 (5.18%) MVC
16 219 (4.61%) OO
17 207 (4.36%) Analytics
18 205 (4.32%) PRINCE2
19 197 (4.15%) Business Development
20 181 (3.81%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 627 (13.21%) SQL
2 519 (10.93%) Java
3 509 (10.72%) JavaScript
4 478 (10.07%) Python
5 447 (9.42%) C#
6 384 (8.09%) C++
7 251 (5.29%) C
8 220 (4.63%) Bash Shell
9 209 (4.40%) PHP
10 109 (2.30%) Perl
11 95 (2.00%) Ruby
12 71 (1.50%) ES6
13 68 (1.43%) MATLAB
14 63 (1.33%) Go
15 59 (1.24%) PowerShell
15 59 (1.24%) Scala
16 58 (1.22%) VB.NET
17 49 (1.03%) T-SQL
18 45 (0.95%) Embedded C
19 43 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 771 (16.24%) Degree
2 308 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
3 189 (3.98%) CCNP
4 164 (3.45%) CCNA
5 131 (2.76%) Security Cleared
6 129 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 88 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 80 (1.69%) SC Cleared
9 72 (1.52%) PhD
10 66 (1.39%) CISSP
11 60 (1.26%) CCIE
12 52 (1.10%) JNCIP
13 46 (0.97%) MCSE
14 43 (0.91%) CISM
15 41 (0.86%) ISTQB
16 40 (0.84%) APMP
17 39 (0.82%) PMI Certification
18 37 (0.78%) DV Cleared
19 34 (0.72%) ISEB
20 33 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (4.28%) SLA
2 185 (3.90%) QA
3 83 (1.75%) PMO
4 76 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 74 (1.56%) GDPR
6 62 (1.31%) PCI DSS
7 50 (1.05%) Data Quality
8 27 (0.57%) ISO 9001
9 14 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.25%) ECSS
10 12 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 12 (0.25%) MISRA
11 9 (0.19%) GCP
12 8 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
12 8 (0.17%) MISRA C
13 7 (0.15%) Basel III
13 7 (0.15%) ISO 22301
13 7 (0.15%) NEBOSH
13 7 (0.15%) SEPA
13 7 (0.15%) TARGET2
System Software
1 323 (6.80%) Active Directory
2 191 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 162 (3.41%) Docker
4 86 (1.81%) Hyper-V
5 44 (0.93%) Kamailio
6 39 (0.82%) iptables
7 38 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (0.40%) Firmware
8 19 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
10 16 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (0.34%) vSphere
10 16 (0.34%) XenApp
11 14 (0.29%) Postfix
12 12 (0.25%) BIND 9
12 12 (0.25%) KVM
13 11 (0.23%) Apache Flume
14 9 (0.19%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.17%) VMware NSX
16 7 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 162 (3.41%) Ansible
2 132 (2.78%) Puppet
3 104 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
4 78 (1.64%) Kubernetes
5 74 (1.56%) Nagios
6 64 (1.35%) Cacti
7 57 (1.20%) SCCM
8 37 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
9 31 (0.65%) SELinux
10 24 (0.51%) Salt
11 23 (0.48%) Grafana
12 21 (0.44%) Icinga
13 20 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
13 20 (0.42%) OpenNMS
14 18 (0.38%) SCOM
15 16 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
16 15 (0.32%) HAProxy
16 15 (0.32%) Oozie
17 14 (0.29%) AirWatch
17 14 (0.29%) RANCID
Vendors
1 582 (12.26%) SAP
2 574 (12.09%) Cisco
3 555 (11.69%) Microsoft
4 280 (5.90%) VMware
5 218 (4.59%) Oracle
6 167 (3.52%) Juniper
7 95 (2.00%) Citrix
8 94 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
9 93 (1.96%) Google
10 87 (1.83%) HP
11 79 (1.66%) Avaya
12 65 (1.37%) Zend
13 61 (1.29%) Red Hat
14 60 (1.26%) F5
15 56 (1.18%) Mitel
16 55 (1.16%) Apple
17 42 (0.88%) Dell
18 40 (0.84%) TIBCO
19 37 (0.78%) Tableau
20 36 (0.76%) Huawei