Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 77 58
Rank change year-on-year -37 -19 +5
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 4,352 6,319 8,613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.80% 3.85% 4.74%
As % of the General category 6.74% 8.70% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3,258 4,902 6,822
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% - -1.13%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,900 £76,225 £82,500
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 64,575 72,634 78,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.57% 44.30% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 50,001 53,175 65,489
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -30 1,634 £55,000 - 196
South East -43 1,011 £52,500 +16.67% 141
South West -21 559 £47,500 -2.06% 101
North of England -28 558 £38,500 -9.41% 112
North West -12 381 £40,000 - 71
Midlands -17 303 £32,500 -18.75% 99
East of England -67 284 £37,500 -4.46% 87
West Midlands +20 216 £34,500 -8.00% 49
Yorkshire -22 157 £40,000 -5.88% 37
East Midlands -37 96 £19,500 -54.12% 50
North East -54 20 £11,550 -75.68% 4
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1,529 (35.13%) Finance
2 902 (20.73%) Marketing
3 878 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
4 731 (16.80%) Degree
5 724 (16.64%) Business Intelligence
6 712 (16.36%) SAP
7 705 (16.20%) Manufacturing
8 700 (16.08%) Programme Management
9 687 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 685 (15.74%) Electronics
11 636 (14.61%) Digital Marketing
12 619 (14.22%) SQL
13 579 (13.30%) Java
14 561 (12.89%) Windows
15 524 (12.04%) Linux
16 505 (11.60%) Cisco
17 493 (11.33%) Retail
18 464 (10.66%) Banking
19 462 (10.62%) ITIL
20 432 (9.93%) Python
21 430 (9.88%) Project Management
22 408 (9.38%) JavaScript
23 400 (9.19%) C#
24 390 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
25 370 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
26 358 (8.23%) .NET
27 356 (8.18%) Active Directory
27 356 (8.18%) VMware
28 348 (8.00%) Scrum
28 348 (8.00%) Cisco Certification

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
1 122 (2.80%) MS Exchange
2 110 (2.53%) Apache Spark
3 78 (1.79%) Ethereum
4 67 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 65 (1.49%) Apache
6 56 (1.29%) Tomcat
7 45 (1.03%) IIS
8 37 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
9 33 (0.76%) JBoss
10 30 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
10 30 (0.69%) OpenStack
11 29 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
11 29 (0.67%) Skype for Business
12 28 (0.64%) Confluence
12 28 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 27 (0.62%) SAS
14 23 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 22 (0.51%) Apache Solr
16 21 (0.48%) CMS
17 17 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 294 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 155 (3.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 100 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 63 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 39 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.23%) AutoCAD
8 9 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.21%) RoboHelp
8 9 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.11%) InVision
10 5 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (0.092%) InDesign
12 3 (0.069%) Camtasia
12 3 (0.069%) Simulink
13 2 (0.046%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.023%) Mozilla Thunderbird
14 1 (0.023%) Siemens NX
14 1 (0.023%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (0.71%) Distributed Ledger
2 22 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
4 13 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
5 8 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
5 8 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.11%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.092%) Magento
9 4 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.092%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 3 (0.069%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.046%) CSG Singleview
11 2 (0.046%) Primavera
11 2 (0.046%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.046%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.046%) SAP PSCD
11 2 (0.046%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 335 (7.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 317 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
3 154 (3.54%) SaaS
4 150 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 146 (3.35%) Office 365
6 96 (2.21%) GitHub
7 74 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
8 73 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
9 60 (1.38%) Amazon S3
10 44 (1.01%) IaaS
11 34 (0.78%) PaaS
12 20 (0.46%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 19 (0.44%) OpenShift
14 14 (0.32%) Serverless
15 13 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
16 10 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
17 9 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
17 9 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 5 (0.11%) Mimecast
19 4 (0.092%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 328 (7.54%) WAN
2 317 (7.28%) Firewall
3 214 (4.92%) LAN
4 209 (4.80%) VoIP
5 208 (4.78%) TCP/IP
6 198 (4.55%) MPLS
7 195 (4.48%) Wireless
8 178 (4.09%) Internet
9 159 (3.65%) DNS
10 157 (3.61%) Broadband
11 149 (3.42%) Ethernet
12 143 (3.29%) VPN
13 137 (3.15%) BGP
14 130 (2.99%) OSPF
15 116 (2.67%) DHCP
16 111 (2.55%) Network Security
17 95 (2.18%) SAN
18 84 (1.93%) Unified Communications
19 72 (1.65%) Cisco Nexus
19 72 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 186 (4.27%) Big Data
3 172 (3.95%) MySQL
4 166 (3.81%) NoSQL
5 154 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
6 113 (2.60%) Hadoop
7 112 (2.57%) Blockchain
8 82 (1.88%) Redis
9 72 (1.65%) Relational Database
10 69 (1.59%) MongoDB
11 68 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
12 56 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
13 55 (1.26%) Apache Hive
13 55 (1.26%) Power BI
14 40 (0.92%) GIS
15 35 (0.80%) Oracle Database
16 32 (0.74%) Data Mining
17 31 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
18 23 (0.53%) RDBMS
19 22 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 176 (4.04%) Git (software)
2 121 (2.78%) JIRA
3 102 (2.34%) Jenkins
4 73 (1.68%) Selenium
5 53 (1.22%) JUnit
5 53 (1.22%) Visual Studio
6 52 (1.19%) Mocha
7 42 (0.97%) LabVIEW
8 41 (0.94%) Cucumber
9 38 (0.87%) Subversion
10 30 (0.69%) Maven
11 26 (0.60%) GitLab
11 26 (0.60%) SpecFlow
11 26 (0.60%) TeamCity
12 23 (0.53%) Eclipse
13 21 (0.48%) IntelliJ
13 21 (0.48%) JMeter
14 20 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (0.37%) Bitbucket
15 16 (0.37%) TestNG
General
1 1,529 (35.13%) Finance
2 902 (20.73%) Marketing
3 705 (16.20%) Manufacturing
4 685 (15.74%) Electronics
5 493 (11.33%) Retail
6 464 (10.66%) Banking
7 148 (3.40%) Advertising
8 104 (2.39%) Legal
9 94 (2.16%) Billing
10 70 (1.61%) German Language
11 68 (1.56%) French Language
12 63 (1.45%) Italian Language
13 50 (1.15%) Law
14 44 (1.01%) Back Office
15 40 (0.92%) Games
16 38 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
17 35 (0.80%) Automotive
18 33 (0.76%) Mandarin Language
18 33 (0.76%) Retail Banking
19 26 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 710 (16.31%) Developer
2 454 (10.43%) Analyst
3 303 (6.96%) Architect
4 200 (4.60%) Network Engineer
4 200 (4.60%) Support Engineer
5 193 (4.43%) Consultant
6 172 (3.95%) .NET Developer
7 163 (3.75%) Project Manager
8 157 (3.61%) Software Engineer
9 155 (3.56%) Senior Developer
10 154 (3.54%) IT Manager
11 151 (3.47%) C# Developer
12 148 (3.40%) Software Developer
13 140 (3.22%) Java Developer
13 140 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
14 134 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
15 114 (2.62%) Telecoms Manager
16 106 (2.44%) Business Analyst
17 100 (2.30%) Junior
18 98 (2.25%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (8.23%) .NET
2 310 (7.12%) HTML
3 264 (6.07%) CSS
4 186 (4.27%) Web Services
5 177 (4.07%) Node.js
6 174 (4.00%) AngularJS
7 152 (3.49%) ASP.NET
8 138 (3.17%) jQuery
9 122 (2.80%) XML
10 113 (2.60%) REST
11 112 (2.57%) Spring
12 107 (2.46%) SOAP
13 106 (2.44%) React
14 101 (2.32%) RESTful
15 89 (2.05%) HTML5
16 84 (1.93%) Kafka
17 76 (1.75%) Smart Contracts
18 71 (1.63%) JSON
19 70 (1.61%) Truffle
19 70 (1.61%) web3js
Miscellaneous
1 370 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 251 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 233 (5.35%) Computer Science
4 194 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
5 156 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
6 147 (3.38%) Management Information System
7 125 (2.87%) Driving Licence
8 118 (2.71%) Algorithms
9 102 (2.34%) Virtual Team
10 101 (2.32%) User Experience
11 75 (1.72%) Bitcoin
12 72 (1.65%) Fintech
13 60 (1.38%) Mobile App
14 53 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
15 49 (1.13%) Digital Media
16 45 (1.03%) Acoustics
17 43 (0.99%) Public Cloud
18 39 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
19 38 (0.87%) Life Science
20 35 (0.80%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 561 (12.89%) Windows
2 524 (12.04%) Linux
3 205 (4.71%) Windows Server
4 132 (3.03%) Unix
5 99 (2.27%) Windows 10
6 95 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 91 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 89 (2.05%) Windows 7
9 86 (1.98%) Android
10 63 (1.45%) Apple iOS
11 52 (1.19%) VMS
12 37 (0.85%) Mac OS X
13 30 (0.69%) CentOS
14 27 (0.62%) Solaris
15 22 (0.51%) Windows 8
16 20 (0.46%) Mac OS
16 20 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (0.34%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.21%) Windows XP
19 8 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 878 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
2 724 (16.64%) Business Intelligence
3 700 (16.08%) Programme Management
4 636 (14.61%) Digital Marketing
5 462 (10.62%) ITIL
6 430 (9.88%) Project Management
7 390 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
8 348 (8.00%) Scrum
9 325 (7.47%) Software Engineering
10 298 (6.85%) Test Automation
11 297 (6.82%) TDD
12 254 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 250 (5.74%) Analytics
14 243 (5.58%) Service Delivery
15 239 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
16 225 (5.17%) Presales
17 223 (5.12%) E-Commerce
18 221 (5.08%) Service Management
19 212 (4.87%) CRM
20 210 (4.83%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 619 (14.22%) SQL
2 579 (13.30%) Java
3 432 (9.93%) Python
4 408 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 400 (9.19%) C#
6 285 (6.55%) C++
7 165 (3.79%) C
8 119 (2.73%) Perl
9 111 (2.55%) PHP
10 106 (2.44%) Ruby
11 89 (2.05%) PowerShell
12 87 (2.00%) Bash Shell
13 83 (1.91%) Go
14 78 (1.79%) Solidity
15 74 (1.70%) ES6
15 74 (1.70%) PL/SQL
16 58 (1.33%) T-SQL
17 51 (1.17%) Shell Script
18 45 (1.03%) R
19 44 (1.01%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 731 (16.80%) Degree
2 348 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 231 (5.31%) CCNA
4 180 (4.14%) CCNP
5 157 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 144 (3.31%) Security Cleared
7 96 (2.21%) SC Cleared
8 70 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 70 (1.61%) PhD
9 64 (1.47%) CCIE
10 56 (1.29%) CISSP
11 52 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
11 52 (1.19%) Network+ Certification
12 46 (1.06%) MCSE
12 46 (1.06%) PMI Certification
13 42 (0.97%) CISM
13 42 (0.97%) ISEB
14 41 (0.94%) DV Cleared
15 33 (0.76%) CISA
16 29 (0.67%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (4.48%) SLA
2 152 (3.49%) QA
3 92 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 50 (1.15%) GDPR
4 50 (1.15%) PMO
5 40 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 21 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
7 16 (0.37%) Data Quality
8 11 (0.25%) FISMA
9 10 (0.23%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 9 (0.21%) NEBOSH
11 8 (0.18%) ISO 22301
11 8 (0.18%) MISRA
12 7 (0.16%) COBIT
12 7 (0.16%) ISO 31000
12 7 (0.16%) PMBOK
13 6 (0.14%) Def Stans
13 6 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 6 (0.14%) MISRA C
System Software
1 356 (8.18%) Active Directory
2 246 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 196 (4.50%) Docker
4 91 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
5 90 (2.07%) Hyper-V
6 53 (1.22%) vSphere
7 30 (0.69%) XenApp
8 29 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
9 21 (0.48%) HDFS
10 20 (0.46%) XenDesktop
11 17 (0.39%) Terminal Server
11 17 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
13 15 (0.34%) KVM
14 8 (0.18%) VMware NSX
15 7 (0.16%) Firmware
15 7 (0.16%) VirtualBox
15 7 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
15 7 (0.16%) Xen
16 6 (0.14%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 137 (3.15%) Kubernetes
2 118 (2.71%) Ansible
3 77 (1.77%) Puppet
4 50 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
5 48 (1.10%) SCCM
6 41 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (0.74%) Cacti
8 25 (0.57%) Nagios
9 23 (0.53%) ZABBIX
10 22 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
11 20 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
11 20 (0.46%) Oozie
11 20 (0.46%) Terraform
12 18 (0.41%) Munin
13 17 (0.39%) AirWatch
14 16 (0.37%) WSUS
15 14 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
16 11 (0.25%) Grafana
17 10 (0.23%) HP ALM
17 10 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 712 (16.36%) SAP
2 687 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 505 (11.60%) Cisco
4 356 (8.18%) VMware
5 251 (5.77%) Oracle
6 127 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
7 121 (2.78%) Citrix
8 112 (2.57%) Juniper
9 104 (2.39%) Google
10 86 (1.98%) Huawei
11 85 (1.95%) BT
12 76 (1.75%) F5
13 71 (1.63%) Mitel
14 69 (1.59%) Avaya
14 69 (1.59%) Dell
15 68 (1.56%) Tableau
16 61 (1.40%) Fortinet
17 55 (1.26%) CheckPoint
18 52 (1.19%) EMC
18 52 (1.19%) Splunk