Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 117 76
Rank change year-on-year +12 -41 -25
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 4,077 4,504 6,133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.06% 2.79% 3.81%
As % of the General category 7.91% 6.70% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,901 3,377 4,929
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% -5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -1.04%

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 51,552 67,227 67,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.69% 41.68% 41.69%
Number of salaries quoted 39,041 52,423 53,696
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -11 1,341 £55,500 -7.50% 130
South East -2 878 £50,000 +11.11% 103
North of England +37 692 £40,000 - 72
South West +11 478 £47,500 +5.56% 31
North West +46 461 £42,500 +4.94% 42
Midlands +70 430 £44,000 +15.79% 52
West Midlands +58 334 £42,700 +37.74% 43
East of England +7 233 £45,000 +28.57% 47
Yorkshire +28 205 £40,000 - 25
East Midlands +40 97 £50,000 +100.00% 9
North East -5 24 £40,915 +254.24% 5
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1,301 (31.91%) Finance
2 969 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
3 760 (18.64%) Marketing
4 701 (17.19%) Degree
5 689 (16.90%) Manufacturing
6 688 (16.88%) Electronics
7 681 (16.70%) SAP
8 676 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
9 640 (15.70%) Programme Management
10 597 (14.64%) Digital Marketing
11 584 (14.32%) Microsoft
12 526 (12.90%) Java
13 510 (12.51%) SQL
14 472 (11.58%) Retail
15 463 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
16 445 (10.91%) Project Management
17 444 (10.89%) Cisco
18 441 (10.82%) ITIL
19 428 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
20 414 (10.15%) Software Engineering
21 404 (9.91%) Linux
22 386 (9.47%) Windows
23 382 (9.37%) C#
24 378 (9.27%) Python
25 359 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
26 337 (8.27%) JavaScript
27 333 (8.17%) Microsoft Azure
28 327 (8.02%) SQL Server
29 321 (7.87%) .NET
30 319 (7.82%) Firewall

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 79 (1.94%) MS Exchange
2 77 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 72 (1.77%) Apache Spark
4 51 (1.25%) Skype for Business
5 41 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
6 30 (0.74%) IIS
7 29 (0.71%) Apache
7 29 (0.71%) JBoss
8 27 (0.66%) Confluence
9 21 (0.52%) CMS
9 21 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 20 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (0.37%) Smallworld
11 15 (0.37%) WebLogic
12 14 (0.34%) nginx
13 12 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (0.25%) ArcGIS
14 10 (0.25%) IBM Domino
15 9 (0.22%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 269 (6.60%) Microsoft Office
2 176 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 71 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 26 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (0.27%) Sketch
8 10 (0.25%) AutoCAD
8 10 (0.25%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.22%) Figma
9 9 (0.22%) InVision
9 9 (0.22%) Marvel
10 6 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.049%) HipChat
12 1 (0.025%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 24 (0.59%) SAP FI
3 22 (0.54%) SAP CO
3 22 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
4 15 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
5 11 (0.27%) JDE OneWorld
6 8 (0.20%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
7 6 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
8 5 (0.12%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.098%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.098%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.098%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.098%) Siebel CRM
9 4 (0.098%) Teamcenter
10 3 (0.074%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.049%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 359 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
2 333 (8.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 218 (5.35%) Office 365
4 145 (3.56%) SaaS
5 124 (3.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 60 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 60 (1.47%) Power Platform
7 46 (1.13%) IaaS
8 39 (0.96%) GitHub
9 37 (0.91%) Serverless
10 26 (0.64%) PaaS
11 25 (0.61%) npm
12 23 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
13 19 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
14 17 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
14 17 (0.42%) Google Analytics
15 11 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 10 (0.25%) Amazon S3
16 10 (0.25%) Heroku
17 8 (0.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 319 (7.82%) Firewall
2 312 (7.65%) WAN
3 304 (7.46%) Broadband
4 273 (6.70%) Internet
5 256 (6.28%) VoIP
6 235 (5.76%) LAN
7 215 (5.27%) MPLS
8 181 (4.44%) Wireless
9 155 (3.80%) VPN
10 151 (3.70%) TCP/IP
11 143 (3.51%) DNS
12 140 (3.43%) Network Security
13 136 (3.34%) Ethernet
14 128 (3.14%) BGP
15 117 (2.87%) OSPF
16 101 (2.48%) Unified Communications
17 91 (2.23%) DHCP
18 78 (1.91%) PBX
19 77 (1.89%) VLAN
20 65 (1.59%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 158 (3.88%) Big Data
3 105 (2.58%) NoSQL
4 92 (2.26%) MySQL
5 91 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
6 78 (1.91%) Hadoop
7 74 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 62 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 56 (1.37%) Power BI
10 54 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 51 (1.25%) MongoDB
11 51 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 48 (1.18%) GIS
13 45 (1.10%) RDBMS
14 41 (1.01%) Qlik Sense
15 39 (0.96%) QlikView
15 39 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
16 37 (0.91%) Apache Hive
17 34 (0.83%) Blockchain
18 32 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 145 (3.56%) Git (software)
2 116 (2.85%) Jenkins
2 116 (2.85%) JIRA
3 80 (1.96%) Selenium
4 54 (1.32%) Maven
5 53 (1.30%) SoapUI
6 48 (1.18%) Subversion
7 47 (1.15%) Cucumber
8 30 (0.74%) Gradle
9 29 (0.71%) SpecFlow
9 29 (0.71%) TeamCity
10 26 (0.64%) Visual Studio
11 24 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (0.56%) WebDriver
13 22 (0.54%) Protractor
14 17 (0.42%) webpack
15 16 (0.39%) Jasmine
16 13 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 12 (0.29%) Ant
17 12 (0.29%) JUnit
General
1 1,301 (31.91%) Finance
2 760 (18.64%) Marketing
3 689 (16.90%) Manufacturing
4 688 (16.88%) Electronics
5 472 (11.58%) Retail
6 293 (7.19%) Banking
7 147 (3.61%) Billing
8 89 (2.18%) Advertising
9 82 (2.01%) Legal
10 56 (1.37%) Aerospace
11 51 (1.25%) Automotive
12 39 (0.96%) Law
13 32 (0.78%) Publishing
14 31 (0.76%) Games
15 30 (0.74%) German Language
16 29 (0.71%) Multimedia
17 28 (0.69%) Back Office
17 28 (0.69%) Retail Banking
18 24 (0.59%) Italian Language
19 23 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 546 (13.39%) Developer
2 393 (9.64%) Analyst
3 307 (7.53%) Architect
4 246 (6.03%) Network Engineer
5 240 (5.89%) Consultant
6 191 (4.68%) Project Manager
7 164 (4.02%) Software Engineer
8 156 (3.83%) Java Developer
9 132 (3.24%) Support Engineer
10 127 (3.12%) Telecoms Manager
11 125 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
12 122 (2.99%) Test Engineer
13 115 (2.82%) .NET Developer
14 106 (2.60%) C# Developer
15 105 (2.58%) Business Analyst
16 104 (2.55%) Senior Developer
17 88 (2.16%) Telecoms Engineer
18 87 (2.13%) Software Developer
19 84 (2.06%) IT Support
20 82 (2.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (7.87%) .NET
2 238 (5.84%) HTML
3 223 (5.47%) CSS
4 160 (3.92%) Web Services
5 149 (3.65%) AngularJS
6 145 (3.56%) REST
7 136 (3.34%) Spring
8 132 (3.24%) React
9 126 (3.09%) RESTful
10 121 (2.97%) jQuery
11 120 (2.94%) Node.js
12 117 (2.87%) SOAP
13 101 (2.48%) ASP.NET
14 99 (2.43%) HTML5
15 81 (1.99%) XML
16 74 (1.82%) Kafka
17 68 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 64 (1.57%) CSS3
18 64 (1.57%) JSON
19 51 (1.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 428 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
2 201 (4.93%) Management Information System
3 192 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
4 159 (3.90%) User Experience
5 155 (3.80%) Data Centre
6 127 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
7 114 (2.80%) Driving Licence
8 88 (2.16%) Fintech
9 81 (1.99%) Fibre Optics
10 67 (1.64%) Algorithms
10 67 (1.64%) FMCG
10 67 (1.64%) Internet of Things
11 58 (1.42%) Blog
12 52 (1.28%) Smart Meter
13 44 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
14 35 (0.86%) Virtual Team
15 33 (0.81%) Social Media
16 31 (0.76%) Handset
17 30 (0.74%) Public Cloud
18 29 (0.71%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 404 (9.91%) Linux
2 386 (9.47%) Windows
3 173 (4.24%) Windows Server
4 133 (3.26%) Unix
5 114 (2.80%) Windows 10
6 69 (1.69%) Android
7 66 (1.62%) Windows 7
8 52 (1.28%) Apple iOS
9 51 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 19 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
13 15 (0.37%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (0.25%) FreeBSD
14 10 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.22%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.17%) CentOS
17 6 (0.15%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 969 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
2 676 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
3 640 (15.70%) Programme Management
4 597 (14.64%) Digital Marketing
5 463 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
6 445 (10.91%) Project Management
7 441 (10.82%) ITIL
8 414 (10.15%) Software Engineering
9 275 (6.75%) DevOps
10 262 (6.43%) Scrum
11 250 (6.13%) Test Automation
12 249 (6.11%) Analytics
13 235 (5.76%) TDD
14 224 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
15 219 (5.37%) Cybersecurity
16 214 (5.25%) Mentoring
17 204 (5.00%) CRM
18 201 (4.93%) Presales
19 200 (4.91%) Service Delivery
20 190 (4.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 526 (12.90%) Java
2 510 (12.51%) SQL
3 382 (9.37%) C#
4 378 (9.27%) Python
5 337 (8.27%) JavaScript
6 232 (5.69%) C++
7 190 (4.66%) C
8 120 (2.94%) PHP
9 78 (1.91%) Bash Shell
10 71 (1.74%) Perl
11 64 (1.57%) PowerShell
11 64 (1.57%) T-SQL
12 45 (1.10%) Go
13 44 (1.08%) R
14 37 (0.91%) Ruby
15 35 (0.86%) Scala
16 34 (0.83%) Embedded C
17 30 (0.74%) Java 8
18 27 (0.66%) PL/SQL
19 26 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 701 (17.19%) Degree
2 288 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
3 195 (4.78%) CCNP
4 193 (4.73%) Security Cleared
5 171 (4.19%) CCNA
6 130 (3.19%) ISTQB
7 122 (2.99%) SC Cleared
8 117 (2.87%) ISEB
9 75 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
10 71 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
11 63 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 58 (1.42%) DV Cleared
13 53 (1.30%) HNC
14 51 (1.25%) CCIE
15 48 (1.18%) CISSP
15 48 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
16 47 (1.15%) HND
17 37 (0.91%) JNCIP
18 35 (0.86%) JNCIE
19 32 (0.78%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (4.76%) QA
2 175 (4.29%) SLA
3 111 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 61 (1.50%) ISO 9001
4 61 (1.50%) PCI DSS
5 53 (1.30%) PMO
6 47 (1.15%) GDPR
7 32 (0.78%) Data Quality
8 20 (0.49%) COBIT
9 16 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
10 11 (0.27%) ISO 22301
11 10 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 8 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 5 (0.12%) BS7799
15 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 4 (0.098%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 4 (0.098%) ISO 14001
16 4 (0.098%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 270 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 124 (3.04%) Docker
3 121 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 32 (0.78%) vCloud
6 30 (0.74%) Firmware
7 26 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (0.39%) BIND 9
9 12 (0.29%) vSphere
10 11 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (0.25%) VirtualBox
12 9 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 9 (0.22%) KVM
12 9 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
12 9 (0.22%) XenApp
13 7 (0.17%) HDFS
13 7 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (0.12%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.12%) VMware NSX
15 4 (0.098%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 88 (2.16%) Kubernetes
2 82 (2.01%) Ansible
3 47 (1.15%) Terraform
4 43 (1.05%) FortiGate
4 43 (1.05%) Nagios
5 42 (1.03%) Puppet
6 41 (1.01%) SCCM
7 32 (0.78%) HP ALM
7 32 (0.78%) Netcool
7 32 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (0.49%) Cacti
9 19 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
9 19 (0.47%) Grafana
9 19 (0.47%) SCOM
10 17 (0.42%) RANCID
11 13 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
12 12 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
13 11 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
13 11 (0.27%) Graphite
13 11 (0.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 681 (16.70%) SAP
2 584 (14.32%) Microsoft
3 444 (10.89%) Cisco
4 224 (5.49%) VMware
5 203 (4.98%) Oracle
6 175 (4.29%) Google
7 117 (2.87%) Juniper
8 113 (2.77%) Avaya
9 106 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
10 98 (2.40%) HP
11 70 (1.72%) BT
12 67 (1.64%) Fortinet
12 67 (1.64%) Remedy
13 62 (1.52%) Citrix
14 60 (1.47%) Adobe
15 54 (1.32%) Mitel
16 48 (1.18%) Pega
17 40 (0.98%) EMC
18 37 (0.91%) Apple
18 37 (0.91%) Tableau