Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 101 65
Rank change year-on-year 0 -36 -6
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 4,346 4,978 7,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.08% 3.05% 4.48%
As % of the General category 7.79% 7.10% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,262 3,915 5,915
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,596 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.05% -4.81% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £84,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% -3.00%

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 55,793 70,136 70,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.54% 42.91% 42.41%
Number of salaries quoted 42,971 53,854 57,465
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -9 1,548 £55,000 -4.35% 239
South East -6 1,026 £52,500 +16.67% 156
South West +19 542 £50,000 - 125
North of England +12 503 £44,000 +3.53% 124
Midlands +53 388 £40,000 - 108
North West +9 319 £45,000 +4.65% 78
East of England -3 311 £45,000 +12.50% 81
West Midlands +55 310 £40,000 +2.56% 54
Yorkshire +32 175 £37,000 -7.50% 37
East Midlands +23 78 £42,500 -2.86% 54
North East -35 8 £40,000 -15.96% 9
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1,571 (36.15%) Finance
2 951 (21.88%) Marketing
3 899 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 875 (20.13%) Business Intelligence
5 826 (19.01%) SAP
6 822 (18.91%) Electronics
7 802 (18.45%) Degree
8 795 (18.29%) Manufacturing
9 782 (17.99%) Programme Management
10 739 (17.00%) Digital Marketing
11 630 (14.50%) Microsoft
12 604 (13.90%) SQL
13 590 (13.58%) Java
14 570 (13.12%) Retail
15 535 (12.31%) Windows
16 529 (12.17%) Python
17 487 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
18 485 (11.16%) Cisco
19 484 (11.14%) Linux
20 467 (10.75%) Project Management
21 448 (10.31%) ITIL
22 424 (9.76%) Software Engineering
23 410 (9.43%) Firewall
24 408 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
25 384 (8.84%) JavaScript
26 377 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
27 376 (8.65%) C#
28 368 (8.47%) Scrum
29 348 (8.01%) Banking
30 347 (7.98%) SQL Server

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
1 168 (3.87%) Apache Spark
2 102 (2.35%) MS Exchange
3 87 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 81 (1.86%) Apache
5 60 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
6 56 (1.29%) SAS
7 48 (1.10%) Skype for Business
8 47 (1.08%) IIS
9 29 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 27 (0.62%) Confluence
11 23 (0.53%) CMS
12 21 (0.48%) OpenStack
13 18 (0.41%) Ethereum
14 17 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
15 16 (0.37%) Apache Solr
15 16 (0.37%) nginx
15 16 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 15 (0.35%) WordPress
17 13 (0.30%) JBoss
18 12 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 306 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
2 159 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 83 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 63 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 32 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.30%) AutoCAD
9 8 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.023%) InDesign
11 1 (0.023%) Simulink
11 1 (0.023%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.023%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (0.23%) JDE OneWorld
3 10 (0.23%) NetSuite
4 9 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
5 6 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.092%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 4 (0.092%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.092%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.092%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.092%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.092%) SAP Hybris
7 4 (0.092%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 377 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 319 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
3 196 (4.51%) Office 365
4 125 (2.88%) SaaS
5 106 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 94 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
7 50 (1.15%) GitHub
8 24 (0.55%) Amazon S3
9 23 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 23 (0.53%) IaaS
10 22 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (0.48%) PaaS
12 17 (0.39%) OpenShift
13 13 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
13 13 (0.30%) Serverless
14 12 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
14 12 (0.28%) Mimecast
15 11 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
16 8 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
17 7 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 410 (9.43%) Firewall
2 322 (7.41%) WAN
3 283 (6.51%) Internet
4 268 (6.17%) LAN
5 255 (5.87%) TCP/IP
6 242 (5.57%) VoIP
7 221 (5.09%) MPLS
8 181 (4.16%) Wireless
9 159 (3.66%) DNS
10 158 (3.64%) Broadband
10 158 (3.64%) VPN
11 152 (3.50%) BGP
12 125 (2.88%) Ethernet
13 123 (2.83%) OSPF
14 122 (2.81%) DHCP
15 117 (2.69%) Network Security
16 108 (2.49%) PBX
17 90 (2.07%) Unified Communications
18 78 (1.79%) IP Telephony
19 74 (1.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 226 (5.20%) Big Data
3 179 (4.12%) Hadoop
4 139 (3.20%) NoSQL
5 119 (2.74%) MySQL
6 110 (2.53%) Power BI
7 104 (2.39%) Apache Hive
8 84 (1.93%) MongoDB
9 77 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
10 74 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 62 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
12 59 (1.36%) SAP HANA
13 56 (1.29%) Relational Database
14 55 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
15 51 (1.17%) Blockchain
16 42 (0.97%) Text Mining
17 39 (0.90%) Data Mining
18 33 (0.76%) GIS
19 32 (0.74%) RDBMS
20 31 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 111 (2.55%) Git (software)
2 95 (2.19%) Jenkins
3 81 (1.86%) JIRA
4 74 (1.70%) Selenium
5 48 (1.10%) Visual Studio
6 38 (0.87%) Subversion
7 29 (0.67%) TeamCity
8 27 (0.62%) Maven
9 26 (0.60%) Cucumber
10 25 (0.58%) SpecFlow
10 25 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (0.48%) Vagrant
12 19 (0.44%) GitLab
13 17 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (0.37%) WebDriver
15 15 (0.35%) LabVIEW
15 15 (0.35%) Protractor
15 15 (0.35%) TestNG
16 13 (0.30%) JUnit
16 13 (0.30%) Mocha
General
1 1,571 (36.15%) Finance
2 951 (21.88%) Marketing
3 822 (18.91%) Electronics
4 795 (18.29%) Manufacturing
5 570 (13.12%) Retail
6 348 (8.01%) Banking
7 153 (3.52%) Advertising
8 85 (1.96%) Billing
9 82 (1.89%) Legal
10 57 (1.31%) French Language
11 52 (1.20%) Law
12 51 (1.17%) Automotive
12 51 (1.17%) Back Office
13 47 (1.08%) Games
14 46 (1.06%) German Language
15 39 (0.90%) Publishing
16 37 (0.85%) Retail Banking
17 30 (0.69%) Italian Language
18 25 (0.58%) Military
19 22 (0.51%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 605 (13.92%) Developer
2 442 (10.17%) Analyst
3 332 (7.64%) Architect
4 215 (4.95%) Network Engineer
5 214 (4.92%) Consultant
6 199 (4.58%) Software Engineer
7 174 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 164 (3.77%) Support Engineer
9 155 (3.57%) Project Manager
10 146 (3.36%) C# Developer
11 136 (3.13%) .NET Developer
12 131 (3.01%) IT Manager
13 127 (2.92%) Software Developer
14 124 (2.85%) Business Analyst
15 121 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
16 120 (2.76%) C# .NET Developer
17 117 (2.69%) Senior Developer
18 110 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
19 94 (2.16%) IT Support
20 92 (2.12%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (7.41%) .NET
2 268 (6.17%) HTML
3 236 (5.43%) CSS
4 182 (4.19%) AngularJS
5 166 (3.82%) Node.js
6 163 (3.75%) React
7 153 (3.52%) Web Services
8 146 (3.36%) ASP.NET
8 146 (3.36%) Kafka
9 134 (3.08%) Spring
10 113 (2.60%) RESTful
11 102 (2.35%) jQuery
12 97 (2.23%) HTML5
13 83 (1.91%) REST
14 80 (1.84%) SOAP
15 76 (1.75%) XML
16 69 (1.59%) Spring MVC
17 66 (1.52%) D3.js
18 63 (1.45%) J2EE
19 58 (1.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 408 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 222 (5.11%) Data Centre
3 193 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
4 189 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 173 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
6 128 (2.95%) Algorithms
7 113 (2.60%) Driving Licence
8 88 (2.02%) FMCG
9 87 (2.00%) User Experience
10 66 (1.52%) Fintech
11 59 (1.36%) Internet of Things
12 52 (1.20%) Video on Demand
13 48 (1.10%) Virtual Team
14 45 (1.04%) Smart Meter
14 45 (1.04%) Social Network
15 44 (1.01%) Mobile App
16 43 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
17 42 (0.97%) Social Media
18 40 (0.92%) Blog
19 35 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 535 (12.31%) Windows
2 484 (11.14%) Linux
3 208 (4.79%) Windows Server
4 144 (3.31%) Unix
5 113 (2.60%) Windows 10
6 99 (2.28%) Windows 7
7 74 (1.70%) Android
8 69 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 64 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 55 (1.27%) Apple iOS
11 28 (0.64%) Solaris
12 26 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 24 (0.55%) Mac OS X
13 24 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 23 (0.53%) CentOS
15 21 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
15 21 (0.48%) VMS
16 20 (0.46%) Mac OS
17 12 (0.28%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 899 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 875 (20.13%) Business Intelligence
3 782 (17.99%) Programme Management
4 739 (17.00%) Digital Marketing
5 487 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
6 467 (10.75%) Project Management
7 448 (10.31%) ITIL
8 424 (9.76%) Software Engineering
9 368 (8.47%) Scrum
10 337 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 319 (7.34%) Analytics
12 257 (5.91%) TDD
13 243 (5.59%) Decision-Making
14 235 (5.41%) Computer Science
15 230 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
16 229 (5.27%) Test Automation
17 224 (5.15%) Service Delivery
18 204 (4.69%) SDLC
19 189 (4.35%) Visualisation
20 187 (4.30%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 604 (13.90%) SQL
2 590 (13.58%) Java
3 529 (12.17%) Python
4 384 (8.84%) JavaScript
5 376 (8.65%) C#
6 223 (5.13%) C++
7 213 (4.90%) C
8 121 (2.78%) PHP
9 112 (2.58%) Bash Shell
10 101 (2.32%) Go
11 99 (2.28%) Perl
12 96 (2.21%) PowerShell
13 93 (2.14%) R
14 79 (1.82%) T-SQL
15 57 (1.31%) Ruby
16 55 (1.27%) PL/SQL
17 52 (1.20%) Scala
18 35 (0.81%) Shell Script
19 33 (0.76%) MATLAB
20 32 (0.74%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 802 (18.45%) Degree
2 293 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
3 195 (4.49%) CCNP
4 175 (4.03%) Security Cleared
5 156 (3.59%) CCNA
6 134 (3.08%) SC Cleared
7 131 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
8 93 (2.14%) ISEB
9 63 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 59 (1.36%) PhD
11 56 (1.29%) CISSP
12 46 (1.06%) CCIE
12 46 (1.06%) DV Cleared
13 45 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
14 42 (0.97%) HNC
15 41 (0.94%) CISM
16 38 (0.87%) ISTQB
16 38 (0.87%) MCSE
17 34 (0.78%) PMI Certification
18 28 (0.64%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (4.42%) SLA
2 129 (2.97%) QA
3 117 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 60 (1.38%) PMO
5 53 (1.22%) PCI DSS
6 50 (1.15%) GDPR
7 29 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
8 25 (0.58%) Data Quality
9 22 (0.51%) COBIT
10 18 (0.41%) ISO 9001
11 12 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 11 (0.25%) ISO 22301
12 11 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 10 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 9 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 9 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 8 (0.18%) RMADS
16 6 (0.14%) BS7799
16 6 (0.14%) HIPAA
16 6 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 345 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 222 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (3.98%) Docker
4 84 (1.93%) Hyper-V
5 43 (0.99%) vSphere
6 31 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
6 31 (0.71%) XenApp
7 27 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (0.60%) VirtualBox
9 21 (0.48%) HDFS
10 18 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
11 16 (0.37%) Firmware
11 16 (0.37%) VMware NSX
12 14 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (0.30%) KVM
14 12 (0.28%) ProxySG
15 11 (0.25%) XenDesktop
16 10 (0.23%) Terminal Server
17 7 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 7 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 98 (2.25%) Ansible
2 96 (2.21%) Kubernetes
3 56 (1.29%) Puppet
4 48 (1.10%) Hadoop YARN
5 39 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (0.71%) SCCM
7 30 (0.69%) Terraform
8 22 (0.51%) AirWatch
8 22 (0.51%) Grafana
9 21 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
10 17 (0.39%) HP ALM
11 16 (0.37%) Nessus
11 16 (0.37%) Oozie
12 15 (0.35%) Nagios
13 14 (0.32%) FortiGate
14 13 (0.30%) Netcool
14 13 (0.30%) SCOM
14 13 (0.30%) WSUS
15 12 (0.28%) Cacti
15 12 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 826 (19.01%) SAP
2 630 (14.50%) Microsoft
3 485 (11.16%) Cisco
4 322 (7.41%) VMware
5 229 (5.27%) Oracle
6 139 (3.20%) Juniper
7 133 (3.06%) Google
7 133 (3.06%) Tableau
8 99 (2.28%) Citrix
8 99 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
9 88 (2.02%) CheckPoint
10 81 (1.86%) Mitel
11 76 (1.75%) HP
12 70 (1.61%) Avaya
13 67 (1.54%) F5
14 57 (1.31%) BT
15 53 (1.22%) Huawei
16 50 (1.15%) Apple
17 47 (1.08%) Palo Alto
18 44 (1.01%) Nokia