Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 57 56
Rank change year-on-year -24 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 6096 8355 9601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.60% 4.65% 4.73%
As % of the General category 8.14% 10.85% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4726 6631 7980
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £76,375 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -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 74923 76971 91521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.27% 42.88% 45.09%
Number of salaries quoted 55065 63433 74073
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,115 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.74% +4.23% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,018 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -47 2173 £55,000 - 476
South East -20 1620 £46,000 -3.16% 123
South West -1 746 £50,000 +17.65% 101
North of England -6 698 £40,000 +8.11% 57
East of England -5 489 £40,000 -5.88% 49
North West -2 432 £40,000 - 45
Midlands -25 366 £40,000 -11.11% 26
West Midlands -22 245 £37,500 -13.79% 10
Yorkshire -28 192 £40,000 +14.29% 9
East Midlands -38 118 £42,500 -10.53% 16
North East +46 74 £47,500 +53.23% 3
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 2504 (41.08%) Finance
2 1881 (30.86%) Marketing
3 1719 (28.20%) Electronics
4 1696 (27.82%) Business Intelligence
5 1685 (27.64%) Programme Management
6 1662 (27.26%) Manufacturing
7 1635 (26.82%) SAP
8 1594 (26.15%) Digital Marketing
9 1398 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
10 1013 (16.62%) Linux
11 1005 (16.49%) Degree
12 917 (15.04%) Java
13 889 (14.58%) SQL
14 845 (13.86%) Windows
15 712 (11.68%) JavaScript
16 696 (11.42%) Python
17 687 (11.27%) Microsoft
18 628 (10.30%) Cisco
19 618 (10.14%) C#
20 606 (9.94%) .NET
21 598 (9.81%) Software Engineering
22 584 (9.58%) C++
22 584 (9.58%) Scrum
23 545 (8.94%) SQL Server
24 541 (8.87%) Retail
25 533 (8.74%) HTML
26 532 (8.73%) TDD
27 525 (8.61%) Amazon AWS
28 513 (8.42%) Project Management
29 509 (8.35%) 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
1 168 (2.76%) MS Exchange
2 132 (2.17%) Apache Spark
3 113 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 88 (1.44%) IIS
5 86 (1.41%) Apache
5 86 (1.41%) CMS
6 80 (1.31%) Confluence
7 78 (1.28%) Skype for Business
8 70 (1.15%) Mule
9 69 (1.13%) WebSphere
10 67 (1.10%) SharePoint
11 63 (1.03%) JBoss
12 62 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
13 55 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
14 54 (0.89%) Mule ESB
15 51 (0.84%) SAS
16 33 (0.54%) OpenStack
17 26 (0.43%) nginx
17 26 (0.43%) WebLogic
17 26 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 319 (5.23%) Microsoft Office
2 204 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 105 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 94 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
5 61 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 38 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 37 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
8 29 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
9 24 (0.39%) Photoshop
10 19 (0.31%) FileZilla
11 10 (0.16%) Chatbot
12 8 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
12 8 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
12 8 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
13 6 (0.098%) InVision
13 6 (0.098%) Zemax
14 5 (0.082%) SPSS
15 3 (0.049%) Simulink
15 3 (0.049%) SOLIDWORKS
16 2 (0.033%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 35 (0.57%) Magento
2 32 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (0.25%) Unica
5 12 (0.20%) Revive Adserver
6 11 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 11 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 11 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 9 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 6 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.082%) CSG Singleview
10 5 (0.082%) Postilion
10 5 (0.082%) Primavera
10 5 (0.082%) SAP SD
11 4 (0.066%) Adobe Campaign
11 4 (0.066%) LabWindows
11 4 (0.066%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 525 (8.61%) Amazon AWS
2 288 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 203 (3.33%) Office 365
4 198 (3.25%) SaaS
5 129 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 106 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
7 97 (1.59%) GitHub
8 89 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
9 69 (1.13%) IaaS
10 43 (0.71%) Amazon S3
11 38 (0.62%) PaaS
12 36 (0.59%) npm
13 30 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 29 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
15 26 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
16 23 (0.38%) Google Play
17 18 (0.30%) Google Analytics
18 12 (0.20%) Force.com
19 11 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 11 (0.18%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 398 (6.53%) Firewall
2 394 (6.46%) WAN
3 385 (6.32%) VoIP
4 314 (5.15%) LAN
5 273 (4.48%) Broadband
6 264 (4.33%) TCP/IP
6 264 (4.33%) Wireless
7 242 (3.97%) Internet
8 238 (3.90%) VPN
9 210 (3.44%) MPLS
10 197 (3.23%) DNS
11 161 (2.64%) BGP
12 155 (2.54%) Ethernet
13 133 (2.18%) Unified Communications
14 122 (2.00%) OSPF
15 116 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
16 114 (1.87%) LTE
17 106 (1.74%) DHCP
18 101 (1.66%) SAN
19 98 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 545 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 288 (4.72%) MySQL
3 247 (4.05%) Big Data
4 227 (3.72%) NoSQL
5 172 (2.82%) MongoDB
6 171 (2.81%) Relational Database
7 152 (2.49%) Hadoop
8 98 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 96 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 86 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
11 83 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
11 83 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
12 77 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 71 (1.16%) Oracle Database
14 67 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
15 60 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 59 (0.97%) RDBMS
17 52 (0.85%) Data Mining
18 45 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
19 42 (0.69%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 420 (6.89%) Git (software)
2 241 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 213 (3.49%) JIRA
4 146 (2.40%) Visual Studio
5 124 (2.03%) Subversion
6 121 (1.98%) JUnit
7 119 (1.95%) Selenium
8 112 (1.84%) NUnit
9 92 (1.51%) Rhino Mocks
10 79 (1.30%) MSTest
11 73 (1.20%) Cucumber
12 71 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 71 (1.16%) LabVIEW
13 69 (1.13%) Moq
14 62 (1.02%) gulp
14 62 (1.02%) Maven
15 57 (0.94%) IntelliJ
16 47 (0.77%) GitLab
17 46 (0.75%) WebDriver
18 42 (0.69%) webpack
General
1 2504 (41.08%) Finance
2 1881 (30.86%) Marketing
3 1719 (28.20%) Electronics
4 1662 (27.26%) Manufacturing
5 541 (8.87%) Retail
6 396 (6.50%) Banking
7 164 (2.69%) Games
8 147 (2.41%) Legal
9 120 (1.97%) Billing
10 94 (1.54%) Aerospace
11 82 (1.35%) Automotive
12 74 (1.21%) Law
13 59 (0.97%) Financial Institution
14 56 (0.92%) Multimedia
15 54 (0.89%) Advertising
16 41 (0.67%) French Language
17 38 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
18 36 (0.59%) German Language
19 35 (0.57%) Back Office
20 24 (0.39%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1428 (23.43%) Developer
2 561 (9.20%) Analyst
3 350 (5.74%) Consultant
4 296 (4.86%) .NET Developer
5 286 (4.69%) Architect
6 285 (4.68%) Java Developer
7 264 (4.33%) Support Engineer
8 260 (4.27%) Network Engineer
9 248 (4.07%) Senior Developer
10 241 (3.95%) Project Manager
11 234 (3.84%) Software Engineer
12 231 (3.79%) C# Developer
13 217 (3.56%) Software Developer
14 198 (3.25%) JavaScript Developer
15 182 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
16 175 (2.87%) C# .NET Developer
17 169 (2.77%) Telecoms Engineer
18 157 (2.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 155 (2.54%) Systems Engineer
20 137 (2.25%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 606 (9.94%) .NET
2 533 (8.74%) HTML
3 449 (7.37%) CSS
4 289 (4.74%) XML
5 277 (4.54%) AngularJS
6 274 (4.49%) REST
7 261 (4.28%) Web Services
8 246 (4.04%) Spring
9 243 (3.99%) HTML5
9 243 (3.99%) JSON
10 215 (3.53%) ASP.NET
11 187 (3.07%) Node.js
12 184 (3.02%) RESTful
13 182 (2.99%) jQuery
14 143 (2.35%) React
15 134 (2.20%) Hibernate
16 132 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
17 128 (2.10%) WPF
18 124 (2.03%) SOAP
19 116 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 509 (8.35%) Computer Science
2 461 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 270 (4.43%) Data Centre
4 199 (3.26%) User Experience
5 192 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
6 154 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 154 (2.53%) Mobile App
7 137 (2.25%) Algorithms
8 112 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 108 (1.77%) Client/Server
10 70 (1.15%) Driving Licence
10 70 (1.15%) Public Cloud
11 69 (1.13%) Fintech
12 64 (1.05%) Virtual Team
13 61 (1.00%) Data Structures
14 56 (0.92%) FMCG
15 51 (0.84%) Social Media
16 47 (0.77%) Acoustics
16 47 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
17 45 (0.74%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1013 (16.62%) Linux
2 845 (13.86%) Windows
3 269 (4.41%) Unix
4 232 (3.81%) Windows Server
5 182 (2.99%) Android
6 144 (2.36%) Apple iOS
7 116 (1.90%) Windows 7
7 116 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 96 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 91 (1.49%) CentOS
10 90 (1.48%) Windows 10
11 66 (1.08%) Windows 8
12 58 (0.95%) Ubuntu
13 51 (0.84%) Solaris
14 49 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 29 (0.48%) Mac OS X
16 18 (0.30%) Debian
17 17 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (0.26%) VxWorks
19 15 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1696 (27.82%) Business Intelligence
2 1685 (27.64%) Programme Management
3 1594 (26.15%) Digital Marketing
4 1398 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
5 598 (9.81%) Software Engineering
6 584 (9.58%) Scrum
7 532 (8.73%) TDD
8 513 (8.42%) Project Management
9 422 (6.92%) ITIL
10 412 (6.76%) DevOps
11 392 (6.43%) E-Commerce
12 388 (6.36%) OO
13 374 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
14 352 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
15 347 (5.69%) MVC
16 294 (4.82%) Open Source
17 288 (4.72%) Test Automation
18 258 (4.23%) Analytics
19 255 (4.18%) PRINCE2
20 251 (4.12%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 917 (15.04%) Java
2 889 (14.58%) SQL
3 712 (11.68%) JavaScript
4 696 (11.42%) Python
5 618 (10.14%) C#
6 584 (9.58%) C++
7 357 (5.86%) C
8 249 (4.08%) PHP
9 226 (3.71%) Ruby
10 211 (3.46%) Bash Shell
11 186 (3.05%) Perl
12 145 (2.38%) Shell Script
13 110 (1.80%) T-SQL
14 94 (1.54%) Go
15 81 (1.33%) MATLAB
16 68 (1.12%) VB.NET
17 60 (0.98%) VB
18 55 (0.90%) PowerShell
19 52 (0.85%) Embedded C
20 50 (0.82%) R
Qualifications
1 1005 (16.49%) Degree
2 324 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
3 246 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 226 (3.71%) Security Cleared
5 192 (3.15%) CCNP
6 171 (2.81%) CCNA
7 115 (1.89%) CISSP
8 95 (1.56%) PhD
9 90 (1.48%) CISM
10 89 (1.46%) ISTQB
11 81 (1.33%) ISEB
12 73 (1.20%) DV Cleared
12 73 (1.20%) SC Cleared
13 71 (1.16%) CCIE
14 69 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
15 62 (1.02%) PMI Certification
16 50 (0.82%) PMP
17 41 (0.67%) MCP
18 38 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
19 37 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (4.00%) SLA
2 233 (3.82%) QA
3 118 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 93 (1.53%) PCI DSS
5 92 (1.51%) PMO
6 75 (1.23%) Data Quality
7 36 (0.59%) GDPR
7 36 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 34 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 19 (0.31%) GCP
10 16 (0.26%) MISRA
11 15 (0.25%) ISO 22301
12 13 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 12 (0.20%) ECSS
14 11 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
14 11 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 11 (0.18%) RMADS
15 10 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 9 (0.15%) MISRA C
17 8 (0.13%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 385 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 236 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 232 (3.81%) Docker
4 89 (1.46%) Hyper-V
5 48 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (0.49%) Kamailio
7 26 (0.43%) iptables
7 26 (0.43%) XenApp
8 25 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
9 24 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (0.33%) Firmware
10 20 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
10 20 (0.33%) vSphere
11 18 (0.30%) KVM
12 16 (0.26%) XenServer
13 13 (0.21%) Postfix
13 13 (0.21%) Terminal Services
14 11 (0.18%) Snort
14 11 (0.18%) XenDesktop
15 9 (0.15%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 244 (4.00%) Puppet
2 239 (3.92%) Ansible
3 211 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
4 104 (1.71%) Kubernetes
5 80 (1.31%) Nagios
6 67 (1.10%) Terraform
7 56 (0.92%) Cacti
8 43 (0.71%) SCCM
9 40 (0.66%) Grafana
10 31 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
11 30 (0.49%) Mesos
12 29 (0.48%) Salt
13 28 (0.46%) AirWatch
13 28 (0.46%) Packer
14 26 (0.43%) SELinux
15 21 (0.34%) Nessus
15 21 (0.34%) WSUS
16 19 (0.31%) Oozie
16 19 (0.31%) QRadar
17 18 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1635 (26.82%) SAP
2 687 (11.27%) Microsoft
3 628 (10.30%) Cisco
4 338 (5.54%) VMware
5 318 (5.22%) Oracle
6 199 (3.26%) Google
7 159 (2.61%) Juniper
8 133 (2.18%) HP
9 126 (2.07%) Citrix
10 105 (1.72%) Apple
11 103 (1.69%) Avaya
12 90 (1.48%) Red Hat
13 86 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
14 80 (1.31%) Adobe
15 61 (1.00%) IBM
16 60 (0.98%) Zend
17 58 (0.95%) F5
18 53 (0.87%) EMC
18 53 (0.87%) Tableau
19 45 (0.74%) Mitel