Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 130 136 107
Rank change year-on-year +6 -29 +21
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 2,681 1,599 4,197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.68% 2.52% 3.15%
As % of the General category 4.74% 4.67% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,850 1,199 2,908
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,400 £26,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £35,846 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £81,250 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 56,552 34,230 75,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.58% 53.89% 56.49%
Number of salaries quoted 36,464 27,047 57,720
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £56,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.68% +6.67% +5.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% +5.00%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in England

Telecoms
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in England.

Salary trend for Telecoms in England

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in England over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 -13 990 £72,500 +31.82% 171
South East -3 640 £52,500 +5.00% 144
South West +1 294 £47,500 -0.45% 65
North of England +5 280 £45,000 +5.88% 144
Midlands +2 254 £37,500 -11.24% 72
West Midlands +16 202 £37,500 -16.67% 49
North West -14 139 £54,000 +27.06% 101
Yorkshire -14 129 £42,500 -15.00% 29
East of England -31 101 £45,000 +5.88% 54
East Midlands -20 53 £45,000 +51.83% 23
North East -15 12 £33,750 -20.59% 14
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 1,031 (38.46%) Finance
2 773 (28.83%) Business Intelligence
3 772 (28.80%) Manufacturing
4 764 (28.50%) Marketing
5 759 (28.31%) Social Skills
6 726 (27.08%) Public Sector
7 710 (26.48%) SAP
8 709 (26.45%) Electronics
9 706 (26.33%) Digital Marketing
10 703 (26.22%) Programme Management
11 584 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
12 461 (17.20%) Degree
13 413 (15.40%) Microsoft
14 383 (14.29%) Python
15 343 (12.79%) Linux
16 313 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
17 302 (11.26%) Azure
18 284 (10.59%) Cisco
19 281 (10.48%) AWS
20 257 (9.59%) JavaScript
21 255 (9.51%) Software Engineering
22 250 (9.32%) Computer Science
23 242 (9.03%) Windows
24 241 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
25 234 (8.73%) Project Management
26 232 (8.65%) ITIL
26 232 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
27 229 (8.54%) DevOps
28 211 (7.87%) SQL
29 195 (7.27%) Active Directory

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 43 (1.60%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.19%) Apache
3 30 (1.12%) Apache Spark
3 30 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (1.04%) Confluence
5 25 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 25 (0.93%) OpenStack
6 24 (0.90%) Tomcat
7 22 (0.82%) SAS
8 19 (0.71%) IIS
9 16 (0.60%) nginx
10 12 (0.45%) CMS
10 12 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (0.41%) Mule
11 11 (0.41%) Skype for Business
12 9 (0.34%) JBoss
12 9 (0.34%) Mule ESB
13 8 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
13 8 (0.30%) Red Hat Fuse
14 7 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 151 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
2 83 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
4 38 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 32 (1.19%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.60%) SOLIDWORKS
7 8 (0.30%) Figma
8 7 (0.26%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.15%) Sketch
10 3 (0.11%) Adobe XD
10 3 (0.11%) InVision
10 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.11%) SPSS
11 2 (0.075%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.037%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.037%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 19 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.30%) Sentinel
3 5 (0.19%) FastStats
3 5 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.19%) Unica
4 4 (0.15%) Infor M3
4 4 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.11%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.11%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.11%) Shopify
5 3 (0.11%) Sprinklr
5 3 (0.11%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 2 (0.075%) Cerner Millennium
6 2 (0.075%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.075%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.037%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.037%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 302 (11.26%) Azure
2 281 (10.48%) AWS
3 158 (5.89%) Microsoft 365
4 154 (5.74%) GCP
5 113 (4.21%) SaaS
6 48 (1.79%) Serverless
7 35 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
8 27 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
9 22 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (0.82%) Power Platform
10 20 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
11 19 (0.71%) OpenShift
12 18 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
12 18 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
12 18 (0.67%) PaaS
13 17 (0.63%) Amazon S3
14 15 (0.56%) Twilio
15 14 (0.52%) IaaS
16 12 (0.45%) AWS Direct Connect
17 11 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 193 (7.20%) Firewall
2 149 (5.56%) Wireless
3 145 (5.41%) LAN
4 143 (5.33%) WAN
5 141 (5.26%) Broadband
6 131 (4.89%) 5G
7 121 (4.51%) VoIP
8 120 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
9 116 (4.33%) TCP/IP
10 103 (3.84%) VPN
11 98 (3.66%) DNS
12 92 (3.43%) 4G
13 87 (3.25%) Ethernet
14 80 (2.98%) DHCP
14 80 (2.98%) Internet
15 69 (2.57%) Network Security
16 68 (2.54%) MPLS
17 60 (2.24%) 3G
18 56 (2.09%) BGP
18 56 (2.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 93 (3.47%) Big Data
2 93 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
3 61 (2.28%) MySQL
4 57 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 44 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 41 (1.53%) Redis
7 40 (1.49%) Data Lake
8 36 (1.34%) NoSQL
9 30 (1.12%) Hadoop
10 26 (0.97%) RDBMS
11 24 (0.90%) HBase
12 22 (0.82%) Power BI
12 22 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (0.75%) Apache Hive
14 19 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 16 (0.60%) BigQuery
15 16 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (0.60%) Oracle Database
16 14 (0.52%) GIS
Development Applications
1 111 (4.14%) Git (software)
2 92 (3.43%) JIRA
3 68 (2.54%) Jenkins
4 29 (1.08%) Cypress.io
4 29 (1.08%) Visual Studio
5 27 (1.01%) Subversion
6 26 (0.97%) JUnit
6 26 (0.97%) Selenium
7 22 (0.82%) Cucumber
7 22 (0.82%) GitLab
8 21 (0.78%) CircleCI
9 20 (0.75%) IntelliJ
9 20 (0.75%) Maven
10 17 (0.63%) gulp
11 15 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (0.56%) webpack
12 10 (0.37%) Bitbucket
12 10 (0.37%) Postman
13 9 (0.34%) WebDriver
14 8 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1,031 (38.46%) Finance
2 772 (28.80%) Manufacturing
3 764 (28.50%) Marketing
4 759 (28.31%) Social Skills
5 726 (27.08%) Public Sector
6 709 (26.45%) Electronics
7 241 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
8 176 (6.56%) Banking
9 133 (4.96%) Retail
10 69 (2.57%) Influencing Skills
10 69 (2.57%) Presentation Skills
11 57 (2.13%) Legal
12 52 (1.94%) Organisational Skills
13 50 (1.86%) Games
14 38 (1.42%) Billing
15 29 (1.08%) Law
16 28 (1.04%) Automotive
17 17 (0.63%) Documentation Skills
17 17 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 295 (11.00%) Developer
2 197 (7.35%) Analyst
3 190 (7.09%) Architect
4 161 (6.01%) Consultant
5 159 (5.93%) Project Manager
6 126 (4.70%) Network Engineer
7 117 (4.36%) Software Engineer
8 88 (3.28%) Senior Developer
9 85 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 85 (3.17%) Telecoms Engineer
10 80 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
11 76 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
12 71 (2.65%) Software Developer
13 63 (2.35%) Business Analyst
14 60 (2.24%) Telecoms Manager
15 57 (2.13%) Support Engineer
16 51 (1.90%) IT Manager
17 49 (1.83%) Telecoms Consultant
18 48 (1.79%) Administrator
18 48 (1.79%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (6.01%) AngularJS
2 140 (5.22%) React
3 132 (4.92%) REST
4 130 (4.85%) CSS
5 128 (4.77%) .NET
6 106 (3.95%) HTML
7 96 (3.58%) Node.js
8 80 (2.98%) Web Services
9 65 (2.42%) Vue.js
10 60 (2.24%) .NET Core
11 54 (2.01%) Spring
12 53 (1.98%) jQuery
13 52 (1.94%) NumPy
14 50 (1.86%) ASP.NET
15 48 (1.79%) SOAP
16 45 (1.68%) Django
17 42 (1.57%) XMPP
18 36 (1.34%) 802.1X
19 34 (1.27%) HTML5
20 32 (1.19%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 144 (5.37%) Data Centre
2 132 (4.92%) User Experience
3 114 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
4 99 (3.69%) Management Information System
5 54 (2.01%) Algorithms
6 52 (1.94%) Cloud Native
7 47 (1.75%) Driving Licence
8 43 (1.60%) Fibre Optics
9 41 (1.53%) Smart City
10 40 (1.49%) Hedge funds
11 39 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
12 34 (1.27%) Social Media
13 32 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
14 29 (1.08%) Public Cloud
15 28 (1.04%) Virtual Team
16 27 (1.01%) Mobile App
17 26 (0.97%) SCADA
18 22 (0.82%) NHS
19 21 (0.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 21 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 343 (12.79%) Linux
2 242 (9.03%) Windows
3 81 (3.02%) Windows Server
4 53 (1.98%) Unix
5 33 (1.23%) Windows 10
6 29 (1.08%) CentOS
7 27 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
9 22 (0.82%) Android
10 19 (0.71%) Ubuntu
11 18 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
12 16 (0.60%) Windows Server 2019
13 13 (0.48%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.37%) Windows 7
15 9 (0.34%) Debian
16 8 (0.30%) VMS
17 7 (0.26%) Kali Linux
18 6 (0.22%) CatOS
18 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 773 (28.83%) Business Intelligence
2 706 (26.33%) Digital Marketing
3 703 (26.22%) Programme Management
4 584 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
5 313 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
6 255 (9.51%) Software Engineering
7 250 (9.32%) Computer Science
8 234 (8.73%) Project Management
9 232 (8.65%) ITIL
9 232 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 229 (8.54%) DevOps
11 194 (7.24%) Cybersecurity
12 187 (6.98%) Scrum
13 156 (5.82%) Test Automation
14 136 (5.07%) Artificial Intelligence
15 132 (4.92%) Project Delivery
16 129 (4.81%) Analytics
17 124 (4.63%) Decision-Making
18 122 (4.55%) Validation
19 117 (4.36%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 383 (14.29%) Python
2 257 (9.59%) JavaScript
3 211 (7.87%) SQL
4 169 (6.30%) C++
5 158 (5.89%) Java
6 133 (4.96%) C#
7 122 (4.55%) C
8 117 (4.36%) TypeScript
9 104 (3.88%) Go
10 68 (2.54%) Bash Shell
11 62 (2.31%) PowerShell
12 49 (1.83%) PHP
13 38 (1.42%) Cython
14 28 (1.04%) T-SQL
15 27 (1.01%) Java 8
16 23 (0.86%) Embedded C++
17 22 (0.82%) Embedded C
17 22 (0.82%) Ruby
18 21 (0.78%) Java 11
18 21 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 461 (17.20%) Degree
2 138 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 122 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 106 (3.95%) SC Cleared
5 94 (3.51%) Master's Degree
6 82 (3.06%) CCNP
7 60 (2.24%) CCNA
8 55 (2.05%) PhD
9 34 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
10 32 (1.19%) CISSP
11 30 (1.12%) CISM
12 26 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (0.71%) PMI Certification
15 18 (0.67%) MBCS
15 18 (0.67%) PMP
16 17 (0.63%) CCIE
16 17 (0.63%) HND
16 17 (0.63%) MCSA
16 17 (0.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (4.96%) QA
2 86 (3.21%) SLA
3 68 (2.54%) GDPR
4 53 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 53 (1.98%) NIST
5 37 (1.38%) PMO
6 32 (1.19%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.71%) Accessibility
8 13 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
9 11 (0.41%) Data Quality
10 8 (0.30%) COBIT
10 8 (0.30%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (0.26%) GAAP
11 7 (0.26%) TickIT
12 5 (0.19%) ISO 20022
13 4 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
13 4 (0.15%) Def Stans
13 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.11%) IFRS
System Software
1 195 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 188 (7.01%) Docker
3 115 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 26 (0.97%) Firmware
6 22 (0.82%) KVM
7 21 (0.78%) vSphere
8 20 (0.75%) XenApp
9 17 (0.63%) iptables
10 14 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (0.37%) XenDesktop
13 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (0.30%) VMware NSX
14 7 (0.26%) Kamailio
14 7 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (0.26%) Snort
14 7 (0.26%) Squid
14 7 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
15 6 (0.22%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 134 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 111 (4.14%) Ansible
3 83 (3.10%) Terraform
4 45 (1.68%) Kibana
5 34 (1.27%) Graylog
6 32 (1.19%) Grafana
6 32 (1.19%) Puppet
7 20 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
8 17 (0.63%) SCCM
8 17 (0.63%) ZABBIX
9 14 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
10 13 (0.48%) HAProxy
10 13 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
10 13 (0.48%) Prometheus
11 12 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
11 12 (0.45%) FortiGate
12 11 (0.41%) Icinga
13 10 (0.37%) Kubeflow
13 10 (0.37%) Nessus
13 10 (0.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 710 (26.48%) SAP
2 413 (15.40%) Microsoft
3 284 (10.59%) Cisco
4 175 (6.53%) VMware
5 125 (4.66%) Google
6 64 (2.39%) Oracle
7 59 (2.20%) Juniper
8 54 (2.01%) Citrix
8 54 (2.01%) Remedy
9 52 (1.94%) EMC
10 47 (1.75%) Ericsson
11 43 (1.60%) F5
12 40 (1.49%) Yahoo!
13 39 (1.45%) Avaya
13 39 (1.45%) Red Hat
14 38 (1.42%) Palo Alto
15 37 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
16 32 (1.19%) Fortinet
17 30 (1.12%) IBM
18 29 (1.08%) CheckPoint