Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > England
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 114 117 108
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 2,131 2,860 4,203
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.88% 2.72% 3.05%
As % of the General category 7.25% 6.72% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,574 2,096 3,058
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,250 £35,273 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £78,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 29,377 42,541 56,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.73% 40.52% 40.72%
Number of salaries quoted 21,876 32,942 43,261
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,656 £31,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +7.84%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £58,820 £57,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.09% +10.00%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +7 671 £72,500 +31.82% 133
South East +9 539 £50,000 -9.09% 123
North of England +47 286 £50,000 +25.00% 88
South West -1 271 £45,000 - 57
Midlands -33 166 £40,000 +5.26% 59
Yorkshire +25 154 £45,000 +20.00% 30
West Midlands -23 123 £40,000 -11.11% 45
North West +33 110 £55,000 +31.74% 50
East of England -10 108 £45,000 +5.88% 39
East Midlands -18 46 £37,500 +20.97% 13
North East +17 22 £36,250 -14.71% 8
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 868 (40.73%) Finance
2 704 (33.04%) Marketing
3 690 (32.38%) Manufacturing
4 671 (31.49%) Business Intelligence
4 671 (31.49%) Public Sector
5 663 (31.11%) SAP
6 661 (31.02%) Programme Management
7 653 (30.64%) Electronics
8 648 (30.41%) Digital Marketing
9 467 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
10 331 (15.53%) Degree
11 295 (13.84%) Python
12 290 (13.61%) Microsoft
13 269 (12.62%) Linux
14 258 (12.11%) Azure
15 237 (11.12%) AWS
15 237 (11.12%) JavaScript
16 224 (10.51%) Problem-Solving
17 220 (10.32%) Computer Science
18 209 (9.81%) Cisco
19 194 (9.10%) SQL
20 172 (8.07%) Windows
20 172 (8.07%) Scrum
20 172 (8.07%) DevOps
21 170 (7.98%) ITIL
22 166 (7.79%) C++
23 163 (7.65%) Software Engineering
24 152 (7.13%) Active Directory
25 149 (6.99%) Docker
26 146 (6.85%) Analytical Skills

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 40 (1.88%) SharePoint
2 35 (1.64%) Apache Spark
3 34 (1.60%) Mule
4 22 (1.03%) Confluence
5 21 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (0.89%) Apache
6 19 (0.89%) OpenStack
7 18 (0.84%) Red Hat Fuse
7 18 (0.84%) Tomcat
8 17 (0.80%) JBoss
8 17 (0.80%) Mule ESB
9 13 (0.61%) Skype for Business
10 12 (0.56%) MS Exchange
11 9 (0.42%) SAS
12 8 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (0.38%) Smallworld
13 7 (0.33%) CMS
13 7 (0.33%) nginx
13 7 (0.33%) Tornado
Applications
1 93 (4.36%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
4 27 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 22 (1.03%) SOLIDWORKS
7 15 (0.70%) AutoCAD
8 12 (0.56%) Zeplin
9 11 (0.52%) Chatbot
10 8 (0.38%) Sketch
11 5 (0.23%) Figma
11 5 (0.23%) InVision
11 5 (0.23%) Photoshop
12 4 (0.19%) Simulink
12 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.14%) Adobe XD
14 2 (0.094%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.28%) Sprinklr
3 5 (0.23%) JDE OneWorld
3 5 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.23%) Social Studio
4 3 (0.14%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.14%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.14%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.094%) Cerner Millennium
5 2 (0.094%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.094%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.094%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.094%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.094%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.047%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.047%) Primavera
6 1 (0.047%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.047%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 258 (12.11%) Azure
2 237 (11.12%) AWS
3 127 (5.96%) GCP
4 118 (5.54%) SaaS
5 101 (4.74%) Microsoft 365
6 30 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (1.17%) Serverless
9 20 (0.94%) PaaS
10 19 (0.89%) IaaS
11 18 (0.84%) OpenShift
12 17 (0.80%) Power Platform
13 16 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (0.66%) Trello
15 11 (0.52%) Kong
16 9 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
17 8 (0.38%) Datadog
18 7 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
19 6 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
19 6 (0.28%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 143 (6.71%) Firewall
2 142 (6.66%) Wireless
3 121 (5.68%) VoIP
4 119 (5.58%) WAN
5 114 (5.35%) Wi-Fi
6 108 (5.07%) Broadband
7 105 (4.93%) LAN
8 102 (4.79%) TCP/IP
9 85 (3.99%) DNS
10 78 (3.66%) VPN
11 72 (3.38%) Ethernet
12 68 (3.19%) DHCP
13 62 (2.91%) MPLS
14 60 (2.82%) BGP
15 59 (2.77%) Network Security
16 57 (2.67%) 5G
17 56 (2.63%) Wireshark
18 55 (2.58%) Internet
19 49 (2.30%) 4G
20 43 (2.02%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 71 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 53 (2.49%) MySQL
4 51 (2.39%) MongoDB
5 49 (2.30%) Big Data
6 47 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (1.50%) Hadoop
8 27 (1.27%) GIS
8 27 (1.27%) Redis
9 23 (1.08%) Relational Database
10 22 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 21 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (0.99%) MS Access
12 20 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (0.80%) Power BI
14 10 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (0.38%) Data Lake
15 8 (0.38%) Geospatial Data
16 7 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 110 (5.16%) Git (software)
2 57 (2.67%) JIRA
3 46 (2.16%) Jenkins
4 39 (1.83%) JUnit
5 32 (1.50%) Maven
6 26 (1.22%) Cucumber
7 23 (1.08%) Subversion
8 21 (0.99%) GitLab
9 19 (0.89%) IntelliJ
10 16 (0.75%) JBehave
10 16 (0.75%) Selenium
10 16 (0.75%) Visual Studio
11 15 (0.70%) gulp
12 12 (0.56%) Grunt
13 10 (0.47%) Postman
13 10 (0.47%) webpack
14 9 (0.42%) Cypress.io
15 8 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
15 8 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (0.38%) Travis CI
General
1 868 (40.73%) Finance
2 704 (33.04%) Marketing
3 690 (32.38%) Manufacturing
4 671 (31.49%) Public Sector
5 653 (30.64%) Electronics
6 145 (6.80%) Banking
7 71 (3.33%) Retail
8 63 (2.96%) Legal
9 56 (2.63%) Games
10 27 (1.27%) Billing
11 21 (0.99%) Law
11 21 (0.99%) Local Government
12 12 (0.56%) Advertising
12 12 (0.56%) Automotive
12 12 (0.56%) Military
13 10 (0.47%) Back Office
14 9 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.28%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.23%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 361 (16.94%) Developer
2 143 (6.71%) Analyst
3 136 (6.38%) Architect
4 131 (6.15%) Network Engineer
5 108 (5.07%) Consultant
6 103 (4.83%) Senior Developer
7 92 (4.32%) Project Manager
8 86 (4.04%) Software Engineer
9 75 (3.52%) Software Developer
10 69 (3.24%) Design Engineer
11 62 (2.91%) Java Developer
12 61 (2.86%) Telecoms Engineer
13 56 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
14 54 (2.53%) .NET Developer
15 53 (2.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 53 (2.49%) Telecoms Manager
16 48 (2.25%) DevOps Engineer
17 47 (2.21%) Administrator
18 45 (2.11%) IT Manager
19 41 (1.92%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (6.76%) AngularJS
2 122 (5.73%) .NET
3 120 (5.63%) CSS
4 110 (5.16%) HTML
4 110 (5.16%) REST
5 104 (4.88%) React
6 79 (3.71%) .NET Core
6 79 (3.71%) Web Services
7 67 (3.14%) Node.js
8 62 (2.91%) Vue.js
9 60 (2.82%) jQuery
10 56 (2.63%) ASP.NET
11 49 (2.30%) SOAP
12 39 (1.83%) 802.1X
13 37 (1.74%) HTML5
13 37 (1.74%) XMPP
14 36 (1.69%) Spring
15 31 (1.45%) JSON
16 30 (1.41%) .NET Framework
16 30 (1.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 146 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (5.30%) Data Centre
3 104 (4.88%) User Experience
4 73 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
5 72 (3.38%) Management Information System
6 51 (2.39%) Cloud Native
7 44 (2.06%) Algorithms
8 30 (1.41%) Mobile App
9 29 (1.36%) Blog
10 27 (1.27%) Fibre Optics
11 26 (1.22%) Data Structures
12 22 (1.03%) Driving Licence
12 22 (1.03%) Hedge funds
12 22 (1.03%) Video on Demand
12 22 (1.03%) Virtual Team
13 21 (0.99%) ASTM
14 20 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
15 16 (0.75%) BYOD
15 16 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
16 15 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 269 (12.62%) Linux
2 172 (8.07%) Windows
3 69 (3.24%) Windows Server
4 47 (2.21%) Unix
5 41 (1.92%) Windows 10
6 28 (1.31%) CentOS
7 20 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (0.80%) Ubuntu
9 15 (0.70%) Windows 7
10 14 (0.66%) Windows Server 2016
11 13 (0.61%) Android
12 11 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (0.47%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.47%) Windows Server 2019
14 7 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.28%) Debian
15 6 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
16 5 (0.23%) Kali Linux
17 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.094%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 671 (31.49%) Business Intelligence
2 661 (31.02%) Programme Management
3 648 (30.41%) Digital Marketing
4 467 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
5 224 (10.51%) Problem-Solving
6 220 (10.32%) Computer Science
7 172 (8.07%) DevOps
7 172 (8.07%) Scrum
8 170 (7.98%) ITIL
9 163 (7.65%) Software Engineering
10 145 (6.80%) Project Management
11 137 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 110 (5.16%) Project Delivery
13 107 (5.02%) Cybersecurity
14 103 (4.83%) Integration Testing
15 98 (4.60%) Test Automation
16 97 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
17 95 (4.46%) Analytics
18 87 (4.08%) Machine Learning
19 86 (4.04%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 295 (13.84%) Python
2 237 (11.12%) JavaScript
3 194 (9.10%) SQL
4 166 (7.79%) C++
5 140 (6.57%) Java
6 107 (5.02%) C#
7 102 (4.79%) C
8 83 (3.89%) TypeScript
9 68 (3.19%) Go
9 68 (3.19%) PHP
10 56 (2.63%) Bash Shell
11 43 (2.02%) PowerShell
12 23 (1.08%) Rust
13 22 (1.03%) T-SQL
14 21 (0.99%) Shell Script
15 16 (0.75%) Cython
16 15 (0.70%) VB.NET
17 12 (0.56%) Ruby
18 10 (0.47%) Apex Code
19 8 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 331 (15.53%) Degree
2 145 (6.80%) Security Cleared
3 133 (6.24%) Cisco Certification
4 99 (4.65%) CCNP
5 97 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 65 (3.05%) Master's Degree
7 52 (2.44%) CCNA
8 45 (2.11%) PhD
9 27 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
10 25 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (1.08%) CCIE
11 23 (1.08%) JNCIP
11 23 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 18 (0.84%) DV Cleared
13 17 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
14 16 (0.75%) HND
15 14 (0.66%) HNC
15 14 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.56%) APMG
17 11 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (5.40%) QA
2 68 (3.19%) SLA
3 51 (2.39%) GDPR
4 50 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 29 (1.36%) PMO
6 23 (1.08%) NIST
7 10 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 7 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.23%) ISO 20022
10 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
11 4 (0.19%) NIST 800
12 3 (0.14%) COBIT
12 3 (0.14%) Def Stans
12 3 (0.14%) ISO 13485
12 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 152 (7.13%) Active Directory
2 149 (6.99%) Docker
3 97 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (1.55%) Hyper-V
5 24 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
6 23 (1.08%) XenApp
7 22 (1.03%) KVM
8 19 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 19 (0.89%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.56%) Firmware
10 8 (0.38%) FreeRADIUS
10 8 (0.38%) iptables
10 8 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.19%) Snort
12 4 (0.19%) Squid
12 4 (0.19%) VMware NSX
12 4 (0.19%) vSphere
13 3 (0.14%) Kamailio
13 3 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 116 (5.44%) Kubernetes
2 82 (3.85%) Ansible
3 60 (2.82%) Terraform
4 38 (1.78%) Kibana
5 37 (1.74%) Puppet
6 36 (1.69%) Graylog
7 20 (0.94%) HAProxy
8 19 (0.89%) Grafana
8 19 (0.89%) vRealize
9 18 (0.84%) FortiGate
10 16 (0.75%) SCCM
11 13 (0.61%) Istio
12 12 (0.56%) Packer
13 11 (0.52%) Nagios
14 10 (0.47%) Argo
14 10 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
14 10 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
14 10 (0.47%) Knative
14 10 (0.47%) linkerd
15 9 (0.42%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 663 (31.11%) SAP
2 290 (13.61%) Microsoft
3 209 (9.81%) Cisco
4 138 (6.48%) VMware
5 92 (4.32%) Google
6 58 (2.72%) Juniper
7 52 (2.44%) Citrix
8 48 (2.25%) Avaya
9 47 (2.21%) Red Hat
10 44 (2.06%) F5
10 44 (2.06%) Oracle
11 42 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
12 39 (1.83%) Mitel
13 37 (1.74%) Palo Alto
14 35 (1.64%) BT
15 33 (1.55%) Remedy
16 32 (1.50%) Ericsson
17 31 (1.45%) Fortinet
18 30 (1.41%) HP
19 28 (1.31%) IBM