Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 116 106 105
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1,616 3,403 4,348
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.79% 2.95% 3.08%
As % of the General category 7.30% 7.33% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,465 2,684 3,536
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £76,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 22,148 46,400 58,701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.19% 40.17% 41.61%
Number of salaries quoted 17,487 35,780 45,667
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,108 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 25 January 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 25 January 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 -12 475 £67,500 +22.73% 94
South East +9 459 £50,000 - 114
South West -14 216 £45,000 - 57
North of England +25 201 £52,500 +31.25% 79
Midlands -51 129 £40,000 +5.26% 52
North West +43 100 £55,000 +10.00% 43
East of England +10 89 £35,000 -17.65% 22
West Midlands -40 89 £43,750 +2.94% 37
Yorkshire -6 81 £52,500 +41.89% 30
East Midlands -17 39 £40,000 +14.29% 15
North East +4 20 £40,000 -6.79% 6
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 621 (38.43%) Finance
2 494 (30.57%) Marketing
3 461 (28.53%) Manufacturing
3 461 (28.53%) Public Sector
4 457 (28.28%) Business Intelligence
5 454 (28.09%) Programme Management
6 447 (27.66%) SAP
7 444 (27.48%) Electronics
8 436 (26.98%) Digital Marketing
9 338 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
10 251 (15.53%) Microsoft
11 241 (14.91%) Degree
12 210 (13.00%) Azure
13 208 (12.87%) JavaScript
14 201 (12.44%) Linux
15 189 (11.70%) Python
16 183 (11.32%) AWS
17 162 (10.02%) Cisco
18 149 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
19 148 (9.16%) Java
20 146 (9.03%) SQL
21 145 (8.97%) Windows
22 136 (8.42%) Computer Science
23 132 (8.17%) Active Directory
24 124 (7.67%) Wireless
24 124 (7.67%) Firewall
25 123 (7.61%) DevOps
26 122 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
27 116 (7.18%) Scrum
28 114 (7.05%) VMware

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 (2.48%) Apache Spark
1 40 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.04%) Mule
3 31 (1.92%) Confluence
4 20 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (0.93%) MS Exchange
6 13 (0.80%) CMS
6 13 (0.80%) Red Hat Fuse
6 13 (0.80%) Tornado
7 12 (0.74%) Apache
7 12 (0.74%) Mule ESB
7 12 (0.74%) Skype for Business
8 10 (0.62%) JBoss
8 10 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.43%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.31%) Smallworld
12 5 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 83 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (4.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (1.36%) Chatbot
6 14 (0.87%) AutoCAD
6 14 (0.87%) Zeplin
7 11 (0.68%) SOLIDWORKS
8 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.31%) Simulink
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.19%) Sketch
10 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.12%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (0.31%) JDE OneWorld
1 5 (0.31%) SAP PSCD
1 5 (0.31%) Sprinklr
2 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.19%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.19%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.19%) Social Studio
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.062%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.062%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.062%) Primavera
4 1 (0.062%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.062%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.062%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 210 (13.00%) Azure
2 183 (11.32%) AWS
3 98 (6.06%) SaaS
4 74 (4.58%) Office 365
5 59 (3.65%) GCP
6 27 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (1.42%) Power Platform
8 21 (1.30%) Trello
9 17 (1.05%) Serverless
10 14 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (0.87%) PaaS
11 13 (0.80%) IaaS
12 11 (0.68%) OpenShift
13 9 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.31%) Mimecast
16 4 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
16 4 (0.25%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 4 (0.25%) GitHub
16 4 (0.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 124 (7.67%) Firewall
1 124 (7.67%) Wireless
2 104 (6.44%) VoIP
3 98 (6.06%) WAN
4 95 (5.88%) LAN
5 83 (5.14%) TCP/IP
6 78 (4.83%) Wi-Fi
7 70 (4.33%) Broadband
8 69 (4.27%) DNS
9 63 (3.90%) BGP
9 63 (3.90%) Network Security
10 59 (3.65%) VPN
11 56 (3.47%) 5G
12 55 (3.40%) Internet
12 55 (3.40%) OSPF
13 53 (3.28%) Ethernet
14 48 (2.97%) DHCP
15 44 (2.72%) MPLS
16 36 (2.23%) Wireshark
17 32 (1.98%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 71 (4.39%) NoSQL
3 44 (2.72%) MySQL
4 38 (2.35%) MongoDB
5 35 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 30 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (1.79%) Big Data
8 28 (1.73%) Relational Database
9 27 (1.67%) GIS
10 26 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 22 (1.36%) Power BI
12 18 (1.11%) MS Access
12 18 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 17 (1.05%) Redis
13 17 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (0.43%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 95 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 56 (3.47%) JIRA
3 34 (2.10%) JUnit
4 28 (1.73%) Maven
5 21 (1.30%) Cucumber
5 21 (1.30%) Subversion
6 19 (1.18%) JBehave
6 19 (1.18%) Jenkins
7 14 (0.87%) GitLab
7 14 (0.87%) Grunt
7 14 (0.87%) gulp
7 14 (0.87%) Postman
8 12 (0.74%) Fiddler
8 12 (0.74%) IntelliJ
8 12 (0.74%) SoapUI
9 11 (0.68%) Selenium
10 9 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (0.50%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.43%) Artifactory
13 5 (0.31%) PHPUnit
General
1 621 (38.43%) Finance
2 494 (30.57%) Marketing
3 461 (28.53%) Manufacturing
3 461 (28.53%) Public Sector
4 444 (27.48%) Electronics
5 114 (7.05%) Banking
6 58 (3.59%) Retail
7 40 (2.48%) Legal
8 37 (2.29%) Games
9 32 (1.98%) Local Government
10 21 (1.30%) Billing
11 20 (1.24%) Advertising
12 15 (0.93%) Law
13 10 (0.62%) Automotive
14 9 (0.56%) Military
15 8 (0.50%) Back Office
15 8 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.37%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
17 4 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 271 (16.77%) Developer
2 128 (7.92%) Architect
3 112 (6.93%) Analyst
4 107 (6.62%) Network Engineer
5 98 (6.06%) Consultant
6 86 (5.32%) Telecoms Manager
7 62 (3.84%) Software Engineer
8 59 (3.65%) Design Engineer
9 55 (3.40%) Administrator
10 53 (3.28%) Java Developer
10 53 (3.28%) Senior Developer
11 47 (2.91%) Support Engineer
11 47 (2.91%) Systems Administrator
12 44 (2.72%) Software Developer
13 43 (2.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 43 (2.66%) Project Manager
13 43 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
14 42 (2.60%) Telecoms Engineer
15 41 (2.54%) Product Manager
16 39 (2.41%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (6.68%) CSS
2 99 (6.13%) .NET
3 93 (5.75%) AngularJS
4 91 (5.63%) HTML
5 80 (4.95%) REST
6 61 (3.77%) React
7 60 (3.71%) Web Services
8 52 (3.22%) SOAP
9 51 (3.16%) .NET Core
10 47 (2.91%) Node.js
11 45 (2.78%) ASP.NET
12 44 (2.72%) jQuery
13 40 (2.48%) XML
14 38 (2.35%) RESTful
15 34 (2.10%) Vue.js
16 33 (2.04%) Spring
17 31 (1.92%) HTML5
18 27 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (1.67%) JSON
19 22 (1.36%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 105 (6.50%) Data Centre
2 94 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (5.20%) User Experience
4 67 (4.15%) Management Information System
5 52 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
6 45 (2.78%) Algorithms
7 39 (2.41%) Cloud Native
8 35 (2.17%) Blog
9 33 (2.04%) Mobile App
10 22 (1.36%) Client/Server
11 21 (1.30%) Driving Licence
12 20 (1.24%) Data Structures
12 20 (1.24%) Fibre Optics
13 19 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
14 17 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
15 16 (0.99%) Over-the-Top Content
15 16 (0.99%) Video on Demand
16 15 (0.93%) N-Tier
17 13 (0.80%) Virtual Team
17 13 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 201 (12.44%) Linux
2 145 (8.97%) Windows
3 60 (3.71%) Windows Server
4 47 (2.91%) Unix
5 40 (2.48%) Windows 10
6 18 (1.11%) CentOS
7 17 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.80%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.74%) Android
11 11 (0.68%) Windows Server 2016
12 9 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.56%) Windows Server 2019
13 8 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.31%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.25%) Solaris
16 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.19%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (28.28%) Business Intelligence
2 454 (28.09%) Programme Management
3 436 (26.98%) Digital Marketing
4 338 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
5 149 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
6 136 (8.42%) Computer Science
7 123 (7.61%) DevOps
8 116 (7.18%) Scrum
9 106 (6.56%) ITIL
9 106 (6.56%) Software Engineering
10 101 (6.25%) Project Management
11 95 (5.88%) Project Delivery
12 85 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
13 80 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
14 78 (4.83%) Integration Testing
15 77 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 76 (4.70%) Test Automation
17 68 (4.21%) Customer Requirements
17 68 (4.21%) Service Management
18 63 (3.90%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 208 (12.87%) JavaScript
2 189 (11.70%) Python
3 148 (9.16%) Java
4 146 (9.03%) SQL
5 102 (6.31%) C++
6 71 (4.39%) C#
7 62 (3.84%) C
8 55 (3.40%) Bash Shell
9 44 (2.72%) PHP
10 38 (2.35%) TypeScript
11 24 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 19 (1.18%) Apex Code
13 18 (1.11%) Scala
14 17 (1.05%) Go
14 17 (1.05%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.68%) Rust
16 10 (0.62%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.50%) MATLAB
18 7 (0.43%) Perl
18 7 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 241 (14.91%) Degree
2 122 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
3 95 (5.88%) CCNP
4 88 (5.45%) Security Cleared
5 48 (2.97%) CCNA
5 48 (2.97%) SC Cleared
6 37 (2.29%) CCIE
7 36 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
9 21 (1.30%) CISSP
10 18 (1.11%) Master's Degree
11 17 (1.05%) CISM
11 17 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (0.99%) PhD
13 15 (0.93%) JNCIP
13 15 (0.93%) MCSA
14 13 (0.80%) DV Cleared
14 13 (0.80%) TOGAF Certification
15 11 (0.68%) HNC
16 10 (0.62%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.52%) QA
2 63 (3.90%) SLA
3 53 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (2.41%) GDPR
5 15 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.80%) PMO
7 12 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 10 (0.62%) NIST
9 8 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.31%) NCSC
10 5 (0.31%) NIST 800
10 5 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.25%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.19%) COBIT
12 3 (0.19%) ISO 13485
13 2 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 132 (8.17%) Active Directory
2 90 (5.57%) Docker
3 78 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (2.10%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
6 14 (0.87%) KVM
6 14 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 12 (0.74%) XenApp
8 11 (0.68%) Firmware
8 11 (0.68%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.37%) VMware NSX
9 6 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (0.37%) vSphere
10 5 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.25%) NFS
12 3 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.19%) FreeRADIUS
12 3 (0.19%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.12%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 73 (4.52%) Kubernetes
2 50 (3.09%) Ansible
3 42 (2.60%) Terraform
4 33 (2.04%) Puppet
5 24 (1.49%) Grafana
6 21 (1.30%) SCCM
7 19 (1.18%) Kibana
8 18 (1.11%) Graylog
9 16 (0.99%) QRadar
10 11 (0.68%) HAProxy
10 11 (0.68%) vRealize
11 10 (0.62%) Packer
11 10 (0.62%) Prometheus
12 9 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
12 9 (0.56%) FortiGate
13 8 (0.50%) Nagios
14 7 (0.43%) HP ALM
14 7 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
15 6 (0.37%) Amdocs OSS
15 6 (0.37%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 447 (27.66%) SAP
2 251 (15.53%) Microsoft
3 162 (10.02%) Cisco
4 114 (7.05%) VMware
5 57 (3.53%) Google
6 45 (2.78%) Oracle
7 43 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
8 37 (2.29%) Juniper
8 37 (2.29%) Red Hat
9 36 (2.23%) Dell
9 36 (2.23%) Splunk
10 35 (2.17%) Citrix
10 35 (2.17%) F5
11 32 (1.98%) Avaya
11 32 (1.98%) Mitel
12 29 (1.79%) Palo Alto
13 26 (1.61%) BT
14 25 (1.55%) IBM
15 24 (1.49%) HP
16 20 (1.24%) Nokia