Period
to 31 March 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 85 84
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 -30
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 69 92 164
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.56% 2.87% 3.31%
As % of the General category 9.25% 9.35% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 65 80 176
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +38.46% -18.75%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,125 £27,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £61,875 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +21.79% -2.50%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 746 984 1,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 38.53% 30.73% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 546 780 1,507
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £73,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Hertfordshire

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Telecoms in Hertfordshire

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in Hertfordshire

Telecoms
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 31 March 2020. 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
Hatfield +13 17 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Stevenage +27 15 £80,000 - 5
Watford +22 10 £51,250 +46.43% 1
Hemel Hempstead +30 8 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Borehamwood -4 5 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 5 £45,000 -
Welwyn - 2 £56,250 -
Hitchin +8 1 £22,500 - 2
St Albans -16 1 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Letchworth - 1 - -
Telecoms
East of England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 19 (27.54%) C++
2 17 (24.64%) Software Engineering
3 16 (23.19%) Multithreading
3 16 (23.19%) SDLC
3 16 (23.19%) Wireless
4 14 (20.29%) C
4 14 (20.29%) Degree
5 12 (17.39%) JIRA
5 12 (17.39%) Computer Science
6 11 (15.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 11 (15.94%) VoIP
6 11 (15.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (14.49%) Project Management
7 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (14.49%) Retail
8 9 (13.04%) Signal Processing
8 9 (13.04%) B2B
8 9 (13.04%) Linux
8 9 (13.04%) 5G
8 9 (13.04%) Multithreaded Programming
9 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
10 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (10.14%) Issue Tracking
10 7 (10.14%) 4G
10 7 (10.14%) 3GPP
10 7 (10.14%) Internet
10 7 (10.14%) Windows
10 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
10 7 (10.14%) Line Management
11 6 (8.70%) Problem-Solving

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 4 (5.80%) CMS
2 2 (2.90%) Confluence
3 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) GCP
2 1 (1.45%) AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) Wireless
2 11 (15.94%) VoIP
3 9 (13.04%) 5G
4 7 (10.14%) 3GPP
4 7 (10.14%) 4G
4 7 (10.14%) Internet
5 6 (8.70%) PBX
6 5 (7.25%) Unified Communications
6 5 (7.25%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (5.80%) 2.5G
7 4 (5.80%) 2G
7 4 (5.80%) 3G
7 4 (5.80%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (4.35%) Firewall
8 3 (4.35%) LTE
8 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.90%) HSRP
9 2 (2.90%) MPLS
9 2 (2.90%) Multicast
9 2 (2.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) Big Data
2 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.45%) TimesTen
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) JIRA
2 5 (7.25%) LabVIEW
3 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.90%) git-flow
6 1 (1.45%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (14.49%) Retail
2 5 (7.25%) Billing
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 4 (5.80%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.80%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (11.59%) Architect
1 8 (11.59%) Developer
2 7 (10.14%) C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (10.14%) Real Time Engineer
2 7 (10.14%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 7 (10.14%) Software Engineer
3 6 (8.70%) Telecoms Manager
3 6 (8.70%) Test Manager
4 5 (7.25%) Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) C++ Developer
4 5 (7.25%) C++ Software Developer
4 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.25%) Service Manager
4 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
4 5 (7.25%) Technical Architect
4 5 (7.25%) Telecoms Architect
4 5 (7.25%) Wireless Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) Spring
2 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.45%) Apache NiFi
2 1 (1.45%) CSS
2 1 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.45%) HTML5
2 1 (1.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Digital Wallet
4 4 (5.80%) Internet of Things
4 4 (5.80%) Video\Live Streaming
5 3 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.45%) Acoustics
6 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Windows
3 3 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) Software Engineering
2 16 (23.19%) Multithreading
2 16 (23.19%) SDLC
3 12 (17.39%) Computer Science
4 10 (14.49%) Project Management
4 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (13.04%) B2B
5 9 (13.04%) Multithreaded Programming
5 9 (13.04%) Signal Processing
6 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
7 7 (10.14%) Issue Tracking
7 7 (10.14%) Line Management
7 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (8.70%) Project Delivery
9 5 (7.25%) Coaching
9 5 (7.25%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (7.25%) ITIL
9 5 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (5.80%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.54%) C++
2 14 (20.29%) C
3 6 (8.70%) Python
4 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.90%) Java
5 2 (2.90%) SQL
6 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.45%) PHP
6 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Degree
2 11 (15.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.35%) CCNP
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.90%) APMP
4 2 (2.90%) CCDP
4 2 (2.90%) CCIE
4 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.90%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.45%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
2 4 (5.80%) SLA
3 2 (2.90%) PMO
4 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.45%) NCSC
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) Firmware
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Ansible
1 1 (1.45%) Fluentd
1 1 (1.45%) Grafana
1 1 (1.45%) logstash
1 1 (1.45%) Nagios
1 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Avaya
2 4 (5.80%) Cisco
2 4 (5.80%) Panasonic
2 4 (5.80%) Telstra
3 2 (2.90%) Google
3 2 (2.90%) Meraki
3 2 (2.90%) MikroTik
3 2 (2.90%) Polycom
3 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.45%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (1.45%) Juniper
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) Splunk
4 1 (1.45%) VMware