The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
South East / Kent
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 62 72
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 19 24 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.88% 2.53% 2.76%
As % of the General category 9.27% 6.12% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 28
Median salary £37,500 £20,500 £42,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +82.92% -51.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,950 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 205 392 386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 31.11% 41.26% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 177 359 333
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,375 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,050 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Telecoms as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Kent

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms in Kent.

Salary trend for Telecoms in Kent

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Kent over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in Kent

Telecoms
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canterbury - 4 £21,000 - 1
Whitstable +2 2 £31,750 -
Sandwich - 2 £27,000 -
Sevenoaks - 2 £56,250 -
Dartford - 1 £37,500 - 1
West Malling - 1 £30,000 -
Telecoms
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 12 (37.50%) Marketing
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) Finance
4 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.75%) Electronics
6 6 (18.75%) Project Management
7 5 (15.63%) EIGRP
7 5 (15.63%) IGRP
7 5 (15.63%) MPLS
7 5 (15.63%) OSPF
7 5 (15.63%) BGP
7 5 (15.63%) WAN
7 5 (15.63%) Ethernet
7 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (15.63%) CCNA
7 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (15.63%) Cisco
7 5 (15.63%) Windows
7 5 (15.63%) SAP
7 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
7 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
7 5 (15.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (15.63%) VPLS
7 5 (15.63%) Life Science
7 5 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (15.63%) Network Security
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) AdWords
2 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.13%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Kissmetrics
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) BGP
1 5 (15.63%) EIGRP
1 5 (15.63%) Ethernet
1 5 (15.63%) IGRP
1 5 (15.63%) MPLS
1 5 (15.63%) Network Security
1 5 (15.63%) OSPF
1 5 (15.63%) VPLS
1 5 (15.63%) WAN
1 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (12.50%) DSL
2 4 (12.50%) RIP
3 2 (6.25%) CDMA
3 2 (6.25%) GSM
3 2 (6.25%) LTE
3 2 (6.25%) UMTS
3 2 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.13%) SSL
4 1 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Big Data
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL CLR
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) Maven
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) Moq
3 1 (3.13%) MSTest
3 1 (3.13%) NetBeans
3 1 (3.13%) NUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 12 (37.50%) Marketing
2 9 (28.13%) Finance
3 6 (18.75%) Electronics
4 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (6.25%) Billing
5 2 (6.25%) Games
6 1 (3.13%) Legal
6 1 (3.13%) Military
6 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Developer
1 5 (15.63%) Network Engineer
1 5 (15.63%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) IT Recruitment Resourcer
3 3 (9.38%) IT Resourcer
3 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Recruitment Resourcer
3 3 (9.38%) Resourcer
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Field Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) ebXML
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (3.13%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) Kafka
3 1 (3.13%) Kendo UI
3 1 (3.13%) LESS
3 1 (3.13%) Ninject
3 1 (3.13%) Spring.NET
3 1 (3.13%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (3.13%) WCF
3 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Life Science
2 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Project Management
3 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
4 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.50%) Escalation Management
4 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.38%) CRM
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) Kanban
6 2 (6.25%) Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) Business Development
6 2 (6.25%) Contract Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) CCNA
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Ansible
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco
2 5 (15.63%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) Avaya
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Mitel
4 1 (3.13%) PayPal
4 1 (3.13%) Telerik
4 1 (3.13%) Vertica
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago