Period
to 21 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for 5G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 5G over the 6 months to 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

5G
England > London
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 613 444 723
Rank change year-on-year -169 +279 +113
Permanent jobs citing 5G 101 48 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.24% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 1.72% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30 47 9
10th Percentile £48,750 £71,750 £30,200
25th Percentile £56,071 £108,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £125,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -44.00% +108.33% -29.41%
75th Percentile £94,063 £127,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £128,750 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £77,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year -22.58% +58.97% -27.78%

5G is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,684 2,793 7,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.58% 13.71% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,701 2,314 5,850
10th Percentile £33,000 £36,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +18.18% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13% -3.16%

5G
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing 5G as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for 5G in London

5G
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 5G in London.

Salary trend for 5G in London

5G
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing 5G in London over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for 5G in London

5G
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 5G within the London region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
West London -17 55 £62,142 -19.82% 2
Central London -54 12 £105,000 -17.65% 1
South London - 1 £42,500 -
5G
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, IT jobs citing 5G 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 London region with a requirement for 5G.

1 68 (67.33%) Broadband
1 68 (67.33%) IT Strategy
2 67 (66.34%) Social Media
2 67 (66.34%) CRM
3 41 (40.59%) Artificial Intelligence
4 27 (26.73%) Telecoms
5 26 (25.74%) Degree
6 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (24.75%) Social Skills
7 21 (20.79%) Computer Science
8 17 (16.83%) 4G
8 17 (16.83%) Python
9 15 (14.85%) Adobe
9 15 (14.85%) Software Engineering
9 15 (14.85%) Migration
9 15 (14.85%) Network Management
9 15 (14.85%) Big Data
9 15 (14.85%) Analytics
9 15 (14.85%) Adobe Campaign
10 14 (13.86%) Business Development
11 13 (12.87%) SDLC
11 13 (12.87%) Collaborative Working
12 12 (11.88%) Data Lake
12 12 (11.88%) Presales
12 12 (11.88%) Relational Database
12 12 (11.88%) REST
12 12 (11.88%) Predictive Analytics
12 12 (11.88%) Performance Management
12 12 (11.88%) Requirements Management
12 12 (11.88%) TOGAF

5G
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (2.97%) Apache Airflow
1 3 (2.97%) Apache Spark
1 3 (2.97%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 15 (14.85%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) AWS
2 4 (3.96%) GCP
2 4 (3.96%) Serverless
3 2 (1.98%) Azure
3 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (67.33%) Broadband
2 17 (16.83%) 4G
3 5 (4.95%) BGP
4 4 (3.96%) LTE
4 4 (3.96%) MPLS
4 4 (3.96%) Network Security
5 3 (2.97%) DWDM
5 3 (2.97%) IPv6
5 3 (2.97%) OpenFlow
5 3 (2.97%) OSPF
5 3 (2.97%) SDH
5 3 (2.97%) VPN
6 2 (1.98%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.98%) ASN.1
6 2 (1.98%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.98%) FabricPath
6 2 (1.98%) Firewall
6 2 (1.98%) IPv4
6 2 (1.98%) SNMP
6 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) Big Data
2 12 (11.88%) Data Lake
2 12 (11.88%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.91%) Metadata
3 9 (8.91%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.96%) MySQL
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.96%) GitLab
2 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.98%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.98%) JIRA
3 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (26.73%) Telecoms
2 25 (24.75%) Social Skills
3 8 (7.92%) Marketing
4 4 (3.96%) Advertising
4 4 (3.96%) Finance
5 2 (1.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (24.75%) Developer
2 17 (16.83%) Architect
3 12 (11.88%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (9.90%) Electrical Engineer
4 10 (9.90%) Mechanical Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Python Developer
6 7 (6.93%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.95%) Lead Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Android Developer
9 4 (3.96%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Mobile Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Principal Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Programme Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Programme Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.88%) REST
2 10 (9.90%) Web Services
3 9 (8.91%) SOAP
3 9 (8.91%) XML
4 4 (3.96%) Django
4 4 (3.96%) RESTful
5 3 (2.97%) gRPC
5 3 (2.97%) Kafka
6 2 (1.98%) libvirt
7 1 (0.99%) Flask
7 1 (0.99%) jQuery
7 1 (0.99%) Spring
7 1 (0.99%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 67 (66.34%) Social Media
2 6 (5.94%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.94%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.96%) Blog
3 4 (3.96%) Over-the-Top Content
3 4 (3.96%) PMI
4 3 (2.97%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.99%) Clustering
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.92%) Linux
2 6 (5.94%) Unix
3 5 (4.95%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.96%) Android
5 3 (2.97%) Windows
6 1 (0.99%) CentOS
6 1 (0.99%) Debian
6 1 (0.99%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.99%) Solaris
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (67.33%) IT Strategy
2 67 (66.34%) CRM
3 41 (40.59%) Artificial Intelligence
4 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (20.79%) Computer Science
6 15 (14.85%) Analytics
6 15 (14.85%) Migration
6 15 (14.85%) Network Management
6 15 (14.85%) Software Engineering
7 14 (13.86%) Business Development
8 13 (12.87%) Collaborative Working
8 13 (12.87%) SDLC
9 12 (11.88%) Performance Management
9 12 (11.88%) Predictive Analytics
9 12 (11.88%) Presales
9 12 (11.88%) Requirements Management
9 12 (11.88%) TOGAF
9 12 (11.88%) UML
10 10 (9.90%) Network Design
10 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.83%) Python
2 10 (9.90%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.91%) Perl
4 5 (4.95%) Groovy
4 5 (4.95%) Java
5 4 (3.96%) Kotlin
5 4 (3.96%) SQL
6 2 (1.98%) C#
6 2 (1.98%) C++
7 1 (0.99%) Go
7 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (25.74%) Degree
2 5 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.96%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.97%) CCNP
4 3 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.98%) CCDP
5 2 (1.98%) CCIE
5 2 (1.98%) CCNA
6 1 (0.99%) CISSP
6 1 (0.99%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.98%) NIST
System Software
1 8 (7.92%) Docker
2 3 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.98%) KVM
3 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.99%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.99%) Ansible
3 1 (0.99%) Nmap
3 1 (0.99%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Adobe
2 6 (5.94%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.95%) Cisco
4 4 (3.96%) VMware
5 3 (2.97%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.97%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.99%) Aruba
6 1 (0.99%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (0.99%) Juniper
6 1 (0.99%) Meraki
6 1 (0.99%) Nokia
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle
6 1 (0.99%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.99%) Zscaler