Period
to 17 May 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > London
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 150 170 146
Rank change year-on-year +20 -24 -7
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 770 835 1,374
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.29% 2.09% 2.33%
As % of the General category 3.83% 3.44% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 603 673 1,011
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £41,250 £41,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +31.82% -4.35% -4.17%
75th Percentile £89,375 £75,000 £72,750
90th Percentile £117,500 £92,050 £90,000
England 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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 20,107 24,258 36,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 59.92% 60.60% 62.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14,965 19,299 29,179
10th Percentile £40,606 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £64,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +5.47% +6.67%
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £98,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in London

Telecoms
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Telecoms in London

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in London over the 6 months to 17 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in London

Telecoms
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the London region over the 6 months to 17 May 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
Central London +7 99 £75,000 +19.05% 22
West London +10 16 £105,000 +85.02% 17
South London -11 9 £70,000 +93.10% 2
East London +3 8 £40,000 +11.88% 9
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 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 London region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 415 (53.90%) Finance
2 307 (39.87%) Marketing
3 291 (37.79%) Manufacturing
4 290 (37.66%) Business Intelligence
5 285 (37.01%) Digital Marketing
6 284 (36.88%) SAP
6 284 (36.88%) Electronics
7 282 (36.62%) Programme Management
7 282 (36.62%) Public Sector
8 197 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
9 183 (23.77%) Python
10 149 (19.35%) Degree
11 147 (19.09%) Social Skills
12 131 (17.01%) Microsoft
13 116 (15.06%) Azure
14 115 (14.94%) GCP
15 106 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
16 102 (13.25%) AWS
16 102 (13.25%) Linux
17 101 (13.12%) Computer Science
18 97 (12.60%) Software Engineering
19 96 (12.47%) Cisco
20 91 (11.82%) JavaScript
21 87 (11.30%) Machine Learning
22 80 (10.39%) Google
22 80 (10.39%) Banking
23 78 (10.13%) Artificial Intelligence
24 77 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
25 74 (9.61%) DevOps
26 71 (9.22%) Docker

Telecoms
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 23 (2.99%) Apache Spark
2 20 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.34%) Apache
4 13 (1.69%) Confluence
4 13 (1.69%) Skype for Business
5 12 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.78%) Apache Airflow
6 6 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (0.78%) IIS
6 6 (0.78%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.65%) nginx
7 5 (0.65%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.52%) Smallworld
8 4 (0.52%) Tornado
9 3 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.39%) CMS
9 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.39%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.26%) SAS
10 2 (0.26%) TPMS
Applications
1 37 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.78%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.65%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.65%) Sketch
7 4 (0.52%) InVision
8 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.26%) Figma
9 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.26%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.26%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) FastStats
3 1 (0.13%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 116 (15.06%) Azure
2 115 (14.94%) GCP
3 102 (13.25%) AWS
4 56 (7.27%) Microsoft 365
5 32 (4.16%) SaaS
6 22 (2.86%) Serverless
7 13 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (1.30%) Kong
9 10 (1.30%) PaaS
10 7 (0.91%) Datadog
10 7 (0.91%) IaaS
11 6 (0.78%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.78%) Amazon SageMaker
11 6 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.65%) Azure Functions
12 5 (0.65%) Azure Sentinel
12 5 (0.65%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (8.70%) Firewall
2 48 (6.23%) WAN
3 45 (5.84%) Network Security
4 37 (4.81%) Internet
4 37 (4.81%) LAN
5 34 (4.42%) VoIP
5 34 (4.42%) Wireless
6 27 (3.51%) VPN
6 27 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
7 25 (3.25%) BGP
8 24 (3.12%) DNS
9 22 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (2.86%) DHCP
10 20 (2.60%) Broadband
11 17 (2.21%) OSPF
12 15 (1.95%) PBX
13 14 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (1.82%) MPLS
13 14 (1.82%) TCP/IP
13 14 (1.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (7.79%) Big Data
2 44 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (4.68%) Redis
4 18 (2.34%) SQL Server
5 17 (2.21%) Hadoop
6 16 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 13 (1.69%) Data Lake
8 11 (1.43%) Apache Hive
8 11 (1.43%) HBase
8 11 (1.43%) MongoDB
9 7 (0.91%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (0.78%) GIS
11 5 (0.65%) BigQuery
11 5 (0.65%) MySQL
12 4 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.52%) Power BI
13 2 (0.26%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 51 (6.62%) Git (software)
2 39 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 29 (3.77%) JIRA
4 11 (1.43%) GitLab
5 10 (1.30%) gulp
5 10 (1.30%) webpack
6 8 (1.04%) Maven
7 7 (0.91%) Travis CI
8 6 (0.78%) CircleCI
8 6 (0.78%) Cypress.io
8 6 (0.78%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.65%) Metasploit
9 5 (0.65%) Subversion
10 4 (0.52%) IntelliJ
10 4 (0.52%) JUnit
10 4 (0.52%) Visual Studio Code
11 3 (0.39%) Ant
11 3 (0.39%) Gradle
11 3 (0.39%) PHPUnit
11 3 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 415 (53.90%) Finance
2 307 (39.87%) Marketing
3 291 (37.79%) Manufacturing
4 284 (36.88%) Electronics
5 282 (36.62%) Public Sector
6 147 (19.09%) Social Skills
7 80 (10.39%) Banking
8 60 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
9 48 (6.23%) Retail
10 26 (3.38%) Games
11 17 (2.21%) Organisational Skills
12 10 (1.30%) Influencing Skills
13 9 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (1.17%) Presentation Skills
14 8 (1.04%) Legal
15 7 (0.91%) Automotive
15 7 (0.91%) Documentation Skills
16 6 (0.78%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.78%) Law
17 5 (0.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 97 (12.60%) Developer
2 62 (8.05%) Architect
3 51 (6.62%) Senior Developer
4 49 (6.36%) Software Engineer
5 47 (6.10%) Network Engineer
6 37 (4.81%) Analyst
6 37 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
7 33 (4.29%) Consultant
8 30 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
9 29 (3.77%) Data Engineer
9 29 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
10 26 (3.38%) Angular Developer
11 23 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (2.60%) Product Manager
12 20 (2.60%) Python Developer
13 19 (2.47%) Senior Data Engineer
14 18 (2.34%) Data Architect
14 18 (2.34%) Designer
14 18 (2.34%) Project Manager
14 18 (2.34%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 54 (7.01%) React
3 44 (5.71%) REST
4 40 (5.19%) Node.js
5 38 (4.94%) CSS
6 37 (4.81%) NumPy
7 36 (4.68%) Django
8 30 (3.90%) Vue.js
9 23 (2.99%) Torch
10 21 (2.73%) Web Services
11 20 (2.60%) Celery
12 19 (2.47%) HTML
13 16 (2.08%) .NET
13 16 (2.08%) Spring
14 14 (1.82%) scikit-learn
15 12 (1.56%) jQuery
16 11 (1.43%) D3.js
17 10 (1.30%) HTML5
17 10 (1.30%) Kafka
17 10 (1.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.70%) User Experience
2 56 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 35 (4.55%) Cloud Native
4 33 (4.29%) Hedge funds
5 26 (3.38%) Algorithms
6 22 (2.86%) Data Structures
6 22 (2.86%) Fibre Optics
7 21 (2.73%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.21%) Blog
9 15 (1.95%) Public Cloud
10 12 (1.56%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.43%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.17%) Video on Demand
12 9 (1.17%) Video\Live Streaming
13 8 (1.04%) Driving Licence
14 7 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (0.91%) NHS
15 6 (0.78%) Social Media
15 6 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 102 (13.25%) Linux
2 70 (9.09%) Windows
3 23 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 14 (1.82%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.04%) Android
6 7 (0.91%) CentOS
6 7 (0.91%) Debian
7 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.65%) Kali Linux
9 4 (0.52%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.13%) OpenWrt
12 1 (0.13%) Unix
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (37.66%) Business Intelligence
2 285 (37.01%) Digital Marketing
3 282 (36.62%) Programme Management
4 197 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
6 101 (13.12%) Computer Science
7 97 (12.60%) Software Engineering
8 87 (11.30%) Machine Learning
9 78 (10.13%) Artificial Intelligence
10 77 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
11 74 (9.61%) DevOps
12 62 (8.05%) Data Science
13 60 (7.79%) Scrum
14 55 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
15 51 (6.62%) Microservices
16 46 (5.97%) Decision-Making
17 44 (5.71%) Asset Management
17 44 (5.71%) Mentoring
18 43 (5.58%) Analytics
18 43 (5.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 183 (23.77%) Python
2 91 (11.82%) JavaScript
3 69 (8.96%) Go
3 69 (8.96%) TypeScript
4 60 (7.79%) C++
5 38 (4.94%) Java
6 37 (4.81%) Bash Shell
7 35 (4.55%) SQL
8 30 (3.90%) C
9 24 (3.12%) Cython
9 24 (3.12%) PowerShell
10 23 (2.99%) Rust
11 16 (2.08%) PHP
12 15 (1.95%) C#
13 12 (1.56%) Java 8
14 8 (1.04%) Ruby
15 6 (0.78%) Perl
15 6 (0.78%) VB
16 5 (0.65%) R
17 4 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 149 (19.35%) Degree
2 71 (9.22%) Master's Degree
3 53 (6.88%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (4.03%) CCNP
5 30 (3.90%) CCNA
6 26 (3.38%) PhD
7 16 (2.08%) Security Cleared
8 14 (1.82%) CISM
9 13 (1.69%) CISSP
10 12 (1.56%) SC Cleared
11 9 (1.17%) MCSE
11 9 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (1.04%) MCSA
13 6 (0.78%) JNCIP
13 6 (0.78%) NVQ Level 3
13 6 (0.78%) NVQ Level 4
14 5 (0.65%) CCIE
14 5 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.64%) GDPR
2 24 (3.12%) QA
3 18 (2.34%) NIST
4 6 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.78%) SLA
5 5 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.65%) ISO 20022
5 5 (0.65%) PMO
6 4 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.13%) GAAP
8 1 (0.13%) HL7
8 1 (0.13%) MiFID
8 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 71 (9.22%) Docker
2 57 (7.40%) Active Directory
3 28 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (2.34%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.30%) KVM
6 8 (1.04%) iptables
6 8 (1.04%) XenApp
7 5 (0.65%) QEMU
7 5 (0.65%) Snort
7 5 (0.65%) Squid
8 4 (0.52%) Kamailio
8 4 (0.52%) OpenSIPS
8 4 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.52%) vSphere
9 3 (0.39%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.26%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.13%) vCloud
11 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 55 (7.14%) Ansible
2 53 (6.88%) Kubernetes
3 31 (4.03%) Terraform
4 13 (1.69%) Istio
5 12 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (1.43%) Puppet
7 10 (1.30%) Argo
7 10 (1.30%) Knative
7 10 (1.30%) linkerd
8 9 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (1.17%) Cisco Prime
8 9 (1.17%) SCCM
9 8 (1.04%) ZABBIX
10 7 (0.91%) Grafana
11 6 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (0.78%) Nagios
12 5 (0.65%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.65%) Nessus
12 5 (0.65%) Nexpose
12 5 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 284 (36.88%) SAP
2 131 (17.01%) Microsoft
3 96 (12.47%) Cisco
4 80 (10.39%) Google
5 34 (4.42%) VMware
6 31 (4.03%) Juniper
6 31 (4.03%) Yahoo!
7 22 (2.86%) Palo Alto
8 14 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.69%) HP
10 12 (1.56%) Citrix
11 11 (1.43%) CheckPoint
11 11 (1.43%) Databricks
11 11 (1.43%) Forcepoint
12 9 (1.17%) Mitel
12 9 (1.17%) Oracle
13 8 (1.04%) BT
13 8 (1.04%) F5
13 8 (1.04%) Huawei
13 8 (1.04%) IBM