Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 117 68
Rank change year-on-year -27 -49 -5
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1,604 2,101 3,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.41% 2.85% 4.28%
As % of the General category 5.00% 5.27% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,274 1,609 2,673
London median annual salary £55,750 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.36% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £93,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 32,086 39,889 38,729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.17% 54.03% 52.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25,484 28,485 32,987
London median annual salary £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in London

Telecoms
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Telecoms in London

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in London over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 -36 239 £55,000 +4.76% 53
West London +34 105 £42,500 -5.56% 58
South London +18 54 £37,500 -16.67% 3
East London -25 22 £49,500 +23.75% 12
North London +12 5 £42,500 +112.50% 5
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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.

1 571 (35.60%) Finance
2 327 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (17.58%) Banking
4 255 (15.90%) Microsoft
5 247 (15.40%) SQL
6 240 (14.96%) Degree
7 239 (14.90%) Retail
8 232 (14.46%) Marketing
9 219 (13.65%) Cisco
10 206 (12.84%) Windows
11 204 (12.72%) Java
12 197 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
13 196 (12.22%) Python
14 190 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
15 186 (11.60%) Project Management
16 182 (11.35%) Business Intelligence
17 171 (10.66%) Microsoft Azure
18 163 (10.16%) WAN
19 162 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
20 160 (9.98%) Manufacturing
20 160 (9.98%) Amazon AWS
21 157 (9.79%) ITIL
22 156 (9.73%) Linux
23 155 (9.66%) SAP
24 153 (9.54%) Electronics
25 152 (9.48%) Programme Management
26 148 (9.23%) Active Directory
26 148 (9.23%) Digital Marketing
27 146 (9.10%) Firewall
28 143 (8.92%) MPLS

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 71 (4.43%) Apache Spark
2 41 (2.56%) Ethereum
3 37 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 36 (2.24%) MS Exchange
5 24 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (1.43%) Skype for Business
7 16 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (1.00%) Confluence
8 14 (0.87%) Apache
8 14 (0.87%) IIS
9 13 (0.81%) CMS
9 13 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (0.75%) OpenStack
10 12 (0.75%) SAS
11 10 (0.62%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 9 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.44%) Drupal
14 4 (0.25%) nginx
14 4 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 109 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (3.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.44%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.062%) InDesign
10 1 (0.062%) InVision
10 1 (0.062%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.87%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.12%) Bankmaster
5 2 (0.12%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.12%) Magento
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle BRM
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 171 (10.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 160 (9.98%) Amazon AWS
3 89 (5.55%) Office 365
4 70 (4.36%) SaaS
5 65 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
6 49 (3.05%) GitHub
7 47 (2.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 33 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
9 29 (1.81%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.75%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 10 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
11 10 (0.62%) IaaS
12 9 (0.56%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (0.50%) Mimecast
13 8 (0.50%) PaaS
14 5 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 5 (0.31%) Serverless
15 4 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 163 (10.16%) WAN
2 146 (9.10%) Firewall
3 143 (8.92%) MPLS
4 113 (7.04%) LAN
5 94 (5.86%) BGP
6 90 (5.61%) TCP/IP
7 88 (5.49%) OSPF
8 83 (5.17%) Wireless
9 79 (4.93%) DNS
10 69 (4.30%) VoIP
11 65 (4.05%) VPN
12 59 (3.68%) Ethernet
13 58 (3.62%) Network Security
14 56 (3.49%) Internet
15 55 (3.43%) DHCP
16 53 (3.30%) Broadband
17 51 (3.18%) IP Telephony
18 40 (2.49%) Cisco Nexus
19 38 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
20 37 (2.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (7.23%) Big Data
2 91 (5.67%) SQL Server
3 82 (5.11%) Hadoop
4 81 (5.05%) NoSQL
5 80 (4.99%) MySQL
6 76 (4.74%) PostgreSQL
7 61 (3.80%) Apache Hive
8 49 (3.05%) Blockchain
9 43 (2.68%) Redis
10 31 (1.93%) Relational Database
11 29 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
12 25 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (1.50%) Data Mining
13 24 (1.50%) Spark SQL
14 19 (1.18%) Impala
15 16 (1.00%) MongoDB
15 16 (1.00%) QlikView
16 15 (0.94%) HBase
16 15 (0.94%) Power BI
17 13 (0.81%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 57 (3.55%) Git (software)
2 51 (3.18%) JIRA
3 28 (1.75%) Mocha
4 24 (1.50%) Jenkins
4 24 (1.50%) Selenium
5 11 (0.69%) Subversion
6 10 (0.62%) TeamCity
6 10 (0.62%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.56%) SpecFlow
8 8 (0.50%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.37%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.37%) LabVIEW
9 6 (0.37%) Maven
9 6 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.31%) Gatling
10 5 (0.31%) TestNG
10 5 (0.31%) Vagrant
10 5 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.25%) Appium
11 4 (0.25%) Gradle
General
1 571 (35.60%) Finance
2 282 (17.58%) Banking
3 239 (14.90%) Retail
4 232 (14.46%) Marketing
5 160 (9.98%) Manufacturing
6 153 (9.54%) Electronics
7 86 (5.36%) Advertising
8 58 (3.62%) French Language
9 44 (2.74%) Billing
10 43 (2.68%) Legal
11 40 (2.49%) German Language
12 31 (1.93%) Italian Language
13 24 (1.50%) Publishing
14 22 (1.37%) Back Office
15 18 (1.12%) Games
15 18 (1.12%) Law
15 18 (1.12%) Mandarin Language
16 16 (1.00%) Spanish Language
17 12 (0.75%) Online Betting
18 11 (0.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 241 (15.02%) Developer
2 164 (10.22%) Analyst
3 148 (9.23%) Architect
4 100 (6.23%) Consultant
5 84 (5.24%) Network Engineer
6 71 (4.43%) Support Engineer
7 67 (4.18%) Senior Analyst
8 60 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
9 58 (3.62%) Telecoms Developer
10 57 (3.55%) Project Manager
11 50 (3.12%) Data Engineer
12 49 (3.05%) Desktop Support
13 47 (2.93%) SQL Analyst
14 43 (2.68%) Senior Developer
14 43 (2.68%) Telecoms Manager
15 42 (2.62%) Blockchain Developer
15 42 (2.62%) Business Analyst
15 42 (2.62%) Software Engineer
16 41 (2.56%) IT Engineer
17 40 (2.49%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (6.23%) .NET
2 94 (5.86%) Node.js
3 77 (4.80%) AngularJS
3 77 (4.80%) HTML
4 65 (4.05%) Kafka
5 61 (3.80%) React
6 58 (3.62%) CSS
7 49 (3.05%) REST
8 48 (2.99%) Web Services
9 42 (2.62%) Smart Contracts
10 41 (2.56%) Truffle
10 41 (2.56%) web3js
11 37 (2.31%) RESTful
12 33 (2.06%) Spring
13 29 (1.81%) WPF
14 28 (1.75%) Chai
14 28 (1.75%) Enzyme
14 28 (1.75%) Jest
15 23 (1.43%) HTML5
15 23 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 190 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (7.29%) Data Centre
3 59 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 59 (3.68%) User Experience
4 48 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
5 43 (2.68%) Algorithms
6 41 (2.56%) Bitcoin
7 36 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
8 35 (2.18%) Social Media
9 33 (2.06%) Fintech
10 32 (2.00%) FMCG
11 22 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
12 21 (1.31%) Handset
12 21 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
13 18 (1.12%) Internet of Things
13 18 (1.12%) Virtual Team
14 17 (1.06%) Blackberry
14 17 (1.06%) Client/Server
14 17 (1.06%) Driving Licence
15 14 (0.87%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 206 (12.84%) Windows
2 156 (9.73%) Linux
3 74 (4.61%) Windows Server
4 53 (3.30%) Windows 10
5 49 (3.05%) Windows 7
6 47 (2.93%) Unix
7 41 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (2.49%) Android
9 35 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (1.81%) VMS
11 28 (1.75%) Apple iOS
12 20 (1.25%) Mac OS X
13 18 (1.12%) CentOS
14 12 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.50%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.37%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.25%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.25%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.19%) Android TV
18 3 (0.19%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
3 186 (11.60%) Project Management
4 182 (11.35%) Business Intelligence
5 157 (9.79%) ITIL
6 152 (9.48%) Programme Management
7 148 (9.23%) Digital Marketing
8 129 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 123 (7.67%) Scrum
10 115 (7.17%) Analytics
11 114 (7.11%) Test Automation
12 100 (6.23%) Computer Science
13 98 (6.11%) Software Engineering
14 96 (5.99%) Service Delivery
15 94 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
16 87 (5.42%) Decision-Making
17 85 (5.30%) Mentoring
18 82 (5.11%) TDD
19 81 (5.05%) DevOps
20 80 (4.99%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 247 (15.40%) SQL
2 204 (12.72%) Java
3 196 (12.22%) Python
4 111 (6.92%) C#
5 104 (6.48%) JavaScript
6 57 (3.55%) C++
7 49 (3.05%) Scala
8 48 (2.99%) Go
9 43 (2.68%) R
10 42 (2.62%) Perl
10 42 (2.62%) Solidity
11 41 (2.56%) ES6
12 39 (2.43%) PHP
13 35 (2.18%) PowerShell
14 30 (1.87%) T-SQL
15 28 (1.75%) Ruby
16 26 (1.62%) C
17 23 (1.43%) PL/SQL
18 21 (1.31%) Java 8
19 17 (1.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 240 (14.96%) Degree
2 162 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
3 131 (8.17%) CCNP
4 70 (4.36%) CCNA
5 49 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 33 (2.06%) ISEB
7 31 (1.93%) CCIE
8 25 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
9 24 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (1.00%) JNCIA
11 15 (0.94%) CCIP
12 14 (0.87%) ISTQB
13 12 (0.75%) JNCIS
14 11 (0.69%) MCP
14 11 (0.69%) MCSE
14 11 (0.69%) PMI Certification
14 11 (0.69%) Security Cleared
15 10 (0.62%) CCDP
16 9 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
17 8 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.18%) QA
2 49 (3.05%) SLA
3 26 (1.62%) PMO
4 23 (1.43%) GDPR
5 22 (1.37%) Data Quality
6 21 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.94%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.75%) COBIT
9 5 (0.31%) MiFID
9 5 (0.31%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.25%) IFRS
11 3 (0.19%) CRD IV
11 3 (0.19%) IFRS 9
12 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.12%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.12%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.062%) ISO 20022
13 1 (0.062%) RMADS
System Software
1 148 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 96 (5.99%) Docker
3 87 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
5 28 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 23 (1.43%) HDFS
7 18 (1.12%) vSphere
8 16 (1.00%) XenApp
9 15 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
11 10 (0.62%) Terminal Server
12 9 (0.56%) ProxySG
13 7 (0.44%) BitLocker
13 7 (0.44%) VMware NSX
14 6 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
16 4 (0.25%) RHEV
16 4 (0.25%) Squid
17 3 (0.19%) Apache Flume
17 3 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 64 (3.99%) Kubernetes
2 32 (2.00%) Ansible
3 28 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
4 27 (1.68%) AirWatch
5 25 (1.56%) SCCM
6 22 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (1.25%) Puppet
8 19 (1.18%) Oozie
9 18 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
10 15 (0.94%) WSUS
11 8 (0.50%) FortiGate
11 8 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
11 8 (0.50%) Nessus
12 5 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
12 5 (0.31%) Grafana
12 5 (0.31%) SCOM
13 4 (0.25%) Nagios
13 4 (0.25%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
13 4 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 255 (15.90%) Microsoft
2 219 (13.65%) Cisco
3 155 (9.66%) SAP
4 105 (6.55%) VMware
5 76 (4.74%) Google
6 59 (3.68%) Oracle
7 57 (3.55%) Citrix
8 51 (3.18%) Juniper
9 49 (3.05%) Palo Alto
9 49 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
10 42 (2.62%) Tableau
11 39 (2.43%) CheckPoint
11 39 (2.43%) F5
12 36 (2.24%) Apple
13 35 (2.18%) Mitel
14 28 (1.75%) Avaya
15 25 (1.56%) Adobe
16 21 (1.31%) Atlassian
16 21 (1.31%) HP
17 20 (1.25%) Sun