Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 122 77
Rank change year-on-year -26 -45 -12
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1,391 1,940 2,724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.29% 2.77% 3.97%
As % of the General category 4.83% 5.58% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,007 1,442 2,313
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,525 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,500 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 28,826 34,756 34,831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.55% 49.65% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 22,600 27,663 29,025
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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 -10 217 £62,500 +8.70% 32
West London +29 74 £60,000 +4.35% 14
South London -11 35 £38,750 -3.13% 2
East London +8 23 £44,000 +35.38% 2
North London +21 14 £52,000 +160.00% 3
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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.

1 550 (39.54%) Finance
2 406 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
3 243 (17.47%) Retail
4 241 (17.33%) Java
5 211 (15.17%) Banking
6 206 (14.81%) Python
7 202 (14.52%) Marketing
7 202 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
8 196 (14.09%) Microsoft
9 192 (13.80%) Manufacturing
10 183 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
11 180 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
12 178 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
13 176 (12.65%) SAP
14 164 (11.79%) Degree
15 156 (11.21%) Project Management
16 153 (11.00%) SQL
17 150 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
17 150 (10.78%) Programme Management
18 147 (10.57%) Electronics
18 147 (10.57%) Windows
19 145 (10.42%) DevOps
20 142 (10.21%) Cisco
21 134 (9.63%) Digital Marketing
22 128 (9.20%) Active Directory
23 125 (8.99%) Google
24 115 (8.27%) Software Engineering
25 113 (8.12%) Firewall
26 112 (8.05%) Linux
27 110 (7.91%) Scrum

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 58 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 32 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.23%) MS Exchange
4 25 (1.80%) Skype for Business
5 22 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (1.08%) IIS
6 15 (1.08%) JBoss
7 10 (0.72%) Apache Solr
7 10 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.65%) nginx
9 8 (0.58%) Apache
10 6 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.36%) CMS
11 5 (0.36%) Confluence
11 5 (0.36%) SAS
12 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.29%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.22%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.22%) Marvel
13 3 (0.22%) Mule
Applications
1 92 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 11 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.50%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.22%) InVision
6 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (1.22%) SAP FI
3 16 (1.15%) SAP CO
3 16 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
7 4 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.29%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle BRM
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
9 2 (0.14%) Unica
9 2 (0.14%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.14%) Workfront
10 1 (0.072%) R3 Corda
10 1 (0.072%) SAP MDG
10 1 (0.072%) SAP MDG-S
Cloud Services
1 202 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
2 183 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (6.83%) Office 365
4 91 (6.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 54 (3.88%) SaaS
6 37 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (1.22%) Serverless
9 12 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
11 8 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 8 (0.58%) GitHub
12 7 (0.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 6 (0.43%) Mimecast
14 5 (0.36%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
16 3 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (8.12%) Firewall
2 89 (6.40%) WAN
3 80 (5.75%) VoIP
4 67 (4.82%) LAN
5 63 (4.53%) Broadband
5 63 (4.53%) MPLS
6 61 (4.39%) VPN
7 57 (4.10%) TCP/IP
7 57 (4.10%) Unified Communications
8 46 (3.31%) DNS
9 44 (3.16%) PBX
10 40 (2.88%) Internet
11 39 (2.80%) Ethernet
12 38 (2.73%) Network Security
13 34 (2.44%) DHCP
14 29 (2.08%) BGP
15 27 (1.94%) IP Telephony
15 27 (1.94%) OSPF
15 27 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
16 24 (1.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (7.91%) Big Data
2 76 (5.46%) SQL Server
3 74 (5.32%) NoSQL
4 64 (4.60%) Hadoop
5 54 (3.88%) Apache Hive
6 51 (3.67%) MySQL
7 34 (2.44%) Impala
8 25 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
9 24 (1.73%) Relational Database
10 21 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (1.51%) HBase
11 19 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (1.37%) Couchbase
11 19 (1.37%) SAP HANA
12 18 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 16 (1.15%) Redis
14 14 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (0.86%) RDBMS
16 10 (0.72%) BigQuery
16 10 (0.72%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 51 (3.67%) Jenkins
2 36 (2.59%) Git (software)
3 34 (2.44%) JIRA
4 32 (2.30%) Selenium
5 28 (2.01%) Cucumber
6 27 (1.94%) Maven
7 25 (1.80%) Gradle
7 25 (1.80%) TeamCity
8 21 (1.51%) SpecFlow
9 18 (1.29%) Subversion
10 9 (0.65%) Ant
11 8 (0.58%) Gatling
12 7 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.50%) GoCD
12 7 (0.50%) RSpec
13 6 (0.43%) Axure RP
13 6 (0.43%) FitNesse
13 6 (0.43%) LoadRunner
13 6 (0.43%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.43%) TestNG
General
1 550 (39.54%) Finance
2 243 (17.47%) Retail
3 211 (15.17%) Banking
4 202 (14.52%) Marketing
5 192 (13.80%) Manufacturing
6 147 (10.57%) Electronics
7 42 (3.02%) Aerospace
8 31 (2.23%) Legal
9 28 (2.01%) Advertising
10 22 (1.58%) Law
11 18 (1.29%) French Language
12 17 (1.22%) Billing
13 16 (1.15%) Multimedia
14 15 (1.08%) Games
15 14 (1.01%) Back Office
15 14 (1.01%) German Language
15 14 (1.01%) Italian Language
16 13 (0.93%) Publishing
17 10 (0.72%) Brand Awareness
17 10 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 163 (11.72%) Developer
2 155 (11.14%) Architect
3 114 (8.20%) Analyst
4 97 (6.97%) Consultant
5 69 (4.96%) Java Developer
6 68 (4.89%) Solutions Architect
7 56 (4.03%) Support Engineer
8 49 (3.52%) Business Analyst
8 49 (3.52%) Network Engineer
9 47 (3.38%) C# Developer
10 45 (3.24%) .NET Developer
10 45 (3.24%) Data Engineer
11 43 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
12 40 (2.88%) Digital Architect
13 37 (2.66%) Project Manager
13 37 (2.66%) Telecoms Developer
14 36 (2.59%) IT Support
14 36 (2.59%) Senior Developer
15 35 (2.52%) Designer
15 35 (2.52%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (7.48%) .NET
2 78 (5.61%) AngularJS
2 78 (5.61%) REST
3 65 (4.67%) RESTful
4 61 (4.39%) Web Services
5 59 (4.24%) HTML
6 52 (3.74%) Spring
7 51 (3.67%) CSS
8 48 (3.45%) React
9 44 (3.16%) Kafka
9 44 (3.16%) Node.js
9 44 (3.16%) SOAP
10 32 (2.30%) HTML5
11 28 (2.01%) CSS3
12 26 (1.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (1.87%) WPF
13 24 (1.73%) ASP.NET
14 23 (1.65%) XML
15 22 (1.58%) jQuery
15 22 (1.58%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 178 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (5.25%) User Experience
3 56 (4.03%) Data Centre
4 54 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 53 (3.81%) FMCG
6 47 (3.38%) Fintech
7 43 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
8 41 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
9 29 (2.08%) Blog
9 29 (2.08%) Social Media
10 27 (1.94%) Algorithms
11 19 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.22%) Fibre Optics
13 15 (1.08%) Internet of Things
13 15 (1.08%) Mobile App
14 14 (1.01%) Handset
14 14 (1.01%) Virtual Team
15 13 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
16 12 (0.86%) Driving Licence
16 12 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 147 (10.57%) Windows
2 112 (8.05%) Linux
3 66 (4.74%) Windows 10
4 61 (4.39%) Windows Server
5 32 (2.30%) Android
5 32 (2.30%) Windows 7
6 27 (1.94%) Unix
7 23 (1.65%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.58%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.58%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.50%) CentOS
10 7 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.072%) Android TV
12 1 (0.072%) Debian
12 1 (0.072%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.072%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
3 156 (11.21%) Project Management
4 150 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
4 150 (10.78%) Programme Management
5 145 (10.42%) DevOps
6 134 (9.63%) Digital Marketing
7 115 (8.27%) Software Engineering
8 110 (7.91%) Scrum
9 107 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
10 106 (7.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 105 (7.55%) Microservices
11 105 (7.55%) TDD
12 89 (6.40%) IT Strategy
13 86 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
14 81 (5.82%) Analytics
15 79 (5.68%) Presales
16 76 (5.46%) Computer Science
17 74 (5.32%) ITIL
18 71 (5.10%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 241 (17.33%) Java
2 206 (14.81%) Python
3 153 (11.00%) SQL
4 107 (7.69%) C#
5 98 (7.05%) JavaScript
6 45 (3.24%) Scala
7 35 (2.52%) Go
7 35 (2.52%) PHP
8 27 (1.94%) C
8 27 (1.94%) Perl
9 26 (1.87%) R
10 25 (1.80%) PowerShell
11 22 (1.58%) Java 8
12 21 (1.51%) C++
13 18 (1.29%) PL/SQL
13 18 (1.29%) Ruby
14 16 (1.15%) Bash Shell
15 15 (1.08%) Groovy
15 15 (1.08%) T-SQL
16 12 (0.86%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 164 (11.79%) Degree
2 60 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (4.03%) ISEB
4 47 (3.38%) CCNP
5 44 (3.16%) ISTQB
6 42 (3.02%) Security Cleared
7 38 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 35 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 31 (2.23%) CCNA
10 24 (1.73%) SC Cleared
11 19 (1.37%) CISA
11 19 (1.37%) CISM
12 18 (1.29%) SANS
13 17 (1.22%) CISSP
14 16 (1.15%) JNCIP
15 15 (1.08%) CCIE
15 15 (1.08%) JNCIE
15 15 (1.08%) OSCP
16 14 (1.01%) PhD
17 13 (0.93%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.46%) QA
2 34 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 32 (2.30%) SLA
4 29 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (1.94%) GDPR
6 22 (1.58%) PMO
7 11 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
8 8 (0.58%) COBIT
9 5 (0.36%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.22%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.072%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.072%) Solvency II
System Software
1 128 (9.20%) Active Directory
2 60 (4.31%) Docker
3 45 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.86%) BIND 9
6 10 (0.72%) HDFS
7 7 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.36%) Firmware
10 4 (0.29%) KVM
10 4 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.29%) XenApp
11 3 (0.22%) vSphere
12 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.14%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.14%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.072%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.072%) RHEV
13 1 (0.072%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 48 (3.45%) Kubernetes
2 41 (2.95%) Ansible
3 25 (1.80%) Terraform
4 20 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (1.37%) Puppet
6 14 (1.01%) Grafana
7 12 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
7 12 (0.86%) RANCID
8 10 (0.72%) SCCM
9 8 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
10 7 (0.50%) Nagios
10 7 (0.50%) Packer
11 6 (0.43%) Graphite
11 6 (0.43%) HP ALM
11 6 (0.43%) Prometheus
11 6 (0.43%) SCOM
12 5 (0.36%) AirWatch
12 5 (0.36%) Mesos
12 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (0.29%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 196 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 176 (12.65%) SAP
3 142 (10.21%) Cisco
4 125 (8.99%) Google
5 66 (4.74%) VMware
6 42 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
7 41 (2.95%) Adobe
8 40 (2.88%) Oracle
9 37 (2.66%) Juniper
10 35 (2.52%) Avaya
11 33 (2.37%) Apple
12 32 (2.30%) HP
13 20 (1.44%) Symantec
14 19 (1.37%) Mitel
14 19 (1.37%) Palo Alto
15 18 (1.29%) EMC
15 18 (1.29%) Polycom
15 18 (1.29%) Tableau
16 17 (1.22%) CheckPoint
16 17 (1.22%) Remedy