Period
to 20 September 2020

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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 151 151 145
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 -32
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 461 1,272 1,638
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.28% 2.28% 2.39%
As % of the General category 4.68% 4.74% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 399 1,041 1,252
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +1.77% +2.73%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £86,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

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 9,849 26,857 34,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.74% 48.07% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7,994 21,103 27,066
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £116,250 £102,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +3.96%

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 20 September 2020.

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 20 September 2020. 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 +13 83 £70,000 +7.69% 16
West London +39 32 £47,500 -5.00% 7
South London +37 7 £27,500 -42.11%
East London +21 6 £75,000 +76.47% 5
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, 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.

1 182 (39.48%) Finance
2 108 (23.43%) Marketing
3 107 (23.21%) Microsoft
4 105 (22.78%) Business Intelligence
5 102 (22.13%) Manufacturing
6 95 (20.61%) Public Sector
7 94 (20.39%) Programme Management
7 94 (20.39%) SAP
8 91 (19.74%) Electronics
8 91 (19.74%) Digital Marketing
9 89 (19.31%) Cisco
10 77 (16.70%) Azure
11 76 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
12 74 (16.05%) AWS
13 67 (14.53%) Python
14 65 (14.10%) Degree
15 62 (13.45%) Microsoft Office
16 60 (13.02%) Active Directory
16 60 (13.02%) Cisco Certification
17 58 (12.58%) Firewall
18 57 (12.36%) Linux
19 54 (11.71%) Banking
20 52 (11.28%) Office 365
21 50 (10.85%) Data Centre
22 48 (10.41%) DevOps
22 48 (10.41%) CCNP
23 47 (10.20%) Splunk
24 44 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
25 41 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
25 41 (8.89%) Palo Alto

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 21 (4.56%) Confluence
2 13 (2.82%) Skype for Business
3 11 (2.39%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.95%) CMS
5 5 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.87%) IIS
6 4 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.65%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.65%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.43%) Apache
8 2 (0.43%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.43%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.43%) Smallworld
8 2 (0.43%) Tornado
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 62 (13.45%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (4.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.95%) Chatbot
4 7 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.30%) AutoCAD
6 5 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.87%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) FastStats
1 4 (0.87%) Unica
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.22%) HealthRoster
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.22%) Primavera
3 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.22%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.22%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 77 (16.70%) Azure
2 74 (16.05%) AWS
3 52 (11.28%) Office 365
4 26 (5.64%) GCP
5 19 (4.12%) IaaS
6 16 (3.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (2.17%) Amazon ECS
7 10 (2.17%) SaaS
7 10 (2.17%) Serverless
8 8 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.52%) Power Platform
9 7 (1.52%) Trello
10 6 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.65%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.65%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.65%) PaaS
12 2 (0.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (12.58%) Firewall
2 41 (8.89%) 5G
3 39 (8.46%) Internet
4 38 (8.24%) BGP
5 37 (8.03%) WAN
5 37 (8.03%) Wireless
6 35 (7.59%) LAN
7 32 (6.94%) OSPF
8 31 (6.72%) Broadband
9 30 (6.51%) VoIP
10 29 (6.29%) MPLS
11 28 (6.07%) VPN
12 25 (5.42%) SNMP
13 24 (5.21%) Unified Communications
14 19 (4.12%) Ethernet
14 19 (4.12%) Skype
15 18 (3.90%) IGMP
15 18 (3.90%) Multicast
16 16 (3.47%) DNS
16 16 (3.47%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.12%) Big Data
2 17 (3.69%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.25%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.82%) GIS
4 13 (2.82%) Hadoop
4 13 (2.82%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.74%) Impala
7 7 (1.52%) Power BI
7 7 (1.52%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.30%) MySQL
8 6 (1.30%) Redis
9 5 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.65%) Blockchain
10 3 (0.65%) Looker
11 2 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.43%) QGIS
11 2 (0.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 32 (6.94%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.51%) JIRA
3 4 (0.87%) PHPUnit
4 3 (0.65%) git-flow
4 3 (0.65%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.43%) Grunt
5 2 (0.43%) Maven
5 2 (0.43%) Phing
5 2 (0.43%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.43%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.43%) webpack
6 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.22%) JUnit
6 1 (0.22%) Mocha
6 1 (0.22%) RSpec
6 1 (0.22%) Selenium
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 182 (39.48%) Finance
2 108 (23.43%) Marketing
3 102 (22.13%) Manufacturing
4 95 (20.61%) Public Sector
5 91 (19.74%) Electronics
6 54 (11.71%) Banking
7 31 (6.72%) Retail
8 15 (3.25%) Back Office
9 11 (2.39%) Legal
10 9 (1.95%) German Language
11 7 (1.52%) Italian Language
11 7 (1.52%) Spanish Language
12 6 (1.30%) Billing
12 6 (1.30%) French Language
13 5 (1.08%) Games
13 5 (1.08%) Local Government
14 4 (0.87%) Law
14 4 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 43 (9.33%) Network Engineer
2 38 (8.24%) Architect
3 30 (6.51%) Analyst
3 30 (6.51%) Security Engineer
4 26 (5.64%) Consultant
5 24 (5.21%) Developer
6 21 (4.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (4.56%) Product Manager
7 19 (4.12%) Network Architect
8 18 (3.90%) Operations Engineer
8 18 (3.90%) Telecoms Manager
9 15 (3.25%) Cloud Engineer
9 15 (3.25%) Deployment Engineer
10 14 (3.04%) Senior Network Engineer
11 13 (2.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (2.60%) Cisco Engineer
12 12 (2.60%) Digital Product Manager
12 12 (2.60%) Senior Manager
13 11 (2.39%) Support Engineer
14 9 (1.95%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.34%) .NET
1 20 (4.34%) CSS
1 20 (4.34%) Node.js
2 17 (3.69%) RESTful
3 14 (3.04%) HTML
4 10 (2.17%) Spring
5 9 (1.95%) EJB
5 9 (1.95%) J2EE
5 9 (1.95%) JSP
5 9 (1.95%) Servlets
5 9 (1.95%) XML
6 8 (1.74%) NumPy
6 8 (1.74%) Pandas
6 8 (1.74%) scikit-learn
7 7 (1.52%) AngularJS
7 7 (1.52%) Natural Language Processing
7 7 (1.52%) Vue.js
7 7 (1.52%) XGBoost
8 6 (1.30%) FreeSWITCH
8 6 (1.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.85%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.21%) Public Cloud
4 17 (3.69%) Private Cloud
5 15 (3.25%) User Experience
6 13 (2.82%) Fibre Optics
7 12 (2.60%) Algorithms
7 12 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.60%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.39%) Media Streaming
9 10 (2.17%) FMCG
9 10 (2.17%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.95%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.95%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.95%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.74%) Video\Live Streaming
12 7 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (1.08%) Fat Client
13 5 (1.08%) NHS
13 5 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.36%) Linux
2 26 (5.64%) Windows
3 11 (2.39%) Unix
4 7 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.08%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.87%) Android
6 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.43%) CentOS
8 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (22.78%) Business Intelligence
2 94 (20.39%) Programme Management
3 91 (19.74%) Digital Marketing
4 76 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (10.41%) DevOps
6 44 (9.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
8 33 (7.16%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (7.16%) Project Management
9 31 (6.72%) Privileged Access Management
10 30 (6.51%) Project Delivery
11 29 (6.29%) SIEM
12 28 (6.07%) Data Science
12 28 (6.07%) ITIL
12 28 (6.07%) Network Monitoring
13 27 (5.86%) Electronic Trading
13 27 (5.86%) Identity Management
14 26 (5.64%) Mentoring
14 26 (5.64%) Security Operations
15 25 (5.42%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 67 (14.53%) Python
2 36 (7.81%) Java
3 35 (7.59%) JavaScript
4 33 (7.16%) SQL
5 11 (2.39%) Bash Shell
6 10 (2.17%) Scala
7 9 (1.95%) C#
7 9 (1.95%) Perl
8 6 (1.30%) PHP
9 5 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.08%) VBA
10 4 (0.87%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.65%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.43%) BeanShell
12 2 (0.43%) Ruby
13 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.22%) C
13 1 (0.22%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 65 (14.10%) Degree
2 60 (13.02%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (10.41%) CCNP
4 31 (6.72%) CCIE
5 30 (6.51%) SANS
6 23 (4.99%) CCNA
7 20 (4.34%) Security Cleared
8 15 (3.25%) AWS Certification
8 15 (3.25%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.95%) CISM
9 9 (1.95%) CISSP
9 9 (1.95%) GIAC
10 7 (1.52%) CISA
10 7 (1.52%) CLAS
10 7 (1.52%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.08%) CCIP
12 5 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (0.87%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.87%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.21%) SLA
2 11 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.30%) QA
4 5 (1.08%) GDPR
5 4 (0.87%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.65%) SEPA
7 2 (0.43%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.22%) NIST
8 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.22%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 60 (13.02%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.47%) Docker
4 14 (3.04%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.30%) Kamailio
8 5 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (1.08%) MetaFrame
9 3 (0.65%) Firmware
9 3 (0.65%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 29 (6.29%) QRadar
2 27 (5.86%) Terraform
3 18 (3.90%) Grafana
3 18 (3.90%) Kubernetes
4 12 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (2.39%) Ansible
6 8 (1.74%) Cisco UCCX
6 8 (1.74%) SCCM
6 8 (1.74%) SCVMM
7 7 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (1.08%) Marathon
8 5 (1.08%) Mesos
8 5 (1.08%) Puppet
9 4 (0.87%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.43%) Nagios
11 2 (0.43%) Salt
11 2 (0.43%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 107 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 94 (20.39%) SAP
3 89 (19.31%) Cisco
4 47 (10.20%) Splunk
5 41 (8.89%) Palo Alto
6 37 (8.03%) CheckPoint
7 31 (6.72%) CyberArk
8 30 (6.51%) IBM
9 29 (6.29%) Thycotic
10 28 (6.07%) VMware
11 26 (5.64%) ArcSight
11 26 (5.64%) BeyondTrust
11 26 (5.64%) Bomgar
11 26 (5.64%) LogRhythm
11 26 (5.64%) NetWitness
12 25 (5.42%) Google
13 13 (2.82%) BT
14 12 (2.60%) Dell
15 11 (2.39%) Symantec
16 9 (1.95%) F5