Period
to 4 March 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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > London
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 168 140
Rank change year-on-year +1 -28 -11
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 582 1,097 1,530
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.05% 2.17% 2.45%
As % of the General category 4.38% 4.43% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 546 968 1,244
Median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -2.65% -5.83%
10th Percentile £36,875 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £116,250 £86,250 £92,500
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 13,278 24,762 30,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 46.82% 48.88% 49.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10,649 19,715 24,499
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,500 £36,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.77%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +1 62 £75,000 +30.43% 29
South London -10 9 £60,000 +26.32% 5
East London +11 7 £42,500 +18.87% 7
West London +19 6 £35,000 -36.36% 10
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 331 (56.87%) Finance
2 234 (40.21%) Marketing
3 218 (37.46%) Manufacturing
4 217 (37.29%) Business Intelligence
5 216 (37.11%) SAP
5 216 (37.11%) Public Sector
6 215 (36.94%) Digital Marketing
6 215 (36.94%) Programme Management
7 214 (36.77%) Electronics
8 153 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
9 140 (24.05%) Python
10 104 (17.87%) Degree
11 98 (16.84%) AWS
12 87 (14.95%) Linux
13 84 (14.43%) GCP
14 82 (14.09%) Azure
15 79 (13.57%) Microsoft
15 79 (13.57%) Computer Science
16 76 (13.06%) Software Engineering
16 76 (13.06%) JavaScript
17 72 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
18 68 (11.68%) Banking
19 67 (11.51%) Machine Learning
20 65 (11.17%) DevOps
20 65 (11.17%) Google
21 59 (10.14%) Cisco
22 52 (8.93%) Artificial Intelligence
22 52 (8.93%) Microservices
23 51 (8.76%) Docker
24 50 (8.59%) User Experience

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 (3.61%) Apache Spark
2 18 (3.09%) Confluence
2 18 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.23%) Tornado
5 9 (1.55%) Apache
5 9 (1.55%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.86%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.52%) CMS
7 3 (0.52%) TPMS
8 1 (0.17%) Drupal
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.17%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.92%) Chatbot
3 12 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.69%) Sketch
6 3 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.52%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.52%) InVision
6 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.52%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) Figma
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 98 (16.84%) AWS
2 84 (14.43%) GCP
3 82 (14.09%) Azure
4 29 (4.98%) SaaS
5 25 (4.30%) Microsoft 365
6 17 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (2.23%) Serverless
7 13 (2.23%) Trello
8 8 (1.37%) PaaS
9 7 (1.20%) IaaS
9 7 (1.20%) Kong
10 6 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.86%) Azure Functions
11 5 (0.86%) Power Platform
12 3 (0.52%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.52%) AWS IoT
12 3 (0.52%) GitHub
13 2 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.34%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.87%) WAN
2 38 (6.53%) Firewall
3 31 (5.33%) Wireless
4 28 (4.81%) LAN
4 28 (4.81%) VoIP
5 27 (4.64%) Network Security
6 22 (3.78%) Internet
7 19 (3.26%) BGP
7 19 (3.26%) OSPF
8 18 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (2.75%) TCP/IP
11 15 (2.58%) DNS
12 14 (2.41%) Unified Communications
12 14 (2.41%) VPN
13 13 (2.23%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (2.23%) Multicast
14 12 (2.06%) DHCP
14 12 (2.06%) Ethernet
14 12 (2.06%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.87%) Big Data
2 34 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (4.47%) Redis
4 25 (4.30%) NoSQL
5 20 (3.44%) Hadoop
6 19 (3.26%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (2.06%) SQL Server
9 9 (1.55%) MySQL
9 9 (1.55%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.86%) Data Lake
10 5 (0.86%) GIS
10 5 (0.86%) Power BI
11 4 (0.69%) BigQuery
11 4 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.52%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.52%) HBase
13 2 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.34%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 48 (8.25%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.33%) JIRA
3 21 (3.61%) Jenkins
4 17 (2.92%) Maven
5 9 (1.55%) GitLab
6 8 (1.37%) Subversion
7 6 (1.03%) Cypress.io
7 6 (1.03%) Travis CI
7 6 (1.03%) webpack
8 4 (0.69%) Gatling
8 4 (0.69%) Mocha
8 4 (0.69%) PHPUnit
8 4 (0.69%) TestCafe
9 3 (0.52%) Ant
9 3 (0.52%) Gradle
10 2 (0.34%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.34%) GCC
10 2 (0.34%) Metasploit
10 2 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 331 (56.87%) Finance
2 234 (40.21%) Marketing
3 218 (37.46%) Manufacturing
4 216 (37.11%) Public Sector
5 214 (36.77%) Electronics
6 68 (11.68%) Banking
7 46 (7.90%) Retail
8 31 (5.33%) Games
9 13 (2.23%) Legal
10 8 (1.37%) Law
10 8 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.69%) Advertising
12 4 (0.69%) Automotive
12 4 (0.69%) Billing
12 4 (0.69%) Mandarin Language
13 3 (0.52%) Front Office
14 2 (0.34%) German Language
14 2 (0.34%) Local Government
14 2 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (13.57%) Developer
2 61 (10.48%) Architect
3 45 (7.73%) Software Engineer
4 36 (6.19%) Senior Developer
5 34 (5.84%) Network Engineer
6 32 (5.50%) Product Manager
7 31 (5.33%) Solutions Architect
8 30 (5.15%) Analyst
9 26 (4.47%) Consultant
9 26 (4.47%) Senior Software Engineer
10 22 (3.78%) Telecoms Manager
11 19 (3.26%) Data Engineer
11 19 (3.26%) Senior Architect
12 18 (3.09%) Cloud Engineer
13 17 (2.92%) Digital Architect
13 17 (2.92%) Digital Solutions Architect
13 17 (2.92%) Senior Digital Architect
13 17 (2.92%) Senior Solutions Architect
14 16 (2.75%) Digital Product Manager
14 16 (2.75%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (6.53%) Node.js
2 37 (6.36%) AngularJS
2 37 (6.36%) CSS
3 28 (4.81%) React
4 27 (4.64%) REST
5 26 (4.47%) Web Services
6 22 (3.78%) .NET
7 18 (3.09%) Django
8 17 (2.92%) HTML
9 16 (2.75%) XML
10 15 (2.58%) Kafka
10 15 (2.58%) NumPy
10 15 (2.58%) RabbitMQ
11 14 (2.41%) Spring
12 13 (2.23%) Spring Boot
12 13 (2.23%) Vue.js
13 11 (1.89%) RESTful
14 10 (1.72%) EJB
14 10 (1.72%) jQuery
14 10 (1.72%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.59%) Data Centre
1 50 (8.59%) User Experience
2 38 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.19%) Algorithms
4 35 (6.01%) Cloud Native
5 29 (4.98%) Data Structures
6 22 (3.78%) Blog
7 19 (3.26%) Mobile App
8 13 (2.23%) Hedge funds
9 11 (1.89%) Fibre Optics
10 10 (1.72%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.72%) Driving Licence
10 10 (1.72%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (1.37%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.20%) e-Learning
12 7 (1.20%) Video\Live Streaming
13 6 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.03%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.86%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 87 (14.95%) Linux
2 37 (6.36%) Windows
3 17 (2.92%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.55%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (0.69%) CentOS
6 4 (0.69%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.69%) Unix
7 3 (0.52%) Android
7 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.34%) Debian
8 2 (0.34%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.17%) OpenWrt
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (37.29%) Business Intelligence
2 215 (36.94%) Digital Marketing
2 215 (36.94%) Programme Management
3 153 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (13.57%) Computer Science
5 76 (13.06%) Software Engineering
6 72 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
7 67 (11.51%) Machine Learning
8 65 (11.17%) DevOps
9 52 (8.93%) Artificial Intelligence
9 52 (8.93%) Microservices
10 48 (8.25%) Data Science
11 41 (7.04%) Scrum
12 40 (6.87%) Cybersecurity
13 35 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (5.67%) Project Delivery
15 30 (5.15%) Analytics
16 29 (4.98%) Fintech
16 29 (4.98%) Project Management
17 28 (4.81%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 140 (24.05%) Python
2 76 (13.06%) JavaScript
3 43 (7.39%) Bash Shell
3 43 (7.39%) Java
4 40 (6.87%) C++
4 40 (6.87%) TypeScript
5 33 (5.67%) Go
6 32 (5.50%) SQL
7 22 (3.78%) PHP
8 20 (3.44%) C
8 20 (3.44%) Rust
9 16 (2.75%) Scala
10 12 (2.06%) C#
11 10 (1.72%) Cython
12 8 (1.37%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.20%) R
14 4 (0.69%) Apex Code
14 4 (0.69%) Perl
15 3 (0.52%) Ruby
16 2 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 104 (17.87%) Degree
2 47 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (6.36%) Master's Degree
4 34 (5.84%) CCNP
5 21 (3.61%) CCNA
6 17 (2.92%) Security Cleared
7 16 (2.75%) CCIE
8 13 (2.23%) PhD
9 12 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (1.89%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.03%) JNCIP
13 5 (0.86%) CISSP
13 5 (0.86%) MCSA
13 5 (0.86%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (0.69%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
14 4 (0.69%) NVQ Level 3
14 4 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.78%) QA
2 12 (2.06%) SLA
3 11 (1.89%) GDPR
4 8 (1.37%) NIST
5 7 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.20%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.03%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.52%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.34%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.17%) HL7
9 1 (0.17%) IFRS
9 1 (0.17%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.17%) PMO
9 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 51 (8.76%) Docker
2 30 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 20 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.20%) KVM
5 4 (0.69%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.52%) Firmware
7 2 (0.34%) NFS
7 2 (0.34%) Snort
7 2 (0.34%) Squid
8 1 (0.17%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.17%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 48 (8.25%) Kubernetes
2 29 (4.98%) Ansible
3 22 (3.78%) Terraform
4 14 (2.41%) Puppet
5 11 (1.89%) Grafana
6 10 (1.72%) Istio
7 8 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
8 7 (1.20%) Argo
8 7 (1.20%) Knative
8 7 (1.20%) linkerd
8 7 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.20%) SCCM
9 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (0.86%) QRadar
10 5 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.69%) Jamf Pro
11 4 (0.69%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 216 (37.11%) SAP
2 79 (13.57%) Microsoft
3 65 (11.17%) Google
4 59 (10.14%) Cisco
5 27 (4.64%) VMware
6 18 (3.09%) Splunk
7 15 (2.58%) Palo Alto
8 14 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (2.23%) Wrike
10 12 (2.06%) Juniper
10 12 (2.06%) Twitter
11 11 (1.89%) Pega
11 11 (1.89%) Yahoo!
12 9 (1.55%) F5
12 9 (1.55%) SolarWinds
13 6 (1.03%) Avaya
13 6 (1.03%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.03%) Meraki
13 6 (1.03%) Oracle
14 5 (0.86%) Red Hat