Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 183 177 167
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10 -21
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1,036 478 1,126
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.01% 1.96% 2.21%
As % of the General category 3.21% 3.39% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 730 383 908
10th Percentile £36,225 £36,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £50,625 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £67,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.41% +22.73% -
75th Percentile £83,750 £85,625 £71,250
90th Percentile £100,750 £109,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 32,320 14,102 31,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 62.86% 57.81% 61.38%
Number of salaries quoted 20,658 11,776 24,636
10th Percentile £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £108,750 £106,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -20 84 £67,500 -10.00% 49
West London -55 29 £77,500 +63.16% 11
East London -15 23 £38,500 -9.41% 11
North London - 13 £23,000 - 2
South London -31 4 £47,500 -20.83% 9
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 464 (44.79%) Finance
2 336 (32.43%) Social Skills
3 290 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
4 264 (25.48%) Marketing
5 241 (23.26%) Public Sector
6 202 (19.50%) Business Intelligence
7 198 (19.11%) Digital Marketing
8 193 (18.63%) SAP
9 192 (18.53%) Manufacturing
9 192 (18.53%) Programme Management
10 189 (18.24%) Electronics
11 176 (16.99%) Degree
12 150 (14.48%) AWS
13 141 (13.61%) Java
14 139 (13.42%) Docker
14 139 (13.42%) DevOps
15 134 (12.93%) CI/CD
16 127 (12.26%) Python
17 122 (11.78%) Microservices
18 121 (11.68%) Microsoft
19 120 (11.58%) Kubernetes
20 118 (11.39%) Azure
21 115 (11.10%) Banking
21 115 (11.10%) Analytical Skills
22 114 (11.00%) Software Engineering
23 112 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
24 110 (10.62%) Retail
25 109 (10.52%) Problem-Solving
26 98 (9.46%) Google
27 97 (9.36%) SQL

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 39 (3.76%) Apache Spark
2 19 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (1.74%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.35%) Confluence
4 14 (1.35%) IIS
5 10 (0.97%) CMS
6 8 (0.77%) Apache
7 7 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.58%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.48%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.48%) Tornado
10 4 (0.39%) Jupyter
10 4 (0.39%) nginx
10 4 (0.39%) SAS
11 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.19%) JBoss
13 1 (0.097%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.097%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.097%) OpenStack
Applications
1 45 (4.34%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.097%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.097%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.097%) InDesign
7 1 (0.097%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.097%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Toggl
5 1 (0.097%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.097%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.097%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 150 (14.48%) AWS
2 118 (11.39%) Azure
3 89 (8.59%) GCP
4 75 (7.24%) Microsoft 365
5 71 (6.85%) SaaS
6 33 (3.19%) OpenShift
7 28 (2.70%) Slack
8 26 (2.51%) Dropbox
8 26 (2.51%) PaaS
9 24 (2.32%) IaaS
10 21 (2.03%) Serverless
11 20 (1.93%) Power Platform
12 17 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
13 16 (1.54%) Amazon S3
14 13 (1.25%) GitHub
14 13 (1.25%) Heroku
15 12 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
15 12 (1.16%) Google Play
16 9 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
17 8 (0.77%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 79 (7.63%) WAN
2 63 (6.08%) Firewall
2 63 (6.08%) LAN
2 63 (6.08%) Wireless
3 58 (5.60%) Broadband
4 54 (5.21%) IP Telephony
5 46 (4.44%) Internet
6 44 (4.25%) HTTP
7 41 (3.96%) VPN
8 40 (3.86%) Network Security
9 39 (3.76%) MPLS
10 36 (3.47%) TCP/IP
11 33 (3.19%) BGP
11 33 (3.19%) VoIP
12 27 (2.61%) DNS
12 27 (2.61%) SD-WAN
13 25 (2.41%) IPsec
14 20 (1.93%) FTP
14 20 (1.93%) OSPF
15 19 (1.83%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (5.21%) NoSQL
2 38 (3.67%) Big Data
3 30 (2.90%) SQL Server
4 27 (2.61%) Metadata
5 24 (2.32%) MongoDB
6 21 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (1.93%) Power BI
8 19 (1.83%) Relational Database
9 16 (1.54%) Blockchain
9 16 (1.54%) Hadoop
9 16 (1.54%) Tableau
10 15 (1.45%) RDBMS
11 14 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.06%) MySQL
13 10 (0.97%) Data Lake
13 10 (0.97%) HBase
14 9 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
15 8 (0.77%) ArangoDB
15 8 (0.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (4.15%) JIRA
2 41 (3.96%) Git (software)
3 29 (2.80%) Jenkins
4 25 (2.41%) Cucumber
5 19 (1.83%) Maven
6 16 (1.54%) Cypress.io
7 13 (1.25%) CircleCI
8 7 (0.68%) Android Studio
8 7 (0.68%) LoadRunner
8 7 (0.68%) Mocha
8 7 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (0.68%) Selenium
9 5 (0.48%) JMeter
9 5 (0.48%) RSpec
9 5 (0.48%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.39%) GitLab
10 4 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.39%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.29%) JUnit
General
1 464 (44.79%) Finance
2 336 (32.43%) Social Skills
3 264 (25.48%) Marketing
4 241 (23.26%) Public Sector
5 192 (18.53%) Manufacturing
6 189 (18.24%) Electronics
7 115 (11.10%) Analytical Skills
7 115 (11.10%) Banking
8 110 (10.62%) Retail
9 40 (3.86%) Presentation Skills
10 35 (3.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 31 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
12 23 (2.22%) French Language
12 23 (2.22%) German Language
13 22 (2.12%) Advertising
14 20 (1.93%) Italian Language
14 20 (1.93%) Legal
15 19 (1.83%) Organisational Skills
16 18 (1.74%) Spanish Language
17 16 (1.54%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 117 (11.29%) Developer
2 102 (9.85%) Architect
3 72 (6.95%) Analyst
4 48 (4.63%) Solutions Architect
5 47 (4.54%) Software Engineer
6 46 (4.44%) Consultant
7 39 (3.76%) Network Engineer
8 36 (3.47%) Project Manager
9 35 (3.38%) Cloud Architect
9 35 (3.38%) Java Developer
10 34 (3.28%) IT Support
11 31 (2.99%) IT Manager
11 31 (2.99%) Senior Software Engineer
12 26 (2.51%) Senior Developer
13 21 (2.03%) Java Engineer
13 21 (2.03%) Senior Manager
14 19 (1.83%) Infrastructure Support
14 19 (1.83%) Network Support
15 18 (1.74%) Data Engineer
16 17 (1.64%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (6.08%) Node.js
2 56 (5.41%) Spring
3 42 (4.05%) React
4 41 (3.96%) GraphQL
5 36 (3.47%) Kafka
6 35 (3.38%) Spring Boot
7 29 (2.80%) .NET
7 29 (2.80%) Vue.js
7 29 (2.80%) Web Services
8 28 (2.70%) CSS
9 27 (2.61%) Ruby on Rails
10 25 (2.41%) REST
11 23 (2.22%) HTML
12 21 (2.03%) Jest
13 20 (1.93%) .NET Core
13 20 (1.93%) XML
14 18 (1.74%) RESTful
15 17 (1.64%) gRPC
16 16 (1.54%) AngularJS
16 16 (1.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.69%) User Experience
2 46 (4.44%) Algorithms
2 46 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 38 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 29 (2.80%) Public Cloud
6 28 (2.70%) Social Media
7 23 (2.22%) Blog
7 23 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 21 (2.03%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.64%) Internet of Things
9 17 (1.64%) Video\Live Streaming
10 14 (1.35%) PKI
10 14 (1.35%) Private Cloud
11 13 (1.25%) Marketing Technology
11 13 (1.25%) Media Streaming
11 13 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 12 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
13 11 (1.06%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 72 (6.95%) Windows
2 57 (5.50%) Linux
3 32 (3.09%) Android
4 25 (2.41%) Unix
5 24 (2.32%) Windows Server
6 20 (1.93%) Windows 10
7 11 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.48%) CentOS
10 4 (0.39%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.19%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.19%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.19%) Solaris
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.097%) tvOS
12 1 (0.097%) VMS
12 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (19.50%) Business Intelligence
3 198 (19.11%) Digital Marketing
4 192 (18.53%) Programme Management
5 139 (13.42%) DevOps
6 134 (12.93%) CI/CD
7 122 (11.78%) Microservices
8 114 (11.00%) Software Engineering
9 112 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
10 109 (10.52%) Problem-Solving
11 94 (9.07%) Test Automation
12 93 (8.98%) Machine Learning
13 91 (8.78%) Change Management
14 89 (8.59%) Scrum
15 88 (8.49%) Project Management
16 83 (8.01%) ITIL
17 75 (7.24%) Data Science
18 73 (7.05%) Analytics
19 72 (6.95%) B2B
20 71 (6.85%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 141 (13.61%) Java
2 127 (12.26%) Python
3 97 (9.36%) SQL
4 71 (6.85%) JavaScript
5 34 (3.28%) TypeScript
6 33 (3.19%) Ruby
7 31 (2.99%) Go
8 30 (2.90%) C#
9 29 (2.80%) Kotlin
10 26 (2.51%) R
11 22 (2.12%) Bash
11 22 (2.12%) C++
12 21 (2.03%) C
13 19 (1.83%) Java 11
14 17 (1.64%) Java 8
15 11 (1.06%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.06%) T-SQL
16 9 (0.87%) Apple Swift
17 8 (0.77%) Perl
17 8 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 176 (16.99%) Degree
2 68 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (5.02%) CCNP
4 45 (4.34%) ITIL Certification
5 40 (3.86%) CCNA
6 35 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
7 28 (2.70%) Security Cleared
8 22 (2.12%) CISSP
9 15 (1.45%) SC Cleared
10 14 (1.35%) Master's Degree
11 13 (1.25%) CISM
12 12 (1.16%) CCVP
13 10 (0.97%) CISA
14 9 (0.87%) ISEB
14 9 (0.87%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 9 (0.87%) SSCP
15 7 (0.68%) CCENT
15 7 (0.68%) ISTQB
16 6 (0.58%) GIAC
16 6 (0.58%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.76%) QA
2 30 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (2.70%) NIST
4 23 (2.22%) SLA
5 13 (1.25%) NCSC
6 10 (0.97%) GDPR
6 10 (0.97%) PMO
7 6 (0.58%) Actionable Recommendations
8 5 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.48%) GRC
9 4 (0.39%) COBIT
9 4 (0.39%) COSO
9 4 (0.39%) GMP
9 4 (0.39%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.19%) Accessibility
11 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.097%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 139 (13.42%) Docker
2 68 (6.56%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.58%) Kamailio
6 6 (0.58%) OpenSIPS
7 5 (0.48%) iptables
7 5 (0.48%) vCloud
7 5 (0.48%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.19%) Snort
8 2 (0.19%) Squid
8 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.097%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.097%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.097%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 120 (11.58%) Kubernetes
2 59 (5.69%) Ansible
3 50 (4.83%) Terraform
4 17 (1.64%) Puppet
5 10 (0.97%) Grafana
6 8 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.58%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.48%) Icinga
8 5 (0.48%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.39%) Packer
9 4 (0.39%) SCCM
9 4 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.29%) CASB
10 3 (0.29%) Kubeflow
10 3 (0.29%) Nessus
10 3 (0.29%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.29%) QRadar
10 3 (0.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 193 (18.63%) SAP
2 121 (11.68%) Microsoft
3 98 (9.46%) Google
4 93 (8.98%) Cisco
5 37 (3.57%) VMware
6 29 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
7 28 (2.70%) CrowdStrike
8 26 (2.51%) BEA
8 26 (2.51%) Spotify
9 23 (2.22%) Oracle
10 19 (1.83%) Apple
11 18 (1.74%) Juniper
12 15 (1.45%) Splunk
13 13 (1.25%) Citrix
14 12 (1.16%) HP
14 12 (1.16%) Palo Alto
15 11 (1.06%) Avaya
15 11 (1.06%) F5
16 10 (0.97%) EMC
17 9 (0.87%) MuleSoft