Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 144 114
Rank change year-on-year -7 -30 -45
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1,264 1,634 2,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.26% 2.39% 2.99%
As % of the General category 4.71% 4.71% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 975 1,206 1,730
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -

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 26,851 34,724 40,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.06% 50.74% 54.87%
Number of salaries quoted 21,118 26,969 28,479
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +54 309 £65,000 +8.33% 42
West London -9 67 £50,000 +25.00% 27
South London -54 22 £45,000 +28.57% 4
North London +16 20 £30,000 -7.69% 6
East London +27 16 £42,500 - 11
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 401 (31.72%) Finance
2 299 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (14.16%) Microsoft
4 171 (13.53%) AWS
5 170 (13.45%) Retail
6 166 (13.13%) Marketing
7 162 (12.82%) Manufacturing
8 149 (11.79%) Banking
8 149 (11.79%) Cisco
8 149 (11.79%) Python
8 149 (11.79%) DevOps
9 146 (11.55%) SAP
9 146 (11.55%) Degree
9 146 (11.55%) Azure
10 141 (11.16%) Windows
11 137 (10.84%) SQL
12 132 (10.44%) Java
13 127 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
14 124 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
15 120 (9.49%) Project Management
15 120 (9.49%) WAN
16 113 (8.94%) ITIL
17 111 (8.78%) Linux
17 111 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
17 111 (8.78%) Public Sector
18 108 (8.54%) Firewall
19 107 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
20 106 (8.39%) Programme Management
21 103 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
22 98 (7.75%) Active Directory

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 46 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 35 (2.77%) Skype for Business
3 30 (2.37%) Apache Spark
4 15 (1.19%) Smallworld
5 14 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (1.03%) SAS
6 13 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 12 (0.95%) JBoss
8 11 (0.87%) Apache
9 9 (0.71%) Confluence
10 7 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.47%) IBM Domino
12 5 (0.40%) ArcGIS
12 5 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.32%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.32%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.32%) Site Server
13 4 (0.32%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 67 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.27%) AutoCAD
5 14 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.63%) Figma
7 8 (0.63%) InVision
7 8 (0.63%) Marvel
7 8 (0.63%) Sketch
8 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (2.14%) SAP S/4HANA
2 26 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 25 (1.98%) SAP CO
3 25 (1.98%) SAP FI
3 25 (1.98%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.47%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 5 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.24%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 3 (0.24%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.24%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.079%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.079%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.079%) SAP MDG-S
8 1 (0.079%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 171 (13.53%) AWS
2 146 (11.55%) Azure
3 78 (6.17%) Office 365
4 49 (3.88%) SaaS
5 32 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (1.82%) Power Platform
6 23 (1.82%) Serverless
7 21 (1.66%) GCP
8 19 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (1.11%) GitHub
10 11 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.79%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.79%) IaaS
11 10 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 9 (0.71%) npm
13 7 (0.55%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 6 (0.47%) Amazon ECS
14 6 (0.47%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 120 (9.49%) WAN
2 108 (8.54%) Firewall
3 94 (7.44%) LAN
4 79 (6.25%) Broadband
5 72 (5.70%) TCP/IP
6 65 (5.14%) Internet
7 64 (5.06%) VPN
8 63 (4.98%) MPLS
9 57 (4.51%) Network Security
10 55 (4.35%) VoIP
11 54 (4.27%) DNS
12 52 (4.11%) BGP
13 51 (4.03%) DHCP
14 37 (2.93%) Unified Communications
15 36 (2.85%) Skype
16 34 (2.69%) OSPF
17 31 (2.45%) Ethernet
17 31 (2.45%) Wireless
18 28 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
19 20 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (6.09%) Big Data
1 77 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (2.29%) SAP HANA
4 27 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (2.14%) SQL Server 2016
5 26 (2.06%) Hadoop
6 24 (1.90%) GIS
7 23 (1.82%) Power BI
8 22 (1.74%) MySQL
9 20 (1.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 20 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (1.50%) Apache Hive
10 19 (1.50%) Data Mining
11 15 (1.19%) Relational Database
12 11 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (0.71%) BigQuery
14 6 (0.47%) Data Lake
14 6 (0.47%) Impala
14 6 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (3.96%) Git (software)
2 46 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 34 (2.69%) JIRA
4 23 (1.82%) Selenium
5 16 (1.27%) JMeter
6 15 (1.19%) Cucumber
7 12 (0.95%) Subversion
8 11 (0.87%) SpecFlow
9 10 (0.79%) LoadRunner
10 9 (0.71%) eggPlant
10 9 (0.71%) HP UFT
10 9 (0.71%) Jasmine
11 8 (0.63%) Bower
11 8 (0.63%) Gradle
11 8 (0.63%) Maven
12 7 (0.55%) Bitbucket
13 6 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.40%) Axure RP
14 5 (0.40%) FitNesse
14 5 (0.40%) Mockito
General
1 401 (31.72%) Finance
2 170 (13.45%) Retail
3 166 (13.13%) Marketing
4 162 (12.82%) Manufacturing
5 149 (11.79%) Banking
6 111 (8.78%) Public Sector
7 91 (7.20%) Electronics
8 37 (2.93%) Aerospace
9 32 (2.53%) Advertising
10 22 (1.74%) Legal
11 21 (1.66%) French Language
12 18 (1.42%) German Language
13 17 (1.34%) Games
13 17 (1.34%) Law
14 15 (1.19%) Italian Language
15 13 (1.03%) Billing
15 13 (1.03%) Multimedia
16 9 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.63%) Spanish Language
18 7 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 122 (9.65%) Developer
2 97 (7.67%) Architect
3 93 (7.36%) Network Engineer
4 85 (6.72%) Consultant
5 71 (5.62%) Analyst
6 49 (3.88%) Support Engineer
7 46 (3.64%) Project Manager
8 44 (3.48%) AWS Engineer
8 44 (3.48%) Designer
8 44 (3.48%) Telecoms Developer
8 44 (3.48%) Telecoms Engineer
9 39 (3.09%) C# Developer
9 39 (3.09%) Cloud Engineer
9 39 (3.09%) SAP Consultant
10 38 (3.01%) IT Support
11 36 (2.85%) DevOps Engineer
12 35 (2.77%) Data Scientist
13 34 (2.69%) C# .NET Developer
13 34 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
14 33 (2.61%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (5.06%) .NET
2 51 (4.03%) REST
3 48 (3.80%) HTML
4 43 (3.40%) CSS
5 42 (3.32%) RESTful
6 40 (3.16%) SOAP
7 34 (2.69%) AngularJS
8 33 (2.61%) Node.js
8 33 (2.61%) Web Services
9 29 (2.29%) React
9 29 (2.29%) Spring
10 27 (2.14%) WPF
11 21 (1.66%) HTML5
12 19 (1.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (1.34%) XML
14 16 (1.27%) jQuery
14 16 (1.27%) JSON
15 15 (1.19%) CSS3
16 14 (1.11%) Spring Boot
17 13 (1.03%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 124 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (6.49%) User Experience
3 68 (5.38%) Data Centre
4 63 (4.98%) Management Information System
5 43 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
6 36 (2.85%) Public Cloud
7 34 (2.69%) Algorithms
7 34 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
8 33 (2.61%) Private Cloud
9 30 (2.37%) Fibre Optics
10 29 (2.29%) FMCG
11 25 (1.98%) Internet of Things
12 23 (1.82%) Driving Licence
13 22 (1.74%) Blog
13 22 (1.74%) Social Media
14 18 (1.42%) Digital Media
15 17 (1.34%) Mobile App
15 17 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
16 13 (1.03%) e-Learning
17 12 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 141 (11.16%) Windows
2 111 (8.78%) Linux
3 89 (7.04%) Windows Server
4 55 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 34 (2.69%) Android
6 28 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 25 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (1.58%) Apple iOS
10 15 (1.19%) Unix
10 15 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.63%) CentOS
12 6 (0.47%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.32%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.079%) Debian
15 1 (0.079%) SUSE
15 1 (0.079%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (11.79%) DevOps
3 127 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
4 120 (9.49%) Project Management
5 113 (8.94%) ITIL
6 111 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
7 106 (8.39%) Programme Management
8 103 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 97 (7.67%) Project Delivery
10 94 (7.44%) Digital Marketing
11 90 (7.12%) Scrum
12 80 (6.33%) TDD
13 78 (6.17%) Change Management
14 77 (6.09%) Decision-Making
14 77 (6.09%) Software Engineering
15 76 (6.01%) Analytics
16 75 (5.93%) Migration
17 74 (5.85%) Cybersecurity
18 66 (5.22%) Kanban
19 65 (5.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 149 (11.79%) Python
2 137 (10.84%) SQL
3 132 (10.44%) Java
4 63 (4.98%) C#
5 60 (4.75%) JavaScript
6 36 (2.85%) C
7 35 (2.77%) C++
8 28 (2.22%) Go
9 26 (2.06%) PHP
9 26 (2.06%) R
10 20 (1.58%) Bash Shell
11 19 (1.50%) PowerShell
12 14 (1.11%) Perl
12 14 (1.11%) Shell Script
13 13 (1.03%) Java 8
14 11 (0.87%) Scala
15 10 (0.79%) Ruby
16 9 (0.71%) ABAP
17 8 (0.63%) Apex Code
17 8 (0.63%) ES6
Qualifications
1 146 (11.55%) Degree
2 107 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
3 85 (6.72%) CCNP
4 41 (3.24%) CCNA
5 32 (2.53%) ISEB
5 32 (2.53%) ISTQB
6 31 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 29 (2.29%) JNCIP
8 26 (2.06%) CCIE
8 26 (2.06%) JNCIE
8 26 (2.06%) Security Cleared
9 21 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
11 18 (1.42%) PhD
11 18 (1.42%) SAP Certification
12 16 (1.27%) Master's Degree
12 16 (1.27%) SC Cleared
13 14 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (0.95%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.83%) QA
2 34 (2.69%) SLA
3 20 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.19%) PMO
5 13 (1.03%) GDPR
6 8 (0.63%) COBIT
6 8 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.32%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.16%) NIST
10 1 (0.079%) COSHH
10 1 (0.079%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 98 (7.75%) Active Directory
2 48 (3.80%) Docker
3 35 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.58%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.50%) BIND 9
6 8 (0.63%) XenApp
7 6 (0.47%) BitLocker
7 6 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (0.40%) vSphere
9 4 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.32%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.32%) Xen
10 3 (0.24%) Firmware
11 2 (0.16%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.079%) KVM
12 1 (0.079%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 50 (3.96%) Ansible
2 47 (3.72%) Kubernetes
3 29 (2.29%) Puppet
4 28 (2.22%) Terraform
5 20 (1.58%) SCCM
6 19 (1.50%) RANCID
7 15 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
9 9 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
12 6 (0.47%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.47%) HP ALM
12 6 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.40%) FortiGate
13 5 (0.40%) Nagios
13 5 (0.40%) Thomson Reuters DACS
14 4 (0.32%) Grafana
14 4 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
14 4 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 179 (14.16%) Microsoft
2 149 (11.79%) Cisco
3 146 (11.55%) SAP
4 73 (5.78%) VMware
5 72 (5.70%) Google
6 57 (4.51%) Juniper
7 56 (4.43%) Salesforce.com
8 37 (2.93%) Adobe
9 29 (2.29%) Openreach
9 29 (2.29%) Virgin Media
10 28 (2.22%) Symantec
11 25 (1.98%) CheckPoint
12 24 (1.90%) Oracle
13 23 (1.82%) EMC
14 22 (1.74%) Avaya
14 22 (1.74%) Citrix
14 22 (1.74%) Polycom
15 20 (1.58%) Fortinet
15 20 (1.58%) Palo Alto
16 19 (1.50%) Meraki