Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 119 72
Rank change year-on-year -22 -47 -9
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1,633 2,119 3,161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.42% 2.86% 4.11%
As % of the General category 4.92% 5.26% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,259 1,637 2,648
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,150 £31,425
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -2.06%

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 33,211 40,270 40,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.17% 54.31% 52.57%
Number of salaries quoted 26,040 28,071 34,631
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 -2 255 £57,500 +15.00% 48
West London +32 106 £40,000 -11.11% 47
South London +35 59 £35,000 -3.45% 5
East London -47 19 £49,000 +45.19% 13
North London -1 4 £32,500 -10.34% 6
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 598 (36.62%) Finance
2 331 (20.27%) Banking
3 315 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (15.68%) Degree
5 237 (14.51%) SQL
6 232 (14.21%) Microsoft
7 231 (14.15%) Cisco
8 229 (14.02%) Retail
9 220 (13.47%) Marketing
10 206 (12.61%) Java
11 198 (12.12%) Project Management
12 197 (12.06%) Windows
13 184 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
14 179 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
15 176 (10.78%) Linux
16 174 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
17 172 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
18 167 (10.23%) ITIL
19 164 (10.04%) WAN
20 163 (9.98%) Microsoft Azure
21 161 (9.86%) Python
22 158 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
23 155 (9.49%) Manufacturing
24 148 (9.06%) Programme Management
25 146 (8.94%) MPLS
26 144 (8.82%) Test Automation
27 143 (8.76%) SAP
28 141 (8.63%) Firewall
29 140 (8.57%) Electronics
30 136 (8.33%) 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 61 (3.74%) Ethereum
2 52 (3.18%) Apache Spark
3 30 (1.84%) SharePoint
4 27 (1.65%) MS Exchange
5 21 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (1.22%) Confluence
7 18 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 18 (1.10%) Skype for Business
8 16 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 15 (0.92%) CMS
9 15 (0.92%) IIS
10 13 (0.80%) OpenStack
11 12 (0.73%) Apache
11 12 (0.73%) Drupal
12 11 (0.67%) SAS
13 10 (0.61%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.43%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 102 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.31%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.31%) InVision
8 1 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.061%) InDesign
8 1 (0.061%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 1 (0.061%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.061%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.29%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.24%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.12%) Bankmaster
6 2 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
6 2 (0.12%) Magento
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.12%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.061%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.061%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.061%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.061%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 1 (0.061%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.061%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 163 (9.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 158 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
4 73 (4.47%) GitHub
5 69 (4.23%) Office 365
6 67 (4.10%) SaaS
7 44 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
8 43 (2.63%) Amazon S3
9 35 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (0.98%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 10 (0.61%) OpenShift
11 10 (0.61%) PaaS
12 8 (0.49%) IaaS
13 5 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 4 (0.24%) OneDrive
15 3 (0.18%) AdWords
15 3 (0.18%) Force.com
16 2 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
16 2 (0.12%) Mimecast
16 2 (0.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 164 (10.04%) WAN
2 146 (8.94%) MPLS
3 141 (8.63%) Firewall
4 103 (6.31%) BGP
5 100 (6.12%) Wireless
6 99 (6.06%) LAN
7 96 (5.88%) OSPF
8 91 (5.57%) TCP/IP
9 70 (4.29%) Network Security
10 66 (4.04%) Ethernet
11 64 (3.92%) DNS
12 53 (3.25%) VPN
13 51 (3.12%) Broadband
14 49 (3.00%) Internet
15 46 (2.82%) VoIP
16 45 (2.76%) Cisco Nexus
17 43 (2.63%) DHCP
17 43 (2.63%) IP Telephony
17 43 (2.63%) Unified Communications
18 29 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (6.61%) Big Data
2 99 (6.06%) MySQL
3 96 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 84 (5.14%) SQL Server
5 78 (4.78%) NoSQL
6 71 (4.35%) Blockchain
7 63 (3.86%) Redis
8 60 (3.67%) Hadoop
9 38 (2.33%) Apache Hive
9 38 (2.33%) Relational Database
10 28 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
11 26 (1.59%) Data Mining
12 21 (1.29%) MongoDB
13 19 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (1.16%) Spark SQL
14 18 (1.10%) Power BI
15 13 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
16 12 (0.73%) QlikView
17 9 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 87 (5.33%) Git (software)
2 63 (3.86%) JIRA
3 43 (2.63%) Mocha
4 33 (2.02%) Jenkins
5 28 (1.71%) Selenium
6 14 (0.86%) Cucumber
6 14 (0.86%) Subversion
7 11 (0.67%) JUnit
7 11 (0.67%) Maven
8 10 (0.61%) Gradle
8 10 (0.61%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.55%) Bitbucket
9 9 (0.55%) Visual Studio
10 8 (0.49%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.49%) JMeter
11 7 (0.43%) IntelliJ
11 7 (0.43%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.37%) LabVIEW
12 6 (0.37%) Mockito
12 6 (0.37%) Xcode
General
1 598 (36.62%) Finance
2 331 (20.27%) Banking
3 229 (14.02%) Retail
4 220 (13.47%) Marketing
5 155 (9.49%) Manufacturing
6 140 (8.57%) Electronics
7 84 (5.14%) Advertising
8 58 (3.55%) French Language
9 53 (3.25%) German Language
10 44 (2.69%) Italian Language
10 44 (2.69%) Legal
11 36 (2.20%) Billing
12 23 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 21 (1.29%) Back Office
13 21 (1.29%) Mandarin Language
13 21 (1.29%) Publishing
14 19 (1.16%) Investment Banking
15 18 (1.10%) Games
15 18 (1.10%) Law
15 18 (1.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 268 (16.41%) Developer
2 164 (10.04%) Analyst
3 140 (8.57%) Architect
4 108 (6.61%) Consultant
5 86 (5.27%) Network Engineer
6 67 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
7 64 (3.92%) Support Engineer
8 62 (3.80%) Blockchain Developer
9 59 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
10 57 (3.49%) Project Manager
11 54 (3.31%) Senior Developer
11 54 (3.31%) Telecoms Developer
12 48 (2.94%) Telecoms Manager
13 47 (2.88%) Desktop Support
14 43 (2.63%) Junior
15 41 (2.51%) Software Engineer
16 40 (2.45%) Java Developer
16 40 (2.45%) Node.js Developer
17 39 (2.39%) .NET Developer
17 39 (2.39%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (6.61%) Node.js
2 101 (6.18%) .NET
3 86 (5.27%) HTML
4 70 (4.29%) CSS
5 64 (3.92%) AngularJS
6 62 (3.80%) Smart Contracts
7 59 (3.61%) Truffle
7 59 (3.61%) web3js
8 52 (3.18%) Web Services
9 51 (3.12%) Kafka
10 48 (2.94%) React
11 44 (2.69%) REST
12 42 (2.57%) Chai
13 41 (2.51%) Jest
14 40 (2.45%) Enzyme
15 39 (2.39%) RESTful
16 35 (2.14%) Spring
17 32 (1.96%) XML
18 27 (1.65%) WPF
19 25 (1.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 179 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (7.90%) Data Centre
3 86 (5.27%) Computer Science
4 62 (3.80%) User Experience
5 61 (3.74%) Bitcoin
6 50 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 49 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
8 41 (2.51%) Algorithms
9 35 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
10 33 (2.02%) Fintech
11 22 (1.35%) Social Media
12 19 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (1.16%) Life Science
12 19 (1.16%) Mobile App
12 19 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
13 18 (1.10%) Driving Licence
13 18 (1.10%) FMCG
14 17 (1.04%) Client/Server
14 17 (1.04%) Virtual Team
15 16 (0.98%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 197 (12.06%) Windows
2 176 (10.78%) Linux
3 77 (4.72%) Windows Server
4 43 (2.63%) Android
4 43 (2.63%) Unix
5 41 (2.51%) VMS
6 38 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 37 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (2.08%) Windows 10
10 33 (2.02%) Apple iOS
11 18 (1.10%) Mac OS X
12 15 (0.92%) CentOS
13 7 (0.43%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.37%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.31%) Solaris
16 4 (0.24%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 2 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (12.12%) Project Management
3 174 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
4 172 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
5 167 (10.23%) ITIL
6 148 (9.06%) Programme Management
7 144 (8.82%) Test Automation
8 134 (8.21%) Digital Marketing
9 121 (7.41%) Analytics
10 120 (7.35%) Scrum
11 118 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 97 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
12 97 (5.94%) Presales
13 95 (5.82%) Decision-Making
14 92 (5.63%) TDD
15 91 (5.57%) Software Engineering
16 88 (5.39%) Front End Development
16 88 (5.39%) Mentoring
16 88 (5.39%) Service Delivery
17 83 (5.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 237 (14.51%) SQL
2 206 (12.61%) Java
3 161 (9.86%) Python
4 108 (6.61%) C#
4 108 (6.61%) JavaScript
5 73 (4.47%) C++
6 64 (3.92%) Solidity
7 59 (3.61%) ES6
8 47 (2.88%) Go
9 45 (2.76%) Ruby
10 41 (2.51%) PHP
11 40 (2.45%) Perl
12 39 (2.39%) Scala
13 33 (2.02%) C
14 32 (1.96%) PowerShell
14 32 (1.96%) R
15 27 (1.65%) T-SQL
16 25 (1.53%) PL/SQL
17 24 (1.47%) Apex Code
18 22 (1.35%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 256 (15.68%) Degree
2 184 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
3 136 (8.33%) CCNP
4 94 (5.76%) CCNA
5 43 (2.63%) CCIE
6 36 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 30 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (1.71%) ISEB
9 26 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (1.22%) JNCIA
10 20 (1.22%) PMI Certification
11 17 (1.04%) MCSE
12 16 (0.98%) CCIE Service Provider
12 16 (0.98%) CCIP
12 16 (0.98%) PMP
13 15 (0.92%) CISSP
14 14 (0.86%) ISTQB
15 13 (0.80%) JNCIS
15 13 (0.80%) Security Cleared
16 12 (0.73%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.74%) QA
2 44 (2.69%) SLA
3 24 (1.47%) PMO
4 20 (1.22%) GDPR
5 19 (1.16%) Data Quality
6 17 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.73%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.37%) COBIT
9 5 (0.31%) MiFID
9 5 (0.31%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.24%) IFRS
11 3 (0.18%) CRD IV
11 3 (0.18%) IFRS 9
12 2 (0.12%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.061%) DICOM
13 1 (0.061%) GMP
13 1 (0.061%) HL7
13 1 (0.061%) RMADS
System Software
1 136 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 103 (6.31%) Docker
3 83 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (3.98%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 21 (1.29%) HDFS
7 18 (1.10%) vSphere
8 13 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
8 13 (0.80%) XenApp
9 11 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (0.55%) Terminal Server
11 7 (0.43%) ProxySG
11 7 (0.43%) VMware NSX
12 6 (0.37%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.24%) RHEV
14 3 (0.18%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.18%) Squid
14 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 76 (4.65%) Kubernetes
2 41 (2.51%) Docker Swarm
3 38 (2.33%) Ansible
4 23 (1.41%) AirWatch
4 23 (1.41%) Puppet
5 21 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (1.22%) SCCM
7 19 (1.16%) Oozie
8 14 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
9 13 (0.80%) WSUS
10 7 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
10 7 (0.43%) Nessus
11 6 (0.37%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.37%) HP ALM
12 5 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
12 5 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
12 5 (0.31%) Grafana
12 5 (0.31%) Kibana
12 5 (0.31%) Prometheus
12 5 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 232 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 231 (14.15%) Cisco
3 143 (8.76%) SAP
4 113 (6.92%) VMware
5 65 (3.98%) Oracle
6 60 (3.67%) Google
6 60 (3.67%) Juniper
6 60 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
7 58 (3.55%) Citrix
8 46 (2.82%) F5
9 41 (2.51%) Palo Alto
10 40 (2.45%) CheckPoint
11 35 (2.14%) Mitel
12 34 (2.08%) Apple
13 33 (2.02%) Tableau
14 28 (1.71%) Adobe
15 26 (1.59%) Avaya
15 26 (1.59%) Dell
16 24 (1.47%) Splunk
17 22 (1.35%) EMC