Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 192 150 152
Rank change year-on-year -42 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1,002 437 1,270
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.00% 2.26% 2.32%
As % of the General category 3.20% 3.87% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 694 345 996
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,200 £29,750
25th Percentile £46,000 £42,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £123,250 £85,000
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 31,285 11,290 33,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 62.52% 58.35% 61.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19,466 9,412 26,509
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £34,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £89,531 £83,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £115,000 £101,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,638
% change year-on-year - +7.20% +3.15%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -25 108 £61,500 -15.17% 69
West London -82 28 £85,000 +78.95% 16
East London -4 20 £38,500 -48.67% 5
South London -24 6 £70,000 +113.74% 3
North London - 3 £30,750 - 3
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 422 (42.12%) Finance
2 316 (31.54%) Social Skills
3 254 (25.35%) Marketing
4 251 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
5 220 (21.96%) Manufacturing
6 219 (21.86%) Business Intelligence
7 214 (21.36%) Public Sector
8 212 (21.16%) Digital Marketing
9 202 (20.16%) Electronics
10 201 (20.06%) SAP
10 201 (20.06%) Programme Management
11 175 (17.47%) Python
12 167 (16.67%) Degree
13 150 (14.97%) Microsoft
14 124 (12.38%) Azure
15 123 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
16 122 (12.18%) AWS
17 121 (12.08%) Docker
18 119 (11.88%) Cisco
19 116 (11.58%) Cybersecurity
20 115 (11.48%) DevOps
21 109 (10.88%) Software Engineering
22 103 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
23 97 (9.68%) Java
24 96 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
25 93 (9.28%) Active Directory
26 91 (9.08%) JavaScript
27 89 (8.88%) Banking
27 89 (8.88%) Artificial Intelligence
28 86 (8.58%) Computer Science

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 27 (2.69%) Apache Spark
2 22 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.30%) Apache
4 13 (1.30%) Confluence
4 13 (1.30%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.20%) IIS
5 12 (1.20%) SAS
6 7 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (0.50%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.40%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.40%) nginx
8 4 (0.40%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.20%) TPMS
10 1 (0.100%) CMS
10 1 (0.100%) Tornado
10 1 (0.100%) WordPress
Applications
1 59 (5.89%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.40%) Figma
7 3 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.30%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.30%) SPSS
8 1 (0.100%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.100%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.100%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (0.60%) Unica
3 4 (0.40%) FastStats
3 4 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.30%) Shopify
5 1 (0.100%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.100%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.100%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.100%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.100%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.100%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 124 (12.38%) Azure
2 122 (12.18%) AWS
3 86 (8.58%) GCP
4 80 (7.98%) Microsoft 365
5 30 (2.99%) Serverless
6 28 (2.79%) SaaS
7 19 (1.90%) Power Platform
8 15 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (1.50%) OpenShift
8 15 (1.50%) Twilio
9 11 (1.10%) Slack
10 10 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
10 10 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.80%) Azure Sentinel
12 7 (0.70%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.70%) GitHub
12 7 (0.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 71 (7.09%) Firewall
1 71 (7.09%) WAN
2 59 (5.89%) LAN
3 43 (4.29%) Wireless
4 42 (4.19%) Broadband
5 40 (3.99%) Internet
6 37 (3.69%) MPLS
7 36 (3.59%) TCP/IP
8 35 (3.49%) VoIP
9 34 (3.39%) Network Security
10 33 (3.29%) BGP
11 31 (3.09%) 5G
11 31 (3.09%) DNS
11 31 (3.09%) IP Telephony
12 30 (2.99%) HTTP
12 30 (2.99%) VPN
13 28 (2.79%) OSPF
13 28 (2.79%) SD-WAN
14 23 (2.30%) Ethernet
15 22 (2.20%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (6.59%) Big Data
2 54 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (3.79%) Data Lake
4 32 (3.19%) SQL Server
5 30 (2.99%) MongoDB
6 26 (2.59%) Redis
7 24 (2.40%) Hadoop
8 23 (2.30%) HBase
9 19 (1.90%) Power BI
10 18 (1.80%) BigQuery
10 18 (1.80%) NoSQL
10 18 (1.80%) Relational Database
11 17 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (1.50%) Apache Hive
12 15 (1.50%) Tableau
13 13 (1.30%) Looker
13 13 (1.30%) Metadata
14 12 (1.20%) MySQL
15 11 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 50 (4.99%) Git (software)
2 49 (4.89%) JIRA
3 41 (4.09%) Jenkins
4 26 (2.59%) Cypress.io
5 16 (1.60%) GitLab
6 15 (1.50%) CircleCI
7 14 (1.40%) Maven
8 10 (1.00%) gulp
8 10 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
9 9 (0.90%) JUnit
10 7 (0.70%) Balsamiq
10 7 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.70%) Mocha
11 6 (0.60%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.60%) Liquibase
11 6 (0.60%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.60%) webpack
12 5 (0.50%) Metasploit
12 5 (0.50%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 422 (42.12%) Finance
2 316 (31.54%) Social Skills
3 254 (25.35%) Marketing
4 220 (21.96%) Manufacturing
5 214 (21.36%) Public Sector
6 202 (20.16%) Electronics
7 103 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
8 89 (8.88%) Banking
9 73 (7.29%) Retail
10 42 (4.19%) Presentation Skills
11 18 (1.80%) German Language
12 17 (1.70%) Automotive
12 17 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (1.50%) Advertising
13 15 (1.50%) Organisational Skills
14 14 (1.40%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 13 (1.30%) Law
16 12 (1.20%) French Language
16 12 (1.20%) Influencing Skills
16 12 (1.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 109 (10.88%) Architect
2 103 (10.28%) Developer
3 69 (6.89%) Analyst
4 59 (5.89%) Solutions Architect
5 58 (5.79%) Consultant
6 44 (4.39%) Network Engineer
7 41 (4.09%) Project Manager
8 36 (3.59%) Angular Developer
9 34 (3.39%) Software Engineer
10 33 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
11 32 (3.19%) Senior Developer
12 30 (2.99%) Java Engineer
12 30 (2.99%) Telecoms Engineer
13 27 (2.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 26 (2.59%) Data Architect
15 23 (2.30%) IT Support
16 20 (2.00%) Azure Engineer
16 20 (2.00%) Business Analyst
17 18 (1.80%) Infrastructure Support
17 18 (1.80%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (7.39%) AngularJS
2 70 (6.99%) React
3 66 (6.59%) CSS
4 52 (5.19%) Spring
5 48 (4.79%) Node.js
6 40 (3.99%) HTML
7 38 (3.79%) Web Services
8 30 (2.99%) REST
9 28 (2.79%) NumPy
9 28 (2.79%) TensorFlow
10 26 (2.59%) jQuery
11 25 (2.50%) Jest
12 24 (2.40%) Vue.js
13 21 (2.10%) Django
14 20 (2.00%) HTML5
14 20 (2.00%) Torch
15 19 (1.90%) Kafka
16 17 (1.70%) CSS3
17 16 (1.60%) GraphQL
17 16 (1.60%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.09%) User Experience
2 55 (5.49%) Data Centre
3 51 (5.09%) Management Information System
4 35 (3.49%) Social Media
5 26 (2.59%) Algorithms
6 24 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (2.00%) Hedge funds
9 19 (1.90%) Cloud Native
9 19 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
10 16 (1.60%) Mobile App
10 16 (1.60%) Public Cloud
11 15 (1.50%) Derivative
11 15 (1.50%) Pricing Data
12 14 (1.40%) Smartphone
13 13 (1.30%) Driving Licence
14 12 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (1.00%) Blog
15 10 (1.00%) Video\Live Streaming
16 8 (0.80%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 84 (8.38%) Windows
2 75 (7.49%) Linux
3 20 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 18 (1.80%) Windows 10
5 17 (1.70%) Android
6 14 (1.40%) Unix
7 10 (1.00%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.60%) VMS
9 5 (0.50%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.40%) CentOS
11 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.20%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.20%) Debian
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.100%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.100%) Solaris
13 1 (0.100%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (21.86%) Business Intelligence
3 212 (21.16%) Digital Marketing
4 201 (20.06%) Programme Management
5 123 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
6 116 (11.58%) Cybersecurity
7 115 (11.48%) DevOps
8 109 (10.88%) Software Engineering
9 96 (9.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 89 (8.88%) Artificial Intelligence
11 86 (8.58%) Computer Science
12 83 (8.28%) Analytics
12 83 (8.28%) Machine Learning
13 81 (8.08%) Project Management
14 76 (7.58%) Data Science
15 75 (7.49%) Microservices
16 71 (7.09%) Decision-Making
17 66 (6.59%) Full Stack Development
18 65 (6.49%) Scrum
19 62 (6.19%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 175 (17.47%) Python
2 97 (9.68%) Java
3 91 (9.08%) JavaScript
4 85 (8.48%) SQL
5 58 (5.79%) TypeScript
6 54 (5.39%) Go
7 36 (3.59%) Java 8
8 33 (3.29%) Java 11
9 31 (3.09%) R
10 29 (2.89%) C++
11 27 (2.69%) PowerShell
12 26 (2.59%) Bash Shell
13 23 (2.30%) C
14 16 (1.60%) Ruby
15 15 (1.50%) Cython
16 13 (1.30%) C#
17 11 (1.10%) PHP
18 10 (1.00%) Perl
18 10 (1.00%) T-SQL
19 9 (0.90%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 167 (16.67%) Degree
2 71 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (5.19%) CCNP
4 46 (4.59%) CCNA
5 36 (3.59%) Master's Degree
6 23 (2.30%) Security Cleared
7 21 (2.10%) CISSP
8 19 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 17 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (1.70%) SC Cleared
10 14 (1.40%) CISM
10 14 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (1.30%) PhD
12 12 (1.20%) MCSE
13 10 (1.00%) MCSA
14 8 (0.80%) ACCA
15 7 (0.70%) CISA
15 7 (0.70%) NVQ Level 4
16 6 (0.60%) ISEB
16 6 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.39%) QA
2 33 (3.29%) GDPR
2 33 (3.29%) NIST
3 23 (2.30%) SLA
4 18 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.30%) PMO
6 7 (0.70%) Accessibility
6 7 (0.70%) GAAP
7 4 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.20%) COBIT
9 2 (0.20%) COSO
9 2 (0.20%) GRC
9 2 (0.20%) IFRS
9 2 (0.20%) NCSC
9 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.100%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.100%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.100%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 121 (12.08%) Docker
2 93 (9.28%) Active Directory
3 25 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.70%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.90%) vSphere
6 8 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.60%) VMware NSX
7 6 (0.60%) XenApp
8 5 (0.50%) iptables
8 5 (0.50%) Snort
8 5 (0.50%) Squid
8 5 (0.50%) vCloud
9 4 (0.40%) Kamailio
9 4 (0.40%) OpenSIPS
9 4 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.20%) KVM
10 2 (0.20%) QEMU
10 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.100%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.100%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 81 (8.08%) Kubernetes
2 66 (6.59%) Ansible
3 51 (5.09%) Terraform
4 14 (1.40%) Grafana
4 14 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
5 13 (1.30%) Kubeflow
6 12 (1.20%) Puppet
7 11 (1.10%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (0.80%) Cisco Prime
8 8 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
9 7 (0.70%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.60%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.60%) Nessus
10 6 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (0.50%) Nexpose
11 5 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.50%) Suricata
11 5 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 201 (20.06%) SAP
2 150 (14.97%) Microsoft
3 119 (11.88%) Cisco
4 85 (8.48%) Google
5 40 (3.99%) VMware
6 32 (3.19%) Juniper
7 28 (2.79%) Oracle
7 28 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (2.40%) Databricks
9 20 (2.00%) Palo Alto
9 20 (2.00%) Yahoo!
10 18 (1.80%) Apple
11 16 (1.60%) Splunk
12 15 (1.50%) Citrix
13 14 (1.40%) CheckPoint
13 14 (1.40%) CyberArk
13 14 (1.40%) Dell
14 12 (1.20%) ForgeRock
14 12 (1.20%) Nokia
14 12 (1.20%) Symantec