Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > London
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 167 146 124
Rank change year-on-year -21 -22 -48
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1,013 1,447 1,961
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.13% 2.36% 2.79%
As % of the General category 4.35% 4.84% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 886 1,122 1,548
Median annual salary £55,000 £56,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.65% -5.83% +4.35%
10th Percentile £32,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 23,292 29,920 35,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.91% 48.77% 50.81%
Number of salaries quoted 18,390 23,539 28,546
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%

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 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 +9 162 £61,000 +1.67% 16
West London -10 52 £55,000 -8.33% 13
South London +22 49 £47,500 +26.67% 5
East London +1 16 £35,753 -18.74% 9
North London -11 9 £50,000 -16.67% 3
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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.

1 232 (22.90%) Finance
2 183 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (17.87%) Degree
4 155 (15.30%) Microsoft
5 153 (15.10%) Cisco
6 137 (13.52%) Cisco Certification
7 116 (11.45%) Firewall
8 113 (11.15%) Python
8 113 (11.15%) AWS
9 111 (10.96%) Data Centre
10 110 (10.86%) Java
11 103 (10.17%) WAN
12 100 (9.87%) Banking
13 92 (9.08%) Project Management
14 89 (8.79%) LAN
14 89 (8.79%) CCNP
14 89 (8.79%) SAP
14 89 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 89 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
15 88 (8.69%) Windows
15 88 (8.69%) Broadband
16 87 (8.59%) BGP
17 84 (8.29%) MPLS
17 84 (8.29%) Azure
17 84 (8.29%) Marketing
18 81 (8.00%) ITIL
19 80 (7.90%) OSPF
20 79 (7.80%) DevOps
21 73 (7.21%) Analytics
22 71 (7.01%) VoIP

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 25 (2.47%) Smallworld
2 17 (1.68%) Apache Spark
3 11 (1.09%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.09%) Skype for Business
4 10 (0.99%) Confluence
5 9 (0.89%) Mule
5 9 (0.89%) Mule ESB
6 8 (0.79%) SAS
7 7 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.59%) Tornado
8 6 (0.59%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.39%) IIS
10 3 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.30%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.30%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.20%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.20%) WordPress
12 1 (0.099%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 67 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (3.26%) AutoCAD
3 29 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.30%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.30%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.20%) Figma
6 2 (0.20%) Sketch
7 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.48%) SAP S/4HANA
2 14 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.49%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.49%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.39%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.30%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.20%) SAP MDG
7 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.099%) Carpe Diem
8 1 (0.099%) FastStats
8 1 (0.099%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.099%) Radian6
8 1 (0.099%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.099%) SAP EWM
8 1 (0.099%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.099%) SAP POS DM
8 1 (0.099%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.099%) Social Studio
8 1 (0.099%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 113 (11.15%) AWS
2 84 (8.29%) Azure
3 51 (5.03%) Office 365
4 48 (4.74%) SaaS
5 35 (3.46%) GCP
6 25 (2.47%) SuccessFactors
7 24 (2.37%) IaaS
8 18 (1.78%) Power Platform
9 17 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (1.48%) Serverless
11 13 (1.28%) PaaS
12 10 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (0.69%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.49%) Amazon ECS
16 5 (0.49%) CloudSense
16 5 (0.49%) Mimecast
17 4 (0.39%) GitHub
18 3 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 116 (11.45%) Firewall
2 103 (10.17%) WAN
3 89 (8.79%) LAN
4 88 (8.69%) Broadband
5 87 (8.59%) BGP
6 84 (8.29%) MPLS
7 80 (7.90%) OSPF
8 71 (7.01%) VoIP
9 70 (6.91%) TCP/IP
10 67 (6.61%) Wi-Fi
11 66 (6.52%) Internet
12 61 (6.02%) Wireless
13 51 (5.03%) Network Security
14 44 (4.34%) VPN
15 43 (4.24%) Unified Communications
16 30 (2.96%) DNS
16 30 (2.96%) GPON
17 28 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
17 28 (2.76%) Ethernet
18 27 (2.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (3.85%) Big Data
1 39 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.16%) GIS
3 23 (2.27%) Hadoop
4 18 (1.78%) Power BI
5 16 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (1.38%) NoSQL
7 13 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.28%) SQL Server 2019
8 11 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.09%) SAP HANA
9 10 (0.99%) MongoDB
9 10 (0.99%) MySQL
10 8 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (0.79%) Blockchain
10 8 (0.79%) Redis
10 8 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.30%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 50 (4.94%) Git (software)
2 33 (3.26%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.78%) JIRA
4 17 (1.68%) Maven
5 14 (1.38%) SonarQube
6 10 (0.99%) Cucumber
6 10 (0.99%) JUnit
7 9 (0.89%) JBehave
8 8 (0.79%) Selenium
9 7 (0.69%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.69%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.59%) Cypress.io
11 5 (0.49%) PHPUnit
12 4 (0.39%) AdminStudio
12 4 (0.39%) AutoIt
12 4 (0.39%) LabVIEW
12 4 (0.39%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.39%) VersionOne
13 3 (0.30%) Xcode
14 2 (0.20%) Grunt
General
1 232 (22.90%) Finance
2 100 (9.87%) Banking
3 84 (8.29%) Marketing
4 61 (6.02%) Electronics
5 59 (5.82%) Public Sector
6 58 (5.73%) Retail
7 56 (5.53%) Manufacturing
8 45 (4.44%) Legal
9 18 (1.78%) Games
10 16 (1.58%) Billing
11 15 (1.48%) German Language
12 14 (1.38%) Advertising
12 14 (1.38%) Law
13 13 (1.28%) French Language
13 13 (1.28%) Italian Language
14 12 (1.18%) Back Office
15 10 (0.99%) Front Office
15 10 (0.99%) Local Government
16 9 (0.89%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.79%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 118 (11.65%) Network Engineer
2 109 (10.76%) Developer
3 79 (7.80%) Analyst
4 73 (7.21%) Architect
5 53 (5.23%) Consultant
6 35 (3.46%) Support Engineer
6 35 (3.46%) Telecoms Developer
7 30 (2.96%) Java Developer
8 28 (2.76%) Senior Developer
9 26 (2.57%) DevOps Engineer
10 25 (2.47%) Project Manager
11 24 (2.37%) C# Developer
11 24 (2.37%) Service Manager
12 23 (2.27%) .NET Developer
13 22 (2.17%) Data Analyst
13 22 (2.17%) HR Analyst
13 22 (2.17%) Senior Manager
13 22 (2.17%) Senior Network Engineer
13 22 (2.17%) Telecoms Analyst
14 21 (2.07%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (4.84%) .NET
2 31 (3.06%) Web Services
3 25 (2.47%) REST
4 24 (2.37%) RESTful
5 22 (2.17%) Spring
6 21 (2.07%) Spring Boot
6 21 (2.07%) WPF
7 20 (1.97%) Node.js
8 18 (1.78%) 802.1X
8 18 (1.78%) HTML
9 17 (1.68%) Kafka
10 16 (1.58%) .NET Core
11 15 (1.48%) KML
12 14 (1.38%) Middleware
13 13 (1.28%) SOAP
14 11 (1.09%) CSS
15 10 (0.99%) AngularJS
16 8 (0.79%) HTML5
16 8 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
16 8 (0.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 111 (10.96%) Data Centre
2 89 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.44%) Fibre Optics
4 41 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 35 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
6 30 (2.96%) Public Cloud
7 25 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (2.47%) User Experience
8 24 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
9 23 (2.27%) Private Cloud
10 19 (1.88%) Internet of Things
11 15 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
12 14 (1.38%) FMCG
13 13 (1.28%) Virtual Team
14 12 (1.18%) Algorithms
14 12 (1.18%) CCTV
14 12 (1.18%) Mobile App
15 11 (1.09%) Driving Licence
16 10 (0.99%) Cyber Defence
16 10 (0.99%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 88 (8.69%) Windows
2 68 (6.71%) Linux
3 42 (4.15%) Windows Server
4 29 (2.86%) Windows 10
5 15 (1.48%) Windows Server 2019
6 13 (1.28%) Unix
6 13 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.18%) Windows Server 2016
8 8 (0.79%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.69%) Android
9 7 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.59%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.39%) CentOS
12 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.099%) AIX
14 1 (0.099%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.099%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (9.08%) Project Management
3 89 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 81 (8.00%) ITIL
5 79 (7.80%) DevOps
6 73 (7.21%) Analytics
7 67 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
8 65 (6.42%) Project Delivery
8 65 (6.42%) Service Delivery
9 64 (6.32%) Problem-Solving
10 61 (6.02%) Computer Science
11 59 (5.82%) CRM
11 59 (5.82%) Network Design
11 59 (5.82%) TDD
12 55 (5.43%) Programme Management
13 52 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
14 50 (4.94%) Software Engineering
15 47 (4.64%) Digital Marketing
16 45 (4.44%) Presales
17 44 (4.34%) Contract Negotiation
Programming Languages
1 113 (11.15%) Python
2 110 (10.86%) Java
3 64 (6.32%) SQL
4 42 (4.15%) JavaScript
5 41 (4.05%) C#
6 30 (2.96%) C
7 25 (2.47%) Kotlin
8 23 (2.27%) C++
9 22 (2.17%) Go
10 18 (1.78%) Bash Shell
11 16 (1.58%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.48%) PHP
12 15 (1.48%) R
12 15 (1.48%) Scala
13 10 (0.99%) MATLAB
14 8 (0.79%) Apex Code
15 7 (0.69%) Ruby
16 6 (0.59%) Perl
16 6 (0.59%) Rust
17 5 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 181 (17.87%) Degree
2 137 (13.52%) Cisco Certification
3 89 (8.79%) CCNP
4 66 (6.52%) CCNA
5 34 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 29 (2.86%) CCIE
7 24 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (2.17%) Security Cleared
9 17 (1.68%) JNCIP
9 17 (1.68%) MCSA
10 14 (1.38%) CISSP
10 14 (1.38%) MCSE
11 12 (1.18%) SC Cleared
12 11 (1.09%) SAP Certification
13 10 (0.99%) AWS Certification
14 9 (0.89%) CISM
14 9 (0.89%) Master's Degree
15 8 (0.79%) CIPD
15 8 (0.79%) CWNA
15 8 (0.79%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.46%) SLA
2 14 (1.38%) QA
3 12 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.69%) PMO
5 7 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.59%) NIST
7 5 (0.49%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.20%) COSHH
8 2 (0.20%) GDPR
8 2 (0.20%) NEBOSH
9 1 (0.099%) GAAP
9 1 (0.099%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.099%) PMBOK
System Software
1 66 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 45 (4.44%) Docker
3 41 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.88%) Firmware
6 16 (1.58%) XenApp
7 7 (0.69%) BIND 9
7 7 (0.69%) VMware NSX
8 6 (0.59%) Kamailio
8 6 (0.59%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.30%) KVM
11 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.30%) vSphere
12 2 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.099%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.099%) IAG
13 1 (0.099%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (2.86%) Ansible
2 28 (2.76%) Terraform
3 21 (2.07%) Kubernetes
4 15 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
5 14 (1.38%) Cisco UCCX
6 13 (1.28%) SCCM
7 12 (1.18%) Marathon
7 12 (1.18%) Mesos
8 7 (0.69%) RANCID
9 6 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.59%) Puppet
10 4 (0.39%) AppDNA
10 4 (0.39%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 3 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.30%) Grafana
11 3 (0.30%) Nagios
11 3 (0.30%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.30%) WSUS
12 2 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 155 (15.30%) Microsoft
2 153 (15.10%) Cisco
3 89 (8.79%) SAP
4 65 (6.42%) VMware
5 52 (5.13%) Google
6 48 (4.74%) Palo Alto
7 43 (4.24%) Tableau
8 38 (3.75%) Virgin Media
9 35 (3.46%) Openreach
10 34 (3.36%) Citrix
10 34 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
11 33 (3.26%) BT
12 25 (2.47%) CheckPoint
12 25 (2.47%) Juniper
13 21 (2.07%) Meraki
14 18 (1.78%) Mapinfo
15 17 (1.68%) Arista
15 17 (1.68%) F5
15 17 (1.68%) Oracle
16 15 (1.48%) Extreme Networks