Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > London
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 162 139 132
Rank change year-on-year -23 -7 -57
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1,085 1,538 1,872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.16% 2.46% 2.67%
As % of the General category 4.42% 4.99% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 870 1,160 1,429
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.98% +6.36%
10th Percentile £31,925 £31,250 £32,700
90th Percentile £83,750 £91,375 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year - +1.01% -1.00%

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 24,561 30,798 36,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.84% 49.25% 52.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19,341 24,221 28,781
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,430
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.90% +4.86%

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 16 February 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 16 February 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 +10 179 £55,000 -4.35% 28
South London +18 53 £47,500 +26.67% 9
West London -18 53 £55,000 - 41
East London +11 22 £35,753 -15.88% 15
North London -9 8 £50,000 +17.65% 7
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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.

1 256 (23.59%) Finance
2 225 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (16.87%) Degree
4 166 (15.30%) Cisco
5 159 (14.65%) Microsoft
6 143 (13.18%) Cisco Certification
7 126 (11.61%) AWS
8 120 (11.06%) WAN
9 117 (10.78%) Java
10 116 (10.69%) Firewall
11 115 (10.60%) SAP
12 109 (10.05%) Python
13 107 (9.86%) LAN
14 105 (9.68%) Data Centre
15 104 (9.59%) Banking
16 100 (9.22%) Marketing
17 97 (8.94%) Retail
17 97 (8.94%) Project Delivery
18 96 (8.85%) Azure
19 94 (8.66%) Broadband
19 94 (8.66%) CCNP
19 94 (8.66%) Project Management
20 92 (8.48%) BGP
21 91 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
22 89 (8.20%) Windows
22 89 (8.20%) ITIL
23 88 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
24 86 (7.93%) MPLS
25 85 (7.83%) TCP/IP
26 80 (7.37%) OSPF

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 26 (2.40%) Smallworld
2 15 (1.38%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.20%) Skype for Business
4 10 (0.92%) WebSphere
5 8 (0.74%) Apache Spark
6 7 (0.65%) Confluence
7 6 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.55%) Mule
7 6 (0.55%) Mule ESB
8 4 (0.37%) SAS
9 3 (0.28%) IIS
9 3 (0.28%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.18%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.18%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.18%) WordPress
11 1 (0.092%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.092%) nginx
Applications
1 61 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (3.32%) AutoCAD
3 28 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.55%) Figma
5 6 (0.55%) Sketch
6 5 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.37%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.37%) InVision
7 4 (0.37%) Marvel
7 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.28%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (1.66%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.55%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.46%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.46%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.46%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.37%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.28%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
8 2 (0.18%) SAP MDG
8 2 (0.18%) Unica
9 1 (0.092%) Carpe Diem
9 1 (0.092%) R3 Corda
9 1 (0.092%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.092%) SAP POS DM
9 1 (0.092%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 126 (11.61%) AWS
2 96 (8.85%) Azure
3 60 (5.53%) Office 365
4 45 (4.15%) SaaS
5 26 (2.40%) Serverless
6 25 (2.30%) SuccessFactors
7 19 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
7 19 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (1.66%) IaaS
9 17 (1.57%) GCP
10 16 (1.47%) Power Platform
11 14 (1.29%) PaaS
12 12 (1.11%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.65%) CloudFront
14 5 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.46%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 5 (0.46%) CloudSense
15 4 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 4 (0.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 120 (11.06%) WAN
2 116 (10.69%) Firewall
3 107 (9.86%) LAN
4 94 (8.66%) Broadband
5 92 (8.48%) BGP
6 86 (7.93%) MPLS
7 85 (7.83%) TCP/IP
8 80 (7.37%) OSPF
9 67 (6.18%) Wi-Fi
10 63 (5.81%) VoIP
10 63 (5.81%) VPN
11 61 (5.62%) Internet
12 57 (5.25%) Wireless
13 47 (4.33%) Unified Communications
14 40 (3.69%) Ethernet
15 38 (3.50%) Network Security
16 31 (2.86%) GPON
17 30 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
17 30 (2.76%) DNS
18 29 (2.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.41%) Big Data
3 30 (2.76%) GIS
4 16 (1.47%) Power BI
4 16 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
5 15 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.38%) Hadoop
6 14 (1.29%) SAP HANA
7 13 (1.20%) MySQL
7 13 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (0.92%) SQL Server 2019
9 9 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (0.83%) Blockchain
9 9 (0.83%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.55%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.37%) Amazon Athena
12 4 (0.37%) Amazon QuickSight
13 3 (0.28%) Amazon Aurora
13 3 (0.28%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 41 (3.78%) Git (software)
2 34 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.66%) JIRA
4 14 (1.29%) Selenium
4 14 (1.29%) SonarQube
5 11 (1.01%) WebDriver
6 9 (0.83%) Cucumber
7 7 (0.65%) JUnit
7 7 (0.65%) Maven
8 6 (0.55%) JBehave
9 4 (0.37%) AdminStudio
9 4 (0.37%) AutoIt
9 4 (0.37%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.37%) Subversion
10 3 (0.28%) CircleCI
10 3 (0.28%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.28%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.28%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.28%) Xcode
General
1 256 (23.59%) Finance
2 104 (9.59%) Banking
3 100 (9.22%) Marketing
4 97 (8.94%) Retail
5 79 (7.28%) Electronics
6 73 (6.73%) Manufacturing
7 66 (6.08%) Public Sector
8 38 (3.50%) Legal
9 25 (2.30%) Advertising
9 25 (2.30%) Law
10 21 (1.94%) Games
11 18 (1.66%) French Language
12 17 (1.57%) Billing
13 14 (1.29%) German Language
14 12 (1.11%) Italian Language
15 11 (1.01%) Back Office
15 11 (1.01%) Front Office
15 11 (1.01%) Local Government
16 8 (0.74%) Online Betting
17 7 (0.65%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 126 (11.61%) Network Engineer
2 114 (10.51%) Developer
3 89 (8.20%) Analyst
4 83 (7.65%) Architect
5 57 (5.25%) Consultant
6 43 (3.96%) Telecoms Developer
7 39 (3.59%) Support Engineer
8 37 (3.41%) IT Support
9 33 (3.04%) Java Developer
10 28 (2.58%) C# .NET Developer
10 28 (2.58%) C# Developer
10 28 (2.58%) Project Manager
10 28 (2.58%) Senior Developer
11 27 (2.49%) .NET Developer
11 27 (2.49%) Telecoms Manager
12 26 (2.40%) C# WPF Developer
12 26 (2.40%) Junior
12 26 (2.40%) WPF Developer
13 24 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
14 23 (2.12%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (4.24%) .NET
2 33 (3.04%) Web Services
3 29 (2.67%) RESTful
4 28 (2.58%) REST
5 26 (2.40%) WPF
6 21 (1.94%) HTML
6 21 (1.94%) Node.js
7 18 (1.66%) 802.1X
7 18 (1.66%) KML
8 15 (1.38%) Spring
8 15 (1.38%) Spring Boot
9 14 (1.29%) CSS
9 14 (1.29%) Middleware
9 14 (1.29%) SOAP
10 12 (1.11%) React
11 10 (0.92%) .NET Core
11 10 (0.92%) JSON
12 9 (0.83%) AngularJS
12 9 (0.83%) XML
13 8 (0.74%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 105 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 88 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (4.33%) Fibre Optics
4 46 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 39 (3.59%) User Experience
6 29 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
7 28 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
8 25 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (2.03%) Public Cloud
10 21 (1.94%) Private Cloud
11 19 (1.75%) FMCG
12 17 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
13 14 (1.29%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.20%) CCTV
14 13 (1.20%) Handset
14 13 (1.20%) Internet of Things
15 12 (1.11%) Driving Licence
16 10 (0.92%) Cyberattack
16 10 (0.92%) Social Media
17 9 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 89 (8.20%) Windows
2 71 (6.54%) Linux
3 41 (3.78%) Windows Server
4 34 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 18 (1.66%) Unix
6 17 (1.57%) Android
7 15 (1.38%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.92%) CentOS
10 9 (0.83%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.74%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.55%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.46%) Debian
13 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.092%) AIX
16 1 (0.092%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.092%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (8.94%) Project Delivery
3 94 (8.66%) Project Management
4 91 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 89 (8.20%) ITIL
6 78 (7.19%) DevOps
6 78 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
7 74 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
8 70 (6.45%) Analytics
9 65 (5.99%) Computer Science
10 64 (5.90%) Programme Management
10 64 (5.90%) Service Delivery
11 63 (5.81%) TDD
12 59 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
13 58 (5.35%) Software Engineering
14 57 (5.25%) Digital Marketing
15 56 (5.16%) Network Design
16 53 (4.88%) Line Management
17 52 (4.79%) CRM
18 48 (4.42%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 117 (10.78%) Java
2 109 (10.05%) Python
3 65 (5.99%) SQL
4 45 (4.15%) JavaScript
5 44 (4.06%) C#
5 44 (4.06%) Go
6 37 (3.41%) C
7 33 (3.04%) C++
8 25 (2.30%) Kotlin
9 20 (1.84%) PHP
10 18 (1.66%) Shell Script
11 17 (1.57%) Bash Shell
12 15 (1.38%) Scala
13 12 (1.11%) R
14 11 (1.01%) Apex Code
15 9 (0.83%) PowerShell
16 8 (0.74%) TypeScript
17 7 (0.65%) Ruby
18 6 (0.55%) MATLAB
18 6 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 183 (16.87%) Degree
2 143 (13.18%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (8.66%) CCNP
4 65 (5.99%) CCNA
5 40 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 31 (2.86%) CCIE
7 25 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (1.94%) Security Cleared
9 17 (1.57%) JNCIE
9 17 (1.57%) JNCIP
9 17 (1.57%) MCSA
10 12 (1.11%) MCSE
10 12 (1.11%) RIBA
10 12 (1.11%) SC Cleared
11 10 (0.92%) SAP Certification
12 9 (0.83%) DBS Check
13 8 (0.74%) CIPD
13 8 (0.74%) CISSP
13 8 (0.74%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.40%) SLA
2 19 (1.75%) QA
3 10 (0.92%) PMO
4 9 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.55%) NIST
7 4 (0.37%) COBIT
7 4 (0.37%) COSHH
7 4 (0.37%) NEBOSH
7 4 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.28%) GDPR
8 3 (0.28%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.092%) GAAP
9 1 (0.092%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.092%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.092%) PMBOK
System Software
1 66 (6.08%) Active Directory
2 42 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (3.32%) Docker
4 16 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.29%) Firmware
6 12 (1.11%) XenApp
7 11 (1.01%) BIND 9
8 7 (0.65%) VMware NSX
9 5 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.46%) vSphere
10 3 (0.28%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.28%) KVM
10 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.18%) IAG
11 2 (0.18%) Kamailio
11 2 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.18%) Xen
11 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.092%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (2.58%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.21%) Ansible
3 22 (2.03%) Terraform
4 16 (1.47%) SCCM
5 13 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
6 11 (1.01%) RANCID
7 10 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (0.55%) Marathon
8 6 (0.55%) Mesos
9 5 (0.46%) Puppet
10 4 (0.37%) AppDNA
10 4 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.28%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.28%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.28%) WSUS
12 2 (0.18%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.18%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 166 (15.30%) Cisco
2 159 (14.65%) Microsoft
3 115 (10.60%) SAP
4 70 (6.45%) VMware
5 52 (4.79%) Google
6 51 (4.70%) Palo Alto
7 50 (4.61%) Virgin Media
8 44 (4.06%) Openreach
8 44 (4.06%) Salesforce.com
9 38 (3.50%) Tableau
10 36 (3.32%) Meraki
11 35 (3.23%) Juniper
12 34 (3.13%) Citrix
13 31 (2.86%) BT
14 30 (2.76%) CheckPoint
15 19 (1.75%) Aerohive Networks
15 19 (1.75%) Mapinfo
15 19 (1.75%) Oracle
16 18 (1.66%) Mitel
17 17 (1.57%) SolarWinds