Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 165 166 155
Rank change year-on-year +1 -11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1,001 638 1,313
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.22% 2.17% 2.28%
As % of the General category 3.60% 3.59% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 714 507 991
10th Percentile £40,375 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £41,250 £37,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +36.36% -8.33% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £78,125 £75,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £95,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +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 27,832 17,779 35,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.79% 60.43% 62.01%
Number of salaries quoted 17,715 14,268 28,452
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,500 £34,220
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,350 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.88% +5.43% +5.00%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 0 120 £76,250 +17.31% 48
West London -45 30 £85,000 +78.95% 8
East London +5 12 £40,000 -42.86% 19
South London -18 5 £70,000 +154.55% 3
North London +11 1 - - 1
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 492 (49.15%) Finance
2 330 (32.97%) Marketing
3 315 (31.47%) Manufacturing
4 304 (30.37%) Business Intelligence
5 301 (30.07%) Digital Marketing
6 293 (29.27%) SAP
7 292 (29.17%) Electronics
7 292 (29.17%) Public Sector
8 290 (28.97%) Programme Management
9 255 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
10 250 (24.98%) Social Skills
11 236 (23.58%) Python
12 209 (20.88%) Degree
13 160 (15.98%) Microsoft
14 144 (14.39%) Software Engineering
15 143 (14.29%) Azure
16 134 (13.39%) Computer Science
17 127 (12.69%) GCP
18 125 (12.49%) Cisco
19 123 (12.29%) AWS
20 114 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
21 112 (11.19%) DevOps
22 111 (11.09%) Linux
22 111 (11.09%) Artificial Intelligence
23 110 (10.99%) Cybersecurity
24 109 (10.89%) JavaScript
25 107 (10.69%) AngularJS
26 106 (10.59%) Docker
27 102 (10.19%) Google
28 98 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management

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 29 (2.90%) Apache Spark
2 24 (2.40%) Apache
3 22 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 14 (1.40%) Confluence
5 14 (1.40%) IIS
6 11 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.00%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.80%) Apache Airflow
9 7 (0.70%) SAS
10 6 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (0.60%) nginx
11 5 (0.50%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.40%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.40%) Smallworld
13 3 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.100%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.100%) CMS
Applications
1 46 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.50%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.50%) Figma
7 3 (0.30%) SPSS
8 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.20%) InVision
8 2 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.20%) Sketch
9 1 (0.100%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.40%) FastStats
1 4 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (0.40%) Unica
2 3 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.30%) Shopify
3 2 (0.20%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.100%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.100%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 143 (14.29%) Azure
2 127 (12.69%) GCP
3 123 (12.29%) AWS
4 69 (6.89%) Microsoft 365
5 31 (3.10%) Serverless
6 29 (2.90%) SaaS
7 16 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (1.50%) Twilio
9 13 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
10 11 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (1.00%) Azure Sentinel
11 10 (1.00%) Power Platform
12 9 (0.90%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.90%) Amazon SageMaker
12 9 (0.90%) Kong
13 7 (0.70%) Asana
13 7 (0.70%) OpenDNS
13 7 (0.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 74 (7.39%) Firewall
2 48 (4.80%) WAN
3 45 (4.50%) Internet
4 44 (4.40%) VoIP
5 42 (4.20%) Network Security
5 42 (4.20%) Wireless
6 40 (4.00%) LAN
7 34 (3.40%) Broadband
8 33 (3.30%) VPN
9 32 (3.20%) BGP
10 30 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
11 29 (2.90%) MPLS
12 28 (2.80%) 5G
12 28 (2.80%) DHCP
12 28 (2.80%) DNS
13 25 (2.50%) TCP/IP
14 23 (2.30%) Ethernet
14 23 (2.30%) OSPF
15 20 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (2.00%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (8.69%) Big Data
2 63 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (4.10%) Redis
4 38 (3.80%) Data Lake
5 30 (3.00%) SQL Server
6 24 (2.40%) Hadoop
6 24 (2.40%) HBase
6 24 (2.40%) MongoDB
7 20 (2.00%) Apache Hive
8 16 (1.60%) BigQuery
9 12 (1.20%) NoSQL
10 11 (1.10%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.00%) Power BI
12 9 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
12 9 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.90%) Looker
13 8 (0.80%) Data Mining
13 8 (0.80%) Metadata
14 7 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 55 (5.49%) Git (software)
2 54 (5.39%) Jenkins
3 43 (4.30%) JIRA
4 21 (2.10%) CircleCI
4 21 (2.10%) Cypress.io
5 18 (1.80%) GitLab
6 13 (1.30%) gulp
7 10 (1.00%) webpack
8 7 (0.70%) JUnit
8 7 (0.70%) Maven
8 7 (0.70%) Metasploit
8 7 (0.70%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.60%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.50%) Balsamiq
10 5 (0.50%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.50%) Travis CI
11 4 (0.40%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.40%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 492 (49.15%) Finance
2 330 (32.97%) Marketing
3 315 (31.47%) Manufacturing
4 292 (29.17%) Electronics
4 292 (29.17%) Public Sector
5 250 (24.98%) Social Skills
6 74 (7.39%) Banking
7 69 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
8 57 (5.69%) Retail
9 23 (2.30%) Presentation Skills
10 20 (2.00%) Organisational Skills
11 17 (1.70%) Influencing Skills
12 16 (1.60%) Automotive
12 16 (1.60%) Games
13 11 (1.10%) Law
13 11 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (1.00%) Documentation Skills
15 8 (0.80%) Brand Awareness
16 7 (0.70%) Legal
17 6 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 115 (11.49%) Developer
2 100 (9.99%) Architect
3 60 (5.99%) Senior Developer
4 56 (5.59%) Analyst
5 55 (5.49%) Consultant
5 55 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
6 50 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 46 (4.60%) Software Engineer
8 43 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
9 42 (4.20%) Angular Developer
10 38 (3.80%) Project Manager
11 32 (3.20%) Data Architect
12 30 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 28 (2.80%) Data Engineer
14 26 (2.60%) Telecoms Engineer
15 25 (2.50%) Azure Engineer
16 23 (2.30%) Designer
16 23 (2.30%) Python Engineer
16 23 (2.30%) Senior Software Engineer
17 21 (2.10%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (10.69%) AngularJS
2 74 (7.39%) React
3 62 (6.19%) CSS
4 57 (5.69%) Node.js
5 52 (5.19%) NumPy
6 49 (4.90%) REST
7 40 (4.00%) Django
8 37 (3.70%) Vue.js
9 33 (3.30%) Spring
10 32 (3.20%) Torch
11 31 (3.10%) Web Services
12 30 (3.00%) HTML
13 27 (2.70%) Celery
14 24 (2.40%) TensorFlow
15 20 (2.00%) Jest
15 20 (2.00%) jQuery
15 20 (2.00%) scikit-learn
16 17 (1.70%) .NET
16 17 (1.70%) CSS3
16 17 (1.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 93 (9.29%) User Experience
2 55 (5.49%) Data Centre
3 40 (4.00%) Hedge funds
4 34 (3.40%) Management Information System
5 33 (3.30%) Cloud Native
6 27 (2.70%) Algorithms
7 22 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
8 21 (2.10%) Fibre Optics
8 21 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
9 19 (1.90%) Public Cloud
10 17 (1.70%) Data Structures
10 17 (1.70%) Derivative
11 16 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
11 16 (1.60%) Social Media
12 15 (1.50%) Pricing Data
13 13 (1.30%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.20%) Driving Licence
14 12 (1.20%) Virtual Team
15 11 (1.10%) Smartphone
16 10 (1.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 111 (11.09%) Linux
2 86 (8.59%) Windows
3 29 (2.90%) Windows Server
4 14 (1.40%) Android
5 13 (1.30%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.00%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.00%) Unix
7 9 (0.90%) CentOS
8 8 (0.80%) Debian
8 8 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.70%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.40%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.40%) VMS
11 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.100%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.100%) OpenWrt
13 1 (0.100%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.100%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (30.37%) Business Intelligence
2 301 (30.07%) Digital Marketing
3 290 (28.97%) Programme Management
4 255 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (14.39%) Software Engineering
6 134 (13.39%) Computer Science
7 114 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
8 112 (11.19%) DevOps
9 111 (11.09%) Artificial Intelligence
10 110 (10.99%) Cybersecurity
11 98 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 89 (8.89%) Machine Learning
13 88 (8.79%) Data Science
14 76 (7.59%) Scrum
15 73 (7.29%) Analytics
16 65 (6.49%) Decision-Making
17 64 (6.39%) Project Management
18 57 (5.69%) Mentoring
19 54 (5.39%) Microservices
19 54 (5.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 236 (23.58%) Python
2 109 (10.89%) JavaScript
3 96 (9.59%) TypeScript
4 92 (9.19%) Go
5 65 (6.49%) SQL
6 64 (6.39%) Java
7 59 (5.89%) C++
8 39 (3.90%) Bash Shell
9 35 (3.50%) C
10 31 (3.10%) Cython
11 30 (3.00%) PowerShell
12 26 (2.60%) Java 8
13 21 (2.10%) Java 11
14 17 (1.70%) C#
15 15 (1.50%) Ruby
16 12 (1.20%) Rust
17 11 (1.10%) R
18 9 (0.90%) PHP
19 8 (0.80%) VB
20 7 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 209 (20.88%) Degree
2 84 (8.39%) Master's Degree
3 58 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (4.00%) CCNA
5 34 (3.40%) CCNP
6 32 (3.20%) PhD
7 21 (2.10%) Security Cleared
8 18 (1.80%) SC Cleared
9 16 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
10 15 (1.50%) CISM
11 14 (1.40%) CISSP
11 14 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (1.30%) MCSE
13 11 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.00%) MCSA
15 8 (0.80%) ACCA
16 7 (0.70%) NVQ Level 4
16 7 (0.70%) PMP
17 6 (0.60%) CWNA
18 5 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.40%) GDPR
2 35 (3.50%) NIST
3 34 (3.40%) QA
4 11 (1.10%) SLA
5 10 (1.00%) PMO
6 8 (0.80%) Accessibility
7 7 (0.70%) GAAP
7 7 (0.70%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.50%) ISO 20022
8 5 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.20%) IFRS
10 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.100%) COBIT
11 1 (0.100%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.100%) GRC
11 1 (0.100%) HL7
11 1 (0.100%) MiFID
11 1 (0.100%) SEPA
System Software
1 106 (10.59%) Docker
2 82 (8.19%) Active Directory
3 33 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (2.10%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.10%) iptables
6 10 (1.00%) vSphere
7 9 (0.90%) XenApp
8 8 (0.80%) KVM
9 7 (0.70%) Snort
9 7 (0.70%) Squid
10 6 (0.60%) QEMU
11 5 (0.50%) Kamailio
11 5 (0.50%) OpenSIPS
11 5 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.30%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.30%) vCloud
13 3 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 71 (7.09%) Kubernetes
2 66 (6.59%) Ansible
3 46 (4.60%) Terraform
4 16 (1.60%) Grafana
5 13 (1.30%) Cisco Prime
6 12 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
6 12 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
6 12 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 12 (1.20%) Prometheus
7 11 (1.10%) ZABBIX
8 9 (0.90%) Argo
8 9 (0.90%) Istio
8 9 (0.90%) Knative
8 9 (0.90%) Kubeflow
8 9 (0.90%) linkerd
8 9 (0.90%) Puppet
9 8 (0.80%) Nessus
9 8 (0.80%) NetBackup
9 8 (0.80%) SCCM
10 7 (0.70%) Suricata
Vendors
1 293 (29.27%) SAP
2 160 (15.98%) Microsoft
3 125 (12.49%) Cisco
4 102 (10.19%) Google
5 40 (4.00%) VMware
5 40 (4.00%) Yahoo!
6 35 (3.50%) Juniper
7 26 (2.60%) Palo Alto
8 25 (2.50%) Databricks
9 18 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (1.70%) HP
10 17 (1.70%) Oracle
11 16 (1.60%) CyberArk
12 15 (1.50%) CheckPoint
12 15 (1.50%) ForgeRock
13 14 (1.40%) Citrix
14 13 (1.30%) IBM
15 12 (1.20%) Splunk
16 11 (1.10%) Nokia
16 11 (1.10%) Symantec