Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > London
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 98 67
Rank change year-on-year -43 -31 0
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1,679 2,413 3,553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.42% 3.26% 4.37%
As % of the General category 4.91% 6.15% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,223 1,922 2,923
London median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% - -
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,775 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 34,192 39,225 43,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.29% 52.99% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26,465 28,325 36,906
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,868 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% -

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -49 234 £60,000 +16.50% 50
West London -7 86 £42,500 +6.25% 34
South London +19 66 £35,000 -6.67% 5
East London -33 24 £42,500 +30.77% 12
North London -24 5 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 639 (38.06%) Finance
2 388 (23.11%) Agile Software Development
3 379 (22.57%) Banking
4 255 (15.19%) SQL
4 255 (15.19%) Degree
5 244 (14.53%) Java
6 238 (14.18%) Retail
7 227 (13.52%) Project Management
8 208 (12.39%) Microsoft
9 202 (12.03%) Cisco
10 200 (11.91%) Test Automation
11 198 (11.79%) Linux
12 197 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
13 195 (11.61%) Marketing
14 184 (10.96%) Windows
15 179 (10.66%) Microsoft Azure
16 178 (10.60%) ITIL
17 167 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
18 154 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
19 148 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
20 147 (8.76%) WAN
20 147 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
21 145 (8.64%) Manufacturing
22 140 (8.34%) Git (software)
23 138 (8.22%) MySQL
24 136 (8.10%) NoSQL
25 134 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
26 133 (7.92%) Python
27 130 (7.74%) JavaScript
27 130 (7.74%) Scrum

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 92 (5.48%) Ethereum
2 57 (3.39%) Apache Spark
3 31 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 27 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 22 (1.31%) IIS
6 18 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 17 (1.01%) Confluence
8 16 (0.95%) Apache Solr
9 15 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (0.83%) MS Exchange
11 13 (0.77%) Skype for Business
12 12 (0.71%) Apache
13 11 (0.66%) Hyperledger
14 10 (0.60%) CMS
14 10 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (0.54%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.48%) Drupal
16 8 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 90 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.48%) InVision
8 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.060%) Mozilla Thunderbird
10 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.060%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 52 (3.10%) Distributed Ledger
2 13 (0.77%) SAP Hybris
3 7 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.30%) CSG Singleview
5 4 (0.24%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 3 (0.18%) Magento
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.12%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.060%) Carpe Diem
8 1 (0.060%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.060%) Maximo
8 1 (0.060%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.060%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.060%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 197 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
2 179 (10.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 115 (6.85%) Cloud Computing
3 115 (6.85%) GitHub
4 66 (3.93%) Amazon S3
5 59 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
6 53 (3.16%) SaaS
7 48 (2.86%) Office 365
8 31 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (1.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 13 (0.77%) PaaS
11 11 (0.66%) Slack
12 10 (0.60%) OpenShift
12 10 (0.60%) Trello
13 9 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.36%) AdWords
14 6 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 5 (0.30%) IaaS
15 5 (0.30%) MailChimp
15 5 (0.30%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 147 (8.76%) WAN
2 113 (6.73%) MPLS
3 101 (6.02%) Firewall
3 101 (6.02%) Wireless
4 85 (5.06%) BGP
5 78 (4.65%) LAN
6 77 (4.59%) OSPF
7 70 (4.17%) TCP/IP
8 64 (3.81%) Ethernet
9 58 (3.45%) Broadband
10 54 (3.22%) Network Security
11 52 (3.10%) VoIP
12 42 (2.50%) DNS
12 42 (2.50%) Unified Communications
13 39 (2.32%) Cisco Nexus
14 36 (2.14%) DHCP
14 36 (2.14%) Internet
15 29 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
16 28 (1.67%) VPN
17 27 (1.61%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (8.22%) MySQL
2 136 (8.10%) NoSQL
3 128 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
4 127 (7.56%) Big Data
5 114 (6.79%) Blockchain
6 107 (6.37%) Redis
7 69 (4.11%) SQL Server
8 63 (3.75%) Hadoop
9 44 (2.62%) Relational Database
10 38 (2.26%) Apache Hive
11 32 (1.91%) SQL Server 2016
12 19 (1.13%) MongoDB
12 19 (1.13%) Power BI
13 17 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (0.83%) Data Mining
15 14 (0.83%) Oracle Database
15 14 (0.83%) Spark SQL
16 12 (0.71%) GIS
16 12 (0.71%) HBase
Development Applications
1 140 (8.34%) Git (software)
2 65 (3.87%) JIRA
3 62 (3.69%) Mocha
4 55 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 30 (1.79%) Selenium
6 28 (1.67%) Cucumber
7 17 (1.01%) RSpec
8 16 (0.95%) Maven
9 15 (0.89%) JUnit
10 13 (0.77%) Eclipse
10 13 (0.77%) webpack
11 10 (0.60%) Gradle
11 10 (0.60%) JMeter
11 10 (0.60%) Subversion
12 9 (0.54%) Axure RP
12 9 (0.54%) git-flow
12 9 (0.54%) IntelliJ
12 9 (0.54%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.48%) Mockito
13 8 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 639 (38.06%) Finance
2 379 (22.57%) Banking
3 238 (14.18%) Retail
4 195 (11.61%) Marketing
5 145 (8.64%) Manufacturing
6 112 (6.67%) Electronics
7 64 (3.81%) Advertising
8 49 (2.92%) German Language
9 48 (2.86%) Italian Language
10 47 (2.80%) Legal
11 39 (2.32%) Billing
12 35 (2.08%) French Language
13 32 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
14 28 (1.67%) Games
15 21 (1.25%) Mandarin Language
16 19 (1.13%) Law
17 18 (1.07%) Financial Institution
17 18 (1.07%) Investment Banking
18 15 (0.89%) Multimedia
19 14 (0.83%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 336 (20.01%) Developer
2 151 (8.99%) Analyst
2 151 (8.99%) Architect
3 98 (5.84%) Consultant
4 90 (5.36%) Senior Developer
5 89 (5.30%) Blockchain Developer
6 81 (4.82%) Project Manager
7 80 (4.76%) Network Engineer
8 70 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
9 67 (3.99%) Java Developer
10 60 (3.57%) Support Engineer
11 59 (3.51%) Telecoms Manager
12 57 (3.39%) Backend Developer
12 57 (3.39%) Node.js Developer
13 46 (2.74%) Telecoms Developer
14 45 (2.68%) Technical Architect
15 41 (2.44%) .NET Developer
15 41 (2.44%) Business Analyst
16 40 (2.38%) IT Manager
17 38 (2.26%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (7.68%) Node.js
2 105 (6.25%) .NET
3 97 (5.78%) CSS
4 95 (5.66%) HTML
5 94 (5.60%) Smart Contracts
6 78 (4.65%) Web Services
7 77 (4.59%) Truffle
7 77 (4.59%) web3js
8 64 (3.81%) Jest
9 61 (3.63%) Chai
10 60 (3.57%) AngularJS
11 59 (3.51%) XML
12 56 (3.34%) REST
13 55 (3.28%) Enzyme
14 53 (3.16%) Kafka
15 52 (3.10%) Spring
16 42 (2.50%) jQuery
17 40 (2.38%) RESTful
18 36 (2.14%) SOAP
19 34 (2.03%) React
Miscellaneous
1 167 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (7.68%) Data Centre
3 90 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 88 (5.24%) Bitcoin
5 77 (4.59%) User Experience
6 58 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
7 57 (3.39%) Fintech
8 50 (2.98%) Management Information System
9 48 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
10 38 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
11 34 (2.03%) Life Science
12 31 (1.85%) Algorithms
13 24 (1.43%) Mobile App
14 22 (1.31%) Virtual Team
15 18 (1.07%) Social Media
16 16 (0.95%) Client/Server
16 16 (0.95%) Driving Licence
17 15 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
17 15 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
18 14 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 198 (11.79%) Linux
2 184 (10.96%) Windows
3 61 (3.63%) Unix
4 57 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 55 (3.28%) VMS
6 48 (2.86%) Android
7 34 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (1.85%) Windows 10
9 29 (1.73%) Apple iOS
10 28 (1.67%) Windows 7
11 24 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (0.89%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.60%) CentOS
14 9 (0.54%) Solaris
15 4 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.24%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.18%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.12%) Debian
17 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (23.11%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (13.52%) Project Management
3 200 (11.91%) Test Automation
4 178 (10.60%) ITIL
5 148 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
6 147 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
7 134 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 130 (7.74%) Scrum
9 129 (7.68%) Programme Management
10 126 (7.50%) Analytics
11 123 (7.33%) TDD
12 121 (7.21%) Front End Development
13 119 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
14 118 (7.03%) Digital Marketing
15 109 (6.49%) DevOps
16 99 (5.90%) Decision-Making
17 90 (5.36%) API Development
18 88 (5.24%) API Design
19 84 (5.00%) Identity Management
20 82 (4.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 255 (15.19%) SQL
2 244 (14.53%) Java
3 133 (7.92%) Python
4 130 (7.74%) JavaScript
5 97 (5.78%) C#
6 92 (5.48%) Solidity
7 86 (5.12%) ES6
8 68 (4.05%) C++
9 58 (3.45%) Ruby
10 49 (2.92%) Scala
11 39 (2.32%) C
12 38 (2.26%) Bash Shell
13 37 (2.20%) Perl
14 30 (1.79%) Go
15 28 (1.67%) Apex Code
15 28 (1.67%) PHP
16 24 (1.43%) PL/SQL
17 19 (1.13%) Apple Swift
17 19 (1.13%) Objective-C
18 18 (1.07%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 255 (15.19%) Degree
2 154 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
3 96 (5.72%) CCNP
4 93 (5.54%) CCNA
5 42 (2.50%) CCIE
6 35 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 27 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (1.61%) PMI Certification
8 26 (1.55%) PMP
9 25 (1.49%) CCIE Service Provider
9 25 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (1.31%) CCIE Data Center
10 22 (1.31%) CISSP
11 20 (1.19%) Security Cleared
12 19 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (1.01%) JNCIA
13 17 (1.01%) MCSE
14 16 (0.95%) ISEB
15 13 (0.77%) CISM
16 11 (0.66%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (4.23%) QA
2 50 (2.98%) SLA
3 32 (1.91%) PMO
4 29 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (1.49%) GDPR
6 14 (0.83%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.30%) COBIT
8 5 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.24%) GCP
10 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.12%) COSO
11 2 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.12%) PSD2
11 2 (0.12%) SEPA
12 1 (0.060%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.060%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.060%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.060%) TARGET2
System Software
1 117 (6.97%) Active Directory
1 117 (6.97%) Docker
2 83 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
3 64 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (1.73%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.95%) HDFS
6 11 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (0.54%) XenApp
8 8 (0.48%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.36%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.30%) vSphere
10 5 (0.30%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.24%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.18%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.12%) KVM
13 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.12%) RHEV
13 2 (0.12%) Squid
14 1 (0.060%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.060%) Samba
Systems Management
1 91 (5.42%) Kubernetes
2 56 (3.34%) Docker Swarm
3 46 (2.74%) Ansible
4 21 (1.25%) SCCM
5 20 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (1.19%) Puppet
6 17 (1.01%) Oozie
7 14 (0.83%) AirWatch
8 13 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
9 12 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
10 9 (0.54%) HP ALM
11 6 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (0.36%) WSUS
12 5 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
13 4 (0.24%) Cacti
13 4 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
14 3 (0.18%) Kibana
14 3 (0.18%) Prometheus
14 3 (0.18%) Salt
14 3 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 208 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 202 (12.03%) Cisco
3 121 (7.21%) SAP
4 111 (6.61%) VMware
5 69 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
6 65 (3.87%) Google
7 63 (3.75%) Oracle
8 49 (2.92%) Citrix
9 48 (2.86%) Juniper
10 41 (2.44%) Splunk
11 38 (2.26%) F5
12 37 (2.20%) NetApp
13 35 (2.08%) Dell
14 31 (1.85%) EMC
15 29 (1.73%) Adobe
16 28 (1.67%) Tableau
17 26 (1.55%) HP
17 26 (1.55%) Sitecore
18 25 (1.49%) Palo Alto
19 24 (1.43%) CheckPoint