Period
to 16 June 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 91 82
Rank change year-on-year +27 -9 +23
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 274 247 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.38% 3.49% 3.77%
As % of the General category 12.68% 9.24% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 171 220 251
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +8.76%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £69,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +21.43%

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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,161 2,674 2,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 34.56% 37.80% 37.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,587 2,164 2,372
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £67,475
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Manchester

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms in Manchester.

Salary trend for Telecoms in Manchester

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in Manchester

Telecoms
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 16 June 2019. 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
Salford +13 60 £32,500 -23.08% 1
Stockport -10 7 £50,000 +150.00% 1
Rochdale +2 4 £50,000 +28.21%
Altrincham -1 4 £23,750 +13.10%
Oldham - 1 - -
Telecoms
North West

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 94 (34.31%) Broadband
2 73 (26.64%) Finance
3 59 (21.53%) SQL
4 57 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (20.44%) Degree
6 54 (19.71%) Marketing
6 54 (19.71%) Business Intelligence
7 53 (19.34%) Analytical Skills
8 46 (16.79%) SAP
8 46 (16.79%) Manufacturing
9 45 (16.42%) Electronics
9 45 (16.42%) Programme Management
9 45 (16.42%) Microsoft
9 45 (16.42%) Digital Marketing
10 41 (14.96%) Retail
11 38 (13.87%) C#
12 35 (12.77%) SQL Server
13 34 (12.41%) Ethernet
14 33 (12.04%) ITIL
15 31 (11.31%) .NET
16 30 (10.95%) Cisco
16 30 (10.95%) Data Analysis
16 30 (10.95%) ISTQB
17 29 (10.58%) QA
18 28 (10.22%) Service Delivery
18 28 (10.22%) Internet
19 27 (9.85%) C++
19 27 (9.85%) Mentoring
19 27 (9.85%) Power BI
19 27 (9.85%) Power Platform

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (1.46%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.09%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.09%) IIS
4 2 (0.73%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.36%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.09%) Figma
3 3 (1.09%) InVision
3 3 (1.09%) Marvel
3 3 (1.09%) Sketch
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.36%) HipChat
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.36%) Exstream
2 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.85%) Power Platform
2 23 (8.39%) SaaS
3 21 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (6.93%) Office 365
5 13 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.82%) IaaS
8 3 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (1.09%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (34.31%) Broadband
2 34 (12.41%) Ethernet
3 28 (10.22%) Internet
4 16 (5.84%) WAN
5 15 (5.47%) MPLS
5 15 (5.47%) Wireless
6 12 (4.38%) VoIP
7 10 (3.65%) LLU
8 9 (3.28%) DNS
8 9 (3.28%) TCP/IP
8 9 (3.28%) Unified Communications
9 8 (2.92%) BGP
9 8 (2.92%) Firewall
9 8 (2.92%) LAN
10 7 (2.55%) ADSL
10 7 (2.55%) Network Security
10 7 (2.55%) OSPF
11 6 (2.19%) VPN
12 5 (1.82%) DHCP
12 5 (1.82%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.85%) Power BI
3 24 (8.76%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (6.20%) Data Mining
5 17 (6.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (5.84%) Qlik Sense
6 16 (5.84%) QlikView
7 14 (5.11%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (5.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 9 (3.28%) RDBMS
8 9 (3.28%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.82%) Big Data
11 5 (1.82%) MS Access
12 3 (1.09%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.73%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (3.65%) SoapUI
2 7 (2.55%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.55%) JIRA
3 6 (2.19%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.19%) Selenium
4 5 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.09%) Axure RP
5 3 (1.09%) GitLab
5 3 (1.09%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 73 (26.64%) Finance
2 54 (19.71%) Marketing
3 46 (16.79%) Manufacturing
4 45 (16.42%) Electronics
5 41 (14.96%) Retail
6 17 (6.20%) Billing
7 14 (5.11%) Local Government
8 11 (4.01%) Advertising
8 11 (4.01%) Banking
9 6 (2.19%) Law
10 3 (1.09%) French Language
10 3 (1.09%) German Language
10 3 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (14.23%) Analyst
2 26 (9.49%) Developer
3 21 (7.66%) Consultant
4 18 (6.57%) Project Manager
5 16 (5.84%) Test Engineer
6 13 (4.74%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 13 (4.74%) Infrastructure Manager
6 13 (4.74%) Test Analyst
7 12 (4.38%) Architect
7 12 (4.38%) Principal Engineer
8 11 (4.01%) Product Manager
8 11 (4.01%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
9 10 (3.65%) Data Analyst
9 10 (3.65%) Network Engineer
9 10 (3.65%) Service Manager
10 9 (3.28%) .NET Developer
10 9 (3.28%) C# Developer
10 9 (3.28%) Service Desk Manager
10 9 (3.28%) SQL Analyst
10 9 (3.28%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.31%) .NET
2 7 (2.55%) WPF
3 6 (2.19%) REST
3 6 (2.19%) SOAP
4 5 (1.82%) CSS
4 5 (1.82%) HTML
5 4 (1.46%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.46%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.09%) Gherkin
6 3 (1.09%) React
6 3 (1.09%) XMPP
7 2 (0.73%) Akka
7 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.73%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.73%) Ember.js
7 2 (0.73%) jQuery
7 2 (0.73%) RESTful
8 1 (0.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (19.34%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.03%) Smart Meter
3 16 (5.84%) Data Centre
4 14 (5.11%) Blog
5 12 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (3.65%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.28%) Driving Licence
7 9 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.55%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.19%) User Experience
10 4 (1.46%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.46%) Smart Energy
10 4 (1.46%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.09%) BYOD
11 3 (1.09%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.09%) Machine to Machine
11 3 (1.09%) PKI
11 3 (1.09%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.73%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.12%) Windows
2 22 (8.03%) Linux
3 16 (5.84%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.82%) Unix
4 5 (1.82%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.82%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.36%) AIX
7 1 (0.36%) CentOS
7 1 (0.36%) Debian
7 1 (0.36%) Fedora
7 1 (0.36%) HPUX
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.36%) Solaris
7 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (19.71%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (16.42%) Digital Marketing
3 45 (16.42%) Programme Management
4 33 (12.04%) ITIL
5 30 (10.95%) Data Analysis
6 28 (10.22%) Service Delivery
7 27 (9.85%) Mentoring
8 26 (9.49%) CRM
8 26 (9.49%) Test Automation
9 25 (9.12%) Line Management
10 22 (8.03%) Project Management
11 21 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (7.30%) Waterfall
13 18 (6.57%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (6.57%) Prototyping
14 17 (6.20%) Software Engineering
14 17 (6.20%) System Testing
14 17 (6.20%) Unit Testing
15 16 (5.84%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (21.53%) SQL
2 38 (13.87%) C#
3 27 (9.85%) C++
4 19 (6.93%) Java
5 17 (6.20%) T-SQL
6 13 (4.74%) R
7 12 (4.38%) Python
8 6 (2.19%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.82%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.46%) C
11 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.73%) PHP
12 2 (0.73%) U-SQL
13 1 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.36%) Perl
13 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (20.44%) Degree
2 30 (10.95%) ISTQB
3 16 (5.84%) ISEB
4 15 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.92%) CCNA
5 8 (2.92%) CCNP
6 7 (2.55%) CISSP
6 7 (2.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (1.46%) CEH
8 4 (1.46%) GSEC
8 4 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.46%) JNCIA
8 4 (1.46%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.09%) CISMP
9 3 (1.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.58%) QA
2 9 (3.28%) SLA
3 6 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.19%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.46%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.09%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.73%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.73%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.73%) NIST
7 1 (0.36%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.36%) PMO
7 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (4.74%) Active Directory
1 13 (4.74%) Firmware
2 5 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.46%) Docker
4 3 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.36%) KVM
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (5.47%) HP ALM
2 4 (1.46%) Ansible
2 4 (1.46%) Cacti
3 3 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.09%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.09%) SCCM
3 3 (1.09%) Terraform
4 2 (0.73%) Nagios
5 1 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.36%) Puppet
5 1 (0.36%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 46 (16.79%) SAP
2 45 (16.42%) Microsoft
3 30 (10.95%) Cisco
4 26 (9.49%) Oracle
5 16 (5.84%) HP
6 14 (5.11%) Remedy
7 12 (4.38%) Openreach
7 12 (4.38%) Pega
8 11 (4.01%) VMware
9 7 (2.55%) BT
9 7 (2.55%) Google
9 7 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (2.19%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.82%) Acme Packet
11 5 (1.82%) BroadSoft
11 5 (1.82%) Dialogic
11 5 (1.82%) GENBAND
11 5 (1.82%) Sonus
11 5 (1.82%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.82%) Ubiquiti