Period
to 25 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 112 136 61
Rank change year-on-year +24 -75 +82
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 288 66 491
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.79% 1.71% 4.24%
As % of the General category 4.94% 3.32% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 216 41 309
10th Percentile £26,000 £31,250 £24,950
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% +10.39%
75th Percentile £61,563 £65,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £70,000
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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,830 1,987 6,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 56.52% 51.46% 53.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,899 1,554 4,695
10th Percentile £28,200 £28,500 £25,550
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,012
% change year-on-year - +8.47% +5.90%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the Midlands

Telecoms
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Telecoms in the Midlands

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the Midlands

Telecoms
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
West Midlands +31 232 £38,250 -23.50% 45
East Midlands -43 54 £46,250 +23.33% 34
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 120 (41.67%) Social Skills
2 81 (28.13%) Degree
3 78 (27.08%) Problem-Solving
4 65 (22.57%) Self-Motivation
5 59 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (20.14%) Broadband
7 55 (19.10%) Linux
8 51 (17.71%) Validation
8 51 (17.71%) VMware
9 50 (17.36%) EMC
10 44 (15.28%) Microsoft
11 41 (14.24%) Cisco
12 40 (13.89%) Finance
13 39 (13.54%) Windows
13 39 (13.54%) LAN
13 39 (13.54%) WAN
14 37 (12.85%) Active Directory
14 37 (12.85%) Firewall
15 36 (12.50%) TCP/IP
16 35 (12.15%) ITIL
17 33 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
18 32 (11.11%) C
18 32 (11.11%) Firmware
19 31 (10.76%) C++
20 29 (10.07%) Configuration Management
20 29 (10.07%) Software Engineering
20 29 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
20 29 (10.07%) AWS
20 29 (10.07%) Data Centre
21 28 (9.72%) SQL

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 6 (2.08%) MS Exchange
1 6 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.74%) Confluence
3 4 (1.39%) SAS
4 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.69%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.35%) iTrent
1 1 (0.35%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.07%) AWS
2 21 (7.29%) SaaS
3 17 (5.90%) Azure
4 13 (4.51%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (3.13%) GCP
6 4 (1.39%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 4 (1.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.69%) GitHub
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.35%) Apigee
8 1 (0.35%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.35%) IaaS
8 1 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.35%) Serverless
8 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (20.14%) Broadband
2 39 (13.54%) LAN
2 39 (13.54%) WAN
3 37 (12.85%) Firewall
4 36 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 28 (9.72%) DNS
6 20 (6.94%) DHCP
7 18 (6.25%) VoIP
7 18 (6.25%) Wireless
8 11 (3.82%) SAN
8 11 (3.82%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (3.47%) PBX
10 9 (3.13%) Unified Communications
11 8 (2.78%) Ethernet
11 8 (2.78%) HTTP
11 8 (2.78%) Internet
11 8 (2.78%) VLAN
12 7 (2.43%) MPLS
13 6 (2.08%) VPN
14 5 (1.74%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.72%) MySQL
2 27 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (3.47%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.43%) Ingres
5 7 (2.43%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.43%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.43%) VoltDB
6 4 (1.39%) Tableau
7 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.35%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.35%) Metadata
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (9.38%) Subversion
2 7 (2.43%) JIRA
3 4 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.39%) Postman
3 4 (1.39%) Selenium
4 3 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.04%) Liquibase
4 3 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.35%) GitLab
5 1 (0.35%) gulp
5 1 (0.35%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.35%) JUnit
5 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 120 (41.67%) Social Skills
2 59 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (13.89%) Finance
4 25 (8.68%) Manufacturing
5 23 (7.99%) Marketing
6 21 (7.29%) Public Sector
7 19 (6.60%) Billing
8 13 (4.51%) Electronics
9 11 (3.82%) Retail
10 8 (2.78%) Aerospace
10 8 (2.78%) Games
10 8 (2.78%) Humanities
11 6 (2.08%) Legal
12 4 (1.39%) Organisational Skills
13 3 (1.04%) Banking
13 3 (1.04%) Law
13 3 (1.04%) Presentation Skills
14 1 (0.35%) Influencing Skills
14 1 (0.35%) Local Government
14 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (10.07%) Software Engineer
2 28 (9.72%) Developer
3 27 (9.38%) C Software Engineer
3 27 (9.38%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 27 (9.38%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 27 (9.38%) C++ Software Engineer
3 27 (9.38%) Embedded C Engineer
3 27 (9.38%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 27 (9.38%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 27 (9.38%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 27 (9.38%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 27 (9.38%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 27 (9.38%) Embedded Engineer
3 27 (9.38%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 27 (9.38%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 27 (9.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 27 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
4 23 (7.99%) PCB Engineer
4 23 (7.99%) PCB Layout Engineer
5 20 (6.94%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.64%) HTML
2 21 (7.29%) CSS
3 18 (6.25%) Web Services
4 16 (5.56%) Apache Flex
5 7 (2.43%) REST
5 7 (2.43%) SOAP
6 5 (1.74%) React
7 4 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (1.04%) Ajax
8 3 (1.04%) Ext JS
8 3 (1.04%) jQuery
8 3 (1.04%) XML
9 1 (0.35%) .NET
9 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.35%) CSS3
9 1 (0.35%) Django
9 1 (0.35%) HTML5
9 1 (0.35%) LDAP
9 1 (0.35%) Node.js
9 1 (0.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (22.57%) Self-Motivation
2 29 (10.07%) Data Centre
3 23 (7.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 12 (4.17%) Driving Licence
5 9 (3.13%) Fibre Optics
5 9 (3.13%) SCADA
6 8 (2.78%) Animation
6 8 (2.78%) FMCG
7 7 (2.43%) Clustering
7 7 (2.43%) Replication
8 4 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.04%) CESG
9 3 (1.04%) NHS
10 2 (0.69%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.69%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.69%) Social Media
10 2 (0.69%) User Experience
11 1 (0.35%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (19.10%) Linux
2 39 (13.54%) Windows
3 27 (9.38%) Embedded Linux
4 19 (6.60%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.82%) Unix
5 11 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.13%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.39%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.69%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.35%) AIX
11 1 (0.35%) Android
11 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (27.08%) Problem-Solving
2 51 (17.71%) Validation
3 35 (12.15%) ITIL
4 33 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (10.07%) Configuration Management
5 29 (10.07%) Software Engineering
6 27 (9.38%) Coaching
6 27 (9.38%) Software Architecture
7 25 (8.68%) CAD
7 25 (8.68%) Change Management
8 22 (7.64%) Project Management
9 21 (7.29%) Full Stack Development
10 20 (6.94%) CRM
10 20 (6.94%) Data Privacy
10 20 (6.94%) Product Roadmap
11 18 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (5.90%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
12 17 (5.90%) ERP
12 17 (5.90%) Inventory Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.11%) C
2 31 (10.76%) C++
3 28 (9.72%) SQL
4 27 (9.38%) Embedded C
4 27 (9.38%) Embedded C++
4 27 (9.38%) Java
5 24 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.13%) Python
7 5 (1.74%) C#
8 3 (1.04%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.69%) Perl
9 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.69%) Ruby
10 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.35%) Go
10 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 81 (28.13%) Degree
2 25 (8.68%) Security Cleared
3 24 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.82%) CCNP
5 11 (3.82%) HNC
6 10 (3.47%) HND
7 8 (2.78%) MCSA
7 8 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.78%) PhD
8 5 (1.74%) CCDP
8 5 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.74%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.74%) MCSE
8 5 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.39%) CCNA
10 3 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.94%) QA
2 13 (4.51%) SLA
3 7 (2.43%) Accessibility
3 7 (2.43%) TickIT
4 4 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.04%) GRC
5 3 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.04%) PMO
6 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 37 (12.85%) Active Directory
2 32 (11.11%) Firmware
3 29 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.82%) vSphere
5 10 (3.47%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.43%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.04%) Docker
8 3 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (3.82%) SCOM
2 9 (3.13%) SCCM
3 7 (2.43%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (2.43%) Data Guard
4 6 (2.08%) Terraform
5 4 (1.39%) Ansible
6 3 (1.04%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.04%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.04%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.69%) WSUS
8 1 (0.35%) Nessus
8 1 (0.35%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 51 (17.71%) VMware
2 50 (17.36%) EMC
3 44 (15.28%) Microsoft
4 41 (14.24%) Cisco
5 16 (5.56%) Oracle
6 14 (4.86%) SAP
6 14 (4.86%) SolarWinds
7 11 (3.82%) Google
7 11 (3.82%) McAfee
8 8 (2.78%) Dell
9 7 (2.43%) Juniper
10 6 (2.08%) Citrix
10 6 (2.08%) F5
11 5 (1.74%) Avaya
11 5 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.39%) BroadSoft
12 4 (1.39%) Fortinet
12 4 (1.39%) Mitel
12 4 (1.39%) MuleSoft
12 4 (1.39%) Pardot