Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 154 119 67
Rank change year-on-year -35 -52 +31
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 212 132 410
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.02% 2.32% 3.93%
As % of the General category 3.47% 4.56% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 171 113 228
10th Percentile £26,000 £29,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £32,625 £33,750 £29,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -6.25%
75th Percentile £66,750 £57,500 £51,563
90th Percentile £85,000 £71,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 6,116 2,895 5,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 58.13% 50.86% 50.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4,145 2,208 4,210
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,040 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £34,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -25 156 £60,000 +20.00% 45
East Midlands -40 54 £32,750 -13.82% 29
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 59 (27.83%) Finance
1 59 (27.83%) Social Skills
2 45 (21.23%) Problem-Solving
3 40 (18.87%) Degree
4 39 (18.40%) Windows
5 38 (17.92%) Microsoft
6 37 (17.45%) WAN
7 36 (16.98%) Cisco
8 35 (16.51%) SaaS
9 33 (15.57%) Coaching
10 32 (15.09%) Product Roadmap
11 31 (14.62%) Public Sector
12 30 (14.15%) Data Privacy
13 29 (13.68%) Marketing
13 29 (13.68%) LAN
13 29 (13.68%) ITIL
13 29 (13.68%) Windows Server
14 26 (12.26%) Self-Motivation
14 26 (12.26%) Java
14 26 (12.26%) JavaScript
14 26 (12.26%) Broadband
15 25 (11.79%) HTML
15 25 (11.79%) CSS
15 25 (11.79%) Validation
15 25 (11.79%) Programme Management
16 24 (11.32%) Electronics
16 24 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (11.32%) Billing
16 24 (11.32%) SQL
16 24 (11.32%) Business Intelligence

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 7 (3.30%) Confluence
1 7 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.89%) Apache
2 4 (1.89%) IIS
2 4 (1.89%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.42%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.42%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.94%) CMS
4 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (0.94%) Unica
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.47%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 35 (16.51%) SaaS
2 23 (10.85%) AWS
3 15 (7.08%) Azure
4 13 (6.13%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.42%) GCP
5 3 (1.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 3 (1.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (0.94%) GitHub
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Route 53
7 1 (0.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.45%) WAN
2 29 (13.68%) LAN
3 26 (12.26%) Broadband
4 21 (9.91%) TCP/IP
5 20 (9.43%) VoIP
6 13 (6.13%) Wireless
7 11 (5.19%) DNS
7 11 (5.19%) Internet
8 9 (4.25%) DHCP
8 9 (4.25%) Firewall
8 9 (4.25%) HTTP
8 9 (4.25%) MPLS
9 8 (3.77%) SDH
10 7 (3.30%) VLAN
11 6 (2.83%) PBX
11 6 (2.83%) RTP
11 6 (2.83%) SD-WAN
11 6 (2.83%) VPN
11 6 (2.83%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.91%) MySQL
2 11 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.42%) Tableau
4 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.47%) Metadata
5 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (4.25%) Subversion
2 8 (3.77%) JIRA
2 8 (3.77%) Selenium
3 5 (2.36%) Postman
4 4 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.94%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.94%) Liquibase
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.94%) TestRail
6 1 (0.47%) Appium
6 1 (0.47%) Emacs
6 1 (0.47%) JMeter
6 1 (0.47%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.47%) Xcode
General
1 59 (27.83%) Finance
1 59 (27.83%) Social Skills
2 31 (14.62%) Public Sector
3 29 (13.68%) Marketing
4 24 (11.32%) Billing
4 24 (11.32%) Electronics
5 23 (10.85%) Manufacturing
6 21 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (6.60%) Retail
8 11 (5.19%) Presentation Skills
9 8 (3.77%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 5 (2.36%) Law
11 3 (1.42%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.94%) Legal
13 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.47%) Banking
13 1 (0.47%) Games
13 1 (0.47%) Humanities
13 1 (0.47%) Influencing Skills
13 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (11.79%) Developer
2 20 (9.43%) Lead Developer
2 20 (9.43%) Lead Software Developer
2 20 (9.43%) SaaS Developer
2 20 (9.43%) Software Developer
3 15 (7.08%) Analyst
3 15 (7.08%) Support Engineer
4 10 (4.72%) Architect
4 10 (4.72%) IT Support
4 10 (4.72%) Telecoms Engineer
5 9 (4.25%) C Software Engineer
5 9 (4.25%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (4.25%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (4.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (4.25%) Embedded C Engineer
5 9 (4.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 9 (4.25%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 9 (4.25%) Embedded Engineer
5 9 (4.25%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 9 (4.25%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.79%) CSS
1 25 (11.79%) HTML
2 20 (9.43%) Apache Flex
3 3 (1.42%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.42%) HTML5
3 3 (1.42%) React
4 2 (0.94%) Ajax
4 2 (0.94%) Ext JS
4 2 (0.94%) jQuery
4 2 (0.94%) Sass
4 2 (0.94%) XML
5 1 (0.47%) Django
5 1 (0.47%) EDI
5 1 (0.47%) Flask
5 1 (0.47%) Laravel
5 1 (0.47%) Node.js
5 1 (0.47%) Vue.js
5 1 (0.47%) WebRTC
5 1 (0.47%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.26%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (5.19%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (4.25%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.30%) User Experience
5 5 (2.36%) Fibre Optics
5 5 (2.36%) FPGA
5 5 (2.36%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.89%) Legacy Systems
6 4 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.42%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.42%) IPTV
8 2 (0.94%) SCADA
8 2 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.94%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.47%) Animation
9 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.40%) Windows
2 29 (13.68%) Windows Server
3 18 (8.49%) Linux
4 12 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.25%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (3.30%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (2.83%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.36%) Android
9 4 (1.89%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.47%) CentOS
12 1 (0.47%) Debian
12 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.23%) Problem-Solving
2 33 (15.57%) Coaching
3 32 (15.09%) Product Roadmap
4 30 (14.15%) Data Privacy
5 29 (13.68%) ITIL
6 25 (11.79%) Programme Management
6 25 (11.79%) Validation
7 24 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (10.38%) Digital Marketing
9 21 (9.91%) Full Stack Development
9 21 (9.91%) Inventory Management
10 20 (9.43%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
10 20 (9.43%) CRM
10 20 (9.43%) ERP
10 20 (9.43%) Project Management
11 18 (8.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (7.08%) Service Delivery
14 14 (6.60%) Product Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.26%) Java
1 26 (12.26%) JavaScript
2 24 (11.32%) SQL
3 12 (5.66%) C
4 10 (4.72%) C++
5 9 (4.25%) Embedded C
5 9 (4.25%) Embedded C++
6 6 (2.83%) Python
7 3 (1.42%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.42%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.94%) Perl
8 2 (0.94%) Ruby
9 1 (0.47%) Go
9 1 (0.47%) R
9 1 (0.47%) Rust
9 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (18.87%) Degree
2 13 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (6.13%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.66%) CCNA
4 11 (5.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.30%) CCNP
6 5 (2.36%) MCP
7 4 (1.89%) MOS
8 3 (1.42%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.42%) CISM
8 3 (1.42%) CISSP
8 3 (1.42%) CRISC
8 3 (1.42%) GIAC
8 3 (1.42%) GSNA
8 3 (1.42%) HNC
8 3 (1.42%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.42%) PCI QSA
8 3 (1.42%) SANS
8 3 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.85%) QA
2 17 (8.02%) SLA
3 6 (2.83%) GRC
3 6 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.36%) PMO
5 4 (1.89%) GDPR
6 3 (1.42%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (1.42%) COBIT
6 3 (1.42%) COSO
6 3 (1.42%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.42%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.47%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.47%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.47%) ITGC
System Software
1 19 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.60%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.66%) Firmware
5 8 (3.77%) Docker
6 5 (2.36%) vSphere
7 4 (1.89%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (3.77%) SCCM
1 8 (3.77%) SCOM
2 7 (3.30%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.89%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.42%) Terraform
5 2 (0.94%) WSUS
6 1 (0.47%) Ansible
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 38 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 36 (16.98%) Cisco
3 22 (10.38%) SAP
3 22 (10.38%) VMware
4 14 (6.60%) EMC
5 10 (4.72%) Oracle
6 9 (4.25%) Avaya
6 9 (4.25%) Juniper
7 6 (2.83%) Citrix
7 6 (2.83%) Mitel
7 6 (2.83%) SolarWinds
8 5 (2.36%) BroadSoft
8 5 (2.36%) Dell
9 4 (1.89%) Ciena
9 4 (1.89%) Dell KACE
9 4 (1.89%) Google
9 4 (1.89%) Huawei
9 4 (1.89%) Veeam
10 3 (1.42%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.42%) Salesforce.com