Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 119 125
Rank change year-on-year +64 +6 -26
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 497 351 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.38% 2.65% 2.42%
As % of the General category 12.97% 6.59% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 294 281 315
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -8.83%
10th Percentile £25,150 £18,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £68,900 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 3,833 5,327 6,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 33.79% 40.29% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,862 3,915 4,709
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the Midlands

Telecoms
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Telecoms in the Midlands

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

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

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 16 November 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
West Midlands +47 353 £42,500 +13.33% 38
East Midlands +52 137 £38,000 +22.58% 33
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 158 (31.79%) Wireless
2 157 (31.59%) CCTV
3 143 (28.77%) User Experience
4 136 (27.36%) Problem-Solving
5 119 (23.94%) Degree
6 111 (22.33%) Finance
7 88 (17.71%) Linux
8 80 (16.10%) ITIL
9 74 (14.89%) Public Sector
10 70 (14.08%) Windows
11 66 (13.28%) Cisco
12 64 (12.88%) WAN
13 60 (12.07%) LAN
13 60 (12.07%) Manufacturing
14 59 (11.87%) Electronics
14 59 (11.87%) Project Management
15 56 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
16 55 (11.07%) SAP
16 55 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
17 54 (10.87%) Firewall
18 53 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
19 52 (10.46%) Cisco Certification
20 51 (10.26%) Microsoft
20 51 (10.26%) HNC
20 51 (10.26%) Marketing
20 51 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
21 47 (9.46%) C
22 46 (9.26%) Oracle
22 46 (9.26%) Programme Management
22 46 (9.26%) Digital Marketing

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 18 (3.62%) Apache
2 10 (2.01%) IIS
3 9 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.41%) CMS
5 5 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.01%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.80%) JBoss
7 3 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.40%) Confluence
9 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (6.84%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (6.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (4.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.40%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.40%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.60%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.40%) Misys Midas
2 2 (0.40%) Primavera
3 1 (0.20%) Data Workbench
3 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.23%) AWS
2 14 (2.82%) Serverless
3 13 (2.62%) Office 365
4 12 (2.41%) Azure
5 8 (1.61%) Amazon Cognito
5 8 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (1.61%) AWS CodePipeline
5 8 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (1.61%) Power Platform
5 8 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (1.21%) GitHub
6 6 (1.21%) npm
7 4 (0.80%) SaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.20%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 158 (31.79%) Wireless
2 64 (12.88%) WAN
3 60 (12.07%) LAN
4 54 (10.87%) Firewall
5 45 (9.05%) DNS
6 39 (7.85%) VoIP
7 36 (7.24%) SMS
8 35 (7.04%) Broadband
9 34 (6.84%) Wi-Fi
10 33 (6.64%) Internet
11 29 (5.84%) DHCP
12 22 (4.43%) MPLS
13 21 (4.23%) TCP/IP
14 18 (3.62%) Diameter Protocol
14 18 (3.62%) Network Security
14 18 (3.62%) VPN
15 17 (3.42%) VLAN
16 15 (3.02%) DSL
16 15 (3.02%) LTE
17 13 (2.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (1.81%) MySQL
4 8 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.61%) Power BI
5 7 (1.41%) QlikView
6 4 (0.80%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.60%) Big Data
7 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.20%) DB2
9 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.20%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 33 (6.64%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.82%) JIRA
3 18 (3.62%) GDB
3 18 (3.62%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.62%) Maven
4 13 (2.62%) SonarQube
5 12 (2.41%) JMeter
5 12 (2.41%) JUnit
6 11 (2.21%) Rational DOORS
7 10 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (2.01%) webpack
8 8 (1.61%) Rational Quality Manager
9 7 (1.41%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.21%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.21%) Mocha
11 4 (0.80%) Babel
11 4 (0.80%) Gradle
11 4 (0.80%) Selenium
12 3 (0.60%) DbUnit
12 3 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 111 (22.33%) Finance
2 74 (14.89%) Public Sector
3 60 (12.07%) Manufacturing
4 59 (11.87%) Electronics
5 51 (10.26%) Marketing
6 11 (2.21%) Billing
7 9 (1.81%) Legal
7 9 (1.81%) Retail
8 5 (1.01%) Local Government
9 4 (0.80%) Environmental Health
10 3 (0.60%) Advertising
10 3 (0.60%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.40%) Banking
11 2 (0.40%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Police
Job Titles
1 53 (10.66%) Analyst
2 43 (8.65%) Developer
3 32 (6.44%) Support Engineer
4 26 (5.23%) Network Engineer
5 25 (5.03%) Software Engineer
6 23 (4.63%) Java Developer
6 23 (4.63%) Service Analyst
7 21 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 20 (4.02%) IT Support
8 20 (4.02%) Project Manager
9 19 (3.82%) IT Engineer
10 17 (3.42%) IT Support Engineer
10 17 (3.42%) Test Engineer
11 15 (3.02%) Java Engineer
11 15 (3.02%) Provisioning Engineer
12 14 (2.82%) Design Engineer
12 14 (2.82%) Installations Engineer
12 14 (2.82%) Telecoms Manager
13 13 (2.62%) Senior Developer
13 13 (2.62%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.82%) Spring
2 18 (3.62%) CSS
3 17 (3.42%) RESTful
4 16 (3.22%) HTML
5 14 (2.82%) AngularJS
6 13 (2.62%) Web Services
7 12 (2.41%) JPA
7 12 (2.41%) REST
8 10 (2.01%) J2EE
8 10 (2.01%) Jest
8 10 (2.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (1.81%) Apache NiFi
9 9 (1.81%) Elastic Stack
9 9 (1.81%) JDBC
9 9 (1.81%) Spring Boot
10 8 (1.61%) AWS Amplify
10 8 (1.61%) Vue.js
11 7 (1.41%) ONVIF
11 7 (1.41%) React
11 7 (1.41%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 157 (31.59%) CCTV
2 143 (28.77%) User Experience
3 53 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (8.05%) Data Centre
5 39 (7.85%) Management Information System
6 37 (7.44%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (3.62%) Cloud Native
8 17 (3.42%) Smartphone
9 15 (3.02%) Driving Licence
10 12 (2.41%) Digital TV
10 12 (2.41%) e-Learning
11 8 (1.61%) AS400
11 8 (1.61%) Fibre Optics
12 6 (1.21%) CESG
12 6 (1.21%) CMDB
12 6 (1.21%) Device Driver
13 5 (1.01%) Social Media
14 4 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (0.80%) Virtual Team
15 3 (0.60%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 88 (17.71%) Linux
2 70 (14.08%) Windows
3 39 (7.85%) Unix
4 18 (3.62%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (2.41%) HPUX
8 11 (2.21%) Solaris
8 11 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.81%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.21%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.80%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.40%) Android
12 2 (0.40%) CentOS
12 2 (0.40%) VMS
12 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (27.36%) Problem-Solving
2 80 (16.10%) ITIL
3 59 (11.87%) Project Management
4 56 (11.27%) Business Intelligence
5 55 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 46 (9.26%) Digital Marketing
7 46 (9.26%) Mentoring
7 46 (9.26%) Programme Management
8 44 (8.85%) Service Management
9 42 (8.45%) Change Management
10 40 (8.05%) Network Management
11 38 (7.65%) Incident Management
12 37 (7.44%) Project Delivery
13 33 (6.64%) OO
13 33 (6.64%) Software Engineering
14 32 (6.44%) Collaborative Working
15 30 (6.04%) Coaching
16 28 (5.63%) CRM
17 27 (5.43%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 47 (9.46%) C
2 45 (9.05%) SQL
3 36 (7.24%) C++
4 33 (6.64%) Java
5 24 (4.83%) Python
6 19 (3.82%) JavaScript
7 14 (2.82%) R
8 13 (2.62%) Rust
9 8 (1.61%) Go
10 7 (1.41%) PHP
11 6 (1.21%) ES6
11 6 (1.21%) ES7
11 6 (1.21%) sed
12 5 (1.01%) Assembly Language
12 5 (1.01%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.80%) C#
13 4 (0.80%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.40%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.40%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.20%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 119 (23.94%) Degree
2 52 (10.46%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (10.26%) HNC
4 45 (9.05%) HND
5 35 (7.04%) CCNA
6 25 (5.03%) Security Cleared
7 17 (3.42%) SC Cleared
8 15 (3.02%) JNCIA
9 14 (2.82%) CCIE
10 12 (2.41%) CCNP
11 9 (1.81%) CCDP
11 9 (1.81%) CISSP
12 8 (1.61%) CESG Certified Professional
12 8 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (1.61%) ISTQB
12 8 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.61%) JNCIP
13 7 (1.41%) CCIE Service Provider
13 7 (1.41%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.05%) SLA
2 11 (2.21%) QA
3 10 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.01%) ISO 22301
5 4 (0.80%) PMO
6 2 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.40%) GDPR
6 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.40%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.20%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) RMADS
System Software
1 26 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.62%) Firmware
3 15 (3.02%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.62%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.81%) VirtualBox
8 6 (1.21%) Docker
9 3 (0.60%) XenApp
10 2 (0.40%) vCloud
11 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.20%) vSphere
11 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (2.82%) Netcool
1 14 (2.82%) SCCM
2 9 (1.81%) FortiGate
2 9 (1.81%) Kibana
2 9 (1.81%) logstash
2 9 (1.81%) Terraform
3 6 (1.21%) AirWatch
3 6 (1.21%) TeMIP
4 5 (1.01%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.60%) Ansible
5 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.60%) Puppet
6 1 (0.20%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.20%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) OpenView
6 1 (0.20%) Packer
Vendors
1 66 (13.28%) Cisco
2 55 (11.07%) SAP
3 51 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 46 (9.26%) Oracle
5 38 (7.65%) VMware
6 23 (4.63%) Juniper
7 20 (4.02%) Remedy
8 18 (3.62%) Nokia
9 15 (3.02%) Red Hat
9 15 (3.02%) Virgin Media
10 14 (2.82%) Avaya
10 14 (2.82%) Citrix
11 13 (2.62%) Mitel
11 13 (2.62%) Veeam
12 12 (2.41%) HP
12 12 (2.41%) McAfee
13 11 (2.21%) 3PAR
14 10 (2.01%) F5
14 10 (2.01%) OpenText
15 8 (1.61%) CheckPoint