Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 149 98
Rank change year-on-year +53 -51 +8
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 388 325 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.20% 2.15% 2.92%
As % of the General category 8.89% 5.86% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 291 262 413
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.79% +26.67%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,625 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,596 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.05% -4.81% -

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 4,366 5,546 6,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 35.96% 36.66% 37.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,072 4,296 4,731
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +1.58%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,063 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +55 310 £40,000 +2.56% 54
East Midlands +23 78 £42,500 -2.86% 54
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 96 (24.74%) Windows
1 96 (24.74%) Internet
1 96 (24.74%) Degree
2 83 (21.39%) ITIL
3 70 (18.04%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
4 63 (16.24%) Firewall
5 60 (15.46%) Cisco
6 55 (14.18%) Finance
7 53 (13.66%) Project Management
8 51 (13.14%) Cybersecurity
9 50 (12.89%) Retail
10 47 (12.11%) C
11 46 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
11 46 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
12 45 (11.60%) WAN
13 44 (11.34%) Linux
14 41 (10.57%) Management Information System
15 39 (10.05%) LAN
15 39 (10.05%) Microsoft
15 39 (10.05%) Line Management
15 39 (10.05%) Self-Motivation
16 37 (9.54%) MPLS
16 37 (9.54%) Software Engineering
17 36 (9.28%) B2B
18 35 (9.02%) Data Analysis
19 34 (8.76%) Mathematics
19 34 (8.76%) SQL
20 33 (8.51%) Active Directory
20 33 (8.51%) SLA

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 (1.55%) IIS
1 6 (1.55%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.29%) Confluence
3 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (0.77%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.52%) CMS
5 2 (0.52%) SAS
6 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.26%) Mule
6 1 (0.26%) nginx
6 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (6.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.58%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.03%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.52%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.12%) Office 365
2 7 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (24.74%) Internet
2 63 (16.24%) Firewall
3 45 (11.60%) WAN
4 39 (10.05%) LAN
5 37 (9.54%) MPLS
6 32 (8.25%) VoIP
7 31 (7.99%) TCP/IP
8 24 (6.19%) BGP
9 22 (5.67%) Wireless
10 19 (4.90%) Broadband
11 16 (4.12%) DSL
11 16 (4.12%) Ethernet
11 16 (4.12%) Network Security
11 16 (4.12%) OSPF
11 16 (4.12%) VLAN
11 16 (4.12%) VPN
12 15 (3.87%) LTE
12 15 (3.87%) VPLS
13 12 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (2.58%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.47%) Big Data
2 14 (3.61%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.03%) Cognos Impromptu
3 4 (1.03%) MySQL
4 3 (0.77%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.52%) UniData
6 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.26%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.26%) QlikView
6 1 (0.26%) Redis
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (2.32%) JIRA
2 7 (1.80%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.29%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (0.77%) Rational Quality Manager
5 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.52%) Ant
6 2 (0.52%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.52%) gulp
6 2 (0.52%) Maven
7 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.26%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 55 (14.18%) Finance
2 50 (12.89%) Retail
3 31 (7.99%) Automotive
4 20 (5.15%) Manufacturing
5 17 (4.38%) Electronics
5 17 (4.38%) Marketing
6 9 (2.32%) Banking
7 8 (2.06%) Publishing
8 6 (1.55%) Back Office
8 6 (1.55%) Billing
8 6 (1.55%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 50 (12.89%) Network Engineer
2 33 (8.51%) Analyst
3 27 (6.96%) Developer
4 17 (4.38%) Infrastructure Manager
5 16 (4.12%) Data Analyst
6 15 (3.87%) Architect
6 15 (3.87%) Consultant
6 15 (3.87%) IT Manager
6 15 (3.87%) Support Engineer
7 13 (3.35%) IT Support
8 12 (3.09%) Administrator
9 11 (2.84%) Presales Consultant
9 11 (2.84%) Product Manager
9 11 (2.84%) Software Developer
9 11 (2.84%) Telecoms Consultant
10 10 (2.58%) Senior Manager
10 10 (2.58%) Software Engineer
10 10 (2.58%) Technical Support
10 10 (2.58%) Test Engineer
11 9 (2.32%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.90%) CSS
1 19 (4.90%) HTML
2 17 (4.38%) EDI
3 11 (2.84%) Laravel
4 9 (2.32%) Node.js
5 8 (2.06%) .NET
6 7 (1.80%) Middleware
7 6 (1.55%) EDIFACT
7 6 (1.55%) XML
8 4 (1.03%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.03%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.77%) jQuery
9 3 (0.77%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (0.52%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.52%) CGI
10 2 (0.52%) React
10 2 (0.52%) STL
10 2 (0.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 70 (18.04%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (10.57%) Management Information System
3 39 (10.05%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (7.99%) Data Centre
5 29 (7.47%) Internet of Things
6 17 (4.38%) Driving Licence
7 16 (4.12%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (3.35%) iSeries
9 10 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.58%) Handset
10 9 (2.32%) CPLD
10 9 (2.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 9 (2.32%) Verilog
10 9 (2.32%) VHDL
11 7 (1.80%) AS400
11 7 (1.80%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.55%) CESG
13 5 (1.29%) Fintech
14 4 (1.03%) CCTV
14 4 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 96 (24.74%) Windows
2 44 (11.34%) Linux
3 28 (7.22%) Windows Server
4 20 (5.15%) Unix
5 10 (2.58%) Mac OS
6 9 (2.32%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.55%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (1.29%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.03%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.03%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.26%) HPUX
13 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (21.39%) ITIL
2 63 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
3 53 (13.66%) Project Management
4 51 (13.14%) Cybersecurity
5 39 (10.05%) Line Management
6 37 (9.54%) Software Engineering
7 36 (9.28%) B2B
8 35 (9.02%) Data Analysis
9 34 (8.76%) Mathematics
10 32 (8.25%) Service Delivery
11 31 (7.99%) Analytics
12 30 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (7.73%) ITIL V3
13 29 (7.47%) Artificial Intelligence
13 29 (7.47%) Data Analytics
13 29 (7.47%) Data Visualisation
13 29 (7.47%) Visualisation
14 25 (6.44%) Mentoring
15 24 (6.19%) Computer Science
15 24 (6.19%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 47 (12.11%) C
2 34 (8.76%) SQL
3 19 (4.90%) JavaScript
4 18 (4.64%) C#
5 17 (4.38%) RPG
5 17 (4.38%) RPG IV
6 15 (3.87%) Java
7 13 (3.35%) PHP
8 10 (2.58%) Python
9 9 (2.32%) Embedded C
10 7 (1.80%) VB
11 6 (1.55%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.55%) C++
11 6 (1.55%) Perl
12 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.26%) Ruby
13 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 96 (24.74%) Degree
2 46 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (7.99%) CCNA
4 27 (6.96%) CCNP
5 24 (6.19%) HNC
6 15 (3.87%) HND
7 9 (2.32%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.80%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.55%) CCDP
9 6 (1.55%) CCIE
9 6 (1.55%) CISSP
9 6 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.55%) JNCIA
10 5 (1.29%) JNCIS
11 4 (1.03%) CISA
11 4 (1.03%) CISM
11 4 (1.03%) MCITP
11 4 (1.03%) MCSE
11 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.51%) SLA
2 9 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.80%) GDPR
3 7 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.80%) QA
4 4 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (1.03%) ISO 31000
4 4 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 4 (1.03%) PMO
5 3 (0.77%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.52%) COBIT
6 2 (0.52%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (2.32%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.03%) Firmware
7 2 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (3.35%) Netcool
2 10 (2.58%) OpenView
3 4 (1.03%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.03%) SCOM
4 1 (0.26%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) Cacti
4 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.26%) Observium
4 1 (0.26%) Packer
4 1 (0.26%) SCCM
4 1 (0.26%) Terraform
4 1 (0.26%) vRealize
4 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (15.46%) Cisco
2 39 (10.05%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.44%) VMware
4 20 (5.15%) SAP
5 19 (4.90%) Juniper
6 17 (4.38%) Citrix
6 17 (4.38%) JD Edwards
7 16 (4.12%) Avaya
7 16 (4.12%) Remedy
8 12 (3.09%) CheckPoint
8 12 (3.09%) HP
8 12 (3.09%) SolarWinds
9 11 (2.84%) Mitel
9 11 (2.84%) Oracle
10 10 (2.58%) IFS
11 9 (2.32%) Cerillion
11 9 (2.32%) Comptel
11 9 (2.32%) IBM
12 8 (2.06%) F5
12 8 (2.06%) Nokia