Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > Midlands
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 71 152
Rank change year-on-year -36 +81 -29
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 149 468 321
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.45% 3.84% 2.13%
As % of the General category 7.12% 10.35% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 103 375 276
Median annual salary £38,000 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +25.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £26,650 £23,700 £8,775
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,250 £59,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%

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 2,093 4,522 6,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 34.35% 37.11% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,589 3,218 4,699
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 2020. 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 -32 115 £45,000 +5.88% 24
East Midlands +3 34 £29,638 -43.55% 7
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 41 (27.52%) Microsoft
2 37 (24.83%) Windows
3 32 (21.48%) Degree
3 32 (21.48%) Security Cleared
4 31 (20.81%) SC Cleared
5 30 (20.13%) VMware
6 29 (19.46%) Internet
7 28 (18.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 28 (18.79%) Data Centre
8 27 (18.12%) Wireless
9 25 (16.78%) Finance
10 24 (16.11%) Cisco
10 24 (16.11%) DNS
11 23 (15.44%) CCTV
12 21 (14.09%) User Experience
12 21 (14.09%) SCOM
13 20 (13.42%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (13.42%) ITIL
14 19 (12.75%) Project Management
15 18 (12.08%) Juniper
16 17 (11.41%) McAfee
17 16 (10.74%) Microsoft Excel
17 16 (10.74%) SolarWinds
17 16 (10.74%) Public Sector
18 15 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
18 15 (10.07%) Firewall
19 14 (9.40%) SLA
19 14 (9.40%) LAN
19 14 (9.40%) HNC
20 13 (8.72%) WAN

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 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.34%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 16 (10.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.03%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.67%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Teamcenter
2 3 (2.01%) Primavera
3 1 (0.67%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.38%) Office 365
2 7 (4.70%) AWS
3 4 (2.68%) Azure
4 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.67%) Smartsheet
4 1 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.46%) Internet
2 27 (18.12%) Wireless
3 24 (16.11%) DNS
4 15 (10.07%) Firewall
5 14 (9.40%) LAN
6 13 (8.72%) WAN
7 10 (6.71%) SMS
7 10 (6.71%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (4.70%) VoIP
9 5 (3.36%) Network Security
10 4 (2.68%) 5G
10 4 (2.68%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (2.68%) Structured Cabling
10 4 (2.68%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.01%) 3G
11 3 (2.01%) 4G
11 3 (2.01%) DWDM
11 3 (2.01%) LTE
11 3 (2.01%) MPLS
12 2 (1.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.36%) Big Data
3 2 (1.34%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.34%) MySQL
4 1 (0.67%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.67%) QlikView
4 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.67%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.67%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.34%) JIRA
2 2 (1.34%) JUnit
2 2 (1.34%) Mockito
2 2 (1.34%) Subversion
3 1 (0.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 25 (16.78%) Finance
2 16 (10.74%) Public Sector
3 9 (6.04%) Local Government
4 6 (4.03%) Legal
5 4 (2.68%) Marketing
5 4 (2.68%) Retail
6 3 (2.01%) Electronics
7 2 (1.34%) Advertising
7 2 (1.34%) Automotive
7 2 (1.34%) Banking
7 2 (1.34%) Billing
7 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.67%) Back Office
8 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (10.74%) Support Engineer
2 12 (8.05%) Developer
2 12 (8.05%) IT Engineer
2 12 (8.05%) NOC Engineer
3 11 (7.38%) IT Support
3 11 (7.38%) IT Support Engineer
3 11 (7.38%) Senior Manager
4 9 (6.04%) Administrator
4 9 (6.04%) Analyst
4 9 (6.04%) Installations Engineer
4 9 (6.04%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (5.37%) Design Engineer
5 8 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (5.37%) Project Manager
5 8 (5.37%) Test Engineer
5 8 (5.37%) Windows Administrator
5 8 (5.37%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 7 (4.70%) Network Engineer
6 7 (4.70%) Service Analyst
6 7 (4.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.01%) REST
2 2 (1.34%) Django
2 2 (1.34%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.34%) Java EE
2 2 (1.34%) LAMP
2 2 (1.34%) Spring
2 2 (1.34%) Web Services
3 1 (0.67%) .NET
3 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.67%) CSS
3 1 (0.67%) HTML
3 1 (0.67%) Laravel
3 1 (0.67%) LDAP
3 1 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.79%) Data Centre
2 23 (15.44%) CCTV
3 21 (14.09%) User Experience
4 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.70%) e-Learning
5 7 (4.70%) Smartphone
6 5 (3.36%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.36%) PACS
7 4 (2.68%) Digital TV
7 4 (2.68%) Life Science
7 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.01%) Internet of Things
8 3 (2.01%) NHS
9 2 (1.34%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.34%) Fibre Optics
9 2 (1.34%) PKI
10 1 (0.67%) LIMS
10 1 (0.67%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 37 (24.83%) Windows
2 9 (6.04%) Linux
3 7 (4.70%) Android
4 5 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.01%) Solaris
6 2 (1.34%) CentOS
6 2 (1.34%) HPUX
6 2 (1.34%) Unix
6 2 (1.34%) VMS
6 2 (1.34%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.34%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.67%) CatOS
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.79%) Continuous Improvement
2 20 (13.42%) ITIL
3 19 (12.75%) Project Management
4 15 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (8.72%) Logistics
6 12 (8.05%) Self-Awareness
7 11 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (7.38%) PRINCE2
7 11 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (6.71%) Change Management
8 10 (6.71%) Commercial Awareness
9 9 (6.04%) Analytics
9 9 (6.04%) ITIL V3
9 9 (6.04%) Service Management
10 8 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (5.37%) Network Management
10 8 (5.37%) Time Management
11 7 (4.70%) Change Control
11 7 (4.70%) Project Delivery
11 7 (4.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.70%) SQL
2 5 (3.36%) C++
3 4 (2.68%) Python
4 3 (2.01%) PHP
5 2 (1.34%) C
5 2 (1.34%) C#
5 2 (1.34%) Java
5 2 (1.34%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (21.48%) Degree
1 32 (21.48%) Security Cleared
2 31 (20.81%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.40%) HNC
4 8 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.37%) HND
5 6 (4.03%) CCNP
5 6 (4.03%) CISSP
5 6 (4.03%) DBS Check
6 5 (3.36%) CISA
7 4 (2.68%) CCNA
7 4 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.34%) CISM
8 2 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.34%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (1.34%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.34%) MCSA
8 2 (1.34%) MCSE
8 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.40%) SLA
2 8 (5.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.36%) QA
4 3 (2.01%) NIST
5 2 (1.34%) GDPR
5 2 (1.34%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.67%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.67%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.67%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.67%) P3O
6 1 (0.67%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (13.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.68%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (14.09%) SCOM
2 13 (8.72%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (8.72%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (3.36%) SCCM
4 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.67%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 41 (27.52%) Microsoft
2 30 (20.13%) VMware
3 24 (16.11%) Cisco
4 18 (12.08%) Juniper
5 17 (11.41%) McAfee
6 16 (10.74%) SolarWinds
7 13 (8.72%) Virgin Media
8 10 (6.71%) Dell
9 8 (5.37%) HP
9 8 (5.37%) NetApp
9 8 (5.37%) Oracle
10 5 (3.36%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.68%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.68%) Veeam
12 3 (2.01%) BT
12 3 (2.01%) Fortinet
12 3 (2.01%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.34%) Brocade
13 2 (1.34%) Remedy
13 2 (1.34%) SAP