Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 111 67 98
Rank change year-on-year -44 +31 +46
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 126 409 392
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.27% 3.91% 3.23%
As % of the General category 6.37% 11.90% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 145 250 317
Median annual salary £41,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.21% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,750 £62,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 1,977 3,438 4,871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 35.63% 32.86% 40.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,467 2,646 3,443
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,360 £27,000 £25,775
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £71,000
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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -35 87 £45,000 +5.88% 34
East Midlands -13 38 £38,500 +2.67% 17
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 31 (24.60%) Microsoft
2 27 (21.43%) Finance
3 25 (19.84%) Public Sector
4 24 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (19.05%) Cisco
5 22 (17.46%) VoIP
5 22 (17.46%) SQL
6 18 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 17 (13.49%) Scrum
7 17 (13.49%) JavaScript
8 16 (12.70%) Windows
9 15 (11.90%) SAP
9 15 (11.90%) VMware
9 15 (11.90%) Manufacturing
9 15 (11.90%) Marketing
9 15 (11.90%) Degree
10 14 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
10 14 (11.11%) Electronics
10 14 (11.11%) Network Design
10 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
10 14 (11.11%) MySQL
10 14 (11.11%) WAN
10 14 (11.11%) LAN
10 14 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 13 (10.32%) Azure
11 13 (10.32%) AWS
11 13 (10.32%) Windows Server
11 13 (10.32%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (9.52%) Security Cleared

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 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.59%) Smallworld
2 1 (0.79%) Apache
2 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.79%) IIS
2 1 (0.79%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.35%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (3.97%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.79%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.32%) AWS
1 13 (10.32%) Azure
2 3 (2.38%) GCP
2 3 (2.38%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.79%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (0.79%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Power Platform
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.46%) VoIP
2 14 (11.11%) LAN
2 14 (11.11%) WAN
3 13 (10.32%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (7.14%) Wireless
5 7 (5.56%) RTP
5 7 (5.56%) SDH
6 6 (4.76%) BGP
6 6 (4.76%) Firewall
6 6 (4.76%) OSPF
7 5 (3.97%) DNS
8 4 (3.17%) MPLS
8 4 (3.17%) Network Security
8 4 (3.17%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (2.38%) 4G
9 3 (2.38%) Multicast
9 3 (2.38%) RSVP
9 3 (2.38%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (2.38%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (2.38%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.11%) MySQL
2 9 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.59%) GIS
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.79%) MS Access
4 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.79%) Power BI
4 1 (0.79%) QlikView
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.79%) eggPlant
2 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.79%) JBehave
2 1 (0.79%) JUnit
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.79%) Protractor
2 1 (0.79%) Selenium
2 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (21.43%) Finance
2 25 (19.84%) Public Sector
3 15 (11.90%) Manufacturing
3 15 (11.90%) Marketing
4 14 (11.11%) Electronics
5 4 (3.17%) Advertising
5 4 (3.17%) Local Government
6 2 (1.59%) Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Legal
6 2 (1.59%) Retail
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (18.25%) Developer
2 13 (10.32%) Design Engineer
3 12 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 10 (7.94%) Architect
5 9 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 7 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 6 (4.76%) Administrator
7 6 (4.76%) Development Team Leader
7 6 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.97%) .NET Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.97%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (3.97%) IT Support
8 5 (3.97%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Lead Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Lead Java Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.97%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 11 (8.73%) CSS
2 11 (8.73%) HTML
3 10 (7.94%) .NET
3 10 (7.94%) React
4 8 (6.35%) .NET Core
5 7 (5.56%) RESTful
6 5 (3.97%) .NET Framework
6 5 (3.97%) REST
6 5 (3.97%) SOAP
7 4 (3.17%) Node.js
8 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.38%) Entity Framework
8 3 (2.38%) Sass
8 3 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.38%) Vue.js
9 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.59%) jQuery
9 2 (1.59%) LAMP
9 2 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.76%) Virtual Team
3 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.38%) CCTV
4 3 (2.38%) CESG
4 3 (2.38%) Digital TV
4 3 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.38%) User Experience
5 2 (1.59%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.59%) Fibre Optics
5 2 (1.59%) NHS
6 1 (0.79%) CMDB
6 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.79%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.79%) Optoelectronics
6 1 (0.79%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.70%) Windows
2 13 (10.32%) Windows Server
3 10 (7.94%) Linux
4 9 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.56%) Unix
6 6 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.97%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 17 (13.49%) Scrum
4 14 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 14 (11.11%) Network Design
5 11 (8.73%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (7.94%) Project Management
7 8 (6.35%) Business Development
7 8 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.35%) Test Automation
8 7 (5.56%) Multithreading
8 7 (5.56%) MVC
8 7 (5.56%) TDD
9 6 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.76%) Integration Testing
9 6 (4.76%) Kanban
9 6 (4.76%) Parallel Programming
9 6 (4.76%) People Management
9 6 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.46%) SQL
2 17 (13.49%) JavaScript
3 9 (7.14%) C#
4 7 (5.56%) C++
5 6 (4.76%) Java
6 5 (3.97%) Go
6 5 (3.97%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.38%) PHP
8 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.59%) Python
9 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (11.90%) Degree
2 12 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (6.35%) CCNP
5 8 (6.35%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.97%) HNC
7 4 (3.17%) CCNA
8 3 (2.38%) CCDP
8 3 (2.38%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (2.38%) CISA
8 3 (2.38%) CISM
8 3 (2.38%) CISSP
8 3 (2.38%) HND
8 3 (2.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 2 (1.59%) CCDA
9 2 (1.59%) CCIE
9 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.59%) MCSE
9 2 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) GDPR
1 5 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.17%) NCSC
3 3 (2.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.59%) PMO
5 1 (0.79%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.79%) QA
5 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.94%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.56%) Docker
4 5 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.38%) vSphere
6 1 (0.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (3.97%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (1.59%) Ansible
2 2 (1.59%) Netcool
2 2 (1.59%) SCCM
2 2 (1.59%) SCOM
2 2 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.79%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (24.60%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.05%) Cisco
3 15 (11.90%) SAP
3 15 (11.90%) VMware
4 6 (4.76%) Avaya
4 6 (4.76%) Juniper
5 5 (3.97%) Cramer
5 5 (3.97%) Nokia
5 5 (3.97%) Oracle
6 4 (3.17%) BroadSoft
6 4 (3.17%) Citrix
6 4 (3.17%) Dell
6 4 (3.17%) Ericsson
6 4 (3.17%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.38%) Huawei
7 3 (2.38%) Mitel
8 2 (1.59%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.59%) McAfee
8 2 (1.59%) NetApp
8 2 (1.59%) Splunk