Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 129 95
Rank change year-on-year +15 -34 +19
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 354 365 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.68% 2.38% 2.93%
As % of the General category 7.33% 6.38% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 283 307 463
Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -9.09% +12.82%
10th Percentile £18,500 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -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 4,829 5,720 6,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 36.60% 37.26% 38.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3,587 4,475 5,150
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 +40 262 £37,500 - 43
East Midlands -5 93 £32,500 -23.53% 50
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 90 (25.42%) Windows
2 81 (22.88%) Internet
3 75 (21.19%) Finance
4 67 (18.93%) Degree
5 63 (17.80%) Microsoft
6 53 (14.97%) Firewall
7 51 (14.41%) Self-Motivation
8 50 (14.12%) ITIL
9 49 (13.84%) Cisco
10 48 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
11 46 (12.99%) Active Directory
12 45 (12.71%) Cisco Certification
12 45 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
13 43 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
14 41 (11.58%) Project Management
15 38 (10.73%) VoIP
15 38 (10.73%) WAN
15 38 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (10.17%) TCP/IP
17 35 (9.89%) Retail
18 34 (9.60%) CCNA
18 34 (9.60%) MPLS
19 32 (9.04%) VMware
19 32 (9.04%) Linux
20 31 (8.76%) LAN
20 31 (8.76%) Management Information System
21 30 (8.47%) SLA
21 30 (8.47%) Data Centre
22 29 (8.19%) Microsoft Excel
23 28 (7.91%) Cybersecurity

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 19 (5.37%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.69%) Confluence
5 5 (1.41%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.13%) IIS
7 2 (0.56%) SAS
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 48 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (8.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (6.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.85%) JDE OneWorld
1 3 (0.85%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.80%) Office 365
2 7 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.85%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.28%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.28%) npm
5 1 (0.28%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 81 (22.88%) Internet
2 53 (14.97%) Firewall
3 38 (10.73%) VoIP
3 38 (10.73%) WAN
4 36 (10.17%) TCP/IP
5 34 (9.60%) MPLS
6 31 (8.76%) LAN
7 23 (6.50%) Wireless
8 22 (6.21%) BGP
8 22 (6.21%) DSL
9 16 (4.52%) Broadband
9 16 (4.52%) Network Security
9 16 (4.52%) OSPF
9 16 (4.52%) VPN
10 13 (3.67%) DNS
10 13 (3.67%) VLAN
11 12 (3.39%) DHCP
11 12 (3.39%) Ethernet
12 11 (3.11%) IPv6
13 10 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.39%) Big Data
3 9 (2.54%) Cognos Impromptu
4 4 (1.13%) MySQL
5 2 (0.56%) GIS
5 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.28%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (2.82%) JIRA
2 7 (1.98%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.13%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (0.85%) Rational Quality Manager
6 2 (0.56%) Ant
6 2 (0.56%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.56%) gulp
6 2 (0.56%) Maven
6 2 (0.56%) webpack
7 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.28%) JMeter
7 1 (0.28%) JUnit
7 1 (0.28%) NUnit
7 1 (0.28%) Selenium
7 1 (0.28%) Subversion
7 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (0.28%) Xcode
General
1 75 (21.19%) Finance
2 35 (9.89%) Retail
3 21 (5.93%) Manufacturing
4 17 (4.80%) Marketing
5 16 (4.52%) Electronics
6 12 (3.39%) Automotive
7 7 (1.98%) Banking
7 7 (1.98%) Legal
8 6 (1.69%) Law
9 5 (1.41%) Billing
10 4 (1.13%) Publishing
11 2 (0.56%) French Language
12 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (12.71%) Network Engineer
2 34 (9.60%) Developer
3 31 (8.76%) Support Engineer
4 29 (8.19%) Analyst
5 25 (7.06%) Technical Support
6 16 (4.52%) IT Support
6 16 (4.52%) Network Support
6 16 (4.52%) Software Developer
7 15 (4.24%) IT Manager
7 15 (4.24%) Network Support Engineer
7 15 (4.24%) Service Desk Engineer
8 11 (3.11%) Architect
8 11 (3.11%) Consultant
9 10 (2.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (2.82%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 10 (2.82%) Data Analyst
9 10 (2.82%) IT Engineer
9 10 (2.82%) Product Manager
9 10 (2.82%) Service Design Specialist
10 9 (2.54%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.06%) CSS
1 25 (7.06%) HTML
2 14 (3.95%) .NET
3 10 (2.82%) EDI
3 10 (2.82%) Laravel
4 8 (2.26%) Node.js
5 7 (1.98%) AngularJS
5 7 (1.98%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.98%) Middleware
5 7 (1.98%) WSH
6 6 (1.69%) jQuery
6 6 (1.69%) React
7 5 (1.41%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.41%) CSS3
7 5 (1.41%) HTML5
8 4 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.85%) CGI
9 3 (0.85%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (0.85%) REST
10 2 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.41%) Self-Motivation
2 45 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (8.76%) Management Information System
4 30 (8.47%) Data Centre
5 20 (5.65%) Driving Licence
6 15 (4.24%) Computer Science
7 13 (3.67%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (2.82%) Internet of Things
9 8 (2.26%) CPLD
9 8 (2.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 8 (2.26%) Verilog
9 8 (2.26%) VHDL
10 7 (1.98%) AS400
10 7 (1.98%) iSeries
11 6 (1.69%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.41%) CCTV
12 5 (1.41%) CESG
12 5 (1.41%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.13%) Credit Risk
14 3 (0.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 90 (25.42%) Windows
2 32 (9.04%) Linux
3 28 (7.91%) Windows Server
4 18 (5.08%) Mac OS
5 11 (3.11%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.26%) Mac OS X
6 8 (2.26%) Windows 10
6 8 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.13%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.85%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.28%) HPUX
11 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (14.12%) ITIL
2 43 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
3 41 (11.58%) Project Management
4 38 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (7.91%) Cybersecurity
6 27 (7.63%) Presales
7 25 (7.06%) Mentoring
8 24 (6.78%) Customer Requirements
9 23 (6.50%) Line Management
9 23 (6.50%) Service Delivery
10 22 (6.21%) B2B
10 22 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (5.37%) CRM
11 19 (5.37%) PRINCE2
12 18 (5.08%) Decision-Making
13 17 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 17 (4.80%) Mathematics
14 16 (4.52%) Programme Management
14 16 (4.52%) Service Management
14 16 (4.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.63%) C
2 26 (7.34%) JavaScript
3 24 (6.78%) C#
4 21 (5.93%) SQL
5 16 (4.52%) Java
6 11 (3.11%) PHP
7 10 (2.82%) PowerShell
7 10 (2.82%) Python
7 10 (2.82%) RPG
7 10 (2.82%) RPG IV
8 8 (2.26%) C++
8 8 (2.26%) Embedded C
8 8 (2.26%) VB
9 7 (1.98%) VBScript
10 6 (1.69%) Perl
11 5 (1.41%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.85%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.56%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.28%) Ruby
14 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (18.93%) Degree
2 45 (12.71%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (9.60%) CCNA
4 19 (5.37%) CCNP
5 13 (3.67%) HNC
6 11 (3.11%) HND
7 7 (1.98%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.69%) CISSP
8 6 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.41%) CCDP
9 5 (1.41%) JNCIA
9 5 (1.41%) JNCIS
10 4 (1.13%) CISA
10 4 (1.13%) CISM
10 4 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.13%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.85%) MCSE
11 3 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.47%) SLA
2 7 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.69%) PMO
4 5 (1.41%) QA
5 4 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (1.13%) ISO 31000
5 4 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 3 (0.85%) GDPR
6 3 (0.85%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (12.99%) Active Directory
2 25 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.67%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.54%) vSphere
5 6 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.85%) Firmware
7 1 (0.28%) Docker
7 1 (0.28%) KVM
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (2.54%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (1.98%) SCCM
3 4 (1.13%) Netcool
4 2 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.56%) SCOM
5 1 (0.28%) Ansible
5 1 (0.28%) Nagios
5 1 (0.28%) OpenView
5 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.28%) Puppet
5 1 (0.28%) vRealize
5 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (17.80%) Microsoft
2 49 (13.84%) Cisco
3 32 (9.04%) VMware
4 21 (5.93%) SAP
5 13 (3.67%) Juniper
6 11 (3.11%) Mitel
7 10 (2.82%) JD Edwards
7 10 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.54%) McAfee
8 9 (2.54%) SolarWinds
9 8 (2.26%) CheckPoint
9 8 (2.26%) Veeam
10 7 (1.98%) Avaya
10 7 (1.98%) F5
10 7 (1.98%) Oracle
10 7 (1.98%) Remedy
11 6 (1.69%) Citrix
11 6 (1.69%) Nokia
12 5 (1.41%) Blue Coat
12 5 (1.41%) BT