Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 103 147
Rank change year-on-year +39 +44 -46
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 414 377 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.92% 3.15% 2.15%
As % of the General category 11.90% 7.83% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 234 281 258
Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.17% +1.25% -13.04%
10th Percentile £27,000 £20,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £64,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year - +3.63% -3.50%

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 3,480 4,815 5,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 32.98% 40.18% 38.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,651 3,366 4,390
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,875 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +11 279 £42,500 +6.25% 37
East Midlands +58 133 £37,500 -11.76% 16
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 110 (26.57%) Problem-Solving
2 107 (25.85%) Wireless
3 103 (24.88%) CCTV
4 100 (24.15%) Finance
5 91 (21.98%) User Experience
6 89 (21.50%) Degree
7 80 (19.32%) Windows
8 75 (18.12%) Linux
9 67 (16.18%) Public Sector
10 66 (15.94%) Project Management
11 64 (15.46%) Cisco
12 59 (14.25%) WAN
13 58 (14.01%) Continuous Improvement
14 56 (13.53%) LAN
15 55 (13.29%) Microsoft
16 54 (13.04%) ITIL
17 52 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
17 52 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
18 50 (12.08%) Data Centre
19 48 (11.59%) Mentoring
20 47 (11.35%) Internet
21 45 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
22 44 (10.63%) Firewall
23 43 (10.39%) DNS
23 43 (10.39%) SAP
24 42 (10.14%) Oracle
25 41 (9.90%) C
25 41 (9.90%) VMware
25 41 (9.90%) Change Control
26 40 (9.66%) Manufacturing

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 17 (4.11%) Apache
2 11 (2.66%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.42%) IIS
4 9 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.21%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.97%) JBoss
7 2 (0.48%) Confluence
8 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.72%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.69%) Primavera
2 5 (1.21%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.48%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.48%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.24%) Data Workbench
4 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.04%) Office 365
2 14 (3.38%) Azure
3 8 (1.93%) AWS
4 7 (1.69%) Power Platform
5 3 (0.72%) SaaS
5 3 (0.72%) Serverless
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon Cognito
6 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.48%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.24%) GitHub
7 1 (0.24%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 107 (25.85%) Wireless
2 59 (14.25%) WAN
3 56 (13.53%) LAN
4 47 (11.35%) Internet
5 44 (10.63%) Firewall
6 43 (10.39%) DNS
7 33 (7.97%) Wi-Fi
8 32 (7.73%) VoIP
9 25 (6.04%) SMS
10 24 (5.80%) DHCP
11 20 (4.83%) TCP/IP
12 19 (4.59%) Network Security
13 18 (4.35%) Diameter Protocol
14 16 (3.86%) Broadband
14 16 (3.86%) MPLS
15 13 (3.14%) LTE
16 12 (2.90%) Structured Cabling
16 12 (2.90%) VPN
17 10 (2.42%) Ethernet
17 10 (2.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (1.69%) Big Data
3 7 (1.69%) MySQL
3 7 (1.69%) Power BI
3 7 (1.69%) QlikView
4 4 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.72%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.48%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.24%) DB2
7 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (8.45%) Git (software)
2 18 (4.35%) GDB
3 17 (4.11%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.62%) JIRA
5 14 (3.38%) JUnit
6 13 (3.14%) Maven
6 13 (3.14%) SonarQube
7 12 (2.90%) JMeter
8 11 (2.66%) Rational DOORS
9 10 (2.42%) Rational Quality Manager
10 9 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (1.69%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.21%) Jasmine
12 5 (1.21%) webpack
13 4 (0.97%) Babel
13 4 (0.97%) Gradle
13 4 (0.97%) Selenium
14 3 (0.72%) DbUnit
14 3 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 100 (24.15%) Finance
2 67 (16.18%) Public Sector
3 40 (9.66%) Manufacturing
4 39 (9.42%) Electronics
5 38 (9.18%) Marketing
6 17 (4.11%) Retail
7 10 (2.42%) Legal
8 6 (1.45%) Banking
9 4 (0.97%) Local Government
10 3 (0.72%) Advertising
10 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Police
Job Titles
1 46 (11.11%) Analyst
2 30 (7.25%) Support Engineer
3 28 (6.76%) Developer
4 26 (6.28%) Service Analyst
5 24 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
6 23 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 21 (5.07%) Software Engineer
8 20 (4.83%) Network Engineer
9 19 (4.59%) Java Developer
10 18 (4.35%) IT Engineer
11 17 (4.11%) IT Support
11 17 (4.11%) IT Support Engineer
12 16 (3.86%) Design Engineer
12 16 (3.86%) Head of Delivery
12 16 (3.86%) IT Analyst
12 16 (3.86%) Senior Developer
12 16 (3.86%) Senior Manager
13 15 (3.62%) Installations Engineer
14 14 (3.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 13 (3.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.07%) Spring
2 14 (3.38%) REST
3 13 (3.14%) Web Services
4 12 (2.90%) JPA
4 12 (2.90%) RESTful
5 10 (2.42%) CSS
5 10 (2.42%) HTML
5 10 (2.42%) J2EE
6 9 (2.17%) Apache NiFi
6 9 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
6 9 (2.17%) JDBC
6 9 (2.17%) Spring Boot
7 7 (1.69%) AngularJS
7 7 (1.69%) Swagger
8 6 (1.45%) Java EE
9 5 (1.21%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.21%) Jest
9 5 (1.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (0.97%) .NET
11 3 (0.72%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 103 (24.88%) CCTV
2 91 (21.98%) User Experience
3 52 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (12.08%) Data Centre
5 32 (7.73%) Self-Motivation
6 28 (6.76%) Smartphone
7 25 (6.04%) Management Information System
8 18 (4.35%) Cloud Native
9 12 (2.90%) e-Learning
10 11 (2.66%) Digital TV
10 11 (2.66%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.93%) Fibre Optics
12 7 (1.69%) AS400
13 6 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (1.21%) CESG
14 5 (1.21%) CMDB
14 5 (1.21%) Social Media
15 4 (0.97%) IVR
15 4 (0.97%) Virtual Team
16 3 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 80 (19.32%) Windows
2 75 (18.12%) Linux
3 29 (7.00%) Unix
4 12 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.42%) Windows 10
6 10 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.17%) Android
7 9 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.17%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.93%) HPUX
8 8 (1.93%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.69%) Solaris
10 3 (0.72%) CentOS
11 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (26.57%) Problem-Solving
2 66 (15.94%) Project Management
3 58 (14.01%) Continuous Improvement
4 54 (13.04%) ITIL
5 52 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (11.59%) Mentoring
7 45 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (9.90%) Change Control
9 35 (8.45%) Change Management
9 35 (8.45%) Programme Management
10 34 (8.21%) Digital Marketing
10 34 (8.21%) Project Delivery
11 33 (7.97%) OO
12 32 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (6.76%) Collaborative Working
14 27 (6.52%) Service Management
15 26 (6.28%) Software Engineering
16 23 (5.56%) Network Management
16 23 (5.56%) People Management
17 21 (5.07%) Chat Support
Programming Languages
1 41 (9.90%) C
2 37 (8.94%) SQL
3 26 (6.28%) C++
4 22 (5.31%) Java
5 20 (4.83%) Python
6 14 (3.38%) R
7 13 (3.14%) Rust
8 10 (2.42%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.21%) Assembly Language
9 5 (1.21%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.21%) PHP
10 4 (0.97%) C#
10 4 (0.97%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.72%) sed
12 2 (0.48%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.48%) Go
13 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.24%) ES6
13 1 (0.24%) ES7
Qualifications
1 89 (21.50%) Degree
2 38 (9.18%) HNC
2 38 (9.18%) Security Cleared
3 37 (8.94%) HND
4 32 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (6.28%) SC Cleared
6 24 (5.80%) CCNA
7 10 (2.42%) CISSP
8 9 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
8 9 (2.17%) ISTQB
8 9 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 9 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (1.93%) CCIE
10 6 (1.45%) CCAA
10 6 (1.45%) CCNP
10 6 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.21%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.04%) SLA
2 13 (3.14%) QA
3 10 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.21%) ISO 22301
5 3 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.48%) GDPR
6 2 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.48%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.48%) PMO
6 2 (0.48%) RMADS
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.24%) P3O
System Software
1 32 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (6.28%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.38%) Virtual Servers
4 13 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.42%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.17%) VirtualBox
7 7 (1.69%) Firmware
8 4 (0.97%) Docker
9 2 (0.48%) vCloud
9 2 (0.48%) XenApp
10 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (5.31%) SCCM
2 11 (2.66%) Netcool
3 9 (2.17%) Kibana
3 9 (2.17%) logstash
3 9 (2.17%) TeMIP
4 7 (1.69%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.72%) Ansible
5 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.72%) Puppet
6 2 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.48%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.48%) SCOM
6 2 (0.48%) Terraform
7 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.24%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.24%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) OpenView
Vendors
1 64 (15.46%) Cisco
2 55 (13.29%) Microsoft
3 43 (10.39%) SAP
4 42 (10.14%) Oracle
5 41 (9.90%) VMware
6 22 (5.31%) Juniper
7 21 (5.07%) HP
8 18 (4.35%) Remedy
9 16 (3.86%) Virgin Media
10 15 (3.62%) McAfee
10 15 (3.62%) Nokia
10 15 (3.62%) Veeam
11 14 (3.38%) Citrix
12 13 (3.14%) 3PAR
13 12 (2.90%) F5
13 12 (2.90%) SolarWinds
14 10 (2.42%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.42%) OpenText
15 9 (2.17%) Mitel
16 8 (1.93%) Red Hat