Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 143 118
Rank change year-on-year +71 -25 -13
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 442 305 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.78% 2.17% 2.53%
As % of the General category 10.56% 5.26% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 320 273 301
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -11.69% -8.33%
10th Percentile £24,750 £8,775 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £57,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 4,184 5,800 6,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 35.76% 41.23% 39.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3,084 4,414 4,779
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,591
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.70% +1.48%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +54 315 £44,500 +28.99% 51
East Midlands +45 119 £50,000 +156.41% 35
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 108 (24.43%) Degree
2 101 (22.85%) ITIL
3 100 (22.62%) CCTV
4 96 (21.72%) Wireless
5 94 (21.27%) User Experience
6 83 (18.78%) Problem-Solving
7 82 (18.55%) Finance
8 66 (14.93%) Cisco Certification
9 65 (14.71%) Cisco
10 64 (14.48%) WAN
10 64 (14.48%) Firewall
11 58 (13.12%) LAN
12 56 (12.67%) Microsoft
13 54 (12.22%) Public Sector
14 53 (11.99%) SLA
15 52 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
16 51 (11.54%) Windows
17 46 (10.41%) HNC
17 46 (10.41%) SQL
18 45 (10.18%) HND
19 44 (9.95%) Electronics
20 43 (9.73%) Manufacturing
21 41 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
22 40 (9.05%) CCNA
23 39 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
23 39 (8.82%) SQL Server
23 39 (8.82%) Project Management
24 38 (8.60%) Linux
25 36 (8.14%) SAP
26 35 (7.92%) Business Intelligence

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 11 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.58%) CMS
4 6 (1.36%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.90%) Apache
5 4 (0.90%) IIS
6 3 (0.68%) JBoss
7 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 39 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (7.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.45%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.45%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.45%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.23%) Data Workbench
3 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.23%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.88%) Office 365
2 23 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.62%) Serverless
4 10 (2.26%) Power Platform
5 9 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (1.81%) AWS CodePipeline
6 8 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (1.58%) GitHub
7 7 (1.58%) npm
7 7 (1.58%) SaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.23%) AWS IoT
8 1 (0.23%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.23%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 96 (21.72%) Wireless
2 64 (14.48%) Firewall
2 64 (14.48%) WAN
3 58 (13.12%) LAN
4 32 (7.24%) VoIP
5 29 (6.56%) Broadband
5 29 (6.56%) VLAN
6 28 (6.33%) MPLS
6 28 (6.33%) Wi-Fi
7 25 (5.66%) BGP
8 24 (5.43%) Internet
8 24 (5.43%) SMS
9 22 (4.98%) OSPF
10 20 (4.52%) VPN
11 14 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (2.94%) DHCP
13 12 (2.71%) Multicast
13 12 (2.71%) Network Security
14 10 (2.26%) LTE
14 10 (2.26%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.26%) Power BI
6 10 (2.26%) QlikView
7 8 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (1.58%) MySQL
9 6 (1.36%) Qlik Sense
9 6 (1.36%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.13%) Big Data
10 5 (1.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 5 (1.13%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.13%) GIS
10 5 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.45%) Sisense
13 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (1.58%) Jasmine
1 7 (1.58%) JIRA
1 7 (1.58%) Mocha
1 7 (1.58%) webpack
2 5 (1.13%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.68%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.68%) DbUnit
3 3 (0.68%) Gradle
3 3 (0.68%) JMeter
3 3 (0.68%) JUnit
3 3 (0.68%) Maven
3 3 (0.68%) MSI
3 3 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.45%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.23%) Rational Quality Manager
General
1 82 (18.55%) Finance
2 54 (12.22%) Public Sector
3 44 (9.95%) Electronics
4 43 (9.73%) Manufacturing
5 35 (7.92%) Marketing
6 25 (5.66%) Retail
7 19 (4.30%) Billing
8 13 (2.94%) Legal
9 11 (2.49%) Banking
10 9 (2.04%) Local Government
11 6 (1.36%) Games
11 6 (1.36%) Multimedia
12 5 (1.13%) Advertising
12 5 (1.13%) Environmental Health
12 5 (1.13%) Social Housing
13 2 (0.45%) Automotive
13 2 (0.45%) Back Office
14 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (9.50%) Analyst
2 35 (7.92%) Developer
3 27 (6.11%) Network Engineer
4 24 (5.43%) Architect
5 20 (4.52%) Consultant
6 19 (4.30%) Telecoms Manager
7 18 (4.07%) Service Analyst
8 17 (3.85%) Project Manager
8 17 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (3.17%) Provisioning Engineer
9 14 (3.17%) Support Engineer
10 13 (2.94%) Head of Operations
10 13 (2.94%) Java Developer
11 12 (2.71%) Head of Technical Operations
11 12 (2.71%) NOC Engineer
11 12 (2.71%) Test Engineer
12 11 (2.49%) Applications Engineer
13 10 (2.26%) Delivery Manager
13 10 (2.26%) Firmware Engineer
13 10 (2.26%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.52%) CSS
2 18 (4.07%) HTML
3 14 (3.17%) AngularJS
4 10 (2.26%) .NET
5 9 (2.04%) RESTful
5 9 (2.04%) Spring
6 8 (1.81%) AWS Amplify
6 8 (1.81%) JSON
6 8 (1.81%) Vue.js
7 7 (1.58%) Chai
7 7 (1.58%) Jest
7 7 (1.58%) jQuery
7 7 (1.58%) Material Design
7 7 (1.58%) OAuth
7 7 (1.58%) ONVIF
7 7 (1.58%) React
7 7 (1.58%) React Native
7 7 (1.58%) Redux
7 7 (1.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (1.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 100 (22.62%) CCTV
2 94 (21.27%) User Experience
3 41 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (7.24%) Data Centre
5 30 (6.79%) Management Information System
6 27 (6.11%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (4.52%) Driving Licence
8 15 (3.39%) Fibre Optics
9 11 (2.49%) Handset
10 9 (2.04%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.36%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.36%) Digital TV
11 6 (1.36%) e-Learning
11 6 (1.36%) Replication
12 5 (1.13%) AS400
12 5 (1.13%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.90%) PMI
14 3 (0.68%) CESG
14 3 (0.68%) CMDB
14 3 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 51 (11.54%) Windows
2 38 (8.60%) Linux
3 22 (4.98%) Windows Server
4 21 (4.75%) Unix
5 19 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 14 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (2.04%) Solaris
9 8 (1.81%) HPUX
9 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.36%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.13%) Android
11 5 (1.13%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.90%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.45%) VMS
14 1 (0.23%) CentOS
14 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (22.85%) ITIL
2 83 (18.78%) Problem-Solving
3 52 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (8.82%) Project Management
5 35 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (7.92%) Incident Management
6 34 (7.69%) Service Management
7 33 (7.47%) Coaching
7 33 (7.47%) Mentoring
8 32 (7.24%) Programme Management
9 29 (6.56%) CRM
9 29 (6.56%) Digital Marketing
10 27 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 27 (6.11%) Service Delivery
11 24 (5.43%) PRINCE2
12 23 (5.20%) Change Control
13 22 (4.98%) Change Management
13 22 (4.98%) Network Management
14 21 (4.75%) Software Engineering
15 20 (4.52%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 46 (10.41%) SQL
2 24 (5.43%) C
3 23 (5.20%) Java
3 23 (5.20%) JavaScript
4 16 (3.62%) C++
5 10 (2.26%) Python
6 8 (1.81%) Go
6 8 (1.81%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.58%) ES6
7 7 (1.58%) ES7
8 6 (1.36%) C#
9 5 (1.13%) PHP
9 5 (1.13%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.13%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.90%) sed
11 2 (0.45%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.45%) RPG
11 2 (0.45%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.23%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.23%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 108 (24.43%) Degree
2 66 (14.93%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (10.41%) HNC
4 45 (10.18%) HND
5 40 (9.05%) CCNA
6 25 (5.66%) CCNP
7 23 (5.20%) CCIE
7 23 (5.20%) JNCIA
8 19 (4.30%) CCDP
9 18 (4.07%) JNCIP
10 17 (3.85%) CCIE Service Provider
10 17 (3.85%) CCSP
10 17 (3.85%) JNCIE
11 16 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (2.71%) Security Cleared
13 10 (2.26%) SC Cleared
14 9 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (2.04%) TOGAF Certification
15 8 (1.81%) MCSE
16 7 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (11.99%) SLA
2 8 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.36%) PMO
4 5 (1.13%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.90%) GDPR
6 2 (0.45%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.45%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 21 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.07%) Firmware
3 13 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.58%) Docker
6 5 (1.13%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.45%) KVM
7 2 (0.45%) vCloud
7 2 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.45%) XenApp
7 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.71%) FortiGate
2 11 (2.49%) Netcool
3 9 (2.04%) Terraform
4 6 (1.36%) AirWatch
4 6 (1.36%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.90%) Ansible
5 4 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.90%) Puppet
5 4 (0.90%) SCCM
6 3 (0.68%) Cacti
6 3 (0.68%) Observium
7 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.23%) Packer
7 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 65 (14.71%) Cisco
2 56 (12.67%) Microsoft
3 36 (8.14%) SAP
4 26 (5.88%) Avaya
5 24 (5.43%) Oracle
5 24 (5.43%) VMware
6 23 (5.20%) Juniper
7 19 (4.30%) Mitel
8 16 (3.62%) Remedy
9 15 (3.39%) Red Hat
9 15 (3.39%) Virgin Media
10 12 (2.71%) Citrix
11 10 (2.26%) Nokia
12 9 (2.04%) BT
13 8 (1.81%) EMC
13 8 (1.81%) Xilinx
14 7 (1.58%) Ericsson
14 7 (1.58%) Verint
15 6 (1.36%) BMC
16 5 (1.13%) Cadence