Period
to 20 October 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 20 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > North of England
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 153 83 118
Rank change year-on-year -70 +35 -16
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 119 617 555
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.60% 3.42% 2.60%
As % of the General category 5.40% 10.17% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 89 344 482
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £21,800 £20,000 £18,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 North of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,202 6,068 8,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 29.65% 33.66% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,755 4,474 6,363
Median annual salary £48,001 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,200
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.48% +3.24%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the North of England

Telecoms
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in the North of England.

Salary trend for Telecoms in the North of England

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in the North of England over the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the North of England

Telecoms
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the North of England region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
North West -27 85 £45,625 +1.39% 26
Yorkshire -49 28 £55,000 +47.65% 28
North East +5 6 £44,000 -12.00% 5
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 North of England region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 26 (21.85%) Finance
2 24 (20.17%) Project Management
3 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
3 23 (19.33%) Programme Management
4 22 (18.49%) Manufacturing
4 22 (18.49%) Wireless
5 21 (17.65%) Windows
6 19 (15.97%) Microsoft Office
6 19 (15.97%) SAP
6 19 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (15.97%) Degree
7 18 (15.13%) Marketing
7 18 (15.13%) Electronics
8 17 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
8 17 (14.29%) Public Sector
9 15 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (12.61%) MPLS
10 14 (11.76%) QA
11 13 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (10.92%) VoIP
11 13 (10.92%) SQL
12 12 (10.08%) Project Delivery
13 11 (9.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (9.24%) Ethernet
14 10 (8.40%) B2B
14 10 (8.40%) Linux
14 10 (8.40%) VMware
14 10 (8.40%) Software Engineering
14 10 (8.40%) Problem-Solving

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 4 (3.36%) Apache
1 4 (3.36%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.68%) Confluence
3 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (15.97%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) Azure
1 5 (4.20%) Power Platform
2 4 (3.36%) GCP
3 3 (2.52%) Office 365
4 2 (1.68%) Power Automate
4 2 (1.68%) PowerApps
5 1 (0.84%) AWS
5 1 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.84%) IaaS
5 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.49%) Wireless
2 15 (12.61%) MPLS
3 13 (10.92%) VoIP
4 11 (9.24%) Ethernet
5 9 (7.56%) Broadband
5 9 (7.56%) Network Security
6 8 (6.72%) ADSL
6 8 (6.72%) IMAP
6 8 (6.72%) VDSL
6 8 (6.72%) WAN
7 7 (5.88%) LAN
8 6 (5.04%) Unified Communications
8 6 (5.04%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (4.20%) 4G
9 5 (4.20%) 802.11
9 5 (4.20%) DHCP
9 5 (4.20%) DNS
9 5 (4.20%) Internet
9 5 (4.20%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.36%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.56%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (6.72%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 3 (2.52%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.52%) Power BI
3 3 (2.52%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (2.52%) QlikView
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) NUnit
1 8 (6.72%) SpecFlow
2 6 (5.04%) JIRA
3 1 (0.84%) Balsamiq
3 1 (0.84%) git-flow
General
1 26 (21.85%) Finance
2 22 (18.49%) Manufacturing
3 18 (15.13%) Electronics
3 18 (15.13%) Marketing
4 17 (14.29%) Public Sector
5 7 (5.88%) Legal
6 5 (4.20%) Local Government
7 4 (3.36%) Games
8 3 (2.52%) Social Housing
9 1 (0.84%) Advertising
9 1 (0.84%) Back Office
9 1 (0.84%) Banking
9 1 (0.84%) Billing
9 1 (0.84%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.84%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (16.81%) Analyst
2 11 (9.24%) Developer
2 11 (9.24%) Support Analyst
3 10 (8.40%) Technical Analyst
3 10 (8.40%) Technical Support
3 10 (8.40%) Technical Support Analyst
4 9 (7.56%) Senior Software Engineer
4 9 (7.56%) Software Engineer
5 8 (6.72%) .NET Software Engineer
5 8 (6.72%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (5.88%) Telecoms Manager
7 6 (5.04%) Coordinator
7 6 (5.04%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) Telecoms Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) IT Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Operations Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Wireless Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) .NET
1 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET
1 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET Core
2 8 (6.72%) .NET Core
2 8 (6.72%) Akka.NET
2 8 (6.72%) LINQ
2 8 (6.72%) Task Parallel Library
3 6 (5.04%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.52%) Node.js
4 3 (2.52%) React
4 3 (2.52%) REST
5 2 (1.68%) CSS
5 2 (1.68%) HTML
6 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.84%) CSS3
6 1 (0.84%) Django
6 1 (0.84%) RESTful
6 1 (0.84%) Velocity
6 1 (0.84%) Web Services
6 1 (0.84%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.56%) Virtual Team
3 8 (6.72%) Cloud Native
3 8 (6.72%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.20%) Smart Meter
6 4 (3.36%) Blog
6 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.52%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.52%) Life Science
7 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.52%) User Experience
8 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.68%) PKI
9 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.84%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.84%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.84%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.84%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.65%) Windows
2 10 (8.40%) Linux
3 8 (6.72%) Android
3 8 (6.72%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.36%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.68%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.17%) Project Management
2 23 (19.33%) Programme Management
3 19 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 13 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (10.08%) Project Delivery
7 11 (9.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (8.40%) B2B
8 10 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (8.40%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.56%) Change Management
9 9 (7.56%) OO
9 9 (7.56%) Process Improvement
9 9 (7.56%) TDD
9 9 (7.56%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.72%) ATDD
10 8 (6.72%) BDD
10 8 (6.72%) Microservices
10 8 (6.72%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.92%) SQL
2 9 (7.56%) C#
3 8 (6.72%) C
4 7 (5.88%) C++
5 6 (5.04%) Python
6 4 (3.36%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.84%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.84%) Java
9 1 (0.84%) PHP
9 1 (0.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (15.97%) Degree
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.88%) MCSA
4 4 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.36%) CISM
4 4 (3.36%) CISSP
4 4 (3.36%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.52%) CCIE
5 3 (2.52%) CCNA
5 3 (2.52%) CCNP
5 3 (2.52%) CISA
5 3 (2.52%) ISEB
5 3 (2.52%) MCSE
6 2 (1.68%) CCDA
6 2 (1.68%) CCDP
6 2 (1.68%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.76%) QA
2 8 (6.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.72%) SLA
3 4 (3.36%) COBIT
4 3 (2.52%) NIST
4 3 (2.52%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.68%) GDPR
5 2 (1.68%) PMO
6 1 (0.84%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 8 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.36%) Docker
4 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.68%) NFS
5 2 (1.68%) vSphere
6 1 (0.84%) Firmware
6 1 (0.84%) pfSense
6 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.84%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.84%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.52%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.68%) SCCM
4 1 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.84%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.84%) Graylog
4 1 (0.84%) Kibana
4 1 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.97%) SAP
3 10 (8.40%) VMware
4 7 (5.88%) Cisco
5 5 (4.20%) HP
6 4 (3.36%) Fortinet
6 4 (3.36%) Google
6 4 (3.36%) Nasuni
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle
7 3 (2.52%) Tableau
8 2 (1.68%) Aruba
8 2 (1.68%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.68%) Juniper
8 2 (1.68%) Mitel
8 2 (1.68%) NEC
8 2 (1.68%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.68%) QAD
8 2 (1.68%) Siemens
9 1 (0.84%) Draytek
9 1 (0.84%) Polycom