Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > North of England
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 152 118 142
Rank change year-on-year -34 +24 -42
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 304 510 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 1.94% 2.70% 2.30%
As % of the General category 5.66% 7.29% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 248 409 490
North of England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £65,750 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year - +1.01% -1.00%

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 North of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,369 6,994 10,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 34.31% 37.09% 41.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4,015 5,413 7,799
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,430
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.90% +4.86%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the North of England over the 6 months to 16 February 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 16 February 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 -67 138 £42,915 -4.63% 68
Yorkshire +15 133 £38,000 -5.00% 45
North East +21 33 £42,915 +7.29% 11
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 64 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 60 (19.74%) Windows
3 53 (17.43%) ITIL
4 52 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (16.12%) Firewall
6 47 (15.46%) Mentoring
7 46 (15.13%) Cisco
8 43 (14.14%) Finance
9 42 (13.82%) Linux
10 39 (12.83%) WAN
10 39 (12.83%) Service Delivery
11 37 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
11 37 (12.17%) Public Sector
12 36 (11.84%) Continuous Improvement
13 35 (11.51%) Wireless
13 35 (11.51%) VoIP
14 33 (10.86%) Broadband
14 33 (10.86%) Wi-Fi
15 32 (10.53%) Project Management
15 32 (10.53%) LAN
16 30 (9.87%) Retail
16 30 (9.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 29 (9.54%) DNS
17 29 (9.54%) Data Centre
18 27 (8.88%) QA
19 26 (8.55%) Degree
19 26 (8.55%) DHCP
20 25 (8.22%) Change Management
20 25 (8.22%) VMware

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 9 (2.96%) Skype for Business
2 7 (2.30%) Confluence
3 6 (1.97%) IIS
4 4 (1.32%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.99%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.99%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.66%) nginx
6 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.33%) Apache
7 1 (0.33%) Camunda
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.33%) GemFire
7 1 (0.33%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (4.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.61%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.64%) SAP CO
1 5 (1.64%) SAP FI
1 5 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.99%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.33%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.26%) Office 365
2 14 (4.61%) Azure
3 10 (3.29%) AWS
4 5 (1.64%) SaaS
5 4 (1.32%) IaaS
6 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.33%) GCP
7 1 (0.33%) Google Docs
7 1 (0.33%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.33%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 49 (16.12%) Firewall
2 39 (12.83%) WAN
3 35 (11.51%) VoIP
3 35 (11.51%) Wireless
4 33 (10.86%) Broadband
4 33 (10.86%) Wi-Fi
5 32 (10.53%) LAN
6 29 (9.54%) DNS
7 26 (8.55%) DHCP
8 25 (8.22%) Internet
9 17 (5.59%) Ethernet
9 17 (5.59%) TCP/IP
10 16 (5.26%) MPLS
11 14 (4.61%) BGP
12 13 (4.28%) VPN
13 12 (3.95%) OSPF
14 11 (3.62%) Network Security
15 9 (2.96%) Skype
16 8 (2.63%) PBX
17 7 (2.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.29%) MySQL
2 9 (2.96%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.64%) SAP HANA
4 4 (1.32%) MariaDB
4 4 (1.32%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.33%) Big Data
6 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.33%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.33%) Looker
6 1 (0.33%) Power BI
6 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.63%) JIRA
3 7 (2.30%) GitLab
4 3 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.99%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.66%) CF BOSH
5 2 (0.66%) git-flow
5 2 (0.66%) Maven
6 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.33%) Log4j
6 1 (0.33%) Mockito
6 1 (0.33%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.33%) Protractor
6 1 (0.33%) Selenium
General
1 43 (14.14%) Finance
2 37 (12.17%) Public Sector
3 30 (9.87%) Retail
4 23 (7.57%) Manufacturing
5 16 (5.26%) Electronics
5 16 (5.26%) Marketing
6 14 (4.61%) Local Government
7 10 (3.29%) Banking
8 9 (2.96%) Automotive
8 9 (2.96%) Legal
9 7 (2.30%) Digital Economy
9 7 (2.30%) Police
10 4 (1.32%) Billing
11 3 (0.99%) Back Office
12 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.33%) Fire and Rescue
13 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (11.51%) Developer
2 26 (8.55%) Analyst
3 19 (6.25%) Telecoms Manager
4 18 (5.92%) Project Manager
4 18 (5.92%) Telecoms Engineer
5 17 (5.59%) IT Support
5 17 (5.59%) Support Engineer
6 16 (5.26%) IT Engineer
7 15 (4.93%) Service Manager
8 14 (4.61%) Consultant
8 14 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (4.61%) Technical Engineer
9 13 (4.28%) Coordinator
9 13 (4.28%) Junior
10 12 (3.95%) IT Support Engineer
10 12 (3.95%) Network Engineer
11 11 (3.62%) Junior Technical Engineer
11 11 (3.62%) Presales Engineer
11 11 (3.62%) Software Engineer
12 10 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.92%) .NET
2 11 (3.62%) CSS
2 11 (3.62%) HTML
3 8 (2.63%) Node.js
4 7 (2.30%) LAMP
4 7 (2.30%) REST
5 6 (1.97%) HTML5
5 6 (1.97%) Laravel
6 5 (1.64%) CSS3
7 4 (1.32%) SOAP
7 4 (1.32%) YAML
8 3 (0.99%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.99%) Akka
8 3 (0.99%) React
8 3 (0.99%) RESTful
8 3 (0.99%) Spring
8 3 (0.99%) Spring Boot
9 2 (0.66%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (0.66%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.66%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (9.54%) Data Centre
3 20 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 19 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (4.93%) Smart Meter
6 14 (4.61%) CCTV
7 8 (2.63%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.30%) Blog
8 7 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.64%) FMCG
9 5 (1.64%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.32%) AS400
10 4 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.32%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.32%) iPhone
10 4 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.99%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.99%) Fibre Optics
12 2 (0.66%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (19.74%) Windows
2 42 (13.82%) Linux
3 18 (5.92%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.59%) Unix
4 17 (5.59%) Windows 10
5 12 (3.95%) Windows 7
5 12 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.64%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.32%) Debian
10 3 (0.99%) CentOS
10 3 (0.99%) FreeBSD
10 3 (0.99%) FreeNAS
11 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.33%) Android
12 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.43%) ITIL
2 52 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (15.46%) Mentoring
4 39 (12.83%) Service Delivery
5 37 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (11.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 32 (10.53%) Project Management
8 25 (8.22%) Change Management
8 25 (8.22%) Coaching
9 21 (6.91%) Service Management
10 20 (6.58%) PQQ
11 17 (5.59%) CRM
12 16 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (4.93%) Presales
14 14 (4.61%) Configuration Management
14 14 (4.61%) PRINCE2
14 14 (4.61%) Programme Management
14 14 (4.61%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (4.61%) TDD
14 14 (4.61%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.57%) Java
2 18 (5.92%) C++
2 18 (5.92%) SQL
3 14 (4.61%) JavaScript
3 14 (4.61%) PHP
4 11 (3.62%) Python
5 10 (3.29%) C
6 9 (2.96%) C#
7 5 (1.64%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.32%) VBA
9 3 (0.99%) R
10 2 (0.66%) ES6
10 2 (0.66%) Ruby
11 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (8.55%) Degree
2 18 (5.92%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (3.95%) CCNP
4 11 (3.62%) ISEB
4 11 (3.62%) ISTQB
5 10 (3.29%) CCNA
6 7 (2.30%) Master's Degree
6 7 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.30%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.97%) CISM
7 6 (1.97%) CISSP
7 6 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.64%) CCDP
8 5 (1.64%) IISP
8 5 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.66%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.66%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.66%) CLAS
9 2 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (8.88%) QA
3 20 (6.58%) SLA
4 8 (2.63%) GDPR
5 6 (1.97%) Actionable Recommendations
5 6 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (1.32%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.32%) PMO
7 3 (0.99%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.66%) NIST
8 2 (0.66%) RMADS
9 1 (0.33%) DICOM
9 1 (0.33%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (6.91%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.28%) Docker
5 7 (2.30%) vSphere
6 3 (0.99%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.99%) Firmware
6 3 (0.99%) KVM
6 3 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (3.29%) HP ALM
2 7 (2.30%) Ansible
3 5 (1.64%) Grafana
4 4 (1.32%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.99%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.99%) Proxmox
6 2 (0.66%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.66%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.66%) Cacti
6 2 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.66%) Nagios
6 2 (0.66%) Nmap
6 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.66%) Puppet
6 2 (0.66%) Scalr
6 2 (0.66%) Terraform
7 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.33%) Nessus
7 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 64 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 46 (15.13%) Cisco
3 25 (8.22%) VMware
4 24 (7.89%) BT
5 18 (5.92%) SAP
6 15 (4.93%) HP
7 11 (3.62%) Remedy
8 9 (2.96%) Citrix
8 9 (2.96%) Openreach
9 6 (1.97%) Oracle
9 6 (1.97%) Pega
10 5 (1.64%) Mitel
10 5 (1.64%) NetApp
10 5 (1.64%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.32%) Percona
12 3 (0.99%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.99%) Fortinet
12 3 (0.99%) Meraki
12 3 (0.99%) SonicWALL
12 3 (0.99%) Virgin Media