Period
to 10 December 2019

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 10 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > North of England
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 126 108
Rank change year-on-year -4 -18 -6
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 418 529 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 2.42% 2.55% 2.87%
As % of the General category 7.18% 6.61% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 296 432 592
North of England median annual salary £41,208 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.04% - +18.18%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £64,375 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 North of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,825 7,997 9,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 33.70% 38.56% 40.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,386 6,106 7,426
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,227 £65,000
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +5.77% +4.00%

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 10 December 2019.

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 10 December 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
Yorkshire +36 195 £36,000 -10.00% 44
North West -28 190 £47,500 +5.56% 46
North East +39 33 £43,958 +9.89% 15
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 North of England region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 105 (25.12%) Cisco
2 98 (23.44%) WAN
2 98 (23.44%) Service Delivery
3 94 (22.49%) Firewall
4 85 (20.33%) Windows
5 84 (20.10%) Microsoft
6 81 (19.38%) Linux
7 76 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
8 71 (16.99%) DNS
8 71 (16.99%) MPLS
9 69 (16.51%) CCNA
9 69 (16.51%) Broadband
10 66 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 65 (15.55%) ITIL
12 64 (15.31%) Finance
13 63 (15.07%) CCNP
14 60 (14.35%) Network Security
15 59 (14.11%) VPN
15 59 (14.11%) BGP
16 57 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
17 56 (13.40%) VoIP
17 56 (13.40%) Management Information System
18 55 (13.16%) Python
19 52 (12.44%) LAN
19 52 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
20 51 (12.20%) Fortinet
20 51 (12.20%) Public Sector
21 50 (11.96%) Cisco ASA
21 50 (11.96%) ISO 9001
21 50 (11.96%) Unix

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 14 (3.35%) Skype for Business
2 11 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.91%) IIS
4 7 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.96%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.96%) Confluence
5 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.72%) IBM Domino
6 3 (0.72%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.48%) nginx
7 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.59%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.15%) SAP CO
1 9 (2.15%) SAP FI
1 9 (2.15%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.48%) Exstream
3 2 (0.48%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.24%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.18%) Office 365
2 22 (5.26%) Azure
3 11 (2.63%) SaaS
4 9 (2.15%) AWS
5 8 (1.91%) Serverless
6 7 (1.67%) IaaS
7 5 (1.20%) Power Platform
8 3 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.48%) GitHub
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon Cognito
10 1 (0.24%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.24%) Google Docs
10 1 (0.24%) npm
10 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.24%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 98 (23.44%) WAN
2 94 (22.49%) Firewall
3 71 (16.99%) DNS
3 71 (16.99%) MPLS
4 69 (16.51%) Broadband
5 60 (14.35%) Network Security
6 59 (14.11%) BGP
6 59 (14.11%) VPN
7 56 (13.40%) VoIP
8 52 (12.44%) LAN
9 50 (11.96%) Cisco ASA
10 45 (10.77%) OSPF
11 38 (9.09%) ADSL
12 37 (8.85%) NetScaler
12 37 (8.85%) Wireless
13 35 (8.37%) Internet
14 34 (8.13%) Cisco Nexus
14 34 (8.13%) IPsec
14 34 (8.13%) Wi-Fi
15 33 (7.89%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.67%) SAP HANA
3 5 (1.20%) Power BI
4 3 (0.72%) Big Data
4 3 (0.72%) MySQL
4 3 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.48%) MS Access
5 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.24%) GIS
6 1 (0.24%) Looker
6 1 (0.24%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 15 (3.59%) GitLab
2 11 (2.63%) JIRA
3 6 (1.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.96%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.48%) CF BOSH
5 2 (0.48%) git-flow
5 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.48%) Maven
5 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.24%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.24%) Mocha
6 1 (0.24%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.24%) Postman
6 1 (0.24%) Selenium
6 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.24%) webpack
General
1 64 (15.31%) Finance
2 51 (12.20%) Public Sector
3 47 (11.24%) Manufacturing
4 43 (10.29%) Retail
5 33 (7.89%) Marketing
6 30 (7.18%) Electronics
7 16 (3.83%) Banking
8 14 (3.35%) Local Government
9 10 (2.39%) Automotive
10 8 (1.91%) Police
11 6 (1.44%) Legal
12 5 (1.20%) Billing
12 5 (1.20%) Digital Economy
13 4 (0.96%) Advertising
14 3 (0.72%) Back Office
14 3 (0.72%) Law
15 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.48%) Games
16 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 72 (17.22%) Network Engineer
2 49 (11.72%) Cisco Engineer
3 46 (11.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 45 (10.77%) Analyst
4 45 (10.77%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 45 (10.77%) Network Security Engineer
4 45 (10.77%) Security Engineer
5 38 (9.09%) Developer
6 27 (6.46%) Consultant
7 20 (4.78%) Software Engineer
8 19 (4.55%) IT Support
9 18 (4.31%) Telecoms Engineer
10 17 (4.07%) Coordinator
10 17 (4.07%) Telecoms Manager
11 16 (3.83%) Support Engineer
12 15 (3.59%) Embedded Engineer
12 15 (3.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 15 (3.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (3.59%) Project Manager
13 14 (3.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.74%) .NET
2 7 (1.67%) Node.js
2 7 (1.67%) RESTful
3 6 (1.44%) TensorFlow
4 4 (0.96%) Akka
4 4 (0.96%) CSS
4 4 (0.96%) React
5 3 (0.72%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.72%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.72%) HTML
5 3 (0.72%) OAuth
5 3 (0.72%) Vue.js
5 3 (0.72%) XMPP
6 2 (0.48%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.48%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (0.48%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.48%) OAuth2
6 2 (0.48%) OpenID
6 2 (0.48%) Spring Boot
6 2 (0.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (13.40%) Management Information System
3 26 (6.22%) Data Centre
4 25 (5.98%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (5.02%) Smart Meter
6 17 (4.07%) CCTV
7 15 (3.59%) Embedded Systems
8 13 (3.11%) Blog
9 9 (2.15%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.15%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.15%) FMCG
10 7 (1.67%) Internet of Things
11 6 (1.44%) Replication
12 4 (0.96%) AS400
12 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.96%) Fibre Optics
12 4 (0.96%) iPhone
12 4 (0.96%) User Experience
12 4 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 85 (20.33%) Windows
2 81 (19.38%) Linux
3 50 (11.96%) Unix
4 32 (7.66%) Windows Server
5 31 (7.42%) Windows 10
6 27 (6.46%) Windows 7
7 21 (5.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.44%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.48%) CentOS
10 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (23.44%) Service Delivery
2 65 (15.55%) ITIL
3 52 (12.44%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (11.72%) Product Management
5 47 (11.24%) Change Control
6 46 (11.00%) Mentoring
7 40 (9.57%) Change Management
8 39 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
9 37 (8.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 34 (8.13%) Network Design
11 33 (7.89%) Network Management
11 33 (7.89%) Project Management
12 28 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (6.70%) Programme Management
12 28 (6.70%) Statistics
13 27 (6.46%) Coaching
13 27 (6.46%) Digital Marketing
14 22 (5.26%) Incident Management
15 21 (5.02%) Service Management
16 20 (4.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 55 (13.16%) Python
2 36 (8.61%) Bash Shell
2 36 (8.61%) Perl
3 31 (7.42%) Java
4 28 (6.70%) C++
5 23 (5.50%) SQL
6 19 (4.55%) C#
7 15 (3.59%) C
8 13 (3.11%) R
9 10 (2.39%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.91%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.20%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.72%) ES6
13 2 (0.48%) PHP
13 2 (0.48%) Ruby
14 1 (0.24%) ES7
14 1 (0.24%) Go
14 1 (0.24%) VB
14 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (16.51%) CCNA
3 63 (15.07%) CCNP
4 32 (7.66%) Degree
5 23 (5.50%) ISEB
6 20 (4.78%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.67%) Master's Degree
8 6 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.20%) CCDP
9 5 (1.20%) CISM
9 5 (1.20%) CISSP
9 5 (1.20%) IISP
9 5 (1.20%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.20%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.48%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.48%) CCAA
11 2 (0.48%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (11.96%) ISO 9001
3 35 (8.37%) SLA
4 32 (7.66%) QA
5 6 (1.44%) Actionable Recommendations
5 6 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (1.20%) PMO
7 4 (0.96%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.48%) RMADS
9 1 (0.24%) DICOM
9 1 (0.24%) HL7
9 1 (0.24%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 39 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.02%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.15%) vSphere
5 6 (1.44%) Docker
5 6 (1.44%) vCloud
6 5 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.72%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.48%) Firmware
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 45 (10.77%) FortiGate
2 35 (8.37%) Nagios
3 19 (4.55%) HP ALM
4 5 (1.20%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.96%) SCCM
5 4 (0.96%) vCenter Server
6 3 (0.72%) Ansible
6 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.72%) Puppet
6 3 (0.72%) Terraform
7 2 (0.48%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.48%) Cacti
7 2 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.48%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.48%) Nmap
7 2 (0.48%) Scalr
7 2 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 105 (25.12%) Cisco
2 84 (20.10%) Microsoft
3 51 (12.20%) Fortinet
4 47 (11.24%) Palo Alto
5 35 (8.37%) SAP
6 33 (7.89%) VMware
7 28 (6.70%) HP
8 25 (5.98%) BT
9 15 (3.59%) Remedy
10 13 (3.11%) Citrix
11 11 (2.63%) Openreach
12 9 (2.15%) Avaya
12 9 (2.15%) Veeam
13 8 (1.91%) Pega
14 7 (1.67%) Meraki
14 7 (1.67%) Oracle
15 5 (1.20%) Dell
15 5 (1.20%) IBM
15 5 (1.20%) Mitel
15 5 (1.20%) NetApp