Period
to 25 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > North West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 96 69
Rank change year-on-year -22 -27 +20
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 339 388 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.69% 3.15% 3.68%
As % of the General category 6.23% 8.82% 9.24%
Number of salaries quoted 298 320 375
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +23.08% -23.53%
10th Percentile £22,175 £21,875 £17,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £51,750
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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,442 4,400 4,775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.12% 35.75% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4,084 3,442 3,835
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the North West

Telecoms
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms in the North West.

Salary trend for Telecoms in the North West

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the North West over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the North West

Telecoms
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. 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
Manchester -14 219 £45,000 +12.50% 42
Cheshire -72 44 £43,750 +16.67% 10
Merseyside +36 41 £57,500 +27.78% 5
Lancashire +9 31 £30,000 +0.84% 5
Cumbria -7 4 £27,500 -35.29%
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 89 (26.25%) Finance
1 89 (26.25%) Windows
2 86 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (25.07%) .NET
4 78 (23.01%) SQL Server
5 74 (21.83%) Broadband
6 73 (21.53%) SQL
7 72 (21.24%) Business Intelligence
8 71 (20.94%) JavaScript
9 70 (20.65%) Marketing
10 65 (19.17%) Java
10 65 (19.17%) Manufacturing
11 64 (18.88%) Programme Management
12 63 (18.58%) Python
12 63 (18.58%) Digital Marketing
13 61 (17.99%) SAP
13 61 (17.99%) Electronics
14 60 (17.70%) C#
15 51 (15.04%) Microsoft
15 51 (15.04%) Degree
16 50 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
17 47 (13.86%) Cisco
18 45 (13.27%) Active Directory
19 44 (12.98%) Big Data
20 43 (12.68%) Software Engineering
21 42 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
22 41 (12.09%) Ethernet
22 41 (12.09%) PHP
22 41 (12.09%) VoIP
23 39 (11.50%) ITIL

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 18 (5.31%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.72%) Apache Spark
2 16 (4.72%) JBoss
3 10 (2.95%) Skype for Business
4 9 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.65%) IIS
5 7 (2.06%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (1.77%) WordPress
7 5 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (1.47%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.59%) Apache
8 2 (0.59%) CMS
8 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.29%) nginx
9 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.77%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.59%) Camtasia
5 2 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.29%) InDesign
6 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Epicor Tropos
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.54%) Office 365
3 8 (2.36%) IaaS
4 7 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.47%) SaaS
6 4 (1.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.29%) G Suite
7 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.29%) npm
7 1 (0.29%) Route 53
7 1 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 74 (21.83%) Broadband
2 41 (12.09%) Ethernet
2 41 (12.09%) VoIP
3 30 (8.85%) DNS
3 30 (8.85%) Firewall
3 30 (8.85%) VLAN
4 29 (8.55%) VPN
5 26 (7.67%) BGP
5 26 (7.67%) OSPF
6 24 (7.08%) LAN
7 22 (6.49%) IPv6
8 20 (5.90%) MPLS
8 20 (5.90%) VRRP
9 19 (5.60%) HSRP
9 19 (5.60%) PBX
10 18 (5.31%) Unified Communications
11 17 (5.01%) TACACS
11 17 (5.01%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (4.72%) IPv4
12 16 (4.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (23.01%) SQL Server
2 44 (12.98%) Big Data
3 26 (7.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 23 (6.78%) Hadoop
5 14 (4.13%) MySQL
6 11 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.77%) VLDB
10 3 (0.88%) Electronic Patient Records
10 3 (0.88%) HDInsight
10 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.59%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (8.26%) Git (software)
1 28 (8.26%) NUnit
2 26 (7.67%) MSTest
3 14 (4.13%) TeamCity
4 12 (3.54%) JIRA
5 11 (3.24%) GitLab
5 11 (3.24%) PHPUnit
6 9 (2.65%) Visual Studio
7 8 (2.36%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.77%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.77%) PyCharm
8 6 (1.77%) Subversion
9 5 (1.47%) Selenium
10 4 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.88%) Maven
11 3 (0.88%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.59%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.59%) Gradle
12 2 (0.59%) TestNG
13 1 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
General
1 89 (26.25%) Finance
2 70 (20.65%) Marketing
3 65 (19.17%) Manufacturing
4 61 (17.99%) Electronics
5 30 (8.85%) Retail
6 14 (4.13%) Banking
7 12 (3.54%) Legal
8 10 (2.95%) Billing
9 3 (0.88%) Advertising
9 3 (0.88%) Back Office
9 3 (0.88%) Digital Economy
9 3 (0.88%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.59%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.29%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 102 (30.09%) Developer
2 48 (14.16%) Analyst
3 45 (13.27%) .NET Developer
4 26 (7.67%) Telecoms Developer
5 24 (7.08%) Network Engineer
6 22 (6.49%) Support Analyst
7 21 (6.19%) Java Developer
8 17 (5.01%) IT Support
9 16 (4.72%) PHP Developer
9 16 (4.72%) Senior Developer
10 15 (4.42%) C# Developer
11 14 (4.13%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (4.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (4.13%) Support Engineer
12 13 (3.83%) Designer
13 12 (3.54%) IT Analyst
13 12 (3.54%) IT Support Analyst
13 12 (3.54%) Software Engineer
14 11 (3.24%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (25.07%) .NET
2 31 (9.14%) HTML
3 30 (8.85%) CSS
4 28 (8.26%) Spring.NET
5 26 (7.67%) Ninject
5 26 (7.67%) Unity DI Container
5 26 (7.67%) Web Services
5 26 (7.67%) WinForms
5 26 (7.67%) WPF
6 23 (6.78%) AngularJS
6 23 (6.78%) React
7 20 (5.90%) jQuery
8 19 (5.60%) ASP.NET
9 18 (5.31%) Ajax
9 18 (5.31%) Hibernate
9 18 (5.31%) Node.js
10 16 (4.72%) J2EE
11 15 (4.42%) JSP
12 13 (3.83%) REST
13 11 (3.24%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (11.21%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (3.24%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.95%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.36%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.77%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.47%) CCTV
8 5 (1.47%) PMI
8 5 (1.47%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.18%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.18%) Clustering
9 4 (1.18%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.88%) Chip and PIN
10 3 (0.88%) Contactless
11 2 (0.59%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.59%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 89 (26.25%) Windows
2 37 (10.91%) Linux
3 25 (7.37%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.83%) Unix
4 13 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.36%) Windows 10
7 7 (2.06%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.77%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.88%) CentOS
9 3 (0.88%) VMS
9 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (21.24%) Business Intelligence
3 64 (18.88%) Programme Management
4 63 (18.58%) Digital Marketing
5 43 (12.68%) Software Engineering
6 42 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (11.50%) ITIL
7 39 (11.50%) Machine Learning
7 39 (11.50%) TDD
8 38 (11.21%) DevOps
9 33 (9.73%) Scrum
9 33 (9.73%) Test Automation
10 29 (8.55%) Project Management
11 26 (7.67%) Dependency Injection
11 26 (7.67%) Inversion of Control
11 26 (7.67%) Kanban
11 26 (7.67%) MVC
11 26 (7.67%) MVVM
12 23 (6.78%) Service Management
13 21 (6.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 73 (21.53%) SQL
2 71 (20.94%) JavaScript
3 65 (19.17%) Java
4 63 (18.58%) Python
5 60 (17.70%) C#
6 41 (12.09%) PHP
7 27 (7.96%) C++
7 27 (7.96%) VB
7 27 (7.96%) VB.NET
8 16 (4.72%) Go
9 14 (4.13%) Perl
10 10 (2.95%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.36%) Ruby
12 6 (1.77%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.47%) PHP 5
13 5 (1.47%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.88%) C
14 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.59%) VBA
15 2 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (15.04%) Degree
2 34 (10.03%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (7.08%) CCNA
3 24 (7.08%) CCNP
4 22 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (5.01%) MCSA
6 13 (3.83%) MCSE
7 12 (3.54%) JNCIP
7 12 (3.54%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.65%) MCP
9 8 (2.36%) A+ Certification
10 5 (1.47%) CCENT
10 5 (1.47%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.18%) MCITP
11 4 (1.18%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.88%) Linux+ Certification
12 3 (0.88%) LPIC
12 3 (0.88%) RHCE
13 2 (0.59%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.49%) SLA
2 21 (6.19%) QA
3 20 (5.90%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.06%) GCP
4 7 (2.06%) ISO 9001
4 7 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.77%) PMO
6 4 (1.18%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.18%) GDPR
7 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 45 (13.27%) Active Directory
2 26 (7.67%) Docker
3 18 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (4.72%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.29%) NFS
5 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (9.44%) Kubernetes
2 27 (7.96%) Ansible
2 27 (7.96%) SCCM
3 26 (7.67%) Puppet
4 15 (4.42%) Cacti
5 14 (4.13%) Nagios
5 14 (4.13%) OpenNMS
5 14 (4.13%) RANCID
6 10 (2.95%) SCOM
7 9 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.47%) Marathon
8 5 (1.47%) Mesos
8 5 (1.47%) rkt
9 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.29%) Packer
9 1 (0.29%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.29%) Terraform
9 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (17.99%) SAP
2 51 (15.04%) Microsoft
3 47 (13.86%) Cisco
4 32 (9.44%) VMware
5 25 (7.37%) Juniper
5 25 (7.37%) Oracle
6 20 (5.90%) Ericsson
7 18 (5.31%) Huawei
8 16 (4.72%) Zend
9 9 (2.65%) Brocade
9 9 (2.65%) Foundry
9 9 (2.65%) Google
10 8 (2.36%) Openreach
11 6 (1.77%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.77%) ZyXEL
12 5 (1.47%) Avaya
12 5 (1.47%) BT
12 5 (1.47%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.18%) Nokia
13 4 (1.18%) Redback