Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > North West
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 93 91
Rank change year-on-year -14 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 334 438 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.95% 3.32% 3.33%
As % of the General category 7.67% 7.77% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 258 373 342
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,300 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,961 £66,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% 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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,354 5,639 4,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.47% 42.73% 36.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3,253 4,127 3,606
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -13 251 £44,000 -2.22% 44
Cheshire +26 49 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Lancashire -4 17 £29,000 -3.33% 8
Merseyside -9 13 £62,500 +8.70% 1
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 98 (29.34%) Marketing
2 93 (27.84%) Finance
3 82 (24.55%) SAP
4 77 (23.05%) Manufacturing
5 76 (22.75%) Electronics
5 76 (22.75%) Business Intelligence
6 75 (22.46%) Programme Management
6 75 (22.46%) Digital Marketing
7 74 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (19.76%) Cisco
8 66 (19.76%) ITIL
9 54 (16.17%) VMware
10 46 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
11 45 (13.47%) Firewall
11 45 (13.47%) Active Directory
12 44 (13.17%) Windows
13 43 (12.87%) Incident Management
14 42 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
15 41 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
15 41 (12.28%) Broadband
16 40 (11.98%) SQL
16 40 (11.98%) SQL Server
16 40 (11.98%) Software Engineering
17 39 (11.68%) .NET
18 38 (11.38%) Cisco Certification
18 38 (11.38%) TDD
19 37 (11.08%) Microsoft
20 36 (10.78%) CCNA
21 35 (10.48%) C#
21 35 (10.48%) Problem Management

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 12 (3.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.69%) Skype for Business
3 9 (2.69%) WordPress
4 8 (2.40%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.10%) IIS
6 3 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.60%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.60%) CMS
7 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.69%) Photoshop
3 8 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.20%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.60%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.49%) SaaS
2 22 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (6.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (2.99%) Office 365
5 6 (1.80%) IaaS
5 6 (1.80%) PaaS
6 2 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 45 (13.47%) Firewall
2 41 (12.28%) Broadband
3 33 (9.88%) TCP/IP
3 33 (9.88%) VoIP
4 29 (8.68%) Ethernet
5 27 (8.08%) SAN
6 21 (6.29%) DNS
7 20 (5.99%) Unified Communications
8 16 (4.79%) LAN
9 15 (4.49%) DHCP
10 12 (3.59%) Internet
10 12 (3.59%) VPN
10 12 (3.59%) WAN
11 11 (3.29%) MPLS
12 10 (2.99%) Skype
12 10 (2.99%) Wireless
13 9 (2.69%) ADSL
13 9 (2.69%) PBX
14 7 (2.10%) Network Security
15 6 (1.80%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.28%) SQL Server 2016
3 15 (4.49%) Big Data
4 10 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (2.40%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.50%) Couchbase
6 5 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.20%) Power BI
7 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.90%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.90%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (0.90%) QlikView
8 3 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (4.19%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.89%) Selenium
2 13 (3.89%) TeamCity
3 11 (3.29%) JIRA
4 9 (2.69%) SpecFlow
5 8 (2.40%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.80%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.20%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.20%) Serilog
8 3 (0.90%) CMake
8 3 (0.90%) GCC
8 3 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.30%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.30%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.30%) Travis CI
General
1 98 (29.34%) Marketing
2 93 (27.84%) Finance
3 77 (23.05%) Manufacturing
4 76 (22.75%) Electronics
5 32 (9.58%) Retail
6 16 (4.79%) Advertising
7 5 (1.50%) Banking
7 5 (1.50%) Billing
8 3 (0.90%) Automotive
8 3 (0.90%) Back Office
8 3 (0.90%) Local Government
9 2 (0.60%) French Language
9 2 (0.60%) Games
9 2 (0.60%) German Language
9 2 (0.60%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.60%) Law
9 2 (0.60%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (18.26%) Developer
2 45 (13.47%) Analyst
3 33 (9.88%) .NET Developer
3 33 (9.88%) C# .NET Developer
3 33 (9.88%) C# Developer
4 29 (8.68%) Service Analyst
4 29 (8.68%) Service Desk Analyst
5 25 (7.49%) C# WPF Developer
5 25 (7.49%) Telecoms Developer
5 25 (7.49%) WPF Developer
6 19 (5.69%) Server Analyst
6 19 (5.69%) Software Engineer
7 17 (5.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (5.09%) Product Manager
7 17 (5.09%) Telecoms Manager
8 15 (4.49%) Architect
8 15 (4.49%) Telecoms Engineer
9 14 (4.19%) Support Analyst
10 12 (3.59%) Network Engineer
11 11 (3.29%) Telecoms Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.68%) .NET
2 27 (8.08%) HTML
3 25 (7.49%) WPF
4 21 (6.29%) CSS
5 11 (3.29%) HTML5
6 10 (2.99%) REST
7 9 (2.69%) .NET Core
7 9 (2.69%) React
7 9 (2.69%) SignalR
8 8 (2.40%) jQuery
8 8 (2.40%) Zend Framework
9 6 (1.80%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.80%) Flash
9 6 (1.80%) OpenGL
10 5 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (1.50%) Autofac
10 5 (1.50%) Dapper ORM
10 5 (1.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (10.48%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (4.19%) Driving Licence
3 14 (4.19%) Smart Meter
4 12 (3.59%) Blog
5 11 (3.29%) Acoustics
6 10 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.99%) User Experience
7 9 (2.69%) IVR
8 7 (2.10%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.10%) PKI
8 7 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.80%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.80%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (1.20%) PMI
11 4 (1.20%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.90%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.90%) Vector Graphics
13 2 (0.60%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.17%) Windows
2 29 (8.68%) Windows Server
3 22 (6.59%) Linux
4 11 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.99%) Android
6 9 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.40%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.50%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.50%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.20%) Solaris
10 2 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.30%) CentOS
11 1 (0.30%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.30%) Unix
11 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (22.75%) Business Intelligence
2 75 (22.46%) Digital Marketing
2 75 (22.46%) Programme Management
3 74 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (19.76%) ITIL
5 43 (12.87%) Incident Management
6 42 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (11.98%) Software Engineering
8 38 (11.38%) TDD
9 35 (10.48%) Problem Management
10 34 (10.18%) Kanban
11 32 (9.58%) Change Management
12 31 (9.28%) Service Management
13 30 (8.98%) MVVM
14 27 (8.08%) Scrum
14 27 (8.08%) Statistics
15 25 (7.49%) Dependency Injection
15 25 (7.49%) Test Automation
16 24 (7.19%) Knowledge Management
17 22 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 40 (11.98%) SQL
2 35 (10.48%) C#
3 28 (8.38%) JavaScript
4 27 (8.08%) Python
5 17 (5.09%) C++
6 15 (4.49%) Go
6 15 (4.49%) PHP
7 13 (3.89%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.29%) Java
8 11 (3.29%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.40%) Perl
10 6 (1.80%) Apple Swift
10 6 (1.80%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.50%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.90%) C
12 3 (0.90%) Embedded C++
12 3 (0.90%) GLSL
12 3 (0.90%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.60%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.60%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 38 (11.38%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (10.78%) CCNA
3 33 (9.88%) Degree
4 24 (7.19%) Network+ Certification
5 11 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.99%) MCSE
6 10 (2.99%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.69%) CCNP
8 8 (2.40%) ISEB
9 7 (2.10%) ISTQB
9 7 (2.10%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.50%) CCENT
10 5 (1.50%) Chartered Engineer
10 5 (1.50%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.20%) CISSP
11 4 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.60%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.60%) CISM
13 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.79%) SLA
2 11 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.40%) QA
4 7 (2.10%) GDPR
5 5 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.20%) FISMA
7 3 (0.90%) PMO
8 2 (0.60%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (13.47%) Active Directory
2 41 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.99%) Docker
4 19 (5.69%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (2.99%) vSphere
6 7 (2.10%) XenApp
7 6 (1.80%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.80%) VMware Server
7 6 (1.80%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (7.19%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.40%) Ansible
3 7 (2.10%) HP ALM
3 7 (2.10%) Terraform
4 6 (1.80%) Grafana
4 6 (1.80%) Kibana
5 5 (1.50%) Packer
5 5 (1.50%) SCCM
6 4 (1.20%) Istio
7 3 (0.90%) Cacti
7 3 (0.90%) Nagios
7 3 (0.90%) OpenNMS
7 3 (0.90%) SCOM
8 2 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.30%) Mesos
9 1 (0.30%) Puppet
9 1 (0.30%) RANCID
Vendors
1 82 (24.55%) SAP
2 66 (19.76%) Cisco
3 54 (16.17%) VMware
4 37 (11.08%) Microsoft
5 29 (8.68%) Huawei
6 25 (7.49%) Fortinet
7 18 (5.39%) Google
8 15 (4.49%) Juniper
9 13 (3.89%) Citrix
10 11 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (2.99%) BT
11 10 (2.99%) Ericsson
11 10 (2.99%) Mitel
12 9 (2.69%) Remedy
13 8 (2.40%) Avaya
13 8 (2.40%) Zend
14 7 (2.10%) HP
14 7 (2.10%) Oracle
15 6 (1.80%) Brocade
15 6 (1.80%) Foundry