Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > North West
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 100 55
Rank change year-on-year -8 -45 +30
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 374 388 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.04% 3.11% 4.43%
As % of the General category 7.46% 8.41% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 319 322 385
North West median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +38.46% -23.53%
10th Percentile £20,000 £22,500 £16,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,000 £50,150
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% -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 5,015 4,616 4,622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.78% 37.00% 41.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,789 3,573 3,708
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,400 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -2 264 £44,000 -2.22% 40
Cheshire -40 53 £37,500 - 13
Lancashire +16 28 £40,000 +25.00% 4
Merseyside +6 25 £57,500 +27.78% 3
Cumbria -8 4 £27,500 -35.29%
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 118 (31.55%) Finance
2 98 (26.20%) Marketing
3 86 (22.99%) Business Intelligence
4 85 (22.73%) Manufacturing
5 83 (22.19%) Programme Management
5 83 (22.19%) Digital Marketing
6 81 (21.66%) Electronics
6 81 (21.66%) SAP
7 78 (20.86%) JavaScript
8 77 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
9 73 (19.52%) Python
10 71 (18.98%) Analytical Skills
11 70 (18.72%) Windows
12 66 (17.65%) Cisco
13 65 (17.38%) SQL
14 64 (17.11%) .NET
15 61 (16.31%) SQL Server
16 59 (15.78%) ITIL
16 59 (15.78%) Retail
17 57 (15.24%) Software Engineering
18 56 (14.97%) C#
18 56 (14.97%) Java
19 54 (14.44%) Broadband
19 54 (14.44%) Big Data
20 51 (13.64%) Microsoft
21 49 (13.10%) Kubernetes
22 48 (12.83%) Ethernet
23 47 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
24 46 (12.30%) DevOps
25 45 (12.03%) Machine Learning

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 27 (7.22%) Apache Spark
2 12 (3.21%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.41%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.14%) IIS
5 7 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.87%) WordPress
6 6 (1.60%) JBoss
7 3 (0.80%) CMS
7 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.80%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.53%) Apache
8 2 (0.53%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.53%) Smallworld
9 1 (0.27%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.27%) nginx
9 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.14%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.34%) Camtasia
4 5 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.07%) InDesign
5 4 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (5.61%) SaaS
4 19 (5.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (4.28%) IaaS
6 11 (2.94%) Office 365
7 4 (1.07%) PaaS
8 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.53%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.27%) G Suite
9 1 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.27%) npm
9 1 (0.27%) Route 53
9 1 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 54 (14.44%) Broadband
2 48 (12.83%) Ethernet
3 38 (10.16%) VoIP
4 33 (8.82%) LAN
5 30 (8.02%) Firewall
5 30 (8.02%) VPN
6 29 (7.75%) WAN
7 27 (7.22%) Unified Communications
8 26 (6.95%) DNS
9 23 (6.15%) VLAN
10 21 (5.61%) BGP
10 21 (5.61%) MPLS
11 20 (5.35%) OSPF
11 20 (5.35%) PBX
12 16 (4.28%) IPv6
13 15 (4.01%) ADSL
14 14 (3.74%) VRRP
15 13 (3.48%) TCP/IP
15 13 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (3.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (16.31%) SQL Server
2 54 (14.44%) Big Data
3 30 (8.02%) Hadoop
4 12 (3.21%) SQL Server 2016
5 11 (2.94%) MySQL
6 9 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.87%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.34%) VLDB
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.53%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.53%) Electronic Patient Records
10 2 (0.53%) HDInsight
10 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.74%) NUnit
2 14 (3.74%) TeamCity
3 13 (3.48%) JIRA
4 12 (3.21%) MSTest
5 10 (2.67%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.41%) GitLab
7 8 (2.14%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.34%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.34%) PHPUnit
8 5 (1.34%) PyCharm
9 4 (1.07%) Subversion
9 4 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.80%) Maven
11 2 (0.53%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.53%) Gradle
11 2 (0.53%) Selenium
12 1 (0.27%) Babel
12 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 118 (31.55%) Finance
2 98 (26.20%) Marketing
3 85 (22.73%) Manufacturing
4 81 (21.66%) Electronics
5 59 (15.78%) Retail
6 14 (3.74%) Banking
7 12 (3.21%) Advertising
8 10 (2.67%) Legal
9 8 (2.14%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.34%) Billing
11 3 (0.80%) Automotive
11 3 (0.80%) Digital Economy
11 3 (0.80%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 71 (18.98%) Developer
2 59 (15.78%) Analyst
3 27 (7.22%) .NET Developer
4 26 (6.95%) Service Analyst
4 26 (6.95%) Service Desk Analyst
5 25 (6.68%) Junior
6 24 (6.42%) Network Engineer
6 24 (6.42%) Product Manager
7 22 (5.88%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 21 (5.61%) Telecoms Analyst
9 19 (5.08%) Account Manager
9 19 (5.08%) Engineering Manager
9 19 (5.08%) Junior Account Manager
9 19 (5.08%) Software Engineering Manager
10 16 (4.28%) Software Manager
11 15 (4.01%) Software Engineer
12 14 (3.74%) Telecoms Manager
13 13 (3.48%) Support Analyst
13 13 (3.48%) Support Engineer
14 12 (3.21%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (17.11%) .NET
2 36 (9.63%) React
3 28 (7.49%) AngularJS
4 25 (6.68%) CSS
4 25 (6.68%) REST
5 24 (6.42%) HTML
6 20 (5.35%) Node.js
7 18 (4.81%) jQuery
8 15 (4.01%) ASP.NET
8 15 (4.01%) Web Services
9 14 (3.74%) Spring.NET
10 13 (3.48%) Express
11 12 (3.21%) Ninject
11 12 (3.21%) Unity DI Container
11 12 (3.21%) WinForms
11 12 (3.21%) WPF
12 9 (2.41%) Hibernate
13 8 (2.14%) Gherkin
14 7 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (1.87%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (18.98%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.49%) Virtual Team
3 17 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (3.21%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (2.94%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.41%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.14%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.87%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.34%) Clustering
11 5 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (1.07%) e-Learning
12 4 (1.07%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.07%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.07%) User Experience
12 4 (1.07%) Video\Live Streaming
13 3 (0.80%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 70 (18.72%) Windows
2 42 (11.23%) Linux
3 19 (5.08%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.60%) Unix
7 3 (0.80%) CentOS
7 3 (0.80%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.27%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (22.99%) Business Intelligence
2 83 (22.19%) Digital Marketing
2 83 (22.19%) Programme Management
3 77 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (15.78%) ITIL
5 57 (15.24%) Software Engineering
6 47 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (12.30%) DevOps
8 45 (12.03%) Machine Learning
9 43 (11.50%) Problem Management
9 43 (11.50%) Service Management
10 42 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
11 37 (9.89%) Change Management
12 32 (8.56%) TDD
13 29 (7.75%) Scrum
13 29 (7.75%) Test Automation
14 27 (7.22%) Project Management
14 27 (7.22%) Statistics
15 26 (6.95%) Incident Management
16 24 (6.42%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (20.86%) JavaScript
2 73 (19.52%) Python
3 65 (17.38%) SQL
4 56 (14.97%) C#
4 56 (14.97%) Java
5 32 (8.56%) C++
6 29 (7.75%) PHP
7 22 (5.88%) Go
8 15 (4.01%) Perl
9 12 (3.21%) VB
9 12 (3.21%) VB.NET
10 11 (2.94%) Ruby
11 10 (2.67%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.41%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.60%) C
14 4 (1.07%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.80%) PHP 5
15 3 (0.80%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (10.43%) Degree
3 36 (9.63%) CCNA
4 25 (6.68%) Network+ Certification
5 15 (4.01%) CCNP
5 15 (4.01%) Security Cleared
6 13 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.41%) JNCIP
8 7 (1.87%) MCSA
8 7 (1.87%) MCSE
9 6 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.60%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.80%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.80%) Linux+ Certification
11 3 (0.80%) LPIC
11 3 (0.80%) MCP
11 3 (0.80%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.36%) SLA
2 29 (7.75%) QA
3 16 (4.28%) GCP
4 14 (3.74%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.34%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.34%) PMO
7 4 (1.07%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.80%) COSHH
8 3 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.53%) GDPR
9 2 (0.53%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.27%) GPG13
10 1 (0.27%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 38 (10.16%) Docker
2 28 (7.49%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.14%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.80%) Xen
7 1 (0.27%) KVM
7 1 (0.27%) NFS
7 1 (0.27%) QEMU
7 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 49 (13.10%) Kubernetes
2 38 (10.16%) Ansible
3 24 (6.42%) Puppet
4 18 (4.81%) SCCM
5 12 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (3.21%) SCOM
6 11 (2.94%) Cacti
7 10 (2.67%) Nagios
7 10 (2.67%) OpenNMS
7 10 (2.67%) RANCID
8 5 (1.34%) Mesos
8 5 (1.34%) Terraform
9 4 (1.07%) Marathon
9 4 (1.07%) rkt
10 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.27%) Packer
10 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (21.66%) SAP
2 66 (17.65%) Cisco
3 51 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 37 (9.89%) Huawei
5 25 (6.68%) Fortinet
6 22 (5.88%) VMware
7 20 (5.35%) Juniper
8 19 (5.08%) Google
9 14 (3.74%) Ericsson
9 14 (3.74%) Oracle
10 11 (2.94%) Zend
11 8 (2.14%) Avaya
12 7 (1.87%) Citrix
13 6 (1.60%) SolarWinds
14 5 (1.34%) Acme Packet
14 5 (1.34%) Adobe
14 5 (1.34%) Atlassian
14 5 (1.34%) Brocade
14 5 (1.34%) Foundry
14 5 (1.34%) Sonus