Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 86 98
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 459 413 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.60% 3.39% 3.02%
As % of the General category 8.59% 9.09% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 376 333 336
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.96% -11.18%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,465 £18,250
90th Percentile £69,500 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £48,620
% change year-on-year -1.04% -1.28% -2.76%

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 5342 4541 4968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.88% 37.30% 37.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3873 3711 3903
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,025
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 +22 353 £40,000 - 13
Cheshire -80 47 £35,750 +10.00% 1
Lancashire +10 25 £28,000 +41.77% 1
Merseyside +6 24 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Cumbria -2 1 - -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 197 (42.92%) Finance
2 174 (37.91%) Marketing
3 168 (36.60%) Manufacturing
4 167 (36.38%) Programme Management
5 165 (35.95%) Electronics
5 165 (35.95%) Business Intelligence
6 163 (35.51%) SAP
6 163 (35.51%) Digital Marketing
7 151 (32.90%) SQL
8 121 (26.36%) Windows
9 115 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
10 100 (21.79%) .NET
11 86 (18.74%) Java
11 86 (18.74%) JavaScript
12 79 (17.21%) Python
13 68 (14.81%) SQL Server
14 64 (13.94%) Active Directory
14 64 (13.94%) Web Development
15 63 (13.73%) Degree
16 62 (13.51%) CSS
16 62 (13.51%) HTML
17 61 (13.29%) Big Data
18 60 (13.07%) Open Source
18 60 (13.07%) Microsoft
19 59 (12.85%) Cisco
20 57 (12.42%) Machine Learning
21 56 (12.20%) Unix
22 54 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
23 53 (11.55%) Broadband
24 50 (10.89%) C++

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 33 (7.19%) IIS
2 31 (6.75%) MS Exchange
3 25 (5.45%) Apache Spark
4 22 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.53%) Apache
5 7 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.31%) JBoss
6 6 (1.31%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.31%) WordPress
7 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.65%) Confluence
8 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.44%) CMS
9 2 (0.44%) Liferay
9 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.22%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (6.54%) FileZilla
2 28 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.65%) Epicor Tropos
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.44%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.44%) Magento
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 49 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (9.37%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (8.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (2.83%) Office 365
5 6 (1.31%) Sage Pay
6 2 (0.44%) SaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.22%) IaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Route 53
7 1 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 53 (11.55%) Broadband
2 45 (9.80%) VoIP
3 36 (7.84%) SMTP
3 36 (7.84%) WAN
4 35 (7.63%) Ethernet
5 32 (6.97%) LAN
6 30 (6.54%) FTP
7 29 (6.32%) Firewall
8 21 (4.58%) Internet
9 18 (3.92%) DNS
9 18 (3.92%) PBX
10 17 (3.70%) BGP
11 14 (3.05%) TACACS
12 13 (2.83%) Unified Communications
12 13 (2.83%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (2.83%) Wireless
13 12 (2.61%) VLAN
13 12 (2.61%) VPN
14 11 (2.40%) OSPF
14 11 (2.40%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 61 (13.29%) Big Data
3 47 (10.24%) Relational Database
4 43 (9.37%) Hadoop
5 20 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (2.83%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (2.18%) MySQL
8 8 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.53%) Apache Accumulo
9 7 (1.53%) CouchDB
9 7 (1.53%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.22%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 23 (5.01%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.36%) JIRA
3 16 (3.49%) Jenkins
3 16 (3.49%) JUnit
4 13 (2.83%) MSTest
4 13 (2.83%) NUnit
5 12 (2.61%) TeamCity
6 11 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (2.18%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.96%) Bitbucket
8 9 (1.96%) EasyMock
9 8 (1.74%) GitLab
9 8 (1.74%) Selenium
10 7 (1.53%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.53%) Maven
10 7 (1.53%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.09%) Grunt
11 5 (1.09%) gulp
11 5 (1.09%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.09%) QUnit
General
1 197 (42.92%) Finance
2 174 (37.91%) Marketing
3 168 (36.60%) Manufacturing
4 165 (35.95%) Electronics
5 44 (9.59%) Retail
6 11 (2.40%) Billing
7 10 (2.18%) Banking
8 7 (1.53%) Games
9 5 (1.09%) Back Office
10 4 (0.87%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.65%) Law
12 2 (0.44%) Legal
13 1 (0.22%) Advertising
13 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Military
13 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 131 (28.54%) Developer
2 60 (13.07%) Analyst
3 42 (9.15%) .NET Developer
4 31 (6.75%) Web Developer
5 30 (6.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 30 (6.54%) Network Engineer
6 28 (6.10%) ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
6 28 (6.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (6.10%) C# Developer
7 26 (5.66%) Business Analyst
7 26 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
8 25 (5.45%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 24 (5.23%) Architect
10 21 (4.58%) Cloud Architect
11 19 (4.14%) DevOps Engineer
11 19 (4.14%) IT Support
12 18 (3.92%) DevOps Architect
12 18 (3.92%) Software Engineer
12 18 (3.92%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (21.79%) .NET
2 62 (13.51%) CSS
2 62 (13.51%) HTML
3 49 (10.68%) jQuery
4 40 (8.71%) Ajax
4 40 (8.71%) JSON
5 30 (6.54%) ASP.NET
5 30 (6.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 30 (6.54%) Regular Expression
6 26 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (4.58%) MSMQ
7 21 (4.58%) RabbitMQ
8 17 (3.70%) Spring
9 15 (3.27%) HTML5
9 15 (3.27%) Web Services
10 14 (3.05%) REST
11 13 (2.83%) Spring.NET
11 13 (2.83%) Unity DI Container
11 13 (2.83%) WinForms
11 13 (2.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.63%) Public Cloud
3 26 (5.66%) Driving Licence
4 25 (5.45%) N-Tier
5 14 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (2.83%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.61%) User Experience
8 10 (2.18%) Handset
9 9 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.74%) CCTV
11 7 (1.53%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.53%) Chip and PIN
11 7 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 7 (1.53%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.31%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (1.09%) Contactless
13 5 (1.09%) EPoS
13 5 (1.09%) FMCG
14 4 (0.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 121 (26.36%) Windows
2 56 (12.20%) Unix
3 47 (10.24%) Linux
4 46 (10.02%) Windows Server
5 24 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (5.01%) Windows 10
7 20 (4.36%) Windows 8
8 11 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.96%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.09%) CentOS
12 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.65%) Debian
14 2 (0.44%) VMS
15 1 (0.22%) Android
15 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (36.38%) Programme Management
2 165 (35.95%) Business Intelligence
3 163 (35.51%) Digital Marketing
4 115 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (13.94%) Web Development
6 60 (13.07%) Open Source
7 57 (12.42%) Machine Learning
8 50 (10.89%) Test Automation
9 49 (10.68%) DevOps
10 47 (10.24%) Analytics
11 43 (9.37%) E-Commerce
11 43 (9.37%) TDD
12 41 (8.93%) Scrum
13 40 (8.71%) ITIL
14 39 (8.50%) OO
15 35 (7.63%) MVC
16 34 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
17 31 (6.75%) Front End Development
18 28 (6.10%) SEO
19 27 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 151 (32.90%) SQL
2 86 (18.74%) Java
2 86 (18.74%) JavaScript
3 79 (17.21%) Python
4 50 (10.89%) C++
5 48 (10.46%) PHP
5 48 (10.46%) Shell Script
6 41 (8.93%) C#
7 37 (8.06%) T-SQL
8 36 (7.84%) Go
9 30 (6.54%) VBScript
10 26 (5.66%) VB
11 19 (4.14%) VB.NET
12 12 (2.61%) Ruby
13 8 (1.74%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.53%) Clojure
14 7 (1.53%) MATLAB
14 7 (1.53%) R
15 6 (1.31%) C
15 6 (1.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (13.73%) Degree
2 44 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (6.54%) CCNP
4 28 (6.10%) CCNA
5 19 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (3.49%) Security Cleared
7 15 (3.27%) MCSA
8 14 (3.05%) MCP
9 12 (2.61%) MCSE
10 9 (1.96%) A+ Certification
10 9 (1.96%) CCIE
10 9 (1.96%) PMI Certification
10 9 (1.96%) PMP
11 7 (1.53%) CCENT
11 7 (1.53%) ISEB
11 7 (1.53%) JNCIP
11 7 (1.53%) PhD
11 7 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.09%) CISSP
12 5 (1.09%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.58%) SLA
2 16 (3.49%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (2.40%) QA
5 6 (1.31%) ISO 14001
5 6 (1.31%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.09%) ISO 22301
7 4 (0.87%) GDPR
8 3 (0.65%) PMO
9 2 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.22%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 64 (13.94%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.01%) Docker
2 23 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) Kamailio
4 1 (0.22%) NFS
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.22%) XenApp
4 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 50 (10.89%) Puppet
2 40 (8.71%) Ansible
3 37 (8.06%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (4.58%) Mesos
5 19 (4.14%) SCCM
6 15 (3.27%) Cacti
7 13 (2.83%) Nagios
8 11 (2.40%) OpenNMS
8 11 (2.40%) RANCID
9 10 (2.18%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
10 4 (0.87%) SCOM
11 3 (0.65%) Marathon
11 3 (0.65%) rkt
12 2 (0.44%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.44%) Packer
12 2 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
13 1 (0.22%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 163 (35.51%) SAP
2 60 (13.07%) Microsoft
3 59 (12.85%) Cisco
4 40 (8.71%) Google
5 34 (7.41%) VMware
6 30 (6.54%) PayPal
7 26 (5.66%) Juniper
8 23 (5.01%) Oracle
9 18 (3.92%) Ericsson
10 11 (2.40%) Huawei
11 9 (1.96%) BroadSoft
11 9 (1.96%) F5
11 9 (1.96%) Riverbed
12 8 (1.74%) GENBAND
12 8 (1.74%) Openreach
12 8 (1.74%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.53%) Brocade
13 7 (1.53%) CyberSource
13 7 (1.53%) Foundry
13 7 (1.53%) Sonus