Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > North West
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 171 90 123
Rank change year-on-year -81 +33 -27
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 122 352 344
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.50% 3.47% 2.66%
As % of the General category 4.33% 8.76% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 92 243 307
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,950 £71,250
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 2,818 4,016 5,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.65% 39.55% 43.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,015 2,977 4,205
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £27,200
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,312 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in the North West.

Salary trend for Telecoms in the North West

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in the North West over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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 -58 89 £46,250 +2.78% 27
Cheshire +1 18 £31,000 -16.22% 7
Merseyside 0 4 £32,500 -50.09% 1
Cumbria -15 4 £27,500 +61.76%
Lancashire -28 3 £32,000 -5.88% 12
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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 26 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
3 17 (13.93%) Finance
4 15 (12.30%) Retail
4 15 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (11.48%) Mentoring
5 14 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (11.48%) WAN
5 14 (11.48%) Java
6 13 (10.66%) LAN
6 13 (10.66%) Active Directory
7 12 (9.84%) VoIP
7 12 (9.84%) Windows
7 12 (9.84%) QA
7 12 (9.84%) Public Sector
8 11 (9.02%) Marketing
8 11 (9.02%) Degree
8 11 (9.02%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (9.02%) Azure
8 11 (9.02%) Linux
8 11 (9.02%) .NET
8 11 (9.02%) Ethernet
8 11 (9.02%) Manufacturing
9 10 (8.20%) Firewall
9 10 (8.20%) Electronics
9 10 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (8.20%) SAP
10 9 (7.38%) ITIL
10 9 (7.38%) PRINCE2
10 9 (7.38%) Cisco

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 2 (1.64%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.64%) Confluence
1 2 (1.64%) IIS
1 2 (1.64%) nginx
1 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.64%) Skype for Business
1 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.82%) Apache
2 1 (0.82%) Camunda
2 1 (0.82%) GemFire
Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.82%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) C-CURE
1 1 (0.82%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.82%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.82%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.02%) Azure
2 8 (6.56%) Office 365
3 6 (4.92%) AWS
4 4 (3.28%) SaaS
5 2 (1.64%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.82%) GCP
6 1 (0.82%) IaaS
6 1 (0.82%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.82%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.48%) WAN
2 13 (10.66%) LAN
3 12 (9.84%) VoIP
4 11 (9.02%) Ethernet
5 10 (8.20%) Firewall
6 9 (7.38%) MPLS
7 8 (6.56%) Broadband
8 7 (5.74%) Wireless
9 6 (4.92%) TCP/IP
10 5 (4.10%) Internet
11 4 (3.28%) Intranet
11 4 (3.28%) Network Security
11 4 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (2.46%) 4G
12 3 (2.46%) 5G
12 3 (2.46%) BGP
12 3 (2.46%) ISDN
12 3 (2.46%) Multicast
12 3 (2.46%) OSPF
12 3 (2.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.92%) MySQL
2 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.82%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.82%) Looker
4 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.82%) Power BI
4 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.82%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.28%) GitLab
3 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.46%) JIRA
4 2 (1.64%) CF BOSH
4 2 (1.64%) git-flow
4 2 (1.64%) Maven
4 2 (1.64%) Selenium
5 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.82%) Log4j
5 1 (0.82%) Mockito
5 1 (0.82%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.82%) NUnit
5 1 (0.82%) Protractor
5 1 (0.82%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (13.93%) Finance
2 15 (12.30%) Retail
3 12 (9.84%) Public Sector
4 11 (9.02%) Manufacturing
4 11 (9.02%) Marketing
5 10 (8.20%) Electronics
6 6 (4.92%) Banking
7 4 (3.28%) Automotive
8 3 (2.46%) Legal
9 2 (1.64%) Local Government
10 1 (0.82%) Back Office
10 1 (0.82%) Billing
10 1 (0.82%) Fire and Rescue
10 1 (0.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (21.31%) Developer
2 12 (9.84%) Analyst
3 8 (6.56%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (5.74%) Senior Developer
5 6 (4.92%) Azure Developer
5 6 (4.92%) Consultant
5 6 (4.92%) Coordinator
5 6 (4.92%) Service Manager
5 6 (4.92%) Software Engineer
5 6 (4.92%) Telecoms Engineer
6 5 (4.10%) Embedded Engineer
6 5 (4.10%) IT Director
6 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (4.10%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 5 (4.10%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (3.28%) QA Analyst
7 4 (3.28%) Service Delivery Manager
7 4 (3.28%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.28%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.02%) .NET
2 7 (5.74%) CSS
2 7 (5.74%) HTML
3 6 (4.92%) Node.js
4 5 (4.10%) REST
5 4 (3.28%) SOAP
5 4 (3.28%) Spring
6 3 (2.46%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.64%) .NET Core
7 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.64%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (1.64%) Laravel
7 2 (1.64%) LDAP
7 2 (1.64%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (1.64%) OAuth
7 2 (1.64%) OAuth2
7 2 (1.64%) OpenID
7 2 (1.64%) RESTful
7 2 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.64%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.56%) Driving Licence
2 8 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (6.56%) Smart Meter
3 5 (4.10%) Blog
3 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.10%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.28%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.46%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.46%) CCTV
5 3 (2.46%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.46%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.64%) BBC
6 2 (1.64%) Clustering
6 2 (1.64%) Fibre Optics
6 2 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.64%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.82%) FMCG
7 1 (0.82%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.84%) Windows
2 11 (9.02%) Linux
3 4 (3.28%) Unix
3 4 (3.28%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.82%) Android
5 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (11.48%) Mentoring
3 11 (9.02%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (7.38%) Coaching
5 9 (7.38%) Information Security
5 9 (7.38%) ITIL
5 9 (7.38%) MVC
5 9 (7.38%) PRINCE2
5 9 (7.38%) Programme Management
5 9 (7.38%) Project Management
5 9 (7.38%) Service Delivery
6 8 (6.56%) TDD
7 7 (5.74%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (5.74%) Computer Science
8 6 (4.92%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (4.92%) Service Management
8 6 (4.92%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.10%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.10%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.48%) Java
2 8 (6.56%) C++
2 8 (6.56%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.74%) SQL
4 6 (4.92%) C
4 6 (4.92%) C#
4 6 (4.92%) PHP
4 6 (4.92%) Python
5 3 (2.46%) R
6 2 (1.64%) ES6
6 2 (1.64%) Ruby
6 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) Degree
2 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.10%) ISEB
3 5 (4.10%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.46%) CCDP
5 3 (2.46%) CCNP
5 3 (2.46%) CISM
5 3 (2.46%) CISSP
5 3 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.64%) CCIE
6 2 (1.64%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (1.64%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.64%) CLAS
6 2 (1.64%) IISP
6 2 (1.64%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.64%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (9.84%) QA
3 9 (7.38%) GDPR
4 5 (4.10%) SLA
5 2 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.64%) PMO
5 2 (1.64%) RMADS
6 1 (0.82%) DICOM
6 1 (0.82%) HL7
6 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.82%) NIST
System Software
1 13 (10.66%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.28%) Docker
3 3 (2.46%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.64%) Firmware
4 2 (1.64%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.82%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) Ansible
1 4 (3.28%) HP ALM
2 3 (2.46%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.64%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.64%) Puppet
3 2 (1.64%) Scalr
3 2 (1.64%) Terraform
4 1 (0.82%) Grafana
4 1 (0.82%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.20%) SAP
3 9 (7.38%) Cisco
4 6 (4.92%) BT
4 6 (4.92%) HP
4 6 (4.92%) Pega
5 5 (4.10%) Remedy
5 5 (4.10%) VMware
6 3 (2.46%) Capita
6 3 (2.46%) Virgin Media
7 2 (1.64%) Avaya
7 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.64%) Citrix
7 2 (1.64%) F5
7 2 (1.64%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.64%) Mitel
7 2 (1.64%) Openreach
7 2 (1.64%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.64%) SOTI