Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > North West
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 80 76
Rank change year-on-year -18 -4 +17
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 368 502 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.03% 3.82% 3.74%
As % of the General category 7.81% 9.56% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 293 425 329
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,250 £19,950
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 4,710 5,249 4,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.83% 39.90% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,535 3,879 3,706
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,050 £64,500
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -29 257 £38,500 -9.41% 45
Cheshire +24 70 £45,000 +36.36% 12
Lancashire +10 19 £40,000 +48.15% 3
Merseyside +15 18 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Cumbria -2 1 £27,500 -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 92 (25.00%) Finance
2 86 (23.37%) Cisco
3 85 (23.10%) ITIL
4 79 (21.47%) Marketing
5 66 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (17.39%) Service Management
7 63 (17.12%) Manufacturing
7 63 (17.12%) SAP
7 63 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
8 62 (16.85%) Programme Management
8 62 (16.85%) Retail
9 61 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
10 60 (16.30%) Electronics
10 60 (16.30%) Problem Management
11 59 (16.03%) Digital Marketing
12 56 (15.22%) CCNA
12 56 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
13 55 (14.95%) Ethernet
13 55 (14.95%) Incident Management
14 53 (14.40%) Change Management
15 52 (14.13%) SQL
16 51 (13.86%) Statistics
16 51 (13.86%) Huawei
17 49 (13.32%) Fortinet
17 49 (13.32%) Windows
18 48 (13.04%) JavaScript
18 48 (13.04%) Firewall
19 47 (12.77%) VMware
19 47 (12.77%) Microsoft
20 46 (12.50%) Network+ Certification

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 (4.89%) Apache Spark
2 16 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.72%) WordPress
4 7 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.63%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.09%) IIS
7 2 (0.54%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.54%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.54%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.27%) CMS
8 1 (0.27%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (2.99%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.82%) Camtasia
5 3 (0.82%) InDesign
5 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.54%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (7.34%) Google Cloud Platform
2 27 (7.34%) SaaS
3 24 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.26%) IaaS
5 6 (1.63%) Office 365
6 3 (0.82%) PaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.27%) GitHub
7 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (14.95%) Ethernet
2 48 (13.04%) Firewall
3 40 (10.87%) Broadband
4 32 (8.70%) VoIP
4 32 (8.70%) WAN
5 25 (6.79%) Unified Communications
6 24 (6.52%) LAN
6 24 (6.52%) SAN
7 23 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 21 (5.71%) DNS
9 18 (4.89%) ADSL
9 18 (4.89%) VPN
10 16 (4.35%) MPLS
11 12 (3.26%) DHCP
12 11 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (2.99%) Internet
12 11 (2.99%) IP Telephony
13 10 (2.72%) BGP
13 10 (2.72%) OSPF
14 9 (2.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.07%) Big Data
3 19 (5.16%) Hadoop
4 13 (3.53%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.90%) Couchbase
7 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.54%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (0.54%) GIS
10 2 (0.54%) MySQL
10 2 (0.54%) QGIS
10 2 (0.54%) Spatial Data
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (4.89%) JIRA
2 15 (4.08%) TeamCity
3 12 (3.26%) Selenium
4 11 (2.99%) SpecFlow
4 11 (2.99%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.63%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.09%) Serilog
7 3 (0.82%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.54%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.54%) GitLab
8 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.27%) Travis CI
General
1 92 (25.00%) Finance
2 79 (21.47%) Marketing
3 63 (17.12%) Manufacturing
4 62 (16.85%) Retail
5 60 (16.30%) Electronics
6 22 (5.98%) Advertising
7 8 (2.17%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.63%) Automotive
9 4 (1.09%) Back Office
9 4 (1.09%) Banking
9 4 (1.09%) Legal
10 3 (0.82%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.54%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) Law
12 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 76 (20.65%) Analyst
2 48 (13.04%) Service Analyst
2 48 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
3 47 (12.77%) Developer
4 29 (7.88%) Product Manager
5 28 (7.61%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 24 (6.52%) .NET Developer
7 23 (6.25%) Junior
7 23 (6.25%) Telecoms Analyst
7 23 (6.25%) Telecoms Manager
8 22 (5.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (5.98%) C# Developer
9 21 (5.71%) Network Engineer
10 19 (5.16%) Account Manager
10 19 (5.16%) Junior Account Manager
11 16 (4.35%) Server Analyst
12 15 (4.08%) Support Analyst
12 15 (4.08%) Telecoms Product Manager
13 13 (3.53%) Engineering Manager
13 13 (3.53%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.33%) .NET
2 22 (5.98%) React
3 21 (5.71%) REST
4 20 (5.43%) CSS
5 19 (5.16%) HTML
6 14 (3.80%) AngularJS
7 11 (2.99%) .NET Core
7 11 (2.99%) jQuery
7 11 (2.99%) SignalR
8 10 (2.72%) ASP.NET
8 10 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (2.72%) Zend Framework
9 9 (2.45%) WPF
10 8 (2.17%) Ajax
10 8 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (2.17%) Express
10 8 (2.17%) Node.js
11 7 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (1.90%) Autofac
11 7 (1.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 63 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.34%) Virtual Team
3 16 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.99%) Blog
5 11 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.99%) Driving Licence
6 10 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.90%) Smart Meter
9 6 (1.63%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.36%) User Experience
10 5 (1.36%) Video\Live Streaming
11 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.82%) PKI
11 3 (0.82%) Smart Energy
12 2 (0.54%) Infotainment
12 2 (0.54%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 49 (13.32%) Windows
2 25 (6.79%) Linux
3 24 (6.52%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.09%) Unix
6 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.82%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.54%) Solaris
8 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.27%) CentOS
9 1 (0.27%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (23.10%) ITIL
2 66 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (17.39%) Service Management
4 62 (16.85%) Programme Management
5 61 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
6 60 (16.30%) Problem Management
7 59 (16.03%) Digital Marketing
8 55 (14.95%) Incident Management
9 53 (14.40%) Change Management
10 51 (13.86%) Statistics
11 46 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 45 (12.23%) Knowledge Management
13 37 (10.05%) Software Engineering
14 34 (9.24%) TDD
15 32 (8.70%) Kanban
16 31 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
16 31 (8.42%) Test Automation
17 28 (7.61%) Service Delivery
18 27 (7.34%) CRM
18 27 (7.34%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 52 (14.13%) SQL
2 48 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 36 (9.78%) C#
3 36 (9.78%) Python
4 18 (4.89%) Go
5 15 (4.08%) Java
6 12 (3.26%) PHP
7 10 (2.72%) C++
8 9 (2.45%) Perl
9 8 (2.17%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.90%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.63%) C
11 6 (1.63%) Ruby
12 4 (1.09%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.82%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.54%) Delphi
14 2 (0.54%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.54%) R
14 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (15.22%) CCNA
1 56 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
3 36 (9.78%) Degree
4 14 (3.80%) Security Cleared
5 12 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.45%) CCNP
6 9 (2.45%) MCSE
6 9 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.90%) CCENT
7 7 (1.90%) Chartered Engineer
7 7 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.90%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.36%) A+ Certification
8 5 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.36%) MCSA
9 4 (1.09%) MCP
10 3 (0.82%) ISEB
10 3 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.68%) SLA
2 19 (5.16%) QA
3 12 (3.26%) GCP
4 9 (2.45%) GDPR
4 9 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.63%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.82%) COSHH
6 3 (0.82%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.54%) FISMA
7 2 (0.54%) NEBOSH
7 2 (0.54%) PMO
8 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.27%) GPG13
8 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (9.51%) Active Directory
3 32 (8.70%) Docker
4 16 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (1.90%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.63%) VMware Server
7 5 (1.36%) vSphere
7 5 (1.36%) XenApp
8 4 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.09%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.82%) Xen
10 2 (0.54%) KVM
11 1 (0.27%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 40 (10.87%) Kubernetes
2 22 (5.98%) Ansible
3 8 (2.17%) SCOM
4 7 (1.90%) SCCM
5 6 (1.63%) Terraform
6 5 (1.36%) Cacti
7 4 (1.09%) Istio
7 4 (1.09%) Nagios
7 4 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.09%) Puppet
8 3 (0.82%) Grafana
8 3 (0.82%) Kibana
8 3 (0.82%) Mesos
8 3 (0.82%) OpenNMS
9 2 (0.54%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.54%) Marathon
9 2 (0.54%) Packer
9 2 (0.54%) rkt
10 1 (0.27%) RANCID
10 1 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 86 (23.37%) Cisco
2 63 (17.12%) SAP
3 51 (13.86%) Huawei
4 49 (13.32%) Fortinet
5 47 (12.77%) Microsoft
5 47 (12.77%) VMware
6 25 (6.79%) Google
7 17 (4.62%) Citrix
8 15 (4.08%) Juniper
9 10 (2.72%) Avaya
9 10 (2.72%) Zend
10 7 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.63%) Ericsson
12 5 (1.36%) F5
12 5 (1.36%) Infoblox
13 4 (1.09%) Blue Coat
13 4 (1.09%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.09%) Dell
13 4 (1.09%) MikroTik
13 4 (1.09%) Remedy