Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 83 82
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 381 466 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.24% 3.65% 3.43%
As % of the General category 8.37% 8.72% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 285 382 337
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,275 £20,465
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,450 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -2.68%

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 4,552 5,346 4,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.70% 41.82% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,361 3,871 3,720
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 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £64,020
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -15 280 £42,500 +6.25% 42
Cheshire +24 67 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Lancashire +1 16 £29,000 +3.57% 10
Merseyside -1 15 £62,500 +38.89% 6
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 102 (26.77%) Finance
2 95 (24.93%) Marketing
3 90 (23.62%) Cisco
4 89 (23.36%) ITIL
5 80 (21.00%) SAP
6 78 (20.47%) Programme Management
7 77 (20.21%) Manufacturing
7 77 (20.21%) Business Intelligence
8 76 (19.95%) Electronics
9 75 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (19.69%) Digital Marketing
10 67 (17.59%) Service Management
11 62 (16.27%) Incident Management
12 61 (16.01%) Problem Management
13 57 (14.96%) VMware
14 56 (14.70%) Change Management
14 56 (14.70%) CCNA
14 56 (14.70%) Cisco Certification
15 54 (14.17%) Huawei
15 54 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
16 53 (13.91%) Ethernet
17 52 (13.65%) Firewall
17 52 (13.65%) Statistics
17 52 (13.65%) Retail
18 51 (13.39%) Fortinet
19 49 (12.86%) SQL
20 48 (12.60%) Windows
20 48 (12.60%) Network+ Certification
20 48 (12.60%) Knowledge Management
21 46 (12.07%) Continuous Integration

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 13 (3.41%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.15%) Apache Spark
3 9 (2.36%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.36%) WordPress
4 7 (1.84%) IIS
5 4 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.05%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.52%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.52%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (2.36%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.79%) Camtasia
6 2 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.52%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.52%) InDesign
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.30%) Google Cloud Platform
1 24 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (5.77%) SaaS
3 21 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.36%) Office 365
5 6 (1.57%) IaaS
6 4 (1.05%) PaaS
7 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 53 (13.91%) Ethernet
2 52 (13.65%) Firewall
3 46 (12.07%) Broadband
4 36 (9.45%) VoIP
5 29 (7.61%) SAN
6 26 (6.82%) TCP/IP
7 24 (6.30%) Unified Communications
7 24 (6.30%) WAN
8 23 (6.04%) DNS
9 21 (5.51%) ADSL
10 19 (4.99%) LAN
11 17 (4.46%) DHCP
11 17 (4.46%) MPLS
11 17 (4.46%) VPN
12 14 (3.67%) Internet
13 13 (3.41%) Wireless
14 12 (3.15%) Network Security
15 11 (2.89%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (2.36%) Intrusion Detection
16 9 (2.36%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.04%) SQL Server 2016
3 20 (5.25%) Big Data
4 11 (2.89%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.10%) Couchbase
6 7 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.57%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.79%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.79%) MySQL
9 2 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.52%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (0.52%) GIS
9 2 (0.52%) QGIS
9 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.52%) Spatial Data
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (5.25%) JIRA
2 15 (3.94%) TeamCity
3 13 (3.41%) Selenium
4 12 (3.15%) SpecFlow
5 11 (2.89%) Git (software)
6 9 (2.36%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.05%) Serilog
8 2 (0.52%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.52%) CMake
8 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.52%) GCC
8 2 (0.52%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.26%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 102 (26.77%) Finance
2 95 (24.93%) Marketing
3 77 (20.21%) Manufacturing
4 76 (19.95%) Electronics
5 52 (13.65%) Retail
6 21 (5.51%) Advertising
7 8 (2.10%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.05%) Automotive
8 4 (1.05%) Back Office
8 4 (1.05%) Banking
8 4 (1.05%) Legal
9 3 (0.79%) Billing
9 3 (0.79%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (19.69%) Analyst
2 56 (14.70%) Developer
3 55 (14.44%) Service Analyst
3 55 (14.44%) Service Desk Analyst
4 31 (8.14%) .NET Developer
4 31 (8.14%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 31 (8.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 31 (8.14%) C# Developer
5 26 (6.82%) Product Manager
5 26 (6.82%) Telecoms Manager
6 22 (5.77%) Support Analyst
7 21 (5.51%) Network Engineer
7 21 (5.51%) Server Analyst
8 18 (4.72%) Service Desk Support
8 18 (4.72%) Telecoms Analyst
9 17 (4.46%) C# WPF Developer
9 17 (4.46%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 17 (4.46%) Telecoms Developer
9 17 (4.46%) WPF Developer
10 16 (4.20%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.71%) .NET
2 26 (6.82%) HTML
3 24 (6.30%) CSS
4 17 (4.46%) WPF
5 13 (3.41%) HTML5
6 12 (3.15%) .NET Core
6 12 (3.15%) SignalR
7 11 (2.89%) REST
8 9 (2.36%) Ajax
8 9 (2.36%) ASP.NET
8 9 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (2.36%) jQuery
8 9 (2.36%) React
8 9 (2.36%) Zend Framework
9 8 (2.10%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 8 (2.10%) Autofac
9 8 (2.10%) Dapper ORM
9 8 (2.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (4.72%) Virtual Team
4 15 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.41%) User Experience
6 12 (3.15%) Blog
7 11 (2.89%) Driving Licence
7 11 (2.89%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.10%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.84%) Acoustics
9 7 (1.84%) Smart Meter
10 6 (1.57%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.31%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (1.31%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.31%) PKI
11 5 (1.31%) Video\Live Streaming
12 4 (1.05%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.60%) Windows
2 35 (9.19%) Linux
3 27 (7.09%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.84%) Android
5 7 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.57%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.31%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.05%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.05%) Solaris
9 2 (0.52%) CentOS
9 2 (0.52%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.52%) Unix
10 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (23.36%) ITIL
2 78 (20.47%) Programme Management
3 77 (20.21%) Business Intelligence
4 75 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (19.69%) Digital Marketing
5 67 (17.59%) Service Management
6 62 (16.27%) Incident Management
7 61 (16.01%) Problem Management
8 56 (14.70%) Change Management
9 52 (13.65%) Statistics
10 48 (12.60%) Knowledge Management
11 46 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
12 45 (11.81%) Software Engineering
13 36 (9.45%) TDD
14 35 (9.19%) Test Automation
15 33 (8.66%) Kanban
16 31 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (6.82%) Project Management
17 26 (6.82%) Scrum
17 26 (6.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (12.86%) SQL
2 35 (9.19%) C#
3 32 (8.40%) Python
4 30 (7.87%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.94%) Go
6 13 (3.41%) C++
6 13 (3.41%) PHP
7 11 (2.89%) Perl
8 10 (2.62%) Java
9 8 (2.10%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.10%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.31%) Apple Swift
10 5 (1.31%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.31%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.05%) C
11 4 (1.05%) Ruby
12 3 (0.79%) GLSL
13 2 (0.52%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.52%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 56 (14.70%) CCNA
1 56 (14.70%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (12.60%) Network+ Certification
3 31 (8.14%) Degree
4 11 (2.89%) MCSE
4 11 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (2.62%) CCNP
6 9 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (2.36%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.84%) CCENT
7 7 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.57%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (1.31%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.05%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.05%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.79%) ISEB
11 3 (0.79%) MCP
11 3 (0.79%) MCSA
12 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.24%) SLA
2 14 (3.67%) QA
3 9 (2.36%) GDPR
3 9 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.57%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.05%) FISMA
6 3 (0.79%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.79%) PMO
7 2 (0.52%) NEBOSH
8 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (11.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (10.76%) Active Directory
3 28 (7.35%) Docker
4 21 (5.51%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (2.62%) vSphere
6 7 (1.84%) XenApp
7 6 (1.57%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.57%) VMware Server
7 6 (1.57%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.52%) KVM
10 1 (0.26%) QEMU
10 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (8.66%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.41%) Ansible
3 8 (2.10%) Terraform
4 5 (1.31%) Packer
4 5 (1.31%) SCCM
5 4 (1.05%) Cacti
5 4 (1.05%) Grafana
5 4 (1.05%) Istio
5 4 (1.05%) Kibana
5 4 (1.05%) Nagios
5 4 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.79%) OpenNMS
6 3 (0.79%) Puppet
6 3 (0.79%) SCOM
7 2 (0.52%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.52%) Mesos
7 2 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.26%) RANCID
Vendors
1 90 (23.62%) Cisco
2 80 (21.00%) SAP
3 57 (14.96%) VMware
4 54 (14.17%) Huawei
5 51 (13.39%) Fortinet
6 37 (9.71%) Microsoft
7 24 (6.30%) Google
8 15 (3.94%) Juniper
9 14 (3.67%) Citrix
10 11 (2.89%) Avaya
11 9 (2.36%) Zend
12 8 (2.10%) Ericsson
13 7 (1.84%) BT
13 7 (1.84%) Openreach
13 7 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (1.31%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.31%) F5
14 5 (1.31%) Infoblox
14 5 (1.31%) Mitel
15 4 (1.05%) Remedy