Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 88 90
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 +20
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 430 407 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.25% 3.25% 3.05%
As % of the General category 7.58% 8.90% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 360 337 334
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,472
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.76% -16.54%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £18,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -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 5674 4572 4909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.83% 36.56% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4141 3683 3898
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +10 318 £40,000 - 32
Cheshire -67 49 £42,500 +21.43% 7
Lancashire +14 30 £30,000 +50.00% 3
Merseyside +24 27 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 159 (36.98%) Finance
2 141 (32.79%) Marketing
3 140 (32.56%) Business Intelligence
4 137 (31.86%) Manufacturing
5 135 (31.40%) Programme Management
6 134 (31.16%) Electronics
6 134 (31.16%) SQL
7 132 (30.70%) SAP
7 132 (30.70%) Digital Marketing
8 123 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
9 108 (25.12%) Windows
10 98 (22.79%) .NET
11 81 (18.84%) JavaScript
12 69 (16.05%) Java
13 67 (15.58%) SQL Server
14 61 (14.19%) Broadband
15 59 (13.72%) Active Directory
16 57 (13.26%) Microsoft
17 56 (13.02%) Python
17 56 (13.02%) Web Development
17 56 (13.02%) Degree
18 53 (12.33%) CSS
19 52 (12.09%) HTML
19 52 (12.09%) Cisco
20 51 (11.86%) Test Automation
21 47 (10.93%) Analytics
22 46 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
22 46 (10.70%) Unix
23 45 (10.47%) C#
23 45 (10.47%) Ajax

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 30 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.65%) IIS
3 18 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.49%) Apache Spark
5 10 (2.33%) JBoss
6 7 (1.63%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.93%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.93%) WordPress
9 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.47%) CMS
10 2 (0.47%) Liferay
10 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (5.35%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (4.19%) FileZilla
3 10 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.93%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.70%) Epicor Tropos
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.47%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.47%) Magento
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (7.67%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (6.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (3.02%) Office 365
5 6 (1.40%) Sage Pay
6 2 (0.47%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.23%) IaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Route 53
7 1 (0.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 61 (14.19%) Broadband
2 40 (9.30%) VoIP
3 35 (8.14%) Ethernet
4 26 (6.05%) WAN
5 24 (5.58%) Firewall
6 23 (5.35%) LAN
7 22 (5.12%) SMTP
8 18 (4.19%) DNS
8 18 (4.19%) FTP
9 17 (3.95%) Internet
10 16 (3.72%) BGP
11 14 (3.26%) VLAN
12 13 (3.02%) TACACS
13 12 (2.79%) PBX
14 11 (2.56%) ADSL
14 11 (2.56%) OSPF
14 11 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (2.56%) Wireless
15 10 (2.33%) SNMP
15 10 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.77%) Big Data
3 35 (8.14%) Relational Database
4 32 (7.44%) Hadoop
5 17 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (3.95%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.09%) MySQL
7 9 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.63%) Apache Accumulo
8 7 (1.63%) CouchDB
8 7 (1.63%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.23%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.23%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 23 (5.35%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.95%) MSTest
2 17 (3.95%) NUnit
3 13 (3.02%) JIRA
4 11 (2.56%) JUnit
5 10 (2.33%) Cucumber
5 10 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.33%) TeamCity
6 7 (1.63%) Eclipse
6 7 (1.63%) Maven
6 7 (1.63%) Selenium
6 7 (1.63%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (1.40%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.40%) EasyMock
7 6 (1.40%) PHPUnit
8 5 (1.16%) Jasmine
8 5 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (1.16%) QUnit
8 5 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 159 (36.98%) Finance
2 141 (32.79%) Marketing
3 137 (31.86%) Manufacturing
4 134 (31.16%) Electronics
5 39 (9.07%) Retail
6 11 (2.56%) Billing
7 8 (1.86%) Banking
8 6 (1.40%) Legal
9 5 (1.16%) Back Office
10 4 (0.93%) Games
10 4 (0.93%) Law
10 4 (0.93%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 136 (31.63%) Developer
2 61 (14.19%) Analyst
3 48 (11.16%) .NET Developer
4 31 (7.21%) C# Developer
5 30 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
5 30 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (6.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 29 (6.74%) Business Analyst
7 24 (5.58%) Network Engineer
8 21 (4.88%) Java Developer
9 20 (4.65%) Product Manager
9 20 (4.65%) Support Analyst
10 19 (4.42%) Web Developer
11 18 (4.19%) Architect
11 18 (4.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 18 (4.19%) IT Support
12 17 (3.95%) Senior Developer
12 17 (3.95%) Telecoms Developer
13 16 (3.72%) Product Analyst
13 16 (3.72%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (22.79%) .NET
2 53 (12.33%) CSS
3 52 (12.09%) HTML
4 45 (10.47%) Ajax
5 35 (8.14%) jQuery
6 32 (7.44%) ASP.NET
7 31 (7.21%) ASP.NET Web API
8 27 (6.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (6.05%) JSON
10 18 (4.19%) Regular Expression
10 18 (4.19%) Web Services
11 17 (3.95%) Ninject
11 17 (3.95%) Spring.NET
11 17 (3.95%) Unity DI Container
11 17 (3.95%) WinForms
11 17 (3.95%) WPF
12 15 (3.49%) MSMQ
12 15 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (3.49%) REST
13 14 (3.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.51%) N-Tier
3 27 (6.28%) Public Cloud
4 24 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (5.12%) Driving Licence
6 14 (3.26%) Data Centre
7 11 (2.56%) User Experience
8 10 (2.33%) CCTV
9 9 (2.09%) Handset
10 8 (1.86%) Chip and PIN
11 6 (1.40%) Contactless
11 6 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (1.40%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.40%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.16%) EPoS
12 5 (1.16%) FMCG
12 5 (1.16%) PMI
13 4 (0.93%) iPad
13 4 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 108 (25.12%) Windows
2 46 (10.70%) Unix
3 39 (9.07%) Windows Server
4 37 (8.60%) Linux
5 21 (4.88%) Windows 10
5 21 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (4.19%) Windows 8
7 10 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.70%) VMS
8 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.47%) CentOS
9 2 (0.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (32.56%) Business Intelligence
2 135 (31.40%) Programme Management
3 132 (30.70%) Digital Marketing
4 123 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (13.02%) Web Development
6 51 (11.86%) Test Automation
7 47 (10.93%) Analytics
8 45 (10.47%) Open Source
8 45 (10.47%) TDD
9 44 (10.23%) OO
10 42 (9.77%) Machine Learning
10 42 (9.77%) Scrum
11 41 (9.53%) MVC
12 35 (8.14%) DevOps
12 35 (8.14%) ITIL
13 29 (6.74%) E-Commerce
13 29 (6.74%) Software Engineering
14 26 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (6.05%) SOA
15 24 (5.58%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 134 (31.16%) SQL
2 81 (18.84%) JavaScript
3 69 (16.05%) Java
4 56 (13.02%) Python
5 45 (10.47%) C#
6 40 (9.30%) PHP
7 39 (9.07%) Shell Script
8 30 (6.98%) C++
9 27 (6.28%) Go
10 26 (6.05%) VB
11 25 (5.81%) T-SQL
12 23 (5.35%) VB.NET
13 18 (4.19%) VBScript
14 11 (2.56%) Ruby
15 8 (1.86%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.86%) VBA
16 7 (1.63%) Clojure
17 5 (1.16%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.93%) Perl
18 4 (0.93%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 56 (13.02%) Degree
2 42 (9.77%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (6.98%) CCNA
4 25 (5.81%) CCNP
5 21 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (3.95%) MCSA
7 13 (3.02%) PMI Certification
8 11 (2.56%) MCP
8 11 (2.56%) MCSE
9 10 (2.33%) CCENT
10 9 (2.09%) A+ Certification
11 8 (1.86%) MCITP
11 8 (1.86%) PMP
12 7 (1.63%) JNCIP
12 7 (1.63%) Security Cleared
13 6 (1.40%) CCIE
13 6 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (1.16%) CISSP
14 5 (1.16%) Master's Degree
15 4 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.81%) SLA
2 15 (3.49%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.33%) QA
5 8 (1.86%) ISO 9001
6 6 (1.40%) GDPR
7 5 (1.16%) ISO 14001
7 5 (1.16%) PMO
8 4 (0.93%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.23%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 59 (13.72%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.49%) Docker
4 13 (3.02%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.23%) Kamailio
5 1 (0.23%) NFS
5 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.23%) XenApp
5 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (8.37%) Puppet
2 30 (6.98%) Ansible
3 25 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (4.65%) SCCM
5 15 (3.49%) Mesos
6 13 (3.02%) Cacti
7 12 (2.79%) Nagios
8 10 (2.33%) OpenNMS
8 10 (2.33%) RANCID
9 7 (1.63%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.93%) SCOM
11 3 (0.70%) Marathon
11 3 (0.70%) rkt
12 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.23%) Cisco Prime
12 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.23%) Packer
12 1 (0.23%) SnapMirror
12 1 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 132 (30.70%) SAP
2 57 (13.26%) Microsoft
3 52 (12.09%) Cisco
4 37 (8.60%) VMware
5 29 (6.74%) Google
6 24 (5.58%) Oracle
7 22 (5.12%) Juniper
8 18 (4.19%) PayPal
9 16 (3.72%) Ericsson
10 12 (2.79%) Huawei
11 10 (2.33%) Zend
12 8 (1.86%) Openreach
13 7 (1.63%) BroadSoft
13 7 (1.63%) Brocade
13 7 (1.63%) Foundry
14 6 (1.40%) CyberSource
14 6 (1.40%) F5
14 6 (1.40%) GENBAND
14 6 (1.40%) Riverbed
14 6 (1.40%) Sonus