Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > North West
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 97 91
Rank change year-on-year -28 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 240 369 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.41% 3.15% 3.29%
As % of the General category 6.90% 7.68% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 162 276 362
North West median annual salary £45,750 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.81% +11.25% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,875 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 3,477 4,803 5,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.93% 40.99% 43.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,566 3,585 4,229
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 -32 164 £50,000 +17.65% 35
Cheshire +7 36 £30,875 -31.39% 9
Lancashire +3 30 £33,750 +16.38% 8
Merseyside -1 6 £30,625 -51.00% 4
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 55 (22.92%) Finance
2 44 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (17.50%) Retail
5 41 (17.08%) Microsoft
6 40 (16.67%) Broadband
7 35 (14.58%) Java
8 34 (14.17%) C++
8 34 (14.17%) Manufacturing
9 31 (12.92%) Windows
9 31 (12.92%) Ethernet
9 31 (12.92%) HP
10 30 (12.50%) SAP
11 29 (12.08%) Degree
12 27 (11.25%) SQL
13 25 (10.42%) Linux
13 25 (10.42%) Active Directory
13 25 (10.42%) QA
13 25 (10.42%) Public Sector
14 24 (10.00%) Marketing
14 24 (10.00%) Service Delivery
15 23 (9.58%) C#
15 23 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (9.17%) DNS
16 22 (9.17%) ISEB
16 22 (9.17%) Electronics
16 22 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (8.75%) Software Engineering
17 21 (8.75%) Cisco
17 21 (8.75%) Python

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 7 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.67%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.67%) Confluence
3 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.67%) IIS
3 4 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.83%) nginx
4 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.42%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (5.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.42%) HipChat
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.17%) SAP CO
1 10 (4.17%) SAP FI
1 10 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO
1 10 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.83%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.25%) Azure
1 15 (6.25%) SaaS
2 11 (4.58%) Office 365
3 8 (3.33%) Power Platform
3 8 (3.33%) Serverless
4 5 (2.08%) AWS
5 3 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.83%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.83%) IaaS
6 2 (0.83%) PaaS
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon Cognito
7 1 (0.42%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.42%) GCP
7 1 (0.42%) GitHub
7 1 (0.42%) npm
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (16.67%) Broadband
2 31 (12.92%) Ethernet
3 22 (9.17%) DNS
4 20 (8.33%) Firewall
4 20 (8.33%) WAN
5 19 (7.92%) DHCP
6 17 (7.08%) VoIP
7 14 (5.83%) TCP/IP
8 13 (5.42%) LAN
9 12 (5.00%) Internet
10 11 (4.58%) Unified Communications
11 9 (3.75%) PBX
12 8 (3.33%) Wireless
13 7 (2.92%) LLU
13 7 (2.92%) VPN
14 6 (2.50%) BGP
14 6 (2.50%) HTTPS
14 6 (2.50%) MPLS
14 6 (2.50%) MQTT
14 6 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.33%) Power BI
2 7 (2.92%) SAP HANA
2 7 (2.92%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.67%) MS Access
4 3 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.83%) MySQL
5 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.42%) Big Data
6 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.42%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 16 (6.67%) GitLab
2 10 (4.17%) JIRA
3 5 (2.08%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.25%) Selenium
6 2 (0.83%) CF BOSH
6 2 (0.83%) git-flow
6 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.83%) Maven
6 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.42%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.42%) Mocha
7 1 (0.42%) webpack
General
1 55 (22.92%) Finance
2 42 (17.50%) Retail
3 34 (14.17%) Manufacturing
4 25 (10.42%) Public Sector
5 24 (10.00%) Marketing
6 22 (9.17%) Electronics
7 13 (5.42%) Banking
8 12 (5.00%) Billing
9 8 (3.33%) Automotive
10 6 (2.50%) Advertising
11 5 (2.08%) Law
12 3 (1.25%) Back Office
13 2 (0.83%) Local Government
14 1 (0.42%) Environmental Health
14 1 (0.42%) Games
14 1 (0.42%) Police
Job Titles
1 31 (12.92%) Developer
2 25 (10.42%) Analyst
3 21 (8.75%) Software Engineer
4 16 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 16 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (5.42%) C++ Developer
5 13 (5.42%) Telecoms Engineer
6 12 (5.00%) Consultant
6 12 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 12 (5.00%) Test Leader
7 10 (4.17%) Coordinator
7 10 (4.17%) Product Manager
7 10 (4.17%) SAP CO Consultant
7 10 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
7 10 (4.17%) SAP FI Consultant
7 10 (4.17%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 9 (3.75%) Field Engineer
9 8 (3.33%) Field Service Engineer
9 8 (3.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.08%) .NET
2 7 (2.92%) RESTful
3 6 (2.50%) TensorFlow
4 5 (2.08%) Node.js
4 5 (2.08%) XMPP
5 4 (1.67%) Akka
6 3 (1.25%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.25%) CSS
6 3 (1.25%) OAuth
6 3 (1.25%) React
6 3 (1.25%) Vue.js
7 2 (0.83%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (0.83%) HTML
7 2 (0.83%) LDAP
7 2 (0.83%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.83%) OpenID
7 2 (0.83%) SAML
7 2 (0.83%) Spring
7 2 (0.83%) Spring Boot
7 2 (0.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.33%) Smart Meter
3 18 (7.50%) Data Centre
4 16 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
5 15 (6.25%) Blog
6 11 (4.58%) Algorithms
7 10 (4.17%) FMCG
8 8 (3.33%) Driving Licence
8 8 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (2.92%) Internet of Things
9 7 (2.92%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.25%) User Experience
12 2 (0.83%) CCTV
12 2 (0.83%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.83%) Clustering
12 2 (0.83%) Fibre Optics
12 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.92%) Windows
2 25 (10.42%) Linux
3 12 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 12 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.33%) Unix
7 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 23 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (8.75%) ITIL
5 21 (8.75%) Software Engineering
6 20 (8.33%) Line Management
6 20 (8.33%) Statistics
7 19 (7.92%) Digital Marketing
7 19 (7.92%) Programme Management
8 18 (7.50%) Test Management
9 17 (7.08%) Artificial Intelligence
10 16 (6.67%) Project Management
10 16 (6.67%) Prototyping
10 16 (6.67%) SOA
10 16 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (6.25%) Data Science
11 15 (6.25%) Mentoring
12 14 (5.83%) Coaching
12 14 (5.83%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.58%) Java
2 34 (14.17%) C++
3 27 (11.25%) SQL
4 23 (9.58%) C#
5 21 (8.75%) Python
6 18 (7.50%) R
7 17 (7.08%) C
8 5 (2.08%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.08%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.25%) ES6
11 2 (0.83%) PHP
11 2 (0.83%) Ruby
11 2 (0.83%) U-SQL
12 1 (0.42%) ES7
12 1 (0.42%) Go
Qualifications
1 29 (12.08%) Degree
2 22 (9.17%) ISEB
3 21 (8.75%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.50%) CCNP
6 5 (2.08%) CCDP
7 2 (0.83%) CCIE
7 2 (0.83%) CCNA
7 2 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.83%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.83%) PMP
7 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.42%) CIPD
8 1 (0.42%) CISM
8 1 (0.42%) CLAS
8 1 (0.42%) IISP
8 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.42%) QA
2 13 (5.42%) SLA
3 4 (1.67%) PMO
4 3 (1.25%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.83%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.42%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.42%) GDPR
6 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.42%) NEBOSH
6 1 (0.42%) RMADS
System Software
1 25 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.75%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.50%) Docker
5 4 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.25%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.42%) Firmware
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (7.92%) HP ALM
2 6 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.25%) SCCM
3 3 (1.25%) Terraform
4 2 (0.83%) Ansible
4 2 (0.83%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.83%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.83%) Puppet
4 2 (0.83%) Scalr
5 1 (0.42%) Cacti
Vendors
1 41 (17.08%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.92%) HP
3 30 (12.50%) SAP
4 21 (8.75%) Cisco
5 18 (7.50%) BT
6 16 (6.67%) VMware
7 15 (6.25%) Remedy
8 11 (4.58%) Pega
9 10 (4.17%) Openreach
10 9 (3.75%) IBM
11 8 (3.33%) Dell
12 7 (2.92%) Oracle
13 6 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (2.08%) Meraki
14 5 (2.08%) Virgin Media
15 4 (1.67%) Intel
16 3 (1.25%) Huawei
16 3 (1.25%) McAfee
16 3 (1.25%) Sophos
17 2 (0.83%) Mitel