Period
to 24 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South East
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 48 32
Rank change year-on-year -43 -16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1,011 1,583 2,572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.44% 5.51% 7.17%
As % of the General category 10.59% 15.88% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 659 1,104 1,729
South East median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,200 £27,500 £27,950
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.16% - -1.13%

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 9,544 9,968 12,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.50% 34.69% 35.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7,623 7,668 10,305
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the South East

Telecoms
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms in the South East.

Salary trend for Telecoms in the South East

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the South East over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the South East

Telecoms
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Thames Valley -28 533 £55,000 +10.00% 71
Berkshire -14 420 £56,500 +8.14% 48
Surrey +6 217 £50,000 +2.04% 16
Hampshire -43 180 £55,000 +22.22% 36
Buckinghamshire -34 90 £42,500 +1.19% 13
West Sussex -50 33 £52,500 +20.00% 8
Kent +1 24 £53,750 +43.33% 6
Oxfordshire -85 24 £40,000 -20.00% 10
East Sussex -16 14 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Sussex -6 4 - -
Middlesex - 4 £31,500 -
M4 Corridor -4 1 £50,000 -16.67%
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 299 (29.57%) Finance
2 216 (21.36%) Degree
3 209 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (17.21%) SQL
5 169 (16.72%) Marketing
6 145 (14.34%) Java
7 133 (13.16%) SAP
7 133 (13.16%) Windows
8 129 (12.76%) Business Intelligence
9 128 (12.66%) Linux
10 124 (12.27%) Electronics
11 117 (11.57%) Programme Management
11 117 (11.57%) Microsoft
12 114 (11.28%) Microsoft Office
13 106 (10.48%) Manufacturing
14 101 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
15 99 (9.79%) Python
16 96 (9.50%) ITIL
17 92 (9.10%) Project Management
17 92 (9.10%) Software Engineering
18 91 (9.00%) JavaScript
19 90 (8.90%) Digital Marketing
20 88 (8.70%) Retail
21 85 (8.41%) VMware
22 84 (8.31%) Cisco
23 81 (8.01%) Analytics
24 79 (7.81%) Oracle
25 71 (7.02%) C#
25 71 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
26 70 (6.92%) Security Cleared

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 39 (3.86%) Apache
2 38 (3.76%) Apache Spark
3 28 (2.77%) MS Exchange
4 18 (1.78%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.68%) JBoss
6 16 (1.58%) SAS
7 13 (1.29%) IIS
7 13 (1.29%) OpenStack
7 13 (1.29%) SharePoint
8 10 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.79%) Smallworld
10 6 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.40%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.40%) WordPress
12 3 (0.30%) CMS
12 3 (0.30%) Confluence
12 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 114 (11.28%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (4.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.58%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.89%) RoboHelp
7 5 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.099%) InDesign
9 1 (0.099%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.099%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.30%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.20%) Primavera
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.20%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (0.20%) Workfront
6 1 (0.099%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.099%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.099%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.099%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.099%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.099%) SessionCam
6 1 (0.099%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 64 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.58%) IaaS
4 15 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (1.48%) Office 365
5 14 (1.38%) SaaS
6 13 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
6 13 (1.29%) Serverless
7 11 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (0.99%) OpenShift
8 10 (0.99%) PaaS
9 7 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.40%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.40%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.20%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 54 (5.34%) Firewall
2 48 (4.75%) TCP/IP
2 48 (4.75%) Wireless
3 47 (4.65%) WAN
4 45 (4.45%) Broadband
5 44 (4.35%) VoIP
5 44 (4.35%) VPN
6 43 (4.25%) Internet
7 37 (3.66%) LAN
8 28 (2.77%) DNS
9 27 (2.67%) NFC
10 25 (2.47%) IPsec
11 22 (2.18%) VLAN
12 21 (2.08%) LTE
12 21 (2.08%) Network Security
12 21 (2.08%) SAN
13 20 (1.98%) Intranet
14 19 (1.88%) MPLS
14 19 (1.88%) PBX
15 17 (1.68%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (5.54%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.15%) Big Data
3 39 (3.86%) Hadoop
4 33 (3.26%) MySQL
5 32 (3.17%) NoSQL
6 30 (2.97%) Power BI
7 29 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 23 (2.27%) Blockchain
10 18 (1.78%) Apache Hive
10 18 (1.78%) MongoDB
11 17 (1.68%) SAP HANA
12 16 (1.58%) Text Mining
13 15 (1.48%) Relational Database
14 12 (1.19%) GIS
15 11 (1.09%) Neo4j
16 10 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
16 10 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (0.89%) Oracle Database
17 9 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (3.36%) Jenkins
2 28 (2.77%) Git (software)
3 26 (2.57%) Visual Studio
4 23 (2.27%) GitLab
5 14 (1.38%) JIRA
6 12 (1.19%) Subversion
7 8 (0.79%) Cucumber
7 8 (0.79%) JUnit
8 7 (0.69%) SpecFlow
8 7 (0.69%) Vagrant
9 6 (0.59%) Maven
10 5 (0.49%) Moq
10 5 (0.49%) NUnit
11 4 (0.40%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.40%) Gatling
11 4 (0.40%) JMeter
11 4 (0.40%) MSTest
11 4 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (0.40%) Selenium
11 4 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 299 (29.57%) Finance
2 169 (16.72%) Marketing
3 124 (12.27%) Electronics
4 106 (10.48%) Manufacturing
5 88 (8.70%) Retail
6 68 (6.73%) Banking
7 47 (4.65%) Legal
8 32 (3.17%) Advertising
9 29 (2.87%) Billing
10 23 (2.27%) Retail Banking
11 18 (1.78%) German Language
11 18 (1.78%) Italian Language
12 13 (1.29%) French Language
13 10 (0.99%) Law
13 10 (0.99%) Spanish Language
14 8 (0.79%) Automotive
15 7 (0.69%) Back Office
15 7 (0.69%) Games
16 6 (0.59%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 117 (11.57%) Developer
2 102 (10.09%) Analyst
3 59 (5.84%) Architect
4 54 (5.34%) IT Manager
5 51 (5.04%) Support Engineer
6 50 (4.95%) Consultant
6 50 (4.95%) Project Manager
7 46 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 36 (3.56%) Network Engineer
9 31 (3.07%) Telecoms Engineer
10 29 (2.87%) Java Developer
10 29 (2.87%) Senior Consultant
11 27 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (2.57%) Administrator
12 26 (2.57%) C# Developer
12 26 (2.57%) Senior Developer
13 25 (2.47%) .NET Developer
13 25 (2.47%) Systems Engineer
14 24 (2.37%) Business Analyst
14 24 (2.37%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (5.74%) HTML
2 54 (5.34%) Web Services
3 49 (4.85%) .NET
4 41 (4.06%) XML
5 38 (3.76%) CSS
6 29 (2.87%) AngularJS
6 29 (2.87%) Kafka
7 27 (2.67%) HTML5
8 25 (2.47%) REST
9 24 (2.37%) jQuery
10 22 (2.18%) ASP.NET
11 21 (2.08%) Spring
12 20 (1.98%) SOAP
13 19 (1.88%) JSON
13 19 (1.88%) Middleware
14 17 (1.68%) .NET Core
14 17 (1.68%) Ajax
14 17 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (1.68%) Node.js
14 17 (1.68%) React
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 66 (6.53%) Self-Motivation
3 56 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (4.95%) Data Centre
5 38 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 36 (3.56%) Driving Licence
7 32 (3.17%) Algorithms
8 27 (2.67%) Video on Demand
9 24 (2.37%) Mobile Payment
10 23 (2.27%) Contactless
10 23 (2.27%) EMV
10 23 (2.27%) Fintech
10 23 (2.27%) Smartcard
11 22 (2.18%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.58%) Internet of Things
12 16 (1.58%) Social Network
13 15 (1.48%) Virtual Team
14 12 (1.19%) PMI
15 11 (1.09%) User Experience
16 10 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 133 (13.16%) Windows
2 128 (12.66%) Linux
3 45 (4.45%) Windows Server
4 40 (3.96%) Unix
5 24 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (1.98%) Windows 10
7 15 (1.48%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.38%) Android
8 14 (1.38%) CentOS
8 14 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.09%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.99%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.79%) Solaris
11 8 (0.79%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.40%) VMS
13 3 (0.30%) openSUSE
13 3 (0.30%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (20.67%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (12.76%) Business Intelligence
3 117 (11.57%) Programme Management
4 101 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
5 96 (9.50%) ITIL
6 92 (9.10%) Project Management
6 92 (9.10%) Software Engineering
7 90 (8.90%) Digital Marketing
8 81 (8.01%) Analytics
9 71 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 68 (6.73%) DevOps
11 60 (5.93%) CRM
12 58 (5.74%) Decision-Making
13 57 (5.64%) Scrum
14 51 (5.04%) Change Management
15 50 (4.95%) TDD
16 49 (4.85%) Presales
17 45 (4.45%) Mathematics
17 45 (4.45%) Service Management
17 45 (4.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 174 (17.21%) SQL
2 145 (14.34%) Java
3 99 (9.79%) Python
4 91 (9.00%) JavaScript
5 71 (7.02%) C#
6 66 (6.53%) C++
7 50 (4.95%) C
8 30 (2.97%) Ruby
9 28 (2.77%) Bash Shell
10 27 (2.67%) PL/SQL
11 26 (2.57%) PowerShell
12 19 (1.88%) Go
13 18 (1.78%) PHP
14 16 (1.58%) Perl
14 16 (1.58%) R
15 15 (1.48%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.19%) Java 8
17 11 (1.09%) T-SQL
18 7 (0.69%) Rust
19 5 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 216 (21.36%) Degree
2 70 (6.92%) Security Cleared
3 48 (4.75%) SC Cleared
4 40 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 23 (2.27%) CCNA
7 22 (2.18%) CISSP
8 21 (2.08%) CCIE
8 21 (2.08%) DV Cleared
9 20 (1.98%) CISA
9 20 (1.98%) CISM
10 15 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (1.48%) PMI Certification
11 14 (1.38%) CEH
11 14 (1.38%) SSCP
12 13 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (1.19%) MCSA
14 11 (1.09%) CCNP
15 10 (0.99%) ISEB
15 10 (0.99%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.25%) SLA
2 38 (3.76%) QA
3 24 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.38%) PMO
5 8 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.69%) FISMA
7 6 (0.59%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.59%) NEBOSH
7 6 (0.59%) PMBOK
8 5 (0.49%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.30%) PA-DSS
11 2 (0.20%) COSHH
11 2 (0.20%) GDPR
11 2 (0.20%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.20%) MISRA
11 2 (0.20%) MISRA C
System Software
1 50 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 37 (3.66%) Docker
4 20 (1.98%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.58%) vSphere
6 8 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.69%) Terminal Server
7 7 (0.69%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.59%) KVM
8 6 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.40%) XenApp
9 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.20%) Ceph
11 2 (0.20%) Firmware
11 2 (0.20%) iptables
12 1 (0.099%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.099%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.099%) Snort
12 1 (0.099%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (3.66%) Ansible
2 29 (2.87%) Puppet
3 16 (1.58%) Hadoop YARN
3 16 (1.58%) Kubernetes
4 11 (1.09%) SCCM
5 10 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.69%) Nagios
6 7 (0.69%) Salt
7 6 (0.59%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.49%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.49%) Grafana
8 5 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (0.49%) Xymon
9 4 (0.40%) Icinga
9 4 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 133 (13.16%) SAP
2 117 (11.57%) Microsoft
3 85 (8.41%) VMware
4 84 (8.31%) Cisco
5 79 (7.81%) Oracle
6 32 (3.17%) Tableau
7 31 (3.07%) Dell
8 28 (2.77%) Juniper
9 24 (2.37%) Splunk
10 23 (2.27%) Hyperion
11 20 (1.98%) Red Hat
12 19 (1.88%) Citrix
13 16 (1.58%) Avaya
13 16 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (1.48%) EMC
14 15 (1.48%) NetApp
15 13 (1.29%) F5
16 12 (1.19%) Google
16 12 (1.19%) HP
16 12 (1.19%) Mitel