Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 57 64 78
Rank change year-on-year +7 +14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 443 909 1,022
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.48% 3.93% 3.82%
As % of the General category 14.57% 12.21% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 345 623 732
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,750 £28,525
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,040 7,445 8,564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.74% 32.18% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,239 5,520 6,634
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in the South East.

Salary trend for Telecoms in the South East

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in the South East over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021. 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 +8 265 £60,000 - 58
Berkshire +3 210 £65,000 +8.33% 43
Surrey +54 63 £46,250 -7.50% 15
Hampshire -16 63 £45,000 -10.00% 22
Buckinghamshire +52 50 £38,000 -24.00% 9
West Sussex +20 24 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Kent +18 18 £42,500 +34.92% 9
East Sussex +41 6 £53,750 -2.27% 1
Oxfordshire +40 6 £75,000 +42.86% 6
Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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.

1 102 (23.02%) Finance
2 101 (22.80%) Marketing
3 89 (20.09%) Degree
4 81 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
5 80 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (17.16%) Public Sector
7 74 (16.70%) SAP
8 70 (15.80%) Electronics
8 70 (15.80%) Programme Management
8 70 (15.80%) Digital Marketing
9 68 (15.35%) Microsoft
10 65 (14.67%) Manufacturing
11 60 (13.54%) Azure
12 59 (13.32%) JavaScript
13 50 (11.29%) SQL
14 49 (11.06%) Java
15 44 (9.93%) ITIL
16 43 (9.71%) Service Management
17 39 (8.80%) Enterprise Architecture
18 38 (8.58%) .NET
18 38 (8.58%) Cisco
19 34 (7.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 34 (7.67%) Computer Science
19 34 (7.67%) Integration Testing
20 33 (7.45%) QA
20 33 (7.45%) Python
20 33 (7.45%) Project Management
21 32 (7.22%) Active Directory
22 30 (6.77%) TCP/IP
22 30 (6.77%) Cisco Certification

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 18 (4.06%) Mule
2 12 (2.71%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.35%) CMS
5 5 (1.13%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.90%) Joomla!
6 4 (0.90%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.90%) WordPress
7 3 (0.68%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.23%) Apache
9 1 (0.23%) Confluence
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.23%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.23%) IIS
9 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 23 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.13%) Simulink
4 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.45%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.13%) SAP PSCD
2 3 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.68%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.68%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.68%) Sprinklr
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.23%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 60 (13.54%) Azure
2 30 (6.77%) AWS
3 18 (4.06%) SaaS
4 16 (3.61%) Office 365
5 11 (2.48%) Power Platform
6 10 (2.26%) OpenShift
7 8 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.35%) GCP
9 5 (1.13%) PaaS
10 4 (0.90%) IaaS
11 3 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.68%) Google Play
12 2 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.45%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.45%) npm
12 2 (0.45%) Serverless
13 1 (0.23%) Heroku
13 1 (0.23%) Kong
13 1 (0.23%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.77%) TCP/IP
2 28 (6.32%) Wireless
3 26 (5.87%) Network Security
4 22 (4.97%) DNS
5 19 (4.29%) Ethernet
6 17 (3.84%) DHCP
7 16 (3.61%) Firewall
8 15 (3.39%) 4G
8 15 (3.39%) 5G
9 14 (3.16%) LAN
9 14 (3.16%) VoIP
9 14 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (2.71%) WAN
10 12 (2.71%) Wireshark
11 11 (2.48%) VPN
12 10 (2.26%) Broadband
12 10 (2.26%) H.323
12 10 (2.26%) IP Telephony
12 10 (2.26%) NAS
12 10 (2.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.61%) NoSQL
3 13 (2.93%) MS Access
4 12 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (2.71%) Hadoop
5 11 (2.48%) Power BI
6 10 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.03%) MySQL
7 9 (2.03%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.13%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.68%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.45%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (4.06%) JUnit
2 17 (3.84%) Cucumber
2 17 (3.84%) JBehave
3 14 (3.16%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.81%) Selenium
5 4 (0.90%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.45%) JIRA
6 2 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.23%) Ant
7 1 (0.23%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.23%) Hudson
7 1 (0.23%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.23%) Subversion
7 1 (0.23%) webpack
General
1 102 (23.02%) Finance
2 101 (22.80%) Marketing
3 76 (17.16%) Public Sector
4 70 (15.80%) Electronics
5 65 (14.67%) Manufacturing
6 23 (5.19%) Banking
7 10 (2.26%) Billing
8 7 (1.58%) Legal
8 7 (1.58%) Retail
9 5 (1.13%) Military
10 4 (0.90%) Advertising
11 3 (0.68%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.45%) Law
13 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 69 (15.58%) Developer
2 44 (9.93%) Consultant
3 41 (9.26%) Architect
4 30 (6.77%) Telecoms Manager
5 21 (4.74%) Analyst
5 21 (4.74%) Design Engineer
6 18 (4.06%) Software Engineer
7 15 (3.39%) Network Engineer
8 14 (3.16%) Embedded Engineer
8 14 (3.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 14 (3.16%) Support Engineer
9 13 (2.93%) Account Manager
9 13 (2.93%) Security Manager
9 13 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (2.93%) Technical Consultant
10 12 (2.71%) .NET Developer
10 12 (2.71%) Information Manager
10 12 (2.71%) Information Security Manager
10 12 (2.71%) Project Manager
10 12 (2.71%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.58%) .NET
2 24 (5.42%) SOAP
3 23 (5.19%) .NET Core
4 22 (4.97%) jQuery
5 18 (4.06%) ASP.NET
6 16 (3.61%) HTML
7 15 (3.39%) CSS
7 15 (3.39%) Middleware
8 14 (3.16%) REST
9 12 (2.71%) AngularJS
9 12 (2.71%) Vue.js
9 12 (2.71%) Web Services
10 11 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (2.48%) React
11 10 (2.26%) Entity Framework
11 10 (2.26%) LDAP
12 8 (1.81%) WebRTC
13 7 (1.58%) .NET Framework
13 7 (1.58%) pytest
14 5 (1.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.77%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.97%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.74%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (4.29%) User Experience
6 17 (3.84%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (2.71%) Video on Demand
8 11 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (2.03%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.81%) Over-the-Top Content
11 7 (1.58%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.35%) Fibre Optics
12 6 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 5 (1.13%) Blog
13 5 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (0.90%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.90%) FMCG
14 4 (0.90%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.90%) SCADA
14 4 (0.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.55%) Linux
2 26 (5.87%) Windows
3 13 (2.93%) Windows 10
4 7 (1.58%) Unix
5 5 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.13%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.90%) Android
6 4 (0.90%) Solaris
7 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.68%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
2 80 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (15.80%) Digital Marketing
3 70 (15.80%) Programme Management
4 44 (9.93%) ITIL
5 43 (9.71%) Service Management
6 39 (8.80%) Enterprise Architecture
7 34 (7.67%) Computer Science
7 34 (7.67%) Integration Testing
8 33 (7.45%) Project Management
9 30 (6.77%) Cybersecurity
9 30 (6.77%) Information Security
9 30 (6.77%) Problem-Solving
10 29 (6.55%) Customer Requirements
11 28 (6.32%) UML
12 27 (6.09%) Software Engineering
13 25 (5.64%) TOGAF
14 24 (5.42%) CRM
14 24 (5.42%) Service Delivery
15 23 (5.19%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 59 (13.32%) JavaScript
2 50 (11.29%) SQL
3 49 (11.06%) Java
4 33 (7.45%) Python
5 29 (6.55%) C++
6 24 (5.42%) C#
7 22 (4.97%) C
8 13 (2.93%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.35%) MATLAB
10 4 (0.90%) PHP
11 3 (0.68%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.68%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.68%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.45%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.45%) Go
12 2 (0.45%) Perl
12 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.23%) Tcl
13 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 89 (20.09%) Degree
2 30 (6.77%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (5.19%) CCNP
4 15 (3.39%) CCNA
5 13 (2.93%) CISM
5 13 (2.93%) CISSP
6 11 (2.48%) Master's Degree
7 10 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.03%) Security Cleared
9 7 (1.58%) TOGAF Certification
10 6 (1.35%) PhD
11 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.90%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.68%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.68%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.68%) HND
13 3 (0.68%) MCSA
14 2 (0.45%) HNC
14 2 (0.45%) JNCIS
14 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (7.45%) QA
3 19 (4.29%) GDPR
3 19 (4.29%) SLA
4 9 (2.03%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (1.13%) NIST
8 4 (0.90%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.23%) NCSC
10 1 (0.23%) PMO
10 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (7.22%) Active Directory
2 28 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.84%) Docker
4 11 (2.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 11 (2.48%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (2.26%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.26%) XenApp
5 10 (2.26%) XenDesktop
6 9 (2.03%) KVM
7 6 (1.35%) Firmware
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (3.39%) Ansible
2 13 (2.93%) Kubernetes
3 10 (2.26%) HAProxy
3 10 (2.26%) vRealize
4 3 (0.68%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.45%) SCCM
5 2 (0.45%) WMI
6 1 (0.23%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.23%) Consul
6 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.23%) Grafana
6 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.23%) Kustomize
6 1 (0.23%) Nessus
6 1 (0.23%) Netcool
6 1 (0.23%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 74 (16.70%) SAP
2 68 (15.35%) Microsoft
3 38 (8.58%) Cisco
4 30 (6.77%) VMware
5 25 (5.64%) Oracle
6 18 (4.06%) MuleSoft
7 15 (3.39%) F5
8 13 (2.93%) IBM
8 13 (2.93%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.71%) Infoblox
10 11 (2.48%) Dell
10 11 (2.48%) Ericsson
11 10 (2.26%) Citrix
11 10 (2.26%) Remedy
12 9 (2.03%) Nokia
13 8 (1.81%) Google
13 8 (1.81%) Huawei
14 7 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (1.35%) Cadence
15 6 (1.35%) Juniper