Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South East
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 33 31
Rank change year-on-year -21 -2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1548 2350 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.97% 6.87% 6.86%
As % of the General category 14.58% 19.70% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1105 1532 2132
South East median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.06% -3.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £77,500
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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 10620 11928 15244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 34.09% 34.87% 36.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8192 9400 11862
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 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
Thames Valley -15 831 £50,000 -9.09% 50
Berkshire -4 578 £50,000 -9.09% 31
Surrey -3 285 £50,000 +5.26% 28
Hampshire -28 277 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Buckinghamshire -1 159 £42,500 - 14
Oxfordshire -58 81 £50,000 - 5
West Sussex -31 57 £42,500 -2.86% 1
Kent +14 28 £41,250 +43.48% 1
East Sussex -21 21 £40,000 -2.44% 2
M4 Corridor - 16 £60,000 -
Sussex -4 7 £57,500 +130.00%
Middlesex +4 4 £41,250 -17.50%
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 473 (30.56%) Finance
2 328 (21.19%) Linux
3 323 (20.87%) Marketing
4 271 (17.51%) Programme Management
5 266 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
6 264 (17.05%) Electronics
7 249 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
7 249 (16.09%) Degree
8 240 (15.50%) SAP
9 237 (15.31%) Manufacturing
10 235 (15.18%) Digital Marketing
11 234 (15.12%) Windows
12 220 (14.21%) SQL
13 206 (13.31%) Java
14 189 (12.21%) C++
15 174 (11.24%) Project Management
16 169 (10.92%) JavaScript
16 169 (10.92%) Software Engineering
17 154 (9.95%) Cisco
18 150 (9.69%) C#
19 146 (9.43%) .NET
20 139 (8.98%) Microsoft
21 137 (8.85%) SQL Server
22 135 (8.72%) Python
23 132 (8.53%) Scrum
24 130 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
25 128 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
26 127 (8.20%) ITIL
27 125 (8.07%) Computer Science
28 120 (7.75%) VoIP

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 32 (2.07%) Apache
1 32 (2.07%) IIS
2 27 (1.74%) Tomcat
3 22 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (1.36%) SAS
5 15 (0.97%) Apache Spark
6 12 (0.78%) MS Exchange
7 11 (0.71%) Confluence
7 11 (0.71%) DNN
7 11 (0.71%) Documentum
7 11 (0.71%) OpenStack
7 11 (0.71%) SharePoint
8 10 (0.65%) Skype for Business
9 8 (0.52%) Jetty
9 8 (0.52%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.39%) CMS
11 5 (0.32%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 112 (7.24%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (4.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 57 (3.68%) Microsoft Project
4 37 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 36 (2.33%) MS Visio
6 30 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.52%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.32%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (0.26%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.065%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.26%) Primavera
2 4 (0.26%) Unica
3 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.13%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.13%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.13%) SessionCam
5 1 (0.065%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.065%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.065%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.065%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.065%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.065%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.065%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.065%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.065%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 93 (6.01%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (3.94%) Office 365
3 53 (3.42%) SaaS
4 48 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (1.36%) Amazon S3
6 21 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 19 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
8 18 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (0.45%) Force.com
9 7 (0.45%) Slack
10 6 (0.39%) G Suite
11 4 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.19%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.19%) IaaS
12 3 (0.19%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.13%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 120 (7.75%) VoIP
2 104 (6.72%) WAN
3 84 (5.43%) TCP/IP
4 82 (5.30%) Broadband
5 80 (5.17%) Firewall
6 78 (5.04%) VPN
7 64 (4.13%) Wireshark
8 63 (4.07%) LAN
8 63 (4.07%) LTE
9 57 (3.68%) Wireless
10 55 (3.55%) GSM
10 55 (3.55%) UMTS
11 54 (3.49%) RTP
12 50 (3.23%) Internet
13 44 (2.84%) PBX
14 42 (2.71%) MPLS
15 35 (2.26%) Ethernet
16 34 (2.20%) HTTP
17 32 (2.07%) Diameter Protocol
17 32 (2.07%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 80 (5.17%) MySQL
3 64 (4.13%) NoSQL
4 54 (3.49%) Big Data
5 52 (3.36%) SQL Server 2016
6 36 (2.33%) MongoDB
7 32 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 28 (1.81%) Relational Database
9 24 (1.55%) Hadoop
10 22 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 22 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (1.29%) MariaDB
11 20 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (1.23%) GIS
13 16 (1.03%) Oracle Database
14 12 (0.78%) Data Mining
14 12 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (0.58%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 56 (3.62%) Subversion
2 50 (3.23%) Moq
2 50 (3.23%) MSTest
2 50 (3.23%) NUnit
2 50 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
3 45 (2.91%) Visual Studio
4 42 (2.71%) Jenkins
5 38 (2.45%) Git (software)
6 37 (2.39%) JIRA
7 34 (2.20%) GCC
8 30 (1.94%) GDB
8 30 (1.94%) Selenium
9 26 (1.68%) Trac
10 19 (1.23%) JUnit
11 16 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (0.90%) Cucumber
13 11 (0.71%) git-flow
14 10 (0.65%) Eclipse
15 9 (0.58%) WebDriver
16 6 (0.39%) InstallShield
General
1 473 (30.56%) Finance
2 323 (20.87%) Marketing
3 264 (17.05%) Electronics
4 237 (15.31%) Manufacturing
5 105 (6.78%) Retail
6 86 (5.56%) Banking
7 42 (2.71%) Legal
8 34 (2.20%) Billing
9 33 (2.13%) Aerospace
9 33 (2.13%) Financial Institution
10 32 (2.07%) Games
11 22 (1.42%) Automotive
12 16 (1.03%) Law
13 14 (0.90%) Back Office
14 13 (0.84%) Retail Banking
15 12 (0.78%) Multimedia
15 12 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.52%) Advertising
17 4 (0.26%) German Language
18 3 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 294 (18.99%) Developer
2 162 (10.47%) Analyst
3 115 (7.43%) Consultant
4 93 (6.01%) .NET Developer
5 80 (5.17%) Project Manager
6 79 (5.10%) Architect
7 77 (4.97%) Telecoms Engineer
8 76 (4.91%) Software Engineer
9 74 (4.78%) Network Engineer
10 64 (4.13%) Telecoms Developer
11 52 (3.36%) Support Engineer
12 51 (3.29%) Java Developer
13 48 (3.10%) C# Developer
14 47 (3.04%) JavaScript Developer
14 47 (3.04%) Linux Engineer
15 46 (2.97%) Systems Engineer
16 45 (2.91%) C++ Software Engineer
17 42 (2.71%) C# .NET Developer
17 42 (2.71%) Software Developer
18 39 (2.52%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (9.43%) .NET
2 110 (7.11%) HTML
3 104 (6.72%) CSS
4 100 (6.46%) Web Services
5 69 (4.46%) XML
6 59 (3.81%) HTML5
7 53 (3.42%) REST
8 52 (3.36%) jQuery
8 52 (3.36%) Node.js
9 50 (3.23%) Castle Windsor
9 50 (3.23%) Ninject
9 50 (3.23%) Spring.NET
9 50 (3.23%) Unity DI Container
10 47 (3.04%) JSON
10 47 (3.04%) WPF
11 43 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 43 (2.78%) Spring
12 42 (2.71%) STL
13 41 (2.65%) RESTful
14 38 (2.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 125 (8.07%) Computer Science
2 117 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
4 64 (4.13%) Data Centre
5 56 (3.62%) User Experience
6 48 (3.10%) Management Information System
7 36 (2.33%) Virtual Team
8 32 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (1.87%) Hedge funds
10 22 (1.42%) Mobile Payment
11 20 (1.29%) Algorithms
11 20 (1.29%) Contactless
11 20 (1.29%) EMV
11 20 (1.29%) Smartcard
12 16 (1.03%) Driving Licence
13 15 (0.97%) Robotics
14 14 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
14 14 (0.90%) Mobile App
14 14 (0.90%) SWIFT
15 13 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 328 (21.19%) Linux
2 234 (15.12%) Windows
3 89 (5.75%) Unix
4 53 (3.42%) Windows Server
5 34 (2.20%) Android
6 33 (2.13%) CentOS
7 31 (2.00%) Apple iOS
8 24 (1.55%) Windows 8
9 23 (1.49%) Windows 7
9 23 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.84%) VxWorks
12 13 (0.84%) Windows 10
13 12 (0.78%) Mac OS X
14 11 (0.71%) Solaris
15 9 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (0.45%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (17.51%) Programme Management
2 266 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
3 249 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
4 235 (15.18%) Digital Marketing
5 174 (11.24%) Project Management
6 169 (10.92%) Software Engineering
7 132 (8.53%) Scrum
8 130 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
9 128 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 127 (8.20%) ITIL
11 96 (6.20%) TDD
12 84 (5.43%) PRINCE2
13 75 (4.84%) MVC
14 73 (4.72%) Presales
15 69 (4.46%) Kanban
16 67 (4.33%) OO
17 61 (3.94%) MVVM
17 61 (3.94%) OOP
18 57 (3.68%) DevOps
18 57 (3.68%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 220 (14.21%) SQL
2 206 (13.31%) Java
3 189 (12.21%) C++
4 169 (10.92%) JavaScript
5 150 (9.69%) C#
6 135 (8.72%) Python
7 109 (7.04%) C
8 89 (5.75%) Bash Shell
9 54 (3.49%) Perl
10 38 (2.45%) Ruby
11 29 (1.87%) PHP
12 27 (1.74%) Shell Script
13 26 (1.68%) Lua
14 15 (0.97%) R
15 14 (0.90%) VB.NET
16 12 (0.78%) Assembly Language
17 11 (0.71%) Embedded C
18 10 (0.65%) PHP 5
19 8 (0.52%) Embedded C++
19 8 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 249 (16.09%) Degree
2 86 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 71 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 41 (2.65%) CCNA
6 36 (2.33%) CCNP
7 34 (2.20%) DV Cleared
8 32 (2.07%) CISSP
9 28 (1.81%) SC Cleared
10 26 (1.68%) PMI Certification
11 18 (1.16%) CISM
11 18 (1.16%) PMP
12 17 (1.10%) Master's Degree
12 17 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 16 (1.03%) CCIE
14 15 (0.97%) ISTQB
15 13 (0.84%) APMP
16 12 (0.78%) ISEB
17 11 (0.71%) CEH
18 10 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.94%) SLA
2 45 (2.91%) PMO
2 45 (2.91%) QA
3 30 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.68%) Data Quality
5 16 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.97%) ECSS
6 15 (0.97%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 9 (0.58%) ISO 22301
9 8 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (0.39%) ISO 31000
10 6 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 5 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (0.32%) GDPR
12 4 (0.26%) MISRA
12 4 (0.26%) MISRA C
13 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 86 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 65 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.68%) Kamailio
4 23 (1.49%) Docker
5 15 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.71%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.45%) KVM
9 6 (0.39%) XenServer
10 5 (0.32%) XenApp
10 5 (0.32%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.26%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.26%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.26%) vSphere
12 3 (0.19%) Firmware
12 3 (0.19%) NFS
13 1 (0.065%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (1.87%) Puppet
2 27 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.68%) Ansible
4 17 (1.10%) Terraform
5 8 (0.52%) Grafana
6 7 (0.45%) Packer
6 7 (0.45%) WSUS
7 6 (0.39%) vCenter Server
8 5 (0.32%) CFEngine
8 5 (0.32%) Nagios
9 4 (0.26%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.26%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.19%) Opsview
10 3 (0.19%) vMotion
10 3 (0.19%) vRealize
10 3 (0.19%) WMI
11 2 (0.13%) Cisco CME
11 2 (0.13%) rkt
Vendors
1 240 (15.50%) SAP
2 154 (9.95%) Cisco
3 139 (8.98%) Microsoft
4 83 (5.36%) VMware
5 70 (4.52%) Oracle
6 52 (3.36%) Juniper
7 37 (2.39%) Citrix
8 31 (2.00%) HP
9 25 (1.61%) EMC
9 25 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.42%) F5
11 21 (1.36%) Red Hat
12 20 (1.29%) Hyperion
13 18 (1.16%) Avaya
13 18 (1.16%) Google
14 17 (1.10%) ArcSight
15 16 (1.03%) IBM
16 15 (0.97%) Hortonworks
16 15 (0.97%) Jaspersoft
17 14 (0.90%) Apple