Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South East
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 94 91
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3 -38
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 606 878 1,048
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.70% 3.37% 3.46%
As % of the General category 11.63% 10.67% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 377 649 718
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,950 £27,500 £26,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,209 8,225 10,363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.77% 31.54% 34.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3,838 6,095 8,130
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,890 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,050 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 27 May 2020.

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 27 May 2020. 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 +29 379 £60,000 +9.09% 16
Berkshire +12 310 £65,000 +15.04% 10
Hampshire -3 125 £50,000 - 4
Surrey -4 61 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Buckinghamshire +35 52 £42,500 -20.93% 2
West Sussex +43 20 £40,000 -23.81%
Oxfordshire +32 17 £41,250 +32.00% 4
East Sussex +22 9 £30,000 -
Kent +21 8 £30,000 -1.64% 1
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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.

1 105 (17.33%) Degree
2 97 (16.01%) Finance
3 83 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (12.38%) Windows
6 74 (12.21%) Linux
7 70 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
8 62 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
9 59 (9.74%) Project Management
10 57 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
11 55 (9.08%) JavaScript
12 53 (8.75%) C
12 53 (8.75%) Marketing
13 52 (8.58%) Python
13 52 (8.58%) Microsoft
14 51 (8.42%) Public Sector
15 50 (8.25%) Electronics
15 50 (8.25%) Software Engineering
16 49 (8.09%) Manufacturing
17 47 (7.76%) C++
17 47 (7.76%) Radio Access Network
18 44 (7.26%) SQL
19 43 (7.10%) AWS
20 42 (6.93%) TCP/IP
21 41 (6.77%) Java
21 41 (6.77%) Microsoft Excel
21 41 (6.77%) Programme Management
22 40 (6.60%) Analytics
23 38 (6.27%) Test Automation
23 38 (6.27%) Legal

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 15 (2.48%) Apache Spark
2 13 (2.15%) Confluence
3 9 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.99%) Apache
4 6 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.50%) CMS
5 3 (0.50%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.33%) SAS
7 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.17%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.17%) JBoss
7 1 (0.17%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.17%) Smallworld
Applications
1 41 (6.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.65%) AutoCAD
5 9 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) Magento
2 4 (0.66%) assyst
2 4 (0.66%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.66%) Oracle BRM
2 4 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.10%) AWS
2 32 (5.28%) Azure
3 16 (2.64%) SaaS
4 13 (2.15%) Power Platform
5 12 (1.98%) Apigee
5 12 (1.98%) Boomi
6 10 (1.65%) Office 365
7 9 (1.49%) Amazon Cognito
7 9 (1.49%) Serverless
8 8 (1.32%) GCP
9 7 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.83%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (0.83%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.50%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.33%) Akamai
12 2 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.33%) AWS CodePipeline
12 2 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.76%) Radio Access Network
2 42 (6.93%) TCP/IP
3 35 (5.78%) Firewall
4 31 (5.12%) 5G
5 27 (4.46%) VoIP
6 26 (4.29%) LAN
6 26 (4.29%) WAN
6 26 (4.29%) Wireless
7 22 (3.63%) Broadband
7 22 (3.63%) Wi-Fi
8 21 (3.47%) MPLS
9 19 (3.14%) Ethernet
10 17 (2.81%) Internet
11 16 (2.64%) LTE
11 16 (2.64%) VLAN
12 15 (2.48%) DNS
13 14 (2.31%) BGP
13 14 (2.31%) ZigBee
14 12 (1.98%) OSPF
14 12 (1.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.31%) MySQL
1 14 (2.31%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.15%) Power BI
3 12 (1.98%) Hadoop
4 11 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.32%) Big Data
5 8 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (1.16%) GIS
7 6 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (0.99%) MS Access
8 5 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (0.83%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.50%) BigQuery
9 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (3.63%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.30%) JIRA
3 16 (2.64%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.16%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.99%) JUnit
6 5 (0.83%) Subversion
7 4 (0.66%) JMeter
8 3 (0.50%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.50%) Gatling
8 3 (0.50%) Maven
8 3 (0.50%) Moq
8 3 (0.50%) NUnit
8 3 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.50%) Selenium
8 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.50%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.33%) GoCD
9 2 (0.33%) IDA Disassembler
9 2 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 97 (16.01%) Finance
2 53 (8.75%) Marketing
3 51 (8.42%) Public Sector
4 50 (8.25%) Electronics
5 49 (8.09%) Manufacturing
6 38 (6.27%) Legal
7 24 (3.96%) Retail
8 12 (1.98%) Billing
9 11 (1.82%) Local Government
10 9 (1.49%) Banking
10 9 (1.49%) Games
11 8 (1.32%) Digital Economy
12 7 (1.16%) Law
13 5 (0.83%) Automotive
14 4 (0.66%) Military
14 4 (0.66%) Police
15 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.33%) Advertising
16 2 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (10.07%) Developer
2 54 (8.91%) Project Manager
3 44 (7.26%) Architect
4 38 (6.27%) Analyst
5 32 (5.28%) Telecoms Manager
6 31 (5.12%) Senior Manager
7 25 (4.13%) Software Engineer
8 23 (3.80%) Delivery Manager
9 22 (3.63%) Senior Developer
10 21 (3.47%) Network Engineer
11 18 (2.97%) Support Engineer
12 17 (2.81%) Senior Project Manager
12 17 (2.81%) Telecoms Engineer
13 16 (2.64%) Java Developer
14 15 (2.48%) C Software Engineer
14 15 (2.48%) Coordinator
14 15 (2.48%) Technical Architect
15 14 (2.31%) Consultant
15 14 (2.31%) Integration Architect
15 14 (2.31%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.28%) HTML
2 31 (5.12%) CSS
3 30 (4.95%) .NET
4 23 (3.80%) React
5 22 (3.63%) REST
6 17 (2.81%) ASP.NET
7 16 (2.64%) AngularJS
8 13 (2.15%) jQuery
9 12 (1.98%) WCF
10 11 (1.82%) Node.js
10 11 (1.82%) RESTful
11 10 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (1.65%) HTML5
11 10 (1.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (1.65%) Web Services
12 9 (1.49%) .NET Core
12 9 (1.49%) LAMP
13 8 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (1.16%) Middleware
14 7 (1.16%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.79%) Data Centre
3 24 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.15%) Virtual Team
6 12 (1.98%) User Experience
7 11 (1.82%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.65%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.49%) Verilog
10 8 (1.32%) Fibre Optics
10 8 (1.32%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (1.16%) Video on Demand
12 6 (0.99%) CCTV
12 6 (0.99%) iPad
13 5 (0.83%) Device Driver
13 5 (0.83%) GPGPU
13 5 (0.83%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.83%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 75 (12.38%) Windows
2 74 (12.21%) Linux
3 21 (3.47%) Unix
4 17 (2.81%) Android
5 13 (2.15%) Windows 10
6 9 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.32%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.66%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.50%) CentOS
10 3 (0.50%) Fedora
11 2 (0.33%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.17%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Solaris
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (12.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 70 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
4 59 (9.74%) Project Management
5 57 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
6 50 (8.25%) Software Engineering
7 41 (6.77%) Programme Management
8 40 (6.60%) Analytics
9 38 (6.27%) Test Automation
10 37 (6.11%) Project Delivery
11 35 (5.78%) Digital Marketing
11 35 (5.78%) ITIL
11 35 (5.78%) Mentoring
12 34 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 33 (5.45%) Proactive Management
14 32 (5.28%) Quality Management
15 31 (5.12%) DevOps
16 30 (4.95%) Decision-Making
17 28 (4.62%) Computer Science
18 26 (4.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 55 (9.08%) JavaScript
2 53 (8.75%) C
3 52 (8.58%) Python
4 47 (7.76%) C++
5 44 (7.26%) SQL
6 41 (6.77%) Java
7 35 (5.78%) C#
8 17 (2.81%) PHP
9 14 (2.31%) Bash Shell
9 14 (2.31%) Go
10 12 (1.98%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.82%) TypeScript
12 9 (1.49%) Perl
13 8 (1.32%) VBA
14 7 (1.16%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.99%) Apple Swift
15 6 (0.99%) MATLAB
15 6 (0.99%) Ruby
15 6 (0.99%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 105 (17.33%) Degree
2 26 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (3.96%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.97%) CCNP
5 17 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (2.15%) CCIE
7 12 (1.98%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.82%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.32%) CISSP
9 8 (1.32%) HNC
10 7 (1.16%) CCNA
10 7 (1.16%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.83%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.83%) PMP
12 4 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.50%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.33%) ACCA
14 2 (0.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.11%) QA
2 32 (5.28%) SLA
3 18 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.98%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.98%) PMO
5 11 (1.82%) GDPR
6 3 (0.50%) Def Stans
6 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.50%) NIST
6 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.33%) NEBOSH
8 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.17%) IFRS
System Software
1 20 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.81%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.64%) Firmware
4 13 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (1.82%) Docker
6 9 (1.49%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.66%) KVM
7 4 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.33%) vSphere
9 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.17%) HDFS
9 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (1.82%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.49%) Ansible
3 7 (1.16%) FortiGate
4 5 (0.83%) Amdocs OSS
4 5 (0.83%) Terraform
5 4 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (0.66%) Grafana
5 4 (0.66%) Icinga
5 4 (0.66%) Observium
6 3 (0.50%) HP ALM
6 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.33%) Puppet
8 1 (0.17%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.17%) Nessus
8 1 (0.17%) Packer
8 1 (0.17%) Salt
8 1 (0.17%) SCCM
8 1 (0.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 52 (8.58%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.11%) SAP
3 29 (4.79%) Cisco
4 25 (4.13%) VMware
5 24 (3.96%) Oracle
6 20 (3.30%) Google
7 18 (2.97%) Remedy
8 17 (2.81%) Dell
9 13 (2.15%) Ericsson
9 13 (2.15%) Huawei
9 13 (2.15%) MuleSoft
9 13 (2.15%) TIBCO
10 11 (1.82%) Actian
10 11 (1.82%) Juniper
11 10 (1.65%) Nokia
11 10 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.49%) Cadence
12 9 (1.49%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.49%) Xilinx
13 8 (1.32%) Altera