Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 34 31
Rank change year-on-year -36 -3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1,321 2,059 2,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.27% 6.56% 7.06%
As % of the General category 12.87% 19.10% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1,325 2,138
South East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,573
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% - -

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 10,266 10,780 14,924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.21% 34.35% 36.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7,957 8,300 11,716
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,299
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -22 720 £50,000 -4.76% 102
Berkshire -9 500 £50,000 -9.09% 60
Surrey -8 239 £49,714 +10.48% 36
Hampshire -43 239 £42,500 +6.25% 42
Buckinghamshire -9 141 £42,500 +4.94% 29
Oxfordshire -74 63 £50,000 - 13
West Sussex -25 36 £42,500 -12.82% 10
East Sussex -27 32 £40,000 +0.63% 4
Kent +21 24 £52,500 +54.41% 7
Middlesex +9 6 £50,000 +21.21%
M4 Corridor - 4 £60,000 -
Sussex - 4 - -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 320 (24.22%) Finance
2 267 (20.21%) Linux
3 235 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
4 211 (15.97%) Marketing
5 208 (15.75%) Degree
6 170 (12.87%) Windows
7 166 (12.57%) SQL
8 160 (12.11%) Programme Management
9 155 (11.73%) Electronics
10 153 (11.58%) Cisco
11 150 (11.36%) Software Engineering
12 144 (10.90%) JavaScript
13 143 (10.83%) C++
14 140 (10.60%) Manufacturing
15 139 (10.52%) ITIL
16 138 (10.45%) Project Management
17 135 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
18 131 (9.92%) SAP
19 128 (9.69%) Digital Marketing
20 126 (9.54%) .NET
21 122 (9.24%) C#
22 120 (9.08%) VoIP
23 116 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
24 110 (8.33%) WAN
24 110 (8.33%) Java
25 107 (8.10%) SQL Server
26 105 (7.95%) Microsoft
27 103 (7.80%) Computer Science
28 102 (7.72%) Scrum
29 97 (7.34%) HTML

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 21 (1.59%) IIS
2 19 (1.44%) Apache
3 18 (1.36%) Tomcat
4 16 (1.21%) Apache Spark
4 16 (1.21%) SharePoint
5 13 (0.98%) SAS
6 10 (0.76%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.45%) CMS
7 6 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.45%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.45%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.38%) Confluence
8 5 (0.38%) DNN
8 5 (0.38%) Documentum
9 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.15%) Jetty
10 2 (0.15%) nginx
10 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 88 (6.66%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 49 (3.71%) Microsoft Project
4 38 (2.88%) MS Visio
5 37 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 30 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.68%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.38%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.23%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.15%) Maya
11 1 (0.076%) InDesign
11 1 (0.076%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (0.45%) TIBCO iProcess
3 5 (0.38%) Unica
4 4 (0.30%) Primavera
5 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.076%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.076%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.076%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.076%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.076%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.076%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 60 (4.54%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (4.47%) Office 365
3 35 (2.65%) SaaS
4 32 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (1.29%) Amazon S3
8 15 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 11 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
10 8 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.53%) Slack
12 6 (0.45%) G Suite
13 5 (0.38%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.23%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.15%) IaaS
15 2 (0.15%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 120 (9.08%) VoIP
2 110 (8.33%) WAN
3 86 (6.51%) Broadband
4 74 (5.60%) Wireshark
5 71 (5.37%) VPN
6 67 (5.07%) TCP/IP
7 66 (5.00%) RTP
8 62 (4.69%) LAN
9 60 (4.54%) GSM
9 60 (4.54%) LTE
9 60 (4.54%) UMTS
10 53 (4.01%) Firewall
11 50 (3.79%) Wireless
12 49 (3.71%) PBX
13 48 (3.63%) Internet
14 40 (3.03%) Diameter Protocol
14 40 (3.03%) RANAP
15 39 (2.95%) Asterisk PBX
16 38 (2.88%) MPLS
17 35 (2.65%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (8.10%) SQL Server
2 56 (4.24%) MySQL
3 54 (4.09%) SQL Server 2016
4 48 (3.63%) NoSQL
5 40 (3.03%) Big Data
6 31 (2.35%) MongoDB
7 20 (1.51%) Relational Database
8 16 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (1.14%) Hadoop
9 15 (1.14%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
10 13 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (0.91%) GIS
12 11 (0.83%) MariaDB
13 10 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (0.53%) Data Mining
15 7 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (4.01%) Moq
1 53 (4.01%) MSTest
1 53 (4.01%) NUnit
1 53 (4.01%) Rhino Mocks
2 48 (3.63%) Subversion
3 43 (3.26%) GCC
4 41 (3.10%) GDB
5 34 (2.57%) Trac
6 31 (2.35%) Jenkins
6 31 (2.35%) Visual Studio
7 24 (1.82%) Git (software)
8 21 (1.59%) Selenium
9 18 (1.36%) JIRA
10 11 (0.83%) Cucumber
11 10 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.61%) JUnit
13 5 (0.38%) GitLab
13 5 (0.38%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.38%) PhantomJS
13 5 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 320 (24.22%) Finance
2 211 (15.97%) Marketing
3 155 (11.73%) Electronics
4 140 (10.60%) Manufacturing
5 87 (6.59%) Banking
6 86 (6.51%) Retail
7 39 (2.95%) Legal
8 32 (2.42%) Billing
9 29 (2.20%) Games
10 27 (2.04%) Financial Institution
11 25 (1.89%) Aerospace
12 20 (1.51%) Law
13 17 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (1.14%) Multimedia
15 12 (0.91%) Automotive
16 9 (0.68%) Advertising
17 8 (0.61%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.45%) German Language
19 5 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
20 3 (0.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 229 (17.34%) Developer
2 118 (8.93%) Analyst
3 93 (7.04%) Consultant
4 86 (6.51%) .NET Developer
5 83 (6.28%) Software Engineer
6 79 (5.98%) Architect
7 78 (5.90%) Telecoms Engineer
8 75 (5.68%) Network Engineer
9 65 (4.92%) Project Manager
10 62 (4.69%) Telecoms Developer
11 52 (3.94%) C++ Software Engineer
12 47 (3.56%) Support Engineer
13 38 (2.88%) C# Developer
14 35 (2.65%) Core Network Engineer
15 34 (2.57%) Administrator
15 34 (2.57%) JavaScript Developer
15 34 (2.57%) Telecoms Manager
15 34 (2.57%) Telecoms Software Engineer
16 32 (2.42%) Software Developer
17 31 (2.35%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (9.54%) .NET
2 97 (7.34%) HTML
3 90 (6.81%) CSS
4 55 (4.16%) jQuery
5 53 (4.01%) Castle Windsor
5 53 (4.01%) Ninject
5 53 (4.01%) Spring.NET
5 53 (4.01%) Unity DI Container
6 52 (3.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 50 (3.79%) Web Services
7 50 (3.79%) WPF
7 50 (3.79%) XML
8 49 (3.71%) STL
9 47 (3.56%) HTML5
9 47 (3.56%) Middleware
10 44 (3.33%) Node.js
11 38 (2.88%) JSON
12 34 (2.57%) ASP.NET
13 29 (2.20%) AngularJS
14 28 (2.12%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (7.80%) Computer Science
2 80 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
4 47 (3.56%) Management Information System
5 46 (3.48%) Data Centre
6 44 (3.33%) User Experience
7 32 (2.42%) Virtual Team
8 24 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (1.82%) Hedge funds
9 22 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
10 21 (1.59%) Algorithms
10 21 (1.59%) Contactless
10 21 (1.59%) EMV
10 21 (1.59%) Smartcard
11 16 (1.21%) Driving Licence
11 16 (1.21%) Robotics
12 15 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
13 14 (1.06%) Digital Media
14 12 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 267 (20.21%) Linux
2 170 (12.87%) Windows
3 78 (5.90%) Unix
4 48 (3.63%) Windows Server
5 36 (2.73%) CentOS
6 24 (1.82%) Windows 8
7 23 (1.74%) Windows 7
8 20 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (1.44%) Android
10 17 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.98%) Windows 10
12 12 (0.91%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.53%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.45%) VxWorks
16 3 (0.23%) Solaris
16 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.23%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (12.11%) Programme Management
3 150 (11.36%) Software Engineering
4 139 (10.52%) ITIL
5 138 (10.45%) Project Management
6 135 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
7 128 (9.69%) Digital Marketing
8 116 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 102 (7.72%) Scrum
10 93 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
11 83 (6.28%) MVC
12 74 (5.60%) TDD
13 66 (5.00%) PRINCE2
14 65 (4.92%) Kanban
15 64 (4.84%) MVVM
16 59 (4.47%) Multithreading
16 59 (4.47%) OO
16 59 (4.47%) OOP
16 59 (4.47%) Presales
17 54 (4.09%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 166 (12.57%) SQL
2 144 (10.90%) JavaScript
3 143 (10.83%) C++
4 122 (9.24%) C#
5 110 (8.33%) Java
6 91 (6.89%) Python
7 78 (5.90%) Bash Shell
8 76 (5.75%) C
9 43 (3.26%) PHP
10 32 (2.42%) Perl
11 30 (2.27%) Lua
12 16 (1.21%) Ruby
13 12 (0.91%) Assembly Language
14 11 (0.83%) PHP 5
15 9 (0.68%) Embedded C
15 9 (0.68%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.61%) sed
16 8 (0.61%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.61%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 208 (15.75%) Degree
2 57 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (3.79%) Security Cleared
4 34 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 32 (2.42%) CCNA
6 30 (2.27%) CCNP
7 29 (2.20%) SC Cleared
8 27 (2.04%) CISSP
9 24 (1.82%) PMI Certification
10 18 (1.36%) Master's Degree
11 17 (1.29%) DV Cleared
12 15 (1.14%) CISM
12 15 (1.14%) PMP
12 15 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 13 (0.98%) CCIE
14 10 (0.76%) APMP
14 10 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (0.68%) MCSE
16 8 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 7 (0.53%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.30%) SLA
2 36 (2.73%) PMO
3 27 (2.04%) QA
4 20 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (1.29%) Data Quality
6 15 (1.14%) ECSS
7 13 (0.98%) GDPR
8 11 (0.83%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.45%) MISRA
10 5 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (0.38%) ISO 22301
10 5 (0.38%) ISO 31000
10 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.30%) MISRA C
11 4 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 2 (0.15%) Def Stans
13 2 (0.15%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 69 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 54 (4.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (2.27%) Kamailio
4 16 (1.21%) Docker
5 11 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.45%) Firmware
7 5 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.23%) NFS
8 3 (0.23%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.15%) vSphere
10 1 (0.076%) KVM
10 1 (0.076%) vCloud
10 1 (0.076%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (1.59%) Ansible
2 20 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (1.51%) Puppet
3 6 (0.45%) Terraform
3 6 (0.45%) TIBCO Hawk
4 5 (0.38%) CFEngine
4 5 (0.38%) Nagios
5 4 (0.30%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.30%) vCenter Server
6 3 (0.23%) Grafana
7 2 (0.15%) Cisco CME
7 2 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.15%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.15%) Mesos
7 2 (0.15%) Packer
7 2 (0.15%) rkt
8 1 (0.076%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.076%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 153 (11.58%) Cisco
2 131 (9.92%) SAP
3 105 (7.95%) Microsoft
4 64 (4.84%) VMware
5 57 (4.31%) Oracle
6 47 (3.56%) Juniper
7 31 (2.35%) TIBCO
8 28 (2.12%) Citrix
9 21 (1.59%) Hyperion
10 19 (1.44%) F5
11 18 (1.36%) Avaya
11 18 (1.36%) IBM
12 15 (1.14%) EMC
13 13 (0.98%) Nokia
14 12 (0.91%) Google
14 12 (0.91%) HP
14 12 (0.91%) Red Hat
14 12 (0.91%) Zend
15 11 (0.83%) Apple
16 10 (0.76%) Salesforce.com