Period
to 20 June 2019

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 20 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 90 53
Rank change year-on-year 0 -37 -22
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 903 1,025 1,458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.44% 3.41% 4.98%
As % of the General category 11.37% 10.40% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 589 675 1,001
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -1.04%

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 7,944 9,853 9,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.29% 32.75% 33.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,892 7,848 7,597
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,675 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 20 June 2019.

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 20 June 2019. 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 +2 481 £54,000 +8.00% 68
Berkshire +6 410 £55,000 - 61
Hampshire +30 208 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Surrey -5 150 £48,750 +8.33% 12
Buckinghamshire -31 52 £52,000 +22.35% 4
West Sussex +2 24 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Kent -3 15 £30,500 -41.90% 5
Oxfordshire +42 13 £32,500 +18.18% 3
East Sussex -5 10 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Middlesex +11 6 £34,500 -40.00%
M4 Corridor -1 4 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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.

1 215 (23.81%) Finance
2 185 (20.49%) Degree
3 147 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (15.50%) Electronics
5 136 (15.06%) Marketing
6 131 (14.51%) Java
7 129 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 116 (12.85%) SQL
9 115 (12.74%) Cisco
9 115 (12.74%) Programme Management
10 114 (12.62%) SAP
11 109 (12.07%) ITIL
12 107 (11.85%) Linux
13 105 (11.63%) Manufacturing
14 103 (11.41%) Digital Marketing
15 93 (10.30%) Project Management
16 88 (9.75%) Software Engineering
17 78 (8.64%) Microsoft
18 77 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
19 76 (8.42%) JavaScript
20 72 (7.97%) LAN
21 70 (7.75%) VMware
21 70 (7.75%) Security Cleared
22 69 (7.64%) Banking
23 66 (7.31%) Windows
23 66 (7.31%) Problem-Solving
24 65 (7.20%) Retail
25 63 (6.98%) Wireless
26 60 (6.64%) Python
26 60 (6.64%) Microsoft Office

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 24 (2.66%) Apache Spark
2 15 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (1.55%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.00%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.89%) Apache
5 8 (0.89%) Tomcat
6 7 (0.78%) CMS
6 7 (0.78%) Confluence
7 6 (0.66%) Smallworld
8 5 (0.55%) IBM Domino
8 5 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.33%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.33%) Hyperledger
10 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.22%) IIS
10 2 (0.22%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.22%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 60 (6.64%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.22%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (0.44%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.22%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.22%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (0.11%) HFM
3 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.11%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.11%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 77 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (4.98%) Office 365
4 27 (2.99%) SaaS
5 20 (2.21%) IaaS
6 18 (1.99%) Serverless
7 15 (1.66%) PaaS
8 13 (1.44%) GitHub
9 12 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (1.11%) Heroku
11 8 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.78%) npm
13 6 (0.66%) Power Platform
14 4 (0.44%) Azure Functions
14 4 (0.44%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.33%) AWS CodePipeline
15 3 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 72 (7.97%) LAN
2 63 (6.98%) Wireless
3 58 (6.42%) WAN
4 56 (6.20%) VoIP
5 43 (4.76%) Ethernet
6 37 (4.10%) MPLS
7 36 (3.99%) Firewall
8 33 (3.65%) TCP/IP
8 33 (3.65%) Unified Communications
9 32 (3.54%) Internet
10 28 (3.10%) Network Security
11 26 (2.88%) NFC
12 24 (2.66%) DSL
12 24 (2.66%) ISDN
13 21 (2.33%) HSRP
13 21 (2.33%) LTE
13 21 (2.33%) Radio Access Network
14 20 (2.21%) ATM
14 20 (2.21%) Broadband
14 20 (2.21%) GLBP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (5.09%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.32%) NoSQL
3 31 (3.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 31 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (3.32%) Hadoop
5 29 (3.21%) Blockchain
6 20 (2.21%) MySQL
7 19 (2.10%) Relational Database
8 18 (1.99%) MongoDB
9 15 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (1.44%) Big Data
11 13 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (1.33%) GIS
13 10 (1.11%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.00%) Redis
15 8 (0.89%) Neo4j
16 7 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
16 7 (0.78%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 35 (3.88%) JIRA
2 29 (3.21%) Git (software)
3 15 (1.66%) Maven
4 14 (1.55%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.55%) Subversion
5 9 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 8 (0.89%) GCC
7 7 (0.78%) GDB
7 7 (0.78%) Jasmine
7 7 (0.78%) Mocha
7 7 (0.78%) Trac
8 6 (0.66%) webpack
9 5 (0.55%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.44%) Protractor
11 3 (0.33%) IDA Disassembler
11 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.22%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.22%) Selenium
12 2 (0.22%) Vagrant
General
1 215 (23.81%) Finance
2 140 (15.50%) Electronics
3 136 (15.06%) Marketing
4 105 (11.63%) Manufacturing
5 69 (7.64%) Banking
6 65 (7.20%) Retail
7 34 (3.77%) Legal
8 29 (3.21%) German Language
8 29 (3.21%) Italian Language
9 26 (2.88%) Retail Banking
10 23 (2.55%) Billing
11 16 (1.77%) Advertising
11 16 (1.77%) Publishing
12 10 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (1.00%) Digital Economy
14 7 (0.78%) Law
15 6 (0.66%) Military
16 5 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.55%) Games
17 3 (0.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 132 (14.62%) Developer
2 92 (10.19%) Analyst
3 78 (8.64%) Architect
4 56 (6.20%) Project Manager
4 56 (6.20%) Telecoms Manager
5 54 (5.98%) Java Developer
6 53 (5.87%) Consultant
7 43 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 43 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 41 (4.54%) Software Engineer
9 33 (3.65%) Telecoms Engineer
10 32 (3.54%) Senior Developer
10 32 (3.54%) Support Engineer
11 30 (3.32%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 27 (2.99%) Senior Consultant
13 26 (2.88%) E-Commerce Consultant
13 26 (2.88%) Payments Consultant
13 26 (2.88%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
13 26 (2.88%) Senior Payments Consultant
14 24 (2.66%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (5.65%) Spring
2 44 (4.87%) .NET
3 35 (3.88%) React
4 31 (3.43%) Web Services
5 29 (3.21%) RESTful
6 28 (3.10%) CSS
6 28 (3.10%) HTML
7 27 (2.99%) REST
8 26 (2.88%) Node.js
9 25 (2.77%) AngularJS
10 19 (2.10%) Spring Boot
10 19 (2.10%) XML
11 18 (1.99%) SOAP
12 16 (1.77%) J2EE
13 15 (1.66%) Hibernate
13 15 (1.66%) JSON
14 14 (1.55%) Kafka
15 13 (1.44%) ASP.NET
15 13 (1.44%) OAuth
16 12 (1.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.42%) Self-Motivation
2 50 (5.54%) Management Information System
3 46 (5.09%) Data Centre
4 36 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.54%) Driving Licence
6 29 (3.21%) Algorithms
7 26 (2.88%) Contactless
7 26 (2.88%) EMV
7 26 (2.88%) Mobile Payment
7 26 (2.88%) Smartcard
8 24 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
9 19 (2.10%) Video on Demand
10 17 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.77%) Fibre Optics
11 16 (1.77%) User Experience
12 10 (1.11%) ASIC
12 10 (1.11%) EMC VMAX
12 10 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 10 (1.11%) VHDL
13 9 (1.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 107 (11.85%) Linux
2 66 (7.31%) Windows
3 39 (4.32%) Unix
4 28 (3.10%) Windows Server
5 22 (2.44%) Android
6 14 (1.55%) Windows 10
6 14 (1.55%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.11%) FreeBSD
8 9 (1.00%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.66%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.44%) Debian
11 4 (0.44%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.33%) uClinux
13 2 (0.22%) CentOS
13 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.22%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 115 (12.74%) Programme Management
4 109 (12.07%) ITIL
5 103 (11.41%) Digital Marketing
6 93 (10.30%) Project Management
7 88 (9.75%) Software Engineering
8 66 (7.31%) Problem-Solving
9 60 (6.64%) Analytics
10 58 (6.42%) Computer Science
11 53 (5.87%) DevOps
12 52 (5.76%) Presales
13 51 (5.65%) Service Delivery
14 50 (5.54%) Service Management
15 47 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 43 (4.76%) Mentoring
16 43 (4.76%) TDD
17 42 (4.65%) SDLC
18 41 (4.54%) OO
19 39 (4.32%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (14.51%) Java
2 116 (12.85%) SQL
3 76 (8.42%) JavaScript
4 60 (6.64%) Python
5 58 (6.42%) C#
6 52 (5.76%) C++
7 33 (3.65%) PHP
8 32 (3.54%) C
9 11 (1.22%) Kotlin
10 10 (1.11%) Go
10 10 (1.11%) Java 8
11 9 (1.00%) Ruby
11 9 (1.00%) TypeScript
12 8 (0.89%) MATLAB
13 7 (0.78%) Embedded C
13 7 (0.78%) ES6
13 7 (0.78%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.66%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.66%) ES7
14 6 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 185 (20.49%) Degree
2 70 (7.75%) Security Cleared
3 51 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (4.21%) SC Cleared
5 31 (3.43%) CCNP
6 24 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (2.10%) CCIE
7 19 (2.10%) CCIE Service Provider
8 18 (1.99%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 17 (1.88%) JNCIS
10 16 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
10 16 (1.77%) DV Cleared
11 15 (1.66%) ISEB
12 12 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (1.11%) CISA
13 10 (1.11%) CISSP
13 10 (1.11%) HNC
14 9 (1.00%) HND
14 9 (1.00%) MCP
15 7 (0.78%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.21%) SLA
2 19 (2.10%) QA
3 15 (1.66%) GDPR
4 12 (1.33%) PMO
5 11 (1.22%) COBIT
5 11 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.00%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.78%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.44%) HL7
8 4 (0.44%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.33%) NEBOSH
9 3 (0.33%) NIST
9 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.33%) SEPA
10 2 (0.22%) HAZOP
11 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.11%) IFRS
System Software
1 40 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 31 (3.43%) Docker
4 7 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.44%) Firmware
7 4 (0.44%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.33%) Snort
8 3 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.22%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.22%) vSphere
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (1.55%) Netcool
2 12 (1.33%) Ansible
3 11 (1.22%) Terraform
4 10 (1.11%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.78%) AirWatch
5 7 (0.78%) HP ALM
6 6 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (0.66%) Grafana
6 6 (0.66%) Graphite
7 5 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (0.55%) Puppet
8 4 (0.44%) TIBCO Hawk
8 4 (0.44%) ZENworks
9 3 (0.33%) QRadar
9 3 (0.33%) vRealize
10 2 (0.22%) Amdocs OSS
10 2 (0.22%) Nagios
10 2 (0.22%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 115 (12.74%) Cisco
2 114 (12.62%) SAP
3 78 (8.64%) Microsoft
4 70 (7.75%) VMware
5 48 (5.32%) Oracle
6 39 (4.32%) Juniper
7 36 (3.99%) NetApp
8 35 (3.88%) EMC
9 29 (3.21%) Dell
10 27 (2.99%) Google
10 27 (2.99%) Hyperion
11 26 (2.88%) HP
12 16 (1.77%) Ericsson
12 16 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (1.66%) Remedy
14 13 (1.44%) Avaya
15 12 (1.33%) Citrix
15 12 (1.33%) Nokia
16 11 (1.22%) Huawei
17 10 (1.11%) Nortel