Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 49 31
Rank change year-on-year -42 -18 0
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1,003 1,581 2,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.31% 5.30% 7.38%
As % of the General category 10.02% 15.61% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 656 1,075 1,953
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £74,375 £70,000 £77,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year - -1.04% -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 10,006 10,131 13,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.98% 33.98% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7,971 7,868 11,331
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -27 570 £52,500 +5.00% 92
Berkshire -12 442 £55,000 +10.00% 70
Surrey -17 188 £45,000 -3.23% 35
Hampshire -56 147 £47,500 +11.76% 37
Buckinghamshire -20 110 £42,500 - 14
Kent +7 32 £52,500 +40.00% 5
West Sussex -58 25 £37,500 -16.67% 5
East Sussex -30 16 £35,000 -16.67% 7
Oxfordshire -113 16 £32,500 -35.00% 8
Middlesex +13 5 £31,500 -13.10%
Sussex -16 4 - - 1
M4 Corridor 0 2 £50,000 -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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.

1 267 (26.62%) Finance
2 203 (20.24%) Degree
3 197 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (16.75%) SQL
5 160 (15.95%) Marketing
6 152 (15.15%) Windows
7 134 (13.36%) Linux
8 115 (11.47%) Microsoft
9 112 (11.17%) Microsoft Office
10 105 (10.47%) ITIL
11 102 (10.17%) Electronics
12 97 (9.67%) Java
13 96 (9.57%) JavaScript
13 96 (9.57%) Project Management
13 96 (9.57%) Programme Management
14 94 (9.37%) SAP
14 94 (9.37%) Python
14 94 (9.37%) Cisco
15 87 (8.67%) C#
15 87 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
16 84 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
17 76 (7.58%) VMware
17 76 (7.58%) Computer Science
17 76 (7.58%) Security Cleared
18 75 (7.48%) Manufacturing
19 72 (7.18%) Microsoft Excel
20 71 (7.08%) Software Engineering
21 70 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
21 70 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
22 69 (6.88%) .NET

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 26 (2.59%) Apache
2 25 (2.49%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.09%) MS Exchange
4 20 (1.99%) Apache Spark
5 18 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 15 (1.50%) Smallworld
7 14 (1.40%) OpenStack
8 10 (1.00%) IIS
8 10 (1.00%) JBoss
9 8 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.40%) CMS
10 4 (0.40%) WordPress
11 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.20%) Confluence
12 2 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.20%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.20%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.100%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.100%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 112 (11.17%) Microsoft Office
2 72 (7.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (4.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (2.49%) MS Visio
5 24 (2.39%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.90%) RoboHelp
7 5 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.40%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.30%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.100%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.100%) InDesign
11 1 (0.100%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Traffica
2 4 (0.40%) Workfront
3 3 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.30%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.30%) SAP MM
3 3 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.20%) Primavera
4 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.20%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (0.20%) Unica
5 1 (0.100%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.100%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.100%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.100%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.100%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 65 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.99%) IaaS
4 29 (2.89%) SaaS
5 23 (2.29%) AWS Lambda
5 23 (2.29%) Serverless
6 20 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (1.89%) Office 365
8 14 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (1.30%) PaaS
10 11 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.60%) Amazon Glacier
12 6 (0.60%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.30%) GitHub
15 1 (0.100%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.100%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 59 (5.88%) Wireless
2 53 (5.28%) Broadband
2 53 (5.28%) TCP/IP
3 51 (5.08%) VPN
4 49 (4.89%) VoIP
5 45 (4.49%) LAN
5 45 (4.49%) WAN
6 44 (4.39%) Firewall
7 43 (4.29%) Internet
8 31 (3.09%) LTE
9 28 (2.79%) DNS
10 27 (2.69%) NFC
11 23 (2.29%) Intranet
12 22 (2.19%) GSM
13 21 (2.09%) VLAN
14 20 (1.99%) IPsec
14 20 (1.99%) Network Security
15 19 (1.89%) Ethernet
16 17 (1.69%) DHCP
16 17 (1.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (5.78%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.39%) MySQL
3 30 (2.99%) Big Data
4 19 (1.89%) Blockchain
5 18 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 18 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 18 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 17 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (1.50%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.40%) GIS
10 11 (1.10%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.00%) Oracle Database
12 8 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (2.79%) Visual Studio
2 23 (2.29%) GitLab
3 21 (2.09%) Git (software)
3 21 (2.09%) Jenkins
4 18 (1.79%) Moq
4 18 (1.79%) NUnit
5 13 (1.30%) JIRA
6 12 (1.20%) MSTest
6 12 (1.20%) Rhino Mocks
7 10 (1.00%) JUnit
7 10 (1.00%) Subversion
7 10 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.70%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.70%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.50%) Gatling
9 5 (0.50%) JMeter
9 5 (0.50%) Maven
10 4 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.30%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.30%) webpack
General
1 267 (26.62%) Finance
2 160 (15.95%) Marketing
3 102 (10.17%) Electronics
4 75 (7.48%) Manufacturing
5 60 (5.98%) Banking
6 59 (5.88%) Retail
7 50 (4.99%) Legal
8 28 (2.79%) Billing
9 21 (2.09%) Advertising
10 20 (1.99%) German Language
10 20 (1.99%) Italian Language
11 19 (1.89%) Retail Banking
12 13 (1.30%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.30%) Law
13 11 (1.10%) French Language
14 10 (1.00%) Mandarin Language
15 8 (0.80%) Back Office
15 8 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.80%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 156 (15.55%) Developer
2 95 (9.47%) Analyst
3 54 (5.38%) Project Manager
4 50 (4.99%) Consultant
5 47 (4.69%) Architect
6 42 (4.19%) IT Manager
7 41 (4.09%) Network Engineer
7 41 (4.09%) Software Engineer
7 41 (4.09%) Support Engineer
7 41 (4.09%) Telecoms Engineer
8 39 (3.89%) .NET Developer
9 35 (3.49%) Telecoms Manager
10 30 (2.99%) Junior
11 29 (2.89%) Product Manager
12 28 (2.79%) C# Developer
12 28 (2.79%) Senior Consultant
13 26 (2.59%) Administrator
13 26 (2.59%) Test Engineer
14 25 (2.49%) IT Support
15 24 (2.39%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (6.88%) .NET
2 66 (6.58%) HTML
3 53 (5.28%) Web Services
4 51 (5.08%) CSS
5 39 (3.89%) XML
6 34 (3.39%) ASP.NET
7 30 (2.99%) jQuery
8 26 (2.59%) HTML5
9 23 (2.29%) AngularJS
10 22 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (2.19%) REST
11 20 (1.99%) Middleware
12 18 (1.79%) .NET Core
12 18 (1.79%) Ajax
12 18 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 18 (1.79%) KnockoutJS
12 18 (1.79%) Spring
13 17 (1.69%) Ninject
14 16 (1.60%) JSON
15 15 (1.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 70 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
3 58 (5.78%) Data Centre
4 55 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (4.89%) Management Information System
6 37 (3.69%) Driving Licence
7 26 (2.59%) Public Cloud
8 24 (2.39%) Fintech
9 23 (2.29%) Contactless
9 23 (2.29%) EMV
9 23 (2.29%) Mobile Payment
9 23 (2.29%) Smartcard
10 20 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.60%) Virtual Team
12 15 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
13 14 (1.40%) Algorithms
14 13 (1.30%) EMC VMAX
14 13 (1.30%) User Experience
15 12 (1.20%) Hedge funds
15 12 (1.20%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 152 (15.15%) Windows
2 134 (13.36%) Linux
3 49 (4.89%) Windows Server
4 41 (4.09%) Unix
5 24 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (1.89%) Windows 10
7 16 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.50%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.20%) CentOS
10 11 (1.10%) Android
11 10 (1.00%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.90%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.80%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.40%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.30%) openSUSE
16 3 (0.30%) Solaris
16 3 (0.30%) VxWorks
17 2 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
17 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (10.47%) ITIL
3 96 (9.57%) Programme Management
3 96 (9.57%) Project Management
4 87 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
5 84 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
6 71 (7.08%) Software Engineering
7 70 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
8 68 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 60 (5.98%) Presales
10 56 (5.58%) Service Management
11 50 (4.99%) CRM
12 49 (4.89%) DevOps
13 47 (4.69%) Test Automation
14 46 (4.59%) Decision-Making
14 46 (4.59%) Service Delivery
15 44 (4.39%) E-Commerce
15 44 (4.39%) Scrum
16 43 (4.29%) Analytics
17 42 (4.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 168 (16.75%) SQL
2 97 (9.67%) Java
3 96 (9.57%) JavaScript
4 94 (9.37%) Python
5 87 (8.67%) C#
6 67 (6.68%) C++
7 56 (5.58%) C
8 33 (3.29%) PowerShell
9 30 (2.99%) Ruby
10 24 (2.39%) PHP
11 23 (2.29%) Bash Shell
12 19 (1.89%) Shell Script
13 16 (1.60%) Perl
13 16 (1.60%) PL/SQL
14 14 (1.40%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.30%) Java 8
16 7 (0.70%) VB
17 6 (0.60%) Embedded C
17 6 (0.60%) Scala
18 5 (0.50%) Go
Qualifications
1 203 (20.24%) Degree
2 76 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 47 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.79%) CCIE
5 26 (2.59%) CISSP
6 23 (2.29%) CISM
6 23 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (2.19%) CCNA
8 20 (1.99%) DV Cleared
9 16 (1.60%) CISA
10 15 (1.50%) PMI Certification
11 14 (1.40%) CCIE Data Center
12 13 (1.30%) CCIE Service Provider
12 13 (1.30%) EMC Certification
12 13 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (1.20%) CEH
13 12 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (1.20%) VCAP
13 12 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.08%) SLA
2 27 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.09%) PMO
4 20 (1.99%) QA
5 11 (1.10%) PCI DSS
6 10 (1.00%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.80%) GDPR
8 7 (0.70%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.50%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.50%) MISRA
9 5 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.40%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.40%) ISO 31000
10 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.40%) MISRA C
10 4 (0.40%) NEBOSH
10 4 (0.40%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.30%) FISMA
11 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.30%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 48 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 40 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.09%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.30%) Docker
4 13 (1.30%) vSphere
5 10 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.70%) Terminal Server
7 5 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.40%) XenApp
8 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.30%) Firmware
9 3 (0.30%) iptables
9 3 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.30%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.20%) KVM
10 2 (0.20%) Snort
11 1 (0.100%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.100%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.100%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 33 (3.29%) Ansible
2 17 (1.69%) Puppet
3 12 (1.20%) SCCM
4 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (0.60%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.50%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (0.50%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.50%) Netcool
5 5 (0.50%) NSN NetAct
5 5 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.50%) SCOM
5 5 (0.50%) SCOrch
5 5 (0.50%) SCSM
5 5 (0.50%) Terraform
5 5 (0.50%) Xymon
6 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.40%) Nagios
6 4 (0.40%) Salt
7 3 (0.30%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 115 (11.47%) Microsoft
2 94 (9.37%) Cisco
2 94 (9.37%) SAP
3 76 (7.58%) VMware
4 62 (6.18%) Oracle
5 34 (3.39%) Splunk
6 31 (3.09%) Dell
7 30 (2.99%) Juniper
8 25 (2.49%) Citrix
9 23 (2.29%) Hyperion
10 22 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (1.99%) EMC
12 19 (1.89%) F5
12 19 (1.89%) NetApp
13 17 (1.69%) Avaya
14 16 (1.60%) HP
15 15 (1.50%) Google
15 15 (1.50%) Huawei
16 14 (1.40%) IFS
17 13 (1.30%) Red Hat