Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South East
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 88 63 78
Rank change year-on-year -25 +15 +13
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 632 359 1,015
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.61% 4.43% 3.93%
As % of the General category 6.81% 10.29% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 371 225 655
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,700 £25,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -6.10%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,450 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% -

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 9,287 3,490 12,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.07% 43.10% 48.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5,565 2,718 9,594
10th Percentile £29,391 £30,000 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,012
% change year-on-year - +8.47% +5.90%

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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 -6 429 £55,000 -6.38% 95
Berkshire -13 284 £60,000 - 81
Buckinghamshire -14 97 £47,500 +23.38% 9
Surrey -20 82 £57,500 +24.32% 20
Hampshire -104 82 £45,000 - 27
Oxfordshire +12 48 £41,500 -13.99% 5
West Sussex -20 14 £40,000 - 7
Kent -46 9 £35,000 -17.65% 20
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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.

1 201 (31.80%) Social Skills
2 143 (22.63%) Finance
3 137 (21.68%) Degree
4 135 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (17.41%) Business Intelligence
6 105 (16.61%) Linux
7 92 (14.56%) Electronics
8 89 (14.08%) Public Sector
9 86 (13.61%) ITIL
10 85 (13.45%) Manufacturing
10 85 (13.45%) Programme Management
10 85 (13.45%) Marketing
11 82 (12.97%) SAP
12 81 (12.82%) Project Management
13 80 (12.66%) Digital Marketing
14 79 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 77 (12.18%) AWS
16 74 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
17 65 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
18 64 (10.13%) Python
19 62 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
20 60 (9.49%) Cisco
21 59 (9.34%) 5G
21 59 (9.34%) QA
22 58 (9.18%) Windows
22 58 (9.18%) Service Management
23 57 (9.02%) Java
23 57 (9.02%) Computer Science
24 56 (8.86%) Banking
25 55 (8.70%) Azure

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 13 (2.06%) OpenStack
2 11 (1.74%) Confluence
3 9 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.27%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.11%) CMS
5 7 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.11%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.79%) Apache
6 5 (0.79%) nginx
7 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.32%) IIS
10 1 (0.16%) JBoss
10 1 (0.16%) SAS
10 1 (0.16%) WildFly
Applications
1 31 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (1.42%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.47%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.16%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 2 (0.32%) Sprinklr
4 1 (0.16%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 77 (12.18%) AWS
2 55 (8.70%) Azure
3 26 (4.11%) Microsoft 365
4 20 (3.16%) SaaS
5 10 (1.58%) GCP
5 10 (1.58%) Serverless
6 9 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.27%) IaaS
8 7 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (1.11%) Power Platform
9 6 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.79%) Azure Pipelines
10 5 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.79%) PaaS
11 4 (0.63%) AWS Direct Connect
11 4 (0.63%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.47%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.47%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 59 (9.34%) 5G
2 48 (7.59%) 4G
3 45 (7.12%) VPN
4 44 (6.96%) Firewall
5 37 (5.85%) 3G
6 33 (5.22%) LAN
7 32 (5.06%) WAN
7 32 (5.06%) Wi-Fi
8 30 (4.75%) Wireless
9 26 (4.11%) 2G
10 24 (3.80%) MPLS
11 21 (3.32%) DNS
12 19 (3.01%) Radio Access Network
13 18 (2.85%) MGW
13 18 (2.85%) TCP/IP
14 17 (2.69%) DHCP
14 17 (2.69%) VoIP
15 16 (2.53%) Ethernet
15 16 (2.53%) LTE
15 16 (2.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.54%) MySQL
2 15 (2.37%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.06%) SQL Server
4 10 (1.58%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.27%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.11%) CouchDB
6 7 (1.11%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.11%) Power BI
7 5 (0.79%) MS Access
7 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.47%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (0.47%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.47%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 31 (4.91%) Git (software)
2 25 (3.96%) JIRA
3 13 (2.06%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.06%) Selenium
4 8 (1.27%) Cucumber
4 8 (1.27%) Postman
5 6 (0.95%) Subversion
6 5 (0.79%) JUnit
6 5 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.63%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.63%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.63%) IntelliJ
7 4 (0.63%) Maven
7 4 (0.63%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.47%) Cypress.io
8 3 (0.47%) GCC
9 2 (0.32%) GoogleTest
9 2 (0.32%) Liquibase
9 2 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.32%) Zephyr
General
1 201 (31.80%) Social Skills
2 143 (22.63%) Finance
3 92 (14.56%) Electronics
4 89 (14.08%) Public Sector
5 85 (13.45%) Manufacturing
5 85 (13.45%) Marketing
6 62 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (8.86%) Banking
8 41 (6.49%) Retail
9 35 (5.54%) Influencing Skills
10 33 (5.22%) Presentation Skills
11 23 (3.64%) Legal
12 17 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (2.22%) Organisational Skills
14 13 (2.06%) Billing
15 12 (1.90%) Law
16 6 (0.95%) Military
17 5 (0.79%) Automotive
18 3 (0.47%) Documentation Skills
18 3 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 56 (8.86%) Analyst
2 55 (8.70%) Architect
3 50 (7.91%) Project Manager
4 46 (7.28%) Consultant
5 42 (6.65%) Telecoms Manager
6 36 (5.70%) Developer
7 31 (4.91%) Network Engineer
8 29 (4.59%) Business Analyst
9 25 (3.96%) Software Engineer
9 25 (3.96%) Telecoms Consultant
10 24 (3.80%) IT Manager
11 23 (3.64%) Administrator
12 22 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
12 22 (3.48%) Telecoms Engineer
13 21 (3.32%) Senior Manager
13 21 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
14 18 (2.85%) Designer
14 18 (2.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (2.85%) Systems Administrator
15 17 (2.69%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (6.96%) .NET
2 35 (5.54%) REST
3 24 (3.80%) HTML
4 19 (3.01%) SOAP
5 16 (2.53%) CSS
6 14 (2.22%) JSON
7 12 (1.90%) .NET Framework
7 12 (1.90%) Spring
7 12 (1.90%) Web Services
8 11 (1.74%) ASP.NET
8 11 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (1.58%) RESTful
10 9 (1.42%) .NET Core
10 9 (1.42%) AngularJS
10 9 (1.42%) Node.js
10 9 (1.42%) React
11 8 (1.27%) Apache Flex
11 8 (1.27%) XML
12 7 (1.11%) HTML5
12 7 (1.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.91%) Data Centre
2 22 (3.48%) Smart City
3 21 (3.32%) Algorithms
4 18 (2.85%) Virtual Team
5 17 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
7 13 (2.06%) LIMS
7 13 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.06%) User Experience
8 11 (1.74%) Cloud Native
8 11 (1.74%) CMDB
9 10 (1.58%) Social Media
10 9 (1.42%) Renewable Energy
11 7 (1.11%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.11%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (0.95%) Fibre Optics
12 6 (0.95%) Replication
13 5 (0.79%) IVR
13 5 (0.79%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 105 (16.61%) Linux
2 58 (9.18%) Windows
3 17 (2.69%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.53%) CentOS
4 16 (2.53%) Unix
5 12 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.58%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.63%) Solaris
10 4 (0.63%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.47%) VMS
11 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.32%) Android
12 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (17.41%) Business Intelligence
3 86 (13.61%) ITIL
4 85 (13.45%) Programme Management
5 81 (12.82%) Project Management
6 80 (12.66%) Digital Marketing
7 74 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
8 65 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 58 (9.18%) Service Management
10 57 (9.02%) Computer Science
11 52 (8.23%) Migration
12 51 (8.07%) Scrum
13 49 (7.75%) Software Engineering
14 43 (6.80%) DevOps
15 42 (6.65%) Test Automation
16 41 (6.49%) Cybersecurity
17 37 (5.85%) PRINCE2
18 35 (5.54%) Project Delivery
19 32 (5.06%) Change Management
20 31 (4.91%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (10.13%) Python
2 57 (9.02%) Java
3 51 (8.07%) JavaScript
4 35 (5.54%) SQL
5 26 (4.11%) Bash Shell
5 26 (4.11%) C
5 26 (4.11%) C++
6 23 (3.64%) C#
7 14 (2.22%) Perl
8 12 (1.90%) PowerShell
9 11 (1.74%) PHP
10 7 (1.11%) Cython
11 5 (0.79%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.63%) Ruby
13 3 (0.47%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.32%) Go
14 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.32%) VB
15 1 (0.16%) Groovy
15 1 (0.16%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 137 (21.68%) Degree
2 34 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 28 (4.43%) SC Cleared
4 20 (3.16%) PMI Certification
5 19 (3.01%) PMP
6 18 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.37%) CISSP
8 12 (1.90%) CISM
8 12 (1.90%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.90%) MBCS
9 11 (1.74%) CCNP
10 7 (1.11%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.11%) MBA
10 7 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.95%) CBAP
11 6 (0.95%) CISA
11 6 (0.95%) IIBA
11 6 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.79%) CCIE
12 5 (0.79%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (9.34%) QA
2 42 (6.65%) SLA
3 25 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (3.80%) PMO
5 12 (1.90%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (1.74%) PCI DSS
7 10 (1.58%) Good Clinical Practice
7 10 (1.58%) NIST
8 6 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.79%) GDPR
10 3 (0.47%) COBIT
10 3 (0.47%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.32%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.32%) GxP
11 2 (0.32%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 30 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 29 (4.59%) Docker
3 23 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.42%) KVM
6 8 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.27%) VMware NSX
7 5 (0.79%) Firmware
7 5 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.63%) iptables
9 3 (0.47%) vSphere
10 2 (0.32%) HDFS
10 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.32%) XenApp
10 2 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (3.48%) Ansible
2 16 (2.53%) Kubernetes
3 13 (2.06%) Grafana
4 10 (1.58%) Kibana
4 10 (1.58%) Terraform
5 9 (1.42%) Puppet
6 4 (0.63%) Icinga
6 4 (0.63%) WSUS
6 4 (0.63%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.47%) SCCM
7 3 (0.47%) vRealize
8 2 (0.32%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.32%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.32%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.32%) QRadar
8 2 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.16%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 82 (12.97%) SAP
2 79 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 60 (9.49%) Cisco
4 37 (5.85%) VMware
5 33 (5.22%) Remedy
6 23 (3.64%) Ericsson
7 21 (3.32%) Oracle
8 15 (2.37%) F5
9 13 (2.06%) LabWare
10 12 (1.90%) Google
11 11 (1.74%) Red Hat
12 10 (1.58%) Citrix
13 8 (1.27%) ServiceNow
14 7 (1.11%) Apple
14 7 (1.11%) EMC
14 7 (1.11%) IBM
15 6 (0.95%) BMC
16 5 (0.79%) Atlassian
16 5 (0.79%) Nokia
16 5 (0.79%) Palo Alto