Period
to 19 January 2022

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 19 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 83 63 69
Rank change year-on-year -20 +6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 673 443 903
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.77% 4.47% 3.94%
As % of the General category 6.96% 9.87% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 385 296 568
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,625 £30,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £38,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £67,813 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 9,663 4,489 11,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.16% 45.28% 48.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,991 3,411 8,585
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,322
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 19 January 2022.

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 19 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -4 396 £57,250 -8.40% 78
Berkshire -1 298 £57,500 -11.54% 65
Hampshire -27 113 £45,000 - 42
Surrey -27 96 £57,500 +27.78% 25
Buckinghamshire -48 53 £50,000 +31.58% 4
Oxfordshire +12 45 £43,500 -33.08% 9
West Sussex +22 35 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Kent -41 28 £32,500 -23.53% 11
Home Counties - 1 £41,000 -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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.

1 183 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (23.77%) Finance
3 158 (23.48%) Social Skills
4 125 (18.57%) Microsoft
5 121 (17.98%) ITIL
6 118 (17.53%) Azure
7 112 (16.64%) Degree
8 100 (14.86%) Project Management
9 99 (14.71%) Linux
10 78 (11.59%) Software Engineering
10 78 (11.59%) AWS
11 77 (11.44%) Git (software)
12 75 (11.14%) Windows
12 75 (11.14%) Python
13 74 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
14 72 (10.70%) Active Directory
15 71 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
16 69 (10.25%) Service Management
17 66 (9.81%) Stakeholder Management
18 65 (9.66%) Java
19 64 (9.51%) Marketing
20 61 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
21 60 (8.92%) QA
22 54 (8.02%) Programme Management
22 54 (8.02%) Scrum
23 52 (7.73%) C
23 52 (7.73%) WAN
23 52 (7.73%) Test Automation
24 51 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
24 51 (7.58%) Windows Server

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 (3.12%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.08%) OpenStack
3 12 (1.78%) Confluence
4 10 (1.49%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.74%) Apache
7 5 (0.74%) lighttpd
7 5 (0.74%) nginx
7 5 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.59%) CMS
8 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.30%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.30%) Mule
9 2 (0.30%) WildFly
10 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.15%) ThingWorx
10 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (4.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.67%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.30%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.15%) InDesign
8 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.15%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (0.89%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.30%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.30%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.15%) Sprinklr
5 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 118 (17.53%) Azure
2 78 (11.59%) AWS
3 50 (7.43%) Microsoft 365
4 34 (5.05%) SaaS
5 17 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (2.53%) Power Platform
6 12 (1.78%) Firebase
6 12 (1.78%) GCP
6 12 (1.78%) Google Play
7 11 (1.63%) PaaS
8 8 (1.19%) IaaS
9 6 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.74%) Serverless
11 4 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.45%) Azure Pipelines
12 3 (0.45%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.45%) Trello
13 2 (0.30%) Azure Monitor
13 2 (0.30%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 52 (7.73%) WAN
2 44 (6.54%) Firewall
3 40 (5.94%) Wi-Fi
4 38 (5.65%) LAN
5 31 (4.61%) VoIP
5 31 (4.61%) Wireless
6 27 (4.01%) 4G
7 26 (3.86%) VPN
8 25 (3.71%) 5G
9 23 (3.42%) LTE
9 23 (3.42%) MPLS
10 22 (3.27%) HTTP
11 21 (3.12%) DNS
11 21 (3.12%) Radio Access Network
11 21 (3.12%) TCP/IP
12 19 (2.82%) 3G
12 19 (2.82%) Internet
13 17 (2.53%) DHCP
14 15 (2.23%) Ethernet
15 14 (2.08%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (6.39%) MySQL
2 17 (2.53%) Power BI
2 17 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.23%) MongoDB
4 9 (1.34%) Big Data
4 9 (1.34%) InfluxDB
4 9 (1.34%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.34%) Tableau
5 7 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.59%) MS Access
7 4 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 77 (11.44%) Git (software)
2 23 (3.42%) JIRA
3 12 (1.78%) Android Studio
4 10 (1.49%) Maven
5 9 (1.34%) Selenium
6 8 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (1.04%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.89%) Postman
9 5 (0.74%) Grunt
10 4 (0.59%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.45%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.45%) JUnit
11 3 (0.45%) PHPUnit
11 3 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.45%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.45%) Zephyr
12 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
General
1 160 (23.77%) Finance
2 158 (23.48%) Social Skills
3 74 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (9.51%) Marketing
5 51 (7.58%) Electronics
5 51 (7.58%) Public Sector
6 49 (7.28%) Manufacturing
7 41 (6.09%) Law
8 35 (5.20%) Legal
9 33 (4.90%) Banking
10 31 (4.61%) Influencing Skills
11 28 (4.16%) Presentation Skills
11 28 (4.16%) Retail
12 21 (3.12%) Billing
13 20 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
14 19 (2.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 15 (2.23%) Organisational Skills
16 11 (1.63%) Documentation Skills
17 9 (1.34%) Military
18 6 (0.89%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 85 (12.63%) Analyst
2 62 (9.21%) Project Manager
3 51 (7.58%) Software Engineer
4 45 (6.69%) Developer
5 42 (6.24%) Telecoms Manager
6 41 (6.09%) Architect
7 30 (4.46%) Business Analyst
7 30 (4.46%) IT Manager
8 28 (4.16%) Network Engineer
9 24 (3.57%) Administrator
9 24 (3.57%) C Software Engineer
9 24 (3.57%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 24 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
10 23 (3.42%) Designer
11 22 (3.27%) IT Support
11 22 (3.27%) Senior Manager
12 21 (3.12%) IT Engineer
13 20 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
13 20 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
14 19 (2.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.79%) .NET
2 26 (3.86%) REST
3 25 (3.71%) JSON
4 22 (3.27%) Node.js
5 21 (3.12%) RESTful
6 19 (2.82%) HTML
6 19 (2.82%) Web Services
7 17 (2.53%) .NET Framework
8 14 (2.08%) jQuery
9 13 (1.93%) .NET Core
9 13 (1.93%) Spring
10 12 (1.78%) OAuth
10 12 (1.78%) OAuth2
11 11 (1.63%) CSS
11 11 (1.63%) SOAP
12 10 (1.49%) Elastic Stack
13 8 (1.19%) HTML5
14 6 (0.89%) CSS3
14 6 (0.89%) Kafka
14 6 (0.89%) React
Miscellaneous
1 33 (4.90%) Data Centre
2 28 (4.16%) User Experience
3 20 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.53%) Cyber Defence
4 17 (2.53%) Cyberattack
5 16 (2.38%) Driving Licence
6 15 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
7 14 (2.08%) Cybercrime
8 13 (1.93%) Handset
8 13 (1.93%) Marketing Technology
8 13 (1.93%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.93%) Social Media
9 12 (1.78%) LIMS
9 12 (1.78%) Video\Live Streaming
10 11 (1.63%) Replication
11 10 (1.49%) CMDB
11 10 (1.49%) Smartphone
12 9 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (1.19%) iPad
13 8 (1.19%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 99 (14.71%) Linux
2 75 (11.14%) Windows
3 51 (7.58%) Windows Server
4 27 (4.01%) CentOS
5 21 (3.12%) Windows 10
6 17 (2.53%) Android
6 17 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.93%) Windows Server 2019
8 10 (1.49%) Unix
9 8 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (1.04%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.74%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.59%) Solaris
13 4 (0.59%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.59%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.30%) VMS
15 1 (0.15%) Debian
15 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (17.98%) ITIL
3 100 (14.86%) Project Management
4 78 (11.59%) Software Engineering
5 71 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
6 69 (10.25%) Service Management
7 66 (9.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 61 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
9 54 (8.02%) Programme Management
9 54 (8.02%) Scrum
10 52 (7.73%) Test Automation
11 51 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 46 (6.84%) PRINCE2
12 46 (6.84%) Software Testing
13 45 (6.69%) Cybersecurity
13 45 (6.69%) ITSM
14 44 (6.54%) Project Delivery
15 42 (6.24%) Digital Marketing
16 39 (5.79%) DevOps
16 39 (5.79%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 75 (11.14%) Python
2 65 (9.66%) Java
3 52 (7.73%) C
4 50 (7.43%) C++
5 46 (6.84%) JavaScript
6 43 (6.39%) Bash
7 35 (5.20%) SQL
8 27 (4.01%) C#
9 24 (3.57%) Perl
10 18 (2.67%) Kotlin
11 15 (2.23%) Embedded C
11 15 (2.23%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.63%) Embedded C++
13 5 (0.74%) PHP
13 5 (0.74%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.59%) Ruby
14 4 (0.59%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.45%) Scala
15 3 (0.45%) VB
16 2 (0.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 112 (16.64%) Degree
2 47 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 43 (6.39%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.27%) PMI Certification
5 21 (3.12%) PMP
6 13 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (1.93%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (1.78%) DV Cleared
7 12 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (1.19%) MBA
10 7 (1.04%) CCNP
10 7 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (1.04%) HND
10 7 (1.04%) MCP
10 7 (1.04%) MCSA
11 6 (0.89%) CCNA
12 5 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.92%) QA
2 31 (4.61%) SLA
3 26 (3.86%) PMO
4 18 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.93%) NIST
6 12 (1.78%) Good Clinical Practice
7 11 (1.63%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.74%) GDPR
9 4 (0.59%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.45%) GxP
11 2 (0.30%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.30%) NEBOSH
12 1 (0.15%) COBIT
12 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (10.70%) Active Directory
2 31 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.27%) Docker
4 19 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (2.67%) Firmware
6 10 (1.49%) KVM
7 9 (1.34%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.34%) Xen
8 5 (0.74%) vSphere
9 4 (0.59%) XenApp
10 3 (0.45%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (3.86%) Ansible
2 25 (3.71%) Kubernetes
3 16 (2.38%) Terraform
4 11 (1.63%) Puppet
5 9 (1.34%) Grafana
5 9 (1.34%) logstash
5 9 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.19%) SCCM
7 5 (0.74%) HP ALM
7 5 (0.74%) Nessus
8 4 (0.59%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.59%) SCOM
8 4 (0.59%) WSUS
9 3 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.45%) QRadar
10 2 (0.30%) FlexNet
10 2 (0.30%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 125 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 50 (7.43%) Cisco
3 49 (7.28%) SAP
4 43 (6.39%) VMware
5 30 (4.46%) Remedy
6 25 (3.71%) Google
7 19 (2.82%) Oracle
8 16 (2.38%) HP
9 13 (1.93%) Apple
10 12 (1.78%) LabWare
11 11 (1.63%) Ericsson
11 11 (1.63%) Palo Alto
12 9 (1.34%) Atlassian
12 9 (1.34%) BT
12 9 (1.34%) Perforce
12 9 (1.34%) Sophos
13 8 (1.19%) Juniper
13 8 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.19%) Sparx
14 7 (1.04%) Citrix