Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South East
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 61 72 91
Rank change year-on-year +11 +19 -6
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 548 804 915
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.40% 3.91% 3.44%
As % of the General category 13.22% 12.17% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 337 470 590
10th Percentile £29,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,500 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 4,144 6,608 8,423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.29% 32.11% 31.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,889 4,945 6,389
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +7.84%

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 11 April 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 11 April 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 -4 327 £65,000 +8.33% 74
Berkshire 0 257 £67,500 +12.50% 57
Surrey +39 90 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Hampshire +4 79 £47,500 -5.00% 22
Buckinghamshire +33 60 £40,000 -15.79% 11
West Sussex +19 27 £56,700 +15.42% 1
Oxfordshire +17 13 £39,000 -22.00% 6
Kent +9 13 £44,000 +6.67% 3
East Sussex +29 5 £52,500 +75.00% 2
Sussex - 2 £65,000 -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 128 (23.36%) Finance
2 127 (23.18%) Marketing
3 116 (21.17%) Business Intelligence
4 112 (20.44%) Degree
5 109 (19.89%) SAP
6 107 (19.53%) Programme Management
7 105 (19.16%) Electronics
8 103 (18.80%) Public Sector
9 102 (18.61%) Digital Marketing
10 100 (18.25%) Manufacturing
11 98 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
12 73 (13.32%) ITIL
13 71 (12.96%) SQL
14 69 (12.59%) Microsoft
14 69 (12.59%) Azure
15 62 (11.31%) JavaScript
16 59 (10.77%) Computer Science
17 57 (10.40%) .NET
18 56 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
19 55 (10.04%) QA
20 52 (9.49%) Project Management
21 51 (9.31%) Cisco
22 50 (9.12%) VMware
23 49 (8.94%) Service Management
23 49 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
24 48 (8.76%) AWS
25 46 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
25 46 (8.39%) Data Centre
25 46 (8.39%) C#
26 45 (8.21%) Customer Requirements

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 15 (2.74%) Mule
2 14 (2.55%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.64%) OpenStack
4 8 (1.46%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.09%) Confluence
6 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.73%) CMS
7 4 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.73%) Joomla!
7 4 (0.73%) SAS
7 4 (0.73%) WordPress
8 3 (0.55%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.18%) Apache
10 1 (0.18%) JBoss
10 1 (0.18%) nginx
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.18%) WildFly
Applications
1 25 (4.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.01%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.73%) Simulink
6 2 (0.36%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Sprinklr
2 3 (0.55%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.55%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.55%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.18%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.18%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 69 (12.59%) Azure
2 48 (8.76%) AWS
3 19 (3.47%) OpenShift
3 19 (3.47%) SaaS
4 14 (2.55%) GCP
5 12 (2.19%) Microsoft 365
6 11 (2.01%) Power Platform
7 7 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.09%) IaaS
9 5 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.55%) AWS Direct Connect
10 3 (0.55%) Google Play
10 3 (0.55%) PaaS
11 2 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.18%) Force.com
12 1 (0.18%) Heroku
12 1 (0.18%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.18%) npm
12 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.57%) 4G
2 30 (5.47%) 3G
2 30 (5.47%) DNS
3 28 (5.11%) 5G
4 27 (4.93%) DHCP
4 27 (4.93%) Wi-Fi
5 26 (4.74%) 2G
6 25 (4.56%) WAN
7 24 (4.38%) LAN
8 23 (4.20%) SAN
8 23 (4.20%) TCP/IP
9 19 (3.47%) NAS
10 18 (3.28%) Firewall
10 18 (3.28%) Wireless
11 16 (2.92%) LTE
12 15 (2.74%) MPLS
13 14 (2.55%) Ethernet
13 14 (2.55%) Network Security
13 14 (2.55%) VPN
14 12 (2.19%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.10%) MS Access
3 16 (2.92%) NoSQL
3 16 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (2.55%) Hadoop
5 11 (2.01%) Power BI
6 8 (1.46%) MySQL
6 8 (1.46%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.28%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.55%) Tableau
10 2 (0.36%) GIS
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.18%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (3.28%) Cucumber
1 18 (3.28%) JUnit
2 17 (3.10%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.74%) JBehave
4 9 (1.64%) Selenium
4 9 (1.64%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.28%) JIRA
6 6 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.55%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.55%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.55%) Maven
7 3 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.55%) Subversion
8 2 (0.36%) GitLab
8 2 (0.36%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.36%) Xcode
9 1 (0.18%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.18%) git-flow
9 1 (0.18%) Liquibase
9 1 (0.18%) SonarQube
General
1 128 (23.36%) Finance
2 127 (23.18%) Marketing
3 105 (19.16%) Electronics
4 103 (18.80%) Public Sector
5 100 (18.25%) Manufacturing
6 33 (6.02%) Banking
7 18 (3.28%) Legal
8 14 (2.55%) Billing
9 7 (1.28%) Games
9 7 (1.28%) Military
9 7 (1.28%) Retail
10 6 (1.09%) Law
11 4 (0.73%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.36%) Advertising
12 2 (0.36%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 95 (17.34%) Developer
2 56 (10.22%) Consultant
3 45 (8.21%) Architect
4 32 (5.84%) Project Manager
5 27 (4.93%) Analyst
6 25 (4.56%) .NET Developer
6 25 (4.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (4.38%) Design Engineer
8 20 (3.65%) Business Analyst
9 19 (3.47%) Software Developer
10 17 (3.10%) Account Manager
11 16 (2.92%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
11 16 (2.92%) Technical Consultant
12 15 (2.74%) Telecoms Manager
13 14 (2.55%) Java Engineer
13 14 (2.55%) Junior
13 14 (2.55%) Security Consultant
14 13 (2.37%) Network Engineer
15 12 (2.19%) Cybersecurity Consultant
15 12 (2.19%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (10.40%) .NET
2 39 (7.12%) .NET Core
3 35 (6.39%) jQuery
4 31 (5.66%) Vue.js
5 28 (5.11%) React
6 26 (4.74%) ASP.NET
7 20 (3.65%) AngularJS
8 18 (3.28%) Entity Framework
8 18 (3.28%) HTML
8 18 (3.28%) LDAP
8 18 (3.28%) REST
9 16 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (2.74%) Web Services
11 14 (2.55%) CSS
11 14 (2.55%) Middleware
11 14 (2.55%) SOAP
12 11 (2.01%) .NET Framework
12 11 (2.01%) LINQ
13 10 (1.82%) HTML5
14 9 (1.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.39%) Data Centre
2 38 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (4.20%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.74%) User Experience
6 14 (2.55%) Video on Demand
7 10 (1.82%) Social Media
8 9 (1.64%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.46%) Cloud Native
9 8 (1.46%) CMDB
9 8 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.09%) Fibre Optics
10 6 (1.09%) Over-the-Top Content
10 6 (1.09%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (0.91%) PMI
12 4 (0.73%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.73%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 41 (7.48%) Linux
2 19 (3.47%) Windows
3 7 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (1.28%) Windows 10
4 5 (0.91%) Android
5 4 (0.73%) Unix
6 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.55%) CentOS
7 2 (0.36%) Solaris
8 1 (0.18%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (21.17%) Business Intelligence
2 107 (19.53%) Programme Management
3 102 (18.61%) Digital Marketing
4 98 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (13.32%) ITIL
6 59 (10.77%) Computer Science
7 56 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 52 (9.49%) Project Management
9 49 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
9 49 (8.94%) Service Management
10 45 (8.21%) Customer Requirements
11 42 (7.66%) Requirements Gathering
12 39 (7.12%) Cybersecurity
13 35 (6.39%) Enterprise Architecture
14 33 (6.02%) PRINCE2
15 31 (5.66%) Analytics
16 30 (5.47%) Migration
17 29 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 29 (5.29%) Integration Testing
18 27 (4.93%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 71 (12.96%) SQL
2 62 (11.31%) JavaScript
3 46 (8.39%) C#
4 42 (7.66%) Java
5 26 (4.74%) Python
6 23 (4.20%) PowerShell
7 22 (4.01%) C++
8 12 (2.19%) C
9 10 (1.82%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.28%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.09%) PHP
12 5 (0.91%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.55%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.55%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.55%) Perl
14 2 (0.36%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.18%) Tcl
15 1 (0.18%) VBA
15 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 112 (20.44%) Degree
2 32 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (4.38%) Security Cleared
4 23 (4.20%) CCNP
5 18 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (3.10%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.82%) MBCS
8 8 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.09%) CCNA
9 6 (1.09%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.91%) JNCIS
11 4 (0.73%) HND
11 4 (0.73%) MBA
11 4 (0.73%) PhD
12 3 (0.55%) CCIE
12 3 (0.55%) CISSP
12 3 (0.55%) JNCIE
12 3 (0.55%) JNCIP
12 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (10.04%) QA
2 22 (4.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.92%) SLA
4 11 (2.01%) GDPR
5 9 (1.64%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (1.46%) NIST
7 7 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (1.09%) ISO 9001
8 6 (1.09%) PMO
9 5 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.55%) COBIT
10 3 (0.55%) Def Stans
10 3 (0.55%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.18%) IFRS
11 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.18%) NCSC
11 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (7.48%) Docker
3 36 (6.57%) Active Directory
4 19 (3.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 19 (3.47%) Virtual Servers
5 18 (3.28%) XenApp
5 18 (3.28%) XenDesktop
6 11 (2.01%) KVM
7 9 (1.64%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.73%) Firmware
9 3 (0.55%) iptables
10 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.18%) vSphere
11 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (5.47%) Kubernetes
2 26 (4.74%) Ansible
3 19 (3.47%) vRealize
4 18 (3.28%) HAProxy
5 8 (1.46%) Grafana
6 6 (1.09%) Terraform
7 3 (0.55%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.55%) Icinga
7 3 (0.55%) Puppet
7 3 (0.55%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.18%) Consul
8 1 (0.18%) Kibana
8 1 (0.18%) Kustomize
8 1 (0.18%) Nessus
8 1 (0.18%) Netcool
8 1 (0.18%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.18%) SCCM
8 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 109 (19.89%) SAP
2 69 (12.59%) Microsoft
3 51 (9.31%) Cisco
4 50 (9.12%) VMware
5 30 (5.47%) Oracle
6 24 (4.38%) F5
6 24 (4.38%) IBM
7 23 (4.20%) Ericsson
7 23 (4.20%) Red Hat
8 18 (3.28%) Citrix
8 18 (3.28%) Dell
8 18 (3.28%) Infoblox
8 18 (3.28%) Remedy
9 16 (2.92%) MuleSoft
10 10 (1.82%) Juniper
11 9 (1.64%) BroadSoft
11 9 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.46%) Nokia
13 7 (1.28%) Huawei
14 6 (1.09%) Google