Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South East
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 83 91
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8 -43
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 417 967 1,007
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.75% 3.69% 3.36%
As % of the General category 12.44% 11.60% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 275 671 697
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,400 £27,500 £27,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 3,353 8,333 10,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.14% 31.77% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,547 6,126 8,156
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 2020. 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 +17 256 £60,000 +4.35% 33
Berkshire +5 195 £65,000 +8.33% 25
Hampshire -9 94 £43,750 -12.50% 8
Buckinghamshire +62 53 £36,500 -30.14% 4
Surrey 0 37 £47,500 +21.02% 9
West Sussex +24 16 £45,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +47 8 £37,500 +11.11% 4
Kent +41 7 £36,250 +23.93% 2
East Sussex +43 6 £30,000 -61.29% 2
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 71 (17.03%) Degree
2 65 (15.59%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (14.63%) Finance
4 50 (11.99%) Linux
5 48 (11.51%) JavaScript
6 47 (11.27%) Project Management
7 44 (10.55%) C
8 43 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (9.35%) Microsoft Excel
10 37 (8.87%) Microsoft
11 35 (8.39%) Software Engineering
12 34 (8.15%) Marketing
13 33 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (7.67%) AWS
14 32 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
14 32 (7.67%) Windows
14 32 (7.67%) HTML
15 30 (7.19%) C++
15 30 (7.19%) 5G
15 30 (7.19%) Azure
16 29 (6.95%) Public Sector
17 28 (6.71%) CSS
17 28 (6.71%) Python
18 26 (6.24%) ITIL
18 26 (6.24%) Cisco
19 25 (6.00%) Electronics
19 25 (6.00%) .NET
19 25 (6.00%) Customer Requirements
19 25 (6.00%) REST
20 24 (5.76%) Radio Access Network

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 (3.12%) Confluence
2 11 (2.64%) Apache
3 8 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.72%) CMS
4 3 (0.72%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.48%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 39 (9.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Magento
2 4 (0.96%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.96%) Oracle BRM
3 3 (0.72%) SAP PSCD
4 2 (0.48%) assyst
4 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (7.67%) AWS
2 30 (7.19%) Azure
3 17 (4.08%) SaaS
4 12 (2.88%) AWS Lambda
4 12 (2.88%) Serverless
5 9 (2.16%) Apigee
5 9 (2.16%) Boomi
6 8 (1.92%) Office 365
7 5 (1.20%) GCP
8 4 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.96%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.72%) npm
9 3 (0.72%) Power Platform
10 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.48%) PaaS
11 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.24%) IaaS
11 1 (0.24%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.19%) 5G
2 24 (5.76%) Radio Access Network
3 23 (5.52%) TCP/IP
4 20 (4.80%) Firewall
5 19 (4.56%) LAN
5 19 (4.56%) VoIP
5 19 (4.56%) WAN
5 19 (4.56%) Wi-Fi
5 19 (4.56%) Wireless
6 16 (3.84%) Internet
7 15 (3.60%) Broadband
7 15 (3.60%) MPLS
8 14 (3.36%) VLAN
9 13 (3.12%) Ethernet
10 11 (2.64%) DNS
11 10 (2.40%) BGP
11 10 (2.40%) LTE
11 10 (2.40%) OSPF
11 10 (2.40%) VPN
12 9 (2.16%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.12%) MySQL
2 6 (1.44%) Big Data
3 3 (0.72%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.72%) MS Access
3 3 (0.72%) NoSQL
3 3 (0.72%) Power BI
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (0.48%) GIS
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.48%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (4.08%) Git (software)
1 17 (4.08%) Jenkins
1 17 (4.08%) JIRA
2 7 (1.68%) Selenium
3 5 (1.20%) JMeter
4 4 (0.96%) Maven
5 3 (0.72%) Gatling
5 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.48%) GoCD
6 2 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.24%) JUnit
7 1 (0.24%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.24%) webpack
General
1 61 (14.63%) Finance
2 34 (8.15%) Marketing
3 29 (6.95%) Public Sector
4 25 (6.00%) Electronics
5 24 (5.76%) Retail
6 21 (5.04%) Manufacturing
7 19 (4.56%) Legal
8 17 (4.08%) Billing
9 9 (2.16%) Banking
10 7 (1.68%) Digital Economy
11 4 (0.96%) Law
11 4 (0.96%) Local Government
12 3 (0.72%) Automotive
12 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.48%) Publishing
14 1 (0.24%) Games
14 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (9.11%) Developer
2 36 (8.63%) Project Manager
3 28 (6.71%) Telecoms Manager
4 26 (6.24%) Architect
5 24 (5.76%) Software Engineer
6 19 (4.56%) Analyst
7 18 (4.32%) Senior Manager
8 16 (3.84%) Support Engineer
9 15 (3.60%) Network Engineer
10 14 (3.36%) Senior Developer
11 13 (3.12%) Software Developer
12 12 (2.88%) Coordinator
12 12 (2.88%) Design Engineer
12 12 (2.88%) Project Coordinator
13 11 (2.64%) Consultant
13 11 (2.64%) Operations Manager
13 11 (2.64%) Senior Project Manager
13 11 (2.64%) Test Leader
14 9 (2.16%) Integration Architect
14 9 (2.16%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.67%) HTML
2 28 (6.71%) CSS
3 25 (6.00%) .NET
3 25 (6.00%) REST
4 17 (4.08%) ASP.NET
5 16 (3.84%) AngularJS
5 16 (3.84%) React
6 14 (3.36%) Vue.js
7 12 (2.88%) Node.js
7 12 (2.88%) WCF
7 12 (2.88%) Web Services
8 11 (2.64%) Symfony
9 10 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (2.40%) LAMP
9 10 (2.40%) Laravel
10 7 (1.68%) jQuery
10 7 (1.68%) SOAP
10 7 (1.68%) WPF
11 6 (1.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (1.44%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (4.32%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.84%) User Experience
5 13 (3.12%) Algorithms
5 13 (3.12%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.16%) IVR
8 8 (1.92%) Verilog
8 8 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.68%) Fibre Optics
10 6 (1.44%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.44%) iPad
11 5 (1.20%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.20%) GPGPU
11 5 (1.20%) SIMD
11 5 (1.20%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.96%) Handset
12 4 (0.96%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 50 (11.99%) Linux
2 32 (7.67%) Windows
3 9 (2.16%) Windows 10
4 8 (1.92%) Unix
5 6 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.96%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.96%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.48%) Android
8 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.24%) CentOS
9 1 (0.24%) Fedora
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.24%) openSUSE
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Solaris
9 1 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (15.59%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (11.27%) Project Management
3 43 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (8.39%) Software Engineering
5 32 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (6.24%) ITIL
7 25 (6.00%) Customer Requirements
8 23 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (5.04%) DevOps
9 21 (5.04%) MVC
9 21 (5.04%) Service Design
10 20 (4.80%) CRM
11 19 (4.56%) Time Management
12 18 (4.32%) Analytics
12 18 (4.32%) Computer Science
13 17 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (4.08%) Incident Management
13 17 (4.08%) Migration
13 17 (4.08%) Service Delivery
13 17 (4.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 48 (11.51%) JavaScript
2 44 (10.55%) C
3 30 (7.19%) C++
4 28 (6.71%) Python
5 24 (5.76%) SQL
6 22 (5.28%) C#
6 22 (5.28%) Java
7 19 (4.56%) PHP
8 12 (2.88%) TypeScript
9 11 (2.64%) Go
10 8 (1.92%) VBA
11 6 (1.44%) MATLAB
11 6 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.20%) Assembly Language
13 4 (0.96%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.96%) Ruby
14 3 (0.72%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.48%) Perl
15 2 (0.48%) Scala
15 2 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (17.03%) Degree
2 16 (3.84%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (2.64%) CCNA
3 11 (2.64%) CCNP
4 7 (1.68%) Master's Degree
4 7 (1.68%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.20%) HNC
6 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.96%) CCIE
7 4 (0.96%) CISM
7 4 (0.96%) CISSP
7 4 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.72%) ACCA
8 3 (0.72%) CIMA
8 3 (0.72%) MCSA
8 3 (0.72%) MCSE
8 3 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.76%) SLA
2 22 (5.28%) QA
3 9 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.96%) GDPR
5 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.48%) NEBOSH
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.24%) IFRS
6 1 (0.24%) NIST
6 1 (0.24%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.40%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.92%) Docker
4 7 (1.68%) Firmware
5 5 (1.20%) KVM
6 3 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.44%) Ansible
1 6 (1.44%) FortiGate
1 6 (1.44%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.96%) Terraform
3 3 (0.72%) Amdocs OSS
3 3 (0.72%) Grafana
3 3 (0.72%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.48%) Icinga
4 2 (0.48%) Nagios
4 2 (0.48%) Observium
5 1 (0.24%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.24%) Packer
5 1 (0.24%) Puppet
5 1 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 37 (8.87%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.24%) Cisco
3 21 (5.04%) Oracle
4 19 (4.56%) SAP
5 18 (4.32%) Nokia
6 15 (3.60%) Google
7 14 (3.36%) VMware
8 13 (3.12%) Dell
8 13 (3.12%) Juniper
9 10 (2.40%) Cadence
9 10 (2.40%) MuleSoft
10 9 (2.16%) Altera
10 9 (2.16%) Mentor Graphics
10 9 (2.16%) Remedy
10 9 (2.16%) Synopsys
10 9 (2.16%) TIBCO
10 9 (2.16%) Xilinx
11 8 (1.92%) Ericsson
12 7 (1.68%) Huawei
12 7 (1.68%) Mitel