Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South East
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 86 50
Rank change year-on-year +11 -36 -17
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 980 1,020 1,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.84% 3.53% 5.45%
As % of the General category 12.16% 10.47% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 620 668 1,099
South East median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,225 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 8,057 9,740 10,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.60% 33.69% 35.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5,872 7,721 7,950
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019. 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 +3 503 £58,500 +6.36% 73
Berkshire +3 418 £60,000 +4.35% 57
Hampshire +35 259 £50,000 -9.09% 44
Surrey -23 113 £35,750 -28.50% 20
Buckinghamshire -6 66 £52,000 +28.40% 12
West Sussex +1 39 £35,000 -33.33% 6
Kent +2 25 £31,500 -38.54% 10
Oxfordshire +13 11 £36,250 -19.44% 4
East Sussex +7 10 £64,000 +96.92% 6
M4 Corridor +4 8 - -
Middlesex -6 4 £47,500 +50.79% 1
Home Counties - 4 £155,000 -
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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.

1 246 (25.10%) Finance
2 209 (21.33%) Degree
3 179 (18.27%) Public Sector
4 171 (17.45%) Marketing
5 162 (16.53%) Electronics
6 154 (15.71%) Programme Management
7 150 (15.31%) Business Intelligence
8 149 (15.20%) SAP
9 142 (14.49%) Cisco
10 141 (14.39%) Manufacturing
11 139 (14.18%) Digital Marketing
12 131 (13.37%) Linux
13 130 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
14 107 (10.92%) Java
15 95 (9.69%) SQL
15 95 (9.69%) Cisco Certification
16 92 (9.39%) Data Centre
17 91 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
18 90 (9.18%) Microsoft
19 88 (8.98%) ITIL
19 88 (8.98%) Project Management
20 86 (8.78%) Python
21 85 (8.67%) AWS
22 84 (8.57%) Security Cleared
23 81 (8.27%) JavaScript
24 75 (7.65%) Banking
24 75 (7.65%) VMware
25 73 (7.45%) Firewall
26 71 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
27 69 (7.04%) Wireless

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 32 (3.27%) Apache Spark
2 18 (1.84%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.53%) Apache
4 11 (1.12%) IIS
5 10 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 9 (0.92%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.61%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.41%) Confluence
9 4 (0.41%) JBoss
9 4 (0.41%) Smallworld
10 2 (0.20%) CMS
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.20%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.10%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.10%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 47 (4.80%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.10%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 85 (8.67%) AWS
2 40 (4.08%) Azure
2 40 (4.08%) Office 365
3 25 (2.55%) SaaS
4 17 (1.73%) Serverless
5 16 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (1.53%) GCP
6 15 (1.53%) IaaS
7 13 (1.33%) GitHub
8 12 (1.22%) npm
9 10 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.61%) AWS CodePipeline
11 6 (0.61%) Heroku
11 6 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.51%) G Suite
13 4 (0.41%) Logz.io
13 4 (0.41%) PaaS
14 3 (0.31%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 73 (7.45%) Firewall
2 69 (7.04%) Wireless
3 60 (6.12%) LAN
4 53 (5.41%) MPLS
5 48 (4.90%) Ethernet
5 48 (4.90%) WAN
6 47 (4.80%) TCP/IP
7 46 (4.69%) Unified Communications
8 45 (4.59%) VoIP
9 44 (4.49%) BGP
10 43 (4.39%) Internet
11 30 (3.06%) Wireless Security
12 29 (2.96%) Broadband
13 28 (2.86%) OSPF
14 23 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
15 22 (2.24%) DSL
15 22 (2.24%) Network Security
16 19 (1.94%) DNS
17 18 (1.84%) DHCP
18 16 (1.63%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.88%) Hadoop
2 38 (3.88%) NoSQL
3 31 (3.16%) MySQL
4 28 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 24 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (1.94%) Big Data
8 14 (1.43%) MongoDB
9 12 (1.22%) Blockchain
9 12 (1.22%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.02%) GIS
11 9 (0.92%) MariaDB
12 8 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.71%) Apache Hive
13 7 (0.71%) HBase
13 7 (0.71%) MS Access
14 6 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (0.61%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (2.96%) JIRA
2 26 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 19 (1.94%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.22%) Subversion
5 10 (1.02%) ERwin
5 10 (1.02%) Mocha
6 8 (0.82%) Jasmine
6 8 (0.82%) webpack
7 6 (0.61%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.51%) Maven
9 4 (0.41%) Selenium
9 4 (0.41%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.31%) IDA Disassembler
10 3 (0.31%) Protractor
10 3 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.31%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.20%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.20%) PHPUnit
General
1 246 (25.10%) Finance
2 179 (18.27%) Public Sector
3 171 (17.45%) Marketing
4 162 (16.53%) Electronics
5 141 (14.39%) Manufacturing
6 75 (7.65%) Banking
7 54 (5.51%) Retail
8 47 (4.80%) German Language
9 44 (4.49%) Italian Language
10 32 (3.27%) Billing
11 28 (2.86%) Legal
12 16 (1.63%) Automotive
13 15 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (1.12%) Local Government
14 11 (1.12%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.92%) Law
16 7 (0.71%) Games
17 5 (0.51%) Military
18 4 (0.41%) Housing Association
18 4 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (13.47%) Analyst
2 120 (12.24%) Developer
3 92 (9.39%) Architect
4 61 (6.22%) Network Engineer
5 58 (5.92%) Project Manager
6 51 (5.20%) Support Engineer
7 46 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
8 43 (4.39%) Telecoms Engineer
9 42 (4.29%) Telecoms Manager
10 37 (3.78%) Java Developer
11 36 (3.67%) Presales Solution Architect
11 36 (3.67%) Senior Developer
12 33 (3.37%) Consultant
13 31 (3.16%) Senior Manager
14 29 (2.96%) Applications Engineer
15 26 (2.65%) Software Developer
16 25 (2.55%) .NET Developer
17 24 (2.45%) 2nd Line Support
18 23 (2.35%) Senior Java Developer
18 23 (2.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.29%) .NET
2 37 (3.78%) CSS
3 35 (3.57%) HTML
4 31 (3.16%) AngularJS
5 28 (2.86%) React
6 25 (2.55%) RESTful
7 22 (2.24%) Node.js
8 20 (2.04%) Web Services
9 19 (1.94%) REST
9 19 (1.94%) Spring
10 18 (1.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (1.73%) JSON
12 15 (1.53%) jQuery
13 14 (1.43%) Django
13 14 (1.43%) HTML5
14 13 (1.33%) 802.1X
14 13 (1.33%) J2EE
14 13 (1.33%) OAuth
14 13 (1.33%) Redux
14 13 (1.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.39%) Data Centre
2 49 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (3.16%) Driving Licence
4 30 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (2.45%) Algorithms
6 23 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 19 (1.94%) Video on Demand
8 17 (1.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 16 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
10 14 (1.43%) User Experience
11 13 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
12 11 (1.12%) CCTV
12 11 (1.12%) Contactless
12 11 (1.12%) e-Learning
12 11 (1.12%) EMV
12 11 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
12 11 (1.12%) Smartcard
12 11 (1.12%) Virtual Team
13 9 (0.92%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 131 (13.37%) Linux
2 67 (6.84%) Windows
3 59 (6.02%) Unix
4 29 (2.96%) Windows Server
5 22 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (1.73%) Android
7 16 (1.63%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.02%) Windows 10
9 9 (0.92%) CentOS
9 9 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.71%) FreeBSD
11 6 (0.61%) Debian
11 6 (0.61%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.51%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.41%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.20%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (15.71%) Programme Management
2 150 (15.31%) Business Intelligence
3 139 (14.18%) Digital Marketing
4 130 (13.27%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
6 88 (8.98%) ITIL
6 88 (8.98%) Project Management
7 71 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 69 (7.04%) Presales
9 68 (6.94%) Analytics
10 55 (5.61%) Software Engineering
11 54 (5.51%) Computer Science
12 48 (4.90%) DevOps
13 47 (4.80%) Mathematics
14 44 (4.49%) Demand Generation
15 43 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
16 42 (4.29%) DNA
17 41 (4.18%) Service Delivery
18 40 (4.08%) Project Delivery
18 40 (4.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (10.92%) Java
2 95 (9.69%) SQL
3 86 (8.78%) Python
4 81 (8.27%) JavaScript
5 59 (6.02%) C++
6 48 (4.90%) C#
7 42 (4.29%) C
8 34 (3.47%) PHP
9 22 (2.24%) Perl
10 12 (1.22%) Bash Shell
10 12 (1.22%) ES6
11 11 (1.12%) Embedded C
11 11 (1.12%) Ruby
12 10 (1.02%) MATLAB
13 9 (0.92%) Go
14 8 (0.82%) Assembly Language
14 8 (0.82%) ES7
14 8 (0.82%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.71%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 209 (21.33%) Degree
2 95 (9.69%) Cisco Certification
3 84 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 61 (6.22%) CCNP
5 49 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 45 (4.59%) CCIE
7 32 (3.27%) CCNA
8 30 (3.06%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 30 (3.06%) CCIE Service Provider
9 24 (2.45%) JNCIS
10 21 (2.14%) DV Cleared
11 16 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
12 14 (1.43%) JNCIE
13 12 (1.22%) CISSP
13 12 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (1.22%) MCSA
14 10 (1.02%) ACCA
14 10 (1.02%) CIMA
14 10 (1.02%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (6.63%) SLA
2 25 (2.55%) PMO
3 24 (2.45%) QA
4 14 (1.43%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.33%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.92%) GDPR
6 9 (0.92%) NIST
7 8 (0.82%) COBIT
8 4 (0.41%) HL7
8 4 (0.41%) IFRS
8 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.20%) HAZOP
10 2 (0.20%) NEBOSH
11 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.10%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.10%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 51 (5.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.04%) Docker
4 11 (1.12%) Firmware
4 11 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.92%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.41%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.31%) Snort
8 2 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (0.20%) Postfix
8 2 (0.20%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.10%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.10%) vCloud
9 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (1.94%) Netcool
2 16 (1.63%) Ansible
3 12 (1.22%) Terraform
4 9 (0.92%) AirWatch
5 8 (0.82%) SCCM
6 7 (0.71%) FortiGate
6 7 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (0.61%) SCOM
8 5 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (0.41%) Grafana
9 4 (0.41%) Graphite
9 4 (0.41%) HP ALM
9 4 (0.41%) TIBCO Hawk
9 4 (0.41%) ZENworks
10 3 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.31%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.31%) Nagios
10 3 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 149 (15.20%) SAP
2 142 (14.49%) Cisco
3 90 (9.18%) Microsoft
4 75 (7.65%) VMware
5 61 (6.22%) Juniper
6 49 (5.00%) EMC
7 48 (4.90%) Dell
8 45 (4.59%) NetApp
9 35 (3.57%) Oracle
10 23 (2.35%) Citrix
11 22 (2.24%) Openreach
12 20 (2.04%) BT
13 19 (1.94%) Remedy
14 18 (1.84%) Fortinet
14 18 (1.84%) HP
15 17 (1.73%) F5
15 17 (1.73%) Google
15 17 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
16 16 (1.63%) Nortel
17 15 (1.53%) Red Hat