Period
to

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

Telecommunications
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 80 76 81
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 846 622 521
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.82% 4.06% 3.67%
As % of the General category 6.19% 7.98% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 387 362 301
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,800 £29,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 13,676 7,795 6,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 61.81% 50.84% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6,632 4,937 5,200
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,825 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.65% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -12 423 £65,000 +13.04% 74
Berkshire +1 325 £70,000 +5.26% 59
Hampshire +57 205 £52,500 +10.53% 25
Surrey -26 127 £62,500 +38.89% 14
Buckinghamshire -58 57 £30,000 -36.84% 11
Oxfordshire -14 47 £42,500 -2.86% 4
West Sussex +9 40 £43,500 +8.75% 18
Kent -41 39 £30,000 -24.05% 16
East Sussex +2 7 £38,500 +8.45% 8
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 200 (23.64%) Finance
2 198 (23.40%) Agile
3 189 (22.34%) Social Skills
4 162 (19.15%) Degree
5 151 (17.85%) Linux
6 141 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 139 (16.43%) Microsoft
8 138 (16.31%) Problem-Solving
9 135 (15.96%) Azure
10 132 (15.60%) Git (software)
11 122 (14.42%) Test Automation
12 117 (13.83%) Python
13 116 (13.71%) Software Engineering
14 108 (12.77%) AWS
15 105 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
16 94 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 89 (10.52%) C
18 82 (9.69%) ITIL
19 81 (9.57%) Java
19 81 (9.57%) JavaScript
20 78 (9.22%) Security Cleared
20 78 (9.22%) Continuous Improvement
21 77 (9.10%) MySQL
22 75 (8.87%) Project Management
23 74 (8.75%) Software Testing
24 73 (8.63%) Windows
25 72 (8.51%) Electronics
25 72 (8.51%) QA
25 72 (8.51%) Information Security
25 72 (8.51%) Microsoft 365

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 29 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (3.31%) OpenStack
3 23 (2.72%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.95%) Oracle Spatial
5 7 (0.83%) ArcGIS
6 5 (0.59%) Confluence
6 5 (0.59%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.47%) IIS
7 4 (0.47%) JBoss
8 3 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.35%) MTS
8 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Fuse
8 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.35%) WildFly
9 2 (0.24%) nginx
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.12%) Apache
10 1 (0.12%) Mule
10 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 54 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 54 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.83%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.83%) Sketch
6 1 (0.12%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.12%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 9 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.12%) Primavera
3 1 (0.12%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 135 (15.96%) Azure
2 108 (12.77%) AWS
3 72 (8.51%) Microsoft 365
4 49 (5.79%) SaaS
5 34 (4.02%) IaaS
5 34 (4.02%) Power Platform
6 24 (2.84%) Firebase
6 24 (2.84%) Google Play
7 14 (1.65%) Amazon SQS
8 11 (1.30%) PaaS
9 7 (0.83%) Figma
9 7 (0.83%) npm
10 5 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.59%) GCP
11 4 (0.47%) GitHub
11 4 (0.47%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.35%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 60 (7.09%) VoIP
2 48 (5.67%) 5G
3 47 (5.56%) Internet
4 36 (4.26%) LAN
5 33 (3.90%) Network Security
6 32 (3.78%) HTTP
6 32 (3.78%) WAN
7 27 (3.19%) 4G
8 26 (3.07%) Firewall
8 26 (3.07%) Radio Access Network
9 25 (2.96%) Broadband
10 24 (2.84%) Wireless
11 20 (2.36%) VPN
12 16 (1.89%) PBX
13 15 (1.77%) SNMP
14 14 (1.65%) DNS
14 14 (1.65%) IPv4
14 14 (1.65%) IPv6
15 13 (1.54%) SAN
16 12 (1.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (9.10%) MySQL
2 52 (6.15%) SQL Server
3 34 (4.02%) Big Data
3 34 (4.02%) Power BI
4 28 (3.31%) MongoDB
5 27 (3.19%) InfluxDB
6 24 (2.84%) GIS
6 24 (2.84%) Relational Database
7 22 (2.60%) RDBMS
8 21 (2.48%) Tableau
9 19 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (2.13%) Hadoop
11 16 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (1.77%) Azure SQL Database
12 15 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (1.42%) NoSQL
13 12 (1.42%) Spatial Data
14 11 (1.30%) Geospatial Data
15 8 (0.95%) Metadata
16 6 (0.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 132 (15.60%) Git (software)
2 24 (2.84%) Android Studio
3 21 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 19 (2.25%) LabVIEW
4 19 (2.25%) Maven
5 18 (2.13%) Selenium
6 17 (2.01%) JIRA
7 14 (1.65%) PHPUnit
8 8 (0.95%) Postman
9 7 (0.83%) PostCSS
9 7 (0.83%) webpack
10 6 (0.71%) Subversion
11 4 (0.47%) Cypress.io
11 4 (0.47%) JMeter
11 4 (0.47%) Newman
11 4 (0.47%) NUnit
11 4 (0.47%) REST Assured
11 4 (0.47%) TestCafe
12 3 (0.35%) Appium
12 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 200 (23.64%) Finance
2 189 (22.34%) Social Skills
3 141 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (8.51%) Electronics
5 70 (8.27%) Marketing
6 64 (7.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 58 (6.86%) Law
8 48 (5.67%) Public Sector
9 42 (4.96%) Manufacturing
10 41 (4.85%) Banking
10 41 (4.85%) Legal
11 26 (3.07%) Military
12 25 (2.96%) Fire and Rescue
13 24 (2.84%) Organisational Skills
13 24 (2.84%) Retail
14 22 (2.60%) Presentation Skills
15 18 (2.13%) Influencing Skills
16 14 (1.65%) Billing
17 9 (1.06%) Police
18 7 (0.83%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 97 (11.47%) Developer
2 86 (10.17%) Analyst
3 61 (7.21%) Software Engineer
4 54 (6.38%) Telecoms Manager
5 49 (5.79%) Architect
6 47 (5.56%) Graduate
7 44 (5.20%) Java Developer
8 35 (4.14%) Junior
8 35 (4.14%) Project Manager
9 32 (3.78%) Applications Developer
10 31 (3.66%) Android Developer
11 30 (3.55%) Service Manager
12 28 (3.31%) Senior Software Engineer
13 27 (3.19%) Network Engineer
14 24 (2.84%) C++ Software Engineer
14 24 (2.84%) Cloud Developer
14 24 (2.84%) Java Android Developer
14 24 (2.84%) Java Applications Developer
14 24 (2.84%) Systems Engineer
15 22 (2.60%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (6.86%) REST
2 37 (4.37%) .NET
3 36 (4.26%) JSON
4 34 (4.02%) Node.js
5 32 (3.78%) OAuth
6 30 (3.55%) OAuth2
7 29 (3.43%) Web Services
8 28 (3.31%) .NET Core
8 28 (3.31%) .NET Framework
9 27 (3.19%) Elastic Stack
9 27 (3.19%) HTML
9 27 (3.19%) RESTful
10 21 (2.48%) React
11 18 (2.13%) Apache Camel
12 16 (1.89%) jQuery
12 16 (1.89%) Kafka
12 16 (1.89%) Spring
12 16 (1.89%) Symfony
13 14 (1.65%) LAMP
13 14 (1.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.57%) Management Information System
2 56 (6.62%) Cyberattack
3 55 (6.50%) User Experience
4 53 (6.26%) IoT
5 48 (5.67%) Cyber Defence
6 46 (5.44%) Self-Motivation
7 45 (5.32%) Social Media
8 38 (4.49%) Linux Command Line
8 38 (4.49%) Mobile App
9 32 (3.78%) Cybercrime
10 30 (3.55%) Smartphone
11 27 (3.19%) Data Centre
11 27 (3.19%) NHS
11 27 (3.19%) Replication
12 24 (2.84%) Handset
12 24 (2.84%) Video\Live Streaming
13 20 (2.36%) Driving Licence
14 18 (2.13%) Virtual Team
15 17 (2.01%) Public Cloud
16 14 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 151 (17.85%) Linux
2 73 (8.63%) Windows
3 50 (5.91%) Windows Server
4 43 (5.08%) Android
5 30 (3.55%) CentOS
6 27 (3.19%) Windows Server 2019
7 20 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (2.13%) Windows Server 2016
9 16 (1.89%) Windows 10
10 14 (1.65%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.30%) Unix
12 8 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.71%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (23.40%) Agile
2 138 (16.31%) Problem-Solving
3 122 (14.42%) Test Automation
4 116 (13.71%) Software Engineering
5 105 (12.41%) Business Intelligence
6 94 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 82 (9.69%) ITIL
8 78 (9.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 75 (8.87%) Project Management
10 74 (8.75%) Software Testing
11 72 (8.51%) Information Security
12 61 (7.21%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 61 (7.21%) Threat Intelligence
13 57 (6.74%) Computer Science
13 57 (6.74%) DevOps
13 57 (6.74%) Validation
14 55 (6.50%) Scrum
15 54 (6.38%) Project Delivery
16 53 (6.26%) Analytics
17 51 (6.03%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 117 (13.83%) Python
2 89 (10.52%) C
3 81 (9.57%) Java
3 81 (9.57%) JavaScript
4 68 (8.04%) SQL
5 61 (7.21%) C++
6 58 (6.86%) Bash
7 36 (4.26%) C#
8 31 (3.66%) Kotlin
9 26 (3.07%) PowerShell
10 24 (2.84%) Perl
11 18 (2.13%) Embedded C
12 17 (2.01%) PHP
13 12 (1.42%) Embedded C++
13 12 (1.42%) TypeScript
14 11 (1.30%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.06%) Apple Swift
16 8 (0.95%) MATLAB
16 8 (0.95%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.47%) sed
Qualifications
1 162 (19.15%) Degree
2 78 (9.22%) Security Cleared
3 66 (7.80%) SC Cleared
4 29 (3.43%) CISSP
5 20 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 20 (2.36%) CCA
6 19 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.65%) CISM
8 14 (1.65%) Numerate Degree
9 13 (1.54%) HND
10 12 (1.42%) CCNA
10 12 (1.42%) CCNP
10 12 (1.42%) CCSP
10 12 (1.42%) HNC
10 12 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (1.30%) CEH
11 11 (1.30%) CISA
12 10 (1.18%) CCDP
12 10 (1.18%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (8.51%) QA
2 36 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (4.26%) NIST
3 31 (3.66%) Data Quality
4 19 (2.25%) SLA
5 15 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 13 (1.54%) PCI DSS
7 11 (1.30%) GRC
8 9 (1.06%) GDPR
8 9 (1.06%) PMO
9 8 (0.95%) Actionable Recommendations
10 5 (0.59%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.59%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.47%) ISO 31000
11 4 (0.47%) NIST 800
12 3 (0.35%) HL7
12 3 (0.35%) NEBOSH
12 3 (0.35%) PA-DSS
12 3 (0.35%) PSD2
13 2 (0.24%) GxP
System Software
1 68 (8.04%) Active Directory
2 53 (6.26%) Docker
2 53 (6.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (2.25%) Xen
5 18 (2.13%) Firmware
6 17 (2.01%) KVM
7 15 (1.77%) vSphere
8 9 (1.06%) XenApp
9 5 (0.59%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.24%) iptables
11 2 (0.24%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.24%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 50 (5.91%) Ansible
2 27 (3.19%) Grafana
3 21 (2.48%) Puppet
4 20 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (2.13%) Kubernetes
6 17 (2.01%) logstash
7 15 (1.77%) Prometheus
8 13 (1.54%) SCCM
9 9 (1.06%) SCOM
10 6 (0.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 5 (0.59%) Nessus
12 4 (0.47%) CASB
12 4 (0.47%) Nagios
12 4 (0.47%) systemd
13 3 (0.35%) HP ALM
13 3 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.35%) Terraform
14 2 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.24%) Kibana
14 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 139 (16.43%) Microsoft
2 65 (7.68%) VMware
3 38 (4.49%) SAP
4 36 (4.26%) Cisco
5 31 (3.66%) Perforce
6 30 (3.55%) Google
7 24 (2.84%) Ericsson
8 22 (2.60%) HP
8 22 (2.60%) Oracle
9 21 (2.48%) EMC
10 14 (1.65%) Juniper
11 12 (1.42%) Apple
11 12 (1.42%) NetApp
11 12 (1.42%) Remedy
12 11 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (1.30%) Sophos
13 10 (1.18%) Arqiva
14 9 (1.06%) BMC
14 9 (1.06%) Citrix
14 9 (1.06%) SolarWinds