Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South East
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 82 92
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 602 538 889
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.05% 3.59% 3.39%
As % of the General category 8.18% 7.62% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 355 310 593
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +9.29%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £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 7,363 7,061 12,938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.56% 47.13% 49.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4,739 5,419 9,896
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,346
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,250 £34,469
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 15 June 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 15 June 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 +3 383 £57,000 -5.00% 96
Berkshire -3 283 £65,000 - 77
Surrey +27 90 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Buckinghamshire +17 82 £47,500 +22.58% 12
Hampshire -50 75 £47,500 +2.70% 36
Oxfordshire +20 21 £42,500 +13.33% 7
West Sussex +6 21 £75,000 +87.50% 7
Kent -5 17 £39,500 +41.07% 11
East Sussex -12 3 £38,500 +28.33% 2
Sussex - 1 £80,000 -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 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.

1 146 (24.25%) Finance
2 138 (22.92%) Social Skills
3 123 (20.43%) Marketing
4 121 (20.10%) Business Intelligence
5 116 (19.27%) Degree
6 115 (19.10%) SAP
7 113 (18.77%) Public Sector
8 109 (18.11%) Programme Management
9 108 (17.94%) Electronics
10 106 (17.61%) Manufacturing
11 103 (17.11%) Digital Marketing
12 95 (15.78%) Agile Software Development
13 81 (13.46%) Linux
14 75 (12.46%) ITIL
15 70 (11.63%) Microsoft
15 70 (11.63%) Computer Science
15 70 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
16 63 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
17 61 (10.13%) QA
18 60 (9.97%) AWS
19 58 (9.63%) Azure
19 58 (9.63%) Cisco
20 57 (9.47%) JavaScript
20 57 (9.47%) Project Management
20 57 (9.47%) 4G
20 57 (9.47%) Data Centre
21 53 (8.80%) 5G
22 51 (8.47%) SQL
23 49 (8.14%) .NET
23 49 (8.14%) VMware

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 11 (1.83%) OpenStack
2 10 (1.66%) Confluence
2 10 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.50%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.16%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.83%) SAS
6 4 (0.66%) CMS
7 3 (0.50%) Apache
7 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.50%) Mule
7 3 (0.50%) nginx
7 3 (0.50%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.33%) IIS
8 2 (0.33%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.33%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.33%) WordPress
9 1 (0.17%) JBoss
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (4.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.49%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.16%) Sprinklr
2 3 (0.50%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.50%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 60 (9.97%) AWS
2 58 (9.63%) Azure
3 25 (4.15%) SaaS
4 14 (2.33%) GCP
4 14 (2.33%) Microsoft 365
4 14 (2.33%) OpenShift
5 10 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.66%) Power Platform
6 6 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.83%) AWS Direct Connect
7 5 (0.83%) Serverless
8 4 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.66%) IaaS
8 4 (0.66%) PaaS
9 3 (0.50%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.50%) Azure Service Bus
9 3 (0.50%) Miro
10 2 (0.33%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (9.47%) 4G
2 53 (8.80%) 5G
3 46 (7.64%) 3G
4 39 (6.48%) 2G
5 34 (5.65%) Wi-Fi
6 33 (5.48%) Firewall
6 33 (5.48%) LAN
6 33 (5.48%) WAN
7 30 (4.98%) DNS
7 30 (4.98%) VPN
8 25 (4.15%) DHCP
9 24 (3.99%) LTE
10 17 (2.82%) SAN
11 15 (2.49%) MPLS
11 15 (2.49%) RNC
11 15 (2.49%) TCP/IP
12 14 (2.33%) NAS
12 14 (2.33%) Radio Access Network
12 14 (2.33%) VoLTE
12 14 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.32%) MySQL
3 13 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.83%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.66%) MS Access
6 10 (1.66%) Power BI
7 8 (1.33%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.16%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.00%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.66%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.50%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.50%) Tableau
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (3.49%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.33%) JIRA
3 13 (2.16%) Selenium
4 11 (1.83%) Cucumber
5 10 (1.66%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.33%) JUnit
6 8 (1.33%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.00%) Subversion
9 4 (0.66%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.66%) IntelliJ
9 4 (0.66%) Maven
9 4 (0.66%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.50%) Cypress.io
10 3 (0.50%) GCC
10 3 (0.50%) JBehave
10 3 (0.50%) Postman
10 3 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.33%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.33%) Buildbot
General
1 146 (24.25%) Finance
2 138 (22.92%) Social Skills
3 123 (20.43%) Marketing
4 113 (18.77%) Public Sector
5 108 (17.94%) Electronics
6 106 (17.61%) Manufacturing
7 47 (7.81%) Banking
8 45 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
9 38 (6.31%) Influencing Skills
10 20 (3.32%) Presentation Skills
11 18 (2.99%) Billing
11 18 (2.99%) Legal
12 15 (2.49%) Retail
13 7 (1.16%) Games
13 7 (1.16%) Law
14 6 (1.00%) Organisational Skills
15 5 (0.83%) Automotive
16 4 (0.66%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.66%) Local Government
17 3 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 71 (11.79%) Developer
2 46 (7.64%) Consultant
2 46 (7.64%) Project Manager
3 39 (6.48%) Analyst
4 34 (5.65%) Architect
5 27 (4.49%) Business Analyst
5 27 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (4.15%) Network Engineer
7 21 (3.49%) Telecoms Manager
8 18 (2.99%) .NET Developer
8 18 (2.99%) Account Manager
8 18 (2.99%) Software Developer
8 18 (2.99%) Telecoms Engineer
9 17 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (2.82%) Service Manager
9 17 (2.82%) Software Engineer
10 15 (2.49%) Databuild Engineer
10 15 (2.49%) Security Consultant
10 15 (2.49%) Voice Engineer
11 14 (2.33%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (8.14%) .NET
2 27 (4.49%) REST
3 25 (4.15%) .NET Core
3 25 (4.15%) Vue.js
4 24 (3.99%) React
5 23 (3.82%) jQuery
6 20 (3.32%) HTML
7 19 (3.16%) ASP.NET
8 18 (2.99%) AngularJS
9 16 (2.66%) CSS
9 16 (2.66%) SOAP
10 14 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (2.33%) Entity Framework
10 14 (2.33%) Web Services
11 12 (1.99%) LDAP
12 11 (1.83%) .NET Framework
13 10 (1.66%) JSON
14 9 (1.50%) HTML5
14 9 (1.50%) LINQ
14 9 (1.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.47%) Data Centre
2 23 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (3.32%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.32%) User Experience
4 15 (2.49%) Algorithms
5 11 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (1.83%) Social Media
5 11 (1.83%) Virtual Team
6 9 (1.50%) Cloud Native
7 8 (1.33%) Fibre Optics
7 8 (1.33%) Video on Demand
8 7 (1.16%) Smart City
9 6 (1.00%) Over-the-Top Content
9 6 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.83%) CMDB
10 5 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.83%) Life Science
10 5 (0.83%) PMI
10 5 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (13.46%) Linux
2 32 (5.32%) Windows
3 14 (2.33%) Unix
4 10 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.33%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.83%) CentOS
7 4 (0.66%) Android
7 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.50%) Solaris
8 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.50%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.17%) VMS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (20.10%) Business Intelligence
2 109 (18.11%) Programme Management
3 103 (17.11%) Digital Marketing
4 95 (15.78%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (12.46%) ITIL
6 70 (11.63%) Computer Science
6 70 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
7 63 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (9.47%) Project Management
9 43 (7.14%) Service Management
10 42 (6.98%) Project Delivery
11 40 (6.64%) Test Automation
12 38 (6.31%) Software Engineering
13 37 (6.15%) Customer Requirements
14 36 (5.98%) PRINCE2
15 35 (5.81%) DevOps
16 34 (5.65%) Cybersecurity
17 33 (5.48%) Migration
18 32 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
19 30 (4.98%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 57 (9.47%) JavaScript
2 51 (8.47%) SQL
3 41 (6.81%) C#
3 41 (6.81%) Java
4 38 (6.31%) Python
5 21 (3.49%) C++
6 20 (3.32%) PowerShell
7 15 (2.49%) C
8 12 (1.99%) Bash Shell
9 11 (1.83%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.66%) PHP
11 7 (1.16%) Perl
11 7 (1.16%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.83%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.66%) Cython
14 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.17%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.17%) Go
14 1 (0.17%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 116 (19.27%) Degree
2 28 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (3.99%) SC Cleared
5 18 (2.99%) CCNP
6 15 (2.49%) MBCS
7 12 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (1.50%) CISSP
10 8 (1.33%) CISM
11 7 (1.16%) PMI Certification
12 6 (1.00%) CCIE
13 4 (0.66%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.66%) JNCIS
13 4 (0.66%) MBA
13 4 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.66%) PMP
14 3 (0.50%) CSPO
14 3 (0.50%) Master's Degree
14 3 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (10.13%) QA
2 27 (4.49%) SLA
3 17 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.83%) PMO
5 7 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (1.16%) GDPR
5 7 (1.16%) NIST
5 7 (1.16%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.83%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.50%) COBIT
7 3 (0.50%) Def Stans
7 3 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.33%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.17%) Good Clinical Practice
9 1 (0.17%) GxP
9 1 (0.17%) IFRS
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 49 (8.14%) Docker
2 41 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.65%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.99%) KVM
4 12 (1.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 12 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
4 12 (1.99%) XenApp
4 12 (1.99%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.16%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.83%) iptables
6 5 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.66%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.33%) vSphere
9 1 (0.17%) Firmware
9 1 (0.17%) HDFS
9 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (4.82%) Kubernetes
2 28 (4.65%) Ansible
3 14 (2.33%) Grafana
4 13 (2.16%) vRealize
5 12 (1.99%) HAProxy
6 10 (1.66%) Kibana
7 9 (1.50%) Terraform
8 8 (1.33%) Puppet
9 5 (0.83%) Icinga
9 5 (0.83%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.50%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.33%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.33%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.17%) Netcool
12 1 (0.17%) SCCM
12 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 115 (19.10%) SAP
2 70 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 58 (9.63%) Cisco
4 49 (8.14%) VMware
5 35 (5.81%) Ericsson
6 30 (4.98%) Remedy
7 25 (4.15%) F5
8 22 (3.65%) Red Hat
9 19 (3.16%) Oracle
10 16 (2.66%) Citrix
10 16 (2.66%) IBM
11 12 (1.99%) Dell
11 12 (1.99%) Infoblox
11 12 (1.99%) Nokia
12 9 (1.50%) Huawei
13 8 (1.33%) EMC
14 7 (1.16%) BroadSoft
14 7 (1.16%) CheckPoint
14 7 (1.16%) Juniper
14 7 (1.16%) Salesforce.com