Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 77 74
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 -39
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 894 1,018 1,302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.87% 3.80% 4.19%
As % of the General category 12.03% 11.97% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 559 632 964
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%

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 7,429 8,508 10,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.18% 31.78% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5,454 6,500 8,323
South East median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £70,250
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 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 25 January 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 25 January 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 +12 513 £60,000 +6.19% 112
Berkshire +5 433 £60,000 +6.19% 88
Hampshire -2 204 £50,000 - 40
Surrey -37 87 £50,000 -9.09% 16
Buckinghamshire +6 56 £47,500 +11.76% 20
Kent +16 33 £31,500 +3.28% 5
West Sussex +22 28 £40,000 -23.81% 7
Oxfordshire +9 17 £52,500 -4.55% 4
East Sussex -1 6 £51,250 +70.83% 7
Home Counties - 4 £155,000 -
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 180 (20.13%) Finance
2 169 (18.90%) Degree
3 123 (13.76%) Linux
4 120 (13.42%) Business Intelligence
5 114 (12.75%) Marketing
6 111 (12.42%) Electronics
7 109 (12.19%) Public Sector
8 108 (12.08%) Microsoft
9 101 (11.30%) Windows
10 99 (11.07%) Programme Management
11 97 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 91 (10.18%) Manufacturing
13 90 (10.07%) Project Management
14 88 (9.84%) SAP
15 87 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
15 87 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
16 85 (9.51%) Digital Marketing
17 83 (9.28%) SQL
18 78 (8.72%) Cisco
19 77 (8.61%) Java
19 77 (8.61%) Python
20 76 (8.50%) C
21 75 (8.39%) Cisco Certification
22 74 (8.28%) Security Cleared
22 74 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
23 73 (8.17%) SLA
23 73 (8.17%) Firewall
24 68 (7.61%) C++
25 63 (7.05%) ITIL
26 60 (6.71%) 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 27 (3.02%) Apache Spark
2 18 (2.01%) IIS
3 17 (1.90%) MS Exchange
4 15 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.57%) Apache
6 11 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.67%) Smallworld
7 6 (0.67%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.56%) GeoServer
9 4 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.45%) Confluence
9 4 (0.45%) JBoss
9 4 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.22%) SAS
11 1 (0.11%) CMS
11 1 (0.11%) Joomla!
Applications
1 42 (4.70%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.57%) AutoCAD
5 6 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.70%) AWS
2 32 (3.58%) Azure
3 31 (3.47%) Power Platform
4 29 (3.24%) Office 365
5 16 (1.79%) SaaS
6 11 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.12%) Amazon Cognito
8 8 (0.89%) G Suite
9 6 (0.67%) GCP
10 4 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.45%) IaaS
10 4 (0.45%) Serverless
11 3 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.34%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.34%) Data Lake Analytics
11 3 (0.34%) PaaS
12 2 (0.22%) Apigee
12 2 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.22%) Boomi
12 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (8.17%) Firewall
2 60 (6.71%) Wireless
3 59 (6.60%) TCP/IP
4 46 (5.15%) LAN
5 41 (4.59%) WAN
6 40 (4.47%) MPLS
7 39 (4.36%) BGP
8 35 (3.91%) Broadband
8 35 (3.91%) Internet
9 32 (3.58%) Radio Access Network
10 29 (3.24%) VoIP
11 28 (3.13%) Ethernet
12 25 (2.80%) 4G
13 24 (2.68%) 5G
13 24 (2.68%) LTE
14 22 (2.46%) OSPF
14 22 (2.46%) VLAN
15 21 (2.35%) DNS
15 21 (2.35%) Unified Communications
16 19 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.47%) Power BI
3 26 (2.91%) Hadoop
4 23 (2.57%) MySQL
4 23 (2.57%) NoSQL
5 21 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (1.90%) Relational Database
9 16 (1.79%) GIS
10 13 (1.45%) Big Data
11 12 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.01%) MariaDB
14 7 (0.78%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.78%) MS Access
15 5 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (1.79%) JIRA
2 14 (1.57%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.34%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.89%) Subversion
6 7 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.67%) JUnit
8 5 (0.56%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.45%) ERwin
9 4 (0.45%) Moq
9 4 (0.45%) NUnit
9 4 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.22%) IDA Disassembler
11 2 (0.22%) Maven
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.11%) SOAtest
12 1 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.11%) Trac
General
1 180 (20.13%) Finance
2 114 (12.75%) Marketing
3 111 (12.42%) Electronics
4 109 (12.19%) Public Sector
5 91 (10.18%) Manufacturing
6 59 (6.60%) Legal
7 22 (2.46%) Retail
8 21 (2.35%) Banking
9 17 (1.90%) Automotive
10 15 (1.68%) German Language
11 14 (1.57%) Billing
12 13 (1.45%) Aerospace
13 12 (1.34%) Italian Language
14 11 (1.23%) Local Government
14 11 (1.23%) Military
15 9 (1.01%) Games
15 9 (1.01%) Law
16 7 (0.78%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.67%) Publishing
18 4 (0.45%) Police
Job Titles
1 122 (13.65%) Analyst
2 78 (8.72%) Developer
3 76 (8.50%) Architect
4 58 (6.49%) Project Manager
5 46 (5.15%) Senior Manager
6 44 (4.92%) Network Engineer
7 40 (4.47%) Software Engineer
7 40 (4.47%) Support Engineer
8 39 (4.36%) Telecoms Engineer
9 36 (4.03%) Telecoms Manager
10 32 (3.58%) Java Developer
11 31 (3.47%) Delivery Manager
12 28 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
13 26 (2.91%) Embedded Engineer
14 25 (2.80%) Senior Developer
15 24 (2.68%) Firmware Engineer
16 23 (2.57%) Consultant
16 23 (2.57%) Senior Project Manager
17 22 (2.46%) Senior Java Developer
18 21 (2.35%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.24%) CSS
2 28 (3.13%) HTML
3 26 (2.91%) .NET
4 18 (2.01%) AngularJS
5 15 (1.68%) HTML5
6 14 (1.57%) React
6 14 (1.57%) Web Services
7 13 (1.45%) JSON
7 13 (1.45%) Middleware
7 13 (1.45%) XML
8 12 (1.34%) 802.1X
8 12 (1.34%) RESTful
9 11 (1.23%) LAMP
10 10 (1.12%) REST
10 10 (1.12%) SOAP
11 9 (1.01%) Ajax
11 9 (1.01%) Django
12 8 (0.89%) jQuery
12 8 (0.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (0.78%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (6.15%) Data Centre
3 30 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.24%) Driving Licence
6 19 (2.13%) Video on Demand
7 17 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 13 (1.45%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.12%) e-Learning
10 9 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (1.01%) Smartphone
11 8 (0.89%) CMDB
12 6 (0.67%) CCTV
12 6 (0.67%) Clustering
12 6 (0.67%) Cyberattack
12 6 (0.67%) EMC VNX
12 6 (0.67%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 123 (13.76%) Linux
2 101 (11.30%) Windows
3 39 (4.36%) Unix
4 30 (3.36%) Windows Server
5 23 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (2.01%) Android
7 9 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.78%) CentOS
8 7 (0.78%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.67%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.67%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.56%) Debian
10 5 (0.56%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.22%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.11%) Fedora
13 1 (0.11%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (13.42%) Business Intelligence
2 99 (11.07%) Programme Management
3 97 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 90 (10.07%) Project Management
5 87 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
6 85 (9.51%) Digital Marketing
7 63 (7.05%) ITIL
8 58 (6.49%) Software Engineering
9 51 (5.70%) Analytics
10 45 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 40 (4.47%) Presales
11 40 (4.47%) Proactive Management
12 37 (4.14%) Decision-Making
13 35 (3.91%) Cybersecurity
14 34 (3.80%) Computer Science
14 34 (3.80%) Project Delivery
15 32 (3.58%) DevOps
15 32 (3.58%) Test Automation
16 29 (3.24%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 83 (9.28%) SQL
2 77 (8.61%) Java
2 77 (8.61%) Python
3 76 (8.50%) C
4 68 (7.61%) C++
5 50 (5.59%) JavaScript
6 40 (4.47%) C#
7 28 (3.13%) Perl
8 26 (2.91%) T-SQL
9 23 (2.57%) Bash Shell
10 22 (2.46%) Embedded C
11 16 (1.79%) PHP
11 16 (1.79%) PowerShell
12 15 (1.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 13 (1.45%) Ruby
13 13 (1.45%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.12%) Go
15 6 (0.67%) Apple Swift
16 5 (0.56%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.34%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 169 (18.90%) Degree
2 75 (8.39%) Cisco Certification
3 74 (8.28%) Security Cleared
4 52 (5.82%) CCNP
5 46 (5.15%) SC Cleared
6 35 (3.91%) CCIE
7 34 (3.80%) CCNA
8 26 (2.91%) DV Cleared
9 17 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (1.57%) CISSP
11 13 (1.45%) JNCIE
11 13 (1.45%) JNCIS
12 12 (1.34%) CIMA
12 12 (1.34%) JNCIA
13 11 (1.23%) ACCA
13 11 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.12%) MCSA
15 9 (1.01%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 9 (1.01%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (8.17%) SLA
2 41 (4.59%) QA
3 33 (3.69%) PMO
4 26 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.68%) GDPR
6 13 (1.45%) Data Quality
6 13 (1.45%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.78%) NIST
8 4 (0.45%) IFRS
8 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.34%) Def Stans
9 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.22%) RMADS
11 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.11%) DICOM
11 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.11%) HL7
11 1 (0.11%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 42 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 39 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (2.80%) Firmware
4 14 (1.57%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.01%) Docker
6 8 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.56%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.56%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.34%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.22%) Postfix
9 2 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.11%) KVM
10 1 (0.11%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.11%) vCloud
10 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (1.79%) Ansible
2 9 (1.01%) SCCM
3 6 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.56%) FortiGate
4 5 (0.56%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (0.56%) SCOM
5 4 (0.45%) TIBCO Hawk
6 3 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.34%) HP ALM
6 3 (0.34%) Nagios
6 3 (0.34%) Netcool
6 3 (0.34%) OpenView
6 3 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
6 3 (0.34%) Terraform
7 2 (0.22%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.22%) Puppet
7 2 (0.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 108 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 88 (9.84%) SAP
3 78 (8.72%) Cisco
4 54 (6.04%) VMware
5 45 (5.03%) Juniper
6 23 (2.57%) EMC
7 22 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (2.24%) Citrix
9 17 (1.90%) HP
9 17 (1.90%) Remedy
10 16 (1.79%) Huawei
11 15 (1.68%) Openreach
11 15 (1.68%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.57%) Dell
12 14 (1.57%) Ericsson
13 13 (1.45%) NetApp
13 13 (1.45%) Nortel
13 13 (1.45%) Oracle
13 13 (1.45%) Samsung
14 12 (1.34%) Brocade