Period
to 21 April 2018

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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South East
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 47 31
Rank change year-on-year -37 -16 -4
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1,160 1,552 2,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.66% 5.17% 7.51%
As % of the General category 11.09% 15.66% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 772 1,054 2,111
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,175 £78,000
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 10,459 9,909 14,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.01% 33.02% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8,191 7,632 11,546
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 April 2018.

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 21 April 2018. 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 -22 644 £50,000 - 116
Berkshire -11 464 £50,000 -4.76% 87
Surrey -8 215 £50,000 +17.65% 26
Hampshire -51 200 £40,000 - 48
Buckinghamshire -12 127 £42,500 +4.94% 12
Oxfordshire -96 37 £50,000 - 17
East Sussex -8 32 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Kent +21 29 £52,500 +16.67% 2
West Sussex -38 16 £37,500 -18.92% 6
Sussex - 4 - -
Middlesex 0 2 £57,500 +150.00%
M4 Corridor -9 1 - -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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.

1 241 (20.78%) Finance
2 236 (20.34%) Linux
3 219 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
4 183 (15.78%) Degree
5 171 (14.74%) SQL
6 149 (12.84%) Windows
7 148 (12.76%) Cisco
8 136 (11.72%) Software Engineering
9 133 (11.47%) Marketing
10 131 (11.29%) ITIL
11 125 (10.78%) JavaScript
12 121 (10.43%) C++
13 113 (9.74%) C#
14 112 (9.66%) Python
15 104 (8.97%) Project Management
16 99 (8.53%) .NET
16 99 (8.53%) Microsoft
16 99 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
17 97 (8.36%) Computer Science
18 90 (7.76%) VoIP
18 90 (7.76%) WAN
19 88 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
19 88 (7.59%) Electronics
20 83 (7.16%) Programme Management
21 79 (6.81%) SQL Server
22 77 (6.64%) Java
22 77 (6.64%) Banking
23 75 (6.47%) HTML
24 73 (6.29%) MVC
25 72 (6.21%) Security Cleared

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 (2.33%) Apache
2 21 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 20 (1.72%) Apache Spark
4 14 (1.21%) Tomcat
5 9 (0.78%) IIS
5 9 (0.78%) OpenStack
6 8 (0.69%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.69%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.60%) Smallworld
8 4 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.26%) Confluence
9 3 (0.26%) SAS
10 1 (0.086%) CMS
10 1 (0.086%) JBoss
10 1 (0.086%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.086%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.086%) Mule
10 1 (0.086%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.086%) WordPress
Applications
1 88 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
2 71 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 47 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 42 (3.62%) Microsoft Project
5 20 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
6 18 (1.55%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.26%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.17%) InDesign
9 2 (0.17%) Maya
10 1 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.086%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
1 8 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (0.69%) TIBCO iProcess
2 5 (0.43%) Traffica
2 5 (0.43%) Unica
3 4 (0.34%) Workfront
4 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.17%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.17%) Primavera
6 1 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.086%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.086%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.086%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 62 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (3.28%) Office 365
3 38 (3.28%) SaaS
4 31 (2.67%) IaaS
5 21 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
5 21 (1.81%) Serverless
6 19 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 17 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (1.21%) Amazon S3
10 12 (1.03%) PaaS
11 11 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.52%) Amazon Glacier
14 4 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.34%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.26%) GitHub
15 3 (0.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 90 (7.76%) VoIP
1 90 (7.76%) WAN
2 71 (6.12%) Broadband
3 69 (5.95%) LTE
4 67 (5.78%) GSM
5 66 (5.69%) TCP/IP
6 64 (5.52%) VPN
7 62 (5.34%) Wireshark
8 61 (5.26%) UMTS
9 58 (5.00%) LAN
10 55 (4.74%) RTP
10 55 (4.74%) Wireless
11 47 (4.05%) PBX
12 46 (3.97%) Firewall
13 40 (3.45%) Internet
14 39 (3.36%) Asterisk PBX
15 37 (3.19%) Diameter Protocol
16 36 (3.10%) RANAP
17 33 (2.84%) GGSN
17 33 (2.84%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (6.81%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.88%) MySQL
3 37 (3.19%) SQL Server 2016
4 29 (2.50%) Big Data
5 24 (2.07%) Relational Database
6 22 (1.90%) NoSQL
7 19 (1.64%) Hadoop
8 17 (1.47%) Oracle Database
9 16 (1.38%) MongoDB
9 16 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
10 15 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (0.95%) GIS
13 10 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.69%) Oracle Exadata
15 7 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (0.60%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 41 (3.53%) Moq
1 41 (3.53%) NUnit
2 40 (3.45%) GCC
2 40 (3.45%) GDB
3 37 (3.19%) Subversion
4 36 (3.10%) MSTest
4 36 (3.10%) Rhino Mocks
5 33 (2.84%) Trac
6 29 (2.50%) Visual Studio
7 24 (2.07%) GitLab
8 21 (1.81%) Jenkins
9 12 (1.03%) JIRA
9 12 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.69%) Git (software)
11 5 (0.43%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.43%) Selenium
11 5 (0.43%) webpack
12 4 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
13 3 (0.26%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.26%) WebDriver
General
1 241 (20.78%) Finance
2 133 (11.47%) Marketing
3 88 (7.59%) Electronics
4 77 (6.64%) Banking
5 68 (5.86%) Manufacturing
6 64 (5.52%) Retail
7 42 (3.62%) Legal
8 36 (3.10%) Billing
9 26 (2.24%) Financial Institution
10 25 (2.16%) Law
11 14 (1.21%) Aerospace
12 13 (1.12%) Games
13 12 (1.03%) Advertising
13 12 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.95%) Mandarin Language
15 9 (0.78%) German Language
15 9 (0.78%) Italian Language
16 8 (0.69%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.60%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 213 (18.36%) Developer
2 95 (8.19%) Analyst
3 88 (7.59%) Software Engineer
4 83 (7.16%) Telecoms Engineer
5 77 (6.64%) Consultant
6 68 (5.86%) .NET Developer
7 67 (5.78%) Network Engineer
8 61 (5.26%) Architect
9 60 (5.17%) Project Manager
10 51 (4.40%) C++ Software Engineer
11 43 (3.71%) Telecoms Manager
12 38 (3.28%) Telecoms Developer
13 36 (3.10%) Support Engineer
14 34 (2.93%) Junior
15 31 (2.67%) C# Developer
16 30 (2.59%) Administrator
16 30 (2.59%) Telecoms Software Engineer
17 29 (2.50%) Software Developer
18 28 (2.41%) IT Manager
18 28 (2.41%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (8.53%) .NET
2 75 (6.47%) HTML
3 70 (6.03%) CSS
4 46 (3.97%) jQuery
5 43 (3.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 41 (3.53%) ASP.NET
6 41 (3.53%) Ninject
6 41 (3.53%) STL
7 38 (3.28%) Web Services
8 37 (3.19%) Middleware
9 36 (3.10%) Castle Windsor
9 36 (3.10%) Spring.NET
9 36 (3.10%) Unity DI Container
9 36 (3.10%) WPF
10 34 (2.93%) HTML5
11 28 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (2.41%) LAMP
11 28 (2.41%) Node.js
11 28 (2.41%) XML
12 22 (1.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 97 (8.36%) Computer Science
2 60 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
3 56 (4.83%) Management Information System
4 53 (4.57%) Data Centre
5 51 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
6 47 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (2.33%) Public Cloud
8 26 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (2.24%) User Experience
9 25 (2.16%) Driving Licence
10 24 (2.07%) Contactless
10 24 (2.07%) EMV
10 24 (2.07%) Mobile Payment
10 24 (2.07%) Smartcard
11 23 (1.98%) Hedge funds
12 22 (1.90%) Virtual Team
13 17 (1.47%) Algorithms
14 13 (1.12%) Fintech
15 11 (0.95%) Digital Media
15 11 (0.95%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 236 (20.34%) Linux
2 149 (12.84%) Windows
3 66 (5.69%) Unix
4 40 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 26 (2.24%) CentOS
6 16 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.86%) Windows 10
8 10 (0.86%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.69%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.43%) Android
11 5 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.26%) openSUSE
14 2 (0.17%) Debian
14 2 (0.17%) Fedora
15 1 (0.086%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (11.72%) Software Engineering
3 131 (11.29%) ITIL
4 104 (8.97%) Project Management
5 99 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 83 (7.16%) Programme Management
7 73 (6.29%) MVC
8 70 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
9 68 (5.86%) Scrum
10 67 (5.78%) Problem-Solving
11 66 (5.69%) Multithreading
12 58 (5.00%) Presales
13 55 (4.74%) OO
14 54 (4.66%) Digital Marketing
15 52 (4.48%) DevOps
16 51 (4.40%) Service Management
17 50 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
17 50 (4.31%) ITIL V3
17 50 (4.31%) TDD
18 49 (4.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 171 (14.74%) SQL
2 125 (10.78%) JavaScript
3 121 (10.43%) C++
4 113 (9.74%) C#
5 112 (9.66%) Python
6 77 (6.64%) Java
7 70 (6.03%) C
8 62 (5.34%) Bash Shell
9 46 (3.97%) PHP
10 28 (2.41%) PowerShell
11 25 (2.16%) Ruby
12 24 (2.07%) Perl
13 20 (1.72%) Lua
14 12 (1.03%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.86%) PHP 5
16 9 (0.78%) Assembly Language
16 9 (0.78%) Embedded C
17 8 (0.69%) COBOL
17 8 (0.69%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 183 (15.78%) Degree
2 72 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 50 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 48 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (2.93%) CISSP
6 29 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 23 (1.98%) CISM
8 22 (1.90%) CCIE
9 20 (1.72%) CCNP
10 19 (1.64%) CCNA
11 16 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (1.29%) DV Cleared
13 14 (1.21%) MCSE
14 12 (1.03%) Master's Degree
14 12 (1.03%) PMI Certification
15 11 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 9 (0.78%) CEH
16 9 (0.78%) GIAC
16 9 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 7 (0.60%) CCIE Data Center
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.05%) SLA
2 32 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.16%) PMO
4 23 (1.98%) QA
5 18 (1.55%) GDPR
6 17 (1.47%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.86%) ECSS
8 8 (0.69%) MISRA
9 7 (0.60%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.60%) ISO 22301
9 7 (0.60%) ISO 31000
10 6 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.43%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.43%) MISRA C
12 4 (0.34%) Def Stans
12 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 2 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 39 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 27 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.72%) Kamailio
4 16 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.60%) Docker
6 6 (0.52%) Firmware
7 5 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.34%) vSphere
9 3 (0.26%) iptables
9 3 (0.26%) NFS
9 3 (0.26%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.17%) Snort
11 1 (0.086%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 28 (2.41%) Ansible
2 9 (0.78%) Puppet
3 8 (0.69%) TIBCO Hawk
4 7 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.60%) SCCM
5 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (0.43%) Netcool
6 5 (0.43%) NSN NetAct
6 5 (0.43%) SCOM
6 5 (0.43%) SCOrch
6 5 (0.43%) SCSM
7 4 (0.34%) Nagios
7 4 (0.34%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (0.26%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.17%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.17%) CFEngine
9 2 (0.17%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 148 (12.76%) Cisco
2 99 (8.53%) Microsoft
3 70 (6.03%) SAP
4 58 (5.00%) Oracle
5 48 (4.14%) Juniper
6 47 (4.05%) VMware
7 33 (2.84%) TIBCO
8 31 (2.67%) Splunk
9 24 (2.07%) Hyperion
10 19 (1.64%) F5
11 16 (1.38%) BT
12 15 (1.29%) Nokia
12 15 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (1.21%) IFS
14 13 (1.12%) Avaya
14 13 (1.12%) Citrix
14 13 (1.12%) Dell
15 12 (1.03%) EMC
15 12 (1.03%) HP
16 11 (0.95%) IBM