Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South East
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 77 88
Rank change year-on-year +13 +11 -38
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 348 958 1,041
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.30% 3.80% 3.57%
As % of the General category 15.32% 12.02% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 239 684 749
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £27,900 £27,500 £29,350
90th Percentile £74,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 2,271 7,968 9,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.07% 31.61% 33.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,784 5,826 7,746
Median annual salary £50,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 26 October 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 26 October 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 +20 203 £58,750 -2.08% 56
Berkshire +1 144 £65,000 +8.33% 40
Hampshire -14 61 £47,500 -5.00% 21
Buckinghamshire +67 54 £36,500 -31.78% 10
Surrey +38 38 £45,000 +8.43% 18
Kent +50 21 £42,500 +34.92% 8
West Sussex +29 17 £42,500 +21.43% 9
Oxfordshire +65 5 £35,250 -9.03% 6
East Sussex +39 3 £52,500 -11.76% 3
Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 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 64 (18.39%) Finance
2 63 (18.10%) Degree
3 62 (17.82%) Marketing
4 57 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (14.37%) JavaScript
5 50 (14.37%) Public Sector
6 48 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 41 (11.78%) C
8 40 (11.49%) Linux
9 36 (10.34%) Electronics
9 36 (10.34%) SAP
9 36 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (10.06%) Java
10 35 (10.06%) C++
10 35 (10.06%) Programme Management
10 35 (10.06%) Digital Marketing
11 34 (9.77%) Azure
12 32 (9.20%) Software Engineering
12 32 (9.20%) Project Management
12 32 (9.20%) Python
13 30 (8.62%) Manufacturing
14 28 (8.05%) HTML
15 27 (7.76%) SQL
16 26 (7.47%) ITIL
17 25 (7.18%) Computer Science
18 24 (6.90%) CSS
19 23 (6.61%) UML
19 23 (6.61%) Windows
19 23 (6.61%) Cisco
19 23 (6.61%) 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 10 (2.87%) Mule
2 8 (2.30%) Apache
3 7 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.15%) CMS
4 4 (1.15%) Confluence
4 4 (1.15%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.15%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.57%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.57%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.57%) WordPress
6 1 (0.29%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.29%) IIS
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (4.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.29%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (2.01%) SAP PSCD
2 3 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.77%) Azure
2 21 (6.03%) AWS
3 16 (4.60%) Office 365
4 12 (3.45%) SaaS
5 9 (2.59%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (2.59%) Serverless
6 7 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.72%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.15%) npm
9 3 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.86%) PaaS
10 2 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.57%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.57%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.57%) Yarn
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.29%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.61%) Wireless
2 22 (6.32%) Network Security
3 21 (6.03%) 5G
4 17 (4.89%) 4G
5 15 (4.31%) TCP/IP
6 14 (4.02%) Firewall
6 14 (4.02%) H.323
7 12 (3.45%) DNS
7 12 (3.45%) VoIP
8 11 (3.16%) Ethernet
9 10 (2.87%) VPN
10 9 (2.59%) Broadband
11 8 (2.30%) 3G
11 8 (2.30%) LAN
11 8 (2.30%) SS7
11 8 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (2.01%) INAP
12 7 (2.01%) Q.931
12 7 (2.01%) QSIG
12 7 (2.01%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.02%) MySQL
2 6 (1.72%) Power BI
3 5 (1.44%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.15%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.15%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (0.86%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.86%) MS Access
5 3 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.86%) Qlik Sense
5 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.57%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (0.57%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.29%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 11 (3.16%) Git (software)
1 11 (3.16%) JUnit
1 11 (3.16%) Selenium
2 10 (2.87%) Cucumber
3 9 (2.59%) JBehave
4 7 (2.01%) JIRA
5 6 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.86%) Maven
7 2 (0.57%) JMeter
7 2 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.57%) webpack
8 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
General
1 64 (18.39%) Finance
2 62 (17.82%) Marketing
3 50 (14.37%) Public Sector
4 36 (10.34%) Electronics
5 30 (8.62%) Manufacturing
6 17 (4.89%) Billing
7 13 (3.74%) Retail
8 12 (3.45%) Banking
9 7 (2.01%) Legal
10 4 (1.15%) Advertising
11 3 (0.86%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.57%) Law
13 1 (0.29%) Automotive
13 1 (0.29%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.29%) Local Government
13 1 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (10.92%) Developer
2 32 (9.20%) Telecoms Manager
3 29 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 28 (8.05%) Architect
5 17 (4.89%) Analyst
5 17 (4.89%) Consultant
6 15 (4.31%) Network Engineer
6 15 (4.31%) Project Manager
7 14 (4.02%) Embedded Engineer
7 14 (4.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 14 (4.02%) Information Manager
7 14 (4.02%) Information Security Manager
7 14 (4.02%) Security Manager
8 13 (3.74%) Design Engineer
8 13 (3.74%) Senior Manager
9 12 (3.45%) Operations Manager
10 11 (3.16%) Designer
10 11 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (2.87%) Support Engineer
12 9 (2.59%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.05%) HTML
2 24 (6.90%) CSS
3 20 (5.75%) .NET
4 18 (5.17%) SOAP
5 15 (4.31%) REST
6 14 (4.02%) Vue.js
7 11 (3.16%) Web Services
8 10 (2.87%) jQuery
8 10 (2.87%) React
9 9 (2.59%) AngularJS
9 9 (2.59%) Symfony
9 9 (2.59%) WebRTC
10 8 (2.30%) LAMP
10 8 (2.30%) Laravel
11 7 (2.01%) Middleware
12 6 (1.72%) pytest
13 5 (1.44%) .NET Core
14 4 (1.15%) 802.1X
14 4 (1.15%) ASP.NET
14 4 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.61%) User Experience
2 21 (6.03%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (5.46%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.31%) Data Centre
6 11 (3.16%) IVR
6 11 (3.16%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.87%) Algorithms
7 10 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (2.30%) Fibre Optics
9 8 (2.30%) Over-the-Top Content
10 7 (2.01%) Handset
11 4 (1.15%) Blog
11 4 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (1.15%) PMI
11 4 (1.15%) Social Media
12 3 (0.86%) SCADA
12 3 (0.86%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.57%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.49%) Linux
2 23 (6.61%) Windows
3 9 (2.59%) Windows 10
4 8 (2.30%) Unix
5 4 (1.15%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.86%) Android
6 3 (0.86%) Solaris
6 3 (0.86%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (10.06%) Digital Marketing
3 35 (10.06%) Programme Management
4 32 (9.20%) Project Management
4 32 (9.20%) Software Engineering
5 26 (7.47%) ITIL
6 25 (7.18%) Computer Science
7 23 (6.61%) Customer Requirements
7 23 (6.61%) UML
8 21 (6.03%) Information Security
9 20 (5.75%) Service Design
10 19 (5.46%) CRM
10 19 (5.46%) Service Delivery
11 17 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (4.89%) Enterprise Architecture
11 17 (4.89%) Network Design
11 17 (4.89%) Scrum
11 17 (4.89%) Service Management
12 16 (4.60%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (14.37%) JavaScript
2 41 (11.78%) C
3 35 (10.06%) C++
3 35 (10.06%) Java
4 32 (9.20%) Python
5 27 (7.76%) SQL
6 15 (4.31%) PHP
7 12 (3.45%) C#
8 9 (2.59%) Go
9 5 (1.44%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.44%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.86%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.86%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.86%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.57%) ES6
11 2 (0.57%) ES7
12 1 (0.29%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (18.10%) Degree
2 20 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (4.31%) CCNA
4 13 (3.74%) Master's Degree
5 12 (3.45%) CCNP
5 12 (3.45%) CISM
6 11 (3.16%) CISSP
7 8 (2.30%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.30%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (1.72%) MCSA
8 6 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.15%) MCSE
9 4 (1.15%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.86%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.86%) ACCA
10 3 (0.86%) CIMA
10 3 (0.86%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.57%) MCP
11 2 (0.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.61%) QA
2 21 (6.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (4.89%) SLA
4 12 (3.45%) GDPR
5 4 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.15%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.86%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.57%) NEBOSH
8 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.29%) NIST
8 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.45%) Docker
4 9 (2.59%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.01%) KVM
6 5 (1.44%) Firmware
7 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.57%) XenApp
7 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.72%) Ansible
2 5 (1.44%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.86%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.57%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.57%) Nagios
4 2 (0.57%) vRealize
4 2 (0.57%) WMI
5 1 (0.29%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.29%) Grafana
5 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.34%) SAP
3 23 (6.61%) Cisco
4 15 (4.31%) Oracle
5 14 (4.02%) Nokia
6 13 (3.74%) VMware
7 11 (3.16%) Ericsson
8 10 (2.87%) MuleSoft
8 10 (2.87%) Remedy
9 8 (2.30%) Cadence
9 8 (2.30%) Juniper
10 7 (2.01%) Huawei
10 7 (2.01%) Mitel
10 7 (2.01%) Polycom
10 7 (2.01%) Red Box
11 6 (1.72%) Google
12 5 (1.44%) F5
12 5 (1.44%) Nortel
13 4 (1.15%) Synopsys
13 4 (1.15%) Xilinx