Period
to 3 August 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 77 70 74
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 21 17 39
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 2.02% 1.84% 2.52%
As % of the General category 3.54% 4.39% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 31
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -33.33% +23.53% +30.77%
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.06% -7.06% +28.12%

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 South Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 593 387 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 56.96% 41.88% 48.41%
Number of salaries quoted 389 335 645
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,200 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £34,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.76% +6.25% -3.61%
75th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £60,700 £58,750 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in South Wales

Telecoms
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Telecoms in South Wales.

Salary trend for Telecoms in South Wales

Telecoms
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 3 August 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
Newport - 16 - -
Cardiff -11 5 £35,000 -33.33% 4
Telecoms
Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 Wales region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 19 (90.48%) AWS
2 16 (76.19%) REST
2 16 (76.19%) Spring
2 16 (76.19%) Maven
2 16 (76.19%) Git (software)
2 16 (76.19%) Law
2 16 (76.19%) Legal
2 16 (76.19%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (76.19%) Time Management
2 16 (76.19%) CSS
2 16 (76.19%) SOAP
2 16 (76.19%) XML
2 16 (76.19%) HTML
2 16 (76.19%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) AngularJS
2 16 (76.19%) Twilio
2 16 (76.19%) Java 8
3 12 (57.14%) Angular 2
3 12 (57.14%) Full Stack Development
3 12 (57.14%) TypeScript
3 12 (57.14%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (57.14%) Spring Boot
3 12 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (57.14%) Amazon S3
4 11 (52.38%) Social Skills
5 8 (38.10%) Documentation Skills
5 8 (38.10%) Decision-Making
5 8 (38.10%) Self-Motivation

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 19 (90.48%) AWS
2 16 (76.19%) Twilio
3 12 (57.14%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (57.14%) Amazon S3
4 4 (19.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (14.29%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SMTP
2 5 (23.81%) LAN
2 5 (23.81%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) Network Security
3 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) Skype
3 3 (14.29%) VoIP
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (9.52%) DHCP
4 2 (9.52%) DNS
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) OSPF
4 2 (9.52%) SNMP
4 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
4 2 (9.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (57.14%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) Git (software)
1 16 (76.19%) Maven
2 2 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (76.19%) Law
1 16 (76.19%) Legal
2 11 (52.38%) Social Skills
3 8 (38.10%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Angular Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Development Team Leader
3 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Team Leader
4 3 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) AngularJS
1 16 (76.19%) CSS
1 16 (76.19%) HTML
1 16 (76.19%) REST
1 16 (76.19%) SOAP
1 16 (76.19%) Spring
1 16 (76.19%) XML
2 12 (57.14%) Angular 2
2 12 (57.14%) Spring Boot
3 8 (38.10%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Time Management
2 12 (57.14%) Full Stack Development
3 8 (38.10%) Decision-Making
3 8 (38.10%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (14.29%) BCP
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (14.29%) Server Building
4 3 (14.29%) Server Management
4 3 (14.29%) SIEM
5 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (9.52%) Network Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Java
1 16 (76.19%) Java 8
1 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) TypeScript
3 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCITP
1 3 (14.29%) MCP
1 3 (14.29%) MCSA
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
1 3 (14.29%) MCTS
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
1 3 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Acme Packet
3 3 (14.29%) GENBAND
3 3 (14.29%) Juniper
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Nimble Storage
3 3 (14.29%) Sonus
3 3 (14.29%) VMware