Period
to 21 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
England > South West
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 54 30
Rank change year-on-year -9 -24 -7
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 474 559 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.76% 5.36% 7.93%
As % of the General category 12.41% 14.29% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 393 467 648
South West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -2.06% +14.12%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £65,000 £65,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -

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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,821 3,912 3,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.37% 37.50% 37.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,921 3,115 3,090
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,994
90th Percentile £69,199 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the South West

Telecoms
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms in the South West.

Salary trend for Telecoms in the South West

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in the South West over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the South West

Telecoms
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 September 2019. 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
Bristol -10 209 £45,000 - 18
Gloucestershire +20 112 £50,000 -9.09% 16
Wiltshire +22 70 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Somerset -4 25 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Dorset +4 24 £33,250 -5.00% 12
Devon +1 24 £21,250 -46.88% 11
Cornwall +21 9 £42,500 +55.96% 2
Telecoms
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 308 (64.98%) Finance
2 295 (62.24%) Manufacturing
3 294 (62.03%) Public Sector
4 293 (61.81%) Electronics
4 293 (61.81%) Marketing
5 290 (61.18%) Business Intelligence
6 289 (60.97%) SAP
7 287 (60.55%) Programme Management
7 287 (60.55%) Digital Marketing
8 181 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
9 92 (19.41%) Microsoft
10 86 (18.14%) JavaScript
11 84 (17.72%) C#
11 84 (17.72%) SQL
12 81 (17.09%) Security Cleared
13 77 (16.24%) Test Automation
14 75 (15.82%) Degree
15 72 (15.19%) Java
16 71 (14.98%) Linux
16 71 (14.98%) Scrum
17 66 (13.92%) SQL Server
18 65 (13.71%) Azure
19 62 (13.08%) Software Engineering
20 61 (12.87%) Windows
21 58 (12.24%) Python
22 55 (11.60%) CRM
22 55 (11.60%) AWS
23 53 (11.18%) Active Directory
24 51 (10.76%) .NET
24 51 (10.76%) SC Cleared

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 23 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.22%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.53%) Confluence
4 8 (1.69%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.05%) JBoss
5 5 (1.05%) Mule
5 5 (1.05%) Mule ESB
5 5 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.84%) Apache
6 4 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.42%) IIS
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.21%) CMS
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.21%) nginx
8 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.90%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.21%) Lorenzo
3 1 (0.21%) Primavera
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 65 (13.71%) Azure
2 55 (11.60%) AWS
3 29 (6.12%) SaaS
4 27 (5.70%) Office 365
5 25 (5.27%) GCP
6 15 (3.16%) IaaS
7 11 (2.32%) Azure Stack
7 11 (2.32%) OneDrive
8 9 (1.90%) PaaS
9 7 (1.48%) npm
10 6 (1.27%) WeChat
11 5 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.42%) Power Platform
14 1 (0.21%) Azure Functions
14 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Flow
14 1 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.12%) DNS
2 23 (4.85%) Internet
3 22 (4.64%) DHCP
4 20 (4.22%) Firewall
4 20 (4.22%) TCP/IP
5 19 (4.01%) Skype
6 15 (3.16%) 4G
7 14 (2.95%) VPN
8 13 (2.74%) 3G
8 13 (2.74%) HTTP
8 13 (2.74%) VoIP
9 11 (2.32%) NetScaler
10 10 (2.11%) 2G
10 10 (2.11%) Unified Communications
11 9 (1.90%) VoLTE
11 9 (1.90%) WAN
11 9 (1.90%) Wireless
12 8 (1.69%) LAN
12 8 (1.69%) Radio Access Network
13 7 (1.48%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.01%) Amazon Redshift
2 19 (4.01%) BigQuery
3 16 (3.38%) MongoDB
4 15 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.95%) Looker
5 14 (2.95%) Snowflake Schema
5 14 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.32%) RDBMS
6 11 (2.32%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.90%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.69%) CouchDB
9 7 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (1.27%) Big Data
11 4 (0.84%) MySQL
11 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (7.17%) Git (software)
2 27 (5.70%) Selenium
3 23 (4.85%) JIRA
4 20 (4.22%) WebDriver
5 18 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (3.59%) Jenkins
7 16 (3.38%) SpecFlow
8 13 (2.74%) Visual Studio
9 11 (2.32%) JUnit
9 11 (2.32%) Protractor
10 9 (1.90%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.90%) TestRail
10 9 (1.90%) Zephyr
11 7 (1.48%) SoapUI
11 7 (1.48%) webpack
12 6 (1.27%) Maven
13 5 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.05%) IntelliJ
13 5 (1.05%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 308 (64.98%) Finance
2 295 (62.24%) Manufacturing
3 294 (62.03%) Public Sector
4 293 (61.81%) Electronics
4 293 (61.81%) Marketing
5 23 (4.85%) Advertising
6 22 (4.64%) Retail
7 9 (1.90%) Swedish Language
8 7 (1.48%) Military
9 6 (1.27%) Banking
10 5 (1.05%) Danish Language
11 3 (0.63%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.63%) Automotive
11 3 (0.63%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.63%) Law
12 2 (0.42%) Legal
13 1 (0.21%) Games
13 1 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 108 (22.78%) Developer
2 64 (13.50%) Analyst
3 43 (9.07%) Software Developer
4 34 (7.17%) Consultant
5 23 (4.85%) .NET Developer
5 23 (4.85%) Tester
6 22 (4.64%) Test Engineer
7 19 (4.01%) Business Analyst
7 19 (4.01%) Support Engineer
8 18 (3.80%) C# Developer
8 18 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (3.80%) Trainee
9 17 (3.59%) C# Software Developer
9 17 (3.59%) Data Analyst
9 17 (3.59%) Network Engineer
9 17 (3.59%) Software Engineer
10 15 (3.16%) Software Tester
10 15 (3.16%) Technical Support
11 14 (2.95%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (2.95%) Recruitment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (10.76%) .NET
2 49 (10.34%) HTML
3 48 (10.13%) AngularJS
4 43 (9.07%) CSS
5 33 (6.96%) ASP.NET
5 33 (6.96%) SOAP
5 33 (6.96%) Web Services
6 27 (5.70%) REST
7 26 (5.49%) React
8 25 (5.27%) jQuery
9 23 (4.85%) Node.js
10 21 (4.43%) HTML5
11 20 (4.22%) JSON
11 20 (4.22%) XML
12 18 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (3.16%) .NET Core
14 13 (2.74%) Kafka
14 13 (2.74%) WCF
15 12 (2.53%) Hibernate
16 11 (2.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.85%) User Experience
3 21 (4.43%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (2.95%) Embedded Systems
6 13 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.32%) PKI
7 11 (2.32%) Social Media
8 9 (1.90%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (1.69%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.48%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.48%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.27%) Clustering
12 3 (0.63%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.63%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.63%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 71 (14.98%) Linux
2 61 (12.87%) Windows
3 34 (7.17%) Unix
4 22 (4.64%) Windows Server
5 16 (3.38%) Android
6 15 (3.16%) Apple iOS
7 13 (2.74%) Windows 10
8 12 (2.53%) Mac OS
9 7 (1.48%) CentOS
9 7 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.27%) Solaris
11 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.84%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (61.18%) Business Intelligence
2 287 (60.55%) Digital Marketing
2 287 (60.55%) Programme Management
3 181 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (16.24%) Test Automation
5 71 (14.98%) Scrum
6 62 (13.08%) Software Engineering
7 55 (11.60%) CRM
8 49 (10.34%) ITIL
9 42 (8.86%) TDD
10 41 (8.65%) Analytics
11 38 (8.02%) Project Management
12 37 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (7.17%) Cybersecurity
14 33 (6.96%) OO
15 29 (6.12%) Business Development
15 29 (6.12%) DevOps
15 29 (6.12%) MVC
16 27 (5.70%) BDD
17 25 (5.27%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 86 (18.14%) JavaScript
2 84 (17.72%) C#
2 84 (17.72%) SQL
3 72 (15.19%) Java
4 58 (12.24%) Python
5 30 (6.33%) C
5 30 (6.33%) PHP
6 25 (5.27%) C++
7 14 (2.95%) PowerShell
8 9 (1.90%) Perl
9 8 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.27%) VB
11 5 (1.05%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.05%) Go
11 5 (1.05%) Ruby
12 4 (0.84%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.63%) Korn
13 3 (0.63%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.21%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.21%) Lua
Qualifications
1 81 (17.09%) Security Cleared
2 75 (15.82%) Degree
3 51 (10.76%) SC Cleared
4 46 (9.70%) DV Cleared
5 25 (5.27%) ISTQB
6 24 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (4.43%) ISEB
8 20 (4.22%) CCNA
9 13 (2.74%) MCP
10 11 (2.32%) CCA
10 11 (2.32%) RHCE
11 9 (1.90%) CCNP
11 9 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (1.90%) HND
12 8 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (1.48%) APMP
14 6 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
14 6 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 6 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.02%) QA
2 13 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 6 (1.27%) SLA
4 4 (0.84%) GDPR
4 4 (0.84%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.84%) PMO
5 2 (0.42%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.42%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.21%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
System Software
1 53 (11.18%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.06%) Docker
3 23 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (4.64%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (2.32%) XenApp
6 9 (1.90%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.42%) Firmware
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (3.80%) SCCM
2 15 (3.16%) SCOM
3 11 (2.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 11 (2.32%) Nagios
3 11 (2.32%) SCOrch
4 7 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (1.27%) Cacti
6 5 (1.05%) Ansible
6 5 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.05%) Puppet
7 4 (0.84%) Graylog
7 4 (0.84%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.63%) Terraform
9 1 (0.21%) Netcool
9 1 (0.21%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.21%) vRealize
9 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 289 (60.97%) SAP
2 92 (19.41%) Microsoft
3 46 (9.70%) Cisco
4 36 (7.59%) VMware
5 30 (6.33%) Oracle
6 22 (4.64%) Google
7 16 (3.38%) Citrix
7 16 (3.38%) Tableau
8 14 (2.95%) Informatica
8 14 (2.95%) Talend
9 13 (2.74%) Splunk
10 9 (1.90%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.90%) Juniper
11 7 (1.48%) Apple
11 7 (1.48%) BT
11 7 (1.48%) HP
12 6 (1.27%) SolarWinds
12 6 (1.27%) Twitter
12 6 (1.27%) YouTube
13 5 (1.05%) CheckPoint