Period
to 21 May 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BT over the 6 months to 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within BT Group plc.

BT
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 837 1080 1020
Rank change year-on-year +243 -60 +12
Permanent jobs citing BT 261 126 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.073% 0.092%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 180 115 111
UK median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -8.57%
10th Percentile £25,500 £8,775 £19,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,883 £25,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +55.53% -16.67% -18.37%

BT is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 61,085 75,439 74,666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.37% 43.93% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 46,679 58,994 59,978
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,800 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -1.19%

BT
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BT in the UK

BT
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for BT in the UK

BT
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BT over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for BT in the UK

BT
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BT within the UK over the 6 months to 21 May 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
England +235 258 £45,000 +44.00% 17
UK excluding London +145 147 £38,883 +55.53% 6
London +155 112 £47,500 -5.00% 13
North of England +84 71 £42,500 +267.97% 1
North West +85 56 £40,266 -28.42% 1
South East +41 25 £35,000 +27.27%
West Midlands +31 23 £45,000 +289.61% 2
Midlands +27 23 £45,000 +289.61% 2
East of England +92 18 £45,000 +289.61% 1
North East +19 14 £44,500 +285.28%
South West +26 7 £31,500 -65.95%
Wales - 2 £53,000 - 1
Northern Ireland -38 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, IT jobs citing BT 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 with a requirement for BT.

1 83 (31.80%) Cisco
2 69 (26.44%) Telecoms
3 64 (24.52%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (22.61%) Microsoft
5 56 (21.46%) Problem-Solving
6 54 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (20.31%) SQL
8 50 (19.16%) Business Intelligence
9 46 (17.62%) CCNA
10 41 (15.71%) Juniper
11 39 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (14.56%) Broadband
12 38 (14.56%) Retail
13 36 (13.79%) Banking
13 36 (13.79%) Wireless
13 36 (13.79%) CCIE
13 36 (13.79%) OSPF
13 36 (13.79%) BGP
14 34 (13.03%) B2B
14 34 (13.03%) VoIP
14 34 (13.03%) Linux
15 33 (12.64%) Windows
15 33 (12.64%) Firewall
15 33 (12.64%) Finance
16 32 (12.26%) MPLS
17 30 (11.49%) Migration
18 29 (11.11%) DevOps
18 29 (11.11%) Monetization
18 29 (11.11%) Test Automation
18 29 (11.11%) Business Agility

BT
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (4.21%) Skype for Business
2 8 (3.07%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.68%) CMS
4 6 (2.30%) Confluence
5 5 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.92%) Smallworld
6 2 (0.77%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.77%) Drupal
6 2 (0.77%) IIS
6 2 (0.77%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.77%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (7.66%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.92%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.77%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 9 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.30%) Eikon
3 2 (0.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.21%) SaaS
4 10 (3.83%) Power Platform
5 8 (3.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.30%) npm
6 6 (2.30%) NuGet
7 4 (1.53%) Office 365
8 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.38%) IaaS
8 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (14.56%) Broadband
2 36 (13.79%) BGP
2 36 (13.79%) OSPF
2 36 (13.79%) Wireless
3 34 (13.03%) VoIP
4 33 (12.64%) Firewall
5 32 (12.26%) MPLS
6 28 (10.73%) WAN
7 27 (10.34%) Internet
8 26 (9.96%) DNS
9 25 (9.58%) EIGRP
10 22 (8.43%) RTMP
10 22 (8.43%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (8.05%) LAN
12 17 (6.51%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (5.75%) DSLAM
13 15 (5.75%) Ethernet
14 14 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (4.98%) DHCP
15 13 (4.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.36%) MySQL
2 10 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (3.83%) Power BI
2 10 (3.83%) Qlik Sense
2 10 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (3.07%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.30%) SQLite
6 5 (1.92%) GIS
7 4 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.15%) Big Data
9 2 (0.77%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.77%) Impala
10 1 (0.38%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.38%) DTS
10 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (4.60%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.21%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.30%) Visual Studio Code
4 5 (1.92%) CodeWarrior
4 5 (1.92%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.15%) JIRA
5 3 (1.15%) Selenium
6 1 (0.38%) Subversion
6 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 69 (26.44%) Telecoms
2 38 (14.56%) Retail
3 36 (13.79%) Banking
4 33 (12.64%) Finance
5 27 (10.34%) Billing
6 14 (5.36%) Marketing
7 12 (4.60%) Front Office
8 7 (2.68%) Electronics
9 6 (2.30%) Back Office
10 4 (1.53%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.77%) Advertising
12 1 (0.38%) French Language
12 1 (0.38%) Games
12 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (17.24%) Developer
2 44 (16.86%) Analyst
3 26 (9.96%) Network Engineer
4 22 (8.43%) C++ Developer
5 18 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
6 17 (6.51%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 17 (6.51%) Voice Engineer
7 15 (5.75%) IP Engineer
8 14 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
9 13 (4.98%) Applications Support
9 13 (4.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 12 (4.60%) Network Communications Engineer
10 12 (4.60%) Operations Analyst
10 12 (4.60%) Voice Network Engineer
11 11 (4.21%) Designer
11 11 (4.21%) Operational Support Analyst
11 11 (4.21%) Operations Support Analyst
11 11 (4.21%) Solutions Analyst
11 11 (4.21%) Solutions Designer
11 11 (4.21%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.34%) .NET
2 22 (8.43%) FFmpeg
2 22 (8.43%) OpenCV
2 22 (8.43%) WebSockets
3 15 (5.75%) HTML
3 15 (5.75%) XML
4 11 (4.21%) JSON
5 8 (3.07%) 802.1X
5 8 (3.07%) AngularJS
5 8 (3.07%) CSS
5 8 (3.07%) Web Services
6 6 (2.30%) .NET Core
6 6 (2.30%) Angular 2
6 6 (2.30%) Code First Entity Framework
6 6 (2.30%) CSS3
6 6 (2.30%) Entity Framework
6 6 (2.30%) HTML5
6 6 (2.30%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (2.30%) Sass
6 6 (2.30%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.21%) Fibre Optics
5 10 (3.83%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (3.45%) Driving Licence
6 9 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (3.07%) Digital Media
7 8 (3.07%) PKI
7 8 (3.07%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (3.07%) Video\Live Streaming
8 6 (2.30%) CCTV
8 6 (2.30%) Digital TV
8 6 (2.30%) Internet of Things
8 6 (2.30%) iSeries
9 4 (1.53%) BBC
10 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.15%) Social Media
11 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.03%) Linux
2 33 (12.64%) Windows
3 17 (6.51%) Windows Server
4 14 (5.36%) Windows 10
5 11 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.07%) CentOS
7 8 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.30%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.15%) Android
10 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (21.46%) Problem-Solving
2 54 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (19.16%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (13.03%) B2B
5 30 (11.49%) Migration
6 29 (11.11%) Business Agility
6 29 (11.11%) DevOps
6 29 (11.11%) Monetization
6 29 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 22 (8.43%) Pair Programming
8 18 (6.90%) Change Management
9 17 (6.51%) Project Management
9 17 (6.51%) Video Processing
10 16 (6.13%) Network Optimisation
10 16 (6.13%) Service Delivery
11 15 (5.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 15 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (5.36%) ITIL
13 13 (4.98%) Mathematics
14 12 (4.60%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 53 (20.31%) SQL
2 28 (10.73%) C++
3 24 (9.20%) Python
4 20 (7.66%) C#
5 19 (7.28%) Java
5 19 (7.28%) JavaScript
5 19 (7.28%) PHP
6 9 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.07%) Perl
7 8 (3.07%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.68%) C
9 2 (0.77%) R
10 1 (0.38%) ES6
Qualifications
1 64 (24.52%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (17.62%) CCNA
3 36 (13.79%) CCIE
4 25 (9.58%) JNCIA
5 22 (8.43%) CCNP
6 17 (6.51%) CCVP
6 17 (6.51%) Degree
7 15 (5.75%) CCDP
8 11 (4.21%) JNCIP
9 10 (3.83%) CCSP
9 10 (3.83%) JNCIE
10 8 (3.07%) Security Cleared
11 5 (1.92%) CCDA
11 5 (1.92%) CCNP Voice
11 5 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (1.53%) CCENT
12 4 (1.53%) CCIE Service Provider
12 4 (1.53%) Postgraduate
13 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.28%) SLA
2 18 (6.90%) QA
3 8 (3.07%) GDPR
3 8 (3.07%) ISO 22301
3 8 (3.07%) ISO 9001
3 8 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (3.83%) Firmware
2 8 (3.07%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.15%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.77%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (8.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (4.21%) FortiGate
3 9 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (3.07%) SCCM
5 6 (2.30%) Cacti
5 6 (2.30%) Observium
6 5 (1.92%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.77%) Kibana
7 2 (0.77%) Oozie
8 1 (0.38%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.38%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.38%) Nagios
8 1 (0.38%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 83 (31.80%) Cisco
2 59 (22.61%) Microsoft
3 41 (15.71%) Juniper
4 26 (9.96%) IBM
5 23 (8.81%) Facebook
5 23 (8.81%) Huawei
5 23 (8.81%) Twitter
6 22 (8.43%) Instagram
6 22 (8.43%) YouTube
7 21 (8.05%) Virgin Media
8 18 (6.90%) Nimsoft
8 18 (6.90%) Openreach
9 17 (6.51%) Ericsson
9 17 (6.51%) Speakerbus
10 16 (6.13%) SolarWinds
11 15 (5.75%) CheckPoint
11 15 (5.75%) Redback
12 13 (4.98%) Mitel
12 13 (4.98%) Palo Alto
13 12 (4.60%) Etrali