Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 797 865 1059
Rank change year-on-year +68 +194 -56
Permanent jobs citing BT 210 263 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.087%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.41% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 136 218 99
UK median annual salary £37,772 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.06% -6.25% +9.09%
10th Percentile £22,157 £22,673 £23,000
90th Percentile £71,875 £76,250 £88,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -27.78% -5.26% -

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 51,356 63,822 77,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.95% 42.38% 44.26%
Number of salaries quoted 39,333 49,070 61,624
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 16 February 2020.

Salary histogram for BT in the UK

BT
Top 16 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 16 February 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
England +51 192 £40,000 -11.11% 99
UK excluding London +109 137 £32,500 -27.78% 79
London +9 67 £40,000 -33.33% 29
North of England +72 46 £31,500 -14.86% 19
South East +90 37 £60,000 +50.00% 18
Yorkshire +59 27 £31,500 -51.54% 8
East of England +69 18 £42,500 +41.67% 9
Midlands +23 15 £22,000 -51.11% 17
East Midlands - 12 £22,000 - 6
North East +6 11 £31,500 -30.00% 2
North West +41 8 £32,500 +0.78% 9
South West +19 8 £40,000 +14.29% 7
Scotland +40 6 £31,250 +53.79% 5
Wales +3 6 £22,558 -57.44% 3
West Midlands +10 3 £35,000 -22.22% 10
Northern Ireland - 1 £26,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 71 (33.81%) Broadband
1 71 (33.81%) Microsoft
2 68 (32.38%) Telecoms
3 58 (27.62%) Openreach
4 41 (19.52%) Virgin Media
4 41 (19.52%) Fibre Optics
5 40 (19.05%) GIS
6 37 (17.62%) Network Design
7 36 (17.14%) Cisco
8 31 (14.76%) Wi-Fi
9 30 (14.29%) Network Planning
10 29 (13.81%) CAD
10 29 (13.81%) Project Management
10 29 (13.81%) PSTN
10 29 (13.81%) GPON
11 28 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
12 27 (12.86%) Degree
13 26 (12.38%) AutoCAD
13 26 (12.38%) Firewall
13 26 (12.38%) Smallworld
14 24 (11.43%) Finance
14 24 (11.43%) Skype
15 23 (10.95%) Skype for Business
15 23 (10.95%) Validation
15 23 (10.95%) WAN
16 22 (10.48%) VoIP
16 22 (10.48%) Ethernet
17 21 (10.00%) MPLS
17 21 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (10.00%) Google

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 26 (12.38%) Smallworld
2 23 (10.95%) Skype for Business
3 10 (4.76%) CMS
4 4 (1.90%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.48%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.48%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (12.38%) AutoCAD
3 6 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.90%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.10%) Office 365
2 9 (4.29%) Azure
3 7 (3.33%) AWS
4 6 (2.86%) SaaS
5 3 (1.43%) GCP
6 2 (0.95%) IaaS
6 2 (0.95%) PaaS
6 2 (0.95%) Serverless
6 2 (0.95%) Zapier
7 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 71 (33.81%) Broadband
2 31 (14.76%) Wi-Fi
3 29 (13.81%) GPON
3 29 (13.81%) PSTN
4 26 (12.38%) Firewall
5 24 (11.43%) Skype
6 23 (10.95%) WAN
7 22 (10.48%) Ethernet
7 22 (10.48%) VoIP
8 21 (10.00%) MPLS
9 19 (9.05%) Internet
10 15 (7.14%) ISDN
11 14 (6.67%) ADSL
11 14 (6.67%) DNS
12 13 (6.19%) Multicast
12 13 (6.19%) VPN
13 12 (5.71%) TCP/IP
13 12 (5.71%) Unified Communications
14 11 (5.24%) LAN
15 10 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.05%) GIS
2 10 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.90%) Apache Hive
3 4 (1.90%) Big Data
3 4 (1.90%) Impala
4 1 (0.48%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.90%) JIRA
2 2 (0.95%) Bitbucket
2 2 (0.95%) Bitbucket Server
2 2 (0.95%) git-flow
3 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.48%) GoCD
3 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.48%) Maven
3 1 (0.48%) Mockito
3 1 (0.48%) Moq
3 1 (0.48%) Selenium
3 1 (0.48%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 68 (32.38%) Telecoms
2 24 (11.43%) Finance
3 17 (8.10%) Digital Economy
4 14 (6.67%) Electronics
5 12 (5.71%) Local Government
6 8 (3.81%) Legal
7 3 (1.43%) Banking
7 3 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.43%) Marketing
7 3 (1.43%) Retail
8 2 (0.95%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.48%) Environmental Health
Job Titles
1 20 (9.52%) Coordinator
2 16 (7.62%) Developer
2 16 (7.62%) Network Engineer
3 14 (6.67%) Broadband Technician
3 14 (6.67%) Fibre Technician
3 14 (6.67%) GIS Technician
4 13 (6.19%) Fibre Planner
4 13 (6.19%) Senior Manager
5 12 (5.71%) Support Specialist
5 12 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
5 12 (5.71%) Technical Support
5 12 (5.71%) Technical Support Specialist
6 11 (5.24%) Project Manager
7 10 (4.76%) Analyst
8 9 (4.29%) Communications Officer
9 8 (3.81%) Network Planner
10 7 (3.33%) Planning Manager
10 7 (3.33%) Senior Planning Manager
10 7 (3.33%) Team Leader
11 6 (2.86%) Customer Service Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.57%) KML
2 9 (4.29%) .NET
2 9 (4.29%) ASP.NET
2 9 (4.29%) HTML
3 8 (3.81%) HTML5
4 7 (3.33%) RESTful
5 6 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (1.90%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (1.90%) Kafka
7 3 (1.43%) CSS
7 3 (1.43%) XML
8 2 (0.95%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.95%) LINQ
8 2 (0.95%) Node.js
8 2 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.95%) Web Services
9 1 (0.48%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET Core
9 1 (0.48%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.52%) Fibre Optics
2 20 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
3 14 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.33%) e-Learning
6 7 (3.33%) IVR
7 5 (2.38%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.90%) User Experience
9 3 (1.43%) BBC
9 3 (1.43%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 3 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.95%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Licensing
10 2 (0.95%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.95%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.52%) Linux
2 19 (9.05%) Windows
3 12 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.43%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.48%) Unix
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.62%) Network Design
2 30 (14.29%) Network Planning
3 29 (13.81%) CAD
3 29 (13.81%) Project Management
4 23 (10.95%) Validation
5 21 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 18 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (8.10%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (8.10%) ITIL
9 16 (7.62%) Coaching
10 15 (7.14%) Mentoring
11 14 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
11 14 (6.67%) Open Source
12 13 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (6.19%) Project Delivery
12 13 (6.19%) Service Management
13 12 (5.71%) Computer Science
13 12 (5.71%) Load Balancing
13 12 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (4.76%) C#
3 8 (3.81%) SQL
4 5 (2.38%) IronPython
4 5 (2.38%) Perl
4 5 (2.38%) Python
4 5 (2.38%) XAML
5 4 (1.90%) Java
5 4 (1.90%) R
6 3 (1.43%) KiXtart
6 3 (1.43%) Tcl
7 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.95%) C
7 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (12.86%) Degree
2 13 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (4.76%) HNC
3 10 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.29%) CCNP
5 7 (3.33%) Avaya Certification
5 7 (3.33%) CISSP
6 6 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.38%) CISM
7 5 (2.38%) Master's Degree
7 5 (2.38%) MBA
7 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.90%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.43%) CCNA
10 2 (0.95%) CEH
10 2 (0.95%) GIAC
10 2 (0.95%) Linux+ Certification
10 2 (0.95%) MCSE
10 2 (0.95%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.95%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.14%) QA
2 13 (6.19%) SLA
3 8 (3.81%) PMO
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.90%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.38%) WSUS
2 4 (1.90%) Kibana
2 4 (1.90%) Oozie
3 3 (1.43%) Dollar Universe
4 2 (0.95%) SCCM
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 71 (33.81%) Microsoft
2 58 (27.62%) Openreach
3 41 (19.52%) Virgin Media
4 36 (17.14%) Cisco
5 21 (10.00%) Google
6 20 (9.52%) Avaya
7 18 (8.57%) Mapinfo
8 12 (5.71%) NEC
8 12 (5.71%) Samsung
9 7 (3.33%) Dell
9 7 (3.33%) Genesys
9 7 (3.33%) Verint
10 6 (2.86%) VMware
11 5 (2.38%) Brocade
11 5 (2.38%) HP
11 5 (2.38%) QNAP
12 4 (1.90%) Oracle
12 4 (1.90%) Splunk
13 3 (1.43%) Citrix
13 3 (1.43%) Nortel