Period
to 24 February 2021

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 24 February 2021 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
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 733 799 870
Rank change year-on-year +66 +71 +174
Permanent jobs citing BT 86 225 264
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.44% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 94 146 237
Median annual salary £60,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £21,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £70,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +69.23% -27.78% -5.76%

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 27,818 50,636 62,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.69% 41.26% 41.72%
Number of salaries quoted 21,299 39,353 48,435
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

BT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for BT in the UK

BT
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BT.

Salary trend for BT in the UK

BT
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing BT over the 6 months to 24 February 2021.

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 24 February 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
England +89 85 £61,250 +63.33% 33
London +142 40 £60,000 +50.00% 12
UK excluding London +52 34 £55,000 +69.23% 21
Work from Home -54 33 £67,000 +35.35% 8
North of England +41 12 £63,750 +102.38% 5
Yorkshire +15 10 £65,000 +106.35% 4
South West +37 9 £37,500 +7.14% 6
East of England +69 5 £52,500 +23.53% 2
South East +85 4 £73,750 +47.50% 2
Midlands +52 4 £27,750 +26.14% 6
West Midlands +57 3 £31,500 -10.00% 3
North West +63 1 £26,500 - 1
East Midlands +31 1 £23,000 +4.55% 3
North East +9 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, 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 30 (34.88%) Telecoms
2 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (27.91%) AWS
4 22 (25.58%) Scrum
5 21 (24.42%) Azure
6 20 (23.26%) Windows
7 19 (22.09%) Linux
8 18 (20.93%) Firewall
9 17 (19.77%) Cisco
10 16 (18.60%) MPLS
11 15 (17.44%) VPN
11 15 (17.44%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (16.28%) Project Management
13 13 (15.12%) WAN
13 13 (15.12%) Google
13 13 (15.12%) Kanban
14 12 (13.95%) Network Planning
14 12 (13.95%) Mentoring
14 12 (13.95%) Mitel
14 12 (13.95%) LAN
14 12 (13.95%) VoIP
15 11 (12.79%) Avaya
15 11 (12.79%) Openreach
16 10 (11.63%) Architectural Design
16 10 (11.63%) HP
16 10 (11.63%) Degree
17 9 (10.47%) Fortinet
17 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
17 9 (10.47%) Git (software)
17 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (6.98%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.33%) Smallworld
4 1 (1.16%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.98%) Gephi
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (3.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.49%) InVision
4 3 (3.49%) Photoshop
4 3 (3.49%) Sketch
4 3 (3.49%) Zeplin
5 2 (2.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (27.91%) AWS
2 21 (24.42%) Azure
3 6 (6.98%) Serverless
4 5 (5.81%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (4.65%) SaaS
6 2 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.33%) GoToWebinar
7 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.93%) Firewall
2 16 (18.60%) MPLS
3 15 (17.44%) VPN
3 15 (17.44%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (15.12%) WAN
5 12 (13.95%) LAN
5 12 (13.95%) VoIP
6 9 (10.47%) ISDN
7 7 (8.14%) 4G
7 7 (8.14%) 5G
7 7 (8.14%) LTE
7 7 (8.14%) WebEx
7 7 (8.14%) Wireless
8 6 (6.98%) DNS
8 6 (6.98%) Ethernet
8 6 (6.98%) HTTP
8 6 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (6.98%) SSL
9 4 (4.65%) Broadband
10 2 (2.33%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) Apache Hive
1 6 (6.98%) Big Data
1 6 (6.98%) Impala
2 4 (4.65%) GIS
3 2 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.16%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.98%) Bitbucket
2 6 (6.98%) Bitbucket Server
2 6 (6.98%) git-flow
2 6 (6.98%) JIRA
3 3 (3.49%) Axure RP
4 2 (2.33%) Babel
4 2 (2.33%) webpack
General
1 30 (34.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.98%) Legal
3 5 (5.81%) Local Government
4 4 (4.65%) Banking
4 4 (4.65%) Finance
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (16.28%) Architect
2 13 (15.12%) Analyst
2 13 (15.12%) Developer
3 12 (13.95%) Senior Developer
4 9 (10.47%) Telecoms Architect
5 8 (9.30%) Network Architect
6 7 (8.14%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (8.14%) Programme Delivery Manager
6 7 (8.14%) Programme Manager
6 7 (8.14%) Telecoms Manager
6 7 (8.14%) Telecoms Programme Manager
7 6 (6.98%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Data Science Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Senior Delivery Manager
7 6 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Senior Manager
7 6 (6.98%) Senior Programme Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Agile Scrum Master
8 5 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (6.98%) Kafka
1 6 (6.98%) Spring
1 6 (6.98%) Spring Boot
2 4 (4.65%) .NET
3 3 (3.49%) Node.js
3 3 (3.49%) Redux
3 3 (3.49%) REST
3 3 (3.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.33%) .NET Core
4 2 (2.33%) Angular 2
4 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.33%) Apollo GraphQL
4 2 (2.33%) GraphQL
4 2 (2.33%) HTML
5 1 (1.16%) Laravel
5 1 (1.16%) React
5 1 (1.16%) Twig
5 1 (1.16%) Vue.js
5 1 (1.16%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.98%) Analytical Mindset
2 6 (6.98%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.98%) Social Media
3 5 (5.81%) BBC
4 4 (4.65%) Blog
4 4 (4.65%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.49%) Fibre Optics
5 3 (3.49%) User Experience
6 2 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.16%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.26%) Windows
2 19 (22.09%) Linux
3 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (3.49%) Mac OS
4 3 (3.49%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.58%) Scrum
3 14 (16.28%) Project Management
4 13 (15.12%) Kanban
5 12 (13.95%) Mentoring
5 12 (13.95%) Network Planning
6 10 (11.63%) Architectural Design
7 9 (10.47%) Deadline-Driven
7 9 (10.47%) DevOps
7 9 (10.47%) Network Virtualisation
7 9 (10.47%) Requirements Gathering
8 8 (9.30%) Analytics
8 8 (9.30%) Business Case
8 8 (9.30%) Inventory Management
8 8 (9.30%) Migration
8 8 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (8.14%) Business Analysis
9 7 (8.14%) Microservices
9 7 (8.14%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (8.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) C
2 6 (6.98%) Bash Shell
2 6 (6.98%) Java
2 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.98%) Perl
2 6 (6.98%) Python
2 6 (6.98%) R
3 3 (3.49%) SQL
4 2 (2.33%) C#
4 2 (2.33%) ES6
4 2 (2.33%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Degree
2 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.14%) CCNA
3 7 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.98%) CEH
4 6 (6.98%) CISSP
4 6 (6.98%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (6.98%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.98%) GIAC
4 6 (6.98%) Linux+ Certification
4 6 (6.98%) MCSE
4 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.98%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (6.98%) SANS
4 6 (6.98%) SSCP
5 1 (1.16%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.16%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) GDPR
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.16%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Docker
2 6 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.98%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) Kibana
1 6 (6.98%) Kubernetes
1 6 (6.98%) Oozie
1 6 (6.98%) Terraform
2 2 (2.33%) MaaS360
2 2 (2.33%) PaperCut
3 1 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) Cisco
2 13 (15.12%) Google
3 12 (13.95%) Mitel
4 11 (12.79%) Avaya
4 11 (12.79%) Openreach
5 10 (11.63%) HP
6 9 (10.47%) Fortinet
6 9 (10.47%) Palo Alto
6 9 (10.47%) ShoreTel
7 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
8 7 (8.14%) BiZZdesign
8 7 (8.14%) Sigfox
8 7 (8.14%) Virgin Media
9 6 (6.98%) Facebook
9 6 (6.98%) Instagram
9 6 (6.98%) Splunk
9 6 (6.98%) Twitter
10 5 (5.81%) Apple
11 4 (4.65%) Oracle
12 3 (3.49%) Adobe