Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 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
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 810 692 858
Rank change year-on-year -118 +166 +212
Permanent jobs citing BT 98 235 264
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.59% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78 163 184
10th Percentile £28,145 £19,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £35,313 £21,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +46.67% -16.67% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £47,313 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £32,500 £41,383
% change year-on-year +69.23% -21.47% +6.66%

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 34,802 39,772 60,126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.45% 40.84% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 25,218 30,842 46,268
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,750 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

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 14 May 2021.

Salary histogram for BT in the UK

BT
Top 13 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 14 May 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 -87 92 £55,000 +46.67% 25
UK excluding London -80 46 £55,000 +69.23% 14
London +29 41 £55,000 +37.50% 11
Work from Home -140 28 £73,500 +48.48% 1
Yorkshire -22 12 £65,000 +202.33% 2
North of England -40 12 £65,000 +202.33% 5
East of England +17 10 £39,389 -7.32%
South East -4 10 £35,000 -12.50% 2
South West -23 8 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Midlands -20 4 £35,000 +59.09% 4
West Midlands -11 3 £47,500 +120.93% 1
Scotland -21 2 - -
East Midlands -5 1 £23,000 +4.55% 3

For the 6 months to 14 May 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 40 (40.82%) Telecoms
2 28 (28.57%) Social Skills
3 25 (25.51%) Azure
4 24 (24.49%) Cisco
5 22 (22.45%) Linux
6 21 (21.43%) Windows
6 21 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (20.41%) AWS
7 20 (20.41%) MPLS
8 19 (19.39%) Firewall
8 19 (19.39%) Scrum
9 18 (18.37%) VPN
10 17 (17.35%) LAN
10 17 (17.35%) WAN
11 16 (16.33%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (16.33%) Google
11 16 (16.33%) Openreach
12 15 (15.31%) Mitel
12 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
13 14 (14.29%) VoIP
14 13 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (13.27%) Avaya
14 13 (13.27%) Fortinet
14 13 (13.27%) Kanban
15 12 (12.24%) Network Planning
15 12 (12.24%) Project Management
15 12 (12.24%) Architectural Design
15 12 (12.24%) SD-WAN
15 12 (12.24%) Network Virtualisation
16 11 (11.22%) Problem-Solving

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 (6.12%) Apache Spark
1 6 (6.12%) Smallworld
2 2 (2.04%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (8.16%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.12%) AutoCAD
2 6 (6.12%) Gephi
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.02%) InVision
4 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.02%) Sketch
4 1 (1.02%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.51%) Azure
2 20 (20.41%) AWS
3 6 (6.12%) SaaS
4 5 (5.10%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (4.08%) Google Workspace
6 3 (3.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.06%) GoToWebinar
6 3 (3.06%) Serverless
7 2 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.02%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (1.02%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.41%) MPLS
2 19 (19.39%) Firewall
3 18 (18.37%) VPN
4 17 (17.35%) LAN
4 17 (17.35%) WAN
5 16 (16.33%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (14.29%) VoIP
7 12 (12.24%) SD-WAN
8 11 (11.22%) ISDN
9 8 (8.16%) DNS
10 7 (7.14%) 5G
10 7 (7.14%) HTTP
10 7 (7.14%) LTE
10 7 (7.14%) SSL
10 7 (7.14%) Wireless
11 6 (6.12%) 4G
11 6 (6.12%) Ethernet
11 6 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (6.12%) WebEx
12 5 (5.10%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) GIS
2 6 (6.12%) Apache Hive
2 6 (6.12%) Big Data
2 6 (6.12%) Impala
3 3 (3.06%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.04%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.12%) Bitbucket
2 6 (6.12%) Bitbucket Server
2 6 (6.12%) git-flow
2 6 (6.12%) JIRA
3 1 (1.02%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.02%) Babel
3 1 (1.02%) webpack
General
1 40 (40.82%) Telecoms
2 28 (28.57%) Social Skills
3 11 (11.22%) Presentation Skills
4 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.12%) Banking
5 6 (6.12%) Legal
5 6 (6.12%) Local Government
6 4 (4.08%) Marketing
7 3 (3.06%) Finance
7 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.04%) Retail
9 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.02%) Games
9 1 (1.02%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (1.02%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 17 (17.35%) Architect
2 13 (13.27%) Analyst
3 11 (11.22%) Telecoms Architect
4 10 (10.20%) Network Architect
5 9 (9.18%) Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Telecoms Manager
7 7 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Senior Manager
8 6 (6.12%) Data Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Data Science Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Fibre Planner
8 6 (6.12%) Programme Delivery Manager
8 6 (6.12%) Programme Manager
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Delivery Manager
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Programme Manager
8 6 (6.12%) Telecoms Programme Manager
9 5 (5.10%) Designer
9 5 (5.10%) IT Technician
9 5 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) Node.js
2 6 (6.12%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (6.12%) Kafka
3 5 (5.10%) HTML
4 4 (4.08%) .NET
4 4 (4.08%) CSS
4 4 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (4.08%) XMPP
5 3 (3.06%) REST
5 3 (3.06%) Spring
5 3 (3.06%) Spring Boot
5 3 (3.06%) Vue.js
6 2 (2.04%) .NET Core
6 2 (2.04%) React
7 1 (1.02%) Angular 2
7 1 (1.02%) Apollo GraphQL
7 1 (1.02%) GraphQL
7 1 (1.02%) LitElement
7 1 (1.02%) lit-html
7 1 (1.02%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.12%) Analytical Mindset
1 6 (6.12%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 6 (6.12%) Fibre Optics
1 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.10%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.08%) Blog
3 4 (4.08%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.06%) Social Media
5 2 (2.04%) BBC
6 1 (1.02%) CMDB
6 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.02%) EPoS
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.45%) Linux
2 21 (21.43%) Windows
3 7 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.39%) Scrum
3 13 (13.27%) Kanban
4 12 (12.24%) Architectural Design
4 12 (12.24%) Network Planning
4 12 (12.24%) Network Virtualisation
4 12 (12.24%) Project Management
5 11 (11.22%) Cost Control
5 11 (11.22%) Deadline-Driven
5 11 (11.22%) ITIL
5 11 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (11.22%) Requirements Gathering
6 8 (8.16%) Business Case
6 8 (8.16%) Lead Generation
6 8 (8.16%) Machine Learning
6 8 (8.16%) Project Delivery
7 7 (7.14%) Analytics
7 7 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 7 (7.14%) Sequence Diagram
7 7 (7.14%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.18%) C
1 9 (9.18%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.12%) Bash Shell
2 6 (6.12%) Perl
2 6 (6.12%) Python
2 6 (6.12%) R
3 4 (4.08%) SQL
3 4 (4.08%) TypeScript
4 3 (3.06%) C#
4 3 (3.06%) Java
5 1 (1.02%) ES6
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.16%) CCNA
2 8 (8.16%) Degree
3 7 (7.14%) MCSE
3 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.12%) CEH
4 6 (6.12%) CISSP
4 6 (6.12%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (6.12%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.12%) GIAC
4 6 (6.12%) Linux+ Certification
4 6 (6.12%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (6.12%) SANS
4 6 (6.12%) SSCP
5 2 (2.04%) CCNP
6 1 (1.02%) MBA
6 1 (1.02%) MCITP
6 1 (1.02%) MCP
6 1 (1.02%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) Apache Flume
2 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.10%) Docker
3 2 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.02%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.02%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) Kibana
1 6 (6.12%) Oozie
2 5 (5.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (4.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (4.08%) SCCM
4 3 (3.06%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.06%) MaaS360
4 3 (3.06%) PaperCut
4 3 (3.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (24.49%) Cisco
2 16 (16.33%) Google
2 16 (16.33%) Openreach
3 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.31%) Mitel
4 13 (13.27%) Avaya
4 13 (13.27%) Fortinet
5 11 (11.22%) HP
5 11 (11.22%) Palo Alto
5 11 (11.22%) ShoreTel
5 11 (11.22%) Virgin Media
6 7 (7.14%) Apple
6 7 (7.14%) BiZZdesign
7 6 (6.12%) Sigfox
7 6 (6.12%) Splunk
8 5 (5.10%) Oracle
8 5 (5.10%) Red Box
9 4 (4.08%) Dell
9 4 (4.08%) Juniper
9 4 (4.08%) Mapinfo