Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Telecoms Project Manager was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Project Manager - Telecommunications
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1126 1146 1160
Rank change year-on-year +20 +14 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Telecoms Project Manager 50 47 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.027% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.028% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 79
UK median annual salary £48,750 £67,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.78% +35.00% -2.91%
10th Percentile £34,750 £30,500 £39,000
90th Percentile £82,625 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £68,750 £49,500
% change year-on-year -33.82% +38.89% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167,793 169,672 200,153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136,587 141,257 167,368
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Telecoms Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Telecoms Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms Project Manager in the UK

Telecoms Project Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Telecoms Project Manager in the UK

Telecoms Project Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms Project Manager over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Telecoms Project Manager in the UK

Telecoms Project Manager
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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 -2 45 £48,750 -27.78% 13
UK excluding London +11 35 £45,500 -33.82% 12
South East +8 13 £45,000 -35.71% 4
London -26 12 £67,500 - 1
North of England +2 7 £42,500 +41.67% 1
Yorkshire +12 6 £38,750 +29.17% 1
South West +8 6 £50,000 - 3
Scotland - 5 £53,000 -
East of England - 5 £46,750 - 3
North West - 1 £47,500 -

Telecoms Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Telecoms Project Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Telecoms Project Manager in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 31 (62.00%) Project Management
2 31 (62.00%) PRINCE2
3 14 (28.00%) WAN
4 12 (24.00%) Finance
5 11 (22.00%) Programme Management
5 11 (22.00%) LAN
5 11 (22.00%) VoIP
6 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (16.00%) Ethernet
8 7 (14.00%) SAP
8 7 (14.00%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (14.00%) Wireless
9 6 (12.00%) German Language
9 6 (12.00%) Time Management
10 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (10.00%) Business Development
10 5 (10.00%) IaaS
10 5 (10.00%) Degree
10 5 (10.00%) ITIL
10 5 (10.00%) MPLS
11 4 (8.00%) 3G
11 4 (8.00%) PMP
11 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
11 4 (8.00%) B2B
11 4 (8.00%) PBX
11 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.00%) 4G
11 4 (8.00%) Marketing
11 4 (8.00%) Programme Delivery

Telecoms Project Manager Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.00%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) WAN
2 11 (22.00%) LAN
2 11 (22.00%) VoIP
3 8 (16.00%) Ethernet
4 7 (14.00%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (14.00%) Wireless
5 5 (10.00%) MPLS
6 4 (8.00%) 3G
6 4 (8.00%) 4G
6 4 (8.00%) PBX
7 3 (6.00%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (4.00%) Broadband
8 2 (4.00%) Intelligent Network
9 1 (2.00%) 2G
9 1 (2.00%) GSM
9 1 (2.00%) Internet
9 1 (2.00%) LTE
9 1 (2.00%) MVNO
9 1 (2.00%) SS7
9 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 50 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (24.00%) Finance
3 6 (12.00%) German Language
4 4 (8.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Automotive
5 1 (2.00%) Military
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) Handset
2 2 (4.00%) PMI
2 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.00%) FMCG
3 1 (2.00%) IVR
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) PRINCE2
1 31 (62.00%) Project Management
2 11 (22.00%) Programme Management
3 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.00%) Time Management
5 5 (10.00%) Business Development
5 5 (10.00%) ITIL
6 4 (8.00%) B2B
6 4 (8.00%) Programme Delivery
6 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 3 (6.00%) Change Management
7 3 (6.00%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (6.00%) Migration
7 3 (6.00%) SDLC
7 3 (6.00%) Six Sigma
7 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 2 (4.00%) Escalation Management
8 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
1 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (8.00%) PMP
3 3 (6.00%) APMP
3 3 (6.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) SAP
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Mitel
3 2 (4.00%) Avaya
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Amdocs
4 1 (2.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.00%) Nokia
4 1 (2.00%) Remedy
4 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com