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The median annual salary for a Telecoms Specialist was £66,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

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

Telecommunications Specialist
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1195 1007 767
Rank change year-on-year -188 -240 +355
Permanent jobs requiring a Telecoms Specialist 21 2 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.002% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 1
10th Percentile £39,750 £26,750 -
25th Percentile £52,500 £29,375 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £66,250 £35,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year +89.29% +16.67% -29.41%
75th Percentile £69,375 £41,875 -
90th Percentile £69,463 £45,250 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £66,250 £35,000 -
% change year-on-year +89.29% - -

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 154,129 105,398 59,022
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.94% 91.14% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 83,523 74,437 48,237
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,200 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% - +5.56%

Telecoms Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Telecoms Specialist in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms Specialist in the UK

Telecoms Specialist
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Telecoms Specialist.

Salary trend for Telecoms Specialist in the UK

Telecoms Specialist
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Telecoms Specialist over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Telecoms Specialist in the UK

Telecoms Specialist
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms Specialist within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -150 21 £66,250 +89.29% 4
UK excluding London -80 12 £66,250 +89.29% 1
Work from Home -211 6 £41,500 -7.78%
London - 5 £66,250 - 3
Midlands - 4 £67,375 -
West Midlands - 4 £67,375 -
South East -43 2 £55,000 +22.22%
North West -53 2 £66,250 +165.00%
North of England -59 2 £66,250 +165.00%
South West - 2 £66,250 - 1
East of England - 2 £66,250 -

Telecoms Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, Telecoms Specialist job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Telecoms Specialist in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (57.14%) Wireless
2 12 (57.14%) PKI
2 12 (57.14%) LAN
2 12 (57.14%) WLAN
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco ISE
2 12 (57.14%) 802.1X
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco Wireless
2 12 (57.14%) Thought Leadership
3 4 (19.05%) Incident Response
3 4 (19.05%) Virtual Team
3 4 (19.05%) Forensic Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Malware Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (19.05%) CCSP
3 4 (19.05%) CCNP
3 4 (19.05%) CCNA
3 4 (19.05%) CCDP
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (19.05%) Computer Forensics
3 4 (19.05%) CEH
3 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (19.05%) CCSA
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Presentation Skills

Telecoms Specialist 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco ISE
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco Wireless
1 12 (57.14%) LAN
1 12 (57.14%) Wireless
1 12 (57.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
General
1 21 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) 802.1X
2 2 (9.52%) VXML
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) PKI
2 4 (19.05%) Virtual Team
3 2 (9.52%) IoT
3 2 (9.52%) IVR
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Native
4 1 (4.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Thought Leadership
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Forensics
2 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (19.05%) Forensic Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Incident Response
2 4 (19.05%) Information Security
2 4 (19.05%) Malware Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
3 2 (9.52%) Cash Management
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Network Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Speech Recognition
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (4.76%) Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Business Strategy
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CCDP
1 4 (19.05%) CCNA
1 4 (19.05%) CCNP
1 4 (19.05%) CCSA
1 4 (19.05%) CCSP
1 4 (19.05%) CEH
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) HND
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Genesys
2 2 (9.52%) VMware