The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Telecommunications
UK
Rank 76 49 58
Rank change year-on-year -27 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 3136 5360 4984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.69% 5.19% 4.69%
As % of the General category 9.10% 11.81% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2502 4176 3502
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,525 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% -8.42%  

Telecoms is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 34473 45367 46921
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.59% 43.92% 44.17%
Number of salaries quoted 27758 36659 36817
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Telecoms as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the UK

Telecoms
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Telecoms in the UK

Telecoms
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the UK

Telecoms
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 2993 £47,500 -3.06% 1045
London -10 1247 £56,000 +1.81% 375
South East -24 690 £45,000 -10.00% 211
South West -27 296 £47,500 +11.76% 138
East of England -8 261 £40,750 -4.11% 95
Berkshire -25 218 £50,000 -13.04% 39
North West -50 164 £45,000 +28.57% 84
Bristol -14 148 £48,500 +13.45% 54
Surrey -8 130 £42,500 -3.40% 35
Hampshire -30 120 £40,000 -16.66% 39
Yorkshire -12 114 £40,000 - 44
West Midlands -37 113 £40,000 -5.88% 45
Manchester +1 110 £43,750 +8.02% 46
City of London -69 102 £55,500 +11.00% 27
East Midlands +30 94 £52,500 +31.25% 33
Hertfordshire -28 94 £40,000 - 22
Cambridgeshire +10 87 £47,500 -2.06% 31
West Yorkshire +16 85 £42,000 +12.00% 19
Gloucestershire -10 80 £52,500 -12.50% 14
Cambridge +23 68 £47,500 -5.00% 21
Buckinghamshire -19 67 £50,000 +25.00% 18
Oxfordshire +4 65 £50,000 +17.64% 24
Reading -39 64 £68,750 +21.68% 6
Essex +26 62 £26,500 -47.00% 17
Birmingham -21 57 £35,000 -30.00% 6
Leeds +3 53 £37,500 -5.66% 7
Newbury -2 48 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Nottinghamshire +29 40 £57,500 +39.39% 7
Wales -31 40 £38,250 -4.37% 28
Nottingham +31 38 £57,500 +35.29% 4

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 2731 (38.29%) Finance
2 1699 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
3 1574 (22.07%) Banking
4 1156 (16.21%) Degree
5 1110 (15.56%) Java
6 1103 (15.46%) Marketing
7 1003 (14.06%) Linux
8 976 (13.68%) Cisco
9 922 (12.93%) Windows
10 844 (11.83%) JavaScript
11 833 (11.68%) Project Management
12 774 (10.85%) HTML
13 759 (10.64%) Microsoft
14 746 (10.46%) SQL
15 745 (10.44%) Programme Management
16 734 (10.29%) Manufacturing
17 666 (9.34%) Cisco Certification
18 665 (9.32%) Electronics
19 662 (9.28%) .NET
20 658 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
21 649 (9.10%) E-Commerce
22 629 (8.82%) Retail
23 619 (8.68%) CSS
24 604 (8.47%) Python
25 600 (8.41%) Digital Marketing
26 597 (8.37%) SAP
27 592 (8.30%) ITIL
28 588 (8.24%) C#
29 578 (8.10%) Firewall
30 549 (7.70%) WAN

Telecoms
Top Related 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
1 216 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 133 (1.86%) JBoss
3 127 (1.78%) SharePoint
4 116 (1.63%) Apache
5 115 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 105 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 79 (1.11%) Skype for Business
8 78 (1.09%) IIS
9 70 (0.98%) Apache Spark
10 68 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
11 66 (0.93%) WebSphere
12 65 (0.91%) Mule
13 63 (0.88%) Confluence
14 54 (0.76%) CMS
15 53 (0.74%) Mule ESB
16 51 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
16 51 (0.71%) OpenStack
17 42 (0.59%) WebLogic
18 41 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 41 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 522 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 361 (5.06%) MS Office
3 119 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 105 (1.47%) MS Project
5 92 (1.29%) MS Visio
6 45 (0.63%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 9 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.13%) AutoCAD
10 8 (0.11%) InDesign
10 8 (0.11%) Mozilla Thunderbird
11 6 (0.084%) SOLIDWORKS
12 4 (0.056%) SPSS
13 3 (0.042%) Camtasia
13 3 (0.042%) Simulink
14 2 (0.028%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.028%) RoboHelp
14 2 (0.028%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 542 (7.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.29%) Magento
4 15 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.17%) Eloqua
7 9 (0.13%) NetSuite
8 7 (0.098%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.098%) Payment Gateway
8 7 (0.098%) Sage 200
8 7 (0.098%) Unit4 Business World
9 6 (0.084%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.084%) Workfront
10 5 (0.070%) Sage X3
10 5 (0.070%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.056%) Traffica
12 3 (0.042%) Oracle Cash Management
12 3 (0.042%) Oracle CRM
12 3 (0.042%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 375 (5.26%) SaaS
2 370 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 164 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 128 (1.79%) Office 365
5 84 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
6 63 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
7 61 (0.86%) IaaS
8 53 (0.74%) GitHub
9 46 (0.64%) PaaS
10 28 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
11 24 (0.34%) Google Analytics
12 19 (0.27%) Amazon S3
13 13 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (0.18%) Trello
14 11 (0.15%) Google App Engine
15 10 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 10 (0.14%) Heroku
16 9 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
16 9 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
17 8 (0.11%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 578 (8.10%) Firewall
2 549 (7.70%) WAN
3 525 (7.36%) LAN
4 403 (5.65%) VoIP
5 391 (5.48%) MPLS
6 368 (5.16%) Wireless
7 348 (4.88%) Internet
8 308 (4.32%) TCP/IP
9 301 (4.22%) BGP
9 301 (4.22%) VPN
10 257 (3.60%) DNS
11 237 (3.32%) OSPF
12 220 (3.08%) Broadband
13 207 (2.90%) Network Security
14 187 (2.62%) Ethernet
15 184 (2.58%) Unified Communications
16 176 (2.47%) DHCP
17 150 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
18 118 (1.65%) SAN
19 103 (1.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 517 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 357 (5.00%) Big Data
3 229 (3.21%) NoSQL
4 226 (3.17%) MySQL
5 160 (2.24%) MongoDB
6 110 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 97 (1.36%) Hadoop
8 83 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
9 72 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 67 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
11 60 (0.84%) RDBMS
12 59 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 58 (0.81%) MS Access
14 57 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
15 51 (0.71%) Oracle Database
16 49 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
17 42 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
18 40 (0.56%) DB2
19 32 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 28 (0.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 279 (3.91%) Git (software)
2 250 (3.50%) JIRA
3 176 (2.47%) Jenkins
4 135 (1.89%) Subversion
5 131 (1.84%) Selenium
6 88 (1.23%) JUnit
7 87 (1.22%) Visual Studio
8 70 (0.98%) Maven
9 65 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 63 (0.88%) NUnit
11 62 (0.87%) Cucumber
12 56 (0.79%) gulp
13 51 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
14 47 (0.66%) IntelliJ
15 41 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
16 35 (0.49%) Moq
17 33 (0.46%) Grunt
18 32 (0.45%) LabVIEW
19 30 (0.42%) WebDriver
20 28 (0.39%) MSTest
General
1 2731 (38.29%) Finance
2 1574 (22.07%) Banking
3 1103 (15.46%) Marketing
4 734 (10.29%) Manufacturing
5 665 (9.32%) Electronics
6 629 (8.82%) Retail
7 238 (3.34%) Billing
8 162 (2.27%) Games
9 101 (1.42%) Legal
10 97 (1.36%) Advertising
11 73 (1.02%) Law
12 58 (0.81%) Automotive
13 53 (0.74%) Back Office
14 52 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
15 50 (0.70%) Aerospace
16 40 (0.56%) Online Betting
17 38 (0.53%) Front Office
18 37 (0.52%) Investment Banking
19 32 (0.45%) Retail Banking
20 31 (0.43%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1422 (19.94%) Developer
2 664 (9.31%) Analyst
3 522 (7.32%) Architect
4 405 (5.68%) Network Engineer
5 404 (5.66%) Consultant
6 400 (5.61%) Project Manager
7 379 (5.31%) Java Developer
8 289 (4.05%) .NET Developer
9 283 (3.97%) C# Developer
10 260 (3.65%) Senior Developer
11 236 (3.31%) Support Engineer
12 205 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
13 200 (2.80%) JavaScript Developer
14 196 (2.75%) C# .NET Developer
15 170 (2.38%) Business Analyst
16 165 (2.31%) Telecoms Manager
17 162 (2.27%) Senior Manager
18 161 (2.26%) Software Developer
19 160 (2.24%) Software Engineer
20 153 (2.14%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 774 (10.85%) HTML
2 662 (9.28%) .NET
3 619 (8.68%) CSS
4 411 (5.76%) AngularJS
5 305 (4.28%) XML
6 273 (3.83%) Web Services
7 249 (3.49%) HTML5
8 245 (3.43%) Spring
9 232 (3.25%) ASP.NET
10 205 (2.87%) REST
11 201 (2.82%) jQuery
12 192 (2.69%) SOAP
13 185 (2.59%) React
14 167 (2.34%) RESTful
15 150 (2.10%) JSON
16 147 (2.06%) CSS3
17 130 (1.82%) Hibernate
18 128 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
19 119 (1.67%) Node.js
20 111 (1.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 520 (7.29%) Computer Science
2 519 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 488 (6.84%) Data Centre
4 291 (4.08%) Client/Server
5 190 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
6 188 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 162 (2.27%) User Experience
8 118 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 116 (1.63%) Driving Licence
10 111 (1.56%) Fintech
11 98 (1.37%) Algorithms
12 75 (1.05%) Virtual Team
13 64 (0.90%) Social Media
14 57 (0.80%) Smartphone
15 51 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
16 47 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 46 (0.64%) Handset
18 44 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
19 43 (0.60%) IVR
20 42 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1003 (14.06%) Linux
2 922 (12.93%) Windows
3 368 (5.16%) Unix
4 286 (4.01%) Windows Server
5 179 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 166 (2.33%) Android
7 151 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 148 (2.07%) Apple iOS
9 134 (1.88%) Windows 7
10 80 (1.12%) Windows 10
11 78 (1.09%) CentOS
12 57 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 46 (0.64%) Solaris
14 45 (0.63%) Windows 8
15 35 (0.49%) Windows XP
16 34 (0.48%) Ubuntu
17 32 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
18 25 (0.35%) Mac OS
19 24 (0.34%) VxWorks
20 19 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1699 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
2 833 (11.68%) Project Management
3 745 (10.44%) Programme Management
4 658 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
5 649 (9.10%) E-Commerce
6 600 (8.41%) Digital Marketing
7 592 (8.30%) ITIL
8 520 (7.29%) Software Engineering
9 513 (7.19%) Scrum
10 437 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 416 (5.83%) TDD
12 374 (5.24%) MVC
13 360 (5.05%) Presales
14 343 (4.81%) CRM
15 288 (4.04%) OO
16 283 (3.97%) PRINCE2
17 262 (3.67%) Service Delivery
18 256 (3.59%) Business Development
19 253 (3.55%) DevOps
20 245 (3.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1110 (15.56%) Java
2 844 (11.83%) JavaScript
3 746 (10.46%) SQL
4 604 (8.47%) Python
5 588 (8.24%) C#
6 517 (7.25%) C++
7 383 (5.37%) C
8 206 (2.89%) Perl
9 203 (2.85%) PHP
10 165 (2.31%) Bash Shell
11 143 (2.00%) Ruby
12 97 (1.36%) PowerShell
13 73 (1.02%) Shell Script
14 71 (1.00%) MATLAB
15 69 (0.97%) VB.NET
16 65 (0.91%) Objective-C
17 59 (0.83%) T-SQL
18 57 (0.80%) Scala
19 47 (0.66%) VBA
20 45 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 1156 (16.21%) Degree
2 666 (9.34%) Cisco Certification
3 445 (6.24%) CCNP
4 332 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 306 (4.29%) CCNA
6 141 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 135 (1.89%) SC Cleared
8 96 (1.35%) CCIE
8 96 (1.35%) ISEB
9 95 (1.33%) MCSE
10 93 (1.30%) PMP
11 86 (1.21%) PhD
12 85 (1.19%) CISSP
13 83 (1.16%) DV Cleared
14 74 (1.04%) PMI Certification
15 72 (1.01%) MCP
16 70 (0.98%) JNCIA
17 65 (0.91%) ISTQB
18 59 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
19 58 (0.81%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 300 (4.21%) SLA
2 242 (3.39%) QA
3 126 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 111 (1.56%) PMO
5 68 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 33 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 26 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 26 (0.36%) ISO 14001
8 23 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
9 18 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.13%) COBIT
11 8 (0.11%) PMBOK
12 7 (0.098%) MiFID
13 6 (0.084%) ISO 9000
13 6 (0.084%) ISO27002
14 5 (0.070%) GDPR
14 5 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 4 (0.056%) Actionable Recommendations
15 4 (0.056%) COSHH
16 3 (0.042%) FISMA
System Software
1 377 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 301 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (1.68%) Hyper-V
4 114 (1.60%) Docker
5 83 (1.16%) vSphere
6 61 (0.86%) XenApp
7 56 (0.79%) KVM
8 43 (0.60%) XenDesktop
9 42 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
10 33 (0.46%) Firmware
11 25 (0.35%) VMware ESX
12 24 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
13 18 (0.25%) NFS
14 17 (0.24%) OpenSIPS
15 15 (0.21%) Kamailio
16 13 (0.18%) Terminal Services
16 13 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
17 12 (0.17%) Terminal Server
18 10 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
18 10 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 158 (2.22%) Puppet
2 136 (1.91%) Ansible
3 126 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
4 93 (1.30%) SCCM
5 86 (1.21%) Nagios
6 71 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 38 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
8 33 (0.46%) WSUS
9 32 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
9 32 (0.45%) Terraform
10 29 (0.41%) Kubernetes
11 28 (0.39%) Nessus
12 26 (0.36%) Cacti
12 26 (0.36%) Nmap
13 24 (0.34%) SCOM
14 19 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
15 15 (0.21%) Packer
15 15 (0.21%) Salt
16 13 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
16 13 (0.18%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 976 (13.68%) Cisco
2 759 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 597 (8.37%) SAP
4 444 (6.22%) VMware
5 365 (5.12%) Oracle
6 278 (3.90%) Juniper
7 156 (2.19%) Avaya
8 151 (2.12%) HP
9 136 (1.91%) Red Hat
10 130 (1.82%) Citrix
11 123 (1.72%) Mitel
12 121 (1.70%) Google
13 118 (1.65%) F5
14 107 (1.50%) Huawei
15 100 (1.40%) CheckPoint
16 99 (1.39%) Apple
17 96 (1.35%) IBM
18 86 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
19 75 (1.05%) Nokia
20 67 (0.94%) Palo Alto
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