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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 58 63
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 3451 4745 4959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.89% 4.81% 4.47%
As % of the General category 9.20% 11.20% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2628 3721 3790
Median salary £47,500 £48,875 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.81% -2.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  

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 37496 42373 49448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.21% 42.96% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 28700 34667 39140
Median salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £80,000 £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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -18 3301 £47,500 -2.06% 771
London -31 1195 £56,000 +1.81% 416
South East -15 780 £45,000 -5.26% 127
South West -7 410 £47,500 +11.76% 84
East of England -4 330 £37,500 -11.76% 46
Berkshire -4 281 £52,500 -12.50% 29
North West -9 256 £45,000 +20.00% 46
Manchester +31 206 £45,000 +3.44% 40
Bristol -6 201 £45,000 +5.88% 42
Cambridgeshire 0 136 £45,000 -10.00% 24
City of London -42 127 £52,500 -4.54% 31
Yorkshire -16 116 £42,500 +6.25% 15
West Midlands -32 110 £34,000 -19.04% 22
Hertfordshire -14 103 £35,000 -6.66% 10
Oxfordshire +24 97 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Cambridge -14 89 £45,000 -10.00% 19
Hampshire -44 87 £43,000 - 31
Buckinghamshire -13 86 £40,000 -1.53% 13
East Midlands +38 84 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Surrey -45 82 £45,000 -5.26% 30
Gloucestershire -8 81 £47,500 -5.00% 6
West Yorkshire -1 69 £37,500 -6.25% 11
West Sussex +2 61 £43,750 +9.37% 5
Birmingham +5 60 £37,000 -17.77% 14
Scotland +16 59 £35,530 -28.94% 8
Borehamwood 0 56 £35,000 -2.77% 4
Leeds 0 54 £37,500 -2.59% 7
Essex +24 52 £24,000 -31.42% 5
Slough -1 49 £45,000 -41.93% 2
Cornwall +27 45 £55,000 +17.02% 4

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 2586 (39.61%) Finance
2 1574 (24.11%) Marketing
3 1427 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
4 1298 (19.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1276 (19.54%) Electronics
6 1274 (19.51%) Manufacturing
7 1270 (19.45%) Programme Management
8 1234 (18.90%) SAP
9 1176 (18.01%) Digital Marketing
10 1150 (17.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1119 (17.14%) Degree
12 1069 (16.37%) Linux
13 1027 (15.73%) Java
14 987 (15.12%) Windows
15 836 (12.80%) SQL
16 823 (12.61%) Banking
17 812 (12.44%) JavaScript
18 771 (11.81%) Cisco
19 721 (11.04%) Microsoft
20 720 (11.03%) Python
21 698 (10.69%) HTML
22 645 (9.88%) Project Management
23 611 (9.36%) C#
24 610 (9.34%) C++
25 601 (9.21%) .NET
26 576 (8.82%) SQL Server
27 575 (8.81%) CSS
28 564 (8.64%) ITIL
29 553 (8.47%) Scrum
30 543 (8.32%) Computer Science

Telecoms
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
1 196 (3.00%) MS Exchange
2 131 (2.01%) Tomcat
3 119 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 110 (1.68%) Apache
5 93 (1.42%) IIS
6 91 (1.39%) Apache Spark
6 91 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 82 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
8 80 (1.23%) JBoss
9 78 (1.19%) Skype for Business
10 76 (1.16%) Mule
11 75 (1.15%) Confluence
12 71 (1.09%) OpenStack
13 63 (0.96%) CMS
14 56 (0.86%) Mule ESB
15 48 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
16 44 (0.67%) SAS
17 43 (0.66%) WebSphere
18 22 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
18 22 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 328 (5.02%) Microsoft Office
2 238 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 102 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
4 93 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 74 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 41 (0.63%) Photoshop
7 33 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 26 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
9 23 (0.35%) FileZilla
10 19 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
11 15 (0.23%) InfoPath
12 8 (0.12%) AutoCAD
12 8 (0.12%) Mozilla Thunderbird
12 8 (0.12%) Zemax
13 5 (0.077%) SPSS
14 4 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.061%) Adobe Premiere
14 4 (0.061%) InDesign
14 4 (0.061%) Simulink
14 4 (0.061%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1150 (17.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 30 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.23%) Magento
5 10 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 10 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.14%) Eloqua
6 9 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
7 6 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.092%) Revive Adserver
7 6 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.092%) Unica
8 5 (0.077%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.077%) Sage 200
8 5 (0.077%) Sage X3
9 4 (0.061%) CSG Singleview
9 4 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.061%) Traffica
10 3 (0.046%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 473 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
2 270 (4.14%) SaaS
3 269 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 168 (2.57%) Office 365
5 117 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
6 91 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 79 (1.21%) IaaS
8 67 (1.03%) GitHub
9 62 (0.95%) Amazon S3
10 53 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
11 49 (0.75%) PaaS
12 29 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
13 21 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 19 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 19 (0.29%) Google Analytics
15 12 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
16 10 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 9 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
18 8 (0.12%) AdWords
18 8 (0.12%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 525 (8.04%) Firewall
2 482 (7.38%) WAN
3 410 (6.28%) LAN
4 366 (5.61%) VoIP
5 360 (5.51%) Wireless
6 333 (5.10%) Internet
7 307 (4.70%) MPLS
8 272 (4.17%) TCP/IP
9 259 (3.97%) Broadband
10 256 (3.92%) VPN
11 211 (3.23%) DNS
12 204 (3.12%) BGP
13 187 (2.86%) Ethernet
14 156 (2.39%) OSPF
15 151 (2.31%) Network Security
16 146 (2.24%) DHCP
17 145 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
18 136 (2.08%) SAN
19 116 (1.78%) Unified Communications
20 99 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 576 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 256 (3.92%) MySQL
3 250 (3.83%) Big Data
4 236 (3.61%) NoSQL
5 182 (2.79%) MongoDB
6 172 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 119 (1.82%) Hadoop
8 107 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 84 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
10 76 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
11 69 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
12 67 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
13 61 (0.93%) RDBMS
14 57 (0.87%) Oracle Database
15 50 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 48 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
16 48 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
17 47 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
18 43 (0.66%) Redis
19 38 (0.58%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 351 (5.38%) Git (software)
2 231 (3.54%) JIRA
3 196 (3.00%) Jenkins
4 142 (2.17%) Subversion
5 136 (2.08%) Visual Studio
6 129 (1.98%) Selenium
7 120 (1.84%) JUnit
8 87 (1.33%) NUnit
9 83 (1.27%) LabVIEW
10 70 (1.07%) IntelliJ
11 69 (1.06%) Cucumber
12 65 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
13 58 (0.89%) Maven
14 56 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 56 (0.86%) TeamCity
15 54 (0.83%) gulp
16 53 (0.81%) MSTest
17 47 (0.72%) Moq
18 43 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
19 33 (0.51%) Grunt
General
1 2586 (39.61%) Finance
2 1574 (24.11%) Marketing
3 1276 (19.54%) Electronics
4 1274 (19.51%) Manufacturing
5 823 (12.61%) Banking
6 537 (8.22%) Retail
7 163 (2.50%) Billing
8 140 (2.14%) Games
9 103 (1.58%) Legal
10 84 (1.29%) Law
11 75 (1.15%) Aerospace
12 73 (1.12%) Automotive
13 72 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
14 58 (0.89%) Back Office
15 48 (0.74%) Advertising
16 43 (0.66%) Financial Institution
17 42 (0.64%) French Language
18 41 (0.63%) German Language
19 22 (0.34%) Investment Banking
19 22 (0.34%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1392 (21.32%) Developer
2 600 (9.19%) Analyst
3 456 (6.98%) Consultant
4 414 (6.34%) Architect
5 395 (6.05%) Network Engineer
6 323 (4.95%) Java Developer
7 288 (4.41%) Project Manager
8 278 (4.26%) .NET Developer
9 250 (3.83%) C# Developer
10 232 (3.55%) Senior Developer
11 224 (3.43%) JavaScript Developer
12 216 (3.31%) Support Engineer
13 197 (3.02%) Software Developer
14 181 (2.77%) Software Engineer
15 176 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 163 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
17 157 (2.40%) Telecoms Manager
18 154 (2.36%) C# .NET Developer
18 154 (2.36%) Senior Manager
19 148 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 698 (10.69%) HTML
2 601 (9.21%) .NET
3 575 (8.81%) CSS
4 318 (4.87%) AngularJS
4 318 (4.87%) XML
5 310 (4.75%) Web Services
6 255 (3.91%) jQuery
7 238 (3.65%) HTML5
8 237 (3.63%) ASP.NET
9 230 (3.52%) Spring
10 224 (3.43%) REST
11 212 (3.25%) JSON
12 171 (2.62%) SOAP
13 162 (2.48%) Node.js
14 148 (2.27%) RESTful
15 145 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 145 (2.22%) Hibernate
16 138 (2.11%) React
17 129 (1.98%) WPF
18 123 (1.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 543 (8.32%) Computer Science
2 516 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
3 425 (6.51%) Data Centre
4 271 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
5 222 (3.40%) Management Information System
6 173 (2.65%) User Experience
7 115 (1.76%) Driving Licence
8 109 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 105 (1.61%) Mobile App
10 104 (1.59%) Fintech
11 89 (1.36%) Algorithms
12 66 (1.01%) Client/Server
12 66 (1.01%) Virtual Team
13 62 (0.95%) Smart Meter
14 61 (0.93%) Handset
15 60 (0.92%) Smartphone
16 58 (0.89%) Public Cloud
17 55 (0.84%) Social Media
18 48 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
18 48 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1069 (16.37%) Linux
2 987 (15.12%) Windows
3 356 (5.45%) Unix
4 278 (4.26%) Windows Server
5 179 (2.74%) Android
6 167 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 146 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 136 (2.08%) Windows 7
9 111 (1.70%) Apple iOS
10 107 (1.64%) Windows 10
11 88 (1.35%) Solaris
12 74 (1.13%) CentOS
13 71 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 52 (0.80%) VxWorks
15 47 (0.72%) Windows 8
15 47 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
16 42 (0.64%) Ubuntu
17 21 (0.32%) Mac OS
18 15 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
18 15 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1427 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1298 (19.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1270 (19.45%) Programme Management
4 1176 (18.01%) Digital Marketing
5 645 (9.88%) Project Management
6 564 (8.64%) ITIL
7 553 (8.47%) Scrum
8 470 (7.20%) TDD
9 461 (7.06%) Software Engineering
10 379 (5.80%) DevOps
11 377 (5.77%) MVC
12 356 (5.45%) E-Commerce
13 332 (5.09%) Presales
14 329 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 310 (4.75%) Test Automation
16 293 (4.49%) OO
17 271 (4.15%) Analytics
18 266 (4.07%) Service Delivery
19 260 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
20 256 (3.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1027 (15.73%) Java
2 836 (12.80%) SQL
3 812 (12.44%) JavaScript
4 720 (11.03%) Python
5 611 (9.36%) C#
6 610 (9.34%) C++
7 415 (6.36%) C
8 267 (4.09%) PHP
9 243 (3.72%) Perl
10 191 (2.93%) Ruby
11 178 (2.73%) Bash Shell
12 157 (2.40%) Shell Script
13 105 (1.61%) MATLAB
14 92 (1.41%) T-SQL
15 90 (1.38%) PowerShell
16 74 (1.13%) R
17 55 (0.84%) VB
18 45 (0.69%) PL/SQL
19 44 (0.67%) Go
20 40 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1119 (17.14%) Degree
2 521 (7.98%) Cisco Certification
3 347 (5.31%) Security Cleared
4 311 (4.76%) CCNP
5 295 (4.52%) CCNA
6 195 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
7 134 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 130 (1.99%) DV Cleared
9 114 (1.75%) SC Cleared
10 108 (1.65%) ISEB
11 107 (1.64%) CCIE
12 98 (1.50%) PhD
13 81 (1.24%) CISSP
14 75 (1.15%) ISTQB
14 75 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
14 75 (1.15%) MCSE
15 67 (1.03%) CISM
16 66 (1.01%) MCSA
17 56 (0.86%) PMI Certification
18 53 (0.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (3.66%) SLA
2 210 (3.22%) QA
3 106 (1.62%) PMO
4 95 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 65 (1.00%) PCI DSS
6 34 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 22 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 21 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 19 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
10 16 (0.25%) ISO 14001
11 15 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 14 (0.21%) GDPR
13 12 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 10 (0.15%) ISO 22301
15 9 (0.14%) COBIT
16 8 (0.12%) NIST 800
17 5 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27005
17 5 (0.077%) MiFID
17 5 (0.077%) SSAE 16
18 4 (0.061%) WCAG
System Software
1 368 (5.64%) Active Directory
2 330 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 207 (3.17%) Docker
4 120 (1.84%) Hyper-V
5 69 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
6 67 (1.03%) vSphere
7 48 (0.74%) XenApp
8 47 (0.72%) KVM
9 46 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
10 37 (0.57%) Firmware
11 23 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
12 22 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
13 21 (0.32%) NFS
13 21 (0.32%) Terminal Services
13 21 (0.32%) XenDesktop
14 18 (0.28%) Snort
15 14 (0.21%) XenServer
16 13 (0.20%) OpenSIPS
17 9 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
17 9 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 234 (3.58%) Puppet
2 225 (3.45%) Ansible
3 197 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
4 82 (1.26%) Kubernetes
5 76 (1.16%) Nagios
6 73 (1.12%) Terraform
7 72 (1.10%) SCCM
8 69 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
9 41 (0.63%) Cacti
10 37 (0.57%) Kibana
10 37 (0.57%) logstash
11 34 (0.52%) Grafana
12 31 (0.47%) Mesos
12 31 (0.47%) Nessus
12 31 (0.47%) Packer
12 31 (0.47%) vCenter Server
12 31 (0.47%) WSUS
13 29 (0.44%) Salt
14 26 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
15 21 (0.32%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1234 (18.90%) SAP
2 771 (11.81%) Cisco
3 721 (11.04%) Microsoft
4 472 (7.23%) VMware
5 376 (5.76%) Oracle
6 261 (4.00%) Juniper
7 156 (2.39%) Google
8 137 (2.10%) HP
9 133 (2.04%) Citrix
10 119 (1.82%) Avaya
11 111 (1.70%) Red Hat
12 93 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
13 87 (1.33%) Adobe
14 86 (1.32%) Apple
15 84 (1.29%) Mitel
16 78 (1.19%) F5
17 62 (0.95%) IBM
17 62 (0.95%) Palo Alto
18 61 (0.93%) Ericsson
19 58 (0.89%) NetApp
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