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

Telecommunications
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 60 63
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 3429 4691 4987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.90% 4.76% 4.50%
As % of the General category 9.22% 11.12% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2613 3676 3827
Median salary £47,500 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% -2.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £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 37208 42179 49434
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.30% 42.84% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 28431 34500 39149
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £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 24 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 24 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 -17 3283 £47,500 -2.06% 780
London -30 1181 £55,000 - 431
South East -15 782 £45,000 -5.26% 132
South West -7 410 £47,500 +11.76% 82
East of England +1 336 £37,500 -11.76% 40
Berkshire -2 287 £52,500 -12.50% 31
North West -9 253 £42,500 +13.33% 47
Manchester +27 204 £45,000 - 40
Bristol -6 204 £45,000 +4.65% 40
Cambridgeshire +3 138 £45,000 -10.00% 24
City of London -40 129 £52,500 -4.54% 33
Yorkshire -17 114 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Hertfordshire -17 107 £35,000 -6.66% 6
West Midlands -34 105 £34,000 -20.00% 21
Oxfordshire +20 93 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Hampshire -44 92 £43,500 +1.16% 32
Cambridge -15 91 £45,000 -10.00% 19
Buckinghamshire -12 89 £40,000 -3.03% 14
East Midlands +34 82 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Gloucestershire -13 80 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Surrey -54 76 £47,000 -1.05% 34
West Yorkshire -2 69 £37,500 -6.25% 12
West Sussex +3 62 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Scotland +15 60 £35,530 -28.94% 7
Borehamwood 0 58 £35,000 -2.77% 2
Birmingham +1 57 £37,000 -17.77% 12
Leeds +3 54 £37,500 -2.59% 10
Slough -3 52 £45,000 -37.93% 3
Essex +27 51 £24,000 -31.42% 5
Cornwall +26 45 £55,000 +17.02% 2

For the 6 months to 24 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 2606 (39.70%) Finance
2 1590 (24.22%) Marketing
3 1435 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
4 1318 (20.08%) Business Intelligence
5 1293 (19.70%) Electronics
6 1291 (19.67%) Manufacturing
7 1287 (19.61%) Programme Management
8 1254 (19.10%) SAP
9 1194 (18.19%) Digital Marketing
10 1169 (17.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1121 (17.08%) Degree
12 1085 (16.53%) Linux
13 1031 (15.71%) Java
14 992 (15.11%) Windows
15 840 (12.80%) SQL
16 822 (12.52%) JavaScript
17 820 (12.49%) Banking
18 776 (11.82%) Cisco
19 732 (11.15%) Python
20 730 (11.12%) Microsoft
21 700 (10.66%) HTML
22 649 (9.89%) Project Management
23 617 (9.40%) C#
24 615 (9.37%) C++
25 606 (9.23%) .NET
26 579 (8.82%) SQL Server
27 575 (8.76%) CSS
28 566 (8.62%) ITIL
29 553 (8.42%) Scrum
30 544 (8.29%) 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
1 197 (3.00%) MS Exchange
2 132 (2.01%) Tomcat
3 119 (1.81%) SharePoint
4 111 (1.69%) Apache
5 94 (1.43%) IIS
6 91 (1.39%) Apache Spark
6 91 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 82 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
8 80 (1.22%) JBoss
9 78 (1.19%) Skype for Business
10 76 (1.16%) Confluence
10 76 (1.16%) Mule
11 70 (1.07%) OpenStack
12 62 (0.94%) CMS
13 56 (0.85%) Mule ESB
14 48 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
15 44 (0.67%) SAS
16 42 (0.64%) WebSphere
17 22 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
17 22 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 332 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
2 240 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 104 (1.58%) Microsoft Project
4 93 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 73 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 41 (0.62%) Photoshop
7 33 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 27 (0.41%) 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 (0.076%) SPSS
14 4 (0.061%) Final Cut Pro
14 4 (0.061%) InDesign
14 4 (0.061%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.061%) Simulink
14 4 (0.061%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1169 (17.81%) 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 (0.091%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.091%) Revive Adserver
7 6 (0.091%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.091%) Unica
8 5 (0.076%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.076%) Sage 200
8 5 (0.076%) 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
1 477 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 272 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 268 (4.08%) SaaS
4 169 (2.57%) Office 365
5 118 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
6 91 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 79 (1.20%) IaaS
8 69 (1.05%) GitHub
9 63 (0.96%) Amazon S3
10 53 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
11 49 (0.75%) PaaS
12 30 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
13 22 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 19 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 19 (0.29%) Google Analytics
15 13 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
16 10 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 9 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
17 9 (0.14%) Google Play
18 8 (0.12%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 529 (8.06%) Firewall
2 490 (7.46%) WAN
3 414 (6.31%) LAN
4 372 (5.67%) VoIP
5 366 (5.58%) Wireless
6 339 (5.16%) Internet
7 307 (4.68%) MPLS
8 274 (4.17%) TCP/IP
9 263 (4.01%) VPN
10 258 (3.93%) Broadband
11 215 (3.28%) DNS
12 203 (3.09%) BGP
13 189 (2.88%) Ethernet
14 154 (2.35%) OSPF
15 150 (2.29%) Network Security
16 149 (2.27%) DHCP
17 148 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
18 137 (2.09%) SAN
19 117 (1.78%) Unified Communications
20 99 (1.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 579 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 261 (3.98%) MySQL
3 250 (3.81%) Big Data
4 235 (3.58%) NoSQL
5 182 (2.77%) MongoDB
6 173 (2.64%) Relational Database
7 119 (1.81%) Hadoop
8 107 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 84 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
10 76 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
11 70 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 66 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
13 61 (0.93%) RDBMS
14 57 (0.87%) Oracle Database
15 50 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 48 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
16 48 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
16 48 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
17 43 (0.66%) Redis
18 38 (0.58%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 359 (5.47%) Git (software)
2 232 (3.53%) JIRA
3 197 (3.00%) Jenkins
4 143 (2.18%) Subversion
5 139 (2.12%) Visual Studio
6 129 (1.97%) Selenium
7 120 (1.83%) JUnit
8 87 (1.33%) LabVIEW
8 87 (1.33%) NUnit
9 70 (1.07%) IntelliJ
10 69 (1.05%) Cucumber
11 65 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
12 58 (0.88%) Maven
13 56 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 56 (0.85%) TeamCity
14 53 (0.81%) gulp
14 53 (0.81%) MSTest
15 47 (0.72%) Moq
16 43 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
17 33 (0.50%) Grunt
General
1 2606 (39.70%) Finance
2 1590 (24.22%) Marketing
3 1293 (19.70%) Electronics
4 1291 (19.67%) Manufacturing
5 820 (12.49%) Banking
6 536 (8.17%) Retail
7 161 (2.45%) Billing
8 142 (2.16%) Games
9 103 (1.57%) Legal
10 84 (1.28%) Law
11 75 (1.14%) Aerospace
12 72 (1.10%) Automotive
12 72 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
13 59 (0.90%) Back Office
14 50 (0.76%) Advertising
15 44 (0.67%) Financial Institution
16 42 (0.64%) French Language
17 41 (0.62%) German Language
18 22 (0.34%) Investment Banking
18 22 (0.34%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1401 (21.34%) Developer
2 606 (9.23%) Analyst
3 457 (6.96%) Consultant
4 411 (6.26%) Architect
5 397 (6.05%) Network Engineer
6 323 (4.92%) Java Developer
7 291 (4.43%) Project Manager
8 281 (4.28%) .NET Developer
9 253 (3.85%) C# Developer
10 231 (3.52%) Senior Developer
11 225 (3.43%) JavaScript Developer
12 222 (3.38%) Support Engineer
13 198 (3.02%) Software Developer
14 182 (2.77%) Software Engineer
15 177 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 166 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
17 158 (2.41%) Telecoms Manager
18 157 (2.39%) C# .NET Developer
19 154 (2.35%) Senior Manager
20 150 (2.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 700 (10.66%) HTML
2 606 (9.23%) .NET
3 575 (8.76%) CSS
4 319 (4.86%) AngularJS
4 319 (4.86%) XML
5 314 (4.78%) Web Services
6 258 (3.93%) jQuery
7 241 (3.67%) ASP.NET
8 239 (3.64%) HTML5
9 230 (3.50%) Spring
10 226 (3.44%) REST
11 215 (3.28%) JSON
12 170 (2.59%) SOAP
13 165 (2.51%) Node.js
14 149 (2.27%) RESTful
15 147 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
16 145 (2.21%) Hibernate
17 139 (2.12%) React
18 129 (1.97%) WPF
19 122 (1.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 544 (8.29%) Computer Science
2 523 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 426 (6.49%) Data Centre
4 271 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
5 223 (3.40%) Management Information System
6 173 (2.64%) User Experience
7 116 (1.77%) Driving Licence
8 108 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 107 (1.63%) Mobile App
10 104 (1.58%) Fintech
11 91 (1.39%) Algorithms
12 66 (1.01%) Client/Server
13 62 (0.94%) Handset
13 62 (0.94%) Smart Meter
13 62 (0.94%) Virtual Team
14 61 (0.93%) Smartphone
15 58 (0.88%) Public Cloud
16 55 (0.84%) Social Media
17 48 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
17 48 (0.73%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1085 (16.53%) Linux
2 992 (15.11%) Windows
3 359 (5.47%) Unix
4 282 (4.30%) Windows Server
5 180 (2.74%) Android
6 168 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 147 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 137 (2.09%) Windows 7
9 115 (1.75%) Apple iOS
10 108 (1.65%) Windows 10
11 89 (1.36%) Solaris
12 78 (1.19%) CentOS
13 72 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 52 (0.79%) VxWorks
15 48 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
16 47 (0.72%) Windows 8
17 43 (0.66%) Ubuntu
18 21 (0.32%) Mac OS
19 15 (0.23%) Debian
19 15 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1435 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1318 (20.08%) Business Intelligence
3 1287 (19.61%) Programme Management
4 1194 (18.19%) Digital Marketing
5 649 (9.89%) Project Management
6 566 (8.62%) ITIL
7 553 (8.42%) Scrum
8 472 (7.19%) TDD
9 461 (7.02%) Software Engineering
10 384 (5.85%) DevOps
11 381 (5.80%) MVC
12 355 (5.41%) E-Commerce
13 333 (5.07%) Presales
14 329 (5.01%) Stakeholder Management
15 312 (4.75%) Test Automation
16 296 (4.51%) OO
17 272 (4.14%) Analytics
18 270 (4.11%) Service Delivery
19 263 (4.01%) Continuous Integration
20 259 (3.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1031 (15.71%) Java
2 840 (12.80%) SQL
3 822 (12.52%) JavaScript
4 732 (11.15%) Python
5 617 (9.40%) C#
6 615 (9.37%) C++
7 420 (6.40%) C
8 271 (4.13%) PHP
9 249 (3.79%) Perl
10 193 (2.94%) Ruby
11 183 (2.79%) Bash Shell
12 161 (2.45%) Shell Script
13 108 (1.65%) MATLAB
14 92 (1.40%) T-SQL
15 90 (1.37%) PowerShell
16 75 (1.14%) 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 1121 (17.08%) Degree
2 519 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
3 349 (5.32%) Security Cleared
4 309 (4.71%) CCNP
5 295 (4.49%) CCNA
6 197 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 134 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 132 (2.01%) DV Cleared
9 114 (1.74%) SC Cleared
10 107 (1.63%) CCIE
10 107 (1.63%) ISEB
11 100 (1.52%) PhD
12 81 (1.23%) CISSP
13 76 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
14 75 (1.14%) ISTQB
14 75 (1.14%) MCSE
15 67 (1.02%) CISM
16 66 (1.01%) MCSA
17 56 (0.85%) PMI Certification
18 53 (0.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (3.64%) SLA
2 205 (3.12%) QA
3 108 (1.65%) PMO
4 95 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 66 (1.01%) 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 18 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
10 16 (0.24%) 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 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27005
17 5 (0.076%) MiFID
17 5 (0.076%) SSAE 16
18 4 (0.061%) DO-254
System Software
1 373 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 332 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 208 (3.17%) Docker
4 122 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 69 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
6 68 (1.04%) vSphere
7 49 (0.75%) XenApp
8 46 (0.70%) KVM
9 45 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
10 37 (0.56%) Firmware
11 24 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
12 22 (0.34%) Terminal Services
12 22 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
13 21 (0.32%) NFS
13 21 (0.32%) XenDesktop
14 19 (0.29%) Snort
15 15 (0.23%) XenServer
16 13 (0.20%) OpenSIPS
17 9 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
17 9 (0.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 235 (3.58%) Puppet
2 225 (3.43%) Ansible
3 198 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
4 82 (1.25%) Kubernetes
5 77 (1.17%) Nagios
6 73 (1.11%) SCCM
6 73 (1.11%) Terraform
7 69 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
8 42 (0.64%) Cacti
9 37 (0.56%) Kibana
9 37 (0.56%) logstash
10 34 (0.52%) Grafana
11 32 (0.49%) Nessus
11 32 (0.49%) vCenter Server
11 32 (0.49%) WSUS
12 31 (0.47%) Mesos
12 31 (0.47%) Packer
13 30 (0.46%) Salt
14 26 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
15 21 (0.32%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1254 (19.10%) SAP
2 776 (11.82%) Cisco
3 730 (11.12%) Microsoft
4 476 (7.25%) VMware
5 378 (5.76%) Oracle
6 260 (3.96%) Juniper
7 156 (2.38%) Google
8 138 (2.10%) HP
9 136 (2.07%) Citrix
10 120 (1.83%) Avaya
11 115 (1.75%) Red Hat
12 94 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
13 87 (1.33%) Adobe
13 87 (1.33%) Apple
14 84 (1.28%) Mitel
15 78 (1.19%) F5
16 62 (0.94%) IBM
16 62 (0.94%) Palo Alto
17 61 (0.93%) Ericsson
18 58 (0.88%) NetApp
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Venturi
Salary: £52000 - £61000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, health care etc
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £47500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Prenton, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great benefits - see below.
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bonus + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car Allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday