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

3 months to
22 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 3078 5293 4896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.67% 5.17% 4.66%
As % of the General category 9.04% 11.80% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2455 4135 3447
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% -5.37%  

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 34035 44868 46308
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.57% 43.84% 44.06%
Number of salaries quoted 27400 36262 36369
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 22 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 22 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 2940 £49,000 +1.03% 1068
London -13 1233 £56,000 +1.81% 382
South East -29 684 £45,000 -10.00% 216
South West -28 287 £47,500 +11.76% 134
East of England -16 256 £40,000 -5.88% 93
Berkshire -24 222 £50,000 -13.04% 41
North West -61 157 £45,000 +28.57% 92
Bristol -12 146 £49,000 +11.36% 50
Surrey -5 125 £42,500 -3.40% 45
Hampshire -28 121 £40,000 -18.36% 39
Yorkshire -6 112 £40,000 - 46
West Midlands -38 107 £40,000 -6.43% 49
Manchester -6 103 £43,750 +15.13% 53
City of London -72 101 £55,500 +11.00% 22
Hertfordshire -27 95 £40,000 - 19
East Midlands +28 90 £52,500 +40.00% 36
West Yorkshire +5 85 £42,000 +12.00% 21
Cambridgeshire +13 82 £47,500 -5.00% 34
Gloucestershire -12 78 £52,500 -12.50% 16
Buckinghamshire -18 68 £50,000 +23.07% 16
Cambridge +22 67 £47,500 -13.63% 23
Reading -37 64 £67,500 +22.72% 7
Oxfordshire +1 63 £47,500 +5.55% 22
Essex +20 61 £26,500 -47.00% 16
Birmingham -18 54 £35,000 -30.00% 6
Leeds +2 52 £37,500 -5.66% 8
Newbury -3 49 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Nottinghamshire +30 40 £57,500 +76.92% 7
Wales -24 39 £37,500 -6.25% 27
Nottingham +40 38 £57,500 +76.92% 4

Telecoms
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 2708 (38.20%) Finance
2 1695 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 1573 (22.19%) Banking
4 1146 (16.17%) Degree
5 1100 (15.52%) Java
6 1091 (15.39%) Marketing
7 988 (13.94%) Linux
8 970 (13.68%) Cisco
9 910 (12.84%) Windows
10 839 (11.84%) JavaScript
11 826 (11.65%) Project Management
12 772 (10.89%) HTML
13 751 (10.59%) Microsoft
14 746 (10.52%) SQL
15 734 (10.35%) Programme Management
16 726 (10.24%) Manufacturing
17 660 (9.31%) .NET
18 659 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
19 657 (9.27%) Electronics
20 649 (9.16%) E-Commerce
21 647 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
22 630 (8.89%) Retail
23 614 (8.66%) CSS
24 593 (8.37%) Python
25 589 (8.31%) Digital Marketing
26 588 (8.29%) C#
27 586 (8.27%) ITIL
28 583 (8.22%) SAP
29 574 (8.10%) Firewall
30 544 (7.67%) 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
1 214 (3.02%) MS Exchange
2 131 (1.85%) JBoss
3 126 (1.78%) SharePoint
4 116 (1.64%) Apache
5 112 (1.58%) Tomcat
6 104 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 79 (1.11%) Skype for Business
8 78 (1.10%) IIS
9 68 (0.96%) Apache Spark
10 67 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
11 64 (0.90%) WebSphere
12 62 (0.87%) Confluence
12 62 (0.87%) Mule
13 53 (0.75%) CMS
14 51 (0.72%) Mule ESB
15 50 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
15 50 (0.71%) OpenStack
16 41 (0.58%) WebLogic
17 40 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 39 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 517 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 357 (5.04%) MS Office
3 114 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 101 (1.42%) MS Project
5 93 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 44 (0.62%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.17%) 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
11 7 (0.099%) Mozilla Thunderbird
11 7 (0.099%) SOLIDWORKS
12 4 (0.056%) SPSS
13 3 (0.042%) Simulink
14 2 (0.028%) Camtasia
14 2 (0.028%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.028%) RoboHelp
14 2 (0.028%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 532 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.30%) 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 (0.099%) Payment Gateway
8 7 (0.099%) Sage 200
8 7 (0.099%) Unit4 Business World
9 6 (0.085%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.085%) Workfront
10 5 (0.071%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.071%) Sage X3
10 5 (0.071%) 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%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (0.042%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 378 (5.33%) SaaS
2 361 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
3 159 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 126 (1.78%) Office 365
5 84 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
6 59 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
6 59 (0.83%) IaaS
7 55 (0.78%) GitHub
8 45 (0.63%) PaaS
9 27 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 24 (0.34%) Google Analytics
11 19 (0.27%) Amazon S3
12 13 (0.18%) Trello
13 11 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (0.16%) Google App Engine
14 10 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 10 (0.14%) Heroku
15 9 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
15 9 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
16 8 (0.11%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 574 (8.10%) Firewall
2 544 (7.67%) WAN
3 520 (7.34%) LAN
4 399 (5.63%) VoIP
5 386 (5.45%) MPLS
6 361 (5.09%) Wireless
7 340 (4.80%) Internet
8 308 (4.34%) TCP/IP
9 300 (4.23%) BGP
10 297 (4.19%) VPN
11 255 (3.60%) DNS
12 239 (3.37%) OSPF
13 212 (2.99%) Broadband
14 207 (2.92%) Network Security
15 186 (2.62%) Ethernet
16 183 (2.58%) Unified Communications
17 174 (2.45%) DHCP
18 150 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
19 118 (1.66%) SAN
20 101 (1.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 514 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 351 (4.95%) Big Data
3 228 (3.22%) NoSQL
4 224 (3.16%) MySQL
5 155 (2.19%) MongoDB
6 108 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 93 (1.31%) Hadoop
8 83 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
9 72 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 65 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
11 59 (0.83%) RDBMS
12 58 (0.82%) MS Access
13 57 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
14 56 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 50 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
15 50 (0.71%) Oracle Database
16 41 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
17 40 (0.56%) DB2
18 31 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 28 (0.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 269 (3.79%) Git (software)
2 245 (3.46%) JIRA
3 173 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 133 (1.88%) Subversion
5 130 (1.83%) Selenium
6 88 (1.24%) Visual Studio
7 86 (1.21%) JUnit
8 71 (1.00%) Maven
9 65 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 63 (0.89%) Cucumber
10 63 (0.89%) NUnit
11 55 (0.78%) gulp
12 51 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
13 45 (0.63%) IntelliJ
14 42 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
15 35 (0.49%) Moq
16 32 (0.45%) Grunt
16 32 (0.45%) LabVIEW
17 30 (0.42%) WebDriver
18 28 (0.39%) MSTest
General
1 2708 (38.20%) Finance
2 1573 (22.19%) Banking
3 1091 (15.39%) Marketing
4 726 (10.24%) Manufacturing
5 657 (9.27%) Electronics
6 630 (8.89%) Retail
7 238 (3.36%) Billing
8 163 (2.30%) Games
9 101 (1.42%) Legal
10 98 (1.38%) Advertising
11 71 (1.00%) Law
12 58 (0.82%) Automotive
13 52 (0.73%) Back Office
14 51 (0.72%) Aerospace
14 51 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
15 41 (0.58%) Online Betting
16 38 (0.54%) Front Office
17 36 (0.51%) Investment Banking
18 32 (0.45%) Retail Banking
19 31 (0.44%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1412 (19.92%) Developer
2 659 (9.30%) Analyst
3 515 (7.26%) Architect
4 406 (5.73%) Consultant
5 402 (5.67%) Project Manager
6 401 (5.66%) Network Engineer
7 378 (5.33%) Java Developer
8 287 (4.05%) .NET Developer
9 284 (4.01%) C# Developer
10 260 (3.67%) Senior Developer
11 235 (3.31%) Support Engineer
12 204 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
13 196 (2.76%) C# .NET Developer
14 195 (2.75%) JavaScript Developer
15 170 (2.40%) Business Analyst
16 161 (2.27%) Senior Manager
17 160 (2.26%) Software Developer
17 160 (2.26%) Telecoms Manager
18 159 (2.24%) Software Engineer
19 152 (2.14%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 772 (10.89%) HTML
2 660 (9.31%) .NET
3 614 (8.66%) CSS
4 411 (5.80%) AngularJS
5 299 (4.22%) XML
6 272 (3.84%) Web Services
7 251 (3.54%) HTML5
8 243 (3.43%) Spring
9 233 (3.29%) ASP.NET
10 202 (2.85%) REST
11 199 (2.81%) jQuery
12 189 (2.67%) SOAP
13 185 (2.61%) React
14 169 (2.38%) RESTful
15 147 (2.07%) CSS3
16 145 (2.05%) JSON
17 129 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
18 127 (1.79%) Hibernate
19 113 (1.59%) Node.js
20 111 (1.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 519 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 510 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 479 (6.76%) Data Centre
4 291 (4.10%) Client/Server
5 188 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 187 (2.64%) Management Information System
7 165 (2.33%) User Experience
8 121 (1.71%) Mobile App
9 115 (1.62%) Driving Licence
10 111 (1.57%) Fintech
11 96 (1.35%) Algorithms
12 75 (1.06%) Virtual Team
13 63 (0.89%) Social Media
14 55 (0.78%) Smartphone
15 51 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
16 47 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 45 (0.63%) IVR
17 45 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
18 44 (0.62%) Handset
19 42 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 988 (13.94%) Linux
2 910 (12.84%) Windows
3 362 (5.11%) Unix
4 283 (3.99%) Windows Server
5 175 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 161 (2.27%) Android
7 150 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 147 (2.07%) Apple iOS
9 132 (1.86%) Windows 7
10 78 (1.10%) Windows 10
11 77 (1.09%) CentOS
12 56 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 45 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 43 (0.61%) Solaris
15 34 (0.48%) Windows XP
16 33 (0.47%) Ubuntu
17 31 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
18 25 (0.35%) Mac OS
19 23 (0.32%) VxWorks
20 19 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1695 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 826 (11.65%) Project Management
3 734 (10.35%) Programme Management
4 649 (9.16%) E-Commerce
5 647 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
6 589 (8.31%) Digital Marketing
7 586 (8.27%) ITIL
8 517 (7.29%) Software Engineering
9 509 (7.18%) Scrum
10 438 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 409 (5.77%) TDD
12 371 (5.23%) MVC
13 355 (5.01%) Presales
14 339 (4.78%) CRM
15 287 (4.05%) OO
16 282 (3.98%) PRINCE2
17 259 (3.65%) Service Delivery
18 254 (3.58%) Business Development
19 250 (3.53%) DevOps
20 242 (3.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1100 (15.52%) Java
2 839 (11.84%) JavaScript
3 746 (10.52%) SQL
4 593 (8.37%) Python
5 588 (8.29%) C#
6 511 (7.21%) C++
7 377 (5.32%) C
8 201 (2.84%) Perl
9 199 (2.81%) PHP
10 161 (2.27%) Bash Shell
11 140 (1.97%) Ruby
12 98 (1.38%) PowerShell
13 71 (1.00%) MATLAB
14 70 (0.99%) VB.NET
15 68 (0.96%) Shell Script
16 64 (0.90%) Objective-C
17 60 (0.85%) T-SQL
18 57 (0.80%) Scala
19 47 (0.66%) VBA
20 45 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 1146 (16.17%) Degree
2 659 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
3 438 (6.18%) CCNP
4 336 (4.74%) Security Cleared
5 301 (4.25%) CCNA
6 138 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 136 (1.92%) SC Cleared
8 95 (1.34%) CCIE
8 95 (1.34%) ISEB
9 93 (1.31%) MCSE
10 92 (1.30%) PMP
11 86 (1.21%) CISSP
12 84 (1.18%) DV Cleared
12 84 (1.18%) PhD
13 73 (1.03%) PMI Certification
14 72 (1.02%) MCP
15 67 (0.95%) JNCIA
16 64 (0.90%) ISTQB
17 60 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
18 58 (0.82%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 302 (4.26%) SLA
2 239 (3.37%) QA
3 126 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 112 (1.58%) PMO
5 69 (0.97%) PCI DSS
6 33 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 26 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 26 (0.37%) ISO 14001
8 23 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
9 19 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.13%) COBIT
11 8 (0.11%) PMBOK
12 7 (0.099%) MiFID
13 6 (0.085%) ISO 9000
13 6 (0.085%) ISO27002
14 5 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 4 (0.056%) Actionable Recommendations
15 4 (0.056%) COSHH
15 4 (0.056%) GDPR
16 3 (0.042%) FISMA
System Software
1 375 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 294 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 111 (1.57%) Docker
5 83 (1.17%) vSphere
6 61 (0.86%) XenApp
7 52 (0.73%) KVM
8 44 (0.62%) XenDesktop
9 41 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
10 32 (0.45%) Firmware
11 25 (0.35%) VMware ESX
12 24 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
13 17 (0.24%) NFS
13 17 (0.24%) OpenSIPS
14 15 (0.21%) Kamailio
15 13 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
16 12 (0.17%) Terminal Server
16 12 (0.17%) Terminal Services
17 10 (0.14%) Xen
18 9 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 157 (2.21%) Puppet
2 134 (1.89%) Ansible
3 123 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
4 91 (1.28%) SCCM
5 85 (1.20%) Nagios
6 69 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
7 38 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
8 32 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
8 32 (0.45%) WSUS
9 30 (0.42%) Terraform
10 29 (0.41%) Nessus
11 28 (0.39%) Kubernetes
11 28 (0.39%) Nmap
12 26 (0.37%) Cacti
13 24 (0.34%) SCOM
14 18 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
15 15 (0.21%) Packer
15 15 (0.21%) Salt
16 14 (0.20%) OpenVAS
17 13 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 970 (13.68%) Cisco
2 751 (10.59%) Microsoft
3 583 (8.22%) SAP
4 438 (6.18%) VMware
5 360 (5.08%) Oracle
6 272 (3.84%) Juniper
7 157 (2.21%) Avaya
8 152 (2.14%) HP
9 133 (1.88%) Red Hat
10 129 (1.82%) Citrix
11 124 (1.75%) Mitel
12 120 (1.69%) F5
13 118 (1.66%) Google
14 103 (1.45%) Huawei
15 101 (1.42%) CheckPoint
16 96 (1.35%) Apple
17 94 (1.33%) IBM
18 83 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
19 73 (1.03%) Nokia
20 65 (0.92%) Palo Alto
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