Period
to 22 October 2017

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 6 months to 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 58 57
Rank change year-on-year -23 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 6364 8740 10062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.65% 4.61% 4.60%
As % of the General category 8.29% 10.70% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4910 6884 8122
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.30% -3.33% -

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

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 76737 81678 98287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.03% 43.06% 44.95%
Number of salaries quoted 55703 66636 78221
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Telecoms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the UK

Telecoms
Top 17 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 6 months to 22 October 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
England -21 6111 £47,500 - 292
UK excluding London -14 4133 £42,500 -2.30% 200
London -47 2119 £55,000 - 97
South East -17 1565 £45,000 -5.26% 57
South West -3 782 £47,750 +12.35% 62
North of England +9 723 £40,000 +6.67% 28
East of England +6 560 £38,000 -10.59% 24
North West +3 459 £40,000 - 17
Midlands -33 354 £40,000 -5.88% 24
West Midlands -31 221 £37,500 -13.79% 11
Yorkshire -11 200 £40,000 +6.67% 7
East Midlands -17 129 £42,500 +2.41% 13
Scotland -59 98 £50,000 +11.11% 3
North East +49 64 £47,500 +53.23% 4
Wales -46 41 £50,000 +20.48% 2
Northern Ireland -14 23 £57,000 +26.67%
Isle of Man -11 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2744 (43.12%) Finance
2 2121 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1923 (30.22%) Electronics
4 1896 (29.79%) Business Intelligence
5 1891 (29.71%) Programme Management
6 1875 (29.46%) Manufacturing
7 1842 (28.94%) SAP
8 1794 (28.19%) Digital Marketing
9 1398 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
10 1070 (16.81%) Linux
11 1030 (16.18%) Degree
12 973 (15.29%) Java
13 943 (14.82%) Windows
14 936 (14.71%) SQL
15 764 (12.01%) JavaScript
16 740 (11.63%) Microsoft
17 714 (11.22%) Python
18 661 (10.39%) Scrum
19 653 (10.26%) Cisco
20 636 (9.99%) C#
21 629 (9.88%) .NET
22 618 (9.71%) HTML
23 613 (9.63%) SQL Server
24 606 (9.52%) Retail
25 576 (9.05%) C++
26 569 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
27 541 (8.50%) TDD
28 525 (8.25%) Software Engineering
29 522 (8.20%) CSS
30 520 (8.17%) Project Management

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
1 189 (2.97%) MS Exchange
2 136 (2.14%) Tomcat
3 118 (1.85%) Apache Spark
4 107 (1.68%) Apache
5 103 (1.62%) IIS
6 96 (1.51%) CMS
7 91 (1.43%) Confluence
8 89 (1.40%) SharePoint
8 89 (1.40%) Skype for Business
9 80 (1.26%) JBoss
10 78 (1.23%) Mule
11 73 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
12 72 (1.13%) WebSphere
13 69 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
14 62 (0.97%) Mule ESB
15 48 (0.75%) OpenStack
15 48 (0.75%) SAS
16 27 (0.42%) WordPress
17 26 (0.41%) WebLogic
18 24 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 343 (5.39%) Microsoft Office
2 204 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 109 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 88 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
5 66 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 44 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 35 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 31 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
9 30 (0.47%) FileZilla
9 30 (0.47%) Photoshop
10 11 (0.17%) InfoPath
11 8 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
11 8 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
11 8 (0.13%) Chatbot
11 8 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
12 7 (0.11%) Zemax
13 6 (0.094%) InVision
13 6 (0.094%) SPSS
14 4 (0.063%) SOLIDWORKS
15 3 (0.047%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 35 (0.55%) Magento
2 34 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.19%) Revive Adserver
5 12 (0.19%) Unica
6 11 (0.17%) SAP CO
6 11 (0.17%) SAP FI
6 11 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
7 10 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 7 (0.11%) R3 Corda
10 6 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.094%) Unit4 Business World
11 5 (0.079%) Postilion
12 4 (0.063%) LabWindows
12 4 (0.063%) SAP SD
13 3 (0.047%) Primavera
13 3 (0.047%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 569 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
2 327 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 221 (3.47%) SaaS
4 212 (3.33%) Office 365
5 145 (2.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 131 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
7 97 (1.52%) GitHub
8 86 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
9 79 (1.24%) IaaS
10 59 (0.93%) Amazon S3
11 41 (0.64%) PaaS
12 38 (0.60%) npm
13 33 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
14 31 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 28 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
16 22 (0.35%) Google Play
17 21 (0.33%) Serverless
18 17 (0.27%) Google Analytics
19 12 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 12 (0.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 449 (7.06%) Firewall
2 423 (6.65%) WAN
3 378 (5.94%) VoIP
4 348 (5.47%) LAN
5 284 (4.46%) Internet
6 280 (4.40%) TCP/IP
7 277 (4.35%) Wireless
8 255 (4.01%) Broadband
9 244 (3.83%) VPN
10 231 (3.63%) MPLS
11 191 (3.00%) DNS
12 184 (2.89%) Ethernet
13 174 (2.73%) BGP
14 134 (2.11%) SAN
15 133 (2.09%) Unified Communications
16 130 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
17 125 (1.96%) OSPF
18 111 (1.74%) DHCP
19 104 (1.63%) Network Security
20 101 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 613 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 300 (4.71%) MySQL
3 251 (3.94%) NoSQL
4 238 (3.74%) Big Data
5 194 (3.05%) MongoDB
6 182 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 146 (2.29%) Hadoop
8 119 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 96 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
10 90 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 81 (1.27%) Oracle Database
11 81 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
12 72 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 72 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 69 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
14 63 (0.99%) RDBMS
15 57 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 46 (0.72%) Data Mining
16 46 (0.72%) MariaDB
17 45 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 457 (7.18%) Git (software)
2 255 (4.01%) JIRA
3 247 (3.88%) Jenkins
4 156 (2.45%) Visual Studio
5 152 (2.39%) JUnit
6 124 (1.95%) Selenium
7 123 (1.93%) Subversion
8 95 (1.49%) NUnit
9 87 (1.37%) LabVIEW
10 79 (1.24%) Rhino Mocks
11 75 (1.18%) IntelliJ
12 74 (1.16%) Cucumber
13 71 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 64 (1.01%) MSTest
15 63 (0.99%) gulp
16 60 (0.94%) Maven
17 58 (0.91%) Moq
18 52 (0.82%) GitLab
19 46 (0.72%) webpack
20 44 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 2744 (43.12%) Finance
2 2121 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1923 (30.22%) Electronics
4 1875 (29.46%) Manufacturing
5 606 (9.52%) Retail
6 348 (5.47%) Banking
7 167 (2.62%) Games
8 134 (2.11%) Legal
9 124 (1.95%) Billing
10 93 (1.46%) Aerospace
11 79 (1.24%) Automotive
12 63 (0.99%) Financial Institution
13 59 (0.93%) Law
14 57 (0.90%) Multimedia
15 55 (0.86%) Advertising
15 55 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
16 45 (0.71%) Back Office
17 44 (0.69%) French Language
18 38 (0.60%) German Language
19 27 (0.42%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1455 (22.86%) Developer
2 604 (9.49%) Analyst
3 416 (6.54%) Consultant
4 326 (5.12%) Architect
5 310 (4.87%) Java Developer
6 299 (4.70%) .NET Developer
7 296 (4.65%) Network Engineer
8 251 (3.94%) Senior Developer
9 250 (3.93%) C# Developer
10 243 (3.82%) Support Engineer
11 240 (3.77%) Project Manager
12 220 (3.46%) DevOps Engineer
13 217 (3.41%) JavaScript Developer
13 217 (3.41%) Software Developer
14 205 (3.22%) Software Engineer
15 184 (2.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 182 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
17 157 (2.47%) Systems Engineer
18 147 (2.31%) Telecoms Engineer
19 143 (2.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 629 (9.88%) .NET
2 618 (9.71%) HTML
3 522 (8.20%) CSS
4 333 (5.23%) XML
5 318 (5.00%) Web Services
6 285 (4.48%) AngularJS
7 279 (4.38%) JSON
7 279 (4.38%) Spring
8 273 (4.29%) HTML5
9 272 (4.27%) REST
10 254 (3.99%) ASP.NET
11 237 (3.72%) jQuery
12 209 (3.28%) RESTful
13 203 (3.19%) Node.js
14 162 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 159 (2.50%) Hibernate
16 155 (2.44%) SOAP
17 139 (2.18%) React
18 123 (1.93%) WPF
19 122 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 519 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 504 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 320 (5.03%) Data Centre
4 228 (3.58%) User Experience
5 190 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 173 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
7 169 (2.66%) Mobile App
8 112 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 109 (1.71%) Algorithms
10 82 (1.29%) Driving Licence
10 82 (1.29%) Public Cloud
11 81 (1.27%) Fintech
12 73 (1.15%) Virtual Team
13 63 (0.99%) FMCG
14 55 (0.86%) Social Media
15 53 (0.83%) Smart Meter
16 52 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
17 46 (0.72%) Handset
18 44 (0.69%) Data Structures
18 44 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1070 (16.81%) Linux
2 943 (14.82%) Windows
3 314 (4.93%) Unix
4 267 (4.20%) Windows Server
5 197 (3.10%) Android
6 146 (2.29%) Apple iOS
7 133 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 125 (1.96%) Windows 7
9 109 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 103 (1.62%) Windows 10
11 78 (1.23%) CentOS
12 66 (1.04%) Solaris
13 64 (1.01%) Windows 8
14 58 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 53 (0.83%) Ubuntu
16 34 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
17 30 (0.47%) VxWorks
18 28 (0.44%) Mac OS X
19 15 (0.24%) Windows XP
20 13 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1896 (29.79%) Business Intelligence
2 1891 (29.71%) Programme Management
3 1794 (28.19%) Digital Marketing
4 1398 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
5 661 (10.39%) Scrum
6 541 (8.50%) TDD
7 525 (8.25%) Software Engineering
8 520 (8.17%) Project Management
9 479 (7.53%) ITIL
10 463 (7.28%) DevOps
11 390 (6.13%) MVC
12 386 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
13 364 (5.72%) Stakeholder Management
14 362 (5.69%) E-Commerce
15 332 (5.22%) OO
16 290 (4.56%) Test Automation
17 280 (4.40%) Analytics
18 275 (4.32%) Open Source
19 267 (4.20%) Kanban
20 251 (3.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 973 (15.29%) Java
2 936 (14.71%) SQL
3 764 (12.01%) JavaScript
4 714 (11.22%) Python
5 636 (9.99%) C#
6 576 (9.05%) C++
7 365 (5.74%) C
8 261 (4.10%) PHP
9 234 (3.68%) Ruby
10 197 (3.10%) Perl
11 186 (2.92%) Bash Shell
12 183 (2.88%) Shell Script
13 129 (2.03%) T-SQL
14 94 (1.48%) Go
15 88 (1.38%) MATLAB
16 67 (1.05%) VB.NET
17 62 (0.97%) R
18 59 (0.93%) PowerShell
18 59 (0.93%) VB
19 54 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1030 (16.18%) Degree
2 373 (5.86%) Cisco Certification
3 280 (4.40%) Security Cleared
4 268 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 213 (3.35%) CCNP
6 210 (3.30%) CCNA
7 110 (1.73%) CISSP
8 104 (1.63%) DV Cleared
9 100 (1.57%) ISEB
10 95 (1.49%) PhD
11 93 (1.46%) CISM
11 93 (1.46%) SC Cleared
12 92 (1.45%) CCIE
13 89 (1.40%) ISTQB
14 81 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
15 57 (0.90%) PMI Certification
16 51 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
16 51 (0.80%) MCSE
17 50 (0.79%) PMP
18 49 (0.77%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (4.04%) SLA
2 231 (3.63%) QA
3 118 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 95 (1.49%) PCI DSS
5 86 (1.35%) PMO
6 70 (1.10%) Data Quality
7 40 (0.63%) ISO 9001
8 32 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 28 (0.44%) GDPR
10 19 (0.30%) GCP
11 16 (0.25%) ISO 22301
11 16 (0.25%) MISRA
12 13 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
12 13 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 12 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 11 (0.17%) RMADS
15 9 (0.14%) ISO 14001
16 8 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 8 (0.13%) NEBOSH
17 7 (0.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 396 (6.22%) Active Directory
2 278 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 260 (4.09%) Docker
4 113 (1.78%) Hyper-V
5 65 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
6 35 (0.55%) XenApp
7 34 (0.53%) vSphere
8 30 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
9 25 (0.39%) Firmware
10 22 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
11 21 (0.33%) KVM
12 20 (0.31%) XenServer
13 19 (0.30%) Kamailio
13 19 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
14 16 (0.25%) iptables
15 15 (0.24%) Snort
16 14 (0.22%) Terminal Services
17 11 (0.17%) XenDesktop
18 10 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
19 9 (0.14%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 277 (4.35%) Puppet
2 266 (4.18%) Ansible
3 238 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
4 126 (1.98%) Kubernetes
5 84 (1.32%) Terraform
6 74 (1.16%) Nagios
7 52 (0.82%) Cacti
8 44 (0.69%) SCCM
9 41 (0.64%) Grafana
10 39 (0.61%) Packer
11 36 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
11 36 (0.57%) Mesos
12 33 (0.52%) Kibana
12 33 (0.52%) Salt
13 32 (0.50%) logstash
14 31 (0.49%) AirWatch
15 27 (0.42%) Nessus
15 27 (0.42%) WSUS
16 20 (0.31%) Prometheus
17 19 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1842 (28.94%) SAP
2 740 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 653 (10.26%) Cisco
4 406 (6.38%) VMware
5 368 (5.78%) Oracle
6 213 (3.35%) Google
7 182 (2.86%) Juniper
8 149 (2.34%) HP
9 146 (2.29%) Citrix
10 111 (1.74%) Avaya
11 107 (1.68%) Apple
12 90 (1.41%) Red Hat
13 85 (1.34%) Adobe
14 82 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
15 74 (1.16%) IBM
16 70 (1.10%) F5
17 61 (0.96%) EMC
18 56 (0.88%) Tableau
19 46 (0.72%) hybris
20 44 (0.69%) Remedy