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

Telecommunications
UK
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 56 60
Rank change year-on-year -19 +4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 6771 9622 9972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.85% 4.90% 4.60%
As % of the General category 8.97% 11.35% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5255 7564 7749
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -

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 75473 84778 96516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.94% 43.17% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55695 69416 76421
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.15% +2.35% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -20 6493 £47,500 - 770
UK excluding London -17 4268 £45,000 +5.88% 316
London -33 2356 £55,000 - 464
South East -17 1564 £47,500 - 98
South West -8 821 £47,500 +11.76% 83
North of England +3 769 £42,500 +10.39% 58
East of England -5 597 £40,000 -5.88% 49
North West -2 495 £40,000 +3.23% 35
Midlands -21 375 £39,250 -6.55% 15
Yorkshire -12 215 £42,500 +6.25% 18
West Midlands -43 212 £37,500 -12.79% 9
East Midlands +15 162 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Scotland -33 95 £55,000 +15.79% 7
North East +38 59 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Wales -42 43 £48,750 +21.88% 5
Northern Ireland -3 18 £57,000 +26.67% 1
Isle of Man -9 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 2926 (43.21%) Finance
2 2195 (32.42%) Marketing
3 1967 (29.05%) Business Intelligence
4 1956 (28.89%) Electronics
5 1937 (28.61%) Programme Management
6 1913 (28.25%) SAP
7 1911 (28.22%) Manufacturing
8 1843 (27.22%) Digital Marketing
9 1466 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
10 1188 (17.55%) Linux
11 1142 (16.87%) Degree
12 1090 (16.10%) Java
13 1030 (15.21%) Windows
14 964 (14.24%) SQL
15 815 (12.04%) JavaScript
16 800 (11.82%) Python
17 776 (11.46%) Microsoft
18 712 (10.52%) Cisco
19 683 (10.09%) Scrum
20 649 (9.58%) C++
21 641 (9.47%) C#
22 635 (9.38%) SQL Server
23 629 (9.29%) .NET
23 629 (9.29%) HTML
24 588 (8.68%) Retail
25 586 (8.65%) Project Management
26 581 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
26 581 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
27 576 (8.51%) Computer Science
28 566 (8.36%) TDD

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
1 182 (2.69%) MS Exchange
2 153 (2.26%) Tomcat
3 130 (1.92%) Apache Spark
4 118 (1.74%) SharePoint
5 110 (1.62%) IIS
6 106 (1.57%) Apache
7 101 (1.49%) Confluence
8 92 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
9 88 (1.30%) Skype for Business
10 87 (1.28%) Mule
11 85 (1.26%) CMS
12 76 (1.12%) JBoss
13 75 (1.11%) WebSphere
14 74 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
15 71 (1.05%) Mule ESB
16 63 (0.93%) OpenStack
17 44 (0.65%) SAS
18 34 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
19 28 (0.41%) WebLogic
20 21 (0.31%) Documentum
Applications
1 379 (5.60%) Microsoft Office
2 214 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 121 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 96 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
5 68 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 41 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 33 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 32 (0.47%) FileZilla
9 31 (0.46%) Photoshop
10 29 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
11 15 (0.22%) InfoPath
12 8 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
12 8 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
12 8 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
12 8 (0.12%) Zemax
13 7 (0.10%) SPSS
14 6 (0.089%) InVision
15 5 (0.074%) Mozilla Thunderbird
16 4 (0.059%) OmniGraffle
17 3 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 36 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.30%) Magento
3 19 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 14 (0.21%) Unica
6 12 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (0.18%) Revive Adserver
7 11 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 11 (0.16%) SAP CO
7 11 (0.16%) SAP FI
7 11 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (0.10%) R3 Corda
8 7 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
9 6 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.074%) CSG Singleview
10 5 (0.074%) Postilion
11 4 (0.059%) LabWindows
11 4 (0.059%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.059%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 581 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
2 331 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 229 (3.38%) SaaS
4 196 (2.89%) Office 365
5 146 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 137 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
7 77 (1.14%) GitHub
7 77 (1.14%) IaaS
8 68 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
9 63 (0.93%) Amazon S3
10 45 (0.66%) PaaS
11 38 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
12 30 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 23 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
14 21 (0.31%) Google Analytics
15 20 (0.30%) Google Play
16 17 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 11 (0.16%) Boomi
18 9 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
18 9 (0.13%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 488 (7.21%) Firewall
2 460 (6.79%) WAN
3 393 (5.80%) VoIP
4 383 (5.66%) LAN
5 330 (4.87%) Wireless
6 319 (4.71%) Internet
7 305 (4.50%) TCP/IP
8 288 (4.25%) Broadband
9 269 (3.97%) MPLS
10 234 (3.46%) VPN
11 214 (3.16%) Ethernet
12 199 (2.94%) DNS
13 189 (2.79%) BGP
14 150 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
15 139 (2.05%) OSPF
15 139 (2.05%) Unified Communications
16 135 (1.99%) DHCP
17 134 (1.98%) Network Security
18 127 (1.88%) SAN
19 103 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 635 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 303 (4.47%) MySQL
3 263 (3.88%) NoSQL
4 259 (3.83%) Big Data
5 208 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 207 (3.06%) MongoDB
7 161 (2.38%) Hadoop
8 124 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 104 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
10 88 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 88 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
11 78 (1.15%) Oracle Database
12 75 (1.11%) RDBMS
12 75 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
13 73 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 67 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
15 55 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 52 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
17 51 (0.75%) Data Mining
17 51 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 450 (6.65%) Git (software)
2 272 (4.02%) JIRA
3 250 (3.69%) Jenkins
4 154 (2.27%) JUnit
5 153 (2.26%) Visual Studio
6 133 (1.96%) Selenium
7 131 (1.93%) Subversion
8 95 (1.40%) LabVIEW
9 89 (1.31%) Cucumber
10 88 (1.30%) NUnit
11 83 (1.23%) IntelliJ
12 71 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
13 67 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 60 (0.89%) gulp
14 60 (0.89%) TeamCity
15 59 (0.87%) Maven
15 59 (0.87%) MSTest
16 54 (0.80%) Moq
17 49 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
18 38 (0.56%) Grunt
General
1 2926 (43.21%) Finance
2 2195 (32.42%) Marketing
3 1956 (28.89%) Electronics
4 1911 (28.22%) Manufacturing
5 588 (8.68%) Retail
6 437 (6.45%) Banking
7 164 (2.42%) Games
8 135 (1.99%) Billing
9 134 (1.98%) Legal
10 99 (1.46%) Aerospace
11 91 (1.34%) Automotive
12 88 (1.30%) Law
13 78 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
14 63 (0.93%) Financial Institution
15 55 (0.81%) Advertising
16 50 (0.74%) French Language
17 48 (0.71%) Back Office
18 45 (0.66%) German Language
19 41 (0.61%) Multimedia
20 25 (0.37%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1531 (22.61%) Developer
2 651 (9.61%) Analyst
3 466 (6.88%) Consultant
4 368 (5.43%) Architect
5 361 (5.33%) Network Engineer
6 346 (5.11%) Java Developer
7 311 (4.59%) .NET Developer
8 265 (3.91%) Senior Developer
9 256 (3.78%) Project Manager
10 255 (3.77%) Software Developer
11 251 (3.71%) C# Developer
12 250 (3.69%) Support Engineer
13 249 (3.68%) JavaScript Developer
14 225 (3.32%) DevOps Engineer
15 201 (2.97%) Software Engineer
16 192 (2.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 175 (2.58%) C# .NET Developer
18 168 (2.48%) Telecoms Engineer
19 165 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 156 (2.30%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 629 (9.29%) .NET
1 629 (9.29%) HTML
2 540 (7.98%) CSS
3 376 (5.55%) XML
4 337 (4.98%) Web Services
5 304 (4.49%) Spring
6 293 (4.33%) AngularJS
7 280 (4.14%) JSON
8 275 (4.06%) REST
9 256 (3.78%) ASP.NET
10 250 (3.69%) jQuery
11 249 (3.68%) HTML5
12 212 (3.13%) Node.js
13 197 (2.91%) RESTful
14 180 (2.66%) Hibernate
15 160 (2.36%) SOAP
16 153 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
17 130 (1.92%) React
18 127 (1.88%) CSS3
19 119 (1.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 581 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
2 576 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 378 (5.58%) Data Centre
4 224 (3.31%) User Experience
5 222 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 170 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
7 161 (2.38%) Mobile App
8 119 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 106 (1.57%) Algorithms
10 103 (1.52%) Driving Licence
11 91 (1.34%) Fintech
12 73 (1.08%) Smart Meter
13 72 (1.06%) Virtual Team
14 71 (1.05%) Public Cloud
15 65 (0.96%) Handset
16 64 (0.95%) FMCG
17 63 (0.93%) Social Media
18 55 (0.81%) Private Cloud
18 55 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
19 52 (0.77%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1188 (17.55%) Linux
2 1030 (15.21%) Windows
3 393 (5.80%) Unix
4 281 (4.15%) Windows Server
5 209 (3.09%) Android
6 167 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 145 (2.14%) Windows 7
8 140 (2.07%) Apple iOS
9 128 (1.89%) Windows 10
10 124 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 87 (1.28%) CentOS
11 87 (1.28%) Solaris
12 72 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 67 (0.99%) Ubuntu
14 53 (0.78%) Windows 8
15 52 (0.77%) VxWorks
16 43 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
17 19 (0.28%) Mac OS X
18 18 (0.27%) Windows XP
19 15 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1967 (29.05%) Business Intelligence
2 1937 (28.61%) Programme Management
3 1843 (27.22%) Digital Marketing
4 1466 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
5 683 (10.09%) Scrum
6 586 (8.65%) Project Management
7 566 (8.36%) TDD
8 565 (8.34%) ITIL
9 529 (7.81%) Software Engineering
10 472 (6.97%) DevOps
11 406 (6.00%) MVC
12 378 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
13 358 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 357 (5.27%) E-Commerce
15 352 (5.20%) OO
16 306 (4.52%) Analytics
17 299 (4.42%) Open Source
18 297 (4.39%) Test Automation
19 280 (4.14%) Presales
20 274 (4.05%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1090 (16.10%) Java
2 964 (14.24%) SQL
3 815 (12.04%) JavaScript
4 800 (11.82%) Python
5 649 (9.58%) C++
6 641 (9.47%) C#
7 430 (6.35%) C
8 279 (4.12%) PHP
9 250 (3.69%) Perl
10 249 (3.68%) Ruby
11 219 (3.23%) Shell Script
12 206 (3.04%) Bash Shell
13 119 (1.76%) T-SQL
14 97 (1.43%) MATLAB
15 88 (1.30%) Go
16 77 (1.14%) R
17 67 (0.99%) PowerShell
18 62 (0.92%) PL/SQL
19 55 (0.81%) VB
20 51 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1142 (16.87%) Degree
2 447 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
3 343 (5.07%) Security Cleared
4 274 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 273 (4.03%) CCNA
6 247 (3.65%) CCNP
7 138 (2.04%) DV Cleared
8 113 (1.67%) ISEB
9 105 (1.55%) CISSP
10 101 (1.49%) ISTQB
10 101 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 99 (1.46%) CCIE
12 96 (1.42%) PhD
13 94 (1.39%) SC Cleared
14 93 (1.37%) CISM
15 68 (1.00%) PMI Certification
16 67 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
17 58 (0.86%) PMP
18 57 (0.84%) MCSE
19 49 (0.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (3.74%) SLA
2 221 (3.26%) QA
3 121 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 87 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 81 (1.20%) PMO
6 60 (0.89%) Data Quality
7 36 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 35 (0.52%) ISO 9001
9 20 (0.30%) GDPR
10 17 (0.25%) GCP
11 16 (0.24%) ISO 22301
11 16 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 15 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 14 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
14 11 (0.16%) ISO 14001
14 11 (0.16%) MISRA
15 10 (0.15%) RMADS
16 7 (0.10%) COBIT
16 7 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27005
17 6 (0.089%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 387 (5.72%) Active Directory
2 321 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 265 (3.91%) Docker
4 118 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 90 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
6 45 (0.66%) vSphere
7 38 (0.56%) XenApp
8 36 (0.53%) Firmware
9 33 (0.49%) KVM
10 31 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
11 29 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
12 24 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
13 23 (0.34%) Snort
14 20 (0.30%) XenServer
15 18 (0.27%) Terminal Services
16 16 (0.24%) NFS
16 16 (0.24%) XenDesktop
17 11 (0.16%) OpenSIPS
18 10 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
18 10 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 295 (4.36%) Puppet
2 287 (4.24%) Ansible
3 251 (3.71%) Opscode Chef
4 124 (1.83%) Kubernetes
5 100 (1.48%) Terraform
6 78 (1.15%) Nagios
7 60 (0.89%) SCCM
8 54 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
9 45 (0.66%) Grafana
10 44 (0.65%) Packer
11 40 (0.59%) Mesos
12 39 (0.58%) Cacti
13 38 (0.56%) Kibana
14 37 (0.55%) logstash
14 37 (0.55%) Nessus
15 33 (0.49%) WSUS
16 32 (0.47%) Salt
17 28 (0.41%) vCenter Server
18 23 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
19 22 (0.32%) Juju
Vendors
1 1913 (28.25%) SAP
2 776 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 712 (10.52%) Cisco
4 455 (6.72%) VMware
5 407 (6.01%) Oracle
6 216 (3.19%) Google
7 210 (3.10%) Juniper
8 154 (2.27%) HP
9 145 (2.14%) Citrix
10 115 (1.70%) Avaya
10 115 (1.70%) Red Hat
11 111 (1.64%) Apple
12 101 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
13 93 (1.37%) Adobe
14 74 (1.09%) IBM
15 73 (1.08%) Tableau
16 67 (0.99%) F5
17 63 (0.93%) EMC
18 58 (0.86%) Splunk
19 56 (0.83%) Huawei