Telecoms Jobs

Telecommunications
UK

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 cited Telecoms over the 6 months leading up to 19 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
19 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 131 64 192
Rank change year-on-year -67 +128 -53
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 2,271 4,518 3,616
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.07% 4.89% 2.09%
As % of the General category 3.61% 7.25% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,521 1,159 2,027
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,750 £29,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £38,125 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.18% - -
75th Percentile £62,500 £75,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% -

All General Skills
UK

Telecoms falls under the General Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 62,940 62,359 112,899
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 57.28% 67.43% 65.34%
Number of salaries quoted 40,910 35,115 52,200
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,276 £32,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,874 £42,521
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £102,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in the UK

Telecoms
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Telecoms.

Salary trend for Telecoms in the UK

Telecoms
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Telecoms over the 6 months to 19 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in the UK

Telecoms
Top 18 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 19 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England -65 2,037 £45,000 -21.74% 671
UK excluding London -74 1,844 £40,000 -11.11% 487
South East -35 657 £38,750 -8.82% 138
Work from Home -10 573 £50,000 -9.09% 266
London -45 331 £65,000 -7.14% 231
Midlands -69 311 £43,750 -12.50% 89
North of England -125 280 £41,000 -13.68% 99
South West -62 274 £40,000 -15.79% 71
North West -95 183 £41,000 -31.67% 67
West Midlands -66 164 £42,500 -19.05% 60
East of England -62 161 £42,500 -26.09% 53
East Midlands -51 147 £46,000 +13.58% 29
Scotland -124 82 £42,500 -15.00% 34
Yorkshire -107 68 £47,500 +11.76% 18
Northern Ireland +22 39 £35,000 -6.67% 10
Wales -56 32 £26,750 -17.31% 13
North East -78 29 £27,500 -42.31% 15
Isle of Man - 8 £37,000 - 1

Telecoms
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 41 (1.81%) Microsoft Exchange
3 25 (1.10%) Skype for Business
4 11 (0.48%) Apache
5 8 (0.35%) nginx
6 7 (0.31%) Confluence
7 6 (0.26%) CMS
8 4 (0.18%) Moodle
9 3 (0.13%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.13%) CloudStack
9 3 (0.13%) WordPress
10 2 (0.088%) IIS
10 2 (0.088%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.044%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 171 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
2 152 (6.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 57 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.48%) AutoCAD
4 11 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.26%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.26%) OrCAD
7 5 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.18%) Doxygen
8 4 (0.18%) Simulink
9 2 (0.088%) Fusion 360
9 2 (0.088%) Revit
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.31%) NetSuite
2 7 (0.31%) Salesforce CRM
3 4 (0.18%) Sage X3
4 2 (0.088%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 2 (0.088%) Summit
5 1 (0.044%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.044%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.044%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 244 (10.74%) Azure
2 212 (9.34%) Microsoft 365
3 120 (5.28%) AWS
4 67 (2.95%) SaaS
5 53 (2.33%) Entra ID
6 44 (1.94%) Power Platform
7 42 (1.85%) GCP
8 27 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (0.97%) OneDrive
10 20 (0.88%) GitHub
11 18 (0.79%) IaaS
12 16 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
13 15 (0.66%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 14 (0.62%) Mimecast
14 14 (0.62%) PaaS
15 11 (0.48%) Azure DevOps
15 11 (0.48%) Serverless
16 10 (0.44%) Amazon S3
17 6 (0.26%) Power Automate
17 6 (0.26%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 216 (9.51%) Firewall
2 124 (5.46%) VPN
3 118 (5.20%) VoIP
3 118 (5.20%) WAN
4 116 (5.11%) Broadband
4 116 (5.11%) Wireless
5 115 (5.06%) 5G
6 112 (4.93%) LAN
7 107 (4.71%) Internet
8 102 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
9 100 (4.40%) TCP/IP
10 82 (3.61%) DNS
11 64 (2.82%) MPLS
12 63 (2.77%) Network Security
13 61 (2.69%) 4G
14 51 (2.25%) Unified Communications
15 46 (2.03%) LTE
16 42 (1.85%) DHCP
16 42 (1.85%) Structured Cabling
17 40 (1.76%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 40 (1.76%) Power BI
3 39 (1.72%) MySQL
4 31 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 22 (0.97%) NoSQL
7 14 (0.62%) Redis
8 13 (0.57%) Data Lake
9 11 (0.48%) SQLite
10 10 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (0.44%) DynamoDB
10 10 (0.44%) Relational Database
11 9 (0.40%) Electronic Patient Records
12 8 (0.35%) GIS
13 7 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.31%) Tableau
14 6 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (0.22%) Big Data
16 4 (0.18%) Power Query
16 4 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 69 (3.04%) Git
2 48 (2.11%) JIRA
3 27 (1.19%) Jenkins
4 24 (1.06%) LabVIEW
5 17 (0.75%) Eclipse
5 17 (0.75%) Visual Studio
6 15 (0.66%) GitLab
7 14 (0.62%) Subversion
8 10 (0.44%) Trac
9 9 (0.40%) Maven
9 9 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
10 8 (0.35%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.31%) GCC
12 5 (0.22%) Hudson
13 4 (0.18%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.18%) Cypress.io
14 3 (0.13%) Rational Rhapsody
14 3 (0.13%) Selenium
15 2 (0.088%) Apache Continuum
15 2 (0.088%) WebDriver
General
1 638 (28.09%) Social Skills
2 464 (20.43%) Finance
3 233 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 232 (10.22%) Electronics
5 221 (9.73%) Marketing
6 210 (9.25%) Manufacturing
7 204 (8.98%) Public Sector
8 125 (5.50%) Retail
9 89 (3.92%) Organisational Skills
10 79 (3.48%) Legal
11 74 (3.26%) Law
12 67 (2.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 65 (2.86%) Billing
14 63 (2.77%) Automotive
15 50 (2.20%) Military
16 49 (2.16%) Local Government
17 44 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
18 42 (1.85%) Presentation Skills
19 34 (1.50%) Aerospace
20 20 (0.88%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 204 (8.98%) Senior
2 172 (7.57%) Support Engineer
3 171 (7.53%) Developer
4 140 (6.16%) Lead
5 109 (4.80%) Project Manager
6 107 (4.71%) Analyst
7 105 (4.62%) Network Engineer
8 92 (4.05%) Development Manager
9 91 (4.01%) Telecoms Manager
10 89 (3.92%) IT Engineer
11 88 (3.87%) Business Manager
11 88 (3.87%) IT Support
12 79 (3.48%) Business Development Manager
13 78 (3.43%) Systems Engineer
14 71 (3.13%) IT Manager
15 70 (3.08%) Consultant
16 68 (2.99%) Team Leader
17 67 (2.95%) Software Engineer
18 66 (2.91%) Coordinator
19 64 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (2.42%) HTML
2 47 (2.07%) .NET
3 42 (1.85%) React
4 41 (1.81%) CSS
5 29 (1.28%) REST
6 25 (1.10%) Laravel
7 22 (0.97%) YAML
8 21 (0.92%) XML
9 19 (0.84%) AngularJS
9 19 (0.84%) Flask
9 19 (0.84%) LDAP
9 19 (0.84%) SOAP
9 19 (0.84%) WPF
10 18 (0.79%) Node.js
11 17 (0.75%) .NET Framework
12 16 (0.70%) JSON
12 16 (0.70%) NETCONF
13 14 (0.62%) 802.1X
13 14 (0.62%) Svelte
14 13 (0.57%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 146 (6.43%) Driving Licence
2 119 (5.24%) Self-Motivation
3 109 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 66 (2.91%) Data Centre
5 58 (2.55%) IoT
6 50 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
7 48 (2.11%) CCTV
8 38 (1.67%) Onboarding
9 36 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
9 36 (1.59%) Fibre Optics
10 29 (1.28%) Product Ownership
11 22 (0.97%) Acoustics
11 22 (0.97%) Algorithms
11 22 (0.97%) Satnav
12 18 (0.79%) NHS
12 18 (0.79%) Robotics
13 17 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
13 17 (0.75%) Operational Technology
14 16 (0.70%) FPGA
15 15 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 300 (13.21%) Windows
2 212 (9.34%) Linux
3 130 (5.72%) Windows Server
4 76 (3.35%) Windows 10
5 30 (1.32%) Windows 7
6 28 (1.23%) CentOS
7 26 (1.14%) Ubuntu
8 22 (0.97%) Unix
9 21 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (0.88%) Windows Server 2019
11 18 (0.79%) Windows Server 2016
12 15 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.44%) Android
13 10 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
14 9 (0.40%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.35%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.31%) VMS
16 7 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (0.26%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (15.50%) Problem-Solving
2 296 (13.03%) Customer Service
3 238 (10.48%) Project Management
4 234 (10.30%) Agile
5 203 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
6 185 (8.15%) Programme Management
7 182 (8.01%) Digital Marketing
8 178 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
9 156 (6.87%) Project Delivery
10 146 (6.43%) Mentoring
11 139 (6.12%) ITIL
12 137 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
13 135 (5.94%) Customer Experience
14 131 (5.77%) Business Development
15 129 (5.68%) Software Engineering
16 113 (4.98%) Computer Science
17 108 (4.76%) B2B
18 107 (4.71%) Data Management
19 103 (4.54%) Stakeholder Management
20 99 (4.36%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 168 (7.40%) Python
2 124 (5.46%) SQL
3 103 (4.54%) C
4 91 (4.01%) JavaScript
5 81 (3.57%) C#
6 65 (2.86%) Java
7 63 (2.77%) C++
8 41 (1.81%) PowerShell
9 38 (1.67%) PHP
10 28 (1.23%) TypeScript
11 22 (0.97%) Go
11 22 (0.97%) Perl
12 20 (0.88%) Bash
12 20 (0.88%) Embedded C
13 16 (0.70%) Shell Script
13 16 (0.70%) T-SQL
14 13 (0.57%) Kotlin
15 11 (0.48%) MATLAB
15 11 (0.48%) R
16 10 (0.44%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 463 (20.39%) Degree
2 179 (7.88%) Security Cleared
3 103 (4.54%) SC Cleared
4 61 (2.69%) Master's Degree
5 54 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 42 (1.85%) HNC
8 39 (1.72%) DBS Check
9 37 (1.63%) CCNA
9 37 (1.63%) DV Cleared
10 34 (1.50%) HND
11 33 (1.45%) CISSP
12 32 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 31 (1.37%) MBA
14 28 (1.23%) CISM
15 26 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 26 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 24 (1.06%) A+ Certification
17 23 (1.01%) CCNP
18 19 (0.84%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (4.05%) SLA
2 83 (3.65%) QA
3 45 (1.98%) GDPR
4 35 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 32 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 23 (1.01%) ISO 9001
7 22 (0.97%) NCSC
7 22 (0.97%) NIST
8 21 (0.92%) Accessibility
9 18 (0.79%) Data Quality
10 17 (0.75%) PMO
11 16 (0.70%) GRC
12 12 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 17025
13 11 (0.48%) NEBOSH
14 10 (0.44%) COSHH
15 9 (0.40%) NIST 800
16 8 (0.35%) PCI DSS
17 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
18 5 (0.22%) HIPAA
18 5 (0.22%) JTAG
System Software
1 141 (6.21%) Active Directory
2 86 (3.79%) Hyper-V
3 65 (2.86%) Docker
4 53 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 39 (1.72%) Firmware
6 24 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (0.70%) pfSense
9 14 (0.62%) Embedded Firmware
10 12 (0.53%) NFS
11 7 (0.31%) vSphere
12 6 (0.26%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.18%) KVM
14 3 (0.13%) Ceph
14 3 (0.13%) Gluster
14 3 (0.13%) oVirt
15 2 (0.088%) HDFS
15 2 (0.088%) Kamailio
15 2 (0.088%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.088%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 34 (1.50%) Ansible
1 34 (1.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 28 (1.23%) Kubernetes
3 23 (1.01%) Grafana
4 19 (0.84%) Terraform
4 19 (0.84%) ZABBIX
5 18 (0.79%) FortiGate
6 15 (0.66%) SCCM
7 11 (0.48%) Nessus
8 10 (0.44%) HAProxy
8 10 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 10 (0.44%) Puppet
8 10 (0.44%) SCDPM
9 9 (0.40%) Nagios
10 7 (0.31%) Graphite
10 7 (0.31%) vCenter Server
11 6 (0.26%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 4 (0.18%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 4 (0.18%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.18%) Autotask
Vendors
1 476 (20.96%) Microsoft
2 171 (7.53%) SAP
3 167 (7.35%) Cisco
4 84 (3.70%) VMware
5 75 (3.30%) Juniper
6 67 (2.95%) Openreach
7 58 (2.55%) Virgin Media
8 53 (2.33%) Fortinet
9 44 (1.94%) BT
10 43 (1.89%) HP
11 42 (1.85%) NEC
12 41 (1.81%) Veeam
13 37 (1.63%) Oracle
14 30 (1.32%) Ericsson
15 29 (1.28%) Aruba
16 28 (1.23%) Apple
16 28 (1.23%) Salesforce
17 25 (1.10%) Polycom
18 20 (0.88%) Sage
19 19 (0.84%) McAfee