Period
to 27 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > Wales
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 69 71 81
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 +35
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 17 60 53
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 1.75% 3.20% 2.83%
As % of the General category 4.99% 7.80% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 17 39 48
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,850 £25,636 £28,265
90th Percentile £60,500 £57,500 £75,649
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 341 769 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 35.19% 40.97% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 266 618 531
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,875 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £57,375 £62,200 £61,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Wales

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Telecoms in Wales

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Telecoms in Wales over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Telecoms in Wales

Telecoms
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Telecoms within the Wales region over the 6 months to 27 January 2021. 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
South Wales +14 12 £48,750 +30.00% 2
West Wales -3 4 £42,125 +44.02%
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, IT jobs citing Telecoms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Azure
3 4 (23.53%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Firewall
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (11.76%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (11.76%) Public Sector
5 2 (11.76%) Project Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Microservices
5 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
5 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (11.76%) OpenShift
5 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Azure
2 2 (11.76%) OpenShift
2 2 (11.76%) SaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) Skype
3 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) OSPF
4 1 (5.88%) SMTP
4 1 (5.88%) SNMP
4 1 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Military
2 2 (11.76%) Public Sector
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Audio Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Change Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Spring
1 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) BYOD
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) DevOps
2 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Kanban
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
1 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
1 2 (11.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) BroadSoft
4 1 (5.88%) Dialogic
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Polycom
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.88%) Yealink