Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 37 32
Rank change year-on-year -73 -5 +35
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 26 151 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.34% 6.30% 6.64%
As % of the General category 3.85% 15.76% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23 118 171
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +4.11%
10th Percentile £26,850 £23,750 £29,900
90th Percentile £61,250 £68,750 £55,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year -2.06% -2.02% -1.00%

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 676 958 1,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 34.81% 39.97% 39.59%
Number of salaries quoted 543 805 884
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £24,100 £22,378 £26,000
90th Percentile £56,450 £57,500 £55,250
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

Telecoms
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Telecoms in Wales

Telecoms
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Telecoms in Wales.

Salary trend for Telecoms in Wales

Telecoms
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Telecoms in Wales over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 -52 25 £42,500 +3.03% 8
West Wales +1 1 £33,500 +15.52%
Telecoms
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Telecoms.

1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Programme Management
3 8 (30.77%) Marketing
4 7 (26.92%) Service Management
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 6 (23.08%) C#
5 6 (23.08%) .NET
5 6 (23.08%) Java
5 6 (23.08%) Linux
5 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (19.23%) JBoss
6 5 (19.23%) Unix
6 5 (19.23%) LAN
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
6 5 (19.23%) SAP
6 5 (19.23%) VPN
6 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
6 5 (19.23%) Electronics
6 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
6 5 (19.23%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (15.38%) Degree
7 4 (15.38%) DHCP
7 4 (15.38%) Avaya
7 4 (15.38%) MPLS
7 4 (15.38%) OSPF
7 4 (15.38%) BGP
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET

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 5 (19.23%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) IaaS
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.54%) PaaS
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) LAN
1 5 (19.23%) VPN
2 4 (15.38%) BGP
2 4 (15.38%) DHCP
2 4 (15.38%) MPLS
2 4 (15.38%) OSPF
2 4 (15.38%) Unified Communications
2 4 (15.38%) VoIP
3 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) H.323
3 3 (11.54%) SNMP
3 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) 802.11
4 2 (7.69%) BIG-IP
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) RSVP
4 2 (7.69%) VRRP
4 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) NMock
1 1 (3.85%) NUnit
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Marketing
3 5 (19.23%) Electronics
3 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (11.54%) Banking
4 3 (11.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
2 4 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
2 4 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Support
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Avaya Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) React
3 3 (11.54%) HTML5
3 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) 802.1X
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) LESS
5 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.69%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (3.85%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Programme Management
3 7 (26.92%) Service Management
4 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (19.23%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
5 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.54%) High Availability
6 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
6 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
6 3 (11.54%) Release Management
7 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.69%) ERP
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 6 (23.08%) C#
2 6 (23.08%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) PHP
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) Objective-C
4 3 (11.54%) TypeScript
5 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Avaya Certification
3 2 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 4 (15.38%) Avaya
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) Splunk