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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Telecoms in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Telecoms over the 6 months to 28 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Telecommunications
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 177 130 118
Rank change year-on-year -47 -12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Telecoms 1,591 881 239
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.17% 2.73% 2.62%
As % of the General category 3.41% 5.37% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,124 713 190
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.61% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 46,621 16,401 4,310
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 63.61% 50.75% 47.21%
Number of salaries quoted 24,811 12,627 3,497
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.35%
75th Percentile £79,125 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Telecoms
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Telecoms as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Telecoms trend for jobs with a WFH option

Telecoms
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Telecoms.

Telecoms salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Telecoms
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Telecoms over the 6 months to 28 May 2022.

Telecoms salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, Telecoms job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Telecoms.

1 750 (47.14%) Finance
2 496 (31.18%) Business Intelligence
3 483 (30.36%) Marketing
4 452 (28.41%) Public Sector
5 443 (27.84%) Agile
6 436 (27.40%) Programme Management
7 429 (26.96%) SAP
8 428 (26.90%) Manufacturing
9 426 (26.78%) Electronics
10 425 (26.71%) Digital Marketing
11 307 (19.30%) Social Skills
12 304 (19.11%) Azure
13 273 (17.16%) Linux
14 264 (16.59%) Microsoft
15 245 (15.40%) AWS
16 240 (15.08%) Git (software)
17 233 (14.64%) Python
18 228 (14.33%) Java
19 199 (12.51%) Docker
20 197 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
21 190 (11.94%) Software Engineering
22 187 (11.75%) Degree
23 180 (11.31%) JavaScript
24 163 (10.25%) Kubernetes
25 162 (10.18%) Test Automation
26 158 (9.93%) DevOps
27 153 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
28 149 (9.37%) Windows
29 145 (9.11%) VoIP
30 144 (9.05%) Cybersecurity

Telecoms
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 48 (3.02%) Apache
2 46 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (2.07%) SharePoint
4 27 (1.70%) OpenStack
5 25 (1.57%) IIS
6 13 (0.82%) CMS
7 10 (0.63%) Confluence
8 7 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
10 5 (0.31%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.25%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.19%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.19%) WordPress
13 2 (0.13%) Kinematics
13 2 (0.13%) Skype for Business
14 1 (0.063%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.063%) Mule
14 1 (0.063%) nginx
14 1 (0.063%) WildFly
Applications
1 54 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.38%) Adobe XD
4 20 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.13%) Blender
8 2 (0.13%) Houdini
8 2 (0.13%) Maya
8 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.13%) Simulink
9 1 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.063%) InVision
9 1 (0.063%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 6 (0.38%) FastStats
1 6 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (0.38%) R3 Corda
1 6 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.25%) Toggl
3 2 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 304 (19.11%) Azure
2 245 (15.40%) AWS
3 104 (6.54%) SaaS
4 91 (5.72%) GCP
5 85 (5.34%) Microsoft 365
6 50 (3.14%) Firebase
7 48 (3.02%) Google Play
8 41 (2.58%) Power Platform
9 27 (1.70%) Amazon S3
10 21 (1.32%) WhatsApp
11 20 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
11 20 (1.26%) IaaS
11 20 (1.26%) OpenShift
12 19 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
13 16 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
14 15 (0.94%) GitHub
15 14 (0.88%) Serverless
16 13 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
17 11 (0.69%) PaaS
18 10 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 145 (9.11%) VoIP
2 90 (5.66%) Internet
3 87 (5.47%) Firewall
4 80 (5.03%) WAN
5 77 (4.84%) Broadband
6 66 (4.15%) HTTP
7 62 (3.90%) LAN
8 58 (3.65%) VPN
9 46 (2.89%) TCP/IP
10 45 (2.83%) Network Security
11 44 (2.77%) DNS
12 41 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
13 31 (1.95%) DHCP
14 30 (1.89%) MPLS
15 28 (1.76%) Wireless
16 25 (1.57%) BGP
17 24 (1.51%) Unified Communications
18 23 (1.45%) Ethernet
19 18 (1.13%) PBX
20 17 (1.07%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (7.86%) MySQL
2 106 (6.66%) SQL Server
3 71 (4.46%) MongoDB
4 41 (2.58%) Power BI
5 39 (2.45%) Big Data
5 39 (2.45%) NoSQL
6 29 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 27 (1.70%) Amazon Redshift
7 27 (1.70%) InfluxDB
7 27 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (1.70%) Tableau
8 23 (1.45%) RDBMS
9 22 (1.38%) Hadoop
10 21 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (1.32%) Electronic Patient Records
11 20 (1.26%) Apache Pinot
11 20 (1.26%) OLAP
12 19 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
13 17 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 240 (15.08%) Git (software)
2 64 (4.02%) JIRA
3 52 (3.27%) Android Studio
4 43 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 33 (2.07%) Cypress.io
6 24 (1.51%) Maven
7 21 (1.32%) Babel
7 21 (1.32%) Gerrit
7 21 (1.32%) webpack
8 15 (0.94%) PHPUnit
9 14 (0.88%) Selenium
10 13 (0.82%) GitLab
11 8 (0.50%) JUnit
11 8 (0.50%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.44%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.44%) ERwin
12 7 (0.44%) Robot Framework
13 6 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
13 6 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.38%) Postman
General
1 750 (47.14%) Finance
2 483 (30.36%) Marketing
3 452 (28.41%) Public Sector
4 428 (26.90%) Manufacturing
5 426 (26.78%) Electronics
6 307 (19.30%) Social Skills
7 153 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
8 101 (6.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 79 (4.97%) Law
10 61 (3.83%) Organisational Skills
11 60 (3.77%) Legal
12 51 (3.21%) Retail
13 42 (2.64%) Presentation Skills
14 36 (2.26%) Games
15 35 (2.20%) Aerospace
15 35 (2.20%) Local Government
16 33 (2.07%) Billing
17 29 (1.82%) Influencing Skills
18 22 (1.38%) Banking
19 10 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 264 (16.59%) Developer
2 118 (7.42%) Analyst
3 112 (7.04%) Java Developer
4 94 (5.91%) Software Engineer
5 85 (5.34%) Project Manager
6 68 (4.27%) Network Engineer
6 68 (4.27%) Senior Developer
7 67 (4.21%) Architect
8 65 (4.09%) Consultant
9 59 (3.71%) Telecoms Manager
10 54 (3.39%) Android Developer
11 49 (3.08%) Applications Developer
11 49 (3.08%) Senior Manager
12 48 (3.02%) Cloud Developer
13 46 (2.89%) DevOps Engineer
14 42 (2.64%) Java Android Developer
14 42 (2.64%) Java Applications Developer
15 41 (2.58%) IT Manager
16 37 (2.33%) Support Engineer
17 36 (2.26%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (6.10%) .NET
2 92 (5.78%) REST
3 83 (5.22%) React
4 74 (4.65%) Node.js
5 69 (4.34%) RESTful
6 67 (4.21%) Spring
7 62 (3.90%) JSON
8 61 (3.83%) CSS
8 61 (3.83%) Web Services
9 54 (3.39%) HTML
10 50 (3.14%) .NET Core
10 50 (3.14%) OAuth
11 49 (3.08%) .NET Framework
11 49 (3.08%) Kafka
11 49 (3.08%) OAuth2
12 47 (2.95%) RabbitMQ
13 42 (2.64%) Redux
14 39 (2.45%) Spring Boot
15 34 (2.14%) Laravel
16 32 (2.01%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 124 (7.79%) User Experience
2 86 (5.41%) Cyberattack
3 71 (4.46%) Cyber Defence
4 68 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 54 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 50 (3.14%) Data Centre
7 49 (3.08%) Cybercrime
7 49 (3.08%) Public Cloud
8 46 (2.89%) Handset
8 46 (2.89%) Linux Command Line
9 45 (2.83%) Video\Live Streaming
10 43 (2.70%) Virtual Team
11 35 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
12 34 (2.14%) IoT
12 34 (2.14%) Social Media
13 33 (2.07%) Smartphone
14 29 (1.82%) Driving Licence
15 26 (1.63%) Replication
16 23 (1.45%) Data Structures
17 18 (1.13%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 273 (17.16%) Linux
2 149 (9.37%) Windows
3 74 (4.65%) Android
4 73 (4.59%) Windows Server
5 60 (3.77%) CentOS
6 58 (3.65%) Unix
7 24 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (0.94%) Windows 10
9 15 (0.94%) Windows Server 2016
10 12 (0.75%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.69%) Windows Server 2019
12 9 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.25%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.25%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.19%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.063%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.063%) OS/400
15 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (31.18%) Business Intelligence
2 443 (27.84%) Agile
3 436 (27.40%) Programme Management
4 425 (26.71%) Digital Marketing
5 197 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
6 190 (11.94%) Software Engineering
7 162 (10.18%) Test Automation
8 158 (9.93%) DevOps
9 144 (9.05%) Cybersecurity
10 142 (8.93%) ITIL
10 142 (8.93%) Project Management
10 142 (8.93%) Scrum
11 112 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 94 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 88 (5.53%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 88 (5.53%) Threat Intelligence
14 85 (5.34%) Information Security
15 83 (5.22%) Mentoring
15 83 (5.22%) Microservices
16 81 (5.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 233 (14.64%) Python
2 228 (14.33%) Java
3 180 (11.31%) JavaScript
4 136 (8.55%) SQL
5 119 (7.48%) Bash
6 95 (5.97%) C++
7 90 (5.66%) C#
8 82 (5.15%) C
9 56 (3.52%) TypeScript
10 54 (3.39%) Kotlin
11 41 (2.58%) PHP
12 37 (2.33%) PowerShell
13 34 (2.14%) Perl
14 31 (1.95%) Ruby
15 20 (1.26%) VB
16 16 (1.01%) Go
17 11 (0.69%) Shell Script
18 10 (0.63%) Groovy
19 8 (0.50%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 187 (11.75%) Degree
2 140 (8.80%) Security Cleared
3 120 (7.54%) SC Cleared
4 64 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (3.02%) CISSP
6 42 (2.64%) CCNA
7 40 (2.51%) ISTQB
8 38 (2.39%) CCNP
9 29 (1.82%) CISM
9 29 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 28 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 27 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
12 23 (1.45%) CEH
13 22 (1.38%) ISEB
14 21 (1.32%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 20 (1.26%) CCSP
16 18 (1.13%) CCDP
16 18 (1.13%) CCSA
17 17 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (1.01%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.41%) QA
2 61 (3.83%) NIST
3 52 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (2.70%) SLA
5 35 (2.20%) GDPR
6 28 (1.76%) PMO
7 19 (1.19%) Data Quality
8 17 (1.07%) PCI DSS
9 14 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
10 10 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 9 (0.57%) Accessibility
11 9 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 9 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.44%) GRC
13 6 (0.38%) SOC 2
14 5 (0.31%) ISO 9001
15 4 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 4 (0.25%) ISO 14001
16 3 (0.19%) IEC 61131
17 2 (0.13%) NIST 800
System Software
1 199 (12.51%) Docker
2 86 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 83 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.57%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (1.13%) KVM
6 18 (1.13%) Xen
7 11 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (0.63%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.50%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (0.38%) vSphere
12 5 (0.31%) Firmware
12 5 (0.31%) iptables
12 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.25%) Postfix
14 2 (0.13%) FreeRADIUS
14 2 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 163 (10.25%) Kubernetes
2 127 (7.98%) Ansible
3 58 (3.65%) Terraform
4 51 (3.21%) Puppet
5 40 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (1.89%) Grafana
7 18 (1.13%) logstash
8 16 (1.01%) Prometheus
9 13 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
10 11 (0.69%) SCCM
11 10 (0.63%) Nagios
12 8 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
13 7 (0.44%) Nessus
13 7 (0.44%) Packer
14 4 (0.25%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 4 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (0.25%) Pacemaker
14 4 (0.25%) Podman
14 4 (0.25%) systemd
15 3 (0.19%) Opsview
Vendors
1 429 (26.96%) SAP
2 264 (16.59%) Microsoft
3 109 (6.85%) Cisco
4 107 (6.73%) Google
5 102 (6.41%) VMware
6 55 (3.46%) ServiceNow
7 53 (3.33%) Oracle
8 44 (2.77%) Red Hat
8 44 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
9 31 (1.95%) Juniper
10 30 (1.89%) Perforce
11 25 (1.57%) Adobe
12 23 (1.45%) Avaya
13 22 (1.38%) Splunk
14 20 (1.26%) Citrix
14 20 (1.26%) F5
14 20 (1.26%) Snapchat
15 19 (1.19%) Ruckus Wireless
16 17 (1.07%) CheckPoint
16 17 (1.07%) HP