The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 102 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.35% - 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% - 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £14,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
Broadband
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
258 197 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.40% 15.65% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 229 175 157
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Broadband across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Broadband
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Broadband across the Kent region.

Broadband Salary Trend in Kent

Broadband
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Broadband across the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Broadband Salary Histogram in Kent

Broadband
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £14,000 -
Broadband
South East

Broadband
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Broadband also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Broadband.

1 4 (100.00%) ADSL
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) SHDSL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) BT

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Broadband also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Broadband. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) ADSL
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) SHDSL
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) SNMP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Junior
1 3 (75.00%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Junior Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) BT