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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank - 94 77
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.43% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.95% -2.66%
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
224 235 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.75% 21.29% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 188 208 161
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,400 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 2000
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Intranet
3 4 (57.14%) Internet
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (57.14%) E-Learning
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Requirements Management
3 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (42.86%) MCITP
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) A+ Certification
4 3 (42.86%) ADSL
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Intranet
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) ADSL
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Help Desk Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Junior Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (42.86%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) E-Learning
1 4 (57.14%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 2000
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (57.14%) Requirements Management
1 4 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCITP
1 3 (42.86%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) A+ Certification
1 3 (42.86%) MCP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft