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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 85 100 88
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 10 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.04% 0.57% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.27% 2.88% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 4
Average salary £52,000 £27,500 £160,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+89.09% -82.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -15.06%
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
234 243 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.45% 19.89% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 209 221 207
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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
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 27 April 2015. 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
Sevenoaks - 8 £53,250 -
Broadband
South East

Broadband
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Cyber Security
2 8 (57.14%) SIEM
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) ArcSight
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (21.43%) CCNA
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (21.43%) ADSL
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) MCITP
5 2 (14.29%) MCP
6 1 (7.14%) Windows
6 1 (7.14%) BT
6 1 (7.14%) SHDSL
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) OSPF
6 1 (7.14%) BGP
6 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
6 1 (7.14%) SNMP
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 3 (21.43%) ADSL
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
1 3 (21.43%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) SHDSL
2 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) SNMP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) OSPF
2 1 (7.14%) BGP
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Junior
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Junior Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Cyber Security
2 8 (57.14%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) CCNA
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (14.29%) MCITP
4 2 (14.29%) MCP
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) BT