The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 90 59 108
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +49
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 54 81 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.33% 3.44% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.26% 11.30% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 7
Average salary £56,250 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
Broadband
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
654 717 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.21% 30.47% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 369 457 627
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Broadband
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Broadband Salary Trend in Reading

Broadband
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Broadband across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Broadband Salary Histogram in Reading

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 70 (76.92%) Telecoms
2 41 (45.05%) Cisco
3 40 (43.96%) Internet
4 34 (37.36%) MPLS
5 28 (30.77%) Degree
6 27 (29.67%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (26.37%) Smartphone
7 24 (26.37%) CCNP
7 24 (26.37%) OSPF
7 24 (26.37%) BGP
8 23 (25.27%) 3G
9 22 (24.18%) ATM
9 22 (24.18%) Huawei
10 21 (23.08%) Marketing
10 21 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (21.98%) TCP/IP
12 19 (20.88%) Firewall
13 18 (19.78%) Juniper
13 18 (19.78%) Data Centre
14 16 (17.58%) RIP
14 16 (17.58%) Service Management
15 15 (16.48%) DSLAM
16 14 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (15.38%) Network Security
17 13 (14.29%) Computer Science
17 13 (14.29%) VoIP
18 12 (13.19%) PPP
18 12 (13.19%) UNIX
18 12 (13.19%) IPTV
18 12 (13.19%) Product Management

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 8 (8.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.59%) MS Project
2 6 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.40%) MS Office
4 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (43.96%) Internet
2 34 (37.36%) MPLS
3 24 (26.37%) OSPF
3 24 (26.37%) BGP
4 23 (25.27%) 3G
5 22 (24.18%) ATM
6 20 (21.98%) TCP/IP
7 19 (20.88%) Firewall
8 16 (17.58%) RIP
9 15 (16.48%) DSLAM
10 14 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (15.38%) Network Security
11 13 (14.29%) VoIP
12 12 (13.19%) PPP
13 11 (12.09%) NGN
13 11 (12.09%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (10.99%) SDH
15 9 (9.89%) DNS
15 9 (9.89%) IPsec
15 9 (9.89%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 70 (76.92%) Telecoms
2 21 (23.08%) Marketing
3 2 (2.20%) Electronics
3 2 (2.20%) Finance
3 2 (2.20%) Advertising
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Network Engineer
2 16 (17.58%) Account Manager
3 14 (15.38%) Network Support
4 12 (13.19%) Team Leader
4 12 (13.19%) Network Team Leader
4 12 (13.19%) Architect
5 9 (9.89%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.79%) Principal Architect
6 8 (8.79%) Principal Solutions Architect
7 7 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
7 7 (7.69%) Security Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Consultant
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (5.49%) Programme Manager
10 4 (4.40%) Network Architect
11 3 (3.30%) Sales Manager
11 3 (3.30%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.37%) Smartphone
2 18 (19.78%) Data Centre
3 13 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 12 (13.19%) IPTV
5 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (6.59%) STB
7 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
7 5 (5.49%) User Experience
8 2 (2.20%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.19%) UNIX
2 7 (7.69%) Linux
3 4 (4.40%) Solaris
4 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (17.58%) Service Management
3 12 (13.19%) Product Management
4 11 (12.09%) Network Management
4 11 (12.09%) Project Management
4 11 (12.09%) CRM
5 8 (8.79%) Validation
5 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.79%) Open Source
6 6 (6.59%) Project Planning
6 6 (6.59%) ERP
6 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.49%) Network Design
8 4 (4.40%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.30%) Test Management
9 3 (3.30%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (3.30%) Load Balancing
10 2 (2.20%) Use Case
10 2 (2.20%) Business Development
10 2 (2.20%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.69%) SQL
2 6 (6.59%) Python
2 6 (6.59%) Perl
3 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (30.77%) Degree
2 27 (29.67%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (26.37%) CCNP
4 9 (9.89%) CISSP
5 8 (8.79%) CCIE
6 7 (7.69%) CCSA
6 7 (7.69%) CCSE
7 6 (6.59%) JNCIS
7 6 (6.59%) PMP
7 6 (6.59%) PMI Certification
7 6 (6.59%) CCSP
7 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (6.59%) CCDP
8 4 (4.40%) CCNA
8 4 (4.40%) Sun Certification
8 4 (4.40%) SCSA
9 3 (3.30%) CCIP
10 2 (2.20%) CCVP
10 2 (2.20%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.20%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 41 (45.05%) Cisco
2 22 (24.18%) Huawei
3 18 (19.78%) Juniper
4 12 (13.19%) F5
5 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.40%) Veritas
7 4 (4.40%) Sun
7 4 (4.40%) HP
7 4 (4.40%) Oracle
8 3 (3.30%) VMware
9 1 (1.10%) BT
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SSE
Salary: Up to £53,718 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading OR Manchester
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago