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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 91 69 125
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +56
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 61 75 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.53% 3.11% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.32% 10.47% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 25 5 4
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £26,300 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.32%
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
733 716 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.45% 29.73% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 382 480 626
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 2015.

Broadband Salary Histogram in Reading

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 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 88 (77.19%) Telecoms
2 39 (34.21%) Internet
3 38 (33.33%) Cisco
3 38 (33.33%) Degree
4 34 (29.82%) Marketing
5 33 (28.95%) MPLS
6 30 (26.32%) ATM
7 29 (25.44%) Service Management
8 27 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (23.68%) Huawei
9 24 (21.05%) CCNP
10 23 (20.18%) DSLAM
10 23 (20.18%) Firewall
10 23 (20.18%) Product Management
11 22 (19.30%) Smartphone
11 22 (19.30%) OSPF
11 22 (19.30%) BGP
12 21 (18.42%) Wireless
13 20 (17.54%) VoIP
14 19 (16.67%) CRM
15 18 (15.79%) 3G
16 17 (14.91%) Juniper
16 17 (14.91%) Network Management
17 16 (14.04%) NGN
18 15 (13.16%) Computer Science
18 15 (13.16%) PPP
18 15 (13.16%) UNIX
18 15 (13.16%) Project Management
19 14 (12.28%) TCP/IP
20 13 (11.40%) MS Excel

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 10 (8.77%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.88%) MTS
Applications
1 13 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (6.14%) MS Office
4 6 (5.26%) MS Project
5 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (34.21%) Internet
2 33 (28.95%) MPLS
3 30 (26.32%) ATM
4 23 (20.18%) DSLAM
4 23 (20.18%) Firewall
5 22 (19.30%) OSPF
5 22 (19.30%) BGP
6 21 (18.42%) Wireless
7 20 (17.54%) VoIP
8 18 (15.79%) 3G
9 16 (14.04%) NGN
10 15 (13.16%) PPP
11 14 (12.28%) TCP/IP
12 13 (11.40%) SDH
12 13 (11.40%) 4G
13 12 (10.53%) xDSL
13 12 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (10.53%) SNMP
14 11 (9.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 88 (77.19%) Telecoms
2 34 (29.82%) Marketing
3 10 (8.77%) Advertising
4 6 (5.26%) Electronics
5 2 (1.75%) Finance
5 2 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (25.44%) Account Manager
2 21 (18.42%) Network Engineer
3 12 (10.53%) Architect
4 10 (8.77%) Team Leader
5 9 (7.89%) Network Support
5 9 (7.89%) Network Team Leader
5 9 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.02%) Principal Architect
6 8 (7.02%) Principal Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.14%) Consultant
8 6 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (5.26%) Bid Manager
9 5 (4.39%) Technical Design Authority
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Design Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Design Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Programme Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Junior
10 4 (3.51%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.30%) Smartphone
2 15 (13.16%) Computer Science
3 12 (10.53%) IPTV
4 10 (8.77%) Open Source
4 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.26%) STB
6 5 (4.39%) User Experience
6 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.75%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.16%) UNIX
2 10 (8.77%) Linux
3 7 (6.14%) Solaris
4 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.44%) Service Management
2 23 (20.18%) Product Management
3 19 (16.67%) CRM
4 17 (14.91%) Network Management
5 15 (13.16%) Project Management
6 12 (10.53%) Performance Management
6 12 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (9.65%) Validation
8 8 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.26%) ERP
9 6 (5.26%) Project Planning
9 6 (5.26%) Business Development
10 5 (4.39%) Network Design
11 3 (2.63%) Test Management
11 3 (2.63%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (2.63%) Requirements Management
11 3 (2.63%) Load Balancing
12 2 (1.75%) ITIL
12 2 (1.75%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.77%) SQL
2 6 (5.26%) Perl
2 6 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (33.33%) Degree
2 27 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (21.05%) CCNP
4 8 (7.02%) CCIE
5 7 (6.14%) SCSA
5 7 (6.14%) CCNA
5 7 (6.14%) Sun Certification
6 6 (5.26%) PMP
6 6 (5.26%) PMI Certification
6 6 (5.26%) CISSP
6 6 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (5.26%) CCDP
6 6 (5.26%) CCSP
6 6 (5.26%) JNCIS
7 4 (3.51%) CCSA
7 4 (3.51%) CCSE
8 3 (2.63%) CCIP
9 2 (1.75%) CCVP
9 2 (1.75%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.75%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (33.33%) Cisco
2 27 (23.68%) Huawei
3 17 (14.91%) Juniper
4 13 (11.40%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.89%) F5
6 7 (6.14%) Sun
6 7 (6.14%) HP
6 7 (6.14%) Veritas
6 7 (6.14%) Oracle
7 4 (3.51%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.63%) VMware
9 1 (0.88%) BT
9 1 (0.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (0.88%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.88%) Nokia
Reading OR Manchester
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SSE
Salary: £60,000 per annum DEPENDING ON SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE PLUS BONUS
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Three
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Three
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Three
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 26 days ago