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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 99 80 128
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +48
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 49 59 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.98% 2.46% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.56% 8.27% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 6
Average salary £59,000 £44,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.09% -32.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
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
747 713 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.18% 29.78% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 405 503 619
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 2015.

Broadband Salary Histogram in Reading

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 95 (79.17%) Telecoms
2 46 (38.33%) Marketing
3 40 (33.33%) Degree
4 38 (31.67%) Service Management
5 37 (30.83%) ATM
5 37 (30.83%) Internet
6 31 (25.83%) DSLAM
6 31 (25.83%) Product Management
7 29 (24.17%) Wireless
8 24 (20.00%) NGN
9 22 (18.33%) 4G
9 22 (18.33%) Smartphone
9 22 (18.33%) Huawei
9 22 (18.33%) Cisco
10 20 (16.67%) MPLS
10 20 (16.67%) CRM
11 19 (15.83%) SDH
12 18 (15.00%) VoIP
12 18 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (14.17%) 3G
13 17 (14.17%) LTE
14 16 (13.33%) CCNP
14 16 (13.33%) Firewall
15 15 (12.50%) Project Management
15 15 (12.50%) UMTS
15 15 (12.50%) CDMA
15 15 (12.50%) UNIX
15 15 (12.50%) Computer Science
15 15 (12.50%) Network Management
16 14 (11.67%) PPP

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.83%) MTS
Applications
1 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (5.83%) MS Office
4 5 (4.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (30.83%) ATM
1 37 (30.83%) Internet
2 31 (25.83%) DSLAM
3 29 (24.17%) Wireless
4 24 (20.00%) NGN
5 22 (18.33%) 4G
6 20 (16.67%) MPLS
7 19 (15.83%) SDH
8 18 (15.00%) VoIP
9 17 (14.17%) 3G
9 17 (14.17%) LTE
10 16 (13.33%) Firewall
11 15 (12.50%) UMTS
11 15 (12.50%) CDMA
12 14 (11.67%) PPP
13 13 (10.83%) xDSL
14 11 (9.17%) SNMP
14 11 (9.17%) OSPF
14 11 (9.17%) BGP
15 9 (7.50%) VPN
Development Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 95 (79.17%) Telecoms
2 46 (38.33%) Marketing
3 12 (10.00%) Advertising
4 7 (5.83%) Electronics
5 6 (5.00%) Back Office
6 2 (1.67%) Finance
6 2 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (31.67%) Account Manager
2 12 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 10 (8.33%) Architect
4 9 (7.50%) Team Leader
5 8 (6.67%) Bid Manager
5 8 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (6.67%) Principal Architect
5 8 (6.67%) Technical Design Authority
5 8 (6.67%) Principal Solutions Architect
6 7 (5.83%) Consultant
7 6 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (5.00%) Junior
8 5 (4.17%) Programme Manager
8 5 (4.17%) Design Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Junior Account Manager
8 5 (4.17%) Senior Design Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Account Manager
9 4 (3.33%) Network Team Leader
9 4 (3.33%) Sales Manager
10 3 (2.50%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.33%) Smartphone
2 15 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.17%) IPTV
4 10 (8.33%) Open Source
5 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.00%) User Experience
6 6 (5.00%) STB
7 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.67%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.50%) UNIX
2 9 (7.50%) Linux
3 7 (5.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.67%) Service Management
2 31 (25.83%) Product Management
3 20 (16.67%) CRM
4 15 (12.50%) Project Management
4 15 (12.50%) Network Management
5 13 (10.83%) Performance Management
6 10 (8.33%) Validation
7 8 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.83%) Business Development
9 5 (4.17%) ERP
9 5 (4.17%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.17%) Requirements Management
9 5 (4.17%) Project Planning
10 3 (2.50%) Capacity Management
10 3 (2.50%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (2.50%) Line Management
11 2 (1.67%) Coaching
11 2 (1.67%) Workflow
11 2 (1.67%) UML
11 2 (1.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.50%) SQL
2 2 (1.67%) Python
2 2 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (33.33%) Degree
2 18 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (13.33%) CCNP
4 7 (5.83%) CCNA
4 7 (5.83%) Sun Certification
4 7 (5.83%) SCSA
5 6 (5.00%) CCIE
6 5 (4.17%) CCSP
6 5 (4.17%) CCDP
6 5 (4.17%) JNCIS
6 5 (4.17%) PMP
6 5 (4.17%) PMI Certification
6 5 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.50%) CCIP
8 1 (0.83%) CISSP
8 1 (0.83%) HNC
8 1 (0.83%) HND
8 1 (0.83%) MBA
8 1 (0.83%) CCVP
8 1 (0.83%) JNCIP
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) NDS
2 2 (1.67%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 22 (18.33%) Cisco
1 22 (18.33%) Huawei
2 12 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.67%) Juniper
4 7 (5.83%) Oracle
4 7 (5.83%) Sun
4 7 (5.83%) HP
4 7 (5.83%) Veritas
5 6 (5.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (3.33%) Nokia
7 3 (2.50%) F5
8 2 (1.67%) VMware
9 1 (0.83%) BT
9 1 (0.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (0.83%) Ericsson
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