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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 104 55 89
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +34
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 39 92 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.72% 3.76% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.58% 11.95% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 20
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
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
593 770 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.10% 31.44% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 366 451 577
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 1 July 2015.

Broadband Salary Histogram in Reading

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 61 (69.32%) Telecoms
2 44 (50.00%) Cisco
3 37 (42.05%) Internet
4 36 (40.91%) MPLS
5 27 (30.68%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (29.55%) OSPF
6 26 (29.55%) BGP
7 25 (28.41%) Degree
8 23 (26.14%) CCNP
9 21 (23.86%) 3G
9 21 (23.86%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (23.86%) Smartphone
10 20 (22.73%) TCP/IP
11 19 (21.59%) Juniper
11 19 (21.59%) Marketing
12 18 (20.45%) Firewall
12 18 (20.45%) RIP
12 18 (20.45%) Data Centre
13 17 (19.32%) ATM
14 16 (18.18%) Huawei
14 16 (18.18%) Network Security
15 15 (17.05%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (15.91%) F5
16 14 (15.91%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (15.91%) Service Management
17 13 (14.77%) Computer Science
18 12 (13.64%) IPTV
18 12 (13.64%) IPsec
18 12 (13.64%) Network Management
19 11 (12.50%) FortiGate

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Project
1 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (42.05%) Internet
2 36 (40.91%) MPLS
3 26 (29.55%) OSPF
3 26 (29.55%) BGP
4 21 (23.86%) 3G
5 20 (22.73%) TCP/IP
6 18 (20.45%) RIP
6 18 (20.45%) Firewall
7 17 (19.32%) ATM
8 16 (18.18%) Network Security
9 15 (17.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (15.91%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (13.64%) IPsec
12 11 (12.50%) Wireless
12 11 (12.50%) DNS
13 10 (11.36%) SDH
13 10 (11.36%) VoIP
13 10 (11.36%) NGN
13 10 (11.36%) DSLAM
14 9 (10.23%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (1.14%) MySQL
General
1 61 (69.32%) Telecoms
2 19 (21.59%) Marketing
3 4 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 16 (18.18%) Account Manager
3 14 (15.91%) Network Support
4 12 (13.64%) Team Leader
4 12 (13.64%) Network Team Leader
4 12 (13.64%) Architect
5 9 (10.23%) Consultant
5 9 (10.23%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
6 8 (9.09%) Principal Architect
6 8 (9.09%) Principal Solutions Architect
7 7 (7.95%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Support Team Leader
7 7 (7.95%) Security Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Programme Manager
9 4 (4.55%) Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Network Architect
10 2 (2.27%) Sales Manager
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) Smartphone
2 18 (20.45%) Data Centre
3 13 (14.77%) Computer Science
4 12 (13.64%) IPTV
5 6 (6.82%) STB
6 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.68%) User Experience
7 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.14%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) UNIX
2 5 (5.68%) Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (15.91%) Service Management
3 12 (13.64%) Network Management
4 11 (12.50%) Product Management
5 10 (11.36%) CRM
6 9 (10.23%) Project Management
7 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.09%) Open Source
8 7 (7.95%) Network Design
9 6 (6.82%) Project Planning
9 6 (6.82%) Validation
9 6 (6.82%) ERP
9 6 (6.82%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.55%) Load Balancing
11 3 (3.41%) Test Management
11 3 (3.41%) Performance Management
11 3 (3.41%) Customer Engagement
12 2 (2.27%) Time Management
12 2 (2.27%) ITIL
13 1 (1.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.23%) Perl
1 9 (10.23%) Python
2 3 (3.41%) SQL
3 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (30.68%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (28.41%) Degree
3 23 (26.14%) CCNP
4 9 (10.23%) CCIE
4 9 (10.23%) CISSP
5 7 (7.95%) CCSA
5 7 (7.95%) CCSE
5 7 (7.95%) CCSP
6 6 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (6.82%) PMP
6 6 (6.82%) PMI Certification
6 6 (6.82%) JNCIS
6 6 (6.82%) CCDP
7 4 (4.55%) CCIP
8 2 (2.27%) CCVP
8 2 (2.27%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.27%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.14%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.14%) CCNA
9 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (50.00%) Cisco
2 19 (21.59%) Juniper
3 16 (18.18%) Huawei
4 14 (15.91%) F5
5 7 (7.95%) CheckPoint
6 6 (6.82%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.55%) VMware
8 3 (3.41%) BT
9 1 (1.14%) Meraki
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
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