The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 58 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 13 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.95% 0.17% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.65% 0.68% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 8
Average salary £40,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
170 148 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.56% 25.61% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 95 117 103
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Broadband
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Broadband Salary Trend in Slough

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 (84.62%) WAN
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (84.62%) OpenUP
2 9 (69.23%) BT
2 9 (69.23%) MPLS
2 9 (69.23%) Ethernet
3 7 (53.85%) LAN
3 7 (53.85%) WLAN
3 7 (53.85%) Wireless
4 6 (46.15%) CCNP
4 6 (46.15%) Juniper
5 5 (38.46%) CCIE
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 5 (38.46%) SSL
5 5 (38.46%) Change Management
5 5 (38.46%) L2TP
5 5 (38.46%) IPsec
5 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 2 (15.38%) 802.11
7 2 (15.38%) UNIX
7 2 (15.38%) VoIP
7 2 (15.38%) CCIP
7 2 (15.38%) CCNA

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 11 (84.62%) WAN
2 9 (69.23%) Ethernet
2 9 (69.23%) MPLS
3 7 (53.85%) LAN
3 7 (53.85%) Wireless
3 7 (53.85%) WLAN
4 5 (38.46%) L2TP
4 5 (38.46%) IPsec
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) SSL
5 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (15.38%) WiMAX
6 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
6 2 (15.38%) Network Security
6 2 (15.38%) LTE
6 2 (15.38%) 4G
6 2 (15.38%) 802.11
6 2 (15.38%) VoIP
6 2 (15.38%) DSL
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Network Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Network Support Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Network Support
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IP Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) OpenUP
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) System Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
3 5 (38.46%) CCIE
4 2 (15.38%) CCIP
4 2 (15.38%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) BT
3 6 (46.15%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint