The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 649 562 591
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +29
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 299 409 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 2.12% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 212 272 203
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,115 £20,475 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17278 19320 18195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.15% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14368 15676 14260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Broadband
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Broadband within the UK.

Broadband Salary Trend in the UK

Broadband
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Broadband over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 within the UK.

Broadband Salary Histogram in the UK

Broadband
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -71 289 £38,000 -5.00% 32
London -39 120 £40,000 - 14
South East -61 71 £51,250 +28.12% 6
North West +54 49 £25,000 +13.37% 7
Cheshire +59 38 £20,000 -73.33% 3
Alderley Edge - 29 £19,000 - 2
Berkshire -71 28 £53,750 -4.01% 1
East of England +13 22 £22,000 -49.42% 3
City of London +6 20 £52,500 +26.50% 4
Hertfordshire +21 18 £22,000 -65.35% 2
Reading -26 16 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 12 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Surrey -6 10 £54,000 +86.20% 2
South West -11 10 £19,500 -49.35%
Gloucestershire +11 9 - -
Cheltenham +11 9 - -
Oxfordshire -2 9 £40,500 -4.70% 1
Manchester +24 8 £35,000 -36.36% 4
Yorkshire +11 8 £31,750 -20.62%
Hampshire +26 7 £63,000 +57.50%
West Midlands -34 7 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Slough +4 6 £85,000 +112.50%
Milton Keynes +1 5 £16,000 -60.00% 1
Redhill -1 5 £58,000 +88.61%
Isleworth - 5 £50,000 -
Aylesbury - 5 £31,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 5 £32,500 - 1
Leeds +6 4 £53,750 +27.97%
Rochdale +3 4 £47,500 -32.14%
West Yorkshire -3 4 £52,500 +68.00%

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 323 (49.62%) Telecoms
2 195 (29.95%) Windows
3 132 (20.28%) Microsoft
4 123 (18.89%) Cisco
5 104 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
6 103 (15.82%) Degree
7 101 (15.51%) VPN
8 97 (14.90%) Internet
9 91 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
10 90 (13.82%) Firewall
11 88 (13.52%) BT
12 85 (13.06%) Linux
13 82 (12.60%) Cisco Certification
13 82 (12.60%) TCP/IP
14 77 (11.83%) DNS
15 75 (11.52%) MS Excel
16 74 (11.37%) Python
17 73 (11.21%) C#
18 72 (11.06%) SQL
19 70 (10.75%) VoIP
20 67 (10.29%) .NET
21 66 (10.14%) Java
22 65 (9.98%) ITIL
22 65 (9.98%) WAN
22 65 (9.98%) Wireless
22 65 (9.98%) Finance
23 63 (9.68%) SQL Server
24 60 (9.22%) Active Directory
25 59 (9.06%) MPLS
26 57 (8.76%) C++

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 45 (6.91%) MS Exchange
2 11 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.08%) IIS
4 7 (1.08%) SAS
5 6 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.46%) Node.js
6 3 (0.46%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.15%) Apache
7 1 (0.15%) CMS
7 1 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 75 (11.52%) MS Excel
2 55 (8.45%) MS Office
3 11 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.46%) Line 500
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.76%) Office 365
2 10 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
4 1 (0.15%) PaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Route 53
4 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 101 (15.51%) VPN
2 97 (14.90%) Internet
3 90 (13.82%) Firewall
4 82 (12.60%) TCP/IP
5 77 (11.83%) DNS
6 70 (10.75%) VoIP
7 65 (9.98%) WAN
7 65 (9.98%) Wireless
8 59 (9.06%) MPLS
9 55 (8.45%) Ethernet
10 42 (6.45%) ADSL
10 42 (6.45%) LAN
11 37 (5.68%) DHCP
12 35 (5.38%) 4G
13 33 (5.07%) 3G
14 32 (4.92%) BGP
14 32 (4.92%) Cisco IOS
14 32 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
15 29 (4.45%) Network Security
16 28 (4.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 22 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (2.46%) Big Data
5 7 (1.08%) Base SAS
6 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.31%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.31%) MySQL
8 2 (0.31%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.15%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 44 (6.76%) NUnit
1 44 (6.76%) Rhino Mocks
2 18 (2.76%) Metasploit
3 16 (2.46%) Moq
3 16 (2.46%) MSTest
4 8 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.92%) Selenium
5 6 (0.92%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.46%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.46%) JIRA
6 3 (0.46%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.46%) WiX
7 1 (0.15%) Appium
7 1 (0.15%) Calabash
7 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.15%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.15%) Subversion
General
1 323 (49.62%) Telecoms
2 65 (9.98%) Finance
3 35 (5.38%) Marketing
4 24 (3.69%) Billing
5 21 (3.23%) Electronics
6 9 (1.38%) Back Office
7 7 (1.08%) Advertising
7 7 (1.08%) Retail
8 5 (0.77%) Law
9 4 (0.61%) Banking
9 4 (0.61%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.46%) Front Office
10 3 (0.46%) Games
10 3 (0.46%) Legal
10 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.31%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Military
12 1 (0.15%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 87 (13.36%) Analyst
2 78 (11.98%) Developer
3 71 (10.91%) Graduate
4 65 (9.98%) Technical Support
5 61 (9.37%) Network Engineer
6 51 (7.83%) Support Engineer
7 48 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support
8 45 (6.91%) C# Developer
9 42 (6.45%) C# WPF Developer
9 42 (6.45%) WPF Developer
10 37 (5.68%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 34 (5.22%) 2nd Line Technical Support
12 33 (5.07%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
12 33 (5.07%) Cisco Engineer
12 33 (5.07%) Technical Advisor
12 33 (5.07%) Telecoms Developer
13 32 (4.92%) Technical Support Advisor
14 30 (4.61%) WinForms Developer
15 23 (3.53%) Support Analyst
15 23 (3.53%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (10.29%) .NET
2 44 (6.76%) Castle Windsor
2 44 (6.76%) WPF
3 42 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 37 (5.68%) WinForms
5 34 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (4.76%) LINQ
7 28 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 28 (4.30%) MonoRail
7 28 (4.30%) NHibernate
8 19 (2.92%) Middleware
9 16 (2.46%) Ninject
9 16 (2.46%) Spring.NET
9 16 (2.46%) Unity DI Container
10 12 (1.84%) 802.1X
10 12 (1.84%) Web Services
11 11 (1.69%) AngularJS
12 9 (1.38%) .NET Framework
13 6 (0.92%) Silverlight
13 6 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 104 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (8.60%) Data Centre
3 22 (3.38%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.38%) Visualisation
4 21 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 18 (2.76%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.46%) Driving Licence
6 16 (2.46%) Inversion of Control
7 12 (1.84%) e-Health
8 10 (1.54%) Fat Client
8 10 (1.54%) IPTV
8 10 (1.54%) Thin Client
9 9 (1.38%) Robotics
10 8 (1.23%) Handset
11 7 (1.08%) Video on Demand
12 6 (0.92%) Artificial Intelligence
12 6 (0.92%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.92%) Credit Risk
12 6 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (0.92%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 195 (29.95%) Windows
2 85 (13.06%) Linux
3 56 (8.60%) Unix
4 45 (6.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (6.14%) Windows Server
6 31 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (3.84%) Windows 7
9 24 (3.69%) Android
10 22 (3.38%) Solaris
11 20 (3.07%) Apple iOS
12 18 (2.76%) HPUX
12 18 (2.76%) VxWorks
13 15 (2.30%) Windows 10
14 13 (2.00%) Windows XP
15 12 (1.84%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.77%) Debian
17 4 (0.61%) AIX
17 4 (0.61%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (9.98%) ITIL
3 56 (8.60%) TDD
4 55 (8.45%) Project Management
5 53 (8.14%) MVVM
6 48 (7.37%) Scrum
7 42 (6.45%) Network Design
8 39 (5.99%) Service Management
9 37 (5.68%) MVC
10 32 (4.92%) CRM
11 29 (4.45%) Cybersecurity
12 28 (4.30%) Service Delivery
13 27 (4.15%) Performance Management
13 27 (4.15%) Software Delivery
14 26 (3.99%) Software Engineering
15 25 (3.84%) Network Monitoring
15 25 (3.84%) Penetration Testing
16 24 (3.69%) Product Management
17 23 (3.53%) Ethical Hacking
18 22 (3.38%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 74 (11.37%) Python
2 73 (11.21%) C#
3 72 (11.06%) SQL
4 66 (10.14%) Java
5 57 (8.76%) C++
6 48 (7.37%) Perl
7 35 (5.38%) Shell Script
8 32 (4.92%) C
9 19 (2.92%) Ruby
10 16 (2.46%) PHP
11 13 (2.00%) JavaScript
12 12 (1.84%) R
13 11 (1.69%) MATLAB
14 7 (1.08%) SAS Macro
15 6 (0.92%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.92%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.61%) Tcl
17 3 (0.46%) XMLA
18 2 (0.31%) VB
18 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 103 (15.82%) Degree
2 82 (12.60%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (7.07%) CCNA
4 37 (5.68%) Security Cleared
5 31 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 24 (3.69%) CCNP
6 24 (3.69%) JNCIA
7 19 (2.92%) JNCIP
7 19 (2.92%) SC Cleared
8 16 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (2.30%) JNCIE
10 14 (2.15%) JNCIS
11 10 (1.54%) MCP
11 10 (1.54%) PhD
12 9 (1.38%) ISEB
13 7 (1.08%) CCIE
13 7 (1.08%) MCSE
14 6 (0.92%) CCIP
14 6 (0.92%) HND
14 6 (0.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.30%) SLA
2 5 (0.77%) QA
3 3 (0.46%) Basel II
4 2 (0.31%) COBIT
4 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) SDET
System Software
1 60 (9.22%) Active Directory
2 51 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.61%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.38%) vSphere
5 6 (0.92%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.46%) UAG
7 2 (0.31%) XenApp
8 1 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.15%) iptables
8 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (2.76%) Nessus
1 18 (2.76%) Nmap
2 9 (1.38%) SCOM
3 8 (1.23%) OPNET
4 6 (0.92%) OpenView
4 6 (0.92%) SCCM
5 5 (0.77%) Cacti
5 5 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.61%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.31%) Puppet
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.15%) Nagios
8 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 132 (20.28%) Microsoft
2 123 (18.89%) Cisco
3 88 (13.52%) BT
4 52 (7.99%) VMware
5 47 (7.22%) Juniper
6 43 (6.61%) Huawei
7 26 (3.99%) Apple
8 19 (2.92%) HP
9 16 (2.46%) F5
10 15 (2.30%) Nokia
11 13 (2.00%) GENBAND
12 11 (1.69%) Remedy
13 10 (1.54%) Avaya
14 9 (1.38%) Palo Alto
15 8 (1.23%) Citrix
15 8 (1.23%) Dell
16 7 (1.08%) Red Hat
17 6 (0.92%) BroadSoft
17 6 (0.92%) CheckPoint
17 6 (0.92%) Polycom
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Guernsey, Channel Isles
Logix Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + 10% bonus, excellent benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + 25 Days Hol
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Mint
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Vodafone
Posted: 10 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Vodafone
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxfordshire
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Northampton
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 plus shift allowance
Posted: 16 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
AWD online
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 + Benefits + Training
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Norwich
Capita plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Van
Posted: 20 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 22 days ago