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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 573 458 359
Rank change year-on-year
-115 -99
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 340 557 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.49% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 2.68% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 263 219 271
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £23,500 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%

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
18260 20805 18853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.67% 18.13% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15141 16472 15224
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015 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 28 August 2015. 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 -130 303 £40,000 +14.28% 33
London +7 145 £40,000 - 16
South East -151 84 £39,000 +11.42% 8
Berkshire -109 48 £58,750 +67.85% 2
City of London +34 32 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Reading -50 22 £45,000 +28.57%
North West 0 21 £31,000 +31.91% 4
Oxfordshire +14 16 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Yorkshire +1 15 £35,000 +40.00% 1
South Wales - 14 £47,500 - 1
Wales - 14 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands -5 12 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Cardiff - 11 £47,500 - 1
Manchester -4 10 £35,000 +32.07% 3
Surrey -17 10 £37,500 +29.31% 2
South West -24 10 £35,000 -6.66% 1
West Yorkshire +2 9 £32,500 +51.16% 1
East Midlands -4 8 £21,000 -40.00%
Maidenhead -41 7 - -
Banbury - 7 £37,500 - 1
Scotland +4 6 £21,500 -30.08%
Cheshire +3 6 £31,000 - 1
Horsham +1 5 £32,000 -14.66%
Hampshire -1 5 £23,750 -20.83% 1
West Sussex -5 5 £32,000 -14.66%
Farnham - 5 £37,500 - 2
Birmingham +12 4 £25,500 +2.00% 2
Newbury +11 4 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Leeds +9 4 £37,500 +74.41% 1
Southampton +8 4 £23,750 -26.92%

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 390 (48.87%) Telecoms
2 224 (28.07%) Windows
3 172 (21.55%) Cisco
4 171 (21.43%) Internet
5 162 (20.30%) Microsoft
6 152 (19.05%) .NET
7 148 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
8 139 (17.42%) Cisco Certification
9 134 (16.79%) Linux
10 133 (16.67%) C#
11 132 (16.54%) SQL
12 130 (16.29%) Degree
13 128 (16.04%) SQL Server
14 120 (15.04%) VPN
15 115 (14.41%) MS Excel
16 114 (14.29%) MPLS
17 113 (14.16%) Scrum
18 106 (13.28%) DNS
19 98 (12.28%) TDD
20 93 (11.65%) VoIP
21 91 (11.40%) Finance
22 89 (11.15%) UNIX
23 87 (10.90%) BGP
24 85 (10.65%) Python
25 84 (10.53%) Firewall
26 78 (9.77%) Java
27 77 (9.65%) CCNA
27 77 (9.65%) NUnit
28 74 (9.27%) TCP/IP
29 73 (9.15%) JavaScript

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 28 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 25 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 15 (1.88%) IIS
4 13 (1.63%) NServiceBus
5 11 (1.38%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.25%) JBoss
7 8 (1.00%) Lync
8 7 (0.88%) Apache
9 6 (0.75%) SAS
10 5 (0.63%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.63%) WorkSite
11 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.25%) lighttpd
13 1 (0.13%) WordPress
13 1 (0.13%) nginx
13 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.13%) CMS
Applications
1 115 (14.41%) MS Excel
2 68 (8.52%) MS Office
3 33 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.50%) MS Project
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.13%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.88%) Office 365
3 11 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.63%) IaaS
5 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.25%) PaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Terremark
7 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 171 (21.43%) Internet
2 120 (15.04%) VPN
3 114 (14.29%) MPLS
4 106 (13.28%) DNS
5 93 (11.65%) VoIP
6 87 (10.90%) BGP
7 84 (10.53%) Firewall
8 74 (9.27%) TCP/IP
9 69 (8.65%) OSPF
10 53 (6.64%) Ethernet
11 52 (6.52%) SMTP
12 50 (6.27%) Cisco IOS
13 49 (6.14%) ADSL
14 48 (6.02%) Wireless
15 44 (5.51%) 3G
16 38 (4.76%) Network Security
17 37 (4.64%) Wi-Fi
18 34 (4.26%) SNMP
19 33 (4.14%) Cisco ASA
19 33 (4.14%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.63%) MySQL
3 17 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (1.75%) Big Data
5 12 (1.50%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (0.88%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.75%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.75%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.38%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.13%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 77 (9.65%) NUnit
2 64 (8.02%) Rhino Mocks
3 45 (5.64%) Moq
4 35 (4.39%) Git (software)
5 32 (4.01%) MSTest
6 28 (3.51%) Subversion
7 19 (2.38%) ReSharper
7 19 (2.38%) TeamCity
7 19 (2.38%) PostSharp
7 19 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (2.38%) Robot Framework
8 18 (2.26%) Eclipse
9 14 (1.75%) Fiddler
10 9 (1.13%) Metasploit
11 7 (0.88%) Selenium
11 7 (0.88%) Maven
11 7 (0.88%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
12 5 (0.63%) JUnit
13 4 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 390 (48.87%) Telecoms
2 91 (11.40%) Finance
3 65 (8.15%) Marketing
4 25 (3.13%) Banking
5 23 (2.88%) Back Office
6 19 (2.38%) Multimedia
7 17 (2.13%) Retail
8 16 (2.01%) Billing
9 11 (1.38%) Legal
10 9 (1.13%) Games
11 8 (1.00%) Advertising
12 5 (0.63%) Law
12 5 (0.63%) Interactive Media
13 3 (0.38%) French Language
14 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.13%) Electronics
15 1 (0.13%) German Language
15 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 171 (21.43%) Developer
2 108 (13.53%) Analyst
3 72 (9.02%) Network Engineer
4 58 (7.27%) Graduate
4 58 (7.27%) Technical Support
5 57 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 54 (6.77%) .NET Developer
7 51 (6.39%) Technical Advisor
8 46 (5.76%) Java Developer
9 38 (4.76%) Architect
10 36 (4.51%) Support Engineer
11 34 (4.26%) C# Developer
12 27 (3.38%) Senior Developer
13 26 (3.26%) Account Manager
13 26 (3.26%) Support Analyst
13 26 (3.26%) WinForms Developer
14 25 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
15 24 (3.01%) Technical Support Specialist
15 24 (3.01%) Support Specialist
15 24 (3.01%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (19.05%) .NET
2 66 (8.27%) HTML
3 65 (8.15%) ASP.NET
4 64 (8.02%) Web Services
5 59 (7.39%) XML
6 58 (7.27%) WinForms
6 58 (7.27%) WPF
6 58 (7.27%) Castle Windsor
7 50 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 45 (5.64%) LINQ
9 35 (4.39%) .NET Framework
10 32 (4.01%) Spring.NET
10 32 (4.01%) Ninject
10 32 (4.01%) Unity DI Container
11 26 (3.26%) AngularJS
11 26 (3.26%) NHibernate
11 26 (3.26%) MonoRail
11 26 (3.26%) CSS
12 25 (3.13%) jQuery
13 23 (2.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 61 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (6.77%) Smartphone
4 51 (6.39%) Data Centre
5 34 (4.26%) Blackberry
6 32 (4.01%) Inversion of Control
7 27 (3.38%) User Experience
8 20 (2.51%) Client/Server
9 16 (2.01%) Mathematics
10 14 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 12 (1.50%) Visualisation
13 10 (1.25%) Mobile App
13 10 (1.25%) Social Media
14 9 (1.13%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.13%) Hedge funds
14 9 (1.13%) Digital Media
15 8 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
15 8 (1.00%) IPTV
16 7 (0.88%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 224 (28.07%) Windows
2 134 (16.79%) Linux
3 89 (11.15%) UNIX
4 48 (6.02%) Android
5 44 (5.51%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.63%) Windows XP
7 18 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.88%) Windows 7
8 15 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (1.88%) Windows 8
9 13 (1.63%) Solaris
10 11 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.13%) VxWorks
12 8 (1.00%) Windows Vista
13 7 (0.88%) CentOS
14 6 (0.75%) HPUX
15 4 (0.50%) AIX
16 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (14.16%) Scrum
3 98 (12.28%) TDD
4 67 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (7.77%) MVC
6 59 (7.39%) OO
6 59 (7.39%) MVVM
7 51 (6.39%) Dependency Injection
7 51 (6.39%) Kanban
8 47 (5.89%) ITIL
9 44 (5.51%) Open Source
10 43 (5.39%) Software Engineering
11 40 (5.01%) Network Design
12 36 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (4.51%) Load Balancing
13 35 (4.39%) Project Management
13 35 (4.39%) Mentoring
14 32 (4.01%) CRM
15 30 (3.76%) BDD
16 28 (3.51%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (16.67%) C#
2 132 (16.54%) SQL
3 85 (10.65%) Python
4 78 (9.77%) Java
5 73 (9.15%) JavaScript
6 53 (6.64%) PHP
7 49 (6.14%) C++
8 45 (5.64%) Perl
9 27 (3.38%) T-SQL
10 25 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 23 (2.88%) Ruby
12 16 (2.01%) C
13 15 (1.88%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.50%) MATLAB
14 12 (1.50%) R
15 11 (1.38%) VB
16 10 (1.25%) Scala
17 8 (1.00%) Bash Shell
17 8 (1.00%) XPath
17 8 (1.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 139 (17.42%) Cisco Certification
2 130 (16.29%) Degree
3 77 (9.65%) CCNA
4 67 (8.40%) CCNP
5 50 (6.27%) Security Cleared
6 23 (2.88%) SC Cleared
6 23 (2.88%) CCIE
7 18 (2.26%) CCIP
7 18 (2.26%) CISSP
8 16 (2.01%) PhD
9 14 (1.75%) CCSP
10 13 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (1.38%) CCSA
11 11 (1.38%) JNCIS
12 9 (1.13%) CCSE
12 9 (1.13%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.00%) JNCIE
13 8 (1.00%) CCDP
14 7 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (0.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.89%) SLA
2 31 (3.88%) QA
3 10 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 43 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 31 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.75%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.25%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.25%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.25%) vCloud
5 2 (0.25%) KVM
6 1 (0.13%) XenApp
6 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (2.13%) FortiGate
2 12 (1.50%) OPNET
3 10 (1.25%) Nagios
3 10 (1.25%) SCCM
4 9 (1.13%) Nessus
4 9 (1.13%) Nmap
5 7 (0.88%) OpenView
6 5 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
7 4 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (0.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (0.50%) Cobbler
7 4 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.50%) cPanel
8 3 (0.38%) Puppet
9 2 (0.25%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.25%) Cacti
9 2 (0.25%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.13%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.13%) DameWare
Vendors
1 172 (21.55%) Cisco
2 162 (20.30%) Microsoft
3 53 (6.64%) Juniper
4 47 (5.89%) VMware
5 42 (5.26%) BT
5 42 (5.26%) Oracle
6 37 (4.64%) F5
7 30 (3.76%) Nokia
8 29 (3.63%) Apple
9 26 (3.26%) Huawei
10 17 (2.13%) CheckPoint
11 16 (2.01%) HP
12 13 (1.63%) Yahoo!
13 10 (1.25%) Remedy
14 9 (1.13%) Avaya
15 8 (1.00%) Nortel
15 8 (1.00%) Citrix
16 7 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (0.88%) ArcSight
17 6 (0.75%) SolarWinds
London
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20230 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Romford, Essex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Base £18,000 - £22,000 (OTE £25,000
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Corriculo
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum (basic salary to £20k + Commission)
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum Basic + Up to 15% Bonus, Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum Basic + Up to 15% Bonus, Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £28000 per annum + 20% Shift Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PCR
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + 18% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TalkTalk
Posted: 10 days ago