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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 482 547 375
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -172
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 497 432 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.36% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.46% 2.11% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 352 229 316
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 £20,900 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,200 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.16%

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
20204 20462 22582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 16.94% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 16204 18194
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +53 470 £40,000 +14.28% 54
London +72 203 £40,500 +1.25% 12
South East -19 169 £40,000 +17.64% 24
Berkshire -42 80 £60,000 +20.00% 10
City of London +57 71 £50,000 +21.95% 6
Reading -26 54 £60,000 +36.36% 6
North West +23 36 £40,000 +50.94% 10
East of England +32 26 £42,000 -30.00% 1
Surrey +26 23 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Suffolk - 22 £42,000 -
Ipswich - 22 £42,000 -
Manchester +14 21 £40,000 +35.59% 8
Oxfordshire +26 18 £33,750 +35.00%
South West -11 15 £40,000 -10.61% 2
Hampshire +8 14 £23,750 -13.63% 9
Buckinghamshire +1 14 £40,000 -36.00% 2
Milton Keynes -2 14 £40,000 -36.00% 2
Reigate +19 12 £51,250 +17.14%
West Midlands -25 11 £40,000 +105.13% 3
Kent +24 10 £52,000 +89.09% 1
Banbury - 10 £33,750 -
Cheshire +10 9 £32,500 +25.00% 2
Rochdale +2 9 £41,000 -33.87% 3
Southampton - 9 £22,500 - 2
West Sussex +11 8 £35,000 +45.83%
Abingdon - 8 - -
Newbury - 8 £65,000 - 1
Crawley - 8 £35,000 -
Sevenoaks - 7 £52,000 - 1
Birmingham +5 6 £40,000 -

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 472 (52.50%) Telecoms
2 225 (25.03%) Cisco
3 213 (23.69%) Windows
4 208 (23.14%) Internet
5 192 (21.36%) Microsoft
6 154 (17.13%) Cisco Certification
7 142 (15.80%) SQL Server
8 132 (14.68%) MPLS
9 125 (13.90%) VPN
10 123 (13.68%) VoIP
11 122 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
12 119 (13.24%) DNS
13 115 (12.79%) Marketing
14 114 (12.68%) .NET
14 114 (12.68%) Firewall
15 111 (12.35%) Degree
16 108 (12.01%) MS Office
17 107 (11.90%) BGP
18 106 (11.79%) SQL
18 106 (11.79%) C#
18 106 (11.79%) MS Excel
19 100 (11.12%) Linux
20 91 (10.12%) JavaScript
20 91 (10.12%) TCP/IP
21 87 (9.68%) Scrum
22 85 (9.45%) Wireless
22 85 (9.45%) TDD
22 85 (9.45%) NUnit
23 82 (9.12%) CCNA
24 81 (9.01%) CCNP

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 43 (4.78%) MS Exchange
2 38 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 31 (3.45%) Apache
4 25 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 25 (2.78%) Lync
5 18 (2.00%) WordPress
6 17 (1.89%) CMS
6 17 (1.89%) Drupal
7 16 (1.78%) NServiceBus
8 11 (1.22%) OpenStack
9 10 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (1.11%) SAS
9 10 (1.11%) IIS
10 7 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.22%) Moodle
13 1 (0.11%) MTS
Applications
1 108 (12.01%) MS Office
2 106 (11.79%) MS Excel
3 26 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (1.33%) Photoshop
5 9 (1.00%) Acrobat
5 9 (1.00%) InDesign
5 9 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.67%) MS Project
7 5 (0.56%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.44%) SPSS
8 4 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.56%) Office 365
3 10 (1.11%) SaaS
4 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.78%) PaaS
5 7 (0.78%) IaaS
5 7 (0.78%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 208 (23.14%) Internet
2 132 (14.68%) MPLS
3 125 (13.90%) VPN
4 123 (13.68%) VoIP
5 119 (13.24%) DNS
6 114 (12.68%) Firewall
7 107 (11.90%) BGP
8 91 (10.12%) TCP/IP
9 85 (9.45%) Wireless
10 67 (7.45%) ADSL
11 66 (7.34%) Ethernet
12 65 (7.23%) WAN
13 54 (6.01%) OSPF
14 42 (4.67%) ATM
14 42 (4.67%) Cisco IOS
15 41 (4.56%) Cisco ASA
16 39 (4.34%) PPP
17 38 (4.23%) SMTP
18 36 (4.00%) SNMP
18 36 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (15.80%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.12%) MySQL
3 18 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (1.78%) RDBMS
6 8 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (0.78%) Big Data
8 6 (0.67%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.67%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.33%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.22%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.11%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 85 (9.45%) NUnit
2 60 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 53 (5.90%) Moq
4 39 (4.34%) Git (software)
5 37 (4.12%) Subversion
6 34 (3.78%) MSTest
7 23 (2.56%) Eclipse
8 19 (2.11%) ReSharper
8 19 (2.11%) Fiddler
8 19 (2.11%) TeamCity
8 19 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
8 19 (2.11%) Robot Framework
8 19 (2.11%) PostSharp
9 14 (1.56%) PhpStorm
9 14 (1.56%) NetBeans
10 7 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 3 (0.33%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.33%) Cucumber
General
1 472 (52.50%) Telecoms
2 115 (12.79%) Marketing
3 50 (5.56%) Finance
4 27 (3.00%) Retail
5 24 (2.67%) Advertising
6 17 (1.89%) Multimedia
7 14 (1.56%) Games
8 12 (1.33%) Back Office
9 10 (1.11%) Publishing
10 8 (0.89%) Electronics
10 8 (0.89%) Billing
11 7 (0.78%) Legal
12 5 (0.56%) Banking
13 3 (0.33%) Law
13 3 (0.33%) Interactive Media
14 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.11%) Military
14 1 (0.11%) Local Government
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 167 (18.58%) Developer
2 122 (13.57%) Analyst
3 99 (11.01%) Network Engineer
4 55 (6.12%) .NET Developer
5 53 (5.90%) Technical Support
6 51 (5.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 41 (4.56%) Account Manager
7 41 (4.56%) Graduate
8 40 (4.45%) IP Engineer
9 38 (4.23%) C# Developer
10 36 (4.00%) Support Analyst
11 33 (3.67%) Technical Advisor
12 31 (3.45%) Support Engineer
13 30 (3.34%) Architect
13 30 (3.34%) Senior Manager
13 30 (3.34%) Senior Developer
13 30 (3.34%) Java Developer
14 26 (2.89%) WinForms Developer
15 22 (2.45%) IT Support
15 22 (2.45%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (12.68%) .NET
2 74 (8.23%) HTML
3 63 (7.01%) ASP.NET
3 63 (7.01%) Web Services
4 60 (6.67%) WinForms
4 60 (6.67%) WPF
4 60 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
5 59 (6.56%) XML
6 55 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 48 (5.34%) CSS
8 45 (5.01%) LINQ
9 39 (4.34%) jQuery
10 34 (3.78%) Ninject
10 34 (3.78%) Spring.NET
10 34 (3.78%) Unity DI Container
11 32 (3.56%) NHibernate
12 30 (3.34%) .NET Framework
12 30 (3.34%) Ajax
13 26 (2.89%) MonoRail
14 22 (2.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (6.45%) Smartphone
3 49 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 39 (4.34%) Open Source
5 37 (4.12%) User Experience
6 34 (3.78%) Inversion of Control
7 23 (2.56%) Blackberry
8 19 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
9 18 (2.00%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.78%) STB
11 15 (1.67%) Mathematics
12 14 (1.56%) IVR
12 14 (1.56%) W3C
12 14 (1.56%) Biometrics
13 13 (1.45%) Social Media
14 12 (1.33%) Statistics
15 11 (1.22%) IPTV
15 11 (1.22%) Clustering
16 9 (1.00%) Client/Server
16 9 (1.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 213 (23.69%) Windows
2 100 (11.12%) Linux
3 80 (8.90%) UNIX
4 48 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (3.78%) Android
6 33 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (3.56%) Windows XP
7 32 (3.56%) Windows 7
8 27 (3.00%) Windows 8
9 26 (2.89%) Solaris
10 14 (1.56%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.89%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.78%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.56%) CentOS
15 4 (0.44%) Debian
16 2 (0.22%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (9.68%) Scrum
3 85 (9.45%) TDD
4 81 (9.01%) MVC
5 71 (7.90%) Service Management
5 71 (7.90%) ITIL
6 70 (7.79%) Project Management
7 60 (6.67%) MVVM
8 54 (6.01%) Load Balancing
8 54 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (5.90%) Kanban
9 53 (5.90%) Dependency Injection
9 53 (5.90%) OO
10 52 (5.78%) Network Design
11 47 (5.23%) Product Management
12 41 (4.56%) CRM
13 37 (4.12%) Cyber Security
14 34 (3.78%) Time Management
15 33 (3.67%) Software Engineering
15 33 (3.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 106 (11.79%) C#
1 106 (11.79%) SQL
2 91 (10.12%) JavaScript
3 56 (6.23%) Python
4 51 (5.67%) Java
5 40 (4.45%) PHP
6 33 (3.67%) Perl
7 31 (3.45%) C++
8 19 (2.11%) T-SQL
9 13 (1.45%) C
10 11 (1.22%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.00%) MATLAB
11 9 (1.00%) PowerShell
12 8 (0.89%) XPath
12 8 (0.89%) R
13 7 (0.78%) VBA
13 7 (0.78%) Ruby
13 7 (0.78%) Tcl
14 5 (0.56%) Scala
15 4 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 154 (17.13%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (12.35%) Degree
3 82 (9.12%) CCNA
4 81 (9.01%) CCNP
5 57 (6.34%) Security Cleared
6 40 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (3.11%) SC Cleared
8 26 (2.89%) CCIE
9 18 (2.00%) CCIP
10 17 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
11 16 (1.78%) MCSE
11 16 (1.78%) CCDP
11 16 (1.78%) JNCIS
12 15 (1.67%) CCSP
13 13 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.11%) PhD
14 10 (1.11%) MCP
15 9 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (1.00%) JNCIE
16 8 (0.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.90%) SLA
2 15 (1.67%) QA
3 6 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 66 (7.34%) Active Directory
2 36 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.00%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.67%) UAG
6 5 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.56%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.44%) XenApp
7 4 (0.44%) XenServer
7 4 (0.44%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.33%) vCloud
9 2 (0.22%) Kamailio
9 2 (0.22%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.22%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.11%) Firmware
10 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (1.56%) FortiGate
2 12 (1.33%) Backup Exec
3 7 (0.78%) OPNET
3 7 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (0.67%) OpenView
5 5 (0.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 5 (0.56%) Cobbler
6 3 (0.33%) Cacti
6 3 (0.33%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (0.33%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.33%) Nagios
7 2 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.22%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.22%) SCCM
7 2 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.22%) Iperf
8 1 (0.11%) SCOM
8 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.11%) DameWare
Vendors
1 225 (25.03%) Cisco
2 192 (21.36%) Microsoft
3 65 (7.23%) Juniper
4 53 (5.90%) Oracle
4 53 (5.90%) VMware
5 47 (5.23%) BT
6 33 (3.67%) F5
7 32 (3.56%) HP
8 31 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 31 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 28 (3.11%) Avaya
10 25 (2.78%) Nokia
11 23 (2.56%) Huawei
12 22 (2.45%) Apple
13 18 (2.00%) Adobe
13 18 (2.00%) Sun
14 17 (1.89%) EMC
15 16 (1.78%) Yahoo!
15 16 (1.78%) SolarWinds
16 14 (1.56%) Citrix
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hays Telecoms
Posted: 3 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £33,421 to £42,717 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Hyphen
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
SSE
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum depending experience + excellent ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on skills and experience p
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on skills and experience plus bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hope Valley, Derbyshire
Krooter
Salary: £20,000 - 29,999 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum +car + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: circa £24,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SSE
Salary: £60,000 per annum DEPENDING ON SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE PLUS BONUS
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
SSE
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £38k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
SSE
Salary: From £33,421 to £43,486 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Connectus
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago