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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 453 381 452
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +71
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 549 677 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.64% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.67% 3.67% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 215 297 339
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,050 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +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
20571 18433 22281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.03% 17.34% 18.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16274 14952 18254
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 September 2014 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 16 September 2014. 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 -71 529 £35,000 -12.50% 73
South East +8 293 £35,000 -16.66% 21
Berkshire +77 252 £35,000 -22.22% 12
London -77 156 £40,500 -1.21% 12
Maidenhead +24 154 £40,000 +471.42% 2
Reading +18 73 £35,000 -22.22% 9
City of London -2 29 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Surrey +1 26 £29,500 -34.44% 1
Yorkshire -36 25 £26,000 -5.45% 1
North West -15 21 £25,250 -12.17% 10
Manchester -12 14 £26,500 +39.47% 3
North Yorkshire -8 12 £27,000 -28.00% 1
South West -40 12 £37,500 -6.25% 9
West Yorkshire -35 11 £21,500 -21.81%
Hammersmith +11 10 - -
Hampshire -10 10 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Leeds -22 9 £21,500 -
Reigate -28 9 £33,500 -25.55%
Brentford -7 8 £60,000 +185.71%
Basingstoke +5 7 £30,000 -7.69% 2
West Sussex -8 6 £37,500 +42.85% 2
Cheshire -15 6 - - 3
Devon -18 6 £37,500 +36.36% 2
East Midlands -19 6 - - 5
East of England -67 6 £25,250 -47.93% 9
West Midlands -8 5 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Exeter - 5 £37,500 - 1
Horsham - 5 £37,500 - 1
Harrogate - 5 £27,000 -
Oxfordshire +2 4 £26,000 -48.00% 1

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 696 (65.85%) Telecoms
2 480 (45.41%) Internet
3 385 (36.42%) Smartphone
4 218 (20.62%) 3G
5 177 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
6 172 (16.27%) Windows
7 166 (15.70%) Microsoft
8 165 (15.61%) Degree
9 158 (14.95%) VoIP
10 148 (14.00%) Cisco
11 142 (13.43%) Marketing
12 128 (12.11%) Firewall
13 119 (11.26%) Project Management
14 117 (11.07%) HTML
15 101 (9.56%) MPLS
16 97 (9.18%) Linux
16 97 (9.18%) 4G
17 95 (8.99%) User Experience
17 95 (8.99%) ITIL
18 92 (8.70%) Java
19 90 (8.51%) BGP
20 89 (8.42%) LAN
20 89 (8.42%) Retail
21 84 (7.95%) Scrum
21 84 (7.95%) VPN
22 82 (7.76%) SQL Server
23 81 (7.66%) SQL
23 81 (7.66%) JavaScript
23 81 (7.66%) LTE
24 80 (7.57%) WAN

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 47 (4.45%) MS Exchange
2 46 (4.35%) CMS
3 24 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 24 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.32%) Lync
6 13 (1.23%) Apache
7 12 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.95%) NServiceBus
8 10 (0.95%) SAS
9 9 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (0.85%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.66%) WordPress
11 7 (0.66%) WorkSite
11 7 (0.66%) Drupal
12 5 (0.47%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.28%) Moodle
14 2 (0.19%) Node.js
14 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 73 (6.91%) MS Office
2 70 (6.62%) MS Excel
3 35 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 31 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (2.37%) OmniGraffle
6 10 (0.95%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.28%) MS Project
8 3 (0.28%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.19%) InDesign
10 1 (0.095%) SPSS
10 1 (0.095%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 12 (1.14%) CSG Singleview
2 11 (1.04%) Movex
3 6 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.28%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.095%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.04%) Office 365
2 6 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.095%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.095%) SaaS
3 1 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.095%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.095%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.095%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 480 (45.41%) Internet
2 218 (20.62%) 3G
3 158 (14.95%) VoIP
4 128 (12.11%) Firewall
5 101 (9.56%) MPLS
6 97 (9.18%) 4G
7 90 (8.51%) BGP
8 89 (8.42%) LAN
9 84 (7.95%) VPN
10 81 (7.66%) LTE
11 80 (7.57%) WAN
12 78 (7.38%) TCP/IP
13 76 (7.19%) ADSL
13 76 (7.19%) DNS
14 71 (6.72%) OSPF
15 62 (5.87%) SNMP
16 59 (5.58%) Wireless
17 54 (5.11%) Network Security
18 40 (3.78%) Intranet
18 40 (3.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.31%) MySQL
3 15 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (1.14%) Relational Database
6 9 (0.85%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.47%) Big Data
7 5 (0.47%) SQLite
8 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.38%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.19%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.19%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.19%) OLAP
10 1 (0.095%) DB2
10 1 (0.095%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 51 (4.82%) NUnit
2 37 (3.50%) Subversion
3 35 (3.31%) Rhino Mocks
4 33 (3.12%) Git (software)
5 25 (2.37%) Dreamweaver
6 21 (1.99%) Moq
7 16 (1.51%) Jenkins
8 13 (1.23%) JUnit
8 13 (1.23%) Maven
9 12 (1.14%) PostSharp
9 12 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (1.14%) TeamCity
9 12 (1.14%) Axure RP
9 12 (1.14%) ReSharper
10 10 (0.95%) Fiddler
11 9 (0.85%) MSTest
12 4 (0.38%) PhpStorm
12 4 (0.38%) NetBeans
12 4 (0.38%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 696 (65.85%) Telecoms
2 142 (13.43%) Marketing
3 89 (8.42%) Retail
4 76 (7.19%) Billing
5 49 (4.64%) Finance
6 33 (3.12%) Multimedia
7 26 (2.46%) Games
8 24 (2.27%) Interactive Media
9 17 (1.61%) Legal
10 15 (1.42%) Law
11 13 (1.23%) Electronics
12 10 (0.95%) Back Office
13 8 (0.76%) Publishing
14 6 (0.57%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.47%) Advertising
16 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.19%) Banking
18 1 (0.095%) Local Government
18 1 (0.095%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 140 (13.25%) Analyst
2 134 (12.68%) Developer
3 76 (7.19%) Architect
4 58 (5.49%) Network Engineer
5 55 (5.20%) IP Engineer
6 45 (4.26%) Service Analyst
7 44 (4.16%) Design Engineer
7 44 (4.16%) Senior Design Engineer
8 39 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
9 36 (3.41%) Service Desk Analyst
10 34 (3.22%) Support Analyst
11 33 (3.12%) Consultant
12 29 (2.74%) Development Manager
12 29 (2.74%) Support Engineer
12 29 (2.74%) Java Developer
13 28 (2.65%) Senior Developer
14 27 (2.55%) C# Developer
14 27 (2.55%) Technical Design Authority
15 26 (2.46%) WinForms Developer
15 26 (2.46%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (11.07%) HTML
2 68 (6.43%) CSS
3 52 (4.92%) .NET
4 43 (4.07%) ASP.NET
5 39 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (3.60%) jQuery
6 38 (3.60%) LINQ
7 36 (3.41%) WPF
7 36 (3.41%) WinForms
8 35 (3.31%) Castle Windsor
9 29 (2.74%) AngularJS
9 29 (2.74%) Backbone.js
10 28 (2.65%) HTML5
11 26 (2.46%) MonoRail
11 26 (2.46%) KnockoutJS
11 26 (2.46%) NHibernate
11 26 (2.46%) Web Services
12 25 (2.37%) CSS3
13 23 (2.18%) XML
14 22 (2.08%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 385 (36.42%) Smartphone
2 95 (8.99%) User Experience
3 64 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (3.97%) Blackberry
4 42 (3.97%) Social Media
5 37 (3.50%) Computer Science
6 36 (3.41%) Mobile App
7 23 (2.18%) Open Source
8 18 (1.70%) iPhone
8 18 (1.70%) Handset
9 14 (1.32%) PDA
10 12 (1.14%) IVR
10 12 (1.14%) Mainframe
10 12 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.95%) Mathematics
11 10 (0.95%) Management Information System
11 10 (0.95%) DTV
12 9 (0.85%) CCTV
12 9 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
12 9 (0.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 172 (16.27%) Windows
2 97 (9.18%) Linux
3 61 (5.77%) Windows 7
4 53 (5.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (4.82%) Windows XP
6 31 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (2.84%) UNIX
8 24 (2.27%) Windows 8
9 22 (2.08%) Android
10 20 (1.89%) Windows Vista
11 14 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.95%) Windows Phone
13 9 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
14 7 (0.66%) Windows 2000
14 7 (0.66%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.47%) AIX
16 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.38%) Debian
17 3 (0.28%) Windows NT
18 2 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (11.26%) Project Management
3 95 (8.99%) ITIL
4 84 (7.95%) Scrum
5 61 (5.77%) Network Management
6 58 (5.49%) TDD
7 56 (5.30%) E-Commerce
8 54 (5.11%) MVC
8 54 (5.11%) Service Management
9 50 (4.73%) Service Delivery
10 47 (4.45%) Network Design
10 47 (4.45%) OO
11 43 (4.07%) SEO
12 41 (3.88%) Asset Management
13 36 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (3.31%) Validation
14 35 (3.31%) MVVM
15 34 (3.22%) Waterfall
15 34 (3.22%) CRM
16 33 (3.12%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 92 (8.70%) Java
2 81 (7.66%) SQL
2 81 (7.66%) JavaScript
3 58 (5.49%) PHP
4 53 (5.01%) C#
5 44 (4.16%) C++
6 38 (3.60%) Python
7 28 (2.65%) Perl
8 24 (2.27%) C
9 21 (1.99%) PL/SQL
10 20 (1.89%) PHP5
11 19 (1.80%) PowerHouse
12 18 (1.70%) T-SQL
13 15 (1.42%) Tcl
14 10 (0.95%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.76%) Embedded C
15 8 (0.76%) Embedded C++
16 4 (0.38%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.38%) Ruby
17 3 (0.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 165 (15.61%) Degree
2 74 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (4.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (3.97%) CCNA
5 36 (3.41%) CCNP
6 28 (2.65%) MCP
7 24 (2.27%) MCSE
8 20 (1.89%) CISSP
9 17 (1.61%) HNC
9 17 (1.61%) HND
10 16 (1.51%) SC Cleared
10 16 (1.51%) Security Cleared
11 15 (1.42%) CCIP
12 13 (1.23%) MCAD
12 13 (1.23%) MCSD
12 13 (1.23%) MCTS
12 13 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
13 11 (1.04%) CISM
14 9 (0.85%) CCSE
14 9 (0.85%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.34%) SLA
2 32 (3.03%) QA
3 7 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.38%) COBIT
5 4 (0.38%) COSO
6 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.095%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 47 (4.45%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.61%) NDS
4 15 (1.42%) XenApp
5 12 (1.14%) Terminal Services
6 9 (0.85%) ProxySG
7 8 (0.76%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.57%) Terminal Server
9 5 (0.47%) UAG
10 3 (0.28%) vSphere
10 3 (0.28%) OpenSSH
11 2 (0.19%) Varnish
11 2 (0.19%) XenServer
12 1 (0.095%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (1.42%) FortiGate
2 12 (1.14%) Cacti
2 12 (1.14%) Nagios
3 8 (0.76%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.47%) SmokePing
5 4 (0.38%) OpenView
6 3 (0.28%) Netcool
6 3 (0.28%) WSUS
6 3 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.095%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.095%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.095%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.095%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.095%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 166 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 148 (14.00%) Cisco
3 45 (4.26%) Juniper
4 33 (3.12%) Huawei
5 27 (2.55%) Adobe
5 27 (2.55%) Avaya
5 27 (2.55%) VMware
6 25 (2.37%) Oracle
7 23 (2.18%) Citrix
8 22 (2.08%) Fortinet
8 22 (2.08%) HP
9 21 (1.99%) TIBCO
9 21 (1.99%) F5
10 20 (1.89%) CheckPoint
11 18 (1.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 18 (1.70%) T-Plan
12 17 (1.61%) Business Objects
13 16 (1.51%) BT
13 16 (1.51%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 14 (1.32%) LANDesk
London
BSkyB
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefit
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Healthcare + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TalkTalk
Salary: £70,000 - £79,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Connectus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: Competitive + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: £Competitive, bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £72000 - £80000 per annum + comm
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + training
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum + 20% Shift Allow + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Tipton, West Midlands (County)
Rethink Mental Illness
Salary: From £18,378 to £20,622 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Up to 40K plus Bonus plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago