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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 542 506 339
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -167
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 388 483 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.41% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.09% 2.37% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 277 209 228
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £23,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -

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
18593 20377 20566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.99% 17.32% 18.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15168 16278 16704
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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 -58 350 £40,000 +14.28% 33
London +45 147 £40,250 +0.62% 7
South East -76 124 £40,000 +25.00% 11
Berkshire -77 70 £45,000 -10.00% 6
City of London +50 37 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Reading -46 37 £45,000 -5.26% 2
North West +19 24 £36,500 +32.72% 6
Yorkshire +11 19 £37,500 +50.00% 2
South West -7 18 £35,000 -6.66%
Maidenhead -28 18 £20,000 -60.00%
Oxfordshire +19 17 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Manchester +9 15 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Hampshire +9 14 £23,750 -10.37% 2
South Wales - 14 £35,000 - 1
Wales - 14 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +12 12 £36,750 +37.38% 2
West Midlands -35 12 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Southampton - 11 £23,750 -
Cardiff - 11 £35,000 - 1
Dorset +21 10 £35,000 -6.66%
Buckinghamshire +4 10 £40,000 +45.45%
Bournemouth - 10 £35,000 -
Surrey -1 8 £43,750 +50.86%
Milton Keynes - 7 £40,000 -
Leeds +7 6 £37,500 +40.18% 2
Solihull +13 5 £35,000 -
Coventry -7 5 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Rochdale - 5 £100,000 -
Reigate +16 4 £52,500 +98.11%
Northamptonshire -1 4 £21,250 -39.28%

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 439 (49.77%) Telecoms
2 231 (26.19%) Windows
3 211 (23.92%) Cisco
4 204 (23.13%) Internet
5 186 (21.09%) Microsoft
6 167 (18.93%) .NET
7 164 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
8 159 (18.03%) SQL Server
9 152 (17.23%) Degree
10 142 (16.10%) Cisco Certification
11 141 (15.99%) C#
12 138 (15.65%) SQL
12 138 (15.65%) MPLS
13 129 (14.63%) DNS
14 127 (14.40%) VPN
15 122 (13.83%) Linux
16 120 (13.61%) MS Excel
16 120 (13.61%) Scrum
17 113 (12.81%) VoIP
18 112 (12.70%) TDD
19 106 (12.02%) BGP
20 96 (10.88%) NUnit
21 95 (10.77%) JavaScript
22 94 (10.66%) Firewall
23 93 (10.54%) Finance
24 88 (9.98%) Python
25 87 (9.86%) UNIX
26 84 (9.52%) Marketing
27 83 (9.41%) HTML
28 82 (9.30%) Java

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 36 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 32 (3.63%) Tomcat
3 23 (2.61%) NServiceBus
4 16 (1.81%) IIS
5 14 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.36%) Apache
7 10 (1.13%) Lync
7 10 (1.13%) JBoss
8 9 (1.02%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.68%) SAS
9 6 (0.68%) CMS
10 5 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.57%) Drupal
10 5 (0.57%) WordPress
11 4 (0.45%) WorkSite
11 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.23%) lighttpd
14 1 (0.11%) nginx
14 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 120 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 81 (9.18%) MS Office
3 33 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.79%) MS Project
4 7 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.45%) SPSS
7 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.11%) Mingle
7 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.81%) Office 365
3 15 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.25%) IaaS
5 8 (0.91%) PaaS
6 7 (0.79%) Terremark
6 7 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 204 (23.13%) Internet
2 138 (15.65%) MPLS
3 129 (14.63%) DNS
4 127 (14.40%) VPN
5 113 (12.81%) VoIP
6 106 (12.02%) BGP
7 94 (10.66%) Firewall
8 78 (8.84%) TCP/IP
9 64 (7.26%) OSPF
10 59 (6.69%) Ethernet
11 56 (6.35%) ADSL
12 52 (5.90%) Wireless
13 51 (5.78%) SMTP
14 46 (5.22%) Cisco IOS
15 41 (4.65%) WAN
15 41 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
16 40 (4.54%) Network Security
17 39 (4.42%) PPP
18 37 (4.20%) Cisco ASA
19 35 (3.97%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.40%) MySQL
3 26 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (2.04%) Big Data
5 13 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 13 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.25%) RDBMS
6 11 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (0.68%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.34%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.23%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 96 (10.88%) NUnit
2 69 (7.82%) Rhino Mocks
3 60 (6.80%) Moq
4 45 (5.10%) Git (software)
5 38 (4.31%) Subversion
6 37 (4.20%) MSTest
7 29 (3.29%) ReSharper
7 29 (3.29%) TeamCity
7 29 (3.29%) PostSharp
7 29 (3.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 29 (3.29%) Robot Framework
8 24 (2.72%) Fiddler
8 24 (2.72%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.79%) Maven
10 5 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
10 5 (0.57%) NetBeans
10 5 (0.57%) JUnit
10 5 (0.57%) Metasploit
10 5 (0.57%) PhpStorm
11 4 (0.45%) Cucumber
General
1 439 (49.77%) Telecoms
2 93 (10.54%) Finance
3 84 (9.52%) Marketing
4 25 (2.83%) Multimedia
5 20 (2.27%) Banking
6 17 (1.93%) Back Office
7 16 (1.81%) Retail
8 11 (1.25%) Billing
9 8 (0.91%) Advertising
10 7 (0.79%) Legal
11 5 (0.57%) Games
11 5 (0.57%) Interactive Media
12 3 (0.34%) French Language
13 2 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.11%) German Language
14 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.11%) Local Government
14 1 (0.11%) Military
14 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 202 (22.90%) Developer
2 114 (12.93%) Analyst
3 105 (11.90%) Network Engineer
4 70 (7.94%) .NET Developer
5 60 (6.80%) Graduate
6 57 (6.46%) Technical Support
7 54 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
8 53 (6.01%) Java Developer
9 48 (5.44%) Technical Advisor
10 43 (4.88%) Senior Developer
11 39 (4.42%) C# Developer
12 36 (4.08%) Architect
13 35 (3.97%) Senior Manager
14 34 (3.85%) Support Engineer
15 31 (3.51%) Support Analyst
16 30 (3.40%) Account Manager
17 26 (2.95%) WinForms Developer
18 25 (2.83%) Network Support
18 25 (2.83%) Senior .NET Developer
19 24 (2.72%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (18.93%) .NET
2 83 (9.41%) HTML
3 81 (9.18%) Web Services
4 76 (8.62%) ASP.NET
5 67 (7.60%) XML
6 63 (7.14%) WinForms
6 63 (7.14%) WPF
6 63 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 63 (7.14%) Castle Windsor
7 55 (6.24%) LINQ
8 46 (5.22%) .NET Framework
9 40 (4.54%) jQuery
10 39 (4.42%) CSS
11 37 (4.20%) Ninject
11 37 (4.20%) Spring.NET
11 37 (4.20%) Unity DI Container
12 33 (3.74%) AngularJS
13 31 (3.51%) Ajax
14 30 (3.40%) NHibernate
15 29 (3.29%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.28%) Computer Science
2 68 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (7.37%) Data Centre
4 48 (5.44%) Smartphone
5 37 (4.20%) Inversion of Control
6 36 (4.08%) User Experience
7 31 (3.51%) Blackberry
8 20 (2.27%) Client/Server
8 20 (2.27%) Mathematics
9 14 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (1.59%) Visualisation
9 14 (1.59%) IPTV
10 13 (1.47%) Economics
10 13 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 12 (1.36%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (1.25%) Social Media
12 11 (1.25%) Hedge funds
12 11 (1.25%) Statistics
13 10 (1.13%) STB
Operating Systems
1 231 (26.19%) Windows
2 122 (13.83%) Linux
3 87 (9.86%) UNIX
4 52 (5.90%) Android
5 37 (4.20%) Apple iOS
6 22 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 18 (2.04%) Windows XP
9 16 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (1.47%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.91%) Windows Vista
13 7 (0.79%) CentOS
13 7 (0.79%) Solaris
14 5 (0.57%) VxWorks
15 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (18.59%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (13.61%) Scrum
3 112 (12.70%) TDD
4 81 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (8.96%) MVC
6 76 (8.62%) OO
7 66 (7.48%) Kanban
7 66 (7.48%) Dependency Injection
8 63 (7.14%) MVVM
9 59 (6.69%) Open Source
10 58 (6.58%) ITIL
11 57 (6.46%) Load Balancing
12 51 (5.78%) Software Engineering
13 50 (5.67%) Service Management
14 46 (5.22%) Project Management
15 41 (4.65%) Network Design
15 41 (4.65%) Time Management
16 39 (4.42%) BDD
17 38 (4.31%) Mentoring
18 36 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 141 (15.99%) C#
2 138 (15.65%) SQL
3 95 (10.77%) JavaScript
4 88 (9.98%) Python
5 82 (9.30%) Java
6 48 (5.44%) PHP
7 45 (5.10%) C++
8 39 (4.42%) Perl
9 36 (4.08%) T-SQL
10 26 (2.95%) PL/SQL
11 20 (2.27%) Ruby
12 16 (1.81%) MATLAB
13 15 (1.70%) R
14 14 (1.59%) C
15 12 (1.36%) Scala
16 8 (0.91%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.91%) XPath
16 8 (0.91%) VB
17 7 (0.79%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 152 (17.23%) Degree
2 142 (16.10%) Cisco Certification
3 75 (8.50%) CCNP
4 71 (8.05%) CCNA
5 60 (6.80%) Security Cleared
6 26 (2.95%) CCIE
7 22 (2.49%) SC Cleared
8 20 (2.27%) PhD
9 19 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (1.81%) CCSP
11 15 (1.70%) JNCIS
11 15 (1.70%) CISSP
12 14 (1.59%) CCSA
13 13 (1.47%) CCIP
14 11 (1.25%) CCDP
14 11 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (1.13%) MCSE
15 10 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 9 (1.02%) CCSE
17 8 (0.91%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (8.28%) SLA
2 27 (3.06%) QA
3 7 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 45 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 34 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.79%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.68%) UAG
5 5 (0.57%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.45%) XenApp
6 4 (0.45%) XenServer
6 4 (0.45%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.45%) vCloud
7 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.34%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.23%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.23%) KVM
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 16 (1.81%) FortiGate
2 14 (1.59%) OPNET
3 10 (1.13%) Nagios
4 8 (0.91%) OpenView
4 8 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (0.68%) SCCM
6 5 (0.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 5 (0.57%) Cobbler
6 5 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (0.57%) Nessus
6 5 (0.57%) Nmap
6 5 (0.57%) WhatsUp Gold
7 4 (0.45%) cPanel
7 4 (0.45%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.34%) Cacti
9 2 (0.23%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.23%) Puppet
10 1 (0.11%) SCOM
10 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 211 (23.92%) Cisco
2 186 (21.09%) Microsoft
3 60 (6.80%) Juniper
4 52 (5.90%) Oracle
4 52 (5.90%) VMware
5 41 (4.65%) BT
6 38 (4.31%) F5
7 34 (3.85%) Apple
8 29 (3.29%) Nokia
9 24 (2.72%) HP
10 23 (2.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 23 (2.61%) Yahoo!
11 22 (2.49%) CheckPoint
12 17 (1.93%) Huawei
13 16 (1.81%) Avaya
14 11 (1.25%) SolarWinds
15 9 (1.02%) Citrix
16 8 (0.91%) Ericsson
16 8 (0.91%) Google
17 7 (0.79%) ArcSight
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SKY
Posted: 2 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
SKY
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kent
Comtecs
Salary: £13500 - £14000 Per Annum +Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farringdon, Hampshire
Talk Talk UK
Salary: COMPETITIVE+BONUS/BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Three
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Derbyshire
Elevate Recruitment & Training
Salary: £16k - 20k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Bonus, 28 days holiday, pension, flexible benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Central London / West End
Globecast UK
Posted: 19 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £36,923 to £48,767 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Hope Valley, Derbyshire
Dental IT Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum terms and benefits are negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago