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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 562 518 313
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -205
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 359 474 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.41% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.95% 2.28% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 269 188 243
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £25,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,350 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
18445 20755 19902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 17.74% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15184 16566 15978
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 31 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 31 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
(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 -75 312 £37,750 +7.85% 38
London +45 144 £40,000 - 7
South East -122 91 £39,000 +11.42% 19
Berkshire -93 48 £45,000 +28.57% 9
City of London +38 39 £42,500 - 2
Reading -43 23 £45,000 +28.57% 1
North West -7 22 £31,000 +12.72% 6
Oxfordshire +23 19 £40,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire 0 17 £37,500 +50.00%
South West -2 16 £35,000 +14.75%
Wales - 16 £47,500 -
South Wales - 16 £47,500 -
West Midlands -22 13 £38,750 +7.63% 5
Cardiff - 13 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire +15 12 £36,750 +70.93%
Maidenhead -34 12 £45,000 -
Hampshire +4 11 £23,750 -10.37% 4
Manchester 0 9 £80,000 +190.90% 4
Southampton +13 8 £23,750 -32.14%
Bournemouth - 8 £35,000 -
Dorset - 8 £35,000 -
Leeds +18 6 £37,500 +74.41%
Cheshire -2 6 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Surrey -3 6 £44,000 +51.72% 5
Coventry -9 6 £40,000 -12.08% 4
Banbury - 6 £38,750 -
Wiltshire -1 5 £35,000 -12.50%
East Midlands -4 5 £21,250 -39.28% 1
Solihull +17 4 £35,000 -
Scotland +14 4 £21,500 -25.86%

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 426 (49.36%) Telecoms
2 229 (26.54%) Windows
3 199 (23.06%) Cisco
4 196 (22.71%) Internet
5 187 (21.67%) Microsoft
6 161 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
7 158 (18.31%) .NET
8 149 (17.27%) Degree
9 144 (16.69%) SQL Server
10 143 (16.57%) Cisco Certification
11 138 (15.99%) SQL
12 136 (15.76%) C#
13 131 (15.18%) Linux
14 129 (14.95%) MPLS
15 127 (14.72%) VPN
16 124 (14.37%) DNS
17 122 (14.14%) MS Excel
18 120 (13.90%) Scrum
19 107 (12.40%) TDD
20 105 (12.17%) VoIP
21 102 (11.82%) BGP
22 94 (10.89%) Finance
23 91 (10.54%) Firewall
23 91 (10.54%) Python
23 91 (10.54%) UNIX
24 86 (9.97%) NUnit
25 84 (9.73%) JavaScript
26 80 (9.27%) Java
27 79 (9.15%) Marketing
28 77 (8.92%) MS Office

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 35 (4.06%) MS Exchange
2 28 (3.24%) Tomcat
3 21 (2.43%) NServiceBus
4 16 (1.85%) IIS
5 10 (1.16%) JBoss
5 10 (1.16%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.04%) Apache
6 9 (1.04%) OpenStack
6 9 (1.04%) Lync
7 6 (0.70%) SAS
8 5 (0.58%) WorkSite
9 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.35%) WordPress
10 3 (0.35%) CMS
10 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.23%) Drupal
11 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.23%) lighttpd
12 1 (0.12%) nginx
Applications
1 122 (14.14%) MS Excel
2 77 (8.92%) MS Office
3 36 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.70%) MS Project
6 5 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.23%) SPSS
8 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) Mingle
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.12%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.62%) Office 365
3 11 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.81%) IaaS
5 6 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.46%) PaaS
7 3 (0.35%) Terremark
7 3 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 196 (22.71%) Internet
2 129 (14.95%) MPLS
3 127 (14.72%) VPN
4 124 (14.37%) DNS
5 105 (12.17%) VoIP
6 102 (11.82%) BGP
7 91 (10.54%) Firewall
8 74 (8.57%) TCP/IP
9 67 (7.76%) OSPF
10 61 (7.07%) Ethernet
11 56 (6.49%) ADSL
12 50 (5.79%) SMTP
13 47 (5.45%) Wireless
14 46 (5.33%) Cisco IOS
15 40 (4.63%) Network Security
16 38 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
16 38 (4.40%) WAN
17 36 (4.17%) PPP
18 35 (4.06%) 3G
19 34 (3.94%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (16.69%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.13%) MySQL
3 24 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (1.97%) Big Data
5 13 (1.51%) NoSQL
6 11 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (1.16%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.93%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (0.70%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.46%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 86 (9.97%) NUnit
2 64 (7.42%) Rhino Mocks
3 53 (6.14%) Moq
4 45 (5.21%) Git (software)
5 38 (4.40%) Subversion
6 32 (3.71%) MSTest
7 27 (3.13%) TeamCity
7 27 (3.13%) PostSharp
7 27 (3.13%) ReSharper
7 27 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 27 (3.13%) Robot Framework
8 22 (2.55%) Fiddler
9 21 (2.43%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.81%) Maven
10 7 (0.81%) Metasploit
10 7 (0.81%) Selenium
10 7 (0.81%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.58%) JUnit
11 5 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
12 4 (0.46%) JIRA
General
1 426 (49.36%) Telecoms
2 94 (10.89%) Finance
3 79 (9.15%) Marketing
4 24 (2.78%) Multimedia
5 23 (2.67%) Banking
5 23 (2.67%) Back Office
6 17 (1.97%) Retail
7 11 (1.27%) Billing
8 9 (1.04%) Legal
9 8 (0.93%) Advertising
9 8 (0.93%) Games
10 5 (0.58%) Interactive Media
11 3 (0.35%) French Language
12 2 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.23%) Law
13 1 (0.12%) Military
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
13 1 (0.12%) German Language
13 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 187 (21.67%) Developer
2 118 (13.67%) Analyst
3 91 (10.54%) Network Engineer
4 63 (7.30%) .NET Developer
5 60 (6.95%) Graduate
6 59 (6.84%) Technical Support
7 55 (6.37%) 2nd Line Support
8 52 (6.03%) Java Developer
9 50 (5.79%) Technical Advisor
10 39 (4.52%) Architect
10 39 (4.52%) Senior Developer
11 36 (4.17%) C# Developer
12 35 (4.06%) Senior Manager
13 32 (3.71%) Support Engineer
14 31 (3.59%) Support Analyst
15 28 (3.24%) Account Manager
16 26 (3.01%) WinForms Developer
17 25 (2.90%) IP Engineer
17 25 (2.90%) Technical Specialist
18 24 (2.78%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (18.31%) .NET
2 76 (8.81%) HTML
3 74 (8.57%) Web Services
4 71 (8.23%) ASP.NET
5 65 (7.53%) XML
6 58 (6.72%) WinForms
6 58 (6.72%) WPF
6 58 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 58 (6.72%) Castle Windsor
7 53 (6.14%) LINQ
8 41 (4.75%) .NET Framework
9 36 (4.17%) jQuery
10 34 (3.94%) CSS
11 32 (3.71%) Ninject
11 32 (3.71%) Spring.NET
11 32 (3.71%) AngularJS
11 32 (3.71%) Unity DI Container
12 27 (3.13%) NancyFx
12 27 (3.13%) StructureMap
12 27 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 65 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (6.84%) Data Centre
4 51 (5.91%) Smartphone
5 34 (3.94%) User Experience
6 33 (3.82%) Blackberry
7 32 (3.71%) Inversion of Control
8 20 (2.32%) Client/Server
9 19 (2.20%) Mathematics
10 14 (1.62%) Visualisation
11 13 (1.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 13 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (1.39%) IPTV
12 12 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
13 11 (1.27%) Hedge funds
14 10 (1.16%) Social Media
14 10 (1.16%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.16%) Management Information System
15 9 (1.04%) Economics
15 9 (1.04%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 229 (26.54%) Windows
2 131 (15.18%) Linux
3 91 (10.54%) UNIX
4 51 (5.91%) Android
5 42 (4.87%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (2.20%) Windows XP
7 19 (2.20%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.62%) Windows 8
8 14 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.93%) Windows Vista
11 7 (0.81%) CentOS
11 7 (0.81%) VxWorks
12 6 (0.70%) Solaris
13 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.12%) AIX
14 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (13.90%) Scrum
3 107 (12.40%) TDD
4 74 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (8.34%) OO
6 71 (8.23%) MVC
7 59 (6.84%) Kanban
7 59 (6.84%) Dependency Injection
8 58 (6.72%) MVVM
9 57 (6.60%) Open Source
10 53 (6.14%) ITIL
11 48 (5.56%) Load Balancing
12 47 (5.45%) Service Management
12 47 (5.45%) Software Engineering
13 44 (5.10%) Project Management
14 40 (4.63%) Network Design
15 39 (4.52%) Time Management
15 39 (4.52%) Mentoring
16 37 (4.29%) BDD
16 37 (4.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 138 (15.99%) SQL
2 136 (15.76%) C#
3 91 (10.54%) Python
4 84 (9.73%) JavaScript
5 80 (9.27%) Java
6 54 (6.26%) PHP
7 48 (5.56%) C++
8 42 (4.87%) Perl
9 34 (3.94%) T-SQL
10 26 (3.01%) PL/SQL
11 23 (2.67%) Ruby
12 15 (1.74%) MATLAB
12 15 (1.74%) C
13 14 (1.62%) R
14 12 (1.39%) Scala
15 9 (1.04%) VB
16 8 (0.93%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.93%) XPath
17 6 (0.70%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 149 (17.27%) Degree
2 143 (16.57%) Cisco Certification
3 76 (8.81%) CCNA
4 71 (8.23%) CCNP
5 57 (6.60%) Security Cleared
6 24 (2.78%) CCIE
7 22 (2.55%) SC Cleared
8 20 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (2.20%) PhD
10 16 (1.85%) CCIP
10 16 (1.85%) CISSP
11 15 (1.74%) CCSP
12 14 (1.62%) CCSA
13 13 (1.51%) JNCIS
14 11 (1.27%) MCSE
15 10 (1.16%) CCDP
16 9 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 9 (1.04%) CCSE
17 8 (0.93%) JNCIE
17 8 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.30%) SLA
2 33 (3.82%) QA
3 10 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) JTAG
System Software
1 46 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.70%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.46%) UAG
5 4 (0.46%) vCloud
6 3 (0.35%) XenApp
6 3 (0.35%) XenServer
6 3 (0.35%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.23%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.23%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.23%) KVM
7 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (1.97%) FortiGate
2 14 (1.62%) OPNET
3 10 (1.16%) Nagios
4 8 (0.93%) OpenView
5 7 (0.81%) Nessus
5 7 (0.81%) Nmap
5 7 (0.81%) SCCM
6 6 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (0.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 5 (0.58%) Cobbler
7 5 (0.58%) WhatsUp Gold
7 5 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
8 4 (0.46%) cPanel
9 3 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.35%) Cacti
10 2 (0.23%) Puppet
10 2 (0.23%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.12%) DameWare
11 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 199 (23.06%) Cisco
2 187 (21.67%) Microsoft
3 58 (6.72%) Juniper
4 55 (6.37%) VMware
5 49 (5.68%) Oracle
6 41 (4.75%) BT
7 39 (4.52%) F5
8 34 (3.94%) Apple
9 29 (3.36%) Nokia
10 21 (2.43%) Yahoo!
11 19 (2.20%) CheckPoint
12 18 (2.09%) HP
13 16 (1.85%) Huawei
14 15 (1.74%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 14 (1.62%) Avaya
16 11 (1.27%) Citrix
17 7 (0.81%) Nortel
17 7 (0.81%) Remedy
17 7 (0.81%) SolarWinds
17 7 (0.81%) ArcSight
Farnham, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Life Insurance, & More
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £18k - 20k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: Salary dependent on Experance
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Airband
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus bonus, + oncall + excellent ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vodafone
Posted: 10 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Bonus, 28 days holiday, pension, flexible benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago