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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 453 353 454
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +101
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 564 737 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.69% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.71% 3.94% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 221 274 323
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,950 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +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
20844 18712 21570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.91% 17.59% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16538 15112 17643
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -96 545 £35,000 -12.50% 52
South East +7 304 £35,000 -12.50% 17
Berkshire +75 248 £35,000 -22.22% 8
London -90 152 £40,000 -2.43% 19
Maidenhead +33 148 - - 1
Reading +7 73 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Surrey +8 32 £29,000 -35.55% 3
Hammersmith - 26 - -
Yorkshire -53 25 £25,000 -9.09% 2
North West -12 24 £23,500 +17.50% 3
City of London -12 23 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Manchester -7 15 £26,500 +39.47% 1
North Yorkshire -2 12 £26,000 -30.66% 1
Hampshire -18 12 £30,000 -7.69% 2
South West -31 12 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Midlands -8 11 £35,000 -12.50% 2
West Yorkshire -49 11 £21,500 -21.81% 1
East Midlands -14 10 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Basingstoke +7 9 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Brentford -9 8 £60,000 +185.71%
Cheshire -10 8 - -
Leeds -25 8 £21,500 - 1
Reigate -26 8 £28,500 -36.66% 1
Harrogate - 8 £25,000 -
West Sussex +2 6 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Oxfordshire 0 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Devon -7 6 £37,500 +36.36%
Chesterfield -3 5 - -
Derbyshire -6 5 - -
Warrington -19 5 - -

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 654 (65.79%) Telecoms
2 445 (44.77%) Internet
3 369 (37.12%) Smartphone
4 205 (20.62%) 3G
5 167 (16.80%) Windows
6 157 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 156 (15.69%) VoIP
8 152 (15.29%) Degree
9 140 (14.08%) Cisco
10 135 (13.58%) Marketing
11 126 (12.68%) Firewall
12 117 (11.77%) Project Management
13 104 (10.46%) HTML
14 100 (10.06%) MPLS
15 93 (9.36%) Linux
16 90 (9.05%) ITIL
17 88 (8.85%) 4G
18 86 (8.65%) BGP
18 86 (8.65%) Retail
19 85 (8.55%) LAN
20 84 (8.45%) Java
21 80 (8.05%) Scrum
22 79 (7.95%) Billing
22 79 (7.95%) VPN
23 76 (7.65%) WAN
24 75 (7.55%) SQL Server
24 75 (7.55%) LTE
25 74 (7.44%) OSPF
26 73 (7.34%) DNS
27 72 (7.24%) TCP/IP

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (4.33%) MS Exchange
2 38 (3.82%) CMS
3 24 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 24 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (1.51%) Lync
5 14 (1.41%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.01%) Apache
7 10 (1.01%) SAS
8 9 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (0.80%) NServiceBus
9 8 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.70%) WorkSite
11 5 (0.50%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.40%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.30%) Moodle
14 2 (0.20%) Drupal
14 2 (0.20%) WordPress
14 2 (0.20%) Node.js
15 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (7.14%) MS Office
2 68 (6.84%) MS Excel
3 38 (3.82%) MS Visio
4 30 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (2.82%) OmniGraffle
6 8 (0.80%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.30%) MS Project
8 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.20%) InDesign
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.10%) SPSS
9 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (1.11%) Movex
2 9 (0.91%) CSG Singleview
3 4 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.01%) Office 365
2 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.10%) SaaS
2 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
2 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 445 (44.77%) Internet
2 205 (20.62%) 3G
3 156 (15.69%) VoIP
4 126 (12.68%) Firewall
5 100 (10.06%) MPLS
6 88 (8.85%) 4G
7 86 (8.65%) BGP
8 85 (8.55%) LAN
9 79 (7.95%) VPN
10 76 (7.65%) WAN
11 75 (7.55%) LTE
12 74 (7.44%) OSPF
13 73 (7.34%) DNS
14 72 (7.24%) TCP/IP
15 68 (6.84%) ADSL
16 67 (6.74%) SNMP
17 58 (5.84%) Wireless
18 52 (5.23%) Network Security
19 38 (3.82%) Intranet
20 35 (3.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.32%) MySQL
3 17 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (0.91%) Data Mining
6 9 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.50%) SQLite
7 5 (0.50%) Big Data
8 4 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.20%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.20%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.20%) OLAP
10 1 (0.10%) DB2
10 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (4.93%) NUnit
2 35 (3.52%) Rhino Mocks
3 28 (2.82%) Dreamweaver
4 23 (2.31%) Subversion
5 19 (1.91%) Moq
5 19 (1.91%) Git (software)
6 14 (1.41%) Maven
6 14 (1.41%) JUnit
7 10 (1.01%) ReSharper
7 10 (1.01%) Axure RP
7 10 (1.01%) PostSharp
7 10 (1.01%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (0.91%) MSTest
9 8 (0.80%) Fiddler
9 8 (0.80%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.20%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.10%) Eclipse
General
1 654 (65.79%) Telecoms
2 135 (13.58%) Marketing
3 86 (8.65%) Retail
4 79 (7.95%) Billing
5 48 (4.83%) Finance
6 30 (3.02%) Multimedia
7 26 (2.62%) Games
8 23 (2.31%) Interactive Media
9 17 (1.71%) Legal
10 16 (1.61%) Law
11 12 (1.21%) Electronics
12 8 (0.80%) Publishing
13 6 (0.60%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.60%) Advertising
14 4 (0.40%) Back Office
15 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.20%) Banking
17 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 134 (13.48%) Analyst
2 118 (11.87%) Developer
3 74 (7.44%) Architect
4 53 (5.33%) IP Engineer
5 46 (4.63%) Senior Design Engineer
5 46 (4.63%) Design Engineer
6 45 (4.53%) Network Engineer
7 42 (4.23%) Service Analyst
8 36 (3.62%) Consultant
8 36 (3.62%) Service Desk Analyst
9 34 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
10 33 (3.32%) Support Analyst
11 28 (2.82%) Service Manager
11 28 (2.82%) Java Developer
11 28 (2.82%) Security Engineer
11 28 (2.82%) User Experience Architect
11 28 (2.82%) Technical Design Authority
12 27 (2.72%) C# Developer
13 26 (2.62%) WinForms Developer
14 25 (2.52%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (10.46%) HTML
2 54 (5.43%) CSS
3 50 (5.03%) .NET
4 41 (4.12%) ASP.NET
5 37 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 36 (3.62%) WinForms
6 36 (3.62%) WPF
6 36 (3.62%) LINQ
7 35 (3.52%) Castle Windsor
8 26 (2.62%) MonoRail
8 26 (2.62%) NHibernate
9 24 (2.41%) Hibernate
10 23 (2.31%) jQuery
11 21 (2.11%) Web Services
12 20 (2.01%) XML
12 20 (2.01%) J2EE
13 17 (1.71%) Backbone.js
13 17 (1.71%) AngularJS
14 16 (1.61%) KnockoutJS
15 15 (1.51%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 369 (37.12%) Smartphone
2 41 (4.12%) Blackberry
3 38 (3.82%) Social Media
4 34 (3.42%) Mobile App
5 33 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 18 (1.81%) Handset
7 17 (1.71%) iPhone
8 16 (1.61%) Open Source
9 14 (1.41%) PDA
9 14 (1.41%) Mainframe
10 13 (1.31%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.21%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.11%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.01%) IVR
13 10 (1.01%) DTV
13 10 (1.01%) Smart Meter
14 9 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
14 9 (0.91%) Clustering
14 9 (0.91%) CCTV
15 8 (0.80%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 167 (16.80%) Windows
2 93 (9.36%) Linux
3 59 (5.94%) Windows 7
4 53 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (5.03%) Windows XP
6 31 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (2.72%) UNIX
8 23 (2.31%) Windows 8
9 20 (2.01%) Windows Vista
9 20 (2.01%) Android
10 14 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.91%) Windows Phone
11 9 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.70%) Windows 2000
12 7 (0.70%) AIX
13 5 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.40%) Debian
15 3 (0.30%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (11.77%) Project Management
2 90 (9.05%) ITIL
3 80 (8.05%) Scrum
4 60 (6.04%) Network Management
5 57 (5.73%) E-Commerce
5 57 (5.73%) TDD
6 51 (5.13%) Service Management
7 48 (4.83%) MVC
8 44 (4.43%) Service Delivery
9 42 (4.23%) Network Design
10 41 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (4.02%) OO
12 39 (3.92%) Asset Management
13 38 (3.82%) SEO
14 36 (3.62%) Information Architecture
15 35 (3.52%) MVVM
15 35 (3.52%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (3.22%) Waterfall
16 32 (3.22%) CRM
17 31 (3.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 84 (8.45%) Java
2 71 (7.14%) SQL
3 65 (6.54%) JavaScript
4 51 (5.13%) C#
5 44 (4.43%) C++
6 43 (4.33%) PHP
7 32 (3.22%) Python
8 24 (2.41%) Perl
9 23 (2.31%) C
10 19 (1.91%) PL/SQL
10 19 (1.91%) PowerHouse
11 14 (1.41%) T-SQL
12 13 (1.31%) Tcl
13 12 (1.21%) PHP5
14 8 (0.80%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.80%) Embedded C
14 8 (0.80%) Embedded C++
15 4 (0.40%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.40%) Ruby
15 4 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 152 (15.29%) Degree
2 66 (6.64%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (3.62%) CCNA
5 35 (3.52%) CCNP
6 27 (2.72%) MCP
7 22 (2.21%) MCSE
8 20 (2.01%) CISSP
9 16 (1.61%) SC Cleared
9 16 (1.61%) Security Cleared
10 15 (1.51%) MCTS
10 15 (1.51%) MCAD
10 15 (1.51%) MCSD
10 15 (1.51%) HNC
10 15 (1.51%) HND
11 13 (1.31%) CCIP
12 12 (1.21%) Network+ Certification
13 11 (1.11%) CISM
14 9 (0.91%) CCSA
14 9 (0.91%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.43%) SLA
2 30 (3.02%) QA
3 7 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.40%) COBIT
5 4 (0.40%) COSO
6 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 44 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.51%) XenApp
4 13 (1.31%) NDS
5 11 (1.11%) Terminal Services
6 9 (0.91%) ProxySG
7 8 (0.80%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.60%) Terminal Server
9 5 (0.50%) UAG
10 3 (0.30%) OpenSSH
10 3 (0.30%) vSphere
11 2 (0.20%) Varnish
11 2 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.20%) XenServer
11 2 (0.20%) GPFS
12 1 (0.10%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (1.41%) FortiGate
2 11 (1.11%) Cacti
2 11 (1.11%) Nagios
3 8 (0.80%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.50%) SmokePing
5 3 (0.30%) Netcool
5 3 (0.30%) WSUS
6 2 (0.20%) OpenView
6 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.10%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.10%) YUM
7 1 (0.10%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.10%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 157 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 140 (14.08%) Cisco
3 41 (4.12%) Juniper
4 33 (3.32%) Huawei
5 30 (3.02%) Adobe
6 27 (2.72%) VMware
7 26 (2.62%) Avaya
8 25 (2.52%) Oracle
9 23 (2.31%) Citrix
10 22 (2.21%) HP
11 21 (2.11%) Fortinet
11 21 (2.11%) F5
12 19 (1.91%) CheckPoint
13 18 (1.81%) TIBCO
14 17 (1.71%) T-Plan
15 16 (1.61%) Symantec
16 15 (1.51%) BT
16 15 (1.51%) Business Objects
16 15 (1.51%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 14 (1.41%) JBoss
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Prof Certs
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £19k-£32K - dependent on experience/qualifications + amazing benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Posted: 12 hours ago
Cornwall
networx
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Three
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Healthcare + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Attractive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + training
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