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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 628 544 585
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +41
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 337 506 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 2.47% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 254 354 235
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,475 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £40,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +28.00%

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
17871 20473 20505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.31% 18.25% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14818 16231 16240
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 1 May 2016 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 1 May 2016. 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 -75 331 £36,000 -10.00% 38
London -48 127 £40,000 -1.23% 9
South East -91 72 £50,000 +25.00% 15
North West +36 52 £17,500 -56.25% 5
East of England +34 43 £27,500 -34.52% 2
Cheshire +56 42 £17,000 -47.69% 2
Hertfordshire +47 34 £30,000 +27.65% 2
Alderley Edge - 31 £17,000 -
Berkshire -51 26 £63,000 +8.15% 3
City of London +17 22 £52,500 +5.00% 2
South West -11 17 £31,000 -21.01% 2
Buckinghamshire +20 14 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Yorkshire +19 13 £39,000 -13.33% 2
Gloucestershire +14 13 £28,000 -27.27%
Surrey -7 13 £50,000 +11.73% 2
Reading -31 13 £52,500 -11.01% 3
Oxfordshire -9 12 £28,000 -30.00% 2
Reigate -10 12 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Abingdon -18 11 £28,000 - 2
Manchester -2 10 £20,000 -50.00% 3
Milton Keynes +19 9 £48,500 +21.25%
West Yorkshire +18 9 £36,000 -14.28% 1
Slough - 8 £85,000 -
Leeds +12 6 £36,000 -14.28% 1
Essex +12 6 £27,500 -28.57%
Stevenage - 6 £29,750 -
East Midlands +16 5 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Hampshire 0 5 £63,000 +165.26% 3
Aylesbury - 5 £31,500 -
Maldon - 5 £27,500 -

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 336 (54.46%) Telecoms
2 171 (27.71%) Windows
3 140 (22.69%) Internet
4 136 (22.04%) Cisco
5 122 (19.77%) WAN
6 121 (19.61%) Firewall
7 108 (17.50%) VPN
8 107 (17.34%) TCP/IP
9 105 (17.02%) LAN
10 102 (16.53%) Microsoft
10 102 (16.53%) Wireless
11 100 (16.21%) Cisco Certification
11 100 (16.21%) ITIL
12 99 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
13 92 (14.91%) Juniper
14 88 (14.26%) DNS
14 88 (14.26%) VoIP
15 75 (12.16%) .NET
16 73 (11.83%) SQL
17 70 (11.35%) C#
17 70 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
18 69 (11.18%) Degree
19 68 (11.02%) ADSL
20 63 (10.21%) Linux
21 62 (10.05%) Python
21 62 (10.05%) BT
22 61 (9.89%) CCNA
23 59 (9.56%) Network Design
24 58 (9.40%) MPLS
24 58 (9.40%) Ethernet

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 34 (5.51%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (1.62%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (0.97%) IIS
5 4 (0.65%) SAS
6 3 (0.49%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.32%) Node.js
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.16%) CMS
8 1 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 38 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.51%) MS Office
3 10 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.49%) Line 500
3 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.13%) Office 365
3 3 (0.49%) SaaS
4 2 (0.32%) IaaS
4 2 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 140 (22.69%) Internet
2 122 (19.77%) WAN
3 121 (19.61%) Firewall
4 108 (17.50%) VPN
5 107 (17.34%) TCP/IP
6 105 (17.02%) LAN
7 102 (16.53%) Wireless
8 88 (14.26%) DNS
8 88 (14.26%) VoIP
9 68 (11.02%) ADSL
10 58 (9.40%) Ethernet
10 58 (9.40%) MPLS
11 49 (7.94%) ISDN
11 49 (7.94%) Network Security
12 47 (7.62%) DHCP
13 42 (6.81%) SMTP
14 36 (5.83%) LLU
15 33 (5.35%) Wi-Fi
16 27 (4.38%) 4G
17 24 (3.89%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 45 (7.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 26 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (1.78%) Big Data
5 8 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.65%) Base SAS
8 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.16%) GIS
10 1 (0.16%) MySQL
10 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.16%) QGIS
10 1 (0.16%) QlikView
10 1 (0.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 45 (7.29%) NUnit
1 45 (7.29%) Rhino Mocks
2 26 (4.21%) Moq
3 19 (3.08%) MSTest
4 9 (1.46%) Mercurial
5 7 (1.13%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.13%) Selenium
5 7 (1.13%) WebDriver
6 5 (0.81%) Metasploit
6 5 (0.81%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.32%) WiX
8 1 (0.16%) MSI
8 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
General
1 336 (54.46%) Telecoms
2 49 (7.94%) Finance
3 37 (6.00%) Marketing
4 11 (1.78%) Billing
5 10 (1.62%) Electronics
6 8 (1.30%) Spanish Language
7 7 (1.13%) Banking
8 5 (0.81%) Front Office
9 4 (0.65%) Advertising
9 4 (0.65%) Back Office
10 3 (0.49%) Games
10 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.49%) Publishing
11 2 (0.32%) Law
11 2 (0.32%) Military
11 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 99 (16.05%) Network Engineer
2 66 (10.70%) Developer
3 65 (10.53%) Technical Support
4 60 (9.72%) Support Engineer
5 56 (9.08%) Analyst
6 54 (8.75%) C# Developer
7 44 (7.13%) C# WPF Developer
7 44 (7.13%) WPF Developer
8 42 (6.81%) Cisco Engineer
9 40 (6.48%) Network Support
10 39 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
11 37 (6.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 37 (6.00%) Graduate
11 37 (6.00%) Network Support Engineer
12 36 (5.83%) Technical Customer Support
13 31 (5.02%) Juniper Engineer
14 30 (4.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 27 (4.38%) WinForms Developer
16 26 (4.21%) 2nd Line Technical Support
16 26 (4.21%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (12.16%) .NET
2 45 (7.29%) Castle Windsor
2 45 (7.29%) WPF
3 43 (6.97%) ASP.NET
4 37 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (5.35%) NHibernate
6 28 (4.54%) LINQ
7 27 (4.38%) Middleware
7 27 (4.38%) WinForms
8 26 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 26 (4.21%) MonoRail
9 19 (3.08%) Ninject
9 19 (3.08%) Spring.NET
9 19 (3.08%) Unity DI Container
10 16 (2.59%) .NET Framework
11 13 (2.11%) AngularJS
11 13 (2.11%) Web Services
12 11 (1.78%) HTML
13 10 (1.62%) CSS
13 10 (1.62%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 99 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (9.24%) Data Centre
3 32 (5.19%) e-Health
4 29 (4.70%) Visualisation
5 19 (3.08%) Inversion of Control
6 18 (2.92%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.59%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.94%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.62%) Handset
10 9 (1.46%) BBC
10 9 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (1.30%) Video on Demand
12 7 (1.13%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.13%) User Experience
13 5 (0.81%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (0.81%) Economics
14 4 (0.65%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.65%) IPTV
14 4 (0.65%) Thin Client
15 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 171 (27.71%) Windows
2 63 (10.21%) Linux
3 42 (6.81%) Windows Server
3 42 (6.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (4.21%) Unix
6 25 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (3.73%) Windows 7
8 22 (3.57%) Android
9 16 (2.59%) Windows 10
10 10 (1.62%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.46%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.13%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.97%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.81%) VxWorks
15 3 (0.49%) Debian
15 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (16.21%) ITIL
2 70 (11.35%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (9.56%) Network Design
4 58 (9.40%) Network Monitoring
5 56 (9.08%) TDD
6 49 (7.94%) MVVM
7 48 (7.78%) Scrum
8 47 (7.62%) Project Management
9 39 (6.32%) MVC
10 35 (5.67%) B2B
10 35 (5.67%) CRM
11 31 (5.02%) Service Management
12 30 (4.86%) Kalman Filter
13 29 (4.70%) Presales
14 28 (4.54%) Analytics
15 26 (4.21%) Business Development
15 26 (4.21%) Product Management
16 22 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (3.40%) Performance Management
17 21 (3.40%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 73 (11.83%) SQL
2 70 (11.35%) C#
3 62 (10.05%) Python
4 50 (8.10%) C++
5 39 (6.32%) Java
6 32 (5.19%) Perl
7 27 (4.38%) Ruby
8 21 (3.40%) R
9 19 (3.08%) MATLAB
10 17 (2.76%) JavaScript
11 11 (1.78%) C
11 11 (1.78%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.62%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.81%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.65%) PHP
14 4 (0.65%) SAS Macro
15 2 (0.32%) XMLA
16 1 (0.16%) Clojure
16 1 (0.16%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 100 (16.21%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (11.18%) Degree
3 61 (9.89%) CCNA
4 52 (8.43%) Security Cleared
5 48 (7.78%) JNCIA
6 43 (6.97%) JNCIP
6 43 (6.97%) SC Cleared
7 42 (6.81%) DV Cleared
8 40 (6.48%) JNCIS
9 37 (6.00%) JNCIE
10 34 (5.51%) CCNP
11 18 (2.92%) PhD
12 13 (2.11%) MCP
13 12 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (1.46%) CCIE
15 8 (1.30%) CCDP
15 8 (1.30%) MCSA
16 7 (1.13%) ISEB
17 6 (0.97%) HND
18 5 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.35%) SLA
2 3 (0.49%) Basel II
3 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) COBIT
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) QA
System Software
1 50 (8.10%) Active Directory
2 47 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (5.83%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.94%) vSphere
5 5 (0.81%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.49%) UAG
7 2 (0.32%) Docker
7 2 (0.32%) KVM
8 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (1.78%) SCOM
2 7 (1.13%) OPNET
3 5 (0.81%) Nessus
3 5 (0.81%) Nmap
3 5 (0.81%) OpenView
4 3 (0.49%) Cacti
4 3 (0.49%) Puppet
4 3 (0.49%) SCCM
4 3 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.32%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.16%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 136 (22.04%) Cisco
2 102 (16.53%) Microsoft
3 92 (14.91%) Juniper
4 62 (10.05%) BT
5 54 (8.75%) VMware
6 19 (3.08%) Openreach
7 12 (1.94%) F5
8 11 (1.78%) Apple
9 10 (1.62%) Avaya
9 10 (1.62%) Virgin Media
10 9 (1.46%) CheckPoint
10 9 (1.46%) Huawei
11 8 (1.30%) Extreme Networks
11 8 (1.30%) HP
11 8 (1.30%) Palo Alto
12 7 (1.13%) Citrix
13 6 (0.97%) BroadSoft
13 6 (0.97%) Dell
14 5 (0.81%) Polycom
14 5 (0.81%) Sage
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Salary: £15000.00 - £16000.00 per annum
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AWD Recruitment
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + benefits
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Cheshire
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