The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 527 371 445
Rank change year-on-year
-156 +74
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 451 712 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.64% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.20% 3.22% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 235 306 386
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20469 22138 22344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 19.94% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16208 17824 18652
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,000 £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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -135 439 £35,000 -12.50% 56
South East +55 198 £29,500 -37.89% 15
Berkshire +72 143 £50,000 +11.11% 12
London -189 142 £40,000 - 22
Reading +63 78 £47,000 +6.81% 7
Maidenhead +5 59 £65,000 +142.99% 5
City of London -16 43 £41,000 +17.14% 4
Yorkshire -46 26 £21,375 -22.27% 1
East of England -60 26 £60,000 +20.00% 6
West Midlands +21 23 £19,499 -25.00% 3
Hertfordshire -19 17 £60,000 +22.44% 3
South West -4 15 £44,750 +6.54% 4
North West -52 15 £26,500 +10.41% 5
South Yorkshire -1 14 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 14 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +11 13 £62,500 +92.30%
Manchester -45 12 £29,500 +22.91% 2
West Yorkshire -38 11 £21,250 -22.72% 1
Surrey -3 10 £37,500 -25.00%
West Sussex - 10 £23,250 -
Hampshire -7 9 £27,500 -42.10% 2
Staffordshire - 9 £31,000 -
Milton Keynes - 9 £62,500 -
St Albans -18 8 £60,000 - 2
Leeds - 8 £21,500 -
Kent -14 7 £27,500 -82.81%
Hammersmith - 7 £37,500 -
Bristol +3 6 £12,500 -77.06% 1
Essex -31 6 £32,500 - 2
Saffron Walden - 6 £32,500 -

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 495 (58.44%) Telecoms
2 301 (35.54%) Internet
3 216 (25.50%) Smartphone
4 167 (19.72%) Cisco
5 162 (19.13%) Microsoft
5 162 (19.13%) Windows
6 153 (18.06%) Degree
7 152 (17.95%) Firewall
8 128 (15.11%) VoIP
9 117 (13.81%) MPLS
10 109 (12.87%) Billing
11 103 (12.16%) Retail
12 98 (11.57%) OSPF
13 94 (11.10%) DNS
14 90 (10.63%) BGP
15 87 (10.27%) VPN
16 85 (10.04%) JavaScript
16 85 (10.04%) 3G
17 84 (9.92%) SNMP
18 80 (9.45%) MS Office
19 79 (9.33%) HTML
20 78 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
21 75 (8.85%) Project Management
22 74 (8.74%) Java
22 74 (8.74%) ITIL
23 73 (8.62%) Linux
23 73 (8.62%) SQL
24 72 (8.50%) Oracle
25 70 (8.26%) LAN
26 69 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 41 (4.84%) MS Exchange
2 18 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 18 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.13%) Lync
3 14 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (1.18%) Apache
5 9 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.59%) WorkSite
8 4 (0.47%) Moodle
8 4 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.35%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.35%) Node.js
10 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 80 (9.45%) MS Office
2 63 (7.44%) MS Excel
3 18 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.53%) OmniGraffle
5 8 (0.94%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.47%) MS Project
6 4 (0.47%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.47%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.35%) Movex
6 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.94%) Office 365
2 4 (0.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.12%) IaaS
3 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 301 (35.54%) Internet
2 152 (17.95%) Firewall
3 128 (15.11%) VoIP
4 117 (13.81%) MPLS
5 98 (11.57%) OSPF
6 94 (11.10%) DNS
7 90 (10.63%) BGP
8 87 (10.27%) VPN
9 85 (10.04%) 3G
10 84 (9.92%) SNMP
11 70 (8.26%) LAN
12 66 (7.79%) WAN
13 61 (7.20%) ADSL
14 60 (7.08%) TCP/IP
14 60 (7.08%) 4G
15 54 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
16 53 (6.26%) Wireless
17 46 (5.43%) Ethernet
18 45 (5.31%) LTE
19 41 (4.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.13%) MySQL
3 30 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (2.24%) NoSQL
5 12 (1.42%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.06%) Data Mining
8 8 (0.94%) DB2
9 7 (0.83%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.35%) Big Data
12 3 (0.35%) SQLite
12 3 (0.35%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (4.01%) NUnit
2 32 (3.78%) Maven
3 28 (3.31%) Rhino Mocks
4 26 (3.07%) JUnit
5 19 (2.24%) Git (software)
6 13 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (1.53%) Dreamweaver
7 12 (1.42%) Subversion
8 6 (0.71%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.59%) PostSharp
9 5 (0.59%) JIRA
9 5 (0.59%) ReSharper
9 5 (0.59%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.59%) Moq
10 4 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (0.47%) TestNG
10 4 (0.47%) TestComplete
11 3 (0.35%) Fiddler
12 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.24%) Jasmine
General
1 495 (58.44%) Telecoms
2 109 (12.87%) Billing
3 103 (12.16%) Retail
4 66 (7.79%) Finance
5 65 (7.67%) Marketing
6 20 (2.36%) Back Office
7 18 (2.13%) Legal
8 17 (2.01%) Law
9 12 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.06%) Publishing
10 9 (1.06%) Electronics
11 8 (0.94%) Games
12 7 (0.83%) Advertising
13 6 (0.71%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.71%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.71%) Interactive Media
14 5 (0.59%) Banking
15 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 129 (15.23%) Developer
2 104 (12.28%) Analyst
3 60 (7.08%) IP Engineer
4 52 (6.14%) Java Developer
5 50 (5.90%) Architect
6 49 (5.79%) Support Engineer
7 36 (4.25%) Security Engineer
8 35 (4.13%) Network Engineer
9 33 (3.90%) Design Engineer
9 33 (3.90%) Senior Design Engineer
10 31 (3.66%) Business Analyst
11 30 (3.54%) Service Analyst
11 30 (3.54%) Senior IP Engineer
12 29 (3.42%) C# Developer
12 29 (3.42%) Service Desk Analyst
13 28 (3.31%) Administrator
14 27 (3.19%) Software Engineer
14 27 (3.19%) WinForms Developer
15 25 (2.95%) Senior Developer
15 25 (2.95%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (9.33%) HTML
2 64 (7.56%) XML
3 59 (6.97%) CSS
4 57 (6.73%) .NET
5 51 (6.02%) Hibernate
6 39 (4.60%) ASP.NET
7 36 (4.25%) J2EE
8 35 (4.13%) LINQ
8 35 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 35 (4.13%) Web Services
9 32 (3.78%) EJB
9 32 (3.78%) XSLT
10 28 (3.31%) WinForms
10 28 (3.31%) NHibernate
10 28 (3.31%) Castle Windsor
10 28 (3.31%) MonoRail
10 28 (3.31%) WPF
11 21 (2.48%) jQuery
12 19 (2.24%) HTML5
13 18 (2.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 216 (25.50%) Smartphone
2 41 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 37 (4.37%) Blackberry
4 33 (3.90%) Mathematics
5 24 (2.83%) Social Media
6 19 (2.24%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.65%) Statistics
8 12 (1.42%) Open Source
8 12 (1.42%) iPhone
9 11 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.06%) IPTV
10 9 (1.06%) Handset
11 8 (0.94%) PKI
11 8 (0.94%) Firmware
11 8 (0.94%) Taxonomies
12 7 (0.83%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.83%) iPad
12 7 (0.83%) Interactive TV
13 6 (0.71%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.71%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 162 (19.13%) Windows
2 73 (8.62%) Linux
3 47 (5.55%) Windows 7
3 47 (5.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (2.72%) Windows XP
6 21 (2.48%) UNIX
7 17 (2.01%) Android
8 15 (1.77%) Windows Vista
9 11 (1.30%) CentOS
10 10 (1.18%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.18%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.83%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.59%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.24%) AIX
14 2 (0.24%) Solaris
14 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.12%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (8.85%) Project Management
2 74 (8.74%) ITIL
3 67 (7.91%) TDD
4 65 (7.67%) Network Management
5 64 (7.56%) Software Engineering
5 64 (7.56%) MVC
5 64 (7.56%) CRM
6 55 (6.49%) Scrum
7 49 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (5.19%) Unit Testing
10 37 (4.37%) Service Management
11 36 (4.25%) OO
12 32 (3.78%) Service Delivery
12 32 (3.78%) Network Design
13 31 (3.66%) SOA
14 30 (3.54%) Continuous Improvement
15 28 (3.31%) MVVM
15 28 (3.31%) Product Management
16 25 (2.95%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 85 (10.04%) JavaScript
2 74 (8.74%) Java
3 73 (8.62%) SQL
4 53 (6.26%) C#
4 53 (6.26%) PHP
5 47 (5.55%) C++
6 29 (3.42%) C
7 24 (2.83%) PL/SQL
8 17 (2.01%) XPath
8 17 (2.01%) Ruby
9 15 (1.77%) T-SQL
10 11 (1.30%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.18%) Python
12 8 (0.94%) Perl
13 5 (0.59%) Tcl
14 4 (0.47%) VBScript
15 1 (0.12%) sed
15 1 (0.12%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.12%) Groovy
15 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 153 (18.06%) Degree
2 78 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
3 69 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 54 (6.38%) CCNP
5 45 (5.31%) MCP
6 36 (4.25%) CCNA
7 26 (3.07%) MCTS
7 26 (3.07%) MCAD
7 26 (3.07%) MCSD
8 24 (2.83%) Security Cleared
9 20 (2.36%) PhD
9 20 (2.36%) MCSE
10 14 (1.65%) CCIP
11 13 (1.53%) CCSA
12 11 (1.30%) CCSP
13 9 (1.06%) CCIE
13 9 (1.06%) CCDP
13 9 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (1.06%) Network+ Certification
14 8 (0.94%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (7.56%) SLA
2 17 (2.01%) QA
3 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.47%) WAI
4 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.30%) XenApp
4 10 (1.18%) ProxySG
4 10 (1.18%) vSphere
5 9 (1.06%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.71%) ISA Server
7 5 (0.59%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.59%) UAG
8 4 (0.47%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.35%) OpenSSH
10 2 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.12%) XenServer
11 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (1.77%) OpenView
2 11 (1.30%) CiscoWorks
3 7 (0.83%) WhatsUp Gold
4 6 (0.71%) SCOM
5 4 (0.47%) HP NNM
5 4 (0.47%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.47%) Puppet
5 4 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.47%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.35%) ServiceCenter
6 3 (0.35%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.24%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.12%) WSUS
8 1 (0.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.12%) Cacti
8 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.12%) YUM
8 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 167 (19.72%) Cisco
2 162 (19.13%) Microsoft
3 72 (8.50%) Oracle
4 41 (4.84%) Juniper
5 32 (3.78%) JBoss
6 27 (3.19%) HP
7 25 (2.95%) VMware
7 25 (2.95%) F5
8 24 (2.83%) BT
8 24 (2.83%) Fortinet
8 24 (2.83%) Adobe
9 23 (2.72%) Citrix
10 22 (2.60%) CheckPoint
11 21 (2.48%) Avaya
12 20 (2.36%) Huawei
13 18 (2.13%) TIBCO
14 15 (1.77%) Remedy
14 15 (1.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 15 (1.77%) BMC
15 12 (1.42%) Symantec
West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: Car Allowance + 20% bonus.
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
KDR
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: car allowance + 20% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Salary: Highly Competitive + 20% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: £27,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Extreme Live Gaming
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Extreme Live Gaming
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Extreme Live Gaming
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Venator Recruitment Limited
Posted: 5 days ago