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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 511 313 462
Rank change year-on-year
-198 +149
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 464 885 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.81% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 4.48% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 188 240 320
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20476 19756 21075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.49% 18.16% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16437 15890 17389
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -182 445 £35,000 -12.50% 41
South East -28 225 £35,000 +2.94% 13
Berkshire +66 179 £35,000 -22.22% 9
London -232 125 £40,000 -2.43% 13
Maidenhead +35 89 - - 5
Reading +1 75 £35,000 -17.64% 4
City of London -16 27 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Hammersmith +16 26 - -
North West +12 25 £27,500 -24.65% 3
West Midlands +5 25 £36,000 +2.85% 3
Surrey -6 22 £29,000 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire -51 21 £25,000 -9.09% 6
North Yorkshire +2 15 £25,000 -33.33%
Manchester -3 15 £27,500 +42.85% 1
East Midlands -3 10 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Harrogate - 10 £25,000 -
Cheshire -7 9 £32,500 -10.95%
Hampshire -8 9 £26,500 -10.16% 1
South West -17 9 £33,750 -19.64% 1
Basingstoke - 9 £26,500 -
West Bromwich - 8 £19,000 -
Oxfordshire +10 7 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire -55 6 £21,500 -21.81% 3
Gloucestershire -3 5 - -
Buckinghamshire -18 5 £27,500 -34.52%
Warrington -25 5 - -
East of England -114 5 £46,750 -3.60%
Warwickshire - 5 £40,000 -
Derbyshire - 5 - - 1
Chesterfield - 5 - - 1

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 573 (62.15%) Telecoms
2 368 (39.91%) Internet
3 286 (31.02%) Smartphone
4 163 (17.68%) Windows
5 162 (17.57%) 3G
6 157 (17.03%) VoIP
7 146 (15.84%) Cisco
8 140 (15.18%) Microsoft
9 137 (14.86%) Degree
10 134 (14.53%) Firewall
11 110 (11.93%) MPLS
12 108 (11.71%) Marketing
13 99 (10.74%) Project Management
13 99 (10.74%) Linux
14 97 (10.52%) BGP
15 96 (10.41%) OSPF
16 93 (10.09%) Retail
17 83 (9.00%) Billing
17 83 (9.00%) DNS
18 82 (8.89%) LAN
19 81 (8.79%) SNMP
19 81 (8.79%) HTML
20 80 (8.68%) VPN
21 75 (8.13%) MS Excel
22 74 (8.03%) ITIL
23 73 (7.92%) LTE
24 72 (7.81%) WAN
25 71 (7.70%) Java
26 68 (7.38%) SQL Server
27 67 (7.27%) MS Office

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 37 (4.01%) MS Exchange
2 24 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 23 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (2.17%) CMS
5 18 (1.95%) Apache
6 15 (1.63%) Lync
7 12 (1.30%) SharePoint
8 11 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.08%) SAS
10 9 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (0.98%) WorkSite
11 7 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.54%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.43%) NServiceBus
14 3 (0.33%) Moodle
15 2 (0.22%) Node.js
15 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
16 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 75 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 67 (7.27%) MS Office
3 31 (3.36%) MS Visio
4 29 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (2.17%) OmniGraffle
6 9 (0.98%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.43%) MS Project
8 2 (0.22%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.22%) InDesign
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.11%) SPSS
9 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (1.19%) Movex
2 8 (0.87%) CSG Singleview
3 6 (0.65%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.19%) Office 365
2 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 368 (39.91%) Internet
2 162 (17.57%) 3G
3 157 (17.03%) VoIP
4 134 (14.53%) Firewall
5 110 (11.93%) MPLS
6 97 (10.52%) BGP
7 96 (10.41%) OSPF
8 83 (9.00%) DNS
9 82 (8.89%) LAN
10 81 (8.79%) SNMP
11 80 (8.68%) VPN
12 73 (7.92%) LTE
13 72 (7.81%) WAN
14 64 (6.94%) 4G
15 63 (6.83%) ADSL
16 56 (6.07%) TCP/IP
16 56 (6.07%) Wireless
17 52 (5.64%) Network Security
18 45 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
19 35 (3.80%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.45%) MySQL
3 24 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (1.84%) Data Mining
6 9 (0.98%) DB2
6 9 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.54%) SQLite
8 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.43%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.43%) Big Data
10 3 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.22%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.11%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 40 (4.34%) NUnit
2 29 (3.15%) Rhino Mocks
3 20 (2.17%) Dreamweaver
4 17 (1.84%) Maven
4 17 (1.84%) JUnit
5 16 (1.74%) Subversion
6 9 (0.98%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.87%) Axure RP
7 8 (0.87%) Moq
8 6 (0.65%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.65%) ReSharper
8 6 (0.65%) PostSharp
8 6 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.43%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.22%) MSTest
10 2 (0.22%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.22%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.22%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.11%) JIRA
11 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 573 (62.15%) Telecoms
2 108 (11.71%) Marketing
3 93 (10.09%) Retail
4 83 (9.00%) Billing
5 62 (6.72%) Finance
6 34 (3.69%) Games
7 27 (2.93%) Multimedia
8 23 (2.49%) Law
9 19 (2.06%) Legal
10 13 (1.41%) Interactive Media
11 10 (1.08%) Electronics
12 9 (0.98%) Publishing
13 7 (0.76%) Advertising
14 6 (0.65%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.43%) Back Office
17 2 (0.22%) Banking
17 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
18 1 (0.11%) Automotive
18 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 125 (13.56%) Analyst
2 111 (12.04%) Developer
3 57 (6.18%) IP Engineer
4 54 (5.86%) Architect
5 50 (5.42%) Design Engineer
5 50 (5.42%) Senior Design Engineer
6 45 (4.88%) Network Engineer
7 36 (3.90%) Service Analyst
7 36 (3.90%) Security Engineer
8 35 (3.80%) Service Desk Analyst
9 33 (3.58%) Support Analyst
10 29 (3.15%) C# Developer
10 29 (3.15%) Java Developer
10 29 (3.15%) Senior IP Engineer
11 28 (3.04%) Support Engineer
11 28 (3.04%) Consultant
12 27 (2.93%) Senior Security Engineer
12 27 (2.93%) Technical Design Authority
13 26 (2.82%) Software Engineer
13 26 (2.82%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (8.79%) HTML
2 48 (5.21%) CSS
3 45 (4.88%) .NET
4 41 (4.45%) ASP.NET
5 36 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (3.80%) LINQ
7 30 (3.25%) WPF
7 30 (3.25%) WinForms
8 29 (3.15%) Castle Windsor
9 28 (3.04%) Hibernate
10 27 (2.93%) NHibernate
10 27 (2.93%) Web Services
10 27 (2.93%) MonoRail
11 25 (2.71%) J2EE
12 23 (2.49%) XML
13 17 (1.84%) XSLT
13 17 (1.84%) EJB
14 13 (1.41%) jQuery
15 12 (1.30%) Ajax
16 9 (0.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 286 (31.02%) Smartphone
2 46 (4.99%) Blackberry
3 36 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 25 (2.71%) Social Media
5 21 (2.28%) Mobile App
6 18 (1.95%) iPhone
6 18 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.52%) PDA
8 13 (1.41%) Mathematics
9 11 (1.19%) IVR
9 11 (1.19%) DTV
10 10 (1.08%) Smart Meter
11 9 (0.98%) CCTV
11 9 (0.98%) Mainframe
11 9 (0.98%) iPad
12 8 (0.87%) Open Source
12 8 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (0.87%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.87%) PKI
12 8 (0.87%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 163 (17.68%) Windows
2 99 (10.74%) Linux
3 59 (6.40%) Windows 7
4 58 (6.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (4.56%) Windows XP
6 36 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (3.04%) UNIX
8 26 (2.82%) Android
9 20 (2.17%) Windows Vista
10 19 (2.06%) Windows 8
11 12 (1.30%) Apple iOS
11 12 (1.30%) CentOS
11 12 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
12 9 (0.98%) Windows Phone
13 7 (0.76%) AIX
14 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.43%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.43%) Debian
16 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (10.74%) Project Management
2 74 (8.03%) ITIL
3 63 (6.83%) Network Management
4 61 (6.62%) Scrum
5 56 (6.07%) TDD
6 47 (5.10%) Service Delivery
7 46 (4.99%) MVC
7 46 (4.99%) Service Management
8 43 (4.66%) Software Engineering
9 39 (4.23%) Asset Management
10 36 (3.90%) CRM
10 36 (3.90%) OO
10 36 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 35 (3.80%) Network Design
12 34 (3.69%) E-Commerce
13 31 (3.36%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (3.25%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (3.15%) Business Intelligence
15 29 (3.15%) Unit Testing
15 29 (3.15%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 71 (7.70%) Java
2 66 (7.16%) SQL
3 60 (6.51%) JavaScript
4 46 (4.99%) C#
5 44 (4.77%) PHP
6 43 (4.66%) C++
7 25 (2.71%) C
8 23 (2.49%) Python
9 20 (2.17%) Perl
10 19 (2.06%) PL/SQL
11 14 (1.52%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.19%) Tcl
13 7 (0.76%) Embedded C
13 7 (0.76%) Embedded C++
13 7 (0.76%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.65%) PHP5
15 5 (0.54%) Ruby
15 5 (0.54%) XPath
16 4 (0.43%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 137 (14.86%) Degree
2 65 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (4.01%) CCNP
5 34 (3.69%) CCNA
6 31 (3.36%) MCP
7 24 (2.60%) Security Cleared
8 20 (2.17%) MCSE
8 20 (2.17%) MCAD
8 20 (2.17%) MCSD
8 20 (2.17%) MCTS
9 16 (1.74%) CISSP
10 15 (1.63%) SC Cleared
11 14 (1.52%) HNC
11 14 (1.52%) HND
12 13 (1.41%) CCIP
13 10 (1.08%) PhD
13 10 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
14 9 (0.98%) CCSA
14 9 (0.98%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.64%) SLA
2 25 (2.71%) QA
3 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.22%) WAI
4 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 41 (4.45%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.84%) XenApp
3 16 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.30%) NDS
5 11 (1.19%) Terminal Services
6 9 (0.98%) ProxySG
7 7 (0.76%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.65%) vSphere
8 6 (0.65%) Terminal Server
9 5 (0.54%) UAG
10 3 (0.33%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.33%) OpenSSH
11 2 (0.22%) Varnish
11 2 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.22%) XenServer
11 2 (0.22%) GPFS
12 1 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 12 (1.30%) FortiGate
2 8 (0.87%) Cacti
2 8 (0.87%) Nagios
3 7 (0.76%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.54%) SmokePing
5 4 (0.43%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.22%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.22%) WSUS
6 2 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.11%) OpenView
7 1 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.11%) Netcool
7 1 (0.11%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.11%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.11%) YUM
Vendors
1 146 (15.84%) Cisco
2 140 (15.18%) Microsoft
3 33 (3.58%) Juniper
4 32 (3.47%) Oracle
5 28 (3.04%) Huawei
6 27 (2.93%) Fortinet
6 27 (2.93%) Citrix
7 25 (2.71%) VMware
7 25 (2.71%) Adobe
8 23 (2.49%) Avaya
9 22 (2.39%) HP
9 22 (2.39%) BT
10 21 (2.28%) F5
11 17 (1.84%) JBoss
11 17 (1.84%) CheckPoint
12 15 (1.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 14 (1.52%) LANDesk
13 14 (1.52%) Symantec
14 13 (1.41%) McAfee
15 12 (1.30%) T-Plan
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: 25,000
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Horsham, West Sussex
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £20000 per annum
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
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Salary: £16k + Excellent Benefits
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Surrey
Esum
Salary: Unspecified Execllent + Additional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 4 days ago
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TalkTalk
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Salary: From £22,829 to £29,330 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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