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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 513 541 453
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -88
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 423 365 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.34% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.21% 2.02% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 290 214 298
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%

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
19137 18089 21512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.95% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15313 14187 17546
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +55 415 £40,000 +14.28% 66
London +89 187 £40,000 - 27
South East -31 137 £40,000 -5.32% 19
Berkshire -29 79 £55,000 +10.00% 1
City of London +55 76 £42,500 +13.33% 12
Reading -18 40 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Surrey +7 26 £32,500 +18.18% 4
North West +8 24 £30,000 -20.00% 8
West Midlands -26 22 £43,750 +41.12% 3
East of England -2 19 £38,500 +18.46% 1
Maidenhead -19 18 - -
Suffolk +10 15 £42,000 -2.32%
Ipswich +5 15 £42,000 -2.32%
Reigate +2 14 £48,750 +77.27% 3
East Midlands +31 11 £23,500 -27.69% 3
West Sussex +8 11 £35,000 +45.83% 1
Manchester +8 11 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Warwickshire -3 10 £45,000 +80.00%
South West -12 10 £37,000 -13.95% 4
Nottinghamshire - 10 £23,500 - 1
Crawley - 10 £35,000 - 1
Leamington Spa - 9 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +4 6 £42,500 +70.00% 5
Cheshire -3 6 £75,000 +76.47%
Birmingham -18 6 £40,000 +60.00%
Warrington +13 5 £75,000 -
Rochdale 0 5 £40,000 -35.48% 3
Hampshire -16 5 £40,000 +77.77% 3
Abingdon - 5 - - 2
Newbury +3 4 - -

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 532 (57.27%) Telecoms
2 260 (27.99%) Internet
3 216 (23.25%) Cisco
4 194 (20.88%) Windows
5 184 (19.81%) Microsoft
6 135 (14.53%) Cisco Certification
7 134 (14.42%) SQL Server
8 131 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
9 128 (13.78%) MPLS
10 122 (13.13%) VPN
11 121 (13.02%) VoIP
12 120 (12.92%) Marketing
13 119 (12.81%) Firewall
14 113 (12.16%) Smartphone
15 103 (11.09%) JavaScript
15 103 (11.09%) MS Office
16 100 (10.76%) BGP
16 100 (10.76%) Wireless
17 99 (10.66%) DNS
17 99 (10.66%) Degree
18 96 (10.33%) TCP/IP
19 95 (10.23%) Linux
20 93 (10.01%) SLA
21 92 (9.90%) SQL
22 89 (9.58%) MS Excel
23 88 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
24 87 (9.36%) ITIL
25 84 (9.04%) HTML
25 84 (9.04%) MVC
26 82 (8.83%) .NET

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 43 (4.63%) MS Exchange
2 38 (4.09%) Tomcat
2 38 (4.09%) Apache
3 33 (3.55%) CMS
4 31 (3.34%) WordPress
5 30 (3.23%) Drupal
6 26 (2.80%) SharePoint
7 23 (2.48%) Lync
8 18 (1.94%) NServiceBus
9 11 (1.18%) SAS
9 11 (1.18%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.54%) IIS
13 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.22%) Moodle
14 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.11%) MTS
Applications
1 103 (11.09%) MS Office
2 89 (9.58%) MS Excel
3 24 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.94%) Photoshop
4 18 (1.94%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.97%) InDesign
5 9 (0.97%) Fireworks
5 9 (0.97%) Acrobat
5 9 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.65%) SPSS
7 4 (0.43%) MS Project
8 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.32%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.08%) SaaS
2 9 (0.97%) Office 365
2 9 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.75%) PaaS
3 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.75%) IaaS
3 7 (0.75%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 260 (27.99%) Internet
2 128 (13.78%) MPLS
3 122 (13.13%) VPN
4 121 (13.02%) VoIP
5 119 (12.81%) Firewall
6 100 (10.76%) BGP
6 100 (10.76%) Wireless
7 99 (10.66%) DNS
8 96 (10.33%) TCP/IP
9 79 (8.50%) 3G
10 78 (8.40%) WAN
11 76 (8.18%) 4G
12 67 (7.21%) Ethernet
13 65 (7.00%) ADSL
14 48 (5.17%) LTE
15 47 (5.06%) LAN
16 39 (4.20%) VPLS
17 37 (3.98%) ATM
18 34 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
18 34 (3.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.44%) MySQL
3 23 (2.48%) Relational Database
4 21 (2.26%) RDBMS
5 19 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.43%) Big Data
7 3 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.22%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.22%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.22%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.22%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.11%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 78 (8.40%) NUnit
2 60 (6.46%) Git (software)
3 59 (6.35%) Subversion
4 51 (5.49%) Rhino Mocks
5 46 (4.95%) Moq
6 25 (2.69%) MSTest
7 23 (2.48%) Eclipse
8 21 (2.26%) NetBeans
8 21 (2.26%) PhpStorm
8 21 (2.26%) PostSharp
8 21 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (2.26%) ReSharper
8 21 (2.26%) Fiddler
8 21 (2.26%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 9 (0.97%) Axure RP
10 8 (0.86%) Jenkins
11 7 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.22%) Maven
13 1 (0.11%) CruiseControl
General
1 532 (57.27%) Telecoms
2 120 (12.92%) Marketing
3 45 (4.84%) Finance
4 38 (4.09%) Retail
5 32 (3.44%) Back Office
6 24 (2.58%) Advertising
7 23 (2.48%) Multimedia
8 14 (1.51%) Games
9 10 (1.08%) Publishing
10 9 (0.97%) Legal
10 9 (0.97%) Electronics
11 8 (0.86%) Billing
12 6 (0.65%) Banking
13 5 (0.54%) Law
14 2 (0.22%) Local Government
15 1 (0.11%) Military
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.11%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.11%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 168 (18.08%) Developer
2 122 (13.13%) Analyst
3 114 (12.27%) Network Engineer
4 53 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 44 (4.74%) .NET Developer
5 44 (4.74%) Technical Support
5 44 (4.74%) Account Manager
6 42 (4.52%) IP Engineer
7 40 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
8 37 (3.98%) Support Analyst
9 33 (3.55%) Senior Developer
9 33 (3.55%) C# Developer
10 30 (3.23%) Senior Manager
11 28 (3.01%) Java Developer
11 28 (3.01%) Product Manager
12 27 (2.91%) Service Analyst
13 26 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
13 26 (2.80%) PHP Developer
13 26 (2.80%) Network Support
13 26 (2.80%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (9.04%) HTML
2 82 (8.83%) .NET
3 71 (7.64%) CSS
4 62 (6.67%) jQuery
5 54 (5.81%) ASP.NET
6 53 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 52 (5.60%) Web Services
7 52 (5.60%) XML
8 51 (5.49%) WinForms
8 51 (5.49%) Castle Windsor
8 51 (5.49%) WPF
9 47 (5.06%) LINQ
10 39 (4.20%) HTML5
11 38 (4.09%) CSS3
11 38 (4.09%) Backbone.js
11 38 (4.09%) AngularJS
12 32 (3.44%) NHibernate
13 30 (3.23%) Symfony
14 29 (3.12%) KnockoutJS
15 28 (3.01%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 113 (12.16%) Smartphone
2 88 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (4.31%) User Experience
4 37 (3.98%) Open Source
4 37 (3.98%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.69%) Inversion of Control
6 24 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
7 22 (2.37%) Blackberry
8 21 (2.26%) W3C
9 20 (2.15%) Biometrics
9 20 (2.15%) IVR
10 19 (2.05%) STB
11 17 (1.83%) Social Media
12 15 (1.61%) Management Information System
13 14 (1.51%) Mathematics
14 10 (1.08%) Clustering
14 10 (1.08%) IPTV
15 9 (0.97%) Statistics
15 9 (0.97%) Taxonomies
15 9 (0.97%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 194 (20.88%) Windows
2 95 (10.23%) Linux
3 71 (7.64%) UNIX
4 47 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (3.77%) Windows 7
6 33 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (3.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (3.44%) Windows XP
8 30 (3.23%) Android
9 25 (2.69%) Solaris
10 23 (2.48%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.86%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.54%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.43%) Debian
14 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.22%) CentOS
14 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (9.36%) ITIL
3 84 (9.04%) MVC
4 77 (8.29%) Scrum
5 76 (8.18%) Service Management
5 76 (8.18%) TDD
6 71 (7.64%) Project Management
7 67 (7.21%) OO
8 51 (5.49%) Network Design
8 51 (5.49%) MVVM
9 50 (5.38%) Product Management
9 50 (5.38%) Mentoring
10 48 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (4.95%) Kanban
11 46 (4.95%) Dependency Injection
12 44 (4.74%) Load Balancing
13 42 (4.52%) CRM
14 40 (4.31%) Service Delivery
15 33 (3.55%) Time Management
16 31 (3.34%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 103 (11.09%) JavaScript
2 92 (9.90%) SQL
3 80 (8.61%) C#
4 54 (5.81%) Java
5 50 (5.38%) PHP
5 50 (5.38%) Python
6 29 (3.12%) C++
7 26 (2.80%) Perl
8 25 (2.69%) T-SQL
9 13 (1.40%) C
10 10 (1.08%) Tcl
11 8 (0.86%) PowerShell
11 8 (0.86%) PHP5
12 7 (0.75%) VBA
13 6 (0.65%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.65%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.43%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.32%) R
15 3 (0.32%) Scala
15 3 (0.32%) F#
Qualifications
1 135 (14.53%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (10.66%) Degree
3 79 (8.50%) CCNA
4 59 (6.35%) CCNP
5 41 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 20 (2.15%) VCP4
7 20 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
8 19 (2.05%) CCIE
9 18 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (1.72%) CCIP
11 15 (1.61%) MCSE
12 14 (1.51%) HNC
12 14 (1.51%) HND
13 13 (1.40%) MCP
13 13 (1.40%) SC Cleared
14 8 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (0.86%) CCDP
15 7 (0.75%) SCSA
15 7 (0.75%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (10.01%) SLA
2 13 (1.40%) QA
3 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (7.97%) Active Directory
2 40 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.83%) NDS
4 6 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.65%) UAG
4 6 (0.65%) Terminal Services
5 5 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.43%) XenApp
6 4 (0.43%) XenServer
6 4 (0.43%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.32%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.22%) Kamailio
8 2 (0.22%) vCloud
8 2 (0.22%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.11%) Firmware
9 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (1.40%) FortiGate
2 12 (1.29%) Backup Exec
3 7 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (0.54%) OpenView
4 5 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (0.43%) Cacti
6 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.22%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.22%) Nagios
6 2 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.22%) OPNET
6 2 (0.22%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.11%) DameWare
7 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.11%) SCCM
7 1 (0.11%) SCOM
7 1 (0.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 216 (23.25%) Cisco
2 184 (19.81%) Microsoft
3 67 (7.21%) Juniper
4 52 (5.60%) VMware
5 49 (5.27%) BT
6 40 (4.31%) Oracle
7 39 (4.20%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 36 (3.88%) CheckPoint
9 34 (3.66%) Nokia
10 32 (3.44%) HP
11 31 (3.34%) Avaya
12 27 (2.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 23 (2.48%) Huawei
13 23 (2.48%) SolarWinds
13 23 (2.48%) F5
14 19 (2.05%) Sun
14 19 (2.05%) EMC
15 18 (1.94%) Yahoo!
16 17 (1.83%) Apple
17 16 (1.72%) Adobe
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Energyhelpline.com
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
PCR
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus on call and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £22k - £25k per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £44000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Massive Interactive
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + 10% bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + on-call payments + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and amazing benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
RecruitX
Salary: £14k - 18k per year + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Home Based
Telefonica
Posted: 6 days ago