The table below looks at the statistics for LLU skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LLU over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Loop Unbundling (LLU)
Rank 878 922 887
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -35
Permanent jobs citing LLU 18 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.006% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.090% 0.035% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 7
Average salary £20,475 £41,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.06% -21.90%
UK excluding London average salary £59,500 £21,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+183.33% -60.00%

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
19933 20250 22143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.09% 16.98% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15782 16062 17938
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 £26,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

LLU
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LLU within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LLU Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LLU
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LLU within the UK.

LLU Salary Trend in the UK

LLU
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LLU over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 within the UK.

LLU Salary Histogram in the UK

LLU
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LLU within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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 +33 18 £20,475 -50.06% 1
London +33 12 £20,475 -50.06%
South East - 4 £62,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £62,000 -
North West - 2 £41,000 - 1
Manchester - 2 £41,000 - 1
Reading - 2 £65,250 -
Rochdale - 2 £41,000 - 1

LLU
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing LLU 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 LLU.

1 29 (93.55%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (90.32%) Internet
2 28 (90.32%) Cisco
2 28 (90.32%) Broadband
3 25 (80.65%) VoIP
3 25 (80.65%) Cisco IOS
4 24 (77.42%) Telecoms
5 23 (74.19%) SMTP
5 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
6 22 (70.97%) VPN
6 22 (70.97%) DNS
6 22 (70.97%) Windows
6 22 (70.97%) MS Office
6 22 (70.97%) BT
7 21 (67.74%) MS Excel
7 21 (67.74%) POP3
7 21 (67.74%) Nokia
7 21 (67.74%) CCNA
8 9 (29.03%) Juniper
9 8 (25.81%) CCNP
9 8 (25.81%) MPLS
10 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
10 4 (12.90%) Change Management
10 4 (12.90%) CCVP
10 4 (12.90%) JNCIP
10 4 (12.90%) JNCIE
10 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (12.90%) DWDM
10 4 (12.90%) CISSP
10 4 (12.90%) CCIE

LLU
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing LLU 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 LLU. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (70.97%) MS Office
2 21 (67.74%) MS Excel
3 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 28 (90.32%) Internet
1 28 (90.32%) Broadband
2 25 (80.65%) VoIP
2 25 (80.65%) Cisco IOS
3 23 (74.19%) SMTP
4 22 (70.97%) VPN
4 22 (70.97%) DNS
5 21 (67.74%) POP3
6 8 (25.81%) MPLS
7 4 (12.90%) DWDM
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (12.90%) IOS XR
7 4 (12.90%) NX-OS
8 2 (6.45%) IPv6
8 2 (6.45%) SSL
8 2 (6.45%) HTTP
8 2 (6.45%) PPP
8 2 (6.45%) Firewall
8 2 (6.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
General
1 24 (77.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Technical Support
2 22 (70.97%) Graduate
2 22 (70.97%) 2nd Line Support
2 22 (70.97%) Technical Advisor
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
4 2 (6.45%) IP Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Change Management
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Information Security
3 2 (6.45%) Project Management
3 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.45%) Coaching
3 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 29 (93.55%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (67.74%) CCNA
3 8 (25.81%) CCNP
4 4 (12.90%) CCVP
4 4 (12.90%) JNCIP
4 4 (12.90%) JNCIE
4 4 (12.90%) CISSP
4 4 (12.90%) CCIE
5 2 (6.45%) HNC
5 2 (6.45%) HND
5 2 (6.45%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Cacti
1 2 (6.45%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) Cisco
2 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
3 22 (70.97%) BT
4 21 (67.74%) Nokia
5 9 (29.03%) Juniper
6 4 (12.90%) F5
7 2 (6.45%) Huawei
7 2 (6.45%) Redback
7 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.45%) Fujitsu
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago