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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Loop Unbundling (LLU)
Rank 881 918 871
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -47
Permanent jobs citing LLU 17 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.008% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.092% 0.043% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 1
Average salary £20,475 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £35,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+114.28% +25.00%

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
18434 20743 19898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.86% 17.73% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15176 16547 15963
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 2015 within the UK.

LLU Salary Histogram in the UK

LLU
Top 4 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 3 August 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
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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 +29 14 £20,475 -52.38% 1
London +33 13 £20,475 -50.06%
Leicestershire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

LLU
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 33 (94.29%) Broadband
2 32 (91.43%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (88.57%) Internet
4 30 (85.71%) Cisco
5 29 (82.86%) Cisco IOS
6 28 (80.00%) Telecoms
7 27 (77.14%) VoIP
7 27 (77.14%) SMTP
8 26 (74.29%) MS Excel
8 26 (74.29%) DNS
8 26 (74.29%) BT
9 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
9 25 (71.43%) VPN
9 25 (71.43%) Nokia
9 25 (71.43%) CCNA
9 25 (71.43%) Windows
9 25 (71.43%) MS Office
9 25 (71.43%) POP3
10 7 (20.00%) CCNP
10 7 (20.00%) Juniper
11 6 (17.14%) MPLS
12 5 (14.29%) DWDM
12 5 (14.29%) CCIE
13 4 (11.43%) CISSP
13 4 (11.43%) JNCIP
13 4 (11.43%) JNCIE
13 4 (11.43%) CCVP
13 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (11.43%) F5
13 4 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus

LLU
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Applications
1 26 (74.29%) MS Excel
2 25 (71.43%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 33 (94.29%) Broadband
2 31 (88.57%) Internet
3 29 (82.86%) Cisco IOS
4 27 (77.14%) VoIP
4 27 (77.14%) SMTP
5 26 (74.29%) DNS
6 25 (71.43%) VPN
6 25 (71.43%) POP3
7 6 (17.14%) MPLS
8 5 (14.29%) DWDM
9 4 (11.43%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (11.43%) IOS XR
9 4 (11.43%) NX-OS
10 2 (5.71%) OSPF
10 2 (5.71%) BGP
10 2 (5.71%) DSLAM
10 2 (5.71%) DSL
10 2 (5.71%) L2TP
10 2 (5.71%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
General
1 28 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Graduate
1 25 (71.43%) Technical Support
1 25 (71.43%) 2nd Line Support
1 25 (71.43%) Technical Advisor
2 5 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Network Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planner
5 1 (2.86%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.86%) IPTV
3 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.86%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.57%) B2B
1 3 (8.57%) Information Security
1 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (8.57%) Coaching
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL
2 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
2 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (5.71%) Change Management
2 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.86%) System Testing
3 1 (2.86%) Product Management
3 1 (2.86%) MSF
3 1 (2.86%) Migration
3 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.86%) B2C
3 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (2.86%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 32 (91.43%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (71.43%) CCNA
3 7 (20.00%) CCNP
4 5 (14.29%) CCIE
5 4 (11.43%) CISSP
5 4 (11.43%) CCVP
5 4 (11.43%) JNCIP
5 4 (11.43%) JNCIE
6 2 (5.71%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 30 (85.71%) Cisco
2 26 (74.29%) BT
3 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 25 (71.43%) Nokia
4 7 (20.00%) Juniper
5 4 (11.43%) F5