The table below looks at the statistics for LLU skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LLU over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Loop Unbundling (LLU)
Rank 905 935 982
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +47
Permanent jobs citing LLU 15 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.014% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.091% 0.083% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 6
Median salary £40,000 £20,475 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+95.36% -48.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,480 £20,475 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £22,588 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 - £40,000

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
16461 17992 21166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 16.72% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13616 14916 16742
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LLU
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing LLU as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LLU within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 15 £40,000 +95.36%
North West - 8 £60,000 -
Rochdale - 8 £60,000 -
Manchester - 8 £60,000 -
London +28 4 £20,480 +0.02%
South East - 3 £40,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Reading - 3 £40,000 -

LLU
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT jobs citing LLU also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for LLU.

1 46 (100.00%) Broadband
1 46 (100.00%) Internet
2 43 (93.48%) Telecoms
3 35 (76.09%) VoIP
3 35 (76.09%) Windows
4 31 (67.39%) DNS
5 26 (56.52%) SMTP
6 23 (50.00%) ADSL
6 23 (50.00%) POP3
6 23 (50.00%) IMAP
7 19 (41.30%) Firewall
7 19 (41.30%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (28.26%) LAN
9 12 (26.09%) DHCP
9 12 (26.09%) Wireless
9 12 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (23.91%) 4G
10 11 (23.91%) LTE
10 11 (23.91%) 2G
10 11 (23.91%) 3G
10 11 (23.91%) PSTN
10 11 (23.91%) WAN
10 11 (23.91%) Linux
10 11 (23.91%) Python
10 11 (23.91%) Perl
10 11 (23.91%) PHP
10 11 (23.91%) Cisco
10 11 (23.91%) Juniper
11 8 (17.39%) Ericsson
11 8 (17.39%) IPv6

LLU
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 46 (100.00%) Broadband
1 46 (100.00%) Internet
2 35 (76.09%) VoIP
3 31 (67.39%) DNS
4 26 (56.52%) SMTP
5 23 (50.00%) ADSL
5 23 (50.00%) IMAP
5 23 (50.00%) POP3
6 19 (41.30%) Firewall
6 19 (41.30%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (28.26%) LAN
8 12 (26.09%) DHCP
8 12 (26.09%) Wireless
9 11 (23.91%) 2G
9 11 (23.91%) 3G
9 11 (23.91%) 4G
9 11 (23.91%) LTE
9 11 (23.91%) PSTN
9 11 (23.91%) WAN
10 8 (17.39%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
General
1 43 (93.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Technical Advisor
1 15 (32.61%) Technical Support
1 15 (32.61%) Technical Support Advisor
2 12 (26.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 12 (26.09%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
2 12 (26.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (26.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 12 (26.09%) Technical Customer Support
3 8 (17.39%) Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Technical Operations Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Designer
4 4 (8.70%) Lead Designer
4 4 (8.70%) Network Designer
4 4 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (6.52%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Linux
3 8 (17.39%) Android
3 8 (17.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (17.39%) B2B
2 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
2 8 (17.39%) CRM
2 8 (17.39%) Network Management
2 8 (17.39%) Time Management
3 6 (13.04%) Network Planning
4 4 (8.70%) Network Design
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.52%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) Perl
1 11 (23.91%) PHP
1 11 (23.91%) Python
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) CCNP
1 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (10.87%) JNCIP
2 3 (6.52%) CCIE
2 3 (6.52%) CCVP
2 3 (6.52%) CISSP
2 3 (6.52%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Cacti
1 8 (17.39%) Nagios
1 8 (17.39%) OpenNMS
1 8 (17.39%) Puppet
1 8 (17.39%) RANCID
1 8 (17.39%) SCCM
1 8 (17.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Cisco
1 11 (23.91%) Juniper
2 8 (17.39%) Brocade
2 8 (17.39%) Ericsson
2 8 (17.39%) Foundry
2 8 (17.39%) Huawei
2 8 (17.39%) Openreach
2 8 (17.39%) ZyXEL
3 3 (6.52%) F5
3 3 (6.52%) VMware