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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Local Loop Unbundling (LLU)
Rank 902 944 965
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +21
Permanent jobs citing LLU 9 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.018% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.056% 0.11% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 8
Median salary £40,000 £20,475 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+95.36% -6.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,480 £20,000 £20,475
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £23,115 £36,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £20,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -9.09%

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
15937 18148 20922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 16.54% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13071 15088 16484
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +50 9 £40,000 +95.31%
London +38 3 £20,480 -
North West - 3 £60,000 -
South East - 3 £40,000 -
Rochdale - 3 £60,000 -
Reading - 3 £40,000 -
Manchester - 3 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £40,000 -

LLU
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 37 (100.00%) Broadband
1 37 (100.00%) Internet
2 34 (91.89%) Telecoms
3 29 (78.38%) VoIP
4 26 (70.27%) Windows
5 25 (67.57%) DNS
6 20 (54.05%) SMTP
7 17 (45.95%) ADSL
7 17 (45.95%) POP3
7 17 (45.95%) IMAP
8 16 (43.24%) Firewall
8 16 (43.24%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (29.73%) Cisco
9 11 (29.73%) Juniper
9 11 (29.73%) Python
9 11 (29.73%) Perl
9 11 (29.73%) PHP
10 10 (27.03%) LAN
11 9 (24.32%) DHCP
11 9 (24.32%) Wireless
11 9 (24.32%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (21.62%) RANCID
12 8 (21.62%) HSRP
12 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
12 8 (21.62%) VLAN
12 8 (21.62%) Huawei
12 8 (21.62%) Brocade
12 8 (21.62%) ZyXEL
12 8 (21.62%) SCCM
12 8 (21.62%) SCOM

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 5 (13.51%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 37 (100.00%) Broadband
1 37 (100.00%) Internet
2 29 (78.38%) VoIP
3 25 (67.57%) DNS
4 20 (54.05%) SMTP
5 17 (45.95%) ADSL
5 17 (45.95%) IMAP
5 17 (45.95%) POP3
6 16 (43.24%) Firewall
6 16 (43.24%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (27.03%) LAN
8 9 (24.32%) DHCP
8 9 (24.32%) Wireless
9 8 (21.62%) 2G
9 8 (21.62%) 3G
9 8 (21.62%) BGP
9 8 (21.62%) Ethernet
9 8 (21.62%) OSPF
9 8 (21.62%) TACACS
9 8 (21.62%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (91.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Technical Advisor
1 12 (32.43%) Technical Support
1 12 (32.43%) Technical Support Advisor
2 9 (24.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 9 (24.32%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
2 9 (24.32%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (24.32%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 9 (24.32%) Technical Customer Support
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Operations Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Operations Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Designer
4 4 (10.81%) Lead Designer
4 4 (10.81%) Network Designer
4 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Network Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (8.11%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 5 (13.51%) Android
3 5 (13.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
2 8 (21.62%) Network Management
3 6 (16.22%) Network Planning
4 5 (13.51%) B2B
4 5 (13.51%) CRM
4 5 (13.51%) Time Management
5 4 (10.81%) Network Design
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Perl
1 11 (29.73%) PHP
1 11 (29.73%) Python
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) CCNP
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (13.51%) JNCIP
2 3 (8.11%) CCIE
2 3 (8.11%) CCVP
2 3 (8.11%) CISSP
2 3 (8.11%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Cacti
1 8 (21.62%) Nagios
1 8 (21.62%) OpenNMS
1 8 (21.62%) Puppet
1 8 (21.62%) RANCID
1 8 (21.62%) SCCM
1 8 (21.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco
1 11 (29.73%) Juniper
2 8 (21.62%) Brocade
2 8 (21.62%) Ericsson
2 8 (21.62%) Foundry
2 8 (21.62%) Huawei
2 8 (21.62%) ZyXEL
3 5 (13.51%) Openreach
4 3 (8.11%) F5
4 3 (8.11%) VMware