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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Loop Unbundling (LLU)
Rank 881 859 849
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Permanent jobs citing LLU 15 12 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.011% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.073% 0.065% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 22
Average salary £21,238 £34,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.44% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £28,000 £40,050
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,250 £34,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-21.01% -42.50%

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
20409 18425 22014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.88% 17.20% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16174 14905 17966
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 October 2014 within the UK.

LLU Salary Histogram in the UK

LLU
Top 6 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 23 October 2014. 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 -15 11 £26,488 -23.22% 1
London - 7 £20,475 -
Manchester -6 4 £40,000 +15.94%
North West -26 4 £40,000 +28.00%
Scotland - 2 £22,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £22,000 -

LLU
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 16 (66.67%) Internet
2 15 (62.50%) Cisco
3 14 (58.33%) Telecoms
4 13 (54.17%) Juniper
4 13 (54.17%) VoIP
5 11 (45.83%) Broadband
6 10 (41.67%) DNS
7 9 (37.50%) Linux
8 7 (29.17%) BT
8 7 (29.17%) Windows
8 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (29.17%) BGP
9 6 (25.00%) CCNP
9 6 (25.00%) ADSL
10 5 (20.83%) DHCP
10 5 (20.83%) UNIX
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.83%) RIP
10 5 (20.83%) SNMP
10 5 (20.83%) VPN
10 5 (20.83%) Nagios
10 5 (20.83%) Cacti
10 5 (20.83%) Huawei
10 5 (20.83%) Brocade
10 5 (20.83%) SmokePing
10 5 (20.83%) OSPF
10 5 (20.83%) DSL
10 5 (20.83%) ICMP
10 5 (20.83%) SSH
11 4 (16.67%) Network Design

LLU
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) Internet
2 13 (54.17%) VoIP
3 11 (45.83%) Broadband
4 10 (41.67%) DNS
5 7 (29.17%) BGP
6 6 (25.00%) ADSL
7 5 (20.83%) DHCP
7 5 (20.83%) RIP
7 5 (20.83%) SNMP
7 5 (20.83%) VPN
7 5 (20.83%) OSPF
7 5 (20.83%) DSL
7 5 (20.83%) ICMP
7 5 (20.83%) SSH
8 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
8 4 (16.67%) WAN
9 2 (8.33%) 4G
9 2 (8.33%) 3G
9 2 (8.33%) MPLS
9 2 (8.33%) DSLAM
General
1 14 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Technical Support
2 9 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Technical Advisor
4 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) IP Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Product Manager
7 2 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Graduate
8 1 (4.17%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) COM
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Network Design
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Nagios
1 5 (20.83%) Cacti
1 5 (20.83%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco
2 13 (54.17%) Juniper
3 7 (29.17%) BT
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Huawei
4 5 (20.83%) Brocade
5 2 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (4.17%) Nokia