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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Loop Unbundling (LLU)
Rank 870 885 867
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs citing LLU 11 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.057% 0.039% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 4
Average salary £20,475 £30,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.86% -45.77%
UK excluding London average salary £22,000 £36,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year
-39.72% -35.11%

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
19260 17864 21476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.96% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15487 13977 17553
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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
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 27 February 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
London +23 10 £20,475 -25.54%
England -3 10 £20,475 -32.86%
Scotland - 1 £22,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £22,000 -

LLU
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (80.65%) VoIP
1 25 (80.65%) Internet
1 25 (80.65%) Telecoms
2 21 (67.74%) BT
2 21 (67.74%) Cisco
2 21 (67.74%) Windows
3 20 (64.52%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (58.06%) Broadband
5 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
6 16 (51.61%) VPN
6 16 (51.61%) DNS
7 15 (48.39%) MS Office
8 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
8 14 (45.16%) POP3
8 14 (45.16%) SMTP
8 14 (45.16%) CCNA
8 14 (45.16%) Nokia
8 14 (45.16%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (25.81%) Juniper
10 6 (19.35%) CCNP
11 5 (16.13%) Project Management
12 4 (12.90%) ADSL
13 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
14 2 (6.45%) 4G
14 2 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
14 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (6.45%) Huawei
14 2 (6.45%) Marketing
14 2 (6.45%) Fujitsu
14 2 (6.45%) Time Management

LLU
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (48.39%) MS Office
2 14 (45.16%) MS Excel
3 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) VoIP
1 25 (80.65%) Internet
2 18 (58.06%) Broadband
3 16 (51.61%) VPN
3 16 (51.61%) DNS
4 14 (45.16%) POP3
4 14 (45.16%) SMTP
4 14 (45.16%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (12.90%) ADSL
6 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
6 2 (6.45%) 4G
6 2 (6.45%) 3G
6 2 (6.45%) MPLS
General
1 25 (80.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Technical Support
2 21 (67.74%) Technical Advisor
3 19 (61.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (48.39%) Graduate
5 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) IP Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Product Manager
8 1 (3.23%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Project Management
2 2 (6.45%) Change Management
2 2 (6.45%) Time Management
2 2 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.23%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (45.16%) CCNA
3 6 (19.35%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) HNC
4 2 (6.45%) HND
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Cacti
1 2 (6.45%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) BT
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco
2 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 14 (45.16%) Nokia
4 8 (25.81%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) Redback
5 2 (6.45%) Huawei
5 2 (6.45%) Fujitsu
5 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds