Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Broadband skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Broadband over the 6 months to 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 197 123 249
Rank change year-on-year -74 +126 +66
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 32 7 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.58% 0.39% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.92% 2.03% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 3
10th Percentile £38,000 £35,800 £44,000
25th Percentile " " £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £38,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -30.91% +10.00%
75th Percentile £60,000 " £62,500
90th Percentile £66,250 " £64,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +52.94% +21.43% -17.65%

Broadband is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 816 344 1,423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.81% 19.00% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 512 269 1,087
10th Percentile £25,345 £26,750 £25,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £34,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.78% - -
75th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +10.64% -1.05%

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Broadband as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in the East of England

Broadband
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Broadband in the East of England.

Salary trend for Broadband in the East of England

Broadband
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Broadband in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Broadband in the East of England

Broadband
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -52 14 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Cambridgeshire - 12 £62,500 - 2
Suffolk - 5 - -
Essex - 1 - - 7
Broadband
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT jobs citing Broadband also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 14 (43.75%) Social Skills
2 11 (34.38%) Openreach
3 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (28.13%) Software Testing
4 9 (28.13%) SDLC
4 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
5 8 (25.00%) Confluence
5 8 (25.00%) JIRA
5 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 8 (25.00%) TestRail
5 8 (25.00%) Fibre Optics
5 8 (25.00%) TETRA
5 8 (25.00%) Electronics
5 8 (25.00%) PBX
5 8 (25.00%) PSTN
6 7 (21.88%) Java
6 7 (21.88%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
7 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.75%) Selenium
7 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
8 5 (15.63%) Internet
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (15.63%) BT
9 4 (12.50%) Fortinet
9 4 (12.50%) JNCIA
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office

Broadband
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) PBX
1 8 (25.00%) PSTN
1 8 (25.00%) TETRA
2 7 (21.88%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (15.63%) Internet
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 4 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (3.13%) DNS
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) JIRA
1 8 (25.00%) TestRail
2 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
2 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.75%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) NUnit
General
1 14 (43.75%) Social Skills
2 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 8 (25.00%) Electronics
4 2 (6.25%) Games
5 1 (3.13%) Finance
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Customer Engineer
1 8 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Tester
3 5 (15.63%) Software Tester
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Deployment Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Broadband Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Planning Manager
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Data Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Principal Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) React
1 1 (3.13%) Redux
1 1 (3.13%) Spring
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) WinForms
1 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Fibre Optics
2 6 (18.75%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) SDLC
2 9 (28.13%) Software Testing
2 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
3 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (9.38%) Project Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) Time Management
6 2 (6.25%) OOP
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.13%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.13%) Operations Research
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) Statistics
7 1 (3.13%) Validation
7 1 (3.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) R
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) CCNA
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.50%) JNCIA
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Openreach
2 5 (15.63%) BT
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 4 (12.50%) Juniper
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds