Period
to 4 December 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK > England
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 527 519 715
Rank change year-on-year -8 +196 -16
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 179 617 426
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.49% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.29% 3.19% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 147 444 314
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £20,825 £20,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £66,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.63% - -

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7,820 19,362 22,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.13% 15.44% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6,310 15,301 17,919
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in England

Broadband
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Broadband in England

Broadband
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Broadband in England over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Broadband in England

Broadband
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the England region over the 6 months to 4 December 2020. 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
South East +113 50 £38,000 -10.59% 12
North of England -5 45 £50,000 +127.27% 23
London +101 43 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Yorkshire -17 36 £50,000 +127.27% 15
Midlands +73 22 £43,750 +2.94% 12
West Midlands +58 21 £45,000 +5.88% 7
East of England +110 10 £38,000 -33.91% 3
South West +102 7 £27,500 -8.33% 13
North West +80 7 £38,000 +68.89% 6
North East +10 2 - - 2
East Midlands +69 1 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Broadband
UK

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 62 (34.64%) Telecoms
2 42 (23.46%) Project Management
3 33 (18.44%) Smallworld
3 33 (18.44%) Artificial Intelligence
4 31 (17.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 28 (15.64%) Wi-Fi
6 24 (13.41%) Ethernet
7 23 (12.85%) Validation
7 23 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (11.73%) Wireless
9 21 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (10.06%) Fibre Optics
10 18 (10.06%) TCP/IP
10 18 (10.06%) Python
11 17 (9.50%) Windows
11 17 (9.50%) 5G
12 16 (8.94%) AWS
12 16 (8.94%) C
12 16 (8.94%) Microsoft Office
12 16 (8.94%) Network Planning
12 16 (8.94%) Finance
13 15 (8.38%) C++
13 15 (8.38%) SQL
13 15 (8.38%) Office 365
13 15 (8.38%) Windows Server
14 14 (7.82%) JavaScript
15 13 (7.26%) Hitachi
15 13 (7.26%) Linux
15 13 (7.26%) Cisco Certification

Broadband
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 33 (18.44%) Smallworld
2 4 (2.23%) CMS
3 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) Confluence
4 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (8.94%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.79%) Simulink
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.94%) AWS
2 15 (8.38%) Office 365
3 9 (5.03%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (4.47%) Azure
5 7 (3.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (3.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (3.35%) Power Platform
7 5 (2.79%) G Suite
8 3 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.12%) GCP
9 2 (1.12%) IaaS
9 2 (1.12%) PaaS
10 1 (0.56%) GitHub
10 1 (0.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.64%) Wi-Fi
2 24 (13.41%) Ethernet
3 21 (11.73%) Wireless
4 18 (10.06%) TCP/IP
5 17 (9.50%) 5G
6 12 (6.70%) MPLS
7 11 (6.15%) 802.11
8 10 (5.59%) WAN
9 9 (5.03%) Wireshark
10 8 (4.47%) Firewall
10 8 (4.47%) GPON
10 8 (4.47%) HTTP
10 8 (4.47%) HTTPS
10 8 (4.47%) Internet
10 8 (4.47%) VoIP
11 7 (3.91%) BGP
11 7 (3.91%) DHCP
11 7 (3.91%) DNS
11 7 (3.91%) MQTT
11 7 (3.91%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.35%) GIS
3 6 (3.35%) Power BI
3 6 (3.35%) SAP BW
3 6 (3.35%) Tableau
4 4 (2.23%) Big Data
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 62 (34.64%) Telecoms
2 16 (8.94%) Finance
3 5 (2.79%) Electronics
3 5 (2.79%) Marketing
3 5 (2.79%) Military
4 4 (2.23%) Retail
5 3 (1.68%) Games
6 2 (1.12%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Fire and Rescue
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Local Government
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Police
Job Titles
1 35 (19.55%) Fibre Planner
2 23 (12.85%) Developer
3 14 (7.82%) Network Engineer
4 11 (6.15%) Wireless Engineer
5 10 (5.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (5.03%) Analyst
7 8 (4.47%) Support Engineer
7 8 (4.47%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 7 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (3.91%) Broadband Engineer
8 7 (3.91%) Customer Engineer
8 7 (3.91%) DevOps Developer
9 6 (3.35%) Planning Manager
9 6 (3.35%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.35%) UI Developer
10 5 (2.79%) Design Engineer
10 5 (2.79%) Hardware Design Engineer
10 5 (2.79%) Software Manager
10 5 (2.79%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.15%) 802.1X
1 11 (6.15%) React
2 7 (3.91%) XMPP
3 6 (3.35%) AngularJS
3 6 (3.35%) CSS
3 6 (3.35%) HTML
3 6 (3.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (2.79%) Node.js
5 4 (2.23%) Express
6 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.06%) Fibre Optics
3 12 (6.70%) User Experience
4 10 (5.59%) Smart Home
5 7 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.79%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (2.23%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.56%) Clustering
10 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.56%) IPTV
10 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.56%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.50%) Windows
2 15 (8.38%) Windows Server
3 13 (7.26%) Linux
4 6 (3.35%) Unix
5 5 (2.79%) CentOS
6 3 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.68%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.12%) Android
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.46%) Project Management
2 33 (18.44%) Artificial Intelligence
3 31 (17.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 23 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (12.85%) Validation
5 22 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (8.94%) Network Planning
7 12 (6.70%) Analytics
7 12 (6.70%) Integration Testing
8 11 (6.15%) CAD
8 11 (6.15%) Network Design
9 10 (5.59%) Computer Science
9 10 (5.59%) Data Analytics
9 10 (5.59%) Decision-Making
9 10 (5.59%) Performance Measurement
9 10 (5.59%) Test Automation
10 9 (5.03%) Customer-Centricity
10 9 (5.03%) Data Science
10 9 (5.03%) Infrastructure Automation
10 9 (5.03%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.06%) Python
2 16 (8.94%) C
3 15 (8.38%) C++
3 15 (8.38%) SQL
4 14 (7.82%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.70%) Java
6 7 (3.91%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.79%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.12%) Perl
8 2 (1.12%) Ruby
9 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (5.03%) CCNA
2 9 (5.03%) Degree
3 7 (3.91%) CCNP
4 6 (3.35%) HNC
4 6 (3.35%) JNCIA
4 6 (3.35%) MCSA
4 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.79%) PhD
6 4 (2.23%) HND
6 4 (2.23%) JNCIP
6 4 (2.23%) JNCIS
7 2 (1.12%) MCSE
8 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.47%) SLA
2 5 (2.79%) GDPR
3 2 (1.12%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.91%) Docker
2 7 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.79%) Firmware
4 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (5.03%) Ansible
1 9 (5.03%) Puppet
2 7 (3.91%) Graylog
2 7 (3.91%) Kibana
2 7 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.91%) Terraform
3 2 (1.12%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.56%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (7.26%) Hitachi
2 11 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.91%) BT
3 7 (3.91%) Virgin Media
3 7 (3.91%) VMware
4 6 (3.35%) Alteryx
4 6 (3.35%) NEC
4 6 (3.35%) SAP
5 5 (2.79%) Cisco
5 5 (2.79%) Juniper
5 5 (2.79%) Openreach
5 5 (2.79%) Xilinx
6 4 (2.23%) Google
6 4 (2.23%) Panasonic
7 3 (1.68%) Samsung
8 2 (1.12%) Hyperoptic
8 2 (1.12%) Mapinfo
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle
8 2 (1.12%) Symantec
8 2 (1.12%) WatchGuard