Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK > England
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 554 518 699
Rank change year-on-year -36 +181 +55
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 453 734 525
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.53% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.81% 3.43% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 430 355 445
Median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -17.07% +9.33%
10th Percentile £22,750 £20,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,300 £65,000 £62,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +23.08% -20.73% +9.33%

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 16,106 21,377 25,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.14% 15.46% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12,785 16,528 20,210
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 7 April 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 7 April 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
London +169 211 £40,000 - 14
South East +129 100 £41,000 -3.53% 11
Midlands +76 61 £47,500 +18.75% 5
North of England -217 48 £25,750 +11.96% 26
West Midlands +66 44 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Yorkshire -77 28 £31,000 +40.91% 8
East of England +58 19 £45,000 +83.67% 13
East Midlands +43 17 £33,700 -6.39% 2
South West +40 14 £50,000 +108.33% 14
North East +10 10 £25,500 - 10
North West -180 10 £26,000 -56.67% 8
Broadband
UK

For the 6 months to 7 April 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.

1 149 (32.89%) Telecoms
2 82 (18.10%) Microsoft
3 77 (17.00%) Fibre Optics
4 71 (15.67%) Microsoft Office
5 66 (14.57%) Cisco
6 65 (14.35%) BT
7 61 (13.47%) Windows
8 60 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
9 59 (13.02%) Office 365
10 58 (12.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 57 (12.58%) Openreach
12 55 (12.14%) Firewall
12 55 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
13 51 (11.26%) MPLS
14 49 (10.82%) Internet
15 48 (10.60%) Network Design
16 47 (10.38%) CCNA
16 47 (10.38%) SLA
17 44 (9.71%) Wi-Fi
18 42 (9.27%) Project Management
18 42 (9.27%) B2B
18 42 (9.27%) Network Planning
19 41 (9.05%) Linux
19 41 (9.05%) Active Directory
20 40 (8.83%) Ethernet
20 40 (8.83%) GIS
21 39 (8.61%) TCP/IP
22 38 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
23 37 (8.17%) VoIP
23 37 (8.17%) BGP

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 25 (5.52%) Smallworld
2 17 (3.75%) Confluence
3 12 (2.65%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.10%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.44%) Apache
5 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.22%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.22%) nginx
6 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 71 (15.67%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (5.52%) AutoCAD
3 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.66%) InVision
5 3 (0.66%) Sketch
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (13.02%) Office 365
2 16 (3.53%) Azure
3 13 (2.87%) AWS
4 7 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.88%) G Suite
5 4 (0.88%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.22%) GCP
7 1 (0.22%) IaaS
7 1 (0.22%) SaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 55 (12.14%) Firewall
2 51 (11.26%) MPLS
3 49 (10.82%) Internet
4 44 (9.71%) Wi-Fi
5 40 (8.83%) Ethernet
6 39 (8.61%) TCP/IP
7 37 (8.17%) BGP
7 37 (8.17%) VoIP
8 34 (7.51%) WAN
9 31 (6.84%) VPN
10 29 (6.40%) GPON
11 27 (5.96%) Wireless
12 26 (5.74%) DNS
12 26 (5.74%) SNMP
13 23 (5.08%) Network Security
14 22 (4.86%) VPLS
15 21 (4.64%) DHCP
15 21 (4.64%) HSRP
16 20 (4.42%) IPv4
16 20 (4.42%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.83%) GIS
2 26 (5.74%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.87%) SQL Server 2019
5 12 (2.65%) Big Data
5 12 (2.65%) QGIS
6 8 (1.77%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.88%) MS Access
7 4 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (0.88%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.44%) MySQL
9 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.22%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 25 (5.52%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.55%) WinDbg
3 3 (0.66%) Balsamiq
3 3 (0.66%) JIRA
4 1 (0.22%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.22%) TestRail
General
1 149 (32.89%) Telecoms
2 24 (5.30%) Finance
3 18 (3.97%) Electronics
4 13 (2.87%) Legal
5 12 (2.65%) Digital Economy
6 10 (2.21%) Public Sector
7 5 (1.10%) Games
8 4 (0.88%) Automotive
8 4 (0.88%) Law
8 4 (0.88%) Marketing
8 4 (0.88%) Retail
9 3 (0.66%) Billing
10 2 (0.44%) Local Government
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Police
Job Titles
1 59 (13.02%) Project Manager
2 45 (9.93%) Developer
3 33 (7.28%) Analyst
3 33 (7.28%) Network Engineer
4 30 (6.62%) Fibre Engineer
5 27 (5.96%) Support Engineer
5 27 (5.96%) Technical Support
6 24 (5.30%) Fibre Planner
7 23 (5.08%) .NET Developer
8 22 (4.86%) Installations Engineer
9 21 (4.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (4.64%) C# Developer
9 21 (4.64%) C# WPF Developer
9 21 (4.64%) Telecoms Developer
9 21 (4.64%) WPF Developer
10 20 (4.42%) Junior
11 18 (3.97%) Design Engineer
11 18 (3.97%) Network Design Engineer
12 17 (3.75%) Software Developer
13 14 (3.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.08%) .NET
2 21 (4.64%) WPF
3 15 (3.31%) KML
4 13 (2.87%) .NET Core
5 8 (1.77%) GWT
5 8 (1.77%) React
6 7 (1.55%) CSS
7 6 (1.32%) Express
7 6 (1.32%) Middleware
7 6 (1.32%) RESTful
7 6 (1.32%) Sass
8 5 (1.10%) Java EE
9 3 (0.66%) jQuery
10 2 (0.44%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.44%) JSON
10 2 (0.44%) Laravel
10 2 (0.44%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (0.44%) Spring
11 1 (0.22%) Node.js
11 1 (0.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 77 (17.00%) Fibre Optics
2 32 (7.06%) Data Centre
3 29 (6.40%) Driving Licence
4 21 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (4.64%) Handset
4 21 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.19%) Smartphone
6 17 (3.75%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.21%) User Experience
8 8 (1.77%) iPhone
9 7 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.55%) STB
10 5 (1.10%) CCTV
10 5 (1.10%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.10%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.10%) Smart City
11 3 (0.66%) Clustering
12 2 (0.44%) NHS
12 2 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (13.47%) Windows
2 41 (9.05%) Linux
3 30 (6.62%) Windows Server
4 28 (6.18%) Windows 10
5 20 (4.42%) Windows 7
6 19 (4.19%) Apple iOS
7 15 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (3.09%) Windows Server 2019
9 13 (2.87%) Android
10 11 (2.43%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (1.55%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (1.55%) Mac OS
11 7 (1.55%) Unix
12 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.44%) CentOS
13 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (12.80%) Continuous Improvement
2 55 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (10.60%) Network Design
4 42 (9.27%) B2B
4 42 (9.27%) Network Planning
4 42 (9.27%) Project Management
5 38 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (6.84%) Scrum
7 30 (6.62%) CAD
8 28 (6.18%) Kanban
9 27 (5.96%) TDD
10 26 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (5.74%) Mentoring
11 25 (5.52%) Validation
12 22 (4.86%) Dependency Injection
13 21 (4.64%) DevOps
13 21 (4.64%) MVVM
13 21 (4.64%) Software Engineering
14 20 (4.42%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (4.19%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.40%) Python
2 26 (5.74%) Java
3 23 (5.08%) C#
4 22 (4.86%) SQL
5 21 (4.64%) C
6 18 (3.97%) C++
7 13 (2.87%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.77%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.55%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.55%) VBScript
10 6 (1.32%) ES6
11 5 (1.10%) Embedded C
12 4 (0.88%) Perl
12 4 (0.88%) PHP
13 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.44%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.22%) Java 8
14 1 (0.22%) R
14 1 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (10.38%) CCNA
3 32 (7.06%) Degree
4 21 (4.64%) Security Cleared
5 20 (4.42%) CCNP
6 16 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (3.09%) JNCIA
8 12 (2.65%) A+ Certification
8 12 (2.65%) JNCIP
8 12 (2.65%) MCSA
9 11 (2.43%) JNCIS
10 10 (2.21%) DBS Check
11 9 (1.99%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.77%) CCIE
13 7 (1.55%) CISM
13 7 (1.55%) CISSP
14 6 (1.32%) PMP
15 3 (0.66%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 3 (0.66%) CCIE Service Provider
15 3 (0.66%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.38%) SLA
2 13 (2.87%) GDPR
3 12 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.21%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (1.77%) PMO
6 7 (1.55%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.22%) FISMA
7 1 (0.22%) QA
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (9.05%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.77%) Firmware
4 6 (1.32%) Docker
5 5 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.88%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.66%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.44%) vCloud
8 2 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.44%) vSphere
9 1 (0.22%) KVM
9 1 (0.22%) Squid
9 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (3.75%) SCCM
2 4 (0.88%) FortiGate
2 4 (0.88%) Nagios
3 3 (0.66%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.66%) Nmap
4 2 (0.44%) Cacti
4 2 (0.44%) Kibana
5 1 (0.22%) Ansible
5 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.22%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.22%) NetMRI
5 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.22%) Puppet
5 1 (0.22%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.22%) Terraform
5 1 (0.22%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 82 (18.10%) Microsoft
2 66 (14.57%) Cisco
3 65 (14.35%) BT
4 57 (12.58%) Openreach
5 33 (7.28%) Virgin Media
6 26 (5.74%) Huawei
7 18 (3.97%) Avaya
7 18 (3.97%) Nokia
8 17 (3.75%) Oracle
9 16 (3.53%) Apple
9 16 (3.53%) Juniper
9 16 (3.53%) VMware
10 15 (3.31%) Google
10 15 (3.31%) Mapinfo
11 12 (2.65%) Draytek
12 10 (2.21%) NEC
12 10 (2.21%) NETGEAR
12 10 (2.21%) Samsung
13 9 (1.99%) HP
14 8 (1.77%) Dell