Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK > England
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 317 715 697
Rank change year-on-year +398 -18 -12
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 1,320 462 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.00% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.31% 1.92% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 422 331 424
England median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £20,250 £22,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £32,500 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -20.25% +1.88% -

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 20,904 24,046 26,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.83% 15.12% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15,753 19,113 21,643
England median annual salary £45,972 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in England

Broadband
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Broadband in England.

Salary trend for Broadband in England

Broadband
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Broadband in England over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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
North of England +289 1,056 £22,500 -26.23% 22
North West +217 582 £42,500 +49.12% 13
Yorkshire +221 477 £22,000 -38.89% 7
London +49 110 £40,000 -3.61% 15
South East +10 88 £45,000 - 24
Midlands +55 39 £42,500 +21.43% 19
West Midlands +46 35 £42,500 -5.56% 12
South West +11 18 £24,000 -41.46% 13
East of England +42 6 £32,500 -32.29% 7
East Midlands +12 2 £48,750 +111.96% 7
North East +15 1 - - 2
Broadband
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 512 (38.79%) Cisco
2 500 (37.88%) Cisco Certification
3 482 (36.52%) Firewall
4 460 (34.85%) ADSL
5 446 (33.79%) CCNA
6 410 (31.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 409 (30.98%) ISO 9001
8 407 (30.83%) Telecoms
9 387 (29.32%) WAN
10 382 (28.94%) Linux
11 374 (28.33%) CCNP
12 370 (28.03%) Unix
12 370 (28.03%) Python
13 367 (27.80%) Management Information System
14 364 (27.58%) MPLS
15 363 (27.50%) Service Delivery
15 363 (27.50%) VPN
16 356 (26.97%) DNS
17 354 (26.82%) Product Management
18 352 (26.67%) Network Security
19 350 (26.52%) Network Design
20 347 (26.29%) Network Management
21 345 (26.14%) OSPF
21 345 (26.14%) BGP
22 341 (25.83%) Nagios
22 341 (25.83%) Bash Shell
23 340 (25.76%) Fortinet
24 336 (25.45%) Perl
25 333 (25.23%) SMTP
25 333 (25.23%) Cisco ASA

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 24 (1.82%) WebSphere
2 23 (1.74%) IIS
3 19 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 15 (1.14%) Apache
5 15 (1.14%) Skype for Business
6 11 (0.83%) Smallworld
7 10 (0.76%) MS Exchange
8 9 (0.68%) JBoss
9 8 (0.61%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.45%) Confluence
11 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.076%) LiveLink
Applications
1 51 (3.86%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.68%) AutoCAD
5 7 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.23%) InVision
8 1 (0.076%) Sketch
8 1 (0.076%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 17 (1.29%) CSG Singleview
2 10 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.23%) Exstream
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle BRM
4 3 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.076%) Data Workbench
5 1 (0.076%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.076%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.076%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 85 (6.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (5.23%) Cloud Computing
3 65 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (4.32%) Office 365
5 19 (1.44%) Azure Data Factory
6 15 (1.14%) Power Platform
7 6 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 6 (0.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 4 (0.30%) IaaS
8 4 (0.30%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.23%) GitHub
10 2 (0.15%) AdWords
10 2 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.15%) Serverless
11 1 (0.076%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.076%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Flow
11 1 (0.076%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 482 (36.52%) Firewall
2 460 (34.85%) ADSL
3 387 (29.32%) WAN
4 364 (27.58%) MPLS
5 363 (27.50%) VPN
6 356 (26.97%) DNS
7 352 (26.67%) Network Security
8 345 (26.14%) BGP
8 345 (26.14%) OSPF
9 333 (25.23%) Cisco ASA
9 333 (25.23%) SMTP
10 332 (25.15%) IPsec
11 328 (24.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 328 (24.85%) NetScaler
11 328 (24.85%) RIP
12 146 (11.06%) VoIP
13 126 (9.55%) Wireless
14 109 (8.26%) 3G
15 79 (5.98%) Internet
16 50 (3.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (8.71%) SQL Server
2 41 (3.11%) Relational Database
3 28 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (1.97%) RDBMS
4 26 (1.97%) SQL Server 2016
5 24 (1.82%) MySQL
6 21 (1.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 21 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
9 16 (1.21%) Data Lake
10 15 (1.14%) Hadoop
10 15 (1.14%) Power BI
11 14 (1.06%) Apache Hive
11 14 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (0.83%) GIS
13 7 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (0.45%) MS Access
14 6 (0.45%) Presto
14 6 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (3.11%) SoapUI
2 15 (1.14%) JIRA
3 12 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.23%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.23%) WinDbg
6 2 (0.15%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.076%) IDA Disassembler
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.076%) Visual Studio
General
1 407 (30.83%) Telecoms
2 77 (5.83%) Finance
3 55 (4.17%) Billing
4 30 (2.27%) Marketing
5 25 (1.89%) Retail
6 11 (0.83%) Banking
7 8 (0.61%) Electronics
7 8 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.53%) Advertising
8 7 (0.53%) Legal
9 6 (0.45%) Games
10 2 (0.15%) Automotive
10 2 (0.15%) Military
11 1 (0.076%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.076%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 328 (24.85%) Network Engineer
2 206 (15.61%) Network Security Engineer
2 206 (15.61%) Security Engineer
3 174 (13.18%) Analyst
4 153 (11.59%) Developer
5 136 (10.30%) Cisco Engineer
5 136 (10.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 135 (10.23%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 112 (8.48%) Technical Support
8 99 (7.50%) Support Analyst
9 98 (7.42%) Technical Analyst
10 96 (7.27%) Technical Support Analyst
11 71 (5.38%) 1st Line Support
11 71 (5.38%) Software Engineer
12 70 (5.30%) Development Engineer
13 66 (5.00%) 1st Line Technical Support
14 62 (4.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 55 (4.17%) Software Development Engineer
16 53 (4.02%) Product Developer
17 49 (3.71%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (9.47%) .NET
2 61 (4.62%) RESTful
3 55 (4.17%) HTML
4 48 (3.64%) CSS
5 40 (3.03%) GraphQL
5 40 (3.03%) Node.js
6 32 (2.42%) XML
7 26 (1.97%) WPF
8 25 (1.89%) AngularJS
9 22 (1.67%) REST
10 21 (1.59%) Ajax
11 19 (1.44%) React
12 18 (1.36%) CSS3
13 16 (1.21%) XSD
14 15 (1.14%) SOAP
15 10 (0.76%) ASP.NET
15 10 (0.76%) Web Services
16 9 (0.68%) Hibernate
16 9 (0.68%) J2EE
16 9 (0.68%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 367 (27.80%) Management Information System
2 147 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (8.56%) User Experience
4 108 (8.18%) Data Centre
5 59 (4.47%) Data Structures
6 39 (2.95%) Driving Licence
7 34 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
9 28 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
10 24 (1.82%) Robotics
11 18 (1.36%) Algorithms
11 18 (1.36%) Fibre Optics
12 15 (1.14%) IPTV
13 11 (0.83%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.68%) Handset
15 7 (0.53%) Mobile App
16 6 (0.45%) Device Driver
16 6 (0.45%) Lidar
16 6 (0.45%) Smartphone
17 5 (0.38%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 382 (28.94%) Linux
2 370 (28.03%) Unix
3 80 (6.06%) Windows
4 45 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 27 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (1.89%) Windows 10
7 21 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 18 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (1.29%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.83%) Android
11 5 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.23%) Debian
13 2 (0.15%) CentOS
13 2 (0.15%) Fedora
13 2 (0.15%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.076%) Gentoo
14 1 (0.076%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.076%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (27.50%) Service Delivery
2 354 (26.82%) Product Management
3 350 (26.52%) Network Design
4 347 (26.29%) Network Management
5 331 (25.08%) Change Control
6 277 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
7 203 (15.38%) Line Management
8 177 (13.41%) SDLC
9 170 (12.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 169 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
11 163 (12.35%) Test Automation
12 125 (9.47%) Mentoring
13 109 (8.26%) Supplier Management
14 100 (7.58%) OO
15 99 (7.50%) ITIL
16 98 (7.42%) Computer Science
17 96 (7.27%) Waterfall
18 90 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
19 89 (6.74%) CRM
20 84 (6.36%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 370 (28.03%) Python
2 341 (25.83%) Bash Shell
3 336 (25.45%) Perl
4 142 (10.76%) C#
5 119 (9.02%) SQL
6 107 (8.11%) C++
7 93 (7.05%) Java
8 72 (5.45%) JavaScript
9 67 (5.08%) PHP
10 40 (3.03%) ES6
10 40 (3.03%) TypeScript
11 30 (2.27%) PowerShell
12 25 (1.89%) C
13 22 (1.67%) JSX
14 11 (0.83%) U-SQL
15 8 (0.61%) Apple Swift
15 8 (0.61%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.30%) PHP 7
17 3 (0.23%) Go
17 3 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 500 (37.88%) Cisco Certification
2 446 (33.79%) CCNA
3 374 (28.33%) CCNP
4 206 (15.61%) Degree
5 105 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 101 (7.65%) MCSE
7 99 (7.50%) MCITP
8 97 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 83 (6.29%) ISTQB
10 36 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 33 (2.50%) ISEB
12 32 (2.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 30 (2.27%) Security Cleared
14 23 (1.74%) JNCIA
15 18 (1.36%) JNCIP
16 15 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (0.76%) CCIE
17 10 (0.76%) DV Cleared
18 9 (0.68%) A+ Certification
18 9 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 410 (31.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 409 (30.98%) ISO 9001
3 96 (7.27%) QA
4 53 (4.02%) SLA
5 12 (0.91%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.83%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.76%) GDPR
8 6 (0.45%) PMO
9 3 (0.23%) NIST
10 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.15%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.15%) PSD2
11 1 (0.076%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 148 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 118 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (4.17%) Docker
4 21 (1.59%) Firmware
5 11 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.23%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.15%) XenApp
8 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.076%) HDFS
9 1 (0.076%) NFS
9 1 (0.076%) Samba
9 1 (0.076%) Snort
9 1 (0.076%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.076%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.076%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.076%) Xen
Systems Management
1 341 (25.83%) Nagios
2 331 (25.08%) FortiGate
3 26 (1.97%) Cacti
4 24 (1.82%) CA Service Virtualization
5 15 (1.14%) Ansible
6 10 (0.76%) Kubernetes
6 10 (0.76%) SCCM
7 1 (0.076%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.076%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.076%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.076%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.076%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.076%) Puppet
7 1 (0.076%) QRadar
7 1 (0.076%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.076%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.076%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.076%) WSUS
7 1 (0.076%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 512 (38.79%) Cisco
2 340 (25.76%) Fortinet
3 266 (20.15%) Microsoft
4 227 (17.20%) Palo Alto
5 129 (9.77%) VMware
6 119 (9.02%) Meraki
7 114 (8.64%) Polycom
8 108 (8.18%) Aruba
9 104 (7.88%) Citrix
10 85 (6.44%) Pega
11 63 (4.77%) BT
12 60 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
13 49 (3.71%) Openreach
14 42 (3.18%) CheckPoint
15 39 (2.95%) Juniper
16 36 (2.73%) CA
17 23 (1.74%) Oracle
18 21 (1.59%) Virgin Media
19 19 (1.44%) Ericsson
19 19 (1.44%) Informatica