Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 439 662 724
Rank change year-on-year +223 +62 -7
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 924 557 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.67% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.30% 2.24% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 408 470 376
England median annual salary £34,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +9.68% +4.73%
10th Percentile £20,250 £23,000 £20,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,500 £65,625
UK median annual salary £32,575 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -23.35% +11.84% +0.66%

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 21,508 24,888 26,292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.62% 14.98% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16,500 19,962 21,525
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +230 678 £29,000 -23.18% 47
North West +166 419 £47,500 +10.47% 42
Yorkshire +179 261 £22,500 -30.77% 5
London +35 127 £40,000 -11.11% 11
South East -41 53 £40,000 - 7
South West +19 23 £24,000 -41.46% 8
East of England +62 21 £25,000 -47.92% 1
Midlands +47 21 £40,000 -3.61% 6
West Midlands +34 19 £36,250 -16.18%
East Midlands +33 2 £45,000 +125.00% 6
North East +29 2 - -
Broadband
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 272 (29.44%) Cisco
2 242 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 234 (25.32%) Telecoms
4 232 (25.11%) Firewall
5 221 (23.92%) Cisco Certification
6 206 (22.29%) ADSL
7 191 (20.67%) Microsoft
8 189 (20.45%) CCNA
9 159 (17.21%) WAN
9 159 (17.21%) ISO 9001
9 159 (17.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 149 (16.13%) Line Management
11 147 (15.91%) Python
12 143 (15.48%) MPLS
13 136 (14.72%) VPN
14 135 (14.61%) Linux
15 132 (14.29%) Active Directory
15 132 (14.29%) BGP
16 131 (14.18%) DNS
17 129 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
18 128 (13.85%) Product Management
19 126 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
19 126 (13.64%) CCNP
20 125 (13.53%) Service Delivery
20 125 (13.53%) Degree
21 123 (13.31%) Fortinet
21 123 (13.31%) Network Security
21 123 (13.31%) Network Design
22 122 (13.20%) OSPF
23 121 (13.10%) Management Information System

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 17 (1.84%) IIS
2 12 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.08%) Apache
4 9 (0.97%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.65%) Confluence
5 6 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (0.54%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.54%) WordPress
7 4 (0.43%) JBoss
7 4 (0.43%) Smallworld
8 3 (0.32%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.32%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.11%) nginx
Applications
1 63 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.32%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (1.84%) CSG Singleview
2 9 (0.97%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.22%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Exstream
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 89 (9.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (7.47%) Cloud Computing
4 32 (3.46%) Office 365
5 12 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
6 10 (1.08%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 6 (0.65%) Google Play
7 6 (0.65%) iTunes
7 6 (0.65%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 6 (0.65%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 6 (0.65%) TestFlight
8 2 (0.22%) AdWords
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.22%) Cloudflare
8 2 (0.22%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.22%) Fastly
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) G Suite
9 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 232 (25.11%) Firewall
2 206 (22.29%) ADSL
3 159 (17.21%) WAN
4 143 (15.48%) MPLS
5 136 (14.72%) VPN
6 132 (14.29%) BGP
7 131 (14.18%) DNS
8 126 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
9 123 (13.31%) Network Security
10 122 (13.20%) OSPF
11 116 (12.55%) IPsec
12 115 (12.45%) VoIP
13 112 (12.12%) Wireless
14 111 (12.01%) Cisco Nexus
15 107 (11.58%) NetScaler
15 107 (11.58%) RIP
15 107 (11.58%) SMTP
16 95 (10.28%) 3G
17 53 (5.74%) Internet
18 45 (4.87%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 24 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.62%) MySQL
6 14 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 13 (1.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.08%) Data Lake
9 10 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.76%) Power BI
12 5 (0.54%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.54%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.43%) Biml
13 4 (0.43%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.43%) Geospatial Data
13 4 (0.43%) GIS
Development Applications
1 28 (3.03%) SoapUI
2 20 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 15 (1.62%) JIRA
4 9 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.65%) Appium
5 6 (0.65%) Cucumber
5 6 (0.65%) Genymotion
5 6 (0.65%) Selenium
5 6 (0.65%) Subversion
5 6 (0.65%) UI Automator
5 6 (0.65%) Xcode
6 5 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.43%) gulp
8 3 (0.32%) Grunt
8 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.11%) webpack
General
1 234 (25.32%) Telecoms
2 96 (10.39%) Finance
3 37 (4.00%) Retail
4 36 (3.90%) Billing
5 27 (2.92%) Marketing
6 15 (1.62%) Banking
7 12 (1.30%) Electronics
8 9 (0.97%) Japanese Language
9 8 (0.87%) Games
10 5 (0.54%) Advertising
10 5 (0.54%) Legal
11 3 (0.32%) French Language
11 3 (0.32%) German Language
11 3 (0.32%) Law
12 2 (0.22%) Publishing
13 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.11%) Avionics
13 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 130 (14.07%) Network Engineer
2 125 (13.53%) Analyst
3 121 (13.10%) Developer
4 67 (7.25%) Support Analyst
5 66 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 65 (7.03%) Technical Support
6 65 (7.03%) Technical Support Analyst
7 62 (6.71%) Development Engineer
8 61 (6.60%) Software Engineer
9 50 (5.41%) Software Development Engineer
10 46 (4.98%) .NET Developer
10 46 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support
11 43 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
11 43 (4.65%) Security Engineer
12 40 (4.33%) C# .NET Developer
12 40 (4.33%) C# Developer
12 40 (4.33%) C# WPF Developer
12 40 (4.33%) Product Developer
12 40 (4.33%) Telecoms Developer
12 40 (4.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (10.61%) .NET
2 60 (6.49%) HTML
3 55 (5.95%) RESTful
4 54 (5.84%) CSS
5 41 (4.44%) Node.js
6 40 (4.33%) WPF
7 37 (4.00%) GraphQL
8 27 (2.92%) AngularJS
9 22 (2.38%) XML
10 21 (2.27%) React
11 20 (2.16%) CSS3
12 12 (1.30%) Ajax
13 11 (1.19%) ASP.NET
13 11 (1.19%) REST
14 9 (0.97%) Web Services
15 8 (0.87%) Elastic Stack
15 8 (0.87%) JSON
15 8 (0.87%) SOAP
16 7 (0.76%) Java EE
16 7 (0.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 129 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (13.10%) Management Information System
3 104 (11.26%) User Experience
4 99 (10.71%) Data Centre
5 54 (5.84%) Data Structures
6 49 (5.30%) Driving Licence
7 40 (4.33%) Greenfield Project
8 28 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
9 24 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (2.27%) Virtual Team
11 19 (2.06%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.41%) Fat Client
12 13 (1.41%) Mobile App
12 13 (1.41%) Thin Client
13 11 (1.19%) Public Cloud
14 10 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
15 9 (0.97%) Robotics
16 8 (0.87%) Fibre Optics
16 8 (0.87%) iPhone
16 8 (0.87%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 135 (14.61%) Linux
2 120 (12.99%) Unix
3 63 (6.82%) Windows
4 24 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.30%) Android
6 11 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.08%) Windows XP
8 9 (0.97%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.87%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.22%) Debian
12 2 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (16.13%) Line Management
3 128 (13.85%) Product Management
4 125 (13.53%) Service Delivery
5 123 (13.31%) Network Design
6 119 (12.88%) SDLC
7 118 (12.77%) Test Automation
8 114 (12.34%) Continuous Improvement
9 110 (11.90%) Change Control
9 110 (11.90%) Network Management
9 110 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
10 97 (10.50%) ITIL
11 96 (10.39%) Mentoring
12 87 (9.42%) Computer Science
12 87 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
13 83 (8.98%) Supplier Management
14 78 (8.44%) Machine Learning
15 77 (8.33%) OO
16 71 (7.68%) Coaching
16 71 (7.68%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 147 (15.91%) Python
2 118 (12.77%) Perl
3 113 (12.23%) Bash Shell
4 108 (11.69%) C#
5 84 (9.09%) SQL
6 71 (7.68%) JavaScript
7 56 (6.06%) PHP
8 54 (5.84%) Java
9 50 (5.41%) C++
10 38 (4.11%) ES6
11 37 (4.00%) TypeScript
12 20 (2.16%) JSX
13 13 (1.41%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.08%) R
15 7 (0.76%) Apple Swift
15 7 (0.76%) C
15 7 (0.76%) MATLAB
15 7 (0.76%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.76%) U-SQL
16 3 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 221 (23.92%) Cisco Certification
2 189 (20.45%) CCNA
3 126 (13.64%) CCNP
4 125 (13.53%) Degree
5 75 (8.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 72 (7.79%) MCITP
7 70 (7.58%) MCSE
7 70 (7.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 51 (5.52%) ISTQB
9 22 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 20 (2.16%) ISEB
11 19 (2.06%) JNCIA
12 17 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 17 (1.84%) Security Cleared
13 12 (1.30%) JNCIP
13 12 (1.30%) MCP
14 10 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.08%) SC Cleared
15 6 (0.65%) ACCA
15 6 (0.65%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (17.21%) ISO 9001
1 159 (17.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (7.47%) QA
3 36 (3.90%) SLA
4 11 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.54%) GDPR
6 5 (0.54%) PMO
7 2 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.22%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.22%) PSD2
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 132 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 94 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (4.76%) Docker
4 6 (0.65%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.22%) Firmware
6 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 117 (12.66%) Nagios
2 108 (11.69%) FortiGate
3 16 (1.73%) Ansible
4 13 (1.41%) Puppet
5 9 (0.97%) CA Service Virtualization
6 8 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (0.87%) Nessus
6 8 (0.87%) Observium
7 6 (0.65%) HockeyApp
7 6 (0.65%) SCCM
8 5 (0.54%) Cacti
8 5 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.43%) WSUS
10 3 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.22%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.22%) MIMEsweeper
11 2 (0.22%) OpenNMS
11 2 (0.22%) SCOM
12 1 (0.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 272 (29.44%) Cisco
2 191 (20.67%) Microsoft
3 123 (13.31%) Fortinet
4 104 (11.26%) VMware
5 95 (10.28%) Meraki
6 83 (8.98%) Aruba
6 83 (8.98%) Polycom
7 72 (7.79%) Citrix
8 49 (5.30%) BT
9 47 (5.09%) Pega
10 40 (4.33%) Palo Alto
11 37 (4.00%) Juniper
11 37 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
12 24 (2.60%) CA
13 18 (1.95%) CheckPoint
14 16 (1.73%) Ericsson
14 16 (1.73%) Huawei
15 13 (1.41%) Informatica
15 13 (1.41%) Openreach
16 12 (1.30%) Brocade