Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 641 710 719
Rank change year-on-year +69 +9 -149
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 563 476 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 1.69% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 478 414 462
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £20,350 £21,075 £20,351
90th Percentile £63,500 £73,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25,071 28,193 32,643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.44% 16.92% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 20,468 23,052 27,292
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +92 169 £37,500 +4.17% 41
South East +32 160 £45,000 +2.27% 34
London -28 159 £42,500 -15.00% 37
North West +43 108 £43,000 +10.26% 26
Yorkshire +73 61 £30,000 - 14
East of England +7 29 £45,000 +55.17% 7
Midlands +27 28 £20,000 -26.61% 16
South West +19 21 £38,000 +38.18% 10
East Midlands +31 15 £20,000 -17.70% 6
West Midlands +4 13 £60,000 +54.84% 10
Broadband
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Broadband also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 293 (52.04%) Telecoms
2 251 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (30.20%) .NET
4 166 (29.48%) Scrum
5 160 (28.42%) C#
6 157 (27.89%) Windows
7 143 (25.40%) SQL Server
8 135 (23.98%) TDD
9 129 (22.91%) NUnit
10 126 (22.38%) WPF
10 126 (22.38%) MVVM
10 126 (22.38%) Greenfield Project
11 111 (19.72%) Kanban
12 106 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
13 102 (18.12%) Rhino Mocks
13 102 (18.12%) Castle Windsor
14 94 (16.70%) MSTest
14 94 (16.70%) SQL
14 94 (16.70%) Cisco
15 92 (16.34%) Spring.NET
15 92 (16.34%) Dependency Injection
15 92 (16.34%) Inversion of Control
15 92 (16.34%) Ninject
15 92 (16.34%) Unity DI Container
15 92 (16.34%) SQL Server 2016
16 79 (14.03%) Linux
17 78 (13.85%) Degree
18 72 (12.79%) Ethernet
19 71 (12.61%) VoIP
19 71 (12.61%) Python

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 (3.02%) Apache
2 13 (2.31%) Confluence
2 13 (2.31%) OpenStack
3 11 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (1.78%) JBoss
4 10 (1.78%) WordPress
5 6 (1.07%) IIS
6 5 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 29 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.36%) Camtasia
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (0.36%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.51%) Office 365
2 20 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.89%) SaaS
5 4 (0.71%) Silverpop
6 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.36%) IaaS
6 2 (0.36%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) FinancialForce
7 1 (0.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 72 (12.79%) Ethernet
2 71 (12.61%) VoIP
3 63 (11.19%) Firewall
4 58 (10.30%) DNS
5 46 (8.17%) MPLS
6 43 (7.64%) Wi-Fi
7 42 (7.46%) VPN
8 41 (7.28%) Wireless
9 38 (6.75%) ADSL
10 37 (6.57%) Internet
11 35 (6.22%) BGP
12 34 (6.04%) TCP/IP
13 29 (5.15%) VLAN
13 29 (5.15%) WAN
14 27 (4.80%) LAN
14 27 (4.80%) OSPF
15 23 (4.09%) Cisco Nexus
15 23 (4.09%) IPv6
16 22 (3.91%) HSRP
17 21 (3.73%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (25.40%) SQL Server
2 92 (16.34%) SQL Server 2016
3 51 (9.06%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (6.93%) MySQL
5 34 (6.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (2.49%) InfluxDB
6 14 (2.49%) NoSQL
7 11 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (1.95%) GIS
8 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.71%) Big Data
9 4 (0.71%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.71%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.36%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.36%) Presto
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 129 (22.91%) NUnit
2 102 (18.12%) Rhino Mocks
3 94 (16.70%) MSTest
4 71 (12.61%) Moq
5 41 (7.28%) JIRA
6 26 (4.62%) Git (software)
7 19 (3.37%) Jenkins
8 14 (2.49%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (2.13%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.60%) GitLab
11 6 (1.07%) Selenium
12 4 (0.71%) IDA Disassembler
12 4 (0.71%) Metasploit
13 3 (0.53%) gulp
14 2 (0.36%) Bugzilla
14 2 (0.36%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.36%) Redmine
14 2 (0.36%) Trac
15 1 (0.18%) Grunt
15 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 293 (52.04%) Telecoms
2 37 (6.57%) Marketing
3 35 (6.22%) Games
4 30 (5.33%) Finance
5 17 (3.02%) Billing
6 15 (2.66%) Electronics
7 5 (0.89%) Legal
8 4 (0.71%) Retail
9 3 (0.53%) Banking
9 3 (0.53%) Law
10 2 (0.36%) Advertising
10 2 (0.36%) Automotive
10 2 (0.36%) Back Office
10 2 (0.36%) German Language
10 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 198 (35.17%) Developer
2 126 (22.38%) Telecoms Developer
3 113 (20.07%) .NET Developer
4 74 (13.14%) Analyst
5 58 (10.30%) C# Developer
6 48 (8.53%) Support Engineer
7 34 (6.04%) C# WPF Developer
7 34 (6.04%) WinForms Developer
7 34 (6.04%) WPF Developer
8 32 (5.68%) Network Engineer
9 28 (4.97%) Administrator
10 26 (4.62%) Product Manager
11 25 (4.44%) Service Analyst
12 24 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
13 23 (4.09%) IT Support
14 22 (3.91%) Senior Developer
15 20 (3.55%) JavaScript Developer
16 19 (3.37%) Junior
17 17 (3.02%) Support Analyst
17 17 (3.02%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (30.20%) .NET
2 126 (22.38%) WPF
3 102 (18.12%) Castle Windsor
4 92 (16.34%) Ninject
4 92 (16.34%) Spring.NET
4 92 (16.34%) Unity DI Container
5 61 (10.83%) WinForms
6 57 (10.12%) ASP.NET
7 49 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 45 (7.99%) Web Services
9 36 (6.39%) NHibernate
10 35 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 35 (6.22%) HTML
10 35 (6.22%) LINQ
11 34 (6.04%) CSS
11 34 (6.04%) MonoRail
12 27 (4.80%) jQuery
13 22 (3.91%) Ajax
14 17 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (2.84%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 126 (22.38%) Greenfield Project
2 56 (9.95%) Computer Science
3 49 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 33 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.09%) User Experience
6 15 (2.66%) iPhone
7 11 (1.95%) Private Cloud
8 10 (1.78%) Handset
9 9 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (1.60%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.24%) Replication
11 6 (1.07%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.89%) Cloud Native
13 4 (0.71%) Graphic Design
13 4 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.71%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.71%) Social Media
14 3 (0.53%) BBC
14 3 (0.53%) e-Learning
14 3 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 157 (27.89%) Windows
2 79 (14.03%) Linux
3 19 (3.37%) Windows Server
4 17 (3.02%) Windows 10
5 16 (2.84%) Windows 7
6 15 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (2.49%) CentOS
8 9 (1.60%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.60%) Unix
8 9 (1.60%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.89%) Debian
10 5 (0.89%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.71%) VxWorks
12 3 (0.53%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.36%) Android
14 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (29.48%) Scrum
3 135 (23.98%) TDD
4 126 (22.38%) MVVM
5 111 (19.72%) Kanban
6 106 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
7 92 (16.34%) Dependency Injection
7 92 (16.34%) Inversion of Control
8 54 (9.59%) Test Automation
9 52 (9.24%) MVC
10 48 (8.53%) Configuration Management
11 40 (7.10%) Workflow
12 37 (6.57%) Time Management
12 37 (6.57%) User Stories
13 35 (6.22%) ITIL
14 34 (6.04%) SDLC
15 30 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (5.33%) Mentoring
15 30 (5.33%) Service Delivery
16 29 (5.15%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 160 (28.42%) C#
2 94 (16.70%) SQL
3 71 (12.61%) Python
4 58 (10.30%) C++
5 48 (8.53%) Java
6 39 (6.93%) JavaScript
7 37 (6.57%) Perl
8 36 (6.39%) Ruby
9 34 (6.04%) PHP
10 27 (4.80%) VB
10 27 (4.80%) VB.NET
11 20 (3.55%) T-SQL
12 15 (2.66%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.78%) C
14 8 (1.42%) sed
15 6 (1.07%) Go
16 5 (0.89%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.89%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.36%) PHP 7
17 2 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 78 (13.85%) Degree
2 50 (8.88%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (5.51%) CCNA
4 21 (3.73%) CCNP
5 12 (2.13%) JNCIP
5 12 (2.13%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.24%) CCIE
8 5 (0.89%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.71%) CCSP
9 4 (0.71%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.71%) JNCIA
10 3 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.36%) Analytics IQ
11 2 (0.36%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.18%) CFCE
12 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.18%) EnCE
12 1 (0.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.75%) SLA
2 17 (3.02%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.49%) QA
4 8 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.36%) PMO
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 48 (8.53%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.73%) Docker
3 20 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (3.02%) iptables
5 14 (2.49%) vSphere
6 11 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.60%) Hyper-V
8 8 (1.42%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.71%) Firmware
10 2 (0.36%) HDFS
10 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.36%) XenApp
11 1 (0.18%) bhyve
11 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.18%) KVM
11 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (6.57%) Puppet
2 35 (6.22%) Cacti
3 32 (5.68%) Nagios
4 25 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (4.26%) Ansible
6 20 (3.55%) SCCM
7 17 (3.02%) OpenNMS
7 17 (3.02%) RANCID
7 17 (3.02%) SELinux
8 16 (2.84%) Kubernetes
9 14 (2.49%) Grafana
9 14 (2.49%) Icinga
9 14 (2.49%) Salt
10 11 (1.95%) SolarWinds Orion
11 8 (1.42%) SCOM
12 5 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.89%) Mesos
12 5 (0.89%) systemd
13 4 (0.71%) Nessus
13 4 (0.71%) Nmap
Vendors
1 94 (16.70%) Cisco
2 54 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 31 (5.51%) Juniper
3 31 (5.51%) VMware
4 26 (4.62%) Atlassian
5 23 (4.09%) SolarWinds
6 20 (3.55%) Ericsson
6 20 (3.55%) Huawei
7 19 (3.37%) Apple
7 19 (3.37%) Red Hat
7 19 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (2.84%) Oracle
9 15 (2.66%) BroadSoft
10 11 (1.95%) BT
11 9 (1.60%) Avaya
11 9 (1.60%) Citrix
12 8 (1.42%) Aruba
12 8 (1.42%) Brocade
12 8 (1.42%) Foundry
12 8 (1.42%) ZyXEL