Period
to 18 May 2021

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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK > England
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 515 556 424
Rank change year-on-year +41 -132 +308
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 360 354 1,021
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.40% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.46% 2.67% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 157 291 353
10th Percentile £22,000 £24,000 £20,250
25th Percentile £33,750 £26,750 £21,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £40,000 £29,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% +37.93% -31.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £51,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £77,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% +37.93% -31.76%

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 10,410 13,259 21,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.97% 15.08% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7,829 10,664 16,335
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £26,095
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £49,556 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.90% +4.33% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 18 May 2021.

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 18 May 2021. 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 +32 144 £65,000 +62.50% 42
North of England +25 82 £55,000 +107.55% 16
Yorkshire +22 74 £55,000 +20.22% 8
Midlands -12 44 £37,500 -21.05% 11
South East +9 42 £31,000 -24.39% 10
West Midlands -11 39 £37,500 -21.05% 9
East of England +45 27 £55,000 +63.20% 4
South West -24 10 £25,500 +4.08% 7
North West +13 6 £22,000 -15.38% 8
East Midlands -4 5 £45,000 +61.58% 2
North East -9 2 - -
Broadband
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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.

1 132 (36.67%) Social Media
2 125 (34.72%) Telecoms
3 88 (24.44%) Wi-Fi
4 83 (23.06%) Social Skills
5 76 (21.11%) Python
6 74 (20.56%) TCP/IP
7 73 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (20.00%) Linux
9 71 (19.72%) C
10 69 (19.17%) C++
11 68 (18.89%) Wireless
12 66 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
13 64 (17.78%) Test Automation
13 64 (17.78%) Validation
14 61 (16.94%) Ethernet
15 51 (14.17%) Computer Science
15 51 (14.17%) Software Testing
16 48 (13.33%) HTTPS
17 46 (12.78%) JavaScript
17 46 (12.78%) MQTT
18 44 (12.22%) Wireshark
19 43 (11.94%) Software Engineering
19 43 (11.94%) Windows
19 43 (11.94%) HTTP
19 43 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
20 42 (11.67%) Degree
21 41 (11.39%) Firewall
21 41 (11.39%) Kibana
22 40 (11.11%) Performance Measurement
23 38 (10.56%) Graylog

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 11 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.22%) CMS
2 8 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.39%) Apache
3 5 (1.39%) Confluence
3 5 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.39%) nginx
4 4 (1.11%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.11%) Smallworld
5 3 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.56%) IIS
7 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (5.56%) Figma
1 20 (5.56%) Sketch
2 15 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 13 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (2.78%) Adobe After Effects
4 10 (2.78%) Adobe XD
4 10 (2.78%) InVision
5 9 (2.50%) Campfire
6 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (1.39%) Blender
7 5 (1.39%) CINEMA 4D
8 4 (1.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.56%) AWS
2 13 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (3.61%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (3.06%) npm
4 10 (2.78%) GCP
5 8 (2.22%) AWS Direct Connect
6 5 (1.39%) Azure
6 5 (1.39%) Serverless
7 4 (1.11%) GitHub
7 4 (1.11%) Google Workspace
8 2 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.56%) AWS Step Functions
8 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.56%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.56%) SaaS
9 1 (0.28%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 88 (24.44%) Wi-Fi
2 74 (20.56%) TCP/IP
3 68 (18.89%) Wireless
4 61 (16.94%) Ethernet
5 48 (13.33%) HTTPS
6 46 (12.78%) MQTT
7 44 (12.22%) Wireshark
8 43 (11.94%) HTTP
9 41 (11.39%) Firewall
10 38 (10.56%) 802.11
10 38 (10.56%) STUN
11 32 (8.89%) 5G
12 29 (8.06%) VPN
13 20 (5.56%) DNS
14 18 (5.00%) BGP
14 18 (5.00%) DHCP
15 15 (4.17%) Internet
15 15 (4.17%) MPLS
16 14 (3.89%) SNMP
16 14 (3.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.22%) NoSQL
2 7 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.39%) Big Data
3 5 (1.39%) GIS
3 5 (1.39%) MariaDB
3 5 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.39%) Tableau
4 4 (1.11%) BigQuery
4 4 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.83%) Data Lake
5 3 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.83%) MySQL
5 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.83%) Tableau Server
6 2 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.56%) Power BI
6 2 (0.56%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.28%) Looker
7 1 (0.28%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 29 (8.06%) Jenkins
2 23 (6.39%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.28%) JIRA
4 15 (4.17%) Subversion
5 6 (1.67%) ESLint
5 6 (1.67%) GitLab
6 4 (1.11%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.11%) Gradle
6 4 (1.11%) Maven
6 4 (1.11%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.83%) CruiseControl
7 3 (0.83%) Grunt
7 3 (0.83%) gulp
7 3 (0.83%) Hudson
7 3 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (0.83%) Selenium
7 3 (0.83%) webpack
8 2 (0.56%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.28%) PHPUnit
General
1 125 (34.72%) Telecoms
2 83 (23.06%) Social Skills
3 36 (10.00%) Finance
4 32 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (8.33%) Games
6 28 (7.78%) Retail
7 13 (3.61%) Marketing
8 11 (3.06%) Billing
9 6 (1.67%) Legal
9 6 (1.67%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (1.11%) German Language
10 4 (1.11%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.11%) Presentation Skills
11 3 (0.83%) Law
11 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.83%) Publishing
12 2 (0.56%) Advertising
12 2 (0.56%) Public Speaking
13 1 (0.28%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 74 (20.56%) Developer
2 33 (9.17%) Senior Developer
3 32 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
4 31 (8.61%) Automation Engineer
5 29 (8.06%) Wireless Engineer
6 25 (6.94%) Network Engineer
7 24 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 23 (6.39%) Linux Engineer
9 22 (6.11%) Validation Engineer
10 20 (5.56%) Designer
11 19 (5.28%) C++ Software Engineer
12 18 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
12 18 (5.00%) Embedded C Engineer
12 18 (5.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 18 (5.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
12 18 (5.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 18 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
12 18 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 18 (5.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
12 18 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.56%) 802.1X
1 38 (10.56%) XMPP
2 31 (8.61%) HTML
3 27 (7.50%) CSS
4 18 (5.00%) React
5 16 (4.44%) REST
6 15 (4.17%) Node.js
7 12 (3.33%) Qt
8 11 (3.06%) GraphQL
8 11 (3.06%) Redux
9 10 (2.78%) .NET
9 10 (2.78%) Web Services
10 9 (2.50%) Sass
11 8 (2.22%) AngularJS
11 8 (2.22%) JSON
12 7 (1.94%) RESTful
13 6 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
13 6 (1.67%) HTML5
14 5 (1.39%) Framer.js
14 5 (1.39%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 132 (36.67%) Social Media
2 30 (8.33%) User Experience
3 29 (8.06%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (7.50%) Driving Licence
5 19 (5.28%) Embedded Systems
6 15 (4.17%) STB
7 14 (3.89%) Over-the-Top Content
8 11 (3.06%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 9 (2.50%) Fibre Optics
11 8 (2.22%) Clustering
11 8 (2.22%) Device Driver
11 8 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.67%) Video on Demand
13 5 (1.39%) Animation
13 5 (1.39%) Graphic Design
13 5 (1.39%) Video\Live Streaming
14 4 (1.11%) Data Structures
14 4 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 72 (20.00%) Linux
2 43 (11.94%) Windows
3 17 (4.72%) Unix
4 16 (4.44%) Android
5 13 (3.61%) CentOS
6 12 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 12 (3.33%) Windows Server
7 11 (3.06%) Ubuntu
8 10 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
8 10 (2.78%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
3 64 (17.78%) Test Automation
3 64 (17.78%) Validation
4 51 (14.17%) Computer Science
4 51 (14.17%) Software Testing
5 43 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (11.94%) Software Engineering
6 40 (11.11%) Performance Measurement
7 38 (10.56%) Integration Testing
8 33 (9.17%) Unit Testing
9 32 (8.89%) CRM
9 32 (8.89%) TDD
10 28 (7.78%) IT Strategy
11 25 (6.94%) Artificial Intelligence
11 25 (6.94%) Configuration Management
12 24 (6.67%) Mentoring
13 23 (6.39%) Analytics
13 23 (6.39%) Scrum
14 21 (5.83%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 76 (21.11%) Python
2 71 (19.72%) C
3 69 (19.17%) C++
4 46 (12.78%) JavaScript
5 26 (7.22%) Java
6 22 (6.11%) TypeScript
7 21 (5.83%) SQL
8 12 (3.33%) PHP
9 11 (3.06%) C#
10 10 (2.78%) Embedded C
10 10 (2.78%) Embedded C++
11 5 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.39%) Clojure
11 5 (1.39%) Elixir
11 5 (1.39%) Elm
11 5 (1.39%) Kotlin
11 5 (1.39%) Rust
12 4 (1.11%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.11%) Ruby
13 3 (0.83%) ES6
Qualifications
1 42 (11.67%) Degree
2 23 (6.39%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (4.72%) CCNA
4 11 (3.06%) CCNP
5 10 (2.78%) JNCIA
6 8 (2.22%) JNCIP
6 8 (2.22%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.39%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.83%) HNC
9 3 (0.83%) Tableau Certification
10 2 (0.56%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.56%) MCSA
10 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.28%) CCDP
11 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.28%) MCP
11 1 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.39%) QA
2 12 (3.33%) SLA
3 10 (2.78%) GDPR
4 6 (1.67%) WCAG
5 4 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.00%) Firmware
3 16 (4.44%) Docker
4 13 (3.61%) iptables
5 6 (1.67%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.56%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.28%) NFS
8 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (11.39%) Kibana
2 38 (10.56%) Graylog
3 17 (4.72%) Ansible
4 15 (4.17%) Grafana
4 15 (4.17%) Puppet
5 11 (3.06%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.22%) Icinga
6 8 (2.22%) ZABBIX
7 7 (1.94%) FortiGate
7 7 (1.94%) Prometheus
8 6 (1.67%) Cacti
8 6 (1.67%) Nagios
8 6 (1.67%) Nmap
9 5 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.83%) Terraform
11 2 (0.56%) Rancher
12 1 (0.28%) Galera Cluster
12 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.28%) PaperCut
12 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (7.50%) Cisco
2 24 (6.67%) Adobe
3 20 (5.56%) EMC
3 20 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.89%) Fortinet
5 10 (2.78%) Google
5 10 (2.78%) Juniper
6 9 (2.50%) Apple
6 9 (2.50%) Openreach
6 9 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.22%) Splunk
7 8 (2.22%) Veeam
8 7 (1.94%) Virgin Media
9 6 (1.67%) D-Link
9 6 (1.67%) Draytek
10 5 (1.39%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.39%) BT
10 5 (1.39%) Sophos
10 5 (1.39%) Symantec
10 5 (1.39%) WatchGuard