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

Broadband
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 493 728 724
Rank change year-on-year +235 -4 +26
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 679 424 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.48% 1.86% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 427 293 436
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £20,650 £20,800 £20,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 19,537 22,751 26,522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.53% 14.99% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15,356 18,048 21,671
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 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 November 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 November 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 +150 269 £22,000 -12.00% 32
Yorkshire +130 186 £22,000 +7.32% 13
London +135 172 £40,000 - 29
South East +84 131 £42,500 -5.56% 33
North West +40 77 £25,000 -58.33% 12
Midlands +74 69 £42,500 +21.43% 17
West Midlands +44 51 £42,500 +6.25% 12
East of England +63 23 £57,500 +27.78% 13
East Midlands +27 16 £22,000 -15.38% 5
South West +3 13 £26,250 -32.26% 15
North East +25 6 - - 7
Broadband
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 283 (41.68%) Telecoms
2 224 (32.99%) Cisco
3 213 (31.37%) Firewall
4 207 (30.49%) Cisco Certification
5 190 (27.98%) ADSL
6 183 (26.95%) CCNA
7 169 (24.89%) WAN
8 163 (24.01%) Linux
9 159 (23.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 157 (23.12%) VPN
11 156 (22.97%) MPLS
12 155 (22.83%) Service Delivery
13 152 (22.39%) DNS
14 151 (22.24%) ISO 9001
15 149 (21.94%) CCNP
15 149 (21.94%) Network Design
16 146 (21.50%) Python
17 145 (21.35%) BGP
18 144 (21.21%) OSPF
18 144 (21.21%) Network Management
19 143 (21.06%) Microsoft
20 140 (20.62%) Unix
21 137 (20.18%) Network Security
22 135 (19.88%) Fortinet
22 135 (19.88%) Management Information System
23 133 (19.59%) Product Management
24 129 (19.00%) Perl
24 129 (19.00%) SMTP
24 129 (19.00%) Cisco ASA
25 128 (18.85%) IPsec

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 21 (3.09%) Skype for Business
2 17 (2.50%) Smallworld
3 12 (1.77%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.74%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.59%) Apache
6 3 (0.44%) IIS
6 3 (0.44%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.29%) Confluence
7 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.15%) JBoss
8 1 (0.15%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.15%) nginx
8 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 61 (8.98%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.36%) AutoCAD
2 16 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.29%) Exstream
4 1 (0.15%) Data Workbench
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 71 (10.46%) Office 365
2 9 (1.33%) Azure
3 8 (1.18%) AWS
4 5 (0.74%) IaaS
4 5 (0.74%) Power Platform
5 4 (0.59%) GCP
5 4 (0.59%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.44%) GitHub
6 3 (0.44%) Serverless
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.29%) SaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.15%) G Suite
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Flow
8 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 213 (31.37%) Firewall
2 190 (27.98%) ADSL
3 169 (24.89%) WAN
4 157 (23.12%) VPN
5 156 (22.97%) MPLS
6 152 (22.39%) DNS
7 145 (21.35%) BGP
8 144 (21.21%) OSPF
9 137 (20.18%) Network Security
10 129 (19.00%) Cisco ASA
10 129 (19.00%) SMTP
11 128 (18.85%) IPsec
12 125 (18.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 125 (18.41%) NetScaler
12 125 (18.41%) RIP
13 103 (15.17%) VoIP
14 83 (12.22%) Internet
15 63 (9.28%) Wireless
16 55 (8.10%) Ethernet
16 55 (8.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (5.89%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.83%) SQL Server 2016
3 24 (3.53%) GIS
4 11 (1.62%) MySQL
5 9 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.18%) Apache Hive
6 8 (1.18%) MS Access
6 8 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.18%) Presto
7 6 (0.88%) QGIS
7 6 (0.88%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.74%) Power BI
8 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.44%) Big Data
10 3 (0.44%) BigQuery
10 3 (0.44%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.44%) Redis
11 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.18%) JIRA
3 4 (0.59%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.29%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.29%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.29%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.29%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.15%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.15%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.15%) TestRail
5 1 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 283 (41.68%) Telecoms
2 37 (5.45%) Electronics
3 31 (4.57%) Finance
3 31 (4.57%) Public Sector
4 16 (2.36%) Marketing
5 13 (1.91%) Retail
6 10 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.33%) Legal
8 8 (1.18%) Billing
8 8 (1.18%) Digital Economy
9 7 (1.03%) Games
10 5 (0.74%) Advertising
11 3 (0.44%) Automotive
12 1 (0.15%) Banking
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.15%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 166 (24.45%) Network Engineer
2 102 (15.02%) Network Security Engineer
2 102 (15.02%) Security Engineer
3 86 (12.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 86 (12.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 85 (12.52%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 83 (12.22%) Analyst
6 73 (10.75%) Developer
7 69 (10.16%) Technical Support
8 63 (9.28%) Support Engineer
9 48 (7.07%) Project Manager
10 40 (5.89%) Support Analyst
11 33 (4.86%) Technical Analyst
11 33 (4.86%) Technical Support Analyst
12 32 (4.71%) Telecoms Developer
13 30 (4.42%) 1st Line Support
13 30 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support
14 27 (3.98%) .NET Developer
15 26 (3.83%) C# Developer
15 26 (3.83%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (5.30%) .NET
2 26 (3.83%) WPF
3 13 (1.91%) KML
4 8 (1.18%) GWT
5 6 (0.88%) RESTful
6 4 (0.59%) jQuery
6 4 (0.59%) Symfony
7 3 (0.44%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.44%) Django
7 3 (0.44%) HTML
7 3 (0.44%) Laravel
7 3 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.44%) React
7 3 (0.44%) WebSockets
7 3 (0.44%) XML
8 2 (0.29%) HTML5
8 2 (0.29%) Node.js
8 2 (0.29%) REST
8 2 (0.29%) Web Services
8 2 (0.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 135 (19.88%) Management Information System
2 51 (7.51%) Fibre Optics
3 45 (6.63%) Data Centre
4 43 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (5.89%) Driving Licence
6 32 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
7 31 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (2.65%) Smartphone
9 14 (2.06%) Handset
10 9 (1.33%) iPhone
11 8 (1.18%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.03%) User Experience
13 6 (0.88%) Device Driver
13 6 (0.88%) EMC VNX
14 5 (0.74%) iPad
15 3 (0.44%) Robotics
16 2 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
16 2 (0.29%) Replication
16 2 (0.29%) Social Media
16 2 (0.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 163 (24.01%) Linux
2 140 (20.62%) Unix
3 77 (11.34%) Windows
4 42 (6.19%) Windows 7
5 40 (5.89%) Windows Server
6 39 (5.74%) Windows 10
7 31 (4.57%) Apple iOS
8 24 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.33%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.18%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.74%) Android
13 2 (0.29%) CentOS
13 2 (0.29%) Debian
14 1 (0.15%) Fedora
14 1 (0.15%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.15%) Gentoo
14 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (22.83%) Service Delivery
2 149 (21.94%) Network Design
3 144 (21.21%) Network Management
4 133 (19.59%) Product Management
5 125 (18.41%) Change Control
6 75 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
7 69 (10.16%) ITIL
8 56 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 40 (5.89%) Supplier Management
11 38 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 32 (4.71%) Project Management
13 31 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (4.57%) Line Management
14 29 (4.27%) Scrum
15 28 (4.12%) Kanban
16 27 (3.98%) Dependency Injection
16 27 (3.98%) TDD
17 26 (3.83%) MVVM
17 26 (3.83%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 146 (21.50%) Python
2 129 (19.00%) Perl
3 128 (18.85%) Bash Shell
4 40 (5.89%) C#
5 39 (5.74%) Java
6 33 (4.86%) C++
7 28 (4.12%) SQL
8 26 (3.83%) C
9 12 (1.77%) PHP
10 5 (0.74%) Embedded C
10 5 (0.74%) MATLAB
10 5 (0.74%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.59%) Apple Swift
11 4 (0.59%) Go
11 4 (0.59%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.59%) PHP 7
12 3 (0.44%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.29%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.29%) VBScript
14 1 (0.15%) Magik
Qualifications
1 207 (30.49%) Cisco Certification
2 183 (26.95%) CCNA
3 149 (21.94%) CCNP
4 63 (9.28%) Degree
5 46 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (6.19%) MCSE
7 36 (5.30%) MCITP
7 36 (5.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (3.09%) Security Cleared
9 18 (2.65%) A+ Certification
10 14 (2.06%) CCIE
11 8 (1.18%) CCDP
11 8 (1.18%) MCSA
12 7 (1.03%) CCENT
12 7 (1.03%) ISTQB
12 7 (1.03%) JNCIP
13 5 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.59%) JNCIA
15 3 (0.44%) JNCIE
15 3 (0.44%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (23.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 151 (22.24%) ISO 9001
3 51 (7.51%) SLA
4 7 (1.03%) QA
5 5 (0.74%) GDPR
6 3 (0.44%) PMO
7 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) HL7
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 79 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 47 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.21%) Firmware
4 9 (1.33%) Docker
5 8 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.88%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.59%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.44%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.29%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.29%) KVM
9 2 (0.29%) vCloud
9 2 (0.29%) vSphere
10 1 (0.15%) HDFS
10 1 (0.15%) Squid
10 1 (0.15%) XenApp
10 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 127 (18.70%) Nagios
2 126 (18.56%) FortiGate
3 29 (4.27%) SCCM
4 9 (1.33%) Ansible
5 8 (1.18%) WSUS
6 6 (0.88%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.74%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (0.44%) CA Service Virtualization
8 3 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.29%) Cacti
10 1 (0.15%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.15%) Kibana
10 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.15%) Puppet
10 1 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 224 (32.99%) Cisco
2 143 (21.06%) Microsoft
3 135 (19.88%) Fortinet
4 117 (17.23%) Palo Alto
5 66 (9.72%) BT
6 60 (8.84%) Openreach
7 52 (7.66%) VMware
8 49 (7.22%) Citrix
9 48 (7.07%) Meraki
10 47 (6.92%) Polycom
11 38 (5.60%) Aruba
12 31 (4.57%) Virgin Media
13 24 (3.53%) Apple
14 21 (3.09%) Avaya
15 20 (2.95%) EMC
16 19 (2.80%) CheckPoint
17 16 (2.36%) Oracle
18 15 (2.21%) Google
18 15 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
19 14 (2.06%) Draytek