Period
to 18 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
England > London
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 404 612 697
Rank change year-on-year +208 +85 -1
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 74 121 124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.59% 1.69% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 62 106 105
Median annual salary £55,625 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.06% -1.23% -19.00%
10th Percentile £32,575 £26,250 £28,650
90th Percentile £128,750 £79,375 £70,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £31,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +34.92% -30.00% +12.50%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,853 7,175 9,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.70% 12.81% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,308 5,814 7,778
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,800 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.63% -3.58% +5.56%

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Broadband as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in London

Broadband
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Broadband in London.

Salary trend for Broadband in London

Broadband
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Broadband in London over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Broadband in London

Broadband
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the London region over the 6 months to 18 September 2020. 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
Central London +129 20 £127,500 +148.78% 4
West London +73 5 £52,500 +50.00% 2
South London +46 1 £27,500 -
Broadband
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 33 (44.59%) Telecoms
2 20 (27.03%) Network Design
3 19 (25.68%) Cisco
3 19 (25.68%) Network Security
4 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (20.27%) 5G
6 14 (18.92%) Python
6 14 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (17.57%) MPLS
7 13 (17.57%) SNMP
7 13 (17.57%) VPLS
8 12 (16.22%) Huawei
8 12 (16.22%) Data Centre
8 12 (16.22%) BGP
8 12 (16.22%) Nokia
8 12 (16.22%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (14.86%) BIG-IP
9 11 (14.86%) Firewall
9 11 (14.86%) Internet
9 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
10 10 (13.51%) IPv4
10 10 (13.51%) CCNA
10 10 (13.51%) CAD
10 10 (13.51%) DNS
10 10 (13.51%) Linux
10 10 (13.51%) DevOps
10 10 (13.51%) Test Planning
10 10 (13.51%) Openreach
10 10 (13.51%) Confluence
11 9 (12.16%) Open Source

Broadband
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 10 (13.51%) Confluence
2 2 (2.70%) ArcGIS
2 2 (2.70%) Smallworld
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.70%) AutoCAD
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) AWS
1 8 (10.81%) Office 365
2 5 (6.76%) G Suite
3 4 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.41%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (2.70%) Azure
4 2 (2.70%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.68%) Network Security
2 15 (20.27%) 5G
3 13 (17.57%) MPLS
3 13 (17.57%) SNMP
3 13 (17.57%) VPLS
4 12 (16.22%) BGP
4 12 (16.22%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (14.86%) BIG-IP
5 11 (14.86%) Firewall
5 11 (14.86%) Internet
6 10 (13.51%) DNS
6 10 (13.51%) IPv4
7 9 (12.16%) GPON
7 9 (12.16%) HSRP
7 9 (12.16%) RSVP
7 9 (12.16%) VPN
7 9 (12.16%) VRRP
8 8 (10.81%) IOS XR
9 7 (9.46%) DHCP
10 6 (8.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) GIS
2 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.70%) Power BI
3 2 (2.70%) QGIS
3 2 (2.70%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.35%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 33 (44.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.76%) Local Government
3 3 (4.05%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Fire and Rescue
5 1 (1.35%) Law
5 1 (1.35%) Police
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) Network Engineer
2 11 (14.86%) Design Engineer
2 11 (14.86%) Network Design Engineer
3 5 (6.76%) Fibre Engineer
3 5 (6.76%) Fibre Planner
3 5 (6.76%) Head of IT
3 5 (6.76%) Head of IT Services
3 5 (6.76%) Head of Technical Services
4 4 (5.41%) Analyst
4 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (4.05%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) KML
2 1 (1.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.81%) Fibre Optics
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Handset
5 1 (1.35%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.35%) IPTV
5 1 (1.35%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.35%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Linux
2 8 (10.81%) Unix
2 8 (10.81%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.46%) CentOS
4 3 (4.05%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) Network Design
2 10 (13.51%) CAD
2 10 (13.51%) DevOps
2 10 (13.51%) Test Planning
3 9 (12.16%) B2B
3 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
3 9 (12.16%) Network Planning
3 9 (12.16%) Open Source
4 8 (10.81%) Validation
5 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (9.46%) DNA
5 7 (9.46%) Project Management
5 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.11%) High Availability
6 6 (8.11%) IT Strategy
6 6 (8.11%) Requirements Gathering
7 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Automation
8 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) Python
2 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
2 4 (5.41%) Perl
2 4 (5.41%) Ruby
2 4 (5.41%) SQL
3 1 (1.35%) C
3 1 (1.35%) Java
3 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.51%) CCNA
3 7 (9.46%) MCSA
3 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.76%) Degree
5 2 (2.70%) CCIE
5 2 (2.70%) CCIE Service Provider
5 2 (2.70%) HNC
5 2 (2.70%) MCSE
5 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) CCNP
6 1 (1.35%) CCSP
6 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) SLA
2 5 (6.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) Firmware
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Ansible
1 4 (5.41%) Kubernetes
1 4 (5.41%) Puppet
2 1 (1.35%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.35%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Cisco
2 12 (16.22%) Huawei
2 12 (16.22%) Nokia
3 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
4 10 (13.51%) Openreach
5 8 (10.81%) BT
6 7 (9.46%) VMware
7 6 (8.11%) Google
8 5 (6.76%) Mapinfo
8 5 (6.76%) Virgin Media
9 2 (2.70%) Alteryx
9 2 (2.70%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.70%) Meraki
9 2 (2.70%) SAP
9 2 (2.70%) Tableau
10 1 (1.35%) Capita
10 1 (1.35%) ESET
10 1 (1.35%) Freshdesk
10 1 (1.35%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.35%) Veeam