Period
to 19 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 663 687 646
Rank change year-on-year +24 -41 -37
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 569 654 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 1.97% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 441 510 598
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £19,750 £20,000 £20,350
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £33,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +14.93% -12.99% +18.46%

Broadband is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28222 33250 37701
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.95% 16.86% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22885 27561 30650
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Broadband as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in the UK

Broadband
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Broadband.

Salary trend for Broadband in the UK

Broadband
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Broadband over the 6 months to 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Broadband in the UK

Broadband
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 2017. 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
England -1 512 £40,000 - 51
UK excluding London +10 361 £38,500 +14.93% 34
London -5 170 £45,000 - 17
North of England -7 127 £40,000 +25.00% 13
South East +23 114 £40,000 -11.11% 8
North West -23 97 £43,750 +75.00% 7
Midlands +50 40 £37,500 +25.00% 2
East of England -21 32 £42,000 +52.73% 7
Yorkshire +28 30 £22,750 -36.81% 6
South West -30 30 £21,500 -18.87% 4
West Midlands +40 26 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Wales +23 14 £40,000 +8.84%
East Midlands +20 14 £20,000 -33.33% 1
Scotland +14 4 £24,750 -10.00%
Isle of Man -1 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, 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 with a requirement for Broadband.

1 285 (50.09%) Telecoms
2 148 (26.01%) Cisco
3 130 (22.85%) C#
4 129 (22.67%) .NET
5 127 (22.32%) Windows
5 127 (22.32%) Cisco Certification
6 126 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
7 117 (20.56%) Firewall
8 114 (20.04%) SQL Server
9 108 (18.98%) Scrum
10 94 (16.52%) Juniper
11 93 (16.34%) TDD
12 86 (15.11%) Greenfield Project
13 85 (14.94%) NUnit
14 83 (14.59%) WPF
14 83 (14.59%) WAN
14 83 (14.59%) Ethernet
14 83 (14.59%) MVVM
15 79 (13.88%) MPLS
16 76 (13.36%) LAN
16 76 (13.36%) CCNA
17 74 (13.01%) VoIP
18 70 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
19 69 (12.13%) Rhino Mocks
19 69 (12.13%) Castle Windsor
20 67 (11.78%) VPN
21 65 (11.42%) Microsoft
22 63 (11.07%) CCNP
23 61 (10.72%) ITIL
23 61 (10.72%) Continuous Integration

Broadband
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (1.93%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.76%) CMS
3 9 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (1.41%) IIS
5 5 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.53%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.35%) Apache
8 2 (0.35%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.18%) SAS
9 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (5.10%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.05%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 5 (0.88%) EngageOne
4 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.18%) InDesign
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.23%) Unica
2 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.53%) Apache OFBiz
3 3 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.53%) Lawson
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.18%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.76%) Office 365
4 7 (1.23%) SaaS
5 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.70%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.53%) Google Tag Manager
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.18%) IaaS
7 1 (0.18%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (20.56%) Firewall
2 83 (14.59%) Ethernet
2 83 (14.59%) WAN
3 79 (13.88%) MPLS
4 76 (13.36%) LAN
5 74 (13.01%) VoIP
6 67 (11.78%) VPN
7 56 (9.84%) BGP
8 55 (9.67%) Internet
9 49 (8.61%) TCP/IP
10 47 (8.26%) ADSL
11 45 (7.91%) Wireless
12 44 (7.73%) OSPF
13 40 (7.03%) DNS
14 39 (6.85%) IPsec
15 37 (6.50%) Wi-Fi
16 33 (5.80%) SSL
17 32 (5.62%) Network Security
18 31 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
19 28 (4.92%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (20.04%) SQL Server
2 55 (9.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 28 (4.92%) SQL Server 2014
4 15 (2.64%) MySQL
5 13 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.76%) RDBMS
6 10 (1.76%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.88%) DB2
9 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.53%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.53%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.53%) Power BI
10 3 (0.53%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (0.53%) QlikView
11 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 85 (14.94%) NUnit
2 69 (12.13%) Rhino Mocks
3 61 (10.72%) MSTest
4 45 (7.91%) Moq
5 14 (2.46%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.41%) Subversion
7 5 (0.88%) JIRA
7 5 (0.88%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.70%) Maven
8 4 (0.70%) Selenium
8 4 (0.70%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.53%) GitLab
9 3 (0.53%) gulp
9 3 (0.53%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.53%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.53%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.35%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.35%) GoogleTest
10 2 (0.35%) Mercurial
General
1 285 (50.09%) Telecoms
2 54 (9.49%) Finance
3 50 (8.79%) Marketing
4 23 (4.04%) Billing
5 10 (1.76%) Banking
6 9 (1.58%) Games
6 9 (1.58%) Retail
7 7 (1.23%) Electronics
8 6 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.70%) Advertising
10 3 (0.53%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.53%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.35%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.35%) German Language
11 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 143 (25.13%) Developer
2 83 (14.59%) Telecoms Developer
3 82 (14.41%) .NET Developer
4 66 (11.60%) Network Engineer
5 59 (10.37%) C# Developer
6 56 (9.84%) Support Engineer
7 51 (8.96%) Analyst
8 37 (6.50%) Cisco Engineer
9 26 (4.57%) C# WPF Developer
9 26 (4.57%) WinForms Developer
9 26 (4.57%) WPF Developer
10 24 (4.22%) JavaScript Developer
11 23 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
11 23 (4.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 22 (3.87%) Senior Network Engineer
12 22 (3.87%) Telecoms Engineer
13 21 (3.69%) Senior Developer
13 21 (3.69%) Technical Support
14 19 (3.34%) C++ Developer
14 19 (3.34%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (22.67%) .NET
2 83 (14.59%) WPF
3 69 (12.13%) Castle Windsor
4 57 (10.02%) Ninject
4 57 (10.02%) Spring.NET
5 56 (9.84%) Unity DI Container
6 53 (9.31%) WinForms
7 52 (9.14%) ASP.NET
8 41 (7.21%) HTML
9 37 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (5.98%) CSS
11 30 (5.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 30 (5.27%) LINQ
12 28 (4.92%) NHibernate
13 26 (4.57%) MonoRail
14 22 (3.87%) AngularJS
15 21 (3.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 16 (2.81%) jQuery
17 14 (2.46%) .NET Framework
17 14 (2.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (15.11%) Greenfield Project
2 70 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (7.56%) Data Centre
4 35 (6.15%) Handset
5 21 (3.69%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.81%) User Experience
7 10 (1.76%) Driving Licence
7 10 (1.76%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.58%) Cybercrime
8 9 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (1.58%) iPhone
9 7 (1.23%) e-Health
10 6 (1.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (0.88%) Replication
12 4 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.70%) Social Media
12 4 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.53%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.53%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 127 (22.32%) Windows
2 42 (7.38%) Linux
3 37 (6.50%) Unix
4 22 (3.87%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.76%) CentOS
7 7 (1.23%) FreeBSD
7 7 (1.23%) Solaris
7 7 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.88%) AIX
9 5 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.88%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.70%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.70%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.53%) SUSE
12 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (22.14%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (18.98%) Scrum
3 93 (16.34%) TDD
4 83 (14.59%) MVVM
5 61 (10.72%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (10.72%) ITIL
5 61 (10.72%) Kanban
6 58 (10.19%) MVC
7 57 (10.02%) Dependency Injection
7 57 (10.02%) Inversion of Control
8 32 (5.62%) Mentoring
9 31 (5.45%) Change Management
10 30 (5.27%) Load Balancing
11 29 (5.10%) Project Management
12 27 (4.75%) Network Management
13 26 (4.57%) Time Management
14 25 (4.39%) Network Monitoring
15 23 (4.04%) Configuration Management
16 22 (3.87%) Disaster Recovery
17 20 (3.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 130 (22.85%) C#
2 55 (9.67%) JavaScript
3 51 (8.96%) C++
4 44 (7.73%) SQL
5 30 (5.27%) Python
6 26 (4.57%) Java
7 25 (4.39%) C
7 25 (4.39%) Perl
8 15 (2.64%) VB
8 15 (2.64%) VB.NET
9 12 (2.11%) PowerShell
9 12 (2.11%) T-SQL
10 11 (1.93%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.93%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.58%) PHP
12 4 (0.70%) Ruby
13 3 (0.53%) Groovy
14 2 (0.35%) PHP 5
14 2 (0.35%) PHP 7
14 2 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 127 (22.32%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (13.36%) CCNA
3 63 (11.07%) CCNP
4 55 (9.67%) Security Cleared
5 46 (8.08%) Degree
6 42 (7.38%) SC Cleared
7 29 (5.10%) JNCIA
8 23 (4.04%) JNCIP
9 14 (2.46%) CCIE
10 11 (1.93%) CCSP
10 11 (1.93%) JNCIS
11 10 (1.76%) JNCIE
12 9 (1.58%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (1.05%) MCSE
14 6 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.88%) ACCA
15 5 (0.88%) CIMA
15 5 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.80%) SLA
2 16 (2.81%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.58%) QA
4 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) IFRS
5 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (6.50%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.16%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.88%) KVM
4 5 (0.88%) NFS
5 3 (0.53%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.53%) vSphere
6 2 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.35%) Docker
6 2 (0.35%) Firmware
6 2 (0.35%) HDFS
6 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.35%) XenApp
7 1 (0.18%) iptables
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 31 (5.45%) Cacti
2 30 (5.27%) Nagios
3 22 (3.87%) Puppet
4 21 (3.69%) Ansible
5 16 (2.81%) OpenNMS
6 13 (2.28%) RANCID
6 13 (2.28%) SCCM
7 12 (2.11%) Cisco CME
7 12 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
8 10 (1.76%) SolarWinds Orion
9 9 (1.58%) FortiGate
9 9 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (1.41%) Grafana
11 5 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
11 5 (0.88%) SCOM
11 5 (0.88%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.35%) OpenView
13 1 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
13 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 148 (26.01%) Cisco
2 94 (16.52%) Juniper
3 65 (11.42%) Microsoft
4 48 (8.44%) VMware
5 32 (5.62%) BT
6 26 (4.57%) Ericsson
7 22 (3.87%) BroadSoft
8 21 (3.69%) Salesforce.com
9 18 (3.16%) SolarWinds
10 17 (2.99%) F5
10 17 (2.99%) Huawei
11 16 (2.81%) Citrix
12 15 (2.64%) Redback
13 14 (2.46%) HP
13 14 (2.46%) Oracle
14 13 (2.28%) Avaya
15 11 (1.93%) EMC
15 11 (1.93%) Meraki
16 9 (1.58%) Red Hat
17 8 (1.41%) IBM