Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 701 676 694
Rank change year-on-year -25 +18 -67
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 524 540 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% 2.00% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 419 416 489
UK median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% +6.16% -8.75%
10th Percentile £23,900 £20,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £63,750 £63,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -20.00%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26,042 26,971 33,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.15% 15.94% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20,664 22,002 28,198
UK median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,625 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Broadband in the UK

Broadband
Top 16 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 23 May 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
England +21 510 £42,500 +6.25% 89
UK excluding London -2 349 £40,000 +14.29% 56
London -18 171 £45,000 +12.50% 36
North of England +52 170 £37,000 -2.63% 22
North West +46 132 £39,000 -5.45% 16
South East -12 102 £40,000 +6.67% 16
Yorkshire +40 35 £35,500 +42.00% 6
East of England +2 35 £48,000 +24.68% 3
Midlands +1 16 £23,000 -38.67% 8
South West -34 16 £41,000 +82.22% 4
West Midlands +3 12 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Scotland -30 5 £30,500 +23.23% 2
East Midlands +6 4 £22,000 +1.85% 3
North East - 3 - -
Northern Ireland - 3 £31,000 -
Wales -10 2 £29,250 +6.36% 1

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 with a requirement for Broadband.

1 210 (40.08%) Telecoms
2 191 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (26.34%) .NET
4 131 (25.00%) C#
5 119 (22.71%) Scrum
6 117 (22.33%) Windows
7 107 (20.42%) SQL Server
8 93 (17.75%) TDD
9 88 (16.79%) SQL
10 86 (16.41%) WPF
11 85 (16.22%) Cisco
12 78 (14.89%) MVVM
12 78 (14.89%) Greenfield Project
12 78 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
13 76 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
13 76 (14.50%) Kanban
14 75 (14.31%) Microsoft
15 74 (14.12%) JavaScript
16 70 (13.36%) HTML
16 70 (13.36%) VoIP
17 69 (13.17%) CSS
18 66 (12.60%) NUnit
18 66 (12.60%) SQL Server 2016
19 64 (12.21%) Firewall
20 62 (11.83%) Dependency Injection
21 57 (10.88%) WAN
21 57 (10.88%) Internet
22 56 (10.69%) Cisco Certification
23 55 (10.50%) ASP.NET
24 53 (10.11%) Linux

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 8 (1.53%) Apache
1 8 (1.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.15%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.95%) IIS
4 4 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.76%) JBoss
5 3 (0.57%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.38%) SAS
6 2 (0.38%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.19%) CMS
Applications
1 41 (7.82%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (1.53%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.38%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.19%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.57%) Pegasus Opera
3 2 (0.38%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 22 (4.20%) Office 365
2 19 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.76%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.76%) SaaS
4 2 (0.38%) GitHub
4 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.19%) Google Play
5 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 70 (13.36%) VoIP
2 64 (12.21%) Firewall
3 57 (10.88%) Internet
3 57 (10.88%) WAN
4 49 (9.35%) Ethernet
5 40 (7.63%) VPN
6 36 (6.87%) Wireless
7 34 (6.49%) ADSL
7 34 (6.49%) DNS
7 34 (6.49%) LAN
8 33 (6.30%) OSPF
9 32 (6.11%) BGP
10 28 (5.34%) MPLS
10 28 (5.34%) Wi-Fi
11 25 (4.77%) Intranet
12 21 (4.01%) TCP/IP
13 18 (3.44%) IPv6
13 18 (3.44%) VLAN
14 17 (3.24%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (3.24%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (20.42%) SQL Server
2 66 (12.60%) SQL Server 2016
3 26 (4.96%) MySQL
4 20 (3.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 17 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.15%) InfluxDB
6 6 (1.15%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.76%) Big Data
7 4 (0.76%) Datomic
7 4 (0.76%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.38%) GIS
9 2 (0.38%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.19%) Presto
Development Applications
1 66 (12.60%) NUnit
2 49 (9.35%) Rhino Mocks
3 46 (8.78%) MSTest
4 34 (6.49%) Git (software)
4 34 (6.49%) Moq
5 16 (3.05%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.72%) JIRA
7 8 (1.53%) GitLab
8 6 (1.15%) Grunt
8 6 (1.15%) gulp
8 6 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (1.15%) Subversion
9 3 (0.57%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.38%) FxCop
10 2 (0.38%) Protractor
10 2 (0.38%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.38%) Selenium
10 2 (0.38%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.19%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.19%) Metasploit
General
1 210 (40.08%) Telecoms
2 36 (6.87%) Finance
3 33 (6.30%) Marketing
4 20 (3.82%) Billing
5 15 (2.86%) Electronics
6 8 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.15%) Games
7 6 (1.15%) Legal
8 5 (0.95%) Retail
9 3 (0.57%) Automotive
9 3 (0.57%) Banking
9 3 (0.57%) Law
10 2 (0.38%) Advertising
10 2 (0.38%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.38%) Back Office
10 2 (0.38%) French Language
10 2 (0.38%) Front Office
10 2 (0.38%) German Language
10 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 172 (32.82%) Developer
2 85 (16.22%) .NET Developer
3 78 (14.89%) Telecoms Developer
4 69 (13.17%) C# Developer
5 63 (12.02%) Analyst
6 37 (7.06%) Support Engineer
7 34 (6.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 34 (6.49%) C# WPF Developer
7 34 (6.49%) WPF Developer
8 26 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (4.58%) JavaScript Developer
9 24 (4.58%) Network Engineer
10 22 (4.20%) Consultant
11 20 (3.82%) HTML Developer
12 19 (3.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (3.63%) Product Manager
12 19 (3.63%) Technical Support
13 17 (3.24%) Architect
13 17 (3.24%) Junior
13 17 (3.24%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (26.34%) .NET
2 86 (16.41%) WPF
3 70 (13.36%) HTML
4 69 (13.17%) CSS
5 55 (10.50%) ASP.NET
6 49 (9.35%) Castle Windsor
7 45 (8.59%) Unity DI Container
8 44 (8.40%) Ninject
8 44 (8.40%) Spring.NET
9 38 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (7.25%) jQuery
9 38 (7.25%) Web Services
10 36 (6.87%) WinForms
11 24 (4.58%) HTML5
12 23 (4.39%) Ajax
12 23 (4.39%) AngularJS
13 19 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 19 (3.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 19 (3.63%) KnockoutJS
14 18 (3.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 78 (14.89%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.11%) Computer Science
4 26 (4.96%) Self-Motivation
4 26 (4.96%) User Experience
5 22 (4.20%) Data Centre
6 20 (3.82%) iPhone
7 14 (2.67%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (1.91%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.91%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.72%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.53%) Blackberry
11 8 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (1.53%) Graphic Design
12 7 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.34%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (1.15%) BBC
14 5 (0.95%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 117 (22.33%) Windows
2 53 (10.11%) Linux
3 19 (3.63%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.67%) Android
5 9 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.53%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.34%) CentOS
7 7 (1.34%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.15%) Debian
8 6 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.76%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.76%) Unix
10 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.19%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (22.71%) Scrum
3 93 (17.75%) TDD
4 78 (14.89%) MVVM
4 78 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
5 76 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
5 76 (14.50%) Kanban
6 62 (11.83%) Dependency Injection
7 50 (9.54%) MVC
7 50 (9.54%) Project Management
8 44 (8.40%) Inversion of Control
9 41 (7.82%) Configuration Management
10 40 (7.63%) ITIL
11 37 (7.06%) Service Management
12 34 (6.49%) Workflow
13 32 (6.11%) Line Management
14 31 (5.92%) Test Automation
14 31 (5.92%) Unit Testing
15 27 (5.15%) Migration
16 25 (4.77%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 131 (25.00%) C#
2 88 (16.79%) SQL
3 74 (14.12%) JavaScript
4 53 (10.11%) Python
5 38 (7.25%) C++
5 38 (7.25%) Perl
6 33 (6.30%) Ruby
7 26 (4.96%) PHP
8 24 (4.58%) Java
9 18 (3.44%) C
10 14 (2.67%) R
11 12 (2.29%) Go
11 12 (2.29%) VB
11 12 (2.29%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.53%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.95%) Clojure
13 5 (0.95%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.76%) ClojureScript
15 3 (0.57%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (10.69%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (9.16%) Degree
3 34 (6.49%) CCNA
4 28 (5.34%) CCNP
5 14 (2.67%) JNCIP
6 11 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (1.72%) CCIE
9 5 (0.95%) JNCIS
9 5 (0.95%) MCP
9 5 (0.95%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.95%) PMP
9 5 (0.95%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.76%) MOS
11 3 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.38%) Analytics IQ
12 2 (0.38%) CHECK Team Member
12 2 (0.38%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.63%) SLA
2 19 (3.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (2.67%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.67%) PMO
4 6 (1.15%) GDPR
4 6 (1.15%) QA
5 3 (0.57%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.57%) ISO 22301
5 3 (0.57%) ISO 31000
5 3 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) GPG13
6 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 35 (6.68%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.48%) Hyper-V
2 13 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.91%) Docker
4 7 (1.34%) Terminal Server
4 7 (1.34%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.15%) iptables
6 5 (0.95%) Firmware
7 3 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.19%) bhyve
9 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.19%) HDFS
9 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.19%) KVM
9 1 (0.19%) vCloud
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.19%) Xen
9 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (6.11%) Puppet
2 24 (4.58%) Cacti
3 22 (4.20%) Nagios
4 18 (3.44%) Ansible
5 14 (2.67%) SCCM
6 13 (2.48%) OpenNMS
6 13 (2.48%) RANCID
7 10 (1.91%) SolarWinds Orion
8 7 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.15%) Grafana
9 6 (1.15%) Icinga
9 6 (1.15%) Salt
9 6 (1.15%) SELinux
10 5 (0.95%) Kubernetes
10 5 (0.95%) SCOM
11 4 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.76%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.76%) Mesos
11 4 (0.76%) systemd
11 4 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 85 (16.22%) Cisco
2 75 (14.31%) Microsoft
3 39 (7.44%) Juniper
4 19 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (3.63%) VMware
5 18 (3.44%) BT
5 18 (3.44%) Ericsson
6 16 (3.05%) Huawei
7 13 (2.48%) Mitel
8 10 (1.91%) Adobe
8 10 (1.91%) Avaya
8 10 (1.91%) Citrix
8 10 (1.91%) Oracle
8 10 (1.91%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.91%) SolarWinds
9 9 (1.72%) Apple
9 9 (1.72%) Palo Alto
9 9 (1.72%) Xamarin
10 8 (1.53%) Bloomberg
10 8 (1.53%) Capita