Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 721 688 701
Rank change year-on-year -33 +13 -36
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 465 574 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 2.05% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 329 443 509
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £19,800 £20,284
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +10.39% +14.93% -12.42%

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 25,379 27,981 33,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.02% 15.87% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 20,093 22,698 27,403
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,632 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 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 -22 448 £42,500 +6.25% 73
UK excluding London -20 326 £42,500 +10.39% 61
North of England +48 138 £30,500 -23.75% 18
London -16 133 £40,250 -10.56% 15
North West +24 100 £27,000 -38.29% 11
South East -14 99 £45,000 +12.50% 17
East of England +34 42 £48,000 +14.29% 8
Yorkshire +37 31 £36,000 +58.24% 7
Midlands -8 26 £30,500 -18.67% 10
West Midlands +19 15 £45,000 +20.00% 6
East Midlands -4 11 £23,000 +15.00% 4
South West -14 10 £40,000 +86.05% 5
Scotland -6 8 £30,000 +21.21% 2
North East - 7 - -
Wales -3 3 £35,500 -11.25% 1

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 169 (36.34%) Telecoms
2 152 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (25.59%) C#
4 108 (23.23%) .NET
5 91 (19.57%) Windows
6 82 (17.63%) Scrum
7 77 (16.56%) Microsoft
8 76 (16.34%) SQL
9 70 (15.05%) JavaScript
10 69 (14.84%) SQL Server
11 68 (14.62%) TDD
11 68 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
12 67 (14.41%) VoIP
13 66 (14.19%) HTML
14 64 (13.76%) CSS
14 64 (13.76%) ITIL
15 63 (13.55%) WAN
16 62 (13.33%) Cisco
17 58 (12.47%) SQL Server 2016
17 58 (12.47%) Kanban
18 57 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
19 55 (11.83%) WPF
20 54 (11.61%) Internet
20 54 (11.61%) Linux
21 52 (11.18%) Greenfield Project
21 52 (11.18%) Dependency Injection
21 52 (11.18%) MVVM
22 48 (10.32%) Cisco Certification
23 44 (9.46%) SLA
23 44 (9.46%) Microsoft Office

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 9 (1.94%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.51%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.51%) WordPress
3 6 (1.29%) IIS
4 5 (1.08%) Confluence
5 4 (0.86%) Apache
5 4 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.86%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.43%) Drupal
6 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.43%) Smallworld
7 1 (0.22%) CMS
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 44 (9.46%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (4.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.43%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 6 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.65%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.43%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.87%) Office 365
3 13 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.86%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.86%) SaaS
7 2 (0.43%) GitHub
7 2 (0.43%) npm
8 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 67 (14.41%) VoIP
2 63 (13.55%) WAN
3 54 (11.61%) Internet
4 41 (8.82%) Firewall
5 33 (7.10%) Wireless
6 32 (6.88%) LAN
7 31 (6.67%) Ethernet
8 30 (6.45%) Intranet
9 29 (6.24%) ADSL
10 27 (5.81%) VPN
11 25 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
12 22 (4.73%) OSPF
13 21 (4.52%) BGP
14 17 (3.66%) PBX
14 17 (3.66%) TCP/IP
15 16 (3.44%) DNS
16 15 (3.23%) ISDN
16 15 (3.23%) SMS
17 14 (3.01%) MPLS
18 13 (2.80%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 58 (12.47%) SQL Server 2016
3 15 (3.23%) MySQL
4 13 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (2.37%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.51%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.08%) Big Data
9 4 (0.86%) Datomic
9 4 (0.86%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.43%) GIS
10 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (5.38%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.52%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.58%) NUnit
4 10 (2.15%) MSTest
5 9 (1.94%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.94%) Moq
5 9 (1.94%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (1.51%) Grunt
6 7 (1.51%) gulp
6 7 (1.51%) Selenium
6 7 (1.51%) Subversion
7 6 (1.29%) GitLab
8 5 (1.08%) Appium
8 5 (1.08%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.08%) JIRA
8 5 (1.08%) JUnit
8 5 (1.08%) LoadRunner
8 5 (1.08%) Maven
8 5 (1.08%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.43%) ReSharper
General
1 169 (36.34%) Telecoms
2 35 (7.53%) Marketing
3 33 (7.10%) Finance
4 14 (3.01%) Retail
5 13 (2.80%) Games
6 9 (1.94%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.51%) Electronics
8 6 (1.29%) Advertising
9 5 (1.08%) Billing
9 5 (1.08%) Local Government
10 4 (0.86%) Banking
11 3 (0.65%) Automotive
11 3 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.65%) Law
11 3 (0.65%) Publishing
12 2 (0.43%) French Language
12 2 (0.43%) German Language
12 2 (0.43%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 120 (25.81%) Developer
2 77 (16.56%) C# Developer
3 72 (15.48%) .NET Developer
4 62 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (11.18%) Analyst
6 48 (10.32%) Telecoms Developer
7 42 (9.03%) C# WPF Developer
7 42 (9.03%) WPF Developer
8 34 (7.31%) Support Engineer
9 26 (5.59%) Consultant
10 22 (4.73%) Network Engineer
11 21 (4.52%) ASP.NET Developer
11 21 (4.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (4.30%) Applications Support
12 20 (4.30%) JavaScript Developer
13 17 (3.66%) Support Consultant
14 16 (3.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 16 (3.44%) HTML Developer
14 16 (3.44%) Support Analyst
14 16 (3.44%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (23.23%) .NET
2 66 (14.19%) HTML
3 64 (13.76%) CSS
4 55 (11.83%) WPF
5 32 (6.88%) Web Services
6 30 (6.45%) ASP.NET
7 27 (5.81%) HTML5
8 23 (4.95%) jQuery
9 22 (4.73%) Ajax
9 22 (4.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 22 (4.73%) KnockoutJS
10 20 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (4.09%) AngularJS
11 19 (4.09%) React
12 18 (3.87%) .NET Core
13 12 (2.58%) .NET Framework
13 12 (2.58%) Node.js
14 9 (1.94%) Castle Windsor
14 9 (1.94%) Ninject
14 9 (1.94%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.18%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.16%) iPhone
4 22 (4.73%) User Experience
5 16 (3.44%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.44%) Data Centre
5 16 (3.44%) Linux Command Line
6 14 (3.01%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (2.37%) Cloud Native
8 11 (2.37%) Driving Licence
9 10 (2.15%) Fixed Income
9 10 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (1.94%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.94%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.51%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.51%) Graphic Design
11 7 (1.51%) iPad
11 7 (1.51%) Mobile Computing
12 6 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 91 (19.57%) Windows
2 54 (11.61%) Linux
3 16 (3.44%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.80%) Windows 7
5 11 (2.37%) Android
6 10 (2.15%) Ubuntu
6 10 (2.15%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.51%) CentOS
8 6 (1.29%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.08%) Debian
9 5 (1.08%) Fedora
9 5 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.86%) Unix
10 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.86%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (17.63%) Scrum
3 68 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
3 68 (14.62%) TDD
4 64 (13.76%) ITIL
5 58 (12.47%) Kanban
6 57 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
7 52 (11.18%) Dependency Injection
7 52 (11.18%) MVVM
8 38 (8.17%) Project Management
8 38 (8.17%) Unit Testing
9 32 (6.88%) MVC
10 30 (6.45%) PRINCE2
11 29 (6.24%) Workflow
12 28 (6.02%) Service Delivery
12 28 (6.02%) Software Engineering
13 26 (5.59%) Multithreading
14 25 (5.38%) Test Automation
15 24 (5.16%) Service Management
16 23 (4.95%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (25.59%) C#
2 76 (16.34%) SQL
3 70 (15.05%) JavaScript
4 36 (7.74%) Python
5 23 (4.95%) C
5 23 (4.95%) C++
6 18 (3.87%) Java
7 16 (3.44%) Perl
7 16 (3.44%) Ruby
8 12 (2.58%) Bash Shell
9 11 (2.37%) PHP
9 11 (2.37%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.15%) R
11 9 (1.94%) Go
12 6 (1.29%) VB
13 5 (1.08%) Clojure
14 4 (0.86%) ClojureScript
15 2 (0.43%) ES6
15 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 48 (10.32%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (8.82%) Degree
3 37 (7.96%) CCNA
4 18 (3.87%) CCNP
4 18 (3.87%) CISSP
5 17 (3.66%) SSCP
6 15 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 14 (3.01%) Security Cleared
8 13 (2.80%) CISM
9 12 (2.58%) CEH
9 12 (2.58%) CISA
10 11 (2.37%) DV Cleared
10 11 (2.37%) MCSE
11 10 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (1.94%) PMI Certification
12 9 (1.94%) PMP
13 8 (1.72%) CCIE
13 8 (1.72%) MCP
14 7 (1.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.46%) SLA
2 17 (3.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (1.29%) GCP
5 6 (1.29%) GDPR
5 6 (1.29%) PMO
6 3 (0.65%) QA
7 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.43%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.43%) ISO 31000
7 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.22%) GPG13
System Software
1 30 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.44%) Docker
3 15 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.15%) Terminal Server
5 9 (1.94%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.72%) Firmware
7 5 (1.08%) NFS
7 5 (1.08%) Samba
7 5 (1.08%) VirtualBox
7 5 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.08%) Xen
8 3 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.43%) vCloud
10 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.22%) XenApp
10 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (4.30%) Puppet
2 17 (3.66%) Ansible
3 13 (2.80%) Kubernetes
4 9 (1.94%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (1.29%) Nagios
5 6 (1.29%) OpenNMS
6 5 (1.08%) HP ALM
6 5 (1.08%) vCenter Server
6 5 (1.08%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.86%) Mesos
7 4 (0.86%) systemd
7 4 (0.86%) Terraform
8 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.43%) Cacti
9 2 (0.43%) Marathon
9 2 (0.43%) SCCM
10 1 (0.22%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.22%) SCOM
10 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 77 (16.56%) Microsoft
2 62 (13.33%) Cisco
3 25 (5.38%) BT
4 24 (5.16%) Juniper
5 23 (4.95%) VMware
6 15 (3.23%) Mitel
7 14 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (2.80%) Capita
9 12 (2.58%) Citrix
10 10 (2.15%) Adobe
10 10 (2.15%) Avaya
10 10 (2.15%) Bloomberg
10 10 (2.15%) MarketAxess
10 10 (2.15%) Tradeweb
11 9 (1.94%) Oracle
11 9 (1.94%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.94%) Remedy
12 8 (1.72%) Ericsson
12 8 (1.72%) HP
13 7 (1.51%) SolarWinds