Period
to 24 January 2020

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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 591 694 687
Rank change year-on-year +103 -7 +85
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 487 460 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.58% 2.01% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 422 325 470
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £21,025 £20,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £64,875 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,750 £31,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -22.50% +6.67%

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 18,908 22,866 26,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.04% 15.07% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14,880 17,879 21,476
UK 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 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 24 January 2020.

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 24 January 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
England +85 467 £40,000 - 125
UK excluding London +30 288 £38,750 +25.00% 99
London +154 193 £40,000 -5.88% 33
South East +98 112 £40,750 -9.44% 28
North of England -45 66 £22,250 -3.26% 15
Midlands +69 59 £42,500 +6.25% 19
West Midlands +34 38 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Yorkshire -26 29 £31,000 +40.91% 4
North West +2 27 £22,250 -62.92% 9
East of England +73 26 £50,000 +100.00% 17
East Midlands +37 21 £22,000 -18.52% 5
South West +10 11 £30,000 - 13
North East +26 10 £37,750 - 2
Wales +1 9 £22,558 -20.85% 5
Scotland +28 5 £25,750 -14.17%

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 with a requirement for Broadband.

1 185 (37.99%) Telecoms
2 110 (22.59%) Microsoft
3 82 (16.84%) Windows
4 77 (15.81%) Internet
5 72 (14.78%) BT
5 72 (14.78%) Fibre Optics
6 67 (13.76%) Microsoft Office
7 66 (13.55%) Openreach
8 63 (12.94%) TCP/IP
9 62 (12.73%) Office 365
10 55 (11.29%) Firewall
11 54 (11.09%) SLA
11 54 (11.09%) Cisco
12 52 (10.68%) Ethernet
13 51 (10.47%) VoIP
14 50 (10.27%) Wi-Fi
15 48 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
16 45 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
17 43 (8.83%) Network Planning
17 43 (8.83%) Linux
17 43 (8.83%) Project Management
18 41 (8.42%) Active Directory
18 41 (8.42%) Windows 7
19 40 (8.21%) Apple iOS
20 39 (8.01%) Cisco Certification
20 39 (8.01%) GIS
21 38 (7.80%) SCCM
21 38 (7.80%) Virgin Media
21 38 (7.80%) Windows 10
22 37 (7.60%) Continuous Improvement

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 25 (5.13%) Skype for Business
1 25 (5.13%) Smallworld
2 6 (1.23%) Confluence
3 5 (1.03%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.62%) Apache
4 3 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.62%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.21%) IIS
6 1 (0.21%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.21%) nginx
6 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 67 (13.76%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (5.13%) AutoCAD
3 16 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) Data Workbench
Cloud Services
1 62 (12.73%) Office 365
2 12 (2.46%) AWS
3 11 (2.26%) Azure
4 5 (1.03%) GCP
4 5 (1.03%) IaaS
5 4 (0.82%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.62%) GitHub
7 2 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.41%) SaaS
7 2 (0.41%) Serverless
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.21%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 77 (15.81%) Internet
2 63 (12.94%) TCP/IP
3 55 (11.29%) Firewall
4 52 (10.68%) Ethernet
5 51 (10.47%) VoIP
6 50 (10.27%) Wi-Fi
7 36 (7.39%) WAN
8 34 (6.98%) GPON
9 33 (6.78%) MPLS
10 32 (6.57%) DHCP
11 31 (6.37%) Wireless
12 29 (5.95%) DNS
12 29 (5.95%) LAN
12 29 (5.95%) VPN
13 27 (5.54%) Remote Desktop
14 26 (5.34%) ADSL
14 26 (5.34%) Skype
15 24 (4.93%) PSTN
16 22 (4.52%) BGP
17 21 (4.31%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.01%) GIS
2 29 (5.95%) SQL Server
3 19 (3.90%) SQL Server 2016
4 12 (2.46%) MySQL
5 11 (2.26%) QGIS
6 9 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.64%) Apache Hive
7 8 (1.64%) Presto
8 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2019
9 4 (0.82%) MS Access
9 4 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.62%) Big Data
10 3 (0.62%) BigQuery
10 3 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.62%) Redis
10 3 (0.62%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (2.87%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.64%) JIRA
3 2 (0.41%) Bugzilla
3 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.41%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.21%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.21%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.21%) Gradle
4 1 (0.21%) JUnit
4 1 (0.21%) Maven
4 1 (0.21%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.21%) TestRail
General
1 185 (37.99%) Telecoms
2 33 (6.78%) Electronics
3 20 (4.11%) Public Sector
4 18 (3.70%) Digital Economy
4 18 (3.70%) Finance
5 10 (2.05%) Marketing
6 8 (1.64%) Games
6 8 (1.64%) Retail
7 6 (1.23%) Legal
8 5 (1.03%) Advertising
9 4 (0.82%) Automotive
9 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.62%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.21%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Police
Job Titles
1 65 (13.35%) Project Manager
2 58 (11.91%) Developer
3 52 (10.68%) Support Engineer
4 39 (8.01%) Analyst
5 34 (6.98%) Technical Support
6 31 (6.37%) Network Engineer
7 28 (5.75%) .NET Developer
8 26 (5.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 26 (5.34%) C# Developer
8 26 (5.34%) C# WPF Developer
8 26 (5.34%) Desktop Engineer
8 26 (5.34%) Desktop Support
8 26 (5.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 26 (5.34%) Telecoms Developer
8 26 (5.34%) WPF Developer
9 21 (4.31%) Fibre Planner
9 21 (4.31%) Junior
10 18 (3.70%) Service Analyst
10 18 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
11 16 (3.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.95%) .NET
2 26 (5.34%) WPF
3 18 (3.70%) KML
4 8 (1.64%) GWT
5 7 (1.44%) .NET Core
6 4 (0.82%) jQuery
6 4 (0.82%) Symfony
7 3 (0.62%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.62%) Django
7 3 (0.62%) Laravel
7 3 (0.62%) Middleware
7 3 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.62%) React
7 3 (0.62%) WebSockets
8 2 (0.41%) HTML
8 2 (0.41%) JSON
8 2 (0.41%) LAMP
8 2 (0.41%) Node.js
8 2 (0.41%) Spring
9 1 (0.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.78%) Fibre Optics
2 33 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
3 32 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.57%) Smartphone
4 28 (5.75%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (4.72%) Driving Licence
6 17 (3.49%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.85%) iPhone
8 8 (1.64%) Handset
9 7 (1.44%) EMC VNX
9 7 (1.44%) STB
10 5 (1.03%) CCTV
10 5 (1.03%) iPad
10 5 (1.03%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.62%) Clustering
11 3 (0.62%) User Experience
12 2 (0.41%) Replication
12 2 (0.41%) Social Network
12 2 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 82 (16.84%) Windows
2 43 (8.83%) Linux
3 41 (8.42%) Windows 7
4 40 (8.21%) Apple iOS
5 38 (7.80%) Windows 10
6 34 (6.98%) Windows Server
7 12 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (2.26%) Android
8 11 (2.26%) Mac OS
9 10 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.64%) Unix
10 8 (1.64%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.44%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.21%) CentOS
13 1 (0.21%) Debian
13 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
3 43 (8.83%) Network Planning
3 43 (8.83%) Project Management
4 37 (7.60%) Continuous Improvement
5 36 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (6.98%) Network Design
7 32 (6.57%) Scrum
8 31 (6.37%) ITIL
9 28 (5.75%) CAD
9 28 (5.75%) Kanban
10 27 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (5.54%) TDD
11 26 (5.34%) Asset Management
11 26 (5.34%) Dependency Injection
11 26 (5.34%) Line Management
11 26 (5.34%) MVVM
12 25 (5.13%) Break/Fix
13 22 (4.52%) Mentoring
14 21 (4.31%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.37%) C#
2 26 (5.34%) C
3 25 (5.13%) C++
4 23 (4.72%) Java
5 21 (4.31%) Python
6 19 (3.90%) SQL
7 12 (2.46%) PHP
8 7 (1.44%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.03%) Embedded C
9 5 (1.03%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.03%) Perl
10 4 (0.82%) Apple Swift
10 4 (0.82%) Go
10 4 (0.82%) Objective-C
10 4 (0.82%) PHP 7
10 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.62%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.41%) VBScript
13 1 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (8.01%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (7.60%) Degree
3 32 (6.57%) Security Cleared
4 27 (5.54%) CCNA
5 25 (5.13%) A+ Certification
6 13 (2.67%) CCNP
7 11 (2.26%) CCIE
7 11 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.85%) MCSA
9 7 (1.44%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.03%) CCDP
11 4 (0.82%) CISM
11 4 (0.82%) CISSP
11 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.82%) MCSE
12 3 (0.62%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 3 (0.62%) PMP
13 2 (0.41%) CISA
13 2 (0.41%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (11.09%) SLA
2 8 (1.64%) PMO
3 7 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.82%) QA
5 3 (0.62%) GDPR
6 2 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.21%) FISMA
7 1 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 41 (8.42%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.44%) Terminal Services
4 6 (1.23%) Docker
4 6 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.23%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.62%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.41%) Firmware
6 2 (0.41%) KVM
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.41%) vCloud
6 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.41%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) HDFS
7 1 (0.21%) Squid
Systems Management
1 38 (7.80%) SCCM
2 9 (1.85%) WSUS
3 7 (1.44%) Ansible
4 6 (1.23%) MIMEsweeper
5 4 (0.82%) Nagios
6 3 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.62%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.62%) Nmap
7 2 (0.41%) Cacti
7 2 (0.41%) Kibana
8 1 (0.21%) NetMRI
8 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.21%) Puppet
8 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.21%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.21%) Terraform
8 1 (0.21%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 110 (22.59%) Microsoft
2 72 (14.78%) BT
3 66 (13.55%) Openreach
4 54 (11.09%) Cisco
5 38 (7.80%) Virgin Media
6 30 (6.16%) Apple
7 21 (4.31%) Avaya
8 19 (3.90%) Google
9 18 (3.70%) Mapinfo
9 18 (3.70%) Samsung
9 18 (3.70%) VMware
10 15 (3.08%) EMC
11 13 (2.67%) Draytek
11 13 (2.67%) NEC
12 12 (2.46%) Fortinet
12 12 (2.46%) Huawei
12 12 (2.46%) Oracle
13 11 (2.26%) Citrix
13 11 (2.26%) Meraki
13 11 (2.26%) Mitel