Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 651 750 724
Rank change year-on-year +99 -26 -119
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 583 446 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.19% 1.53% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 494 386 497
UK median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £22,825 £21,500 £20,138
90th Percentile £62,750 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -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 26,623 29,115 35,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.20% 16.57% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21,496 23,663 29,114
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -

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 February 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 24 February 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 +126 567 £40,500 +1.25% 156
UK excluding London +116 412 £40,000 +6.67% 127
North of England +101 178 £39,000 +4.00% 42
London -4 166 £45,000 -5.16% 40
South East +35 152 £40,000 -9.09% 32
North West +72 119 £43,000 +7.50% 30
Yorkshire +51 59 £32,500 +27.45% 12
East of England +17 29 £45,000 +63.64% 14
South West +8 23 £41,000 +9.33% 14
Midlands +18 22 £41,500 +66.00% 14
West Midlands +14 16 £60,000 +60.00% 7
East Midlands +5 6 £20,000 -7.41% 7
Scotland -26 5 £35,250 +120.31% 8
Wales -7 3 £42,500 +32.81% 2
Northern Ireland - 3 £31,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 270 (46.31%) Telecoms
2 259 (44.43%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (30.02%) .NET
4 171 (29.33%) Scrum
5 165 (28.30%) Windows
6 160 (27.44%) C#
7 146 (25.04%) SQL Server
8 135 (23.16%) TDD
9 126 (21.61%) NUnit
10 122 (20.93%) WPF
11 120 (20.58%) MVVM
11 120 (20.58%) Greenfield Project
12 108 (18.52%) Kanban
13 104 (17.84%) SQL
14 103 (17.67%) Continuous Integration
15 94 (16.12%) Rhino Mocks
15 94 (16.12%) Castle Windsor
16 88 (15.09%) MSTest
17 87 (14.92%) Dependency Injection
17 87 (14.92%) Unity DI Container
17 87 (14.92%) SQL Server 2016
17 87 (14.92%) Linux
18 86 (14.75%) Spring.NET
18 86 (14.75%) Inversion of Control
18 86 (14.75%) Ninject
19 79 (13.55%) Python
20 78 (13.38%) Cisco
20 78 (13.38%) Degree
21 66 (11.32%) ASP.NET
21 66 (11.32%) Moq

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 21 (3.60%) Apache
2 13 (2.23%) Confluence
2 13 (2.23%) OpenStack
3 12 (2.06%) JBoss
4 11 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (1.72%) WordPress
6 7 (1.20%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (0.86%) IIS
7 5 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.51%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.51%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.34%) SAS
10 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.17%) CMS
10 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.37%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.34%) Camtasia
6 2 (0.34%) OrCAD
6 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) Pegasus Opera
1 3 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.34%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.32%) Office 365
2 25 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.69%) Silverpop
5 3 (0.51%) SaaS
6 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.17%) FinancialForce
7 1 (0.17%) Force.com
7 1 (0.17%) Google Play
7 1 (0.17%) IaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (10.63%) Ethernet
2 60 (10.29%) VoIP
3 59 (10.12%) Firewall
4 56 (9.61%) DNS
5 53 (9.09%) Internet
6 45 (7.72%) Wi-Fi
7 41 (7.03%) VPN
8 39 (6.69%) Wireless
9 38 (6.52%) MPLS
10 37 (6.35%) ADSL
11 30 (5.15%) TCP/IP
11 30 (5.15%) WAN
12 27 (4.63%) BGP
13 26 (4.46%) VLAN
14 24 (4.12%) LAN
14 24 (4.12%) OSPF
15 21 (3.60%) IPv6
16 20 (3.43%) HSRP
17 19 (3.26%) VRRP
18 16 (2.74%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (25.04%) SQL Server
2 87 (14.92%) SQL Server 2016
3 50 (8.58%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (7.55%) MySQL
5 33 (5.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 17 (2.92%) NoSQL
7 12 (2.06%) InfluxDB
8 11 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (1.89%) GIS
9 8 (1.37%) Big Data
9 8 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.69%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.51%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.51%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.51%) Presto
11 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 126 (21.61%) NUnit
2 94 (16.12%) Rhino Mocks
3 88 (15.09%) MSTest
4 66 (11.32%) Moq
5 41 (7.03%) JIRA
6 31 (5.32%) Git (software)
7 20 (3.43%) Jenkins
8 14 (2.40%) Visual Studio
9 13 (2.23%) GitLab
10 12 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (1.03%) Selenium
12 5 (0.86%) gulp
13 4 (0.69%) IDA Disassembler
13 4 (0.69%) Metasploit
14 3 (0.51%) Grunt
15 2 (0.34%) Bugzilla
15 2 (0.34%) Redmine
15 2 (0.34%) Trac
16 1 (0.17%) JMeter
16 1 (0.17%) Mercurial
General
1 270 (46.31%) Telecoms
2 35 (6.00%) Games
3 34 (5.83%) Marketing
4 29 (4.97%) Finance
5 20 (3.43%) Billing
6 18 (3.09%) Electronics
7 6 (1.03%) Legal
8 3 (0.51%) Law
9 2 (0.34%) Advertising
9 2 (0.34%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.34%) Automotive
9 2 (0.34%) Back Office
9 2 (0.34%) Retail
10 1 (0.17%) Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 216 (37.05%) Developer
2 120 (20.58%) Telecoms Developer
3 111 (19.04%) .NET Developer
4 76 (13.04%) Analyst
5 58 (9.95%) C# Developer
6 37 (6.35%) Support Engineer
7 34 (5.83%) C# WPF Developer
7 34 (5.83%) WinForms Developer
7 34 (5.83%) WPF Developer
8 29 (4.97%) Administrator
9 27 (4.63%) Network Engineer
10 26 (4.46%) Product Manager
10 26 (4.46%) Senior Developer
11 20 (3.43%) ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (3.43%) IT Support
11 20 (3.43%) Service Analyst
12 19 (3.26%) JavaScript Developer
12 19 (3.26%) Service Desk Analyst
13 18 (3.09%) HTML Developer
13 18 (3.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (30.02%) .NET
2 122 (20.93%) WPF
3 94 (16.12%) Castle Windsor
4 87 (14.92%) Unity DI Container
5 86 (14.75%) Ninject
5 86 (14.75%) Spring.NET
6 66 (11.32%) ASP.NET
7 64 (10.98%) WinForms
8 53 (9.09%) Web Services
9 50 (8.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 49 (8.40%) HTML
11 48 (8.23%) CSS
12 37 (6.35%) jQuery
13 36 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 35 (6.00%) LINQ
14 35 (6.00%) NHibernate
15 34 (5.83%) MonoRail
16 25 (4.29%) Ajax
17 20 (3.43%) ASP.NET Web API
18 19 (3.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 120 (20.58%) Greenfield Project
2 54 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 41 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (5.83%) Data Centre
5 27 (4.63%) User Experience
6 13 (2.23%) iPhone
7 11 (1.89%) Private Cloud
8 9 (1.54%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.37%) BBC
9 8 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (1.37%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.37%) Graphic Design
9 8 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (1.37%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.20%) Replication
11 6 (1.03%) Handset
12 5 (0.86%) Cloud Native
13 4 (0.69%) Smartphone
14 3 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 165 (28.30%) Windows
2 87 (14.92%) Linux
3 20 (3.43%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.23%) CentOS
4 13 (2.23%) Windows 10
5 12 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.06%) Windows 7
5 12 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.20%) Android
6 7 (1.20%) Debian
6 7 (1.20%) Unix
7 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.86%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.86%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.69%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.17%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (44.43%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (29.33%) Scrum
3 135 (23.16%) TDD
4 120 (20.58%) MVVM
5 108 (18.52%) Kanban
6 103 (17.67%) Continuous Integration
7 87 (14.92%) Dependency Injection
8 86 (14.75%) Inversion of Control
9 59 (10.12%) Test Automation
10 56 (9.61%) MVC
11 51 (8.75%) Workflow
12 50 (8.58%) Configuration Management
13 40 (6.86%) SDLC
13 40 (6.86%) User Stories
14 36 (6.17%) Service Management
15 32 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
15 32 (5.49%) Line Management
16 31 (5.32%) Mentoring
16 31 (5.32%) Software Engineering
17 30 (5.15%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 160 (27.44%) C#
2 104 (17.84%) SQL
3 79 (13.55%) Python
4 64 (10.98%) C++
5 57 (9.78%) Java
6 55 (9.43%) JavaScript
7 44 (7.55%) Ruby
8 38 (6.52%) Perl
8 38 (6.52%) PHP
9 29 (4.97%) VB
9 29 (4.97%) VB.NET
10 19 (3.26%) T-SQL
11 14 (2.40%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.23%) C
13 10 (1.72%) Go
14 8 (1.37%) R
14 8 (1.37%) sed
15 5 (0.86%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.51%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 78 (13.38%) Degree
2 46 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (5.15%) CCNA
4 18 (3.09%) CCNP
5 12 (2.06%) JNCIP
6 11 (1.89%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.20%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.86%) CCIE
8 5 (0.86%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.69%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.69%) JNCIA
10 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.34%) Analytics IQ
11 2 (0.34%) CCSP
11 2 (0.34%) HNC
11 2 (0.34%) JNCIE
11 2 (0.34%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.17%) CCDP
12 1 (0.17%) MCP
12 1 (0.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.00%) SLA
2 18 (3.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.40%) QA
4 8 (1.37%) PMO
5 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 31000
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) NEBOSH
6 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 42 (7.20%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.77%) Docker
3 19 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.23%) iptables
5 12 (2.06%) vSphere
6 11 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (1.72%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.54%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.69%) Firmware
10 3 (0.51%) HDFS
10 3 (0.51%) XenApp
11 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.17%) bhyve
12 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.17%) KVM
12 1 (0.17%) vCloud
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (6.35%) Puppet
2 31 (5.32%) Cacti
3 29 (4.97%) Nagios
4 25 (4.29%) Ansible
5 24 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (3.09%) SCCM
7 16 (2.74%) Kubernetes
8 14 (2.40%) OpenNMS
8 14 (2.40%) RANCID
9 13 (2.23%) SELinux
10 12 (2.06%) Grafana
10 12 (2.06%) Icinga
10 12 (2.06%) Salt
10 12 (2.06%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (1.03%) SCOM
12 5 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.86%) Mesos
12 5 (0.86%) systemd
13 4 (0.69%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 78 (13.38%) Cisco
2 61 (10.46%) Microsoft
3 31 (5.32%) Juniper
3 31 (5.32%) VMware
4 26 (4.46%) Atlassian
5 20 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (3.26%) Apple
7 17 (2.92%) Ericsson
7 17 (2.92%) Huawei
7 17 (2.92%) Red Hat
7 17 (2.92%) SolarWinds
8 16 (2.74%) Oracle
9 15 (2.57%) BT
10 10 (1.72%) Adobe
10 10 (1.72%) Avaya
10 10 (1.72%) BroadSoft
11 9 (1.54%) Xamarin
12 8 (1.37%) Citrix
12 8 (1.37%) Google
13 6 (1.03%) HP