Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 513 433 776
Rank change year-on-year -80 +343 -13
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 179 905 419
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.66% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.39% 4.26% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 149 450 284
Median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,400 £20,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £24,380 £45,000
% change year-on-year +55.87% -45.82% +12.50%

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 7,474 21,263 24,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.26% 15.54% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5,962 16,335 19,384
Median annual salary £50,500 £45,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% -3.68% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in the UK

Broadband
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Broadband.

Salary trend for Broadband in the UK

Broadband
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Broadband over the 6 months to 22 October 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 22 October 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 -69 171 £45,000 +20.00% 72
UK excluding London -67 125 £38,000 +55.87% 70
London +143 45 £56,250 +40.63% 7
North of England -117 44 £50,000 +127.27% 12
South East +152 42 £35,750 -15.88% 29
Yorkshire -67 33 £50,000 +127.27% 5
Midlands +93 21 £47,500 +11.76% 6
West Midlands +77 21 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Work from Home +23 16 £50,500 +6.32% 9
North West -42 9 £25,000 +11.73% 7
South West +115 8 £47,500 +90.00% 13
East of England +132 7 £38,000 -32.44% 5
Scotland +80 2 £43,000 -9.47% 2
North East +18 2 - -
Wales +33 1 £40,000 +83.87%

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 52 (29.05%) Telecoms
2 44 (24.58%) Project Management
3 34 (18.99%) Smallworld
4 33 (18.44%) Artificial Intelligence
5 27 (15.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 25 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (12.29%) Wi-Fi
8 19 (10.61%) Finance
8 19 (10.61%) AWS
9 18 (10.06%) Windows
10 17 (9.50%) Wireless
10 17 (9.50%) Fibre Optics
10 17 (9.50%) 5G
11 16 (8.94%) SQL
11 16 (8.94%) Network Planning
12 15 (8.38%) Network Design
12 15 (8.38%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (8.38%) Office 365
13 14 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (7.82%) Azure
13 14 (7.82%) Windows Server
13 14 (7.82%) Validation
13 14 (7.82%) Ethernet
13 14 (7.82%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (7.82%) MPLS
14 13 (7.26%) Hitachi
14 13 (7.26%) Java
14 13 (7.26%) JavaScript
14 13 (7.26%) Microsoft Office
14 13 (7.26%) DevOps

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 34 (18.99%) Smallworld
2 4 (2.23%) CMS
3 2 (1.12%) Confluence
3 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (7.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.61%) AWS
2 15 (8.38%) Office 365
3 14 (7.82%) Azure
4 9 (5.03%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (3.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (3.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (2.79%) G Suite
7 4 (2.23%) GCP
7 4 (2.23%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.68%) GitHub
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.12%) IaaS
9 2 (1.12%) PaaS
10 1 (0.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.29%) Wi-Fi
2 17 (9.50%) 5G
2 17 (9.50%) Wireless
3 14 (7.82%) Ethernet
3 14 (7.82%) MPLS
4 10 (5.59%) GPON
4 10 (5.59%) TCP/IP
5 9 (5.03%) Firewall
5 9 (5.03%) VPN
6 8 (4.47%) DHCP
6 8 (4.47%) DNS
6 8 (4.47%) Internet
6 8 (4.47%) VLAN
6 8 (4.47%) VoIP
6 8 (4.47%) WAN
7 7 (3.91%) BGP
7 7 (3.91%) Network Security
8 5 (2.79%) 802.11
8 5 (2.79%) IPv6
8 5 (2.79%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.91%) GIS
1 7 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.79%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.23%) Big Data
4 4 (2.23%) Power BI
4 4 (2.23%) SAP BW
4 4 (2.23%) Tableau
5 3 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.12%) MySQL
6 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.56%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 52 (29.05%) Telecoms
2 19 (10.61%) Finance
3 7 (3.91%) Marketing
4 6 (3.35%) Retail
5 5 (2.79%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.23%) Automotive
6 4 (2.23%) Military
7 3 (1.68%) Local Government
8 2 (1.12%) Electronics
8 2 (1.12%) Legal
8 2 (1.12%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.56%) Fire and Rescue
9 1 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) Law
9 1 (0.56%) Police
Job Titles
1 38 (21.23%) Fibre Planner
2 24 (13.41%) Developer
3 10 (5.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (5.03%) Network Engineer
5 8 (4.47%) Analyst
5 8 (4.47%) Support Engineer
6 7 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (3.91%) DevOps Developer
7 6 (3.35%) Planning Manager
7 6 (3.35%) UI Developer
7 6 (3.35%) Wireless Engineer
8 5 (2.79%) Architect
8 5 (2.79%) Java Developer
8 5 (2.79%) RF Engineer
8 5 (2.79%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.23%) Head of IT
9 4 (2.23%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (2.23%) Network Planner
9 4 (2.23%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.59%) React
2 8 (4.47%) CSS
2 8 (4.47%) HTML
3 7 (3.91%) 802.1X
4 6 (3.35%) AngularJS
4 6 (3.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (2.23%) Express
5 4 (2.23%) Node.js
6 2 (1.12%) LAMP
6 2 (1.12%) LDAP
6 2 (1.12%) RESTful
7 1 (0.56%) KML
7 1 (0.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.50%) Fibre Optics
2 14 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.15%) Smart Home
4 9 (5.03%) User Experience
5 7 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.79%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.23%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.23%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.68%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.56%) ASIC
9 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.56%) Clustering
9 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.56%) IPTV
9 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.56%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.06%) Windows
2 14 (7.82%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.15%) Linux
4 8 (4.47%) CentOS
5 6 (3.35%) Unix
6 3 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.68%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.12%) Android
7 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.56%) Debian
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.58%) Project Management
2 33 (18.44%) Artificial Intelligence
3 27 (15.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 25 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (8.94%) Network Planning
6 15 (8.38%) Network Design
6 15 (8.38%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (7.82%) Validation
8 13 (7.26%) DevOps
9 10 (5.59%) Analytics
9 10 (5.59%) Customer-Centricity
10 9 (5.03%) Infrastructure Automation
10 9 (5.03%) Mentoring
10 9 (5.03%) Presales
11 8 (4.47%) Data Analytics
11 8 (4.47%) Data Science
11 8 (4.47%) IT Strategy
11 8 (4.47%) Prototyping
11 8 (4.47%) Requirements Gathering
12 7 (3.91%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.94%) SQL
2 13 (7.26%) Java
2 13 (7.26%) JavaScript
3 10 (5.59%) Python
4 7 (3.91%) C
5 6 (3.35%) C++
5 6 (3.35%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.23%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.68%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.12%) Perl
8 2 (1.12%) PHP
8 2 (1.12%) Ruby
9 1 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (7.82%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (6.70%) CCNA
3 7 (3.91%) CCNP
3 7 (3.91%) Degree
3 7 (3.91%) MCSA
3 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.23%) HNC
4 4 (2.23%) JNCIA
4 4 (2.23%) JNCIP
4 4 (2.23%) JNCIS
5 3 (1.68%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.12%) HND
6 2 (1.12%) MCSE
6 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.03%) SLA
2 6 (3.35%) GDPR
3 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.03%) Docker
2 9 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.12%) NFS
3 2 (1.12%) Samba
3 2 (1.12%) Squid
4 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (6.15%) Ansible
2 9 (5.03%) Puppet
3 7 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.91%) Terraform
4 4 (2.23%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.12%) Nagios
6 1 (0.56%) Graylog
6 1 (0.56%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.56%) Kibana
6 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (7.26%) Hitachi
2 12 (6.70%) VMware
3 11 (6.15%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.59%) Cisco
5 9 (5.03%) BT
5 9 (5.03%) Virgin Media
6 7 (3.91%) Openreach
6 7 (3.91%) Oracle
7 6 (3.35%) NEC
7 6 (3.35%) SAP
8 5 (2.79%) Google
9 4 (2.23%) Alteryx
9 4 (2.23%) Juniper
9 4 (2.23%) Mapinfo
9 4 (2.23%) Panasonic
10 3 (1.68%) Samsung
11 2 (1.12%) Centrify
11 2 (1.12%) EMC
11 2 (1.12%) Hyperoptic
11 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com