Period
to 22 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 677 663 733
Rank change year-on-year -14 +70 0
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 480 584 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.10% 2.22% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 344 496 438
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,750 £72,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% +7.14%

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 22,865 26,321 29,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.06% 15.17% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17,889 21,350 23,716
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -2 459 £40,000 - 95
UK excluding London -4 347 £32,500 -18.75% 78
North of England +54 185 £28,000 -25.33% 33
London +16 129 £40,000 -5.88% 19
Yorkshire +56 99 £22,000 -26.67% 15
North West +9 83 £60,000 +39.53% 16
South East -46 63 £45,500 +1.11% 19
Midlands +55 37 £40,000 +100.00% 14
West Midlands +64 34 £40,000 -33.33% 10
South West +34 23 £30,000 -21.05% 6
East of England +24 22 £28,250 -37.22% 4
Wales +10 7 £28,500 -28.75% 2
Scotland +6 7 £27,500 -31.25%
East Midlands +12 3 £27,000 +35.00% 4
North East - 3 - - 2
Channel Islands - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 160 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 118 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (22.08%) Microsoft
4 102 (21.25%) Cisco
5 92 (19.17%) Active Directory
6 82 (17.08%) Firewall
6 82 (17.08%) VoIP
7 74 (15.42%) ITIL
8 72 (15.00%) .NET
8 72 (15.00%) Scrum
9 71 (14.79%) C#
9 71 (14.79%) TDD
10 70 (14.58%) SQL Server
11 67 (13.96%) ADSL
12 64 (13.33%) Wireless
12 64 (13.33%) Data Centre
13 63 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
13 63 (13.13%) Kanban
14 62 (12.92%) Windows
14 62 (12.92%) Cisco Certification
15 59 (12.29%) 3G
16 58 (12.08%) VMware
16 58 (12.08%) Finance
17 55 (11.46%) SQL Server 2016
17 55 (11.46%) Dependency Injection
17 55 (11.46%) MVVM
17 55 (11.46%) Greenfield Project
17 55 (11.46%) WPF
18 54 (11.25%) CCNA
19 51 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure

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 10 (2.08%) WordPress
2 9 (1.88%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.25%) Apache
3 6 (1.25%) IIS
4 5 (1.04%) Confluence
5 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.21%) nginx
6 1 (0.21%) SAS
6 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.21%) Smallworld
Applications
1 47 (9.79%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (7.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.67%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (1.04%) Infor M3
3 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.58%) Office 365
4 6 (1.25%) Google Play
4 6 (1.25%) iTunes
4 6 (1.25%) TestFlight
5 4 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.63%) IaaS
7 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.42%) Cloudflare
7 2 (0.42%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.42%) Fastly
7 2 (0.42%) npm
8 1 (0.21%) G Suite
8 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (17.08%) Firewall
1 82 (17.08%) VoIP
2 67 (13.96%) ADSL
3 64 (13.33%) Wireless
4 59 (12.29%) 3G
5 41 (8.54%) WAN
6 39 (8.13%) Ethernet
7 36 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
8 32 (6.67%) Internet
9 29 (6.04%) MPLS
10 26 (5.42%) VPN
11 24 (5.00%) TCP/IP
12 22 (4.58%) BGP
12 22 (4.58%) LAN
13 20 (4.17%) DNS
14 19 (3.96%) OSPF
15 18 (3.75%) Network Security
16 14 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (2.92%) SNMP
17 13 (2.71%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 55 (11.46%) SQL Server 2016
3 15 (3.13%) MySQL
4 11 (2.29%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.04%) Geospatial Data
6 5 (1.04%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.83%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.63%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.42%) Power BI
9 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.21%) Big Data
10 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.21%) GIS
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (5.42%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.29%) JIRA
3 10 (2.08%) Appium
3 10 (2.08%) Selenium
3 10 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.88%) gulp
5 8 (1.67%) Grunt
6 7 (1.46%) Subversion
7 6 (1.25%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.25%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.25%) Genymotion
7 6 (1.25%) Maven
7 6 (1.25%) UI Automator
7 6 (1.25%) Xcode
8 5 (1.04%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.83%) JUnit
9 4 (0.83%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.83%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.63%) webpack
11 2 (0.42%) Ant
General
1 160 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 58 (12.08%) Finance
3 36 (7.50%) Retail
4 26 (5.42%) Marketing
5 12 (2.50%) Games
6 11 (2.29%) Banking
6 11 (2.29%) Electronics
7 9 (1.88%) Japanese Language
8 6 (1.25%) Publishing
9 5 (1.04%) Advertising
9 5 (1.04%) French Language
9 5 (1.04%) Legal
10 3 (0.63%) Law
11 2 (0.42%) Billing
11 2 (0.42%) German Language
11 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 84 (17.50%) Developer
2 65 (13.54%) Analyst
3 59 (12.29%) .NET Developer
4 58 (12.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 58 (12.08%) C# Developer
5 54 (11.25%) C# WPF Developer
5 54 (11.25%) WPF Developer
6 52 (10.83%) Telecoms Developer
7 48 (10.00%) Network Engineer
8 38 (7.92%) Support Analyst
8 38 (7.92%) Technical Support
9 37 (7.71%) Technical Analyst
10 36 (7.50%) Technical Support Analyst
11 33 (6.88%) 2nd Line Support
12 27 (5.63%) IT Support
12 27 (5.63%) Network Technician
13 25 (5.21%) 2nd Line Technical Support
14 23 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 23 (4.79%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
15 20 (4.17%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (15.00%) .NET
2 55 (11.46%) WPF
3 22 (4.58%) HTML
4 21 (4.38%) CSS
5 12 (2.50%) RESTful
5 12 (2.50%) Web Services
6 11 (2.29%) AngularJS
7 10 (2.08%) JSON
7 10 (2.08%) XML
8 9 (1.88%) Node.js
9 8 (1.67%) Java EE
9 8 (1.67%) Servlets
10 6 (1.25%) HTML5
10 6 (1.25%) jQuery
10 6 (1.25%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (1.25%) LAMP
10 6 (1.25%) React
11 5 (1.04%) LAPP Stack
12 4 (0.83%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.83%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 55 (11.46%) Greenfield Project
3 50 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (9.79%) Driving Licence
5 28 (5.83%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (4.38%) User Experience
7 13 (2.71%) Virtual Team
8 12 (2.50%) Cloud Native
9 11 (2.29%) iPhone
9 11 (2.29%) PKI
10 10 (2.08%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.67%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.67%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.67%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (1.04%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.04%) Graphic Design
13 5 (1.04%) Over-the-Top Content
13 5 (1.04%) Video on Demand
14 3 (0.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 62 (12.92%) Windows
2 41 (8.54%) Linux
3 20 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.29%) Windows XP
5 9 (1.88%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.67%) Unix
7 7 (1.46%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.04%) FreeBSD
9 5 (1.04%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.42%) Android
10 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.42%) CentOS
10 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.21%) Debian
11 1 (0.21%) Fedora
11 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (15.42%) ITIL
3 72 (15.00%) Scrum
4 71 (14.79%) TDD
5 63 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
5 63 (13.13%) Kanban
6 55 (11.46%) Dependency Injection
6 55 (11.46%) MVVM
7 50 (10.42%) Supplier Management
8 42 (8.75%) Coaching
9 39 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (7.08%) Change Management
10 34 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 27 (5.63%) Mathematics
12 26 (5.42%) Line Management
13 24 (5.00%) Software Engineering
14 22 (4.58%) B2B
14 22 (4.58%) DevOps
15 21 (4.38%) Customer-Centricity
15 21 (4.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 71 (14.79%) C#
2 45 (9.38%) Python
3 31 (6.46%) SQL
4 24 (5.00%) Java
5 23 (4.79%) JavaScript
6 15 (3.13%) PHP
7 14 (2.92%) C++
7 14 (2.92%) R
8 12 (2.50%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.88%) C
9 9 (1.88%) Perl
10 7 (1.46%) MATLAB
11 6 (1.25%) Ruby
12 5 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.04%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.83%) VB
14 3 (0.63%) ES6
15 2 (0.42%) Clojure
15 2 (0.42%) Go
15 2 (0.42%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (12.92%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (11.25%) CCNA
3 49 (10.21%) Degree
4 46 (9.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (8.75%) MCSE
6 40 (8.33%) MCITP
6 40 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (2.50%) CCNP
7 12 (2.50%) Security Cleared
8 11 (2.29%) MCP
9 10 (2.08%) ISTQB
10 9 (1.88%) CISSP
10 9 (1.88%) HNC
10 9 (1.88%) HND
11 8 (1.67%) CISA
11 8 (1.67%) CISM
11 8 (1.67%) SSCP
12 7 (1.46%) JNCIA
13 6 (1.25%) CEH
13 6 (1.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (5.63%) ISO 9001
3 18 (3.75%) SLA
4 15 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (1.46%) QA
6 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.21%) GDPR
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 92 (19.17%) Active Directory
2 51 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.88%) Docker
4 7 (1.46%) VirtualBox
5 5 (1.04%) Firmware
6 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.42%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.21%) NFS
8 1 (0.21%) Samba
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.21%) Xen
8 1 (0.21%) XenApp
8 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (3.33%) Nagios
1 16 (3.33%) Puppet
2 12 (2.50%) Ansible
2 12 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (2.29%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (2.29%) Nessus
4 6 (1.25%) HockeyApp
4 6 (1.25%) SCCM
5 4 (0.83%) Cacti
5 4 (0.83%) HP ALM
5 4 (0.83%) OpenNMS
5 4 (0.83%) WSUS
6 3 (0.63%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.63%) SCOM
7 2 (0.42%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (0.42%) Marathon
7 2 (0.42%) Observium
7 2 (0.42%) RANCID
7 2 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 106 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 102 (21.25%) Cisco
3 58 (12.08%) VMware
4 50 (10.42%) Meraki
5 46 (9.58%) Aruba
5 46 (9.58%) Polycom
6 42 (8.75%) Citrix
7 33 (6.88%) BT
8 18 (3.75%) Juniper
9 17 (3.54%) Fortinet
10 13 (2.71%) Splunk
11 11 (2.29%) CA
12 9 (1.88%) Bloomberg
12 9 (1.88%) Fidessa
12 9 (1.88%) Reuters
13 8 (1.67%) Adobe
14 6 (1.25%) Google
14 6 (1.25%) Huawei
14 6 (1.25%) Openreach
15 5 (1.04%) F5