Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 722 683 693
Rank change year-on-year -39 +10 -115
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 512 610 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.84% 1.89% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 430 489 554
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,355 £20,350
90th Percentile £62,500 £77,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%

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 27844 32248 36755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.98% 16.89% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22589 26475 30313
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Broadband in the UK

Broadband
Top 14 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 20 October 2017. 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 -21 483 £40,000 - 46
UK excluding London -7 351 £40,000 +3.23% 39
London +3 151 £45,000 -5.26% 7
North of England +35 138 £40,000 +18.86% 20
South East -17 115 £46,250 +2.78% 6
North West -6 86 £42,500 +18.06% 14
Yorkshire +60 52 £30,000 - 6
Midlands +53 36 £37,500 +25.00% 2
East of England +7 30 £42,000 +52.73% 5
West Midlands +27 19 £55,000 +57.14% 2
East Midlands +47 17 £20,000 -33.33%
South West -22 17 £34,750 +26.36% 7
Wales +19 14 £42,500 +21.43%
Scotland -1 5 £28,500 +3.64%

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing Broadband also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Broadband.

1 256 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 172 (33.59%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (27.73%) C#
4 135 (26.37%) .NET
5 130 (25.39%) Scrum
6 122 (23.83%) Cisco
7 117 (22.85%) Windows
8 108 (21.09%) SQL Server
9 107 (20.90%) TDD
10 95 (18.55%) NUnit
10 95 (18.55%) Greenfield Project
11 92 (17.97%) MVVM
12 89 (17.38%) WPF
13 87 (16.99%) Firewall
14 83 (16.21%) Cisco Certification
15 82 (16.02%) Ethernet
16 79 (15.43%) Rhino Mocks
16 79 (15.43%) Castle Windsor
17 78 (15.23%) Kanban
18 77 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
19 69 (13.48%) MSTest
20 65 (12.70%) MPLS
21 64 (12.50%) Spring.NET
21 64 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
21 64 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
21 64 (12.50%) Ninject
21 64 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
22 63 (12.30%) SQL Server 2016
23 62 (12.11%) VPN
23 62 (12.11%) VoIP

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 14 (2.73%) Apache
2 10 (1.95%) OpenStack
3 9 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (1.76%) WordPress
4 6 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.17%) IIS
5 5 (0.98%) Confluence
6 4 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.78%) JBoss
6 4 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (0.59%) CMS
7 3 (0.59%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.59%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.59%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.59%) EngageOne
5 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.71%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.95%) Office 365
4 8 (1.56%) SaaS
5 3 (0.59%) Silverpop
6 2 (0.39%) IaaS
6 2 (0.39%) PaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.20%) FinancialForce
7 1 (0.20%) Force.com
7 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 87 (16.99%) Firewall
2 82 (16.02%) Ethernet
3 65 (12.70%) MPLS
4 62 (12.11%) VoIP
4 62 (12.11%) VPN
5 52 (10.16%) Internet
6 50 (9.77%) WAN
7 49 (9.57%) ADSL
7 49 (9.57%) BGP
7 49 (9.57%) LAN
8 47 (9.18%) Wireless
9 44 (8.59%) TCP/IP
10 41 (8.01%) DNS
11 39 (7.62%) IPsec
12 34 (6.64%) Wi-Fi
13 33 (6.45%) OSPF
14 27 (5.27%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (5.08%) SSL
16 25 (4.88%) IPv4
17 22 (4.30%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (21.09%) SQL Server
2 63 (12.30%) SQL Server 2016
3 32 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (5.66%) SQL Server 2014
5 23 (4.49%) MySQL
6 13 (2.54%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.17%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.17%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.98%) GIS
9 5 (0.98%) InfluxDB
10 4 (0.78%) Big Data
11 3 (0.59%) DB2
11 3 (0.59%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.39%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.39%) Presto
13 1 (0.20%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 95 (18.55%) NUnit
2 79 (15.43%) Rhino Mocks
3 69 (13.48%) MSTest
4 54 (10.55%) Moq
5 18 (3.52%) JIRA
6 15 (2.93%) Git (software)
6 15 (2.93%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.76%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.17%) GitLab
8 6 (1.17%) Selenium
8 6 (1.17%) Subversion
9 5 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.78%) Maven
10 4 (0.78%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.59%) GoogleTest
11 3 (0.59%) gulp
11 3 (0.59%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.59%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (0.59%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.39%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 256 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 36 (7.03%) Marketing
3 33 (6.45%) Finance
4 22 (4.30%) Games
5 10 (1.95%) Electronics
6 9 (1.76%) Billing
6 9 (1.76%) Retail
7 7 (1.37%) Banking
8 6 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.78%) Advertising
10 3 (0.59%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.59%) Law
11 2 (0.39%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.39%) German Language
11 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 157 (30.66%) Developer
2 92 (17.97%) Telecoms Developer
3 89 (17.38%) .NET Developer
4 54 (10.55%) C# Developer
5 52 (10.16%) Analyst
6 48 (9.38%) Network Engineer
7 46 (8.98%) Support Engineer
8 28 (5.47%) C# WPF Developer
8 28 (5.47%) WinForms Developer
8 28 (5.47%) WPF Developer
9 27 (5.27%) Telecoms Engineer
10 22 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (4.30%) Cisco Engineer
10 22 (4.30%) Service Analyst
10 22 (4.30%) Service Desk Analyst
11 21 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
12 20 (3.91%) Administrator
12 20 (3.91%) Senior Developer
13 17 (3.32%) Junior
13 17 (3.32%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (26.37%) .NET
2 89 (17.38%) WPF
3 79 (15.43%) Castle Windsor
4 64 (12.50%) Ninject
4 64 (12.50%) Spring.NET
4 64 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
5 54 (10.55%) ASP.NET
6 48 (9.38%) WinForms
7 44 (8.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 35 (6.84%) HTML
9 34 (6.64%) CSS
10 32 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 32 (6.25%) LINQ
11 31 (6.05%) NHibernate
12 28 (5.47%) MonoRail
13 26 (5.08%) Web Services
14 20 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 19 (3.71%) jQuery
16 15 (2.93%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (2.73%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 95 (18.55%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (9.57%) Data Centre
3 41 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 22 (4.30%) Handset
6 15 (2.93%) User Experience
7 14 (2.73%) iPhone
8 9 (1.76%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (1.56%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.37%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (1.17%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.78%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.59%) BBC
13 3 (0.59%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.59%) Social Media
14 2 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.39%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 117 (22.85%) Windows
2 61 (11.91%) Linux
3 27 (5.27%) Unix
4 16 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.34%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.15%) Windows 10
6 11 (2.15%) Windows 8
6 11 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.37%) CentOS
9 5 (0.98%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.98%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.78%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.59%) Debian
11 3 (0.59%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.39%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.20%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.20%) Solaris
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (33.59%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (25.39%) Scrum
3 107 (20.90%) TDD
4 92 (17.97%) MVVM
5 78 (15.23%) Kanban
6 77 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
7 64 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
7 64 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
8 57 (11.13%) MVC
9 41 (8.01%) ITIL
10 35 (6.84%) Time Management
11 30 (5.86%) Test Automation
12 29 (5.66%) Service Delivery
13 27 (5.27%) Configuration Management
13 27 (5.27%) Workflow
14 26 (5.08%) Network Management
14 26 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
15 23 (4.49%) B2B
15 23 (4.49%) Mentoring
16 22 (4.30%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 142 (27.73%) C#
2 54 (10.55%) C++
3 52 (10.16%) SQL
4 42 (8.20%) JavaScript
5 40 (7.81%) Java
6 39 (7.62%) Python
7 20 (3.91%) Perl
7 20 (3.91%) Ruby
8 19 (3.71%) C
9 18 (3.52%) PHP
10 17 (3.32%) VB
10 17 (3.32%) VB.NET
11 14 (2.73%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.76%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.17%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.98%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.78%) Go
16 3 (0.59%) sed
17 2 (0.39%) PHP 7
17 2 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 83 (16.21%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (9.57%) Degree
3 47 (9.18%) CCNA
4 39 (7.62%) CCNP
5 23 (4.49%) Security Cleared
6 18 (3.52%) SC Cleared
7 15 (2.93%) JNCIP
8 12 (2.34%) CCIE
9 9 (1.76%) CCSP
9 9 (1.76%) JNCIA
10 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.78%) CCDP
12 4 (0.78%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.78%) MCSE
12 4 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.59%) MCP
14 2 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.39%) MCSA
14 2 (0.39%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.45%) SLA
2 12 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.17%) QA
4 3 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 37 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.13%) Docker
4 13 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.54%) vSphere
5 9 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.56%) iptables
7 4 (0.78%) XenApp
8 2 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.39%) HDFS
8 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (6.05%) Cacti
2 21 (4.10%) Nagios
3 20 (3.91%) Puppet
4 17 (3.32%) Ansible
5 14 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (2.34%) Kubernetes
6 12 (2.34%) OpenNMS
6 12 (2.34%) RANCID
6 12 (2.34%) SCCM
7 11 (2.15%) Cisco CME
7 11 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
8 10 (1.95%) FortiGate
8 10 (1.95%) SolarWinds Orion
9 8 (1.56%) SELinux
10 6 (1.17%) Grafana
11 5 (0.98%) Icinga
11 5 (0.98%) Salt
12 4 (0.78%) SCOM
13 3 (0.59%) Mesos
13 3 (0.59%) Nessus
Vendors
1 122 (23.83%) Cisco
2 57 (11.13%) Juniper
3 40 (7.81%) Microsoft
4 37 (7.23%) VMware
5 24 (4.69%) SolarWinds
6 18 (3.52%) BT
6 18 (3.52%) Citrix
7 17 (3.32%) BroadSoft
7 17 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (3.13%) Ericsson
9 14 (2.73%) Avaya
10 12 (2.34%) Atlassian
10 12 (2.34%) Huawei
11 11 (2.15%) Apple
11 11 (2.15%) EMC
11 11 (2.15%) HP
11 11 (2.15%) Meraki
11 11 (2.15%) Oracle
12 10 (1.95%) F5
13 9 (1.76%) IBM