Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 683 729 711
Rank change year-on-year +46 -18 -155
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 557 551 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.98% 1.71% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 480 449 533
UK median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,500 £20,350
90th Percentile £62,525 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +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 28198 32234 36127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.98% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22825 26351 29897
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,250 £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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +42 534 £40,000 -9.09% 45
UK excluding London +58 394 £40,000 - 42
London -7 156 £46,250 -7.50% 4
South East +8 147 £45,000 - 10
North of England +65 146 £39,000 +8.33% 26
North West +8 87 £42,750 +6.88% 17
Yorkshire +65 59 £30,000 - 9
Midlands +44 36 £37,500 +30.43%
East of England +21 34 £42,000 +44.83% 3
East Midlands +44 18 £20,000 -33.33%
West Midlands +23 18 £60,000 +166.67%
South West -15 18 £31,500 +26.00% 2
Wales +11 12 £42,500 +21.43%
Scotland -10 4 £52,500 +100.00% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 279 (50.09%) Telecoms
2 222 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (30.34%) C#
4 162 (29.08%) .NET
5 154 (27.65%) Scrum
6 137 (24.60%) Windows
7 128 (22.98%) TDD
8 127 (22.80%) SQL Server
9 114 (20.47%) NUnit
10 112 (20.11%) Greenfield Project
11 109 (19.57%) MVVM
12 106 (19.03%) WPF
13 103 (18.49%) Cisco
14 96 (17.24%) Kanban
15 94 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
16 92 (16.52%) Rhino Mocks
16 92 (16.52%) Castle Windsor
17 84 (15.08%) MSTest
18 79 (14.18%) Dependency Injection
18 79 (14.18%) Inversion of Control
18 79 (14.18%) Ninject
18 79 (14.18%) Unity DI Container
18 79 (14.18%) SQL Server 2016
18 79 (14.18%) Spring.NET
18 79 (14.18%) Ethernet
19 74 (13.29%) Linux
20 73 (13.11%) SQL
21 71 (12.75%) Cisco Certification
22 69 (12.39%) Firewall
23 68 (12.21%) Degree

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 17 (3.05%) Apache
2 13 (2.33%) Confluence
2 13 (2.33%) OpenStack
3 11 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (1.80%) WordPress
5 8 (1.44%) IIS
5 8 (1.44%) JBoss
6 6 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.54%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.18%) CMS
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.18%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.59%) Office 365
2 15 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.62%) SaaS
5 4 (0.72%) Silverpop
6 2 (0.36%) IaaS
6 2 (0.36%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.18%) FinancialForce
7 1 (0.18%) Force.com
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 79 (14.18%) Ethernet
2 69 (12.39%) Firewall
3 58 (10.41%) VoIP
4 57 (10.23%) MPLS
5 50 (8.98%) Internet
5 50 (8.98%) Wireless
6 48 (8.62%) VPN
7 46 (8.26%) ADSL
8 45 (8.08%) TCP/IP
9 42 (7.54%) DNS
10 39 (7.00%) BGP
11 37 (6.64%) Wi-Fi
12 33 (5.92%) LAN
12 33 (5.92%) WAN
13 26 (4.67%) IPsec
14 24 (4.31%) OSPF
15 22 (3.95%) Cisco Nexus
16 20 (3.59%) VLAN
17 18 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (3.23%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (22.80%) SQL Server
2 79 (14.18%) SQL Server 2016
3 45 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (5.39%) SQL Server 2014
5 28 (5.03%) MySQL
6 16 (2.87%) NoSQL
7 11 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (1.97%) GIS
8 9 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.44%) InfluxDB
10 6 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.08%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.90%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.72%) Big Data
13 2 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.36%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.36%) Presto
14 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 114 (20.47%) NUnit
2 92 (16.52%) Rhino Mocks
3 84 (15.08%) MSTest
4 67 (12.03%) Moq
5 32 (5.75%) JIRA
6 22 (3.95%) Jenkins
7 14 (2.51%) Visual Studio
8 13 (2.33%) Git (software)
9 11 (1.97%) GitLab
10 9 (1.62%) Selenium
11 8 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (1.08%) Subversion
13 5 (0.90%) gulp
14 4 (0.72%) SpecFlow
15 3 (0.54%) GoogleTest
15 3 (0.54%) IDA Disassembler
15 3 (0.54%) Jasmine
15 3 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
15 3 (0.54%) Metasploit
16 2 (0.36%) Mercurial
General
1 279 (50.09%) Telecoms
2 39 (7.00%) Games
3 34 (6.10%) Finance
4 33 (5.92%) Marketing
5 12 (2.15%) Electronics
6 9 (1.62%) Billing
7 8 (1.44%) Retail
8 6 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.90%) Banking
10 3 (0.54%) Advertising
10 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.54%) Law
11 2 (0.36%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.36%) Automotive
11 2 (0.36%) Back Office
11 2 (0.36%) German Language
11 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 192 (34.47%) Developer
2 109 (19.57%) .NET Developer
2 109 (19.57%) Telecoms Developer
3 63 (11.31%) Analyst
4 61 (10.95%) C# Developer
5 45 (8.08%) Support Engineer
6 44 (7.90%) Network Engineer
7 30 (5.39%) C# WPF Developer
7 30 (5.39%) WinForms Developer
7 30 (5.39%) WPF Developer
8 28 (5.03%) C# .NET Developer
9 27 (4.85%) Senior Developer
10 25 (4.49%) Telecoms Engineer
11 24 (4.31%) Service Analyst
11 24 (4.31%) Service Desk Analyst
12 23 (4.13%) Administrator
12 23 (4.13%) JavaScript Developer
13 18 (3.23%) Product Manager
14 17 (3.05%) IT Support
15 16 (2.87%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (29.08%) .NET
2 106 (19.03%) WPF
3 92 (16.52%) Castle Windsor
4 79 (14.18%) Ninject
4 79 (14.18%) Spring.NET
4 79 (14.18%) Unity DI Container
5 63 (11.31%) ASP.NET
6 51 (9.16%) WinForms
7 50 (8.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (7.18%) Web Services
9 38 (6.82%) CSS
9 38 (6.82%) HTML
10 34 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 34 (6.10%) LINQ
11 32 (5.75%) NHibernate
12 30 (5.39%) MonoRail
13 26 (4.67%) jQuery
14 23 (4.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 22 (3.95%) Ajax
16 18 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 112 (20.11%) Greenfield Project
2 50 (8.98%) Data Centre
3 42 (7.54%) Computer Science
4 39 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.41%) User Experience
6 18 (3.23%) Handset
7 15 (2.69%) iPhone
8 11 (1.97%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.44%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.26%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (1.08%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.90%) BBC
12 5 (0.90%) Cloud Native
12 5 (0.90%) Replication
13 4 (0.72%) Blackberry
13 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.54%) PlayStation
14 3 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 137 (24.60%) Windows
2 74 (13.29%) Linux
3 19 (3.41%) Unix
4 15 (2.69%) Windows 7
4 15 (2.69%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.51%) Windows 10
6 11 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.80%) Windows 8
8 9 (1.62%) CentOS
9 6 (1.08%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.90%) Debian
10 5 (0.90%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.72%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.72%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.54%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.18%) Android
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (27.65%) Scrum
3 128 (22.98%) TDD
4 109 (19.57%) MVVM
5 96 (17.24%) Kanban
6 94 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
7 79 (14.18%) Dependency Injection
7 79 (14.18%) Inversion of Control
8 62 (11.13%) MVC
9 45 (8.08%) ITIL
10 42 (7.54%) Time Management
11 41 (7.36%) Test Automation
12 40 (7.18%) Workflow
13 32 (5.75%) Configuration Management
13 32 (5.75%) Mentoring
14 31 (5.57%) Software Engineering
15 30 (5.39%) Continuous Improvement
16 29 (5.21%) Service Delivery
16 29 (5.21%) User Stories
17 26 (4.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (30.34%) C#
2 73 (13.11%) SQL
3 60 (10.77%) C++
4 49 (8.80%) Java
4 49 (8.80%) JavaScript
4 49 (8.80%) Python
5 26 (4.67%) Ruby
6 20 (3.59%) VB
6 20 (3.59%) VB.NET
7 19 (3.41%) T-SQL
8 18 (3.23%) Perl
8 18 (3.23%) PHP
9 14 (2.51%) C
10 8 (1.44%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.44%) sed
11 6 (1.08%) Go
11 6 (1.08%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.08%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.36%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.18%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 71 (12.75%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (12.21%) Degree
3 43 (7.72%) CCNA
4 29 (5.21%) CCNP
5 19 (3.41%) Security Cleared
6 13 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 12 (2.15%) JNCIP
8 11 (1.97%) CCIE
9 6 (1.08%) CCSP
9 6 (1.08%) JNCIA
10 5 (0.90%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.90%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.72%) CCDP
12 2 (0.36%) JNCIE
12 2 (0.36%) MCITP
12 2 (0.36%) MCSE
12 2 (0.36%) MCT
12 2 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.46%) SLA
2 12 (2.15%) QA
3 11 (1.97%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 41 (7.36%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.77%) Docker
3 19 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.69%) vSphere
5 11 (1.97%) iptables
5 11 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.44%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.72%) XenApp
8 2 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.36%) Firmware
8 2 (0.36%) HDFS
8 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (4.49%) Cacti
2 24 (4.31%) Puppet
3 20 (3.59%) Ansible
4 19 (3.41%) Nagios
4 19 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (2.87%) Kubernetes
6 14 (2.51%) SCCM
7 11 (1.97%) OpenNMS
7 11 (1.97%) RANCID
7 11 (1.97%) SELinux
8 8 (1.44%) Grafana
8 8 (1.44%) Icinga
8 8 (1.44%) Salt
8 8 (1.44%) SolarWinds Orion
9 7 (1.26%) Cisco CME
9 7 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (1.08%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.90%) Mesos
11 5 (0.90%) systemd
Vendors
1 103 (18.49%) Cisco
2 42 (7.54%) Microsoft
3 40 (7.18%) Juniper
4 30 (5.39%) VMware
5 23 (4.13%) SolarWinds
6 19 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (3.23%) Apple
7 18 (3.23%) Atlassian
8 17 (3.05%) Ericsson
9 16 (2.87%) BT
10 15 (2.69%) Oracle
11 14 (2.51%) BroadSoft
12 13 (2.33%) Citrix
12 13 (2.33%) Huawei
12 13 (2.33%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.97%) Avaya
13 11 (1.97%) EMC
14 8 (1.44%) Brocade
14 8 (1.44%) Cadence
14 8 (1.44%) IBM