Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for LLU skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LLU over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Loop Unbundling (LLU)
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1167 1188 1234
Rank change year-on-year +21 +46 +33
Permanent jobs citing LLU 5 13 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.007% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.020% 0.047% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 50
UK median annual salary £53,750 £61,250 £20,480
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.24% +199.07% +0.02%
10th Percentile £47,625 £57,000 £20,355
90th Percentile £58,875 £68,875 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £61,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.24% +2.08% +0.84%

LLU 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 25,400 27,950 33,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.03% 15.89% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20,105 22,708 27,410
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

LLU
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing LLU as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for LLU in the UK

LLU
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LLU.

Salary trend for LLU in the UK

LLU
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LLU over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for LLU in the UK

LLU
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LLU within the UK over the 6 months to 20 August 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 +25 5 £53,750 -12.24% 1
UK excluding London +25 5 £53,750 -12.24% 1
North of England +11 5 £53,750 -12.24% 1
North West +12 3 £53,750 -12.24%
Yorkshire +28 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing LLU 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 LLU.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) DSL
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 14001
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (40.00%) Broadband
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Huawei
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) Network Management
3 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Openreach
4 1 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving

LLU
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DSL
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) Broadband
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) LAN Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) LAN/WAN Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) NOC Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) WAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 14001
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (40.00%) Huawei
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Openreach
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle