Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Loop Unbundling (LLU)
UK
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 760 1071 1186
Rank change year-on-year +311 +115 +16
Permanent jobs citing LLU 1 35 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.025% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.010% 0.16% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median annual salary £30,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.45% +15.79% -22.45%
10th Percentile £27,500 £52,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £32,500 £57,500 £57,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -45.45% +15.79% -22.45%

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 9,840 22,268 25,899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.43% 15.62% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7,673 16,751 20,470
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

LLU
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for LLU in the UK

LLU
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for LLU in the UK

LLU
Top 4 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 11 August 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 +294 1 £30,000 -45.45%
UK excluding London +250 1 £30,000 -45.45%
North of England +123 1 £30,000 -45.45%
North West +88 1 £30,000 -45.45%

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIP
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Filtering
1 1 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Management
1 1 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper