Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Loop Unbundling (LLU)
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1165 1176 1252
Rank change year-on-year +11 +76 +27
Permanent jobs citing LLU 12 11 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.046% 0.041% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 43
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £20,480
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +180.76% +0.02%
10th Percentile £46,250 £56,250 £20,355
90th Percentile £63,000 £58,750 £23,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 -
% change year-on-year +4.35% - -

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 26,251 26,951 33,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.10% 15.94% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20,829 21,968 28,197
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 25 May 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 25 May 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
UK excluding London +2 12 £60,000 +4.35% 2
England -5 12 £60,000 +4.35% 2
North of England -6 12 £60,000 +4.35% 2
North West -15 10 £60,000 +4.35% 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 10 (83.33%) Ethernet
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 6 (50.00%) Network Management
4 6 (50.00%) Huawei
4 6 (50.00%) Juniper
4 6 (50.00%) Ericsson
4 6 (50.00%) Broadband
4 6 (50.00%) VoIP
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) Python
5 5 (41.67%) Perl
5 5 (41.67%) PHP
6 4 (33.33%) C#
6 4 (33.33%) C++
6 4 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) SNMP
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) IPv6
6 4 (33.33%) Nagios
6 4 (33.33%) OSPF
6 4 (33.33%) BGP
6 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (33.33%) TACACS
6 4 (33.33%) VRRP

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 10 (83.33%) Ethernet
2 6 (50.00%) Broadband
2 6 (50.00%) VoIP
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (33.33%) BGP
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) HSRP
4 4 (33.33%) IPv6
4 4 (33.33%) Junos
4 4 (33.33%) MRTG
4 4 (33.33%) OSPF
4 4 (33.33%) SNMP
4 4 (33.33%) TACACS
4 4 (33.33%) VLAN
4 4 (33.33%) VRRP
4 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (25.00%) DSL
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Designer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Designer
2 4 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Network Management
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
2 4 (33.33%) Network Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 5 (41.67%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (16.67%) ISO 14001
3 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Cacti
1 4 (33.33%) Nagios
1 4 (33.33%) OpenNMS
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
1 4 (33.33%) RANCID
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
1 4 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 6 (50.00%) Huawei
2 6 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) Brocade
3 4 (33.33%) Foundry
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) ZyXEL
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Openreach