The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 115 103 112
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 6 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.34% 0.20% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% 1.02% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Broadband
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
280 293 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.73% 19.78% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 250 250 267
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Broadband across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Broadband
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Broadband across the Birmingham region.

Broadband Salary Trend in Birmingham

Broadband
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Broadband across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Broadband Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Broadband
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Broadband also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Broadband.

1 8 (72.73%) Service Management
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) VPN
3 5 (45.45%) SLA
3 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 5 (45.45%) MPLS
3 5 (45.45%) Websense
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Wireless
3 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (45.45%) Supplier Management
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (45.45%) Riverbed
3 5 (45.45%) SolarWinds
3 5 (45.45%) F5
4 4 (36.36%) Cyber Security
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) ITSM
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 1 (9.09%) Time Management
7 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Broadband also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Broadband. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) VPN
1 5 (45.45%) MPLS
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) Wireless
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Network Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Network Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Service Management
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) Supplier Management
3 4 (36.36%) Cyber Security
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 5 (45.45%) Websense
2 5 (45.45%) Riverbed
2 5 (45.45%) SolarWinds
2 5 (45.45%) F5