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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 115 104 103
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 3 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 0.95% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,250 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-11.24% +3.68%
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
276 316 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.37% 20.24% 21.75%
Number of salaries quoted 254 272 292
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,750
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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (83.33%) VPN
1 5 (83.33%) SLA
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (83.33%) MPLS
1 5 (83.33%) Websense
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (83.33%) Supplier Management
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (83.33%) Riverbed
1 5 (83.33%) SolarWinds
1 5 (83.33%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (83.33%) VPN
1 5 (83.33%) MPLS
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Network Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Network Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
1 5 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (83.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (83.33%) Websense
1 5 (83.33%) Riverbed
1 5 (83.33%) SolarWinds
1 5 (83.33%) F5
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + 10% bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday