The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 110 115 126
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.47% 0.17% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 0.85% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.32%
Broadband
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
360 352 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.30% 19.60% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 227 256 317
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Broadband
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Broadband Salary Trend in Cheshire

Broadband
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 4 £33,250 -
Warrington +8 3 - - 1
Broadband
North West

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (81.82%) VPN
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) DNS
3 7 (63.64%) SLA
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) VoIP
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
4 6 (54.55%) Wireless
4 6 (54.55%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
5 4 (36.36%) Change Control
5 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) MS Office
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) SMTP
5 4 (36.36%) Service Management
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) Information Security Management
5 4 (36.36%) Security Management
5 4 (36.36%) Information Security
5 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) VPN
2 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 7 (63.64%) VoIP
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 6 (54.55%) Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) SMTP
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) MPLS
6 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
7 1 (9.09%) Network Security
7 1 (9.09%) SNMP
7 1 (9.09%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Technical Support
2 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Office Support
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Android
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Change Control
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security Management
2 4 (36.36%) Security Management
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
2 3 (27.27%) XenServer
2 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) BT
4 3 (27.27%) Toshiba
4 3 (27.27%) Avaya
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle