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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 121 120 143
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% 0.24% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 1.47% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £75,000 £42,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.47% +107.31%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
373 272 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.67% 16.09% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 318 246 295
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +33.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014. 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
Warrington - 2 £75,000 -
Broadband
North West

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) EPoS
2 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
2 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) SNMP
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Engineering Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) VXML
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) EPoS
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) IVR
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
1 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco