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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 116 111 137
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 5 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.27% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 1.36% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
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 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
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
352 295 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.82% 18.87% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 275 253 303
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £50,000
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 27 February 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
Warrington +2 5 £75,000 -
Broadband
North West

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) BT
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Toshiba
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenServer
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 2 (40.00%) Engineering Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
1 3 (60.00%) XenServer
1 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Avaya
1 3 (60.00%) Toshiba
1 3 (60.00%) BT
1 3 (60.00%) VMware