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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 54 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.64% - 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% - 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £15,000 - £14,000
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 Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
51 37 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.92% 8.55% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 47 32 67
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Broadband
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Broadband Salary Trend in Lancashire

Broadband
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Nelson - 3 £15,000 -
Broadband
North West

Broadband
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) Juniper
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
1 5 (62.50%) MPLS
1 5 (62.50%) OSPF
1 5 (62.50%) BGP
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) RIP
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
1 5 (62.50%) JNCIA
1 5 (62.50%) LPIC
1 5 (62.50%) Ubuntu
1 5 (62.50%) Games
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Junos
1 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) VCP4

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) MPLS
1 5 (62.50%) OSPF
1 5 (62.50%) BGP
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) RIP
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (62.50%) Junos
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
1 5 (62.50%) Games
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Operations Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Network Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Network Operations Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Ubuntu
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
1 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) JNCIA
1 5 (62.50%) LPIC
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) Juniper
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat