The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank - 166 155
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.15% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.79% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Average salary - £20,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,250 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-11.24% +3.68%
Broadband
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
631 634 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.26% 19.48% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 492 435 385
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Broadband
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Broadband Salary Trend in Leeds

Broadband
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) VoIP
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
1 6 (85.71%) Fortinet
1 6 (85.71%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LAN
1 6 (85.71%) VoIP
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) Network Security
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Support Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Fortinet