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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 168 182 133
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -49
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 17 8 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 0.20% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 1.47% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 57
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +35.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
615 545 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.29% 13.66% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 481 427 556
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Broadband
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Broadband Salary Trend in Manchester

Broadband
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Broadband across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Broadband Salary Histogram in Manchester

Broadband
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 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
Rochdale +1 9 £41,000 -33.87% 3
Salford - 1 £20,000 - 1
Broadband
North West

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 18 (62.07%) Telecoms
2 14 (48.28%) Linux
3 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 11 (37.93%) Ethernet
4 9 (31.03%) VoIP
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) Internet
5 7 (24.14%) VMware
6 6 (20.69%) Scrum
6 6 (20.69%) Information Security
6 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (20.69%) Coaching
6 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (20.69%) SAN
6 6 (20.69%) Project Management
6 6 (20.69%) IPv6
6 6 (20.69%) ITIL
6 6 (20.69%) MySQL
6 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.24%) C#
7 5 (17.24%) .NET
7 5 (17.24%) CCNP
7 5 (17.24%) DNS
7 5 (17.24%) DSL
7 5 (17.24%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (17.24%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (17.24%) Ninject
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.24%) Spring.NET

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Ethernet
2 9 (31.03%) VoIP
2 9 (31.03%) Internet
3 6 (20.69%) IPv6
3 6 (20.69%) SAN
4 5 (17.24%) DNS
4 5 (17.24%) DSL
4 5 (17.24%) Unified Communications
5 4 (13.79%) Firewall
5 4 (13.79%) IP Telephony
5 4 (13.79%) VPN
6 3 (10.34%) MPLS
6 3 (10.34%) OSPF
6 3 (10.34%) BGP
6 3 (10.34%) DSLAM
6 3 (10.34%) LLU
7 2 (6.90%) H.323
7 2 (6.90%) L2TP
7 2 (6.90%) RTP
7 2 (6.90%) Megaco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) MySQL
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) NUnit
1 5 (17.24%) MSTest
1 5 (17.24%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (17.24%) Moq
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (62.07%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Developer
1 5 (17.24%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Coordinator
3 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.90%) VoIP Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Sales Executive
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) WinForms
1 5 (17.24%) WPF
1 5 (17.24%) Spring.NET
1 5 (17.24%) Castle Windsor
1 5 (17.24%) Ninject
1 5 (17.24%) Unity DI Container
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (10.34%) Open Source
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Telematics
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) Debian
4 2 (6.90%) UNIX
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
1 6 (20.69%) Project Management
1 6 (20.69%) Scrum
1 6 (20.69%) Information Security
1 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (20.69%) Coaching
2 5 (17.24%) Kanban
2 5 (17.24%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (17.24%) MVVM
2 5 (17.24%) TDD
3 3 (10.34%) Change Management
3 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.90%) Network Management
4 2 (6.90%) High Availability
4 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) B2B
4 2 (6.90%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.24%) CCNP
3 3 (10.34%) CCNA
4 2 (6.90%) CCDP
4 2 (6.90%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) vCloud
3 2 (6.90%) Kamailio
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Juniper
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) Acme Packet
5 2 (6.90%) Sonus
6 1 (3.45%) Redback
6 1 (3.45%) BT
Manchester, Lancashire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Overtime + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + on-call payments + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits + relocation where appropriate
Posted: 17 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £41,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago