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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 182 164 137
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -27
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 13 15 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.31% 0.40% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 2.96% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 45
Average salary £26,500 £19,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.47% -34.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £38,961 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-22.99% +11.31%
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
579 506 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.89% 13.60% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 480 417 442
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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
Salford -1 2 £26,500 -
Bury - 2 £25,500 -
Stockport - 1 £16,500 -
Broadband
North West

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 20 (68.97%) Telecoms
2 10 (34.48%) Ethernet
3 9 (31.03%) Cisco
3 9 (31.03%) Degree
4 8 (27.59%) Firewall
4 8 (27.59%) OSPF
4 8 (27.59%) BGP
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (24.14%) CCNA
5 7 (24.14%) VPN
5 7 (24.14%) Linux
5 7 (24.14%) MPLS
6 6 (20.69%) CRM
6 6 (20.69%) DNS
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) DSLAM
7 5 (17.24%) Internet
7 5 (17.24%) BT
8 4 (13.79%) Fortinet
8 4 (13.79%) VPLS
8 4 (13.79%) IPstream
8 4 (13.79%) ICMP
8 4 (13.79%) Juniper
8 4 (13.79%) Finance
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.79%) RIP
8 4 (13.79%) SNMP
8 4 (13.79%) VoIP
8 4 (13.79%) SMTP
8 4 (13.79%) ADSL

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Ethernet
2 8 (27.59%) OSPF
2 8 (27.59%) BGP
2 8 (27.59%) Firewall
3 7 (24.14%) VPN
3 7 (24.14%) MPLS
4 6 (20.69%) DNS
5 5 (17.24%) Internet
5 5 (17.24%) DSLAM
6 4 (13.79%) ICMP
6 4 (13.79%) RIP
6 4 (13.79%) SNMP
6 4 (13.79%) ADSL
6 4 (13.79%) VoIP
6 4 (13.79%) SMTP
6 4 (13.79%) IPstream
6 4 (13.79%) VPLS
7 2 (6.90%) NGN
7 2 (6.90%) SDH
7 2 (6.90%) ATM
General
1 20 (68.97%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Coordinator
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Sales Executive
5 1 (3.45%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.45%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Account Director
5 1 (3.45%) OSS Architect
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) Flash
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) STB
2 1 (3.45%) Interactive TV
2 1 (3.45%) IPTV
2 1 (3.45%) Telematics
2 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.45%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) CRM
2 5 (17.24%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) B2B
3 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
3 2 (6.90%) Product Management
3 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Network Management
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Coaching
4 1 (3.45%) BDD
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) C++
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.45%) Perl
1 1 (3.45%) Python
1 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (24.14%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Nagios
1 2 (6.90%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco
2 5 (17.24%) BT
3 4 (13.79%) Fortinet
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Juniper
4 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.45%) Redback
5 1 (3.45%) Ericsson
5 1 (3.45%) Nortel
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