The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank - - 55
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 0 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 16
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Broadband
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
65 97 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 8.49% 11.67% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 42 67 123
Average salary £33,500 £30,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.83% -25.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,459 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Broadband
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Broadband Salary Trend in the North East

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) PPP
1 3 (100.00%) SNMP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCSP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCDP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) DSL
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) L2TP
1 3 (100.00%) X.21
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) F5

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) PPP
1 3 (100.00%) SNMP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) DSL
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) L2TP
1 3 (100.00%) X.21
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCSP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCDP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) JNCIS
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) F5