The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 231 224 223
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 22 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.32% 2.38% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 16
Average salary £31,000 £27,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.72% -24.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,150 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £32,500 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
947 1050 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.52% 14.68% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 763 888 881
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Broadband
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Broadband Salary Trend in the North West

Broadband
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Broadband across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Broadband Salary Histogram in the North West

Broadband
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Manchester 0 9 £80,000 +190.90% 4
Cheshire -2 6 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Lancashire -4 3 £15,000 -11.76% 1
Merseyside - 1 £38,000 -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 45 (71.43%) Windows
2 32 (50.79%) Telecoms
3 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
5 19 (30.16%) VPN
6 17 (26.98%) SLA
6 17 (26.98%) Linux
6 17 (26.98%) VMware
7 16 (25.40%) VoIP
7 16 (25.40%) Ethernet
7 16 (25.40%) DNS
7 16 (25.40%) TCP/IP
7 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 12 (19.05%) MS Office
10 11 (17.46%) C#
10 11 (17.46%) .NET
10 11 (17.46%) Internet
10 11 (17.46%) Firewall
11 10 (15.87%) Scrum
11 10 (15.87%) WinForms
11 10 (15.87%) Information Security
11 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (15.87%) TDD
11 10 (15.87%) NUnit
11 10 (15.87%) ITIL
11 10 (15.87%) Windows XP
11 10 (15.87%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (15.87%) Inversion of Control
11 10 (15.87%) MSTest

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.76%) SAS
4 1 (1.59%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) MS Office
2 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.16%) VPN
2 16 (25.40%) DNS
2 16 (25.40%) TCP/IP
2 16 (25.40%) VoIP
2 16 (25.40%) Ethernet
3 11 (17.46%) Internet
3 11 (17.46%) Firewall
4 9 (14.29%) ADSL
5 8 (12.70%) WAN
5 8 (12.70%) LAN
6 7 (11.11%) IPv6
6 7 (11.11%) SAN
6 7 (11.11%) Wireless
7 6 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (9.52%) DSL
7 6 (9.52%) MPLS
8 4 (6.35%) SMTP
9 3 (4.76%) DHCP
10 2 (3.17%) PPP
10 2 (3.17%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) NUnit
1 10 (15.87%) MSTest
1 10 (15.87%) Rhino Mocks
1 10 (15.87%) Moq
General
1 32 (50.79%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.59%) French Language
4 1 (1.59%) German Language
4 1 (1.59%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (15.87%) Developer
1 10 (15.87%) .NET Developer
2 8 (12.70%) Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 7 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 6 (9.52%) IT Support
5 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Director
7 3 (4.76%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Customer Insight Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (4.76%) Customer Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) .NET
2 10 (15.87%) WinForms
2 10 (15.87%) WPF
2 10 (15.87%) Spring.NET
2 10 (15.87%) Castle Windsor
2 10 (15.87%) Ninject
2 10 (15.87%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (6.35%) Web Services
4 1 (1.59%) RSS
4 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.76%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.76%) Clustering
5 3 (4.76%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 45 (71.43%) Windows
2 17 (26.98%) Linux
3 10 (15.87%) Windows XP
3 10 (15.87%) Windows 8
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Vista
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.76%) Android
5 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.17%) UNIX
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) ITIL
1 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (15.87%) TDD
1 10 (15.87%) Scrum
1 10 (15.87%) Information Security
1 10 (15.87%) Dependency Injection
1 10 (15.87%) MVVM
1 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (15.87%) Kanban
2 9 (14.29%) Project Management
3 6 (9.52%) Service Management
3 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 6 (9.52%) Coaching
4 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
4 5 (7.94%) Security Management
5 4 (6.35%) Change Management
5 4 (6.35%) Information Security Management
5 4 (6.35%) Data Security
5 4 (6.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) C#
2 9 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.17%) JNCIS
4 2 (3.17%) MCP
4 2 (3.17%) MCSE
4 2 (3.17%) CCNP
5 1 (1.59%) MOS
5 1 (1.59%) MCTS
5 1 (1.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.98%) SLA
2 6 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.35%) vCloud
4 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.76%) XenApp
4 3 (4.76%) XenServer
4 3 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) cPanel
2 1 (1.59%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.98%) VMware
3 8 (12.70%) Cisco
4 7 (11.11%) Citrix
5 3 (4.76%) Avaya
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle
5 3 (4.76%) Toshiba
5 3 (4.76%) BT
6 2 (3.17%) Juniper
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.59%) Apple
7 1 (1.59%) Symantec
7 1 (1.59%) Sophos
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