The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 229 192 202
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +10
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 15 60 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.82% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 4.55% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11 55 35
Average salary £26,500 £24,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.41% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.06% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1043 1319 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.80% 18.13% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 800 1047 886
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Broadband
England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -38 12 £29,500 +22.91%
Cheshire +14 3 £26,000 -27.77%
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 10 (35.71%) SLA
3 9 (32.14%) Internet
3 9 (32.14%) Firewall
4 8 (28.57%) WAN
5 7 (25.00%) Degree
6 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 6 (21.43%) ADSL
6 6 (21.43%) ITIL
7 5 (17.86%) ATM
7 5 (17.86%) LAN
7 5 (17.86%) SDH
7 5 (17.86%) MPLS
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco
7 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
7 5 (17.86%) VPN
7 5 (17.86%) DNS
7 5 (17.86%) DSLAM
7 5 (17.86%) NGN
7 5 (17.86%) Performance Management
8 4 (14.29%) Operations Management
8 4 (14.29%) Service Management
8 4 (14.29%) VoIP
8 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Management
9 3 (10.71%) XenApp
9 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
9 3 (10.71%) Social Media
9 3 (10.71%) iPad
9 3 (10.71%) DHCP

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Internet
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) WAN
3 6 (21.43%) ADSL
4 5 (17.86%) ATM
4 5 (17.86%) LAN
4 5 (17.86%) SDH
4 5 (17.86%) MPLS
4 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
4 5 (17.86%) VPN
4 5 (17.86%) DNS
4 5 (17.86%) DSLAM
4 5 (17.86%) NGN
5 4 (14.29%) VoIP
6 3 (10.71%) DHCP
6 3 (10.71%) BGP
7 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Local Government
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
1 5 (17.86%) Account Director
2 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Support Technician
2 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Digital Account Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Operations Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Account Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Social Media
1 3 (10.71%) iPad
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
1 3 (10.71%) iPhone
1 3 (10.71%) Smartphone
2 2 (7.14%) STB
3 1 (3.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Performance Management
3 4 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 4 (14.29%) Service Management
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Management
4 3 (10.71%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) XenApp
1 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco
2 3 (10.71%) Citrix
2 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
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