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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 183 209 253
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +44
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 51 40 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.61% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.84% 3.48% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35 36 11
Average salary £19,500 £40,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.25% +50.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,750 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-20.62% +29.03%
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
874 1148 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.40% 17.61% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 741 867 837
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
Cheshire +61 41 £17,000 -47.69% 2
Manchester -6 10 £20,000 -50.00% 4
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 81 (81.00%) Telecoms
2 34 (34.00%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (33.00%) Internet
4 20 (20.00%) B2B
5 18 (18.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (16.00%) Cisco
7 15 (15.00%) VPN
8 13 (13.00%) SLA
8 13 (13.00%) Windows
8 13 (13.00%) Finance
9 12 (12.00%) ITIL
9 12 (12.00%) Project Management
10 11 (11.00%) Active Directory
10 11 (11.00%) MS Excel
10 11 (11.00%) WAN
10 11 (11.00%) Ethernet
10 11 (11.00%) VMware
11 10 (10.00%) VoIP
11 10 (10.00%) MS Exchange
12 9 (9.00%) Firewall
13 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
13 8 (8.00%) Billing
13 8 (8.00%) Business Development
13 8 (8.00%) CCNA
13 8 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (7.00%) Juniper
14 7 (7.00%) CCNP
14 7 (7.00%) DNS
14 7 (7.00%) ADSL
14 7 (7.00%) JNCIP

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (11.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Line 500
2 1 (1.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (33.00%) Internet
2 15 (15.00%) VPN
3 11 (11.00%) Ethernet
3 11 (11.00%) WAN
4 10 (10.00%) VoIP
5 9 (9.00%) Firewall
6 7 (7.00%) ADSL
6 7 (7.00%) DNS
7 6 (6.00%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (6.00%) SAN
7 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (5.00%) IPv6
8 5 (5.00%) LAN
8 5 (5.00%) Network Security
9 4 (4.00%) DHCP
9 4 (4.00%) IP Telephony
9 4 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (3.00%) MPLS
10 3 (3.00%) PBX
11 2 (2.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 81 (81.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.00%) Finance
3 8 (8.00%) Billing
4 6 (6.00%) Marketing
5 4 (4.00%) Back Office
5 4 (4.00%) Front Office
6 1 (1.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (27.00%) Technical Support
2 19 (19.00%) Corporate Sales Executive
2 19 (19.00%) Sales Executive
3 18 (18.00%) Technical Customer Support
4 8 (8.00%) Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Network Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.00%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.00%) Auditor
8 4 (4.00%) Customer Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Insight Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) IT Auditor
8 4 (4.00%) Operations Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Senior Auditor
8 4 (4.00%) Senior IT Auditor
8 4 (4.00%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (34.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.00%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Windows
2 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.00%) Linux
4 4 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.00%) Debian
6 2 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.00%) B2B
2 12 (12.00%) ITIL
2 12 (12.00%) Project Management
3 8 (8.00%) Business Development
4 7 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (6.00%) Information Security
6 5 (5.00%) Facilities Management
6 5 (5.00%) People Management
6 5 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (5.00%) Time Management
7 4 (4.00%) Analytics
7 4 (4.00%) Coaching
7 4 (4.00%) Customer Insight
7 4 (4.00%) Data Analytics
7 4 (4.00%) Data Management
7 4 (4.00%) Internal Audit
7 4 (4.00%) IT Audit
7 4 (4.00%) Operations Management
7 4 (4.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.00%) SQL
2 4 (4.00%) C
3 3 (3.00%) PHP
3 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) CCNA
1 8 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (7.00%) CCNP
2 7 (7.00%) JNCIP
3 5 (5.00%) Degree
3 5 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.00%) JNCIS
4 2 (2.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.00%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) SCOM
2 2 (2.00%) Cacti
2 2 (2.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.00%) Cisco
3 11 (11.00%) VMware
4 7 (7.00%) Juniper
5 5 (5.00%) BT
6 4 (4.00%) Apple
6 4 (4.00%) Citrix
6 4 (4.00%) Sage
6 4 (4.00%) Sophos
6 4 (4.00%) Symantec
7 3 (3.00%) Dell
7 3 (3.00%) Lotus
7 3 (3.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.00%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.00%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.00%) NetSuite
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £18,500 to £20,500 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 23 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
BBC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago