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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 204 234 220
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -14
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 34 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.21% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.44% 1.38% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 28
Average salary £40,000 £26,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.94% +10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,100 £19,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £27,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+30.08% -12.14%
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
987 1012 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.26% 15.02% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 768 799 937
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +15 21 £40,000 +50.94% 2
Cheshire +3 6 £32,500 +11.11%
Lancashire - 6 £17,000 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £38,000 -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 39 (67.24%) Windows
2 27 (46.55%) Telecoms
3 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
4 18 (31.03%) Ethernet
5 17 (29.31%) VPN
5 17 (29.31%) SLA
6 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
6 16 (27.59%) Linux
7 14 (24.14%) DNS
7 14 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (22.41%) TCP/IP
8 13 (22.41%) VoIP
8 13 (22.41%) VMware
9 11 (18.97%) Scrum
9 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (18.97%) .NET
9 11 (18.97%) C#
10 10 (17.24%) Internet
10 10 (17.24%) Project Management
10 10 (17.24%) TDD
10 10 (17.24%) NUnit
10 10 (17.24%) Degree
10 10 (17.24%) WinForms
10 10 (17.24%) Information Security
10 10 (17.24%) Kanban
10 10 (17.24%) Spring.NET
10 10 (17.24%) WPF
10 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (17.24%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (17.24%) Inversion of Control

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) WorkSite
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Office
2 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.03%) Ethernet
2 17 (29.31%) VPN
3 14 (24.14%) DNS
4 13 (22.41%) TCP/IP
4 13 (22.41%) VoIP
5 10 (17.24%) Internet
6 9 (15.52%) Firewall
6 9 (15.52%) ADSL
7 8 (13.79%) LAN
7 8 (13.79%) Wireless
8 7 (12.07%) IPv6
8 7 (12.07%) MPLS
8 7 (12.07%) SAN
9 6 (10.34%) DSL
9 6 (10.34%) WAN
9 6 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (6.90%) SMTP
11 3 (5.17%) DHCP
11 3 (5.17%) BGP
12 2 (3.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) NUnit
1 10 (17.24%) MSTest
1 10 (17.24%) Rhino Mocks
1 10 (17.24%) Moq
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 27 (46.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (1.72%) French Language
3 1 (1.72%) German Language
3 1 (1.72%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) .NET Developer
1 10 (17.24%) Developer
2 7 (12.07%) Technical Support
3 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (8.62%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Support Technician
4 4 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (6.90%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) IT Support
5 3 (5.17%) Installation Technician
5 3 (5.17%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (3.45%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) .NET
2 10 (17.24%) WinForms
2 10 (17.24%) Spring.NET
2 10 (17.24%) WPF
2 10 (17.24%) Castle Windsor
2 10 (17.24%) Ninject
2 10 (17.24%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (6.90%) Web Services
4 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.72%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) CSS
4 1 (1.72%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 39 (67.24%) Windows
2 16 (27.59%) Linux
3 8 (13.79%) Windows XP
3 8 (13.79%) Windows 8
4 5 (8.62%) Windows Vista
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.45%) UNIX
6 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.45%) Android
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.72%) Solaris
7 1 (1.72%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Scrum
1 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.24%) Project Management
2 10 (17.24%) TDD
2 10 (17.24%) Information Security
2 10 (17.24%) Kanban
2 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (17.24%) Dependency Injection
2 10 (17.24%) MVVM
3 8 (13.79%) ITIL
4 7 (12.07%) Load Balancing
5 6 (10.34%) Service Management
5 6 (10.34%) Coaching
5 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (8.62%) Security Management
7 4 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (6.90%) Information Security Management
7 4 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (6.90%) DevOps
7 4 (6.90%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) C#
2 6 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.17%) CCNP
3 2 (3.45%) JNCIS
4 1 (1.72%) MCTS
4 1 (1.72%) MCITP
4 1 (1.72%) MOS
4 1 (1.72%) CCNA
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.31%) SLA
2 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) vCloud
3 3 (5.17%) XenApp
3 3 (5.17%) XenServer
3 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) cPanel
2 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.41%) VMware
3 8 (13.79%) Cisco
4 5 (8.62%) Citrix
5 3 (5.17%) Toshiba
5 3 (5.17%) BT
5 3 (5.17%) Avaya
6 2 (3.45%) Juniper
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle
7 1 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
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