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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 235 211 222
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 24 22 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.32% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.23% 2.17% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 29
Average salary £23,500 £20,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,900 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £42,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +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
1078 1012 1035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.66% 14.78% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 895 858 884
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 -8 15 £26,500 +39.47%
Cheshire -10 8 - -
Lancashire - 1 £17,000 - 2
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (58.97%) Telecoms
2 11 (28.21%) Degree
2 11 (28.21%) Ethernet
3 8 (20.51%) Cisco
3 8 (20.51%) VPN
4 7 (17.95%) BGP
4 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.95%) WAN
4 7 (17.95%) ADSL
4 7 (17.95%) Firewall
5 6 (15.38%) Finance
5 6 (15.38%) LAN
5 6 (15.38%) CRM
5 6 (15.38%) Windows
5 6 (15.38%) Linux
5 6 (15.38%) MPLS
5 6 (15.38%) OSPF
6 5 (12.82%) DSLAM
6 5 (12.82%) CCNA
6 5 (12.82%) DNS
6 5 (12.82%) VoIP
6 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (12.82%) Fortinet
7 4 (10.26%) VPLS
7 4 (10.26%) Retail
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
7 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
8 3 (7.69%) SDH
8 3 (7.69%) SMTP

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Ethernet
2 8 (20.51%) VPN
3 7 (17.95%) BGP
3 7 (17.95%) WAN
3 7 (17.95%) ADSL
3 7 (17.95%) Firewall
4 6 (15.38%) LAN
4 6 (15.38%) MPLS
4 6 (15.38%) OSPF
5 5 (12.82%) DSLAM
5 5 (12.82%) DNS
5 5 (12.82%) VoIP
6 4 (10.26%) VPLS
7 3 (7.69%) SDH
7 3 (7.69%) SMTP
7 3 (7.69%) RIP
7 3 (7.69%) SNMP
7 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.69%) ATM
7 3 (7.69%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 23 (58.97%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 3 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (5.13%) Marketing
6 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Network Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Support Technician
4 3 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Insight Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Account Director
5 2 (5.13%) MI Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Junior
6 1 (2.56%) Developer
6 1 (2.56%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) Flash
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) VXML
2 1 (2.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) EPoS
1 3 (7.69%) STB
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.56%) Interactive TV
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) IPTV
2 1 (2.56%) BBC
2 1 (2.56%) IVR
2 1 (2.56%) iPhone
2 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) CRM
2 4 (10.26%) Project Management
3 3 (7.69%) Change Management
3 3 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.13%) Network Management
4 2 (5.13%) Product Management
4 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Service Management
5 1 (2.56%) Process Management
5 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.56%) BDD
5 1 (2.56%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
1 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Perl
2 1 (2.56%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) C
2 1 (2.56%) C#
2 1 (2.56%) C++
2 1 (2.56%) Python
2 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) CCNA
2 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.56%) XenApp
2 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Cacti
1 2 (5.13%) Nagios
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Cisco
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) Fortinet
4 3 (7.69%) HP
4 3 (7.69%) Dell
4 3 (7.69%) BT
5 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.13%) Juniper
6 1 (2.56%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.56%) Avaya
6 1 (2.56%) Nortel
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £16000 per annum + + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus,hols
Posted: 21 days ago
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