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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 243 229 217
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 19 19 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.28% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.81% 1.90% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 42
Average salary £22,250 £22,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -22.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,700 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £42,500 £45,850
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £40,000 £34,731
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +15.17%
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
1050 1000 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.21% 14.65% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 879 831 902
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
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
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 22 September 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 -7 12 £24,000 +26.31% 2
Cheshire -13 6 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 £17,000 -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 25 (64.10%) Telecoms
2 12 (30.77%) Ethernet
3 10 (25.64%) Degree
4 9 (23.08%) VPN
5 8 (20.51%) Cisco
6 7 (17.95%) Firewall
6 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.95%) OSPF
6 7 (17.95%) BGP
6 7 (17.95%) WAN
6 7 (17.95%) ADSL
7 6 (15.38%) LAN
7 6 (15.38%) CRM
7 6 (15.38%) Windows
7 6 (15.38%) Linux
7 6 (15.38%) CCNA
7 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (15.38%) MPLS
7 6 (15.38%) Finance
8 5 (12.82%) DNS
8 5 (12.82%) VoIP
8 5 (12.82%) DSLAM
9 4 (10.26%) Project Management
9 4 (10.26%) SLA
9 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
9 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.26%) BT
9 4 (10.26%) Retail
9 4 (10.26%) Fortinet
9 4 (10.26%) VPLS

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (30.77%) Ethernet
2 9 (23.08%) VPN
3 7 (17.95%) Firewall
3 7 (17.95%) OSPF
3 7 (17.95%) BGP
3 7 (17.95%) WAN
3 7 (17.95%) ADSL
4 6 (15.38%) LAN
4 6 (15.38%) MPLS
5 5 (12.82%) DNS
5 5 (12.82%) VoIP
5 5 (12.82%) DSLAM
6 4 (10.26%) VPLS
7 3 (7.69%) NGN
7 3 (7.69%) IPstream
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 25 (64.10%) 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%) Insight Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.13%) MI Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Account Director
6 1 (2.56%) OSS Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Avaya Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) IT Technician
6 1 (2.56%) Build Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Telephony Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Service Improvement Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) BSS Architect
6 1 (2.56%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) jQuery
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
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) STB
1 3 (7.69%) EPoS
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.56%) IPTV
3 1 (2.56%) Interactive TV
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) BBC
3 1 (2.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) CRM
2 4 (10.26%) Project Management
3 3 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 3 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.13%) Network Management
4 2 (5.13%) Product Management
5 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.56%) BDD
5 1 (2.56%) Coaching
5 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.56%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma
5 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.56%) Service Management
5 1 (2.56%) Process Management
5 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
1 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Ruby
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
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) CCNA
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Nagios
1 2 (5.13%) Cacti
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Cisco
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) BT
3 4 (10.26%) Fortinet
4 3 (7.69%) HP
4 3 (7.69%) Dell
5 2 (5.13%) Juniper
5 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.56%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.56%) Avaya
6 1 (2.56%) Nortel
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