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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 235 241 216
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 21 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 2.22% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 20
Average salary £31,000 £23,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.91% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £17,900 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £32,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
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
1009 1082 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.87% 14.72% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 805 899 858
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -1 10 £35,000 +32.07% 3
Cheshire -7 6 £31,000 - 1
Lancashire +3 2 £16,000 -5.88%
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 37 (67.27%) Windows
2 26 (47.27%) Telecoms
3 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
4 16 (29.09%) TCP/IP
5 15 (27.27%) VPN
5 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 14 (25.45%) Linux
7 12 (21.82%) SQL
7 12 (21.82%) DNS
7 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (20.00%) SLA
8 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 11 (20.00%) VoIP
8 11 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 11 (20.00%) Firewall
9 10 (18.18%) ADSL
9 10 (18.18%) .NET
9 10 (18.18%) C#
10 9 (16.36%) MS Office
10 9 (16.36%) Windows XP
10 9 (16.36%) Finance
10 9 (16.36%) Scrum
10 9 (16.36%) VMware
10 9 (16.36%) WinForms
10 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (16.36%) TDD
10 9 (16.36%) NUnit
10 9 (16.36%) Dependency Injection
10 9 (16.36%) Inversion of Control
10 9 (16.36%) MSTest

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.45%) SAS
4 1 (1.82%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) MS Office
2 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) TCP/IP
2 15 (27.27%) VPN
3 12 (21.82%) DNS
4 11 (20.00%) VoIP
4 11 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 11 (20.00%) Firewall
5 10 (18.18%) ADSL
6 8 (14.55%) Internet
7 7 (12.73%) MPLS
8 6 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (9.09%) WAN
9 5 (9.09%) SMTP
9 5 (9.09%) LAN
10 4 (7.27%) DSL
10 4 (7.27%) IPv6
11 3 (5.45%) SAN
11 3 (5.45%) Wireless
12 2 (3.64%) LLU
12 2 (3.64%) NAS
12 2 (3.64%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) NUnit
1 9 (16.36%) MSTest
1 9 (16.36%) Rhino Mocks
1 9 (16.36%) Moq
General
1 26 (47.27%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.36%) Finance
3 4 (7.27%) Billing
4 3 (5.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.82%) French Language
5 1 (1.82%) German Language
5 1 (1.82%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) .NET Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Support Technician
4 5 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) IT Support
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Director
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Customer Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Insight Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Customer Insight Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 2 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) .NET
2 9 (16.36%) WinForms
2 9 (16.36%) Unity DI Container
2 9 (16.36%) Castle Windsor
2 9 (16.36%) Ninject
2 9 (16.36%) WPF
2 9 (16.36%) Spring.NET
3 5 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) RSS
4 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.27%) Fat Client
4 4 (7.27%) Thin Client
5 3 (5.45%) Clustering
6 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.82%) iPhone
7 1 (1.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (67.27%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Linux
3 9 (16.36%) Windows XP
4 8 (14.55%) Windows 8
5 5 (9.09%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.64%) Android
6 2 (3.64%) UNIX
6 2 (3.64%) AIX
6 2 (3.64%) Solaris
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Scrum
1 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (16.36%) TDD
1 9 (16.36%) Dependency Injection
1 9 (16.36%) MVVM
1 9 (16.36%) Kanban
1 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (14.55%) Information Security
2 8 (14.55%) ITIL
3 7 (12.73%) Service Management
3 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
4 5 (9.09%) Information Security Management
4 5 (9.09%) Security Management
4 5 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (9.09%) DevOps
4 5 (9.09%) Change Control
5 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.27%) People Management
5 4 (7.27%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) SQL
2 10 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.64%) JNCIS
4 2 (3.64%) MCP
4 2 (3.64%) MCSE
4 2 (3.64%) CCNP
5 1 (1.82%) MOS
5 1 (1.82%) MCTS
5 1 (1.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) SLA
2 7 (12.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) vCloud
4 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.82%) XenApp
4 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) cPanel
2 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) VMware
3 6 (10.91%) Cisco
4 4 (7.27%) Citrix
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle
5 2 (3.64%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) Juniper
6 1 (1.82%) Sophos
6 1 (1.82%) Symantec
6 1 (1.82%) Apple
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TalkTalk
Posted: 13 days ago
Winsford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Van
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago