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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 193 227 229
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +2
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 51 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.13% 2.05% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 38 16 7
Average salary £25,000 £28,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -34.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £18,100 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £72,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
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
832 1123 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.60% 16.25% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 690 932 794
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £52,500 £57,500
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 5 February 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 5 February 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 +50 39 £20,000 -73.33% 5
Manchester +24 9 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Lancashire +19 3 £32,500 +116.66%
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 58 (61.05%) Telecoms
2 29 (30.53%) Internet
3 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
4 25 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (25.26%) Windows
6 21 (22.11%) VPN
7 20 (21.05%) Firewall
8 19 (20.00%) Finance
8 19 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 18 (18.95%) SLA
9 18 (18.95%) MS Exchange
10 15 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 15 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (14.74%) Linux
11 14 (14.74%) ITIL
11 14 (14.74%) SQL
11 14 (14.74%) Cisco
11 14 (14.74%) TCP/IP
12 13 (13.68%) Ethernet
12 13 (13.68%) Project Management
13 12 (12.63%) VMware
13 12 (12.63%) SAN
13 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (11.58%) DNS
15 10 (10.53%) Thin Client
15 10 (10.53%) WAN
15 10 (10.53%) MS Office
15 10 (10.53%) Fat Client
15 10 (10.53%) Windows Server

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 18 (18.95%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Line 500
2 1 (1.05%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (30.53%) Internet
2 21 (22.11%) VPN
3 20 (21.05%) Firewall
4 14 (14.74%) TCP/IP
5 13 (13.68%) Ethernet
6 12 (12.63%) SAN
7 11 (11.58%) DNS
8 10 (10.53%) WAN
9 9 (9.47%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (9.47%) IPv6
10 7 (7.37%) MPLS
11 6 (6.32%) ADSL
12 5 (5.26%) DHCP
12 5 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (4.21%) BT 21CN
13 4 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (4.21%) Cisco PIX
13 4 (4.21%) HSRP
13 4 (4.21%) IOS XR
13 4 (4.21%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Bugzilla
1 3 (3.16%) JIRA
General
1 58 (61.05%) Telecoms
2 19 (20.00%) Finance
3 9 (9.47%) Billing
4 7 (7.37%) Marketing
5 3 (3.16%) Back Office
5 3 (3.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (15.79%) Technical Support
2 14 (14.74%) Analyst
3 9 (9.47%) Technical Customer Support
4 8 (8.42%) Corporate Sales Executive
4 8 (8.42%) Operations Manager
4 8 (8.42%) Sales Executive
5 7 (7.37%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Customer Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Customer Insight Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Insight Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.53%) Fat Client
2 10 (10.53%) Thin Client
3 9 (9.47%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.32%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.16%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.05%) Clustering
6 1 (1.05%) iPad
6 1 (1.05%) iPhone
6 1 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.05%) Replication
6 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.26%) Windows
2 14 (14.74%) Linux
3 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 9 (9.47%) Windows 8
5 9 (9.47%) Windows XP
6 7 (7.37%) Unix
7 5 (5.26%) Debian
8 4 (4.21%) AIX
8 4 (4.21%) Solaris
8 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (14.74%) ITIL
3 13 (13.68%) Project Management
4 9 (9.47%) Information Security
4 9 (9.47%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.47%) Service Management
5 8 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.42%) B2B
5 8 (8.42%) Coaching
5 8 (8.42%) Incident Management
5 8 (8.42%) Operations Management
5 8 (8.42%) People Management
6 7 (7.37%) Data Analysis
7 6 (6.32%) High Availability
8 5 (5.26%) Analytics
8 5 (5.26%) Business Development
8 5 (5.26%) Data Analytics
9 4 (4.21%) Customer Insight
9 4 (4.21%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.21%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.74%) SQL
2 8 (8.42%) C
3 5 (5.26%) PHP
3 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.16%) Java
4 3 (3.16%) Python
5 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) Degree
2 5 (5.26%) CCNA
2 5 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.21%) CCNP
3 4 (4.21%) JNCIA
3 4 (4.21%) JNCIP
3 4 (4.21%) MCP
3 4 (4.21%) MCSE
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.16%) ISEB
4 3 (3.16%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (3.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.05%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.95%) SLA
2 3 (3.16%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 4 (4.21%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.05%) XenApp
6 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) SCOM
2 4 (4.21%) Cacti
2 4 (4.21%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.21%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.74%) Cisco
3 12 (12.63%) VMware
4 9 (9.47%) Apple
5 7 (7.37%) BT
6 6 (6.32%) Citrix
7 5 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.26%) Sophos
7 5 (5.26%) Symantec
8 4 (4.21%) HP
8 4 (4.21%) Juniper
8 4 (4.21%) Palo Alto
8 4 (4.21%) Sage
8 4 (4.21%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.16%) Dell
9 3 (3.16%) Lotus
9 3 (3.16%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.11%) Empirix
10 2 (2.11%) Huawei
10 2 (2.11%) Sonus
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