The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 216 219 221
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 25 20 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.28% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.41% 1.90% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 31
Average salary £27,500 £36,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.65% +32.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,150 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £43,250 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1037 1052 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.41% 14.57% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 880 883 921
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Broadband
England

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 July 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 31 July 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 £27,500 +42.85% 1
Cheshire -19 9 £32,500 -17.72%
Lancashire - 1 £17,000 -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (51.22%) Telecoms
2 12 (29.27%) Degree
3 11 (26.83%) Firewall
4 10 (24.39%) Ethernet
5 9 (21.95%) BGP
5 9 (21.95%) VPN
5 9 (21.95%) Cisco
6 7 (17.07%) DNS
6 7 (17.07%) Linux
6 7 (17.07%) ADSL
6 7 (17.07%) MPLS
7 6 (14.63%) OSPF
7 6 (14.63%) WAN
7 6 (14.63%) Finance
7 6 (14.63%) Fortinet
8 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.20%) CCNA
8 5 (12.20%) LAN
8 5 (12.20%) Windows
8 5 (12.20%) CRM
8 5 (12.20%) Internet
8 5 (12.20%) DSLAM
8 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (12.20%) SLA
9 4 (9.76%) VoIP
9 4 (9.76%) Project Management
9 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
9 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
9 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
9 4 (9.76%) Retail

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Firewall
2 10 (24.39%) Ethernet
3 9 (21.95%) BGP
3 9 (21.95%) VPN
4 7 (17.07%) DNS
4 7 (17.07%) ADSL
4 7 (17.07%) MPLS
5 6 (14.63%) OSPF
5 6 (14.63%) WAN
6 5 (12.20%) LAN
6 5 (12.20%) Internet
6 5 (12.20%) DSLAM
7 4 (9.76%) VoIP
8 3 (7.32%) VPLS
8 3 (7.32%) NGN
8 3 (7.32%) ATM
8 3 (7.32%) SDH
8 3 (7.32%) RIP
8 3 (7.32%) SNMP
8 3 (7.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 21 (51.22%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 4 (9.76%) Retail
4 3 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.44%) Billing
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Support Technician
4 3 (7.32%) Insight Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Account Director
5 2 (4.88%) MI Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.44%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Junior C# Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) OSS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) jQuery
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) VXML
1 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) STB
1 3 (7.32%) Smartphone
1 3 (7.32%) iPhone
1 3 (7.32%) iPad
1 3 (7.32%) EPoS
1 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.44%) IPTV
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) CRM
2 4 (9.76%) Project Management
2 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.32%) Change Management
3 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
3 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Management
3 3 (7.32%) Service Management
4 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL
4 2 (4.88%) Network Management
4 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.88%) Operations Management
5 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Product Management
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.44%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
1 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C#
2 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) CCNA
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) XenApp
1 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
1 3 (7.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Cacti
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Cisco
2 6 (14.63%) Fortinet
3 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) BT
4 3 (7.32%) HP
4 3 (7.32%) Dell
4 3 (7.32%) Citrix
5 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.44%) Nortel
5 1 (2.44%) Avaya
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.44%) Ericsson
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