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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 232 232 208
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 19 11 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.17% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.70% 1.18% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 48
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +77.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,000 £32,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,000 £37,500
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
1119 935 1277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.09% 14.34% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 904 785 1008
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
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
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 7 £40,000 -15.34% 5
Cheshire -5 5 £75,000 +76.47%
Lancashire - 3 £15,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £18,100 -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (36.17%) Telecoms
2 16 (34.04%) Linux
3 15 (31.91%) Project Management
4 14 (29.79%) Cisco
5 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
5 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
6 12 (25.53%) Ethernet
7 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (21.28%) MPLS
8 10 (21.28%) VoIP
8 10 (21.28%) WAN
8 10 (21.28%) CCNA
9 9 (19.15%) SLA
9 9 (19.15%) VPN
10 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
10 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
10 8 (17.02%) Windows
10 8 (17.02%) BGP
11 7 (14.89%) OSPF
11 7 (14.89%) Juniper
11 7 (14.89%) SAN
11 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
11 7 (14.89%) DNS
11 7 (14.89%) VMware
12 6 (12.77%) RIP
12 6 (12.77%) Internet
12 6 (12.77%) Change Management
13 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
13 5 (10.64%) MS Office
13 5 (10.64%) Management Information System

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) Ethernet
2 10 (21.28%) VoIP
2 10 (21.28%) WAN
2 10 (21.28%) MPLS
3 9 (19.15%) VPN
4 8 (17.02%) BGP
4 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
5 7 (14.89%) OSPF
5 7 (14.89%) DNS
5 7 (14.89%) SAN
6 6 (12.77%) Internet
6 6 (12.77%) RIP
7 5 (10.64%) Junos
7 5 (10.64%) Unified Communications
7 5 (10.64%) Wireless
8 4 (8.51%) IP Telephony
9 3 (6.38%) Firewall
9 3 (6.38%) DHCP
9 3 (6.38%) LAN
10 2 (4.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Subversion
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (36.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.64%) Games
2 5 (10.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Installation Technician
2 5 (10.64%) Network Operations Manager
2 5 (10.64%) Operations Manager
2 5 (10.64%) Network Manager
3 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
3 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (6.38%) Technical Support
3 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (4.26%) VoIP Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Sales Executive
4 2 (4.26%) Coordinator
4 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) HTML
1 1 (2.13%) CSS
1 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) Open Source
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Windows
3 5 (10.64%) Ubuntu
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.51%) Debian
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Solaris
6 1 (2.13%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Project Management
2 6 (12.77%) Change Management
3 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.51%) Network Design
4 4 (8.51%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.38%) Network Management
6 2 (4.26%) High Availability
6 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.26%) Coaching
6 2 (4.26%) Information Security
6 2 (4.26%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL
6 2 (4.26%) B2B
7 1 (2.13%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.13%) Scrum
7 1 (2.13%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) Perl
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
1 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (21.28%) CCNA
4 5 (10.64%) JNCIA
4 5 (10.64%) LPIC
4 5 (10.64%) Degree
5 4 (8.51%) CCNP
6 3 (6.38%) VCP4
7 2 (4.26%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) XenApp
2 3 (6.38%) XenServer
2 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
2 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) Kamailio
3 2 (4.26%) vCloud
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Cisco
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.89%) Juniper
3 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
3 7 (14.89%) VMware
4 5 (10.64%) BT
5 3 (6.38%) Toshiba
5 3 (6.38%) Citrix
5 3 (6.38%) Avaya
6 2 (4.26%) Acme Packet
6 2 (4.26%) Sonus
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Redback
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits + relocation assistance
Posted: 22 days ago