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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 213 236 199
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -37
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 36 16 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.22% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.12% 1.46% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 60
Average salary £40,000 £26,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.94% +10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £62,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.16%
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
1154 1095 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.58% 15.33% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 867 843 1083
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +14 21 £40,000 +35.59% 8
Cheshire +10 9 £32,500 +25.00% 2
Lancashire - 6 £16,000 -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (43.08%) Windows
2 24 (36.92%) Telecoms
3 22 (33.85%) Linux
4 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
5 16 (24.62%) Project Management
5 16 (24.62%) Ethernet
6 15 (23.08%) VoIP
6 15 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 15 (23.08%) Cisco
7 13 (20.00%) SLA
7 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 12 (18.46%) VPN
8 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
9 11 (16.92%) WAN
9 11 (16.92%) DNS
9 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (15.38%) MPLS
10 10 (15.38%) VMware
10 10 (15.38%) Information Security
11 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (13.85%) Scrum
11 9 (13.85%) SAN
11 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
12 8 (12.31%) C#
12 8 (12.31%) .NET
12 8 (12.31%) Red Hat
12 8 (12.31%) CCNA
12 8 (12.31%) BGP

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Office
2 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.62%) Ethernet
2 15 (23.08%) VoIP
2 15 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 12 (18.46%) VPN
4 11 (16.92%) DNS
4 11 (16.92%) WAN
5 10 (15.38%) MPLS
6 9 (13.85%) SAN
7 8 (12.31%) BGP
7 8 (12.31%) Firewall
8 7 (10.77%) OSPF
8 7 (10.77%) Internet
9 6 (9.23%) IPv6
9 6 (9.23%) LAN
9 6 (9.23%) Wireless
10 5 (7.69%) Junos
10 5 (7.69%) Unified Communications
10 5 (7.69%) DSL
10 5 (7.69%) RIP
11 4 (6.15%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) MySQL
3 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) NUnit
1 8 (12.31%) MSTest
1 8 (12.31%) Rhino Mocks
1 8 (12.31%) Moq
2 1 (1.54%) Subversion
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (36.92%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.69%) Games
2 5 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Installation Technician
2 8 (12.31%) Developer
2 8 (12.31%) .NET Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Technical Support
4 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (7.69%) Network Operations Manager
4 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 5 (7.69%) Operations Manager
4 5 (7.69%) Network Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.08%) VoIP Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Engineering Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) .NET
1 8 (12.31%) WinForms
1 8 (12.31%) WPF
1 8 (12.31%) Spring.NET
1 8 (12.31%) Castle Windsor
1 8 (12.31%) Ninject
1 8 (12.31%) Unity DI Container
2 4 (6.15%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) XML
3 1 (1.54%) CSS
3 1 (1.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.62%) Open Source
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.08%) Windows
2 22 (33.85%) Linux
3 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 5 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.15%) Debian
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.08%) UNIX
8 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.54%) Android
8 1 (1.54%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Project Management
2 10 (15.38%) Information Security
3 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.85%) Scrum
4 8 (12.31%) TDD
4 8 (12.31%) Change Management
4 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (12.31%) Kanban
4 8 (12.31%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (12.31%) MVVM
4 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
5 7 (10.77%) Load Balancing
6 6 (9.23%) Coaching
6 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (9.23%) ITIL
7 5 (7.69%) Security Management
8 4 (6.15%) Information Security Management
8 4 (6.15%) Service Management
8 4 (6.15%) Network Design
8 4 (6.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) C#
2 6 (9.23%) SQL
3 2 (3.08%) Perl
4 1 (1.54%) PHP
4 1 (1.54%) Java
4 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (12.31%) CCNA
4 6 (9.23%) Degree
5 5 (7.69%) JNCIA
5 5 (7.69%) CCNP
5 5 (7.69%) LPIC
6 2 (3.08%) JNCIS
6 2 (3.08%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) SLA
2 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.62%) vCloud
3 3 (4.62%) XenApp
3 3 (4.62%) XenServer
3 3 (4.62%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.08%) Kamailio
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.08%) Cisco
3 10 (15.38%) VMware
4 8 (12.31%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.77%) Juniper
6 4 (6.15%) Citrix
7 3 (4.62%) Avaya
7 3 (4.62%) Toshiba
7 3 (4.62%) BT
8 2 (3.08%) Acme Packet
8 2 (3.08%) Sonus
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle
9 1 (1.54%) HP
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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