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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 250 221 201
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -20
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 15 18 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.27% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 1.91% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 50
Average salary £26,500 £19,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.66% -35.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £38,961 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-22.99% +11.31%
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
1084 941 1006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.41% 14.06% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 901 762 849
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -10 13 £26,500 +39.47% 2
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - - 2
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 22 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (27.50%) Ethernet
2 11 (27.50%) Cisco
3 10 (25.00%) VPN
4 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (22.50%) OSPF
4 9 (22.50%) BGP
4 9 (22.50%) Degree
5 8 (20.00%) Firewall
5 8 (20.00%) MPLS
5 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (20.00%) CCNA
5 8 (20.00%) Linux
6 6 (15.00%) Windows
6 6 (15.00%) CRM
6 6 (15.00%) LAN
6 6 (15.00%) DNS
6 6 (15.00%) Project Management
7 5 (12.50%) Internet
7 5 (12.50%) Juniper
7 5 (12.50%) ADSL
7 5 (12.50%) RIP
7 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 5 (12.50%) WAN
7 5 (12.50%) BT
7 5 (12.50%) Retail
8 4 (10.00%) Change Management
8 4 (10.00%) Finance
8 4 (10.00%) Fortinet
8 4 (10.00%) VPLS

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Ethernet
2 10 (25.00%) VPN
3 9 (22.50%) OSPF
3 9 (22.50%) BGP
4 8 (20.00%) Firewall
4 8 (20.00%) MPLS
5 6 (15.00%) LAN
5 6 (15.00%) DNS
6 5 (12.50%) Internet
6 5 (12.50%) ADSL
6 5 (12.50%) RIP
6 5 (12.50%) WAN
7 4 (10.00%) VPLS
7 4 (10.00%) IPstream
7 4 (10.00%) SMTP
7 4 (10.00%) VoIP
7 4 (10.00%) SNMP
7 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (10.00%) DSLAM
7 4 (10.00%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 22 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (10.00%) Finance
4 3 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (5.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) Billing
6 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 3 (7.50%) Insight Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Sales Executive
5 2 (5.00%) MI Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Junior
6 1 (2.50%) Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) OSS Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Avaya Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) IT Technician
6 1 (2.50%) Build Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Network Operations Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) VXML
2 1 (2.50%) Flash
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) EPoS
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Telematics
3 1 (2.50%) IPTV
3 1 (2.50%) Interactive TV
3 1 (2.50%) STB
3 1 (2.50%) BBC
3 1 (2.50%) IVR
3 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) CRM
1 6 (15.00%) Project Management
2 4 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (5.00%) Network Management
3 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.00%) Product Management
3 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.00%) B2B
4 1 (2.50%) Six Sigma
4 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.50%) BDD
4 1 (2.50%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.50%) Service Management
4 1 (2.50%) Process Management
4 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
1 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) C++
2 1 (2.50%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 8 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) CCNP
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) LPIC
3 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Cacti
1 2 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Cisco
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) Juniper
3 5 (12.50%) BT
4 4 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (7.50%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) Dell
6 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.50%) Nortel
7 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Avaya
7 1 (2.50%) Redback
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Just now
Liverpool, Merseyside
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
ADI UK Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £16000 per annum + + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago