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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Broadband
Rank 235 234 243
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 25 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 2.12% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 8
Median salary £33,654 £35,000 £22,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +57.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,200 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,000 £26,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
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
1025 990 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.12% 14.69% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 835 779 859
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Broadband as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 20 £56,250 +60.71% 6
Lancashire +11 4 £33,654 +92.30%
Merseyside - 1 £25,000 -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Broadband also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 48 (55.81%) Telecoms
2 29 (33.72%) Internet
3 24 (27.91%) VoIP
4 22 (25.58%) WAN
5 20 (23.26%) Ethernet
5 20 (23.26%) Cisco
5 20 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
6 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
6 18 (20.93%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (19.77%) LAN
7 17 (19.77%) Juniper
8 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (17.44%) VPN
8 15 (17.44%) SQL
9 14 (16.28%) Perl
9 14 (16.28%) PHP
9 14 (16.28%) DNS
9 14 (16.28%) ADSL
9 14 (16.28%) CRM
9 14 (16.28%) Ericsson
9 14 (16.28%) IPv6
9 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
9 14 (16.28%) Nagios
9 14 (16.28%) Python
9 14 (16.28%) TACACS
9 14 (16.28%) Configuration Management
9 14 (16.28%) Dynamics CRM
9 14 (16.28%) Huawei
9 14 (16.28%) Brocade

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (20.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (33.72%) Internet
2 24 (27.91%) VoIP
3 22 (25.58%) WAN
4 20 (23.26%) Ethernet
5 18 (20.93%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (19.77%) LAN
7 15 (17.44%) VPN
8 14 (16.28%) ADSL
8 14 (16.28%) DNS
8 14 (16.28%) Firewall
8 14 (16.28%) IPv6
8 14 (16.28%) TACACS
9 12 (13.95%) Asterisk PBX
10 8 (9.30%) BGP
10 8 (9.30%) HSRP
10 8 (9.30%) Junos
10 8 (9.30%) MRTG
10 8 (9.30%) OSPF
10 8 (9.30%) SNMP
10 8 (9.30%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Git (software)
General
1 48 (55.81%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.14%) Billing
3 3 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.33%) Finance
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (18.60%) Consultant
2 14 (16.28%) Designer
3 13 (15.12%) Technical Support
4 11 (12.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 11 (12.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (12.79%) 2nd Line Support Consultant
4 11 (12.79%) Sales Executive
4 11 (12.79%) Support Consultant
5 10 (11.63%) Corporate Sales Executive
5 10 (11.63%) Lead Designer
5 10 (11.63%) Network Designer
6 7 (8.14%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (6.98%) HTML CSS Developer
7 6 (6.98%) HTML Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (6.98%) Technical Customer Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.95%) .NET
1 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
2 9 (10.47%) CSS
2 9 (10.47%) HTML
2 9 (10.47%) Web Services
3 8 (9.30%) .NET Framework
4 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (3.49%) jQuery
6 3 (3.49%) SOAP
7 2 (2.33%) RESTful
7 2 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.16%) React
8 1 (1.16%) REST
8 1 (1.16%) XML
8 1 (1.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.98%) Social Media
4 3 (3.49%) EPoS
5 2 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.16%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.95%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Windows 8
2 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.28%) Configuration Management
2 14 (16.28%) CRM
2 14 (16.28%) Network Management
2 14 (16.28%) Scrum
3 12 (13.95%) Network Planning
4 11 (12.79%) B2B
5 9 (10.47%) Web Development
6 7 (8.14%) MVC
7 6 (6.98%) Project Management
8 5 (5.81%) ITIL
8 5 (5.81%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.81%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.81%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (4.65%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.65%) Network Design
9 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.49%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.49%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.44%) SQL
2 14 (16.28%) Perl
2 14 (16.28%) PHP
2 14 (16.28%) Python
3 6 (6.98%) C#
4 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) CCNP
1 13 (15.12%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.81%) CCNA
2 5 (5.81%) JNCIP
3 4 (4.65%) Degree
4 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.49%) JNCIS
4 3 (3.49%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.49%) PMP
5 2 (2.33%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (16.28%) Nagios
1 14 (16.28%) OpenNMS
1 14 (16.28%) Puppet
1 14 (16.28%) RANCID
1 14 (16.28%) SCCM
2 8 (9.30%) Cacti
2 8 (9.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (23.26%) Cisco
2 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 17 (19.77%) Juniper
4 14 (16.28%) Brocade
4 14 (16.28%) Ericsson
4 14 (16.28%) Foundry
4 14 (16.28%) Huawei
4 14 (16.28%) ZyXEL
5 4 (4.65%) BT
6 3 (3.49%) Dell
6 3 (3.49%) HP
6 3 (3.49%) Samsung
6 3 (3.49%) VMware
7 2 (2.33%) Virgin Media
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