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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 219 230 232
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 26 14 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.21% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.36% 1.52% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 33
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +107.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £24,100 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.53% -3.52%
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
1102 922 1183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.98% 13.96% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 922 801 971
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 January 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 23 January 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
Merseyside - 12 £18,100 -
Manchester -9 6 £45,000 -6.73% 1
Lancashire -1 4 - -
Cheshire -13 2 £75,000 +76.47% 2
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 13 (31.71%) Linux
1 13 (31.71%) Telecoms
1 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
1 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (29.27%) Cisco
3 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (26.83%) MPLS
4 10 (24.39%) CCNA
4 10 (24.39%) Project Management
5 9 (21.95%) Ethernet
6 8 (19.51%) WAN
6 8 (19.51%) Juniper
6 8 (19.51%) BGP
7 7 (17.07%) OSPF
7 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
8 6 (14.63%) VoIP
8 6 (14.63%) RIP
8 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
8 6 (14.63%) Change Management
8 6 (14.63%) Retail
9 5 (12.20%) JNCIA
9 5 (12.20%) LPIC
9 5 (12.20%) Ubuntu
9 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
9 5 (12.20%) Games
9 5 (12.20%) Junos
9 5 (12.20%) Unified Communications
9 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (12.20%) VPN
9 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (12.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) MPLS
2 9 (21.95%) Ethernet
3 8 (19.51%) BGP
3 8 (19.51%) WAN
4 7 (17.07%) OSPF
5 6 (14.63%) RIP
5 6 (14.63%) VoIP
5 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
6 5 (12.20%) VPN
6 5 (12.20%) Junos
6 5 (12.20%) Unified Communications
7 4 (9.76%) IP Telephony
8 3 (7.32%) Firewall
8 3 (7.32%) Internet
9 2 (4.88%) SNMP
9 2 (4.88%) DNS
9 2 (4.88%) SAN
9 2 (4.88%) Wireless
9 2 (4.88%) RTP
9 2 (4.88%) Megaco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (31.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (14.63%) Retail
3 5 (12.20%) Games
4 1 (2.44%) Billing
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Installation Technician
2 5 (12.20%) Network Operations Manager
2 5 (12.20%) Operations Manager
2 5 (12.20%) Network Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Coordinator
4 2 (4.88%) Sales Executive
4 2 (4.88%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.88%) Administrator
4 2 (4.88%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) OSS Architect
5 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Build Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery Coordinator
5 1 (2.44%) Service Improvement Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Commissioning Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) BSS Architect
5 1 (2.44%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) HTML
1 2 (4.88%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) Flash
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) BBC
2 1 (2.44%) Interactive TV
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Telematics
2 1 (2.44%) Open Source
2 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Ubuntu
2 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Debian
4 1 (2.44%) FreeBSD
4 1 (2.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Project Management
2 6 (14.63%) Change Management
3 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.76%) Network Architecture
4 4 (9.76%) Network Design
5 3 (7.32%) Network Management
6 2 (4.88%) High Availability
6 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.88%) CRM
6 2 (4.88%) B2B
7 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.44%) Scrum
7 1 (2.44%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.44%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) Perl
2 2 (4.88%) C
2 2 (4.88%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) C++
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
1 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (24.39%) CCNA
4 5 (12.20%) JNCIA
4 5 (12.20%) LPIC
5 4 (9.76%) CCNP
6 3 (7.32%) Degree
7 2 (4.88%) CCDP
8 1 (2.44%) ISEB
8 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Nagios
1 1 (2.44%) Cacti
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Cisco
2 8 (19.51%) Juniper
3 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.88%) Acme Packet
5 2 (4.88%) Sonus
5 2 (4.88%) BT
6 1 (2.44%) Redback
6 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.44%) HP
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