The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of BT products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BT over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within BT Group plc.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BT
Rank 233 241 246
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing BT 4 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.071% 0.23% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.52% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +16.88%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £52,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-38.09% +50.00%
BT
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2336 3099 2958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.23% 43.85% 45.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1939 2651 2448
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

BT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BT across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

BT Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BT
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BT across the North West region.

BT Salary Trend in the North West

BT
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 BT within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
Lancashire +17 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Manchester +25 1 £42,500 -15.00%
BT
England

BT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing BT 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 BT.

1 7 (100.00%) Broadband
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Internet
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Network Design
2 4 (57.14%) JNCIA
2 4 (57.14%) JNCIP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (57.14%) BT 21CN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) Cacti
2 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
2 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (57.14%) Junos
2 4 (57.14%) MRTG
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) L2TP
2 4 (57.14%) RSVP
2 4 (57.14%) VRRP
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) IPv4
2 4 (57.14%) IPv6

BT
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing BT 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 BT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Broadband
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Internet
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) BT 21CN
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
2 4 (57.14%) HSRP
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) IPv4
2 4 (57.14%) IPv6
2 4 (57.14%) Junos
2 4 (57.14%) L2TP
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) RSVP
2 4 (57.14%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Implementation Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) IP Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) IP Network Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Network Implementation Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Network Operations Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Document Management
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
2 3 (42.86%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) Security Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Continuity Management
2 3 (42.86%) Software Licensing
2 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) JNCIA
1 4 (57.14%) JNCIP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Cacti
1 4 (57.14%) FortiGate
1 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) Palo Alto
2 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
3 3 (42.86%) Lotus
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Sage
3 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
3 3 (42.86%) VMware