The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 20 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 2.70% 1.25% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 11.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £26,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £40,000 £34,731
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +15.17%
Broadband
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 24.32% 11.25% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 11
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,450 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £41,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Broadband across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Broadband
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Broadband Salary Trend in Salford

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Cacti
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) BBC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Interactive TV
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) VPLS
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Salford 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VPLS
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Build Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (33.33%) BBC
1 1 (33.33%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cacti
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper