The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 229 217 191
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -26
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 9 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.20% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 1.19% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 8
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,725 £31,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £42,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1092 1008 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.38% 16.47% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 954 875 678
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Broadband
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Broadband Salary Trend in the South West

Broadband
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Broadband across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Broadband Salary Histogram in the South West

Broadband
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Wiltshire - 4 £35,000 -
Dorset +2 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Devon -6 1 £16,750 -55.33%
Gloucestershire -20 1 £23,500 -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 16 (55.17%) VoIP
1 16 (55.17%) Telecoms
2 13 (44.83%) MPLS
2 13 (44.83%) Business Development
3 9 (31.03%) Windows
4 6 (20.69%) DNS
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco
4 6 (20.69%) Firewall
5 5 (17.24%) Wireless
5 5 (17.24%) VPN
5 5 (17.24%) VMware
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) DHCP
6 4 (13.79%) CRM
6 4 (13.79%) ADSL
6 4 (13.79%) MS Office
6 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
6 4 (13.79%) Billing
6 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) Retail
7 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
7 3 (10.34%) Avaya
7 3 (10.34%) Linux
7 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
7 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (10.34%) iPhone
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.90%) LTE

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) WorkSite
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) VoIP
2 13 (44.83%) MPLS
3 6 (20.69%) Firewall
3 6 (20.69%) DNS
4 5 (17.24%) DHCP
4 5 (17.24%) Wireless
4 5 (17.24%) VPN
5 4 (13.79%) ADSL
5 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.34%) Ethernet
7 2 (6.90%) IPv4
7 2 (6.90%) LTE
8 1 (3.45%) Intranet
8 1 (3.45%) Extranet
8 1 (3.45%) 3G
8 1 (3.45%) SMTP
General
1 16 (55.17%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Billing
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (3.45%) French Language
4 1 (3.45%) German Language
4 1 (3.45%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Account Manager
1 13 (44.83%) Senior Manager
2 12 (41.38%) Senior Account Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Service Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Advisor
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Service Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) iPhone
3 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Business Development
2 4 (13.79%) CRM
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) UML
4 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.45%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) Content Management
5 1 (3.45%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C++
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
1 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.90%) KVM
3 1 (3.45%) UAG
3 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Avaya
4 1 (3.45%) Apple
4 1 (3.45%) BT
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Dell