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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 220 221 206
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 19 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 1.36% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 6
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £19,300 £17,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
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
1213 1026 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.23% 16.83% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 814 731
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 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 July 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
Dorset +18 11 £35,000 -6.66%
Wiltshire -10 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Gloucestershire -6 2 £38,500 -28.70%
Devon -13 1 - -
Bristol -20 1 £100,000 +700.00%
Somerset - 1 £38,000 -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 14 (42.42%) VoIP
3 13 (39.39%) MPLS
3 13 (39.39%) Business Development
4 9 (27.27%) Windows
5 8 (24.24%) VMware
6 7 (21.21%) Wireless
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 6 (18.18%) MS Office
7 6 (18.18%) Firewall
8 5 (15.15%) Linux
8 5 (15.15%) Cisco
8 5 (15.15%) DHCP
8 5 (15.15%) VPN
8 5 (15.15%) DNS
9 4 (12.12%) Ethernet
9 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
9 4 (12.12%) ADSL
9 4 (12.12%) HP
9 4 (12.12%) C++
9 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
9 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (9.09%) iPhone
10 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (9.09%) LTE
10 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
10 3 (9.09%) Windows 7

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) WorkSite
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.03%) Lync
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) VoIP
2 13 (39.39%) MPLS
3 7 (21.21%) Wireless
4 6 (18.18%) Firewall
5 5 (15.15%) DHCP
5 5 (15.15%) VPN
5 5 (15.15%) DNS
6 4 (12.12%) Ethernet
6 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.12%) ADSL
7 3 (9.09%) SAN
7 3 (9.09%) LTE
8 2 (6.06%) WAN
8 2 (6.06%) IPv4
9 1 (3.03%) LAN
9 1 (3.03%) Intranet
9 1 (3.03%) Extranet
9 1 (3.03%) 3G
9 1 (3.03%) VLAN
9 1 (3.03%) DSL
General
1 18 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Billing
3 2 (6.06%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (3.03%) French Language
4 1 (3.03%) German Language
4 1 (3.03%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Account Manager
2 12 (36.36%) Senior Manager
2 12 (36.36%) Senior Account Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Service Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Technician
6 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Ajax
1 1 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.09%) iPhone
3 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.09%) UNIX
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Business Development
2 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 3 (9.09%) UML
2 3 (9.09%) CRM
2 3 (9.09%) Service Management
2 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
3 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.06%) Time Management
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.03%) Coaching
4 1 (3.03%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (3.03%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.03%) Content Management
4 1 (3.03%) IC Design
4 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) C++
2 3 (9.09%) Perl
2 3 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) C
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.03%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) MCSE
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) CCA
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.06%) KVM
4 2 (6.06%) UAG
4 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) XenServer
5 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) VMware
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
4 4 (12.12%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) Avaya
6 2 (6.06%) Apple
6 2 (6.06%) Dell
6 2 (6.06%) EMC
6 2 (6.06%) IBM
7 1 (3.03%) AppSense
7 1 (3.03%) Veeam
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) Symantec
7 1 (3.03%) Websense
7 1 (3.03%) BT