The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 210 206 209
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 15 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 1.34% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 6
Average salary £44,750 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.54% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1004 1046 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.31% 19.44% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 780 887 823
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,127 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Broadband
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +3 6 £12,500 -77.06% 1
Devon -9 3 £46,500 +135.44%
Dorset - 3 £25,000 - 2
Gloucestershire +11 2 £54,000 +61.19% 1
Wiltshire -8 1 £26,000 -48.00%
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (43.48%) LAN
2 9 (39.13%) 4G
3 8 (34.78%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (34.78%) LTE
4 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
5 5 (21.74%) Internet
5 5 (21.74%) MPLS
5 5 (21.74%) OSPF
5 5 (21.74%) DHCP
6 4 (17.39%) 3GPP
6 4 (17.39%) UMTS
6 4 (17.39%) VoIP
6 4 (17.39%) WLAN
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
6 4 (17.39%) GPRS
6 4 (17.39%) GSM
6 4 (17.39%) DWDM
6 4 (17.39%) RSVP
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
6 4 (17.39%) Wireless
6 4 (17.39%) IPsec
6 4 (17.39%) SCTP
6 4 (17.39%) Product Management
6 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (17.39%) PKI
6 4 (17.39%) Marketing
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
1 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) LAN
2 9 (39.13%) 4G
3 8 (34.78%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (34.78%) LTE
4 5 (21.74%) Internet
4 5 (21.74%) MPLS
4 5 (21.74%) OSPF
4 5 (21.74%) DHCP
5 4 (17.39%) 3GPP
5 4 (17.39%) UMTS
5 4 (17.39%) VoIP
5 4 (17.39%) WLAN
5 4 (17.39%) GPRS
5 4 (17.39%) GSM
5 4 (17.39%) DWDM
5 4 (17.39%) RSVP
5 4 (17.39%) Wireless
5 4 (17.39%) IPsec
5 4 (17.39%) SCTP
6 3 (13.04%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) RAN Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Product Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Designer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Designer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Ext JS
1 2 (8.70%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) PKI
2 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Project Management
1 4 (17.39%) Product Management
1 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
2 3 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Security Testing
3 2 (8.70%) OO
3 2 (8.70%) Scrum
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Use Case
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) TDD
3 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
3 2 (8.70%) Analytics
3 2 (8.70%) User Stories
3 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PHP
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) MBA
2 3 (13.04%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) UAG
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Siebel
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Zend
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
Bournemouth, Dorset
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: £27,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Venator Recruitment Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits - see list!
Posted: 22 days ago