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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 215 205 210
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 16 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 1.31% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 6
Average salary £46,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £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
1006 1069 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.12% 19.46% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 780 906 786
Average salary £38,800 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
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 23 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 23 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 -4 6 £12,500 -77.06% 2
Devon -8 4 £46,500 +135.44%
Dorset - 3 £25,000 -
Gloucestershire +10 2 £54,000 +61.19%
Wiltshire -16 1 £26,000 -48.00%
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 9 (40.91%) LAN
2 8 (36.36%) 4G
3 7 (31.82%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (31.82%) LTE
3 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
4 6 (27.27%) Internet
5 5 (22.73%) MPLS
5 5 (22.73%) OSPF
5 5 (22.73%) Wireless
5 5 (22.73%) DHCP
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
5 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (22.73%) Marketing
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
5 5 (22.73%) Product Management
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 4 (18.18%) PKI
6 4 (18.18%) SCTP
6 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Wireless Security
6 4 (18.18%) NGN
6 4 (18.18%) Siebel
6 4 (18.18%) Postgraduate
6 4 (18.18%) VoIP
6 4 (18.18%) 3GPP
6 4 (18.18%) IPsec
6 4 (18.18%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) MBA

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
1 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) LAN
2 8 (36.36%) 4G
3 7 (31.82%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (31.82%) LTE
4 6 (27.27%) Internet
5 5 (22.73%) Wireless
5 5 (22.73%) DHCP
5 5 (22.73%) MPLS
5 5 (22.73%) OSPF
6 4 (18.18%) 3GPP
6 4 (18.18%) VoIP
6 4 (18.18%) IPsec
6 4 (18.18%) 3G
6 4 (18.18%) DWDM
6 4 (18.18%) RSVP
6 4 (18.18%) SCTP
6 4 (18.18%) NGN
6 4 (18.18%) Wireless Security
7 3 (13.64%) WLAN
7 3 (13.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Jasmine
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 5 (22.73%) Marketing
3 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) Product Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Designer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Designer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Sales Executive
5 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Zend Framework
1 2 (9.09%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) PKI
2 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Product Management
2 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
3 2 (9.09%) Analytics
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
3 2 (9.09%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) TDD
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Use Case
4 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Development
4 1 (4.55%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PHP
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) Postgraduate
2 4 (18.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) UAG
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Siebel
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Zend
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya
Swindon
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
soVision Ltd
Salary: From £31,000 to £35,000 per annum - experience & skills dependent
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: £27,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Everything Everywhere
Salary: £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits - see list!
Posted: 27 days ago