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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Broadband
Rank 217 208 200
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 19 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 1.78% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 11
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £23,550 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £51,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
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
1070 1012 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.45% 17.25% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 895 794 777
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +12 8 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Bristol -4 5 £100,000 +700.00% 4
Wiltshire -5 2 £29,500 -26.25%
Gloucestershire -10 2 £38,500 -28.70%
Devon -14 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £38,000 -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (48.28%) Telecoms
2 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) VoIP
3 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) MPLS
3 8 (27.59%) Wireless
3 8 (27.59%) Business Development
4 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (24.14%) MS Office
5 5 (17.24%) Linux
5 5 (17.24%) VPN
5 5 (17.24%) Firewall
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco
6 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
6 4 (13.79%) Service Management
6 4 (13.79%) DNS
6 4 (13.79%) DHCP
6 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
6 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
6 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
6 4 (13.79%) ADSL
6 4 (13.79%) HP
6 4 (13.79%) C
6 4 (13.79%) C++
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) Billing
7 3 (10.34%) Asset Management

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) WorkSite
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) Lync
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) VoIP
2 8 (27.59%) MPLS
2 8 (27.59%) Wireless
3 5 (17.24%) VPN
3 5 (17.24%) Firewall
4 4 (13.79%) DNS
4 4 (13.79%) DHCP
4 4 (13.79%) Ethernet
4 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.79%) ADSL
5 3 (10.34%) SAN
6 2 (6.90%) LTE
6 2 (6.90%) WAN
7 1 (3.45%) VLAN
7 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.45%) LAN
7 1 (3.45%) IPv4
7 1 (3.45%) DSL
7 1 (3.45%) Intranet
7 1 (3.45%) Extranet
General
1 14 (48.28%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Billing
3 2 (6.90%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
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 8 (27.59%) Account Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Senior Account Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Senior Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Service Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Technician
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) IC Design Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) JSON
1 2 (6.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) iPhone
3 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) Verilog
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.34%) UNIX
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Business Development
2 4 (13.79%) Service Management
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
3 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) CRM
4 2 (6.90%) UML
4 2 (6.90%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) IC Design
5 1 (3.45%) Content Management
5 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.45%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.45%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) C
1 4 (13.79%) C++
2 3 (10.34%) Perl
2 3 (10.34%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) AWK
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.45%) MOS
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) CCA
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.90%) UAG
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.45%) KVM
4 1 (3.45%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) XenServer
4 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.45%) SCOM
2 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) Avaya
5 2 (6.90%) Apple
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) Dell
5 2 (6.90%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) AppSense
6 1 (3.45%) BT
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) Websense
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) Veeam
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