The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 184 183 193
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 28 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.26% 2.05% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 5
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
860 830 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.06% 17.12% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 757 661 727
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Broadband
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Broadband Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Broadband
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Broadband across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Broadband Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Broadband
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 December 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
(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
Warwickshire - 9 £45,000 - 1
Solihull - 8 £38,000 -
Birmingham -4 5 £45,000 +80.00%
Wednesbury -1 2 - -
Shropshire -5 2 £18,000 -48.57%
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 17 (51.52%) Telecoms
2 12 (36.36%) Firewall
2 12 (36.36%) Wireless
2 12 (36.36%) Service Management
2 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco
2 12 (36.36%) VPN
2 12 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 12 (36.36%) MPLS
2 12 (36.36%) Websense
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (36.36%) Riverbed
2 12 (36.36%) SolarWinds
2 12 (36.36%) F5
3 9 (27.27%) Scrum
3 9 (27.27%) WinForms
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) TDD
3 9 (27.27%) NUnit
3 9 (27.27%) C#
3 9 (27.27%) .NET
3 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 9 (27.27%) ITIL
3 9 (27.27%) Castle Windsor
3 9 (27.27%) Ninject
3 9 (27.27%) MVVM
3 9 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (27.27%) Moq
3 9 (27.27%) Dependency Injection

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) VPN
1 12 (36.36%) MPLS
1 12 (36.36%) Firewall
1 12 (36.36%) Wireless
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (21.21%) PBX
3 5 (15.15%) VoIP
3 5 (15.15%) Internet
4 3 (9.09%) CTI
5 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
5 2 (6.06%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) NUnit
1 9 (27.27%) MSTest
1 9 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
1 9 (27.27%) Moq
General
1 17 (51.52%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Network Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Project Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Network Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Network Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Voice Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Data Network Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Data Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.03%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
1 9 (27.27%) WinForms
1 9 (27.27%) WPF
1 9 (27.27%) Spring.NET
1 9 (27.27%) Castle Windsor
1 9 (27.27%) Ninject
1 9 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Service Management
1 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (27.27%) Scrum
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) TDD
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (27.27%) Kanban
2 9 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (27.27%) MVVM
3 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (21.21%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
3 7 (21.21%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) Supplier Management
5 3 (9.09%) Network Design
6 1 (3.03%) Network Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) C
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco
1 12 (36.36%) CheckPoint
1 12 (36.36%) Websense
1 12 (36.36%) Riverbed
1 12 (36.36%) SolarWinds
1 12 (36.36%) F5
2 3 (9.09%) Fujitsu
2 3 (9.09%) Panasonic
3 1 (3.03%) NEC
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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