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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Broadband
Rank 214 197 199
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 11 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.19% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 1.22% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 3
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +122.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £38,500 £17,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £18,800
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-23.75% +14.28%
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
967 818 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.76% 15.56% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 799 668 638
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,457 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £57,500 £50,000
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 17 October 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 17 October 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
Solihull - 5 £38,000 - 4
Birmingham - 4 £35,000 -
Wednesbury 0 2 - -
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (47.22%) ITIL
2 15 (41.67%) Service Management
2 15 (41.67%) VoIP
3 13 (36.11%) Windows
4 12 (33.33%) SLA
4 12 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 12 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
5 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
6 10 (27.78%) Windows XP
6 10 (27.78%) WAN
6 10 (27.78%) LAN
6 10 (27.78%) Citrix
6 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (27.78%) MCSE
6 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (27.78%) McAfee
6 10 (27.78%) Blackberry
6 10 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (27.78%) 3G
6 10 (27.78%) XenApp
6 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 10 (27.78%) PDA
6 10 (27.78%) LANDesk
7 9 (25.00%) Asset Management
7 9 (25.00%) Coaching
8 8 (22.22%) Linux
9 7 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
10 6 (16.67%) Cisco

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) VoIP
2 10 (27.78%) WAN
2 10 (27.78%) LAN
2 10 (27.78%) 3G
3 6 (16.67%) MPLS
3 6 (16.67%) VPN
3 6 (16.67%) Firewall
3 6 (16.67%) Wireless
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (11.11%) PBX
5 3 (8.33%) DSL
5 3 (8.33%) CTI
5 3 (8.33%) Internet
6 2 (5.56%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 12 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 5 (13.89%) Retail
4 3 (8.33%) Back Office
5 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Service Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Network Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Services Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Data Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Blackberry
1 10 (27.78%) PDA
2 5 (13.89%) CCTV
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
2 10 (27.78%) Windows XP
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (22.22%) Linux
4 6 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) ITIL
2 15 (41.67%) Service Management
3 12 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (25.00%) Coaching
4 9 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.11%) Project Management
7 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (8.33%) Fault Management
8 3 (8.33%) Network Design
9 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
9 2 (5.56%) CRM
9 2 (5.56%) Web Design
10 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) C
1 5 (13.89%) C++
1 5 (13.89%) Embedded C
1 5 (13.89%) Embedded C++
2 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) MCSE
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (16.67%) Degree
4 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) HNC
6 1 (2.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) SLA
2 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) XenApp
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) Citrix
2 10 (27.78%) McAfee
2 10 (27.78%) LANDesk
3 6 (16.67%) Riverbed
3 6 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 6 (16.67%) F5
3 6 (16.67%) Websense
3 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco
3 6 (16.67%) Fujitsu
4 4 (11.11%) BT
5 3 (8.33%) Panasonic
6 2 (5.56%) Freescale
7 1 (2.78%) NEC
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