The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Broadband skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Broadband over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Broadband
England / North West
Rank 212 184 230
Rank change year-on-year -28 +46  
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 36 51 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.59% 0.90% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.02% 5.99% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 23
Median salary £40,000 £20,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -50.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £17,000 £15,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,750 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.14% -12.50%  

Broadband is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 895 851 1130
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.76% 14.96% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 695 694 865
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Broadband as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Broadband in the North West

Broadband
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Broadband in the North West

Broadband
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Broadband in the North West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Broadband in the North West

Broadband
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Broadband within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 24 £40,000 +81.81% 6
Cheshire -29 5 £21,600 +8.00% 1
Merseyside - 5 £52,500 - 1
Lancashire - 2 £21,600 - 1
Broadband
England

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Broadband also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 28 (46.67%) Ethernet
2 26 (43.33%) Internet
2 26 (43.33%) Telecoms
3 23 (38.33%) Firewall
3 23 (38.33%) PCI DSS
3 23 (38.33%) TACACS
3 23 (38.33%) CCNP
3 23 (38.33%) Active Directory
3 23 (38.33%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (38.33%) DNS
3 23 (38.33%) Network Management
4 21 (35.00%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 20 (33.33%) Puppet
6 19 (31.67%) Juniper
6 19 (31.67%) Ericsson
6 19 (31.67%) Nagios
6 19 (31.67%) Cisco
6 19 (31.67%) OpenNMS
6 19 (31.67%) Huawei
7 16 (26.67%) MPLS
8 15 (25.00%) WAN
8 15 (25.00%) SQL
8 15 (25.00%) SCCM
8 15 (25.00%) RANCID
9 14 (23.33%) VoIP
9 14 (23.33%) LAN
10 12 (20.00%) Python
10 12 (20.00%) Perl
10 12 (20.00%) BGP

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (46.67%) Ethernet
2 26 (43.33%) Internet
3 23 (38.33%) DNS
3 23 (38.33%) Firewall
3 23 (38.33%) TACACS
4 21 (35.00%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (26.67%) MPLS
6 15 (25.00%) WAN
7 14 (23.33%) LAN
7 14 (23.33%) VoIP
8 12 (20.00%) BGP
9 11 (18.33%) Asterisk PBX
9 11 (18.33%) IPv6
10 8 (13.33%) MRTG
10 8 (13.33%) SNMP
11 4 (6.67%) ADSL
11 4 (6.67%) VPN
12 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
13 1 (1.67%) ISDN
13 1 (1.67%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (5.00%) Big Data
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.67%) MSTest
2 7 (11.67%) NUnit
3 5 (8.33%) GitLab
3 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.33%) Moq
3 5 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 26 (43.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.00%) Billing
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Designer
2 11 (18.33%) Network Designer
3 10 (16.67%) Developer
4 7 (11.67%) .NET Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Telecoms Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Ruby Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Database Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Installation Technician
7 3 (5.00%) Junior Database Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Junior Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.00%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) .NET
2 7 (11.67%) Ninject
2 7 (11.67%) Spring.NET
2 7 (11.67%) Unity DI Container
2 7 (11.67%) WinForms
2 7 (11.67%) WPF
3 5 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
3 5 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.00%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Network Management
2 20 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (18.33%) Network Design
4 11 (18.33%) Network Planning
5 8 (13.33%) Change Management
6 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.67%) Coaching
6 7 (11.67%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (11.67%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (11.67%) Kanban
6 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
6 7 (11.67%) MVVM
6 7 (11.67%) Scrum
6 7 (11.67%) TDD
7 5 (8.33%) Microservices
7 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.00%) Mathematics
8 3 (5.00%) Service Management
8 3 (5.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) SQL
2 12 (20.00%) Perl
2 12 (20.00%) Python
3 7 (11.67%) Java
3 7 (11.67%) PHP
3 7 (11.67%) VB
3 7 (11.67%) VB.NET
4 5 (8.33%) C
4 5 (8.33%) C++
4 5 (8.33%) Go
4 5 (8.33%) Ruby
5 3 (5.00%) C#
5 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 23 (38.33%) CCNP
1 23 (38.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (20.00%) JNCIP
3 4 (6.67%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.67%) ACCA
4 1 (1.67%) CIMA
4 1 (1.67%) CISA
4 1 (1.67%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (38.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.67%) SLA
3 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 23 (38.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (33.33%) Puppet
2 19 (31.67%) Nagios
2 19 (31.67%) OpenNMS
3 15 (25.00%) RANCID
3 15 (25.00%) SCCM
4 8 (13.33%) Cacti
5 5 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Cisco
1 19 (31.67%) Ericsson
1 19 (31.67%) Huawei
1 19 (31.67%) Juniper
2 7 (11.67%) Brocade
2 7 (11.67%) Foundry
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) ZyXEL
3 1 (1.67%) Dell
3 1 (1.67%) HP
3 1 (1.67%) Samsung
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Candour Solutions
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £Competitive Salary
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Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
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Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience
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Salary: £35k - £40k + Car AllTravel, Bens
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Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience
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