Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 298 298
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 +32
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 89 63 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.67% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.56% 3.22% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 77 61 53
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +14.29% +32.08%
10th Percentile £19,500 £19,000 £18,600
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +6.67%

Broadband is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1952 1959 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.73% 15.69% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1610 1507
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Broadband as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +15 70 £39,500 -1.25% 16
Merseyside +36 17 £57,500 +130.00% 1
Cheshire -35 2 - -
Broadband
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 63 (70.79%) Telecoms
2 39 (43.82%) Ethernet
3 37 (41.57%) Cisco
4 27 (30.34%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (29.21%) Juniper
5 26 (29.21%) BGP
6 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (24.72%) .NET
8 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
8 21 (23.60%) Windows
8 21 (23.60%) TDD
8 21 (23.60%) Scrum
8 21 (23.60%) Firewall
8 21 (23.60%) Kanban
8 21 (23.60%) MSTest
9 20 (22.47%) Cacti
9 20 (22.47%) MPLS
9 20 (22.47%) Ericsson
9 20 (22.47%) VoIP
10 19 (21.35%) OSPF
10 19 (21.35%) Puppet
11 18 (20.22%) LAN
12 17 (19.10%) VB
12 17 (19.10%) VB.NET
12 17 (19.10%) Workflow
12 17 (19.10%) WinForms
12 17 (19.10%) NUnit
12 17 (19.10%) MVVM
12 17 (19.10%) Dependency Injection
12 17 (19.10%) Inversion of Control

Broadband
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.99%) JBoss
2 5 (5.62%) Apache
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (43.82%) Ethernet
2 26 (29.21%) BGP
3 21 (23.60%) Firewall
4 20 (22.47%) MPLS
4 20 (22.47%) VoIP
5 19 (21.35%) OSPF
6 18 (20.22%) LAN
7 15 (16.85%) HSRP
7 15 (16.85%) IPv6
7 15 (16.85%) VPN
8 14 (15.73%) DNS
8 14 (15.73%) Internet
8 14 (15.73%) MRTG
8 14 (15.73%) SNMP
8 14 (15.73%) TACACS
8 14 (15.73%) VRRP
8 14 (15.73%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (14.61%) ADSL
10 10 (11.24%) IPv4
10 10 (11.24%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.10%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (5.62%) MySQL
3 5 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (23.60%) MSTest
2 17 (19.10%) NUnit
3 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.49%) Selenium
4 4 (4.49%) SpecFlow
General
1 63 (70.79%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.49%) Games
3 1 (1.12%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (32.58%) Developer
2 21 (23.60%) .NET Developer
3 17 (19.10%) Telecoms Developer
4 15 (16.85%) Network Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Analyst
8 6 (6.74%) Designer
8 6 (6.74%) IP Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Broadband Technician
9 5 (5.62%) Fault Technician
9 5 (5.62%) Implementation Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Juniper Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Network Designer
9 5 (5.62%) Network Operations Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Service Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) Technical Services Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) Telecoms Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) Telecoms Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.72%) .NET
2 17 (19.10%) Ninject
2 17 (19.10%) Spring.NET
2 17 (19.10%) Unity DI Container
2 17 (19.10%) WinForms
2 17 (19.10%) WPF
3 8 (8.99%) Ajax
3 8 (8.99%) Hibernate
3 8 (8.99%) J2EE
3 8 (8.99%) JSP
3 8 (8.99%) Web Services
4 5 (5.62%) 802.1X
4 5 (5.62%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (4.49%) Entity Framework
5 4 (4.49%) LINQ
5 4 (4.49%) WCF
5 4 (4.49%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (11.24%) Data Centre
3 9 (10.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.62%) Cloud Native
5 5 (5.62%) Virtual Team
6 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.25%) Handset
8 2 (2.25%) iPad
9 1 (1.12%) e-Learning
9 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.12%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.60%) Windows
2 15 (16.85%) Linux
3 10 (11.24%) Unix
4 5 (5.62%) Debian
4 5 (5.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.60%) Kanban
2 21 (23.60%) Scrum
2 21 (23.60%) TDD
3 17 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (19.10%) Dependency Injection
3 17 (19.10%) Inversion of Control
3 17 (19.10%) MVVM
3 17 (19.10%) Workflow
4 15 (16.85%) Configuration Management
5 14 (15.73%) Network Management
6 10 (11.24%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (8.99%) Change Management
7 8 (8.99%) Functional Testing
7 8 (8.99%) Service Management
7 8 (8.99%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.99%) Test Automation
7 8 (8.99%) Test Planning
8 6 (6.74%) Web Filtering
9 5 (5.62%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.10%) VB
1 17 (19.10%) VB.NET
2 9 (10.11%) Java
2 9 (10.11%) SQL
3 7 (7.87%) Perl
3 7 (7.87%) PHP
3 7 (7.87%) Python
4 5 (5.62%) C
4 5 (5.62%) C#
4 5 (5.62%) Go
4 5 (5.62%) Ruby
5 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (30.34%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (17.98%) CCNP
3 14 (15.73%) JNCIP
4 13 (14.61%) CCNA
5 9 (10.11%) Degree
6 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.73%) PCI DSS
2 8 (8.99%) SLA
3 5 (5.62%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (15.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.62%) Docker
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (22.47%) Cacti
2 19 (21.35%) Puppet
3 14 (15.73%) Nagios
3 14 (15.73%) OpenNMS
3 14 (15.73%) RANCID
3 14 (15.73%) SCCM
4 6 (6.74%) FortiGate
4 6 (6.74%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (5.62%) Ansible
5 5 (5.62%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (5.62%) Kubernetes
5 5 (5.62%) Mesos
5 5 (5.62%) SCOM
5 5 (5.62%) systemd
Vendors
1 37 (41.57%) Cisco
2 26 (29.21%) Juniper
3 20 (22.47%) Ericsson
4 16 (17.98%) Huawei
5 9 (10.11%) Brocade
5 9 (10.11%) Foundry
5 9 (10.11%) Oracle
6 6 (6.74%) SolarWinds
7 5 (5.62%) BT
7 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.62%) Redback
7 5 (5.62%) ZyXEL
8 1 (1.12%) BroadSoft
8 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.12%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.12%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (1.12%) VMware