Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
England > North West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 287 287
Rank change year-on-year +20 0 +21
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 94 86 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.80% 0.67% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.69% 4.42% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 55 70 66
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.06% +2.86%
10th Percentile £19,900 £19,500 £18,875
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 2,005 1,944 1,899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.03% 15.22% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,631 1,557 1,587
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018. 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 +29 89 £60,000 +50.00% 13
Lancashire +13 4 £23,500 -60.83% 7
Cheshire +4 1 £35,000 - 1
Broadband
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT jobs citing Broadband also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Broadband.

1 46 (48.94%) Telecoms
2 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 28 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (28.72%) .NET
4 25 (26.60%) C#
5 23 (24.47%) Ethernet
6 22 (23.40%) SLA
7 21 (22.34%) VoIP
8 18 (19.15%) Cisco
9 17 (18.09%) SQL Server 2016
9 17 (18.09%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (18.09%) TDD
9 17 (18.09%) WPF
9 17 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (18.09%) Kanban
9 17 (18.09%) Dependency Injection
9 17 (18.09%) MVVM
9 17 (18.09%) Scrum
10 16 (17.02%) Service Delivery
10 16 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
12 13 (13.83%) B2B
13 12 (12.77%) WAN
14 11 (11.70%) ADSL
14 11 (11.70%) Degree
14 11 (11.70%) Coaching
15 9 (9.57%) SQL
15 9 (9.57%) VPN
15 9 (9.57%) Firewall
16 8 (8.51%) Finance

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 2 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.06%) SAS
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Pegasus Opera
1 1 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.47%) Ethernet
2 21 (22.34%) VoIP
3 12 (12.77%) WAN
4 11 (11.70%) ADSL
5 9 (9.57%) Firewall
5 9 (9.57%) VPN
6 8 (8.51%) BGP
6 8 (8.51%) OSPF
7 7 (7.45%) Internet
7 7 (7.45%) MPLS
8 4 (4.26%) DNS
8 4 (4.26%) HSRP
8 4 (4.26%) IP Telephony
8 4 (4.26%) IPv6
8 4 (4.26%) ISDN
8 4 (4.26%) PBX
8 4 (4.26%) PSTN
8 4 (4.26%) TACACS
8 4 (4.26%) VLAN
8 4 (4.26%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (18.09%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.19%) MySQL
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.06%) Power BI
5 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 46 (48.94%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.51%) Finance
3 3 (3.19%) Billing
4 2 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Law
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (26.60%) Developer
2 18 (19.15%) .NET Developer
2 18 (19.15%) C# .NET Developer
2 18 (19.15%) C# Developer
3 17 (18.09%) C# WPF Developer
3 17 (18.09%) Telecoms Developer
3 17 (18.09%) WPF Developer
4 7 (7.45%) Analyst
4 7 (7.45%) Network Engineer
5 5 (5.32%) Lead Developer
5 5 (5.32%) Provisioning Engineer
5 5 (5.32%) Technical Support
5 5 (5.32%) Telecoms Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Account Executive
6 4 (4.26%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.19%) Designer
7 3 (3.19%) Service Desk Supervisor
7 3 (3.19%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.13%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.13%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.72%) .NET
2 17 (18.09%) WPF
3 5 (5.32%) React
3 5 (5.32%) RESTful
4 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.06%) CSS
4 1 (1.06%) HTML
4 1 (1.06%) jQuery
4 1 (1.06%) JSON
4 1 (1.06%) MDX
4 1 (1.06%) SOAP
4 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (1.06%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Windows
2 4 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.13%) Linux
5 1 (1.06%) CentOS
5 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (18.09%) Dependency Injection
2 17 (18.09%) Kanban
2 17 (18.09%) MVVM
2 17 (18.09%) Scrum
2 17 (18.09%) TDD
3 16 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (17.02%) Service Delivery
4 13 (13.83%) B2B
5 11 (11.70%) Coaching
6 8 (8.51%) Commercial Awareness
6 8 (8.51%) ITIL
7 6 (6.38%) Change Management
8 5 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.32%) MVC
8 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.32%) Service Management
9 4 (4.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.60%) C#
2 9 (9.57%) SQL
3 6 (6.38%) Perl
3 6 (6.38%) Python
4 5 (5.32%) PHP
5 4 (4.26%) C++
6 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.06%) C
7 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.06%) R
7 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Degree
2 7 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.38%) CCNA
4 2 (2.13%) CCA
4 2 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.13%) MCITP
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.06%) CCNP
5 1 (1.06%) CEH
5 1 (1.06%) CISM
5 1 (1.06%) CISSP
5 1 (1.06%) GCFA
5 1 (1.06%) GCIH
5 1 (1.06%) GPEN
5 1 (1.06%) GREM
5 1 (1.06%) GSEC
5 1 (1.06%) GXPN
5 1 (1.06%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.40%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (7.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.13%) vCloud
3 2 (2.13%) XenApp
3 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.06%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Cacti
1 3 (3.19%) Nagios
1 3 (3.19%) RANCID
2 2 (2.13%) OpenNMS
2 2 (2.13%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) SCOM
3 1 (1.06%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.06%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (19.15%) Cisco
2 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.51%) Juniper
4 7 (7.45%) VMware
5 6 (6.38%) BT
5 6 (6.38%) Ericsson
5 6 (6.38%) Huawei
6 5 (5.32%) Xamarin
7 3 (3.19%) Openreach
7 3 (3.19%) Pega
8 2 (2.13%) Brocade
8 2 (2.13%) Citrix
8 2 (2.13%) Foundry
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle
8 2 (2.13%) Remedy
8 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.13%) Virgin Media
8 2 (2.13%) ZyXEL
9 1 (1.06%) BMC
9 1 (1.06%) HP