Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 257 263 309
Rank change year-on-year +6 +46 -40
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 83 108 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.78% 0.85% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% 6.02% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 55 98 59
North West median annual salary £60,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.53% +7.50% +25.98%
10th Percentile £22,500 £19,350 £20,800
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +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 1,884 1,793 1,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.75% 14.18% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,576 1,426 1,514
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £22,625 £22,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £55,850
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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 -2 72 £60,000 +60.00% 14
Lancashire +17 8 £28,000 -6.67%
Broadband
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 38 (45.78%) Telecoms
2 37 (44.58%) SQL Server
3 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (37.35%) .NET
5 30 (36.14%) C#
6 25 (30.12%) Dependency Injection
6 25 (30.12%) MVVM
6 25 (30.12%) WPF
6 25 (30.12%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (30.12%) Kanban
6 25 (30.12%) TDD
6 25 (30.12%) Scrum
6 25 (30.12%) SQL Server 2016
6 25 (30.12%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (14.46%) VMware
7 12 (14.46%) Windows
7 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
7 12 (14.46%) Internet
7 12 (14.46%) Degree
8 11 (13.25%) Performance Management
8 11 (13.25%) Cisco
8 11 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
9 9 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (9.64%) Driving Licence
10 8 (9.64%) VoIP
10 8 (9.64%) VPN
10 8 (9.64%) B2B
10 8 (9.64%) Firewall
11 7 (8.43%) ADSL

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 6 (7.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.02%) IIS
3 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.02%) Office 365
4 4 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.46%) Internet
2 8 (9.64%) Firewall
2 8 (9.64%) VoIP
2 8 (9.64%) VPN
3 7 (8.43%) ADSL
4 5 (6.02%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.82%) Ethernet
5 4 (4.82%) FTP
5 4 (4.82%) MPLS
5 4 (4.82%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.61%) BGP
6 3 (3.61%) ISDN
6 3 (3.61%) OSPF
6 3 (3.61%) PBX
6 3 (3.61%) Wireless
7 2 (2.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.41%) HSRP
7 2 (2.41%) PSTN
7 2 (2.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (44.58%) SQL Server
2 25 (30.12%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (6.02%) MySQL
3 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.61%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) Power BI
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
General
1 38 (45.78%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.23%) Finance
3 3 (3.61%) Legal
4 2 (2.41%) Billing
4 2 (2.41%) French Language
4 2 (2.41%) German Language
4 2 (2.41%) Law
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Developer
2 26 (31.33%) .NET Developer
2 26 (31.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 26 (31.33%) C# Developer
3 25 (30.12%) C# WPF Developer
3 25 (30.12%) Telecoms Developer
3 25 (30.12%) WPF Developer
4 6 (7.23%) Consultant
4 6 (7.23%) IT Support
4 6 (7.23%) Network Engineer
4 6 (7.23%) Support Consultant
5 5 (6.02%) Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Architect
6 4 (4.82%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) IT Consultant
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Architect
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (37.35%) .NET
2 25 (30.12%) WPF
3 5 (6.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.12%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (9.64%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) BYOD
6 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Windows
2 7 (8.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.02%) Linux
4 1 (1.20%) CentOS
4 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.12%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (30.12%) Dependency Injection
2 25 (30.12%) Kanban
2 25 (30.12%) MVVM
2 25 (30.12%) Scrum
2 25 (30.12%) TDD
3 11 (13.25%) Performance Management
3 11 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (9.64%) B2B
5 6 (7.23%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.23%) CRM
5 6 (7.23%) ITIL
6 5 (6.02%) Coaching
6 5 (6.02%) Functional Testing
6 5 (6.02%) Migration
7 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.82%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.14%) C#
2 6 (7.23%) SQL
3 5 (6.02%) C++
4 4 (4.82%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.61%) Perl
5 3 (3.61%) Python
6 2 (2.41%) PHP
7 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.20%) C
7 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.41%) CCNA
3 2 (2.41%) CCNP
4 1 (1.20%) ACCA
4 1 (1.20%) CCA
4 1 (1.20%) CIMA
4 1 (1.20%) CISA
4 1 (1.20%) CISM
4 1 (1.20%) CISSP
4 1 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.20%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (1.20%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.20%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.20%) MCITP
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.20%) QiCA
4 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) GDPR
2 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.41%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.20%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.20%) XenApp
4 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Puppet
2 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.41%) Cacti
3 2 (2.41%) Nagios
3 2 (2.41%) RANCID
4 1 (1.20%) OpenNMS
4 1 (1.20%) SCCM
4 1 (1.20%) SCOM
4 1 (1.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
1 12 (14.46%) VMware
2 11 (13.25%) Cisco
3 5 (6.02%) BT
3 5 (6.02%) Juniper
4 4 (4.82%) Pega
5 2 (2.41%) Ericsson
5 2 (2.41%) Huawei
6 1 (1.20%) Brocade
6 1 (1.20%) Citrix
6 1 (1.20%) Draytek
6 1 (1.20%) F5
6 1 (1.20%) Foundry
6 1 (1.20%) Netezza
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle
6 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.20%) ZyXEL