Period
to 24 September 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 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 276 267 311
Rank change year-on-year -9 +44 +29
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 87 87 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.67% 0.73% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.31% 4.60% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67 70 47
North West median annual salary £42,500 £33,077 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.49% -5.50% +32.08%
10th Percentile £19,500 £17,500 £16,800
90th Percentile £59,250 £60,000 £65,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2019 1893 1946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.59% 15.97% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1637 1581 1547
North West median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £21,150
90th Percentile £57,350 £57,500 £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 September 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 September 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 +1 66 £40,000 - 8
Merseyside +13 12 £45,000 +80.00%
Cheshire -52 6 - -
Lancashire -1 3 £60,000 +78.29%
Broadband
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 52 (59.77%) Telecoms
2 46 (52.87%) Ethernet
3 42 (48.28%) Cisco
4 34 (39.08%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (33.33%) Juniper
5 29 (33.33%) BGP
6 28 (32.18%) LAN
7 26 (29.89%) Firewall
8 25 (28.74%) MPLS
9 22 (25.29%) CCNP
9 22 (25.29%) VoIP
9 22 (25.29%) Cacti
10 20 (22.99%) OSPF
11 19 (21.84%) Windows
12 17 (19.54%) .NET
12 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
12 17 (19.54%) Internet
12 17 (19.54%) Ericsson
13 16 (18.39%) Scrum
13 16 (18.39%) VPN
13 16 (18.39%) Kanban
13 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (18.39%) TDD
13 16 (18.39%) JNCIP
13 16 (18.39%) MSTest
14 15 (17.24%) Nagios
15 14 (16.09%) IPv6
15 14 (16.09%) DNS
15 14 (16.09%) CCNA
15 14 (16.09%) Active Directory

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 (2.30%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 46 (52.87%) Ethernet
2 29 (33.33%) BGP
3 28 (32.18%) LAN
4 26 (29.89%) Firewall
5 25 (28.74%) MPLS
6 22 (25.29%) VoIP
7 20 (22.99%) OSPF
8 17 (19.54%) Internet
9 16 (18.39%) VPN
10 14 (16.09%) DNS
10 14 (16.09%) IPv6
10 14 (16.09%) TACACS
10 14 (16.09%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (14.94%) HSRP
11 13 (14.94%) MRTG
11 13 (14.94%) SNMP
12 12 (13.79%) Junos
12 12 (13.79%) VRRP
12 12 (13.79%) WAN
13 11 (12.64%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (18.39%) MSTest
2 12 (13.79%) NUnit
3 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.60%) Selenium
3 4 (4.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 52 (59.77%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.90%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Games
3 1 (1.15%) Billing
3 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (19.54%) Developer
2 16 (18.39%) .NET Developer
2 16 (18.39%) Network Engineer
3 14 (16.09%) Operations Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Telecoms Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) IP Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Coordinator
6 8 (9.20%) Implementation Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Juniper Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) Broadband Technician
8 6 (6.90%) Fault Technician
8 6 (6.90%) Telecoms Technician
9 5 (5.75%) Designer
9 5 (5.75%) Network Designer
10 4 (4.60%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.54%) .NET
2 12 (13.79%) Ninject
2 12 (13.79%) Spring.NET
2 12 (13.79%) Unity DI Container
2 12 (13.79%) WinForms
2 12 (13.79%) WPF
3 8 (9.20%) 802.1X
4 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (4.60%) CSS
4 4 (4.60%) Entity Framework
4 4 (4.60%) HTML
4 4 (4.60%) jQuery
4 4 (4.60%) LINQ
4 4 (4.60%) WCF
4 4 (4.60%) WF
5 2 (2.30%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (10.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.30%) Handset
7 2 (2.30%) iPad
8 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.15%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.15%) EPoS
8 1 (1.15%) Replication
8 1 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.15%) Social Media
8 1 (1.15%) STB
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.84%) Windows
2 13 (14.94%) Unix
3 12 (13.79%) Linux
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (18.39%) Kanban
1 16 (18.39%) Scrum
1 16 (18.39%) TDD
2 14 (16.09%) Network Management
3 13 (14.94%) Configuration Management
4 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (13.79%) Dependency Injection
4 12 (13.79%) Inversion of Control
4 12 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (13.79%) MVVM
5 10 (11.49%) Change Management
6 9 (10.34%) Validation
7 8 (9.20%) Web Filtering
8 6 (6.90%) Fault Management
9 5 (5.75%) Coaching
9 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.75%) Workflow
10 4 (4.60%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (4.60%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.79%) VB
1 12 (13.79%) VB.NET
2 8 (9.20%) C
3 5 (5.75%) C#
3 5 (5.75%) Perl
3 5 (5.75%) Python
3 5 (5.75%) SQL
4 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.60%) PHP
5 1 (1.15%) Groovy
5 1 (1.15%) Java
5 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (39.08%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (25.29%) CCNP
3 16 (18.39%) JNCIP
4 14 (16.09%) CCNA
5 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) MBA
8 1 (1.15%) ACCA
8 1 (1.15%) CCIE
8 1 (1.15%) CCSP
8 1 (1.15%) CIMA
8 1 (1.15%) CISA
8 1 (1.15%) Degree
8 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.15%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.15%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.15%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.09%) PCI DSS
2 10 (11.49%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.15%) PMO
3 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 14 (16.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (25.29%) Cacti
2 15 (17.24%) Nagios
3 14 (16.09%) OpenNMS
4 13 (14.94%) Puppet
4 13 (14.94%) RANCID
4 13 (14.94%) SCCM
5 9 (10.34%) FortiGate
5 9 (10.34%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (4.60%) SCOM
7 1 (1.15%) Netcool
Vendors
1 42 (48.28%) Cisco
2 29 (33.33%) Juniper
3 17 (19.54%) Ericsson
4 13 (14.94%) Huawei
5 9 (10.34%) BT
5 9 (10.34%) SolarWinds
6 8 (9.20%) Brocade
6 8 (9.20%) Foundry
7 5 (5.75%) Redback
8 4 (4.60%) ZyXEL
9 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.30%) F5
10 2 (2.30%) VMware
11 1 (1.15%) BroadSoft
11 1 (1.15%) Dell
11 1 (1.15%) HP
11 1 (1.15%) Samsung
11 1 (1.15%) Sonus