Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
England > North West
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 257 279 251
Rank change year-on-year +22 -28 +50
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 99 97 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.82% 0.74% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.47% 4.73% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 60 70 67
North West median annual salary £27,000 £43,750 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.29% +75.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £19,000 £19,500 £16,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £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 1,811 2,050 1,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.95% 15.63% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,466 1,662 1,491
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +1.32% +1.33%
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +45 95 £27,000 -32.50% 11
Lancashire +11 2 £23,500 -60.83%
Cheshire -14 2 £35,000 -
Broadband
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 39 (39.39%) Telecoms
2 26 (26.26%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (25.25%) SLA
4 22 (22.22%) C#
4 22 (22.22%) VoIP
4 22 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (21.21%) .NET
6 20 (20.20%) WAN
6 20 (20.20%) Cisco
7 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
8 17 (17.17%) Service Delivery
8 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
9 16 (16.16%) Internet
10 13 (13.13%) ADSL
10 13 (13.13%) Scrum
10 13 (13.13%) TDD
10 13 (13.13%) Kanban
11 11 (11.11%) Firewall
11 11 (11.11%) Coaching
12 10 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (10.10%) CCNA
12 10 (10.10%) B2B
13 9 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (9.09%) Service Management
14 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2016
14 8 (8.08%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (8.08%) WPF
14 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (8.08%) Amazon AWS

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 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.01%) IIS
1 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (2.02%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.03%) Office 365
3 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 22 (22.22%) VoIP
2 20 (20.20%) WAN
3 16 (16.16%) Internet
4 13 (13.13%) ADSL
5 11 (11.11%) Firewall
6 8 (8.08%) BGP
6 8 (8.08%) OSPF
7 7 (7.07%) VPN
8 6 (6.06%) IP Telephony
9 4 (4.04%) LAN
9 4 (4.04%) MPLS
9 4 (4.04%) PSTN
9 4 (4.04%) RIP
9 4 (4.04%) xDSL
10 3 (3.03%) IPv4
10 3 (3.03%) IPv6
10 3 (3.03%) L2TP
10 3 (3.03%) PBX
10 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (4.04%) MySQL
4 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (39.39%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.05%) Finance
3 2 (2.02%) Advertising
4 1 (1.01%) Automotive
4 1 (1.01%) Billing
4 1 (1.01%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (18.18%) Developer
2 13 (13.13%) Analyst
3 11 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 9 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 9 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) C# WPF Developer
5 8 (8.08%) Technical Support
5 8 (8.08%) Telecoms Developer
5 8 (8.08%) WPF Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Coordinator
7 5 (5.05%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Provisioning Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Salesforce Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Senior Salesforce Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Telecoms Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.21%) .NET
2 8 (8.08%) WPF
3 6 (6.06%) React
3 6 (6.06%) RESTful
4 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.03%) CSS
4 3 (3.03%) HTML
4 3 (3.03%) jQuery
4 3 (3.03%) JSON
4 3 (3.03%) SOAP
5 1 (1.01%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.02%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.01%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (1.01%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Windows
2 3 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.01%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.26%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.17%) Service Delivery
4 13 (13.13%) Kanban
4 13 (13.13%) Scrum
4 13 (13.13%) TDD
5 11 (11.11%) Coaching
6 10 (10.10%) B2B
7 9 (9.09%) Service Management
8 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.08%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (8.08%) MVVM
9 7 (7.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (7.07%) SDLC
10 6 (6.06%) Commercial Awareness
10 6 (6.06%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.06%) CRM
10 6 (6.06%) DevOps
10 6 (6.06%) MVC
10 6 (6.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.22%) C#
2 8 (8.08%) SQL
3 5 (5.05%) Perl
3 5 (5.05%) PHP
4 3 (3.03%) Python
5 2 (2.02%) C++
6 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (10.10%) CCNA
1 10 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (7.07%) Degree
3 1 (1.01%) CCA
3 1 (1.01%) CEH
3 1 (1.01%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.01%) CISM
3 1 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.01%) GCFA
3 1 (1.01%) GCIH
3 1 (1.01%) GPEN
3 1 (1.01%) GREM
3 1 (1.01%) GSEC
3 1 (1.01%) GXPN
3 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.01%) MCITP
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (25.25%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) GPG13
3 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.02%) vCloud
4 1 (1.01%) XenApp
4 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Cacti
2 1 (1.01%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.01%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.01%) Nagios
2 1 (1.01%) OpenNMS
2 1 (1.01%) Puppet
2 1 (1.01%) RANCID
2 1 (1.01%) SCCM
2 1 (1.01%) SCOM
2 1 (1.01%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (20.20%) Cisco
2 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (7.07%) Juniper
5 6 (6.06%) VMware
5 6 (6.06%) Xamarin
6 5 (5.05%) BT
6 5 (5.05%) Oracle
7 4 (4.04%) Ericsson
7 4 (4.04%) Huawei
7 4 (4.04%) Remedy
8 3 (3.03%) HP
8 3 (3.03%) Openreach
9 2 (2.02%) Pegasus
9 2 (2.02%) Ruckus Wireless
9 2 (2.02%) Virgin Media
10 1 (1.01%) Apple
10 1 (1.01%) Brocade
10 1 (1.01%) Pega
10 1 (1.01%) ZyXEL