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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 175 227
Rank change year-on-year -42 +52  
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 58 62 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.86% 1.11% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.55% 6.94% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 39 45 29
Median salary £42,500 £32,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.81% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £17,200 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £33,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +14.92% -12.98%  

Broadband is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1045 893 953
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.48% 15.96% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 835 759 763
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Broadband as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -17 40 £40,000 - 7
Merseyside - 11 £45,000 -
Cheshire -50 4 - -
Lancashire - 3 £58,750 -
Broadband
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 48 (50.53%) Telecoms
2 43 (45.26%) Ethernet
3 32 (33.68%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (31.58%) Cisco
5 29 (30.53%) Firewall
6 27 (28.42%) MPLS
6 27 (28.42%) LAN
7 26 (27.37%) Windows
7 26 (27.37%) Juniper
7 26 (27.37%) CCNP
8 25 (26.32%) Internet
9 24 (25.26%) BGP
10 23 (24.21%) .NET
10 23 (24.21%) SQL Server
11 20 (21.05%) TACACS
11 20 (21.05%) VoIP
11 20 (21.05%) Active Directory
11 20 (21.05%) DNS
11 20 (21.05%) PCI DSS
11 20 (21.05%) Network Management
12 19 (20.00%) MSTest
12 19 (20.00%) Kanban
12 19 (20.00%) Nagios
12 19 (20.00%) WAN
12 19 (20.00%) Scrum
12 19 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (20.00%) TDD
13 18 (18.95%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (18.95%) OpenNMS
14 17 (17.89%) Cacti

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 (2.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 43 (45.26%) Ethernet
2 29 (30.53%) Firewall
3 27 (28.42%) LAN
3 27 (28.42%) MPLS
4 25 (26.32%) Internet
5 24 (25.26%) BGP
6 20 (21.05%) DNS
6 20 (21.05%) TACACS
6 20 (21.05%) VoIP
7 19 (20.00%) WAN
8 18 (18.95%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (14.74%) IPv6
9 14 (14.74%) VPN
10 12 (12.63%) OSPF
11 11 (11.58%) MRTG
11 11 (11.58%) SNMP
12 8 (8.42%) Asterisk PBX
12 8 (8.42%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (8.42%) IPv4
12 8 (8.42%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.21%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.68%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (20.00%) MSTest
2 17 (17.89%) NUnit
3 4 (4.21%) Moq
3 4 (4.21%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.11%) Selenium
5 2 (2.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 48 (50.53%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.47%) Finance
3 4 (4.21%) Billing
3 4 (4.21%) Games
4 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (24.21%) Developer
2 19 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 17 (17.89%) Network Engineer
3 17 (17.89%) Telecoms Developer
4 11 (11.58%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) Designer
5 8 (8.42%) Network Designer
6 7 (7.37%) Coordinator
7 6 (6.32%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) IP Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Juniper Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Database Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Junior
9 4 (4.21%) Junior Database Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Junior Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Network Operations Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Telecoms Technician
10 3 (3.16%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.21%) .NET
2 17 (17.89%) Ninject
2 17 (17.89%) Spring.NET
2 17 (17.89%) Unity DI Container
2 17 (17.89%) WinForms
2 17 (17.89%) WPF
3 5 (5.26%) 802.1X
4 4 (4.21%) Castle Windsor
5 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.11%) CSS
5 2 (2.11%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.11%) jQuery
5 2 (2.11%) LINQ
5 2 (2.11%) TAPI
5 2 (2.11%) WCF
5 2 (2.11%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (12.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.21%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.21%) Replication
5 3 (3.16%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.11%) EPoS
7 1 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.05%) STB
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.37%) Windows
2 8 (8.42%) Unix
3 7 (7.37%) Linux
4 5 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.05%) Network Management
2 19 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.00%) Kanban
2 19 (20.00%) Scrum
2 19 (20.00%) TDD
3 17 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (17.89%) Dependency Injection
3 17 (17.89%) Inversion of Control
3 17 (17.89%) MVVM
4 13 (13.68%) Configuration Management
5 12 (12.63%) Change Management
6 9 (9.47%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.42%) Validation
8 7 (7.37%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (7.37%) Network Design
8 7 (7.37%) Network Planning
9 6 (6.32%) Coaching
10 5 (5.26%) Web Filtering
11 4 (4.21%) Database Theory
11 4 (4.21%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.89%) VB
1 17 (17.89%) VB.NET
2 7 (7.37%) SQL
3 6 (6.32%) C#
4 5 (5.26%) C
5 4 (4.21%) Perl
5 4 (4.21%) Python
5 4 (4.21%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.16%) Groovy
6 3 (3.16%) Java
6 3 (3.16%) PHP
7 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (33.68%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (27.37%) CCNP
3 17 (17.89%) JNCIP
4 6 (6.32%) CCNA
5 4 (4.21%) DBS Check
5 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.11%) ACCA
7 2 (2.11%) CIMA
7 2 (2.11%) CISA
7 2 (2.11%) MBA
7 2 (2.11%) QiCA
8 1 (1.05%) CCIE
8 1 (1.05%) CCSP
8 1 (1.05%) Degree
8 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.05%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.05%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.05%) PCI DSS
2 8 (8.42%) SLA
3 4 (4.21%) QA
4 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.05%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.11%) Terminal Services
2 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (20.00%) Nagios
2 18 (18.95%) OpenNMS
3 17 (17.89%) Cacti
4 13 (13.68%) Puppet
4 13 (13.68%) RANCID
4 13 (13.68%) SCCM
5 6 (6.32%) FortiGate
5 6 (6.32%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.05%) Netcool
6 1 (1.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (31.58%) Cisco
2 26 (27.37%) Juniper
3 17 (17.89%) Ericsson
4 15 (15.79%) Huawei
5 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.32%) BT
6 6 (6.32%) SolarWinds
7 5 (5.26%) Brocade
7 5 (5.26%) Foundry
8 3 (3.16%) Redback
8 3 (3.16%) ZyXEL
9 2 (2.11%) Dell
9 2 (2.11%) F5
9 2 (2.11%) HP
9 2 (2.11%) Samsung
9 2 (2.11%) VMware
10 1 (1.05%) Sonus
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + pension + biannual salary reviews
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + pension + biannual salary reviews + free par
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago