Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
England > North West
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 235 58 296
Rank change year-on-year -177 +238 -18
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 10 500 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 4.91% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 25.99% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7 40 51
Median annual salary £26,000 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.82% +14.86% -12.94%
10th Percentile £22,400 £21,125 £19,000
90th Percentile £32,150 £69,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £31,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +26.98% -25.88% +10.39%

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 920 1,924 1,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.98% 18.88% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 716 1,176 1,273
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £22,000 £21,520
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Broadband
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Broadband as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Broadband in the North West.

Salary trend for Broadband in the North West

Broadband
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Broadband in the North West over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 -120 4 £26,000 -45.26% 7
Cumbria - 3 - -
Cheshire +35 2 £31,500 +8.62%
Broadband
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) BT
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Converged Networks
3 3 (30.00%) Tech Ops
4 2 (20.00%) Openreach
4 2 (20.00%) Virgin Media
4 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) PSTN
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (10.00%) ADSL
5 1 (10.00%) ISDN

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Converged Networks
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (20.00%) PSTN
4 1 (10.00%) ADSL
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) ISDN
4 1 (10.00%) LLU
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) PBX
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Tech Ops
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) PLM
3 1 (10.00%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNA
1 4 (40.00%) CCNP
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) BT
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Openreach
2 2 (20.00%) Virgin Media
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Mitel
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle