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

Broadband
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 267 234
Rank change year-on-year +8 -33 +80
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 107 95 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.87% 0.74% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.43% 4.97% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 82 70 79
North West median annual salary £31,125 £42,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.76% +88.89% -43.75%
10th Percentile £19,625 £21,250 £16,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%

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 1,665 1,911 1,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.55% 14.91% 15.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,327 1,496 1,438
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,875
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 June 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 June 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 +49 94 £30,000 -25.00% 15
Merseyside +3 7 £57,500 +27.78%
Lancashire -10 2 £19,750 -65.65% 1
Cheshire -25 2 £35,000 +62.04% 1
Broadband
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 37 (34.58%) Telecoms
2 31 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (26.17%) Internet
4 24 (22.43%) SLA
5 23 (21.50%) WAN
5 23 (21.50%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (20.56%) Microsoft
6 22 (20.56%) .NET
6 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
7 21 (19.63%) Ethernet
8 19 (17.76%) Cisco
9 18 (16.82%) VoIP
10 17 (15.89%) C#
11 16 (14.95%) Scrum
11 16 (14.95%) Windows
11 16 (14.95%) TDD
11 16 (14.95%) Kanban
12 15 (14.02%) Service Management
13 14 (13.08%) ADSL
13 14 (13.08%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (12.15%) Service Delivery
15 12 (11.21%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (11.21%) CCNA
15 12 (11.21%) CRM
16 11 (10.28%) B2B
16 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (9.35%) DevOps
17 10 (9.35%) MVC
17 10 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
18 9 (8.41%) RESTful

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 (1.87%) JBoss
1 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.93%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.87%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.74%) Office 365
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.17%) Internet
2 23 (21.50%) WAN
3 21 (19.63%) Ethernet
4 18 (16.82%) VoIP
5 14 (13.08%) ADSL
6 9 (8.41%) Firewall
7 6 (5.61%) BGP
7 6 (5.61%) IP Telephony
7 6 (5.61%) OSPF
8 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.74%) LAN
9 4 (3.74%) RIP
9 4 (3.74%) VPN
9 4 (3.74%) xDSL
10 3 (2.80%) LLU
10 3 (2.80%) MPLS
10 3 (2.80%) Wireless
11 2 (1.87%) IPv6
11 2 (1.87%) PSTN
11 2 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (2.80%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) MSTest
2 7 (6.54%) NUnit
3 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) Selenium
3 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 37 (34.58%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.48%) Finance
3 6 (5.61%) Billing
4 3 (2.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (20.56%) Developer
2 17 (15.89%) Analyst
3 9 (8.41%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (8.41%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.48%) Salesforce Analyst
4 8 (7.48%) Senior Salesforce Analyst
4 8 (7.48%) Technical Support
5 7 (6.54%) .NET Developer
5 7 (6.54%) Coordinator
5 7 (6.54%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (6.54%) Telecoms Developer
6 6 (5.61%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.74%) CRM Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) CRM Systems Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.56%) .NET
2 9 (8.41%) React
2 9 (8.41%) RESTful
3 7 (6.54%) Ninject
3 7 (6.54%) Spring.NET
3 7 (6.54%) Unity DI Container
3 7 (6.54%) WinForms
3 7 (6.54%) WPF
4 4 (3.74%) HTML
4 4 (3.74%) Web Services
5 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.80%) CSS
5 3 (2.80%) jQuery
5 3 (2.80%) OAuth
5 3 (2.80%) REST
6 2 (1.87%) Ajax
6 2 (1.87%) J2EE
6 2 (1.87%) JSON
6 2 (1.87%) JSP
6 2 (1.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.54%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.61%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.80%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.95%) Windows
2 4 (3.74%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.80%) Android
3 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (21.50%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (14.95%) Kanban
3 16 (14.95%) Scrum
3 16 (14.95%) TDD
4 15 (14.02%) Service Management
5 13 (12.15%) Service Delivery
6 12 (11.21%) CRM
7 11 (10.28%) B2B
8 10 (9.35%) DevOps
8 10 (9.35%) MVC
9 9 (8.41%) Coaching
9 9 (8.41%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (8.41%) Pair Programming
10 8 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.48%) Data Management
10 8 (7.48%) ITIL
11 7 (6.54%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.54%) MVVM
11 7 (6.54%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.89%) C#
2 7 (6.54%) SQL
2 7 (6.54%) VB
2 7 (6.54%) VB.NET
3 4 (3.74%) Perl
3 4 (3.74%) PHP
4 2 (1.87%) Java
4 2 (1.87%) Python
5 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) CCNA
1 12 (11.21%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.61%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) CCA
3 1 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.93%) MCITP
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.43%) SLA
2 2 (1.87%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) GPG13
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.93%) vCloud
3 1 (0.93%) XenApp
3 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Cacti
2 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.93%) Nagios
2 1 (0.93%) OpenNMS
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) RANCID
2 1 (0.93%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) SCOM
2 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 22 (20.56%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.76%) Cisco
3 14 (13.08%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (8.41%) Xamarin
5 6 (5.61%) Oracle
6 5 (4.67%) VMware
7 4 (3.74%) BT
7 4 (3.74%) Juniper
8 3 (2.80%) Ericsson
8 3 (2.80%) Huawei
8 3 (2.80%) Openreach
9 2 (1.87%) HP
9 2 (1.87%) Pegasus
9 2 (1.87%) Remedy
9 2 (1.87%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (0.93%) Apple
10 1 (0.93%) Brocade
10 1 (0.93%) Citrix
10 1 (0.93%) Redback
10 1 (0.93%) ZyXEL