Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Broadband
England > North West
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 302 247
Rank change year-on-year +49 -55 +89
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 119 54 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.93% 0.44% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.99% 2.90% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 110 54 75
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +33.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,500 £16,800
90th Percentile £61,250 £59,625 £56,250
England median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -

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 1,702 1,859 1,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.31% 14.99% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,336 1,466 1,384
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,875 £21,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,375 £61,250
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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +53 85 £37,500 -6.25% 25
Merseyside +44 26 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Cheshire -46 4 £37,500 +73.61% 1
Lancashire +8 2 £23,000 +6.48% 2
Broadband
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 74 (62.18%) Telecoms
2 42 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 32 (26.89%) Windows
5 31 (26.05%) .NET
6 30 (25.21%) Scrum
6 30 (25.21%) TDD
6 30 (25.21%) Kanban
7 28 (23.53%) VoIP
8 27 (22.69%) Cisco
8 27 (22.69%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (22.69%) MSTest
9 26 (21.85%) Dependency Injection
9 26 (21.85%) Inversion of Control
9 26 (21.85%) MVVM
9 26 (21.85%) Ninject
9 26 (21.85%) Unity DI Container
9 26 (21.85%) Spring.NET
9 26 (21.85%) WPF
9 26 (21.85%) NUnit
9 26 (21.85%) Ethernet
9 26 (21.85%) VB
9 26 (21.85%) VB.NET
9 26 (21.85%) WinForms
9 26 (21.85%) SQL Server 2016
9 26 (21.85%) Greenfield Project
10 21 (17.65%) Firewall
11 20 (16.81%) Configuration Management
12 19 (15.97%) Service Management
12 19 (15.97%) SQL

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 12 (10.08%) JBoss
2 7 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (4.20%) Apache
3 5 (4.20%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.68%) Camtasia
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Pegasus Opera
1 3 (2.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Office 365
2 5 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.53%) VoIP
2 26 (21.85%) Ethernet
3 21 (17.65%) Firewall
4 19 (15.97%) OSPF
5 18 (15.13%) BGP
5 18 (15.13%) HSRP
5 18 (15.13%) Internet
5 18 (15.13%) IPv6
5 18 (15.13%) VPN
6 17 (14.29%) VLAN
6 17 (14.29%) VRRP
7 15 (12.61%) WAN
7 15 (12.61%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (11.76%) ADSL
8 14 (11.76%) DNS
8 14 (11.76%) LAN
8 14 (11.76%) MPLS
8 14 (11.76%) MRTG
8 14 (11.76%) SNMP
8 14 (11.76%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 26 (21.85%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (5.04%) MySQL
4 5 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (22.69%) MSTest
2 26 (21.85%) NUnit
3 14 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.84%) Selenium
4 1 (0.84%) SpecFlow
General
1 74 (62.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.04%) Billing
3 4 (3.36%) Finance
4 3 (2.52%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Games
5 1 (0.84%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (35.29%) Developer
2 26 (21.85%) .NET Developer
2 26 (21.85%) Telecoms Developer
3 13 (10.92%) Analyst
4 12 (10.08%) Java Developer
4 12 (10.08%) Network Engineer
5 9 (7.56%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (6.72%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Designer
7 7 (5.88%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Network Designer
8 6 (5.04%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Technical Services Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Telecoms Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Architect
10 4 (3.36%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.05%) .NET
2 26 (21.85%) Ninject
2 26 (21.85%) Spring.NET
2 26 (21.85%) Unity DI Container
2 26 (21.85%) WinForms
2 26 (21.85%) WPF
3 14 (11.76%) Web Services
4 12 (10.08%) Ajax
4 12 (10.08%) Hibernate
4 12 (10.08%) J2EE
4 12 (10.08%) JSP
5 5 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.52%) OAuth
6 3 (2.52%) React
6 3 (2.52%) REST
6 3 (2.52%) RESTful
7 2 (1.68%) HTML
8 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.84%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.85%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.24%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (4.20%) Cloud Native
5 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.20%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.68%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.68%) Social Media
8 1 (0.84%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.89%) Windows
2 8 (6.72%) Linux
3 5 (4.20%) Debian
3 5 (4.20%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.52%) Android
4 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.84%) Unix
6 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.21%) Kanban
2 30 (25.21%) Scrum
2 30 (25.21%) TDD
3 27 (22.69%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (21.85%) Dependency Injection
4 26 (21.85%) Inversion of Control
4 26 (21.85%) MVVM
5 20 (16.81%) Configuration Management
6 19 (15.97%) Service Management
7 18 (15.13%) Workflow
8 14 (11.76%) Network Management
9 12 (10.08%) Functional Testing
9 12 (10.08%) Test Automation
9 12 (10.08%) Test Planning
10 10 (8.40%) Software Engineering
11 9 (7.56%) Proactive Monitoring
12 8 (6.72%) Change Management
12 8 (6.72%) CRM
13 6 (5.04%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.85%) VB
1 26 (21.85%) VB.NET
2 19 (15.97%) SQL
3 14 (11.76%) Perl
3 14 (11.76%) PHP
3 14 (11.76%) Python
4 13 (10.92%) Java
5 5 (4.20%) C#
5 5 (4.20%) Go
5 5 (4.20%) Ruby
6 1 (0.84%) C++
6 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (15.13%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (11.76%) Degree
3 10 (8.40%) CCNA
3 10 (8.40%) JNCIP
4 8 (6.72%) CCNP
5 1 (0.84%) CFCE
5 1 (0.84%) CISSP
5 1 (0.84%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 10 (8.40%) SLA
3 5 (4.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (12.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.20%) Docker
4 1 (0.84%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.84%) vCloud
4 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (15.97%) Puppet
2 15 (12.61%) Cacti
3 14 (11.76%) Nagios
3 14 (11.76%) OpenNMS
3 14 (11.76%) RANCID
3 14 (11.76%) SCCM
4 6 (5.04%) SCOM
5 5 (4.20%) Ansible
5 5 (4.20%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (4.20%) Kubernetes
5 5 (4.20%) Mesos
5 5 (4.20%) systemd
6 1 (0.84%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (22.69%) Cisco
2 18 (15.13%) Juniper
3 17 (14.29%) Ericsson
3 17 (14.29%) Huawei
4 15 (12.61%) Microsoft
5 13 (10.92%) Oracle
6 8 (6.72%) VMware
7 6 (5.04%) Brocade
7 6 (5.04%) Foundry
7 6 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (5.04%) ZyXEL
8 5 (4.20%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.20%) Ruckus Wireless
9 3 (2.52%) Pegasus
9 3 (2.52%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.84%) BT
10 1 (0.84%) Openreach
10 1 (0.84%) Redback
10 1 (0.84%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.84%) Veeam