The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 217 176 220
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +44
Permanent jobs citing DSL 6 46 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.82% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 2.87% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 44 8
Average salary £30,750 £30,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.81% -37.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £34,375 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-18.54% +14.58%
DSL
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1776 1602 1444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.04% 28.44% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1134 1137
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DSL across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

DSL
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DSL across the Berkshire region.

DSL Salary Trend in Berkshire

DSL
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DSL across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

DSL Salary Histogram in Berkshire

DSL
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -16 3 £26,500 -11.66% 1
Bracknell -19 1 £35,000 +27.27%
DSL
South East

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing DSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DSL.

1 17 (56.67%) MPLS
2 16 (53.33%) Ethernet
3 14 (46.67%) Telecoms
4 13 (43.33%) Cisco
4 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (40.00%) PPP
5 12 (40.00%) ITIL
5 12 (40.00%) Firewall
5 12 (40.00%) IPsec
6 11 (36.67%) xDSL
6 11 (36.67%) OSPF
6 11 (36.67%) BGP
7 10 (33.33%) WAN
7 10 (33.33%) L2TP
8 9 (30.00%) CCNP
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 8 (26.67%) CCNA
9 8 (26.67%) Time Management
10 7 (23.33%) CMDB
10 7 (23.33%) Release Management
10 7 (23.33%) ITSM
10 7 (23.33%) Legal
10 7 (23.33%) Service Management
10 7 (23.33%) X.21
10 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
10 7 (23.33%) UNIX
10 7 (23.33%) SNMP
10 7 (23.33%) VPN
10 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
11 6 (20.00%) Perl

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing DSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) MPLS
2 16 (53.33%) Ethernet
3 12 (40.00%) PPP
3 12 (40.00%) Firewall
3 12 (40.00%) IPsec
4 11 (36.67%) xDSL
4 11 (36.67%) OSPF
4 11 (36.67%) BGP
5 10 (33.33%) WAN
5 10 (33.33%) L2TP
6 7 (23.33%) X.21
6 7 (23.33%) SNMP
6 7 (23.33%) VPN
7 5 (16.67%) DWDM
8 4 (13.33%) Wireless
9 3 (10.00%) ATM
9 3 (10.00%) HTTP
9 3 (10.00%) SDH
9 3 (10.00%) Internet
10 2 (6.67%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (23.33%) Legal
3 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Billing
4 3 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) NOC Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Release Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Document Manager
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Support
5 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) Author
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Velocity
1 3 (10.00%) JavaFX
1 3 (10.00%) JAX-WS
1 3 (10.00%) J2SE
1 3 (10.00%) J2EE
1 3 (10.00%) CSS
1 3 (10.00%) JDBC
1 3 (10.00%) JSP
1 3 (10.00%) Servlets
1 3 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) CMDB
2 4 (13.33%) PMI
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Time Management
3 7 (23.33%) Release Management
3 7 (23.33%) ITSM
3 7 (23.33%) Service Management
3 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.00%) Network Management
5 5 (16.67%) Line Management
5 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 5 (16.67%) Change Management
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) UML
8 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.67%) Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Perl
2 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 4 (13.33%) Python
3 3 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) CCNP
3 8 (26.67%) CCNA
4 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
5 4 (13.33%) Degree
6 3 (10.00%) JNCIA
6 3 (10.00%) CCIP
6 3 (10.00%) CCIE
6 3 (10.00%) CCSP
7 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) Fujitsu
4 3 (10.00%) F5
4 3 (10.00%) Cramer
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) Veritas
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Dell