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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 198 203 192
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing DSL 11 11 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.20% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 0.66% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 30
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £28,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -20.00%
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
1300 1668 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.09% 29.74% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 886 948 1139
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 31 July 2015. 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 +4 5 - -
Bracknell +11 1 £35,000 -46.15%
DSL
South East

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 28 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 25 (62.50%) Wireless
3 24 (60.00%) DWDM
4 23 (57.50%) Programme Management
4 23 (57.50%) Billing
5 22 (55.00%) PMI
5 22 (55.00%) PMI Certification
6 19 (47.50%) Degree
7 18 (45.00%) Line Management
7 18 (45.00%) Project Management
8 16 (40.00%) Service Delivery
9 15 (37.50%) MPLS
10 14 (35.00%) OSPF
10 14 (35.00%) BGP
10 14 (35.00%) IPsec
11 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (30.00%) VoIP
12 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
12 12 (30.00%) PMP
12 12 (30.00%) Firewall
13 11 (27.50%) EIGRP
13 11 (27.50%) Cisco
14 10 (25.00%) DNS
14 10 (25.00%) PPP
14 10 (25.00%) SNMP
14 10 (25.00%) ISDN
14 10 (25.00%) ATM
14 10 (25.00%) X.21
15 9 (22.50%) CCNP
15 9 (22.50%) Spanning Tree

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (62.50%) Wireless
2 24 (60.00%) DWDM
3 15 (37.50%) MPLS
4 14 (35.00%) OSPF
4 14 (35.00%) BGP
4 14 (35.00%) IPsec
5 12 (30.00%) Firewall
5 12 (30.00%) VoIP
5 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (27.50%) EIGRP
7 10 (25.00%) X.21
7 10 (25.00%) PPP
7 10 (25.00%) SNMP
7 10 (25.00%) DNS
7 10 (25.00%) ISDN
7 10 (25.00%) ATM
8 9 (22.50%) VLAN
8 9 (22.50%) Spanning Tree
9 8 (20.00%) L2TP
9 8 (20.00%) Broadband
General
1 28 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 23 (57.50%) Billing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Delivery Manager
2 10 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Project Manager
4 8 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 8 (20.00%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Solutions Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Project Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.00%) IP Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Delivery Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.50%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Client Relationship Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Provisioning Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Relationships Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Supplier Relationship Manager
Miscellaneous
1 22 (55.00%) PMI
2 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Programme Management
2 18 (45.00%) Project Management
2 18 (45.00%) Line Management
3 16 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 8 (20.00%) Service Management
4 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (15.00%) Network Design
6 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 4 (10.00%) Test Management
7 4 (10.00%) Business Development
8 2 (5.00%) ITIL
9 1 (2.50%) People Management
9 1 (2.50%) Application Performance Management
9 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.50%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 1 (2.50%) Network Planning
9 1 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) PMI Certification
2 19 (47.50%) Degree
3 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (30.00%) PMP
5 9 (22.50%) CCNP
6 7 (17.50%) CCSP
6 7 (17.50%) CCDP
6 7 (17.50%) JNCIS
7 5 (12.50%) CCNA
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (7.50%) RHCE
8 3 (7.50%) CCIP
8 3 (7.50%) MCITP
9 2 (5.00%) CCIE
10 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
10 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Cisco
2 4 (10.00%) VMware
2 4 (10.00%) F5
3 2 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Ipanema Technologies
4 1 (2.50%) Huawei