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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 198 193 187
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing DSL 17 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.34% 0.46% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 1.59% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 32
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £24,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £86,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.08% +1.42%
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
1339 1575 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.63% 28.85% 31.12%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1030 1246
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2015.

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 May 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 -6 15 £52,500 +61.53%
DSL
South East

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (61.90%) Telecoms
2 21 (50.00%) Wireless
3 20 (47.62%) MPLS
3 20 (47.62%) Cisco
4 19 (45.24%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (45.24%) DWDM
4 19 (45.24%) Billing
5 18 (42.86%) Programme Management
5 18 (42.86%) CCNP
6 17 (40.48%) PMI
6 17 (40.48%) PMI Certification
6 17 (40.48%) ATM
6 17 (40.48%) ISDN
7 16 (38.10%) Line Management
8 15 (35.71%) PPP
8 15 (35.71%) SNMP
8 15 (35.71%) DNS
8 15 (35.71%) IPsec
8 15 (35.71%) OSPF
8 15 (35.71%) BGP
8 15 (35.71%) EIGRP
8 15 (35.71%) X.21
9 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 14 (33.33%) VoIP
9 14 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
9 14 (33.33%) JNCIS
9 14 (33.33%) VLAN
10 13 (30.95%) Degree
10 13 (30.95%) WAN
10 13 (30.95%) Project Management

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.38%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 21 (50.00%) Wireless
2 20 (47.62%) MPLS
3 19 (45.24%) DWDM
4 17 (40.48%) ATM
4 17 (40.48%) ISDN
5 15 (35.71%) PPP
5 15 (35.71%) SNMP
5 15 (35.71%) DNS
5 15 (35.71%) IPsec
5 15 (35.71%) OSPF
5 15 (35.71%) BGP
5 15 (35.71%) EIGRP
5 15 (35.71%) X.21
6 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 14 (33.33%) VoIP
6 14 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
6 14 (33.33%) VLAN
7 13 (30.95%) WAN
8 12 (28.57%) Broadband
9 8 (19.05%) Firewall
General
1 26 (61.90%) Telecoms
2 19 (45.24%) Billing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Delivery Manager
3 8 (19.05%) Services Delivery Manager
3 8 (19.05%) Service Manager
4 7 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) IP Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Project Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) IP Network Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Core Network Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Network Specialist
8 1 (2.38%) Delivery Project Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.38%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) PMI
2 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Programme Management
2 16 (38.10%) Line Management
3 13 (30.95%) Project Management
4 11 (26.19%) Service Delivery
5 9 (21.43%) Incident Management
6 8 (19.05%) Network Design
7 7 (16.67%) Service Management
7 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
8 6 (14.29%) Test Management
9 4 (9.52%) Business Development
10 2 (4.76%) ITIL
10 2 (4.76%) OpenUP
10 2 (4.76%) Capacity Management
10 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (4.76%) Network Planning
10 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.38%) People Management
11 1 (2.38%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (42.86%) CCNP
3 17 (40.48%) PMI Certification
4 14 (33.33%) JNCIS
5 13 (30.95%) Degree
6 12 (28.57%) CCDP
6 12 (28.57%) CCSP
7 11 (26.19%) PMP
8 5 (11.90%) CCIP
9 4 (9.52%) CCNA
10 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
11 2 (4.76%) CCIE
11 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Cisco
2 5 (11.90%) Juniper
3 4 (9.52%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) F5
4 2 (4.76%) Ericsson
4 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.76%) Huawei
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft