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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 221 178 217
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +39
Permanent jobs citing DSL 5 41 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.085% 0.73% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 2.67% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 37 8
Average salary £26,500 £33,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.89% -25.55%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £33,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +11.66%
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
1782 1535 1471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.12% 27.20% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1121 1136
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 £30,000
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 August 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 August 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 -8 5 £26,500 -8.62%
DSL
South East

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (50.00%) ITIL
4 14 (46.67%) PPP
4 14 (46.67%) Cisco
4 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (46.67%) Firewall
4 14 (46.67%) Telecoms
5 13 (43.33%) OSPF
5 13 (43.33%) BGP
5 13 (43.33%) IPsec
5 13 (43.33%) xDSL
6 12 (40.00%) L2TP
6 12 (40.00%) WAN
7 10 (33.33%) CCNP
8 9 (30.00%) UNIX
8 9 (30.00%) CCNA
8 9 (30.00%) Time Management
9 8 (26.67%) Release Management
9 8 (26.67%) CMDB
9 8 (26.67%) X.21
9 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
9 8 (26.67%) Legal
9 8 (26.67%) ITSM
9 8 (26.67%) Service Management
9 8 (26.67%) Perl
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 8 (26.67%) SNMP
9 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
10 7 (23.33%) VPN

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) WebLogic
1 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) MPLS
2 16 (53.33%) Ethernet
3 14 (46.67%) PPP
3 14 (46.67%) Firewall
4 13 (43.33%) OSPF
4 13 (43.33%) BGP
4 13 (43.33%) IPsec
4 13 (43.33%) xDSL
5 12 (40.00%) L2TP
5 12 (40.00%) WAN
6 8 (26.67%) X.21
6 8 (26.67%) SNMP
7 7 (23.33%) VPN
8 5 (16.67%) DWDM
8 5 (16.67%) Wireless
9 4 (13.33%) Internet
10 3 (10.00%) HTTP
10 3 (10.00%) SDH
10 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 14 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (26.67%) Legal
3 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) Billing
4 4 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) NOC Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Release Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
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
1 3 (10.00%) J2EE
1 3 (10.00%) J2SE
1 3 (10.00%) Velocity
1 3 (10.00%) JavaFX
1 3 (10.00%) JAX-WS
2 2 (6.67%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) CMDB
2 5 (16.67%) PMI
3 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Time Management
3 8 (26.67%) Release Management
3 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 8 (26.67%) ITSM
3 8 (26.67%) Service Management
4 7 (23.33%) Change Management
4 7 (23.33%) Network Management
5 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (20.00%) Project Management
6 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.00%) UML
9 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 2 (6.67%) Stress Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Migration
10 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Perl
2 6 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) CCNP
3 9 (30.00%) CCNA
4 5 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (16.67%) Degree
5 4 (13.33%) JNCIA
5 4 (13.33%) CCIP
5 4 (13.33%) CCIE
5 4 (13.33%) CCSP
6 1 (3.33%) PMP
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) F5
4 4 (13.33%) Fujitsu
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 3 (10.00%) Cramer
6 2 (6.67%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) Veritas