The table below looks at the statistics for xDSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited xDSL over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xDSL
Rank 206 220 223
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 19 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.22% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 0.76% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 3
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £47,750 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £49,750 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
xDSL
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
1792 1705 1465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.14% 29.48% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1069 1173 1162
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

xDSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

xDSL Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

xDSL
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

xDSL Salary Trend in Berkshire

xDSL
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing xDSL across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

xDSL Salary Histogram in Berkshire

xDSL
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing xDSL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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 +7 16 £41,000 -15.89%
xDSL
South East

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing xDSL 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 xDSL.

1 21 (87.50%) PPP
1 21 (87.50%) Firewall
2 19 (79.17%) Ethernet
3 17 (70.83%) VPN
3 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (62.50%) CCNA
5 14 (58.33%) CCNP
5 14 (58.33%) Telecoms
6 13 (54.17%) UNIX
6 13 (54.17%) VoIP
7 12 (50.00%) Cisco
7 12 (50.00%) MPLS
7 12 (50.00%) Degree
8 11 (45.83%) SQL
8 11 (45.83%) Oracle
8 11 (45.83%) MS Office
8 11 (45.83%) Solaris
8 11 (45.83%) Linux
8 11 (45.83%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
8 11 (45.83%) ATM
8 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
8 11 (45.83%) Sun
8 11 (45.83%) HP
8 11 (45.83%) Sun Certification
8 11 (45.83%) Veritas
8 11 (45.83%) SCSA
8 11 (45.83%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (41.67%) BGP

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing xDSL 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 xDSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Office
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
1 11 (45.83%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) PPP
1 21 (87.50%) Firewall
2 19 (79.17%) Ethernet
3 17 (70.83%) VPN
4 13 (54.17%) VoIP
5 12 (50.00%) MPLS
6 11 (45.83%) ATM
7 10 (41.67%) BGP
8 9 (37.50%) OSPF
9 8 (33.33%) Broadband
9 8 (33.33%) IPsec
9 8 (33.33%) L2TP
10 7 (29.17%) DSLAM
11 4 (16.67%) EIGRP
11 4 (16.67%) SNMP
11 4 (16.67%) WAN
11 4 (16.67%) SSL
11 4 (16.67%) IPv4
11 4 (16.67%) Unified Communications
12 3 (12.50%) X.21
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (58.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Support Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Network Support
4 5 (20.83%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Technical Support
5 4 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Network Team Leader
5 4 (16.67%) Team Leader
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Support Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Network Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Network Support
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Network Support Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Junior
7 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) UNIX
2 11 (45.83%) Solaris
2 11 (45.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (16.67%) Network Management
3 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (62.50%) CCNA
3 14 (58.33%) CCNP
4 12 (50.00%) Degree
5 11 (45.83%) Sun Certification
5 11 (45.83%) SCSA
6 2 (8.33%) JNCIA
6 2 (8.33%) CCIP
6 2 (8.33%) CCIE
6 2 (8.33%) CCSP
7 1 (4.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Sun
2 11 (45.83%) HP
2 11 (45.83%) Veritas
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) Huawei
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (12.50%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper