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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xDSL
Rank 220 212 216
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 4 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.067% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.38% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Average salary £26,500 £51,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.29% +28.12%
UK excluding London average salary £27,850 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-32.48% +10.00%
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 1574 1422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.23% 28.67% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 987 1119 1119
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 £27,550 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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
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 18 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 -10 2 £26,500 -45.64%
xDSL
South East

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 17 (94.44%) PPP
2 17 (94.44%) MPLS
2 17 (94.44%) Firewall
3 16 (88.89%) Cisco
4 14 (77.78%) OSPF
4 14 (77.78%) BGP
5 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (61.11%) VPN
6 11 (61.11%) DSL
7 10 (55.56%) L2TP
7 10 (55.56%) IPsec
7 10 (55.56%) WAN
8 9 (50.00%) Change Management
9 8 (44.44%) Load Balancing
9 8 (44.44%) CCNP
9 8 (44.44%) CCNA
9 8 (44.44%) UNIX
10 6 (33.33%) X.21
10 6 (33.33%) Network Management
10 6 (33.33%) SNMP
11 5 (27.78%) ITIL
12 4 (22.22%) VoIP
12 4 (22.22%) Unified Communications
12 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
13 3 (16.67%) F5
13 3 (16.67%) Veritas
13 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
13 3 (16.67%) Python
13 3 (16.67%) ATM

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 17 (94.44%) PPP
2 17 (94.44%) MPLS
2 17 (94.44%) Firewall
3 14 (77.78%) OSPF
3 14 (77.78%) BGP
4 11 (61.11%) VPN
4 11 (61.11%) DSL
5 10 (55.56%) L2TP
5 10 (55.56%) IPsec
5 10 (55.56%) WAN
6 6 (33.33%) X.21
6 6 (33.33%) SNMP
7 4 (22.22%) VoIP
7 4 (22.22%) Unified Communications
8 3 (16.67%) ATM
9 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (5.56%) VLAN
10 1 (5.56%) ISDN
10 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) NOC Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Operations Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Network Support
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Voice Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Change Management
2 8 (44.44%) Load Balancing
3 6 (33.33%) Network Management
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Stress Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 3 (16.67%) Python
1 3 (16.67%) Perl
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) CCNP
2 8 (44.44%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) CCIP
3 2 (11.11%) CCIE
3 2 (11.11%) CCSP
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) SCSA
4 1 (5.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) F5
2 3 (16.67%) Veritas
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper