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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xDSL
Rank 215 221 216
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 5 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.085% 0.036% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.13% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £26,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.52% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £27,850 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-30.37% +3.22%
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
1751 1532 1480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.90% 27.37% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1106 1139
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

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 27 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 +1 4 £26,500 -
xDSL
South East

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (95.45%) Ethernet
1 21 (95.45%) PPP
1 21 (95.45%) MPLS
1 21 (95.45%) Firewall
2 19 (86.36%) Cisco
3 18 (81.82%) OSPF
3 18 (81.82%) BGP
4 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (63.64%) VPN
6 13 (59.09%) DSL
7 12 (54.55%) L2TP
7 12 (54.55%) IPsec
7 12 (54.55%) Change Management
7 12 (54.55%) WAN
8 11 (50.00%) CCNP
8 11 (50.00%) Load Balancing
9 10 (45.45%) UNIX
10 9 (40.91%) CCNA
11 7 (31.82%) X.21
11 7 (31.82%) ITIL
11 7 (31.82%) SNMP
11 7 (31.82%) Network Management
12 6 (27.27%) Unified Communications
13 5 (22.73%) F5
13 5 (22.73%) Python
13 5 (22.73%) Perl
13 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
14 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
15 3 (13.64%) Degree
15 3 (13.64%) Cisco IOS

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) Ethernet
1 21 (95.45%) PPP
1 21 (95.45%) MPLS
1 21 (95.45%) Firewall
2 18 (81.82%) OSPF
2 18 (81.82%) BGP
3 14 (63.64%) VPN
4 13 (59.09%) DSL
5 12 (54.55%) L2TP
5 12 (54.55%) WAN
5 12 (54.55%) IPsec
6 7 (31.82%) X.21
6 7 (31.82%) SNMP
7 6 (27.27%) Unified Communications
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (13.64%) ATM
8 3 (13.64%) VoIP
9 1 (4.55%) Network Security
9 1 (4.55%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) NOC Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Network Operations Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Network Support
5 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Business Consultant
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Change Management
2 11 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) Network Management
4 2 (9.09%) Stress Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Quantitative Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Business Development
5 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.55%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Perl
1 5 (22.73%) Python
1 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (50.00%) CCNP
3 9 (40.91%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) JNCIA
4 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) CCIP
4 3 (13.64%) CCIE
4 3 (13.64%) CCSP
5 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
5 1 (4.55%) MBA
5 1 (4.55%) SCSA
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) F5
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Veritas
4 2 (9.09%) Sun
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Huawei