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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xDSL
Rank 224 223 219
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 6 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.17% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.58% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 0
Average salary £26,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,850 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-32.07% +9.33%
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
1836 1710 1434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.61% 29.16% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 1186 1105
Average salary £42,750 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 21 October 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 -12 3 £26,500 -47.00%
xDSL
South East

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 15 (93.75%) Ethernet
2 13 (81.25%) PPP
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) MPLS
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) OSPF
3 10 (62.50%) BGP
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (56.25%) VPN
5 8 (50.00%) DSL
6 7 (43.75%) L2TP
6 7 (43.75%) IPsec
6 7 (43.75%) WAN
7 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
7 6 (37.50%) Change Management
7 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
7 6 (37.50%) CCNA
7 6 (37.50%) UNIX
8 5 (31.25%) CCNP
8 5 (31.25%) VoIP
9 4 (25.00%) X.21
9 4 (25.00%) SNMP
9 4 (25.00%) Network Management
10 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
10 3 (18.75%) ATM
10 3 (18.75%) SQL
10 3 (18.75%) Oracle
10 3 (18.75%) ITIL
10 3 (18.75%) Linux
10 3 (18.75%) Veritas

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Ethernet
2 13 (81.25%) PPP
2 13 (81.25%) MPLS
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) OSPF
3 10 (62.50%) BGP
4 9 (56.25%) VPN
5 8 (50.00%) DSL
6 7 (43.75%) L2TP
6 7 (43.75%) IPsec
6 7 (43.75%) WAN
7 5 (31.25%) VoIP
8 4 (25.00%) X.21
8 4 (25.00%) SNMP
9 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
9 3 (18.75%) ATM
10 2 (12.50%) VLAN
10 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 2 (12.50%) ISDN
11 1 (6.25%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) NOC Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Operations Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Support
4 3 (18.75%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) Voice Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Business Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 6 (37.50%) Change Management
2 4 (25.00%) Network Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCNA
3 5 (31.25%) CCNP
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) Sun Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CCIP
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE
5 1 (6.25%) CCSP
5 1 (6.25%) MBA
5 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) SCSA
5 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Veritas
3 2 (12.50%) Sun
3 2 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft