The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xDSL
Rank 204 213 223
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 9 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.054% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.20% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Average salary £32,750 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.61% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -5.06%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1652 1514 1605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.60% 27.47% 26.77%
Number of salaries quoted 944 1128 1248
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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
South East

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 8 £32,750 -
xDSL
South East

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (95.65%) Ethernet
1 22 (95.65%) PPP
2 21 (91.30%) MPLS
2 21 (91.30%) Firewall
3 19 (82.61%) Cisco
4 17 (73.91%) VPN
4 17 (73.91%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (65.22%) CCNP
5 15 (65.22%) OSPF
5 15 (65.22%) BGP
6 14 (60.87%) UNIX
7 11 (47.83%) DSL
7 11 (47.83%) CCNA
7 11 (47.83%) Change Management
8 10 (43.48%) Load Balancing
8 10 (43.48%) IPsec
8 10 (43.48%) L2TP
8 10 (43.48%) WAN
9 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
10 7 (30.43%) ATM
10 7 (30.43%) VoIP
10 7 (30.43%) Linux
10 7 (30.43%) ITIL
11 6 (26.09%) SQL
11 6 (26.09%) Oracle
11 6 (26.09%) Degree
12 5 (21.74%) SCSA
12 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
12 5 (21.74%) HP
12 5 (21.74%) Perl

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) Ethernet
1 22 (95.65%) PPP
2 21 (91.30%) MPLS
2 21 (91.30%) Firewall
3 17 (73.91%) VPN
4 15 (65.22%) OSPF
4 15 (65.22%) BGP
5 11 (47.83%) DSL
6 10 (43.48%) L2TP
6 10 (43.48%) WAN
6 10 (43.48%) IPsec
7 7 (30.43%) ATM
7 7 (30.43%) VoIP
8 5 (21.74%) SNMP
8 5 (21.74%) X.21
8 5 (21.74%) Unified Communications
9 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (4.35%) Network Security
10 1 (4.35%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) NOC Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Technical Support
4 6 (26.09%) Technical Support Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Network Support
6 4 (17.39%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Business Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) UNIX
2 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Change Management
2 10 (43.48%) Load Balancing
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL
4 5 (21.74%) Network Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stress Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Quantitative Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Development
6 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.35%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Python
2 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
2 5 (21.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (65.22%) CCNP
3 11 (47.83%) CCNA
4 6 (26.09%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) SCSA
6 4 (17.39%) Sun Certification
7 3 (13.04%) JNCIA
7 3 (13.04%) CCIP
7 3 (13.04%) CCIE
7 3 (13.04%) CCSP
8 1 (4.35%) MBA
8 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) F5
3 5 (21.74%) Sun
3 5 (21.74%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Huawei
5 3 (13.04%) Veritas
6 2 (8.70%) Juniper
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft