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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
xDSL
Rank 205 203 218
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 10 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.27% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.95% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 0
Average salary £52,500 £30,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £30,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+63.93% +12.96%
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
1339 1575 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.63% 28.85% 31.12%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1030 1246
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015. 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 -13 8 - -
xDSL
South East

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 23 (67.65%) Telecoms
2 22 (64.71%) MPLS
3 21 (61.76%) Ethernet
4 18 (52.94%) DSLAM
5 17 (50.00%) Firewall
5 17 (50.00%) PPP
6 15 (44.12%) CCNP
6 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (38.24%) VPN
8 12 (35.29%) Network Design
8 12 (35.29%) Product Management
9 11 (32.35%) Huawei
9 11 (32.35%) IPsec
9 11 (32.35%) Service Management
9 11 (32.35%) L2TP
9 11 (32.35%) BGP
9 11 (32.35%) DOCSIS
9 11 (32.35%) Broadband
9 11 (32.35%) LAN
9 11 (32.35%) PSTN
9 11 (32.35%) Cisco
10 10 (29.41%) CCNA
11 8 (23.53%) ITIL
11 8 (23.53%) UNIX
12 7 (20.59%) OSPF
12 7 (20.59%) EIGRP
12 7 (20.59%) VMware
12 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
12 7 (20.59%) SSL
12 7 (20.59%) IPv4

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (17.65%) MS Office
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 6 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) MPLS
2 21 (61.76%) Ethernet
3 18 (52.94%) DSLAM
4 17 (50.00%) Firewall
4 17 (50.00%) PPP
5 13 (38.24%) VPN
6 11 (32.35%) IPsec
6 11 (32.35%) L2TP
6 11 (32.35%) BGP
6 11 (32.35%) DOCSIS
6 11 (32.35%) Broadband
6 11 (32.35%) LAN
6 11 (32.35%) PSTN
7 7 (20.59%) OSPF
7 7 (20.59%) EIGRP
7 7 (20.59%) SSL
7 7 (20.59%) IPv4
8 6 (17.65%) IPv6
8 6 (17.65%) VoIP
8 6 (17.65%) ATM
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (67.65%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Product Manager
2 8 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
5 3 (8.82%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) User Experience
3 4 (11.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) UNIX
2 6 (17.65%) Solaris
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Network Design
1 12 (35.29%) Product Management
2 11 (32.35%) Service Management
3 8 (23.53%) ITIL
4 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
5 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Network Management
6 4 (11.76%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (11.76%) Change Management
6 4 (11.76%) Stress Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Perl
2 2 (5.88%) Python
2 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) CCNP
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (29.41%) CCNA
3 6 (17.65%) Sun Certification
3 6 (17.65%) Degree
3 6 (17.65%) SCSA
4 2 (5.88%) JNCIA
4 2 (5.88%) CCIP
4 2 (5.88%) CCIE
4 2 (5.88%) CCSP
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Huawei
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco
2 7 (20.59%) VMware
3 6 (17.65%) F5
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.65%) Sun
3 6 (17.65%) HP
3 6 (17.65%) Veritas
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle
4 5 (14.71%) BT
4 5 (14.71%) Ericsson
4 5 (14.71%) Nokia
4 5 (14.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (11.76%) Juniper