The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ADSL 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
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 133 124 111
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs citing ADSL 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% 0.049% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 0.29% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £23,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.35% -9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £29,875 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-12.97% -13.40%
ADSL
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
417 342 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.56% 16.64% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 336 311 274
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ADSL across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

ADSL
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ADSL across the Birmingham region.

ADSL Salary Trend in Birmingham

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing ADSL 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 ADSL.

1 9 (100.00%) Internet
2 8 (88.89%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) SLA
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (55.56%) BGP
4 5 (55.56%) VPLS
4 5 (55.56%) Line Management
4 5 (55.56%) MPLS
4 5 (55.56%) OSPF
4 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) MCP
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) SCCM
6 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing ADSL 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 ADSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Internet
2 8 (88.89%) VPN
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) BGP
4 5 (55.56%) VPLS
4 5 (55.56%) MPLS
4 5 (55.56%) OSPF
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) WAN
6 1 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) VLAN
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) AVG
3 1 (11.11%) Kaseya
3 1 (11.11%) Kaspersky
3 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL