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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 127 118 129
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs citing ADSL 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.20% 0.099% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 0.58% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £46,250 £24,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.70% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
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
411 344 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.37% 17.09% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 377 286 279
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ADSL across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

ADSL Salary Histogram in Birmingham

ADSL
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) VPLS
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) 3G
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) VPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) 3G
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) F5