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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 133 113 123
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Permanent jobs citing ADSL 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.099% 0.31% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 2.14% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Average salary £46,250 £25,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.00% -20.63%
UK excluding London average salary £26,250 £25,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -28.57%
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
417 281 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.54% 14.66% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 372 241 278
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 17 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) VPLS
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) VPLS
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) F5