The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 130 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing DSL 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.089% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £29,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £33,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +11.66%
DSL
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
411 351 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.32% 16.27% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 322 320 269
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

DSL
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

DSL Salary Trend in Birmingham

DSL
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing DSL 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 DSL.

1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) PPP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Netcool
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) X.21
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing DSL 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 DSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) ATM
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) PPP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) X.21
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) NOC Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco