The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 124 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing DSL 5 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.26% - 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% - 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Average salary £22,500 - £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +36.92%
DSL
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
287 301 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.96% 17.47% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 260 178 222
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

DSL
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

DSL Salary Trend in Bristol

DSL
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
1 4 (66.67%) Network Management
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) IC Design
2 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (16.67%) LTE
2 1 (16.67%) Verilog
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) LTE
2 1 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Graduate
1 4 (66.67%) Junior
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Support
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Junior Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IC Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) IC Design
2 1 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper