The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 286 336 317
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -19
Permanent jobs citing DSL 14 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.094% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 0.61% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 13
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £47,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £50,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
DSL
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1646 1973 2081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.19% 15.51% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1669 1850
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DSL
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

DSL Salary Trend in the City of London

DSL
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DSL across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

DSL Salary Histogram in the City of London

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 16 (53.33%) Cisco
2 12 (40.00%) Firewall
2 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (33.33%) MPLS
3 10 (33.33%) Migration
4 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (30.00%) BGP
4 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
5 8 (26.67%) CCNP
5 8 (26.67%) Data Modelling
5 8 (26.67%) Juniper
5 8 (26.67%) Reference Data
5 8 (26.67%) Data Governance
5 8 (26.67%) Data Structures
6 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
6 7 (23.33%) Banking
6 7 (23.33%) Business Analysis
6 7 (23.33%) Investment Banking
6 7 (23.33%) ADSL
6 7 (23.33%) VPN
6 7 (23.33%) WAN
7 6 (20.00%) Windows
7 6 (20.00%) OSPF
7 6 (20.00%) CCNA
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (16.67%) IPsec
8 5 (16.67%) L2TP
8 5 (16.67%) LAN
8 5 (16.67%) PPP

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Firewall
2 10 (33.33%) MPLS
3 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
3 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (30.00%) BGP
4 7 (23.33%) ADSL
4 7 (23.33%) WAN
4 7 (23.33%) VPN
5 6 (20.00%) OSPF
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (16.67%) DNS
6 5 (16.67%) LAN
6 5 (16.67%) PPP
6 5 (16.67%) L2TP
6 5 (16.67%) IPsec
7 4 (13.33%) IPv4
7 4 (13.33%) IPv6
7 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 3 (10.00%) 3G
8 3 (10.00%) Junos
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Maven
1 2 (6.67%) Selenium
1 2 (6.67%) RSpec
1 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.67%) Gradle
General
1 7 (23.33%) Banking
1 7 (23.33%) Investment Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Business Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Report Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Junior Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Junior
6 2 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Support
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Django
1 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Reference Data
1 8 (26.67%) Data Structures
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.33%) CCTV
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) iPhone
4 1 (3.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Migration
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 8 (26.67%) Data Governance
4 7 (23.33%) Business Analysis
4 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
5 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Kanban
7 2 (6.67%) User Stories
7 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Python
1 2 (6.67%) Ruby
1 2 (6.67%) Groovy
1 2 (6.67%) Scala
1 2 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (26.67%) CCNP
3 6 (20.00%) CCNA
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) HP APS
5 1 (3.33%) VCP4
5 1 (3.33%) CCIP
5 1 (3.33%) HNC
5 1 (3.33%) HND
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) OpenView
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) Juniper
3 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) F5
5 2 (6.67%) Acronis
5 2 (6.67%) Sage
5 2 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) 3Com
6 1 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (3.33%) Nokia
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) HP