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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 289 317 306
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -11
Permanent jobs citing DSL 17 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 0.93% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 14
Average salary £46,250 £22,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+110.22% -37.14%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £28,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -20.00%
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
1447 2035 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.76% 16.40% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1721 1691
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 (51.61%) Firewall
2 14 (45.16%) Cisco
3 13 (41.94%) Migration
4 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) Reference Data
4 12 (38.71%) Data Modelling
4 12 (38.71%) Ethernet
4 12 (38.71%) MPLS
4 12 (38.71%) Juniper
4 12 (38.71%) BGP
4 12 (38.71%) Data Structures
4 12 (38.71%) Data Governance
5 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (35.48%) Waterfall
5 11 (35.48%) Banking
5 11 (35.48%) Business Analysis
5 11 (35.48%) Investment Banking
6 10 (32.26%) ADSL
6 10 (32.26%) CCNA
7 9 (29.03%) OSPF
8 8 (25.81%) ITIL
8 8 (25.81%) Fortinet
9 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (22.58%) 3G
10 6 (19.35%) Windows
10 6 (19.35%) WAN
11 5 (16.13%) DNS
12 4 (12.90%) Citrix
12 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
12 4 (12.90%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) BGP
2 12 (38.71%) Ethernet
2 12 (38.71%) MPLS
3 10 (32.26%) ADSL
4 9 (29.03%) OSPF
5 7 (22.58%) 3G
5 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (19.35%) WAN
7 5 (16.13%) DNS
8 4 (12.90%) IPv4
8 4 (12.90%) IPv6
8 4 (12.90%) LAN
9 3 (9.68%) DHCP
9 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
9 3 (9.68%) VPN
9 3 (9.68%) Junos
9 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
9 3 (9.68%) Multicast
9 3 (9.68%) Unicast
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
1 1 (3.23%) RSpec
1 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
1 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.23%) Gradle
General
1 11 (35.48%) Banking
1 11 (35.48%) Investment Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
1 12 (38.71%) Business Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Network Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Junior
3 7 (22.58%) Report Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Junior Network Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Implementation Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Data Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Django
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Reference Data
1 12 (38.71%) Data Structures
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.23%) iPhone
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) PKI
4 1 (3.23%) CCTV
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Migration
2 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Data Modelling
2 12 (38.71%) Data Governance
3 11 (35.48%) Business Analysis
3 11 (35.48%) Waterfall
4 8 (25.81%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) User Stories
7 1 (3.23%) Cyber Security
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Functional Programming
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Software Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby
2 1 (3.23%) Groovy
2 1 (3.23%) Scala
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCNA
3 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.23%) HNC
5 1 (3.23%) HND
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CCSA
5 1 (3.23%) CCSE
5 1 (3.23%) MCITP
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) HP APS
5 1 (3.23%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO 9001
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Snort
1 1 (3.23%) Squid
1 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) OpenView
1 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) Juniper
3 8 (25.81%) Fortinet
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) F5
6 2 (6.45%) Acronis
6 2 (6.45%) Nokia
6 2 (6.45%) Sage
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) Websense
7 1 (3.23%) 3Com
7 1 (3.23%) VMware
7 1 (3.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (3.23%) HP