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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 297 311 307
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing DSL 13 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.029% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.19% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 6
Average salary £32,500 £82,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-60.60% +150.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £43,700 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £82,500 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,250 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-15.34% +37.95%
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
1814 1613 2299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.62% 15.56% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1381 2029
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 26 (83.87%) Cisco
2 24 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (74.19%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (70.97%) CCNP
5 21 (67.74%) VPN
6 18 (58.06%) Cisco PIX
6 18 (58.06%) IPsec
7 17 (54.84%) L2TP
7 17 (54.84%) PPP
8 13 (41.94%) CCIP
9 7 (22.58%) LAN
9 7 (22.58%) Firewall
9 7 (22.58%) MPLS
10 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
11 5 (16.13%) WAN
11 5 (16.13%) OSPF
11 5 (16.13%) BGP
11 5 (16.13%) Juniper
11 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
12 4 (12.90%) CCNA
12 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
12 4 (12.90%) Windows
12 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
12 4 (12.90%) MySQL
12 4 (12.90%) MS Office
13 3 (9.68%) CRM
13 3 (9.68%) VoIP
13 3 (9.68%) ADSL
13 3 (9.68%) GSM

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco ASA
2 21 (67.74%) VPN
3 18 (58.06%) Cisco PIX
3 18 (58.06%) IPsec
4 17 (54.84%) L2TP
4 17 (54.84%) PPP
5 7 (22.58%) LAN
5 7 (22.58%) Firewall
5 7 (22.58%) MPLS
6 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
7 5 (16.13%) WAN
7 5 (16.13%) OSPF
7 5 (16.13%) BGP
8 3 (9.68%) VoIP
8 3 (9.68%) ADSL
8 3 (9.68%) GSM
8 3 (9.68%) DNS
8 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
8 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (6.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.45%) RSpec
2 1 (3.23%) Maven
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.23%) Behat
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Gradle
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Network Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
3 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Network Team Leader
3 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.23%) Field Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Handset
1 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) SecurID
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.68%) CRM
3 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Time Management
4 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.45%) Line Management
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.45%) Network Management
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) Ruby
1 1 (3.23%) Scala
1 1 (3.23%) Groovy
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (70.97%) CCNP
3 13 (41.94%) CCIP
4 4 (12.90%) CCNA
5 2 (6.45%) CCSP
6 1 (3.23%) HNC
6 1 (3.23%) HND
6 1 (3.23%) MCSE
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.23%) MCITP
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Firmware
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
1 1 (3.23%) XenApp
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) WMI
1 1 (3.23%) WSUS
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) XenMobile
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) Juniper
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Proofpoint
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
4 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.23%) Dell
5 1 (3.23%) McAfee
5 1 (3.23%) Huawei
5 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.23%) Dell KACE