The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 766 714 695
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -19
Permanent jobs citing DSL 114 143 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.82% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 84 130 162
Average salary £31,250 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.19% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £33,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +11.66%
DSL
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19088 17400 21205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.34% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15191 14220 17495
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in England

DSL
Salary Trend in England

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

DSL Salary Trend in England

DSL
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DSL across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

DSL Salary Histogram in England

DSL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 66 £37,500 -0.66% 8
South East -35 27 £28,000 -6.66% 2
East of England -3 9 £40,000 -20.00% 2
West Midlands -20 4 £29,000 -36.26%
East Midlands -11 3 £34,500 -31.00%
North West -10 2 £48,000 +34.26%
DSL
UK

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 120 (56.60%) Cisco
2 100 (47.17%) VPN
3 81 (38.21%) Firewall
4 78 (36.79%) Telecoms
5 72 (33.96%) WAN
6 67 (31.60%) Windows
7 66 (31.13%) Cisco Certification
8 65 (30.66%) Microsoft
9 63 (29.72%) MPLS
10 61 (28.77%) DNS
11 58 (27.36%) TCP/IP
12 57 (26.89%) LAN
13 55 (25.94%) CCNP
13 55 (25.94%) IPsec
14 54 (25.47%) BGP
15 52 (24.53%) Ethernet
16 48 (22.64%) Internet
17 46 (21.70%) Juniper
17 46 (21.70%) MS Exchange
18 44 (20.75%) OSPF
19 42 (19.81%) Citrix
19 42 (19.81%) VoIP
20 39 (18.40%) DHCP
21 38 (17.92%) PPP
21 38 (17.92%) Finance
22 34 (16.04%) MS Office
23 33 (15.57%) Linux
23 33 (15.57%) VMware
23 33 (15.57%) Cisco ASA
24 30 (14.15%) L2TP

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 46 (21.70%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (8.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (6.13%) IIS
6 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.89%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.94%) Apache
9 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (16.04%) MS Office
2 27 (12.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.89%) Office 365
3 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.94%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (47.17%) VPN
2 81 (38.21%) Firewall
3 72 (33.96%) WAN
4 63 (29.72%) MPLS
5 61 (28.77%) DNS
6 58 (27.36%) TCP/IP
7 57 (26.89%) LAN
8 55 (25.94%) IPsec
9 54 (25.47%) BGP
10 52 (24.53%) Ethernet
11 48 (22.64%) Internet
12 44 (20.75%) OSPF
13 42 (19.81%) VoIP
14 39 (18.40%) DHCP
15 38 (17.92%) PPP
16 33 (15.57%) Cisco ASA
17 30 (14.15%) L2TP
18 28 (13.21%) Wireless
19 27 (12.74%) SNMP
20 26 (12.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.26%) MySQL
2 12 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (3.30%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.83%) Maven
1 6 (2.83%) Cucumber
2 5 (2.36%) SoapUI
2 5 (2.36%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.36%) Selenium
2 5 (2.36%) JUnit
3 4 (1.89%) Subversion
3 4 (1.89%) NeoLoad
3 4 (1.89%) WebLOAD
3 4 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.89%) JIRA
4 3 (1.42%) RSpec
4 3 (1.42%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.94%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.94%) MSI
5 2 (0.94%) Gradle
6 1 (0.47%) Behat
6 1 (0.47%) GCC
6 1 (0.47%) GDB
6 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
General
1 78 (36.79%) Telecoms
2 38 (17.92%) Finance
3 18 (8.49%) Retail
4 8 (3.77%) Marketing
5 6 (2.83%) Legal
6 5 (2.36%) Electronics
7 4 (1.89%) Advertising
7 4 (1.89%) Dutch Language
7 4 (1.89%) German Language
8 3 (1.42%) Back Office
9 2 (0.94%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.47%) Billing
10 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (35.85%) Network Engineer
2 30 (14.15%) Support Engineer
3 24 (11.32%) Systems Engineer
4 19 (8.96%) Analyst
5 17 (8.02%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (7.55%) NOC Engineer
6 16 (7.55%) Support Analyst
7 12 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
7 12 (5.66%) Systems Support
7 12 (5.66%) Systems Support Analyst
7 12 (5.66%) Systems Support Engineer
8 8 (3.77%) Team Leader
8 8 (3.77%) Technical Manager
9 7 (3.30%) Sales Manager
9 7 (3.30%) Telecoms Engineer
10 6 (2.83%) Release Manager
10 6 (2.83%) Server Engineer
10 6 (2.83%) Document Manager
11 5 (2.36%) Desktop Support
11 5 (2.36%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.60%) LAMP
2 7 (3.30%) Velocity
3 4 (1.89%) Middleware
3 4 (1.89%) JMS
3 4 (1.89%) .NET
3 4 (1.89%) XMPP
4 3 (1.42%) JavaFX
4 3 (1.42%) JAX-WS
4 3 (1.42%) Gherkin
4 3 (1.42%) J2EE
4 3 (1.42%) XML
4 3 (1.42%) CSS
4 3 (1.42%) JDBC
4 3 (1.42%) JSP
4 3 (1.42%) Servlets
4 3 (1.42%) J2SE
5 2 (0.94%) Swing
5 2 (0.94%) Web Services
5 2 (0.94%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.02%) Blackberry
3 11 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.72%) Handset
4 10 (4.72%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.25%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.77%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.83%) CMDB
8 5 (2.36%) SecurID
9 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.94%) Replication
10 2 (0.94%) IPTV
10 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.47%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.47%) Social Media
11 1 (0.47%) Statistics
11 1 (0.47%) iPhone
11 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 67 (31.60%) Windows
2 33 (15.57%) Linux
3 29 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (8.49%) UNIX
6 13 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.72%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.36%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.36%) Solaris
9 3 (1.42%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.42%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (10.38%) CRM
2 18 (8.49%) ITIL
2 18 (8.49%) Time Management
3 17 (8.02%) Network Management
4 16 (7.55%) Load Balancing
5 11 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (4.72%) Migration
6 10 (4.72%) Release Management
7 9 (4.25%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (4.25%) Line Management
7 9 (4.25%) ITSM
8 8 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (3.77%) Service Management
8 8 (3.77%) Server Monitoring
9 7 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (3.30%) Business Continuity
9 7 (3.30%) Software Engineering
9 7 (3.30%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.30%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.66%) PHP
1 12 (5.66%) Bash Shell
2 10 (4.72%) Java
3 9 (4.25%) SQL
4 6 (2.83%) Perl
5 5 (2.36%) C++
6 3 (1.42%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.94%) Python
7 2 (0.94%) VBScript
7 2 (0.94%) C
7 2 (0.94%) Groovy
7 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (31.13%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (25.94%) CCNP
3 25 (11.79%) CCIP
4 23 (10.85%) Degree
5 22 (10.38%) Security Cleared
6 17 (8.02%) SC Cleared
7 16 (7.55%) CCIE
8 13 (6.13%) CCNA
9 8 (3.77%) CCSP
10 7 (3.30%) JNCIS
11 6 (2.83%) CCSE
11 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (2.83%) HND
11 6 (2.83%) HP APS
12 4 (1.89%) MCITP
13 3 (1.42%) MCSE
13 3 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.94%) JNCIA
15 1 (0.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.13%) SLA
2 10 (4.72%) QA
3 5 (2.36%) ISO 9000
3 5 (2.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (10.85%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.60%) Postfix
4 12 (5.66%) vSphere
5 10 (4.72%) XenApp
6 8 (3.77%) MetaFrame
7 7 (3.30%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.89%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.94%) vCloud
11 1 (0.47%) BlackBerry Internet Service
11 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (7.08%) Backup Exec
2 14 (6.60%) OpenView
3 12 (5.66%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (3.77%) CiscoWorks
5 7 (3.30%) Netcool
6 6 (2.83%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (2.36%) Cacti
7 5 (2.36%) SmokePing
7 5 (2.36%) Nagios
8 4 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.42%) WSUS
10 2 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.94%) Ansible
10 2 (0.94%) Puppet
11 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.47%) WMI
11 1 (0.47%) SCOM
11 1 (0.47%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.47%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 120 (56.60%) Cisco
2 65 (30.66%) Microsoft
3 46 (21.70%) Juniper
4 42 (19.81%) Citrix
5 33 (15.57%) VMware
6 22 (10.38%) CheckPoint
7 21 (9.91%) HP
8 18 (8.49%) Symantec
9 15 (7.08%) Fujitsu
9 15 (7.08%) F5
10 12 (5.66%) Polycom
11 9 (4.25%) Nokia
12 8 (3.77%) Blue Coat
12 8 (3.77%) SolarWinds
13 7 (3.30%) Avaya
13 7 (3.30%) BT
14 6 (2.83%) 3Com
14 6 (2.83%) NetApp
14 6 (2.83%) Remedy
14 6 (2.83%) Huawei
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