The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 792 865 835
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -30
Permanent jobs citing DSL 88 66 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.065% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.39% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 79 46 84
Median salary £42,750 £33,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.54% +5.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,250 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £32,750 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+22.13% +16.96%
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
15234 16928 19432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.94% 16.74% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12577 14157 15402
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing DSL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

DSL Salary Histogram in England

DSL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +48 27 £62,500 +56.25% 2
South East +39 27 £40,000 +14.28% 3
South West +3 14 £43,500 +31.81%
West Midlands -6 14 £37,500 -
Yorkshire +20 3 £19,000 -35.04%
North West +6 2 £36,250 +20.83%
East of England +16 1 £23,000 -26.98% 2
DSL
UK

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing DSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for DSL.

1 77 (58.78%) MPLS
2 76 (58.02%) Cisco
3 73 (55.73%) WAN
4 70 (53.44%) Ethernet
5 67 (51.15%) Firewall
6 66 (50.38%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (46.56%) VPN
8 50 (38.17%) Juniper
9 49 (37.40%) LAN
10 47 (35.88%) VoIP
11 44 (33.59%) CCNA
12 38 (29.01%) Windows
13 35 (26.72%) Wireless
14 32 (24.43%) Microsoft Certification
14 32 (24.43%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (24.43%) Cisco Nexus
15 31 (23.66%) Windows Server
16 29 (22.14%) Cisco PIX
16 29 (22.14%) CCNP
17 28 (21.37%) DNS
17 28 (21.37%) SSL
17 28 (21.37%) ISDN
18 27 (20.61%) Load Balancing
19 26 (19.85%) Problem Management
19 26 (19.85%) Windows Server 2008
19 26 (19.85%) DHCP
19 26 (19.85%) OSPF
19 26 (19.85%) BGP
19 26 (19.85%) Windows Server 2012
20 25 (19.08%) Data Centre

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (16.03%) MS Exchange
2 18 (13.74%) IIS
3 17 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.05%) Confluence
6 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.05%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (2.29%) GitHub
4 1 (0.76%) Office 365
4 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (58.78%) MPLS
2 73 (55.73%) WAN
3 70 (53.44%) Ethernet
4 67 (51.15%) Firewall
5 61 (46.56%) VPN
6 49 (37.40%) LAN
7 47 (35.88%) VoIP
8 35 (26.72%) Wireless
9 32 (24.43%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (24.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 29 (22.14%) Cisco PIX
11 28 (21.37%) DNS
11 28 (21.37%) ISDN
11 28 (21.37%) SSL
12 26 (19.85%) BGP
12 26 (19.85%) DHCP
12 26 (19.85%) OSPF
13 23 (17.56%) 3G
14 20 (15.27%) TCP/IP
15 19 (14.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.82%) MongoDB
1 5 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.53%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.05%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.05%) Gatling
2 4 (3.05%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.05%) JIRA
2 4 (3.05%) JSUnit
2 4 (3.05%) Selenium
2 4 (3.05%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.53%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (9.92%) Finance
2 12 (9.16%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.63%) Games
4 4 (3.05%) Law
5 3 (2.29%) Banking
5 3 (2.29%) Legal
6 2 (1.53%) French Language
6 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Retail
6 2 (1.53%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Billing
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
7 1 (0.76%) Front Office
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (29.77%) Network Engineer
2 15 (11.45%) Consultant
2 15 (11.45%) Senior Network Engineer
2 15 (11.45%) Technical Consultant
3 13 (9.92%) Analyst
4 12 (9.16%) IT Consultant
4 12 (9.16%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.87%) Network Support
6 8 (6.11%) Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (5.34%) Network Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.58%) Network Manager
9 5 (3.82%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Network Team Leader
9 5 (3.82%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.82%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.16%) CSS
1 12 (9.16%) HTML
2 10 (7.63%) 802.1X
3 8 (6.11%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.58%) Sass
5 4 (3.05%) CSS3
5 4 (3.05%) HTML5
5 4 (3.05%) LESS
5 4 (3.05%) Middleware
5 4 (3.05%) Node.js
5 4 (3.05%) React
5 4 (3.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.53%) Angular 2
6 2 (1.53%) Apache Flex
6 2 (1.53%) D3.js
6 2 (1.53%) Electron Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.08%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.21%) Replication
3 14 (10.69%) Clustering
4 13 (9.92%) Management Information System
4 13 (9.92%) PKI
5 7 (5.34%) Fintech
6 6 (4.58%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.82%) Blockchain
7 5 (3.82%) Cryptography
7 5 (3.82%) Driving Licence
7 5 (3.82%) iPad
7 5 (3.82%) STB
8 4 (3.05%) CMDB
8 4 (3.05%) User Experience
9 3 (2.29%) Contactless
9 3 (2.29%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.53%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (1.53%) iPhone
10 2 (1.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 38 (29.01%) Windows
2 31 (23.66%) Windows Server
3 26 (19.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (19.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (16.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.11%) Linux
6 4 (3.05%) Unix
7 3 (2.29%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.53%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.53%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.76%) AIX
9 1 (0.76%) Android
9 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.76%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.61%) Load Balancing
2 26 (19.85%) Problem Management
3 24 (18.32%) Service Delivery
4 23 (17.56%) ITIL
5 19 (14.50%) WAN Optimisation
6 16 (12.21%) Integration Testing
7 15 (11.45%) Change Control
7 15 (11.45%) Server Building
8 14 (10.69%) High Availability
8 14 (10.69%) Migration
8 14 (10.69%) Network Design
8 14 (10.69%) Network Management
9 13 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (9.92%) Information Management
9 13 (9.92%) Operations Management
10 10 (7.63%) Network Architecture
11 9 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.34%) Front End Development
12 7 (5.34%) Network Planning
13 6 (4.58%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.21%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (6.11%) Python
3 6 (4.58%) Scala
4 5 (3.82%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.82%) Ruby
5 4 (3.05%) Groovy
6 3 (2.29%) Haskell
7 2 (1.53%) C
7 2 (1.53%) F#
7 2 (1.53%) OCaml
8 1 (0.76%) Clojure
8 1 (0.76%) Go
8 1 (0.76%) Java
8 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (50.38%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (33.59%) CCNA
3 32 (24.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (22.14%) CCNP
5 20 (15.27%) MCSE
6 18 (13.74%) CCIE
7 16 (12.21%) MCSA
8 14 (10.69%) Degree
8 14 (10.69%) MCITP
8 14 (10.69%) MCP
8 14 (10.69%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (10.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (7.63%) CCSA
9 10 (7.63%) CCSP
9 10 (7.63%) Security Cleared
10 8 (6.11%) CCDA
10 8 (6.11%) SC Cleared
11 4 (3.05%) CISSP
11 4 (3.05%) SSCP
12 2 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.08%) SLA
2 4 (3.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 25 (19.08%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.69%) Terminal Services
4 5 (3.82%) Docker
4 5 (3.82%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.05%) XenApp
5 4 (3.05%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.05%) XenServer
6 2 (1.53%) UAG
6 2 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (12.21%) Backup Exec
2 14 (10.69%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (10.69%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (3.82%) Ansible
4 4 (3.05%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.53%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 76 (58.02%) Cisco
2 50 (38.17%) Juniper
3 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
4 22 (16.79%) CheckPoint
5 19 (14.50%) VMware
6 18 (13.74%) HP
6 18 (13.74%) Veeam
7 17 (12.98%) F5
7 17 (12.98%) Palo Alto
8 16 (12.21%) Dell
9 15 (11.45%) Barracuda Networks
10 14 (10.69%) Draytek
10 14 (10.69%) ProCurve
10 14 (10.69%) SolarWinds
10 14 (10.69%) SonicWALL
10 14 (10.69%) Symantec
10 14 (10.69%) Veritas
10 14 (10.69%) WatchGuard
10 14 (10.69%) ZyXEL
11 10 (7.63%) Nokia
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