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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 849 821 876
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +55
Permanent jobs citing DSL 42 118 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.12% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.66% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 38 77 75
Median salary £51,000 £47,500 £38,850
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% +22.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £38,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
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
15782 17989 19852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.18% 17.85% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13210 14532 15930
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,988 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +9 20 £57,500 +21.05% 3
South East +8 10 £52,000 +6.66% 1
North West +11 6 £27,250 -45.50% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £32,500 - 1
East of England +22 1 £29,000 -
North East -3 1 £26,000 -48.00%
West Midlands -16 1 - -
DSL
UK

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 76 (61.79%) Cisco
2 72 (58.54%) VPN
3 69 (56.10%) MPLS
4 67 (54.47%) Firewall
5 58 (47.15%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (45.53%) WAN
7 45 (36.59%) TCP/IP
8 42 (34.15%) CCNA
8 42 (34.15%) Ethernet
8 42 (34.15%) Juniper
8 42 (34.15%) Wireless
9 41 (33.33%) LAN
10 38 (30.89%) DNS
10 38 (30.89%) VoIP
11 37 (30.08%) 3G
12 36 (29.27%) CCNP
13 34 (27.64%) Windows
14 32 (26.02%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (26.02%) Cisco Nexus
15 31 (25.20%) ISDN
15 31 (25.20%) OSPF
15 31 (25.20%) BGP
16 30 (24.39%) SLA
17 29 (23.58%) CheckPoint
18 27 (21.95%) IPsec
19 25 (20.33%) Palo Alto
20 24 (19.51%) Data Centre
20 24 (19.51%) Active Directory
20 24 (19.51%) GPRS
21 22 (17.89%) Microsoft

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 22 (17.89%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.25%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.81%) Confluence
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.81%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (13.01%) MS Office
2 11 (8.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.63%) IaaS
1 2 (1.63%) PaaS
1 2 (1.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (58.54%) VPN
2 69 (56.10%) MPLS
3 67 (54.47%) Firewall
4 56 (45.53%) WAN
5 45 (36.59%) TCP/IP
6 42 (34.15%) Ethernet
6 42 (34.15%) Wireless
7 41 (33.33%) LAN
8 38 (30.89%) DNS
8 38 (30.89%) VoIP
9 37 (30.08%) 3G
10 32 (26.02%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (26.02%) Cisco Nexus
11 31 (25.20%) BGP
11 31 (25.20%) ISDN
11 31 (25.20%) OSPF
12 27 (21.95%) IPsec
13 24 (19.51%) GPRS
14 22 (17.89%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (17.07%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
1 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.81%) Big Data
2 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.81%) HBase
2 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.81%) Gatling
2 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.81%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) Selenium
2 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (11.38%) Games
2 12 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.88%) Billing
4 3 (2.44%) Law
5 2 (1.63%) Finance
5 2 (1.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (41.46%) Network Engineer
2 28 (22.76%) Cisco Engineer
2 28 (22.76%) Support Engineer
3 22 (17.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (13.01%) Field Engineer
5 14 (11.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (10.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 11 (8.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 11 (8.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (8.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (8.94%) Field Support Engineer
7 11 (8.94%) Firewall Engineer
8 10 (8.13%) Network Manager
8 10 (8.13%) Switch Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) IT Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) IT Support
10 7 (5.69%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Technical Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Technical Support
11 6 (4.88%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.57%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.25%) HTML
3 2 (1.63%) CSS
4 1 (0.81%) Akka
4 1 (0.81%) HTML5
4 1 (0.81%) J2EE
4 1 (0.81%) jQuery
4 1 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.81%) RESTful
4 1 (0.81%) Spring
4 1 (0.81%) Web Services
4 1 (0.81%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 19 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (14.63%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.32%) PKI
5 6 (4.88%) PMI
6 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.07%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.25%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.25%) STB
8 3 (2.44%) CMDB
8 3 (2.44%) iPad
9 2 (1.63%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.63%) Replication
10 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.81%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.81%) Derivative
10 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.81%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.81%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.64%) Windows
2 19 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (11.38%) Linux
5 10 (8.13%) Windows Server
6 8 (6.50%) Unix
7 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.25%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.81%) AIX
9 1 (0.81%) Android
9 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.81%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.45%) ITIL
2 16 (13.01%) Network Management
3 14 (11.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (9.76%) Change Control
4 12 (9.76%) ITSM
5 11 (8.94%) Network Architecture
6 10 (8.13%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (8.13%) Load Balancing
6 10 (8.13%) Network Design
6 10 (8.13%) Operations Management
6 10 (8.13%) WAN Optimisation
7 9 (7.32%) Information Management
8 8 (6.50%) Incident Management
8 8 (6.50%) Web Filtering
9 6 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (4.88%) Line Management
9 6 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (4.88%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.88%) Project Management
9 6 (4.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.32%) C
2 4 (3.25%) SQL
3 2 (1.63%) PHP
3 2 (1.63%) Python
3 2 (1.63%) Scala
4 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.81%) Clojure
4 1 (0.81%) Erlang
4 1 (0.81%) Groovy
4 1 (0.81%) Haskell
4 1 (0.81%) HiveQL
4 1 (0.81%) Java
4 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.81%) OCaml
4 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.81%) R
4 1 (0.81%) Ruby
4 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (47.15%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (34.15%) CCNA
3 36 (29.27%) CCNP
4 21 (17.07%) Degree
5 17 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (13.01%) MCSA
7 11 (8.94%) CCSA
7 11 (8.94%) CCSP
8 6 (4.88%) CCIE
8 6 (4.88%) CISSP
8 6 (4.88%) PMI Certification
8 6 (4.88%) SSCP
9 5 (4.07%) MCSE
10 4 (3.25%) PhD
11 3 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.44%) PMP
12 2 (1.63%) CCENT
12 2 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (24.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 24 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.76%) Terminal Services
3 9 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.88%) XenServer
5 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.63%) vSphere
5 2 (1.63%) XenApp
5 2 (1.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (8.13%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (8.13%) Cisco Prime
1 10 (8.13%) FortiGate
1 10 (8.13%) SolarWinds Orion
2 8 (6.50%) Nagios
3 6 (4.88%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 76 (61.79%) Cisco
2 42 (34.15%) Juniper
3 29 (23.58%) CheckPoint
4 25 (20.33%) Palo Alto
5 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
6 21 (17.07%) Citrix
7 16 (13.01%) IronPort
8 15 (12.20%) BT
9 14 (11.38%) Nokia
10 11 (8.94%) VMware
11 10 (8.13%) Barracuda Networks
11 10 (8.13%) F5
11 10 (8.13%) SolarWinds
12 8 (6.50%) Blue Coat
13 7 (5.69%) EMC
13 7 (5.69%) HP
13 7 (5.69%) Sourcefire
14 5 (4.07%) Ericsson
15 4 (3.25%) Forcepoint
15 4 (3.25%) Polycom
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