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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 790 769 725
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -44
Permanent jobs citing DSL 80 113 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.57% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 66 85 126
Average salary £33,000 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.79% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £28,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -16.41%
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
16848 19715 18119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.79% 18.15% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14032 15715 14732
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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 +11 33 £35,000 - 1
South East -8 19 £41,250 +47.32% 2
East of England +23 10 £30,750 -23.12%
South West +5 9 £32,500 -
North West 0 5 £44,000 -8.33%
Yorkshire +8 3 £37,500 -
West Midlands -10 1 - - 1
DSL
UK

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 95 (47.03%) Cisco
2 82 (40.59%) Firewall
3 76 (37.62%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (32.18%) MPLS
5 59 (29.21%) Wireless
5 59 (29.21%) Telecoms
6 54 (26.73%) LAN
7 49 (24.26%) TCP/IP
7 49 (24.26%) Windows
7 49 (24.26%) CCNP
7 49 (24.26%) Juniper
8 45 (22.28%) Microsoft
9 40 (19.80%) Internet
10 38 (18.81%) WAN
11 37 (18.32%) DNS
12 35 (17.33%) Wi-Fi
13 34 (16.83%) Ethernet
13 34 (16.83%) Active Directory
13 34 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 33 (16.34%) CheckPoint
14 33 (16.34%) OSPF
14 33 (16.34%) BGP
15 32 (15.84%) CCNA
15 32 (15.84%) MS Exchange
16 31 (15.35%) MS Office
17 30 (14.85%) Degree
18 28 (13.86%) VoIP
19 27 (13.37%) SNMP
19 27 (13.37%) IPsec
19 27 (13.37%) VMware

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 32 (15.84%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (5.94%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.97%) IIS
8 5 (2.48%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.50%) Lync
9 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (15.35%) MS Office
2 14 (6.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.50%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.96%) Office 365
2 6 (2.97%) IaaS
3 4 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 82 (40.59%) Firewall
2 65 (32.18%) MPLS
3 59 (29.21%) Wireless
4 54 (26.73%) LAN
5 49 (24.26%) TCP/IP
6 40 (19.80%) Internet
7 38 (18.81%) WAN
8 37 (18.32%) DNS
9 35 (17.33%) Wi-Fi
10 34 (16.83%) Ethernet
11 33 (16.34%) OSPF
11 33 (16.34%) BGP
12 28 (13.86%) VoIP
13 27 (13.37%) SNMP
13 27 (13.37%) IPsec
14 24 (11.88%) VPN
15 19 (9.41%) Broadband
15 19 (9.41%) DWDM
15 19 (9.41%) L2TP
16 17 (8.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.48%) Hadoop
2 5 (2.48%) Big Data
3 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.99%) MySQL
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (6.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.48%) Maven
2 5 (2.48%) JIRA
2 5 (2.48%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.48%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.99%) Gradle
3 2 (0.99%) RSpec
4 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.50%) Hudson
4 1 (0.50%) MSI
4 1 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 59 (29.21%) Telecoms
2 23 (11.39%) Banking
3 18 (8.91%) Investment Banking
4 13 (6.44%) Billing
5 12 (5.94%) Finance
6 9 (4.46%) Retail
7 4 (1.98%) Legal
8 2 (0.99%) Electronics
8 2 (0.99%) Games
8 2 (0.99%) Marketing
9 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.50%) Back Office
9 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (29.70%) Network Engineer
2 37 (18.32%) Support Engineer
3 32 (15.84%) Analyst
4 17 (8.42%) Business Analyst
5 15 (7.43%) Network Support
6 14 (6.93%) Junior
7 13 (6.44%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (5.94%) Applications Support
9 11 (5.45%) Senior Network Engineer
10 9 (4.46%) Report Analyst
10 9 (4.46%) Network Support Engineer
11 8 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (3.47%) Network Implementation Engineer
12 7 (3.47%) Support Analyst
12 7 (3.47%) Graduate
12 7 (3.47%) Data Analyst
12 7 (3.47%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (3.47%) Junior Network Engineer
12 7 (3.47%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.48%) Akka
1 5 (2.48%) Play Framework
2 3 (1.49%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.49%) Web Services
3 2 (0.99%) Middleware
3 2 (0.99%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.99%) Django
3 2 (0.99%) GWT
3 2 (0.99%) QuickFIX
3 2 (0.99%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.50%) REST
4 1 (0.50%) .NET
4 1 (0.50%) SOAP
4 1 (0.50%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.50%) Spring
4 1 (0.50%) Java SE
4 1 (0.50%) XML
4 1 (0.50%) Swing
4 1 (0.50%) JMS
4 1 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.40%) e-Health
3 17 (8.42%) Reference Data
3 17 (8.42%) Data Structures
3 17 (8.42%) Data Centre
4 14 (6.93%) Blackberry
5 13 (6.44%) PMI
6 10 (4.95%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.96%) Clustering
8 5 (2.48%) EPoS
9 4 (1.98%) PKI
9 4 (1.98%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.49%) CMDB
10 3 (1.49%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.99%) User Experience
11 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.99%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 49 (24.26%) Windows
2 34 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (11.39%) Linux
4 21 (10.40%) UNIX
5 19 (9.41%) Windows 7
6 15 (7.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (6.93%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.48%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.98%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (12.87%) ITIL
2 25 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (9.41%) Migration
4 17 (8.42%) Data Modelling
4 17 (8.42%) Business Analysis
4 17 (8.42%) Waterfall
5 16 (7.92%) Service Delivery
5 16 (7.92%) Line Management
6 15 (7.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (7.43%) Programme Management
6 15 (7.43%) Network Management
6 15 (7.43%) Load Balancing
7 14 (6.93%) Project Management
8 13 (6.44%) Data Governance
9 10 (4.95%) Service Management
9 10 (4.95%) Configuration Management
9 10 (4.95%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (4.46%) Network Design
10 9 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (4.46%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.47%) Scala
2 5 (2.48%) Java
3 4 (1.98%) Groovy
4 2 (0.99%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.99%) SQL
4 2 (0.99%) Python
5 1 (0.50%) Ruby
5 1 (0.50%) C
5 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 76 (37.62%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (24.26%) CCNP
3 32 (15.84%) CCNA
4 30 (14.85%) Degree
5 24 (11.88%) Security Cleared
6 20 (9.90%) CCSA
7 16 (7.92%) JNCIA
8 13 (6.44%) PMI Certification
9 10 (4.95%) CCSP
9 10 (4.95%) JNCIS
9 10 (4.95%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.96%) CCDP
10 8 (3.96%) PMP
10 8 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (3.47%) CCIP
12 6 (2.97%) CCIE
13 5 (2.48%) MCP
13 5 (2.48%) HP APS
14 3 (1.49%) MCITP
14 3 (1.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.44%) SLA
2 8 (3.96%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.48%) ISO 9000
4 3 (1.49%) QA
5 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (16.83%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.95%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.97%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.48%) vSphere
6 4 (1.98%) vCloud
6 4 (1.98%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.98%) XenApp
7 3 (1.49%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.99%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.50%) Snort
9 1 (0.50%) Squid
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (10.40%) CA Spectrum
2 18 (8.91%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (6.93%) WSUS
4 9 (4.46%) OpenView
5 6 (2.97%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (1.98%) SCCM
7 3 (1.49%) SCOM
7 3 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.99%) Puppet
8 2 (0.99%) Cacti
8 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.99%) Ansible
9 1 (0.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 95 (47.03%) Cisco
2 49 (24.26%) Juniper
3 45 (22.28%) Microsoft
4 33 (16.34%) CheckPoint
5 27 (13.37%) VMware
6 21 (10.40%) CA
7 15 (7.43%) Citrix
8 13 (6.44%) F5
9 10 (4.95%) Fortinet
10 9 (4.46%) HP
11 8 (3.96%) Nokia
12 6 (2.97%) Brocade
13 5 (2.48%) Riverbed
13 5 (2.48%) SolarWinds
13 5 (2.48%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 5 (2.48%) 3Com
14 4 (1.98%) Remedy
14 4 (1.98%) Websense
14 4 (1.98%) IBM
15 3 (1.49%) NetApp
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