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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 757 712 709
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -3
Permanent jobs citing DSL 121 150 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.85% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 78 134 151
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,875 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
19182 17614 21232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.99% 17.43% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15280 14335 17452
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 21 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 21 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 -7 66 £42,000 +9.09% 8
South East -49 29 £30,000 - 3
East of England -10 16 £40,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -22 6 £29,000 -42.00% 2
East Midlands -4 3 £39,000 -22.00%
DSL
UK

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 126 (55.75%) Cisco
2 107 (47.35%) VPN
3 92 (40.71%) Firewall
4 84 (37.17%) Telecoms
5 76 (33.63%) WAN
6 71 (31.42%) Cisco Certification
7 67 (29.65%) MPLS
8 66 (29.20%) LAN
9 65 (28.76%) Windows
9 65 (28.76%) Microsoft
10 63 (27.88%) TCP/IP
11 62 (27.43%) DNS
11 62 (27.43%) IPsec
12 61 (26.99%) CCNP
13 58 (25.66%) BGP
14 54 (23.89%) Ethernet
15 49 (21.68%) Juniper
16 48 (21.24%) OSPF
17 46 (20.35%) MS Exchange
18 45 (19.91%) VoIP
18 45 (19.91%) Internet
19 43 (19.03%) Citrix
20 41 (18.14%) PPP
21 39 (17.26%) DHCP
22 37 (16.37%) MS Office
23 36 (15.93%) Finance
24 34 (15.04%) Cisco ASA
25 33 (14.60%) Wi-Fi
26 32 (14.16%) VMware
26 32 (14.16%) Linux

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (20.35%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (7.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (6.19%) IIS
5 13 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.88%) Apache
7 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (16.37%) MS Office
2 24 (10.62%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.88%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.88%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 107 (47.35%) VPN
2 92 (40.71%) Firewall
3 76 (33.63%) WAN
4 67 (29.65%) MPLS
5 66 (29.20%) LAN
6 63 (27.88%) TCP/IP
7 62 (27.43%) DNS
7 62 (27.43%) IPsec
8 58 (25.66%) BGP
9 54 (23.89%) Ethernet
10 48 (21.24%) OSPF
11 45 (19.91%) VoIP
11 45 (19.91%) Internet
12 41 (18.14%) PPP
13 39 (17.26%) DHCP
14 34 (15.04%) Cisco ASA
15 33 (14.60%) Wi-Fi
16 32 (14.16%) SNMP
17 31 (13.72%) Wireless
18 30 (13.27%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.95%) MySQL
2 7 (3.10%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.65%) Cucumber
1 6 (2.65%) Maven
2 5 (2.21%) JUnit
2 5 (2.21%) Selenium
2 5 (2.21%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.21%) SoapUI
3 4 (1.77%) NeoLoad
3 4 (1.77%) JIRA
3 4 (1.77%) WebLOAD
3 4 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.77%) Subversion
4 3 (1.33%) LabVIEW
4 3 (1.33%) RSpec
5 2 (0.88%) Gradle
6 1 (0.44%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.44%) MSI
6 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.44%) GCC
6 1 (0.44%) GDB
6 1 (0.44%) Behat
General
1 84 (37.17%) Telecoms
2 36 (15.93%) Finance
3 16 (7.08%) Retail
4 7 (3.10%) Marketing
5 5 (2.21%) Electronics
5 5 (2.21%) Dutch Language
5 5 (2.21%) German Language
6 3 (1.33%) Back Office
6 3 (1.33%) Legal
6 3 (1.33%) Advertising
6 3 (1.33%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 82 (36.28%) Network Engineer
2 34 (15.04%) Support Engineer
3 27 (11.95%) Systems Engineer
4 21 (9.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 21 (9.29%) NOC Engineer
5 20 (8.85%) Analyst
6 17 (7.52%) Support Analyst
7 13 (5.75%) Systems Support Analyst
7 13 (5.75%) Systems Support Engineer
7 13 (5.75%) Systems Support
7 13 (5.75%) Systems Analyst
7 13 (5.75%) Document Manager
8 8 (3.54%) Technical Manager
8 8 (3.54%) Team Leader
9 7 (3.10%) Telecoms Engineer
10 6 (2.65%) Server Engineer
10 6 (2.65%) Sales Manager
11 5 (2.21%) Author
11 5 (2.21%) Technical Author
11 5 (2.21%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.64%) LAMP
2 6 (2.65%) Velocity
3 4 (1.77%) XMPP
3 4 (1.77%) JMS
3 4 (1.77%) .NET
3 4 (1.77%) Middleware
4 3 (1.33%) Gherkin
5 2 (0.88%) JavaFX
5 2 (0.88%) JAX-WS
5 2 (0.88%) J2SE
5 2 (0.88%) CSS
5 2 (0.88%) JDBC
5 2 (0.88%) JSP
5 2 (0.88%) Servlets
5 2 (0.88%) Web Services
5 2 (0.88%) XML
5 2 (0.88%) J2EE
6 1 (0.44%) Swing
6 1 (0.44%) COM
6 1 (0.44%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.52%) Blackberry
3 10 (4.42%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.42%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.42%) Handset
4 8 (3.54%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.21%) SecurID
6 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.33%) CMDB
7 2 (0.88%) Social Media
7 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.88%) Statistics
7 2 (0.88%) iPhone
7 2 (0.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.44%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 65 (28.76%) Windows
2 32 (14.16%) Linux
3 29 (12.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (8.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (8.41%) UNIX
6 13 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (5.31%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.10%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.21%) Solaris
10 3 (1.33%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.88%) Android
11 2 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (9.29%) CRM
1 21 (9.29%) Line Management
2 19 (8.41%) Load Balancing
3 17 (7.52%) Network Management
4 16 (7.08%) Time Management
5 14 (6.19%) ITIL
6 13 (5.75%) Validation
7 11 (4.87%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (4.87%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (3.98%) Migration
9 8 (3.54%) Server Monitoring
10 7 (3.10%) Software Engineering
10 7 (3.10%) Business Continuity
10 7 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.10%) ITSM
10 7 (3.10%) Change Management
10 7 (3.10%) Release Management
10 7 (3.10%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (3.10%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (3.10%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.75%) PHP
1 13 (5.75%) Bash Shell
2 9 (3.98%) Java
3 7 (3.10%) SQL
4 6 (2.65%) Perl
5 5 (2.21%) C++
6 2 (0.88%) Scala
6 2 (0.88%) Groovy
6 2 (0.88%) Python
6 2 (0.88%) C
6 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.44%) PowerHouse
7 1 (0.44%) VBScript
7 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 71 (31.42%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (26.99%) CCNP
3 32 (14.16%) Degree
4 27 (11.95%) Security Cleared
5 26 (11.50%) SC Cleared
6 24 (10.62%) CCIP
7 20 (8.85%) CCIE
8 12 (5.31%) CCSE
9 11 (4.87%) CCNA
10 8 (3.54%) CCSP
10 8 (3.54%) JNCIS
11 6 (2.65%) HP APS
12 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.77%) HND
14 3 (1.33%) MCITP
14 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.88%) MCSE
15 2 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.88%) JNCIA
16 1 (0.44%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.19%) ISO 9000
1 14 (6.19%) ISO 9001
2 12 (5.31%) SLA
3 10 (4.42%) QA
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (9.73%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.64%) Postfix
4 11 (4.87%) XenApp
5 10 (4.42%) vSphere
6 8 (3.54%) MetaFrame
7 5 (2.21%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.88%) vCloud
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.44%) Firmware
10 1 (0.44%) BlackBerry Internet Service
10 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (7.96%) OpenView
2 14 (6.19%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (6.19%) Backup Exec
3 12 (5.31%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (3.98%) Netcool
5 6 (2.65%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (2.21%) Nagios
6 5 (2.21%) Cacti
6 5 (2.21%) SmokePing
7 4 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.33%) WSUS
9 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.88%) Ansible
9 2 (0.88%) Puppet
9 2 (0.88%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.44%) SCOM
10 1 (0.44%) WMI
10 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 126 (55.75%) Cisco
2 65 (28.76%) Microsoft
3 49 (21.68%) Juniper
4 43 (19.03%) Citrix
5 32 (14.16%) VMware
6 26 (11.50%) CheckPoint
7 25 (11.06%) HP
8 20 (8.85%) Symantec
9 13 (5.75%) Polycom
9 13 (5.75%) Fujitsu
9 13 (5.75%) F5
10 9 (3.98%) NetApp
10 9 (3.98%) SolarWinds
11 8 (3.54%) Huawei
11 8 (3.54%) Nokia
11 8 (3.54%) Avaya
11 8 (3.54%) BT
12 6 (2.65%) Dell
12 6 (2.65%) Remedy
12 6 (2.65%) 3Com
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