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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 724 774 713
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -61
Permanent jobs citing DSL 142 89 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.088% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 0.51% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 84 73 131
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £74,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £32,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -3.70%
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
18661 17562 21389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.46% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15164 13877 17958
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +5 64 £32,500 -23.52% 4
South East -3 38 £40,000 +23.07%
East of England +3 21 £40,000 +122.22%
West Midlands -7 11 £29,000 -3.33%
East Midlands - 3 £39,000 - 1
Yorkshire -17 2 £21,500 -49.41%
North East - 2 £48,750 -
South West -10 1 £41,500 +18.57% 1
North West -15 1 £36,000 +18.03%
DSL
UK

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 150 (58.59%) Cisco
2 104 (40.63%) Firewall
3 96 (37.50%) LAN
4 94 (36.72%) VPN
5 92 (35.94%) Cisco Certification
6 90 (35.16%) WAN
7 88 (34.38%) MPLS
8 85 (33.20%) Telecoms
9 79 (30.86%) CCNP
10 72 (28.13%) Microsoft
11 68 (26.56%) TCP/IP
12 67 (26.17%) Windows
13 66 (25.78%) Juniper
14 63 (24.61%) Ethernet
15 61 (23.83%) IPsec
16 60 (23.44%) DNS
17 59 (23.05%) BGP
18 55 (21.48%) VoIP
18 55 (21.48%) Wi-Fi
19 51 (19.92%) MS Exchange
20 50 (19.53%) OSPF
21 45 (17.58%) MS Office
22 44 (17.19%) SC Cleared
22 44 (17.19%) Security Cleared
23 43 (16.80%) Internet
23 43 (16.80%) Wireless
23 43 (16.80%) Line Management
24 42 (16.41%) SNMP
24 42 (16.41%) Citrix
25 41 (16.02%) CheckPoint

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 51 (19.92%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (7.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (5.47%) IIS
5 13 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.78%) Apache
8 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (17.58%) MS Office
2 25 (9.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.78%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (40.63%) Firewall
2 96 (37.50%) LAN
3 94 (36.72%) VPN
4 90 (35.16%) WAN
5 88 (34.38%) MPLS
6 68 (26.56%) TCP/IP
7 63 (24.61%) Ethernet
8 61 (23.83%) IPsec
9 60 (23.44%) DNS
10 59 (23.05%) BGP
11 55 (21.48%) Wi-Fi
11 55 (21.48%) VoIP
12 50 (19.53%) OSPF
13 43 (16.80%) Wireless
13 43 (16.80%) Internet
14 42 (16.41%) SNMP
15 34 (13.28%) PPP
15 34 (13.28%) Cisco ASA
16 32 (12.50%) IP Telephony
16 32 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.11%) MySQL
2 3 (1.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.30%) Maven
2 8 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 7 (2.73%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.73%) SoapUI
3 7 (2.73%) Selenium
3 7 (2.73%) JUnit
4 6 (2.34%) Subversion
4 6 (2.34%) WebLOAD
4 6 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (2.34%) JIRA
4 6 (2.34%) NeoLoad
4 6 (2.34%) RSpec
5 5 (1.95%) Gradle
6 3 (1.17%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.39%) Behat
7 1 (0.39%) GCC
7 1 (0.39%) GDB
General
1 85 (33.20%) Telecoms
2 31 (12.11%) Finance
3 11 (4.30%) Retail
4 6 (2.34%) Dutch Language
5 5 (1.95%) German Language
5 5 (1.95%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.17%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 94 (36.72%) Network Engineer
2 34 (13.28%) Support Engineer
3 32 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 26 (10.16%) Systems Engineer
5 23 (8.98%) NOC Engineer
5 23 (8.98%) Document Manager
6 22 (8.59%) Analyst
7 16 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 13 (5.08%) Systems Analyst
8 13 (5.08%) Systems Support
8 13 (5.08%) Systems Support Engineer
8 13 (5.08%) Systems Support Analyst
9 8 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (2.73%) Author
10 7 (2.73%) Technical Author
11 6 (2.34%) Field Engineer
11 6 (2.34%) Team Leader
12 5 (1.95%) QA Engineer
12 5 (1.95%) Server Engineer
12 5 (1.95%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.86%) LAMP
2 6 (2.34%) XMPP
2 6 (2.34%) Velocity
2 6 (2.34%) Gherkin
2 6 (2.34%) .NET
2 6 (2.34%) JMS
2 6 (2.34%) Middleware
3 2 (0.78%) Web Services
3 2 (0.78%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.98%) Blackberry
2 21 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.69%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.69%) Handset
4 8 (3.13%) Hedge funds
5 6 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.56%) SecurID
6 4 (1.56%) Statistics
7 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.78%) Replication
7 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.78%) iPhone
7 2 (0.78%) Social Media
8 1 (0.39%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (26.17%) Windows
2 35 (13.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (9.38%) Linux
4 21 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (7.81%) Windows 7
6 16 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.30%) UNIX
8 10 (3.91%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.56%) Solaris
10 3 (1.17%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.78%) Android
12 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (16.80%) Line Management
2 25 (9.77%) Validation
3 17 (6.64%) Network Management
4 16 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 15 (5.86%) Incident Management
5 15 (5.86%) CRM
5 15 (5.86%) Time Management
6 14 (5.47%) Migration
7 12 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (4.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (4.30%) Scrum
9 10 (3.91%) Software Engineering
9 10 (3.91%) ITIL
9 10 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (3.13%) Service Management
10 8 (3.13%) Business Continuity
10 8 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.08%) PHP
1 13 (5.08%) Bash Shell
2 12 (4.69%) Java
3 7 (2.73%) C++
4 6 (2.34%) SQL
5 5 (1.95%) Groovy
5 5 (1.95%) Scala
6 3 (1.17%) C
7 1 (0.39%) Perl
7 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 92 (35.94%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (30.86%) CCNP
3 44 (17.19%) SC Cleared
3 44 (17.19%) Security Cleared
4 37 (14.45%) Degree
5 32 (12.50%) CCIE
6 25 (9.77%) CCSE
7 20 (7.81%) CCIP
8 16 (6.25%) CCNA
8 16 (6.25%) JNCIS
9 8 (3.13%) CCSP
10 7 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (2.73%) HP APS
11 4 (1.56%) MCITP
11 4 (1.56%) MCSE
12 3 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.17%) CCDP
13 2 (0.78%) MCSA
14 1 (0.39%) MCP
14 1 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.16%) ISO 9000
1 26 (10.16%) ISO 9001
2 13 (5.08%) SLA
3 12 (4.69%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (10.16%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.86%) Postfix
4 11 (4.30%) XenApp
5 7 (2.73%) MetaFrame
6 6 (2.34%) vSphere
7 4 (1.56%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.78%) vCloud
10 1 (0.39%) Xen
10 1 (0.39%) NLBS
10 1 (0.39%) BlackBerry Internet Service
10 1 (0.39%) Firmware
10 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 32 (12.50%) OpenView
2 25 (9.77%) CiscoWorks
3 14 (5.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (3.91%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.73%) WSUS
5 7 (2.73%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (2.34%) Netcool
6 6 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.95%) Puppet
7 5 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.95%) Ansible
8 2 (0.78%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.78%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.39%) SmokePing
9 1 (0.39%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.39%) WMI
9 1 (0.39%) Nagios
9 1 (0.39%) SCOM
9 1 (0.39%) Cacti
Vendors
1 150 (58.59%) Cisco
2 72 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 66 (25.78%) Juniper
4 42 (16.41%) Citrix
5 41 (16.02%) CheckPoint
6 40 (15.63%) HP
7 37 (14.45%) VMware
8 18 (7.03%) Symantec
9 13 (5.08%) Polycom
10 11 (4.30%) NetApp
11 10 (3.91%) SolarWinds
11 10 (3.91%) Fujitsu
11 10 (3.91%) F5
12 9 (3.52%) Nokia
13 7 (2.73%) Remedy
13 7 (2.73%) Avaya
13 7 (2.73%) Fortinet
13 7 (2.73%) 3Com
14 6 (2.34%) Huawei
14 6 (2.34%) Dell
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Feltham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Eden Lea
Salary: £15,000 - £20,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
East Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 22 days ago