The table below looks at the statistics for xDSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited xDSL over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xDSL
Rank 838 807 818
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +11
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 31 47 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.046% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 46
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £37,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,850 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-30.37% +1.26%
xDSL
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
19575 18136 20292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.89% 17.83% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15648 14758 16868
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

xDSL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing xDSL across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

xDSL Jobs Demand Trend in England

xDSL
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing xDSL across the England region.

xDSL Salary Trend in England

xDSL
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing xDSL across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

xDSL Salary Histogram in England

xDSL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing xDSL within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
South East -32 13 £27,500 -33.33%
London -5 8 £65,000 +13.04%
West Midlands -3 5 £27,850 -25.73%
East of England - 3 £23,250 -
South West -20 2 £54,500 +36.25% 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -
xDSL
UK

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing xDSL 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 xDSL.

1 57 (90.48%) MPLS
2 47 (74.60%) Ethernet
2 47 (74.60%) Cisco
3 37 (58.73%) VPN
4 36 (57.14%) Firewall
5 33 (52.38%) OSPF
6 31 (49.21%) BGP
7 30 (47.62%) WAN
8 28 (44.44%) VoIP
9 27 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (42.86%) Telecoms
10 23 (36.51%) PPP
11 21 (33.33%) CCNP
11 21 (33.33%) CCNA
12 20 (31.75%) SDH
13 18 (28.57%) Unified Communications
14 17 (26.98%) Load Balancing
15 16 (25.40%) IPsec
16 15 (23.81%) DSL
17 14 (22.22%) LAN
18 13 (20.63%) PSTN
18 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
18 13 (20.63%) L2TP
18 13 (20.63%) Change Management
19 12 (19.05%) Juniper
19 12 (19.05%) ATM
20 11 (17.46%) UNIX
20 11 (17.46%) CCIE
21 9 (14.29%) ITIL
21 9 (14.29%) SNMP

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing xDSL 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 xDSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 57 (90.48%) MPLS
2 47 (74.60%) Ethernet
3 37 (58.73%) VPN
4 36 (57.14%) Firewall
5 33 (52.38%) OSPF
6 31 (49.21%) BGP
7 30 (47.62%) WAN
8 28 (44.44%) VoIP
9 23 (36.51%) PPP
10 20 (31.75%) SDH
11 18 (28.57%) Unified Communications
12 16 (25.40%) IPsec
13 15 (23.81%) DSL
14 14 (22.22%) LAN
15 13 (20.63%) PSTN
15 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
15 13 (20.63%) L2TP
16 12 (19.05%) ATM
17 9 (14.29%) SNMP
18 8 (12.70%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Consultant
2 13 (20.63%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.63%) NOC Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Senior Consultant
3 11 (17.46%) Solutions Consultant
4 8 (12.70%) Architect
4 8 (12.70%) Network Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Network Operations Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Principal Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Network Design Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) Network Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) IT Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) Network Support
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.59%) Streaming Video
1 1 (1.59%) IVR
1 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
1 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.59%) SCADA
1 1 (1.59%) PDA
1 1 (1.59%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) UNIX
2 6 (9.52%) Linux
3 5 (7.94%) Windows
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.17%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Load Balancing
2 13 (20.63%) Change Management
3 9 (14.29%) ITIL
4 8 (12.70%) Network Design
4 8 (12.70%) Network Management
5 6 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.76%) Migration
7 2 (3.17%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.17%) Business Development
7 2 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Stress Testing
7 2 (3.17%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (3.17%) Time Management
7 2 (3.17%) Project Management
7 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.59%) Product Management
8 1 (1.59%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (1.59%) SIEM
8 1 (1.59%) Marketing Strategy
8 1 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) Python
1 5 (7.94%) Perl
1 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
2 4 (6.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (33.33%) CCNP
2 21 (33.33%) CCNA
3 11 (17.46%) CCIE
4 5 (7.94%) Degree
5 3 (4.76%) CCSP
5 3 (4.76%) CCIP
5 3 (4.76%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.17%) SCSA
6 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.17%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.59%) CISSP
7 1 (1.59%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.59%) MBA
7 1 (1.59%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.59%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 47 (74.60%) Cisco
2 12 (19.05%) Juniper
3 6 (9.52%) F5
3 6 (9.52%) HP
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.94%) Citrix
4 5 (7.94%) Huawei
5 4 (6.35%) CheckPoint
5 4 (6.35%) Veritas
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle
6 3 (4.76%) Sun
7 2 (3.17%) Avaya
8 1 (1.59%) Genesys
8 1 (1.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (1.59%) Lotus
8 1 (1.59%) Apple
8 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.59%) Dell
8 1 (1.59%) Nortel
8 1 (1.59%) BT
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