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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
xDSL
Rank 849 874 873
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 66 41 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.041% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 24
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £33,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.95%
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
16182 18251 16872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 18.37% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13595 14901 13299
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(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
East of England +24 26 £40,000 -37.00%
London +12 19 £65,000 -3.70% 1
South East +8 16 £52,500 +5.00% 1
East Midlands - 5 £62,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -
xDSL
UK

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 56 (61.54%) Cisco
2 55 (60.44%) MPLS
2 55 (60.44%) Wireless
3 47 (51.65%) BGP
3 47 (51.65%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (50.55%) WAN
5 44 (48.35%) Ethernet
5 44 (48.35%) Firewall
6 41 (45.05%) OSPF
7 40 (43.96%) VPN
8 38 (41.76%) CCNP
9 37 (40.66%) IPsec
10 32 (35.16%) Telecoms
10 32 (35.16%) Juniper
11 30 (32.97%) SSL
12 28 (30.77%) EIGRP
13 25 (27.47%) VoIP
14 24 (26.37%) LAN
15 23 (25.27%) Product Management
16 19 (20.88%) WAN Optimisation
16 19 (20.88%) Cisco Nexus
16 19 (20.88%) PPP
16 19 (20.88%) GSM
17 18 (19.78%) VLAN
17 18 (19.78%) Unified Communications
17 18 (19.78%) Presales
18 17 (18.68%) Ipanema Technologies
18 17 (18.68%) Spanning Tree
18 17 (18.68%) Riverbed
18 17 (18.68%) Skype for Business

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (18.68%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (60.44%) MPLS
1 55 (60.44%) Wireless
2 47 (51.65%) BGP
3 46 (50.55%) WAN
4 44 (48.35%) Ethernet
4 44 (48.35%) Firewall
5 41 (45.05%) OSPF
6 40 (43.96%) VPN
7 37 (40.66%) IPsec
8 30 (32.97%) SSL
9 28 (30.77%) EIGRP
10 25 (27.47%) VoIP
11 24 (26.37%) LAN
12 19 (20.88%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (20.88%) GSM
12 19 (20.88%) PPP
13 18 (19.78%) Unified Communications
13 18 (19.78%) VLAN
14 17 (18.68%) Broadband
14 17 (18.68%) L2TP
General
1 32 (35.16%) Telecoms
2 16 (17.58%) Finance
3 7 (7.69%) Marketing
4 4 (4.40%) Games
5 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Advertising
6 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (32.97%) Network Engineer
2 23 (25.27%) Consultant
3 14 (15.38%) Presales Consultant
4 13 (14.29%) Field Engineer
5 12 (13.19%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 12 (13.19%) Senior Consultant
5 12 (13.19%) Support Engineer
6 11 (12.09%) Network Manager
7 9 (9.89%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Radio Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Senior Presales Consultant
7 9 (9.89%) WAN Consultant
8 8 (8.79%) Network Support
8 8 (8.79%) Network Support Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Security Consultant
9 7 (7.69%) GSM Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) Marketing Manager
9 7 (7.69%) Senior Security Consultant
10 6 (6.59%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.68%) XMPP
2 7 (7.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.69%) Video on Demand
3 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.20%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) Windows
2 7 (7.69%) Linux
3 6 (6.59%) Unix
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) Product Management
2 19 (20.88%) WAN Optimisation
3 18 (19.78%) Presales
4 12 (13.19%) Load Balancing
5 10 (10.99%) Network Management
6 8 (8.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (7.69%) Network Marketing
8 6 (6.59%) ITIL
8 6 (6.59%) Network Design
9 5 (5.49%) Change Management
10 4 (4.40%) Network Architecture
10 4 (4.40%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.40%) Service Management
11 3 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (3.30%) Network Planning
11 3 (3.30%) Stress Testing
12 2 (2.20%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (2.20%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.20%) Security Patching
12 2 (2.20%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.19%) Perl
1 12 (13.19%) Python
2 7 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 5 (5.49%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.30%) C
5 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (51.65%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (41.76%) CCNP
3 13 (14.29%) CCSP
4 12 (13.19%) CCIE
4 12 (13.19%) CCNA
5 9 (9.89%) JNCIA
6 8 (8.79%) Degree
7 7 (7.69%) CCIP
8 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
9 4 (4.40%) CCDP
9 4 (4.40%) CCSA
9 4 (4.40%) JNCIP
9 4 (4.40%) MCSA
9 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.10%) CCENT
10 1 (1.10%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (12.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Cacti
1 1 (1.10%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 56 (61.54%) Cisco
2 32 (35.16%) Juniper
3 17 (18.68%) Ipanema Technologies
3 17 (18.68%) Riverbed
4 14 (15.38%) VMware
5 10 (10.99%) F5
6 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.69%) Huawei
8 6 (6.59%) Apple
9 5 (5.49%) BT
9 5 (5.49%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.49%) Nokia
10 3 (3.30%) EMC
10 3 (3.30%) Mitel
11 1 (1.10%) Citrix
11 1 (1.10%) HP
11 1 (1.10%) Remedy
11 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.10%) Sun
11 1 (1.10%) Veritas
Feltham, Middlesex
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 plus 20% shift
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits - 25%
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 13 days ago