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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xDSL
Rank 840 796 824
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +28
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 32 57 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.057% 0.052%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20 39 44
Average salary £27,850 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £73,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,850 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-32.89% +10.66%
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
19356 17531 20835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.10% 17.57% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15419 14362 17241
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 £62,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -24 14 £26,500 -48.29% 3
West Midlands -10 7 £27,850 -10.97% 1
East of England - 5 £19,000 -
London -37 4 £63,750 +34.21%
South West -32 1 £41,500 +3.75%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
xDSL
UK

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 55 (88.71%) MPLS
2 47 (75.81%) Cisco
3 40 (64.52%) Ethernet
4 39 (62.90%) VPN
5 36 (58.06%) WAN
6 34 (54.84%) OSPF
7 33 (53.23%) Firewall
8 32 (51.61%) BGP
9 31 (50.00%) VoIP
10 25 (40.32%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (38.71%) Telecoms
12 20 (32.26%) CCNA
12 20 (32.26%) LAN
12 20 (32.26%) SDH
13 18 (29.03%) PPP
13 18 (29.03%) CCNP
13 18 (29.03%) TCP/IP
14 16 (25.81%) Juniper
14 16 (25.81%) ATM
15 15 (24.19%) Load Balancing
16 13 (20.97%) Unified Communications
16 13 (20.97%) ISDN
16 13 (20.97%) SLA
16 13 (20.97%) IPsec
16 13 (20.97%) DWDM
17 12 (19.35%) DSL
17 12 (19.35%) Frame Relay
17 12 (19.35%) Network Design
18 11 (17.74%) Wi-Fi
18 11 (17.74%) EIGRP

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (6.45%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Office
2 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (88.71%) MPLS
2 40 (64.52%) Ethernet
3 39 (62.90%) VPN
4 36 (58.06%) WAN
5 34 (54.84%) OSPF
6 33 (53.23%) Firewall
7 32 (51.61%) BGP
8 31 (50.00%) VoIP
9 20 (32.26%) LAN
9 20 (32.26%) SDH
10 18 (29.03%) PPP
10 18 (29.03%) TCP/IP
11 16 (25.81%) ATM
12 13 (20.97%) ISDN
12 13 (20.97%) DWDM
12 13 (20.97%) IPsec
12 13 (20.97%) Unified Communications
13 12 (19.35%) Frame Relay
13 12 (19.35%) DSL
14 11 (17.74%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (38.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) French Language
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Architect
1 13 (20.97%) Network Architect
2 12 (19.35%) Network Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) NOC Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Consultant
5 9 (14.52%) Network Design Architect
6 8 (12.90%) Senior Consultant
6 8 (12.90%) Support Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) Solutions Consultant
7 6 (9.68%) Network Administrator
7 6 (9.68%) IT Administrator
7 6 (9.68%) Administrator
7 6 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) Principal Architect
8 4 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Network Operations Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Network Technical Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Technical Design Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) SecurID
3 1 (1.61%) PDA
3 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.61%) iPhone
3 1 (1.61%) iPad
3 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.61%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.61%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) UNIX
2 7 (11.29%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Linux
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) Load Balancing
2 12 (19.35%) Network Design
3 9 (14.52%) Change Management
4 8 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (11.29%) ITIL
5 7 (11.29%) Network Management
6 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.84%) Migration
8 2 (3.23%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.23%) Computer Architecture
8 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.23%) WAN Optimisation
9 1 (1.61%) Stress Testing
9 1 (1.61%) Time Management
9 1 (1.61%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.61%) SIEM
9 1 (1.61%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.61%) Strategic Planning
9 1 (1.61%) WFM
9 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) Perl
1 3 (4.84%) SQL
1 3 (4.84%) Python
1 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (40.32%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (32.26%) CCNA
3 18 (29.03%) CCNP
4 11 (17.74%) CCIE
5 4 (6.45%) Degree
6 2 (3.23%) CCSP
6 2 (3.23%) CCIP
6 2 (3.23%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.61%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.61%) SCSA
7 1 (1.61%) CCENT
7 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.97%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.23%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 47 (75.81%) Cisco
2 16 (25.81%) Juniper
3 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.29%) Citrix
4 7 (11.29%) Huawei
5 6 (9.68%) HP
6 5 (8.06%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.06%) Veritas
6 5 (8.06%) F5
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle
7 3 (4.84%) Avaya
8 2 (3.23%) Dell
8 2 (3.23%) Sun
8 2 (3.23%) Symantec
8 2 (3.23%) Websense
8 2 (3.23%) BT
8 2 (3.23%) 3Com
8 2 (3.23%) Brocade
8 2 (3.23%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.23%) Aruba
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