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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
xDSL
Rank 824 821 824
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 39 36 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.037% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 46
Average salary £50,000 £38,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.71% +0.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,400 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £49,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
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
18163 16838 20270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.21% 17.18% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 14710 13238 16651
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -2 26 £43,750 -
London +11 11 £67,500 +84.93%
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 - 2
North East - 1 £50,000 -
xDSL
UK

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 54 (72.97%) MPLS
2 49 (66.22%) Firewall
3 47 (63.51%) Cisco
4 46 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (59.46%) CCNP
6 43 (58.11%) VPN
7 42 (56.76%) Ethernet
7 42 (56.76%) BGP
8 38 (51.35%) Telecoms
9 37 (50.00%) OSPF
10 31 (41.89%) WAN
11 30 (40.54%) LAN
11 30 (40.54%) Juniper
11 30 (40.54%) EIGRP
12 28 (37.84%) PPP
13 27 (36.49%) IPsec
14 25 (33.78%) VoIP
15 22 (29.73%) ATM
16 20 (27.03%) CCNA
16 20 (27.03%) Network Design
16 20 (27.03%) Degree
17 18 (24.32%) Unified Communications
18 17 (22.97%) TCP/IP
19 15 (20.27%) SSL
19 15 (20.27%) Broadband
19 15 (20.27%) UNIX
19 15 (20.27%) Network Management
19 15 (20.27%) Huawei
20 14 (18.92%) DSLAM
20 14 (18.92%) MS Office

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 9 (12.16%) Lync
2 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (18.92%) MS Office
2 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
3 11 (14.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (10.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) IaaS
2 2 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (72.97%) MPLS
2 49 (66.22%) Firewall
3 43 (58.11%) VPN
4 42 (56.76%) BGP
4 42 (56.76%) Ethernet
5 37 (50.00%) OSPF
6 31 (41.89%) WAN
7 30 (40.54%) LAN
7 30 (40.54%) EIGRP
8 28 (37.84%) PPP
9 27 (36.49%) IPsec
10 25 (33.78%) VoIP
11 22 (29.73%) ATM
12 18 (24.32%) Unified Communications
13 17 (22.97%) TCP/IP
14 15 (20.27%) SSL
14 15 (20.27%) Broadband
15 14 (18.92%) DSLAM
16 13 (17.57%) L2TP
17 12 (16.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 38 (51.35%) Telecoms
2 11 (14.86%) Marketing
3 10 (13.51%) Finance
4 8 (10.81%) Manufacturing
4 8 (10.81%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (33.78%) Network Engineer
2 15 (20.27%) Consultant
3 13 (17.57%) Senior Consultant
4 9 (12.16%) Sales Consultant
4 9 (12.16%) Support Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) Network Architect
5 8 (10.81%) Architect
5 8 (10.81%) Senior Sales Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) Network Design Architect
6 7 (9.46%) Product Manager
7 6 (8.11%) Network Support
8 5 (6.76%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) NOC Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Technical Support
8 5 (6.76%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Network Administrator
9 4 (5.41%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.81%) DTV
3 4 (5.41%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Statistics
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) iPhone
5 1 (1.35%) iPad
5 1 (1.35%) New Media
5 1 (1.35%) SecurID
5 1 (1.35%) PKI
5 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) UNIX
2 12 (16.22%) Linux
3 11 (14.86%) Solaris
4 6 (8.11%) Windows
5 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) Network Design
2 15 (20.27%) Network Management
3 11 (14.86%) Load Balancing
3 11 (14.86%) WAN Optimisation
4 8 (10.81%) Programme Management
4 8 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (10.81%) ITIL
4 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (9.46%) Product Management
6 6 (8.11%) Service Management
7 5 (6.76%) Change Management
7 5 (6.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.41%) Stress Testing
9 3 (4.05%) Migration
9 3 (4.05%) Information Security
9 3 (4.05%) Project Management
10 2 (2.70%) Supplier Management
10 2 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.22%) SQL
2 3 (4.05%) Python
2 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
2 3 (4.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (62.16%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (59.46%) CCNP
3 20 (27.03%) CCNA
3 20 (27.03%) Degree
4 11 (14.86%) Sun Certification
4 11 (14.86%) SCSA
5 10 (13.51%) CCIE
6 5 (6.76%) CCSP
6 5 (6.76%) CCIP
6 5 (6.76%) JNCIP
7 3 (4.05%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.70%) CCDP
9 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.35%) MBA
9 1 (1.35%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.35%) VCP4
9 1 (1.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.05%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.35%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 47 (63.51%) Cisco
2 30 (40.54%) Juniper
3 15 (20.27%) Huawei
4 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
5 13 (17.57%) HP
6 12 (16.22%) Veritas
7 11 (14.86%) Sun
7 11 (14.86%) Oracle
7 11 (14.86%) Riverbed
8 9 (12.16%) F5
8 9 (12.16%) Ipanema Technologies
9 8 (10.81%) VMware
9 8 (10.81%) SAP
10 5 (6.76%) BT
11 3 (4.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
11 3 (4.05%) Ericsson
11 3 (4.05%) Nokia
12 2 (2.70%) Citrix
13 1 (1.35%) Avaya