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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xDSL
Rank 863 790 864
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +74
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 35 65 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.063% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.36% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 48 19
Average salary £27,925 £47,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.21% +27.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,436 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,925 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-31.89% +9.33%
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
19466 18170 21708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.00% 17.53% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15716 14576 18065
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

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 28 November 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 28 November 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
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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 -12 22 £39,000 -22.00%
West Midlands -9 4 £27,850 -10.97%
East of England - 4 £41,250 -
London -12 2 £50,000 +5.26%
South West -17 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
xDSL
UK

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 48 (77.42%) MPLS
2 43 (69.35%) Cisco
2 43 (69.35%) VPN
3 38 (61.29%) Firewall
4 35 (56.45%) WAN
5 34 (54.84%) VoIP
5 34 (54.84%) Ethernet
6 30 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (45.16%) OSPF
7 28 (45.16%) BGP
8 25 (40.32%) Telecoms
8 25 (40.32%) TCP/IP
9 24 (38.71%) CCNP
9 24 (38.71%) LAN
10 23 (37.10%) ATM
11 22 (35.48%) CCNA
12 21 (33.87%) PPP
13 20 (32.26%) Juniper
13 20 (32.26%) EIGRP
14 19 (30.65%) SDH
14 19 (30.65%) Network Design
15 17 (27.42%) DWDM
16 16 (25.81%) Frame Relay
17 15 (24.19%) ISDN
18 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
18 14 (22.58%) CCIE
19 13 (20.97%) SLA
19 13 (20.97%) Wi-Fi
19 13 (20.97%) Internet
20 11 (17.74%) X.25

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (3.23%) IIS
1 2 (3.23%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Office
2 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
3 8 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (77.42%) MPLS
2 43 (69.35%) VPN
3 38 (61.29%) Firewall
4 35 (56.45%) WAN
5 34 (54.84%) VoIP
5 34 (54.84%) Ethernet
6 28 (45.16%) OSPF
6 28 (45.16%) BGP
7 25 (40.32%) TCP/IP
8 24 (38.71%) LAN
9 23 (37.10%) ATM
10 21 (33.87%) PPP
11 20 (32.26%) EIGRP
12 19 (30.65%) SDH
13 17 (27.42%) DWDM
14 16 (25.81%) Frame Relay
15 15 (24.19%) ISDN
16 13 (20.97%) Internet
16 13 (20.97%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (17.74%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (40.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Network Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) Architect
2 11 (17.74%) Network Architect
2 11 (17.74%) Network Design Architect
3 10 (16.13%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Administrator
4 8 (12.90%) Network Administrator
5 7 (11.29%) Network Support
5 7 (11.29%) Consultant
6 6 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (9.68%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) IT Administrator
7 5 (8.06%) Technical Support
7 5 (8.06%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Team Leader
7 5 (8.06%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) NOC Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Network Team Leader
9 3 (4.84%) Junior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) SecurID
2 2 (3.23%) Statistics
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
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%) User Experience
3 1 (1.61%) PKI
3 1 (1.61%) PDA
3 1 (1.61%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.61%) IVR
3 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) UNIX
2 10 (16.13%) Windows
3 9 (14.52%) Linux
4 7 (11.29%) Solaris
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Network Design
2 10 (16.13%) Load Balancing
3 8 (12.90%) Network Management
3 8 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
4 5 (8.06%) Migration
5 4 (6.45%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.23%) Computer Architecture
6 2 (3.23%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.23%) ITIL
6 2 (3.23%) Project Management
6 2 (3.23%) Change Management
6 2 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.61%) CRM
7 1 (1.61%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (1.61%) WFM
7 1 (1.61%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.61%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) Python
2 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (38.71%) CCNP
3 22 (35.48%) CCNA
4 14 (22.58%) CCIE
5 10 (16.13%) Degree
6 7 (11.29%) SCSA
6 7 (11.29%) Sun Certification
7 4 (6.45%) CCSP
7 4 (6.45%) CCIP
8 2 (3.23%) CCDP
8 2 (3.23%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.61%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.61%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.61%) CCENT
9 1 (1.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.97%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.84%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.23%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (69.35%) Cisco
2 20 (32.26%) Juniper
3 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 11 (17.74%) HP
4 11 (17.74%) Huawei
5 10 (16.13%) Veritas
6 8 (12.90%) Oracle
7 7 (11.29%) CheckPoint
7 7 (11.29%) Sun
7 7 (11.29%) Citrix
8 5 (8.06%) VMware
8 5 (8.06%) F5
9 3 (4.84%) Riverbed
9 3 (4.84%) Avaya
10 2 (3.23%) Dell
10 2 (3.23%) Lotus
10 2 (3.23%) Symantec
10 2 (3.23%) Websense
10 2 (3.23%) BT
10 2 (3.23%) 3Com