The table below looks at the statistics for xDSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 613 608 629
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 8 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.018% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 13
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £38,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,850 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-30.37% +1.26%
xDSL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7790 7361 8396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.42% 16.38% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6452 6149 7116
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

xDSL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

xDSL Jobs Demand Trend in London

xDSL
Salary Trend in London

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

xDSL Salary Trend in London

xDSL
Salary Histogram in London

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

xDSL Salary Histogram in London

xDSL
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing xDSL within the London 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
City of London -9 1 £30,000 -50.00%
xDSL
England

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 18 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 18 (100.00%) MPLS
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco
3 16 (88.89%) Telecoms
4 15 (83.33%) SDH
4 15 (83.33%) VoIP
5 12 (66.67%) Unified Communications
6 11 (61.11%) PSTN
7 5 (27.78%) Juniper
7 5 (27.78%) WAN
7 5 (27.78%) Firewall
8 4 (22.22%) VPLS
8 4 (22.22%) VPN
9 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
9 3 (16.67%) Network Design
9 3 (16.67%) DWDM
10 2 (11.11%) Finance
10 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (11.11%) OSPF
10 2 (11.11%) BGP
10 2 (11.11%) DSL
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 1 (5.56%) IPv4
11 1 (5.56%) CCNP
11 1 (5.56%) CCNA
11 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
11 1 (5.56%) HP
11 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 18 (100.00%) MPLS
2 15 (83.33%) SDH
2 15 (83.33%) VoIP
3 12 (66.67%) Unified Communications
4 11 (61.11%) PSTN
5 5 (27.78%) WAN
5 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) VPLS
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
7 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) DWDM
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (11.11%) OSPF
8 2 (11.11%) BGP
8 2 (11.11%) DSL
9 1 (5.56%) IPv4
9 1 (5.56%) PPP
9 1 (5.56%) SNMP
9 1 (5.56%) LAN
General
1 16 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Consultant
2 11 (61.11%) Solutions Consultant
2 11 (61.11%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Sales Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Sales Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Network Design
2 2 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Product Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Development
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) Juniper
3 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) Riverbed