The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 183 175 171
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing ADSL 2 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.049% 0.12% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.86% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 18
Average salary £27,500 £19,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.73% -11.62%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -15.38%
ADSL
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
578 583 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.23% 14.44% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 503 515 442
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,350 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ADSL
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

ADSL Salary Trend in Manchester

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing ADSL 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 ADSL.

1 7 (63.64%) Ethernet
2 6 (54.55%) Broadband
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 5 (45.45%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 3 (27.27%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) SMTP
5 3 (27.27%) RIP
5 3 (27.27%) SNMP
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
5 3 (27.27%) ICMP
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Network Design
6 2 (18.18%) VPLS
6 2 (18.18%) IPstream
6 2 (18.18%) DSLAM
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) BT
6 2 (18.18%) Sun
6 2 (18.18%) CCNP
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) CCDA
6 2 (18.18%) CCDP

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing ADSL 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 ADSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Ethernet
2 6 (54.55%) Broadband
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) ICMP
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS
5 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
5 3 (27.27%) SMTP
5 3 (27.27%) RIP
5 3 (27.27%) SNMP
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) DSLAM
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) VPLS
6 2 (18.18%) IPstream
7 1 (9.09%) NAS
7 1 (9.09%) DHCP
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Technician
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Network Design
1 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) CCDA
3 2 (18.18%) CCDP
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Sun
2 2 (18.18%) BT
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint