The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 192 176 157
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -19
Permanent jobs citing DSL 1 3 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.024% 0.081% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.62% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 31
Average salary £36,000 £30,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.03% -19.73%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £32,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -3.70%
DSL
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
673 483 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.15% 13.01% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 562 408 545
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

DSL
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

DSL Salary Trend in Manchester

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing DSL 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 DSL.

1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) vCloud
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing DSL 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 DSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) vCloud
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Intel