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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 189 191 172
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Permanent jobs citing DSL 3 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.078% 0.049% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.35% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Average salary £58,000 £48,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% +84.61%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £28,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -16.41%
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
555 572 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.43% 14.09% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 446 494 496
Average salary £36,750 £34,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.08% -6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Rochdale -1 2 £58,000 +20.83%
DSL
North West

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 5 (50.00%) MPLS
3 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (40.00%) vCloud
4 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Broadband
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) SDH
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) IPsec
6 2 (20.00%) CCSA
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) Information Security
6 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 5 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Broadband
5 3 (30.00%) SDH
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) IPsec
6 2 (20.00%) Multicast
6 2 (20.00%) LLU
6 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (20.00%) PPP
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) IPv6
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) PBX
6 2 (20.00%) OSPF
6 2 (20.00%) BGP
6 2 (20.00%) DSLAM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Engineering Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Application Discovery
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCSA
2 2 (20.00%) CCSE
2 2 (20.00%) JNCIS
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) vCloud
2 2 (20.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) OpenView
1 2 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Juniper
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (20.00%) Nokia
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
2 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (10.00%) Huawei