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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 178 177 160
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs citing DSL 2 4 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.049% 0.11% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.74% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 27
Average salary £48,000 £35,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.26% +19.16%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £33,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +8.06%
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
554 540 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.64% 14.25% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 475 464 450
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £47,500 £55,000
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
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 19 September 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
Rochdale -11 2 £48,000 +5.49%
DSL
North West

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) SDH
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) CCIE
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) CCIP
2 4 (66.67%) OpenView
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) Nokia
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 4 (66.67%) IPTV
2 4 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 4 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Network Management
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 4 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (66.67%) Multicast
3 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) SDH
2 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 4 (66.67%) Multicast
3 2 (33.33%) PBX
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Engineering Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Security Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) Network Management
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCIE
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) CCIP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) OpenView
1 4 (66.67%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) Nokia
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 4 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 4 (66.67%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft