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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 176 181 189
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing DSL 9 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.25% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.05% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 11
Average salary £60,000 £46,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% +60.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £44,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.51%
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
590 571 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.63% 14.47% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 470 447 539
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DSL across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

DSL Salary Histogram 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 1 May 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 - 6 £70,000 - 3
DSL
North West

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (60.00%) Broadband
3 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) MPLS
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 4 (40.00%) Juniper
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (40.00%) vCloud
6 3 (30.00%) SDH
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) CCSA
7 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (20.00%) OSPF
7 2 (20.00%) BGP
7 2 (20.00%) DSLAM
7 2 (20.00%) L2TP
7 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Broadband
2 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (30.00%) SDH
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) DSLAM
5 2 (20.00%) L2TP
5 2 (20.00%) LLU
5 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (20.00%) IPv6
5 2 (20.00%) PPP
5 2 (20.00%) Multicast
6 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (10.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
2 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCSA
2 2 (20.00%) CCSE
2 2 (20.00%) CCIE
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) vCloud
2 2 (20.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (20.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (20.00%) Nokia
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) Huawei
5 1 (10.00%) Intel
5 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £28000 per annum + + 10% BONUS
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits + relocation where appropriate
Posted: 10 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago