The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 224 245 234
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs citing ADSL 13 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 1.05% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 13
Average salary £20,000 £32,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +10.16%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
ADSL
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
820 1147 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.47% 16.23% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 679 954 798
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ADSL
Salary Trend in the North West

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

ADSL Salary Trend in the North West

ADSL
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Manchester +28 11 £20,000 -38.46%
Cheshire - 2 £27,500 -
ADSL
England

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 23 (65.71%) Telecoms
2 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 14 (40.00%) Internet
3 14 (40.00%) Firewall
4 13 (37.14%) SLA
4 13 (37.14%) FTP
5 12 (34.29%) VoIP
5 12 (34.29%) HTML
5 12 (34.29%) Coaching
6 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (28.57%) ISDN
7 10 (28.57%) PSTN
8 7 (20.00%) MPLS
8 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 7 (20.00%) MVNO
9 6 (17.14%) Broadband
10 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 4 (11.43%) Ethernet
12 3 (8.57%) WAN
12 3 (8.57%) DHCP
12 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
12 3 (8.57%) MS Office
12 3 (8.57%) Avaya
12 3 (8.57%) DNS
12 3 (8.57%) Wireless
12 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
12 3 (8.57%) Google
13 2 (5.71%) Google Apps
13 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.86%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 14 (40.00%) Firewall
2 14 (40.00%) Internet
3 13 (37.14%) FTP
4 12 (34.29%) VoIP
5 10 (28.57%) ISDN
5 10 (28.57%) PSTN
6 7 (20.00%) MPLS
6 7 (20.00%) MVNO
7 6 (17.14%) Broadband
8 4 (11.43%) Ethernet
9 3 (8.57%) DHCP
9 3 (8.57%) DNS
9 3 (8.57%) WAN
9 3 (8.57%) Wireless
10 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
10 2 (5.71%) LAN
11 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (2.86%) VPN
11 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
General
1 23 (65.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Consultant
1 12 (34.29%) Support Consultant
2 11 (31.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (31.43%) Technical Support
3 10 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 10 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Consultant
4 8 (22.86%) Analyst
5 7 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 7 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Customer Service Advisor
7 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) IT Support
7 2 (5.71%) IT Support Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Handset
3 2 (5.71%) Life Science
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Android
2 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) CentOS
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Coaching
2 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.71%) Data Security
3 2 (5.71%) ERP
3 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.71%) Information Security
3 2 (5.71%) Service Management
4 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.86%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) CCNA
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (37.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Avaya
2 3 (8.57%) Google
3 2 (5.71%) Apple
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.86%) NetSuite