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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 240 231 235
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing ADSL 11 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 1.26% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 18
Average salary £20,250 £18,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.45% -13.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £18,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,800 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -15.38%
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
1072 1033 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.63% 14.79% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 892 878 898
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ADSL across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

ADSL Salary Histogram 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 27 August 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
Cumbria - 4 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £16,500 -
Lancashire -10 2 £17,500 -2.77%
Manchester -7 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £19,000 -
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England

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Ethernet
3 15 (48.39%) WAN
3 15 (48.39%) Cisco
3 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (45.16%) Firewall
5 13 (41.94%) CCNA
5 13 (41.94%) VPN
6 12 (38.71%) DNS
7 11 (35.48%) LAN
7 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
7 11 (35.48%) VMware
7 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
9 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
10 8 (25.81%) SNMP
10 8 (25.81%) ISDN
10 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
10 8 (25.81%) OSPF
10 8 (25.81%) BGP
11 7 (22.58%) MPLS
11 7 (22.58%) Wireless
11 7 (22.58%) Broadband
12 6 (19.35%) DHCP
12 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
12 6 (19.35%) Change Management
12 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (19.35%) Degree

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 10 (32.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) Ethernet
2 15 (48.39%) WAN
3 14 (45.16%) Firewall
4 13 (41.94%) VPN
5 12 (38.71%) DNS
6 11 (35.48%) LAN
7 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
8 8 (25.81%) SNMP
8 8 (25.81%) ISDN
8 8 (25.81%) OSPF
8 8 (25.81%) BGP
9 7 (22.58%) Wireless
9 7 (22.58%) Broadband
9 7 (22.58%) MPLS
10 6 (19.35%) DHCP
11 5 (16.13%) SAN
11 5 (16.13%) Internet
11 5 (16.13%) SHDSL
11 5 (16.13%) NAS
12 3 (9.68%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Support Technician
3 5 (16.13%) Field Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Help Desk Technician
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support
7 1 (3.23%) IT Technician
7 1 (3.23%) Customer Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Thin Client
1 5 (16.13%) Replication
1 5 (16.13%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.23%) iSeries
2 1 (3.23%) IVR
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
5 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Change Management
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.45%) Network Design
3 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.23%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (41.94%) CCNA
3 6 (19.35%) Degree
4 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
4 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) CCDA
5 2 (6.45%) CCDP
5 2 (6.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.13%) XenApp
2 5 (16.13%) vSphere
2 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) Juniper
4 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.45%) BT
5 2 (6.45%) Sun
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Avaya
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) WatchGuard
6 1 (3.23%) Draytek