The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 241 241 218
Rank change year-on-year
0 -23
Permanent jobs citing ADSL 15 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 0.96% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 18
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £19,000 £17,700
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £33,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
-25.37% +17.54%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1067 1349 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.85% 18.38% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 819 1061 876
Average salary £40,000 £35,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% +5.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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

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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 18 April 2014.

ADSL Salary Histogram in the North West

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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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 5 £19,500 -6.02%
Cumbria - 5 £32,500 -
Cheshire -2 2 £30,000 +17.64%
Merseyside - 2 £19,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £22,500 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) WAN
2 19 (61.29%) Ethernet
3 14 (45.16%) Windows
3 14 (45.16%) Service Delivery
4 13 (41.94%) Cisco
4 13 (41.94%) Telecoms
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 11 (35.48%) VoIP
5 11 (35.48%) SLA
5 11 (35.48%) LAN
5 11 (35.48%) Internet
6 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
6 10 (32.26%) VPN
6 10 (32.26%) DNS
7 8 (25.81%) Firewall
8 7 (22.58%) Wireless
8 7 (22.58%) MPLS
8 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
9 6 (19.35%) Broadband
10 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
10 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
10 5 (16.13%) MS Office
10 5 (16.13%) ITIL
10 5 (16.13%) SNMP
10 5 (16.13%) CCNA
10 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (16.13%) OSPF
10 5 (16.13%) BGP
10 5 (16.13%) VLAN

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (3.23%) Lync
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) WAN
2 19 (61.29%) Ethernet
3 11 (35.48%) VoIP
3 11 (35.48%) LAN
3 11 (35.48%) Internet
4 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
4 10 (32.26%) VPN
4 10 (32.26%) DNS
5 8 (25.81%) Firewall
6 7 (22.58%) Wireless
6 7 (22.58%) MPLS
7 6 (19.35%) Broadband
8 5 (16.13%) SNMP
8 5 (16.13%) OSPF
8 5 (16.13%) BGP
8 5 (16.13%) VLAN
8 5 (16.13%) SHDSL
9 3 (9.68%) ISDN
9 3 (9.68%) PSTN
10 2 (6.45%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (41.94%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Analyst
1 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Support Technician
2 5 (16.13%) Field Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Service Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Services Delivery Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Service Improvement Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) IT Support
4 3 (9.68%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Telephony Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) COM
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) EPoS
1 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.23%) AS400
1 1 (3.23%) E-Learning
1 1 (3.23%) iPhone
1 1 (3.23%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
3 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Vista
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Service Delivery
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (12.90%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (6.45%) Network Design
4 2 (6.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.13%) CCNA
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) CCDA
3 2 (6.45%) CCDP
3 2 (6.45%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.45%) SonicWALL
4 2 (6.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Avaya
5 1 (3.23%) WatchGuard
5 1 (3.23%) Draytek