The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 254 253 259
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing DSL 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.016% 0.045% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.098% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £32,500 £42,750 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.97% -10.93%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £33,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +17.85%
DSL
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
1024 984 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.09% 14.66% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 832 771 872
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing DSL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DSL
Salary Trend in the North West

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

DSL Salary Trend in the North West

DSL
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 1 £32,500 -
DSL
England

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing DSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for DSL.

1 4 (44.44%) MPLS
1 4 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Coaching
2 3 (33.33%) Node.js
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) User Stories
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Scala
2 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 3 (33.33%) Confluence
2 3 (33.33%) iPad
2 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 3 (33.33%) Gatling
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Management
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 2 (22.22%) BGP
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) ICMP
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
2 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
2 2 (22.22%) L2TP
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 2 (22.22%) OSPF
2 2 (22.22%) TACACS
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) VPLS
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 3 (33.33%) Gatling
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Network Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Network Operations Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Network Support
1 2 (22.22%) NOC Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
1 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (22.22%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) Coaching
2 3 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Test Management
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Email Filtering
3 2 (22.22%) Fault Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Groovy
1 3 (33.33%) Scala
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
1 2 (22.22%) XenApp
1 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Avaya
2 2 (22.22%) Brocade
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) EMC
2 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
2 2 (22.22%) Foundry
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
2 2 (22.22%) Redback
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle