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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 222 243 253
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +10
Permanent jobs citing DSL 12 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.088% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 0.59% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 13
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +82.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £44,750 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
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
978 1021 1171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.20% 14.98% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 762 804 951
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DSL across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DSL across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

DSL Salary Histogram in the North West

DSL
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 DSL within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester +25 7 £50,000 +7.52%
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire +3 1 £22,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £25,000 -
DSL
England

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 11 (78.57%) Internet
2 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 9 (64.29%) MPLS
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) VPN
4 7 (50.00%) ITIL
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) Broadband
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco
5 6 (42.86%) WAN
5 6 (42.86%) Ethernet
6 5 (35.71%) CCNP
6 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
6 5 (35.71%) Riverbed
6 5 (35.71%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (28.57%) vCloud
7 4 (28.57%) WSUS
7 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (28.57%) Project Management
7 4 (28.57%) Juniper
7 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) LAN
7 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
8 3 (21.43%) MCSE
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Internet
2 9 (64.29%) MPLS
3 7 (50.00%) VPN
4 6 (42.86%) Broadband
4 6 (42.86%) WAN
4 6 (42.86%) Ethernet
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 3 (21.43%) VoIP
6 3 (21.43%) SDH
6 3 (21.43%) HTTP
6 3 (21.43%) DHCP
6 3 (21.43%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) SSL
6 3 (21.43%) SAN
6 3 (21.43%) H.323
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) Wireless
6 3 (21.43%) IPsec
6 3 (21.43%) VLAN
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 3 (21.43%) FlexPod
4 2 (14.29%) IPTV
5 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (21.43%) Security Patching
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Coaching
5 2 (14.29%) Network Management
5 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) MCSE
3 3 (21.43%) CCNA
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (14.29%) JNCIS
4 2 (14.29%) CCSE
4 2 (14.29%) CCSA
4 2 (14.29%) CCIE
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) vCloud
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) XenApp
2 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) WSUS
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) SCOM
3 2 (14.29%) OpenView
3 2 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) Riverbed
5 4 (28.57%) Juniper
6 3 (21.43%) IBM
6 3 (21.43%) NetApp
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 3 (21.43%) Meraki
7 2 (14.29%) F5
7 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
7 2 (14.29%) Nokia
7 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 2 (14.29%) HP
8 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
8 1 (7.14%) Huawei
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