The table below looks at the statistics for xDSL 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 xDSL over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
xDSL
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.95%
xDSL
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
793 1133 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.24% 16.12% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 657 936 813
Average salary £36,018 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £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% -

xDSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

xDSL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

xDSL
Salary Trend in the North West

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

xDSL Salary Trend in the North West

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing xDSL 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 xDSL.

1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) SNMP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) 802.11
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) TACACS
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 3 (100.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Security Patching
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing xDSL 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 xDSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 802.11
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 3 (100.00%) SNMP
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) TACACS
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Security Patching
2 2 (66.67%) Service Continuity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft