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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
xDSL
Rank 244 - 237
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 10 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% - 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% - 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £35,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £27,850 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.67% -30.37%
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
1000 1078 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.87% 14.69% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 797 896 858
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 xDSL within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Cheshire - 10 £35,000 -
xDSL
England

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) DHCP
1 10 (90.91%) Ethernet
1 10 (90.91%) SNMP
1 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
1 10 (90.91%) VPN
1 10 (90.91%) DNS
1 10 (90.91%) SSL
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) LAN
1 10 (90.91%) CCNP
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (90.91%) 802.11
1 10 (90.91%) MPLS
1 10 (90.91%) TACACS
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
1 10 (90.91%) Wireless
1 10 (90.91%) IPsec
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco IOS
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco PIX
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (90.91%) DMVPN
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Nexus
1 10 (90.91%) Kalman Filter
1 10 (90.91%) NX-OS
1 10 (90.91%) 802.1X
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (72.73%) WAN Optimisation
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (72.73%) iSCSI
2 8 (72.73%) IP Telephony

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) DHCP
1 10 (90.91%) Ethernet
1 10 (90.91%) SNMP
1 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
1 10 (90.91%) VPN
1 10 (90.91%) DNS
1 10 (90.91%) SSL
1 10 (90.91%) 802.11
1 10 (90.91%) MPLS
1 10 (90.91%) TACACS
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
1 10 (90.91%) Wireless
1 10 (90.91%) IPsec
1 10 (90.91%) LAN
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco IOS
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco PIX
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (90.91%) DMVPN
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Nexus
1 10 (90.91%) NX-OS
General
1 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (72.73%) WAN Optimisation
3 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
4 5 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
4 5 (45.45%) Security Patching
4 5 (45.45%) Service Management
4 5 (45.45%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CCNP
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft