The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 127 122 125
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing ADSL 13 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.52% 0.58% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% 1.93% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 2
Average salary £37,500 £19,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+97.36% -47.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £19,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -15.38%
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Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
755 675 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.01% 29.99% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 428 499 401
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Salary Trend in Reading

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

ADSL Salary Trend in Reading

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) C
2 11 (64.71%) C++
2 11 (64.71%) MPEG
2 11 (64.71%) DRM
2 11 (64.71%) DVB
2 11 (64.71%) Telecoms
2 11 (64.71%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (64.71%) Broadcom
3 5 (29.41%) VLAN
3 5 (29.41%) LAN
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) WAN
3 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) VPN
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
4 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.76%) MS Office
6 1 (5.88%) Windows
6 1 (5.88%) Broadband
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) DVB
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) VLAN
2 5 (29.41%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 5 (29.41%) VPN
3 3 (17.65%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (64.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Development Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) MPEG
1 11 (64.71%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C
1 11 (64.71%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Broadcom
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft