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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 130 129 120
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing ADSL 6 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.59% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 1.86% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 18
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +97.36%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
ADSL
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
598 752 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.99% 31.69% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 389 403 542
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,700
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

ADSL
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

ADSL
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

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) VPN
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Broadband
3 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) SMTP
3 4 (44.44%) RIP
3 4 (44.44%) Network Design
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) Nagios
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) Network Management
3 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (44.44%) FortiGate
4 3 (33.33%) 802.1X
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) VPN
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Broadband
3 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) SMTP
3 4 (44.44%) RIP
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
1 4 (44.44%) Network Management
2 3 (33.33%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
1 4 (44.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Nagios
1 4 (44.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco