The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 132 126 119
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing DSL 15 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.66% 0.48% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 1.57% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 18
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £24,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £41,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.08% +1.42%
DSL
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
651 699 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.63% 30.21% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 365 450 623
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,875 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

DSL
Salary Trend in Reading

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

DSL Salary Trend in Reading

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 19 (63.33%) Telecoms
2 17 (56.67%) Wireless
2 17 (56.67%) Programme Management
2 17 (56.67%) Billing
2 17 (56.67%) DWDM
3 16 (53.33%) PMI
3 16 (53.33%) PMI Certification
4 15 (50.00%) Line Management
5 13 (43.33%) MPLS
5 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (43.33%) ATM
5 13 (43.33%) ISDN
5 13 (43.33%) Cisco
5 13 (43.33%) CCNP
5 13 (43.33%) Degree
6 12 (40.00%) Project Management
7 11 (36.67%) X.21
7 11 (36.67%) OSPF
7 11 (36.67%) BGP
7 11 (36.67%) EIGRP
7 11 (36.67%) PMP
7 11 (36.67%) DNS
7 11 (36.67%) PPP
7 11 (36.67%) SNMP
7 11 (36.67%) JNCIS
7 11 (36.67%) IPsec
8 10 (33.33%) VLAN
8 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 10 (33.33%) VoIP
8 10 (33.33%) Spanning Tree

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) Wireless
1 17 (56.67%) DWDM
2 13 (43.33%) MPLS
2 13 (43.33%) ATM
2 13 (43.33%) ISDN
3 11 (36.67%) X.21
3 11 (36.67%) OSPF
3 11 (36.67%) BGP
3 11 (36.67%) EIGRP
3 11 (36.67%) DNS
3 11 (36.67%) PPP
3 11 (36.67%) SNMP
3 11 (36.67%) IPsec
4 10 (33.33%) VLAN
4 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 10 (33.33%) VoIP
4 10 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
5 7 (23.33%) L2TP
5 7 (23.33%) WAN
5 7 (23.33%) Broadband
General
1 19 (63.33%) Telecoms
2 17 (56.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Service Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IP Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Project Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Core Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) PMI
2 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Programme Management
2 15 (50.00%) Line Management
3 12 (40.00%) Project Management
4 9 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 9 (30.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (23.33%) Service Management
6 4 (13.33%) Network Design
6 4 (13.33%) Business Development
6 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 3 (10.00%) Test Management
8 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (3.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) PMI Certification
2 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (43.33%) CCNP
2 13 (43.33%) Degree
3 11 (36.67%) PMP
3 11 (36.67%) JNCIS
4 9 (30.00%) CCSP
4 9 (30.00%) CCDP
5 3 (10.00%) CCIP
6 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) CCIE
7 1 (3.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
2 4 (13.33%) F5
3 3 (10.00%) Juniper