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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 140 118 127
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Permanent jobs citing DSL 3 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.65% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 2.16% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 3
Average salary £26,500 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £34,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-19.42% +15.83%
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
732 695 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.15% 30.18% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 415 506 402
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DSL across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

DSL Salary Histogram in Reading

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) Cisco
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (86.67%) MPLS
2 12 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 12 (80.00%) PPP
2 12 (80.00%) Firewall
3 11 (73.33%) IPsec
3 11 (73.33%) xDSL
3 11 (73.33%) OSPF
3 11 (73.33%) BGP
4 10 (66.67%) L2TP
4 10 (66.67%) WAN
5 9 (60.00%) CCNP
6 8 (53.33%) CCNA
7 7 (46.67%) X.21
7 7 (46.67%) SNMP
7 7 (46.67%) UNIX
8 6 (40.00%) VPN
8 6 (40.00%) Network Management
9 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
9 5 (33.33%) Change Management
9 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
9 5 (33.33%) ITIL
10 4 (26.67%) Perl
10 4 (26.67%) Python
10 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
11 3 (20.00%) CCIP
11 3 (20.00%) CCIE
11 3 (20.00%) CCSP
11 3 (20.00%) ATM

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) MPLS
2 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 12 (80.00%) PPP
3 11 (73.33%) OSPF
3 11 (73.33%) BGP
3 11 (73.33%) xDSL
3 11 (73.33%) IPsec
4 10 (66.67%) L2TP
4 10 (66.67%) WAN
5 7 (46.67%) SNMP
5 7 (46.67%) X.21
6 6 (40.00%) VPN
7 3 (20.00%) ATM
8 2 (13.33%) ISDN
8 2 (13.33%) DWDM
8 2 (13.33%) Wireless
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (6.67%) HSRP
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Billing
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support
3 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Network Management
2 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
1 4 (26.67%) Python
1 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) CCNP
3 8 (53.33%) CCNA
4 3 (20.00%) CCIP
4 3 (20.00%) CCIE
4 3 (20.00%) CCSP
4 3 (20.00%) JNCIA
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (6.67%) PMP
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) Veritas
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle