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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 126 131 133
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing DSL 18 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.70% 0.68% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 2.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 1
Average salary £42,500 £48,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +17.46%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £32,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -3.70%
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
890 783 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.85% 31.47% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 450 536 505
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
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 24 December 2014.

DSL Salary Histogram in Reading

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (80.95%) Cisco
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (80.95%) MPLS
2 16 (76.19%) Telecoms
2 16 (76.19%) Line Management
3 15 (71.43%) Ethernet
4 14 (66.67%) ATM
4 14 (66.67%) ISDN
4 14 (66.67%) CCNP
4 14 (66.67%) JNCIS
5 12 (57.14%) LAN
5 12 (57.14%) Juniper
5 12 (57.14%) VRRP
5 12 (57.14%) Incident Management
5 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
5 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 12 (57.14%) HSRP
5 12 (57.14%) GLBP
5 12 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (23.81%) WAN
6 5 (23.81%) PPP
6 5 (23.81%) SNMP
6 5 (23.81%) OSPF
6 5 (23.81%) BGP
6 5 (23.81%) X.21
6 5 (23.81%) IPsec
7 4 (19.05%) ISO 9000
7 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001
7 4 (19.05%) DWDM
7 4 (19.05%) Validation

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (80.95%) MPLS
2 15 (71.43%) Ethernet
3 14 (66.67%) ATM
3 14 (66.67%) ISDN
4 12 (57.14%) LAN
4 12 (57.14%) VRRP
4 12 (57.14%) HSRP
4 12 (57.14%) GLBP
5 5 (23.81%) IPsec
5 5 (23.81%) X.21
5 5 (23.81%) WAN
5 5 (23.81%) OSPF
5 5 (23.81%) BGP
5 5 (23.81%) PPP
5 5 (23.81%) SNMP
6 4 (19.05%) DWDM
7 3 (14.29%) Firewall
7 3 (14.29%) L2TP
7 3 (14.29%) xDSL
8 2 (9.52%) VLAN
General
1 16 (76.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) NOC Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Document Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Line Management
2 12 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 12 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (19.05%) Validation
4 3 (14.29%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (66.67%) JNCIS
2 14 (66.67%) CCNP
3 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) CCNA
6 2 (9.52%) CCDP
6 2 (9.52%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO 9000
1 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) Juniper