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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 139 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing DSL 5 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.61% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 2.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 0
Average salary £26,500 £29,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £33,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +11.66%
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
772 678 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.87% 29.66% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 430 508 411
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 £62,500
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 21 August 2014.

DSL Salary Histogram in Reading

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 14 (87.50%) PPP
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (87.50%) MPLS
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 13 (81.25%) Ethernet
2 13 (81.25%) OSPF
2 13 (81.25%) BGP
2 13 (81.25%) IPsec
2 13 (81.25%) xDSL
3 12 (75.00%) WAN
3 12 (75.00%) L2TP
4 10 (62.50%) CCNP
5 9 (56.25%) UNIX
5 9 (56.25%) CCNA
6 8 (50.00%) SNMP
6 8 (50.00%) X.21
7 7 (43.75%) ITIL
7 7 (43.75%) VPN
7 7 (43.75%) Change Management
7 7 (43.75%) Network Management
8 6 (37.50%) Perl
8 6 (37.50%) Python
8 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
8 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
9 5 (31.25%) F5
10 4 (25.00%) CCIE
10 4 (25.00%) CCSP
10 4 (25.00%) CCIP
10 4 (25.00%) Telecoms

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 14 (87.50%) PPP
1 14 (87.50%) MPLS
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 13 (81.25%) IPsec
2 13 (81.25%) OSPF
2 13 (81.25%) BGP
2 13 (81.25%) Ethernet
2 13 (81.25%) xDSL
3 12 (75.00%) WAN
3 12 (75.00%) L2TP
4 8 (50.00%) X.21
4 8 (50.00%) SNMP
5 7 (43.75%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (12.50%) Wireless
7 2 (12.50%) ATM
7 2 (12.50%) DWDM
8 1 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (6.25%) ISDN
8 1 (6.25%) VoIP
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support
3 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
1 7 (43.75%) Change Management
1 7 (43.75%) Network Management
2 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) Stress Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Perl
1 6 (37.50%) Python
1 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (62.50%) CCNP
3 9 (56.25%) CCNA
4 4 (25.00%) CCIP
4 4 (25.00%) CCIE
4 4 (25.00%) CCSP
4 4 (25.00%) JNCIA
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
6 1 (6.25%) PMP
6 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Netcool
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle