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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 129 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing DSL 12 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.50% 0.35% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.61% 1.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 0
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,250 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-15.34% +37.95%
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
747 713 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.16% 31.44% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 416 512 529
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (77.27%) Cisco
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (77.27%) MPLS
1 17 (77.27%) Telecoms
1 17 (77.27%) Line Management
2 15 (68.18%) JNCIS
2 15 (68.18%) CCNP
2 15 (68.18%) ATM
2 15 (68.18%) ISDN
3 14 (63.64%) Ethernet
4 12 (54.55%) HSRP
4 12 (54.55%) GLBP
4 12 (54.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 12 (54.55%) Incident Management
4 12 (54.55%) LAN
4 12 (54.55%) VRRP
4 12 (54.55%) Juniper
5 5 (22.73%) DWDM
5 5 (22.73%) IPsec
5 5 (22.73%) X.21
5 5 (22.73%) OSPF
5 5 (22.73%) BGP
5 5 (22.73%) PPP
5 5 (22.73%) SNMP
5 5 (22.73%) WAN
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) Validation
6 4 (18.18%) ISO 9000

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (77.27%) MPLS
2 15 (68.18%) ATM
2 15 (68.18%) ISDN
3 14 (63.64%) Ethernet
4 12 (54.55%) HSRP
4 12 (54.55%) GLBP
4 12 (54.55%) LAN
4 12 (54.55%) VRRP
5 5 (22.73%) DWDM
5 5 (22.73%) IPsec
5 5 (22.73%) X.21
5 5 (22.73%) OSPF
5 5 (22.73%) BGP
5 5 (22.73%) PPP
5 5 (22.73%) SNMP
5 5 (22.73%) WAN
6 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.64%) DNS
6 3 (13.64%) VoIP
6 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
General
1 17 (77.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) NOC Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Document Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Line Management
2 12 (54.55%) Performance Monitoring
2 12 (54.55%) Incident Management
3 4 (18.18%) Validation
4 2 (9.09%) Network Management
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (68.18%) JNCIS
2 15 (68.18%) CCNP
3 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) CCSP
5 3 (13.64%) CCDP
6 2 (9.09%) CCNA
7 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO 9000
1 4 (18.18%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 12 (54.55%) Juniper