The table below looks at the statistics for xDSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited xDSL over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
xDSL
Rank 131 123 134
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 13 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.54% 0.38% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 1.29% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £27,000 £27,375 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £29,250 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+75.21% +8.33%
xDSL
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
730 699 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.47% 29.35% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 389 465 624
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 £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

xDSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

xDSL Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

xDSL
Salary Trend in Reading

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

xDSL Salary Trend in Reading

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing xDSL 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 xDSL.

1 25 (78.13%) Telecoms
2 23 (71.88%) Ethernet
3 19 (59.38%) DSLAM
4 18 (56.25%) MPLS
5 15 (46.88%) Firewall
5 15 (46.88%) PPP
5 15 (46.88%) CCNP
5 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (37.50%) CCNA
6 12 (37.50%) Broadband
6 12 (37.50%) Network Design
6 12 (37.50%) Product Management
7 11 (34.38%) Huawei
7 11 (34.38%) DOCSIS
7 11 (34.38%) Service Management
7 11 (34.38%) LAN
7 11 (34.38%) PSTN
7 11 (34.38%) UNIX
7 11 (34.38%) VPN
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (25.00%) Sun
8 8 (25.00%) HP
8 8 (25.00%) Sun Certification
8 8 (25.00%) Solaris
8 8 (25.00%) Linux
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (25.00%) SQL
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle
8 8 (25.00%) MS Office
8 8 (25.00%) VoIP

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing xDSL 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 xDSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Office
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (71.88%) Ethernet
2 19 (59.38%) DSLAM
3 18 (56.25%) MPLS
4 15 (46.88%) PPP
4 15 (46.88%) Firewall
5 12 (37.50%) Broadband
6 11 (34.38%) LAN
6 11 (34.38%) PSTN
6 11 (34.38%) VPN
6 11 (34.38%) DOCSIS
7 8 (25.00%) ATM
7 8 (25.00%) VoIP
8 7 (21.88%) BGP
8 7 (21.88%) IPsec
8 7 (21.88%) L2TP
9 6 (18.75%) IPv6
10 5 (15.63%) Network Security
11 4 (12.50%) WAN
11 4 (12.50%) SNMP
12 3 (9.38%) SSL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (78.13%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Product Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Network Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Network Support
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Junior
5 2 (6.25%) Network Support
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) UNIX
2 8 (25.00%) Solaris
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Network Design
1 12 (37.50%) Product Management
2 11 (34.38%) Service Management
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Network Management
4 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Python
2 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) CCNP
1 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (37.50%) CCNA
3 8 (25.00%) Degree
3 8 (25.00%) Sun Certification
3 8 (25.00%) SCSA
4 3 (9.38%) JNCIA
4 3 (9.38%) CCIP
4 3 (9.38%) CCIE
4 3 (9.38%) CCSP
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Huawei
2 8 (25.00%) Veritas
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Sun
2 8 (25.00%) HP
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (21.88%) Cisco
3 7 (21.88%) F5
4 5 (15.63%) BT
4 5 (15.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 5 (15.63%) Ericsson
4 5 (15.63%) Nokia
5 4 (12.50%) Juniper
6 3 (9.38%) VMware