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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
xDSL
Rank 140 125 134
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 7 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.93% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 3.12% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 0
Average salary £52,500 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.95%
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
617 706 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.13% 29.71% 32.15%
Number of salaries quoted 477 389 514
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing xDSL across the Reading region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

xDSL Salary Histogram in Reading

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) PPP
1 13 (100.00%) MPLS
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) IPsec
2 12 (92.31%) L2TP
2 12 (92.31%) OSPF
2 12 (92.31%) BGP
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) WAN
3 10 (76.92%) VMware
4 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
5 8 (61.54%) VPN
6 7 (53.85%) SSL
6 7 (53.85%) Broadband
6 7 (53.85%) IPv4
6 7 (53.85%) Wireless
6 7 (53.85%) EIGRP
6 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
6 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (53.85%) F5
7 6 (46.15%) CCNP
7 6 (46.15%) Juniper
7 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
8 5 (38.46%) SNMP
8 5 (38.46%) ITIL
8 5 (38.46%) Unix
8 5 (38.46%) DSL
8 5 (38.46%) CCNA

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) MPLS
1 13 (100.00%) PPP
2 12 (92.31%) BGP
2 12 (92.31%) IPsec
2 12 (92.31%) L2TP
2 12 (92.31%) OSPF
2 12 (92.31%) WAN
3 8 (61.54%) VPN
4 7 (53.85%) Broadband
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (53.85%) EIGRP
4 7 (53.85%) IPv4
4 7 (53.85%) SSL
4 7 (53.85%) Wireless
5 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
6 5 (38.46%) DSL
6 5 (38.46%) SNMP
6 5 (38.46%) X.21
7 4 (30.77%) VoIP
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Network Support
4 3 (23.08%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Support
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Network Management
3 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
1 4 (30.77%) Python
1 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
3 5 (38.46%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) CCIE
4 4 (30.77%) CCSP
4 4 (30.77%) JNCIA
5 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) CCIP
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) F5
4 6 (46.15%) Juniper
5 3 (23.08%) EMC
5 3 (23.08%) Mitel
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) Sun
6 1 (7.69%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: £30,000 per annum plus 20% shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago