The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xDSL
Rank 129 129 123
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 9 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.38% 0.13% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.24% 0.42% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Average salary £32,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £31,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -22.01%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
728 713 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.90% 31.44% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 402 558 446
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
xDSL
Berkshire

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 11 July 2014.

xDSL Salary Histogram in Reading

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 19 (95.00%) Ethernet
1 19 (95.00%) PPP
1 19 (95.00%) MPLS
1 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 16 (80.00%) Cisco
3 14 (70.00%) VPN
3 14 (70.00%) UNIX
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (60.00%) CCNP
4 12 (60.00%) OSPF
4 12 (60.00%) BGP
5 11 (55.00%) DSL
6 10 (50.00%) L2TP
6 10 (50.00%) WAN
6 10 (50.00%) IPsec
7 9 (45.00%) Change Management
7 9 (45.00%) CCNA
8 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
9 7 (35.00%) Degree
9 7 (35.00%) Load Balancing
9 7 (35.00%) ATM
9 7 (35.00%) VoIP
9 7 (35.00%) Linux
9 7 (35.00%) SQL
9 7 (35.00%) Oracle
9 7 (35.00%) ITIL
10 6 (30.00%) HP
10 6 (30.00%) Sun
10 6 (30.00%) Huawei
11 5 (25.00%) Network Management

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 19 (95.00%) Ethernet
1 19 (95.00%) PPP
1 19 (95.00%) MPLS
1 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 14 (70.00%) VPN
3 12 (60.00%) OSPF
3 12 (60.00%) BGP
4 11 (55.00%) DSL
5 10 (50.00%) L2TP
5 10 (50.00%) WAN
5 10 (50.00%) IPsec
6 7 (35.00%) ATM
6 7 (35.00%) VoIP
7 5 (25.00%) SNMP
7 5 (25.00%) X.21
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
10 1 (5.00%) IPv6
10 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) UNIX
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Change Management
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (25.00%) Network Management
4 2 (10.00%) Stress Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Quantitative Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Development
5 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.00%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (60.00%) CCNP
3 9 (45.00%) CCNA
4 7 (35.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) CCIP
5 3 (15.00%) CCIE
5 3 (15.00%) CCSP
5 3 (15.00%) Sun Certification
5 3 (15.00%) SCSA
5 3 (15.00%) JNCIA
6 1 (5.00%) MBA
6 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle
3 6 (30.00%) Huawei
3 6 (30.00%) Sun
3 6 (30.00%) HP
4 5 (25.00%) F5
5 4 (20.00%) Veritas
6 2 (10.00%) Juniper