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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
xDSL
Rank 123 126 138
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 17 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.74% 0.32% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% 1.07% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £27,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
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
680 653 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.55% 29.70% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 380 467 578
Average salary £46,500 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.06% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 March 2015.

xDSL Salary Histogram in Reading

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 22 (73.33%) Ethernet
1 22 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 19 (63.33%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) PPP
2 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (60.00%) CCNP
4 16 (53.33%) CCNA
4 16 (53.33%) MPLS
5 14 (46.67%) DSLAM
5 14 (46.67%) VPN
5 14 (46.67%) UNIX
6 12 (40.00%) Degree
7 11 (36.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (36.67%) Solaris
7 11 (36.67%) Linux
7 11 (36.67%) Oracle Forms
7 11 (36.67%) SQL
7 11 (36.67%) Oracle
7 11 (36.67%) MS Office
7 11 (36.67%) VoIP
7 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
7 11 (36.67%) ATM
7 11 (36.67%) Broadband
7 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
7 11 (36.67%) Sun
7 11 (36.67%) HP
7 11 (36.67%) Sun Certification
7 11 (36.67%) Veritas
7 11 (36.67%) SCSA

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 11 (36.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 11 (36.67%) MS Office
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (73.33%) Ethernet
2 19 (63.33%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) PPP
3 16 (53.33%) MPLS
4 14 (46.67%) DSLAM
4 14 (46.67%) VPN
5 11 (36.67%) VoIP
5 11 (36.67%) ATM
5 11 (36.67%) Broadband
6 8 (26.67%) L2TP
6 8 (26.67%) BGP
6 8 (26.67%) IPsec
7 6 (20.00%) DOCSIS
7 6 (20.00%) LAN
7 6 (20.00%) PSTN
8 5 (16.67%) WAN
8 5 (16.67%) SNMP
8 5 (16.67%) IPv6
9 4 (13.33%) Network Security
9 4 (13.33%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Product Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Network Support
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Junior
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Junior Network Support
5 3 (10.00%) Junior Network Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Junior Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Junior Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Network Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Business Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) UNIX
2 11 (36.67%) Solaris
2 11 (36.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Network Design
1 7 (23.33%) Product Management
2 6 (20.00%) Service Management
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) Network Management
4 4 (13.33%) Stress Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Perl
2 3 (10.00%) Python
2 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (60.00%) CCNP
3 16 (53.33%) CCNA
4 12 (40.00%) Degree
5 11 (36.67%) Sun Certification
5 11 (36.67%) SCSA
6 3 (10.00%) CCIP
6 3 (10.00%) CCIE
6 3 (10.00%) CCSP
6 3 (10.00%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.33%) MBA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (36.67%) Sun
1 11 (36.67%) HP
1 11 (36.67%) Veritas
2 9 (30.00%) Huawei
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco
4 7 (23.33%) F5
5 4 (13.33%) Juniper
6 3 (10.00%) Ericsson
6 3 (10.00%) Nokia
6 3 (10.00%) BT
6 3 (10.00%) VMware
6 3 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks