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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xDSL
Rank 132 137 130
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 15 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.55% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 1.74% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £41,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
911 806 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.09% 31.65% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 463 548 492
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
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 19 December 2014.

xDSL Salary Histogram in Reading

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (94.12%) PPP
1 16 (94.12%) Firewall
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (82.35%) CCNA
2 14 (82.35%) Ethernet
3 13 (76.47%) CCNP
4 12 (70.59%) VPN
4 12 (70.59%) UNIX
5 11 (64.71%) Degree
5 11 (64.71%) Telecoms
6 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (58.82%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (58.82%) SCSA
6 10 (58.82%) Sun Certification
6 10 (58.82%) Solaris
6 10 (58.82%) Linux
6 10 (58.82%) SQL
6 10 (58.82%) ATM
6 10 (58.82%) VoIP
6 10 (58.82%) MS Office
6 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
6 10 (58.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (58.82%) Oracle
6 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
6 10 (58.82%) Sun
6 10 (58.82%) HP
6 10 (58.82%) Veritas
7 8 (47.06%) MPLS
8 7 (41.18%) Broadband
9 6 (35.29%) Cisco

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Office
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
1 10 (58.82%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) PPP
1 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 14 (82.35%) Ethernet
3 12 (70.59%) VPN
4 10 (58.82%) ATM
4 10 (58.82%) VoIP
5 8 (47.06%) MPLS
6 7 (41.18%) Broadband
7 6 (35.29%) BGP
7 6 (35.29%) DSLAM
7 6 (35.29%) L2TP
7 6 (35.29%) IPsec
8 5 (29.41%) OSPF
9 4 (23.53%) SNMP
9 4 (23.53%) WAN
10 3 (17.65%) DSL
10 3 (17.65%) X.21
11 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
11 2 (11.76%) SSL
11 2 (11.76%) IPv4
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (64.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Technical Support
2 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Technical Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Network Support
3 4 (23.53%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Junior Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Junior Network Support
4 3 (17.65%) Junior Network Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Junior Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Junior
5 2 (11.76%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Business Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) UNIX
2 10 (58.82%) Solaris
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Network Management
2 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Stress Testing
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (82.35%) CCNA
3 13 (76.47%) CCNP
4 11 (64.71%) Degree
5 10 (58.82%) Sun Certification
5 10 (58.82%) SCSA
6 2 (11.76%) JNCIA
6 2 (11.76%) CCIP
6 2 (11.76%) CCIE
6 2 (11.76%) CCSP
7 1 (5.88%) MBA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
1 10 (58.82%) Sun
1 10 (58.82%) HP
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
1 10 (58.82%) Veritas
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Huawei
4 3 (17.65%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper