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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
xDSL
Rank 123 131 128
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 18 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.75% 0.44% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.41% 1.40% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Average salary £50,000 - £38,750
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 - £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +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
747 713 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.16% 31.44% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 416 512 529
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 30 January 2015.

xDSL Salary Histogram in Reading

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (82.61%) Ethernet
1 19 (82.61%) PPP
1 19 (82.61%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (82.61%) Firewall
2 17 (73.91%) CCNP
3 16 (69.57%) CCNA
4 15 (65.22%) Telecoms
5 14 (60.87%) VPN
5 14 (60.87%) UNIX
6 13 (56.52%) MPLS
7 12 (52.17%) Degree
8 11 (47.83%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (47.83%) Veritas
8 11 (47.83%) SCSA
8 11 (47.83%) Solaris
8 11 (47.83%) Linux
8 11 (47.83%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (47.83%) SQL
8 11 (47.83%) Oracle
8 11 (47.83%) MS Office
8 11 (47.83%) VoIP
8 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
8 11 (47.83%) ATM
8 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
8 11 (47.83%) Sun
8 11 (47.83%) HP
8 11 (47.83%) Sun Certification
9 10 (43.48%) DSLAM
10 8 (34.78%) L2TP

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (47.83%) MS PowerPoint
1 11 (47.83%) MS Office
1 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) Ethernet
1 19 (82.61%) PPP
1 19 (82.61%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) VPN
3 13 (56.52%) MPLS
4 11 (47.83%) VoIP
4 11 (47.83%) ATM
5 10 (43.48%) DSLAM
6 8 (34.78%) L2TP
6 8 (34.78%) BGP
6 8 (34.78%) IPsec
6 8 (34.78%) Broadband
7 5 (21.74%) WAN
7 5 (21.74%) SNMP
7 5 (21.74%) OSPF
8 3 (13.04%) LAN
8 3 (13.04%) PSTN
8 3 (13.04%) SSL
8 3 (13.04%) IPv4
8 3 (13.04%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (65.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) NOC Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Network Support
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Support
2 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Product Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Junior
4 3 (13.04%) Junior Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior Network Support
4 3 (13.04%) Junior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) UNIX
2 11 (47.83%) Solaris
2 11 (47.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Network Management
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) Product Management
3 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.04%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) Perl
2 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (73.91%) CCNP
3 16 (69.57%) CCNA
4 12 (52.17%) Degree
5 11 (47.83%) SCSA
5 11 (47.83%) Sun Certification
6 3 (13.04%) CCIP
6 3 (13.04%) CCIE
6 3 (13.04%) CCSP
6 3 (13.04%) JNCIA
7 1 (4.35%) MBA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Veritas
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
1 11 (47.83%) Sun
1 11 (47.83%) HP
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) Huawei
3 6 (26.09%) F5
4 3 (13.04%) Juniper
4 3 (13.04%) VMware