The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 21 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs citing DSL 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 2.78% 4.08% 25.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.64% 5.13% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £58,000 £48,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% +48.83%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £28,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -16.41%
DSL
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Rochdale region.

Communications & Networking Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 39 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 76.39% 79.59% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 49 38 20
Average salary £32,000 £48,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +52.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £39,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £45,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DSL across the Rochdale region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

DSL
Salary Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DSL across the Rochdale region.

DSL Salary Trend in Rochdale

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale region citing DSL 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 DSL.

1 6 (100.00%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Broadband
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) vCloud
3 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) PBX
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) IPv6
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) JNCIS
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (33.33%) Operations Management
3 2 (33.33%) LLU
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale region citing DSL 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 DSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (66.67%) Broadband
3 2 (33.33%) PBX
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) PPP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) IPv6
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) DSLAM
3 2 (33.33%) L2TP
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
3 2 (33.33%) LLU
3 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Engineering Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Coaching
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) JNCIS
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) vCloud
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco