The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 405 358 415
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +57
Permanent jobs citing DSL 31 70 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 1.50% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 29 63 37
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £24,350 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.55%
DSL
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4887 4658 5238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.37% 21.44% 23.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3647 3618 4242
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DSL
Salary Trend in the South East

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

DSL Salary Trend in the South East

DSL
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DSL across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

DSL Salary Histogram in the South East

DSL
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -9 21 £42,500 +40.49%
Surrey -13 5 £28,000 +20.43%
East Sussex - 4 £28,000 -
West Sussex -1 1 £30,000 -40.00%
DSL
England

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 38 (57.58%) Cisco
2 28 (42.42%) VPN
3 27 (40.91%) MPLS
3 27 (40.91%) Telecoms
4 25 (37.88%) Ethernet
4 25 (37.88%) VoIP
5 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 22 (33.33%) DNS
6 22 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 21 (31.82%) Windows
7 21 (31.82%) OSPF
7 21 (31.82%) BGP
8 20 (30.30%) MS Exchange
8 20 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (28.79%) Linux
9 19 (28.79%) Firewall
10 18 (27.27%) SSH
10 18 (27.27%) DHCP
11 17 (25.76%) IPsec
11 17 (25.76%) Citrix
12 16 (24.24%) Internet
13 15 (22.73%) VMware
14 14 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (19.70%) Wireshark
15 13 (19.70%) VLAN
15 13 (19.70%) Polycom
15 13 (19.70%) Postfix
15 13 (19.70%) Bash Shell
15 13 (19.70%) OpenVPN
15 13 (19.70%) LAMP

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 20 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 13 (19.70%) IIS
3 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Office
2 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (42.42%) VPN
2 27 (40.91%) MPLS
3 25 (37.88%) Ethernet
3 25 (37.88%) VoIP
4 22 (33.33%) DNS
4 22 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 21 (31.82%) OSPF
5 21 (31.82%) BGP
6 19 (28.79%) Firewall
7 18 (27.27%) SSH
7 18 (27.27%) DHCP
8 17 (25.76%) IPsec
9 16 (24.24%) Internet
10 14 (21.21%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (19.70%) Wireshark
11 13 (19.70%) OpenVPN
11 13 (19.70%) VLAN
11 13 (19.70%) FTP
11 13 (19.70%) WAN
12 11 (16.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
General
1 27 (40.91%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Support Engineer
2 15 (22.73%) NOC Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) Systems Support Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) Systems Support Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) Systems Support
3 13 (19.70%) Support Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Systems Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Network Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Telecoms Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Field Service Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Field Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Field Support Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Network Support
7 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.55%) Document Manager
7 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) LAMP
2 1 (1.52%) Velocity
2 1 (1.52%) JAX-WS
2 1 (1.52%) JavaFX
2 1 (1.52%) J2EE
2 1 (1.52%) CSS
2 1 (1.52%) JDBC
2 1 (1.52%) JSP
2 1 (1.52%) Servlets
2 1 (1.52%) XML
2 1 (1.52%) Swing
2 1 (1.52%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Windows
2 19 (28.79%) Linux
3 10 (15.15%) UNIX
4 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.64%) Line Management
2 8 (12.12%) Server Monitoring
2 8 (12.12%) CRM
3 7 (10.61%) Incident Management
3 7 (10.61%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (7.58%) Network Management
4 5 (7.58%) ITSM
5 4 (6.06%) ITIL
5 4 (6.06%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.55%) Network Design
6 3 (4.55%) Time Management
6 3 (4.55%) Validation
6 3 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (1.52%) Migration
7 1 (1.52%) UML
7 1 (1.52%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.52%) Project Management
7 1 (1.52%) Service Management
7 1 (1.52%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.52%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) PHP
1 13 (19.70%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.55%) Perl
3 2 (3.03%) SQL
3 2 (3.03%) Python
3 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.52%) C
4 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (18.18%) CCNP
3 8 (12.12%) CCNA
3 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.61%) JNCIS
5 5 (7.58%) Degree
6 2 (3.03%) MCITP
6 2 (3.03%) CCIP
6 2 (3.03%) CCIE
6 2 (3.03%) CCSP
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.03%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) ISO 9000
2 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) Postfix
2 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.06%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Nagios
1 5 (7.58%) Cacti
1 5 (7.58%) SmokePing
2 1 (1.52%) Netcool
Vendors
1 38 (57.58%) Cisco
2 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 17 (25.76%) Citrix
4 15 (22.73%) VMware
5 13 (19.70%) Polycom
6 12 (18.18%) Juniper
7 5 (7.58%) Huawei
7 5 (7.58%) Brocade
8 4 (6.06%) BT
9 3 (4.55%) HP
9 3 (4.55%) Dell
10 2 (3.03%) Oracle
11 1 (1.52%) Veritas
11 1 (1.52%) Avaya
11 1 (1.52%) NEC
11 1 (1.52%) Cramer
11 1 (1.52%) Mitel
11 1 (1.52%) F5