The table below looks at the statistics for xDSL 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 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 410 399 420
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 25 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.055% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.26% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 21
Average salary £50,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 - £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 - £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +17.14%
xDSL
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
4548 4160 5163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.93% 20.90% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3480 3276 4296
Average salary £42,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

xDSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

xDSL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

xDSL
Salary Trend in the South East

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

xDSL Salary Trend in the South East

xDSL
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing xDSL across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

xDSL Salary Histogram in the South East

xDSL
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 xDSL within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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 -2 21 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £70,000 -
Surrey -5 1 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
xDSL
England

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 30 (69.77%) VPN
1 30 (69.77%) MPLS
2 27 (62.79%) Cisco
3 26 (60.47%) Firewall
4 25 (58.14%) BGP
5 24 (55.81%) VoIP
5 24 (55.81%) Ethernet
5 24 (55.81%) PPP
6 22 (51.16%) ATM
6 22 (51.16%) OSPF
7 21 (48.84%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (46.51%) Telecoms
9 19 (44.19%) CCNP
10 18 (41.86%) WAN
10 18 (41.86%) EIGRP
11 16 (37.21%) CCNA
11 16 (37.21%) LAN
12 15 (34.88%) Juniper
12 15 (34.88%) Huawei
13 14 (32.56%) Network Design
13 14 (32.56%) UNIX
14 13 (30.23%) SLA
14 13 (30.23%) Degree
15 12 (27.91%) IPsec
15 12 (27.91%) HP
15 12 (27.91%) SQL
15 12 (27.91%) MS Office
15 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
15 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
16 11 (25.58%) Sun

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Lync
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Office
1 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
2 11 (25.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (69.77%) VPN
1 30 (69.77%) MPLS
2 26 (60.47%) Firewall
3 25 (58.14%) BGP
4 24 (55.81%) VoIP
4 24 (55.81%) Ethernet
4 24 (55.81%) PPP
5 22 (51.16%) ATM
5 22 (51.16%) OSPF
6 18 (41.86%) WAN
6 18 (41.86%) EIGRP
7 16 (37.21%) LAN
8 12 (27.91%) IPsec
9 11 (25.58%) WLAN
9 11 (25.58%) SDH
9 11 (25.58%) DWDM
9 11 (25.58%) L2TP
9 11 (25.58%) X.25
9 11 (25.58%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (25.58%) Frame Relay
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (46.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Network Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Architect
2 11 (25.58%) Network Architect
2 11 (25.58%) Network Design Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Network Support
5 5 (11.63%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) NOC Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Technical Support
6 4 (9.30%) Network Team Leader
6 4 (9.30%) Team Leader
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Junior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Junior Network Support
7 3 (6.98%) Junior Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Design Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Product Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.33%) DTV
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) UNIX
2 11 (25.58%) Solaris
2 11 (25.58%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Network Design
2 8 (18.60%) Load Balancing
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL
3 5 (11.63%) Network Management
3 5 (11.63%) Change Management
4 3 (6.98%) Stress Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Product Management
4 3 (6.98%) Service Management
4 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.33%) Project Management
6 1 (2.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) Perl
2 3 (6.98%) Python
2 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (44.19%) CCNP
3 16 (37.21%) CCNA
4 13 (30.23%) Degree
5 11 (25.58%) Sun Certification
5 11 (25.58%) SCSA
6 3 (6.98%) JNCIA
6 3 (6.98%) CCIE
6 3 (6.98%) CCSP
6 3 (6.98%) CCIP
7 1 (2.33%) MBA
7 1 (2.33%) MCSE
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Cisco
2 15 (34.88%) Juniper
2 15 (34.88%) Huawei
3 12 (27.91%) HP
3 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
4 11 (25.58%) Sun
4 11 (25.58%) Oracle
4 11 (25.58%) Veritas
5 6 (13.95%) VMware
5 6 (13.95%) F5
6 1 (2.33%) Acronis
6 1 (2.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) Ipanema Technologies