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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xDSL
Rank 423 414 426
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 17 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.078% 0.093% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.43% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 16
Average salary £26,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £38,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £77,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,850 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-32.07% +9.33%
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
4903 4622 5321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.45% 21.47% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3634 3585 4315
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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
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 21 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
Buckinghamshire +12 11 - -
Berkshire -1 6 £26,500 -47.00%
xDSL
England

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 29 (87.88%) MPLS
2 26 (78.79%) OSPF
2 26 (78.79%) BGP
2 26 (78.79%) Cisco
3 25 (75.76%) VPN
4 18 (54.55%) WAN
5 17 (51.52%) VoIP
6 16 (48.48%) Ethernet
7 15 (45.45%) ATM
8 14 (42.42%) Firewall
8 14 (42.42%) SLA
9 13 (39.39%) PPP
10 11 (33.33%) WLAN
10 11 (33.33%) LAN
10 11 (33.33%) SDH
10 11 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (33.33%) Frame Relay
10 11 (33.33%) X.25
10 11 (33.33%) DWDM
10 11 (33.33%) EIGRP
10 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (33.33%) Juniper
10 11 (33.33%) Network Design
11 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
11 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
12 9 (27.27%) Huawei
13 8 (24.24%) IPsec
13 8 (24.24%) CCNA
13 8 (24.24%) DSL
14 7 (21.21%) L2TP

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (87.88%) MPLS
2 26 (78.79%) OSPF
2 26 (78.79%) BGP
3 25 (75.76%) VPN
4 18 (54.55%) WAN
5 17 (51.52%) VoIP
6 16 (48.48%) Ethernet
7 15 (45.45%) ATM
8 14 (42.42%) Firewall
9 13 (39.39%) PPP
10 11 (33.33%) WLAN
10 11 (33.33%) LAN
10 11 (33.33%) SDH
10 11 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (33.33%) Frame Relay
10 11 (33.33%) X.25
10 11 (33.33%) DWDM
10 11 (33.33%) EIGRP
11 8 (24.24%) IPsec
11 8 (24.24%) DSL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) French Language
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Architect
1 15 (45.45%) Network Architect
2 11 (33.33%) Network Design Architect
3 7 (21.21%) Network Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) NOC Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Principal Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Network Technical Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Design Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Network Operations Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Network Support
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) UNIX
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Network Design
2 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
3 6 (18.18%) Change Management
4 4 (12.12%) Network Management
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Time Management
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (24.24%) CCNA
3 6 (18.18%) CCNP
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) CCIE
6 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.03%) SCSA
6 1 (3.03%) MBA
6 1 (3.03%) Sun Certification
6 1 (3.03%) CCSP
6 1 (3.03%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) Juniper
3 9 (27.27%) Huawei
4 3 (9.09%) Veritas
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) Sun
5 2 (6.06%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) F5
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft