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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xDSL
Rank 437 405 412
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +7
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 13 24 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.057% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.50% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 22
Average salary £27,500 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,850 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-30.37% +1.26%
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
5038 4835 5261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.26% 22.25% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3750 3754 4311
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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 -2 7 £26,500 -49.52%
Buckinghamshire +1 5 £27,500 -26.66%
East Sussex - 1 £67,500 -
xDSL
England

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 32 (94.12%) MPLS
2 28 (82.35%) OSPF
2 28 (82.35%) BGP
3 27 (79.41%) Cisco
4 25 (73.53%) VPN
5 24 (70.59%) Ethernet
5 24 (70.59%) Firewall
6 22 (64.71%) PPP
7 19 (55.88%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (47.06%) WAN
9 15 (44.12%) Load Balancing
10 14 (41.18%) CCNP
10 14 (41.18%) IPsec
11 13 (38.24%) DSL
11 13 (38.24%) CCNA
12 12 (35.29%) L2TP
12 12 (35.29%) Change Management
13 11 (32.35%) UNIX
14 10 (29.41%) ATM
15 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
15 9 (26.47%) VoIP
16 7 (20.59%) Network Management
16 7 (20.59%) SNMP
16 7 (20.59%) X.21
16 7 (20.59%) ITIL
17 6 (17.65%) SLA
17 6 (17.65%) Linux
17 6 (17.65%) Juniper
17 6 (17.65%) Unified Communications
18 5 (14.71%) F5

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (94.12%) MPLS
2 28 (82.35%) OSPF
2 28 (82.35%) BGP
3 25 (73.53%) VPN
4 24 (70.59%) Ethernet
4 24 (70.59%) Firewall
5 22 (64.71%) PPP
6 16 (47.06%) WAN
7 14 (41.18%) IPsec
8 13 (38.24%) DSL
9 12 (35.29%) L2TP
10 10 (29.41%) ATM
11 9 (26.47%) VoIP
12 7 (20.59%) SNMP
12 7 (20.59%) X.21
13 6 (17.65%) Unified Communications
14 4 (11.76%) RIP
14 4 (11.76%) WLAN
14 4 (11.76%) LAN
14 4 (11.76%) SDH
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) French Language
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) NOC Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Network Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Architect
3 8 (23.53%) Network Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Network Operations Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Principal Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Network Support
5 4 (11.76%) Network Design Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Design Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Network Technical Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Field Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) UNIX
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Load Balancing
2 12 (35.29%) Change Management
3 7 (20.59%) Network Management
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Network Design
5 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Stress Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (2.94%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Business Development
6 1 (2.94%) Quantitative Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
1 5 (14.71%) Perl
1 5 (14.71%) Python
2 4 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (41.18%) CCNP
3 13 (38.24%) CCNA
4 5 (14.71%) CCIE
5 4 (11.76%) Degree
6 3 (8.82%) JNCIA
6 3 (8.82%) CCSP
6 3 (8.82%) CCIP
7 2 (5.88%) Sun Certification
7 2 (5.88%) SCSA
8 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Cisco
2 6 (17.65%) Juniper
3 5 (14.71%) F5
3 5 (14.71%) Huawei
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle
5 3 (8.82%) Veritas
5 3 (8.82%) Sun
5 3 (8.82%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft