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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
xDSL
Rank 439 427 416
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 4 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.019% 0.075% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.091% 0.34% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 5
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -2.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -12.66%
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
4391 4990 5120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.17% 22.03% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3521 3755 3985
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
xDSL
England

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (79.31%) MPLS
2 18 (62.07%) Telecoms
3 13 (44.83%) Ethernet
4 12 (41.38%) Network Design
5 11 (37.93%) VPN
5 11 (37.93%) LAN
5 11 (37.93%) BGP
5 11 (37.93%) Cisco
6 10 (34.48%) DSLAM
6 10 (34.48%) Product Management
7 9 (31.03%) EIGRP
7 9 (31.03%) L2TP
7 9 (31.03%) Service Management
7 9 (31.03%) Firewall
7 9 (31.03%) IPsec
7 9 (31.03%) WAN
7 9 (31.03%) DOCSIS
7 9 (31.03%) OSPF
7 9 (31.03%) PSTN
7 9 (31.03%) PPP
8 7 (24.14%) Broadband
8 7 (24.14%) SSL
8 7 (24.14%) Juniper
8 7 (24.14%) IPv4
8 7 (24.14%) Huawei
8 7 (24.14%) VMware
8 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
8 7 (24.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (24.14%) Data Centre

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) MPLS
2 13 (44.83%) Ethernet
3 11 (37.93%) LAN
3 11 (37.93%) BGP
3 11 (37.93%) VPN
4 10 (34.48%) DSLAM
5 9 (31.03%) EIGRP
5 9 (31.03%) L2TP
5 9 (31.03%) Firewall
5 9 (31.03%) IPsec
5 9 (31.03%) DOCSIS
5 9 (31.03%) OSPF
5 9 (31.03%) PSTN
5 9 (31.03%) PPP
5 9 (31.03%) WAN
6 7 (24.14%) Broadband
6 7 (24.14%) SSL
6 7 (24.14%) IPv4
7 5 (17.24%) IPv6
7 5 (17.24%) Unified Communications
General
1 18 (62.07%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Product Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Sales Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Design Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Network Technical Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Network Design Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Sales Executive
4 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.90%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Network Design
2 10 (34.48%) Product Management
3 9 (31.03%) Service Management
4 7 (24.14%) Load Balancing
4 7 (24.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) B2B
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Stress Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Business Development
6 2 (6.90%) Network Management
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
1 2 (6.90%) Python
1 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) CCNP
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) JNCIA
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) CCIP
2 2 (6.90%) CCNA
2 2 (6.90%) CCIE
2 2 (6.90%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) Juniper
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
2 7 (24.14%) Huawei
3 5 (17.24%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (17.24%) Ericsson
3 5 (17.24%) Nokia
3 5 (17.24%) BT
4 4 (13.79%) F5