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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xDSL
Rank 432 415 430
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 16 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.073% 0.089% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.42% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 13
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
4935 4571 5261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.52% 21.48% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3662 3549 4254
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,678
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +4.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
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 23 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 +14 9 - -
Berkshire +7 7 £26,500 -47.00% 1
xDSL
England

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 25 (75.76%) OSPF
2 25 (75.76%) BGP
2 25 (75.76%) VPN
2 25 (75.76%) Cisco
3 18 (54.55%) VoIP
3 18 (54.55%) WAN
4 16 (48.48%) Ethernet
5 15 (45.45%) ATM
6 14 (42.42%) Firewall
6 14 (42.42%) PPP
7 13 (39.39%) SLA
8 11 (33.33%) WLAN
8 11 (33.33%) LAN
8 11 (33.33%) SDH
8 11 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (33.33%) Frame Relay
8 11 (33.33%) DWDM
8 11 (33.33%) EIGRP
8 11 (33.33%) X.25
8 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (33.33%) Juniper
8 11 (33.33%) Network Design
9 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
9 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
10 9 (27.27%) Huawei
11 8 (24.24%) CCNA
11 8 (24.24%) DSL
12 7 (21.21%) L2TP
12 7 (21.21%) IPsec

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 29 (87.88%) MPLS
2 25 (75.76%) OSPF
2 25 (75.76%) BGP
2 25 (75.76%) VPN
3 18 (54.55%) VoIP
3 18 (54.55%) WAN
4 16 (48.48%) Ethernet
5 15 (45.45%) ATM
6 14 (42.42%) Firewall
6 14 (42.42%) PPP
7 11 (33.33%) WLAN
7 11 (33.33%) LAN
7 11 (33.33%) SDH
7 11 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (33.33%) Frame Relay
7 11 (33.33%) DWDM
7 11 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 11 (33.33%) X.25
8 8 (24.24%) DSL
9 7 (21.21%) L2TP
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
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%) Support Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Principal Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Network Support
4 4 (12.12%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Network Technical Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Design Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Network Operations Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) UNIX
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) 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%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Time Management
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
2 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (24.24%) CCNA
3 6 (18.18%) CCNP
4 4 (12.12%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) Sun Certification
5 2 (6.06%) SCSA
6 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) CCIP
6 1 (3.03%) CCIE
6 1 (3.03%) CCSP
6 1 (3.03%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) Juniper
3 9 (27.27%) Huawei
4 4 (12.12%) Veritas
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle
5 3 (9.09%) Sun
5 3 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.03%) F5