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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
xDSL
Rank 425 447 442
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 26 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.080% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.39% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 5
Average salary £52,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.90% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £32,600 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £30,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+63.93% +12.96%
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
4699 4910 5400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.92% 20.75% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3546 3825 4308
Average salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +5 22 £50,000 +70.94%
Surrey +10 2 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £70,000 +159.25%
xDSL
England

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 34 (68.00%) MPLS
2 31 (62.00%) Telecoms
3 30 (60.00%) Ethernet
4 28 (56.00%) Firewall
5 26 (52.00%) PPP
5 26 (52.00%) VPN
6 22 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (42.00%) CCNP
8 20 (40.00%) BGP
8 20 (40.00%) Cisco
9 19 (38.00%) DSLAM
10 16 (32.00%) OSPF
10 16 (32.00%) LAN
10 16 (32.00%) IPsec
11 15 (30.00%) Network Design
11 15 (30.00%) L2TP
11 15 (30.00%) CCNA
12 14 (28.00%) EIGRP
13 13 (26.00%) VoIP
13 13 (26.00%) UNIX
13 13 (26.00%) ATM
13 13 (26.00%) Huawei
14 12 (24.00%) Product Management
14 12 (24.00%) Broadband
14 12 (24.00%) WAN
15 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
15 11 (22.00%) PSTN
15 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
15 11 (22.00%) SQL
15 11 (22.00%) MS Office

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.00%) Lync
1 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Office
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
1 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (68.00%) MPLS
2 30 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 28 (56.00%) Firewall
4 26 (52.00%) PPP
4 26 (52.00%) VPN
5 20 (40.00%) BGP
6 19 (38.00%) DSLAM
7 16 (32.00%) OSPF
7 16 (32.00%) IPsec
7 16 (32.00%) LAN
8 15 (30.00%) L2TP
9 14 (28.00%) EIGRP
10 13 (26.00%) ATM
10 13 (26.00%) VoIP
11 12 (24.00%) WAN
11 12 (24.00%) Broadband
12 11 (22.00%) PSTN
12 11 (22.00%) DOCSIS
13 10 (20.00%) SSL
13 10 (20.00%) IPv4
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 31 (62.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Product Manager
3 6 (12.00%) Network Team Leader
3 6 (12.00%) Consultant
3 6 (12.00%) Team Leader
4 5 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Network Support
4 5 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Junior
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Junior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Junior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) UNIX
2 10 (20.00%) Solaris
2 10 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Network Design
2 12 (24.00%) Product Management
3 11 (22.00%) Load Balancing
3 11 (22.00%) Service Management
4 8 (16.00%) ITIL
5 7 (14.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (10.00%) Network Management
6 5 (10.00%) Change Management
7 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.00%) Stress Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.00%) Business Development
8 2 (4.00%) B2B
9 1 (2.00%) Project Management
9 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.00%) WAN Optimisation
9 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) Python
2 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (42.00%) CCNP
3 15 (30.00%) CCNA
4 11 (22.00%) Degree
5 10 (20.00%) Sun Certification
5 10 (20.00%) SCSA
6 3 (6.00%) JNCIA
6 3 (6.00%) CCIP
6 3 (6.00%) CCIE
6 3 (6.00%) CCSP
7 1 (2.00%) MCSE
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Cisco
2 13 (26.00%) Huawei
3 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.00%) HP
4 10 (20.00%) Sun
4 10 (20.00%) Oracle
4 10 (20.00%) Veritas
4 10 (20.00%) VMware
5 8 (16.00%) Juniper
6 7 (14.00%) F5
7 5 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 5 (10.00%) BT
7 5 (10.00%) Ericsson
7 5 (10.00%) Nokia
8 1 (2.00%) SAP
8 1 (2.00%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.00%) Acronis
8 1 (2.00%) Ipanema Technologies