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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xDSL
Rank 410 422 459
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +37
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 23 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.074% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.35% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 9
Average salary £43,750 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £33,700 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.25%
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
4873 4617 5475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.28% 21.24% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3617 3554 4585
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,700
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +9 18 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +3 4 - -
Surrey - 1 £37,500 -
xDSL
England

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 28 (80.00%) VPN
2 24 (68.57%) VoIP
3 23 (65.71%) Cisco
3 23 (65.71%) MPLS
4 22 (62.86%) ATM
5 21 (60.00%) OSPF
5 21 (60.00%) BGP
6 20 (57.14%) Firewall
7 19 (54.29%) PPP
8 17 (48.57%) Ethernet
9 16 (45.71%) WAN
9 16 (45.71%) EIGRP
9 16 (45.71%) Telecoms
10 15 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (40.00%) SLA
11 14 (40.00%) Huawei
12 13 (37.14%) LAN
12 13 (37.14%) CCNA
13 12 (34.29%) CCNP
13 12 (34.29%) Juniper
13 12 (34.29%) X.25
13 12 (34.29%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (34.29%) Frame Relay
13 12 (34.29%) SDH
13 12 (34.29%) UNIX
13 12 (34.29%) WLAN
13 12 (34.29%) DWDM
13 12 (34.29%) Network Design
14 11 (31.43%) Degree
14 11 (31.43%) Microsoft

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Office
1 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (80.00%) VPN
2 24 (68.57%) VoIP
3 23 (65.71%) MPLS
4 22 (62.86%) ATM
5 21 (60.00%) OSPF
5 21 (60.00%) BGP
6 20 (57.14%) Firewall
7 19 (54.29%) PPP
8 17 (48.57%) Ethernet
9 16 (45.71%) WAN
9 16 (45.71%) EIGRP
10 13 (37.14%) LAN
11 12 (34.29%) SDH
11 12 (34.29%) WLAN
11 12 (34.29%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (34.29%) Frame Relay
11 12 (34.29%) X.25
11 12 (34.29%) DWDM
12 7 (20.00%) IPsec
12 7 (20.00%) L2TP
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (45.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Architect
1 12 (34.29%) Network Architect
1 12 (34.29%) Network Design Architect
2 10 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Network Support
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Support
6 4 (11.43%) Technical Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
6 4 (11.43%) Network Technical Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Network Team Leader
6 4 (11.43%) Technical Design Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Junior Network Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Junior Network Support
7 3 (8.57%) Junior Network Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Junior Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) UNIX
2 10 (28.57%) Solaris
2 10 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Network Design
2 6 (17.14%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.57%) Network Management
4 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Python
2 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (37.14%) CCNA
3 12 (34.29%) CCNP
4 11 (31.43%) Degree
5 10 (28.57%) Sun Certification
5 10 (28.57%) SCSA
6 2 (5.71%) JNCIA
6 2 (5.71%) CCIP
6 2 (5.71%) CCIE
6 2 (5.71%) CCSP
7 1 (2.86%) MCSE
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.86%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Cisco
2 14 (40.00%) Huawei
3 12 (34.29%) Juniper
4 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
4 11 (31.43%) HP
5 10 (28.57%) Oracle
5 10 (28.57%) Sun
5 10 (28.57%) Veritas
6 4 (11.43%) VMware
7 2 (5.71%) F5
8 1 (2.86%) Acronis