The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 231 228 215
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing ADSL 9 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 0.85% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 15
Average salary £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £25,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -26.47%
ADSL
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1034 943 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.34% 15.92% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 879 725 1036
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ADSL across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ADSL
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ADSL across the South West region.

ADSL Salary Trend in the South West

ADSL
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ADSL across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

ADSL Salary Histogram in the South West

ADSL
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 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
Cornwall - 5 £22,500 -
Devon - 3 - -
Dorset -7 1 £38,000 +26.66%
ADSL
England

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing ADSL 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 ADSL.

1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) TCP/IP
3 18 (66.67%) LAN
4 16 (59.26%) WAN
4 16 (59.26%) Firewall
5 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (55.56%) MS Exchange
5 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (48.15%) A+ Certification
7 13 (48.15%) Network+ Certification
7 13 (48.15%) MCSA
7 13 (48.15%) Windows Vista
7 13 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.93%) VMware
9 6 (22.22%) DHCP
10 5 (18.52%) SMS
10 5 (18.52%) C
10 5 (18.52%) C++
10 5 (18.52%) Java
10 5 (18.52%) Perl
10 5 (18.52%) PHP
10 5 (18.52%) SQL
10 5 (18.52%) Python
10 5 (18.52%) Shell Script

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing ADSL 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 ADSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (55.56%) MS Exchange
1 15 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2013
2 13 (48.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (18.52%) Apache
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) TCP/IP
2 18 (66.67%) LAN
3 16 (59.26%) WAN
3 16 (59.26%) Firewall
4 6 (22.22%) DHCP
5 5 (18.52%) SMS
5 5 (18.52%) GPRS
5 5 (18.52%) PPP
6 3 (11.11%) DNS
7 2 (7.41%) SSL
7 2 (7.41%) Internet
7 2 (7.41%) 3G
7 2 (7.41%) MPLS
7 2 (7.41%) GSM
7 2 (7.41%) WLAN
7 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
7 2 (7.41%) FTP
7 2 (7.41%) SMTP
7 2 (7.41%) VPN
7 2 (7.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Bugzilla
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
2 13 (48.15%) Support Analyst
2 13 (48.15%) Technical Support
3 11 (40.74%) Support Engineer
3 11 (40.74%) Technical Support Analyst
3 11 (40.74%) Technical Analyst
4 10 (37.04%) Technical Support Engineer
4 10 (37.04%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Technical Support
5 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) IT Support
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
1 5 (18.52%) CSS
1 5 (18.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) EPoS
1 1 (3.70%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (48.15%) Windows Vista
5 5 (18.52%) SUSE
5 5 (18.52%) Debian
5 5 (18.52%) Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Workflow
1 5 (18.52%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C
1 5 (18.52%) C++
1 5 (18.52%) Java
1 5 (18.52%) Perl
1 5 (18.52%) PHP
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
1 5 (18.52%) Python
1 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (48.15%) A+ Certification
2 13 (48.15%) Network+ Certification
2 13 (48.15%) MCSA
3 3 (11.11%) MCP
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) Samba
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
1 7 (25.93%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) Adobe
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) Retalix