The table below looks at the statistics for DSL 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 DSL over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank - 211 214
Permanent jobs citing DSL 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.057% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.37% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £50,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +112.76%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
DSL
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
1007 819 1188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.01% 15.54% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 854 641 985
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DSL
Salary Trend in the South West

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

DSL Salary Trend in the South West

DSL
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing DSL 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 DSL.

1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Telemarketing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing DSL 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 DSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Telemarketing