The table below looks at the statistics for xDSL 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 xDSL over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
xDSL
Rank 247 228 210
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -18
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 4 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.067% 0.016% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.100% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 6
Average salary £27,750 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.13% +3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £27,850 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.67% -30.37%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1122 1004 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.76% 16.50% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 967 869 681
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

xDSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

xDSL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

xDSL
Salary Trend in the South West

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

xDSL Salary Trend in the South West

xDSL
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 xDSL within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Bristol -16 4 £27,750 -33.13%
xDSL
England

xDSL
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) VDSL
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) CCENT
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) ATM
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) PPP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) DSL

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ATM
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) PPP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) DSL
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) VDSL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco