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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xDSL
Rank 239 229 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 2 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% 0.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 1.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 0
Average salary - £40,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +10.34%
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
1031 941 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.26% 15.92% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 881 720 1026
Average salary £39,500 £38,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -4.37%
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

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 22 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
Bristol -6 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
xDSL
England

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Q.931
2 2 (66.67%) QSIG
2 2 (66.67%) CCSP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCIP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) FCoE
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Q.931
2 2 (66.67%) QSIG
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) FCoE
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCSP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCIP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft