The table below looks at the statistics for DOCSIS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DOCSIS over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS)
Rank 893 924 882
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -42
Permanent jobs citing DOCSIS 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.027% 0.014% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -15.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £32,500 £35,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £40,500 £40,850
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £32,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -15.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18434 20743 19898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.86% 17.73% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15176 16547 15963
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DOCSIS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DOCSIS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DOCSIS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DOCSIS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DOCSIS within the UK.

DOCSIS Salary Trend in the UK

DOCSIS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DOCSIS over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 within the UK.

DOCSIS Salary Histogram in the UK

DOCSIS
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DOCSIS within the UK over the 3 months to 3 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
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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
England +23 5 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Berkshire +12 4 £50,000 +53.84% 1
South East +12 4 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Reading - 4 £50,000 - 1
London - 1 £60,000 -

DOCSIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing DOCSIS 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 DOCSIS.

1 12 (80.00%) MPLS
2 11 (73.33%) LAN
3 8 (53.33%) PSTN
3 8 (53.33%) Ethernet
3 8 (53.33%) DSLAM
3 8 (53.33%) Service Management
3 8 (53.33%) Telecoms
3 8 (53.33%) Network Design
3 8 (53.33%) xDSL
3 8 (53.33%) Product Management
4 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco
5 5 (33.33%) Ericsson
5 5 (33.33%) Nokia
5 5 (33.33%) BT
5 5 (33.33%) Huawei
5 5 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (26.67%) ProCurve
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) SLA
6 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (26.67%) Python
6 4 (26.67%) Perl
6 4 (26.67%) UNIX
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 3 (20.00%) EIGRP

DOCSIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing DOCSIS 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 DOCSIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) MPLS
2 11 (73.33%) LAN
3 8 (53.33%) PSTN
3 8 (53.33%) Ethernet
3 8 (53.33%) DSLAM
3 8 (53.33%) xDSL
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (20.00%) Wireless
5 3 (20.00%) VPLS
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (20.00%) OSPF
5 3 (20.00%) BGP
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (13.33%) IPv6
6 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) SNMP
General
1 8 (53.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Product Manager
2 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Sales Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Service Management
1 8 (53.33%) Network Design
1 8 (53.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
1 4 (26.67%) Python
1 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Huawei
2 5 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 5 (33.33%) Nokia
2 5 (33.33%) BT
2 5 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (26.67%) ProCurve
3 4 (26.67%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) VMware