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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS)
Rank 896 907 890
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Permanent jobs citing DOCSIS 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.022% 0.014% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -15.03%
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
18448 20813 18849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.66% 18.12% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15302 16464 15218
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 4 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 31 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 +16 4 £50,000 +53.84%
South East +15 4 £50,000 +53.84%
Berkshire +10 4 £50,000 +53.84%
Reading - 4 £50,000 -

DOCSIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (90.00%) MPLS
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) PSTN
3 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 5 (50.00%) DSLAM
3 5 (50.00%) Service Management
3 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (50.00%) Network Design
3 5 (50.00%) Product Management
3 5 (50.00%) xDSL
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) ProCurve
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Perl
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) SLA
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (30.00%) OSPF
5 3 (30.00%) BGP
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) Marketing
5 3 (30.00%) VPLS

DOCSIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (90.00%) MPLS
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) PSTN
3 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 5 (50.00%) DSLAM
3 5 (50.00%) xDSL
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (30.00%) OSPF
5 3 (30.00%) BGP
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (30.00%) VPLS
6 1 (10.00%) Internet
6 1 (10.00%) SDH
6 1 (10.00%) DVB
6 1 (10.00%) Multicast
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Product Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Sales Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Service Management
1 5 (50.00%) Network Design
1 5 (50.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
1 4 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) ProCurve
1 4 (40.00%) HP
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Huawei
2 2 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (20.00%) BT
2 2 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (20.00%) Nokia