The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 794 821 733
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -88
Permanent jobs citing DSL 101 105 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.089% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.52% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 87 73 140
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £28,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.17% -20.00%

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
18612 20378 20337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.04% 17.30% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15172 16298 16504
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DSL
Salary Trend

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

DSL Salary Trend in the UK

DSL
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DSL over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 within the UK.

DSL Salary Histogram in the UK

DSL
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the UK over the 3 months to 6 July 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
England +23 100 £37,500 +7.14% 17
London +32 53 £45,000 +19.36% 6
City of London +43 18 £45,000 -10.00%
South East -14 17 £43,750 +56.25% 6
East of England +15 10 £29,500 -26.25% 1
North West +4 9 £50,000 +7.52%
South West +1 9 £19,500 - 2
Bristol - 9 £19,500 - 1
Surrey +10 6 £30,000 +57.89% 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £55,000 - 1
Suffolk +2 5 £27,500 - 1
Ipswich -10 5 £27,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £31,500 -
Watford - 5 £31,500 -
Manchester +7 4 £58,000 +24.73%
Berkshire -12 4 £47,500 -15.55% 3
Dorking +9 3 £25,000 +6.38%
Rochdale - 3 £58,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +4 2 £43,250 +154.41%
Lancashire - 2 £27,500 -
Blackpool - 2 £27,500 -
Feltham - 2 £37,500 -
Basingstoke +17 1 £31,000 +12.72%
Hampshire -1 1 £31,000 +12.72%
North Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Farnham - 1 £25,000 -
Harrogate - 1 £37,500 -

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 133 (46.67%) Cisco
2 112 (39.30%) Firewall
3 105 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
4 102 (35.79%) MPLS
5 88 (30.88%) Telecoms
6 83 (29.12%) LAN
7 80 (28.07%) Wireless
8 76 (26.67%) CCNP
9 75 (26.32%) WAN
10 71 (24.91%) Windows
11 63 (22.11%) Juniper
12 62 (21.75%) TCP/IP
13 59 (20.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 58 (20.35%) Microsoft
15 56 (19.65%) MS Exchange
16 53 (18.60%) DNS
17 52 (18.25%) Ethernet
18 51 (17.89%) CheckPoint
18 51 (17.89%) Wi-Fi
19 49 (17.19%) Internet
19 49 (17.19%) SNMP
20 47 (16.49%) BGP
20 47 (16.49%) Degree
21 43 (15.09%) MS Office
22 40 (14.04%) OSPF
23 38 (13.33%) Active Directory
23 38 (13.33%) VoIP
24 37 (12.98%) DWDM
25 36 (12.63%) VMware
25 36 (12.63%) ITIL

DSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 56 (19.65%) MS Exchange
2 27 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (8.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 24 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (4.56%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.11%) IIS
8 5 (1.75%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.05%) Lync
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (15.09%) MS Office
2 21 (7.37%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.35%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.11%) IaaS
2 5 (1.75%) Office 365
3 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.05%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 112 (39.30%) Firewall
2 102 (35.79%) MPLS
3 83 (29.12%) LAN
4 80 (28.07%) Wireless
5 75 (26.32%) WAN
6 62 (21.75%) TCP/IP
7 53 (18.60%) DNS
8 52 (18.25%) Ethernet
9 51 (17.89%) Wi-Fi
10 49 (17.19%) SNMP
10 49 (17.19%) Internet
11 47 (16.49%) BGP
12 40 (14.04%) OSPF
13 38 (13.33%) VoIP
14 37 (12.98%) DWDM
15 35 (12.28%) IPsec
16 34 (11.93%) VPN
16 34 (11.93%) Broadband
17 30 (10.53%) PPP
18 26 (9.12%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.75%) Hadoop
2 5 (1.75%) Big Data
3 3 (1.05%) MySQL
4 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.46%) Maven
2 7 (2.46%) JIRA
2 7 (2.46%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.75%) Selenium
3 5 (1.75%) Cucumber
3 5 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.70%) NeoLoad
4 2 (0.70%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.70%) RSpec
4 2 (0.70%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.70%) WebLOAD
4 2 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.70%) Subversion
4 2 (0.70%) JUnit
4 2 (0.70%) Gradle
5 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.35%) Hudson
5 1 (0.35%) Capybara
General
1 88 (30.88%) Telecoms
2 23 (8.07%) Banking
3 19 (6.67%) Billing
4 18 (6.32%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.91%) Finance
6 9 (3.16%) Retail
7 8 (2.81%) Advertising
8 4 (1.40%) Legal
9 3 (1.05%) Marketing
10 2 (0.70%) Games
10 2 (0.70%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 85 (29.82%) Network Engineer
2 45 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 42 (14.74%) Analyst
4 25 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (6.67%) Junior
6 16 (5.61%) Business Analyst
6 16 (5.61%) Applications Support
6 16 (5.61%) Delivery Manager
7 15 (5.26%) Network Support
8 14 (4.91%) Document Manager
8 14 (4.91%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (4.21%) Service Manager
9 12 (4.21%) Report Analyst
9 12 (4.21%) Services Delivery Manager
9 12 (4.21%) Graduate
10 11 (3.86%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (3.16%) Technical Support
12 9 (3.16%) Network Support Engineer
12 9 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.75%) Akka
1 5 (1.75%) Play Framework
2 4 (1.40%) Web Services
2 4 (1.40%) Middleware
3 3 (1.05%) .NET
3 3 (1.05%) JMS
4 2 (0.70%) XMPP
4 2 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.70%) Velocity
4 2 (0.70%) Django
4 2 (0.70%) GWT
4 2 (0.70%) QuickFIX
4 2 (0.70%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.35%) REST
5 1 (0.35%) RESTful
5 1 (0.35%) Java SE
5 1 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.35%) SOAP
5 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (11.58%) Blackberry
3 24 (8.42%) Data Centre
4 23 (8.07%) e-Health
5 18 (6.32%) Data Structures
5 18 (6.32%) Reference Data
6 17 (5.96%) PMI
7 10 (3.51%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.16%) Clustering
9 7 (2.46%) iPhone
10 6 (2.11%) iPad
10 6 (2.11%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.75%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.40%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.40%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.40%) User Experience
13 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.05%) FlexPod
13 3 (1.05%) CMDB
13 3 (1.05%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 71 (24.91%) Windows
2 59 (20.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (11.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (10.88%) Windows 7
5 29 (10.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (10.18%) Linux
6 24 (8.42%) UNIX
7 20 (7.02%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.81%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.40%) Solaris
9 4 (1.40%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (12.63%) ITIL
2 32 (11.23%) Line Management
3 28 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (9.47%) Service Delivery
5 21 (7.37%) Project Management
6 20 (7.02%) Load Balancing
6 20 (7.02%) Network Management
7 19 (6.67%) Service Management
7 19 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 18 (6.32%) Migration
8 18 (6.32%) Data Modelling
9 17 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (5.96%) Validation
9 17 (5.96%) Waterfall
9 17 (5.96%) Business Analysis
10 14 (4.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (4.91%) Data Governance
11 13 (4.56%) Problem Management
11 13 (4.56%) Network Design
12 12 (4.21%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.81%) Java
2 7 (2.46%) C
2 7 (2.46%) Scala
3 4 (1.40%) Groovy
4 3 (1.05%) Ruby
4 3 (1.05%) C++
5 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.70%) SQL
5 2 (0.70%) Python
5 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 105 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (26.67%) CCNP
3 47 (16.49%) Degree
4 36 (12.63%) Security Cleared
4 36 (12.63%) CCNA
5 35 (12.28%) CCSA
6 23 (8.07%) SC Cleared
7 17 (5.96%) HP APS
7 17 (5.96%) PMI Certification
8 15 (5.26%) CCSP
9 14 (4.91%) JNCIA
9 14 (4.91%) JNCIS
10 13 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (4.21%) CCDP
12 11 (3.86%) PMP
13 8 (2.81%) CCIE
13 8 (2.81%) CCIP
14 7 (2.46%) MCP
15 6 (2.11%) MCITP
16 5 (1.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.47%) ISO 9001
2 20 (7.02%) SLA
3 18 (6.32%) ISO 9000
4 9 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (2.11%) QA
6 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.96%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.46%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.11%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.11%) XenApp
5 6 (2.11%) vCloud
6 5 (1.75%) vSphere
7 4 (1.40%) Xen
7 4 (1.40%) NLBS
8 3 (1.05%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.70%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.35%) Snort
10 1 (0.35%) Squid
10 1 (0.35%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 33 (11.58%) Cisco Prime
2 23 (8.07%) CA Spectrum
3 22 (7.72%) OpenView
4 19 (6.67%) WSUS
5 7 (2.46%) SCCM
5 7 (2.46%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.75%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (1.05%) SCOM
7 3 (1.05%) Cacti
8 2 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.70%) Puppet
8 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.70%) Ansible
9 1 (0.35%) Nagios
9 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 133 (46.67%) Cisco
2 63 (22.11%) Juniper
3 58 (20.35%) Microsoft
4 51 (17.89%) CheckPoint
5 36 (12.63%) VMware
6 25 (8.77%) HP
7 24 (8.42%) Citrix
8 23 (8.07%) CA
9 20 (7.02%) Nokia
10 17 (5.96%) 3Com
11 16 (5.61%) Remedy
12 15 (5.26%) F5
13 10 (3.51%) Fortinet
14 9 (3.16%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 7 (2.46%) Symantec
15 7 (2.46%) Sage
16 6 (2.11%) Brocade
16 6 (2.11%) Acronis
17 5 (1.75%) Riverbed
17 5 (1.75%) Huawei
Richmond, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: £22,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + bonus + overtime + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £25-30,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Crawley
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk, United Kingdom
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £25-41,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Gloucester, Clevedon, Swindon, United...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £25-41,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: Company Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
UK
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
SFC Group
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum plus pension, bonus, 28 days hol
Posted: 26 days ago
London
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus pension, bonus, 28 days hol
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