The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 789 730 731
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +1
Permanent jobs citing DSL 114 161 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.73% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 88 139 133
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20184 21961 22055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 19.88% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15996 17715 18408
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%

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 24 April 2014 within the UK.

DSL Salary Histogram in the UK

DSL
Top 30 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -88 102 £43,250 +29.10% 6
London -51 47 £45,000 +26.76% 4
South East -28 31 £32,500 -0.76% 1
Berkshire -4 20 £32,500 -1.51%
City of London -13 12 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Reading -14 10 £24,250 -30.71%
Surrey +13 8 £38,000 +8.57% 1
North West -2 7 £46,500 +82.35%
Bracknell +19 6 £100,000 +344.44%
West Midlands +15 6 £33,000 +37.50%
Manchester 0 6 £46,500 +60.34%
West Yorkshire -20 6 £17,000 -69.09%
Yorkshire -38 6 £17,000 -69.09%
Wakefield - 6 £17,000 -
Dorking +8 4 £23,500 -27.69% 1
Warwickshire - 4 £36,000 -
North East - 3 £20,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £20,000 -
South Shields - 3 £20,000 -
Studley - 3 £36,000 -
Basingstoke +3 2 £27,500 +10.00%
Hampshire -8 2 £27,500 +10.00%
Brentford - 2 £52,500 -
Cheshire +11 1 - -
Birmingham -3 1 £30,000 +25.00%
Nottinghamshire -5 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -9 1 £62,500 +127.27%
East Midlands -10 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 £26,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £26,500 -

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

1 115 (68.45%) Cisco
2 99 (58.93%) Firewall
3 86 (51.19%) MPLS
4 83 (49.40%) VPN
5 80 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
6 75 (44.64%) WAN
7 67 (39.88%) LAN
8 61 (36.31%) CCNP
9 60 (35.71%) BGP
10 59 (35.12%) Juniper
11 57 (33.93%) OSPF
11 57 (33.93%) Ethernet
12 48 (28.57%) DNS
13 47 (27.98%) CheckPoint
14 43 (25.60%) Internet
15 40 (23.81%) DHCP
16 38 (22.62%) Windows
16 38 (22.62%) IPsec
17 37 (22.02%) Telecoms
18 35 (20.83%) TCP/IP
19 34 (20.24%) Network Management
19 34 (20.24%) F5
20 33 (19.64%) Load Balancing
21 32 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
22 31 (18.45%) CCNA
22 31 (18.45%) PPP
23 30 (17.86%) Linux
23 30 (17.86%) Blue Coat
24 28 (16.67%) ISDN
25 26 (15.48%) Microsoft

DSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 23 (13.69%) MS Exchange
2 22 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (7.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.98%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.79%) Apache
9 2 (1.19%) Lync
10 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.95%) MS Office
3 2 (1.19%) MS Project
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.38%) Office 365
2 2 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (58.93%) Firewall
2 86 (51.19%) MPLS
3 83 (49.40%) VPN
4 75 (44.64%) WAN
5 67 (39.88%) LAN
6 60 (35.71%) BGP
7 57 (33.93%) OSPF
7 57 (33.93%) Ethernet
8 48 (28.57%) DNS
9 43 (25.60%) Internet
10 40 (23.81%) DHCP
11 38 (22.62%) IPsec
12 35 (20.83%) TCP/IP
13 32 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
14 31 (18.45%) PPP
15 28 (16.67%) ISDN
16 26 (15.48%) Wireless
17 25 (14.88%) VoIP
18 21 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
19 20 (11.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.55%) SQL Server 2000
2 11 (6.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.19%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.60%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.60%) MSI
General
1 37 (22.02%) Telecoms
2 24 (14.29%) Finance
3 12 (7.14%) Retail
4 10 (5.95%) Marketing
5 8 (4.76%) Billing
6 6 (3.57%) Legal
7 3 (1.79%) Advertising
8 2 (1.19%) Games
8 2 (1.19%) German Language
9 1 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.60%) Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 65 (38.69%) Network Engineer
2 14 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 14 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
3 13 (7.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 13 (7.74%) Security Engineer
4 12 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (5.36%) Release Manager
6 7 (4.17%) Network Support
6 7 (4.17%) Senior Security Engineer
7 6 (3.57%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 6 (3.57%) Administrator
7 6 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (3.57%) Team Leader
7 6 (3.57%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 6 (3.57%) Analyst
8 5 (2.98%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.38%) CGI
1 4 (2.38%) HTML
2 3 (1.79%) XML
2 3 (1.79%) Spring
3 2 (1.19%) HTML5
3 2 (1.19%) Apache Camel
3 2 (1.19%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.60%) Swing
4 1 (0.60%) J2SE
4 1 (0.60%) XSLT
4 1 (0.60%) J2EE
4 1 (0.60%) CSS
4 1 (0.60%) JDBC
4 1 (0.60%) JSP
4 1 (0.60%) Servlets
4 1 (0.60%) EDI
4 1 (0.60%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.60%) Velocity
4 1 (0.60%) JavaFX
4 1 (0.60%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.93%) Blackberry
2 13 (7.74%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.76%) PMI
4 7 (4.17%) CMDB
5 5 (2.98%) Statistics
5 5 (2.98%) IPTV
5 5 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.38%) SecurID
6 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.38%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.19%) Open Source
7 2 (1.19%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.62%) Windows
2 30 (17.86%) Linux
3 24 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (10.12%) UNIX
5 10 (5.95%) Solaris
6 6 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.38%) Android
7 4 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.79%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.79%) Debian
9 2 (1.19%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (1.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.60%) SUSE
10 1 (0.60%) CentOS
10 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.24%) Network Management
2 33 (19.64%) Load Balancing
3 20 (11.90%) ITIL
4 19 (11.31%) Project Management
5 15 (8.93%) Service Delivery
6 12 (7.14%) Service Management
7 11 (6.55%) Configuration Management
7 11 (6.55%) ITSM
8 10 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (4.76%) Time Management
9 8 (4.76%) Programme Management
9 8 (4.76%) Change Management
9 8 (4.76%) Migration
9 8 (4.76%) Problem Management
10 7 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (4.17%) Security Testing
10 7 (4.17%) Network Architecture
10 7 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (3.57%) WAN Optimisation
11 6 (3.57%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.36%) Perl
2 8 (4.76%) SQL
3 4 (2.38%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.38%) Java
3 4 (2.38%) Python
4 2 (1.19%) Erlang
4 2 (1.19%) PHP
4 2 (1.19%) ABAP
5 1 (0.60%) VBScript
5 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 80 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (36.31%) CCNP
3 31 (18.45%) CCNA
4 22 (13.10%) CCIE
5 20 (11.90%) CCIP
6 18 (10.71%) Degree
7 13 (7.74%) Security Cleared
8 12 (7.14%) CCSP
9 8 (4.76%) PMI Certification
10 7 (4.17%) JNCIA
10 7 (4.17%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.38%) HP APS
11 4 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.79%) MCITP
12 3 (1.79%) CCSE
13 2 (1.19%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.19%) MCP
13 2 (1.19%) HND
14 1 (0.60%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.93%) SLA
2 2 (1.19%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (13.69%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.17%) vSphere
4 5 (2.98%) NLBS
5 4 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.38%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.38%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.79%) MetaFrame
6 3 (1.79%) Xen
6 3 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.79%) XenApp
7 2 (1.19%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.60%) Squid
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.60%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 15 (8.93%) Netcool
2 14 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 13 (7.74%) OpenView
4 8 (4.76%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (2.98%) WSUS
6 4 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.19%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.60%) Nagios
8 1 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 115 (68.45%) Cisco
2 59 (35.12%) Juniper
3 47 (27.98%) CheckPoint
4 34 (20.24%) F5
5 30 (17.86%) Blue Coat
6 26 (15.48%) Microsoft
7 24 (14.29%) VMware
8 19 (11.31%) SolarWinds
9 17 (10.12%) Nokia
10 14 (8.33%) Symantec
10 14 (8.33%) McAfee
10 14 (8.33%) Nortel
10 14 (8.33%) TippingPoint
11 13 (7.74%) HP
12 11 (6.55%) Citrix
12 11 (6.55%) Fujitsu
13 10 (5.95%) Avaya
14 6 (3.57%) Riverbed
14 6 (3.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 4 (2.38%) Proofpoint
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30.000 - 36.000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48000 - 52000
Posted: 6 days ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Vodafone
Posted: 12 days ago
Oldham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + On call, Overtime
Posted: 13 days ago
Other
Vodafone
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus/Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago