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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 786 732 730
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -2
Permanent jobs citing DSL 113 141 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.75% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85 130 143
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £33,500 £29,750
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +12.60%

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
20844 18712 21570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.91% 17.59% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16538 15112 17643
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
England -62 110 £29,000 -17.14% 13
London +4 56 £35,000 -4.10% 8
South East -50 31 £28,000 -8.19% 3
City of London -6 20 £22,000 -37.14% 3
Surrey +4 12 £19,000 -13.63% 1
East Sussex - 11 £28,000 -
Brighton - 11 £28,000 -
Epsom - 7 £19,000 -
West Midlands -8 6 £29,000 -29.26%
East of England -9 5 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Oxford +3 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Oxfordshire +2 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Cambridgeshire -5 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Reading -15 4 £26,500 -10.16% 1
Berkshire -44 4 £26,500 -20.89% 1
Reigate -21 3 £28,000 +24.44%
Peterborough - 3 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £29,000 -
Worcestershire -6 2 £29,500 -28.04%
Rochdale -12 2 £48,000 +48.83%
Manchester -14 2 £48,000 +84.61%
East Midlands -18 2 £30,000 -40.00%
North West -19 2 £48,000 +84.61% 1
West Yorkshire -43 2 - -
Yorkshire -54 2 - -
Redditch - 2 £29,500 -
Bingley - 2 - -
South Wales +3 1 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Wales +3 1 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Tyne and Wear -3 1 £19,000 -54.21%

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 133 (59.38%) Cisco
2 106 (47.32%) VPN
3 88 (39.29%) Firewall
4 79 (35.27%) Telecoms
5 78 (34.82%) Cisco Certification
6 77 (34.38%) WAN
7 74 (33.04%) MPLS
8 65 (29.02%) Windows
9 64 (28.57%) BGP
10 63 (28.13%) CCNP
11 61 (27.23%) DNS
12 60 (26.79%) TCP/IP
12 60 (26.79%) Microsoft
13 59 (26.34%) IPsec
14 57 (25.45%) Ethernet
15 55 (24.55%) LAN
15 55 (24.55%) Juniper
16 54 (24.11%) Internet
17 51 (22.77%) OSPF
18 47 (20.98%) VoIP
19 44 (19.64%) PPP
19 44 (19.64%) MS Exchange
20 43 (19.20%) DHCP
21 39 (17.41%) Finance
22 38 (16.96%) Citrix
23 36 (16.07%) L2TP
24 35 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
25 34 (15.18%) Linux
26 30 (13.39%) CCIP
26 30 (13.39%) Windows Server 2008

DSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 44 (19.64%) MS Exchange
2 27 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (8.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (7.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (4.91%) IIS
7 4 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.34%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.34%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.45%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (12.05%) MS Office
1 27 (12.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.79%) Office 365
3 2 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.89%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (47.32%) VPN
2 88 (39.29%) Firewall
3 77 (34.38%) WAN
4 74 (33.04%) MPLS
5 64 (28.57%) BGP
6 61 (27.23%) DNS
7 60 (26.79%) TCP/IP
8 59 (26.34%) IPsec
9 57 (25.45%) Ethernet
10 55 (24.55%) LAN
11 54 (24.11%) Internet
12 51 (22.77%) OSPF
13 47 (20.98%) VoIP
14 44 (19.64%) PPP
15 43 (19.20%) DHCP
16 36 (16.07%) L2TP
17 35 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
18 29 (12.95%) Wireless
19 26 (11.61%) SNMP
20 24 (10.71%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.82%) MySQL
2 13 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (2.23%) Maven
2 4 (1.79%) JUnit
2 4 (1.79%) Selenium
2 4 (1.79%) Cucumber
2 4 (1.79%) SoapUI
3 3 (1.34%) WebLOAD
3 3 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.34%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.34%) JIRA
3 3 (1.34%) LabVIEW
3 3 (1.34%) Subversion
3 3 (1.34%) NeoLoad
4 2 (0.89%) MSI
4 2 (0.89%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.89%) RSpec
4 2 (0.89%) Gradle
5 1 (0.45%) GCC
5 1 (0.45%) GDB
5 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
General
1 79 (35.27%) Telecoms
2 39 (17.41%) Finance
3 21 (9.38%) Retail
4 10 (4.46%) Marketing
5 8 (3.57%) Legal
6 5 (2.23%) Billing
6 5 (2.23%) Electronics
7 3 (1.34%) Back Office
7 3 (1.34%) Advertising
7 3 (1.34%) Dutch Language
7 3 (1.34%) German Language
8 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (34.38%) Network Engineer
2 38 (16.96%) Support Engineer
3 22 (9.82%) Systems Engineer
4 17 (7.59%) Analyst
4 17 (7.59%) NOC Engineer
5 14 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 14 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 11 (4.91%) Systems Support
6 11 (4.91%) Systems Analyst
6 11 (4.91%) Systems Support Analyst
6 11 (4.91%) Systems Support Engineer
7 9 (4.02%) Team Leader
8 8 (3.57%) Technical Manager
8 8 (3.57%) Desktop Support
8 8 (3.57%) Release Manager
9 7 (3.13%) Telecoms Engineer
9 7 (3.13%) Security Engineer
9 7 (3.13%) Sales Manager
10 6 (2.68%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (2.68%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.36%) LAMP
2 6 (2.68%) Velocity
3 3 (1.34%) JAX-WS
3 3 (1.34%) JavaFX
3 3 (1.34%) XMPP
3 3 (1.34%) J2SE
3 3 (1.34%) JMS
3 3 (1.34%) Middleware
3 3 (1.34%) CSS
3 3 (1.34%) JDBC
3 3 (1.34%) JSP
3 3 (1.34%) Servlets
3 3 (1.34%) .NET
3 3 (1.34%) J2EE
3 3 (1.34%) XML
4 2 (0.89%) Swing
4 2 (0.89%) Web Services
4 2 (0.89%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.89%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.04%) Blackberry
2 13 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.02%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.02%) Handset
4 8 (3.57%) CMDB
5 7 (3.13%) Hedge funds
5 7 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.23%) PMI
7 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.79%) IPTV
8 3 (1.34%) SecurID
9 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.45%) Statistics
9 1 (0.45%) Replication
9 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 65 (29.02%) Windows
2 34 (15.18%) Linux
3 30 (13.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (10.27%) UNIX
6 13 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.13%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.68%) Solaris
9 5 (2.23%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.34%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.34%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (0.89%) Android
11 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.61%) ITIL
2 21 (9.38%) CRM
3 20 (8.93%) Network Management
4 19 (8.48%) Load Balancing
4 19 (8.48%) Time Management
5 14 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 12 (5.36%) Change Management
6 12 (5.36%) ITSM
7 11 (4.91%) Release Management
8 10 (4.46%) Service Management
9 9 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (4.02%) Migration
9 9 (4.02%) Business Continuity
10 8 (3.57%) Configuration Management
10 8 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (3.57%) Server Monitoring
11 7 (3.13%) Business Continuity Planning
11 7 (3.13%) Project Management
11 7 (3.13%) BCP
12 6 (2.68%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.91%) PHP
1 11 (4.91%) Bash Shell
2 10 (4.46%) Perl
3 9 (4.02%) Java
3 9 (4.02%) SQL
4 6 (2.68%) Python
4 6 (2.68%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.79%) C++
6 3 (1.34%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.89%) VBScript
7 2 (0.89%) C
7 2 (0.89%) Groovy
7 2 (0.89%) Scala
8 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 78 (34.82%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (28.13%) CCNP
3 30 (13.39%) CCIP
4 22 (9.82%) CCNA
5 21 (9.38%) Degree
5 21 (9.38%) Security Cleared
6 19 (8.48%) CCIE
7 14 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 8 (3.57%) CCSP
9 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (2.68%) HND
10 6 (2.68%) HP APS
11 5 (2.23%) JNCIS
11 5 (2.23%) MCITP
11 5 (2.23%) PMI Certification
11 5 (2.23%) CCSE
12 4 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.79%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.34%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.80%) SLA
2 8 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (11.16%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.80%) vSphere
4 12 (5.36%) Postfix
5 8 (3.57%) XenApp
6 7 (3.13%) MetaFrame
6 7 (3.13%) Terminal Services
7 5 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.79%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.89%) vCloud
10 1 (0.45%) NLBS
10 1 (0.45%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 16 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 15 (6.70%) OpenView
3 9 (4.02%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (4.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (3.13%) Netcool
5 6 (2.68%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (2.23%) SmokePing
6 5 (2.23%) Nagios
6 5 (2.23%) Cacti
7 3 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.34%) WSUS
8 2 (0.89%) Ansible
8 2 (0.89%) Puppet
8 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 133 (59.38%) Cisco
2 60 (26.79%) Microsoft
3 55 (24.55%) Juniper
4 38 (16.96%) Citrix
5 29 (12.95%) F5
6 28 (12.50%) VMware
7 26 (11.61%) CheckPoint
8 19 (8.48%) HP
9 18 (8.04%) Fujitsu
10 16 (7.14%) Symantec
11 14 (6.25%) Nokia
12 12 (5.36%) Blue Coat
13 11 (4.91%) Polycom
14 10 (4.46%) SolarWinds
15 8 (3.57%) BT
15 8 (3.57%) Avaya
16 6 (2.68%) Remedy
16 6 (2.68%) 3Com
17 5 (2.23%) Huawei
17 5 (2.23%) Brocade
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