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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 760 806 724
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -82
Permanent jobs citing DSL 113 113 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.096% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.56% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 75 78 145
Average salary £47,500 £37,700 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.99% +7.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%

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
18687 20148 21020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.69% 17.04% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15023 16104 17009
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015 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 May 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 +56 113 £47,500 +25.99% 8
London +51 41 £47,500 +5.55% 2
South East +12 34 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Berkshire -4 14 £50,000 +21.21%
Buckinghamshire - 14 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes - 14 £55,000 -
City of London +41 13 £47,500 -
East of England +32 12 £29,000 - 1
North West +21 12 £50,000 +7.52% 1
Reading -5 12 £51,250 +57.69%
South West - 10 £19,500 - 2
Bristol - 9 £19,500 - 1
Manchester +25 7 £50,000 +7.52%
Hertfordshire - 7 £29,000 -
Suffolk +14 5 - -
Ipswich -4 5 - -
Rochdale - 4 £55,500 -
Surrey +22 3 £25,000 +6.38% 1
Hampshire +3 3 £16,000 -41.81%
Tyne and Wear -5 3 £50,000 +150.00%
North East -5 3 £50,000 +150.00%
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 - 1
Prudhoe - 3 £50,000 -
Stevenage - 3 - -
Greenwich - 3 - -
Dorking +4 2 £30,000 +27.65%
Watford - 2 £33,250 -
Newport - 2 £19,500 -
Wales - 2 £19,500 - 1
Southampton - 2 £16,000 -

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 135 (49.27%) Cisco
2 105 (38.32%) MPLS
3 102 (37.23%) Cisco Certification
4 98 (35.77%) Firewall
5 88 (32.12%) LAN
6 87 (31.75%) Telecoms
7 84 (30.66%) CCNP
8 80 (29.20%) WAN
9 72 (26.28%) Wireless
10 64 (23.36%) Windows
11 59 (21.53%) Juniper
12 54 (19.71%) TCP/IP
13 53 (19.34%) SNMP
13 53 (19.34%) MS Exchange
13 53 (19.34%) CheckPoint
14 52 (18.98%) Microsoft
15 51 (18.61%) Wi-Fi
15 51 (18.61%) Windows Server 2008
16 48 (17.52%) Ethernet
17 47 (17.15%) DNS
18 46 (16.79%) BGP
19 45 (16.42%) Degree
20 41 (14.96%) DWDM
21 39 (14.23%) OSPF
22 38 (13.87%) Security Cleared
23 37 (13.50%) Line Management
23 37 (13.50%) IPsec
23 37 (13.50%) Internet
23 37 (13.50%) MS Office
24 36 (13.14%) Broadband

DSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 53 (19.34%) MS Exchange
2 27 (9.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (9.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.92%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.82%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.73%) IIS
8 2 (0.73%) Lync
9 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
Applications
1 37 (13.50%) MS Office
2 13 (4.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.36%) MS Project
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.09%) Office 365
3 2 (0.73%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.73%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 105 (38.32%) MPLS
2 98 (35.77%) Firewall
3 88 (32.12%) LAN
4 80 (29.20%) WAN
5 72 (26.28%) Wireless
6 54 (19.71%) TCP/IP
7 53 (19.34%) SNMP
8 51 (18.61%) Wi-Fi
9 48 (17.52%) Ethernet
10 47 (17.15%) DNS
11 46 (16.79%) BGP
12 41 (14.96%) DWDM
13 39 (14.23%) OSPF
14 37 (13.50%) IPsec
14 37 (13.50%) Internet
15 36 (13.14%) Broadband
16 35 (12.77%) PPP
17 33 (12.04%) VoIP
18 28 (10.22%) VPN
19 27 (9.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.82%) Hadoop
2 5 (1.82%) Big Data
3 3 (1.09%) MySQL
4 2 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.28%) Maven
3 8 (2.92%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.92%) JIRA
4 6 (2.19%) Cucumber
4 6 (2.19%) Selenium
5 5 (1.82%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.09%) WebLOAD
6 3 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.09%) RSpec
6 3 (1.09%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.09%) NeoLoad
6 3 (1.09%) Gradle
6 3 (1.09%) Subversion
6 3 (1.09%) JUnit
7 2 (0.73%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.36%) Hudson
8 1 (0.36%) Capybara
8 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
General
1 87 (31.75%) Telecoms
2 19 (6.93%) Billing
2 19 (6.93%) Banking
3 14 (5.11%) Finance
3 14 (5.11%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.92%) Retail
4 8 (2.92%) Advertising
5 4 (1.46%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.36%) French Language
6 1 (0.36%) German Language
6 1 (0.36%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.36%) Korean Language
6 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.36%) Thai Language
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 87 (31.75%) Network Engineer
2 38 (13.87%) Support Engineer
3 36 (13.14%) Analyst
4 27 (9.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (6.57%) Document Manager
6 16 (5.84%) Delivery Manager
7 15 (5.47%) Junior
8 14 (5.11%) Network Support
9 13 (4.74%) Senior Network Engineer
9 13 (4.74%) Applications Support
10 12 (4.38%) Business Analyst
10 12 (4.38%) Graduate
10 12 (4.38%) Services Delivery Manager
10 12 (4.38%) Service Manager
11 10 (3.65%) Report Analyst
12 9 (3.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (3.28%) Technical Support
13 8 (2.92%) Network Support Engineer
13 8 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 7 (2.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.82%) Akka
1 5 (1.82%) Play Framework
1 5 (1.82%) Middleware
2 4 (1.46%) JMS
3 3 (1.09%) Velocity
3 3 (1.09%) XMPP
3 3 (1.09%) Gherkin
3 3 (1.09%) .NET
4 2 (0.73%) Web Services
4 2 (0.73%) QuickFIX
4 2 (0.73%) GWT
4 2 (0.73%) Django
4 2 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.36%) Java SE
5 1 (0.36%) RESTful
5 1 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.36%) REST
5 1 (0.36%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.36%) Spring
5 1 (0.36%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.14%) Blackberry
2 35 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.03%) Data Centre
3 22 (8.03%) e-Health
4 17 (6.20%) PMI
5 14 (5.11%) Data Structures
5 14 (5.11%) Reference Data
6 8 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.19%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.19%) iPad
7 6 (2.19%) iPhone
7 6 (2.19%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.82%) Clustering
9 4 (1.46%) User Experience
9 4 (1.46%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.09%) CMDB
10 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.09%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.73%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 64 (23.36%) Windows
2 51 (18.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (12.41%) Windows 7
3 34 (12.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (8.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (7.30%) UNIX
6 19 (6.93%) Linux
7 15 (5.47%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.92%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.46%) Solaris
10 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.50%) Line Management
2 29 (10.58%) ITIL
3 26 (9.49%) Service Delivery
3 26 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (8.76%) Service Management
5 21 (7.66%) Validation
6 20 (7.30%) Load Balancing
7 19 (6.93%) Project Management
8 18 (6.57%) Programme Management
8 18 (6.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (6.20%) Network Management
9 17 (6.20%) Migration
10 16 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (5.47%) Capacity Management
12 14 (5.11%) Data Modelling
13 13 (4.74%) Waterfall
13 13 (4.74%) Incident Management
13 13 (4.74%) Business Analysis
14 12 (4.38%) Network Design
14 12 (4.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.65%) Java
2 8 (2.92%) C
2 8 (2.92%) Scala
3 5 (1.82%) Groovy
4 4 (1.46%) C++
5 3 (1.09%) Ruby
5 3 (1.09%) SQL
6 2 (0.73%) Python
6 2 (0.73%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 102 (37.23%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (30.66%) CCNP
3 45 (16.42%) Degree
4 38 (13.87%) Security Cleared
5 36 (13.14%) CCSA
6 26 (9.49%) SC Cleared
6 26 (9.49%) CCNA
7 19 (6.93%) HP APS
8 18 (6.57%) JNCIS
8 18 (6.57%) CCSP
9 17 (6.20%) PMI Certification
10 15 (5.47%) CCDP
11 14 (5.11%) JNCIA
12 13 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (4.01%) PMP
14 10 (3.65%) CCIP
15 8 (2.92%) CCIE
16 7 (2.55%) MCSE
17 6 (2.19%) MCITP
18 3 (1.09%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.58%) ISO 9001
2 22 (8.03%) ISO 9000
3 19 (6.93%) SLA
4 9 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (2.92%) QA
6 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (12.04%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.74%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.55%) XenApp
4 7 (2.55%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.19%) Xen
5 6 (2.19%) NLBS
6 4 (1.46%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.46%) vCloud
7 3 (1.09%) vSphere
7 3 (1.09%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.73%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.36%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 35 (12.77%) Cisco Prime
2 24 (8.76%) OpenView
3 22 (8.03%) CA Spectrum
4 20 (7.30%) WSUS
5 6 (2.19%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.19%) SCCM
6 3 (1.09%) SCOM
6 3 (1.09%) Cacti
6 3 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.09%) Puppet
6 3 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.09%) Ansible
6 3 (1.09%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.36%) Nagios
Vendors
1 135 (49.27%) Cisco
2 59 (21.53%) Juniper
3 53 (19.34%) CheckPoint
4 52 (18.98%) Microsoft
5 34 (12.41%) VMware
6 27 (9.85%) HP
7 22 (8.03%) Citrix
7 22 (8.03%) CA
8 21 (7.66%) Nokia
9 19 (6.93%) 3Com
10 18 (6.57%) Remedy
11 12 (4.38%) F5
12 8 (2.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 7 (2.55%) Symantec
13 7 (2.55%) Sage
14 6 (2.19%) Acronis
15 5 (1.82%) Riverbed
16 4 (1.46%) IBM
16 4 (1.46%) Ericsson
16 4 (1.46%) Fortinet
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