The table below looks at the statistics for DSL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 887 878 891
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs citing DSL 45 100 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.090% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.52% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 41 87 67
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £19,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- +22.80%

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
16647 19237 20671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.97% 17.31% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13854 15681 16513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing DSL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 45 £50,000 +25.00% 8
London -11 19 £52,500 +16.66% 4
South East +25 11 £52,500 +10.52% 2
North West +31 8 £33,750 -32.50% 1
Feltham +4 7 £52,500 +40.00%
West Sussex - 5 £52,500 -
City of London +46 4 £61,250 +40.00% 1
Manchester -2 4 £27,250 -57.42% 1
Surrey +18 3 £52,500 +75.00%
South West +17 3 £42,500 +117.94% 1
Lancashire +13 3 £35,000 +27.27%
Blackpool +10 3 £35,000 +27.27%
Gatwick - 3 £52,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire +24 2 £32,500 -24.85%
Reading +18 2 - -
Berkshire +15 2 - -
Rochdale +4 2 £27,000 -57.81%
Leeds - 2 £32,500 -
Croydon - 2 £42,500 -
Crawley - 2 £52,250 -
Chippenham - 2 £42,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
North East +3 1 £26,000 -48.00%
Merseyside -1 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Farnham -5 1 £16,000 -36.00%
Tyne and Wear -5 1 £26,000 -48.00%
West Midlands -21 1 - -
Stockport - 1 £40,000 - 1
Reigate - 1 £52,500 -

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing DSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DSL.

1 85 (62.50%) Cisco
2 76 (55.88%) VPN
3 73 (53.68%) MPLS
4 69 (50.74%) Firewall
5 65 (47.79%) Cisco Certification
5 65 (47.79%) WAN
6 51 (37.50%) Ethernet
7 48 (35.29%) Juniper
7 48 (35.29%) Wireless
8 47 (34.56%) CCNA
9 46 (33.82%) LAN
10 44 (32.35%) TCP/IP
11 40 (29.41%) DNS
12 39 (28.68%) CCNP
12 39 (28.68%) 3G
12 39 (28.68%) Cisco ASA
13 37 (27.21%) Cisco Nexus
13 37 (27.21%) VoIP
13 37 (27.21%) Windows
14 32 (23.53%) CheckPoint
15 31 (22.79%) OSPF
15 31 (22.79%) BGP
15 31 (22.79%) ISDN
16 30 (22.06%) SLA
17 29 (21.32%) Palo Alto
18 27 (19.85%) IPsec
18 27 (19.85%) GPRS
18 27 (19.85%) Data Centre
19 26 (19.12%) Cisco PIX
19 26 (19.12%) Active Directory

DSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (18.38%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (4.41%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.94%) Confluence
6 4 (2.94%) IIS
7 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.74%) Apache
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (12.50%) MS Office
2 9 (6.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (55.88%) VPN
2 73 (53.68%) MPLS
3 69 (50.74%) Firewall
4 65 (47.79%) WAN
5 51 (37.50%) Ethernet
6 48 (35.29%) Wireless
7 46 (33.82%) LAN
8 44 (32.35%) TCP/IP
9 40 (29.41%) DNS
10 39 (28.68%) 3G
10 39 (28.68%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (27.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 37 (27.21%) VoIP
12 31 (22.79%) BGP
12 31 (22.79%) ISDN
12 31 (22.79%) OSPF
13 27 (19.85%) GPRS
13 27 (19.85%) IPsec
14 26 (19.12%) ADSL
14 26 (19.12%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.74%) Big Data
3 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.74%) HBase
3 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.94%) Gatling
2 4 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.94%) JIRA
2 4 (2.94%) Selenium
2 4 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (12.50%) Games
2 13 (9.56%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.41%) Billing
4 4 (2.94%) Finance
4 4 (2.94%) Law
5 3 (2.21%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (40.44%) Network Engineer
2 28 (20.59%) Cisco Engineer
3 27 (19.85%) Support Engineer
4 22 (16.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (10.29%) Field Engineer
6 12 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (8.09%) Firewall Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) IT Support
8 10 (7.35%) Network Manager
8 10 (7.35%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) Switch Engineer
9 9 (6.62%) IT Engineer
10 8 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (5.88%) Field Support Engineer
10 8 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (5.15%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (5.15%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.76%) 802.1X
2 9 (6.62%) HTML
3 7 (5.15%) CSS
4 4 (2.94%) Node.js
5 2 (1.47%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.47%) Electron Framework
5 2 (1.47%) LESS
5 2 (1.47%) React
5 2 (1.47%) Sass
6 1 (0.74%) Akka
6 1 (0.74%) HTML5
6 1 (0.74%) J2EE
6 1 (0.74%) jQuery
6 1 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.74%) RESTful
6 1 (0.74%) Spring
6 1 (0.74%) Web Services
6 1 (0.74%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.85%) Data Centre
2 20 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 18 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.09%) PKI
5 6 (4.41%) PMI
6 5 (3.68%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.68%) iPad
6 5 (3.68%) STB
7 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.94%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.94%) Replication
8 3 (2.21%) CMDB
8 3 (2.21%) Cryptography
8 3 (2.21%) iPhone
9 2 (1.47%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.47%) Clustering
9 2 (1.47%) Fintech
9 2 (1.47%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (1.47%) PDA
9 2 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (27.21%) Windows
2 20 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (11.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (10.29%) Windows Server
5 13 (9.56%) Linux
5 13 (9.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.15%) Unix
7 6 (4.41%) Windows 8
7 6 (4.41%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.47%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.74%) AIX
9 1 (0.74%) Android
9 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.74%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.91%) ITIL
2 17 (12.50%) Network Management
3 14 (10.29%) Change Control
3 14 (10.29%) Network Architecture
4 13 (9.56%) Load Balancing
5 12 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (8.82%) Network Design
5 12 (8.82%) Operations Management
5 12 (8.82%) WAN Optimisation
6 11 (8.09%) Information Management
7 10 (7.35%) ITSM
8 9 (6.62%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (6.62%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.88%) Problem Management
10 7 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.15%) Change Management
10 7 (5.15%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.15%) Web Filtering
11 6 (4.41%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.88%) C
2 5 (3.68%) Scala
2 5 (3.68%) SQL
3 4 (2.94%) Groovy
3 4 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.21%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.47%) PHP
5 2 (1.47%) Python
6 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.74%) Clojure
6 1 (0.74%) Erlang
6 1 (0.74%) Haskell
6 1 (0.74%) HiveQL
6 1 (0.74%) Java
6 1 (0.74%) OCaml
6 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.74%) R
6 1 (0.74%) Ruby
6 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (47.79%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (34.56%) CCNA
3 39 (28.68%) CCNP
4 24 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (16.91%) Degree
6 20 (14.71%) MCSA
7 14 (10.29%) CCSA
7 14 (10.29%) CCSP
8 8 (5.88%) CCIE
8 8 (5.88%) MCSE
9 6 (4.41%) CISSP
9 6 (4.41%) PhD
9 6 (4.41%) PMI Certification
9 6 (4.41%) SSCP
10 4 (2.94%) MCITP
10 4 (2.94%) MCP
11 3 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.21%) PMP
12 2 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.47%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (22.06%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 26 (19.12%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.82%) Terminal Services
3 11 (8.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.88%) XenServer
5 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.47%) vSphere
5 2 (1.47%) XenApp
5 2 (1.47%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.74%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (8.82%) Cisco Prime
1 12 (8.82%) SolarWinds Orion
2 11 (8.09%) Backup Exec
3 10 (7.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (7.35%) FortiGate
4 8 (5.88%) Nagios
5 6 (4.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 85 (62.50%) Cisco
2 48 (35.29%) Juniper
3 32 (23.53%) CheckPoint
4 29 (21.32%) Palo Alto
5 25 (18.38%) Microsoft
6 21 (15.44%) Citrix
7 18 (13.24%) IronPort
8 17 (12.50%) Nokia
9 13 (9.56%) F5
9 13 (9.56%) HP
9 13 (9.56%) VMware
10 12 (8.82%) Barracuda Networks
10 12 (8.82%) BT
10 12 (8.82%) SolarWinds
11 9 (6.62%) EMC
12 8 (5.88%) Blue Coat
12 8 (5.88%) Veeam
13 7 (5.15%) Sourcefire
14 6 (4.41%) Polycom
15 5 (3.68%) Dell
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