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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 757 763 715
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -48
Permanent jobs citing DSL 154 131 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.68% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83 108 158
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.42%

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
20525 19142 22807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.24% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16486 15250 18853
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -26 140 £36,000 -10.00% 10
London +14 67 £41,000 -1.20% 3
South East -22 37 £35,000 +14.75% 5
Berkshire +8 27 £42,500 +30.76% 2
East of England +2 20 £30,750 -38.50%
City of London +28 19 £35,000 -57.57%
Suffolk - 18 £42,500 -
Reading +2 16 £42,500 +30.76%
Ipswich - 14 £42,500 -
Greenwich - 14 £47,500 -
West Midlands -2 8 £29,000 -42.00%
Bracknell -12 7 £35,000 +16.66%
Surrey -13 6 £32,500 -38.09%
Farnham +13 4 £32,500 +36.84%
Worcestershire +11 4 £29,000 -42.00%
Redditch - 4 £29,000 -
East Midlands +14 3 £39,000 -22.00% 1
West Sussex +4 2 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Birmingham -17 2 £34,500 -31.00%
Yorkshire -35 2 £21,500 -53.51% 1
East Sussex - 2 £28,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £19,000 -
Brighton - 2 £28,000 -
Derbyshire +10 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Studley 0 1 £30,000 -
Warwickshire 0 1 £30,000 -
Derby 0 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Crawley -5 1 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Shropshire -5 1 £18,000 -
South West -10 1 £41,500 -2.35%

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 154 (57.89%) Cisco
2 117 (43.98%) VPN
2 117 (43.98%) Firewall
3 99 (37.22%) Telecoms
4 98 (36.84%) LAN
5 96 (36.09%) Cisco Certification
6 95 (35.71%) WAN
7 90 (33.83%) MPLS
8 83 (31.20%) CCNP
9 75 (28.20%) Juniper
10 74 (27.82%) IPsec
11 70 (26.32%) Ethernet
12 68 (25.56%) Microsoft
12 68 (25.56%) BGP
13 67 (25.19%) TCP/IP
14 64 (24.06%) DNS
15 63 (23.68%) Windows
16 60 (22.56%) Wi-Fi
17 58 (21.80%) OSPF
18 52 (19.55%) VoIP
18 52 (19.55%) Wireless
18 52 (19.55%) SC Cleared
18 52 (19.55%) Security Cleared
19 51 (19.17%) SNMP
20 50 (18.80%) Internet
21 48 (18.05%) HP
22 47 (17.67%) CheckPoint
22 47 (17.67%) MS Exchange
23 44 (16.54%) Finance
24 42 (15.79%) MS Office

DSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 47 (17.67%) MS Exchange
2 23 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (5.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (5.26%) IIS
5 5 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.75%) Apache
6 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 42 (15.79%) MS Office
2 24 (9.02%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.75%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (43.98%) VPN
1 117 (43.98%) Firewall
2 98 (36.84%) LAN
3 95 (35.71%) WAN
4 90 (33.83%) MPLS
5 74 (27.82%) IPsec
6 70 (26.32%) Ethernet
7 68 (25.56%) BGP
8 67 (25.19%) TCP/IP
9 64 (24.06%) DNS
10 60 (22.56%) Wi-Fi
11 58 (21.80%) OSPF
12 52 (19.55%) VoIP
12 52 (19.55%) Wireless
13 51 (19.17%) SNMP
14 50 (18.80%) Internet
15 41 (15.41%) IP Telephony
16 40 (15.04%) PPP
16 40 (15.04%) Structured Cabling
17 39 (14.66%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.65%) MySQL
2 4 (1.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.38%) Maven
2 7 (2.63%) Cucumber
3 6 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.26%) SoapUI
3 6 (2.26%) Selenium
3 6 (2.26%) JUnit
4 5 (1.88%) Subversion
4 5 (1.88%) WebLOAD
4 5 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.88%) JIRA
4 5 (1.88%) NeoLoad
4 5 (1.88%) RSpec
5 4 (1.50%) Gradle
6 3 (1.13%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.38%) Behat
7 1 (0.38%) GCC
7 1 (0.38%) GDB
General
1 99 (37.22%) Telecoms
2 44 (16.54%) Finance
3 22 (8.27%) Retail
4 6 (2.26%) Dutch Language
5 5 (1.88%) German Language
5 5 (1.88%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.13%) Advertising
7 2 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 108 (40.60%) Network Engineer
2 41 (15.41%) Senior Network Engineer
3 39 (14.66%) Support Engineer
4 27 (10.15%) Systems Engineer
5 24 (9.02%) NOC Engineer
6 20 (7.52%) Analyst
6 20 (7.52%) Document Manager
7 16 (6.02%) Support Analyst
8 13 (4.89%) Systems Analyst
8 13 (4.89%) Systems Support
8 13 (4.89%) Systems Support Engineer
8 13 (4.89%) Systems Support Analyst
9 7 (2.63%) Telecoms Engineer
10 6 (2.26%) Server Engineer
10 6 (2.26%) Team Leader
10 6 (2.26%) Author
10 6 (2.26%) Technical Author
10 6 (2.26%) Administrator
11 5 (1.88%) Desktop Support
12 4 (1.50%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.64%) LAMP
2 5 (1.88%) XMPP
2 5 (1.88%) Velocity
2 5 (1.88%) Gherkin
2 5 (1.88%) .NET
2 5 (1.88%) JMS
2 5 (1.88%) Middleware
3 2 (0.75%) Java EE
3 2 (0.75%) Web Services
4 1 (0.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.39%) Blackberry
3 12 (4.51%) Handset
3 12 (4.51%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.38%) Hedge funds
5 8 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.50%) SecurID
7 4 (1.50%) Statistics
8 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.75%) Social Media
9 2 (0.75%) iPhone
9 2 (0.75%) Replication
9 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.38%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 63 (23.68%) Windows
2 31 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (9.77%) Linux
4 19 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (5.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (5.26%) UNIX
7 13 (4.89%) Windows 7
8 11 (4.14%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.50%) Solaris
10 3 (1.13%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.13%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (14.66%) Line Management
2 22 (8.27%) Validation
3 21 (7.89%) CRM
4 17 (6.39%) Load Balancing
4 17 (6.39%) Network Management
5 15 (5.64%) Time Management
5 15 (5.64%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (4.89%) Migration
7 13 (4.89%) Change Management
8 12 (4.51%) ITIL
9 11 (4.14%) Incident Management
9 11 (4.14%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (3.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (3.38%) Scrum
11 9 (3.38%) Business Continuity
12 8 (3.01%) Software Engineering
13 7 (2.63%) Server Monitoring
13 7 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.89%) PHP
1 13 (4.89%) Bash Shell
2 10 (3.76%) Java
3 6 (2.26%) C++
3 6 (2.26%) SQL
4 4 (1.50%) Groovy
4 4 (1.50%) Scala
5 2 (0.75%) C
5 2 (0.75%) Perl
6 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 96 (36.09%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (31.20%) CCNP
3 52 (19.55%) SC Cleared
3 52 (19.55%) Security Cleared
4 41 (15.41%) CCIE
5 34 (12.78%) CCSE
5 34 (12.78%) Degree
6 20 (7.52%) CCIP
7 15 (5.64%) CCNA
8 12 (4.51%) JNCIS
9 6 (2.26%) HP APS
10 5 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.88%) CCSP
11 2 (0.75%) MCSE
11 2 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.75%) MCITP
12 1 (0.38%) CCENT
12 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.38%) MCSA
12 1 (0.38%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.65%) ISO 9000
1 23 (8.65%) ISO 9001
2 13 (4.89%) SLA
3 11 (4.14%) QA
4 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.64%) Postfix
4 11 (4.14%) XenApp
5 8 (3.01%) MetaFrame
6 7 (2.63%) vSphere
7 4 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.50%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.75%) vCloud
9 1 (0.38%) BlackBerry Internet Service
9 1 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 40 (15.04%) OpenView
2 34 (12.78%) CiscoWorks
3 16 (6.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (4.51%) Backup Exec
5 8 (3.01%) Netcool
6 6 (2.26%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.50%) Cacti
8 4 (1.50%) Puppet
8 4 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.50%) SmokePing
8 4 (1.50%) Nagios
8 4 (1.50%) Ansible
9 3 (1.13%) WSUS
10 2 (0.75%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.75%) EdgeSight
11 1 (0.38%) SCOM
11 1 (0.38%) WMI
11 1 (0.38%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 154 (57.89%) Cisco
2 75 (28.20%) Juniper
3 68 (25.56%) Microsoft
4 48 (18.05%) HP
5 47 (17.67%) CheckPoint
6 42 (15.79%) Citrix
7 34 (12.78%) VMware
8 20 (7.52%) Fujitsu
8 20 (7.52%) Symantec
9 13 (4.89%) Polycom
10 12 (4.51%) F5
11 11 (4.14%) SolarWinds
11 11 (4.14%) NetApp
12 9 (3.38%) Huawei
13 8 (3.01%) Fortinet
13 8 (3.01%) Nokia
13 8 (3.01%) Avaya
14 7 (2.63%) BT
15 6 (2.26%) 3Com
15 6 (2.26%) Remedy
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