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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 715 822 723
Rank change year-on-year
+107 -99
Permanent jobs citing DSL 161 56 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.052% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.31% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 87 46 110
Average salary £30,250 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.77% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +33.84%

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
19137 18089 21512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.95% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15313 14187 17546
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +104 156 £30,500 -31.84% 22
London +73 77 £28,000 -37.77% 6
South East +6 34 £42,500 -19.04% 10
Berkshire +11 27 £46,250 +3.93% 5
East of England - 27 £42,500 - 1
City of London +19 17 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Reading +8 17 £48,750 +9.55%
Suffolk - 16 - -
Ipswich - 16 - -
Greenwich - 15 - -
West Midlands -31 11 £27,500 -8.33%
Hertfordshire - 10 £42,500 - 1
Watford - 6 £42,500 - 1
South West - 5 £22,500 - 5
Bristol - 5 £22,500 - 1
Surrey -3 4 £31,500 -40.00% 2
Solihull - 4 £47,500 -
Birmingham -19 3 £25,000 -16.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £50,000 -
Stevenage - 3 - -
Shropshire - 3 £18,000 -
North East - 3 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +12 2 - - 1
Manchester +2 2 £70,000 +55.55%
Rochdale -2 2 £70,000 +129.50%
Milton Keynes -3 2 - - 1
North West -7 2 £70,000 +55.55%
Newbury - 2 - - 4
Slough - 2 - -

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 167 (53.18%) Cisco
2 127 (40.45%) Cisco Certification
3 124 (39.49%) Firewall
4 118 (37.58%) MPLS
5 117 (37.26%) LAN
6 115 (36.62%) WAN
7 113 (35.99%) Telecoms
8 110 (35.03%) CCNP
9 82 (26.11%) Juniper
10 80 (25.48%) VPN
11 78 (24.84%) Ethernet
11 78 (24.84%) Wireless
12 70 (22.29%) Wi-Fi
13 69 (21.97%) Windows
14 68 (21.66%) SNMP
15 67 (21.34%) Degree
16 66 (21.02%) IPsec
17 65 (20.70%) CheckPoint
17 65 (20.70%) Security Cleared
17 65 (20.70%) Line Management
18 64 (20.38%) SC Cleared
18 64 (20.38%) BGP
19 58 (18.47%) HP
19 58 (18.47%) TCP/IP
19 58 (18.47%) MS Exchange
20 57 (18.15%) Microsoft
21 56 (17.83%) OSPF
22 55 (17.52%) Windows Server 2008
23 54 (17.20%) DWDM
24 51 (16.24%) OpenView

DSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 58 (18.47%) MS Exchange
2 31 (9.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (7.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 24 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.96%) IIS
7 2 (0.64%) Lync
7 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.32%) Apache
Applications
1 42 (13.38%) MS Office
2 16 (5.10%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.96%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (39.49%) Firewall
2 118 (37.58%) MPLS
3 117 (37.26%) LAN
4 115 (36.62%) WAN
5 80 (25.48%) VPN
6 78 (24.84%) Ethernet
6 78 (24.84%) Wireless
7 70 (22.29%) Wi-Fi
8 68 (21.66%) SNMP
9 66 (21.02%) IPsec
10 64 (20.38%) BGP
11 58 (18.47%) TCP/IP
12 56 (17.83%) OSPF
13 54 (17.20%) DWDM
14 51 (16.24%) Structured Cabling
15 48 (15.29%) DNS
16 42 (13.38%) PPP
16 42 (13.38%) VoIP
17 38 (12.10%) IP Telephony
18 33 (10.51%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.18%) MySQL
2 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (2.87%) Maven
2 8 (2.55%) Cucumber
3 7 (2.23%) Selenium
4 6 (1.91%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.59%) Subversion
5 5 (1.59%) JUnit
5 5 (1.59%) JIRA
5 5 (1.59%) WebLOAD
5 5 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.59%) RSpec
5 5 (1.59%) NeoLoad
5 5 (1.59%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.27%) Gradle
7 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.32%) Behat
7 1 (0.32%) Capybara
General
1 113 (35.99%) Telecoms
2 30 (9.55%) Finance
3 18 (5.73%) Retail
4 13 (4.14%) Billing
5 10 (3.18%) Advertising
6 5 (1.59%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.27%) Banking
7 4 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.96%) Dutch Language
8 3 (0.96%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Marketing
9 1 (0.32%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.32%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.32%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) Thai Language
Job Titles
1 113 (35.99%) Network Engineer
2 39 (12.42%) Senior Network Engineer
3 36 (11.46%) Support Engineer
4 33 (10.51%) Document Manager
5 25 (7.96%) Analyst
6 22 (7.01%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (6.05%) NOC Engineer
8 11 (3.50%) Delivery Manager
8 11 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (2.87%) Technical Support
10 8 (2.55%) Service Manager
10 8 (2.55%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (2.55%) Services Delivery Manager
11 7 (2.23%) Author
11 7 (2.23%) Technical Author
11 7 (2.23%) Support Analyst
11 7 (2.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (2.23%) Technical Support Engineer
11 7 (2.23%) Technical Engineer
12 6 (1.91%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.59%) Middleware
1 5 (1.59%) JMS
1 5 (1.59%) .NET
1 5 (1.59%) XMPP
1 5 (1.59%) Velocity
1 5 (1.59%) Gherkin
2 3 (0.96%) LAMP
3 2 (0.64%) Java EE
4 1 (0.32%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.32%) Web Services
4 1 (0.32%) RESTful
4 1 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.46%) Blackberry
2 30 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.82%) PMI
4 8 (2.55%) iPhone
5 7 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.91%) iPad
6 6 (1.91%) Fat Client
6 6 (1.91%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.59%) e-Health
7 5 (1.59%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.59%) Reference Data
7 5 (1.59%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.27%) Statistics
9 3 (0.96%) Handset
9 3 (0.96%) SecurID
9 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.96%) User Experience
10 2 (0.64%) Social Media
10 2 (0.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 69 (21.97%) Windows
2 55 (17.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (11.15%) Windows 7
4 31 (9.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (9.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (7.64%) Windows 8
7 17 (5.41%) Linux
8 10 (3.18%) UNIX
9 8 (2.55%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.59%) Solaris
11 2 (0.64%) Android
11 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (20.70%) Line Management
2 38 (12.10%) Validation
3 22 (7.01%) Service Delivery
4 21 (6.69%) Incident Management
5 20 (6.37%) ITIL
5 20 (6.37%) Service Management
6 18 (5.73%) Migration
6 18 (5.73%) Project Management
6 18 (5.73%) Network Management
7 16 (5.10%) Load Balancing
8 15 (4.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (4.78%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (4.46%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (3.82%) Programme Management
11 11 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (3.50%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (3.18%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (3.18%) CRM
12 10 (3.18%) Change Management
13 9 (2.87%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.18%) Java
2 8 (2.55%) C
3 6 (1.91%) C++
4 4 (1.27%) Scala
4 4 (1.27%) Groovy
5 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.64%) Ruby
6 2 (0.64%) PHP
7 1 (0.32%) SQL
7 1 (0.32%) Perl
7 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 127 (40.45%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (35.03%) CCNP
3 67 (21.34%) Degree
4 65 (20.70%) Security Cleared
5 64 (20.38%) SC Cleared
6 38 (12.10%) CCIE
7 31 (9.87%) CCSE
8 21 (6.69%) CCNA
9 20 (6.37%) JNCIS
9 20 (6.37%) CCSA
10 18 (5.73%) HP APS
11 15 (4.78%) CCIP
12 12 (3.82%) CCSP
12 12 (3.82%) PMI Certification
13 10 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (2.55%) VCP4
15 7 (2.23%) CCDP
16 6 (1.91%) MCITP
16 6 (1.91%) PMP
17 5 (1.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (14.65%) ISO 9001
2 40 (12.74%) ISO 9000
3 20 (6.37%) SLA
4 11 (3.50%) QA
5 8 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (9.24%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.87%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.23%) XenApp
5 6 (1.91%) NLBS
5 6 (1.91%) Xen
6 3 (0.96%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.96%) Postfix
6 3 (0.96%) vSphere
7 2 (0.64%) vCloud
7 2 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.32%) Firmware
8 1 (0.32%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.32%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 51 (16.24%) OpenView
2 31 (9.87%) CiscoWorks
3 23 (7.32%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (3.50%) WSUS
5 9 (2.87%) Backup Exec
6 8 (2.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.59%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (1.27%) Puppet
8 4 (1.27%) Ansible
8 4 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.96%) Netcool
9 3 (0.96%) SCCM
10 2 (0.64%) EdgeSight
10 2 (0.64%) Cacti
10 2 (0.64%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.32%) Nagios
11 1 (0.32%) WMI
11 1 (0.32%) SCOM
11 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 167 (53.18%) Cisco
2 82 (26.11%) Juniper
3 65 (20.70%) CheckPoint
4 58 (18.47%) HP
5 57 (18.15%) Microsoft
6 34 (10.83%) VMware
7 24 (7.64%) Citrix
8 20 (6.37%) Nokia
9 18 (5.73%) 3Com
9 18 (5.73%) Symantec
9 18 (5.73%) Remedy
10 13 (4.14%) Fujitsu
11 10 (3.18%) NetApp
12 9 (2.87%) SolarWinds
13 8 (2.55%) Huawei
14 7 (2.23%) Sage
15 6 (1.91%) Acronis
15 6 (1.91%) Dell
16 5 (1.59%) CA
16 5 (1.59%) Avaya
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