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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 831 874 880
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +6
Permanent jobs citing DSL 83 88 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.080% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.48% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 73 73 80
Median salary £43,500 £33,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £24,600 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £45,300
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £33,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.85%

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
16469 18458 20922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 16.80% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13628 15297 16547
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +58 83 £43,500 +31.81% 3
London +35 32 £52,500 +50.00% 2
South East +29 23 £40,000 -3.03% 1
South West +11 17 £43,500 +45.00%
Wiltshire +19 16 £43,500 +33.84%
Chippenham +7 14 £43,500 +33.84%
Feltham +13 7 £52,500 +40.00%
Surrey +27 6 £51,500 +3.00%
North West +6 6 £35,000 -20.45%
Hampshire +3 6 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 6 £52,500 -
City of London +59 5 £65,000 +30.00%
Eastleigh - 4 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +29 3 £19,000 -49.33%
Lancashire +13 3 £35,000 +21.73%
Blackpool +4 3 £35,000 +21.73%
Gatwick - 3 £52,500 -
Leeds - 3 £19,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £19,000 -
Reading +8 2 - - 1
Berkshire +6 2 - - 1
Liverpool - 2 £32,500 -
Merseyside - 2 £32,500 -
Kent - 2 £42,500 -
Dartford - 2 £42,500 -
Malmesbury - 2 - -
Reigate - 2 £53,750 -
Crawley - 2 £23,500 -
East of England +14 1 £23,000 -25.20%
Dorking +5 1 £23,000 -8.00%

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 78 (60.94%) Cisco
2 76 (59.38%) WAN
3 74 (57.81%) MPLS
4 70 (54.69%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (53.91%) Ethernet
6 65 (50.78%) VPN
6 65 (50.78%) Firewall
7 50 (39.06%) Juniper
8 49 (38.28%) LAN
9 48 (37.50%) CCNA
10 40 (31.25%) VoIP
10 40 (31.25%) Wireless
11 39 (30.47%) Windows
12 38 (29.69%) Cisco ASA
13 36 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 35 (27.34%) Cisco Nexus
15 33 (25.78%) DNS
15 33 (25.78%) Cisco PIX
16 31 (24.22%) ISDN
17 30 (23.44%) Active Directory
17 30 (23.44%) SSL
18 29 (22.66%) CCNP
18 29 (22.66%) OSPF
18 29 (22.66%) BGP
19 28 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
19 28 (21.88%) Windows Server
20 27 (21.09%) Windows Server 2012
20 27 (21.09%) 3G
20 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
20 27 (21.09%) Load Balancing

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 (19.53%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.84%) IIS
3 18 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (13.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (5.47%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.13%) Confluence
7 4 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.34%) GitHub
2 3 (2.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 76 (59.38%) WAN
2 74 (57.81%) MPLS
3 69 (53.91%) Ethernet
4 65 (50.78%) Firewall
4 65 (50.78%) VPN
5 49 (38.28%) LAN
6 40 (31.25%) VoIP
6 40 (31.25%) Wireless
7 38 (29.69%) Cisco ASA
8 35 (27.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 33 (25.78%) Cisco PIX
9 33 (25.78%) DNS
10 31 (24.22%) ISDN
11 30 (23.44%) SSL
12 29 (22.66%) BGP
12 29 (22.66%) OSPF
13 27 (21.09%) 3G
14 26 (20.31%) DHCP
15 23 (17.97%) TCP/IP
16 21 (16.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.34%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.78%) Big Data
4 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.13%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.13%) Gatling
2 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.13%) JIRA
2 4 (3.13%) JSUnit
2 4 (3.13%) Selenium
2 4 (3.13%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.56%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (10.16%) Games
2 11 (8.59%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.81%) Finance
4 5 (3.91%) Law
5 3 (2.34%) Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Legal
6 2 (1.56%) Billing
6 2 (1.56%) French Language
6 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.56%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Electronics
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (35.16%) Network Engineer
2 16 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 15 (11.72%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (10.94%) Consultant
4 14 (10.94%) Technical Consultant
5 12 (9.38%) IT Consultant
6 9 (7.03%) Developer
7 8 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Network Manager
8 7 (5.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (5.47%) Network Support
9 6 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.69%) Field Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Network Operations Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Network Team Leader
10 5 (3.91%) Operations Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.91%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.16%) 802.1X
1 13 (10.16%) CSS
1 13 (10.16%) HTML
2 8 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 6 (4.69%) Sass
4 5 (3.91%) HTML5
5 4 (3.13%) CSS3
5 4 (3.13%) LESS
5 4 (3.13%) Middleware
5 4 (3.13%) Node.js
5 4 (3.13%) React
5 4 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.56%) Angular 2
6 2 (1.56%) Apache Flex
6 2 (1.56%) D3.js
6 2 (1.56%) Electron Framework
7 1 (0.78%) jQuery
7 1 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.78%) RESTful
7 1 (0.78%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.53%) Data Centre
2 17 (13.28%) Replication
3 16 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 14 (10.94%) Clustering
5 13 (10.16%) PKI
6 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.69%) Cryptography
7 6 (4.69%) iPad
7 6 (4.69%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (3.91%) Blockchain
8 5 (3.91%) Fintech
9 4 (3.13%) CMDB
9 4 (3.13%) STB
9 4 (3.13%) User Experience
10 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.34%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (2.34%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.56%) Cryptocurrency
11 2 (1.56%) iPhone
11 2 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.47%) Windows
2 28 (21.88%) Windows Server
2 28 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (21.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.47%) Linux
6 5 (3.91%) Unix
7 3 (2.34%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.56%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.56%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.78%) AIX
9 1 (0.78%) Android
9 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.78%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.09%) Load Balancing
2 24 (18.75%) ITIL
3 21 (16.41%) Problem Management
4 19 (14.84%) Network Management
4 19 (14.84%) WAN Optimisation
5 18 (14.06%) Service Delivery
6 15 (11.72%) Change Control
6 15 (11.72%) Migration
6 15 (11.72%) Server Building
7 14 (10.94%) High Availability
7 14 (10.94%) Network Design
8 13 (10.16%) Information Management
8 13 (10.16%) Operations Management
9 12 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (9.38%) Integration Testing
9 12 (9.38%) Network Architecture
10 8 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.47%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (5.47%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.28%) PowerShell
2 9 (7.03%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.91%) Python
4 4 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.13%) Groovy
4 4 (3.13%) Scala
5 3 (2.34%) Ruby
6 2 (1.56%) C
6 2 (1.56%) Clojure
6 2 (1.56%) Haskell
6 2 (1.56%) SQL
7 1 (0.78%) Erlang
7 1 (0.78%) Go
7 1 (0.78%) Java
7 1 (0.78%) OCaml
7 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (54.69%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (37.50%) CCNA
3 36 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (22.66%) CCNP
5 21 (16.41%) CCIE
5 21 (16.41%) MCSE
6 19 (14.84%) MCSA
7 18 (14.06%) Degree
8 14 (10.94%) MCITP
8 14 (10.94%) MCP
8 14 (10.94%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (10.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (9.38%) CCSA
9 12 (9.38%) CCSP
10 8 (6.25%) Security Cleared
11 7 (5.47%) CISSP
11 7 (5.47%) SSCP
12 6 (4.69%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.63%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 30 (23.44%) Active Directory
2 21 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.72%) Terminal Services
4 5 (3.91%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.91%) XenApp
4 5 (3.91%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.13%) XenServer
6 3 (2.34%) Docker
6 3 (2.34%) vSphere
7 2 (1.56%) UAG
7 2 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (13.28%) Backup Exec
2 13 (10.16%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (10.16%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (4.69%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.34%) Ansible
5 2 (1.56%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 78 (60.94%) Cisco
2 50 (39.06%) Juniper
3 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
4 23 (17.97%) CheckPoint
5 21 (16.41%) VMware
6 20 (15.63%) HP
7 18 (14.06%) Veeam
8 16 (12.50%) Dell
8 16 (12.50%) F5
8 16 (12.50%) Palo Alto
9 14 (10.94%) Barracuda Networks
9 14 (10.94%) Draytek
9 14 (10.94%) ProCurve
9 14 (10.94%) SonicWALL
9 14 (10.94%) Symantec
9 14 (10.94%) Veritas
9 14 (10.94%) WatchGuard
9 14 (10.94%) ZyXEL
10 13 (10.16%) SolarWinds
11 12 (9.38%) Nokia
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