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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 748 843 734
Rank change year-on-year
+95 -109
Permanent jobs citing DSL 130 50 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.049% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.28% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 69 41 112
Average salary £32,500 £42,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.61% +29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £30,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,250 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-15.34% +37.95%

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
18922 17561 21616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.12% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15368 13789 17935
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +71 123 £32,500 -21.21% 18
London +36 62 £30,000 -25.00% 7
South East -14 24 £42,500 -15.00% 4
East of England - 20 £45,000 -
Berkshire -3 18 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Greenwich - 16 £47,500 -
Suffolk - 14 - -
City of London +14 13 £32,500 -60.60%
Reading +4 12 £42,500 -15.00%
Ipswich - 12 - -
West Midlands -7 9 £27,500 -8.33%
Farnham +12 5 £32,500 +30.00%
Surrey -5 5 £32,500 -38.09%
Hertfordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Watford - 3 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £25,000 -
Bristol - 3 £22,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £50,000 -
North East - 3 £50,000 -
South West - 3 £22,500 - 5
Tyne and Wear - 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -9 2 £21,500 -49.41%
Shropshire - 2 £18,000 -
Slough - 2 - -
Solihull - 2 £57,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
South Yorkshire -3 1 £21,500 -49.41%
Studley -4 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Sheffield -5 1 £21,500 -49.41%
Warwickshire -12 1 £27,500 -8.33%

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 162 (61.83%) Cisco
2 118 (45.04%) Cisco Certification
3 112 (42.75%) MPLS
4 109 (41.60%) Firewall
5 104 (39.69%) LAN
6 102 (38.93%) WAN
6 102 (38.93%) CCNP
7 88 (33.59%) Telecoms
8 86 (32.82%) VPN
9 78 (29.77%) Juniper
10 73 (27.86%) Ethernet
11 71 (27.10%) IPsec
12 66 (25.19%) BGP
13 62 (23.66%) Wi-Fi
14 61 (23.28%) OSPF
15 60 (22.90%) SC Cleared
15 60 (22.90%) Security Cleared
16 59 (22.52%) SNMP
17 58 (22.14%) CheckPoint
17 58 (22.14%) Wireless
18 56 (21.37%) HP
18 56 (21.37%) Windows
19 52 (19.85%) Microsoft
20 51 (19.47%) Line Management
21 48 (18.32%) Structured Cabling
21 48 (18.32%) Degree
21 48 (18.32%) TCP/IP
21 48 (18.32%) OpenView
22 42 (16.03%) CCIE
22 42 (16.03%) MS Exchange

DSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (16.03%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 17 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.91%) IIS
8 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.38%) Apache
Applications
1 35 (13.36%) MS Office
2 12 (4.58%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.15%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (42.75%) MPLS
2 109 (41.60%) Firewall
3 104 (39.69%) LAN
4 102 (38.93%) WAN
5 86 (32.82%) VPN
6 73 (27.86%) Ethernet
7 71 (27.10%) IPsec
8 66 (25.19%) BGP
9 62 (23.66%) Wi-Fi
10 61 (23.28%) OSPF
11 59 (22.52%) SNMP
12 58 (22.14%) Wireless
13 48 (18.32%) Structured Cabling
13 48 (18.32%) TCP/IP
14 40 (15.27%) PPP
14 40 (15.27%) IP Telephony
15 39 (14.89%) DNS
16 37 (14.12%) Network Security
17 36 (13.74%) Cisco ASA
17 36 (13.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.20%) MySQL
2 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (1.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.20%) Maven
2 9 (3.44%) Cucumber
3 8 (3.05%) Selenium
4 7 (2.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.67%) SoapUI
4 7 (2.67%) JUnit
5 6 (2.29%) Subversion
5 6 (2.29%) RSpec
5 6 (2.29%) JIRA
5 6 (2.29%) WebLOAD
5 6 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (2.29%) NeoLoad
6 5 (1.91%) Gradle
7 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.38%) Behat
7 1 (0.38%) GCC
7 1 (0.38%) GDB
7 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
General
1 88 (33.59%) Telecoms
2 36 (13.74%) Finance
3 22 (8.40%) Retail
4 6 (2.29%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.15%) Dutch Language
5 3 (1.15%) German Language
6 2 (0.76%) Banking
6 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Thai Language
7 1 (0.38%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.38%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.38%) French Language
7 1 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 107 (40.84%) Network Engineer
2 40 (15.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 30 (11.45%) Support Engineer
4 26 (9.92%) Document Manager
5 21 (8.02%) NOC Engineer
6 16 (6.11%) Analyst
7 12 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (3.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (2.67%) Author
9 7 (2.67%) Technical Author
10 6 (2.29%) QA Engineer
11 5 (1.91%) Implementation Engineer
11 5 (1.91%) Administrator
11 5 (1.91%) Field Engineer
11 5 (1.91%) Support Analyst
11 5 (1.91%) Technical Support
11 5 (1.91%) Technical Support Engineer
11 5 (1.91%) Team Leader
11 5 (1.91%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.29%) XMPP
1 6 (2.29%) .NET
1 6 (2.29%) JMS
1 6 (2.29%) Middleware
1 6 (2.29%) Velocity
1 6 (2.29%) Gherkin
2 5 (1.91%) LAMP
3 2 (0.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.54%) Blackberry
2 19 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.53%) SecurID
4 4 (1.53%) Hedge funds
4 4 (1.53%) Statistics
5 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.15%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.15%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.15%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.15%) Handset
6 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.76%) Social Media
6 2 (0.76%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.76%) iPhone
6 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.38%) User Experience
7 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.38%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 56 (21.37%) Windows
2 38 (14.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (10.31%) Windows 7
4 23 (8.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (6.11%) Linux
6 12 (4.58%) Windows 8
6 12 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.67%) UNIX
8 4 (1.53%) Solaris
9 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.76%) Android
10 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.47%) Line Management
2 31 (11.83%) Validation
3 19 (7.25%) Network Management
4 17 (6.49%) Incident Management
5 16 (6.11%) Migration
6 14 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (5.34%) Load Balancing
7 13 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (4.96%) Service Management
7 13 (4.96%) Change Management
8 12 (4.58%) ITIL
8 12 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (4.58%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (4.20%) Scrum
9 11 (4.20%) Software Engineering
10 10 (3.82%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (3.05%) Mentoring
13 7 (2.67%) Time Management
13 7 (2.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.58%) Java
2 7 (2.67%) C++
3 5 (1.91%) Groovy
3 5 (1.91%) Scala
4 4 (1.53%) C
4 4 (1.53%) PHP
4 4 (1.53%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.38%) SQL
5 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 118 (45.04%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (38.93%) CCNP
3 60 (22.90%) SC Cleared
3 60 (22.90%) Security Cleared
4 48 (18.32%) Degree
5 42 (16.03%) CCIE
6 34 (12.98%) CCSE
7 18 (6.87%) CCNA
7 18 (6.87%) JNCIS
8 17 (6.49%) CCIP
9 14 (5.34%) HP APS
10 10 (3.82%) CCSP
10 10 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (3.05%) CCSA
12 7 (2.67%) MCITP
13 6 (2.29%) MCSE
14 5 (1.91%) CCDP
15 3 (1.15%) VCP4
15 3 (1.15%) HNC
15 3 (1.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.60%) ISO 9001
2 32 (12.21%) ISO 9000
3 16 (6.11%) SLA
4 13 (4.96%) QA
5 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (8.02%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.44%) XenApp
4 5 (1.91%) Postfix
5 3 (1.15%) Xen
5 3 (1.15%) NLBS
5 3 (1.15%) vSphere
5 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.15%) MetaFrame
6 2 (0.76%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.38%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 48 (18.32%) OpenView
2 34 (12.98%) CiscoWorks
3 14 (5.34%) Cisco Prime
4 10 (3.82%) WSUS
5 9 (3.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.91%) Ansible
7 5 (1.91%) Puppet
8 4 (1.53%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.53%) Netcool
9 2 (0.76%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.76%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.38%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.38%) SCOM
10 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.38%) Nagios
10 1 (0.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 162 (61.83%) Cisco
2 78 (29.77%) Juniper
3 58 (22.14%) CheckPoint
4 56 (21.37%) HP
5 52 (19.85%) Microsoft
6 28 (10.69%) VMware
7 24 (9.16%) Citrix
8 19 (7.25%) Fujitsu
9 16 (6.11%) Nokia
10 14 (5.34%) Remedy
10 14 (5.34%) 3Com
11 12 (4.58%) Symantec
12 10 (3.82%) NetApp
13 9 (3.44%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.29%) Huawei
14 6 (2.29%) Avaya
14 6 (2.29%) Dell
15 5 (1.91%) Blue Coat
16 4 (1.53%) Proofpoint
16 4 (1.53%) Fortinet
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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