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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 791 820 754
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -66
Permanent jobs citing DSL 101 109 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.093% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.53% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 80 78 115
Average salary £33,000 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £28,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -20.00%

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
18445 20755 19902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 17.74% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15184 16566 15978
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +14 100 £33,000 +13.79% 11
London +32 47 £37,500 +7.14% 6
South East -11 24 £47,500 +69.64% 4
City of London +21 17 £46,250 +110.22%
Berkshire +5 11 £47,500 +18.75%
South West -1 11 £19,500 - 1
East of England +10 10 £30,750 -23.12%
Bristol - 10 £19,500 - 1
Suffolk -3 7 £27,500 -
Ipswich -8 7 £27,500 -
Milton Keynes - 6 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 - - 1
Surrey +10 5 £50,000 +163.15% 2
Reading +4 5 - -
North West -2 5 £50,000 +4.16%
Yorkshire +4 3 £37,500 -
Watford +4 3 £31,500 +65.78%
Hertfordshire -11 3 £31,500 +65.78%
Manchester +6 2 £58,000 +20.83%
Rochdale 0 2 £58,000 +20.83%
Feltham - 2 £37,500 -
Harrogate - 2 £31,750 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £31,750 -
Merseyside - 2 £50,000 -
Bracknell +11 1 £35,000 -46.15%
Blackpool - 1 £30,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Dorking - 1 £25,000 -
Farnham - 1 £25,000 -

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 119 (44.74%) Cisco
2 106 (39.85%) Firewall
3 93 (34.96%) Cisco Certification
4 88 (33.08%) Telecoms
5 85 (31.95%) MPLS
6 81 (30.45%) Wireless
7 76 (28.57%) LAN
8 65 (24.44%) WAN
8 65 (24.44%) Windows
8 65 (24.44%) CCNP
9 59 (22.18%) Juniper
10 58 (21.80%) TCP/IP
11 54 (20.30%) Microsoft
12 51 (19.17%) MS Exchange
13 50 (18.80%) DNS
14 49 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
15 48 (18.05%) Degree
15 48 (18.05%) Ethernet
16 47 (17.67%) Internet
16 47 (17.67%) Wi-Fi
17 46 (17.29%) CheckPoint
18 41 (15.41%) BGP
18 41 (15.41%) SNMP
19 39 (14.66%) MS Office
20 38 (14.29%) Active Directory
21 37 (13.91%) DWDM
22 36 (13.53%) OSPF
22 36 (13.53%) VMware
23 35 (13.16%) ITIL
24 34 (12.78%) VPN

DSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 51 (19.17%) MS Exchange
2 26 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (7.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (4.51%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.26%) IIS
8 5 (1.88%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.13%) Lync
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (14.66%) MS Office
2 20 (7.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.38%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.26%) IaaS
2 5 (1.88%) Office 365
3 3 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.13%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 106 (39.85%) Firewall
2 85 (31.95%) MPLS
3 81 (30.45%) Wireless
4 76 (28.57%) LAN
5 65 (24.44%) WAN
6 58 (21.80%) TCP/IP
7 50 (18.80%) DNS
8 48 (18.05%) Ethernet
9 47 (17.67%) Internet
9 47 (17.67%) Wi-Fi
10 41 (15.41%) BGP
10 41 (15.41%) SNMP
11 37 (13.91%) DWDM
12 36 (13.53%) OSPF
13 34 (12.78%) VPN
13 34 (12.78%) VoIP
14 32 (12.03%) IPsec
15 31 (11.65%) Broadband
16 23 (8.65%) PPP
17 22 (8.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.88%) Hadoop
2 5 (1.88%) Big Data
3 3 (1.13%) MySQL
4 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.88%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.88%) JIRA
3 4 (1.50%) Maven
4 2 (0.75%) Selenium
4 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.38%) Hudson
5 1 (0.38%) Capybara
5 1 (0.38%) Gradle
5 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.38%) RSpec
5 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 88 (33.08%) Telecoms
2 23 (8.65%) Banking
2 23 (8.65%) Billing
3 18 (6.77%) Investment Banking
4 13 (4.89%) Finance
5 8 (3.01%) Advertising
5 8 (3.01%) Retail
6 4 (1.50%) Legal
7 2 (0.75%) Games
7 2 (0.75%) Electronics
7 2 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (29.32%) Network Engineer
2 44 (16.54%) Support Engineer
3 40 (15.04%) Analyst
4 22 (8.27%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (6.77%) Business Analyst
6 17 (6.39%) Junior
7 16 (6.02%) Delivery Manager
8 15 (5.64%) Network Support
8 15 (5.64%) Applications Support
9 14 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
10 12 (4.51%) Document Manager
11 11 (4.14%) Service Manager
11 11 (4.14%) Services Delivery Manager
11 11 (4.14%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.76%) Graduate
12 10 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support
12 10 (3.76%) Report Analyst
13 9 (3.38%) Project Manager
13 9 (3.38%) Network Support Engineer
13 9 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.88%) Akka
1 5 (1.88%) Play Framework
2 4 (1.50%) Web Services
3 3 (1.13%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.75%) Middleware
4 2 (0.75%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.75%) Django
4 2 (0.75%) GWT
4 2 (0.75%) QuickFIX
5 1 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.38%) REST
5 1 (0.38%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.38%) RESTful
5 1 (0.38%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.38%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.38%) Spring
5 1 (0.38%) Java SE
5 1 (0.38%) XML
5 1 (0.38%) Swing
5 1 (0.38%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.90%) Blackberry
3 24 (9.02%) e-Health
4 23 (8.65%) Data Centre
5 22 (8.27%) PMI
6 18 (6.77%) Data Structures
6 18 (6.77%) Reference Data
7 10 (3.76%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.38%) Clustering
9 7 (2.63%) iPhone
10 6 (2.26%) iPad
10 6 (2.26%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.50%) PKI
12 3 (1.13%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.13%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.13%) Thin Client
12 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.13%) FlexPod
12 3 (1.13%) User Experience
13 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 65 (24.44%) Windows
2 49 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (10.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (10.90%) Linux
4 28 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (9.40%) UNIX
5 25 (9.40%) Windows 7
6 20 (7.52%) Windows 8
7 9 (3.38%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.50%) Solaris
8 4 (1.50%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (13.16%) ITIL
2 31 (11.65%) Service Delivery
3 30 (11.28%) Line Management
4 25 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (9.02%) Programme Management
5 24 (9.02%) Project Management
6 19 (7.14%) Migration
6 19 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 18 (6.77%) Network Management
7 18 (6.77%) Data Modelling
8 17 (6.39%) Waterfall
8 17 (6.39%) Business Analysis
9 15 (5.64%) Service Management
9 15 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (5.26%) Data Governance
11 12 (4.51%) Validation
11 12 (4.51%) Network Design
12 11 (4.14%) Problem Management
12 11 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (4.14%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.26%) C
1 6 (2.26%) Scala
2 5 (1.88%) Java
3 3 (1.13%) Groovy
4 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.75%) SQL
4 2 (0.75%) Python
4 2 (0.75%) Ruby
5 1 (0.38%) Perl
5 1 (0.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 93 (34.96%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (24.44%) CCNP
3 48 (18.05%) Degree
4 34 (12.78%) CCNA
5 33 (12.41%) Security Cleared
6 30 (11.28%) CCSA
7 22 (8.27%) PMI Certification
8 18 (6.77%) SC Cleared
9 15 (5.64%) JNCIA
10 13 (4.89%) CCSP
11 12 (4.51%) PMP
11 12 (4.51%) JNCIS
11 12 (4.51%) HP APS
12 10 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (3.76%) CCDP
13 8 (3.01%) CCIP
14 7 (2.63%) CCIE
14 7 (2.63%) MCP
15 3 (1.13%) MCSE
15 3 (1.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.89%) ISO 9001
2 18 (6.77%) SLA
3 13 (4.89%) ISO 9000
4 8 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.13%) QA
6 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.02%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.63%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.26%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.26%) vCloud
6 5 (1.88%) vSphere
7 4 (1.50%) XenApp
8 3 (1.13%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.13%) Xen
8 3 (1.13%) NLBS
9 2 (0.75%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.38%) Snort
10 1 (0.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 28 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
2 24 (9.02%) CA Spectrum
3 17 (6.39%) OpenView
3 17 (6.39%) WSUS
4 7 (2.63%) SCCM
4 7 (2.63%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.26%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (1.13%) SCOM
6 3 (1.13%) Cacti
6 3 (1.13%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.38%) Puppet
7 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 119 (44.74%) Cisco
2 59 (22.18%) Juniper
3 54 (20.30%) Microsoft
4 46 (17.29%) CheckPoint
5 36 (13.53%) VMware
6 24 (9.02%) CA
7 22 (8.27%) Citrix
8 18 (6.77%) HP
9 17 (6.39%) F5
10 15 (5.64%) Nokia
11 12 (4.51%) 3Com
12 11 (4.14%) Remedy
13 10 (3.76%) Fortinet
14 7 (2.63%) Symantec
14 7 (2.63%) Sage
14 7 (2.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 6 (2.26%) Brocade
15 6 (2.26%) Acronis
16 5 (1.88%) Riverbed
16 5 (1.88%) SolarWinds
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