The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 811 715 754
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +39
Permanent jobs citing DSL 106 168 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.76% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81 144 125
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20469 22138 22344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 19.94% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16208 17824 18652
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,000 £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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -117 95 £42,500 +21.42% 10
London -71 42 £45,000 +25.00% 6
South East -30 29 £32,500 -1.51% 2
Berkshire -12 19 £32,500 -1.51%
City of London -17 11 £46,250 +32.14% 4
Reading -5 10 £24,250 -30.71%
West Midlands +4 7 £30,000 +22.44%
Surrey -2 7 £52,500 +50.00% 2
North West -13 7 £46,500 +82.35% 1
Manchester -3 6 £46,500 +60.34% 1
West Yorkshire -29 6 £17,000 -69.09%
Yorkshire -36 6 £17,000 -69.09%
Wakefield - 6 £17,000 -
Bracknell +20 5 £100,000 +263.63%
Warwickshire - 5 £36,000 -
Studley - 4 £33,000 -
Dorking +7 3 £23,500 -27.69% 2
Tyne and Wear +2 3 £20,000 -54.28%
North East -7 3 £20,000 -54.28%
South Shields - 3 £20,000 -
Basingstoke +6 2 £27,500 +10.00%
Hampshire -1 2 £27,500 +10.00%
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £62,500 +127.27%
Cheshire -2 1 - -
Birmingham -4 1 £30,000 +22.44%
Nottinghamshire -6 1 - - 1
East Midlands -22 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 £26,500 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £26,500 -
Knutsford - 1 - -

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 119 (70.83%) Cisco
2 103 (61.31%) Firewall
3 91 (54.17%) MPLS
4 82 (48.81%) VPN
5 80 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
6 77 (45.83%) WAN
7 70 (41.67%) LAN
8 64 (38.10%) Juniper
8 64 (38.10%) BGP
9 61 (36.31%) OSPF
10 60 (35.71%) CCNP
11 58 (34.52%) Ethernet
12 50 (29.76%) DNS
13 49 (29.17%) CheckPoint
14 44 (26.19%) Internet
15 40 (23.81%) DHCP
16 36 (21.43%) Windows
16 36 (21.43%) IPsec
16 36 (21.43%) Network Management
17 35 (20.83%) F5
18 34 (20.24%) Telecoms
18 34 (20.24%) Load Balancing
18 34 (20.24%) TCP/IP
19 32 (19.05%) CCNA
19 32 (19.05%) Blue Coat
19 32 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
20 31 (18.45%) ISDN
21 30 (17.86%) PPP
22 29 (17.26%) Linux
23 28 (16.67%) Wireless

DSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.79%) Apache
6 3 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.19%) Lync
8 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.55%) MS Office
3 3 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.79%) Office 365
1 3 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (61.31%) Firewall
2 91 (54.17%) MPLS
3 82 (48.81%) VPN
4 77 (45.83%) WAN
5 70 (41.67%) LAN
6 64 (38.10%) BGP
7 61 (36.31%) OSPF
8 58 (34.52%) Ethernet
9 50 (29.76%) DNS
10 44 (26.19%) Internet
11 40 (23.81%) DHCP
12 36 (21.43%) IPsec
13 34 (20.24%) TCP/IP
14 32 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
15 31 (18.45%) ISDN
16 30 (17.86%) PPP
17 28 (16.67%) Wireless
18 27 (16.07%) VoIP
19 22 (13.10%) Cisco Nexus
20 21 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.36%) SQL Server 2000
2 9 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.98%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.19%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.60%) MSI
1 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
General
1 34 (20.24%) Telecoms
2 25 (14.88%) Finance
3 12 (7.14%) Retail
4 8 (4.76%) Billing
5 7 (4.17%) Marketing
6 5 (2.98%) Legal
7 3 (1.79%) Advertising
8 2 (1.19%) German Language
8 2 (1.19%) Games
9 1 (0.60%) Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 66 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 15 (8.93%) NOC Engineer
3 14 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 14 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 13 (7.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (7.74%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (7.74%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (5.36%) Release Manager
6 7 (4.17%) Network Support
6 7 (4.17%) Senior Security Engineer
7 6 (3.57%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 6 (3.57%) Team Leader
7 6 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (3.57%) Administrator
7 6 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (3.57%) Analyst
8 5 (2.98%) Project Manager
8 5 (2.98%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.98%) CGI
2 4 (2.38%) HTML
3 3 (1.79%) XML
3 3 (1.79%) Spring
4 2 (1.19%) HTML5
4 2 (1.19%) Apache Camel
4 2 (1.19%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.60%) J2EE
5 1 (0.60%) CSS
5 1 (0.60%) JDBC
5 1 (0.60%) JSP
5 1 (0.60%) Servlets
5 1 (0.60%) Swing
5 1 (0.60%) J2SE
5 1 (0.60%) XSLT
5 1 (0.60%) EDI
5 1 (0.60%) JAX-WS
5 1 (0.60%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.60%) Velocity
5 1 (0.60%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 12 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.76%) PMI
4 6 (3.57%) CMDB
5 5 (2.98%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.98%) Statistics
5 5 (2.98%) IPTV
5 5 (2.98%) Smartphone
5 5 (2.98%) SecurID
6 3 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.79%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.19%) Open Source
8 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.43%) Windows
2 29 (17.26%) Linux
3 22 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (10.71%) UNIX
5 8 (4.76%) Solaris
6 6 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.98%) Android
7 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.79%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.79%) Debian
10 2 (1.19%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (1.19%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.60%) SUSE
11 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.43%) Network Management
2 34 (20.24%) Load Balancing
3 20 (11.90%) ITIL
3 20 (11.90%) Project Management
4 15 (8.93%) Service Delivery
5 11 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (6.55%) Service Management
6 10 (5.95%) ITSM
6 10 (5.95%) Configuration Management
7 9 (5.36%) Network Architecture
8 8 (4.76%) Security Testing
8 8 (4.76%) Problem Management
8 8 (4.76%) Programme Management
8 8 (4.76%) Change Management
8 8 (4.76%) Migration
9 7 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.17%) Time Management
9 7 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (3.57%) Security Architecture
10 6 (3.57%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.95%) Perl
2 9 (5.36%) SQL
3 4 (2.38%) Python
3 4 (2.38%) Java
3 4 (2.38%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.79%) PHP
5 2 (1.19%) Erlang
5 2 (1.19%) ABAP
6 1 (0.60%) VBScript
6 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 80 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (35.71%) CCNP
3 32 (19.05%) CCNA
4 23 (13.69%) CCIE
5 18 (10.71%) CCIP
6 17 (10.12%) Degree
7 13 (7.74%) Security Cleared
8 12 (7.14%) CCSP
9 8 (4.76%) PMI Certification
10 7 (4.17%) JNCIA
10 7 (4.17%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.38%) HP APS
11 4 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.79%) CCSE
12 3 (1.79%) MCITP
13 2 (1.19%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.19%) MCP
13 2 (1.19%) HND
13 2 (1.19%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.19%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (13.10%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.17%) vSphere
4 5 (2.98%) NLBS
5 4 (2.38%) XenApp
5 4 (2.38%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.38%) MetaFrame
6 3 (1.79%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.79%) Xen
6 3 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.79%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.19%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.60%) Squid
8 1 (0.60%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 15 (8.93%) Netcool
2 13 (7.74%) OpenView
2 13 (7.74%) Backup Exec
3 8 (4.76%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (2.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.98%) WSUS
5 2 (1.19%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.60%) Nagios
6 1 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 119 (70.83%) Cisco
2 64 (38.10%) Juniper
3 49 (29.17%) CheckPoint
4 35 (20.83%) F5
5 32 (19.05%) Blue Coat
6 27 (16.07%) Microsoft
7 24 (14.29%) VMware
8 20 (11.90%) SolarWinds
9 17 (10.12%) Nokia
10 15 (8.93%) Nortel
10 15 (8.93%) McAfee
10 15 (8.93%) TippingPoint
11 13 (7.74%) Symantec
11 13 (7.74%) Citrix
11 13 (7.74%) HP
12 11 (6.55%) Fujitsu
13 8 (4.76%) Avaya
14 7 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 6 (3.57%) Riverbed
16 5 (2.98%) Proofpoint
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30.000 - 36.000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48000 - 52000
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
IT People First
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Vodafone
Posted: 9 days ago
Oldham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + On call, Overtime
Posted: 10 days ago
Other
Vodafone
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Deloitte
Salary: Excellent + package
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus/Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago