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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 773 749 717
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -32
Permanent jobs citing DSL 108 121 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.62% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 77 110 167
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £52,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20468 19663 21122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.58% 18.14% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16386 15794 17412
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(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 -72 105 £29,000 -17.14% 10
London -24 46 £35,000 - 4
South East -26 35 £28,000 -17.03% 3
City of London -3 22 £22,000 -37.14% 3
Surrey +4 11 £19,000 -45.71% 1
Berkshire -22 10 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East Sussex - 9 £28,000 - 1
Brighton - 9 £28,000 - 1
Reading -9 8 £32,500 +12.06%
Epsom - 8 £19,000 -
West Midlands +9 7 £29,000 -18.30%
East of England -11 5 £40,000 +53.84%
Oxford - 5 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £45,000 -
North West -1 3 £48,000 +48.83%
Yorkshire -38 3 - - 2
West Yorkshire -49 3 - -
Solihull - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £40,000 -
Peterborough - 3 £40,000 -
Bingley - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 £29,000 -
Manchester -2 2 £48,000 +48.83%
Bracknell -3 2 £65,000 +85.71%
Rochdale -12 2 £48,000 +48.83%
Reigate - 2 £27,000 - 1
Brentford - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear +1 1 £19,000 -54.21%
Worcestershire 0 1 £30,000 -26.82%
North East -1 1 £19,000 -54.21%

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 136 (60.71%) Cisco
2 101 (45.09%) VPN
3 95 (42.41%) Firewall
4 84 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 83 (37.05%) WAN
6 79 (35.27%) MPLS
7 76 (33.93%) Telecoms
8 70 (31.25%) CCNP
9 64 (28.57%) LAN
10 62 (27.68%) Windows
10 62 (27.68%) BGP
11 60 (26.79%) DNS
12 59 (26.34%) Juniper
13 57 (25.45%) Ethernet
14 56 (25.00%) Internet
15 55 (24.55%) TCP/IP
15 55 (24.55%) Microsoft
16 52 (23.21%) IPsec
17 50 (22.32%) OSPF
18 47 (20.98%) VoIP
19 43 (19.20%) DHCP
20 41 (18.30%) PPP
21 38 (16.96%) CheckPoint
22 37 (16.52%) MS Exchange
22 37 (16.52%) Cisco ASA
23 36 (16.07%) Finance
24 34 (15.18%) Citrix
24 34 (15.18%) F5
25 32 (14.29%) L2TP
26 31 (13.84%) Linux

DSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 37 (16.52%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (5.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (4.02%) IIS
7 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.79%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.34%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.34%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.45%) Apache
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 26 (11.61%) MS Office
2 25 (11.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.79%) Office 365
3 2 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.89%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (45.09%) VPN
2 95 (42.41%) Firewall
3 83 (37.05%) WAN
4 79 (35.27%) MPLS
5 64 (28.57%) LAN
6 62 (27.68%) BGP
7 60 (26.79%) DNS
8 57 (25.45%) Ethernet
9 56 (25.00%) Internet
10 55 (24.55%) TCP/IP
11 52 (23.21%) IPsec
12 50 (22.32%) OSPF
13 47 (20.98%) VoIP
14 43 (19.20%) DHCP
15 41 (18.30%) PPP
16 37 (16.52%) Cisco ASA
17 32 (14.29%) L2TP
18 31 (13.84%) Wireless
19 21 (9.38%) SNMP
20 20 (8.93%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.93%) MySQL
2 12 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.34%) LabVIEW
1 3 (1.34%) Maven
2 2 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.89%) Selenium
2 2 (0.89%) WebLOAD
2 2 (0.89%) JIRA
2 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.89%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.89%) NeoLoad
2 2 (0.89%) JUnit
2 2 (0.89%) MSI
2 2 (0.89%) Subversion
2 2 (0.89%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.45%) Gradle
3 1 (0.45%) RSpec
General
1 76 (33.93%) Telecoms
2 36 (16.07%) Finance
3 17 (7.59%) Retail
4 11 (4.91%) Marketing
5 8 (3.57%) Legal
6 7 (3.13%) Billing
7 5 (2.23%) Electronics
8 4 (1.79%) Advertising
9 3 (1.34%) Back Office
9 3 (1.34%) Dutch Language
9 3 (1.34%) German Language
10 1 (0.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (36.61%) Network Engineer
2 34 (15.18%) Support Engineer
3 18 (8.04%) Systems Engineer
4 17 (7.59%) NOC Engineer
5 15 (6.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 14 (6.25%) Analyst
7 12 (5.36%) Support Analyst
7 12 (5.36%) Security Engineer
8 10 (4.46%) Network Security Engineer
9 9 (4.02%) Systems Support
9 9 (4.02%) Systems Analyst
9 9 (4.02%) Systems Support Engineer
9 9 (4.02%) Systems Support Analyst
10 8 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
10 8 (3.57%) Release Manager
10 8 (3.57%) Technical Manager
10 8 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (3.57%) Senior Security Engineer
11 7 (3.13%) Telecoms Engineer
11 7 (3.13%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.46%) LAMP
2 5 (2.23%) Velocity
3 3 (1.34%) J2SE
3 3 (1.34%) J2EE
3 3 (1.34%) XML
3 3 (1.34%) CSS
3 3 (1.34%) JDBC
3 3 (1.34%) JSP
3 3 (1.34%) Servlets
3 3 (1.34%) JAX-WS
3 3 (1.34%) JavaFX
4 2 (0.89%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.89%) Web Services
4 2 (0.89%) .NET
4 2 (0.89%) JMS
4 2 (0.89%) Swing
4 2 (0.89%) Middleware
4 2 (0.89%) XMPP
5 1 (0.45%) Spring
5 1 (0.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 12 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.02%) Handset
3 9 (4.02%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.57%) CMDB
5 7 (3.13%) PMI
5 7 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.23%) SecurID
6 5 (2.23%) IPTV
6 5 (2.23%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.45%) Replication
8 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (27.68%) Windows
2 31 (13.84%) Linux
3 25 (11.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (10.71%) UNIX
4 24 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (4.02%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.23%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.23%) Solaris
7 5 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.34%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.34%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.89%) Android
9 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.61%) Network Management
2 25 (11.16%) ITIL
3 22 (9.82%) Load Balancing
4 21 (9.38%) CRM
5 20 (8.93%) Time Management
6 15 (6.70%) Service Delivery
6 15 (6.70%) ITSM
7 14 (6.25%) Service Management
8 13 (5.80%) Project Management
9 12 (5.36%) Business Continuity
9 12 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (4.46%) Release Management
10 10 (4.46%) Business Continuity Planning
10 10 (4.46%) BCP
10 10 (4.46%) Migration
10 10 (4.46%) Change Management
11 8 (3.57%) Server Monitoring
11 8 (3.57%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.13%) Programme Management
12 7 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.46%) Bash Shell
1 10 (4.46%) Perl
2 9 (4.02%) PHP
2 9 (4.02%) SQL
3 7 (3.13%) Java
4 6 (2.68%) Python
4 6 (2.68%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.34%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.89%) C++
6 2 (0.89%) VBScript
7 1 (0.45%) C
7 1 (0.45%) Scala
7 1 (0.45%) Groovy
7 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 84 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (31.25%) CCNP
3 29 (12.95%) CCIP
4 27 (12.05%) CCNA
5 22 (9.82%) Degree
6 17 (7.59%) CCIE
6 17 (7.59%) Security Cleared
7 10 (4.46%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.46%) CCSP
8 7 (3.13%) PMI Certification
9 6 (2.68%) HND
10 5 (2.23%) JNCIS
10 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.79%) MCITP
11 4 (1.79%) HP APS
11 4 (1.79%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.34%) CCSE
12 3 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.91%) SLA
2 5 (2.23%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.80%) vSphere
4 10 (4.46%) Postfix
5 6 (2.68%) XenApp
5 6 (2.68%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.23%) MetaFrame
6 5 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.23%) NLBS
7 4 (1.79%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.34%) Xen
9 2 (0.89%) vCloud
9 2 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.45%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 15 (6.70%) Backup Exec
2 12 (5.36%) OpenView
3 8 (3.57%) Netcool
3 8 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
3 8 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.23%) Nagios
4 5 (2.23%) Cacti
4 5 (2.23%) WSUS
4 5 (2.23%) SmokePing
5 4 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.45%) Ansible
7 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 136 (60.71%) Cisco
2 59 (26.34%) Juniper
3 55 (24.55%) Microsoft
4 38 (16.96%) CheckPoint
5 34 (15.18%) Citrix
5 34 (15.18%) F5
6 29 (12.95%) VMware
7 20 (8.93%) Blue Coat
8 16 (7.14%) Nokia
9 15 (6.70%) Symantec
9 15 (6.70%) HP
10 14 (6.25%) SolarWinds
10 14 (6.25%) Fujitsu
11 9 (4.02%) Polycom
12 7 (3.13%) Nortel
12 7 (3.13%) Avaya
12 7 (3.13%) McAfee
12 7 (3.13%) TippingPoint
13 6 (2.68%) Riverbed
13 6 (2.68%) Alcatel-Lucent
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