The table below looks at the statistics for VDSL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VDSL over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line (VDSL)
Rank 895 - 876
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VDSL 9 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% - 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.050% - 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 1
Average salary £33,000 - £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 - £41,500

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
18147 20706 18627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.63% 18.15% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15099 16374 15035
Average salary £45,000 £44,261 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +0.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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% -

VDSL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VDSL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VDSL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VDSL
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VDSL within the UK.

VDSL Salary Trend in the UK

VDSL
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VDSL over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 within the UK.

VDSL Salary Histogram in the UK

VDSL
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VDSL within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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
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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 - 9 £33,000 -
Bristol - 4 £33,000 -
South West - 4 £33,000 -
East of England - 4 £33,000 -
Ipswich - 3 £33,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £33,000 -
Essex - 1 £23,000 -
Cumbria - 1 £19,500 -
Keswick - 1 £19,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £23,000 -
North West - 1 £19,500 -

VDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VDSL 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 VDSL.

1 14 (73.68%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) ADSL
2 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
3 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 11 (57.89%) DNS
3 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
4 10 (52.63%) Office 365
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
5 9 (47.37%) HP
5 9 (47.37%) Cisco
5 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
5 9 (47.37%) DHCP
5 9 (47.37%) MCSE
5 9 (47.37%) MCITP
5 9 (47.37%) VPN
5 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (47.37%) Windows 8
5 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
5 9 (47.37%) VLAN
6 8 (42.11%) MCTS
6 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
6 8 (42.11%) NAS
6 8 (42.11%) Mobile Device Management

VDSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VDSL 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 VDSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
1 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) ADSL
1 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
2 11 (57.89%) DNS
3 9 (47.37%) VPN
3 9 (47.37%) DHCP
3 9 (47.37%) VLAN
4 8 (42.11%) NAS
4 8 (42.11%) SAN
5 7 (36.84%) DSL
6 4 (21.05%) xDSL
7 3 (15.79%) Firewall
8 2 (10.53%) OSPF
8 2 (10.53%) BGP
8 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
8 2 (10.53%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (10.53%) SSH
8 2 (10.53%) RTP
8 2 (10.53%) SS7
8 2 (10.53%) Telnet
8 2 (10.53%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
General
1 7 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) IT Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support
3 2 (10.53%) Development Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Development Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) iPhone
3 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
3 9 (47.37%) Windows 8
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) UNIX
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Android
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
1 8 (42.11%) Change Management
1 8 (42.11%) Mobile Device Management
1 8 (42.11%) Mentoring
2 6 (31.58%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) PHP
2 2 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (47.37%) MCSE
2 9 (47.37%) MCITP
3 8 (42.11%) CCNA
3 8 (42.11%) JNCIA
3 8 (42.11%) MCTS
3 8 (42.11%) MCP
4 7 (36.84%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) CISSP
5 2 (10.53%) CCNP
5 2 (10.53%) CCVP
5 2 (10.53%) GCIH
6 1 (5.26%) MCSA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
3 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.53%) Xen
4 2 (10.53%) Kamailio
5 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) VMware
2 9 (47.37%) HP
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco
3 8 (42.11%) IBM
3 8 (42.11%) Dell
3 8 (42.11%) Juniper
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.53%) Draytek
5 2 (10.53%) Acme Packet
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Mitel
6 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.26%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.26%) Sophos
6 1 (5.26%) AVG