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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line (VDSL)
Rank - 863 882
Permanent jobs citing VDSL 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.005% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £41,500 -
UK excluding London average salary - £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
20561 19283 21737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.67% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16341 15568 17860
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Draytek
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) AVG
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband

VDSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Product Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Product Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Sophos
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Draytek
1 2 (66.67%) AVG