The first table below looks at the demand for X.21 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited X.21 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
X.21
Rank 873 861 889
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +28
Permanent jobs citing X.21 8 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.008% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.039% 0.046% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 6
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,125
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £33,750 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -34.06%
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

X.21
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing X.21 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

X.21 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

X.21
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing X.21 within the UK.

X.21 Salary Trend in the UK

X.21
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing X.21 over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 within the UK.

X.21 Salary Histogram in the UK

X.21
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing X.21 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
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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 -60 8 £29,000 -3.33% 1
West Midlands +8 4 £29,000 -3.33%
Berkshire +3 4 £27,250 -11.02%
Reading 0 4 £27,250 -11.02%
South East -12 4 £27,250 -19.25%
Birmingham - 3 £29,000 -
Worcestershire +2 1 £30,000 -
Redditch - 1 £30,000 -

X.21
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing X.21 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 X.21.

1 15 (100.00%) PPP
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) MPLS
1 15 (100.00%) OSPF
1 15 (100.00%) BGP
1 15 (100.00%) DSL
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) IPsec
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (66.67%) CCNA
4 8 (53.33%) Netcool
4 8 (53.33%) SNMP
4 8 (53.33%) ATM
4 8 (53.33%) ISDN
5 7 (46.67%) WAN
5 7 (46.67%) Ethernet
5 7 (46.67%) CCNP
5 7 (46.67%) L2TP
5 7 (46.67%) xDSL
5 7 (46.67%) Network Management
6 6 (40.00%) UNIX
7 5 (33.33%) VPN
7 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
9 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
9 3 (20.00%) Python
9 3 (20.00%) Perl
10 2 (13.33%) ITIL
10 2 (13.33%) Change Management

X.21
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing X.21 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 X.21. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) PPP
1 15 (100.00%) MPLS
1 15 (100.00%) OSPF
1 15 (100.00%) BGP
1 15 (100.00%) DSL
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) IPsec
2 8 (53.33%) SNMP
2 8 (53.33%) ATM
2 8 (53.33%) ISDN
3 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 7 (46.67%) Ethernet
3 7 (46.67%) L2TP
3 7 (46.67%) xDSL
4 5 (33.33%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) IPv4
5 1 (6.67%) IPv6
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) NOC Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Network Management
2 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (26.67%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stress Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (20.00%) Python
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) CCNA
3 7 (46.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
4 1 (6.67%) CCIP
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Juniper
2 2 (13.33%) F5
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