The first table below looks at the demand for xDSL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited xDSL over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xDSL
Rank 873 817 846
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +29
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 32 62 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.057% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 40
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £37,500 £39,750
% change year-on-year
-12.66% -5.66%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20450 19764 21060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.45% 18.16% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16425 15888 17385
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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

xDSL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

xDSL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

xDSL
Salary Trend

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

xDSL Salary Trend in the UK

xDSL
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing xDSL over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

xDSL Salary Histogram in the UK

xDSL
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing xDSL within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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 -55 28 £65,000 +62.50% 1
South East -26 16 £40,000 -3.03%
Berkshire +11 9 £32,750 -37.61%
Reading +4 8 £32,750 -
London -48 7 £65,000 +8.33%
Edinburgh - 4 £27,500 -
East Sussex - 4 £67,500 -
Scotland - 4 £27,500 -
Warwickshire +14 3 £27,850 +3.14%
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £27,500 -19.70%
West Midlands -6 3 £27,850 +3.14%
South West -16 3 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Devon - 3 £67,500 -
Brighton - 3 £67,500 -
Nuneaton - 3 £27,850 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Exeter - 2 £67,500 -
Aylesbury - 1 £27,500 -
Luton - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing xDSL 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 xDSL.

1 60 (86.96%) MPLS
2 52 (75.36%) Ethernet
3 50 (72.46%) Cisco
4 41 (59.42%) Firewall
5 40 (57.97%) VPN
6 33 (47.83%) Telecoms
7 31 (44.93%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (43.48%) OSPF
9 29 (42.03%) WAN
10 28 (40.58%) BGP
11 26 (37.68%) VoIP
12 24 (34.78%) CCNP
12 24 (34.78%) CCNA
12 24 (34.78%) PPP
13 22 (31.88%) SDH
14 18 (26.09%) LAN
15 17 (24.64%) ITIL
15 17 (24.64%) Load Balancing
16 16 (23.19%) Unified Communications
17 15 (21.74%) ATM
17 15 (21.74%) Juniper
17 15 (21.74%) IPsec
18 14 (20.29%) DSL
18 14 (20.29%) UNIX
19 13 (18.84%) Linux
19 13 (18.84%) Change Management
20 12 (17.39%) SNMP
20 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
21 11 (15.94%) L2TP
21 11 (15.94%) PSTN

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing xDSL 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 xDSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.80%) Lync
2 3 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 60 (86.96%) MPLS
2 52 (75.36%) Ethernet
3 41 (59.42%) Firewall
4 40 (57.97%) VPN
5 30 (43.48%) OSPF
6 29 (42.03%) WAN
7 28 (40.58%) BGP
8 26 (37.68%) VoIP
9 24 (34.78%) PPP
10 22 (31.88%) SDH
11 18 (26.09%) LAN
12 16 (23.19%) Unified Communications
13 15 (21.74%) IPsec
13 15 (21.74%) ATM
14 14 (20.29%) DSL
15 12 (17.39%) SNMP
15 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
16 11 (15.94%) L2TP
16 11 (15.94%) PSTN
17 10 (14.49%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 33 (47.83%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Games
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) French Language
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Consultant
2 15 (21.74%) Network Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) Senior Consultant
4 11 (15.94%) NOC Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) Solutions Consultant
5 10 (14.49%) Technical Support
5 10 (14.49%) Technical Support Engineer
5 10 (14.49%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Network Support
7 6 (8.70%) Network Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Principal Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Network Operations Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Principal Architect
8 4 (5.80%) OSS Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) COM
1 4 (5.80%) SOAP
1 4 (5.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) SCADA
1 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.45%) IVR
2 1 (1.45%) SecurID
2 1 (1.45%) PDA
2 1 (1.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) UNIX
2 13 (18.84%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Windows
3 3 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) ITIL
1 17 (24.64%) Load Balancing
2 13 (18.84%) Change Management
3 6 (8.70%) Network Design
3 6 (8.70%) Network Management
3 6 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (5.80%) Revenue Management
4 4 (5.80%) CRM
4 4 (5.80%) eTOM
5 3 (4.35%) Project Management
5 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.35%) Migration
6 2 (2.90%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (2.90%) Business Development
6 2 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.90%) Stress Testing
6 2 (2.90%) Time Management
6 2 (2.90%) Supplier Management
6 2 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.90%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) Python
2 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
2 5 (7.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (44.93%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (34.78%) CCNA
2 24 (34.78%) CCNP
3 10 (14.49%) CCIE
4 7 (10.14%) JNCIA
5 6 (8.70%) Degree
6 5 (7.25%) SCSA
7 4 (5.80%) Sun Certification
8 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.35%) CCSP
8 3 (4.35%) CCIP
9 2 (2.90%) CISSP
9 2 (2.90%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.45%) MBA
10 1 (1.45%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) vSphere
4 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.45%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.45%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 50 (72.46%) Cisco
2 15 (21.74%) Juniper
3 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.04%) HP
4 6 (8.70%) CheckPoint
4 6 (8.70%) VMware
4 6 (8.70%) F5
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle
5 5 (7.25%) SolarWinds
5 5 (7.25%) Huawei
5 5 (7.25%) Sun
5 5 (7.25%) Citrix
6 4 (5.80%) Veritas
7 2 (2.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (2.90%) Foundry
8 1 (1.45%) Aruba
8 1 (1.45%) Meru Networks
8 1 (1.45%) Brocade
8 1 (1.45%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.45%) SonicWALL
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