The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
xDSL
Rank 836 855 829
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -26
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 42 38 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.037% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 45
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +17.14%

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
18922 17561 21616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.12% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15368 13789 17935
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

xDSL Salary Histogram in the UK

xDSL
Top 25 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 30 January 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 -2 39 £50,000 +29.03% 4
South East -11 25 £50,000 -
Berkshire -2 21 £50,000 -
Reading +8 18 £50,000 -
London -7 10 £66,250 +81.50% 1
City of London +6 8 £67,500 +84.93% 1
West Midlands -11 2 £37,500 +8.69%
East of England - 2 £63,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £63,500 -
South Wales - 2 £36,750 -
Wales - 2 £36,750 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £70,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £36,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £70,000 -
Surrey -5 1 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £35,000 -
North East - 1 £50,000 -
Brighton - 1 £37,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Studley - 1 £35,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £63,500 -
Hertford - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £37,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £50,000 -

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 59 (76.62%) MPLS
2 52 (67.53%) Cisco
3 49 (63.64%) Firewall
4 48 (62.34%) VPN
5 47 (61.04%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (59.74%) BGP
7 44 (57.14%) Ethernet
8 43 (55.84%) CCNP
8 43 (55.84%) OSPF
9 40 (51.95%) WAN
10 36 (46.75%) VoIP
11 34 (44.16%) Juniper
12 33 (42.86%) EIGRP
12 33 (42.86%) Telecoms
12 33 (42.86%) LAN
13 29 (37.66%) PPP
14 27 (35.06%) ATM
15 24 (31.17%) CCNA
15 24 (31.17%) Network Design
16 23 (29.87%) IPsec
17 22 (28.57%) TCP/IP
18 19 (24.68%) Degree
19 18 (23.38%) Frame Relay
20 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
21 16 (20.78%) SDH
21 16 (20.78%) DWDM
21 16 (20.78%) Unified Communications
22 15 (19.48%) Network Management
22 15 (19.48%) Huawei
22 15 (19.48%) MS Office

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (9.09%) Lync
2 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.30%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (19.48%) MS Office
1 15 (19.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) IaaS
2 2 (2.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (76.62%) MPLS
2 49 (63.64%) Firewall
3 48 (62.34%) VPN
4 46 (59.74%) BGP
5 44 (57.14%) Ethernet
6 43 (55.84%) OSPF
7 40 (51.95%) WAN
8 36 (46.75%) VoIP
9 33 (42.86%) EIGRP
9 33 (42.86%) LAN
10 29 (37.66%) PPP
11 27 (35.06%) ATM
12 23 (29.87%) IPsec
13 22 (28.57%) TCP/IP
14 18 (23.38%) Frame Relay
15 16 (20.78%) SDH
15 16 (20.78%) DWDM
15 16 (20.78%) Unified Communications
16 14 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (16.88%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 33 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.69%) Marketing
3 8 (10.39%) Finance
4 6 (7.79%) Manufacturing
4 6 (7.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.88%) Architect
3 12 (15.58%) Network Architect
3 12 (15.58%) Network Design Architect
4 10 (12.99%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Consultant
5 8 (10.39%) Sales Consultant
5 8 (10.39%) Senior Consultant
5 8 (10.39%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 7 (9.09%) Senior Sales Consultant
7 6 (7.79%) Administrator
7 6 (7.79%) Network Administrator
7 6 (7.79%) Network Support
8 5 (6.49%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) NOC Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Technical Design Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Technical Support
8 5 (6.49%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) DTV
3 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) Statistics
4 1 (1.30%) SecurID
4 1 (1.30%) iPhone
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) PKI
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) iPad
4 1 (1.30%) New Media
4 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.30%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) UNIX
2 12 (15.58%) Linux
3 11 (14.29%) Solaris
4 9 (11.69%) Windows
5 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.30%) Android
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) Network Design
2 15 (19.48%) Network Management
3 10 (12.99%) Load Balancing
4 9 (11.69%) WAN Optimisation
5 6 (7.79%) ITIL
5 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.79%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (7.79%) Programme Management
6 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.49%) Change Management
7 4 (5.19%) Migration
7 4 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.90%) Information Security
8 3 (3.90%) Stress Testing
8 3 (3.90%) Product Management
8 3 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.90%) Project Management
8 3 (3.90%) Service Management
9 2 (2.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.60%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) SQL
2 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.90%) Python
2 3 (3.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (61.04%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (55.84%) CCNP
3 24 (31.17%) CCNA
4 19 (24.68%) Degree
5 12 (15.58%) CCIE
6 11 (14.29%) SCSA
6 11 (14.29%) Sun Certification
7 5 (6.49%) JNCIP
7 5 (6.49%) CCSP
7 5 (6.49%) CCIP
8 3 (3.90%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.60%) CCDP
10 1 (1.30%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.30%) MBA
10 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.90%) Terminal Services
2 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 52 (67.53%) Cisco
2 34 (44.16%) Juniper
3 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
4 15 (19.48%) Huawei
5 14 (18.18%) HP
6 12 (15.58%) Veritas
7 11 (14.29%) Sun
7 11 (14.29%) Oracle
8 10 (12.99%) Riverbed
8 10 (12.99%) F5
9 7 (9.09%) Ipanema Technologies
9 7 (9.09%) VMware
10 6 (7.79%) SAP
11 4 (5.19%) Citrix
11 4 (5.19%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.60%) Avaya
12 2 (2.60%) BT
13 1 (1.30%) SonicWALL
13 1 (1.30%) Brocade
13 1 (1.30%) Fujitsu
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Salary: £27000.00 - £31000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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