The table below looks at the statistics for xDSL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited xDSL over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
xDSL
UK
Rank 835 888 922
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +34
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 9 68 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.067% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.065% 0.39% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 59 26
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £65,250 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%

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
13745 17272 19407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.22% 17.13% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11224 14369 15708
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

xDSL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing xDSL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing xDSL within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 9 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 4 - -
East of England +3 4 - -
Peterborough - 4 - -
London +33 2 £46,250 -28.84%
West Yorkshire +25 2 £37,500 -28.57%
Yorkshire +20 2 £37,500 -28.57%
Wakefield - 2 £37,500 -
South East +46 1 - -
Berkshire +34 1 - -
Reading +32 1 - -

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing xDSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for xDSL.

1 25 (73.53%) LAN
2 22 (64.71%) Ethernet
3 17 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 17 (50.00%) Cisco
4 16 (47.06%) WAN
4 16 (47.06%) Broadband
5 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (44.12%) MPLS
6 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
7 12 (35.29%) ATM
7 12 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (32.35%) VoIP
8 11 (32.35%) PSTN
8 11 (32.35%) Network Design
9 10 (29.41%) Marketing
9 10 (29.41%) Product Management
9 10 (29.41%) 802.1X
9 10 (29.41%) CCNP
9 10 (29.41%) CCNA
9 10 (29.41%) 802.11
9 10 (29.41%) Frame Relay
9 10 (29.41%) DOCSIS
9 10 (29.41%) DSLAM
9 10 (29.41%) Service Management
10 9 (26.47%) Internet
10 9 (26.47%) ITIL
11 8 (23.53%) Firewall
11 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
12 7 (20.59%) BGP
12 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (73.53%) LAN
2 22 (64.71%) Ethernet
3 16 (47.06%) Broadband
3 16 (47.06%) WAN
4 15 (44.12%) MPLS
5 13 (38.24%) TCP/IP
6 12 (35.29%) ATM
6 12 (35.29%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (32.35%) PSTN
7 11 (32.35%) VoIP
8 10 (29.41%) 802.11
8 10 (29.41%) DOCSIS
8 10 (29.41%) DSLAM
8 10 (29.41%) Frame Relay
9 9 (26.47%) Internet
10 8 (23.53%) Firewall
11 7 (20.59%) BGP
12 4 (11.76%) DNS
12 4 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (11.76%) Network Security
General
1 17 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (29.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Network Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Broadband Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Broadband Product Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Network Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Product Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Sales Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Support
5 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Network Design
2 10 (29.41%) Product Management
2 10 (29.41%) Service Management
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) Change Control
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL V3
5 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 4 (11.76%) Network Management
6 3 (8.82%) Data Privacy
6 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.94%) ITSM
8 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.94%) Migration
8 1 (2.94%) Presales
8 1 (2.94%) Validation
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (29.41%) CCNA
2 10 (29.41%) CCNP
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.88%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) HND
5 1 (2.94%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (8.82%) Iperf
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (20.59%) Avaya
2 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
3 4 (11.76%) Nokia
3 4 (11.76%) Riverbed
3 4 (11.76%) Symantec
4 3 (8.82%) Juniper
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) Nortel
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