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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
xDSL
Rank 848 868 829
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -39
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 42 37 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.033% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 43
Average salary £55,000 £37,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.64% +10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £25,550 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £33,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+49.25% +11.66%

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
19628 19046 21730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.14% 16.87% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15641 15088 17509
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,300 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 March 2015 within the UK.

xDSL Salary Histogram in the UK

xDSL
Top 18 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 March 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 +20 42 £55,000 +50.68% 4
South East +17 30 £50,000 +65.28%
Berkshire +3 25 £50,000 +65.28%
Reading +3 21 £27,000 -4.84%
London +1 10 £67,500 +80.00%
City of London +6 9 £67,500 +84.93%
Surrey -3 2 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £70,000 -
Oxted - 2 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £70,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Studley - 1 £35,000 -
Brighton - 1 £37,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £35,000 -
North East - 1 £50,000 -

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (75.64%) MPLS
2 47 (60.26%) Ethernet
3 46 (58.97%) Firewall
3 46 (58.97%) Telecoms
4 44 (56.41%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (55.13%) CCNP
5 43 (55.13%) Cisco
5 43 (55.13%) BGP
6 41 (52.56%) VPN
7 37 (47.44%) OSPF
8 31 (39.74%) PPP
8 31 (39.74%) EIGRP
9 30 (38.46%) LAN
10 28 (35.90%) WAN
10 28 (35.90%) Juniper
10 28 (35.90%) IPsec
11 26 (33.33%) Network Design
12 22 (28.21%) VoIP
13 20 (25.64%) ATM
14 19 (24.36%) DSLAM
14 19 (24.36%) Degree
14 19 (24.36%) Unified Communications
15 18 (23.08%) CCNA
16 17 (21.79%) Network Management
17 16 (20.51%) SSL
17 16 (20.51%) Broadband
18 15 (19.23%) UNIX
18 15 (19.23%) Huawei
19 14 (17.95%) Marketing
19 14 (17.95%) L2TP

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 9 (11.54%) Lync
2 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Office
1 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (14.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (10.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) IaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (75.64%) MPLS
2 47 (60.26%) Ethernet
3 46 (58.97%) Firewall
4 43 (55.13%) BGP
5 41 (52.56%) VPN
6 37 (47.44%) OSPF
7 31 (39.74%) EIGRP
7 31 (39.74%) PPP
8 30 (38.46%) LAN
9 28 (35.90%) WAN
9 28 (35.90%) IPsec
10 22 (28.21%) VoIP
11 20 (25.64%) ATM
12 19 (24.36%) DSLAM
12 19 (24.36%) Unified Communications
13 16 (20.51%) SSL
13 16 (20.51%) Broadband
14 14 (17.95%) L2TP
15 12 (15.38%) IPv4
16 11 (14.10%) DOCSIS
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Oracle Forms
General
1 46 (58.97%) Telecoms
2 14 (17.95%) Marketing
3 10 (12.82%) Finance
4 8 (10.26%) Manufacturing
4 8 (10.26%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Network Engineer
2 17 (21.79%) Consultant
3 15 (19.23%) Senior Consultant
4 12 (15.38%) Product Manager
5 9 (11.54%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 9 (11.54%) Sales Consultant
6 8 (10.26%) Senior Sales Consultant
7 7 (8.97%) Architect
8 6 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) Network Support
8 6 (7.69%) Network Architect
8 6 (7.69%) Network Design Architect
9 5 (6.41%) NOC Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Technical Design Architect
9 5 (6.41%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Network Team Leader
9 5 (6.41%) Team Leader
9 5 (6.41%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Technical Support Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.26%) DTV
3 6 (7.69%) User Experience
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Statistics
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) New Media
5 1 (1.28%) PKI
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) UNIX
2 12 (15.38%) Linux
3 11 (14.10%) Solaris
4 4 (5.13%) Windows
5 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.33%) Network Design
2 17 (21.79%) Network Management
3 12 (15.38%) Product Management
4 11 (14.10%) WAN Optimisation
4 11 (14.10%) Load Balancing
4 11 (14.10%) Service Management
5 8 (10.26%) ITIL
5 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.26%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (10.26%) Programme Management
6 6 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.41%) Change Management
8 4 (5.13%) Stress Testing
9 3 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.85%) Information Security
9 3 (3.85%) Project Management
10 2 (2.56%) Migration
10 2 (2.56%) B2B
10 2 (2.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) Python
2 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (56.41%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (55.13%) CCNP
3 19 (24.36%) Degree
4 18 (23.08%) CCNA
5 11 (14.10%) Sun Certification
5 11 (14.10%) SCSA
6 7 (8.97%) CCIE
7 5 (6.41%) CCSP
7 5 (6.41%) CCIP
7 5 (6.41%) JNCIP
8 3 (3.85%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.56%) CCDP
10 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.28%) MBA
10 1 (1.28%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 43 (55.13%) Cisco
2 28 (35.90%) Juniper
3 15 (19.23%) Huawei
4 12 (15.38%) HP
4 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 11 (14.10%) Sun
5 11 (14.10%) Oracle
5 11 (14.10%) Veritas
5 11 (14.10%) Riverbed
6 10 (12.82%) F5
7 9 (11.54%) Ipanema Technologies
7 9 (11.54%) VMware
8 8 (10.26%) SAP
9 6 (7.69%) BT
10 5 (6.41%) Ericsson
10 5 (6.41%) Nokia
10 5 (6.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.28%) TOWER Software
12 1 (1.28%) Fujitsu
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