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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xDSL
Rank 870 819 844
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +25
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 32 57 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.053% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 20 39 44
Average salary £27,850 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £73,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,850 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-32.89% +10.66%

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
20603 18575 21971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.41% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 15126 17980
Average salary £43,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

xDSL Salary Histogram in the UK

xDSL
Top 20 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 19 September 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 -44 32 £27,850 -38.11% 4
South East -24 14 £26,500 -48.29% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 9 - - 3
Milton Keynes - 9 - - 3
West Midlands -10 7 £27,850 -10.97% 1
Nuneaton - 6 £27,850 - 1
Warwickshire - 6 £27,850 - 1
Berkshire +2 5 £26,500 -48.29%
East of England - 5 £19,000 -
London -37 4 £63,750 +34.21%
Hertford - 3 £19,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £19,000 -
Reading -6 2 £26,500 -45.64%
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Luton - 2 - -
City of London +1 1 £30,000 -40.88%
Bristol -10 1 £41,500 +3.75%
South West -32 1 £41,500 +3.75%
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 59 (89.39%) MPLS
2 51 (77.27%) Cisco
3 43 (65.15%) VPN
4 40 (60.61%) Ethernet
4 40 (60.61%) WAN
5 37 (56.06%) Firewall
6 34 (51.52%) OSPF
7 32 (48.48%) BGP
8 31 (46.97%) VoIP
9 29 (43.94%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (36.36%) CCNA
10 24 (36.36%) LAN
10 24 (36.36%) Telecoms
11 20 (30.30%) SDH
11 20 (30.30%) Juniper
12 18 (27.27%) CCNP
12 18 (27.27%) PPP
12 18 (27.27%) TCP/IP
13 16 (24.24%) ATM
14 15 (22.73%) Internet
14 15 (22.73%) Load Balancing
15 13 (19.70%) Unified Communications
15 13 (19.70%) DWDM
15 13 (19.70%) IPsec
15 13 (19.70%) ISDN
15 13 (19.70%) SLA
16 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
16 12 (18.18%) Frame Relay
16 12 (18.18%) DSL
16 12 (18.18%) Network Design

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.06%) IIS
1 4 (6.06%) Lync
2 2 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Office
2 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (89.39%) MPLS
2 43 (65.15%) VPN
3 40 (60.61%) WAN
3 40 (60.61%) Ethernet
4 37 (56.06%) Firewall
5 34 (51.52%) OSPF
6 32 (48.48%) BGP
7 31 (46.97%) VoIP
8 24 (36.36%) LAN
9 20 (30.30%) SDH
10 18 (27.27%) PPP
10 18 (27.27%) TCP/IP
11 16 (24.24%) ATM
12 15 (22.73%) Internet
13 13 (19.70%) DWDM
13 13 (19.70%) ISDN
13 13 (19.70%) IPsec
13 13 (19.70%) Unified Communications
14 12 (18.18%) Frame Relay
14 12 (18.18%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.06%) Games
3 2 (3.03%) French Language
4 1 (1.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Architect
1 13 (19.70%) Network Architect
2 12 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 12 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Consultant
5 9 (13.64%) Network Design Architect
6 8 (12.12%) Senior Consultant
6 8 (12.12%) Solutions Consultant
7 6 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Technical Support
7 6 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Network Administrator
7 6 (9.09%) IT Administrator
7 6 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (9.09%) Administrator
8 4 (6.06%) Principal Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Network Operations Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Network Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) SecurID
3 1 (1.52%) PDA
3 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.52%) iPhone
3 1 (1.52%) iPad
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.52%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.52%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Linux
2 8 (12.12%) UNIX
3 7 (10.61%) Windows
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.03%) Solaris
5 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Load Balancing
2 12 (18.18%) Network Design
3 11 (16.67%) ITIL
4 9 (13.64%) Change Management
5 8 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (10.61%) Network Management
7 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.55%) Migration
9 2 (3.03%) Supplier Management
9 2 (3.03%) Computer Architecture
9 2 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.03%) WAN Optimisation
10 1 (1.52%) Stress Testing
10 1 (1.52%) Time Management
10 1 (1.52%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.52%) SIEM
10 1 (1.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.52%) Strategic Planning
10 1 (1.52%) WFM
10 1 (1.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) Perl
1 3 (4.55%) SQL
1 3 (4.55%) Python
1 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (43.94%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (36.36%) CCNA
3 18 (27.27%) CCNP
4 11 (16.67%) CCIE
5 6 (9.09%) JNCIA
6 4 (6.06%) Degree
7 2 (3.03%) CCSP
7 2 (3.03%) CCIP
8 1 (1.52%) CCENT
8 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.52%) Sun Certification
8 1 (1.52%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.03%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (77.27%) Cisco
2 20 (30.30%) Juniper
3 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.61%) Citrix
4 7 (10.61%) Huawei
5 6 (9.09%) HP
6 5 (7.58%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.58%) Veritas
6 5 (7.58%) VMware
6 5 (7.58%) F5
7 4 (6.06%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle
8 3 (4.55%) Avaya
9 2 (3.03%) Dell
9 2 (3.03%) Sun
9 2 (3.03%) Lotus
9 2 (3.03%) Symantec
9 2 (3.03%) Websense
9 2 (3.03%) BT
9 2 (3.03%) 3Com
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