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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
xDSL
Rank 877 943 977
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +34
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 32 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.020% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 31
Median salary £47,500 £51,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.31% +57.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +55.73%

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
17097 19355 20378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.15% 17.91% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14201 15521 16305
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing xDSL over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 within the UK.

xDSL Salary Histogram in the UK

xDSL
Top 22 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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +32 31 £46,250 -9.75% 9
London +45 9 £60,000 -7.69% 2
South East +15 9 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Berkshire +8 7 £50,000 -4.76% 2
West Midlands -11 6 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Reading +14 5 £51,250 - 2
Feltham - 5 £60,000 - 2
East of England - 5 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 4 - -
Watford - 4 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Surrey +2 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Epsom - 2 £40,000 -
Solihull - 2 £35,000 -
North West +19 1 - -
Yorkshire +5 1 £50,000 +66.66% 1
North Yorkshire +2 1 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Manchester -7 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £29,000 -
York - 1 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £29,000 -

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 65 (69.15%) Wireless
2 55 (58.51%) Cisco
3 51 (54.26%) WAN
4 46 (48.94%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (46.81%) MPLS
6 42 (44.68%) VPN
7 40 (42.55%) LAN
8 38 (40.43%) Ethernet
9 37 (39.36%) CCNP
9 37 (39.36%) Firewall
10 35 (37.23%) Juniper
11 30 (31.91%) OSPF
12 29 (30.85%) BGP
12 29 (30.85%) VoIP
13 28 (29.79%) Product Management
14 27 (28.72%) IPsec
15 25 (26.60%) GSM
15 25 (26.60%) EIGRP
16 24 (25.53%) SSL
17 22 (23.40%) Telecoms
18 21 (22.34%) Skype for Business
19 20 (21.28%) Unified Communications
19 20 (21.28%) Presales
19 20 (21.28%) Finance
20 19 (20.21%) WLAN
20 19 (20.21%) Radio Access Network
20 19 (20.21%) Cisco Nexus
21 18 (19.15%) CCNA
21 18 (19.15%) VLAN
22 17 (18.09%) XMPP

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 21 (22.34%) Skype for Business
2 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.26%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) MS Office
2 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.09%) IaaS
2 8 (8.51%) Office 365
3 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 65 (69.15%) Wireless
2 51 (54.26%) WAN
3 44 (46.81%) MPLS
4 42 (44.68%) VPN
5 40 (42.55%) LAN
6 38 (40.43%) Ethernet
7 37 (39.36%) Firewall
8 30 (31.91%) OSPF
9 29 (30.85%) BGP
9 29 (30.85%) VoIP
10 27 (28.72%) IPsec
11 25 (26.60%) EIGRP
11 25 (26.60%) GSM
12 24 (25.53%) SSL
13 20 (21.28%) Unified Communications
14 19 (20.21%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (20.21%) Radio Access Network
14 19 (20.21%) WLAN
15 18 (19.15%) VLAN
16 17 (18.09%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (23.40%) Telecoms
2 20 (21.28%) Finance
3 11 (11.70%) Games
4 7 (7.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Electronics
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (24.47%) Consultant
2 19 (20.21%) Network Engineer
3 18 (19.15%) Field Engineer
4 17 (18.09%) Network Manager
5 12 (12.77%) Radio Engineer
6 11 (11.70%) Presales Consultant
6 11 (11.70%) Senior Consultant
7 10 (10.64%) GSM Engineer
7 10 (10.64%) Solutions Consultant
7 10 (10.64%) WAN Consultant
8 9 (9.57%) Support Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (6.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) Marketing Manager
10 6 (6.38%) RAN Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Cisco Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Network Support
11 5 (5.32%) Network Support Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.09%) XMPP
2 11 (11.70%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.57%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.38%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.09%) Windows
2 10 (10.64%) Linux
3 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.45%) Unix
5 4 (4.26%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.79%) Product Management
2 20 (21.28%) Presales
3 17 (18.09%) WAN Optimisation
4 12 (12.77%) Network Management
5 11 (11.70%) Network Architecture
6 8 (8.51%) Load Balancing
7 7 (7.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (6.38%) Network Marketing
9 5 (5.32%) Network Planning
10 4 (4.26%) Migration
10 4 (4.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 4 (4.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 2 (2.13%) Change Management
11 2 (2.13%) ITIL
11 2 (2.13%) Technical Analysis
12 1 (1.06%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (1.06%) Incident Management
12 1 (1.06%) ITSM
12 1 (1.06%) Programme Management
12 1 (1.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.51%) SQL
2 3 (3.19%) C
2 3 (3.19%) Perl
2 3 (3.19%) Python
2 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (48.94%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (39.36%) CCNP
3 18 (19.15%) CCNA
4 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (14.89%) CCSP
6 11 (11.70%) CCSA
6 11 (11.70%) Degree
6 11 (11.70%) MCSA
7 8 (8.51%) CCIE
8 4 (4.26%) JNCIA
8 4 (4.26%) MCSE
8 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.19%) CCENT
10 2 (2.13%) CCIP
System Software
1 11 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.51%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.26%) Terminal Services
3 4 (4.26%) vSphere
3 4 (4.26%) XenApp
3 4 (4.26%) XenDesktop
3 4 (4.26%) XenServer
Vendors
1 55 (58.51%) Cisco
2 35 (37.23%) Juniper
3 17 (18.09%) Ipanema Technologies
3 17 (18.09%) Riverbed
4 11 (11.70%) CheckPoint
4 11 (11.70%) Nokia
4 11 (11.70%) VMware
5 10 (10.64%) HP
5 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.38%) Apple
6 6 (6.38%) Huawei
6 6 (6.38%) Meraki
6 6 (6.38%) Ruckus Wireless
7 5 (5.32%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (4.26%) Acronis
8 4 (4.26%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (4.26%) Dell
8 4 (4.26%) NetApp
8 4 (4.26%) SonicWALL
8 4 (4.26%) ZyXEL
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