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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
xDSL
Rank 893 900 829
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -71
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 22 32 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.027% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.15% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 18 24 31
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%

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
18442 20682 19913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.83% 17.66% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15180 16529 16012
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 July 2015 within the UK.

xDSL Salary Histogram in the UK

xDSL
Top 17 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 July 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 +29 22 £37,500 -42.30% 2
North West - 8 £35,000 -
Warrington - 7 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 7 £35,000 -
South East -7 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Berkshire +4 3 £45,000 +37.40%
West Midlands +3 3 £47,500 +70.55%
Bristol -9 3 £33,000 -20.48% 1
South West -13 3 £33,000 -51.11% 1
London +28 2 £65,000 -
East of England +7 2 £33,000 -
Reading -8 2 £45,000 +37.40%
Suffolk - 2 £33,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £33,000 -
Manchester - 1 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Hook - 1 - - 1

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 38 (70.37%) MPLS
2 29 (53.70%) Firewall
2 29 (53.70%) Ethernet
3 28 (51.85%) Cisco
3 28 (51.85%) Telecoms
4 25 (46.30%) VPN
5 23 (42.59%) LAN
5 23 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (40.74%) CCNP
6 22 (40.74%) IPsec
7 21 (38.89%) WAN
8 20 (37.04%) BGP
9 19 (35.19%) OSPF
10 18 (33.33%) SSL
11 14 (25.93%) EIGRP
11 14 (25.93%) Wireless
11 14 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (24.07%) Service Management
12 13 (24.07%) Juniper
13 12 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (22.22%) Network Design
14 11 (20.37%) VoIP
15 10 (18.52%) PPP
15 10 (18.52%) DSLAM
15 10 (18.52%) Product Management
16 9 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
16 9 (16.67%) Degree
16 9 (16.67%) DOCSIS
16 9 (16.67%) L2TP

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (70.37%) MPLS
2 29 (53.70%) Ethernet
2 29 (53.70%) Firewall
3 25 (46.30%) VPN
4 23 (42.59%) LAN
5 22 (40.74%) IPsec
6 21 (38.89%) WAN
7 20 (37.04%) BGP
8 19 (35.19%) OSPF
9 18 (33.33%) SSL
10 14 (25.93%) EIGRP
10 14 (25.93%) Wireless
11 12 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (20.37%) VoIP
13 10 (18.52%) PPP
13 10 (18.52%) DSLAM
14 9 (16.67%) L2TP
14 9 (16.67%) DOCSIS
14 9 (16.67%) SNMP
14 9 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 28 (51.85%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.11%) Marketing
3 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Consultant
2 14 (25.93%) Network Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Product Manager
4 9 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Sales Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Sales Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Telecoms Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.70%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Network Team Leader
8 2 (3.70%) Sales Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) 802.1X
2 3 (5.56%) OLE
2 3 (5.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.26%) User Experience
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.56%) CCTV
4 3 (5.56%) Life Science
5 2 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Root Cause Analysis
2 13 (24.07%) Service Management
3 12 (22.22%) Network Design
4 10 (18.52%) Product Management
5 9 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
6 7 (12.96%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (12.96%) Load Balancing
7 5 (9.26%) ITIL
7 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.41%) Network Management
8 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.56%) CRM
9 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.56%) Service Continuity Management
9 3 (5.56%) Security Patching
10 2 (3.70%) DDoS Mitigation
10 2 (3.70%) Business Development
10 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Python
2 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (40.74%) CCNP
3 9 (16.67%) Degree
4 5 (9.26%) CCIP
4 5 (9.26%) CCNA
4 5 (9.26%) CCIE
5 2 (3.70%) CCSP
5 2 (3.70%) JNCIA
5 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.85%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Nagios
1 3 (5.56%) Cacti
2 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (51.85%) Cisco
2 13 (24.07%) Juniper
3 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.81%) BT
5 7 (12.96%) VMware
5 7 (12.96%) Huawei
6 5 (9.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 5 (9.26%) Ericsson
6 5 (9.26%) Nokia
7 4 (7.41%) F5
8 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
8 3 (5.56%) Ipanema Technologies
8 3 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (5.56%) Remedy
8 3 (5.56%) Riverbed
8 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.70%) SAP
10 1 (1.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
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