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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
xDSL
Rank 865 905 833
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -72
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 38 35 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.029% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 40
Average salary £52,500 £35,625 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,075 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £31,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+58.73% +16.66%

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
20204 20462 22582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 16.94% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 16204 18194
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 £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

xDSL Salary Histogram in the UK

xDSL
Top 16 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 17 April 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 +36 38 £52,500 +55.55% 3
South East +8 27 £52,500 +87.50%
Berkshire +13 23 £50,000 +70.94%
Reading +3 19 £27,000 +11.34%
London +6 7 £67,500 +42.10% 1
City of London +28 6 £67,500 +89.47% 1
Surrey +9 2 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £70,000 +159.25%
North Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £70,000 -
Oxted - 2 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 - 1
Harrogate - 2 £30,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 - 1
Studley - 1 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £35,000 -

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 55 (72.37%) MPLS
2 48 (63.16%) Ethernet
3 47 (61.84%) Firewall
4 45 (59.21%) Telecoms
5 42 (55.26%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (53.95%) Cisco
6 41 (53.95%) CCNP
6 41 (53.95%) BGP
7 39 (51.32%) VPN
8 37 (48.68%) OSPF
9 32 (42.11%) PPP
10 31 (40.79%) EIGRP
11 29 (38.16%) IPsec
12 27 (35.53%) LAN
12 27 (35.53%) Juniper
13 25 (32.89%) WAN
14 24 (31.58%) Network Design
15 20 (26.32%) VoIP
15 20 (26.32%) Unified Communications
16 19 (25.00%) DSLAM
17 18 (23.68%) ATM
17 18 (23.68%) CCNA
17 18 (23.68%) Degree
18 17 (22.37%) SSL
19 15 (19.74%) Broadband
19 15 (19.74%) UNIX
19 15 (19.74%) L2TP
19 15 (19.74%) Network Management
20 14 (18.42%) Marketing
20 14 (18.42%) SQL

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (11.84%) Lync
2 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.79%) MS Office
3 11 (14.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) IaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (72.37%) MPLS
2 48 (63.16%) Ethernet
3 47 (61.84%) Firewall
4 41 (53.95%) BGP
5 39 (51.32%) VPN
6 37 (48.68%) OSPF
7 32 (42.11%) PPP
8 31 (40.79%) EIGRP
9 29 (38.16%) IPsec
10 27 (35.53%) LAN
11 25 (32.89%) WAN
12 20 (26.32%) VoIP
12 20 (26.32%) Unified Communications
13 19 (25.00%) DSLAM
14 18 (23.68%) ATM
15 17 (22.37%) SSL
16 15 (19.74%) Broadband
16 15 (19.74%) L2TP
17 14 (18.42%) IPv4
18 11 (14.47%) DOCSIS
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 45 (59.21%) Telecoms
2 14 (18.42%) Marketing
3 11 (14.47%) Finance
4 8 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 8 (10.53%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Network Engineer
2 18 (23.68%) Consultant
3 15 (19.74%) Senior Consultant
4 12 (15.79%) Product Manager
5 9 (11.84%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 9 (11.84%) Sales Consultant
6 8 (10.53%) Senior Sales Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Team Leader
7 6 (7.89%) Network Support
7 6 (7.89%) Network Team Leader
8 5 (6.58%) NOC Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Technical Support
8 5 (6.58%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) DTV
3 5 (6.58%) User Experience
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) CCTV
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) New Media
5 1 (1.32%) PKI
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) UNIX
2 12 (15.79%) Linux
3 11 (14.47%) Solaris
4 3 (3.95%) Windows
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) Network Design
2 15 (19.74%) Network Management
3 12 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 12 (15.79%) Product Management
4 11 (14.47%) WAN Optimisation
4 11 (14.47%) Service Management
5 8 (10.53%) ITIL
5 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 7 (9.21%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.58%) Change Management
9 4 (5.26%) Stress Testing
9 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.95%) Project Management
10 3 (3.95%) Migration
10 3 (3.95%) Information Security
11 2 (2.63%) B2B
11 2 (2.63%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) SQL
2 3 (3.95%) Python
2 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (55.26%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (53.95%) CCNP
3 18 (23.68%) CCNA
3 18 (23.68%) Degree
4 11 (14.47%) Sun Certification
4 11 (14.47%) SCSA
5 6 (7.89%) CCIE
6 5 (6.58%) JNCIP
7 3 (3.95%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.95%) CCSP
7 3 (3.95%) CCIP
8 2 (2.63%) CCDP
9 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.32%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 41 (53.95%) Cisco
2 27 (35.53%) Juniper
3 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 13 (17.11%) Huawei
5 12 (15.79%) HP
6 11 (14.47%) Veritas
6 11 (14.47%) Sun
6 11 (14.47%) Oracle
6 11 (14.47%) Riverbed
7 10 (13.16%) F5
7 10 (13.16%) VMware
8 9 (11.84%) Ipanema Technologies
9 8 (10.53%) SAP
10 6 (7.89%) BT
11 5 (6.58%) Ericsson
11 5 (6.58%) Nokia
11 5 (6.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.32%) TOWER Software
13 1 (1.32%) Fortinet
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 9 days ago
Harrogate
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Salary £25-35k basic
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £70000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 25 days ago