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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
xDSL
Rank 877 959 969
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +10
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 34 22 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.020% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 24
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +6.06%

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
16543 18546 20812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 16.91% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13752 15271 16624
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing xDSL within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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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 +47 34 £45,000 +20.00% 1
South East +21 10 £45,000 -
West Midlands +8 9 £27,500 -42.10%
London +41 7 £52,500 -19.23% 1
East of England +26 7 £45,000 +36.36%
Feltham - 7 £52,500 -
Reading +17 6 £52,500 +16.66%
Berkshire +2 6 £52,500 +16.66%
Solihull - 6 £27,500 -
East Sussex - 4 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Brighton - 4 £45,000 -
Watford - 4 £45,000 -
Peterborough - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £40,000 -
Coventry - 3 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £27,500 -
York - 1 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 59 (77.63%) Cisco
2 57 (75.00%) WAN
3 49 (64.47%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (60.53%) MPLS
5 41 (53.95%) Wireless
6 40 (52.63%) VPN
7 37 (48.68%) LAN
8 36 (47.37%) Ethernet
9 35 (46.05%) Firewall
10 33 (43.42%) CCNA
11 31 (40.79%) CCNP
12 29 (38.16%) Juniper
13 25 (32.89%) OSPF
14 24 (31.58%) BGP
15 22 (28.95%) Cisco Nexus
16 20 (26.32%) Degree
17 19 (25.00%) DSL
17 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (25.00%) IPsec
18 18 (23.68%) Nokia
18 18 (23.68%) CheckPoint
18 18 (23.68%) 802.11
18 18 (23.68%) 802.1X
19 17 (22.37%) Cisco ASA
19 17 (22.37%) CCSP
20 16 (21.05%) VoIP
20 16 (21.05%) 3G
21 15 (19.74%) Games
21 15 (19.74%) CCSA
21 15 (19.74%) GPRS

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 11 (14.47%) Skype for Business
2 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) MS Office
2 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Office 365
2 7 (9.21%) IaaS
3 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 57 (75.00%) WAN
2 46 (60.53%) MPLS
3 41 (53.95%) Wireless
4 40 (52.63%) VPN
5 37 (48.68%) LAN
6 36 (47.37%) Ethernet
7 35 (46.05%) Firewall
8 25 (32.89%) OSPF
9 24 (31.58%) BGP
10 22 (28.95%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (25.00%) DSL
11 19 (25.00%) IPsec
12 18 (23.68%) 802.11
13 17 (22.37%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (21.05%) 3G
14 16 (21.05%) VoIP
15 15 (19.74%) ADSL
15 15 (19.74%) Cisco PIX
15 15 (19.74%) GPRS
15 15 (19.74%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (19.74%) Games
2 11 (14.47%) Telecoms
3 10 (13.16%) Finance
4 4 (5.26%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) Consultant
3 11 (14.47%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Network Manager
6 7 (9.21%) Field Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) WAN Consultant
7 6 (7.89%) Radio Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Network Support
8 5 (6.58%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) RAN Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Solutions Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) GSM Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Network Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) 802.1X
2 7 (9.21%) XMPP
3 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (7.89%) Unix
4 5 (6.58%) Linux
5 4 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) Network Architecture
2 11 (14.47%) Network Management
2 11 (14.47%) Network Planning
3 10 (13.16%) Presales
4 8 (10.53%) Product Management
5 7 (9.21%) Load Balancing
5 7 (9.21%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (9.21%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (6.58%) ITIL
7 4 (5.26%) Change Management
7 4 (5.26%) Migration
7 4 (5.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (5.26%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 3 (3.95%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.95%) Data Privacy
8 3 (3.95%) ITSM
8 3 (3.95%) Validation
9 2 (2.63%) Change Control
9 2 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) C
2 2 (2.63%) Perl
2 2 (2.63%) Python
2 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (64.47%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (43.42%) CCNA
3 31 (40.79%) CCNP
4 20 (26.32%) Degree
5 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (22.37%) CCSP
7 15 (19.74%) CCSA
7 15 (19.74%) MCSA
8 7 (9.21%) CCIE
9 4 (5.26%) MCSE
10 3 (3.95%) CCENT
10 3 (3.95%) JNCIA
11 2 (2.63%) CCIP
11 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.26%) Terminal Services
3 4 (5.26%) vSphere
3 4 (5.26%) XenApp
3 4 (5.26%) XenDesktop
3 4 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 59 (77.63%) Cisco
2 29 (38.16%) Juniper
3 18 (23.68%) CheckPoint
3 18 (23.68%) Nokia
4 12 (15.79%) VMware
5 10 (13.16%) HP
6 9 (11.84%) Riverbed
7 7 (9.21%) Ipanema Technologies
8 6 (7.89%) Meraki
8 6 (7.89%) Ruckus Wireless
9 5 (6.58%) Extreme Networks
9 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
10 4 (5.26%) Acronis
10 4 (5.26%) Aerohive Networks
10 4 (5.26%) Citrix
10 4 (5.26%) Dell
10 4 (5.26%) NetApp
10 4 (5.26%) SonicWALL
10 4 (5.26%) ZyXEL
11 3 (3.95%) Symantec
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