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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
xDSL
Rank 876 893 820
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -73
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 19 33 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.028% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.16% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 34
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -3.07%

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
18612 20378 20337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.04% 17.30% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15172 16298 16504
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 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 6 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
(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 +11 19 £43,750 -32.69% 8
North West - 6 £35,000 - 3
Warrington - 5 £35,000 - 2
Cheshire - 5 £35,000 - 2
South East -7 4 £45,000 +38.46% 4
London +13 3 £65,000 -
Yorkshire +9 3 £30,000 -
West Midlands -4 3 £47,500 +70.55%
Berkshire -8 3 £45,000 +42.85% 3
Harrogate - 3 £30,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -
Reading -8 2 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Manchester - 1 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Hook - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £50,000 -

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 51 (82.26%) MPLS
2 38 (61.29%) Cisco
2 38 (61.29%) Firewall
3 37 (59.68%) Ethernet
4 33 (53.23%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (53.23%) CCNP
4 33 (53.23%) BGP
4 33 (53.23%) Telecoms
5 31 (50.00%) IPsec
5 31 (50.00%) LAN
6 30 (48.39%) VPN
6 30 (48.39%) OSPF
7 27 (43.55%) WAN
8 24 (38.71%) Juniper
8 24 (38.71%) EIGRP
9 23 (37.10%) SSL
10 20 (32.26%) Wireless
11 16 (25.81%) Unified Communications
12 14 (22.58%) WAN Optimisation
12 14 (22.58%) Network Design
12 14 (22.58%) Marketing
13 13 (20.97%) VLAN
13 13 (20.97%) Service Management
13 13 (20.97%) Finance
13 13 (20.97%) Spanning Tree
14 12 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (19.35%) Product Management
14 12 (19.35%) L2TP
14 12 (19.35%) DSLAM
14 12 (19.35%) IPv4

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 10 (16.13%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (82.26%) MPLS
2 38 (61.29%) Firewall
3 37 (59.68%) Ethernet
4 33 (53.23%) BGP
5 31 (50.00%) LAN
5 31 (50.00%) IPsec
6 30 (48.39%) OSPF
6 30 (48.39%) VPN
7 27 (43.55%) WAN
8 24 (38.71%) EIGRP
9 23 (37.10%) SSL
10 20 (32.26%) Wireless
11 16 (25.81%) Unified Communications
12 13 (20.97%) VLAN
12 13 (20.97%) Spanning Tree
13 12 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (19.35%) IPv4
13 12 (19.35%) PPP
13 12 (19.35%) L2TP
13 12 (19.35%) DSLAM
General
1 33 (53.23%) Telecoms
2 14 (22.58%) Marketing
3 13 (20.97%) Finance
4 10 (16.13%) Manufacturing
5 8 (12.90%) Electronics
6 2 (3.23%) Advertising
7 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Consultant
2 16 (25.81%) Network Engineer
2 16 (25.81%) Senior Consultant
3 14 (22.58%) Sales Consultant
3 14 (22.58%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 12 (19.35%) Product Manager
5 10 (16.13%) Senior Sales Consultant
6 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) NOC Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Sales Executive
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Telecoms Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.13%) XMPP
2 3 (4.84%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.90%) DTV
3 5 (8.06%) User Experience
4 4 (6.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (4.84%) CCTV
6 2 (3.23%) Life Science
7 1 (1.61%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.84%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Network Design
1 14 (22.58%) WAN Optimisation
2 13 (20.97%) Service Management
3 12 (19.35%) Product Management
4 10 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (14.52%) Network Management
5 9 (14.52%) Load Balancing
6 8 (12.90%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (12.90%) Programme Management
6 8 (12.90%) ITIL
6 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.06%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.45%) DDoS Mitigation
9 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.84%) Change Management
9 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.84%) CRM
9 3 (4.84%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) Perl
1 3 (4.84%) SQL
1 3 (4.84%) Python
1 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (53.23%) CCNP
1 33 (53.23%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.52%) Degree
3 6 (9.68%) CCIP
3 6 (9.68%) CCIE
4 5 (8.06%) CCNA
5 3 (4.84%) CCSP
5 3 (4.84%) JNCIA
5 3 (4.84%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Nagios
1 3 (4.84%) Cacti
2 1 (1.61%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 38 (61.29%) Cisco
2 24 (38.71%) Juniper
3 10 (16.13%) Riverbed
3 10 (16.13%) Ipanema Technologies
4 9 (14.52%) BT
4 9 (14.52%) VMware
5 8 (12.90%) SAP
6 7 (11.29%) Huawei
6 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.68%) F5
8 5 (8.06%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 5 (8.06%) Ericsson
8 5 (8.06%) Nokia
9 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (4.84%) Remedy
9 3 (4.84%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.61%) TOWER Software
10 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.61%) Fujitsu
Warrington, Cheshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago