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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
xDSL
Rank 876 883 839
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -44
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 24 27 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.024% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.13% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 31
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -32.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £26,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £66,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £27,850 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.67% -30.37%

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
18448 20813 18849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.66% 18.12% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15302 16464 15218
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +12 24 £35,000 +25.00% 4
North West - 10 £35,000 -
Warrington - 10 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 10 £35,000 -
South East +11 7 £45,000 +69.81% 2
Berkshire +10 6 £45,000 +69.81% 2
South West -3 4 £27,750 -33.13%
Reading -4 4 £45,000 +69.81% 2
Bristol -21 4 £27,750 -33.13%
East of England +8 2 £33,000 +41.93%
Horsham - 2 £45,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £33,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £33,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
West Midlands -20 1 £47,500 +70.55% 2
Hook - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 32 (71.11%) MPLS
2 29 (64.44%) Firewall
3 27 (60.00%) Cisco
4 26 (57.78%) VPN
5 25 (55.56%) Ethernet
6 22 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (48.89%) IPsec
7 21 (46.67%) WAN
8 20 (44.44%) SSL
9 19 (42.22%) LAN
10 18 (40.00%) CCNP
10 18 (40.00%) Telecoms
10 18 (40.00%) Wireless
11 17 (37.78%) OSPF
12 16 (35.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (33.33%) BGP
14 14 (31.11%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (26.67%) Service Management
15 12 (26.67%) EIGRP
15 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
15 12 (26.67%) VoIP
15 12 (26.67%) DHCP
15 12 (26.67%) DNS
16 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
17 10 (22.22%) PPP
17 10 (22.22%) SNMP
17 10 (22.22%) 802.11
17 10 (22.22%) TACACS
17 10 (22.22%) Cisco IOS

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (2.22%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (71.11%) MPLS
2 29 (64.44%) Firewall
3 26 (57.78%) VPN
4 25 (55.56%) Ethernet
5 22 (48.89%) IPsec
6 21 (46.67%) WAN
7 20 (44.44%) SSL
8 19 (42.22%) LAN
9 18 (40.00%) Wireless
10 17 (37.78%) OSPF
11 16 (35.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (33.33%) BGP
13 14 (31.11%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (26.67%) EIGRP
14 12 (26.67%) DHCP
14 12 (26.67%) VoIP
14 12 (26.67%) DNS
14 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
15 10 (22.22%) PPP
15 10 (22.22%) SNMP
General
1 18 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Sales Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Product Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Network Support
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Support
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Sales Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) 802.1X
2 3 (6.67%) OLE
3 1 (2.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) Life Science
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) CCTV
5 2 (4.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 12 (26.67%) Service Management
3 10 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
6 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
6 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
7 6 (13.33%) Network Design
8 5 (11.11%) Product Management
8 5 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (11.11%) Security Patching
8 5 (11.11%) Service Continuity Management
9 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.67%) CRM
10 2 (4.44%) B2B
10 2 (4.44%) Business Development
10 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.44%) Capacity Management
11 1 (2.22%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) Perl
1 4 (8.89%) Python
1 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (40.00%) CCNP
3 9 (20.00%) Degree
4 7 (15.56%) CCIP
4 7 (15.56%) CCIE
5 5 (11.11%) CCNA
6 4 (8.89%) CCSP
6 4 (8.89%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.44%) CCENT
7 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Nagios
1 3 (6.67%) Cacti
2 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Cisco
2 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.78%) Juniper
3 8 (17.78%) VMware
4 5 (11.11%) BT
5 4 (8.89%) F5
6 3 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.67%) Huawei
6 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (6.67%) Remedy
7 2 (4.44%) Ericsson
7 2 (4.44%) Nokia
7 2 (4.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (2.22%) Ipanema Technologies
8 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.22%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
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Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago