The table below looks at the statistics for ADSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ADSL over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
Rank 212 186 192
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Permanent jobs citing ADSL 6 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 1.70% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 7
Average salary £23,500 £25,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £17,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £25,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -32.43%
ADSL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
775 766 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.49% 15.44% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 657 664 730
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

ADSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ADSL across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ADSL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ADSL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ADSL across the West Midlands region.

ADSL Salary Trend in the West Midlands

ADSL
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Worcestershire -7 2 £20,000 +17.64%
Birmingham -22 1 £27,000 +8.00%
Herefordshire - 1 £20,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £25,000 -
ADSL
England

ADSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing ADSL 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 ADSL.

1 6 (66.67%) VPN
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
1 6 (66.67%) CCNA
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) VPLS
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Apple
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Line Management
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (22.22%) Draytek

ADSL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing ADSL 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 ADSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 4 (44.44%) OSPF
2 4 (44.44%) BGP
2 4 (44.44%) VPLS
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) FTP
5 1 (11.11%) SMTP
5 1 (11.11%) PSTN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) IT Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) Fault Management
1 2 (22.22%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNA
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Apple
2 2 (22.22%) Draytek
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco