The table below looks at the statistics for DSL 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 DSL over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank - 208 211
Permanent jobs citing DSL 0 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.13% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.78% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Average salary - £29,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.30%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £28,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -20.00%
DSL
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
898 894 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.33% 16.56% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 808 732 799
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,350
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

DSL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DSL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

DSL Salary Trend in the West Midlands

DSL
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing DSL 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 DSL.

1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) VPLS
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Balanced Scorecard
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) Broadband
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Finance

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing DSL 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 DSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) VPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Broadband
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Network Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Balanced Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001