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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 238 213
Permanent jobs citing DSL 0 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.017% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.12% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 12
Median salary - £19,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -30.90%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £29,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -26.58%

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
737 866 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.91% 14.61% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 615 714 692
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

DSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing DSL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing DSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for DSL.

1 18 (81.82%) VoIP
2 15 (68.18%) MPLS
3 12 (54.55%) VLAN
4 11 (50.00%) Firewall
4 11 (50.00%) VPN
4 11 (50.00%) Cisco
5 9 (40.91%) CCDA
5 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (40.91%) CCNP
5 9 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (36.36%) SLA
7 7 (31.82%) CCNA
7 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
7 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
8 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
8 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
8 5 (22.73%) WAN
8 5 (22.73%) LAN
8 5 (22.73%) PBX
8 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) Linux
8 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
8 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
8 5 (22.73%) Driving Licence
9 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
9 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Data Security
9 4 (18.18%) ITIL
10 3 (13.64%) Change Management

DSL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) VoIP
2 15 (68.18%) MPLS
3 12 (54.55%) VLAN
4 11 (50.00%) Firewall
4 11 (50.00%) VPN
5 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
5 5 (22.73%) LAN
5 5 (22.73%) PBX
5 5 (22.73%) WAN
6 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (9.09%) Internet
7 2 (9.09%) IOS XR
7 2 (9.09%) VPLS
8 1 (4.55%) DHCP
8 1 (4.55%) DNS
8 1 (4.55%) ISDN
8 1 (4.55%) PSTN
8 1 (4.55%) xDSL
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Network Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Support Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Network Support
5 4 (18.18%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Support
7 2 (9.09%) Firewall Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Firewall Support
7 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Software Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
3 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
4 4 (18.18%) Data Security
4 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Change Control
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
6 2 (9.09%) Software Licensing
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) CCDA
1 9 (40.91%) CCNP
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) LANDesk
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Snow
3 2 (9.09%) SonicWALL