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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Rank 232 226 224
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing DSL 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.034% 0.018% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.12% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Median salary £23,000 - £29,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £33,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +17.85%
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
920 852 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.78% 15.33% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 730 763 730
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DSL across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

DSL Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

DSL
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 2 £29,000 -
Birmingham -22 1 £23,000 -
Walsall - 1 £23,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £23,000 -
DSL
England

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) xDSL
2 1 (33.33%) Junos
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Acronis
2 1 (33.33%) BlackBerry OS
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) MobileIron
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) Broadband
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ADSL
1 1 (33.33%) Broadband
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Junos
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) PBX
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) xDSL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Mechanical Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Mechanical Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) BlackBerry OS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CAD
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Acronis
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) MobileIron