The table below looks at the statistics for xDSL skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited xDSL over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
xDSL
Rank 223 219 214
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 9 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.018% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.98% 0.11% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 5
Median salary £27,500 £47,500 £27,850
Median salary % change year-on-year
-42.10% +70.55%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £35,000 £27,850
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +25.67%
xDSL
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
917 871 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.82% 15.42% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 729 780 729
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% -

xDSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing xDSL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

xDSL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

xDSL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

xDSL Salary Trend in the West Midlands

xDSL
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing xDSL across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

xDSL Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

xDSL
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 xDSL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 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 - 5 £45,000 -
Solihull - 4 £27,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £27,500 -
xDSL
England

xDSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing xDSL 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 xDSL.

1 10 (66.67%) WAN
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
1 10 (66.67%) MPLS
2 6 (40.00%) OSPF
2 6 (40.00%) BGP
2 6 (40.00%) CCNA
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
2 6 (40.00%) ISDN
2 6 (40.00%) HSRP
3 5 (33.33%) Electronics
3 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (33.33%) Validation
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (26.67%) SonicWALL
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (26.67%) NAS
4 4 (26.67%) XenApp
4 4 (26.67%) XenServer
4 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
4 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (26.67%) Office 365
4 4 (26.67%) NetScaler

xDSL
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (26.67%) IIS
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (26.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
1 4 (26.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) MPLS
1 10 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (40.00%) BGP
2 6 (40.00%) HSRP
2 6 (40.00%) ISDN
2 6 (40.00%) OSPF
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 4 (26.67%) Broadband
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) NAS
3 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
3 4 (26.67%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) Skype
3 4 (26.67%) VoIP
3 4 (26.67%) Wireless
3 4 (26.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Electronics
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Design Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Mechanical Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Validation
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (26.67%) Presales
2 4 (26.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (13.33%) CAD
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CCNA
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (26.67%) vSphere
1 4 (26.67%) XenApp
1 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
1 4 (26.67%) XenServer
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Aerohive Networks
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
2 4 (26.67%) Dell
2 4 (26.67%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) NetApp
2 4 (26.67%) Ruckus Wireless
2 4 (26.67%) SonicWALL
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Atmel
3 1 (6.67%) EMC