The first table below looks at the demand for xDSL 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 xDSL over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
xDSL
Rank - 198 191
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.080% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.48% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £27,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £27,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -35.29%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
751 839 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.19% 16.75% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 647 707 558
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
xDSL
England

xDSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing xDSL across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing xDSL 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 xDSL.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) WinDbg
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP

xDSL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing xDSL 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 xDSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) WinDbg
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware