Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for DSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DSL over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 202 192
Rank change year-on-year +19 -10 -5
Permanent jobs citing DSL 2 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.055% 0.21% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 1.29% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 1
Birmingham median annual salary £29,000 £23,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.40% -27.69% +12.07%
10th Percentile £28,500 £22,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £29,500 £42,100 £33,750
West Midlands median annual salary £28,750 £37,500 £25,750
% change year-on-year -23.33% +45.63% -11.21%

DSL is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 531 696 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.48% 15.91% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 374 431 546
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,563
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,625
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

DSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing DSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for DSL in Birmingham

DSL
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DSL in Birmingham.

Salary trend for DSL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for DSL.

1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) PPP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Netcool
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) NGN

DSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) PPP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) NGN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper