Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 991 1079 1014
Rank change year-on-year +88 -65 +89
Permanent jobs citing DSL 159 151 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.095% 0.079% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.46% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 142 135 180
England median annual salary £41,000 £43,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.75% +24.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £25,125 £25,500 £18,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,000
UK median annual salary £41,000 £43,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.20% +23.57% -2.78%

DSL is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 26849 32570 37175
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.07% 17.11% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 21863 27284 30177
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

DSL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for DSL in England

DSL
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for DSL in England

DSL
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DSL in England over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for DSL in England

DSL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the England region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +56 82 £47,500 -11.63% 1
South East +92 61 £40,000 +23.08% 3
Midlands +52 7 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 7 £35,000 -
East of England +20 5 £60,000 +71.43%
North of England -32 5 £37,500 +38.89% 1
North West -45 5 £37,500 +25.00%
South West +6 1 £19,500 -55.17%
DSL
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 England region with a requirement for DSL.

1 119 (74.84%) MPLS
2 118 (74.21%) Cisco
3 95 (59.75%) Firewall
4 93 (58.49%) Cisco Certification
5 88 (55.35%) VPN
6 87 (54.72%) WAN
7 74 (46.54%) Ethernet
8 70 (44.03%) Juniper
9 69 (43.40%) Windows
10 67 (42.14%) LAN
11 62 (38.99%) CCNA
12 61 (38.36%) OSPF
12 61 (38.36%) BGP
13 53 (33.33%) CCNP
14 50 (31.45%) Windows Server
15 47 (29.56%) Wireless
16 42 (26.42%) DNS
17 41 (25.79%) VoIP
17 41 (25.79%) Microsoft
18 40 (25.16%) Cisco ASA
19 37 (23.27%) Active Directory
19 37 (23.27%) Internet
20 36 (22.64%) IPsec
21 33 (20.75%) HP
21 33 (20.75%) F5
22 32 (20.13%) Data Centre
22 32 (20.13%) CheckPoint
23 31 (19.50%) IPv6
23 31 (19.50%) Network Security
24 29 (18.24%) ITIL

DSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 23 (14.47%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.43%) IIS
2 15 (9.43%) Skype for Business
3 14 (8.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (5.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.26%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.63%) JBoss
7 1 (0.63%) nginx
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.55%) Office 365
2 7 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.52%) G Suite
3 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 119 (74.84%) MPLS
2 95 (59.75%) Firewall
3 88 (55.35%) VPN
4 87 (54.72%) WAN
5 74 (46.54%) Ethernet
6 67 (42.14%) LAN
7 61 (38.36%) BGP
7 61 (38.36%) OSPF
8 47 (29.56%) Wireless
9 42 (26.42%) DNS
10 41 (25.79%) VoIP
11 40 (25.16%) Cisco ASA
12 37 (23.27%) Internet
13 36 (22.64%) IPsec
14 31 (19.50%) IPv6
14 31 (19.50%) Network Security
15 28 (17.61%) DHCP
16 25 (15.72%) Cisco Nexus
16 25 (15.72%) Wi-Fi
17 24 (15.09%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.92%) Big Data
2 1 (0.63%) Couchbase
2 1 (0.63%) MySQL
2 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.63%) Redis
2 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.63%) JBehave
1 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.63%) jMock
1 1 (0.63%) Mockito
1 1 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 18 (11.32%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.81%) Finance
3 9 (5.66%) Games
4 5 (3.14%) Banking
5 4 (2.52%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.26%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.26%) French Language
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Front Office
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (41.51%) Network Engineer
2 27 (16.98%) Cisco Engineer
2 27 (16.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 24 (15.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 20 (12.58%) Support Engineer
5 18 (11.32%) Analyst
6 17 (10.69%) Consultant
7 16 (10.06%) Juniper Engineer
8 13 (8.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 13 (8.18%) Network Analyst
9 12 (7.55%) Developer
9 12 (7.55%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
9 12 (7.55%) Network Security Analyst
9 12 (7.55%) Security Analyst
10 11 (6.92%) Network Support
10 11 (6.92%) Network Support Engineer
10 11 (6.92%) Programmer
10 11 (6.92%) Scala Developer
11 10 (6.29%) Senior Network Support
11 10 (6.29%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.69%) Scalaz
2 9 (5.66%) 802.1X
3 6 (3.77%) HTML
4 1 (0.63%) .NET
4 1 (0.63%) Akka
4 1 (0.63%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.63%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.63%) J2EE
4 1 (0.63%) jBPM
4 1 (0.63%) JDBC
4 1 (0.63%) JMS
4 1 (0.63%) JMX
4 1 (0.63%) JPA
4 1 (0.63%) JTA
4 1 (0.63%) LAMP
4 1 (0.63%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.63%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.13%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.69%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.69%) Fintech
3 12 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.55%) Replication
4 10 (6.29%) Clustering
5 9 (5.66%) Management Information System
6 8 (5.03%) Blackberry
6 8 (5.03%) PKI
7 6 (3.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (3.77%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.63%) Derivative
8 1 (0.63%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.63%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.63%) IPTV
8 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.63%) STB
8 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (43.40%) Windows
2 50 (31.45%) Windows Server
3 27 (16.98%) Linux
4 26 (16.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (13.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.66%) Unix
8 6 (3.77%) CentOS
8 6 (3.77%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.52%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.26%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.26%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.26%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.24%) ITIL
2 24 (15.09%) Presales
3 21 (13.21%) Load Balancing
4 17 (10.69%) Service Delivery
5 14 (8.81%) Functional Programming
5 14 (8.81%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (8.18%) High Availability
6 13 (8.18%) Translating Business Requirements
7 11 (6.92%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (6.92%) Migration
8 10 (6.29%) Integration Testing
8 10 (6.29%) Problem Management
8 10 (6.29%) Server Building
9 9 (5.66%) Change Control
9 9 (5.66%) Network Design
9 9 (5.66%) Time Management
10 8 (5.03%) Information Management
10 8 (5.03%) Open Source
10 8 (5.03%) Operations Management
10 8 (5.03%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.58%) Python
2 18 (11.32%) Scala
3 17 (10.69%) F#
3 17 (10.69%) Haskell
3 17 (10.69%) ML
3 17 (10.69%) OCaml
4 11 (6.92%) PowerShell
5 9 (5.66%) Java
6 3 (1.89%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.26%) Clojure
8 1 (0.63%) C#
8 1 (0.63%) Groovy
8 1 (0.63%) Perl
8 1 (0.63%) Ruby
8 1 (0.63%) SQL
8 1 (0.63%) VB
8 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 93 (58.49%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (38.99%) CCNA
3 53 (33.33%) CCNP
4 29 (18.24%) Degree
5 22 (13.84%) CCSA
6 20 (12.58%) JNCIS
7 19 (11.95%) CCIE
8 15 (9.43%) JNCIP
8 15 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (8.18%) CCSE
9 13 (8.18%) Check Point Certification
9 13 (8.18%) MCITP
10 11 (6.92%) MCSE
11 10 (6.29%) MCP
11 10 (6.29%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (6.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (3.77%) JNCIA
13 5 (3.14%) CCNP Voice
14 4 (2.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.18%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 37 (23.27%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.29%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.52%) vSphere
4 4 (2.52%) XenServer
5 2 (1.26%) Firmware
6 1 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.63%) etcd
Systems Management
1 14 (8.81%) Backup Exec
2 13 (8.18%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (6.29%) SolarWinds Orion
3 10 (6.29%) vCenter Server
4 8 (5.03%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (5.03%) SCCM
5 6 (3.77%) XenMobile
6 5 (3.14%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.89%) Puppet
8 2 (1.26%) Nagios
8 2 (1.26%) SCOM
8 2 (1.26%) WMI
9 1 (0.63%) Ansible
9 1 (0.63%) Consul
9 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.63%) Icinga
9 1 (0.63%) Netcool
9 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.63%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 118 (74.21%) Cisco
2 70 (44.03%) Juniper
3 41 (25.79%) Microsoft
4 33 (20.75%) F5
4 33 (20.75%) HP
5 32 (20.13%) CheckPoint
6 25 (15.72%) VMware
7 22 (13.84%) Draytek
8 18 (11.32%) Meraki
9 16 (10.06%) SonicWALL
9 16 (10.06%) Veeam
10 13 (8.18%) Fortinet
11 12 (7.55%) Dell
11 12 (7.55%) Palo Alto
12 11 (6.92%) Citrix
13 10 (6.29%) SolarWinds
13 10 (6.29%) Symantec
13 10 (6.29%) Veritas
13 10 (6.29%) WatchGuard
13 10 (6.29%) ZyXEL
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Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + on call allow+o/t
Posted: 23 hours ago
Middlesex
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