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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 782 860 787
Rank change year-on-year +78 -73  
Permanent jobs citing DSL 69 84 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.085% 0.086% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 0.50% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 60 78 96
Median salary £40,000 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% -17.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,700 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £28,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +42.85% -25.33%  

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 12997 16912 19088
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.07% 17.34% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10598 14159 15228
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,597 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year -5.88% +0.59%  

DSL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing DSL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 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
London +72 34 £45,000 -21.73% 5
South East +64 25 £40,000 +24.03%
East Midlands - 6 £35,000 -
East of England +22 3 £60,000 +71.42%
North West -25 3 £37,500 +44.23%
DSL
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 104 (74.82%) Cisco
2 91 (65.47%) MPLS
3 85 (61.15%) Firewall
4 76 (54.68%) Ethernet
5 75 (53.96%) VPN
5 75 (53.96%) Cisco Certification
6 72 (51.80%) WAN
7 63 (45.32%) LAN
8 55 (39.57%) Wireless
9 54 (38.85%) Windows
9 54 (38.85%) Juniper
10 51 (36.69%) BGP
11 50 (35.97%) OSPF
12 46 (33.09%) CCNP
13 43 (30.94%) CCNA
13 43 (30.94%) DNS
14 42 (30.22%) DHCP
15 39 (28.06%) HP
16 35 (25.18%) Windows Server
17 34 (24.46%) VoIP
18 33 (23.74%) IPv6
19 32 (23.02%) ITIL
20 30 (21.58%) Cisco ASA
21 29 (20.86%) Data Centre
22 28 (20.14%) VLAN
22 28 (20.14%) Microsoft
22 28 (20.14%) Active Directory
23 26 (18.71%) Wi-Fi
23 26 (18.71%) Network Security
24 25 (17.99%) Meraki

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 16 (11.51%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (7.19%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.44%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (12.23%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 91 (65.47%) MPLS
2 85 (61.15%) Firewall
3 76 (54.68%) Ethernet
4 75 (53.96%) VPN
5 72 (51.80%) WAN
6 63 (45.32%) LAN
7 55 (39.57%) Wireless
8 51 (36.69%) BGP
9 50 (35.97%) OSPF
10 43 (30.94%) DNS
11 42 (30.22%) DHCP
12 34 (24.46%) VoIP
13 33 (23.74%) IPv6
14 30 (21.58%) Cisco ASA
15 28 (20.14%) VLAN
16 26 (18.71%) Network Security
16 26 (18.71%) Wi-Fi
17 24 (17.27%) IPsec
18 22 (15.83%) 3G
18 22 (15.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) Big Data
General
1 15 (10.79%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.47%) Games
3 4 (2.88%) Finance
4 2 (1.44%) Military
5 1 (0.72%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 70 (50.36%) Network Engineer
2 28 (20.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 28 (20.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 24 (17.27%) Senior Network Engineer
4 19 (13.67%) Support Engineer
5 18 (12.95%) Programmer
6 16 (11.51%) Juniper Engineer
7 11 (7.91%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 11 (7.91%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) IT Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) IT Support
8 9 (6.47%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) Network Support
8 9 (6.47%) Network Support Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) Senior Network Support
8 9 (6.47%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) Senior Support Engineer
9 7 (5.04%) NOC Technician
10 6 (4.32%) Lead Programmer
10 6 (4.32%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.91%) HTML
2 9 (6.47%) 802.1X
3 7 (5.04%) Scalaz
4 1 (0.72%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.86%) Data Centre
2 21 (15.11%) Fintech
3 20 (14.39%) Driving Licence
4 18 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (7.91%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (5.04%) Management Information System
7 7 (5.04%) PKI
8 4 (2.88%) iPhone
9 2 (1.44%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.44%) Clustering
9 2 (1.44%) iPad
9 2 (1.44%) Replication
10 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.72%) Derivative
10 1 (0.72%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.72%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.72%) STB
10 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (38.85%) Windows
2 35 (25.18%) Windows Server
3 23 (16.55%) Linux
4 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (8.63%) Windows 10
6 11 (7.91%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.32%) CentOS
8 5 (3.60%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.60%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.44%) Unix
10 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.02%) ITIL
2 12 (8.63%) Load Balancing
2 12 (8.63%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (7.91%) Incident Management
3 11 (7.91%) Service Delivery
4 8 (5.76%) Change Control
4 8 (5.76%) Network Design
4 8 (5.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (5.76%) Presales
5 7 (5.04%) Adaptive Security
5 7 (5.04%) Information Management
5 7 (5.04%) Line Management
5 7 (5.04%) Mentoring
5 7 (5.04%) Open Source
5 7 (5.04%) Operations Management
5 7 (5.04%) Project Management
5 7 (5.04%) Statistical Analysis
5 7 (5.04%) Time Management
5 7 (5.04%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (3.60%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.83%) Scala
2 21 (15.11%) F#
2 21 (15.11%) Haskell
2 21 (15.11%) ML
2 21 (15.11%) OCaml
2 21 (15.11%) Python
3 13 (9.35%) Clojure
4 12 (8.63%) Java
5 4 (2.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 75 (53.96%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (33.09%) CCNP
3 43 (30.94%) CCNA
4 24 (17.27%) Degree
5 10 (7.19%) PhD
6 9 (6.47%) CCNP Voice
6 9 (6.47%) CCSA
7 7 (5.04%) JNCIP
8 6 (4.32%) JNCIS
8 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
9 5 (3.60%) CCIE
10 4 (2.88%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.16%) CCVP
11 3 (2.16%) MCSE
12 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.44%) MCITP
12 2 (1.44%) MCP
12 2 (1.44%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (20.14%) Active Directory
2 20 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.47%) XenServer
4 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.44%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.44%) UAG
6 1 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (9.35%) Backup Exec
2 10 (7.19%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (6.47%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (6.47%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (6.47%) XenMobile
4 2 (1.44%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.44%) SCCM
4 2 (1.44%) SCOM
4 2 (1.44%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.72%) WMI
Vendors
1 104 (74.82%) Cisco
2 54 (38.85%) Juniper
3 39 (28.06%) HP
4 28 (20.14%) Microsoft
5 25 (17.99%) Meraki
6 23 (16.55%) F5
6 23 (16.55%) VMware
7 21 (15.11%) CheckPoint
8 19 (13.67%) Draytek
9 17 (12.23%) Palo Alto
10 12 (8.63%) Citrix
10 12 (8.63%) Fortinet
11 11 (7.91%) NETGEAR
11 11 (7.91%) Ubiquiti
11 11 (7.91%) Veeam
12 10 (7.19%) SonicWALL
13 9 (6.47%) EMC
13 9 (6.47%) IronPort
13 9 (6.47%) Polycom
13 9 (6.47%) SolarWinds
London
SG Gaming
Salary: on call allowance, bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Feltham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £140000 per annum, Benefits to 30K Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Romford, Essex
Ontech Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago