Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for xDSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited xDSL over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

xDSL
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1100 1158 1231
Rank change year-on-year +58 +73 +7
Permanent jobs citing xDSL 51 54 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.030% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 41 38 40
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +44.07%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £48,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +44.07%

xDSL 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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26638 30581 34788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.77% 17.04% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21700 25241 28931
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

xDSL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for xDSL in England

xDSL
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for xDSL in England

xDSL
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing xDSL in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for xDSL in England

xDSL
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing xDSL within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
North of England +24 27 £45,000 +50.00% 1
North West - 22 £45,000 - 1
South East +28 13 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Midlands +44 7 £60,000 +118.18% 1
West Midlands +13 7 £60,000 +118.18% 1
Yorkshire +26 5 £35,000 +16.67%
London +12 3 £60,000 +14.29% 2
East of England +1 1 - -
xDSL
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for xDSL.

1 41 (80.39%) Cisco
2 39 (76.47%) Ethernet
3 38 (74.51%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (74.51%) MPLS
4 37 (72.55%) WAN
5 35 (68.63%) BGP
6 32 (62.75%) VPN
7 31 (60.78%) OSPF
7 31 (60.78%) Firewall
8 29 (56.86%) IPsec
8 29 (56.86%) CCNP
9 28 (54.90%) EIGRP
10 26 (50.98%) SSL
10 26 (50.98%) Load Balancing
10 26 (50.98%) F5
11 22 (43.14%) Wireless
12 21 (41.18%) VoIP
13 20 (39.22%) Cisco PIX
13 20 (39.22%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (39.22%) Riverbed
14 19 (37.25%) Wireshark
14 19 (37.25%) DNS
15 18 (35.29%) LAN
15 18 (35.29%) TACACS
15 18 (35.29%) Network Security
15 18 (35.29%) Degree
16 17 (33.33%) Broadband
16 17 (33.33%) ITIL
16 17 (33.33%) DHCP
16 17 (33.33%) SNMP

xDSL
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (76.47%) Ethernet
2 38 (74.51%) MPLS
3 37 (72.55%) WAN
4 35 (68.63%) BGP
5 32 (62.75%) VPN
6 31 (60.78%) Firewall
6 31 (60.78%) OSPF
7 29 (56.86%) IPsec
8 28 (54.90%) EIGRP
9 26 (50.98%) SSL
10 22 (43.14%) Wireless
11 21 (41.18%) VoIP
12 20 (39.22%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (39.22%) Cisco PIX
13 19 (37.25%) DNS
13 19 (37.25%) Wireshark
14 18 (35.29%) LAN
14 18 (35.29%) Network Security
14 18 (35.29%) TACACS
15 17 (33.33%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 13 (25.49%) Telecoms
2 11 (21.57%) Manufacturing
3 8 (15.69%) Finance
4 7 (13.73%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) French Language
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 13 (25.49%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Design Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Hardware Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Network Support
5 6 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Network Support
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Telecoms Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Broadband Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Network Technical Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (9.80%) Life Science
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.96%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
1 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Load Balancing
2 17 (33.33%) ITIL
2 17 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 15 (29.41%) ITIL V3
4 13 (25.49%) ITSM
4 13 (25.49%) Service Management
5 9 (17.65%) Asset Management
5 9 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (11.76%) CAD
6 6 (11.76%) Network Design
6 6 (11.76%) Network Management
7 4 (7.84%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.88%) Runbook
8 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.92%) Change Management
9 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.92%) Project Management
9 2 (3.92%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) Perl
1 6 (11.76%) Python
1 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (74.51%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (56.86%) CCNP
3 18 (35.29%) Degree
4 12 (23.53%) CCIE
5 11 (21.57%) CCNA
6 7 (13.73%) CCSP
7 6 (11.76%) JNCIA
7 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
7 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 3 (5.88%) CCDE
8 3 (5.88%) JNCIP
9 2 (3.92%) CCDP
10 1 (1.96%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (1.96%) CCDA
10 1 (1.96%) CCIP
10 1 (1.96%) CCSA
10 1 (1.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) PMO
2 6 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 41 (80.39%) Cisco
2 26 (50.98%) F5
3 20 (39.22%) Riverbed
4 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
5 9 (17.65%) Juniper
6 6 (11.76%) Atmel
6 6 (11.76%) Cadence
6 6 (11.76%) EMC
6 6 (11.76%) VMware
7 1 (1.96%) Arqiva
7 1 (1.96%) Avaya
7 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.96%) Meraki