The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
South East / Kent
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing DSL 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.34% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.92% - -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Median salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.42% -6.66%  

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 Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 130 180 209
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 19.37% 18.99% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 113 143 199
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,613 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

DSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

DSL
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for DSL in Kent

DSL
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DSL in Kent over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DSL in Kent

DSL
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Dartford - 4 £26,500 -
Aylesford - 1 £37,500 -
DSL
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for DSL.

1 10 (100.00%) MPLS
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
3 8 (80.00%) Cisco
4 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
4 6 (60.00%) VPLS
5 5 (50.00%) Network Security
5 5 (50.00%) Escalation Management
5 5 (50.00%) RIP
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
5 5 (50.00%) CCNA
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (50.00%) OSPF
5 5 (50.00%) BGP
5 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 5 (50.00%) IGRP
5 5 (50.00%) Project Management
5 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
6 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (40.00%) LAN
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008

DSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) MPLS
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (60.00%) VPLS
4 5 (50.00%) BGP
4 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 5 (50.00%) IGRP
4 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 5 (50.00%) OSPF
4 5 (50.00%) RIP
4 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) Skype
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) WAN Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Field Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Field Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) IT Support
4 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Escalation Management
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNA
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco