Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 767 765 803
Rank change year-on-year -2 +38 +64
Permanent jobs citing DSL 33 88 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.049% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.82% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 29 79 50
London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -19.05% +61.54%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £96,750 £65,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £30,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -27.38% -1.18% +30.77%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 8,953 10,689 11,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.37% 14.30% 15.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7,314 8,766 10,198
London median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,099 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

DSL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for DSL in London

DSL
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for DSL in London

DSL
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DSL in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for DSL in London

DSL
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. 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
Central London -7 9 £77,500 +82.35% 1
DSL
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing DSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for DSL.

1 21 (63.64%) Cisco
2 20 (60.61%) VPN
3 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 18 (54.55%) VoIP
4 16 (48.48%) LAN
4 16 (48.48%) Firewall
5 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 15 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (42.42%) Windows 10
6 14 (42.42%) DHCP
6 14 (42.42%) Windows
6 14 (42.42%) DNS
6 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
7 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
7 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (39.39%) Palo Alto
7 13 (39.39%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
9 11 (33.33%) HP
9 11 (33.33%) ADSL
9 11 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (33.33%) Veeam
9 11 (33.33%) Polycom
9 11 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (33.33%) Backup Exec
9 11 (33.33%) Google
9 11 (33.33%) G Suite
10 10 (30.30%) Finance

DSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (15.15%) Skype for Business
2 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) G Suite
2 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.09%) Office 365
4 2 (6.06%) IaaS
4 2 (6.06%) SaaS
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) VPN
2 18 (54.55%) VoIP
3 16 (48.48%) Firewall
3 16 (48.48%) LAN
4 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 14 (42.42%) DHCP
5 14 (42.42%) DNS
6 11 (33.33%) ADSL
6 11 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (27.27%) MPLS
8 8 (24.24%) Ethernet
8 8 (24.24%) Internet
9 5 (15.15%) DWDM
9 5 (15.15%) IP Telephony
9 5 (15.15%) SDH
9 5 (15.15%) WAN
10 4 (12.12%) xDSL
11 3 (9.09%) HSRP
11 3 (9.09%) VLAN
11 3 (9.09%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) Big Data
2 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.06%) Hazelcast
2 2 (6.06%) Impala
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
1 4 (12.12%) Selenium
2 2 (6.06%) Jasmine
2 2 (6.06%) JUnit
2 2 (6.06%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (6.06%) Protractor
2 2 (6.06%) Ranorex
2 2 (6.06%) Robot Framework
2 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Customer Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Customer Support Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 11 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Presales Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Angular Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Core Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Presales Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (9.09%) Software Packaging
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.06%) Angular 2
3 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) HTML5
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
3 2 (6.06%) NgRx
3 2 (6.06%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) Sass
3 2 (6.06%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) libvirt
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (39.39%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (15.15%) IVR
5 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
6 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
6 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.06%) Credit Risk
6 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
6 2 (6.06%) User Experience
6 2 (6.06%) Wiki
7 1 (3.03%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
1 14 (42.42%) Windows 10
1 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) CentOS
4 4 (12.12%) Fedora
4 4 (12.12%) Linux
4 4 (12.12%) Unix
5 2 (6.06%) Android
5 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) DevOps
3 6 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (15.15%) Presales
4 5 (15.15%) Telesales
4 5 (15.15%) Validation
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.12%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (12.12%) ITIL
5 4 (12.12%) Machine Learning
5 4 (12.12%) Open Source
5 4 (12.12%) Predictive Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Service Design
5 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.09%) Refactoring
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Perl
1 6 (18.18%) Python
2 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
2 4 (12.12%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) Java 8
3 2 (6.06%) Ruby
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.03%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) Go
4 1 (3.03%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.21%) CCNA
2 7 (21.21%) CCNP
3 4 (12.12%) CCVP
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) JNCIP
4 2 (6.06%) MCITP
4 2 (6.06%) MCP
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) Docker
3 3 (9.09%) GlusterFS
3 3 (9.09%) vSphere
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.03%) KVM
5 1 (3.03%) QEMU
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 4 (12.12%) Kubernetes
2 4 (12.12%) Puppet
2 4 (12.12%) Terraform
3 2 (6.06%) AirWatch
3 2 (6.06%) XenMobile
4 1 (3.03%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) Kibana
4 1 (3.03%) logstash
4 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 13 (39.39%) Palo Alto
4 11 (33.33%) Google
4 11 (33.33%) HP
4 11 (33.33%) Polycom
4 11 (33.33%) Veeam
5 5 (15.15%) Avaya
5 5 (15.15%) Juniper
5 5 (15.15%) ServiceNow
6 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.12%) VMware
7 2 (6.06%) Acronis
7 2 (6.06%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (6.06%) Bloomberg
7 2 (6.06%) Cloudera
7 2 (6.06%) FactSet
7 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.06%) MobileIron
7 2 (6.06%) Reuters