Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
England > London
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 725 735 760
Rank change year-on-year +10 +25 +114
Permanent jobs citing DSL 34 88 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.055% 0.13% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.88% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 29 61 38
London median annual salary £29,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.95% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £96,750 £65,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +28.00%

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 8,184 10,016 11,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.18% 14.37% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6,673 8,417 9,442
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 +11 5 £92,500 +131.25% 3
South London - 1 £28,500 -
DSL
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 22 (64.71%) Cisco
2 19 (55.88%) VoIP
3 18 (52.94%) VPN
3 18 (52.94%) LAN
4 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (50.00%) Firewall
5 16 (47.06%) DHCP
6 15 (44.12%) TCP/IP
7 14 (41.18%) DNS
7 14 (41.18%) Windows
8 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
8 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
8 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
8 13 (38.24%) Windows 10
8 13 (38.24%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
9 12 (35.29%) HP
9 12 (35.29%) ADSL
9 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (32.35%) Polycom
10 11 (32.35%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (32.35%) Google
10 11 (32.35%) Backup Exec
10 11 (32.35%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (32.35%) Palo Alto
10 11 (32.35%) G Suite
10 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (32.35%) Veeam
11 9 (26.47%) Greenfield Project

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 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (32.35%) G Suite
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) VoIP
2 18 (52.94%) LAN
2 18 (52.94%) VPN
3 17 (50.00%) Firewall
4 16 (47.06%) DHCP
5 15 (44.12%) TCP/IP
6 14 (41.18%) DNS
7 12 (35.29%) ADSL
8 11 (32.35%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (23.53%) WAN
10 7 (20.59%) MPLS
11 4 (11.76%) Internet
12 3 (8.82%) 4G
12 3 (8.82%) BGP
12 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
12 3 (8.82%) xDSL
13 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
13 2 (5.88%) GLBP
13 2 (5.88%) HSRP
13 2 (5.88%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Spark SQL
2 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.88%) Protractor
2 2 (5.88%) Ranorex
2 2 (5.88%) Robot Framework
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
2 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Help Desk Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Help Desk Support
2 11 (32.35%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) Customer Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) Customer Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Scala Developer
5 4 (11.76%) VoIP Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) F# Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Haskell Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Haskell Programmer
6 3 (8.82%) OCaml Developer
6 3 (8.82%) OCaml Programmer
6 3 (8.82%) Programmer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (8.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (8.82%) Software Packaging
2 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.88%) JSON
2 2 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (32.35%) Self-Motivation
1 11 (32.35%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (26.47%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (11.76%) Fintech
4 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.88%) Handset
5 2 (5.88%) IVR
5 2 (5.88%) User Experience
6 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.94%) Replication
6 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows 10
2 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) CentOS
4 3 (8.82%) Fedora
4 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.71%) DevOps
3 4 (11.76%) Analytics
3 4 (11.76%) Functional Programming
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Service Management
3 4 (11.76%) Technical Leadership
4 3 (8.82%) Availability Management
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (8.82%) ITSM
4 3 (8.82%) Machine Learning
4 3 (8.82%) Open Source
4 3 (8.82%) Predictive Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.82%) Refactoring
4 3 (8.82%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.88%) Security Management
5 2 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) Perl
2 5 (14.71%) Python
3 4 (11.76%) F#
3 4 (11.76%) Haskell
3 4 (11.76%) OCaml
3 4 (11.76%) Scala
4 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.65%) Degree
3 4 (11.76%) CCNA
3 4 (11.76%) CCNP
4 2 (5.88%) CCDP
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.94%) CCVP
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Docker
2 3 (8.82%) GlusterFS
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) NLBS
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.82%) Kubernetes
2 3 (8.82%) Puppet
2 3 (8.82%) Terraform
3 2 (5.88%) WSUS
4 1 (2.94%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.94%) SCCM
4 1 (2.94%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Cisco
2 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (35.29%) HP
4 11 (32.35%) Google
4 11 (32.35%) Palo Alto
4 11 (32.35%) Polycom
4 11 (32.35%) Veeam
5 4 (11.76%) Avaya
6 3 (8.82%) Juniper
6 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix
7 2 (5.88%) Dell
7 2 (5.88%) Mitel
7 2 (5.88%) Trend Micro
7 2 (5.88%) VMware
8 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
8 1 (2.94%) F5
8 1 (2.94%) McAfee
8 1 (2.94%) MobileIron