Period
to 19 January 2018

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

Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 175 196
Rank change year-on-year +16 +21 +1
Permanent jobs citing DSL 8 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.31% 0.033% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 0.11% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 13
Reading median annual salary £52,500 - £37,000
10th Percentile £51,250 - £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 - £65,400
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 - £36,000

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 515 943 1,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.16% 30.98% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 374 593 906
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,750 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%

DSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for DSL in Reading

DSL
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for DSL in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for DSL.

1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) IPsec
3 5 (62.50%) SNMP
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (50.00%) PPP
4 4 (50.00%) ITSM
4 4 (50.00%) Change Management
4 4 (50.00%) X.21
4 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (50.00%) L2TP
4 4 (50.00%) JNCIA
4 4 (50.00%) xDSL
4 4 (50.00%) Network Management
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (37.50%) Advertising
5 3 (37.50%) DWDM
6 2 (25.00%) CCIE

DSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) IPsec
2 5 (62.50%) SNMP
3 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (50.00%) L2TP
3 4 (50.00%) PPP
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) VoIP
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) X.21
3 4 (50.00%) xDSL
4 3 (37.50%) DWDM
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) Ethereal
5 1 (12.50%) RSVP
5 1 (12.50%) VPLS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITSM
2 4 (50.00%) Network Management
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) JNCIA
4 2 (25.00%) CCIE
5 1 (12.50%) HND
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Arista
3 1 (12.50%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) HP