Period
to 17 November 2017

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

Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 508 543 610
Rank change year-on-year +35 +67 -15
Permanent jobs citing DSL 51 55 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 0.73% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 28
South East median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +39.34% +8.93%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,475 £24,700
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,375 £52,500
England median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5405 7488 8604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.66% 21.28% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4307 5992 6994
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,025 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

DSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for DSL in the South East

DSL
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for DSL in the South East

DSL
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DSL in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DSL in the South East

DSL
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the South East 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
Hampshire +2 17 £40,000 -
Thames Valley +50 15 £52,500 -
Berkshire +59 14 £52,500 -
Surrey -4 9 £70,000 +27.27%
Kent +12 7 £26,500 -37.65%
West Sussex -6 3 £72,500 +38.10%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
DSL
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 South East region with a requirement for DSL.

1 47 (92.16%) MPLS
2 40 (78.43%) Cisco
3 37 (72.55%) Ethernet
4 35 (68.63%) WAN
4 35 (68.63%) Firewall
5 32 (62.75%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (60.78%) Juniper
7 26 (50.98%) SSL
8 25 (49.02%) VoIP
8 25 (49.02%) Load Balancing
9 24 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (43.14%) Windows Server
10 22 (43.14%) ITIL
10 22 (43.14%) Windows
10 22 (43.14%) CCNA
10 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
11 21 (41.18%) Active Directory
11 21 (41.18%) OSPF
11 21 (41.18%) BGP
11 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
11 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (39.22%) LAN
12 20 (39.22%) VPN
12 20 (39.22%) CCIE
12 20 (39.22%) IPsec
13 19 (37.25%) Presales
14 17 (33.33%) MCITP
14 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (31.37%) Data Centre

DSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 14 (27.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (27.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (27.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (27.45%) IIS
3 7 (13.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (11.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Office 365
2 6 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (92.16%) MPLS
2 37 (72.55%) Ethernet
3 35 (68.63%) Firewall
3 35 (68.63%) WAN
4 26 (50.98%) SSL
5 25 (49.02%) VoIP
6 24 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (41.18%) BGP
7 21 (41.18%) OSPF
8 20 (39.22%) IPsec
8 20 (39.22%) LAN
8 20 (39.22%) VPN
9 14 (27.45%) Cisco PIX
9 14 (27.45%) ISDN
9 14 (27.45%) Remote Desktop
10 12 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (23.53%) DNS
10 12 (23.53%) Unified Communications
11 11 (21.57%) 3G
11 11 (21.57%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.96%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (1.96%) Selenium
1 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (15.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Consultant
2 18 (35.29%) Network Engineer
3 14 (27.45%) IT Consultant
3 14 (27.45%) Technical Consultant
4 13 (25.49%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (25.49%) VMware Consultant
4 13 (25.49%) VMware Technical Consultant
5 8 (15.69%) Juniper Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Field Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Solutions Consultant
7 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Field Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) IT Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) IT Support
9 2 (3.92%) Network Operations Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) NOC Technician
9 2 (3.92%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Gherkin
1 1 (1.96%) SOAP
1 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Data Centre
2 14 (27.45%) Clustering
2 14 (27.45%) Replication
3 11 (21.57%) Management Information System
3 11 (21.57%) PKI
4 9 (17.65%) Computer Science
5 7 (13.73%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Windows
1 22 (43.14%) Windows Server
2 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (15.69%) Linux
4 8 (15.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Load Balancing
2 22 (43.14%) ITIL
3 19 (37.25%) Presales
4 15 (29.41%) Service Delivery
5 14 (27.45%) High Availability
5 14 (27.45%) Integration Testing
5 14 (27.45%) Migration
5 14 (27.45%) Problem Management
5 14 (27.45%) Server Building
6 11 (21.57%) Adaptive Security
6 11 (21.57%) Information Management
6 11 (21.57%) Network Design
6 11 (21.57%) Operations Management
7 8 (15.69%) Change Control
7 8 (15.69%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (15.69%) Mathematics
7 8 (15.69%) WAN Optimisation
7 8 (15.69%) Web Filtering
8 7 (13.73%) Patch Management
9 6 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.96%) C#
2 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (62.75%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (43.14%) CCNA
3 20 (39.22%) CCIE
4 17 (33.33%) MCITP
4 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (27.45%) MCP
5 14 (27.45%) MCSE
5 14 (27.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (27.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (21.57%) Degree
7 6 (11.76%) CCNP
7 6 (11.76%) JNCIA
8 4 (7.84%) CCDA
9 3 (5.88%) RHCE
10 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
10 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.96%) HND
11 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 14 (27.45%) Terminal Services
2 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) Backup Exec
1 14 (27.45%) vCenter Server
2 11 (21.57%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (21.57%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (13.73%) SCCM
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 40 (78.43%) Cisco
2 31 (60.78%) Juniper
3 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
4 15 (29.41%) HP
5 14 (27.45%) Dell
5 14 (27.45%) Draytek
5 14 (27.45%) ProCurve
5 14 (27.45%) SonicWALL
5 14 (27.45%) Symantec
5 14 (27.45%) Veeam
5 14 (27.45%) Veritas
5 14 (27.45%) VMware
5 14 (27.45%) WatchGuard
5 14 (27.45%) ZyXEL
6 12 (23.53%) F5
7 11 (21.57%) Barracuda Networks
7 11 (21.57%) Palo Alto
7 11 (21.57%) SolarWinds
8 8 (15.69%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.96%) BT