The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 236
Permanent jobs citing DSL 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - - 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Median salary - - £19,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £28,750 £41,000
% change year-on-year +39.13% -29.87%  

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 the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 794 1162 1003
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.70% 19.81% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 599 975 863
Median salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.39% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,290
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

DSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

DSL
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for DSL in the South West

DSL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 West region with a requirement for DSL.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (60.00%) Server Building
2 3 (60.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) Veeam
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (60.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing

DSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) IT Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
1 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 2 (40.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (60.00%) Server Building
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Draytek
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) ProCurve
2 3 (60.00%) SonicWALL
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Veeam
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) WatchGuard
2 3 (60.00%) ZyXEL
3 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Xerox