Period
to 15 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ADSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ADSL over the 6 months to 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 785 1004 1079
Rank change year-on-year +219 +75 -143
Permanent jobs citing ADSL 287 150 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.092% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 0.62% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 129 116 116
UK median annual salary £24,500 £27,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.91% +1.85% -10.00%
10th Percentile £20,250 £20,250 £18,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £48,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £22,500 £25,000 £24,250
% change year-on-year -10.00% +3.09% -19.17%

ADSL 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 21,156 24,318 28,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.45% 14.92% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16,427 19,177 22,913
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

ADSL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ADSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ADSL in the UK

ADSL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ADSL in the UK

ADSL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ADSL over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Salary histogram for ADSL in the UK

ADSL
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the UK over the 6 months to 15 November 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
England +247 281 £24,500 -10.91% 23
UK excluding London +220 269 £22,500 -10.00% 22
North of England +193 220 £22,000 -2.22% 4
Yorkshire +163 205 £22,000 +3.53% 2
South East +44 21 £36,500 +21.67% 7
London +66 17 £27,500 -5.17% 3
Midlands +30 16 £22,000 -23.48% 5
North West +9 15 £42,500 +88.89% 2
East Midlands - 12 £22,000 - 3
South West +1 6 £36,250 +13.28% 2
West Midlands +28 4 £29,250 +1.74% 2
Scotland +19 4 £24,500 -26.32% 1
East of England +70 1 - - 2
Wales -2 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, IT jobs citing ADSL 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 with a requirement for ADSL.

1 239 (83.28%) Cisco
2 236 (82.23%) Firewall
3 228 (79.44%) Cisco Certification
4 226 (78.75%) Broadband
5 215 (74.91%) CCNA
6 185 (64.46%) WAN
7 184 (64.11%) ISO 9001
7 184 (64.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 176 (61.32%) VPN
9 172 (59.93%) Linux
10 168 (58.54%) DNS
11 167 (58.19%) MPLS
12 164 (57.14%) CCNP
13 163 (56.79%) Cisco ASA
14 161 (56.10%) OSPF
15 160 (55.75%) BGP
16 158 (55.05%) Network Security
16 158 (55.05%) Fortinet
17 157 (54.70%) Network Design
17 157 (54.70%) Network Management
17 157 (54.70%) IPsec
18 156 (54.36%) Management Information System
19 155 (54.01%) Service Delivery
20 153 (53.31%) Unix
20 153 (53.31%) Product Management
21 152 (52.96%) Change Control
21 152 (52.96%) NetScaler
21 152 (52.96%) Cisco Nexus
21 152 (52.96%) FortiGate
21 152 (52.96%) Bash Shell

ADSL
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (1.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.39%) IIS
3 3 (1.05%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.70%) SAS
5 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 30 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.50%) Office 365
2 9 (3.14%) Azure
3 5 (1.74%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.70%) AWS
4 2 (0.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 236 (82.23%) Firewall
2 226 (78.75%) Broadband
3 185 (64.46%) WAN
4 176 (61.32%) VPN
5 168 (58.54%) DNS
6 167 (58.19%) MPLS
7 163 (56.79%) Cisco ASA
8 161 (56.10%) OSPF
9 160 (55.75%) BGP
10 158 (55.05%) Network Security
11 157 (54.70%) IPsec
12 152 (52.96%) Cisco Nexus
12 152 (52.96%) NetScaler
12 152 (52.96%) RIP
12 152 (52.96%) SMTP
13 70 (24.39%) VoIP
14 66 (23.00%) Wireless
15 56 (19.51%) 3G
16 39 (13.59%) LAN
17 25 (8.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.70%) MySQL
1 2 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 79 (27.53%) Telecoms
2 9 (3.14%) Retail
3 7 (2.44%) Public Sector
4 2 (0.70%) Electronics
4 2 (0.70%) Finance
4 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.70%) Marketing
5 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.35%) French Language
5 1 (0.35%) Games
5 1 (0.35%) German Language
5 1 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 164 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 122 (42.51%) Network Security Engineer
2 122 (42.51%) Security Engineer
3 103 (35.89%) Cisco Engineer
3 103 (35.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 100 (34.84%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 52 (18.12%) Analyst
5 52 (18.12%) Technical Support
6 44 (15.33%) Support Analyst
7 41 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
7 41 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
8 29 (10.10%) 1st Line Support
9 26 (9.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 26 (9.06%) 1st Line Technical Support
10 16 (5.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 15 (5.23%) 2nd Line Support
11 15 (5.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 14 (4.88%) 2nd Line Technical Support
12 14 (4.88%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
12 14 (4.88%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.05%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 156 (54.36%) Management Information System
2 55 (19.16%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.09%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (0.70%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.35%) Replication
6 1 (0.35%) Social Media
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 172 (59.93%) Linux
2 153 (53.31%) Unix
3 41 (14.29%) Windows
4 29 (10.10%) Windows Server
5 21 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (5.57%) Windows 10
8 13 (4.53%) Windows 7
9 11 (3.83%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.14%) Mac OS
11 7 (2.44%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (54.70%) Network Design
1 157 (54.70%) Network Management
2 155 (54.01%) Service Delivery
3 153 (53.31%) Product Management
4 152 (52.96%) Change Control
5 46 (16.03%) Supplier Management
6 20 (6.97%) ITIL
7 15 (5.23%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (3.83%) Project Management
9 9 (3.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (2.44%) Coaching
10 7 (2.44%) Critical Thinking
10 7 (2.44%) Mentoring
10 7 (2.44%) Presales
10 7 (2.44%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (1.74%) Data Migration
11 5 (1.74%) Line Management
11 5 (1.74%) Migration
12 4 (1.39%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (1.39%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 152 (52.96%) Bash Shell
1 152 (52.96%) Perl
1 152 (52.96%) Python
2 5 (1.74%) SQL
3 1 (0.35%) Ladder Logic
3 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 228 (79.44%) Cisco Certification
2 215 (74.91%) CCNA
3 164 (57.14%) CCNP
4 59 (20.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (18.12%) MCITP
6 45 (15.68%) MCSE
7 44 (15.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (5.57%) Degree
9 10 (3.48%) MCP
10 9 (3.14%) A+ Certification
11 8 (2.79%) CCENT
12 6 (2.09%) JNCIS
13 5 (1.74%) MCSA
14 3 (1.05%) CCSA
14 3 (1.05%) CCSP
14 3 (1.05%) HP APS
14 3 (1.05%) JNCIP
15 2 (0.70%) JNCIA
15 2 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
16 1 (0.35%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (64.11%) ISO 9001
1 184 (64.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (8.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 74 (25.78%) Active Directory
2 54 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.70%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.35%) vSphere
5 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 152 (52.96%) FortiGate
1 152 (52.96%) Nagios
2 3 (1.05%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.70%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.35%) SCOM
4 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 239 (83.28%) Cisco
2 158 (55.05%) Fortinet
3 126 (43.90%) Palo Alto
4 80 (27.87%) Microsoft
5 62 (21.60%) VMware
6 56 (19.51%) Meraki
7 53 (18.47%) Citrix
8 49 (17.07%) Polycom
9 47 (16.38%) Aruba
10 23 (8.01%) CheckPoint
11 13 (4.53%) Juniper
12 11 (3.83%) BT
13 8 (2.79%) Apple
13 8 (2.79%) Avaya
13 8 (2.79%) HP
13 8 (2.79%) NEC
13 8 (2.79%) Samsung
14 4 (1.39%) Sophos
14 4 (1.39%) WatchGuard
15 3 (1.05%) Nokia