Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
UK
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 777 640 1064
Rank change year-on-year -137 +424 -9
Permanent jobs citing ADSL 53 543 164
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.37% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 2.35% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 46 217 140
Median annual salary £30,000 £22,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -18.18% -12.70%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £43,125 £62,500 £50,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £22,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00% -16.67%

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 11,873 23,098 27,026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.02% 15.68% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9,268 17,483 21,476
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,056
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -0.12% +2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

ADSL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ADSL in the UK

ADSL
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ADSL.

Salary trend for ADSL in the UK

ADSL
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ADSL over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Salary histogram for ADSL in the UK

ADSL
Top 15 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 6 July 2020. 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
UK excluding London -138 49 £30,000 +33.33% 5
England -149 45 £30,000 +33.33% 6
North of England -159 20 £30,000 +36.36% 3
North West +107 15 £30,000 +33.33% 3
South East +137 9 £40,000 -5.88%
Midlands +106 7 £28,750 +15.00% 1
Scotland +79 6 £42,500 +63.46%
East Midlands +69 6 £27,500 -26.67%
North East - 5 £37,500 -
South West +101 4 £35,000 +42.86% 1
London +157 3 £61,708 +62.39% 1
Work from Home - 2 £26,500 -
East of England - 2 £43,750 -
West Midlands +93 1 £30,000 +23.71% 1
Wales +18 1 £29,000 -30.95%

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 34 (64.15%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) MPLS
3 22 (41.51%) LAN
3 22 (41.51%) WAN
4 19 (35.85%) TCP/IP
4 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
5 16 (30.19%) VPN
5 16 (30.19%) VoIP
6 15 (28.30%) Office 365
7 14 (26.42%) Telecoms
8 13 (24.53%) VLAN
8 13 (24.53%) Cisco
8 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
9 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
10 11 (20.75%) SLA
10 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (20.75%) ITIL
10 11 (20.75%) Firewall
10 11 (20.75%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (18.87%) Ethernet
12 9 (16.98%) DNS
12 9 (16.98%) Wireless
12 9 (16.98%) Billing
13 8 (15.09%) VDSL
13 8 (15.09%) VMware
13 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (15.09%) DHCP
13 8 (15.09%) Linux
13 8 (15.09%) Azure

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 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.43%) IIS
3 4 (7.55%) Confluence
4 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) C-CURE
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.30%) Office 365
2 8 (15.09%) Azure
3 2 (3.77%) AWS
3 2 (3.77%) Route 53
3 2 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (50.94%) MPLS
2 22 (41.51%) LAN
2 22 (41.51%) WAN
3 19 (35.85%) TCP/IP
4 16 (30.19%) VoIP
4 16 (30.19%) VPN
5 13 (24.53%) VLAN
6 11 (20.75%) Firewall
7 10 (18.87%) Ethernet
8 9 (16.98%) DNS
8 9 (16.98%) Wireless
9 8 (15.09%) DHCP
9 8 (15.09%) VDSL
10 7 (13.21%) Internet
11 5 (9.43%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (9.43%) DSL
11 5 (9.43%) IMAP
11 5 (9.43%) Network Security
11 5 (9.43%) PSTN
11 5 (9.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) JIRA
General
1 14 (26.42%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.98%) Billing
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.77%) Local Government
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.89%) French Language
5 1 (1.89%) German Language
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) Network Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Support Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Technical Support
4 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) VoIP Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) IT Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Project Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.77%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
1 7 (13.21%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.43%) Driving Licence
3 5 (9.43%) Private Cloud
4 4 (7.55%) Renewable Energy
5 3 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.77%) EPoS
6 2 (3.77%) SCADA
7 1 (1.89%) CCTV
7 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.89%) Fibre Optics
7 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (64.15%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
3 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (15.09%) Linux
5 6 (11.32%) Windows 10
5 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (9.43%) Android
6 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
6 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (3.77%) Solaris
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) ITIL
1 11 (20.75%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
2 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (9.43%) B2B
3 5 (9.43%) Process Improvement
3 5 (9.43%) Project Management
3 5 (9.43%) Project Planning
3 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.55%) Change Management
4 4 (7.55%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.55%) Fault Management
4 4 (7.55%) ITSM
4 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (7.55%) Presales
4 4 (7.55%) Project Delivery
4 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
4 4 (7.55%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (13.21%) CCNA
3 6 (11.32%) CCNP
4 3 (5.66%) MCSA
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.66%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CCDP
5 1 (1.89%) CCSP
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.55%) vSphere
4 3 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) WSUS
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) Cisco
3 8 (15.09%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) Avaya
4 2 (3.77%) BT
4 2 (3.77%) Citrix
4 2 (3.77%) F5
4 2 (3.77%) Juniper
4 2 (3.77%) Mitel
4 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
4 2 (3.77%) Remedy
4 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.89%) BroadSoft
5 1 (1.89%) Capita
5 1 (1.89%) Draytek
5 1 (1.89%) MikroTik
5 1 (1.89%) NETGEAR
5 1 (1.89%) SonicWALL
5 1 (1.89%) Veeam
5 1 (1.89%) WatchGuard