Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1064 901 1015
Rank change year-on-year -163 +114 -43
Permanent jobs citing ADSL 134 318 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.99% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 113 268 262
UK median annual salary £26,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.67% -7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £18,750 £20,355 £19,000
90th Percentile £48,600 £53,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,000 £30,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +17.65% -1.92%

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 27907 32032 36420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.66% 16.98% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 22586 26216 30097
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ADSL in the UK

ADSL
Top 13 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 19 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
England -139 129 £26,500 -11.67% 4
UK excluding London -144 84 £25,000 -16.67% 3
London +8 49 £39,000 +19.08% 1
North of England -7 36 £20,500 -36.92% 2
North West -11 19 £20,000 -33.33% 2
East of England +12 18 £42,000 +29.23%
Yorkshire +24 16 £21,000 -40.00%
South West -5 11 £25,000 +2.04% 1
South East -57 11 £27,500 -16.67%
Midlands +14 4 £25,750 -11.21%
West Midlands +5 4 £25,750 -11.21%
Scotland -10 4 £31,000 +8.77%
North East +8 1 £52,500 +61.54%

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing ADSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ADSL.

1 81 (60.45%) Cisco
2 66 (49.25%) Firewall
3 57 (42.54%) VPN
4 48 (35.82%) VoIP
5 46 (34.33%) Broadband
6 42 (31.34%) Windows
7 40 (29.85%) Telecoms
8 38 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
9 37 (27.61%) Active Directory
9 37 (27.61%) Microsoft
10 34 (25.37%) DNS
11 33 (24.63%) Ethernet
11 33 (24.63%) CCNA
12 32 (23.88%) TCP/IP
13 30 (22.39%) MPLS
14 29 (21.64%) Wireless
15 28 (20.90%) DSL
16 27 (20.15%) LAN
17 25 (18.66%) Citrix
18 23 (17.16%) Cisco ASA
19 22 (16.42%) SLA
19 22 (16.42%) Microsoft Office
19 22 (16.42%) Windows Server
20 21 (15.67%) VMware
21 20 (14.93%) DHCP
21 20 (14.93%) 3G
21 20 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
22 19 (14.18%) Network Monitoring
22 19 (14.18%) Windows 10
22 19 (14.18%) SAN

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 12 (8.96%) Skype for Business
2 8 (5.97%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (16.42%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Postilion
2 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.75%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.70%) Office 365
2 10 (7.46%) G Suite
3 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (49.25%) Firewall
2 57 (42.54%) VPN
3 48 (35.82%) VoIP
4 46 (34.33%) Broadband
5 34 (25.37%) DNS
6 33 (24.63%) Ethernet
7 32 (23.88%) TCP/IP
8 30 (22.39%) MPLS
9 29 (21.64%) Wireless
10 28 (20.90%) DSL
11 27 (20.15%) LAN
12 23 (17.16%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (14.93%) 3G
13 20 (14.93%) DHCP
14 19 (14.18%) SAN
15 18 (13.43%) WAN
16 17 (12.69%) Internet
16 17 (12.69%) Network Security
17 16 (11.94%) tcpdump
17 16 (11.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.99%) MySQL
2 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
General
1 40 (29.85%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.48%) Retail
3 5 (3.73%) Finance
4 4 (2.99%) Games
5 2 (1.49%) Automotive
5 2 (1.49%) Law
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (21.64%) Network Engineer
2 28 (20.90%) Support Engineer
3 26 (19.40%) Analyst
4 17 (12.69%) Technical Support
5 15 (11.19%) Technical Analyst
6 14 (10.45%) Help Desk Support
7 13 (9.70%) Help Desk Engineer
7 13 (9.70%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 12 (8.96%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (8.21%) Support Analyst
10 10 (7.46%) 1st Line Engineer
10 10 (7.46%) Customer Engineer
10 10 (7.46%) Customer Support Engineer
10 10 (7.46%) Technical Support Analyst
11 9 (6.72%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 8 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
13 7 (5.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 6 (4.48%) Service Analyst
14 6 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
14 6 (4.48%) Telecoms Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.48%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.73%) HTML
3 2 (1.49%) CSS
3 2 (1.49%) jQuery
4 1 (0.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.73%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (3.73%) Smartphone
4 4 (2.99%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.99%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.24%) CCTV
6 2 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.49%) iPad
7 1 (0.75%) Handset
7 1 (0.75%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.75%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (31.34%) Windows
2 22 (16.42%) Windows Server
3 19 (14.18%) Windows 10
4 12 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (8.21%) Linux
5 11 (8.21%) Windows XP
6 8 (5.97%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.48%) Windows 8
7 6 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.18%) Network Monitoring
2 14 (10.45%) ITIL
3 12 (8.96%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (8.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (6.72%) Business Continuity
5 9 (6.72%) CRM
5 9 (6.72%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 8 (5.97%) BCP
6 8 (5.97%) Business Continuity Planning
6 8 (5.97%) Load Balancing
7 6 (4.48%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (4.48%) Network Design
8 5 (3.73%) Fault Management
8 5 (3.73%) Software Testing
9 4 (2.99%) Data Privacy
9 4 (2.99%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 4 (2.99%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.99%) Network Management
9 4 (2.99%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.24%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.48%) SQL
2 5 (3.73%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (28.36%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (24.63%) CCNA
3 16 (11.94%) CCNP
4 10 (7.46%) MCP
4 10 (7.46%) PhD
5 4 (2.99%) CCSA
5 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.24%) CCIE
6 3 (2.24%) MCSE
7 2 (1.49%) CCA
7 2 (1.49%) CCAA
7 2 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.49%) MCITP
7 2 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.75%) CCENT
8 1 (0.75%) CCIP
8 1 (0.75%) CCSP
8 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.42%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) GDPR
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (27.61%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.96%) Hyper-V
4 11 (8.21%) XenServer
5 7 (5.22%) XenApp
6 2 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.49%) vSphere
7 1 (0.75%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (7.46%) Backup Exec
1 10 (7.46%) XenMobile
2 7 (5.22%) Cisco CME
2 7 (5.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.49%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.75%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.75%) DameWare
4 1 (0.75%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.75%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.75%) WMI
Vendors
1 81 (60.45%) Cisco
2 37 (27.61%) Microsoft
3 25 (18.66%) Citrix
4 21 (15.67%) VMware
5 19 (14.18%) HP
6 15 (11.19%) Avaya
7 14 (10.45%) Palo Alto
8 10 (7.46%) Google
8 10 (7.46%) Veeam
9 9 (6.72%) Juniper
10 8 (5.97%) Aruba
10 8 (5.97%) Meraki
11 7 (5.22%) Polycom
12 6 (4.48%) Apple
12 6 (4.48%) CheckPoint
13 5 (3.73%) Ingenico
13 5 (3.73%) VeriFone
14 3 (2.24%) F5
15 2 (1.49%) CommVault
15 2 (1.49%) Concur