Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 696 1035 1004
Rank change year-on-year +339 -31 +16
Permanent jobs citing ADSL 424 171 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.100% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 0.66% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 218 150 155
UK median annual salary £23,000 £27,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.36% -12.70% +3.28%
10th Percentile £20,250 £20,725 £19,850
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,625 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £22,500 £30,000 £30,750
% change year-on-year -25.00% -2.44% -5.38%

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 22,435 25,999 27,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.56% 15.14% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16,987 20,639 21,996
UK median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +337 410 £22,500 -25.00% 2
UK excluding London +306 398 £22,500 -25.00% 2
North of England +258 335 £22,000 -12.00% 1
Yorkshire +233 325 £22,000 -20.00%
London +76 26 £36,000 +35.85%
South East +18 18 £36,500 +7.35%
Midlands +26 16 £26,000 +1.96%
South West +40 14 £24,500 -51.00% 1
West Midlands +25 13 £25,500 -8.93%
North West +18 10 £25,000 - 1
Scotland +12 9 £27,500 -31.25%
Wales 0 5 £42,000 +86.67%
East Midlands +30 3 £37,500 +78.57%
East of England +79 1 £55,000 +29.41%

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 371 (87.50%) Firewall
2 370 (87.26%) Cisco
3 337 (79.48%) Broadband
4 330 (77.83%) Cisco Certification
5 286 (67.45%) CCNA
6 266 (62.74%) ISO 9001
6 266 (62.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 256 (60.38%) WAN
8 241 (56.84%) VPN
9 238 (56.13%) MPLS
10 235 (55.42%) DNS
11 230 (54.25%) OSPF
11 230 (54.25%) BGP
12 225 (53.07%) Cisco ASA
13 217 (51.18%) Linux
14 214 (50.47%) CCNP
14 214 (50.47%) IPsec
15 213 (50.24%) Service Delivery
16 212 (50.00%) Unix
17 211 (49.76%) Network Security
18 210 (49.53%) Fortinet
19 209 (49.29%) Network Management
19 209 (49.29%) Cisco Nexus
20 208 (49.06%) Network Design
21 207 (48.82%) RIP
21 207 (48.82%) Management Information System
22 206 (48.58%) Python
22 206 (48.58%) Bash Shell
23 204 (48.11%) Product Management
23 204 (48.11%) NetScaler

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 20 (4.72%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.42%) IIS
4 6 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.71%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (8.73%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.13%) Office 365
2 10 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.42%) G Suite
4 3 (0.71%) iTunes
5 2 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.47%) IaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 371 (87.50%) Firewall
2 337 (79.48%) Broadband
3 256 (60.38%) WAN
4 241 (56.84%) VPN
5 238 (56.13%) MPLS
6 235 (55.42%) DNS
7 230 (54.25%) BGP
7 230 (54.25%) OSPF
8 225 (53.07%) Cisco ASA
9 214 (50.47%) IPsec
10 211 (49.76%) Network Security
11 209 (49.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 207 (48.82%) RIP
13 204 (48.11%) NetScaler
13 204 (48.11%) SMTP
14 145 (34.20%) VoIP
15 127 (29.95%) Wireless
16 121 (28.54%) 3G
17 49 (11.56%) LAN
18 38 (8.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.47%) MySQL
2 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
General
1 31 (7.31%) Telecoms
2 9 (2.12%) Retail
3 4 (0.94%) Welsh Language
4 2 (0.47%) Advertising
4 2 (0.47%) Publishing
5 1 (0.24%) Finance
5 1 (0.24%) Legal
5 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 181 (42.69%) Network Engineer
2 110 (25.94%) Analyst
3 104 (24.53%) Network Security Engineer
3 104 (24.53%) Security Engineer
3 104 (24.53%) Technical Support
4 98 (23.11%) Technical Analyst
5 96 (22.64%) Support Analyst
6 95 (22.41%) Technical Support Analyst
7 56 (13.21%) 2nd Line Support
8 55 (12.97%) Cisco Engineer
8 55 (12.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 51 (12.03%) 1st Line Support
9 51 (12.03%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 51 (12.03%) 1st Line Technical Support
10 50 (11.79%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 43 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 43 (10.14%) 2nd Line Technical Support
11 43 (10.14%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
12 40 (9.43%) Developer
12 40 (9.43%) Product Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.18%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.71%) COM
3 2 (0.47%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 207 (48.82%) Management Information System
2 99 (23.35%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (2.59%) Driving Licence
6 8 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (0.94%) BBC
8 3 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.71%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.71%) Fibre Optics
8 3 (0.71%) iPhone
8 3 (0.71%) Replication
8 3 (0.71%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.71%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.47%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.24%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.24%) EPoS
10 1 (0.24%) NHS
10 1 (0.24%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 217 (51.18%) Linux
2 212 (50.00%) Unix
3 53 (12.50%) Windows
4 30 (7.08%) Windows 10
4 30 (7.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (6.60%) Windows Server
6 24 (5.66%) Windows 7
7 23 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.83%) Windows 8
9 11 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.18%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.71%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.47%) Android
12 2 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (50.24%) Service Delivery
2 209 (49.29%) Network Management
3 208 (49.06%) Network Design
4 204 (48.11%) Change Control
4 204 (48.11%) Product Management
5 116 (27.36%) Supplier Management
6 50 (11.79%) ITIL
7 28 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 16 (3.77%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (2.36%) Project Management
10 8 (1.89%) WAN Optimisation
11 7 (1.65%) Business Continuity
11 7 (1.65%) Coaching
11 7 (1.65%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (1.42%) CRM
12 6 (1.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (1.42%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (1.18%) Fault Management
13 5 (1.18%) Mentoring
14 3 (0.71%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 206 (48.58%) Bash Shell
1 206 (48.58%) Python
2 204 (48.11%) Perl
3 7 (1.65%) SQL
4 4 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 330 (77.83%) Cisco Certification
2 286 (67.45%) CCNA
3 214 (50.47%) CCNP
4 111 (26.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 102 (24.06%) MCITP
5 102 (24.06%) MCSE
6 100 (23.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (2.59%) CCIE
8 9 (2.12%) Network+ Certification
9 8 (1.89%) A+ Certification
9 8 (1.89%) CCIP
9 8 (1.89%) CCSP
10 7 (1.65%) MCSA
11 6 (1.42%) Degree
12 4 (0.94%) JNCIS
13 3 (0.71%) HNC
13 3 (0.71%) HND
14 2 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (0.47%) JNCIP
15 1 (0.24%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 266 (62.74%) ISO 9001
1 266 (62.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (4.48%) SLA
3 2 (0.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 136 (32.08%) Active Directory
2 115 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.30%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.71%) vSphere
5 3 (0.71%) XenApp
6 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 204 (48.11%) FortiGate
1 204 (48.11%) Nagios
2 8 (1.89%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.47%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.47%) vMotion
4 2 (0.47%) WSUS
5 1 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.24%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 370 (87.26%) Cisco
2 210 (49.53%) Fortinet
3 138 (32.55%) Microsoft
4 126 (29.72%) VMware
5 122 (28.77%) Polycom
6 121 (28.54%) Meraki
7 119 (28.07%) Palo Alto
8 118 (27.83%) Aruba
9 107 (25.24%) Citrix
10 36 (8.49%) CheckPoint
11 14 (3.30%) Juniper
12 11 (2.59%) HP
13 10 (2.36%) Sophos
14 9 (2.12%) Veeam
15 8 (1.89%) Exinda
15 8 (1.89%) Riverbed
16 7 (1.65%) WatchGuard
17 6 (1.42%) AVG
17 6 (1.42%) F5
17 6 (1.42%) Google