Period
to 16 September 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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 635 1035 1078
Rank change year-on-year +400 +43 -136
Permanent jobs citing ADSL 511 135 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.081% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% 0.54% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 197 115 127
UK median annual salary £22,500 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -8.33% +5.26%
10th Percentile £20,250 £20,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £61,750 £51,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £22,250 £25,125 £30,000
% change year-on-year -11.44% -16.25% +5.26%

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 22,083 24,834 27,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.68% 14.99% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16,703 19,731 22,696
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 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 +416 500 £22,500 -18.18% 30
UK excluding London +377 493 £22,250 -11.44% 32
North of England +278 446 £22,000 -8.33% 10
Yorkshire +239 428 £22,000 -15.38% 2
North West +12 18 £34,925 +51.85% 8
London +82 17 £28,000 +1.82%
South East +30 15 £40,750 +19.85% 10
South West +6 12 £24,000 -30.91% 2
Midlands +25 10 £22,500 -10.89% 8
Scotland +20 8 £26,000 -
West Midlands +36 7 £22,000 -16.59% 4
East Midlands +25 3 £57,500 +173.81% 4
Wales -13 2 £42,000 +90.91% 2

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 464 (90.80%) Firewall
2 459 (89.82%) Cisco
3 444 (86.89%) Cisco Certification
4 439 (85.91%) Broadband
5 405 (79.26%) CCNA
6 384 (75.15%) ISO 9001
6 384 (75.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 355 (69.47%) WAN
8 339 (66.34%) VPN
9 334 (65.36%) DNS
10 333 (65.17%) Linux
11 332 (64.97%) MPLS
12 328 (64.19%) OSPF
13 327 (63.99%) BGP
13 327 (63.99%) CCNP
14 322 (63.01%) Cisco ASA
15 321 (62.82%) Fortinet
16 320 (62.62%) Unix
17 318 (62.23%) Service Delivery
17 318 (62.23%) Management Information System
17 318 (62.23%) Network Security
17 318 (62.23%) Network Management
18 317 (62.04%) Network Design
19 315 (61.64%) IPsec
19 315 (61.64%) Cisco Nexus
20 314 (61.45%) RIP
21 313 (61.25%) Product Management
22 312 (61.06%) Bash Shell
22 312 (61.06%) Python
22 312 (61.06%) Perl

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 16 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.17%) IIS
4 6 (1.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.39%) SAS
5 2 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (6.46%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.07%) Office 365
2 12 (2.35%) Azure
3 2 (0.39%) G Suite
4 1 (0.20%) AWS
4 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.20%) IaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 464 (90.80%) Firewall
2 439 (85.91%) Broadband
3 355 (69.47%) WAN
4 339 (66.34%) VPN
5 334 (65.36%) DNS
6 332 (64.97%) MPLS
7 328 (64.19%) OSPF
8 327 (63.99%) BGP
9 322 (63.01%) Cisco ASA
10 318 (62.23%) Network Security
11 315 (61.64%) Cisco Nexus
11 315 (61.64%) IPsec
12 314 (61.45%) RIP
13 312 (61.06%) NetScaler
13 312 (61.06%) SMTP
14 122 (23.87%) VoIP
15 119 (23.29%) Wireless
16 112 (21.92%) 3G
17 51 (9.98%) LAN
18 39 (7.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.57%) SQL Server
General
1 90 (17.61%) Telecoms
2 13 (2.54%) Retail
3 6 (1.17%) Public Sector
4 3 (0.59%) Finance
4 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.39%) Electronics
5 2 (0.39%) Marketing
6 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.20%) French Language
6 1 (0.20%) Games
6 1 (0.20%) German Language
6 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 285 (55.77%) Network Engineer
2 206 (40.31%) Network Security Engineer
2 206 (40.31%) Security Engineer
3 139 (27.20%) Cisco Engineer
3 139 (27.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 135 (26.42%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 115 (22.50%) Analyst
6 106 (20.74%) Technical Support
7 100 (19.57%) Support Analyst
8 99 (19.37%) Technical Analyst
9 96 (18.79%) Technical Support Analyst
10 62 (12.13%) 1st Line Support
10 62 (12.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 62 (12.13%) 1st Line Technical Support
11 43 (8.41%) Switch Engineer
12 37 (7.24%) 2nd Line Support
13 36 (7.05%) Developer
13 36 (7.05%) Product Developer
14 34 (6.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 33 (6.46%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.59%) COM
2 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 318 (62.23%) Management Information System
2 106 (20.74%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 10 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.39%) Replication
6 2 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.20%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.20%) EPoS
7 1 (0.20%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.20%) Social Media
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 333 (65.17%) Linux
2 320 (62.62%) Unix
3 54 (10.57%) Windows
4 37 (7.24%) Windows Server
5 33 (6.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (6.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (4.89%) Windows 10
8 22 (4.31%) Windows 7
9 18 (3.52%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.76%) Mac OS
11 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.37%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (62.23%) Network Management
1 318 (62.23%) Service Delivery
2 317 (62.04%) Network Design
3 313 (61.25%) Product Management
4 312 (61.06%) Change Control
5 107 (20.94%) Supplier Management
6 35 (6.85%) ITIL
7 16 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (2.35%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (2.15%) Coaching
10 9 (1.76%) Mentoring
11 7 (1.37%) Critical Thinking
11 7 (1.37%) Line Management
11 7 (1.37%) Proactive Maintenance
12 5 (0.98%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (0.98%) Migration
12 5 (0.98%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (0.98%) Process Management
12 5 (0.98%) Quality Management
12 5 (0.98%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 312 (61.06%) Bash Shell
1 312 (61.06%) Perl
1 312 (61.06%) Python
2 7 (1.37%) SQL
3 1 (0.20%) Ladder Logic
3 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 444 (86.89%) Cisco Certification
2 405 (79.26%) CCNA
3 327 (63.99%) CCNP
4 117 (22.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 105 (20.55%) MCITP
6 98 (19.18%) MCSE
7 96 (18.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (2.94%) A+ Certification
9 13 (2.54%) Degree
10 11 (2.15%) MCP
11 10 (1.96%) MCSA
11 10 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (1.37%) CCENT
12 7 (1.37%) JNCIS
13 4 (0.78%) JNCIP
14 3 (0.59%) CCIE
15 2 (0.39%) CCSA
15 2 (0.39%) CCSP
15 2 (0.39%) HP APS
15 2 (0.39%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 384 (75.15%) ISO 9001
1 384 (75.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (3.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 132 (25.83%) Active Directory
2 104 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.59%) XenApp
6 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.39%) vSphere
7 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 312 (61.06%) FortiGate
1 312 (61.06%) Nagios
2 4 (0.78%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.39%) SCCM
3 2 (0.39%) vCenter Server
3 2 (0.39%) WSUS
4 1 (0.20%) SCOM
4 1 (0.20%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 459 (89.82%) Cisco
2 321 (62.82%) Fortinet
3 218 (42.66%) Palo Alto
4 134 (26.22%) Microsoft
5 116 (22.70%) Meraki
6 115 (22.50%) VMware
7 109 (21.33%) Polycom
8 107 (20.94%) Aruba
8 107 (20.94%) Citrix
9 41 (8.02%) CheckPoint
10 12 (2.35%) Juniper
11 10 (1.96%) Sophos
12 9 (1.76%) WatchGuard
13 8 (1.57%) Apple
14 6 (1.17%) Adobe
14 6 (1.17%) SolarWinds
15 5 (0.98%) BT
15 5 (0.98%) HP
15 5 (0.98%) Openreach
16 4 (0.78%) F5