The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DSL over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
UK
Rank 790 859 775
Rank change year-on-year +69 -84  
Permanent jobs citing DSL 74 90 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.087% 0.087% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.50% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 57 83 87
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% +6.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £25,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £28,750 £41,000
% change year-on-year +39.13% -29.87%  

DSL is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13525 17875 19834
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.99% 17.29% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11020 14776 15811
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

DSL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing DSL as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DSL in the UK

DSL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DSL in the UK

DSL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DSL over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DSL in the UK

DSL
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DSL within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +72 72 £40,000 +23.07% 7
London +88 42 £42,500 -19.04% 3
South East +55 26 £40,000 +37.93% 1
East Sussex - 15 £40,000 -
Brighton - 15 £40,000 -
City of London +59 10 £33,250 -42.17% 1
East of England +25 3 £60,000 +85.86%
Hampshire +23 3 £41,000 +49.09%
Essex +15 3 £60,000 +86.04%
West Sussex +6 3 £62,500 +78.57%
Feltham -3 3 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Gatwick - 3 £62,500 -
Basildon - 3 £60,000 -
Berkshire +32 2 - - 1
Reading +31 2 - -
Surrey +20 2 £23,250 -18.42%
Farnham -5 2 £23,250 -16.96%
Basingstoke +4 1 £52,500 +41.89%
North West -14 1 £37,500 +50.00% 2
Manchester -24 1 £37,500 +50.00% 2
Kent - 1 £39,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Maidstone - 1 £39,000 -
Derby - 1 £35,000 - 1
Oldham - 1 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 - 1

DSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing DSL 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 DSL.

1 107 (70.86%) Cisco
2 97 (64.24%) MPLS
3 91 (60.26%) Firewall
4 82 (54.30%) Ethernet
5 79 (52.32%) VPN
6 72 (47.68%) Cisco Certification
7 70 (46.36%) WAN
8 64 (42.38%) LAN
9 58 (38.41%) Juniper
10 56 (37.09%) Windows
11 50 (33.11%) Wireless
12 49 (32.45%) BGP
12 49 (32.45%) DHCP
12 49 (32.45%) DNS
13 48 (31.79%) OSPF
14 44 (29.14%) CCNP
15 41 (27.15%) VoIP
15 41 (27.15%) Windows Server
16 39 (25.83%) ITIL
16 39 (25.83%) HP
17 37 (24.50%) CCNA
18 33 (21.85%) Data Centre
19 31 (20.53%) IPv6
19 31 (20.53%) Cisco ASA
20 30 (19.87%) Active Directory
21 28 (18.54%) F5
21 28 (18.54%) VLAN
22 27 (17.88%) ISDN
23 26 (17.22%) Microsoft
24 25 (16.56%) Scala

DSL
Top Related 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 17 (11.26%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (7.28%) Skype for Business
4 7 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.99%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (9.27%) MS Office
2 12 (7.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 97 (64.24%) MPLS
2 91 (60.26%) Firewall
3 82 (54.30%) Ethernet
4 79 (52.32%) VPN
5 70 (46.36%) WAN
6 64 (42.38%) LAN
7 50 (33.11%) Wireless
8 49 (32.45%) BGP
8 49 (32.45%) DHCP
8 49 (32.45%) DNS
9 48 (31.79%) OSPF
10 41 (27.15%) VoIP
11 31 (20.53%) Cisco ASA
11 31 (20.53%) IPv6
12 28 (18.54%) VLAN
13 27 (17.88%) ISDN
14 25 (16.56%) SAN
15 24 (15.89%) IPsec
15 24 (15.89%) TCP/IP
15 24 (15.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) Big Data
General
1 15 (9.93%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.30%) Games
3 6 (3.97%) Military
4 5 (3.31%) Finance
5 1 (0.66%) Front Office
5 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (43.71%) Network Engineer
2 26 (17.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 25 (16.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 21 (13.91%) Senior Network Engineer
5 19 (12.58%) Programmer
6 16 (10.60%) Juniper Engineer
6 16 (10.60%) Support Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) Consultant
7 10 (6.62%) IT Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) IT Support
7 10 (6.62%) IT Support Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) NOC Technician
7 10 (6.62%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (5.30%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (3.97%) Analyst
9 6 (3.97%) Architect
9 6 (3.97%) Developer
9 6 (3.97%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (3.97%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.28%) HTML
2 8 (5.30%) 802.1X
3 7 (4.64%) Scalaz
4 1 (0.66%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.85%) Data Centre
2 24 (15.89%) Fintech
3 21 (13.91%) Driving Licence
4 14 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.62%) Computer Science
6 9 (5.96%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.96%) PKI
7 7 (4.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.65%) iPhone
9 3 (1.99%) Clustering
9 3 (1.99%) Replication
10 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.32%) CMDB
10 2 (1.32%) iPad
10 2 (1.32%) User Experience
11 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.66%) Derivative
11 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.66%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 56 (37.09%) Windows
2 41 (27.15%) Windows Server
3 25 (16.56%) Linux
4 23 (15.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (13.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (8.61%) Windows 10
7 12 (7.95%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.31%) CentOS
8 5 (3.31%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.31%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.83%) ITIL
2 16 (10.60%) Service Delivery
3 15 (9.93%) Load Balancing
4 13 (8.61%) Incident Management
5 12 (7.95%) Adaptive Security
6 11 (7.28%) Change Control
6 11 (7.28%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (7.28%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (6.62%) Line Management
7 10 (6.62%) Network Design
7 10 (6.62%) Statistical Analysis
8 9 (5.96%) Information Management
8 9 (5.96%) Operations Management
8 9 (5.96%) WAN Optimisation
9 8 (5.30%) Presales
10 7 (4.64%) Service Management
11 6 (3.97%) B2B
11 6 (3.97%) High Availability
12 5 (3.31%) Functional Programming
13 4 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.56%) Scala
2 24 (15.89%) F#
2 24 (15.89%) Haskell
2 24 (15.89%) ML
2 24 (15.89%) OCaml
2 24 (15.89%) Python
3 13 (8.61%) Clojure
4 12 (7.95%) Java
5 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 72 (47.68%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (29.14%) CCNP
3 37 (24.50%) CCNA
4 21 (13.91%) Degree
5 11 (7.28%) PhD
6 10 (6.62%) SC Cleared
6 10 (6.62%) Security Cleared
7 8 (5.30%) CCNP Voice
7 8 (5.30%) CCSA
8 6 (3.97%) CCIE
8 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.65%) MCSE
10 3 (1.99%) CCVP
10 3 (1.99%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.99%) MCITP
10 3 (1.99%) MCP
10 3 (1.99%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.32%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (19.87%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.62%) XenServer
4 3 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.99%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.32%) UAG
5 2 (1.32%) vSphere
6 1 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (9.93%) Backup Exec
1 15 (9.93%) Cisco Prime
1 15 (9.93%) SolarWinds Orion
2 10 (6.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (6.62%) XenMobile
3 4 (2.65%) SCCM
4 2 (1.32%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.32%) SCOM
5 1 (0.66%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.66%) WMI
Vendors
1 107 (70.86%) Cisco
2 58 (38.41%) Juniper
3 39 (25.83%) HP
4 28 (18.54%) F5
5 26 (17.22%) Microsoft
6 23 (15.23%) Meraki
6 23 (15.23%) Palo Alto
7 20 (13.25%) CheckPoint
7 20 (13.25%) VMware
8 19 (12.58%) Draytek
9 15 (9.93%) SolarWinds
10 13 (8.61%) Citrix
10 13 (8.61%) Veeam
11 12 (7.95%) Barracuda Networks
12 11 (7.28%) NETGEAR
12 11 (7.28%) Ubiquiti
13 10 (6.62%) EMC
13 10 (6.62%) IronPort
13 10 (6.62%) Polycom
13 10 (6.62%) SonicWALL
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