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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
UK
Rank 782 858 790
Rank change year-on-year +76 -68  
Permanent jobs citing DSL 75 90 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.087% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.51% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 57 83 83
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -2.25%  
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 £40,500
% change year-on-year +39.13% -29.01%  

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 13618 17785 19381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.03% 17.28% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11099 14713 15424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 24 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 24 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 +83 73 £40,000 +23.07% 9
London +80 43 £42,500 -19.04% 4
South East +46 26 £40,000 +37.93% 2
East Sussex - 15 £40,000 - 1
Brighton - 15 £40,000 - 1
City of London +59 10 £33,250 -42.17% 1
Hampshire +26 3 £41,000 +49.09%
East of England +20 3 £60,000 +85.86%
Essex +16 3 £60,000 +86.04%
West Sussex +12 3 £62,500 +78.57%
Feltham -2 3 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Gatwick - 3 £62,500 -
Basildon - 3 £60,000 -
Berkshire +29 2 - - 1
Reading +23 2 - -
Surrey +17 2 £23,250 -18.42%
Farnham -5 2 £23,250 -16.96%
Basingstoke +10 1 £52,500 +41.89%
North West -19 1 £37,500 +50.00% 2
Manchester -21 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 24 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.

1 109 (70.32%) Cisco
2 100 (64.52%) MPLS
3 93 (60.00%) Firewall
4 85 (54.84%) Ethernet
5 80 (51.61%) VPN
6 74 (47.74%) Cisco Certification
7 72 (46.45%) WAN
8 66 (42.58%) LAN
9 59 (38.06%) Juniper
10 57 (36.77%) Windows
11 50 (32.26%) DHCP
11 50 (32.26%) DNS
11 50 (32.26%) Wireless
12 49 (31.61%) BGP
13 48 (30.97%) OSPF
14 45 (29.03%) CCNP
15 44 (28.39%) VoIP
16 42 (27.10%) Windows Server
17 40 (25.81%) ITIL
18 39 (25.16%) HP
19 38 (24.52%) CCNA
20 35 (22.58%) Data Centre
21 31 (20.00%) IPv6
21 31 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
22 30 (19.35%) Active Directory
23 29 (18.71%) F5
23 29 (18.71%) VLAN
24 28 (18.06%) ISDN
25 26 (16.77%) Linux
25 26 (16.77%) SAN

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 (10.97%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (7.10%) Skype for Business
4 7 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.94%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (9.03%) MS Office
2 12 (7.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 100 (64.52%) MPLS
2 93 (60.00%) Firewall
3 85 (54.84%) Ethernet
4 80 (51.61%) VPN
5 72 (46.45%) WAN
6 66 (42.58%) LAN
7 50 (32.26%) DHCP
7 50 (32.26%) DNS
7 50 (32.26%) Wireless
8 49 (31.61%) BGP
9 48 (30.97%) OSPF
10 44 (28.39%) VoIP
11 31 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 31 (20.00%) IPv6
12 29 (18.71%) VLAN
13 28 (18.06%) ISDN
14 26 (16.77%) SAN
15 25 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (16.13%) TCP/IP
16 24 (15.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) Big Data
General
1 16 (10.32%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.16%) Games
3 7 (4.52%) Military
4 6 (3.87%) Finance
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (43.23%) Network Engineer
2 27 (17.42%) Cisco Engineer
3 26 (16.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 22 (14.19%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (12.90%) Programmer
6 16 (10.32%) Juniper Engineer
6 16 (10.32%) Support Engineer
7 11 (7.10%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 11 (7.10%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (6.45%) Consultant
8 10 (6.45%) IT Engineer
8 10 (6.45%) IT Support
8 10 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
8 10 (6.45%) NOC Technician
9 8 (5.16%) Analyst
9 8 (5.16%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (4.52%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
10 7 (4.52%) Senior Cisco VoIP Engineer
10 7 (4.52%) Senior VoIP Engineer
10 7 (4.52%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.10%) HTML
2 8 (5.16%) 802.1X
3 7 (4.52%) Scalaz
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 25 (16.13%) Fintech
3 22 (14.19%) Driving Licence
4 13 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 9 (5.81%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.81%) PKI
7 7 (4.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.58%) iPhone
9 3 (1.94%) Clustering
9 3 (1.94%) Replication
10 2 (1.29%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.29%) CMDB
10 2 (1.29%) iPad
10 2 (1.29%) User Experience
11 1 (0.65%) STB
Operating Systems
1 57 (36.77%) Windows
2 42 (27.10%) Windows Server
3 26 (16.77%) Linux
4 23 (14.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (8.39%) Windows 10
7 12 (7.74%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.23%) CentOS
8 5 (3.23%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.29%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.81%) ITIL
2 16 (10.32%) Service Delivery
3 15 (9.68%) Load Balancing
4 13 (8.39%) Adaptive Security
4 13 (8.39%) Incident Management
5 11 (7.10%) Change Control
5 11 (7.10%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (7.10%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (6.45%) Line Management
6 10 (6.45%) Network Design
6 10 (6.45%) Statistical Analysis
7 9 (5.81%) Information Management
7 9 (5.81%) Operations Management
7 9 (5.81%) WAN Optimisation
8 8 (5.16%) Presales
9 7 (4.52%) Service Management
10 6 (3.87%) B2B
10 6 (3.87%) High Availability
11 4 (2.58%) Functional Programming
11 4 (2.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.13%) F#
1 25 (16.13%) Haskell
1 25 (16.13%) ML
1 25 (16.13%) OCaml
1 25 (16.13%) Python
1 25 (16.13%) Scala
2 13 (8.39%) Clojure
3 11 (7.10%) Java
4 5 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 74 (47.74%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (29.03%) CCNP
3 38 (24.52%) CCNA
4 21 (13.55%) Degree
5 11 (7.10%) PhD
6 10 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 10 (6.45%) Security Cleared
7 8 (5.16%) CCNP Voice
7 8 (5.16%) CCSA
8 6 (3.87%) CCIE
8 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.58%) MCSE
10 3 (1.94%) CCVP
10 3 (1.94%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.94%) MCITP
10 3 (1.94%) MCP
10 3 (1.94%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.29%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.45%) XenServer
4 3 (1.94%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.94%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.29%) UAG
5 2 (1.29%) vSphere
6 1 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 16 (10.32%) Cisco Prime
1 16 (10.32%) SolarWinds Orion
2 15 (9.68%) Backup Exec
3 10 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (6.45%) XenMobile
4 4 (2.58%) SCCM
5 2 (1.29%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.29%) SCOM
6 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.65%) WMI
Vendors
1 109 (70.32%) Cisco
2 59 (38.06%) Juniper
3 39 (25.16%) HP
4 29 (18.71%) F5
5 26 (16.77%) Microsoft
6 24 (15.48%) Palo Alto
7 23 (14.84%) Meraki
8 21 (13.55%) CheckPoint
9 20 (12.90%) VMware
10 19 (12.26%) Draytek
11 16 (10.32%) SolarWinds
12 13 (8.39%) Barracuda Networks
12 13 (8.39%) Citrix
12 13 (8.39%) Veeam
13 11 (7.10%) NETGEAR
13 11 (7.10%) Ubiquiti
14 10 (6.45%) EMC
14 10 (6.45%) IronPort
14 10 (6.45%) Polycom
14 10 (6.45%) SonicWALL
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