Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VDSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VDSL over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line (VDSL)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1171 1210 1292
Rank change year-on-year +39 +82 +51
Permanent jobs citing VDSL 11 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.039% 0.046% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 17
UK median annual salary £52,500 £85,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.24% +157.58% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £44,000 £21,200
90th Percentile £60,000 £92,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £85,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -38.24% +157.58% -

VDSL 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 28243 32293 35856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.64% 16.98% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22864 26428 29649
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

VDSL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VDSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VDSL in the UK

VDSL
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VDSL in the UK

VDSL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VDSL over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VDSL in the UK

VDSL
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VDSL within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
UK excluding London +38 11 £52,500 -38.24% 1
England +14 11 £52,500 -38.24% 1
Midlands +35 7 £60,000 +33.33%
West Midlands +8 7 £60,000 +33.33%
South East +33 2 £23,500 -72.35%
Yorkshire - 1 £21,000 -
East of England - 1 £52,500 -
North of England - 1 £21,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing VDSL 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 VDSL.

1 8 (72.73%) Broadband
1 8 (72.73%) Electronics
2 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 7 (63.64%) Ethernet
2 7 (63.64%) xDSL
3 6 (54.55%) Atmel
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) Cadence
3 6 (54.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (54.55%) Subversion
3 6 (54.55%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 6 (54.55%) ADSL2+
3 6 (54.55%) EMC
3 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
3 6 (54.55%) CAD
4 4 (36.36%) ADSL
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
6 2 (18.18%) Apple
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Office 365
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7

VDSL
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Broadband
2 7 (63.64%) Ethernet
2 7 (63.64%) xDSL
3 6 (54.55%) ADSL2+
3 6 (54.55%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 4 (36.36%) ADSL
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) 3G
7 1 (9.09%) ADSL2
7 1 (9.09%) BGP
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (9.09%) DSL
7 1 (9.09%) IPsec
7 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) VLAN
7 1 (9.09%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Subversion
General
1 8 (72.73%) Electronics
2 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
3 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Design Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Hardware Design Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Hardware Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) PC Support
4 1 (9.09%) Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) CAD
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (9.09%) Validation
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Atmel
1 6 (54.55%) Cadence
1 6 (54.55%) EMC
2 2 (18.18%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper