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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line (VDSL)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 942 961
Rank change year-on-year +95 +19  
Permanent jobs citing VDSL 5 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.037% 0.044% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 8
Median salary £42,500 £85,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +150.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £85,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £85,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £85,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -50.00% +150.00%  

VDSL 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 13624 18170 19810
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 17.37% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11093 15040 15797
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%  

VDSL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VDSL in the UK

VDSL
Top 6 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 3 months to 30 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 +73 5 £42,500 -50.00% 1
Bristol - 3 £42,500 - 1
South West - 3 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £41,250 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £41,250 -
Leeds - 2 £41,250 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (100.00%) ADSL
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Network Design
3 3 (60.00%) IPTV
3 3 (60.00%) GPON
3 3 (60.00%) Multicast
3 3 (60.00%) Presales
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (40.00%) Ubiquiti
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
4 2 (40.00%) Junos
4 2 (40.00%) 4G
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (40.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) 3Com
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) ADSL
2 3 (60.00%) GPON
2 3 (60.00%) Multicast
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) 3G
3 2 (40.00%) 4G
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) Junos
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) VRRP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Presales Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) IPTV
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
1 3 (60.00%) Presales
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) 3Com
2 2 (40.00%) Extreme Networks
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Ruckus Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Ubiquiti
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