Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Very High Speed Digital Subscriber Line (VDSL)
UK
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 679 1075 1175
Rank change year-on-year +396 +100 +19
Permanent jobs citing VDSL 10 1 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.005% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 1
Median annual salary £22,000 - £35,000
10th Percentile £19,950 - £32,500
90th Percentile £37,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £22,000 - £35,000

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 7,445 22,034 24,682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.50% 15.71% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5,890 16,720 19,596
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £25,744 £25,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

VDSL
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VDSL in the UK

VDSL
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VDSL.

Salary trend for VDSL in the UK

VDSL
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VDSL over the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

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 6 months to 1 October 2020. 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 +404 10 £22,000 -
North West - 8 £22,000 -
UK excluding London - 8 £22,000 -
North of England - 8 £22,000 -
London +275 2 £35,000 -
Work from Home - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, IT jobs citing VDSL 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 VDSL.

1 9 (90.00%) ADSL
1 9 (90.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 8 (80.00%) B2B
2 8 (80.00%) Wireless
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) MPLS
2 8 (80.00%) IMAP
2 8 (80.00%) Android
2 8 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (80.00%) Process Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) Broadband
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) DOCSIS
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) GPON
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Network Design

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:

Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) ADSL
2 8 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 8 (80.00%) IMAP
2 8 (80.00%) MPLS
2 8 (80.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) Broadband
4 1 (10.00%) DOCSIS
4 1 (10.00%) GPON
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 9 (90.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Support Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Technical Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Technical Support
1 8 (80.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Fibre Planner
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Android
1 8 (80.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) B2B
1 8 (80.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) BDD
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) TDD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft