Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for ADSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ADSL over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Assymetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 312 321
Rank change year-on-year +40 +9 -17
Permanent jobs citing ADSL 18 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.030% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 0.19% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 12
West Midlands median annual salary £31,250 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,875 £25,300 £20,700
90th Percentile £42,500 £31,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £27,500 £27,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.85% -16.92% -

ADSL 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,502 1,541 1,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.39% 15.33% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,113 1,252 1,384
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

ADSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing ADSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for ADSL in the West Midlands

ADSL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for ADSL in the West Midlands

ADSL
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ADSL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for ADSL in the West Midlands

ADSL
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ADSL within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
Staffordshire - 6 - - 1
Birmingham +18 5 £30,000 - 1
Coventry - 4 £40,000 -
Dudley -18 2 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Brierley Hill - 2 £24,750 -
ADSL
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing ADSL 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ADSL.

1 12 (66.67%) LAN
1 12 (66.67%) WAN
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) Wireless
3 9 (50.00%) CCNA
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (50.00%) Internet
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (44.44%) VoIP
4 8 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (33.33%) WLAN
6 6 (33.33%) CCNP
6 6 (33.33%) Draytek
6 6 (33.33%) Network Security
6 6 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (33.33%) Network Management
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (33.33%) Network Design
6 6 (33.33%) Data Privacy
7 5 (27.78%) VLAN
7 5 (27.78%) SonicWALL
7 5 (27.78%) HP
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) Broadband
8 4 (22.22%) HNC
8 4 (22.22%) HND

ADSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) LAN
1 12 (66.67%) WAN
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) Wireless
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (50.00%) Internet
4 8 (44.44%) VoIP
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (33.33%) Network Security
5 6 (33.33%) WLAN
6 5 (27.78%) VLAN
7 4 (22.22%) Broadband
7 4 (22.22%) VDSL
7 4 (22.22%) xDSL
8 3 (16.67%) DSL
8 3 (16.67%) VPN
9 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
9 2 (11.11%) MPLS
9 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (22.22%) Publishing
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Support
3 4 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Product Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Verification Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) IP Architect
5 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (33.33%) Data Privacy
2 6 (33.33%) Network Design
2 6 (33.33%) Network Management
2 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 4 (22.22%) Use Case
3 4 (22.22%) Validation
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Case Management
5 2 (11.11%) Fault Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Bug Management
6 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 4 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CCNA
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (22.22%) HNC
3 4 (22.22%) HND
4 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Draytek
3 5 (27.78%) HP
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) SonicWALL
4 2 (11.11%) Huawei
4 2 (11.11%) Meraki
4 2 (11.11%) VMware