Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for DSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DSL over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 - 328
Rank change year-on-year - +328 -8
Permanent jobs citing DSL 32 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.36% - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% - 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 25 0 15
West Midlands median annual salary £20,000 - £37,500
10th Percentile £17,500 - £22,500
90th Percentile £41,250 - £43,600
England median annual salary £29,500 £42,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -29.76% -2.33% +22.86%

DSL 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 1,493 1,579 1,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.99% 15.79% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,087 1,267 1,412
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.14% +1.92%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

DSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for DSL in the West Midlands

DSL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for DSL in the West Midlands

DSL
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DSL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for DSL in the West Midlands

DSL
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 DSL within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Shropshire - 15 £20,000 - 1
Birmingham - 7 - - 1
Warwickshire - 5 £36,000 -
Coventry - 4 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £28,500 -
DSL
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT jobs citing DSL 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 DSL.

1 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) VoIP
2 16 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (46.88%) Internet
3 15 (46.88%) Telecoms
3 15 (46.88%) Mac OS
3 15 (46.88%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (43.75%) MPLS
5 12 (37.50%) OSPF
5 12 (37.50%) BGP
6 11 (34.38%) Linux
7 9 (28.13%) SLA
7 9 (28.13%) Cisco
8 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
8 7 (21.88%) Solaris
8 7 (21.88%) RAD
8 7 (21.88%) HNC
8 7 (21.88%) HND
8 7 (21.88%) Unix
8 7 (21.88%) HP
8 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (21.88%) Sun
8 7 (21.88%) Juniper
8 7 (21.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 7 (21.88%) Nokia
8 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
8 7 (21.88%) DWDM
8 7 (21.88%) Degree
8 7 (21.88%) SHDSL
8 7 (21.88%) Windows 2000 Server

DSL
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) VoIP
2 15 (46.88%) Internet
3 14 (43.75%) MPLS
4 12 (37.50%) BGP
4 12 (37.50%) OSPF
5 7 (21.88%) DWDM
5 7 (21.88%) SHDSL
5 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
6 6 (18.75%) WAN
7 5 (15.63%) EIGRP
7 5 (15.63%) Firewall
8 4 (12.50%) VLAN
8 4 (12.50%) VPN
9 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (3.13%) LAN
General
1 15 (46.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Technical Support
2 7 (21.88%) NOC Technician
3 6 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Support
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Network Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Network Support
6 3 (9.38%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Voice Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Mac OS
3 11 (34.38%) Linux
4 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (21.88%) Solaris
4 7 (21.88%) Unix
4 7 (21.88%) Windows 2000 Server
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Android
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Network Management
1 7 (21.88%) Performance Analysis
1 7 (21.88%) RAD
2 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.13%) Document Management
3 1 (3.13%) IT Strategy
3 1 (3.13%) ITSM
3 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
1 7 (21.88%) HNC
1 7 (21.88%) HND
2 6 (18.75%) CCNP
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco
2 7 (21.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 7 (21.88%) HP
2 7 (21.88%) Juniper
2 7 (21.88%) Nokia
2 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
2 7 (21.88%) Sun
2 7 (21.88%) Telindus
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.38%) Meraki
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) McAfee
6 1 (3.13%) Remedy
6 1 (3.13%) TOWER Software