The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 62 75 69
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing SDH 7 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.23% 0.32% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 1.32% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 4
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -23.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £33,500 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £33,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
SDH
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
175 152 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 30.65% 24.44% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 145 100 136
Average salary £39,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.91% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

SDH
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Basingstoke region.

SDH Salary Trend in Basingstoke

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SDH.

1 36 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 34 (94.44%) Cisco
3 26 (72.22%) Internet
4 19 (52.78%) CCNA
4 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (52.78%) Ericsson
4 19 (52.78%) ISDN
4 19 (52.78%) MD110
4 19 (52.78%) DPNSS
4 19 (52.78%) Aastra
4 19 (52.78%) Sonus
5 18 (50.00%) Service Management
5 18 (50.00%) Incident Management
6 16 (44.44%) BGP
6 16 (44.44%) IPv6
6 16 (44.44%) Juniper
7 15 (41.67%) SONET
7 15 (41.67%) MPLS
7 15 (41.67%) OSPF
7 15 (41.67%) TCP/IP
7 15 (41.67%) VPLS
8 11 (30.56%) RSVP
8 11 (30.56%) HSRP
9 10 (27.78%) Ethernet
9 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
9 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
9 10 (27.78%) VLAN
10 9 (25.00%) Load Balancing
10 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (16.67%) VoIP

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SDH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 26 (72.22%) Internet
2 19 (52.78%) ISDN
2 19 (52.78%) DPNSS
2 19 (52.78%) MD110
3 16 (44.44%) IPv6
3 16 (44.44%) BGP
4 15 (41.67%) SONET
4 15 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 15 (41.67%) VPLS
4 15 (41.67%) MPLS
4 15 (41.67%) OSPF
5 11 (30.56%) RSVP
5 11 (30.56%) HSRP
6 10 (27.78%) VLAN
6 10 (27.78%) Ethernet
7 6 (16.67%) VoIP
8 1 (2.78%) VPN
8 1 (2.78%) DWDM
General
1 36 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) NOC Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Provisioning Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Transmission Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) IP Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Service Management
1 18 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 9 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.89%) Line Management
4 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) OOP
4 1 (2.78%) OO
4 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) CCNA
1 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
2 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) CCNP
Vendors
1 34 (94.44%) Cisco
2 19 (52.78%) Ericsson
2 19 (52.78%) Aastra
2 19 (52.78%) Sonus
3 16 (44.44%) Juniper
4 5 (13.89%) Siemens
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 5 (13.89%) Acme Packet