The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Basingstoke region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 55 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Permanent jobs citing SDH 27 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.52% 0.31% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.59% 0.93% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27 1 3
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £35,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £53,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +60.44%
Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
233 216 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 30.34% 33.23% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 201 149 145
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SDH
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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
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SDH across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SDH Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 48 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 47 (97.92%) Cisco
3 35 (72.92%) Internet
4 27 (56.25%) CCNA
4 27 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (50.00%) Ericsson
5 24 (50.00%) ISDN
5 24 (50.00%) MD110
5 24 (50.00%) DPNSS
5 24 (50.00%) Aastra
5 24 (50.00%) Sonus
6 23 (47.92%) VPLS
6 23 (47.92%) TCP/IP
6 23 (47.92%) IPv6
6 23 (47.92%) Juniper
6 23 (47.92%) SONET
6 23 (47.92%) MPLS
6 23 (47.92%) OSPF
6 23 (47.92%) BGP
7 20 (41.67%) Incident Management
7 20 (41.67%) Service Management
8 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
9 17 (35.42%) SC Cleared
10 15 (31.25%) Load Balancing
11 12 (25.00%) HSRP
11 12 (25.00%) RSVP
11 12 (25.00%) VLAN
11 12 (25.00%) Ethernet
12 11 (22.92%) Service Delivery
13 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 35 (72.92%) Internet
2 24 (50.00%) ISDN
2 24 (50.00%) DPNSS
2 24 (50.00%) MD110
3 23 (47.92%) VPLS
3 23 (47.92%) TCP/IP
3 23 (47.92%) IPv6
3 23 (47.92%) SONET
3 23 (47.92%) MPLS
3 23 (47.92%) OSPF
3 23 (47.92%) BGP
4 12 (25.00%) HSRP
4 12 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 12 (25.00%) VLAN
4 12 (25.00%) RSVP
5 3 (6.25%) VoIP
6 1 (2.08%) DWDM
General
1 48 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
2 4 (8.33%) Incident Manager
2 4 (8.33%) NOC Manager
3 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (4.17%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (4.17%) Network Operations Technician
3 2 (4.17%) Network Technician
4 1 (2.08%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (2.08%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (2.08%) Transmission Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Service Management
1 20 (41.67%) Incident Management
2 15 (31.25%) Load Balancing
3 11 (22.92%) Service Delivery
4 5 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.08%) OOP
5 1 (2.08%) OO
Qualifications
1 27 (56.25%) CCNA
1 27 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
3 17 (35.42%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) JNCIA
4 3 (6.25%) HND
4 3 (6.25%) CCNP
Vendors
1 47 (97.92%) Cisco
2 24 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 24 (50.00%) Aastra
2 24 (50.00%) Sonus
3 23 (47.92%) Juniper
4 2 (4.17%) Siemens
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) Acme Packet