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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 61 70 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing SDH 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.38% 0.50% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 1.71% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Average salary £80,000 £38,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+107.79% -7.22%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
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
130 175 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 24.81% 29.17% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 103 128 56
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) SONET
3 2 (50.00%) DWDM
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) IPv6
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCIP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) RSVP
3 2 (50.00%) Process Management
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) VPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Network Planning
3 2 (50.00%) HSRP
3 2 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (50.00%) RFC 2547
4 1 (25.00%) Ciena
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DWDM
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) HSRP
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) IPv6
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) RSVP
1 2 (50.00%) SONET
1 2 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) VPLS
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Planning Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Planning Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Provisioner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Network Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Process Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCIP
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) HNC
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (25.00%) Ciena
2 1 (25.00%) Huawei
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft