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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 52 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
+24 0
Permanent jobs citing SDH 27 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.10% 0.60% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.25% 2.37% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 5
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £34,550 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +25.37%
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
240 169 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 36.42% 25.38% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 211 130 177
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SDH across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SDH Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 53 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 51 (96.23%) Cisco
3 36 (67.92%) Internet
4 30 (56.60%) Ericsson
4 30 (56.60%) ISDN
4 30 (56.60%) MD110
4 30 (56.60%) DPNSS
4 30 (56.60%) Aastra
4 30 (56.60%) Sonus
5 29 (54.72%) CCNA
5 29 (54.72%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (47.17%) Service Management
6 25 (47.17%) Incident Management
7 22 (41.51%) VPLS
7 22 (41.51%) Juniper
7 22 (41.51%) SONET
7 22 (41.51%) MPLS
7 22 (41.51%) OSPF
7 22 (41.51%) BGP
7 22 (41.51%) IPv6
7 22 (41.51%) TCP/IP
8 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
9 19 (35.85%) SC Cleared
10 14 (26.42%) Load Balancing
11 10 (18.87%) VLAN
11 10 (18.87%) RSVP
11 10 (18.87%) Ethernet
11 10 (18.87%) HSRP
12 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
13 6 (11.32%) VoIP

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (67.92%) Internet
2 30 (56.60%) ISDN
2 30 (56.60%) DPNSS
2 30 (56.60%) MD110
3 22 (41.51%) VPLS
3 22 (41.51%) TCP/IP
3 22 (41.51%) IPv6
3 22 (41.51%) SONET
3 22 (41.51%) MPLS
3 22 (41.51%) OSPF
3 22 (41.51%) BGP
4 10 (18.87%) HSRP
4 10 (18.87%) Ethernet
4 10 (18.87%) VLAN
4 10 (18.87%) RSVP
5 6 (11.32%) VoIP
6 1 (1.89%) DWDM
General
1 53 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Network Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) NOC Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Incident Manager
3 4 (7.55%) NOC Manager
4 2 (3.77%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (3.77%) Network Technician
4 2 (3.77%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (3.77%) Network Operations Technician
5 1 (1.89%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (1.89%) Transmission Engineer
5 1 (1.89%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (1.89%) Provisioning Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Service Management
1 25 (47.17%) Incident Management
2 14 (26.42%) Load Balancing
3 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.66%) Line Management
6 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.89%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.89%) OOP
6 1 (1.89%) OO
Qualifications
1 29 (54.72%) CCNA
1 29 (54.72%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
3 19 (35.85%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 51 (96.23%) Cisco
2 30 (56.60%) Ericsson
2 30 (56.60%) Aastra
2 30 (56.60%) Sonus
3 22 (41.51%) Juniper
4 5 (9.43%) Siemens
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle
4 5 (9.43%) Acme Packet