The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 171 192 193
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Permanent jobs citing SDH 57 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.04% 0.43% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 1.52% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 17
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +21.21%
SDH
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1613 1511 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.35% 28.52% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 1090 1140
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SDH
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

SDH Salary Trend in Berkshire

SDH
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SDH across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SDH Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SDH
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 33 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Bracknell - 12 - - 1
Slough - 3 - -
Newbury - 1 - - 2
SDH
South East

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 72 (78.26%) Telecoms
2 47 (51.09%) Ethernet
3 42 (45.65%) DWDM
4 36 (39.13%) MPLS
5 30 (32.61%) UNIX
6 26 (28.26%) Marketing
7 25 (27.17%) Sybase
8 24 (26.09%) Oracle
8 24 (26.09%) Cramer
9 23 (25.00%) Java
10 22 (23.91%) TDD
11 21 (22.83%) SQL
12 20 (21.74%) ATM
13 18 (19.57%) PL/SQL
13 18 (19.57%) WebLogic
13 18 (19.57%) Oracle Database 10g
13 18 (19.57%) Migration
13 18 (19.57%) WebSphere
13 18 (19.57%) Software Engineering
13 18 (19.57%) Data Migration
13 18 (19.57%) Oracle Database
14 17 (18.48%) Service Management
14 17 (18.48%) JAXB
14 17 (18.48%) WSDL
14 17 (18.48%) Toad
14 17 (18.48%) BEA
14 17 (18.48%) SOAP
14 17 (18.48%) Web Services
14 17 (18.48%) XML
14 17 (18.48%) JMS

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (19.57%) WebLogic
1 18 (19.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Spreadsheet
1 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 47 (51.09%) Ethernet
2 42 (45.65%) DWDM
3 36 (39.13%) MPLS
4 20 (21.74%) ATM
5 17 (18.48%) UMTS
6 14 (15.22%) VPN
7 13 (14.13%) Broadband
7 13 (14.13%) DSLAM
7 13 (14.13%) NGN
8 12 (13.04%) Wireless
9 11 (11.96%) CDMA
10 7 (7.61%) LTE
10 7 (7.61%) Internet
11 6 (6.52%) GPRS
11 6 (6.52%) GSM
11 6 (6.52%) LAN
11 6 (6.52%) WAN
11 6 (6.52%) Radio Access Network
12 5 (5.43%) Wireshark
12 5 (5.43%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.57%) Oracle Database 10g
1 18 (19.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (18.48%) Toad
2 5 (5.43%) TestDirector
General
1 72 (78.26%) Telecoms
2 26 (28.26%) Marketing
3 2 (2.17%) Advertising
3 2 (2.17%) Front Office
4 1 (1.09%) Electronics
4 1 (1.09%) Finance
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (19.57%) Software Engineer
2 15 (16.30%) Transmission Engineer
3 13 (14.13%) Account Manager
3 13 (14.13%) Support Engineer
4 6 (6.52%) Junior
4 6 (6.52%) IP Engineer
5 5 (5.43%) Test Leader
5 5 (5.43%) Test Engineer
5 5 (5.43%) Junior Account Manager
6 3 (3.26%) Network Engineer
6 3 (3.26%) Technical Support
6 3 (3.26%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.26%) Architect
6 3 (3.26%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.26%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (3.26%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (3.26%) Network Architect
7 2 (2.17%) Network Support
7 2 (2.17%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (2.17%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.48%) JAXB
1 17 (18.48%) WSDL
1 17 (18.48%) SOAP
1 17 (18.48%) Web Services
1 17 (18.48%) XML
1 17 (18.48%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.17%) IPTV
3 2 (2.17%) STB
4 1 (1.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.61%) UNIX
2 6 (6.52%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) TDD
2 18 (19.57%) Migration
2 18 (19.57%) Software Engineering
2 18 (19.57%) Data Migration
3 17 (18.48%) Service Management
4 13 (14.13%) Product Management
5 8 (8.70%) OpenUP
6 6 (6.52%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.43%) Test Strategy
8 4 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.35%) Network Management
9 3 (3.26%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.26%) Fault Management
9 3 (3.26%) Network Design
9 3 (3.26%) Network Planning
9 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.26%) CRM
10 2 (2.17%) ITIL
10 2 (2.17%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.00%) Java
2 21 (22.83%) SQL
3 18 (19.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Degree
2 7 (7.61%) CCNA
2 7 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.17%) CCNP
3 2 (2.17%) PMP
3 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.17%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.09%) ISEB
4 1 (1.09%) CCIP
4 1 (1.09%) HNC
4 1 (1.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Netcool
2 5 (5.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.09%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (27.17%) Sybase
2 24 (26.09%) Oracle
2 24 (26.09%) Cramer
3 17 (18.48%) BEA
4 16 (17.39%) MetaSolv
5 14 (15.22%) Cisco
6 13 (14.13%) Huawei
7 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
8 8 (8.70%) Juniper
9 7 (7.61%) HP
10 6 (6.52%) Remedy
10 6 (6.52%) Ciena
11 5 (5.43%) Infovista
12 4 (4.35%) Nortel
12 4 (4.35%) BT
13 2 (2.17%) Ericsson
14 1 (1.09%) NEC
14 1 (1.09%) Amdocs
14 1 (1.09%) ComArch
14 1 (1.09%) BMC
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Posted: Yesterday
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