The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 207 209 225
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs citing SDH 5 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.14% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.54% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Median salary - £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
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
1127 1293 1773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.96% 25.78% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 829 904 981
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 5 - -
SDH
South East

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing SDH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SDH.

1 26 (96.30%) Telecoms
2 25 (92.59%) Ethernet
3 23 (85.19%) MPLS
4 20 (74.07%) Network Design
5 12 (44.44%) Wireless
6 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
7 10 (37.04%) WAN
7 10 (37.04%) Cisco
7 10 (37.04%) LAN
7 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (33.33%) 3G
8 9 (33.33%) OSPF
8 9 (33.33%) DWDM
8 9 (33.33%) ATM
8 9 (33.33%) VPN
8 9 (33.33%) VRRP
8 9 (33.33%) 4G
8 9 (33.33%) HSRP
9 8 (29.63%) VoLTE
9 8 (29.63%) Network Architecture
9 8 (29.63%) VoWiFi
9 8 (29.63%) Frame Relay
9 8 (29.63%) Redback
9 8 (29.63%) GGSN
9 8 (29.63%) SGSN
9 8 (29.63%) Packet Switching
9 8 (29.63%) SS7
9 8 (29.63%) BGP
9 8 (29.63%) RSVP
9 8 (29.63%) SONET

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
1 7 (25.93%) MS Office
1 7 (25.93%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) Ethernet
2 23 (85.19%) MPLS
3 12 (44.44%) Wireless
4 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
5 10 (37.04%) LAN
5 10 (37.04%) WAN
6 9 (33.33%) 3G
6 9 (33.33%) 4G
6 9 (33.33%) ATM
6 9 (33.33%) DWDM
6 9 (33.33%) HSRP
6 9 (33.33%) OSPF
6 9 (33.33%) VPN
6 9 (33.33%) VRRP
7 8 (29.63%) BGP
7 8 (29.63%) RSVP
7 8 (29.63%) SONET
7 8 (29.63%) SS7
7 8 (29.63%) VoLTE
7 8 (29.63%) VoWiFi
General
1 26 (96.30%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Ericsson Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Designer
3 7 (25.93%) Network Designer
4 6 (22.22%) Implementation Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Network Manager
5 5 (18.52%) Telecoms Designer
6 3 (11.11%) Product Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Network Operations Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Operations Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Communications Specialist
8 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (3.70%) IP Design Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Network Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) RAN Design Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) RAN Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Transmission Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
1 7 (25.93%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Network Design
2 8 (29.63%) Network Architecture
3 5 (18.52%) Presales
4 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Product Management
4 4 (14.81%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Business Development
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.93%) CCDP
3 3 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco
2 8 (29.63%) Ericsson
2 8 (29.63%) Juniper
2 8 (29.63%) Redback
3 7 (25.93%) Avaya
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Ciena
4 3 (11.11%) Remedy
4 3 (11.11%) Tellabs