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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 195 223 212
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -11
Permanent jobs citing SDH 12 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.059% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 0.22% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 4
Median salary £54,750 - £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £34,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -13.92%
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
1113 1338 1657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.79% 26.15% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 865 857 1036
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 £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SDH across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

SDH Salary Histogram 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 29 June 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
Newbury - 4 £53,750 -
Reading +20 3 £56,500 -
Bracknell - 3 £53,000 -
Slough - 2 - -
SDH
South East

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 36 (97.30%) Telecoms
2 35 (94.59%) Ethernet
3 30 (81.08%) MPLS
4 25 (67.57%) Network Design
5 22 (59.46%) ATM
6 21 (56.76%) TCP/IP
7 19 (51.35%) VPN
7 19 (51.35%) OSPF
7 19 (51.35%) VRRP
7 19 (51.35%) 3G
7 19 (51.35%) 4G
7 19 (51.35%) HSRP
8 18 (48.65%) VoLTE
8 18 (48.65%) Network Architecture
8 18 (48.65%) VoWiFi
8 18 (48.65%) Frame Relay
8 18 (48.65%) RSVP
8 18 (48.65%) SS7
8 18 (48.65%) Redback
8 18 (48.65%) GGSN
8 18 (48.65%) SGSN
8 18 (48.65%) SONET
8 18 (48.65%) Juniper
8 18 (48.65%) Ericsson
8 18 (48.65%) BGP
8 18 (48.65%) Packet Switching
9 10 (27.03%) WAN
9 10 (27.03%) Cisco
9 10 (27.03%) LAN
9 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification

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 (18.92%) MS Excel
1 7 (18.92%) MS Office
1 7 (18.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 35 (94.59%) Ethernet
2 30 (81.08%) MPLS
3 22 (59.46%) ATM
4 21 (56.76%) TCP/IP
5 19 (51.35%) 3G
5 19 (51.35%) 4G
5 19 (51.35%) HSRP
5 19 (51.35%) OSPF
5 19 (51.35%) VPN
5 19 (51.35%) VRRP
6 18 (48.65%) BGP
6 18 (48.65%) Frame Relay
6 18 (48.65%) GGSN
6 18 (48.65%) Packet Switching
6 18 (48.65%) RSVP
6 18 (48.65%) SGSN
6 18 (48.65%) SONET
6 18 (48.65%) SS7
6 18 (48.65%) VoLTE
6 18 (48.65%) VoWiFi
General
1 36 (97.30%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Design Engineer
2 18 (48.65%) Ericsson Engineer
3 16 (43.24%) Implementation Engineer
4 9 (24.32%) Designer
5 7 (18.92%) Network Designer
6 5 (13.51%) Telecoms Designer
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Network Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Network Operations Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Operations Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Presales Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Account Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Network Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) RAN Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Telecoms Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
1 7 (18.92%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) IPTV
3 1 (2.70%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Network Design
2 18 (48.65%) Network Architecture
3 6 (16.22%) Presales
4 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Business Development
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) Network Management
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) CRM
7 1 (2.70%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.70%) Product Management
7 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.92%) CCDP
3 4 (10.81%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Ericsson
1 18 (48.65%) Juniper
1 18 (48.65%) Redback
2 10 (27.03%) Cisco
3 7 (18.92%) Avaya
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) Ciena
4 3 (8.11%) Remedy
4 3 (8.11%) Tellabs