The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 202 220 217
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Permanent jobs citing SDH 8 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.055% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.20% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 10
Average salary £62,500 - £30,750
90% offered a salary of more than £45,300 - £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 - £32,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £57,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-34.78% +71.64%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1638 1511 1612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.47% 27.55% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 952 1130 1255
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SDH
South East

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
Bracknell - 2 £62,500 -
Reading -9 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £39,000 -
Newbury - 1 £65,000 -
SDH
South East

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 18 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 16 (76.19%) DWDM
3 7 (33.33%) MPLS
3 7 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) PMP
4 5 (23.81%) PMI Certification
4 5 (23.81%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
4 5 (23.81%) Cramer
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Marketing
5 4 (19.05%) Velocity
5 4 (19.05%) JAX-WS
5 4 (19.05%) UML
5 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
5 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
5 4 (19.05%) J2SE
5 4 (19.05%) J2EE
5 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
5 4 (19.05%) CSS
5 4 (19.05%) JDBC
5 4 (19.05%) JSP
5 4 (19.05%) Servlets
5 4 (19.05%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) HTTP
5 4 (19.05%) JavaFX
5 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) Data Migration

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
1 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) DWDM
2 7 (33.33%) MPLS
2 7 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 4 (19.05%) HTTP
4 3 (14.29%) VoIP
4 3 (14.29%) DSL
5 2 (9.52%) Internet
5 2 (9.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) TestDirector
General
1 18 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Transmission Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Velocity
1 4 (19.05%) JAX-WS
1 4 (19.05%) J2SE
1 4 (19.05%) J2EE
1 4 (19.05%) CSS
1 4 (19.05%) JDBC
1 4 (19.05%) JSP
1 4 (19.05%) Servlets
1 4 (19.05%) XML
1 4 (19.05%) JavaFX
2 3 (14.29%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
1 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) UML
3 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) PMP
1 5 (23.81%) PMI Certification
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Netcool
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
1 5 (23.81%) Cramer
2 2 (9.52%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (4.76%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Nortel
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy
3 1 (4.76%) Infovista
3 1 (4.76%) Huawei
3 1 (4.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks