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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 207 223 220
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing SDH 8 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.051% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.17% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £39,250 £50,500
% change year-on-year
-3.18% -22.27%
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
1298 1757 1524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.53% 30.00% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 916 981 1104
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 August 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
Bracknell +21 3 £43,000 -28.33%
Reading +2 3 £41,000 -8.88%
Newbury - 1 - - 1
SDH
South East

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (96.15%) Telecoms
2 14 (53.85%) DWDM
3 13 (50.00%) Degree
4 12 (46.15%) Ethernet
5 10 (38.46%) Cramer
6 9 (34.62%) Oracle
7 8 (30.77%) MPLS
8 7 (26.92%) Java
8 7 (26.92%) TDD
9 6 (23.08%) Migration
9 6 (23.08%) Marketing
9 6 (23.08%) UNIX
9 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) ATM
10 5 (19.23%) HP
10 5 (19.23%) Sybase
10 5 (19.23%) Huawei
11 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
11 4 (15.38%) 2G
11 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (15.38%) 4G
11 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
11 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
11 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
11 4 (15.38%) NGN
11 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
11 4 (15.38%) LTE
11 4 (15.38%) MGW
11 4 (15.38%) Product Management
11 4 (15.38%) WebLogic

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) DWDM
2 12 (46.15%) Ethernet
3 8 (30.77%) MPLS
4 6 (23.08%) ATM
5 4 (15.38%) Broadband
5 4 (15.38%) 2G
5 4 (15.38%) DSLAM
5 4 (15.38%) NGN
5 4 (15.38%) LTE
5 4 (15.38%) MGW
5 4 (15.38%) 4G
5 4 (15.38%) 3G
6 3 (11.54%) RNC
6 3 (11.54%) VPN
7 2 (7.69%) PBX
8 1 (3.85%) VoIP
8 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
8 1 (3.85%) FTP
8 1 (3.85%) SNMP
8 1 (3.85%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Toad
2 3 (11.54%) TestDirector
General
1 25 (96.15%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Transmission Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Account Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support
4 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.85%) IP Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) SOAP
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
1 4 (15.38%) XML
1 4 (15.38%) JMS
1 4 (15.38%) WSDL
1 4 (15.38%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) GIS
3 1 (3.85%) STB
3 1 (3.85%) IPTV
3 1 (3.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) UNIX
2 3 (11.54%) Solaris
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) TDD
2 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Service Management
3 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 4 (15.38%) Product Management
4 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) Security Management
5 2 (7.69%) Validation
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.85%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PMP
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (11.54%) Netcool
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Cramer
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle
3 5 (19.23%) Sybase
3 5 (19.23%) HP
3 5 (19.23%) Huawei
4 4 (15.38%) MetaSolv
4 4 (15.38%) BEA
5 3 (11.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (11.54%) Ericsson
5 3 (11.54%) ComArch
5 3 (11.54%) Remedy
5 3 (11.54%) Infovista
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) Siemens
6 2 (7.69%) Veritas
6 2 (7.69%) Symantec
7 1 (3.85%) SAP
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco
7 1 (3.85%) Nortel
7 1 (3.85%) Ciena
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago